The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 39 38 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing UNIX 57 55 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 4.04% 4.39% 5.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.73% 18.21% 19.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 17 41
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£350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £224 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 9
Average hourly rate £46.25 £16.13 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+186.82% -53.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £11.25 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £23.65 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+72.61% -23.63%
UNIX
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Operating Systems Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
275 302 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.49% 24.08% 26.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 136 180
Average daily rate £338 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £156 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 38 71
Average hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.06 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £24.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Surrey region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Surrey region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

UNIX
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staines -4 6 £338 +3.84% 1
Leatherhead - 6 £338 - 3
Guildford -4 4 £313 +30.20% 6
Epsom - 4 - - 1
Camberley - 3 £475 -
Chertsey - 2 - - 1
Woking -7 1 - - 11
Reigate - 1 £370 -
Redhill - - - - 1
Egham - - - -
Esher - - - - 1
Godalming - - - -
Walton-on-Thames - - - - 3
Weybridge - - - - 1
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX.

1 100 (61.35%) Linux
2 74 (45.40%) Oracle
3 67 (41.10%) SQL
4 42 (25.77%) Windows
5 39 (23.93%) Java
5 39 (23.93%) Microsoft
6 34 (20.86%) Solaris
6 34 (20.86%) Security Cleared
7 32 (19.63%) Oracle Database
8 31 (19.02%) Perl
9 29 (17.79%) SC Cleared
10 25 (15.34%) C++
11 24 (14.72%) Data Warehouse
11 24 (14.72%) Shell Script
12 23 (14.11%) Telecoms
13 21 (12.88%) MySQL
14 20 (12.27%) PostgreSQL
15 18 (11.04%) Finance
15 18 (11.04%) C
15 18 (11.04%) ETL
16 17 (10.43%) WebLogic
16 17 (10.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 17 (10.43%) Performance Tuning
17 16 (9.82%) Business Objects
17 16 (9.82%) Python
17 16 (9.82%) Red Hat
18 15 (9.20%) MS Excel
18 15 (9.20%) XML
18 15 (9.20%) Firewall
18 15 (9.20%) VMware

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (10.43%) WebLogic
2 14 (8.59%) Tomcat
3 13 (7.98%) Apache
4 11 (6.75%) JBoss
5 7 (4.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (4.29%) GlassFish
6 5 (3.07%) Mule
7 4 (2.45%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.23%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.23%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.61%) IIS
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.61%) SAS
9 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.61%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 15 (9.20%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.52%) MS Visio
2 9 (5.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.20%) Firewall
2 13 (7.98%) LDAP
2 13 (7.98%) DNS
3 12 (7.36%) FTP
3 12 (7.36%) SAN
4 11 (6.75%) VPN
4 11 (6.75%) SSL
5 10 (6.13%) Radio Access Network
6 9 (5.52%) WAN
6 9 (5.52%) LAN
7 8 (4.91%) NAS
7 8 (4.91%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (4.91%) SMTP
8 7 (4.29%) SSH
8 7 (4.29%) HTTP
8 7 (4.29%) SMS
9 6 (3.68%) GPRS
9 6 (3.68%) TCP/IP
10 5 (3.07%) 2G
10 5 (3.07%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (19.63%) Oracle Database
2 24 (14.72%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (12.88%) MySQL
4 20 (12.27%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (8.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (7.98%) SQL Server
7 10 (6.13%) Relational Database
8 7 (4.29%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (3.68%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.23%) BusinessObjects XI
10 2 (1.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 2 (1.23%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.23%) DB2
10 2 (1.23%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.61%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.61%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 11 (6.75%) Subversion
2 7 (4.29%) Toad
2 7 (4.29%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.68%) Maven
4 4 (2.45%) NetBeans
5 3 (1.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.23%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (1.23%) Selenium
6 2 (1.23%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.61%) ProC
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.61%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.61%) CasperJS
7 1 (0.61%) PhantomJS
7 1 (0.61%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.61%) WebLOAD
7 1 (0.61%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.61%) Metasploit
General
1 23 (14.11%) Telecoms
2 18 (11.04%) Finance
3 7 (4.29%) Banking
4 4 (2.45%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.84%) Automotive
5 3 (1.84%) Publishing
6 1 (0.61%) Military
6 1 (0.61%) Retail
6 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (22.70%) Developer
2 24 (14.72%) Administrator
3 22 (13.50%) Analyst
4 18 (11.04%) Support Analyst
5 13 (7.98%) Database Developer
6 12 (7.36%) Applications Support
7 10 (6.13%) Environment Manager
8 9 (5.52%) UNIX Engineer
8 9 (5.52%) Architect
8 9 (5.52%) Tester
9 8 (4.91%) Technical Support
9 8 (4.91%) Applications Support Analyst
10 7 (4.29%) Software Engineer
10 7 (4.29%) Backup Administrator
10 7 (4.29%) Web Analyst
10 7 (4.29%) Web Support Analyst
11 6 (3.68%) DBA
12 5 (3.07%) Technical Tester
12 5 (3.07%) Security Architect
12 5 (3.07%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.20%) XML
2 13 (7.98%) Web Services
2 13 (7.98%) J2EE
3 12 (7.36%) Middleware
3 12 (7.36%) HTML
4 11 (6.75%) CSS
5 8 (4.91%) jQuery
6 7 (4.29%) REST
7 6 (3.68%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (3.68%) XHTML
7 6 (3.68%) EJB
7 6 (3.68%) XSD
7 6 (3.68%) .NET
8 4 (2.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 4 (2.45%) JNI
8 4 (2.45%) Java SE
8 4 (2.45%) Swing
8 4 (2.45%) STL
9 3 (1.84%) YAML
10 2 (1.23%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.36%) Smart Meter
2 11 (6.75%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.91%) Client/Server
4 7 (4.29%) iSeries
5 6 (3.68%) Clustering
6 5 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.07%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (3.07%) Open Source
7 4 (2.45%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (2.45%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.45%) HACMP
7 4 (2.45%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.84%) Contract for Difference
8 3 (1.84%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.23%) Life Science
9 2 (1.23%) EFT
9 2 (1.23%) PMI
10 1 (0.61%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.61%) Equities
10 1 (0.61%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 100 (61.35%) Linux
2 42 (25.77%) Windows
3 34 (20.86%) Solaris
4 17 (10.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (6.75%) AIX
6 5 (3.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.23%) CentOS
7 2 (1.23%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.61%) Fedora
8 1 (0.61%) HPUX
8 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.61%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.61%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (11.04%) ETL
2 17 (10.43%) Performance Tuning
3 15 (9.20%) Requirements Analysis
4 14 (8.59%) OO
5 13 (7.98%) SOA
6 12 (7.36%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (7.36%) Validation
7 9 (5.52%) ITSM
8 8 (4.91%) Software Engineering
8 8 (4.91%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (4.91%) Scrum
9 7 (4.29%) Unit Testing
10 6 (3.68%) OWASP
10 6 (3.68%) Dimensional Modelling
10 6 (3.68%) Capacity Management
10 6 (3.68%) Line Management
10 6 (3.68%) Project Management
11 5 (3.07%) Change Management
11 5 (3.07%) OOA/OOD
11 5 (3.07%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 67 (41.10%) SQL
2 39 (23.93%) Java
3 31 (19.02%) Perl
4 25 (15.34%) C++
5 24 (14.72%) Shell Script
6 18 (11.04%) C
7 16 (9.82%) Python
8 12 (7.36%) JavaScript
9 11 (6.75%) PL/SQL
10 9 (5.52%) Ruby
11 7 (4.29%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 6 (3.68%) PowerShell
12 6 (3.68%) PHP
12 6 (3.68%) C#
13 5 (3.07%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.61%) VC++
14 1 (0.61%) VB
14 1 (0.61%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.61%) Uniface
14 1 (0.61%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 34 (20.86%) Security Cleared
2 29 (17.79%) SC Cleared
3 14 (8.59%) Degree
4 5 (3.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.84%) CISSP
5 3 (1.84%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.23%) MCITP
6 2 (1.23%) PMP
6 2 (1.23%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.61%) CCSA
7 1 (0.61%) CEH
7 1 (0.61%) CISM
7 1 (0.61%) RHCE
7 1 (0.61%) CCNP
7 1 (0.61%) CCNA
7 1 (0.61%) OSCP
7 1 (0.61%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.61%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.07%) WAI
2 3 (1.84%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (7.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.52%) Sendmail
3 6 (3.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 6 (3.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 6 (3.68%) NFS
4 5 (3.07%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.07%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (1.84%) LXC
5 3 (1.84%) Docker
5 3 (1.84%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.84%) Veritas File System
6 2 (1.23%) XenApp
6 2 (1.23%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.23%) Nmap
7 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.61%) Samba
7 1 (0.61%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.61%) vCloud
7 1 (0.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (4.91%) MIMEsweeper
1 8 (4.91%) MAILsweeper
1 8 (4.91%) NetBackup
2 7 (4.29%) Puppet
3 6 (3.68%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.68%) Ansible
4 4 (2.45%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (2.45%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.84%) Control-M
5 3 (1.84%) SCOrch
5 3 (1.84%) SCSM
5 3 (1.84%) Data Guard
5 3 (1.84%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (1.84%) SCOM
6 2 (1.23%) CORE IMPACT
6 2 (1.23%) nmon
6 2 (1.23%) OpenView
6 2 (1.23%) CA SiteMinder
6 2 (1.23%) Nessus
7 1 (0.61%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 74 (45.40%) Oracle
2 39 (23.93%) Microsoft
3 16 (9.82%) Business Objects
3 16 (9.82%) Red Hat
4 15 (9.20%) VMware
5 13 (7.98%) NetApp
5 13 (7.98%) IBM
6 12 (7.36%) Sun
6 12 (7.36%) Juniper
7 9 (5.52%) Cisco
8 8 (4.91%) Veritas
8 8 (4.91%) Websense
8 8 (4.91%) McAfee
8 8 (4.91%) Blue Coat
9 7 (4.29%) Informatica
9 7 (4.29%) CommVault
9 7 (4.29%) Greenplum
10 6 (3.68%) HP
10 6 (3.68%) SAP
10 6 (3.68%) Symantec
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