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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 29 38 27
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing UNIX 84 56 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 5.57% 4.27% 5.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.46% 18.79% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 27 46
Average daily rate
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£360 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £180 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 8
Average hourly rate - £16.13 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.08 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.27% -21.42%
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
358 298 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 23.74% 22.70% 26.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 167 190
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £180 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 44 62
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.60 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £11.25 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.40 £25.00 £39.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +3 14 £438 -1.68% 1
Leatherhead +6 13 £400 - 5
Guildford -1 12 £316 +31.77% 4
Camberley +5 5 £475 +123.52% 1
Epsom -1 4 - -
Chertsey - 2 - -
Weybridge -6 1 £500 +37.93%
Woking -7 1 £280 -41.05% 5
Reigate - 1 £370 - 1
Walton-on-Thames - - - - 2
Egham - - - -
Redhill - - - - 2
Esher - - - - 1
Farnham - - - -
Godalming - - - -
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 113 (63.13%) Linux
2 81 (45.25%) Oracle
3 70 (39.11%) SQL
4 43 (24.02%) Java
4 43 (24.02%) Windows
5 42 (23.46%) Microsoft
6 38 (21.23%) Solaris
7 36 (20.11%) Perl
8 32 (17.88%) MySQL
8 32 (17.88%) Data Warehouse
9 30 (16.76%) Security Cleared
10 29 (16.20%) PostgreSQL
11 28 (15.64%) C++
11 28 (15.64%) SC Cleared
12 27 (15.08%) Telecoms
13 26 (14.53%) ETL
13 26 (14.53%) Oracle Database
14 23 (12.85%) Requirements Analysis
14 23 (12.85%) XML
15 22 (12.29%) Business Objects
16 21 (11.73%) Performance Tuning
17 20 (11.17%) Shell Script
17 20 (11.17%) Finance
18 18 (10.06%) C
18 18 (10.06%) MS Excel
19 17 (9.50%) SOA
20 16 (8.94%) Validation
20 16 (8.94%) VMware
20 16 (8.94%) Red Hat
20 16 (8.94%) Python

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 15 (8.38%) WebLogic
2 12 (6.70%) GlassFish
2 12 (6.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (6.15%) Tomcat
4 9 (5.03%) Apache
5 8 (4.47%) JBoss
6 5 (2.79%) Mule
6 5 (2.79%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.12%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.56%) Node.js
8 1 (0.56%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.56%) IIS
8 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.56%) SAS
8 1 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.56%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 18 (10.06%) MS Excel
2 16 (8.94%) MS Visio
3 15 (8.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.94%) Radio Access Network
2 14 (7.82%) FTP
3 13 (7.26%) DNS
3 13 (7.26%) SAN
4 12 (6.70%) Firewall
4 12 (6.70%) LDAP
5 10 (5.59%) 2G
5 10 (5.59%) 3G
6 9 (5.03%) VPN
6 9 (5.03%) SSL
7 8 (4.47%) NAS
8 7 (3.91%) LTE
8 7 (3.91%) Telnet
8 7 (3.91%) SSH
8 7 (3.91%) SNMP
8 7 (3.91%) LAN
8 7 (3.91%) SMS
8 7 (3.91%) WAN
9 6 (3.35%) SMTP
9 6 (3.35%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.88%) MySQL
1 32 (17.88%) Data Warehouse
2 29 (16.20%) PostgreSQL
3 26 (14.53%) Oracle Database
4 12 (6.70%) Relational Database
4 12 (6.70%) SQL Server
5 7 (3.91%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (2.79%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 3 (1.68%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (1.68%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (1.12%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.12%) DB2
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.56%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 12 (6.70%) Subversion
2 9 (5.03%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.35%) Maven
4 5 (2.79%) NetBeans
5 4 (2.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (2.23%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (2.23%) Selenium
6 2 (1.12%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.12%) JMeter
6 2 (1.12%) JUnit
6 2 (1.12%) Toad
6 2 (1.12%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.12%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.56%) PhantomJS
7 1 (0.56%) CasperJS
7 1 (0.56%) Introscope
7 1 (0.56%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.56%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.56%) WebLOAD
General
1 27 (15.08%) Telecoms
2 20 (11.17%) Finance
3 7 (3.91%) Banking
4 3 (1.68%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.68%) Automotive
4 3 (1.68%) Publishing
5 1 (0.56%) Electronics
5 1 (0.56%) Retail
5 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 47 (26.26%) Developer
2 22 (12.29%) Analyst
3 18 (10.06%) Database Developer
4 17 (9.50%) Administrator
5 14 (7.82%) UNIX Engineer
6 13 (7.26%) Support Analyst
7 10 (5.59%) Environment Manager
8 9 (5.03%) Architect
8 9 (5.03%) Tester
8 9 (5.03%) Applications Support
9 8 (4.47%) Software Engineer
9 8 (4.47%) Technical Support
9 8 (4.47%) Applications Support Analyst
10 7 (3.91%) Backup Administrator
11 6 (3.35%) Middleware Engineer
12 5 (2.79%) Security Engineer
12 5 (2.79%) Technical Tester
12 5 (2.79%) Support Engineer
12 5 (2.79%) DBA
12 5 (2.79%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.85%) XML
2 13 (7.26%) HTML
3 12 (6.70%) CSS
4 10 (5.59%) Web Services
4 10 (5.59%) Middleware
5 8 (4.47%) REST
6 7 (3.91%) jQuery
6 7 (3.91%) J2EE
7 6 (3.35%) .NET
7 6 (3.35%) XHTML
7 6 (3.35%) XSD
7 6 (3.35%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (3.35%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (2.79%) Swing
8 5 (2.79%) JNI
8 5 (2.79%) Java SE
8 5 (2.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 5 (2.79%) STL
9 4 (2.23%) YAML
10 3 (1.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.70%) Smart Meter
2 7 (3.91%) Open Source
2 7 (3.91%) iSeries
2 7 (3.91%) Client/Server
3 6 (3.35%) Clustering
3 6 (3.35%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.79%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.79%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (2.79%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (2.79%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.23%) HACMP
5 4 (2.23%) Life Science
5 4 (2.23%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.68%) PMI
6 3 (1.68%) Contract for Difference
7 2 (1.12%) EFT
8 1 (0.56%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.56%) DTV
8 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 113 (63.13%) Linux
2 43 (24.02%) Windows
3 38 (21.23%) Solaris
4 16 (8.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (6.70%) AIX
6 6 (3.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (3.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.12%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.56%) CentOS
9 1 (0.56%) HPUX
9 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.56%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (14.53%) ETL
2 23 (12.85%) Requirements Analysis
3 21 (11.73%) Performance Tuning
4 17 (9.50%) SOA
5 16 (8.94%) OO
5 16 (8.94%) Validation
6 13 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (5.59%) Software Engineering
8 9 (5.03%) Configuration Management
9 8 (4.47%) Scrum
9 8 (4.47%) Dimensional Modelling
10 7 (3.91%) Performance Management
10 7 (3.91%) Unit Testing
11 6 (3.35%) OWASP
11 6 (3.35%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (3.35%) Capacity Management
11 6 (3.35%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (3.35%) Line Management
12 5 (2.79%) Project Management
12 5 (2.79%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 70 (39.11%) SQL
2 43 (24.02%) Java
3 36 (20.11%) Perl
4 28 (15.64%) C++
5 20 (11.17%) Shell Script
6 18 (10.06%) C
7 16 (8.94%) JavaScript
7 16 (8.94%) Python
8 10 (5.59%) Ruby
9 9 (5.03%) PHP
10 8 (4.47%) PL/SQL
11 7 (3.91%) C#
12 5 (2.79%) PowerShell
13 4 (2.23%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.68%) VB
15 2 (1.12%) VB6
15 2 (1.12%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 1 (0.56%) ActionScript 2.0
16 1 (0.56%) Bourne shell
16 1 (0.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 30 (16.76%) Security Cleared
2 28 (15.64%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.47%) Degree
4 3 (1.68%) CISSP
4 3 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.68%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.12%) PMP
5 2 (1.12%) CCNA
5 2 (1.12%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) OSCP
6 1 (0.56%) CCNP
6 1 (0.56%) CISM
6 1 (0.56%) CCSA
6 1 (0.56%) CEH
6 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.56%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.56%) RHCE
6 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.79%) WAI
2 2 (1.12%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (8.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.91%) Sendmail
2 7 (3.91%) NFS
3 6 (3.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 6 (3.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (2.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (1.68%) Veritas File System
5 3 (1.68%) Docker
5 3 (1.68%) LXC
6 2 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.12%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.12%) Nmap
6 2 (1.12%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.56%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.56%) Samba
7 1 (0.56%) Xen
7 1 (0.56%) vSphere
7 1 (0.56%) vCloud
7 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.56%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 8 (4.47%) NetBackup
1 8 (4.47%) Puppet
2 7 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.35%) Ansible
3 6 (3.35%) MIMEsweeper
3 6 (3.35%) MAILsweeper
4 4 (2.23%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (2.23%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.68%) SCOM
5 3 (1.68%) Control-M
5 3 (1.68%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (1.68%) SCOrch
5 3 (1.68%) SCSM
6 2 (1.12%) nmon
6 2 (1.12%) CA SiteMinder
6 2 (1.12%) OpenView
6 2 (1.12%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.12%) CORE IMPACT
6 2 (1.12%) Nessus
7 1 (0.56%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 81 (45.25%) Oracle
2 42 (23.46%) Microsoft
3 22 (12.29%) Business Objects
4 16 (8.94%) Red Hat
4 16 (8.94%) VMware
5 15 (8.38%) IBM
6 12 (6.70%) Sun
6 12 (6.70%) Greenplum
7 10 (5.59%) Ericsson
8 9 (5.03%) NetApp
8 9 (5.03%) Veritas
8 9 (5.03%) Symantec
9 8 (4.47%) Huawei
9 8 (4.47%) Cisco
9 8 (4.47%) Nortel
9 8 (4.47%) Juniper
9 8 (4.47%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 7 (3.91%) Informatica
10 7 (3.91%) CommVault
10 7 (3.91%) HP