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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 26 23 38
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Contract jobs citing UNIX 71 99 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 5.78% 7.20% 3.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.26% 25.98% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 31 23
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £361
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +10.34%
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
319 381 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 25.96% 27.71% 23.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 188 128
Average daily rate £375 £332 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.12% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £120 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 45 51
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.79 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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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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
Leatherhead +2 10 £500 +42.85%
Staines -4 10 £400 -3.03% 3
Egham - 7 £375 -
Camberley - 6 £416 -
Woking - 4 £388 - 6
Epsom -4 3 - - 2
Weybridge - 3 £463 -
Guildford 0 2 £300 -27.27% 4
Chertsey +2 1 £460 -20.00% 2
Farnham - 1 £325 - 1
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 74 (54.81%) Linux
2 63 (46.67%) SQL
3 58 (42.96%) Oracle
4 45 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 44 (32.59%) Security Cleared
6 40 (29.63%) SC Cleared
7 33 (24.44%) Solaris
8 31 (22.96%) Windows
8 31 (22.96%) Oracle Database
9 27 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 26 (19.26%) Red Hat
10 26 (19.26%) Perl
11 24 (17.78%) Java
12 21 (15.56%) XML
12 21 (15.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 20 (14.81%) SAN
13 20 (14.81%) VMware
14 19 (14.07%) Firewall
14 19 (14.07%) Apache
15 18 (13.33%) LAN
15 18 (13.33%) C
15 18 (13.33%) Finance
16 17 (12.59%) XML Messaging
16 17 (12.59%) Python
16 17 (12.59%) LDAP
16 17 (12.59%) WAN
16 17 (12.59%) DNS
16 17 (12.59%) Oracle Database 11g
17 16 (11.85%) VPN
17 16 (11.85%) Sun

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 19 (14.07%) Apache
2 14 (10.37%) JBoss
3 13 (9.63%) Tomcat
4 12 (8.89%) WebLogic
5 6 (4.44%) Node.js
6 3 (2.22%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.48%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.48%) IIS
8 1 (0.74%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.74%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.48%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.70%) IaaS
1 5 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.70%) PaaS
2 3 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (2.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.48%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.81%) SAN
2 19 (14.07%) Firewall
3 18 (13.33%) LAN
4 17 (12.59%) LDAP
4 17 (12.59%) WAN
4 17 (12.59%) DNS
5 16 (11.85%) VPN
6 13 (9.63%) NAS
7 12 (8.89%) SSH
8 11 (8.15%) SSL
8 11 (8.15%) SMTP
8 11 (8.15%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (5.93%) FTP
9 8 (5.93%) TCP/IP
10 5 (3.70%) DHCP
10 5 (3.70%) Internet
10 5 (3.70%) VLAN
11 4 (2.96%) Network Security
11 4 (2.96%) Intranet
11 4 (2.96%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (22.96%) Oracle Database
2 17 (12.59%) Oracle Database 11g
3 16 (11.85%) SQL Server
4 11 (8.15%) Oracle Database 12c
5 10 (7.41%) Relational Database
6 7 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (5.19%) MySQL
6 7 (5.19%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.96%) DB2
7 4 (2.96%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.48%) VoltDB
9 2 (1.48%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 2 (1.48%) Informix
9 2 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.74%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (7.41%) LoadRunner
2 9 (6.67%) Toad
3 8 (5.93%) SoapUI
3 8 (5.93%) Selenium
4 7 (5.19%) RSpec
5 6 (4.44%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.96%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.96%) JMeter
7 3 (2.22%) RubyGems
7 3 (2.22%) WATIR
8 2 (1.48%) WebLOAD
8 2 (1.48%) JIRA
8 2 (1.48%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (1.48%) Gerrit
8 2 (1.48%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.74%) Maven
9 1 (0.74%) Subversion
9 1 (0.74%) Ant
9 1 (0.74%) ProC
9 1 (0.74%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (13.33%) Finance
2 10 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.67%) Billing
4 6 (4.44%) Banking
5 4 (2.96%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.96%) Publishing
6 3 (2.22%) Retail
7 2 (1.48%) Marketing
7 2 (1.48%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.74%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.74%) Military
Job Titles
1 35 (25.93%) Analyst
2 19 (14.07%) Test Analyst
3 17 (12.59%) Administrator
4 16 (11.85%) Architect
5 14 (10.37%) Developer
5 14 (10.37%) Support Analyst
6 10 (7.41%) DBA
7 9 (6.67%) Security Engineer
7 9 (6.67%) Web Analyst
7 9 (6.67%) Web Support Analyst
8 8 (5.93%) Oracle DBA
8 8 (5.93%) Consultant
9 7 (5.19%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (5.19%) UNIX Administrator
9 7 (5.19%) Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (4.44%) Linux Administrator
11 5 (3.70%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 5 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (3.70%) Test Manager
11 5 (3.70%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.56%) XML
2 17 (12.59%) XML Messaging
3 15 (11.11%) Middleware
4 11 (8.15%) Web Services
5 10 (7.41%) J2EE
6 9 (6.67%) SOAP
7 7 (5.19%) EJB
8 5 (3.70%) HTML
9 4 (2.96%) React
9 4 (2.96%) Backbone.js
9 4 (2.96%) Underscore.js
9 4 (2.96%) .NET
10 3 (2.22%) Hibernate
10 3 (2.22%) AngularJS
10 3 (2.22%) boto
10 3 (2.22%) jQuery
11 2 (1.48%) HTML5
11 2 (1.48%) CSS
11 2 (1.48%) JSP
12 1 (0.74%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.37%) Computer Science
2 12 (8.89%) Client/Server
3 10 (7.41%) Data Centre
4 9 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (2.96%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (2.96%) PKI
6 3 (2.22%) DataPower
7 2 (1.48%) iSeries
7 2 (1.48%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.48%) Smartcard
7 2 (1.48%) Replication
7 2 (1.48%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.74%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.74%) GIS
8 1 (0.74%) AS400
8 1 (0.74%) APACS
8 1 (0.74%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.74%) Equities
8 1 (0.74%) User Experience
8 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 74 (54.81%) Linux
2 33 (24.44%) Solaris
3 31 (22.96%) Windows
4 21 (15.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (5.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (5.93%) AIX
6 5 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.22%) Android
8 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.48%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.48%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.48%) VMS
9 1 (0.74%) Fedora
9 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.74%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.74%) CentOS
9 1 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (10.37%) Capacity Management
2 13 (9.63%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (9.63%) Performance Testing
3 12 (8.89%) Test Management
3 12 (8.89%) Kalman Filter
4 10 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (7.41%) ITSM
5 9 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (5.93%) Use Case
6 8 (5.93%) Scrum
7 7 (5.19%) TDD
7 7 (5.19%) ITIL
8 6 (4.44%) Test Automation
9 5 (3.70%) TOGAF
9 5 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (3.70%) Functional Testing
9 5 (3.70%) Software Deployment
9 5 (3.70%) Performance Management
10 4 (2.96%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (46.67%) SQL
2 45 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 26 (19.26%) Perl
4 24 (17.78%) Java
5 18 (13.33%) C
6 17 (12.59%) Python
7 15 (11.11%) PL/SQL
7 15 (11.11%) C++
8 12 (8.89%) Ruby
9 9 (6.67%) JavaScript
9 9 (6.67%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 5 (3.70%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.96%) C#
11 4 (2.96%) PHP
12 3 (2.22%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.48%) Korn
13 2 (1.48%) VB
13 2 (1.48%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.74%) VC++
14 1 (0.74%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 44 (32.59%) Security Cleared
2 40 (29.63%) SC Cleared
3 14 (10.37%) Degree
4 9 (6.67%) ISEB
5 8 (5.93%) ISTQB
6 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.22%) MCITP
8 2 (1.48%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.48%) CISSP
9 1 (0.74%) MCP
9 1 (0.74%) MCSE
9 1 (0.74%) MCSA
9 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.74%) CCNP
9 1 (0.74%) CCNA
9 1 (0.74%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) QA
1 4 (2.96%) GxP
2 3 (2.22%) COBIT
3 2 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 14443
System Software
1 15 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (8.15%) Sendmail
3 10 (7.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 8 (5.93%) Active Directory
5 6 (4.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (2.96%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (2.96%) Veritas File System
7 3 (2.22%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.22%) vSphere
8 2 (1.48%) XenApp
8 2 (1.48%) XenServer
8 2 (1.48%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.74%) Samba
9 1 (0.74%) Firmware
9 1 (0.74%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.74%) iptables
9 1 (0.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 11 (8.15%) MIMEsweeper
1 11 (8.15%) MAILsweeper
2 10 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (6.67%) NetBackup
4 7 (5.19%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (3.70%) Puppet
5 5 (3.70%) SCOM
6 4 (2.96%) Data Guard
6 4 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.22%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (2.22%) Tivoli
7 3 (2.22%) SCCM
8 2 (1.48%) Ansible
8 2 (1.48%) SCOrch
8 2 (1.48%) SCSM
9 1 (0.74%) Nessus
9 1 (0.74%) Nmap
9 1 (0.74%) Nagios
9 1 (0.74%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 58 (42.96%) Oracle
2 27 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 26 (19.26%) Red Hat
4 20 (14.81%) VMware
5 16 (11.85%) Sun
5 16 (11.85%) NetApp
6 14 (10.37%) Cisco
7 13 (9.63%) HP
7 13 (9.63%) Juniper
8 12 (8.89%) McAfee
9 11 (8.15%) Blue Coat
9 11 (8.15%) Websense
10 9 (6.67%) Remedy
11 7 (5.19%) SAP
11 7 (5.19%) Veritas
11 7 (5.19%) Symantec
11 7 (5.19%) IBM
12 5 (3.70%) Citrix
12 5 (3.70%) Informatica
13 3 (2.22%) CommVault