The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 43 17 30
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +13
Contract jobs citing Unix 50 123 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 4.23% 8.75% 5.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.77% 30.67% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 82 39
Median daily rate £450 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £326 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
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
363 401 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 30.74% 28.52% 25.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 225 176
Median daily rate £390 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 31 31
Median hourly rate £41.00 £24.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.83% +41.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.84 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +5.25%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leatherhead -2 8 £500 +25.00% 2
Staines -4 7 £581 +10.71% 3
Camberley -7 7 £425 +6.25%
Epsom +7 4 - -
Egham -1 3 £425 -
Woking +1 2 - - 8
Redhill -5 2 £390 +16.41% 2
Tadworth - 1 - -
Unix
South East

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Unix.

1 151 (80.75%) Linux
2 74 (39.57%) Solaris
3 69 (36.90%) Oracle
4 61 (32.62%) SAN
5 53 (28.34%) Finance
6 52 (27.81%) Java
7 49 (26.20%) Red Hat
7 49 (26.20%) Security Cleared
7 49 (26.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 46 (24.60%) Veritas
9 45 (24.06%) SQL
10 39 (20.86%) SC Cleared
11 38 (20.32%) Windows
12 35 (18.72%) DevOps
13 34 (18.18%) JBoss
13 34 (18.18%) NetBackup
14 33 (17.65%) Migration
15 32 (17.11%) XML
15 32 (17.11%) Perl
15 32 (17.11%) Shell Script
15 32 (17.11%) EMC
15 32 (17.11%) NAS
16 30 (16.04%) NetApp
16 30 (16.04%) Tomcat
17 29 (15.51%) Ansible
18 28 (14.97%) Subversion
19 27 (14.44%) SoapUI
20 26 (13.90%) Fibre Channel
20 26 (13.90%) Banking
20 26 (13.90%) SOAP

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (18.18%) JBoss
2 30 (16.04%) Tomcat
3 14 (7.49%) Apache
4 10 (5.35%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.67%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.14%) TPMS
7 3 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.60%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.53%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.95%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (2.14%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.60%) IaaS
4 3 (1.60%) PaaS
5 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.53%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 61 (32.62%) SAN
2 32 (17.11%) NAS
3 26 (13.90%) Fibre Channel
4 18 (9.63%) LDAP
5 17 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 8 (4.28%) DHCP
7 7 (3.74%) DNS
7 7 (3.74%) SSH
8 5 (2.67%) Firewall
8 5 (2.67%) LAN
8 5 (2.67%) WAN
9 4 (2.14%) FTP
9 4 (2.14%) Network Security
9 4 (2.14%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (2.14%) Reverse Proxy
9 4 (2.14%) VPN
10 3 (1.60%) SSL
11 2 (1.07%) HTTP
11 2 (1.07%) Internet
11 2 (1.07%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.70%) MySQL
2 13 (6.95%) SQL Server
3 11 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 10 (5.35%) VoltDB
5 7 (3.74%) OLTP
5 7 (3.74%) RDBMS
5 7 (3.74%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.74%) VLDB
6 5 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (2.67%) Sybase IQ
7 3 (1.60%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.07%) DB2
8 2 (1.07%) MarkLogic
8 2 (1.07%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.53%) MS Access
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.53%) Redis
Development Applications
1 28 (14.97%) Subversion
2 27 (14.44%) SoapUI
3 23 (12.30%) Git (software)
4 17 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 15 (8.02%) Maven
6 12 (6.42%) JUnit
7 11 (5.88%) Eclipse
8 10 (5.35%) Cucumber
8 10 (5.35%) JBehave
8 10 (5.35%) JMeter
8 10 (5.35%) Selenium
9 8 (4.28%) JIRA
10 6 (3.21%) Ant
11 4 (2.14%) TestNG
12 3 (1.60%) Jasmine
12 3 (1.60%) TeamCity
12 3 (1.60%) Toad
13 2 (1.07%) Burp Suite
13 2 (1.07%) GitLab
13 2 (1.07%) Sinon.JS
General
1 53 (28.34%) Finance
2 26 (13.90%) Banking
3 12 (6.42%) Investment Banking
4 10 (5.35%) Telecoms
5 9 (4.81%) Legal
6 2 (1.07%) Billing
7 1 (0.53%) Electronics
7 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.53%) Law
7 1 (0.53%) Marketing
7 1 (0.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (29.41%) Administrator
2 38 (20.32%) Unix Administrator
3 36 (19.25%) Systems Administrator
4 26 (13.90%) Developer
5 24 (12.83%) DevOps Engineer
6 23 (12.30%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 18 (9.63%) Analyst
7 18 (9.63%) Java Developer
8 16 (8.56%) Architect
9 13 (6.95%) Team Leader
9 13 (6.95%) Unix Team Leader
10 11 (5.88%) Storage Administrator
10 11 (5.88%) Storage Systems Administrator
11 10 (5.35%) Automation Engineer
11 10 (5.35%) Developer in Test
11 10 (5.35%) Unix Analyst
12 9 (4.81%) Linux Administrator
12 9 (4.81%) Test Analyst
13 8 (4.28%) Senior Systems Administrator
13 8 (4.28%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (17.11%) XML
2 26 (13.90%) SOAP
3 22 (11.76%) Web Services
4 13 (6.95%) Java EE
5 12 (6.42%) JSON
6 11 (5.88%) Middleware
7 10 (5.35%) J2EE
7 10 (5.35%) XML Messaging
8 7 (3.74%) HTML
9 6 (3.21%) CSS
9 6 (3.21%) SAML
10 5 (2.67%) EJB
10 5 (2.67%) REST
10 5 (2.67%) Spring
11 4 (2.14%) boto
11 4 (2.14%) EDI
12 3 (1.60%) Hibernate
12 3 (1.60%) HTML5
12 3 (1.60%) Java SE
12 3 (1.60%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.16%) Data Centre
2 16 (8.56%) EMC VMAX
3 15 (8.02%) Clustering
4 9 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.81%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.81%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (3.74%) Replication
6 6 (3.21%) EMC VNX
7 5 (2.67%) PKI
8 4 (2.14%) HACMP
9 2 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.07%) User Experience
10 1 (0.53%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.53%) DataPower
10 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.53%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.53%) Smart Energy
10 1 (0.53%) Statistics
10 1 (0.53%) VCE vBlock
10 1 (0.53%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 151 (80.75%) Linux
2 74 (39.57%) Solaris
3 49 (26.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 38 (20.32%) Windows
5 19 (10.16%) AIX
6 13 (6.95%) Data ONTAP
7 6 (3.21%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.07%) Android
9 2 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.53%) CentOS
10 1 (0.53%) Fedora
10 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.53%) SUSE
10 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.53%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (18.72%) DevOps
2 33 (17.65%) Migration
3 24 (12.83%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (12.83%) Use Case
4 19 (10.16%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (9.09%) ITIL
5 17 (9.09%) Project Management
6 15 (8.02%) Change Management
6 15 (8.02%) High Availability
7 13 (6.95%) Functional Testing
8 11 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
9 10 (5.35%) BDD
9 10 (5.35%) Load Testing
9 10 (5.35%) Test Automation
10 9 (4.81%) Configuration Management
10 9 (4.81%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (4.81%) Risk Management
10 9 (4.81%) Service Delivery
11 8 (4.28%) Defect Management
11 8 (4.28%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 52 (27.81%) Java
2 45 (24.06%) SQL
3 32 (17.11%) Perl
3 32 (17.11%) Shell Script
4 18 (9.63%) Python
5 13 (6.95%) JavaScript
5 13 (6.95%) Ruby
6 9 (4.81%) Korn
7 8 (4.28%) Bash Shell
8 6 (3.21%) Bourne shell
8 6 (3.21%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.67%) C
9 5 (2.67%) PHP
10 3 (1.60%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 2 (1.07%) ActionScript
11 2 (1.07%) ActionScript 2.0
11 2 (1.07%) AWK
11 2 (1.07%) C++
11 2 (1.07%) sed
12 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 49 (26.20%) Security Cleared
2 39 (20.86%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.28%) Degree
4 4 (2.14%) AWS Certification
4 4 (2.14%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.07%) CCNA
6 2 (1.07%) CCSA
6 2 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.07%) CISM
6 2 (1.07%) CISSP
6 2 (1.07%) JNCIA
6 2 (1.07%) NCDA
6 2 (1.07%) NCIE
6 2 (1.07%) NCSA
6 2 (1.07%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.07%) PMP
7 1 (0.53%) MCSE
7 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.14%) QA
1 4 (2.14%) SLA
2 1 (0.53%) COBIT
2 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (12.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 17 (9.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 17 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (8.56%) Active Directory
4 13 (6.95%) GlusterFS
5 8 (4.28%) NFS
6 6 (3.21%) Hyper-V
6 6 (3.21%) Veritas File System
7 5 (2.67%) Firmware
8 4 (2.14%) Terminal Server
8 4 (2.14%) VMware ESX
8 4 (2.14%) XenApp
8 4 (2.14%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.60%) Docker
9 3 (1.60%) Oracle Clusterware
9 3 (1.60%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (1.07%) NDS
10 2 (1.07%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 2 (1.07%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (18.18%) NetBackup
2 29 (15.51%) Ansible
3 22 (11.76%) Puppet
4 16 (8.56%) HP Quality Center
4 16 (8.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 15 (8.02%) Red Hat Satellite
6 14 (7.49%) Oracle ZFS
7 11 (5.88%) Legato
8 9 (4.81%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (3.21%) NetApp OnCommand
10 5 (2.67%) Foglight
11 4 (2.14%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (2.14%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (2.14%) SCVMM
12 3 (1.60%) yum
13 2 (1.07%) MAILsweeper
13 2 (1.07%) MIMEsweeper
13 2 (1.07%) Oracle Identity Management
13 2 (1.07%) SCOM
14 1 (0.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 69 (36.90%) Oracle
2 49 (26.20%) Red Hat
3 46 (24.60%) Veritas
4 32 (17.11%) EMC
5 30 (16.04%) NetApp
6 25 (13.37%) Brocade
7 24 (12.83%) HP
8 22 (11.76%) Sun
8 22 (11.76%) VMware
9 16 (8.56%) Sybase
10 15 (8.02%) Microsoft
11 13 (6.95%) StorageTek
12 11 (5.88%) IBM
13 8 (4.28%) Symantec
14 6 (3.21%) Cisco
14 6 (3.21%) Dell
15 5 (2.67%) Citrix
15 5 (2.67%) Emulex
16 3 (1.60%) Rackspace
16 3 (1.60%) Splunk