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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 27 16 35
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +19
Contract jobs citing UNIX 77 121 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 5.72% 8.34% 3.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.12% 28.40% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 40 24
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£375 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £296 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 19 0
Average hourly rate - £26.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
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
333 426 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 24.72% 29.36% 25.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 220 134
Average daily rate £380 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £120 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £488 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 52 48
Average hourly rate £15.63 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.87% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £51.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.15% -0.78%

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 4 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 4 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 +3 9 £500 +17.64% 3
Camberley - 8 £416 -
Staines -10 7 £388 -6.06% 4
Egham - 7 £375 -
Woking - 4 £388 - 5
Guildford 0 2 £300 - 5
Chertsey -1 1 £525 -8.69% 1
Weybridge - 1 - - 1
Reigate - 1 £250 - 1
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 4 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 78 (58.65%) Linux
2 64 (48.12%) SQL
3 60 (45.11%) Oracle
4 49 (36.84%) Shell Script
5 48 (36.09%) Security Cleared
6 43 (32.33%) SC Cleared
7 33 (24.81%) Oracle Database
8 30 (22.56%) Windows
9 28 (21.05%) Solaris
10 27 (20.30%) Perl
11 23 (17.29%) Microsoft
12 22 (16.54%) Java
13 21 (15.79%) XML
13 21 (15.79%) Red Hat
14 20 (15.04%) VMware
15 18 (13.53%) Firewall
15 18 (13.53%) NetApp
15 18 (13.53%) PL/SQL
15 18 (13.53%) Apache
16 17 (12.78%) C
17 16 (12.03%) Python
17 16 (12.03%) LDAP
17 16 (12.03%) LAN
17 16 (12.03%) WAN
17 16 (12.03%) VPN
17 16 (12.03%) DNS
17 16 (12.03%) Telecoms
17 16 (12.03%) XML Messaging
17 16 (12.03%) Oracle Database 11g
17 16 (12.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 18 (13.53%) Apache
2 13 (9.77%) Tomcat
3 12 (9.02%) JBoss
3 12 (9.02%) WebLogic
4 6 (4.51%) Node.js
5 2 (1.50%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.50%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (1.50%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.50%) IIS
6 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.75%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.75%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.50%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (6.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.01%) IaaS
1 4 (3.01%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.01%) PaaS
2 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (1.50%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.53%) Firewall
2 16 (12.03%) LDAP
2 16 (12.03%) LAN
2 16 (12.03%) WAN
2 16 (12.03%) VPN
2 16 (12.03%) DNS
3 13 (9.77%) SAN
4 12 (9.02%) SSL
5 11 (8.27%) SMTP
5 11 (8.27%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (6.77%) SSH
7 7 (5.26%) TCP/IP
7 7 (5.26%) NAS
8 6 (4.51%) FTP
8 6 (4.51%) HTTP
9 5 (3.76%) SMS
9 5 (3.76%) Internet
10 4 (3.01%) Network Security
10 4 (3.01%) VLAN
10 4 (3.01%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (24.81%) Oracle Database
2 16 (12.03%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (9.02%) SQL Server
4 11 (8.27%) Oracle Database 12c
5 9 (6.77%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (6.02%) MySQL
7 7 (5.26%) Relational Database
8 6 (4.51%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (3.76%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.26%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (2.26%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.50%) VoltDB
11 2 (1.50%) Informix
11 2 (1.50%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 2 (1.50%) DB2
12 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.75%) InterSystems Cache
12 1 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 10 (7.52%) LoadRunner
2 9 (6.77%) Toad
3 7 (5.26%) Selenium
3 7 (5.26%) SoapUI
3 7 (5.26%) RSpec
4 6 (4.51%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.01%) JMeter
6 3 (2.26%) WATIR
6 3 (2.26%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.26%) RubyGems
7 2 (1.50%) Gerrit
7 2 (1.50%) WebLOAD
7 2 (1.50%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.75%) Ant
8 1 (0.75%) ProC
8 1 (0.75%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.75%) Maven
8 1 (0.75%) Subversion
8 1 (0.75%) JIRA
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
General
1 16 (12.03%) Telecoms
2 13 (9.77%) Finance
3 8 (6.02%) Billing
4 4 (3.01%) Banking
5 3 (2.26%) Publishing
6 2 (1.50%) Marketing
6 2 (1.50%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.50%) Retail
7 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.75%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.75%) Military
Job Titles
1 35 (26.32%) Analyst
2 20 (15.04%) Test Analyst
2 20 (15.04%) Administrator
3 16 (12.03%) Developer
4 13 (9.77%) Support Analyst
5 10 (7.52%) Architect
6 9 (6.77%) Web Analyst
6 9 (6.77%) Web Support Analyst
7 8 (6.02%) Security Engineer
8 7 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (5.26%) DBA
9 6 (4.51%) Backup Administrator
9 6 (4.51%) Tester
9 6 (4.51%) Consultant
9 6 (4.51%) Oracle DBA
9 6 (4.51%) UNIX Administrator
9 6 (4.51%) Linux Administrator
10 5 (3.76%) Test Manager
10 5 (3.76%) Systems Integrator
11 4 (3.01%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.79%) XML
2 16 (12.03%) XML Messaging
3 10 (7.52%) J2EE
3 10 (7.52%) Web Services
4 9 (6.77%) Middleware
5 8 (6.02%) SOAP
6 7 (5.26%) EJB
7 5 (3.76%) HTML
8 4 (3.01%) Underscore.js
8 4 (3.01%) React
8 4 (3.01%) Backbone.js
8 4 (3.01%) .NET
9 3 (2.26%) jQuery
10 2 (1.50%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.50%) boto
10 2 (1.50%) HTML5
10 2 (1.50%) Hibernate
10 2 (1.50%) JSP
10 2 (1.50%) CSS
11 1 (0.75%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.02%) Client/Server
3 6 (4.51%) iSeries
4 5 (3.76%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (2.26%) PKI
5 3 (2.26%) DataPower
5 3 (2.26%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.50%) Open Source
6 2 (1.50%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.50%) Replication
7 1 (0.75%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.75%) EFT
7 1 (0.75%) Equities
7 1 (0.75%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.75%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.75%) AS400
7 1 (0.75%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.75%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.75%) Statistics
7 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 78 (58.65%) Linux
2 30 (22.56%) Windows
3 28 (21.05%) Solaris
4 16 (12.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (5.26%) AIX
6 6 (4.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.26%) Android
7 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.50%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.50%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.50%) VMS
9 1 (0.75%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.75%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.75%) Fedora
9 1 (0.75%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.75%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (9.77%) User Acceptance Testing
1 13 (9.77%) Performance Testing
2 12 (9.02%) Kalman Filter
3 11 (8.27%) Test Management
4 10 (7.52%) Capacity Management
4 10 (7.52%) ITSM
5 9 (6.77%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (6.02%) Use Case
6 8 (6.02%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (5.26%) TDD
7 7 (5.26%) Scrum
8 6 (4.51%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (4.51%) Test Automation
8 6 (4.51%) ITIL
9 5 (3.76%) Performance Management
9 5 (3.76%) Test Strategy
9 5 (3.76%) Functional Testing
10 4 (3.01%) Software Deployment
10 4 (3.01%) Mentoring
10 4 (3.01%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 64 (48.12%) SQL
2 49 (36.84%) Shell Script
3 27 (20.30%) Perl
4 22 (16.54%) Java
5 18 (13.53%) PL/SQL
6 17 (12.78%) C
7 16 (12.03%) Python
8 14 (10.53%) C++
9 11 (8.27%) Ruby
10 9 (6.77%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 8 (6.02%) JavaScript
12 6 (4.51%) PowerShell
13 3 (2.26%) C#
13 3 (2.26%) PHP
13 3 (2.26%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.50%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.50%) VB
15 1 (0.75%) ActionScript
15 1 (0.75%) VC++
15 1 (0.75%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 48 (36.09%) Security Cleared
2 43 (32.33%) SC Cleared
3 14 (10.53%) Degree
4 8 (6.02%) ISEB
5 7 (5.26%) ISTQB
6 5 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.26%) CISSP
7 3 (2.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.26%) MCITP
7 3 (2.26%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.75%) MCP
8 1 (0.75%) MCSE
8 1 (0.75%) MCSA
8 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.75%) CCNP
8 1 (0.75%) CCNA
8 1 (0.75%) CEH
8 1 (0.75%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.75%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.01%) QA
2 2 (1.50%) COBIT
3 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 14443
System Software
1 15 (11.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (8.27%) Sendmail
3 7 (5.26%) Active Directory
4 6 (4.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (3.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (3.01%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (2.26%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.26%) vSphere
7 2 (1.50%) Veritas File System
7 2 (1.50%) XenApp
7 2 (1.50%) XenServer
7 2 (1.50%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.75%) Firmware
8 1 (0.75%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.75%) Samba
8 1 (0.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.75%) iptables
Systems Management
1 11 (8.27%) MIMEsweeper
1 11 (8.27%) MAILsweeper
2 10 (7.52%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (4.51%) NetBackup
4 4 (3.01%) Puppet
4 4 (3.01%) Data Guard
4 4 (3.01%) SCOM
4 4 (3.01%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.26%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.50%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.50%) SCSM
6 2 (1.50%) CORE IMPACT
6 2 (1.50%) SCCM
6 2 (1.50%) Nmap
6 2 (1.50%) Nessus
6 2 (1.50%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.75%) Nagios
7 1 (0.75%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 60 (45.11%) Oracle
2 23 (17.29%) Microsoft
3 21 (15.79%) Red Hat
4 20 (15.04%) VMware
5 18 (13.53%) NetApp
6 14 (10.53%) Cisco
7 13 (9.77%) HP
7 13 (9.77%) Juniper
8 12 (9.02%) McAfee
8 12 (9.02%) Sun
9 11 (8.27%) Websense
9 11 (8.27%) Blue Coat
10 9 (6.77%) Remedy
10 9 (6.77%) IBM
11 7 (5.26%) CommVault
12 5 (3.76%) SAP
12 5 (3.76%) Veritas
13 4 (3.01%) Symantec
13 4 (3.01%) Citrix
13 4 (3.01%) Business Objects
Farnham, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago