Period
to 20 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Linux Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Linux Engineer
South East > Surrey
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 110 103
Rank change year-on-year -33 -7 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 20 35 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.62% 1.30% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 1.37% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 31 27
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £410 £358 £329
90th Percentile £620 £575 £494
South East median daily rate £425 £435 £425
% change year-on-year -2.30% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 1
Surrey median hourly rate £51.00 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +16.13%
South East median hourly rate £51.00 £45.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% -5.26% +18.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Surrey
Contract vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 3,044 2,552 2,230
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 95.01% 95.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,138 1,800 1,478
Surrey median daily rate £468 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £206
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 83 110
Surrey median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £22.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.43% -20.90% +13.37%
10th Percentile £12.95 £11.79 £11.52
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.50 £45.10
South East median hourly rate £20.12 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.79% -5.26% +5.56%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings that featured Linux Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Surrey

Linux Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux Engineer in Surrey.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Engineer in Surrey

Linux Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Surrey over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux Engineer in Surrey

Linux Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux Engineer in Surrey

Linux Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Surrey over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Linux Engineer in Surrey

Linux Engineer
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 Linux Engineer within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 20 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Redhill +6 9 - -
Staines -11 3 £465 - 1
Weybridge - 2 £538 - 2
Guildford - 2 £425 - 1
Woking - 1 - -
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, Linux Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Surrey region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (45.00%) Computer Science
3 9 (45.00%) Scrum
3 9 (45.00%) Degree
4 8 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 8 (40.00%) C++
5 7 (35.00%) Embedded Linux
5 7 (35.00%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
7 4 (20.00%) Python
8 3 (15.00%) Unix
8 3 (15.00%) Puppet
8 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
8 3 (15.00%) Ansible
8 3 (15.00%) DevOps
8 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
9 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
9 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (10.00%) Docker
9 2 (10.00%) Windows
9 2 (10.00%) SQL
9 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
9 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 2 (10.00%) HP

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) NAS
2 1 (5.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.00%) Couchbase
2 1 (5.00%) DB2
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) JMeter
2 1 (5.00%) JUnit
2 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.00%) Internet of Things
2 1 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (5.00%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Unix
4 2 (10.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (5.00%) CentOS
5 1 (5.00%) CoreOS
5 1 (5.00%) HPUX
5 1 (5.00%) Solaris
5 1 (5.00%) SUSE
5 1 (5.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (45.00%) Scrum
3 8 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (15.00%) DevOps
6 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.00%) Change Control
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.00%) Fault Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 1 (5.00%) Migration
7 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
7 1 (5.00%) Presales
7 1 (5.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 1 (5.00%) TDD
7 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) C++
2 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (20.00%) Python
3 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.00%) C
4 2 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded C
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) HDFS
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Ansible
1 3 (15.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) HP
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (5.00%) Symantec