Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 6 6
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 +10
Contract jobs citing Linux 306 270 447
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 11.09% 13.43% 17.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.34% 46.63% 53.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 155 287
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +10.53%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £300
90th Percentile £585 £619 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £435 £400
% change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 24 40
Surrey median hourly rate £25.00 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.02% +2.50% -14.89%
South East median hourly rate £44.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.54% +2.50% -

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 633 579 829
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 22.93% 28.79% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 332 516
Surrey median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £146 £150 £203
90th Percentile £553 £549 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 70 67
Surrey median hourly rate £20.00 £19.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.27% -5.95% +23.53%
10th Percentile £12.80 £12.48 £10.95
90th Percentile £48.75 £42.05 £48.00
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.18 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.19% -19.13% +25.00%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Surrey

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Surrey

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Surrey over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Surrey

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Surrey

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Surrey over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Linux in Surrey

Linux
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 within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 19 January 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 +14 42 £425 -6.85% 6
Camberley 0 33 £550 -4.35% 4
Guildford +1 29 £500 +9.59% 26
Reigate -18 28 £500 - 3
Epsom -1 27 £388 - 1
Staines -16 16 £445 +4.71% 13
Woking +8 14 £375 -1.32% 4
Leatherhead -15 8 £538 +13.16% 8
Sunbury-on-Thames - 5 £425 - 2
Tadworth -2 2 £605 -
Caterham +5 1 £388 -40.43%
Cranleigh - 1 £350 - 2
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Linux 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 Linux.

1 123 (40.20%) Unix
2 94 (30.72%) Java
3 93 (30.39%) Windows
4 91 (29.74%) Finance
5 80 (26.14%) Jenkins
6 79 (25.82%) Agile Software Development
7 77 (25.16%) Oracle
8 75 (24.51%) Git (software)
9 72 (23.53%) Python
10 62 (20.26%) DevOps
11 58 (18.95%) Red Hat
12 53 (17.32%) SQL
13 51 (16.67%) Relational Database
14 50 (16.34%) Puppet
15 49 (16.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 47 (15.36%) Continuous Integration
17 46 (15.03%) REST
18 45 (14.71%) Test Automation
19 44 (14.38%) JavaScript
19 44 (14.38%) Microsoft
19 44 (14.38%) Subversion
20 42 (13.73%) C++
20 42 (13.73%) HTML
21 41 (13.40%) Web Services
22 38 (12.42%) Software Engineering
22 38 (12.42%) Docker
23 37 (12.09%) Configuration Management
24 35 (11.44%) Opscode Chef
25 34 (11.11%) Solaris
26 33 (10.78%) Ansible

Linux
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 25 (8.17%) Apache
2 18 (5.88%) Apache Spark
3 9 (2.94%) JBoss
4 7 (2.29%) IIS
4 7 (2.29%) WildFly
5 6 (1.96%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.63%) nginx
7 4 (1.31%) Apache Airflow
7 4 (1.31%) Luigi
7 4 (1.31%) SAS
8 3 (0.98%) Confluence
9 2 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.65%) GemFire
9 2 (0.65%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.65%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.33%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.33%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 7 (2.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.63%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.63%) Simulink
4 4 (1.31%) Pipeline Pilot
5 3 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.31%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 29 (9.48%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.90%) GitHub
3 13 (4.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.29%) Office 365
4 7 (2.29%) SaaS
5 6 (1.96%) OpenShift
6 5 (1.63%) IaaS
6 5 (1.63%) PaaS
7 3 (0.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.33%) AWS OpsWorks
9 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.33%) npm
9 1 (0.33%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.84%) SAN
2 21 (6.86%) NAS
3 19 (6.21%) Fibre Channel
4 16 (5.23%) VoIP
5 15 (4.90%) SSH
6 12 (3.92%) Asterisk PBX
6 12 (3.92%) PBX
6 12 (3.92%) RTP
7 11 (3.59%) DNS
7 11 (3.59%) Firewall
7 11 (3.59%) Wireshark
8 10 (3.27%) GSM
8 10 (3.27%) IPsec
8 10 (3.27%) UMTS
8 10 (3.27%) VPN
9 9 (2.94%) TCP/IP
10 8 (2.61%) FTP
10 8 (2.61%) GGSN
10 8 (2.61%) LTE
10 8 (2.61%) MGW
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 27 (8.82%) Hadoop
3 26 (8.50%) Big Data
4 20 (6.54%) Oracle Database
5 19 (6.21%) MongoDB
6 15 (4.90%) SQL Server
7 14 (4.58%) Redis
8 13 (4.25%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (3.59%) MySQL
10 10 (3.27%) RDBMS
10 10 (3.27%) SQLPlus
11 7 (2.29%) HBase
11 7 (2.29%) NoSQL
12 6 (1.96%) Oracle Database 12c
13 5 (1.63%) Data Mining
13 5 (1.63%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.63%) Oracle9i Database
14 4 (1.31%) KNIME
15 3 (0.98%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 80 (26.14%) Jenkins
2 75 (24.51%) Git (software)
3 44 (14.38%) Subversion
4 18 (5.88%) GCC
4 18 (5.88%) GDB
5 14 (4.58%) Sonatype Nexus
6 13 (4.25%) Bitbucket
6 13 (4.25%) JIRA
7 10 (3.27%) SonarQube
8 8 (2.61%) Artifactory
8 8 (2.61%) Maven
8 8 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (2.61%) Trac
9 7 (2.29%) GoogleTest
9 7 (2.29%) ProC
10 5 (1.63%) Visual Studio
11 4 (1.31%) ANTLR
11 4 (1.31%) Gradle
12 3 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
13 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 91 (29.74%) Finance
2 23 (7.52%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.25%) Legal
4 12 (3.92%) Banking
5 7 (2.29%) Retail
6 6 (1.96%) Automotive
7 5 (1.63%) Games
7 5 (1.63%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.31%) Electronics
8 4 (1.31%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.65%) Advertising
9 2 (0.65%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.65%) Marketing
10 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 88 (28.76%) Developer
2 51 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 33 (10.78%) Python Developer
4 29 (9.48%) Java Developer
5 28 (9.15%) Linux Engineer
5 28 (9.15%) Software Engineer
6 27 (8.82%) Administrator
7 26 (8.50%) Django Developer
7 26 (8.50%) Python/Django Developer
8 20 (6.54%) Architect
8 20 (6.54%) C++ Software Engineer
8 20 (6.54%) Python Web Developer
8 20 (6.54%) Web Developer
9 16 (5.23%) AWS Engineer
10 15 (4.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 15 (4.90%) Oracle Developer
10 15 (4.90%) Storage Administrator
10 15 (4.90%) Technical Architect
11 14 (4.58%) Analyst
11 14 (4.58%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (15.03%) REST
2 42 (13.73%) HTML
3 41 (13.40%) Web Services
4 31 (10.13%) Middleware
5 29 (9.48%) CSS
6 27 (8.82%) J2EE
7 26 (8.50%) Django
8 24 (7.84%) Spring
9 22 (7.19%) JSON
9 22 (7.19%) RESTful
10 18 (5.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 18 (5.88%) Kafka
10 18 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
10 18 (5.88%) STL
11 16 (5.23%) .NET
11 16 (5.23%) Spring Boot
12 11 (3.59%) jQuery
12 11 (3.59%) LDAP
13 8 (2.61%) Apache Camel
13 8 (2.61%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.86%) Enterprise Storage
2 20 (6.54%) Data Centre
3 8 (2.61%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (2.29%) Client/Server
4 7 (2.29%) Public Cloud
5 6 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.31%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.31%) iSeries
6 4 (1.31%) Life Science
7 3 (0.98%) CMDB
7 3 (0.98%) EMV
7 3 (0.98%) PKI
7 3 (0.98%) Tandem
7 3 (0.98%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.65%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (0.65%) Animation
8 2 (0.65%) AS400
8 2 (0.65%) Clustering
8 2 (0.65%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (0.65%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 123 (40.20%) Unix
2 93 (30.39%) Windows
3 49 (16.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 34 (11.11%) Solaris
5 15 (4.90%) Ubuntu
6 14 (4.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (4.25%) CentOS
8 12 (3.92%) Windows Server
9 11 (3.59%) AIX
10 8 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (1.31%) Debian
11 4 (1.31%) Fedora
12 2 (0.65%) Android
12 2 (0.65%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.33%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.33%) VMS
13 1 (0.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (25.82%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (20.26%) DevOps
3 47 (15.36%) Continuous Integration
4 45 (14.71%) Test Automation
5 38 (12.42%) Software Engineering
6 37 (12.09%) Configuration Management
7 29 (9.48%) TDD
8 27 (8.82%) Web Development
9 25 (8.17%) Unit Testing
10 23 (7.52%) Load Balancing
11 21 (6.86%) OO
12 19 (6.21%) BDD
12 19 (6.21%) Migration
13 18 (5.88%) Scrum
14 17 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
14 17 (5.56%) System Testing
15 15 (4.90%) Continuous Delivery
16 14 (4.58%) ITIL
16 14 (4.58%) Multithreading
16 14 (4.58%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 94 (30.72%) Java
2 72 (23.53%) Python
3 53 (17.32%) SQL
4 44 (14.38%) JavaScript
5 42 (13.73%) C++
6 31 (10.13%) Perl
7 29 (9.48%) Shell Script
8 23 (7.52%) C
9 18 (5.88%) PL/SQL
10 15 (4.90%) Ruby
11 13 (4.25%) PowerShell
12 9 (2.94%) Bash Shell
12 9 (2.94%) C#
12 9 (2.94%) PHP
13 5 (1.63%) Embedded C
13 5 (1.63%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.65%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 17 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.25%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.61%) Degree
4 5 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.31%) MCSE
5 4 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.31%) PhD
5 4 (1.31%) RHCE
6 3 (0.98%) BICSI Certification
6 3 (0.98%) CCNA
6 3 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.98%) JNCIA
6 3 (0.98%) JNCIS
6 3 (0.98%) LPIC
7 2 (0.65%) CCNP
8 1 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.33%) CISSP
8 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.33%) MCSA
8 1 (0.33%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.63%) MISRA
2 4 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.31%) PA-DSS
2 4 (1.31%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.98%) QA
4 1 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 38 (12.42%) Docker
2 29 (9.48%) VMware ESXi
3 19 (6.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (5.88%) NFS
4 18 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 18 (5.88%) Veritas File System
5 17 (5.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 14 (4.58%) Active Directory
7 7 (2.29%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (1.96%) HDFS
9 4 (1.31%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.98%) Firmware
10 3 (0.98%) XenApp
11 2 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.65%) Samba
12 1 (0.33%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.33%) iptables
12 1 (0.33%) KVM
12 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 50 (16.34%) Puppet
2 35 (11.44%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (10.78%) Ansible
4 24 (7.84%) NetBackup
5 18 (5.88%) Hadoop YARN
6 10 (3.27%) Nagios
7 7 (2.29%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (1.96%) SCCM
9 5 (1.63%) Kubernetes
9 5 (1.63%) SnapMirror
9 5 (1.63%) SnapVault
9 5 (1.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 4 (1.31%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (1.31%) logstash
10 4 (1.31%) vCenter Server
11 3 (0.98%) Cacti
11 3 (0.98%) CFEngine
11 3 (0.98%) Netcool
12 2 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
12 2 (0.65%) Icinga
Vendors
1 77 (25.16%) Oracle
2 58 (18.95%) Red Hat
3 44 (14.38%) Microsoft
4 28 (9.15%) VMware
5 24 (7.84%) NetApp
6 23 (7.52%) Cisco
6 23 (7.52%) Veritas
7 21 (6.86%) Citrix
8 20 (6.54%) Brocade
9 19 (6.21%) Symantec
10 12 (3.92%) EMC
11 6 (1.96%) HP
11 6 (1.96%) Sun
12 5 (1.63%) McAfee
12 5 (1.63%) Workday
13 4 (1.31%) F5
13 4 (1.31%) IBM
13 4 (1.31%) RapidMiner
13 4 (1.31%) Remedy
13 4 (1.31%) TIBCO