Period
to 15 July 2020

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 15 July 2020 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
15 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 27 17 10
Rank change year-on-year -10 -7 -3
Contract jobs citing Linux 45 194 368
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Surrey 5.73% 8.20% 11.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.03% 44.29% 52.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 134 239
Median daily rate £413 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.38% -2.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £138 £363 £373
90th Percentile £575 £626 £588
South East median daily rate £463 £450 £463
% change year-on-year +2.78% -2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 24
Median hourly rate £46.75 £47.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% +41.79% -23.43%
10th Percentile £42.40 £14.57 £26.00
90th Percentile £52.05 £57.00 £62.38
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £47.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year - +8.57% +9.38%

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 155 438 706
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 19.75% 18.52% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 289 444
Median daily rate £225 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.06% -8.11% +8.82%
10th Percentile £130 £148 £179
90th Percentile £575 £611 £575
South East median daily rate £400 £415 £415
% change year-on-year -3.61% - +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 42 45
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -35.19% +54.29%
10th Percentile £12.37 £11.17 £11.70
90th Percentile £47.78 £52.43 £53.25
Median hourly rate £18.08 £16.77 £18.00
% change year-on-year +7.81% -6.83% +18.03%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Surrey

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Linux in Surrey.

Daily rate trend for Linux in Surrey

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Linux in Surrey over the 6 months to 15 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Linux in Surrey

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Linux in Surrey.

Hourly rate trend 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 15 July 2020. 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
Guildford +9 8 £550 +22.22% 4
Woking 0 6 £488 +3.17%
Sunbury-on-Thames +6 4 - -
Shepperton - 4 £133 -
Camberley +3 3 £481 -10.47% 2
Reigate -2 3 - -
Egham - 3 £320 -
Chertsey - 2 - - 1
Redhill -3 1 £375 -31.82% 2
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 15 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Linux.

1 19 (42.22%) Windows
2 16 (35.56%) Ansible
3 14 (31.11%) Python
4 13 (28.89%) SQL
4 13 (28.89%) DevOps
5 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (24.44%) Unix
6 11 (24.44%) Bash Shell
7 10 (22.22%) ITIL
7 10 (22.22%) Red Hat
7 10 (22.22%) Finance
8 9 (20.00%) AWS
8 9 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (20.00%) Docker
9 8 (17.78%) PowerShell
9 8 (17.78%) Git (software)
9 8 (17.78%) Scrum
9 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
9 8 (17.78%) Oracle
9 8 (17.78%) Java
9 8 (17.78%) Windows Server
10 7 (15.56%) AIX
10 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
10 7 (15.56%) Firewall
10 7 (15.56%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (15.56%) Data Centre
11 6 (13.33%) Test Automation
11 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
11 6 (13.33%) Kanban
11 6 (13.33%) VMware

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 4 (8.89%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.67%) nginx
3 2 (4.44%) Apache
3 2 (4.44%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (4.44%) IIS
3 2 (4.44%) JBoss
3 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.44%) WildFly
4 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.00%) AWS
2 5 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (8.89%) Amazon ECS
3 4 (8.89%) Amazon S3
4 2 (4.44%) Akamai
4 2 (4.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (4.44%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (4.44%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (4.44%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (4.44%) AWS CodeBuild
4 2 (4.44%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (4.44%) AWS Step Functions
4 2 (4.44%) Azure
4 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (4.44%) Cloudflare
4 2 (4.44%) GitHub
4 2 (4.44%) Heroku
4 2 (4.44%) OpenShift
4 2 (4.44%) Route 53
4 2 (4.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) Firewall
1 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.67%) 4G
2 3 (6.67%) DSL
2 3 (6.67%) HTTP
2 3 (6.67%) LTE
2 3 (6.67%) SAN
2 3 (6.67%) SSL
3 2 (4.44%) 2G
3 2 (4.44%) 3G
3 2 (4.44%) 5G
3 2 (4.44%) DNS
3 2 (4.44%) LAN
3 2 (4.44%) SSH
3 2 (4.44%) tcpdump
3 2 (4.44%) VPN
3 2 (4.44%) WAN
3 2 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (4.44%) Wireless
3 2 (4.44%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) MySQL
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database 12c
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle Exadata
2 3 (6.67%) MariaDB
3 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.44%) Redis
3 2 (4.44%) Sybase IQ
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.22%) Big Data
4 1 (2.22%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.89%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (4.44%) Artifactory
4 2 (4.44%) Bitbucket
4 2 (4.44%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.44%) JUnit
4 2 (4.44%) Liquibase
4 2 (4.44%) Maven
4 2 (4.44%) Mocha
4 2 (4.44%) Selenium
4 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.22%) Firebug
5 1 (2.22%) Gradle
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.44%) Electronics
3 2 (4.44%) Law
4 1 (2.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 7 (15.56%) Software Engineer
2 6 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Administrator
3 5 (11.11%) Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) DBA
4 4 (8.89%) Deskside Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (8.89%) Unix Administrator
4 4 (8.89%) Vulnerability Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Lead DevOps
5 3 (6.67%) Testing Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (6.67%) EDI
2 3 (6.67%) Memcached
3 2 (4.44%) .NET
3 2 (4.44%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (4.44%) Ajax
3 2 (4.44%) Apache Camel
3 2 (4.44%) Apache Cordova
3 2 (4.44%) CSS
3 2 (4.44%) Flutter
3 2 (4.44%) Hibernate
3 2 (4.44%) HTML
3 2 (4.44%) Ionic Framework
3 2 (4.44%) LDAP
3 2 (4.44%) Middleware
3 2 (4.44%) Node.js
3 2 (4.44%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (4.44%) WireMock
3 2 (4.44%) Yocto
4 1 (2.22%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.89%) Clustering
2 4 (8.89%) Replication
3 3 (6.67%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.44%) CAN bus
4 2 (4.44%) CMDB
5 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (42.22%) Windows
2 11 (24.44%) Unix
3 9 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (17.78%) Windows Server
5 7 (15.56%) AIX
6 5 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (11.11%) Mac OS X
7 3 (6.67%) SUSE
8 2 (4.44%) Android
8 2 (4.44%) CentOS
8 2 (4.44%) Fedora
8 2 (4.44%) Solaris
8 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.22%) Kali Linux
9 1 (2.22%) MVS
9 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) DevOps
2 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (22.22%) ITIL
4 8 (17.78%) Scrum
4 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
5 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
5 6 (13.33%) Kanban
5 6 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (11.11%) OWASP
6 5 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (11.11%) Technical Leadership
6 5 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (8.89%) Information Security
7 4 (8.89%) Migration
7 4 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (8.89%) Security Testing
7 4 (8.89%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 3 (6.67%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.11%) Python
2 13 (28.89%) SQL
3 11 (24.44%) Bash Shell
4 8 (17.78%) Java
4 8 (17.78%) PowerShell
5 5 (11.11%) C
5 5 (11.11%) Embedded C
5 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.89%) C++
6 4 (8.89%) PL/SQL
6 4 (8.89%) Shell Script
7 3 (6.67%) Groovy
7 3 (6.67%) Ruby
8 2 (4.44%) Apple Swift
8 2 (4.44%) Korn
8 2 (4.44%) Objective-C
8 2 (4.44%) Perl
9 1 (2.22%) C#
9 1 (2.22%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (6.67%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) CCNA
3 2 (4.44%) CCNP
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.22%) CEH
4 1 (2.22%) RHCE
4 1 (2.22%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) QA
2 3 (6.67%) GDPR
3 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) Docker
2 4 (8.89%) Hyper-V
2 4 (8.89%) KVM
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.67%) NFS
4 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.44%) vSphere
5 1 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (35.56%) Ansible
2 7 (15.56%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (11.11%) Grafana
3 5 (11.11%) Kubernetes
3 5 (11.11%) Terraform
3 5 (11.11%) ZABBIX
4 4 (8.89%) Data Guard
4 4 (8.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (6.67%) Graylog
5 3 (6.67%) Kibana
5 3 (6.67%) Salt
6 2 (4.44%) Consul
6 2 (4.44%) HAProxy
6 2 (4.44%) Packer
6 2 (4.44%) Prometheus
6 2 (4.44%) SCCM
6 2 (4.44%) vCenter Server
7 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
7 1 (2.22%) yum
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 8 (17.78%) Oracle
3 6 (13.33%) VMware
4 4 (8.89%) Aspera
4 4 (8.89%) Signiant
5 3 (6.67%) Intel
5 3 (6.67%) SolarWinds
5 3 (6.67%) Sybase
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco
6 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (4.44%) SAP
6 2 (4.44%) Splunk
6 2 (4.44%) Sun
6 2 (4.44%) TIBCO
6 2 (4.44%) Xamarin
7 1 (2.22%) Apple
7 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.22%) Centrify
7 1 (2.22%) Veritas