Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 6 8
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 322 355 325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 9.94% 13.32% 13.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.85% 50.21% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 235 222
Surrey median daily rate £500 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £350 £350 £351
90th Percentile £588 £538 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 22 21
Surrey median hourly rate £46.00 £35.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.43% -14.63% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26.00 £25.00 £37.50
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.88 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £43.28
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.80% +9.57%

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 598 707 708
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 18.45% 26.52% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 441 479
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +6.45%
10th Percentile £151 £173 £155
90th Percentile £586 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 59 59
Surrey median hourly rate £27.00 £19.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.11% -43.28% +86.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.73 £12.45
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.01 £46.00
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.06
% change year-on-year - +2.58% -5.22%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 18 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
Guildford +1 59 £500 +17.65% 21
Woking +12 27 £462 +23.27% 15
Redhill -3 26 £325 -23.53% 1
Staines +3 24 £450 -7.22% 4
Camberley -3 22 £575 +21.05% 1
Reigate -16 19 £513 +7.89% 11
Epsom -9 13 £450 +16.13% 1
Leatherhead -2 7 £550 +10.00% 10
Weybridge -8 5 £500 - 5
Sunbury-on-Thames -24 3 £463 +8.82% 4
Tadworth +3 2 - -
Godstone - 1 £350 -
Caterham - 1 - -
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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.

1 110 (34.16%) Java
2 106 (32.92%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (30.43%) Unix
4 93 (28.88%) Windows
5 82 (25.47%) Python
6 79 (24.53%) Jenkins
7 74 (22.98%) Finance
8 63 (19.57%) Oracle
9 55 (17.08%) JavaScript
10 54 (16.77%) SQL
11 53 (16.46%) VMware
11 53 (16.46%) TDD
11 53 (16.46%) Microsoft Azure
12 52 (16.15%) Git (software)
12 52 (16.15%) Big Data
13 49 (15.22%) Spring
13 49 (15.22%) JSON
14 48 (14.91%) DevOps
15 47 (14.60%) Security Cleared
16 46 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 46 (14.29%) Hadoop
16 46 (14.29%) C++
16 46 (14.29%) Middleware
17 45 (13.98%) Web Services
17 45 (13.98%) BDD
17 45 (13.98%) Kafka
18 44 (13.66%) REST
18 44 (13.66%) Apache
19 42 (13.04%) Docker
20 41 (12.73%) Continuous Integration

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 44 (13.66%) Apache
2 34 (10.56%) Apache Spark
3 14 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (4.04%) GemFire
5 11 (3.42%) IIS
5 11 (3.42%) JBoss
5 11 (3.42%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.48%) WildFly
7 5 (1.55%) CICS
7 5 (1.55%) Confluence
8 4 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.24%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.93%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.62%) Drupal
10 2 (0.62%) nginx
11 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.62%) SAP GTS
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 53 (16.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.73%) PaaS
4 11 (3.42%) GitHub
5 10 (3.11%) IaaS
6 6 (1.86%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.93%) Office 365
8 3 (0.93%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.62%) Force.com
9 2 (0.62%) Heroku
9 2 (0.62%) Quay.io
9 2 (0.62%) Route 53
10 1 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.31%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 1 (0.31%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 1 (0.31%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.90%) TCP/IP
2 18 (5.59%) Firewall
3 16 (4.97%) HTTP
4 14 (4.35%) SAN
5 13 (4.04%) DNS
6 11 (3.42%) SSH
7 10 (3.11%) Internet
8 9 (2.80%) DHCP
8 9 (2.80%) NAS
8 9 (2.80%) Network Security
9 7 (2.17%) L2TP
9 7 (2.17%) MPLS
10 6 (1.86%) IPsec
10 6 (1.86%) LTE
11 5 (1.55%) LAN
12 4 (1.24%) FTP
12 4 (1.24%) GSM
12 4 (1.24%) UMTS
12 4 (1.24%) VoIP
12 4 (1.24%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (16.15%) Big Data
2 46 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 36 (11.18%) Relational Database
4 35 (10.87%) SQL Server
5 27 (8.39%) NoSQL
6 24 (7.45%) Oracle Database
7 18 (5.59%) MySQL
8 16 (4.97%) Oracle Database 11g
9 15 (4.66%) Oracle Database 12c
10 14 (4.35%) HBase
10 14 (4.35%) Redis
11 10 (3.11%) MongoDB
11 10 (3.11%) Oracle Exadata
12 8 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (2.17%) RDBMS
14 5 (1.55%) Apache Hive
15 4 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (1.24%) DB2
16 3 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
16 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 79 (24.53%) Jenkins
2 52 (16.15%) Git (software)
3 19 (5.90%) JIRA
4 15 (4.66%) Selenium
5 12 (3.73%) JMeter
6 11 (3.42%) Maven
7 10 (3.11%) JUnit
8 7 (2.17%) IntelliJ
8 7 (2.17%) Visual Studio Team System
9 6 (1.86%) Gatling
9 6 (1.86%) HP UFT
9 6 (1.86%) LoadRunner
9 6 (1.86%) NeoLoad
9 6 (1.86%) Subversion
9 6 (1.86%) TestNG
10 5 (1.55%) Travis CI
10 5 (1.55%) Vagrant
11 4 (1.24%) Artifactory
11 4 (1.24%) Bitbucket
11 4 (1.24%) Eclipse
General
1 74 (22.98%) Finance
2 12 (3.73%) Banking
3 9 (2.80%) Legal
4 7 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.86%) Law
6 5 (1.55%) Marketing
7 4 (1.24%) Billing
8 3 (0.93%) Electronics
8 3 (0.93%) Games
8 3 (0.93%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.93%) Publishing
9 2 (0.62%) Automotive
9 2 (0.62%) Mandarin Language
9 2 (0.62%) Retail
10 1 (0.31%) Advertising
10 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.31%) Back Office
10 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 94 (29.19%) Developer
2 44 (13.66%) Java Developer
3 28 (8.70%) Software Engineer
4 27 (8.39%) Analyst
5 25 (7.76%) Administrator
6 22 (6.83%) Python Developer
7 21 (6.52%) DevOps Engineer
7 21 (6.52%) Linux Engineer
8 20 (6.21%) Django Developer
8 20 (6.21%) Python/Django Developer
9 18 (5.59%) Big Data Developer
9 18 (5.59%) C++ Software Engineer
10 15 (4.66%) Consultant
10 15 (4.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 15 (4.66%) Systems Administrator
11 12 (3.73%) Security Engineer
12 11 (3.42%) Apache Spark Developer
12 11 (3.42%) DBA
12 11 (3.42%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
12 11 (3.42%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (15.22%) JSON
1 49 (15.22%) Spring
2 46 (14.29%) Middleware
3 45 (13.98%) Kafka
3 45 (13.98%) Web Services
4 44 (13.66%) REST
5 40 (12.42%) HTML
6 37 (11.49%) RESTful
7 36 (11.18%) J2EE
7 36 (11.18%) RabbitMQ
8 34 (10.56%) CSS
9 27 (8.39%) Spring Boot
10 20 (6.21%) Django
10 20 (6.21%) Spark Streaming
11 15 (4.66%) AngularJS
11 15 (4.66%) LDAP
12 14 (4.35%) Apache Camel
12 14 (4.35%) jQuery
13 11 (3.42%) Elastic Stack
13 11 (3.42%) React
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.45%) Computer Science
2 18 (5.59%) Linux Command Line
3 14 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 14 (4.35%) PKI
4 13 (4.04%) Replication
5 11 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.11%) Public Cloud
7 9 (2.80%) Algorithms
7 9 (2.80%) Client/Server
8 8 (2.48%) AS400
8 8 (2.48%) iSeries
9 7 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.55%) EMC VMAX
10 5 (1.55%) EMC VNX
10 5 (1.55%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (1.55%) Smart Home
11 4 (1.24%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (1.24%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.93%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 98 (30.43%) Unix
2 93 (28.88%) Windows
3 46 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 30 (9.32%) Windows Server
5 14 (4.35%) SUSE
6 12 (3.73%) Solaris
7 11 (3.42%) CentOS
7 11 (3.42%) Embedded Linux
7 11 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (3.11%) Ubuntu
8 10 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (2.80%) CoreOS
10 7 (2.17%) AIX
10 7 (2.17%) Android
11 5 (1.55%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.93%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.93%) VMS
13 2 (0.62%) Debian
13 2 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.62%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (32.92%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (16.46%) TDD
3 48 (14.91%) DevOps
4 45 (13.98%) BDD
5 41 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (12.42%) Scrum
7 38 (11.80%) Unit Testing
8 32 (9.94%) Software Engineering
8 32 (9.94%) Test Automation
9 29 (9.01%) Change Management
10 26 (8.07%) System Testing
11 24 (7.45%) Open Source
11 24 (7.45%) Web Development
12 23 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
13 22 (6.83%) Workflow
14 19 (5.90%) ITIL
15 16 (4.97%) Incident Management
15 16 (4.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 14 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
17 13 (4.04%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (34.16%) Java
2 82 (25.47%) Python
3 55 (17.08%) JavaScript
4 54 (16.77%) SQL
5 46 (14.29%) C++
6 39 (12.11%) Bash Shell
7 35 (10.87%) PowerShell
8 30 (9.32%) Ruby
9 28 (8.70%) Perl
10 23 (7.14%) Shell Script
11 16 (4.97%) C
12 10 (3.11%) PHP
13 9 (2.80%) C#
14 6 (1.86%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.55%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.93%) Apex Code
16 3 (0.93%) R
17 2 (0.62%) Embedded C
17 2 (0.62%) Go
17 2 (0.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 47 (14.60%) Security Cleared
2 41 (12.73%) SC Cleared
3 37 (11.49%) Degree
4 10 (3.11%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.55%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.93%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.93%) PhD
7 2 (0.62%) ISEB
7 2 (0.62%) MCSE
7 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.31%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) HNC
8 1 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.31%) PMP
8 1 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.48%) QA
2 4 (1.24%) GPG13
3 3 (0.93%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.62%) ECSS
4 2 (0.62%) SLA
5 1 (0.31%) COBIT
System Software
1 42 (13.04%) Docker
2 37 (11.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 30 (9.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (5.90%) Active Directory
5 16 (4.97%) Virtual Desktop
6 15 (4.66%) HDFS
7 13 (4.04%) Oracle RAC
8 9 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (2.17%) vSphere
10 5 (1.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (1.55%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.93%) GlusterFS
11 3 (0.93%) NFS
12 2 (0.62%) Ceph
12 2 (0.62%) etcd
12 2 (0.62%) flannel
12 2 (0.62%) SkyDNS
12 2 (0.62%) Veritas File System
13 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 33 (10.25%) Hadoop YARN
2 26 (8.07%) Puppet
3 24 (7.45%) Ansible
4 17 (5.28%) Kubernetes
5 15 (4.66%) Nagios
6 12 (3.73%) NetBackup
6 12 (3.73%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (2.80%) Terraform
8 7 (2.17%) Mesos
9 5 (1.55%) Graphite
9 5 (1.55%) Trend Micro Deep Security
10 4 (1.24%) Data Guard
10 4 (1.24%) SCOM
11 3 (0.93%) Grafana
11 3 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.93%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 3 (0.93%) Oracle ZFS
11 3 (0.93%) Salt
11 3 (0.93%) vCenter Server
12 2 (0.62%) Oozie
Vendors
1 63 (19.57%) Oracle
2 53 (16.46%) VMware
3 35 (10.87%) Red Hat
4 29 (9.01%) Microsoft
5 28 (8.70%) Citrix
6 13 (4.04%) Cisco
6 13 (4.04%) SAP
7 12 (3.73%) CA
8 11 (3.42%) Dell
8 11 (3.42%) EMC
8 11 (3.42%) Veritas
9 10 (3.11%) HP
9 10 (3.11%) Isilon
9 10 (3.11%) Sybase
10 9 (2.80%) Cloudera
10 9 (2.80%) Splunk
11 8 (2.48%) Bomgar
11 8 (2.48%) IBM
11 8 (2.48%) Symantec
12 7 (2.17%) McAfee