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 3 months to 22 March 2017 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
South East / Surrey
Rank 7 1 23
Rank change year-on-year -6 +22  
Contract jobs citing Linux 201 293 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 17.72% 23.05% 6.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.64% 59.80% 33.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 184 47
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 20 6
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £42.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -8.23% +18.05%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 337 490 280
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 29.72% 38.55% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 310 136
Median daily rate £401 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.12% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £364 £336
% change year-on-year +6.37% +8.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 49 32
Median hourly rate £14.75 £40.00 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.12% +156.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.95 £8.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.59 £51.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -10.29% +9.67%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Surrey

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Redhill -6 24 £385 +16.66% 4
Camberley 0 21 £550 +27.53% 4
Woking -1 20 £369 -15.71% 5
Guildford -6 16 £450 - 16
Epsom +5 14 £400 +32.23%
Staines -12 11 £375 +15.38% 1
Egham 0 8 £425 +17.24%
Sunbury-on-Thames - 8 £538 -
Leatherhead -3 6 £433 -13.50% 12
Dorking - 4 - -
Weybridge - 3 £220 - 1
Caterham - 2 £651 -
Farnham - 1 £275 - 1
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, 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.

1 136 (40.00%) Unix
2 115 (33.82%) Oracle
3 101 (29.71%) Windows
4 95 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
5 92 (27.06%) SQL
6 89 (26.18%) Java
7 76 (22.35%) Finance
8 70 (20.59%) JavaScript
9 64 (18.82%) Red Hat
10 61 (17.94%) Python
11 54 (15.88%) High Availability
11 54 (15.88%) Jenkins
12 52 (15.29%) VMware
13 50 (14.71%) SAN
14 49 (14.41%) Configuration Management
15 47 (13.82%) HTML
15 47 (13.82%) REST
16 45 (13.24%) Solaris
16 45 (13.24%) Telecoms
16 45 (13.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 44 (12.94%) Cisco
18 43 (12.65%) Puppet
19 39 (11.47%) NAS
19 39 (11.47%) OO
19 39 (11.47%) Apache
19 39 (11.47%) Perl
19 39 (11.47%) DevOps
20 38 (11.18%) SDLC
20 38 (11.18%) C++
21 37 (10.88%) Veritas

Linux
Top Related 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 39 (11.47%) Apache
2 25 (7.35%) Tomcat
3 16 (4.71%) WebLogic
4 12 (3.53%) nginx
5 9 (2.65%) Confluence
5 9 (2.65%) Drupal
6 8 (2.35%) Apache Spark
7 7 (2.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.76%) WordPress
9 5 (1.47%) CMS
9 5 (1.47%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.18%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.88%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.88%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.88%) JBoss
11 3 (0.88%) Mule
11 3 (0.88%) SAS
12 1 (0.29%) IIS
12 1 (0.29%) Moodle
Applications
1 8 (2.35%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.76%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.18%) MS Office
4 2 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (2.06%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (1.47%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.24%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.65%) GitHub
4 6 (1.76%) Amazon S3
4 6 (1.76%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (1.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.47%) IaaS
5 5 (1.47%) PaaS
6 1 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (14.71%) SAN
2 39 (11.47%) NAS
3 30 (8.82%) LTE
4 28 (8.24%) GSM
4 28 (8.24%) UMTS
4 28 (8.24%) VoIP
5 22 (6.47%) Asterisk PBX
5 22 (6.47%) Diameter Protocol
5 22 (6.47%) PBX
5 22 (6.47%) RANAP
5 22 (6.47%) RTP
6 21 (6.18%) FTP
7 19 (5.59%) SSH
7 19 (5.59%) TCP/IP
8 17 (5.00%) VPN
9 14 (4.12%) Firewall
9 14 (4.12%) HTTP
10 13 (3.82%) DNS
10 13 (3.82%) WAN
11 12 (3.53%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (8.82%) Oracle Database
2 29 (8.53%) MySQL
3 26 (7.65%) Relational Database
4 23 (6.76%) MongoDB
4 23 (6.76%) NoSQL
5 21 (6.18%) SQLPlus
6 19 (5.59%) RDBMS
7 18 (5.29%) SQL Server
8 13 (3.82%) Hadoop
9 10 (2.94%) Big Data
10 8 (2.35%) SAP HANA
11 7 (2.06%) DB2
12 4 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.18%) HBase
12 4 (1.18%) InterSystems Cache
12 4 (1.18%) Oracle Exadata
12 4 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.88%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.88%) Apache Zeppelin
13 3 (0.88%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 54 (15.88%) Jenkins
2 36 (10.59%) Git (software)
3 35 (10.29%) Subversion
4 22 (6.47%) GCC
4 22 (6.47%) GDB
4 22 (6.47%) Trac
5 21 (6.18%) Maven
6 20 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (4.41%) ProC
8 13 (3.82%) Eclipse
9 11 (3.24%) JIRA
10 9 (2.65%) Selenium
11 8 (2.35%) Bitbucket
11 8 (2.35%) JUnit
12 7 (2.06%) Sonatype Nexus
13 6 (1.76%) ANTLR
13 6 (1.76%) LoadRunner
14 4 (1.18%) git-flow
15 3 (0.88%) Hudson
15 3 (0.88%) SoapUI
General
1 76 (22.35%) Finance
2 45 (13.24%) Telecoms
3 23 (6.76%) Legal
4 10 (2.94%) Electronics
5 9 (2.65%) Banking
5 9 (2.65%) Law
6 7 (2.06%) Marketing
7 6 (1.76%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.47%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.47%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.88%) Retail
10 2 (0.59%) Military
11 1 (0.29%) Back Office
11 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 88 (25.88%) Developer
2 56 (16.47%) Administrator
3 34 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 33 (9.71%) Java Developer
5 32 (9.41%) Storage Administrator
6 31 (9.12%) Systems Administrator
6 31 (9.12%) Unix Administrator
7 28 (8.24%) JavaScript Developer
8 25 (7.35%) Oracle Developer
8 25 (7.35%) Software Engineer
9 24 (7.06%) C++ Software Engineer
10 22 (6.47%) SQL Developer
11 21 (6.18%) Storage Systems Administrator
11 21 (6.18%) Unix Systems Administrator
12 19 (5.59%) PL/SQL Developer
13 18 (5.29%) Architect
13 18 (5.29%) DevOps Engineer
13 18 (5.29%) Node.js Developer
13 18 (5.29%) Solaris Administrator
14 16 (4.71%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (13.82%) HTML
1 47 (13.82%) REST
2 28 (8.24%) JSON
3 26 (7.65%) HTML5
4 25 (7.35%) jQuery
5 22 (6.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 22 (6.47%) Node.js
5 22 (6.47%) SOAP
5 22 (6.47%) STL
6 21 (6.18%) Spring
7 20 (5.88%) Web Services
8 19 (5.59%) XML
9 17 (5.00%) Express
10 16 (4.71%) JMS
11 13 (3.82%) Middleware
12 8 (2.35%) RabbitMQ
12 8 (2.35%) YAML
13 7 (2.06%) Apache Thrift
13 7 (2.06%) JAXB
13 7 (2.06%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.29%) Enterprise Storage
2 32 (9.41%) Data Centre
3 17 (5.00%) User Experience
4 12 (3.53%) iSeries
5 8 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.35%) Replication
6 7 (2.06%) AS400
6 7 (2.06%) Fat Client
6 7 (2.06%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (2.06%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.18%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.18%) Clustering
7 4 (1.18%) EMC VNX
7 4 (1.18%) Grid Computing
8 3 (0.88%) DataPower
8 3 (0.88%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.88%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.59%) CESG
9 2 (0.59%) CMDB
9 2 (0.59%) STB
Operating Systems
1 136 (40.00%) Unix
2 101 (29.71%) Windows
3 45 (13.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 45 (13.24%) Solaris
4 28 (8.24%) AIX
5 18 (5.29%) CentOS
6 16 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (2.94%) Ubuntu
8 9 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (2.35%) SUSE
10 7 (2.06%) HPUX
10 7 (2.06%) Windows Server
11 5 (1.47%) Debian
12 4 (1.18%) Android
12 4 (1.18%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.59%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (15.88%) High Availability
3 49 (14.41%) Configuration Management
4 39 (11.47%) DevOps
4 39 (11.47%) OO
5 38 (11.18%) SDLC
6 33 (9.71%) Open Source
6 33 (9.71%) Waterfall
7 32 (9.41%) Software Engineering
8 30 (8.82%) Service Delivery
9 28 (8.24%) Continuous Delivery
10 24 (7.06%) Requirements Analysis
11 23 (6.76%) Cross-Platform Development
11 23 (6.76%) Multithreading
12 21 (6.18%) Performance Tuning
13 20 (5.88%) Load Balancing
14 19 (5.59%) Change Management
14 19 (5.59%) Disaster Recovery
14 19 (5.59%) MVC
15 18 (5.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 92 (27.06%) SQL
2 89 (26.18%) Java
3 70 (20.59%) JavaScript
4 61 (17.94%) Python
5 39 (11.47%) Perl
6 38 (11.18%) C++
7 31 (9.12%) Ruby
8 30 (8.82%) Shell Script
9 29 (8.53%) PowerShell
10 26 (7.65%) Bash Shell
10 26 (7.65%) C
10 26 (7.65%) PL/SQL
11 22 (6.47%) PHP
12 6 (1.76%) Groovy
13 4 (1.18%) C#
14 2 (0.59%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.59%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.29%) R
Qualifications
1 35 (10.29%) Security Cleared
2 34 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 28 (8.24%) Degree
4 7 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.06%) MCSE
4 7 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.76%) CCNA
5 6 (1.76%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.18%) AWS Certification
6 4 (1.18%) CCNP
6 4 (1.18%) CEH
6 4 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.18%) RHCT
7 2 (0.59%) BICSI Certification
7 2 (0.59%) ISEB
7 2 (0.59%) JNCIA
7 2 (0.59%) JNCIS
7 2 (0.59%) LPIC
7 2 (0.59%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.82%) PCI DSS
2 8 (2.35%) QA
3 5 (1.47%) PA-DSS
4 4 (1.18%) SLA
5 2 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 31 (9.12%) Docker
1 31 (9.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 31 (9.12%) Veritas File System
2 30 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (5.00%) NFS
4 16 (4.71%) vSphere
5 13 (3.82%) Active Directory
6 11 (3.24%) Virtual Servers
7 10 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (2.06%) vCloud
8 7 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (2.06%) XenApp
8 7 (2.06%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 6 (1.76%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.88%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.88%) HDFS
11 2 (0.59%) Firmware
11 2 (0.59%) LXC
11 2 (0.59%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 43 (12.65%) Puppet
2 24 (7.06%) NetBackup
3 21 (6.18%) Ansible
4 16 (4.71%) Nagios
4 16 (4.71%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (4.12%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 11 (3.24%) EMC Navisphere
7 7 (2.06%) Tivoli
8 6 (1.76%) Hadoop YARN
8 6 (1.76%) logstash
9 5 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (1.47%) Oozie
10 4 (1.18%) Kibana
10 4 (1.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (1.18%) Rsyslog
10 4 (1.18%) vRealize
11 3 (0.88%) Ambari
11 3 (0.88%) Data Guard
11 3 (0.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 115 (33.82%) Oracle
2 64 (18.82%) Red Hat
3 52 (15.29%) VMware
4 44 (12.94%) Cisco
5 37 (10.88%) Veritas
6 35 (10.29%) Sun
7 23 (6.76%) Symantec
8 19 (5.59%) HP
8 19 (5.59%) NetApp
9 18 (5.29%) Brocade
10 17 (5.00%) Microsoft
11 13 (3.82%) Citrix
11 13 (3.82%) IBM
11 13 (3.82%) SAP
12 7 (2.06%) Hitachi
12 7 (2.06%) Sybase
12 7 (2.06%) TIBCO
12 7 (2.06%) Wyse
13 6 (1.76%) ServiceNow
13 6 (1.76%) SolarWinds
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