Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 6 8
Rank change year-on-year -14 +2 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 275 354 304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 8.19% 12.69% 13.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.42% 49.51% 46.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 235 191
Surrey median daily rate £488 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% - +9.38%
10th Percentile £343 £350 £336
90th Percentile £613 £566 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 25
Surrey median hourly rate £51.00 £33.75 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.11% -17.68% +2.50%
South East median hourly rate £49.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year +16.47% +3.66% +7.89%

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 568 715 652
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 16.92% 25.64% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 442 407
Surrey median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £143 £147 £155
90th Percentile £588 £540 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 64 71
Surrey median hourly rate £27.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.29% -12.50% -2.44%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.83 £12.50
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £45.09
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.38
% change year-on-year - +6.87% -10.53%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 13 December 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 0 56 £500 - 19
Redhill -5 25 £325 -23.53% 1
Staines +3 23 £450 -6.49% 3
Woking +8 18 £450 +20.00% 13
Camberley -12 12 £575 +6.38% 2
Reigate -26 12 £480 +1.05% 11
Epsom -12 5 £450 +16.13% 3
Sunbury-on-Thames -12 5 £469 +10.29% 1
Weybridge -2 4 £358 - 2
Farnham - 3 £375 - 4
Leatherhead -9 2 £600 +20.00% 11
Godstone - 1 £350 -
Caterham - 1 - -
Tadworth - 1 - -
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 96 (34.91%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (30.91%) Unix
3 84 (30.55%) Java
4 71 (25.82%) DevOps
5 62 (22.55%) Windows
6 60 (21.82%) Docker
7 59 (21.45%) Finance
8 55 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 52 (18.91%) Python
10 51 (18.55%) SQL
11 50 (18.18%) Jenkins
12 48 (17.45%) Spring
12 48 (17.45%) JSON
13 46 (16.73%) Amazon AWS
14 44 (16.00%) Hadoop
14 44 (16.00%) Big Data
14 44 (16.00%) TDD
15 42 (15.27%) C++
16 40 (14.55%) Oracle
16 40 (14.55%) Git (software)
17 38 (13.82%) Kafka
18 37 (13.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 36 (13.09%) BDD
20 35 (12.73%) Apache Spark
21 34 (12.36%) NoSQL
21 34 (12.36%) Degree
21 34 (12.36%) Red Hat
22 33 (12.00%) Spring Boot
23 32 (11.64%) J2EE
23 32 (11.64%) MySQL

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 35 (12.73%) Apache Spark
2 30 (10.91%) Apache
3 9 (3.27%) nginx
4 7 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.18%) GemFire
6 5 (1.82%) Confluence
6 5 (1.82%) Drupal
7 3 (1.09%) Apache Pig
7 3 (1.09%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.09%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.09%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.73%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.73%) IIS
8 2 (0.73%) JBoss
9 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.36%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.36%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.36%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.73%) SAP GTS
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 55 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (16.73%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (4.73%) IaaS
4 11 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (2.91%) GitHub
5 8 (2.91%) PaaS
6 7 (2.55%) npm
6 7 (2.55%) Yarn
7 6 (2.18%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (2.18%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (1.82%) Heroku
9 4 (1.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (1.45%) Office 365
9 4 (1.45%) Route 53
9 4 (1.45%) SaaS
10 3 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.73%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.73%) Quay.io
12 1 (0.36%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.82%) DNS
2 15 (5.45%) Firewall
2 15 (5.45%) TCP/IP
3 12 (4.36%) HTTP
4 9 (3.27%) DHCP
4 9 (3.27%) MPLS
4 9 (3.27%) SAN
5 8 (2.91%) L2TP
6 7 (2.55%) Internet
6 7 (2.55%) Network Security
7 6 (2.18%) LAN
8 5 (1.82%) Kerberos
8 5 (1.82%) LTE
8 5 (1.82%) NAS
8 5 (1.82%) WAN
9 4 (1.45%) IPsec
9 4 (1.45%) SSH
9 4 (1.45%) VoIP
9 4 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (1.09%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (16.00%) Big Data
1 44 (16.00%) Hadoop
2 34 (12.36%) NoSQL
3 32 (11.64%) MySQL
4 27 (9.82%) SQL Server
5 19 (6.91%) Oracle Database
6 15 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (5.09%) Oracle Database 12c
8 13 (4.73%) MongoDB
8 13 (4.73%) Oracle Database 11g
9 12 (4.36%) Relational Database
10 11 (4.00%) HBase
11 10 (3.64%) Oracle Exadata
12 8 (2.91%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (1.45%) Apache Hive
14 4 (1.45%) Sqoop
15 3 (1.09%) DB2
16 2 (0.73%) Data Mining
16 2 (0.73%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 50 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 40 (14.55%) Git (software)
3 23 (8.36%) JIRA
4 10 (3.64%) Selenium
5 9 (3.27%) JMeter
5 9 (3.27%) Maven
6 8 (2.91%) Visual Studio Team System
7 7 (2.55%) Babel
7 7 (2.55%) Gatling
7 7 (2.55%) NeoLoad
7 7 (2.55%) webpack
8 6 (2.18%) IntelliJ
8 6 (2.18%) TestNG
9 5 (1.82%) Subversion
9 5 (1.82%) Travis CI
9 5 (1.82%) Vagrant
10 4 (1.45%) ProC
11 3 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (1.09%) Bitbucket
11 3 (1.09%) LabVIEW
General
1 59 (21.45%) Finance
2 9 (3.27%) Legal
3 6 (2.18%) Banking
3 6 (2.18%) Billing
4 5 (1.82%) Electronics
5 4 (1.45%) Advertising
5 4 (1.45%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.09%) Automotive
6 3 (1.09%) Games
7 2 (0.73%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.73%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.73%) Marketing
7 2 (0.73%) Retail
8 1 (0.36%) Back Office
8 1 (0.36%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.36%) Law
8 1 (0.36%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 81 (29.45%) Developer
2 44 (16.00%) Java Developer
3 35 (12.73%) DevOps Engineer
4 22 (8.00%) Software Engineer
5 20 (7.27%) Administrator
6 19 (6.91%) Analyst
7 18 (6.55%) Big Data Developer
7 18 (6.55%) Linux Engineer
8 14 (5.09%) Apache Spark Developer
9 13 (4.73%) C++ Software Engineer
9 13 (4.73%) Systems Administrator
10 11 (4.00%) Consultant
10 11 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (4.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 10 (3.64%) Architect
11 10 (3.64%) C++ Developer
11 10 (3.64%) DBA
11 10 (3.64%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
11 10 (3.64%) Senior Software Engineer
11 10 (3.64%) Sybase DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (17.45%) JSON
1 48 (17.45%) Spring
2 38 (13.82%) Kafka
3 33 (12.00%) Spring Boot
4 32 (11.64%) J2EE
5 29 (10.55%) Middleware
5 29 (10.55%) RabbitMQ
5 29 (10.55%) RESTful
6 20 (7.27%) Node.js
6 20 (7.27%) Spark Streaming
7 17 (6.18%) REST
8 16 (5.82%) Web Services
9 15 (5.45%) AngularJS
9 15 (5.45%) HTML
10 14 (5.09%) React
11 11 (4.00%) Elastic Stack
12 10 (3.64%) CSS
12 10 (3.64%) jQuery
13 8 (2.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 7 (2.55%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.73%) Data Centre
3 12 (4.36%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (3.64%) Algorithms
4 10 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (3.27%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (3.27%) Linux Command Line
5 9 (3.27%) Public Cloud
6 8 (2.91%) AS400
6 8 (2.91%) iSeries
7 7 (2.55%) Replication
7 7 (2.55%) Smart Home
8 5 (1.82%) EMC VMAX
8 5 (1.82%) EMC VNX
8 5 (1.82%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.45%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.45%) PKI
10 3 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.73%) Clustering
11 2 (0.73%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 85 (30.91%) Unix
2 62 (22.55%) Windows
3 37 (13.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (8.36%) Windows Server
5 15 (5.45%) Ubuntu
6 12 (4.36%) SUSE
7 11 (4.00%) CentOS
7 11 (4.00%) Embedded Linux
8 9 (3.27%) CoreOS
9 8 (2.91%) Android
10 7 (2.55%) AIX
10 7 (2.55%) Solaris
11 5 (1.82%) VMS
12 4 (1.45%) Windows 7
13 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.73%) Debian
14 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (34.91%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (25.82%) DevOps
3 44 (16.00%) TDD
4 36 (13.09%) BDD
5 32 (11.64%) Scrum
5 32 (11.64%) Unit Testing
6 28 (10.18%) Software Engineering
7 23 (8.36%) Computer Science
7 23 (8.36%) Open Source
8 21 (7.64%) System Testing
8 21 (7.64%) Test Automation
9 19 (6.91%) Change Management
9 19 (6.91%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (6.91%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (6.18%) Mentoring
11 16 (5.82%) Configuration Management
12 15 (5.45%) ITIL
13 13 (4.73%) Microservices
13 13 (4.73%) Migration
13 13 (4.73%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 84 (30.55%) Java
2 52 (18.91%) Python
3 51 (18.55%) SQL
4 42 (15.27%) C++
5 28 (10.18%) Bash Shell
5 28 (10.18%) JavaScript
6 21 (7.64%) Ruby
7 20 (7.27%) PHP
8 19 (6.91%) PowerShell
9 18 (6.55%) C
10 17 (6.18%) Shell Script
11 13 (4.73%) Perl
12 8 (2.91%) C#
13 6 (2.18%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.82%) Scala
15 4 (1.45%) PL/SQL
15 4 (1.45%) R
16 3 (1.09%) Embedded C
16 3 (1.09%) Groovy
16 3 (1.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (12.36%) Degree
2 32 (11.64%) Security Cleared
3 29 (10.55%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (2.55%) PhD
6 5 (1.82%) Master's Degree
7 3 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.09%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.73%) ISEB
8 2 (0.73%) MCSE
8 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.36%) CCNA
9 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.36%) PMP
9 1 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.45%) QA
2 3 (1.09%) SLA
3 2 (0.73%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.36%) COBIT
System Software
1 60 (21.82%) Docker
2 30 (10.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 15 (5.45%) HDFS
4 14 (5.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (4.73%) Active Directory
6 12 (4.36%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (3.64%) Virtual Desktop
8 7 (2.55%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (1.82%) Firmware
9 5 (1.82%) NFS
9 5 (1.82%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.73%) Ceph
10 2 (0.73%) etcd
10 2 (0.73%) flannel
10 2 (0.73%) GlusterFS
10 2 (0.73%) SkyDNS
10 2 (0.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.73%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (11.27%) Hadoop YARN
2 26 (9.45%) Kubernetes
3 24 (8.73%) Puppet
4 21 (7.64%) Ansible
5 14 (5.09%) Nagios
6 13 (4.73%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (4.00%) Terraform
8 9 (3.27%) Graphite
9 6 (2.18%) NetBackup
10 4 (1.45%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (1.45%) Netcool
10 4 (1.45%) Oozie
11 3 (1.09%) Grafana
11 3 (1.09%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 2 (0.73%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.73%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 2 (0.73%) Prometheus
12 2 (0.73%) rkt
12 2 (0.73%) Salt
12 2 (0.73%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 40 (14.55%) Oracle
2 34 (12.36%) Red Hat
3 29 (10.55%) VMware
4 19 (6.91%) Microsoft
5 17 (6.18%) Citrix
6 12 (4.36%) CA
6 12 (4.36%) Dell
6 12 (4.36%) SAP
7 10 (3.64%) EMC
7 10 (3.64%) Isilon
7 10 (3.64%) Sybase
8 9 (3.27%) Cisco
9 8 (2.91%) IBM
10 7 (2.55%) Splunk
11 6 (2.18%) CyberArk
11 6 (2.18%) Google
12 5 (1.82%) Bomgar
12 5 (1.82%) Brocade
13 4 (1.45%) Atlassian
13 4 (1.45%) HP