Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 5 1
Rank change year-on-year -6 -4 +19
Contract jobs citing Linux 317 353 527
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 10.78% 15.63% 20.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.53% 53.81% 56.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 210 361
Surrey median daily rate £510 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - +4.29%
10th Percentile £364 £325 £313
90th Percentile £588 £589 £550
South East median daily rate £463 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +8.82% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 32
Surrey median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.41% -7.78% -5.26%
10th Percentile £26.00 £40.50 £31.63
90th Percentile £48.45 £47.79 £49.43
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +13.33%

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 640 656 927
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 21.76% 29.04% 36.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 375 588
Surrey median daily rate £458 £403 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.66% -4.17% +12.00%
10th Percentile £144 £163 £218
90th Percentile £575 £548 £550
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 51 89
Surrey median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.22% -19.57% +46.03%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.75 £47.50 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +12.90% -16.22% +14.62%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 23 April 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
Reigate +7 61 £513 - 3
Camberley 0 50 £550 - 4
Guildford +5 46 £500 +6.67% 13
Staines -8 25 £469 +25.00% 7
Redhill +6 17 £468 +21.43% 4
Leatherhead -6 15 £550 +15.79% 4
Epsom -1 10 £350 -12.50% 9
Cranleigh - 5 £120 -
Woking -8 4 £190 -49.33% 7
Tadworth +1 2 £605 - 2
Sunbury-on-Thames -25 2 - -
Caterham +3 1 £388 -40.43%
Farnham -4 1 - - 1
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 120 (37.85%) Jenkins
2 111 (35.02%) Python
3 109 (34.38%) Oracle
4 104 (32.81%) Unix
5 95 (29.97%) Git (software)
6 90 (28.39%) Java
7 87 (27.44%) JavaScript
7 87 (27.44%) Continuous Integration
8 86 (27.13%) Finance
8 86 (27.13%) Agile Software Development
9 81 (25.55%) HTML
9 81 (25.55%) Relational Database
10 78 (24.61%) Windows
11 73 (23.03%) REST
12 67 (21.14%) Web Services
13 65 (20.50%) CSS
14 60 (18.93%) Web Development
15 58 (18.30%) DevOps
16 57 (17.98%) Django
17 51 (16.09%) Workflow
18 50 (15.77%) SQL
19 48 (15.14%) TDD
20 43 (13.56%) Spring
21 42 (13.25%) Configuration Management
22 40 (12.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 40 (12.62%) RESTful
23 38 (11.99%) Hadoop
23 38 (11.99%) Kafka
23 38 (11.99%) J2EE
24 37 (11.67%) Apache

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 37 (11.67%) Apache
2 25 (7.89%) Apache Spark
3 15 (4.73%) GemFire
4 7 (2.21%) Confluence
4 7 (2.21%) JBoss
5 6 (1.89%) CMS
5 6 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.58%) nginx
7 4 (1.26%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (1.26%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.26%) SAS
7 4 (1.26%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.95%) IIS
9 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.63%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.32%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.32%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.32%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (0.95%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.32%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 32 (10.09%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (7.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (6.62%) GitHub
4 12 (3.79%) PaaS
5 8 (2.52%) IaaS
6 7 (2.21%) Office 365
7 6 (1.89%) SaaS
8 5 (1.58%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (1.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.63%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.32%) AWS OpsWorks
11 1 (0.32%) Force.com
11 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.32%) Heroku
11 1 (0.32%) npm
11 1 (0.32%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 29 (9.15%) Firewall
1 29 (9.15%) TCP/IP
2 19 (5.99%) DNS
3 17 (5.36%) SAN
4 14 (4.42%) SSH
5 12 (3.79%) VoIP
6 10 (3.15%) Asterisk PBX
6 10 (3.15%) NAS
6 10 (3.15%) PBX
6 10 (3.15%) RTP
7 9 (2.84%) HTTP
8 8 (2.52%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (2.21%) FTP
9 7 (2.21%) LTE
9 7 (2.21%) MGW
9 7 (2.21%) Network Security
9 7 (2.21%) RANAP
9 7 (2.21%) SGSN
9 7 (2.21%) SSL
9 7 (2.21%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (25.55%) Relational Database
2 38 (11.99%) Hadoop
3 36 (11.36%) Big Data
4 32 (10.09%) Redis
5 19 (5.99%) Oracle Database
6 17 (5.36%) HBase
7 16 (5.05%) RDBMS
8 11 (3.47%) SQLPlus
9 10 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (3.15%) SQL Server
10 9 (2.84%) MongoDB
11 7 (2.21%) MySQL
12 6 (1.89%) NoSQL
13 5 (1.58%) Apache Hive
14 3 (0.95%) GIS
14 3 (0.95%) Parquet
15 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
15 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database 12c
15 2 (0.63%) Oracle9i Database
15 2 (0.63%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 120 (37.85%) Jenkins
2 95 (29.97%) Git (software)
3 24 (7.57%) GCC
3 24 (7.57%) GDB
4 20 (6.31%) Subversion
5 18 (5.68%) JIRA
6 17 (5.36%) Bitbucket
7 12 (3.79%) SonarQube
8 10 (3.15%) ProC
9 9 (2.84%) Artifactory
10 7 (2.21%) Cucumber
10 7 (2.21%) TeamCity
10 7 (2.21%) Trac
11 6 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (1.89%) Hudson
11 6 (1.89%) Maven
12 4 (1.26%) Eclipse
12 4 (1.26%) Gradle
12 4 (1.26%) IntelliJ
12 4 (1.26%) JUnit
General
1 86 (27.13%) Finance
2 26 (8.20%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.89%) Banking
4 4 (1.26%) Legal
5 3 (0.95%) Marketing
5 3 (0.95%) Retail
6 2 (0.63%) Advertising
6 2 (0.63%) Automotive
6 2 (0.63%) Electronics
7 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 138 (43.53%) Developer
2 58 (18.30%) Python Developer
3 55 (17.35%) Django Developer
3 55 (17.35%) Python/Django Developer
4 49 (15.46%) Java Developer
5 40 (12.62%) DevOps Engineer
6 29 (9.15%) Software Engineer
7 25 (7.89%) Architect
8 21 (6.62%) C++ Software Engineer
9 18 (5.68%) Big Data Developer
10 17 (5.36%) Linux Engineer
11 15 (4.73%) AWS Engineer
11 15 (4.73%) Technical Architect
12 13 (4.10%) Oracle Developer
13 11 (3.47%) Administrator
13 11 (3.47%) AWS DevOps
13 11 (3.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 11 (3.47%) Systems Developer
14 10 (3.15%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 10 (3.15%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (25.55%) HTML
2 73 (23.03%) REST
3 67 (21.14%) Web Services
4 65 (20.50%) CSS
5 57 (17.98%) Django
6 43 (13.56%) Spring
7 40 (12.62%) RESTful
8 38 (11.99%) J2EE
8 38 (11.99%) Kafka
9 35 (11.04%) JSON
10 33 (10.41%) RabbitMQ
11 32 (10.09%) Middleware
12 24 (7.57%) Spring Boot
12 24 (7.57%) STL
13 23 (7.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 21 (6.62%) jQuery
15 15 (4.73%) Spark Streaming
16 14 (4.42%) AngularJS
17 11 (3.47%) Node.js
17 11 (3.47%) React
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.52%) Data Centre
2 15 (4.73%) Linux Command Line
3 12 (3.79%) Virtual Team
4 9 (2.84%) Enterprise Storage
5 8 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.21%) PKI
7 6 (1.89%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.58%) DataPower
9 4 (1.26%) Device Driver
9 4 (1.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (0.95%) CMDB
10 3 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.95%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.63%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.63%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.63%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.63%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 104 (32.81%) Unix
2 78 (24.61%) Windows
3 40 (12.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (7.89%) Solaris
5 15 (4.73%) CentOS
6 14 (4.42%) AIX
6 14 (4.42%) Ubuntu
7 11 (3.47%) Windows Server
8 7 (2.21%) Android
8 7 (2.21%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.58%) Embedded Linux
11 4 (1.26%) Debian
11 4 (1.26%) Fedora
12 3 (0.95%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.63%) SUSE
14 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.32%) VxWorks
14 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.32%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (27.44%) Continuous Integration
2 86 (27.13%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (18.93%) Web Development
4 58 (18.30%) DevOps
5 51 (16.09%) Workflow
6 48 (15.14%) TDD
7 42 (13.25%) Configuration Management
8 36 (11.36%) Software Engineering
9 33 (10.41%) BDD
10 28 (8.83%) System Testing
10 28 (8.83%) Unit Testing
11 26 (8.20%) Scrum
11 26 (8.20%) Test Automation
12 19 (5.99%) SDLC
13 17 (5.36%) Continuous Delivery
14 15 (4.73%) Open Source
15 13 (4.10%) Information Security
15 13 (4.10%) OO
16 12 (3.79%) ITIL
16 12 (3.79%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 111 (35.02%) Python
2 90 (28.39%) Java
3 87 (27.44%) JavaScript
4 50 (15.77%) SQL
5 34 (10.73%) Shell Script
6 33 (10.41%) C++
7 30 (9.46%) Perl
8 23 (7.26%) C
9 18 (5.68%) Ruby
10 13 (4.10%) Bash Shell
10 13 (4.10%) PL/SQL
11 10 (3.15%) PowerShell
12 9 (2.84%) PHP
13 6 (1.89%) AWK
13 6 (1.89%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.26%) Embedded C
14 4 (1.26%) Java 8
14 4 (1.26%) sed
15 3 (0.95%) C#
16 2 (0.63%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 26 (8.20%) Security Cleared
2 20 (6.31%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.52%) Degree
4 4 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.95%) CCNA
5 3 (0.95%) MCSE
5 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.95%) RHCE
6 2 (0.63%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.63%) BICSI Certification
6 2 (0.63%) CCNP
6 2 (0.63%) CGEIT
6 2 (0.63%) CISSP
6 2 (0.63%) CRISC
6 2 (0.63%) ISEB
6 2 (0.63%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.63%) JNCIA
6 2 (0.63%) JNCIS
6 2 (0.63%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (1.89%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.26%) PA-DSS
3 3 (0.95%) SLA
4 2 (0.63%) QA
5 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.32%) ECSS
5 1 (0.32%) MISRA
System Software
1 33 (10.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 27 (8.52%) Docker
3 19 (5.99%) Active Directory
4 18 (5.68%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (4.73%) HDFS
6 14 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (3.47%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (2.52%) Hyper-V
9 7 (2.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 6 (1.89%) vSphere
11 5 (1.58%) KVM
11 5 (1.58%) NFS
12 4 (1.26%) Veritas File System
13 3 (0.95%) Firmware
14 2 (0.63%) GlusterFS
14 2 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
14 2 (0.63%) Xen
15 1 (0.32%) Oracle Clusterware
15 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 37 (11.67%) Puppet
2 32 (10.09%) Ansible
3 29 (9.15%) Hadoop YARN
4 18 (5.68%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (2.52%) NetBackup
6 6 (1.89%) SnapMirror
6 6 (1.89%) SnapVault
6 6 (1.89%) vCenter Server
6 6 (1.89%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 5 (1.58%) SCCM
8 4 (1.26%) Malwarebytes
8 4 (1.26%) Nagios
8 4 (1.26%) WSUS
9 3 (0.95%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.95%) Kibana
9 3 (0.95%) Kubernetes
9 3 (0.95%) Oracle ZFS
10 2 (0.63%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 109 (34.38%) Oracle
2 29 (9.15%) Red Hat
3 28 (8.83%) Microsoft
3 28 (8.83%) VMware
4 18 (5.68%) Cisco
5 12 (3.79%) Sun
6 11 (3.47%) Brocade
6 11 (3.47%) Citrix
6 11 (3.47%) EMC
7 8 (2.52%) NetApp
7 8 (2.52%) Veritas
8 6 (1.89%) F5
8 6 (1.89%) HP
8 6 (1.89%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.58%) IBM
10 4 (1.26%) Dell
10 4 (1.26%) Fortinet
11 3 (0.95%) Apple
11 3 (0.95%) SAP
11 3 (0.95%) SolarWinds