Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 7 3
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4 +12
Contract jobs citing Linux 371 366 499
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 11.30% 14.39% 19.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.40% 51.19% 54.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 241 340
Surrey median daily rate £500 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £350
90th Percentile £588 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £465 £425 £418
% change year-on-year +9.41% +1.80% +8.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 7 27
Surrey median hourly rate £27.00 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £26.00 £22.05 £36.50
90th Percentile £50.70 £49.25 £49.05
South East median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year +1.18% -2.86% +16.67%

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 708 715 924
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 21.57% 28.11% 35.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 453 617
Surrey median daily rate £463 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +1.80% +11.33%
10th Percentile £183 £185 £184
90th Percentile £575 £538 £546
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 44 69
Surrey median hourly rate £27.00 £17.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.52% -46.92% +108.00%
10th Percentile £11.97 £12.83 £11.81
90th Percentile £53.00 £47.50 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £18.50 £15.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +19.35% -20.51% +18.18%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +4 67 £500 +11.11% 25
Reigate +8 64 £513 +15.82% 3
Camberley -1 41 £550 +16.09% 4
Staines -3 32 £465 +24.00% 3
Leatherhead +7 16 £550 +12.82% 11
Woking -2 15 £475 +35.71% 11
Epsom -8 15 £350 -12.50% 2
Redhill -7 10 £325 -23.53% 1
Cranleigh - 4 £120 - 1
Weybridge -20 2 £538 +144.32% 1
Sunbury-on-Thames -29 2 - - 1
Tadworth +1 1 - - 1
Farnham -14 1 - -
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 143 (38.54%) Jenkins
2 137 (36.93%) Python
3 119 (32.08%) Java
4 114 (30.73%) Oracle
4 114 (30.73%) Unix
5 109 (29.38%) JavaScript
6 100 (26.95%) Agile Software Development
7 98 (26.42%) Finance
8 93 (25.07%) HTML
8 93 (25.07%) Git (software)
9 91 (24.53%) Windows
10 90 (24.26%) Continuous Integration
11 88 (23.72%) Relational Database
12 87 (23.45%) REST
13 81 (21.83%) Web Services
14 76 (20.49%) CSS
15 68 (18.33%) Web Development
16 65 (17.52%) Django
16 65 (17.52%) Workflow
17 60 (16.17%) TDD
17 60 (16.17%) Spring
18 53 (14.29%) VMware
18 53 (14.29%) RESTful
18 53 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 53 (14.29%) Hadoop
18 53 (14.29%) Kafka
19 52 (14.02%) Apache
19 52 (14.02%) Middleware
20 50 (13.48%) JSON
21 49 (13.21%) SQL

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 52 (14.02%) Apache
2 38 (10.24%) Apache Spark
3 21 (5.66%) GemFire
4 16 (4.31%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (4.04%) JBoss
6 13 (3.50%) Tomcat
7 12 (3.23%) IIS
8 7 (1.89%) Cloud Foundry
8 7 (1.89%) WildFly
9 6 (1.62%) CMS
10 5 (1.35%) Confluence
11 4 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (1.08%) CICS
11 4 (1.08%) OpenStack
11 4 (1.08%) SAS
12 3 (0.81%) nginx
13 2 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
14 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.27%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 37 (9.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (7.28%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (4.31%) GitHub
4 14 (3.77%) PaaS
5 8 (2.16%) IaaS
6 6 (1.62%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (1.08%) Office 365
7 4 (1.08%) SaaS
8 3 (0.81%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.54%) Force.com
10 1 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.27%) Heroku
10 1 (0.27%) Quay.io
Communications & Networking
1 35 (9.43%) Firewall
2 33 (8.89%) TCP/IP
3 23 (6.20%) SAN
4 18 (4.85%) SSH
5 17 (4.58%) DNS
6 14 (3.77%) NAS
7 9 (2.43%) Fibre Channel
7 9 (2.43%) FTP
7 9 (2.43%) HTTP
7 9 (2.43%) Network Security
7 9 (2.43%) SSL
8 8 (2.16%) DHCP
8 8 (2.16%) IPsec
9 6 (1.62%) LAN
9 6 (1.62%) VoIP
10 5 (1.35%) GSM
10 5 (1.35%) LTE
10 5 (1.35%) RANAP
10 5 (1.35%) SGSN
10 5 (1.35%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (23.72%) Relational Database
2 53 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 49 (13.21%) Big Data
4 41 (11.05%) Redis
5 22 (5.93%) Oracle Database
5 22 (5.93%) SQL Server
6 18 (4.85%) HBase
7 15 (4.04%) RDBMS
8 11 (2.96%) MongoDB
9 10 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (2.70%) SQLPlus
10 7 (1.89%) Apache Hive
11 6 (1.62%) MySQL
12 5 (1.35%) NoSQL
12 5 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.81%) GIS
14 3 (0.81%) KNIME
14 3 (0.81%) Oracle Database 12c
14 3 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 143 (38.54%) Jenkins
2 93 (25.07%) Git (software)
3 12 (3.23%) JIRA
3 12 (3.23%) JUnit
4 11 (2.96%) GCC
4 11 (2.96%) GDB
5 10 (2.70%) Cucumber
5 10 (2.70%) Maven
5 10 (2.70%) Subversion
6 8 (2.16%) Artifactory
6 8 (2.16%) ProC
7 7 (1.89%) Eclipse
7 7 (1.89%) IntelliJ
7 7 (1.89%) Selenium
7 7 (1.89%) TeamCity
8 6 (1.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (1.62%) Bitbucket
8 6 (1.62%) Hudson
9 5 (1.35%) HP UFT
9 5 (1.35%) LoadRunner
General
1 98 (26.42%) Finance
2 13 (3.50%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.70%) Banking
4 6 (1.62%) Legal
5 5 (1.35%) Law
5 5 (1.35%) Marketing
6 3 (0.81%) Publishing
7 2 (0.54%) Games
7 2 (0.54%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.27%) Advertising
8 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 154 (41.51%) Developer
2 65 (17.52%) Python Developer
3 63 (16.98%) Django Developer
3 63 (16.98%) Python/Django Developer
4 58 (15.63%) Java Developer
5 26 (7.01%) DevOps Engineer
6 25 (6.74%) Software Engineer
7 23 (6.20%) Big Data Developer
8 22 (5.93%) Linux Engineer
9 20 (5.39%) Analyst
10 17 (4.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 17 (4.58%) Security Engineer
11 15 (4.04%) Administrator
12 14 (3.77%) Consultant
13 13 (3.50%) Architect
13 13 (3.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 12 (3.23%) C++ Software Engineer
14 12 (3.23%) Linux Developer
15 11 (2.96%) Apache Spark Developer
15 11 (2.96%) Java Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (25.07%) HTML
2 87 (23.45%) REST
3 81 (21.83%) Web Services
4 76 (20.49%) CSS
5 65 (17.52%) Django
6 60 (16.17%) Spring
7 53 (14.29%) Kafka
7 53 (14.29%) RESTful
8 52 (14.02%) Middleware
9 50 (13.48%) JSON
10 45 (12.13%) RabbitMQ
11 41 (11.05%) J2EE
12 32 (8.63%) Spring Boot
13 26 (7.01%) jQuery
14 22 (5.93%) Spark Streaming
15 19 (5.12%) AngularJS
16 15 (4.04%) Apache Camel
16 15 (4.04%) LDAP
16 15 (4.04%) React
17 12 (3.23%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.93%) Data Centre
2 18 (4.85%) Linux Command Line
3 17 (4.58%) PKI
4 15 (4.04%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.23%) Virtual Team
6 10 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.43%) Enterprise Storage
8 8 (2.16%) Client/Server
8 8 (2.16%) Replication
9 7 (1.89%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.62%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.35%) DataPower
12 4 (1.08%) Device Driver
12 4 (1.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 4 (1.08%) Smart Home
13 3 (0.81%) Clustering
13 3 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
13 3 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.81%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 114 (30.73%) Unix
2 91 (24.53%) Windows
3 53 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 29 (7.82%) Solaris
5 19 (5.12%) Windows Server
6 18 (4.85%) CentOS
7 13 (3.50%) AIX
7 13 (3.50%) Android
8 10 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (2.43%) Ubuntu
9 9 (2.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (2.16%) SUSE
11 6 (1.62%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.35%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (1.08%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.81%) CoreOS
14 3 (0.81%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.81%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.81%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.54%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (26.95%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (24.26%) Continuous Integration
3 68 (18.33%) Web Development
4 65 (17.52%) Workflow
5 60 (16.17%) TDD
6 47 (12.67%) BDD
6 47 (12.67%) DevOps
7 36 (9.70%) Unit Testing
8 34 (9.16%) System Testing
9 33 (8.89%) Software Engineering
10 32 (8.63%) Scrum
11 29 (7.82%) Configuration Management
12 25 (6.74%) Change Management
13 23 (6.20%) Test Automation
14 22 (5.93%) Open Source
15 17 (4.58%) SDLC
16 16 (4.31%) ITIL
16 16 (4.31%) Microservices
17 15 (4.04%) Analytics
18 14 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 137 (36.93%) Python
2 119 (32.08%) Java
3 109 (29.38%) JavaScript
4 49 (13.21%) SQL
5 38 (10.24%) Bash Shell
5 38 (10.24%) Perl
6 35 (9.43%) C++
7 32 (8.63%) PowerShell
8 29 (7.82%) C
9 27 (7.28%) Shell Script
10 25 (6.74%) Ruby
11 11 (2.96%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.89%) AWK
13 6 (1.62%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.35%) Embedded C
14 5 (1.35%) PHP
15 4 (1.08%) Java 8
15 4 (1.08%) sed
16 3 (0.81%) Groovy
16 3 (0.81%) Korn
Qualifications
1 41 (11.05%) Security Cleared
2 33 (8.89%) SC Cleared
3 23 (6.20%) Degree
4 6 (1.62%) Master's Degree
5 4 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.08%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.81%) ISEB
6 3 (0.81%) PhD
7 2 (0.54%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.54%) CCNP
7 2 (0.54%) CGEIT
7 2 (0.54%) CISSP
7 2 (0.54%) CRISC
7 2 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.27%) CCNA
8 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.27%) HNC
8 1 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.35%) SLA
2 4 (1.08%) GPG13
3 3 (0.81%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.81%) QA
4 2 (0.54%) ECSS
4 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (12.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 30 (8.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (6.74%) Active Directory
4 22 (5.93%) Docker
4 22 (5.93%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (5.12%) HDFS
6 12 (3.23%) Virtual Desktop
6 12 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (2.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 9 (2.43%) vSphere
8 8 (2.16%) Hyper-V
9 6 (1.62%) NFS
9 6 (1.62%) Veritas File System
10 5 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (1.08%) GlusterFS
11 4 (1.08%) KVM
12 1 (0.27%) Ceph
12 1 (0.27%) OpenAM
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle Clusterware
12 1 (0.27%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 37 (9.97%) Hadoop YARN
2 36 (9.70%) Ansible
3 32 (8.63%) Puppet
4 14 (3.77%) NetBackup
5 13 (3.50%) Nagios
6 11 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (1.89%) Mesos
7 7 (1.89%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 6 (1.62%) Kubernetes
8 6 (1.62%) Oracle ZFS
8 6 (1.62%) SnapMirror
8 6 (1.62%) SnapVault
9 5 (1.35%) Terraform
9 5 (1.35%) Trend Micro Deep Security
10 4 (1.08%) Data Guard
10 4 (1.08%) Kibana
10 4 (1.08%) Malwarebytes
10 4 (1.08%) SCOM
10 4 (1.08%) WSUS
11 3 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 114 (30.73%) Oracle
2 53 (14.29%) VMware
3 37 (9.97%) Microsoft
4 34 (9.16%) Red Hat
5 20 (5.39%) Citrix
6 17 (4.58%) Veritas
7 16 (4.31%) Cisco
7 16 (4.31%) Sun
8 13 (3.50%) Brocade
9 11 (2.96%) HP
10 10 (2.70%) EMC
11 9 (2.43%) Cloudera
12 8 (2.16%) NetApp
12 8 (2.16%) ServiceNow
12 8 (2.16%) Symantec
13 7 (1.89%) F5
13 7 (1.89%) IBM
13 7 (1.89%) SAP
14 6 (1.62%) McAfee
14 6 (1.62%) Splunk