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 28 June 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.

Linux
South East / Surrey
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 4 16
Rank change year-on-year -2 +12  
Contract jobs citing Linux 159 226 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 13.05% 17.78% 8.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.22% 52.56% 32.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 156 57
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £363 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £575 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 9
Median hourly rate £43.75 £43.50 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.57% -7.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £37.25 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £45.60 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  

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 344 430 354
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 28.24% 33.83% 27.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 696 423
Median daily rate £413 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £186 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 58 94
Median hourly rate £17.50 £23.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.91% +46.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.89 £11.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.82% +3.03%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 25 £425 - 2
Camberley +1 12 £450 - 4
Epsom -3 11 - - 1
Guildford -4 11 £475 +11.76% 8
Woking -6 9 £190 -57.77% 4
Sunbury-on-Thames - 9 £425 -
Leatherhead -1 7 £525 +9.09% 3
Weybridge +14 3 £220 -
Tadworth -2 3 - -
Staines -11 3 £600 +52.86%
Reigate -12 2 £351 -22.11% 2
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 164 (46.59%) Unix
2 122 (34.66%) Oracle
3 102 (28.98%) Finance
4 92 (26.14%) Java
5 91 (25.85%) Windows
6 90 (25.57%) Agile Software Development
7 85 (24.15%) Jenkins
8 84 (23.86%) JavaScript
8 84 (23.86%) Python
9 82 (23.30%) SQL
10 70 (19.89%) DevOps
11 68 (19.32%) Red Hat
12 67 (19.03%) Git (software)
13 62 (17.61%) HTML
13 62 (17.61%) Configuration Management
14 60 (17.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 59 (16.76%) Puppet
15 59 (16.76%) Solaris
16 52 (14.77%) Relational Database
17 44 (12.50%) VMware
17 44 (12.50%) Web Services
18 43 (12.22%) Veritas
19 41 (11.65%) Perl
19 41 (11.65%) REST
19 41 (11.65%) SDLC
20 40 (11.36%) Docker
20 40 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
21 39 (11.08%) SAN
21 39 (11.08%) Oracle Database
22 38 (10.80%) Shell Script

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 33 (9.38%) Apache
2 27 (7.67%) Tomcat
3 19 (5.40%) WebLogic
4 16 (4.55%) Confluence
4 16 (4.55%) nginx
5 15 (4.26%) JBoss
6 14 (3.98%) IIS
7 9 (2.56%) OpenStack
7 9 (2.56%) WildFly
8 7 (1.99%) Apache Spark
8 7 (1.99%) Drupal
8 7 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (1.99%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (1.70%) WordPress
10 5 (1.42%) CMS
11 3 (0.85%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.57%) Mule
13 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (1.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.70%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.57%) Simulink
5 1 (0.28%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.70%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 40 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (5.68%) GitHub
4 17 (4.83%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (1.99%) Amazon S3
6 7 (1.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (1.70%) IaaS
7 6 (1.70%) OpenShift
8 4 (1.14%) PaaS
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (11.08%) SAN
2 36 (10.23%) NAS
3 20 (5.68%) SSH
4 16 (4.55%) Firewall
5 15 (4.26%) Wireshark
6 13 (3.69%) VoIP
7 12 (3.41%) Asterisk PBX
7 12 (3.41%) Diameter Protocol
7 12 (3.41%) GSM
7 12 (3.41%) LDAP
7 12 (3.41%) LTE
7 12 (3.41%) PBX
7 12 (3.41%) RANAP
7 12 (3.41%) RTP
7 12 (3.41%) TCP/IP
7 12 (3.41%) UMTS
8 11 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
9 10 (2.84%) GGSN
9 10 (2.84%) MGW
9 10 (2.84%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (14.77%) Relational Database
2 39 (11.08%) Oracle Database
3 28 (7.95%) SQL Server
4 27 (7.67%) SQLPlus
5 26 (7.39%) RDBMS
6 25 (7.10%) MySQL
7 24 (6.82%) MongoDB
8 13 (3.69%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (3.41%) Hadoop
10 11 (3.13%) NoSQL
11 8 (2.27%) Redis
11 8 (2.27%) SAP HANA
12 7 (1.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 7 (1.99%) Big Data
13 4 (1.14%) InterSystems Cache
14 3 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.85%) DB2
14 3 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
15 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
16 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 85 (24.15%) Jenkins
2 67 (19.03%) Git (software)
3 30 (8.52%) Subversion
4 22 (6.25%) Maven
5 19 (5.40%) JIRA
6 17 (4.83%) ProC
7 16 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (4.26%) Bitbucket
9 12 (3.41%) GCC
9 12 (3.41%) GDB
9 12 (3.41%) Trac
10 8 (2.27%) Artifactory
10 8 (2.27%) Eclipse
11 7 (1.99%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (1.70%) JUnit
13 5 (1.42%) ANTLR
13 5 (1.42%) git-flow
13 5 (1.42%) LoadRunner
14 4 (1.14%) Gradle
14 4 (1.14%) Hudson
General
1 102 (28.98%) Finance
2 29 (8.24%) Banking
3 26 (7.39%) Telecoms
4 25 (7.10%) Legal
5 13 (3.69%) Investment Banking
6 12 (3.41%) Electronics
7 9 (2.56%) Law
8 6 (1.70%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.70%) Marketing
9 5 (1.42%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.28%) Games
10 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 104 (29.55%) Developer
2 46 (13.07%) Administrator
3 38 (10.80%) Systems Administrator
4 36 (10.23%) DevOps Engineer
5 32 (9.09%) Unix Administrator
6 31 (8.81%) Oracle Developer
7 27 (7.67%) Java Developer
7 27 (7.67%) SQL Developer
8 26 (7.39%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 25 (7.10%) PL/SQL Developer
10 23 (6.53%) Analyst
10 23 (6.53%) Linux Engineer
11 22 (6.25%) Storage Administrator
12 19 (5.40%) Architect
12 19 (5.40%) JavaScript Developer
13 18 (5.11%) Software Engineer
14 16 (4.55%) Oracle Architect
14 16 (4.55%) Web Developer
15 15 (4.26%) Storage Systems Administrator
15 15 (4.26%) Unix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (17.61%) HTML
2 44 (12.50%) Web Services
3 41 (11.65%) REST
4 31 (8.81%) jQuery
5 27 (7.67%) HTML5
6 25 (7.10%) Middleware
7 23 (6.53%) Spring
8 21 (5.97%) JSON
9 19 (5.40%) CSS
10 17 (4.83%) Node.js
11 14 (3.98%) Django
11 14 (3.98%) Elastic Stack
12 13 (3.69%) RabbitMQ
13 12 (3.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 12 (3.41%) STL
14 10 (2.84%) XML
15 9 (2.56%) JMS
15 9 (2.56%) SOAP
15 9 (2.56%) YAML
16 7 (1.99%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.39%) Enterprise Storage
2 21 (5.97%) Data Centre
3 12 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.41%) Client/Server
4 9 (2.56%) Cyber Attack
5 8 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.99%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (1.70%) User Experience
8 5 (1.42%) CMDB
8 5 (1.42%) EMC VNX
8 5 (1.42%) iSeries
8 5 (1.42%) Replication
9 4 (1.14%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.14%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.85%) AS400
10 3 (0.85%) Clustering
10 3 (0.85%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (0.85%) iPad
10 3 (0.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 164 (46.59%) Unix
2 91 (25.85%) Windows
3 60 (17.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 59 (16.76%) Solaris
5 36 (10.23%) AIX
6 19 (5.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (5.11%) CentOS
8 14 (3.98%) Ubuntu
9 13 (3.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (2.56%) Windows Server
11 8 (2.27%) SUSE
12 7 (1.99%) HPUX
13 4 (1.14%) Android
14 3 (0.85%) Debian
15 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.28%) Data ONTAP
16 1 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
16 1 (0.28%) ThreadX
16 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (25.57%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (19.89%) DevOps
3 62 (17.61%) Configuration Management
4 41 (11.65%) SDLC
5 34 (9.66%) Waterfall
6 32 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (8.52%) Migration
8 29 (8.24%) Requirements Analysis
9 26 (7.39%) Software Engineering
10 23 (6.53%) Load Balancing
10 23 (6.53%) Test Automation
11 22 (6.25%) High Availability
11 22 (6.25%) OO
12 19 (5.40%) Open Source
12 19 (5.40%) Web Development
13 17 (4.83%) Disaster Recovery
14 16 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
14 16 (4.55%) Service Delivery
14 16 (4.55%) TDD
15 15 (4.26%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 92 (26.14%) Java
2 84 (23.86%) JavaScript
2 84 (23.86%) Python
3 82 (23.30%) SQL
4 41 (11.65%) Perl
5 38 (10.80%) Shell Script
6 36 (10.23%) C
7 35 (9.94%) C++
8 31 (8.81%) PL/SQL
9 29 (8.24%) Ruby
10 27 (7.67%) PowerShell
11 23 (6.53%) Bash Shell
12 19 (5.40%) PHP
13 7 (1.99%) Groovy
14 5 (1.42%) Bourne shell
14 5 (1.42%) Embedded C
15 4 (1.14%) AWK
15 4 (1.14%) Embedded C++
15 4 (1.14%) Korn
16 3 (0.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 34 (9.66%) Degree
2 17 (4.83%) Security Cleared
3 16 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.13%) RHCE
5 10 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.56%) CCNA
7 8 (2.27%) MCSE
7 8 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.42%) BICSI Certification
8 5 (1.42%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (1.42%) JNCIA
8 5 (1.42%) JNCIS
8 5 (1.42%) LPIC
9 4 (1.14%) CCNP
9 4 (1.14%) OCA
9 4 (1.14%) OCP
9 4 (1.14%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (1.14%) RHCSA
10 3 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.99%) QA
2 5 (1.42%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.57%) MISRA
3 2 (0.57%) SLA
4 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 40 (11.36%) Docker
2 29 (8.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 27 (7.67%) Veritas File System
4 23 (6.53%) Active Directory
4 23 (6.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (5.40%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (4.83%) NFS
7 8 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (1.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 6 (1.70%) vSphere
10 5 (1.42%) Firmware
11 4 (1.14%) GlusterFS
11 4 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.85%) XenApp
12 3 (0.85%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.57%) Gluster
13 2 (0.57%) iptables
13 2 (0.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 2 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 59 (16.76%) Puppet
2 37 (10.51%) NetBackup
3 36 (10.23%) Ansible
4 32 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (4.26%) Kibana
5 15 (4.26%) Nagios
6 13 (3.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 10 (2.84%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (2.27%) EMC Navisphere
8 8 (2.27%) logstash
8 8 (2.27%) Terraform
9 7 (1.99%) Hadoop YARN
9 7 (1.99%) Pingdom
10 5 (1.42%) HAProxy
10 5 (1.42%) Oracle ZFS
11 4 (1.14%) Consul
11 4 (1.14%) Red Hat Satellite
11 4 (1.14%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 4 (1.14%) Rsyslog
11 4 (1.14%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 122 (34.66%) Oracle
2 68 (19.32%) Red Hat
3 44 (12.50%) VMware
4 43 (12.22%) Veritas
5 30 (8.52%) Symantec
6 28 (7.95%) HP
6 28 (7.95%) Sun
7 27 (7.67%) Microsoft
8 20 (5.68%) Cisco
9 19 (5.40%) Brocade
10 17 (4.83%) Citrix
10 17 (4.83%) NetApp
11 16 (4.55%) EMC
12 13 (3.69%) SAP
13 9 (2.56%) McAfee
13 9 (2.56%) ServiceNow
13 9 (2.56%) Sybase
14 8 (2.27%) AppDynamics
14 8 (2.27%) Dell
14 8 (2.27%) IBM
Reigate, Surrey
Search Consultancy
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £300 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Plan-Net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago