Period
to 17 June 2019

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 17 June 2019 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
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 9 7
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2 -6
Contract jobs citing Linux 201 364 345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 8.35% 12.03% 14.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.10% 53.93% 51.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 237 219
Surrey median daily rate £480 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £364 £325
90th Percentile £606 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £463 £425
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 5
Surrey median hourly rate £48.75 £33.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.52% -25.56% +1.69%
10th Percentile £38.58 £26.00 £19.95
90th Percentile £70.50 £45.93 £49.00
South East median hourly rate £47.69 £42.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year +12.21% +9.68% -11.93%

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 436 675 665
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 18.12% 22.31% 28.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 431 413
Surrey median daily rate £425 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.21% +8.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £151 £178 £185
90th Percentile £600 £575 £543
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 34 35
Surrey median hourly rate £17.50 £27.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.19% +63.64% -58.75%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.57 £12.50
90th Percentile £52.28 £53.38 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.14% +12.90% -27.62%

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 17 June 2019.

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 17 June 2019.

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 17 June 2019. 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
Woking -2 31 £473 +5.00% 1
Reigate +5 25 £480 -6.34% 7
Staines +9 18 £456 -1.88% 1
Guildford -12 17 £450 -10.00% 1
Sunbury-on-Thames +19 16 £600 -
Camberley -7 16 £538 -2.27%
Leatherhead 0 7 £425 -22.73%
Redhill +10 4 £550 +19.57% 1
Weybridge +16 2 £600 +11.63% 1
Addlestone - 2 £250 -
Tadworth -11 1 £475 -21.49%
Chertsey - 1 - -
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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 80 (39.80%) DevOps
2 78 (38.81%) Amazon AWS
3 72 (35.82%) Docker
4 58 (28.86%) Git (software)
5 56 (27.86%) Ansible
5 56 (27.86%) Oracle
6 55 (27.36%) Jenkins
7 54 (26.87%) Bash Shell
8 52 (25.87%) Python
9 45 (22.39%) Windows
9 45 (22.39%) Finance
10 42 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
10 42 (20.90%) Kubernetes
11 40 (19.90%) SQL
12 39 (19.40%) Java
12 39 (19.40%) Terraform
13 38 (18.91%) Unix
14 34 (16.92%) VMware
15 29 (14.43%) Continuous Integration
16 28 (13.93%) Security Cleared
17 26 (12.94%) Microsoft Azure
18 25 (12.44%) Puppet
19 24 (11.94%) Relational Database
19 24 (11.94%) SC Cleared
19 24 (11.94%) Configuration Management
20 23 (11.44%) Microsoft
20 23 (11.44%) Active Directory
20 23 (11.44%) PowerShell
21 22 (10.95%) Performance Tuning
21 22 (10.95%) ITIL

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 16 (7.96%) Apache
2 15 (7.46%) nginx
3 10 (4.98%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.48%) OpenStack
5 7 (3.48%) Apache Spark
5 7 (3.48%) lighttpd
5 7 (3.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 6 (2.99%) Confluence
7 4 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.49%) Drupal
9 2 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.00%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.50%) Artix
10 1 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.50%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 78 (38.81%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (12.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (9.45%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (8.96%) AWS CloudFormation
4 18 (8.96%) Serverless
5 17 (8.46%) AWS Lambda
6 15 (7.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 15 (7.46%) Route 53
7 14 (6.97%) Amazon Kinesis
8 12 (5.97%) Amazon EMR
8 12 (5.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 10 (4.98%) Amazon ECS
9 10 (4.98%) OpenShift
10 9 (4.48%) GitHub
11 5 (2.49%) AWS CodePipeline
12 4 (1.99%) Amazon S3
13 3 (1.49%) Heroku
13 3 (1.49%) Office 365
13 3 (1.49%) PaaS
14 2 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.45%) TCP/IP
2 17 (8.46%) VPN
3 13 (6.47%) HTTP
4 11 (5.47%) Firewall
5 9 (4.48%) SSL
6 6 (2.99%) 5G
7 5 (2.49%) LTE
7 5 (2.49%) Wireshark
8 4 (1.99%) 4G
8 4 (1.99%) DSL
8 4 (1.99%) HTTPS
8 4 (1.99%) SMTP
9 3 (1.49%) DHCP
9 3 (1.49%) DNS
9 3 (1.49%) IPsec
9 3 (1.49%) SAN
9 3 (1.49%) SNMP
9 3 (1.49%) VLAN
9 3 (1.49%) WAN
9 3 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.94%) Relational Database
2 20 (9.95%) SQL Server
3 16 (7.96%) Oracle Database
4 15 (7.46%) Hadoop
5 13 (6.47%) MySQL
5 13 (6.47%) NoSQL
6 12 (5.97%) Oracle Database 12c
7 11 (5.47%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (4.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 8 (3.98%) Amazon Athena
9 8 (3.98%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (3.48%) Big Data
10 7 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.99%) DTS
12 3 (1.49%) Oracle9i Database
12 3 (1.49%) Parquet
13 2 (1.00%) MariaDB
13 2 (1.00%) Oracle BI EE
13 2 (1.00%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 58 (28.86%) Git (software)
2 55 (27.36%) Jenkins
3 19 (9.45%) JIRA
4 10 (4.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (4.48%) Visual Studio Team System
6 8 (3.98%) Maven
7 7 (3.48%) Bitbucket
7 7 (3.48%) Visual Studio
8 6 (2.99%) Selenium
9 5 (2.49%) DbUnit
9 5 (2.49%) Gradle
9 5 (2.49%) Mockito
9 5 (2.49%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (2.49%) TestNG
10 4 (1.99%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.49%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.49%) Subversion
12 2 (1.00%) Grunt
12 2 (1.00%) JUnit
12 2 (1.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 45 (22.39%) Finance
2 5 (2.49%) Law
3 4 (1.99%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.49%) Banking
4 3 (1.49%) Billing
5 2 (1.00%) Electronics
5 2 (1.00%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.50%) Games
6 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (20.40%) DevOps Engineer
2 29 (14.43%) Linux Engineer
3 24 (11.94%) AWS Engineer
4 19 (9.45%) Developer
5 17 (8.46%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 16 (7.96%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 15 (7.46%) Java Developer
7 15 (7.46%) Platform Engineer
7 15 (7.46%) Security Engineer
8 13 (6.47%) DBA
8 13 (6.47%) Oracle DBA
9 12 (5.97%) Software Engineer
10 11 (5.47%) Analyst
10 11 (5.47%) Lead DevOps
11 10 (4.98%) AWS DevOps
11 10 (4.98%) Embedded Engineer
12 9 (4.48%) Consultant
12 9 (4.48%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 8 (3.98%) Administrator
14 7 (3.48%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.46%) Kafka
2 13 (6.47%) Spring
3 12 (5.97%) Node.js
3 12 (5.97%) Web Services
4 10 (4.98%) .NET
5 8 (3.98%) LAPP Stack
6 7 (3.48%) GWT
6 7 (3.48%) Hibernate
6 7 (3.48%) LAMP
6 7 (3.48%) LEMP Stack
7 6 (2.99%) Apache Camel
8 5 (2.49%) J2EE
8 5 (2.49%) JSON
8 5 (2.49%) REST
9 4 (1.99%) AngularJS
9 4 (1.99%) Spring Batch
10 3 (1.49%) Drush
10 3 (1.49%) Middleware
10 3 (1.49%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (1.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.96%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (6.97%) Data Centre
3 13 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.47%) Linux Command Line
4 11 (5.47%) Public Cloud
5 9 (4.48%) Replication
6 6 (2.99%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.99%) Cyber Defence
8 3 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.49%) PKI
8 3 (1.49%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.00%) CAN bus
9 2 (1.00%) Clustering
9 2 (1.00%) e-Learning
9 2 (1.00%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (1.00%) IPTV
9 2 (1.00%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (22.39%) Windows
2 38 (18.91%) Unix
3 18 (8.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (5.47%) Windows Server
5 9 (4.48%) AIX
5 9 (4.48%) CentOS
6 8 (3.98%) Mac OS
7 7 (3.48%) Embedded Linux
7 7 (3.48%) SUSE
8 6 (2.99%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (2.99%) Ubuntu
9 5 (2.49%) Debian
10 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.50%) Android
11 1 (0.50%) Fedora
11 1 (0.50%) Solaris
11 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (39.80%) DevOps
2 42 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (14.43%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (11.94%) Configuration Management
5 22 (10.95%) ITIL
5 22 (10.95%) Performance Tuning
6 21 (10.45%) Mentoring
7 16 (7.96%) Scrum
7 16 (7.96%) Software Engineering
8 15 (7.46%) Migration
8 15 (7.46%) SDLC
8 15 (7.46%) Technical Leadership
9 14 (6.97%) Software Delivery
10 13 (6.47%) Release Management
11 12 (5.97%) Analytics
11 12 (5.97%) Continuous Delivery
11 12 (5.97%) Data Protection
11 12 (5.97%) Identity Access Management
11 12 (5.97%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (5.47%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 54 (26.87%) Bash Shell
2 52 (25.87%) Python
3 40 (19.90%) SQL
4 39 (19.40%) Java
5 23 (11.44%) PowerShell
6 19 (9.45%) PL/SQL
7 18 (8.96%) Perl
7 18 (8.96%) Ruby
8 11 (5.47%) C++
9 10 (4.98%) JavaScript
9 10 (4.98%) Shell Script
10 9 (4.48%) C
11 7 (3.48%) C#
11 7 (3.48%) Groovy
12 5 (2.49%) Embedded C
12 5 (2.49%) Scala
13 4 (1.99%) Korn
14 3 (1.49%) Embedded C++
14 3 (1.49%) Java 8
15 1 (0.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (13.93%) Security Cleared
2 24 (11.94%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.98%) Degree
4 7 (3.48%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.99%) CCNP
5 6 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.99%) AWS Certification
6 4 (1.99%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.99%) CCNA
6 4 (1.99%) MCSE
7 3 (1.49%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (1.49%) GCFA
7 3 (1.49%) GCIA
7 3 (1.49%) GCIH
7 3 (1.49%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (1.49%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (1.49%) OSCP
7 3 (1.49%) SSCP
8 2 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.96%) QA
2 6 (2.99%) GDPR
2 6 (2.99%) SLA
3 3 (1.49%) NIST
System Software
1 72 (35.82%) Docker
2 23 (11.44%) Active Directory
3 14 (6.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (6.47%) NFS
5 9 (4.48%) KVM
6 5 (2.49%) HDFS
6 5 (2.49%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.49%) vCloud
7 3 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.49%) vSphere
8 2 (1.00%) Firmware
8 2 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.00%) XenApp
8 2 (1.00%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.50%) Snort
9 1 (0.50%) Squid
9 1 (0.50%) zsh
Systems Management
1 56 (27.86%) Ansible
2 42 (20.90%) Kubernetes
3 39 (19.40%) Terraform
4 25 (12.44%) Puppet
5 16 (7.96%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (6.97%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (2.99%) Nagios
8 5 (2.49%) NetBackup
9 3 (1.49%) Packer
10 2 (1.00%) BMC Performance Manager
10 2 (1.00%) Consul
10 2 (1.00%) Kibana
10 2 (1.00%) Netcool
10 2 (1.00%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (1.00%) SCOM
11 1 (0.50%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.50%) Graphite
11 1 (0.50%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 56 (27.86%) Oracle
2 34 (16.92%) VMware
3 23 (11.44%) Microsoft
4 20 (9.95%) Red Hat
5 11 (5.47%) AppDynamics
6 8 (3.98%) Cisco
6 8 (3.98%) Splunk
7 7 (3.48%) Citrix
8 6 (2.99%) Atlassian
8 6 (2.99%) BMC
8 6 (2.99%) CA
9 5 (2.49%) Dell
9 5 (2.49%) IBM
10 4 (1.99%) Cloudera
10 4 (1.99%) Google
10 4 (1.99%) IBM Sterling
10 4 (1.99%) Informatica
10 4 (1.99%) NetApp
10 4 (1.99%) SAP
10 4 (1.99%) Thales