Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 8 7
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 +6
Contract jobs citing Linux 366 316 375
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 13.38% 13.60% 13.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.19% 46.33% 46.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 196 215
Surrey median daily rate £428 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £350 £337 £291
90th Percentile £569 £575 £500
South East median daily rate £431 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +1.41% +9.68% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 37
Surrey median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -8.05%
10th Percentile £25.00 £40.15 £34.00
90th Percentile £50.25 £48.46 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £43.25 £42.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +1.76% +10.39% -3.75%

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 715 682 801
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 26.14% 29.35% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 440 482
Surrey median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £163 £155 £213
90th Percentile £540 £525 £488
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 64 57
Surrey median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +52.78% +11.39%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.33 £11.55
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.73 £47.25
South East median hourly rate £17.77 £17.06 £18.50
% change year-on-year +4.16% -7.78% +17.63%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Redhill +13 57 £425 -6.85% 1
Epsom -1 36 £388 +10.71%
Guildford 0 32 £450 +5.88% 5
Reigate -14 29 £475 +2.70%
Camberley +1 26 £520 -5.45% 3
Woking -3 14 £375 -14.29% 3
Leatherhead -12 14 £519 +3.75% 5
Sunbury-on-Thames - 13 £425 -
Staines -21 9 £525 +23.53% 4
Weybridge +11 1 - -
Tadworth -3 1 - -
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 149 (40.71%) Unix
2 111 (30.33%) Java
3 107 (29.23%) Finance
4 106 (28.96%) Windows
5 102 (27.87%) Jenkins
6 99 (27.05%) Oracle
7 96 (26.23%) Red Hat
8 95 (25.96%) Git (software)
9 87 (23.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 87 (23.77%) Python
10 86 (23.50%) Agile Software Development
11 79 (21.58%) DevOps
12 71 (19.40%) Relational Database
12 71 (19.40%) Puppet
13 62 (16.94%) REST
13 62 (16.94%) SQL
14 61 (16.67%) Web Services
14 61 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
15 57 (15.57%) Microsoft
16 56 (15.30%) Solaris
16 56 (15.30%) JavaScript
17 54 (14.75%) Subversion
18 50 (13.66%) HTML
18 50 (13.66%) Opscode Chef
18 50 (13.66%) Ansible
19 47 (12.84%) Docker
19 47 (12.84%) Configuration Management
20 46 (12.57%) Test Automation
21 43 (11.75%) VMware ESXi
22 41 (11.20%) Amazon AWS

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 19 (5.19%) Apache
2 14 (3.83%) Apache Spark
2 14 (3.83%) JBoss
3 12 (3.28%) IIS
4 11 (3.01%) WildFly
5 8 (2.19%) nginx
5 8 (2.19%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.91%) Confluence
7 6 (1.64%) OpenStack
7 6 (1.64%) SAS
7 6 (1.64%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.09%) Apache Airflow
8 4 (1.09%) Luigi
9 3 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.55%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.55%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.27%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.27%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 9 (2.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.91%) MS Visio
2 7 (1.91%) Simulink
3 6 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.09%) Pipeline Pilot
4 4 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.27%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (1.37%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.82%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 41 (11.20%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (4.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (4.64%) OpenShift
3 13 (3.55%) AWS CloudFormation
4 12 (3.28%) GitHub
5 8 (2.19%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (2.19%) Serverless
6 6 (1.64%) Office 365
7 5 (1.37%) SaaS
8 4 (1.09%) IaaS
9 3 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.82%) PaaS
10 2 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 38 (10.38%) SAN
2 32 (8.74%) Fibre Channel
2 32 (8.74%) NAS
3 20 (5.46%) SSH
4 19 (5.19%) VoIP
5 15 (4.10%) LDAP
6 14 (3.83%) Asterisk PBX
6 14 (3.83%) Firewall
6 14 (3.83%) PBX
6 14 (3.83%) RTP
6 14 (3.83%) Wireshark
7 13 (3.55%) VPN
8 12 (3.28%) DNS
8 12 (3.28%) GSM
8 12 (3.28%) UMTS
9 11 (3.01%) IPsec
10 10 (2.73%) GGSN
10 10 (2.73%) LTE
10 10 (2.73%) MGW
10 10 (2.73%) RANAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (19.40%) Relational Database
2 33 (9.02%) MongoDB
3 24 (6.56%) Redis
4 23 (6.28%) MySQL
5 22 (6.01%) Oracle Database
5 22 (6.01%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (6.01%) SQL Server
6 19 (5.19%) Hadoop
7 17 (4.64%) Big Data
8 11 (3.01%) RDBMS
8 11 (3.01%) SQLPlus
9 10 (2.73%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 7 (1.91%) Oracle Database 12c
11 6 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (1.64%) Oracle9i Database
12 4 (1.09%) Data Mining
12 4 (1.09%) KNIME
13 3 (0.82%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 102 (27.87%) Jenkins
2 95 (25.96%) Git (software)
3 54 (14.75%) Subversion
4 22 (6.01%) Sonatype Nexus
5 20 (5.46%) JIRA
5 20 (5.46%) Maven
6 18 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (4.10%) Artifactory
8 10 (2.73%) Bitbucket
8 10 (2.73%) GCC
8 10 (2.73%) GDB
8 10 (2.73%) Trac
9 7 (1.91%) GoogleTest
9 7 (1.91%) ProC
10 6 (1.64%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.37%) ANTLR
11 5 (1.37%) Vagrant
12 3 (0.82%) Gradle
12 3 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (0.55%) Toad
General
1 107 (29.23%) Finance
2 23 (6.28%) Legal
3 22 (6.01%) Banking
4 17 (4.64%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.19%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.64%) Automotive
6 6 (1.64%) Retail
7 5 (1.37%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.37%) Games
8 4 (1.09%) Electronics
9 3 (0.82%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.55%) Marketing
11 1 (0.27%) Advertising
11 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 101 (27.60%) Developer
2 58 (15.85%) DevOps Engineer
3 45 (12.30%) Python Developer
4 38 (10.38%) Django Developer
4 38 (10.38%) Python/Django Developer
5 36 (9.84%) Administrator
6 31 (8.47%) Linux Engineer
7 29 (7.92%) Python Web Developer
7 29 (7.92%) Web Developer
8 25 (6.83%) Systems Administrator
9 22 (6.01%) Software Engineer
10 21 (5.74%) Analyst
10 21 (5.74%) Java Developer
10 21 (5.74%) NetApp Engineer
11 18 (4.92%) Unix Administrator
12 17 (4.64%) Consultant
12 17 (4.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 17 (4.64%) Oracle Developer
13 16 (4.37%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 15 (4.10%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (16.94%) REST
2 61 (16.67%) Web Services
3 50 (13.66%) HTML
4 38 (10.38%) Django
5 37 (10.11%) CSS
5 37 (10.11%) Middleware
6 25 (6.83%) .NET
7 20 (5.46%) J2EE
7 20 (5.46%) Spring
8 18 (4.92%) RESTful
9 17 (4.64%) Apache Camel
10 16 (4.37%) JSON
11 12 (3.28%) RabbitMQ
12 11 (3.01%) jQuery
12 11 (3.01%) Kafka
13 10 (2.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 10 (2.73%) Spring Boot
13 10 (2.73%) STL
14 8 (2.19%) HTML5
15 7 (1.91%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.92%) Enterprise Storage
2 20 (5.46%) Data Centre
3 13 (3.55%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.01%) Client/Server
5 8 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.64%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.37%) Cyber Attack
7 5 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.09%) Clustering
8 4 (1.09%) CMDB
8 4 (1.09%) iSeries
8 4 (1.09%) Life Science
8 4 (1.09%) PKI
8 4 (1.09%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.82%) Credit Derivative
9 3 (0.82%) EMV
9 3 (0.82%) Equities
9 3 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.82%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.82%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 149 (40.71%) Unix
2 106 (28.96%) Windows
3 87 (23.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 56 (15.30%) Solaris
5 22 (6.01%) CentOS
6 19 (5.19%) Ubuntu
7 18 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (3.83%) Windows Server
9 13 (3.55%) AIX
9 13 (3.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (1.37%) Debian
11 4 (1.09%) Fedora
12 3 (0.82%) MVS
12 3 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.55%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.55%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.27%) Android
14 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (23.50%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (21.58%) DevOps
3 61 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 47 (12.84%) Configuration Management
5 46 (12.57%) Test Automation
6 38 (10.38%) Web Development
7 37 (10.11%) Load Balancing
7 37 (10.11%) Software Engineering
8 26 (7.10%) Migration
8 26 (7.10%) Performance Monitoring
9 25 (6.83%) OO
10 23 (6.28%) TDD
11 20 (5.46%) Scrum
12 18 (4.92%) Microservices
12 18 (4.92%) Unit Testing
13 16 (4.37%) Multithreading
13 16 (4.37%) SDLC
14 15 (4.10%) ITIL
15 13 (3.55%) BDD
15 13 (3.55%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 111 (30.33%) Java
2 87 (23.77%) Python
3 62 (16.94%) SQL
4 56 (15.30%) JavaScript
5 40 (10.93%) C++
6 37 (10.11%) Perl
7 28 (7.65%) C
7 28 (7.65%) Shell Script
8 21 (5.74%) PL/SQL
9 18 (4.92%) PowerShell
10 16 (4.37%) Ruby
11 12 (3.28%) C#
12 11 (3.01%) Bash Shell
13 8 (2.19%) Embedded C
14 7 (1.91%) MATLAB
15 4 (1.09%) Bourne shell
15 4 (1.09%) PHP
16 3 (0.82%) AWK
16 3 (0.82%) Korn
17 2 (0.55%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 19 (5.19%) Security Cleared
2 14 (3.83%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.55%) Degree
4 8 (2.19%) RHCE
5 6 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.09%) BICSI Certification
6 4 (1.09%) CCNA
6 4 (1.09%) JNCIA
6 4 (1.09%) JNCIS
6 4 (1.09%) LPIC
6 4 (1.09%) MCSE
6 4 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.09%) PhD
7 3 (0.82%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.82%) OCA
7 3 (0.82%) OCP
7 3 (0.82%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (0.82%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.91%) MISRA
2 6 (1.64%) QA
3 4 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.09%) PA-DSS
3 4 (1.09%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 47 (12.84%) Docker
2 43 (11.75%) VMware ESXi
3 29 (7.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 28 (7.65%) Veritas File System
5 26 (7.10%) NFS
6 25 (6.83%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (5.19%) Active Directory
8 10 (2.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 6 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (1.09%) Firmware
10 4 (1.09%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (0.82%) GlusterFS
11 3 (0.82%) Samba
11 3 (0.82%) XenApp
12 2 (0.55%) HDFS
12 2 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 1 (0.27%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.27%) Gluster
13 1 (0.27%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 71 (19.40%) Puppet
2 50 (13.66%) Ansible
2 50 (13.66%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (11.20%) NetBackup
4 15 (4.10%) Norton AntiVirus
5 14 (3.83%) Nagios
6 10 (2.73%) Hadoop YARN
7 9 (2.46%) Terraform
8 8 (2.19%) Kubernetes
8 8 (2.19%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 7 (1.91%) logstash
9 7 (1.91%) Pingdom
10 5 (1.37%) CFEngine
10 5 (1.37%) HAProxy
10 5 (1.37%) Netcool
10 5 (1.37%) SCCM
10 5 (1.37%) SnapMirror
10 5 (1.37%) SnapVault
11 4 (1.09%) Consul
11 4 (1.09%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 99 (27.05%) Oracle
2 96 (26.23%) Red Hat
3 57 (15.57%) Microsoft
4 40 (10.93%) Veritas
5 37 (10.11%) VMware
6 32 (8.74%) NetApp
7 31 (8.47%) Brocade
7 31 (8.47%) Symantec
8 26 (7.10%) Cisco
9 24 (6.56%) Citrix
10 22 (6.01%) EMC
11 14 (3.83%) Workday
12 11 (3.01%) HP
13 10 (2.73%) Sun
14 9 (2.46%) Atlassian
14 9 (2.46%) McAfee
15 8 (2.19%) AppDynamics
16 6 (1.64%) Dell
16 6 (1.64%) PagerDuty
17 5 (1.37%) IBM