Period
to 24 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Linux/Unix DevOps was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Development Operations Linux/Unix
South East > Surrey
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 124 131
Rank change year-on-year -32 +7 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Linux/Unix DevOps 7 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.21% 0.73% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.77% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 8
Surrey median daily rate £450 £450 £486
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.46% +15.77%
10th Percentile £413 £365 £421
90th Percentile £558 £575 £548
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +13.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Surrey
Contract vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 3,094 2,457 2,314
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.56% 94.50% 96.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,170 1,723 1,565
Surrey median daily rate £467 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.94% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £306 £263 £236
90th Percentile £600 £565 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 77 107
Surrey median hourly rate £23.50 £19.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.68% -17.39% +21.69%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.40 £11.43
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.50 £46.00
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year +5.56% -8.21% +12.06%

Linux/Unix DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings that featured Linux/Unix DevOps in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Linux/Unix DevOps in Surrey

Linux/Unix DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux/Unix DevOps in Surrey.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux/Unix DevOps in Surrey

Linux/Unix DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux/Unix DevOps in Surrey over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux/Unix DevOps in Surrey

Linux/Unix DevOps
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/Unix DevOps within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 24 September 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
Staines -19 2 £450 -
Guildford -23 1 £425 -
Weybridge - 1 £575 -
Linux/Unix DevOps
South East

Linux/Unix DevOps Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, Linux/Unix DevOps contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Linux/Unix DevOps in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 4 (57.14%) Ansible
4 3 (42.86%) Puppet
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
5 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 2 (28.57%) JSON
5 2 (28.57%) JIRA
5 2 (28.57%) Python
5 2 (28.57%) SAP
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) SUSE
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) IaaS
5 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 2 (28.57%) Docker
5 2 (28.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
5 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
6 1 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (14.29%) HDFS

Linux/Unix DevOps Skill Set
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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (28.57%) SUSE
3 2 (28.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (14.29%) CentOS
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
2 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 2 (28.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Ansible
2 3 (42.86%) Puppet
3 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
1 2 (28.57%) SAP
1 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
1 2 (28.57%) VMware