Period
to 11 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Linux/Unix DevOps was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

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
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 122 142
Rank change year-on-year -12 +20 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Linux/Unix DevOps 15 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.54% 0.27% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.28% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 4
Surrey median daily rate £425 £468 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +7.47% -13.00%
10th Percentile £350 £406 £410
90th Percentile £475 £516 £475
South East median daily rate £445 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -6.32% +5.56% -15.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £49.50 - -

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 2645 2113 2642
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 95.31% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1875 1376 1637
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +9.33%
10th Percentile £263 £185 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 113 87
Surrey median hourly rate £16.75 £21.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.24% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £11.66 £11.69 £11.58
90th Percentile £47.60 £43.90 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.89
% change year-on-year -5.26% +6.23% +11.78%

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
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 11 December 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
Staines +6 1 - -
Redhill - 1 £383 -
Linux/Unix DevOps
South East

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, Linux/Unix DevOps contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region featuring Linux/Unix DevOps in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Linux
1 15 (100.00%) DevOps
2 10 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (40.00%) REST
3 6 (40.00%) Microservices
4 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 5 (33.33%) Ansible
4 5 (33.33%) Puppet
5 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
5 4 (26.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Docker
5 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
5 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
6 3 (20.00%) Ubuntu
6 3 (20.00%) CentOS
6 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (20.00%) nginx
6 3 (20.00%) Nagios
6 3 (20.00%) PHP
6 3 (20.00%) Windows
6 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (20.00%) Server Monitoring
6 3 (20.00%) boto
6 3 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (20.00%) GitHub
6 3 (20.00%) RESTful
6 3 (20.00%) Node.js
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (13.33%) Release Automation
8 1 (6.67%) Fluentd

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) nginx
2 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 10 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (20.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Ant
2 1 (6.67%) Gradle
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Maven
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) REST
2 3 (20.00%) boto
2 3 (20.00%) Node.js
2 3 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (6.67%) Sensu
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) CentOS
2 3 (20.00%) Ubuntu
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (40.00%) Microservices
3 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
4 4 (26.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Server Monitoring
5 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) Release Automation
7 1 (6.67%) Code Coverage
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (6.67%) Kanban
7 1 (6.67%) QMS
7 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
7 1 (6.67%) SDLC
7 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery
7 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.67%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Ansible
1 5 (33.33%) Puppet
2 3 (20.00%) Nagios
2 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.67%) Fluentd
3 1 (6.67%) Graphite
3 1 (6.67%) logstash
3 1 (6.67%) Prometheus
3 1 (6.67%) Salt
3 1 (6.67%) StatsD
3 1 (6.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Rackspace