Period
to 13 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Linux/Unix DevOps was £480 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 134 124
Rank change year-on-year -20 -10 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Linux/Unix DevOps 11 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.33% 0.54% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.57% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 6
Surrey median daily rate £480 £425 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.94% -9.09% +7.47%
10th Percentile £413 £350 £406
90th Percentile £494 £475 £516
South East median daily rate £480 £445 £475
% change year-on-year +7.87% -6.32% +5.56%
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 3,160 2,647 2,120
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.16% 94.91% 95.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,228 1,877 1,382
Surrey median daily rate £473 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.17% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £185
90th Percentile £606 £575 £574
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 88 113
Surrey median hourly rate £25.00 £16.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.25% -20.24% -
10th Percentile £12.95 £11.66 £11.69
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.60 £43.90
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +6.92%

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 13 December 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
Reigate - 7 £480 -
Guildford - 2 £425 - 1
Linux/Unix DevOps
South East

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) DevOps
2 9 (81.82%) Finance
3 8 (72.73%) Docker
3 8 (72.73%) Jenkins
4 7 (63.64%) Oracle
4 7 (63.64%) QA
4 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
4 7 (63.64%) Technical Leadership
5 6 (54.55%) Release Management
5 6 (54.55%) Configuration Management
5 6 (54.55%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (54.55%) Mentoring
5 6 (54.55%) Software Delivery
5 6 (54.55%) SDLC
6 2 (18.18%) Migration
6 2 (18.18%) VMware
6 2 (18.18%) Python
6 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
6 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (18.18%) Puppet
6 2 (18.18%) Unix
6 2 (18.18%) Ansible
7 1 (9.09%) Salt
7 1 (9.09%) HDFS
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle Linux

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 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Jenkins
2 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) Maven
3 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) J2EE
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) CentOS
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) DevOps
2 7 (63.64%) Technical Leadership
3 6 (54.55%) Configuration Management
3 6 (54.55%) Mentoring
3 6 (54.55%) Release Management
3 6 (54.55%) SDLC
3 6 (54.55%) Software Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (9.09%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
1 2 (18.18%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) QA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Docker
2 1 (9.09%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Ansible
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 2 (18.18%) VMware