Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 6 months to 11 December 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.

Unix
South East > Surrey
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 45 14
Rank change year-on-year +30 -31 +16
Contract jobs citing Unix 227 97 265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 8.14% 4.38% 9.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.75% 14.88% 31.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 56 208
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £364 £342 £330
90th Percentile £555 £575 £501
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +9.50% -3.03% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Surrey median hourly rate - £27.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -37.14% +45.83%
South East median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +39.64%

Unix 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 715 652 840
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 25.64% 29.41% 30.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 407 522
Surrey median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £147 £155 £213
90th Percentile £540 £525 £503
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 71 56
Surrey median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -2.44% +20.59%
10th Percentile £12.83 £12.50 £11.53
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.09 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.38 £18.30
% change year-on-year +6.87% -10.53% +14.39%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Surrey

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Surrey

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Surrey over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Surrey

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix in Surrey.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Surrey

Unix
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 Unix 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
Reigate - 53 £450 - 3
Epsom 0 30 £388 -
Guildford +12 20 £500 +42.86%
Redhill +8 19 £425 -
Staines -1 15 £525 +28.83% 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - 9 £425 -
Camberley -4 8 £520 +22.35%
Leatherhead -5 8 £538 +16.22%
Woking +3 1 £375 -1.32% 2
Oxted - 1 £375 -
Unix
South East

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unix 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 Unix.

1 145 (63.88%) Linux
2 109 (48.02%) SQL
3 101 (44.49%) Oracle
4 77 (33.92%) Finance
5 72 (31.72%) Java
5 72 (31.72%) Windows
6 59 (25.99%) Red Hat
7 58 (25.55%) Solaris
8 51 (22.47%) Agile Software Development
9 50 (22.03%) Shell Script
10 45 (19.82%) Microsoft
11 44 (19.38%) Analytical Skills
12 42 (18.50%) Relational Database
12 42 (18.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 40 (17.62%) PL/SQL
14 38 (16.74%) Python
15 36 (15.86%) Veritas
15 36 (15.86%) Middleware
16 33 (14.54%) NetBackup
16 33 (14.54%) Workflow
16 33 (14.54%) Migration
16 33 (14.54%) NetApp
17 30 (13.22%) SAN
17 30 (13.22%) VMware ESXi
18 29 (12.78%) Oracle Database
18 29 (12.78%) MS Visio
18 29 (12.78%) Perl
19 28 (12.33%) BPR
19 28 (12.33%) Business Analysis
19 28 (12.33%) Business Process Analysis

Unix
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 (8.37%) Apache
2 17 (7.49%) Apache Spark
3 9 (3.96%) JBoss
3 9 (3.96%) SAS
4 7 (3.08%) IIS
4 7 (3.08%) nginx
4 7 (3.08%) WildFly
5 4 (1.76%) Apache Airflow
5 4 (1.76%) Luigi
5 4 (1.76%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.88%) GemFire
6 2 (0.88%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.44%) Confluence
7 1 (0.44%) MQSeries
Applications
1 29 (12.78%) MS Visio
2 11 (4.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.76%) Pipeline Pilot
4 4 (1.76%) SPSS
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.76%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.32%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.61%) OpenShift
2 8 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.20%) SaaS
4 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.88%) IaaS
4 2 (0.88%) PaaS
5 1 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 30 (13.22%) SAN
2 27 (11.89%) NAS
3 25 (11.01%) Fibre Channel
4 13 (5.73%) Firewall
5 11 (4.85%) SSH
6 7 (3.08%) LDAP
7 6 (2.64%) FTP
8 5 (2.20%) DNS
8 5 (2.20%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.76%) VPN
10 2 (0.88%) DHCP
10 2 (0.88%) Internet
10 2 (0.88%) tcpdump
10 2 (0.88%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.44%) HTTP
11 1 (0.44%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.44%) IPsec
11 1 (0.44%) Network Security
11 1 (0.44%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (0.44%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (18.50%) Relational Database
2 29 (12.78%) Oracle Database
3 18 (7.93%) Hadoop
4 17 (7.49%) Big Data
5 14 (6.17%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (5.73%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (5.73%) Oracle Database 12c
7 12 (5.29%) RDBMS
8 11 (4.85%) SQL Server
8 11 (4.85%) SQLPlus
9 9 (3.96%) MongoDB
9 9 (3.96%) NoSQL
10 7 (3.08%) Oracle BI EE
10 7 (3.08%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (2.64%) Data Mart
11 6 (2.64%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (2.64%) Oracle9i Database
12 5 (2.20%) Data Mining
12 5 (2.20%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 4 (1.76%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 24 (10.57%) Subversion
2 18 (7.93%) Jenkins
2 18 (7.93%) Maven
3 17 (7.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (6.61%) Git (software)
5 14 (6.17%) Artifactory
5 14 (6.17%) ProC
6 11 (4.85%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (2.64%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.32%) JIRA
9 2 (0.88%) Gradle
10 1 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.44%) Burp Suite
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.44%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.44%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.44%) Toad
10 1 (0.44%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 77 (33.92%) Finance
2 18 (7.93%) Legal
3 13 (5.73%) Banking
4 5 (2.20%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.32%) General Ledger
6 2 (0.88%) Billing
6 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 62 (27.31%) Developer
2 49 (21.59%) Analyst
3 34 (14.98%) Oracle Developer
3 34 (14.98%) Pensions Analyst
4 32 (14.10%) Administrator
5 27 (11.89%) Consultant
6 24 (10.57%) Business Process Analyst
6 24 (10.57%) Process Analyst
6 24 (10.57%) Workflow Analyst
7 19 (8.37%) Java Developer
7 19 (8.37%) Storage Administrator
8 18 (7.93%) NetApp Engineer
8 18 (7.93%) Systems Administrator
8 18 (7.93%) Unix Administrator
9 14 (6.17%) Architect
10 11 (4.85%) Solaris Administrator
10 11 (4.85%) Unix Systems Administrator
11 10 (4.41%) SQL Developer
12 9 (3.96%) Integration Consultant
12 9 (3.96%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (15.86%) Middleware
2 22 (9.69%) .NET
3 20 (8.81%) J2EE
4 17 (7.49%) Apache Camel
4 17 (7.49%) JSON
5 16 (7.05%) HTML
6 15 (6.61%) RESTful
6 15 (6.61%) Spring
7 13 (5.73%) Kafka
7 13 (5.73%) RabbitMQ
7 13 (5.73%) Spring Boot
8 11 (4.85%) jQuery
9 10 (4.41%) REST
10 9 (3.96%) Web Services
11 6 (2.64%) HTML5
12 5 (2.20%) SAPUI5
12 5 (2.20%) XML
13 3 (1.32%) LAMP
14 2 (0.88%) Java EE
14 2 (0.88%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 44 (19.38%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (11.45%) Enterprise Storage
3 7 (3.08%) Client/Server
3 7 (3.08%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.64%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.20%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.76%) Life Science
7 3 (1.32%) Clustering
7 3 (1.32%) Credit Derivative
7 3 (1.32%) Equities
7 3 (1.32%) PKI
8 2 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.88%) iPad
9 1 (0.44%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.44%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.44%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.44%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.44%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 145 (63.88%) Linux
2 72 (31.72%) Windows
3 58 (25.55%) Solaris
4 42 (18.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (5.73%) AIX
6 7 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.76%) CentOS
9 3 (1.32%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.44%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.44%) MVS
10 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (22.47%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (14.54%) Migration
2 33 (14.54%) Workflow
3 28 (12.33%) BPR
3 28 (12.33%) Business Analysis
3 28 (12.33%) Business Process Analysis
4 26 (11.45%) Configuration Management
5 25 (11.01%) Load Balancing
6 23 (10.13%) Performance Monitoring
6 23 (10.13%) Test Automation
7 22 (9.69%) OO
8 18 (7.93%) Unit Testing
9 16 (7.05%) BDD
10 14 (6.17%) Scrum
11 13 (5.73%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (5.73%) DevOps
11 13 (5.73%) TDD
12 12 (5.29%) Data Migration
12 12 (5.29%) Requirements Analysis
12 12 (5.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 109 (48.02%) SQL
2 72 (31.72%) Java
3 50 (22.03%) Shell Script
4 40 (17.62%) PL/SQL
5 38 (16.74%) Python
6 29 (12.78%) Perl
7 16 (7.05%) C
8 14 (6.17%) JavaScript
9 7 (3.08%) C#
9 7 (3.08%) PowerShell
9 7 (3.08%) Ruby
10 5 (2.20%) C++
11 4 (1.76%) SAS Macro
12 3 (1.32%) Bourne shell
12 3 (1.32%) PHP
13 2 (0.88%) AWK
13 2 (0.88%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.88%) Groovy
13 2 (0.88%) Korn
13 2 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (6.61%) Security Cleared
2 13 (5.73%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.64%) Degree
4 4 (1.76%) PhD
5 2 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.88%) OCA
5 2 (0.88%) OCP
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.88%) RHCE
5 2 (0.88%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.44%) CISSP
6 1 (0.44%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.44%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.52%) QA
2 2 (0.88%) GDPR
System Software
1 30 (13.22%) VMware ESXi
2 25 (11.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 25 (11.01%) Veritas File System
3 23 (10.13%) NFS
4 13 (5.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 9 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (2.20%) Active Directory
6 5 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.76%) Docker
8 3 (1.32%) HDFS
8 3 (1.32%) Samba
8 3 (1.32%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.88%) GlusterFS
9 2 (0.88%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.44%) iptables
10 1 (0.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (14.54%) NetBackup
2 21 (9.25%) Puppet
3 13 (5.73%) Hadoop YARN
4 12 (5.29%) Norton AntiVirus
5 11 (4.85%) Ansible
5 11 (4.85%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (4.41%) Nagios
7 7 (3.08%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 6 (2.64%) EMC NetWorker
8 6 (2.64%) HAProxy
9 5 (2.20%) SnapMirror
9 5 (2.20%) SnapVault
10 3 (1.32%) Cacti
10 3 (1.32%) CFEngine
10 3 (1.32%) Kubernetes
10 3 (1.32%) logstash
10 3 (1.32%) Netcool
10 3 (1.32%) Oracle ZFS
11 2 (0.88%) Red Hat Satellite
11 2 (0.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 101 (44.49%) Oracle
2 59 (25.99%) Red Hat
3 45 (19.82%) Microsoft
4 36 (15.86%) Veritas
5 33 (14.54%) NetApp
6 27 (11.89%) Brocade
7 24 (10.57%) Symantec
8 20 (8.81%) EMC
9 14 (6.17%) Workday
10 13 (5.73%) Sun
11 12 (5.29%) VMware
12 7 (3.08%) Citrix
12 7 (3.08%) McAfee
13 5 (2.20%) HP
13 5 (2.20%) SAP
14 4 (1.76%) Netezza
14 4 (1.76%) RapidMiner
15 3 (1.32%) Splunk
16 2 (0.88%) F5
16 2 (0.88%) Guidewire