Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 October 2018 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 14 37
Rank change year-on-year -43 +23 -21
Contract jobs citing Unix 123 232 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 3.81% 8.64% 5.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.85% 32.27% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 148 85
Surrey median daily rate £500 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% +8.76%
10th Percentile £398 £350 £354
90th Percentile £588 £538 £563
South East median daily rate £440 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +0.57% +9.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Surrey median hourly rate - - £23.21
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +9.33%

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 590 719 695
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 18.29% 26.77% 29.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 450 465
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +6.45%
10th Percentile £149 £184 £155
90th Percentile £588 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 59 60
Surrey median hourly rate £27.00 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.11% -30.91% +52.78%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.93 £12.48
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £46.00
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -5.56%

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 20 October 2018.

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 20 October 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
Guildford -12 26 £500 - 3
Epsom -2 20 £450 +16.13%
Camberley +1 16 £575 +21.69%
Redhill -14 6 £550 +25.71%
Reigate -41 6 £475 +5.56% 4
Leatherhead +4 5 £375 -21.05%
Weybridge - 3 £500 -
Tadworth +2 2 - -
Staines -20 2 £350 -33.33% 4
Caterham 0 1 - -
Unix
South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Unix.

1 97 (78.86%) Linux
2 73 (59.35%) Finance
3 52 (42.28%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (42.28%) Java
4 46 (37.40%) Middleware
5 45 (36.59%) Oracle
5 45 (36.59%) Windows
6 40 (32.52%) SQL
7 38 (30.89%) TDD
7 38 (30.89%) JSON
7 38 (30.89%) Big Data
7 38 (30.89%) Jenkins
8 37 (30.08%) Kafka
8 37 (30.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 37 (30.08%) BDD
9 36 (29.27%) RabbitMQ
9 36 (29.27%) RESTful
9 36 (29.27%) Spring
9 36 (29.27%) Apache
10 35 (28.46%) SQL Server
11 34 (27.64%) J2EE
12 33 (26.83%) Hadoop
12 33 (26.83%) Apache Spark
12 33 (26.83%) Hadoop YARN
13 30 (24.39%) Active Directory
14 28 (22.76%) Microsoft
15 24 (19.51%) Oracle Database
16 23 (18.70%) Spring Boot
16 23 (18.70%) SAN
16 23 (18.70%) Solaris

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 36 (29.27%) Apache
2 33 (26.83%) Apache Spark
3 13 (10.57%) GemFire
4 10 (8.13%) JBoss
5 9 (7.32%) IIS
6 8 (6.50%) WildFly
7 4 (3.25%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (3.25%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.63%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.81%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.07%) PaaS
3 4 (3.25%) GitHub
4 2 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.63%) Office 365
5 1 (0.81%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 23 (18.70%) SAN
2 14 (11.38%) LAN
2 14 (11.38%) WAN
3 9 (7.32%) Internet
3 9 (7.32%) NAS
4 7 (5.69%) Network Security
4 7 (5.69%) SSH
5 3 (2.44%) Firewall
5 3 (2.44%) HTTP
5 3 (2.44%) Kerberos
5 3 (2.44%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.63%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (1.63%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.63%) Intranet
6 2 (1.63%) IPsec
6 2 (1.63%) SSL
6 2 (1.63%) VPN
6 2 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.81%) Converged Networks
7 1 (0.81%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (30.89%) Big Data
2 35 (28.46%) SQL Server
3 33 (26.83%) Hadoop
4 24 (19.51%) Oracle Database
5 14 (11.38%) HBase
5 14 (11.38%) Relational Database
6 9 (7.32%) RDBMS
7 7 (5.69%) MySQL
7 7 (5.69%) NoSQL
8 5 (4.07%) Apache Hive
9 4 (3.25%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.44%) DB2
10 3 (2.44%) KNIME
10 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.63%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.63%) SQLPlus
12 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 38 (30.89%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.25%) Cucumber
2 4 (3.25%) Eclipse
2 4 (3.25%) IntelliJ
2 4 (3.25%) JUnit
2 4 (3.25%) SoapUI
3 3 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (2.44%) Subversion
4 2 (1.63%) AutoIt
4 2 (1.63%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.63%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.81%) Maven
5 1 (0.81%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.81%) ProC
5 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 73 (59.35%) Finance
2 17 (13.82%) Banking
3 4 (3.25%) Marketing
4 3 (2.44%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.44%) Publishing
5 2 (1.63%) Legal
6 1 (0.81%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (33.33%) Developer
2 32 (26.02%) Java Developer
3 27 (21.95%) Administrator
4 18 (14.63%) Big Data Developer
5 12 (9.76%) Analyst
5 12 (9.76%) DBA
5 12 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
6 11 (8.94%) Apache Spark Developer
6 11 (8.94%) Project Manager
7 10 (8.13%) Hadoop Developer
7 10 (8.13%) Sybase DBA
8 9 (7.32%) Java Hadoop Developer
9 7 (5.69%) Storage Engineer
9 7 (5.69%) Technical Manager
9 7 (5.69%) Technical Project Manager
9 7 (5.69%) Unix Administrator
10 6 (4.88%) Applications Support
10 6 (4.88%) Linux Administrator
10 6 (4.88%) Oracle DBA
10 6 (4.88%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (37.40%) Middleware
2 38 (30.89%) JSON
3 37 (30.08%) Kafka
4 36 (29.27%) RabbitMQ
4 36 (29.27%) RESTful
4 36 (29.27%) Spring
5 34 (27.64%) J2EE
6 23 (18.70%) Spring Boot
7 20 (16.26%) Spark Streaming
8 16 (13.01%) LDAP
9 15 (12.20%) REST
10 12 (9.76%) Web Services
11 4 (3.25%) Gherkin
11 4 (3.25%) Spring Cloud
11 4 (3.25%) XML
12 3 (2.44%) CSS
12 3 (2.44%) HTML
12 3 (2.44%) Natural Language Processing
13 2 (1.63%) .NET
13 2 (1.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.13%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (6.50%) Client/Server
3 7 (5.69%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.69%) Replication
4 6 (4.88%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (4.07%) EMC VMAX
5 5 (4.07%) EMC VNX
6 4 (3.25%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.25%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.25%) Smart Meter
6 4 (3.25%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.63%) PKI
9 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.81%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.81%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.81%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.81%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 97 (78.86%) Linux
2 45 (36.59%) Windows
3 23 (18.70%) Solaris
4 16 (13.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (11.38%) Windows Server
6 8 (6.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (5.69%) AIX
8 6 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.63%) SUSE
10 1 (0.81%) CentOS
10 1 (0.81%) HPUX
10 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (42.28%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (30.89%) TDD
3 37 (30.08%) BDD
4 23 (18.70%) System Testing
4 23 (18.70%) Unit Testing
5 15 (12.20%) ITIL
5 15 (12.20%) Service Delivery
6 14 (11.38%) Project Management
6 14 (11.38%) Scrum
6 14 (11.38%) Test Automation
7 13 (10.57%) Capacity Management
8 11 (8.94%) Resource Management
9 10 (8.13%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (8.13%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (8.13%) Privileged Access Management
10 8 (6.50%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (5.69%) Information Security
11 7 (5.69%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (5.69%) Storage Management
12 6 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (42.28%) Java
2 40 (32.52%) SQL
3 21 (17.07%) Shell Script
4 14 (11.38%) Perl
5 11 (8.94%) PowerShell
5 11 (8.94%) Python
6 9 (7.32%) T-SQL
7 8 (6.50%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.25%) C
9 3 (2.44%) C++
9 3 (2.44%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.44%) PHP
9 3 (2.44%) R
10 2 (1.63%) C#
10 2 (1.63%) Ruby
11 1 (0.81%) AWK
11 1 (0.81%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.81%) Groovy
11 1 (0.81%) Korn
11 1 (0.81%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.07%) Degree
2 5 (4.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (4.07%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.44%) PhD
4 2 (1.63%) MCSE
5 1 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.88%) GDPR
2 3 (2.44%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.81%) COBIT
3 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 37 (30.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 30 (24.39%) Active Directory
3 14 (11.38%) HDFS
4 9 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (1.63%) Veritas File System
7 1 (0.81%) Docker
7 1 (0.81%) GlusterFS
7 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.81%) NFS
7 1 (0.81%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 33 (26.83%) Hadoop YARN
2 13 (10.57%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.44%) Ansible
3 3 (2.44%) Oracle ZFS
3 3 (2.44%) Puppet
4 2 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.63%) Salt
5 1 (0.81%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.81%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.81%) Nagios
5 1 (0.81%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.81%) Oozie
5 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (0.81%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.81%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 45 (36.59%) Oracle
2 28 (22.76%) Microsoft
3 22 (17.89%) VMware
4 18 (14.63%) Citrix
5 11 (8.94%) NetApp
5 11 (8.94%) Nimble Storage
5 11 (8.94%) Red Hat
6 10 (8.13%) Sybase
7 9 (7.32%) Veritas
8 8 (6.50%) Bomgar
8 8 (6.50%) CyberArk
9 7 (5.69%) Brocade
9 7 (5.69%) EMC
9 7 (5.69%) McAfee
10 6 (4.88%) Dell
10 6 (4.88%) Symantec
11 5 (4.07%) Cisco
11 5 (4.07%) Isilon
12 4 (3.25%) Lieberman
12 4 (3.25%) ServiceNow