Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 66 21 30
Rank change year-on-year -45 +9 -17
Contract jobs citing Unix 105 198 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 3.39% 7.19% 5.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.48% 31.63% 18.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 132 61
Surrey median daily rate £519 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.21% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £363 £389 £348
90th Percentile £603 £574 £575
South East median daily rate £429 £450 £416
% change year-on-year -4.78% +8.11% +0.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Surrey median hourly rate - - £27.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00% -6.25%

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 539 626 570
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 17.40% 22.72% 28.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 370 326
Surrey median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £148 £142 £151
90th Percentile £575 £556 £553
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 52 71
Surrey median hourly rate £17.00 £21.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +8.97% -8.24%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.78 £12.50
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £42.00
South East median hourly rate £16.89 £17.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year -3.51% +7.69% -18.75%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 +8 23 £288 -45.24% 2
Guildford -11 19 £525 +5.00% 3
Reigate -41 9 £500 +5.26% 6
Camberley -5 7 £575 +6.38%
Epsom -5 7 £450 +16.13% 1
Redhill +1 3 £550 +29.41% 6
Farnham - 3 £375 -
Tadworth -1 1 - -
Leatherhead -7 1 - - 8
Esher - 1 £375 -
Caterham - 1 - -
Chertsey - 1 £500 -
Weybridge - 1 £488 -
Unix
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 84 (80.00%) Linux
2 47 (44.76%) SQL
3 44 (41.90%) Java
4 41 (39.05%) Finance
5 36 (34.29%) Hadoop
6 33 (31.43%) Oracle
6 33 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (31.43%) Big Data
7 27 (25.71%) SQL Server
8 25 (23.81%) Windows
8 25 (23.81%) JSON
9 24 (22.86%) Apache Spark
10 23 (21.90%) Spring
10 23 (21.90%) J2EE
11 19 (18.10%) Hadoop YARN
11 19 (18.10%) Jenkins
11 19 (18.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 18 (17.14%) Performance Tuning
12 18 (17.14%) Middleware
13 17 (16.19%) Red Hat
13 17 (16.19%) Apache
13 17 (16.19%) Python
13 17 (16.19%) BDD
13 17 (16.19%) Kafka
14 16 (15.24%) RabbitMQ
14 16 (15.24%) TDD
14 16 (15.24%) RESTful
15 15 (14.29%) Microsoft
15 15 (14.29%) Open Source
15 15 (14.29%) DevOps

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 24 (22.86%) Apache Spark
2 17 (16.19%) Apache
3 5 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.86%) Apache Pig
4 3 (2.86%) GemFire
5 2 (1.90%) IIS
5 2 (1.90%) JBoss
5 2 (1.90%) SAS
5 2 (1.90%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.95%) nginx
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.95%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.90%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.86%) IaaS
3 3 (2.86%) Office 365
4 2 (1.90%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.95%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.95%) GitHub
5 1 (0.95%) PaaS
5 1 (0.95%) Route 53
5 1 (0.95%) Serverless
5 1 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.57%) SAN
2 5 (4.76%) Internet
2 5 (4.76%) Kerberos
2 5 (4.76%) LAN
2 5 (4.76%) NAS
2 5 (4.76%) Network Security
2 5 (4.76%) WAN
3 3 (2.86%) Firewall
4 2 (1.90%) HTTP
4 2 (1.90%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.90%) IPsec
4 2 (1.90%) SSL
4 2 (1.90%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.90%) VPN
5 1 (0.95%) DHCP
5 1 (0.95%) DMZ
5 1 (0.95%) DNS
5 1 (0.95%) FTP
5 1 (0.95%) SNMP
5 1 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (34.29%) Hadoop
2 33 (31.43%) Big Data
3 27 (25.71%) SQL Server
4 14 (13.33%) MySQL
4 14 (13.33%) NoSQL
5 13 (12.38%) Oracle Database
5 13 (12.38%) Relational Database
6 9 (8.57%) Apache Hive
7 8 (7.62%) RDBMS
8 6 (5.71%) HBase
8 6 (5.71%) Power BI
9 5 (4.76%) Parquet
10 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (2.86%) DTS
11 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (2.86%) Sqoop
12 2 (1.90%) Base SAS
12 2 (1.90%) Data Mining
12 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (1.90%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 19 (18.10%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.76%) ProC
3 4 (3.81%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.81%) Subversion
4 2 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.90%) AutoIt
4 2 (1.90%) Maven
4 2 (1.90%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.95%) PhantomJS
5 1 (0.95%) Selenium
5 1 (0.95%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.95%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 41 (39.05%) Finance
2 9 (8.57%) Banking
3 3 (2.86%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.90%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.90%) Retail
5 1 (0.95%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 34 (32.38%) Developer
2 25 (23.81%) Java Developer
3 16 (15.24%) Administrator
4 11 (10.48%) Analyst
4 11 (10.48%) Apache Spark Developer
4 11 (10.48%) Big Data Developer
4 11 (10.48%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (9.52%) DBA
5 10 (9.52%) Sybase DBA
6 7 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.71%) Oracle DBA
8 5 (4.76%) Backup Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Nagios Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) SQL Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Storage and Backup Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Storage Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Hadoop Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (23.81%) JSON
2 23 (21.90%) J2EE
2 23 (21.90%) Spring
3 18 (17.14%) Middleware
4 17 (16.19%) Kafka
5 16 (15.24%) RabbitMQ
5 16 (15.24%) RESTful
6 14 (13.33%) Spark Streaming
7 13 (12.38%) Spring Boot
8 10 (9.52%) REST
9 9 (8.57%) LDAP
10 7 (6.67%) .NET
10 7 (6.67%) Web Services
11 2 (1.90%) Natural Language Processing
11 2 (1.90%) OAuth
11 2 (1.90%) SAML
11 2 (1.90%) SOAP
11 2 (1.90%) XML
12 1 (0.95%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.48%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.76%) EMC VMAX
3 5 (4.76%) EMC VNX
3 5 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (4.76%) Replication
3 5 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.86%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.90%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.90%) PKI
6 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.95%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (0.95%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (0.95%) FMCG
6 1 (0.95%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.95%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 84 (80.00%) Linux
2 25 (23.81%) Windows
3 13 (12.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (7.62%) Windows Server
5 7 (6.67%) AIX
5 7 (6.67%) Solaris
6 4 (3.81%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.86%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.95%) CentOS
8 1 (0.95%) Debian
8 1 (0.95%) SUSE
8 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (17.14%) Performance Tuning
3 17 (16.19%) BDD
4 16 (15.24%) TDD
5 15 (14.29%) DevOps
5 15 (14.29%) Open Source
6 13 (12.38%) System Testing
6 13 (12.38%) Unit Testing
7 10 (9.52%) ITIL
8 8 (7.62%) Data Analysis
9 7 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (6.67%) Privileged Access Management
9 7 (6.67%) Process Improvement
9 7 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (6.67%) Service Delivery
10 6 (5.71%) Break/Fix
10 6 (5.71%) Capacity Management
10 6 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (5.71%) Migration
10 6 (5.71%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (44.76%) SQL
2 44 (41.90%) Java
3 17 (16.19%) Python
4 14 (13.33%) Perl
4 14 (13.33%) Shell Script
5 7 (6.67%) Scala
6 6 (5.71%) C#
6 6 (5.71%) PHP
6 6 (5.71%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.81%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.86%) C
8 3 (2.86%) C++
8 3 (2.86%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.86%) Ruby
9 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.90%) R
9 2 (1.90%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 3 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.90%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.90%) Degree
2 2 (1.90%) MCSE
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) SLA
2 3 (2.86%) QA
3 1 (0.95%) COBIT
3 1 (0.95%) MiFID
System Software
1 19 (18.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 12 (11.43%) Active Directory
3 11 (10.48%) HDFS
4 4 (3.81%) Docker
5 3 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.95%) NFS
7 1 (0.95%) Snort
7 1 (0.95%) Squid
7 1 (0.95%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.95%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (18.10%) Hadoop YARN
2 7 (6.67%) Nagios
3 6 (5.71%) NetBackup
3 6 (5.71%) Netcool
4 5 (4.76%) Ansible
4 5 (4.76%) Graphite
4 5 (4.76%) Puppet
5 3 (2.86%) Oozie
5 3 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.90%) Ambari
6 2 (1.90%) Salt
6 2 (1.90%) Terraform
7 1 (0.95%) BMC Performance Manager
7 1 (0.95%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.95%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.95%) Kibana
7 1 (0.95%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.95%) Packer
Vendors
1 33 (31.43%) Oracle
2 17 (16.19%) Red Hat
3 15 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 10 (9.52%) Sybase
5 8 (7.62%) VMware
6 7 (6.67%) CyberArk
7 6 (5.71%) Cisco
8 5 (4.76%) Bomgar
8 5 (4.76%) Brocade
8 5 (4.76%) CA
8 5 (4.76%) Citrix
8 5 (4.76%) Dell
8 5 (4.76%) EMC
8 5 (4.76%) Isilon
9 4 (3.81%) AppDynamics
9 4 (3.81%) BMC
10 3 (2.86%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.90%) Hortonworks
11 2 (1.90%) Lieberman
11 2 (1.90%) Nimble Storage