Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 16 14
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2 +21
Contract jobs citing Unix 191 166 266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 6.50% 7.99% 10.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.51% 26.60% 29.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 101 223
Surrey median daily rate £494 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.18% - +14.86%
10th Percentile £413 £348 £330
90th Percentile £575 £544 £538
South East median daily rate £457 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +9.34% +4.38% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 12
Surrey median hourly rate - £27.50 £48.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -43.59% +5.41%
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £37.75 £43.00
% change year-on-year +19.21% -12.21% +10.26%

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 626 624 887
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 21.29% 30.03% 34.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 356 566
Surrey median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +8.47%
10th Percentile £131 £155 £190
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 74 79
Surrey median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.41% -11.90% +27.27%
10th Percentile £12.78 £12.50 £11.20
90th Percentile £50.23 £41.85 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% -15.79% +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 23 February 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 23 February 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 - 56 £475 - 2
Epsom -2 16 £398 -0.63% 3
Guildford +11 14 £500 +42.86% 2
Staines -15 14 £525 +47.89% 4
Camberley - 14 £550 - 2
Redhill -9 11 £425 -15.00% 2
Sunbury-on-Thames - 10 £479 -
Leatherhead -6 9 £550 +36.65%
Tadworth -2 2 £605 -
Woking +1 1 £375 +1.69% 3
Oxted - 1 £375 -
Unix
South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 108 (56.54%) SQL
2 107 (56.02%) Linux
3 101 (52.88%) Oracle
4 64 (33.51%) Java
5 60 (31.41%) Finance
6 59 (30.89%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (30.89%) Relational Database
7 50 (26.18%) Analytical Skills
8 47 (24.61%) Windows
9 41 (21.47%) Python
9 41 (21.47%) Shell Script
10 38 (19.90%) Solaris
10 38 (19.90%) Business Analysis
11 37 (19.37%) Workflow
12 35 (18.32%) MS Visio
13 34 (17.80%) BPR
13 34 (17.80%) Business Process Analysis
14 29 (15.18%) PL/SQL
15 28 (14.66%) Migration
15 28 (14.66%) Red Hat
16 26 (13.61%) Microsoft
17 24 (12.57%) Oracle Database
17 24 (12.57%) Jenkins
18 23 (12.04%) Apache
18 23 (12.04%) J2EE
19 22 (11.52%) Middleware
19 22 (11.52%) NetApp
19 22 (11.52%) Perl
19 22 (11.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 22 (11.52%) Hadoop

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 23 (12.04%) Apache
2 17 (8.90%) Apache Spark
3 10 (5.24%) SAS
4 6 (3.14%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.09%) GemFire
5 4 (2.09%) JBoss
6 2 (1.05%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (1.05%) Luigi
7 1 (0.52%) Confluence
7 1 (0.52%) IIS
7 1 (0.52%) nginx
7 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.52%) WildFly
Applications
1 35 (18.32%) MS Visio
2 11 (5.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.09%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.09%) SPSS
4 2 (1.05%) Pipeline Pilot
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.14%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.14%) SaaS
3 3 (1.57%) GitHub
3 3 (1.57%) IaaS
3 3 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.57%) PaaS
4 2 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.05%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.95%) SAN
2 15 (7.85%) Firewall
3 14 (7.33%) NAS
4 13 (6.81%) Fibre Channel
5 9 (4.71%) LAN
6 7 (3.66%) Multicast
6 7 (3.66%) WAN
7 6 (3.14%) DNS
7 6 (3.14%) SSH
7 6 (3.14%) TCP/IP
8 4 (2.09%) FTP
8 4 (2.09%) VPN
9 2 (1.05%) Internet
9 2 (1.05%) MPLS
10 1 (0.52%) DHCP
10 1 (0.52%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (30.89%) Relational Database
2 24 (12.57%) Oracle Database
3 22 (11.52%) Hadoop
4 21 (10.99%) Big Data
5 15 (7.85%) RDBMS
6 13 (6.81%) SQLPlus
7 7 (3.66%) Data Mart
7 7 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (3.14%) HBase
9 5 (2.62%) NoSQL
9 5 (2.62%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 4 (2.09%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (2.09%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (2.09%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (2.09%) Oracle Exadata
10 4 (2.09%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (1.57%) Data Mining
11 3 (1.57%) MySQL
11 3 (1.57%) Parquet
11 3 (1.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (12.57%) Jenkins
2 17 (8.90%) Subversion
3 15 (7.85%) Git (software)
4 11 (5.76%) ProC
5 6 (3.14%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (2.09%) Maven
6 4 (2.09%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.57%) Gradle
7 3 (1.57%) JIRA
7 3 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.05%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.05%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.52%) Burp Suite
9 1 (0.52%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.52%) Mockito
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.52%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.52%) Toad
9 1 (0.52%) Vagrant
General
1 60 (31.41%) Finance
2 10 (5.24%) Legal
3 5 (2.62%) Banking
4 2 (1.05%) Billing
4 2 (1.05%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.05%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.52%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 59 (30.89%) Developer
2 50 (26.18%) Analyst
3 43 (22.51%) Pensions Analyst
4 29 (15.18%) Java Developer
5 23 (12.04%) Oracle Developer
5 23 (12.04%) Process Analyst
5 23 (12.04%) Workflow Analyst
6 20 (10.47%) Administrator
6 20 (10.47%) Business Process Analyst
7 18 (9.42%) Systems Analyst
8 17 (8.90%) Architect
9 16 (8.38%) Storage Administrator
10 14 (7.33%) Consultant
11 11 (5.76%) SQL Developer
11 11 (5.76%) Technical Architect
12 10 (5.24%) PL/SQL Developer
12 10 (5.24%) Systems Developer
12 10 (5.24%) Unix Administrator
13 9 (4.71%) Business Analyst
13 9 (4.71%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.04%) J2EE
2 22 (11.52%) Middleware
3 21 (10.99%) Spring
4 20 (10.47%) JSON
5 18 (9.42%) Kafka
5 18 (9.42%) RabbitMQ
6 17 (8.90%) HTML
6 17 (8.90%) RESTful
6 17 (8.90%) Spring Boot
7 13 (6.81%) jQuery
8 11 (5.76%) REST
9 9 (4.71%) .NET
10 6 (3.14%) HTML5
10 6 (3.14%) Spark Streaming
11 5 (2.62%) XML
12 3 (1.57%) Apache Avro
12 3 (1.57%) Apache Camel
12 3 (1.57%) Java EE
12 3 (1.57%) LAMP
12 3 (1.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 50 (26.18%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.85%) Enterprise Storage
3 13 (6.81%) Data Centre
4 8 (4.19%) Clustering
5 5 (2.62%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.09%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.57%) PKI
7 3 (1.57%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.05%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.05%) Life Science
8 2 (1.05%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.52%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.52%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.52%) Equities
9 1 (0.52%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.52%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.52%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 107 (56.02%) Linux
2 47 (24.61%) Windows
3 38 (19.90%) Solaris
4 22 (11.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (7.33%) AIX
6 8 (4.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.62%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.05%) CentOS
10 1 (0.52%) HPUX
10 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (30.89%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (19.90%) Business Analysis
3 37 (19.37%) Workflow
4 34 (17.80%) BPR
4 34 (17.80%) Business Process Analysis
5 28 (14.66%) Migration
6 21 (10.99%) Unit Testing
7 20 (10.47%) Configuration Management
7 20 (10.47%) Load Balancing
7 20 (10.47%) SDLC
7 20 (10.47%) Test Automation
8 19 (9.95%) BDD
8 19 (9.95%) TDD
9 16 (8.38%) OO
9 16 (8.38%) Scrum
10 15 (7.85%) Data Analysis
10 15 (7.85%) System Testing
11 14 (7.33%) Requirements Analysis
11 14 (7.33%) Waterfall
12 13 (6.81%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 108 (56.54%) SQL
2 64 (33.51%) Java
3 41 (21.47%) Python
3 41 (21.47%) Shell Script
4 29 (15.18%) PL/SQL
5 22 (11.52%) Perl
6 17 (8.90%) JavaScript
7 12 (6.28%) C
8 4 (2.09%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.09%) C#
8 4 (2.09%) Ruby
8 4 (2.09%) SAS Macro
9 3 (1.57%) C++
9 3 (1.57%) PHP
10 2 (1.05%) AWK
10 2 (1.05%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.05%) R
10 2 (1.05%) sed
10 2 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (7.85%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.81%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.19%) Degree
4 2 (1.05%) PhD
5 1 (0.52%) CISSP
5 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.52%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.57%) QA
3 2 (1.05%) GDPR
System Software
1 18 (9.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 15 (7.85%) VMware ESXi
3 13 (6.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 12 (6.28%) Veritas File System
5 11 (5.76%) NFS
6 7 (3.66%) HDFS
6 7 (3.66%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (3.14%) Docker
8 2 (1.05%) ProxySG
8 2 (1.05%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.52%) iptables
9 1 (0.52%) Samba
9 1 (0.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (9.42%) Hadoop YARN
2 14 (7.33%) NetBackup
2 14 (7.33%) Puppet
3 9 (4.71%) Ansible
4 8 (4.19%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (3.14%) SnapMirror
5 6 (3.14%) SnapVault
6 4 (2.09%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (2.09%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 3 (1.57%) Cacti
7 3 (1.57%) CFEngine
7 3 (1.57%) logstash
7 3 (1.57%) Nagios
7 3 (1.57%) Netcool
8 2 (1.05%) Icinga
8 2 (1.05%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.52%) Graphite
9 1 (0.52%) Mesos
9 1 (0.52%) Nessus
Vendors
1 101 (52.88%) Oracle
2 28 (14.66%) Red Hat
3 26 (13.61%) Microsoft
4 22 (11.52%) NetApp
5 18 (9.42%) Veritas
6 16 (8.38%) Brocade
7 12 (6.28%) Sun
8 9 (4.71%) Symantec
9 6 (3.14%) EMC
10 3 (1.57%) Cisco
10 3 (1.57%) HP
10 3 (1.57%) McAfee
10 3 (1.57%) Remedy
10 3 (1.57%) SAP
10 3 (1.57%) Splunk
11 2 (1.05%) Blue Coat
11 2 (1.05%) Citrix
11 2 (1.05%) IBM
11 2 (1.05%) Netezza
11 2 (1.05%) RapidMiner