Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 12 14
Rank change year-on-year -27 +2 +20
Contract jobs citing Unix 186 250 251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 5.98% 10.60% 9.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.72% 37.31% 27.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 167 191
Surrey median daily rate £500 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £413 £340 £338
90th Percentile £588 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £475 £438 £405
% change year-on-year +8.57% +8.02% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Surrey median hourly rate - - £50.50
South East median hourly rate £43.50 £35.50 £49.00
% change year-on-year +22.54% -27.55% +28.10%

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 696 670 904
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 22.39% 28.40% 35.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 413 580
Surrey median daily rate £463 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +6.18% +6.73%
10th Percentile £178 £185 £199
90th Percentile £575 £544 £550
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 35 82
Surrey median hourly rate £27.00 £17.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.29% -56.25% +158.06%
10th Percentile £11.70 £12.50 £11.85
90th Percentile £53.25 £47.50 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.97 £21.50
% change year-on-year +9.61% -25.74% +33.21%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 0 30 £488 +2.63% 1
Camberley +7 28 £550 +18.92% 1
Guildford +3 26 £500 +5.26% 5
Epsom -3 19 £350 -12.50% 1
Leatherhead +8 11 £375 -8.26% 3
Sunbury-on-Thames -11 8 £482 +13.41%
Redhill -13 8 £450 -10.00% 2
Staines -18 5 £463 -17.78% 1
Tadworth +2 3 £605 -
Woking -2 3 £425 +13.33% 7
Weybridge - 2 £538 -
Windlesham - 1 - -
Unix
South East

For the 6 months to 21 June 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.

1 119 (63.98%) Linux
2 82 (44.09%) Finance
3 81 (43.55%) Oracle
4 80 (43.01%) Java
5 74 (39.78%) SQL
5 74 (39.78%) Agile Software Development
6 56 (30.11%) Jenkins
7 51 (27.42%) Relational Database
8 49 (26.34%) Middleware
9 48 (25.81%) Windows
10 46 (24.73%) TDD
11 45 (24.19%) Spring
11 45 (24.19%) JSON
11 45 (24.19%) RESTful
12 42 (22.58%) Apache
13 41 (22.04%) Kafka
13 41 (22.04%) BDD
13 41 (22.04%) RabbitMQ
13 41 (22.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 37 (19.89%) Solaris
14 37 (19.89%) J2EE
15 36 (19.35%) Shell Script
16 35 (18.82%) Big Data
16 35 (18.82%) Hadoop
17 34 (18.28%) Hadoop YARN
18 32 (17.20%) Apache Spark
19 31 (16.67%) Unit Testing
20 28 (15.05%) System Testing
21 27 (14.52%) Spring Boot
22 26 (13.98%) SAN

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 42 (22.58%) Apache
2 32 (17.20%) Apache Spark
3 19 (10.22%) GemFire
4 11 (5.91%) JBoss
5 7 (3.76%) Cloud Foundry
5 7 (3.76%) IIS
5 7 (3.76%) WildFly
6 5 (2.69%) Confluence
7 4 (2.15%) SAS
7 4 (2.15%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.61%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.08%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.54%) nginx
10 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (6.99%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.61%) Simulink
3 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.91%) PaaS
2 10 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.84%) GitHub
4 2 (1.08%) Force.com
4 2 (1.08%) IaaS
5 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (13.98%) SAN
2 17 (9.14%) LAN
3 15 (8.06%) Firewall
4 14 (7.53%) NAS
4 14 (7.53%) WAN
5 10 (5.38%) SSH
6 9 (4.84%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (4.84%) TCP/IP
7 7 (3.76%) Multicast
8 5 (2.69%) FTP
9 4 (2.15%) Internet
10 3 (1.61%) iSCSI
10 3 (1.61%) VPN
11 2 (1.08%) DNS
11 2 (1.08%) HTTP
11 2 (1.08%) Intranet
11 2 (1.08%) MPLS
11 2 (1.08%) Network Security
11 2 (1.08%) OpenFlow
11 2 (1.08%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (27.42%) Relational Database
2 35 (18.82%) Big Data
2 35 (18.82%) Hadoop
3 24 (12.90%) Oracle Database
4 18 (9.68%) HBase
5 15 (8.06%) RDBMS
5 15 (8.06%) SQL Server
6 12 (6.45%) SQLPlus
7 8 (4.30%) Apache Hive
8 6 (3.23%) KNIME
9 3 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (1.08%) MySQL
10 2 (1.08%) Parquet
10 2 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.54%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.54%) Power BI
11 1 (0.54%) SAP Data Services
11 1 (0.54%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.54%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 56 (30.11%) Jenkins
2 10 (5.38%) Cucumber
2 10 (5.38%) Eclipse
2 10 (5.38%) JUnit
2 10 (5.38%) ProC
3 8 (4.30%) JIRA
3 8 (4.30%) SoapUI
4 7 (3.76%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.76%) Gradle
4 7 (3.76%) IntelliJ
4 7 (3.76%) Subversion
5 5 (2.69%) Artifactory
5 5 (2.69%) RhodeCode
6 3 (1.61%) Ant
6 3 (1.61%) Maven
6 3 (1.61%) Mockito
7 2 (1.08%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.08%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.54%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
General
1 82 (44.09%) Finance
2 7 (3.76%) Banking
3 5 (2.69%) Legal
3 5 (2.69%) Marketing
4 3 (1.61%) Publishing
5 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 60 (32.26%) Developer
2 46 (24.73%) Java Developer
3 38 (20.43%) Analyst
4 23 (12.37%) Big Data Developer
4 23 (12.37%) Systems Analyst
5 22 (11.83%) Pensions Analyst
6 17 (9.14%) Administrator
7 16 (8.60%) Architect
8 11 (5.91%) Java Engineer
8 11 (5.91%) Oracle Developer
8 11 (5.91%) Unix Administrator
9 10 (5.38%) Apache Spark Developer
9 10 (5.38%) Integration Developer
9 10 (5.38%) Systems Developer
9 10 (5.38%) UI Developer
10 9 (4.84%) Hadoop Developer
10 9 (4.84%) Java Hadoop Developer
10 9 (4.84%) Unix Engineer
11 8 (4.30%) Integration Analyst
11 8 (4.30%) Integration Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (26.34%) Middleware
2 45 (24.19%) JSON
2 45 (24.19%) RESTful
2 45 (24.19%) Spring
3 41 (22.04%) Kafka
3 41 (22.04%) RabbitMQ
4 37 (19.89%) J2EE
5 27 (14.52%) Spring Boot
6 19 (10.22%) Spark Streaming
7 18 (9.68%) HTML
8 16 (8.60%) REST
8 16 (8.60%) Web Services
9 12 (6.45%) jQuery
9 12 (6.45%) XML
10 9 (4.84%) LDAP
11 7 (3.76%) Gherkin
11 7 (3.76%) Spring Cloud
12 5 (2.69%) Ajax
13 4 (2.15%) Hibernate
13 4 (2.15%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.53%) Data Centre
2 14 (7.53%) Linux Command Line
3 11 (5.91%) Enterprise Storage
4 9 (4.84%) Virtual Team
5 8 (4.30%) Smart Meter
6 7 (3.76%) Client/Server
6 7 (3.76%) Clustering
6 7 (3.76%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.23%) Algorithms
7 6 (3.23%) PKI
8 4 (2.15%) Replication
9 3 (1.61%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.61%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.61%) Wiki
10 2 (1.08%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.54%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.54%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 119 (63.98%) Linux
2 48 (25.81%) Windows
3 37 (19.89%) Solaris
4 22 (11.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (8.06%) AIX
6 12 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (3.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (3.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (3.23%) Windows Server
9 4 (2.15%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.61%) CentOS
10 3 (1.61%) SUSE
11 2 (1.08%) HPUX
11 2 (1.08%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (39.78%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (24.73%) TDD
3 41 (22.04%) BDD
4 31 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 28 (15.05%) System Testing
6 25 (13.44%) Test Automation
7 24 (12.90%) SDLC
8 23 (12.37%) Business Analysis
8 23 (12.37%) Service Delivery
9 20 (10.75%) Workflow
10 18 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
11 17 (9.14%) BPR
11 17 (9.14%) Business Process Analysis
11 17 (9.14%) Scrum
12 15 (8.06%) DevOps
12 15 (8.06%) Information Security
13 14 (7.53%) Configuration Management
13 14 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (7.53%) High Availability
13 14 (7.53%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 80 (43.01%) Java
2 74 (39.78%) SQL
3 36 (19.35%) Shell Script
4 25 (13.44%) Python
5 18 (9.68%) JavaScript
5 18 (9.68%) Perl
6 16 (8.60%) PL/SQL
7 14 (7.53%) C
8 10 (5.38%) PowerShell
9 7 (3.76%) AWK
10 5 (2.69%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.15%) C++
11 4 (2.15%) sed
12 3 (1.61%) Bourne shell
12 3 (1.61%) C#
12 3 (1.61%) Java 8
12 3 (1.61%) Korn
12 3 (1.61%) R
13 2 (1.08%) Apex Code
13 2 (1.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (9.14%) Degree
2 12 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.91%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.61%) PhD
6 2 (1.08%) CGEIT
6 2 (1.08%) CISSP
6 2 (1.08%) CRISC
7 1 (0.54%) CCNP
7 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (2.15%) GDPR
3 3 (1.61%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.08%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 41 (22.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 18 (9.68%) HDFS
3 15 (8.06%) Active Directory
4 14 (7.53%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (4.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 7 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (3.23%) NFS
7 6 (3.23%) Veritas File System
8 5 (2.69%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (1.61%) Docker
9 3 (1.61%) GlusterFS
10 1 (0.54%) Oracle Clusterware
10 1 (0.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 34 (18.28%) Hadoop YARN
2 15 (8.06%) NetBackup
3 13 (6.99%) Ansible
4 8 (4.30%) Puppet
5 7 (3.76%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (3.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 6 (3.23%) Oracle ZFS
6 6 (3.23%) SnapMirror
6 6 (3.23%) SnapVault
7 3 (1.61%) Nagios
7 3 (1.61%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (1.61%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (1.08%) Salt
9 1 (0.54%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.54%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.54%) Nexpose
9 1 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.54%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 81 (43.55%) Oracle
2 24 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 16 (8.60%) Sun
3 16 (8.60%) Veritas
3 16 (8.60%) VMware
4 15 (8.06%) Red Hat
5 14 (7.53%) NetApp
6 13 (6.99%) Brocade
7 12 (6.45%) Citrix
8 7 (3.76%) EMC
9 6 (3.23%) HP
9 6 (3.23%) McAfee
9 6 (3.23%) SAP
9 6 (3.23%) Symantec
10 5 (2.69%) Nimble Storage
11 3 (1.61%) Bomgar
11 3 (1.61%) Cisco
11 3 (1.61%) Dell
11 3 (1.61%) MathWorks
11 3 (1.61%) SolarWinds