Period
to 20 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 13 21
Rank change year-on-year -35 +8 +2
Contract jobs citing Unix 158 240 194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 4.86% 9.59% 7.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.90% 34.09% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 158 153
Surrey median daily rate £500 £438 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +0.81% +8.50%
10th Percentile £405 £337 £365
90th Percentile £588 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Surrey median hourly rate - - £49.50
South East median hourly rate £38.50 £21.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year +83.33% -54.84% +24.00%

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 661 704 844
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 20.31% 28.13% 33.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 443 570
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £200 £191 £185
90th Percentile £576 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 48 54
Surrey median hourly rate £27.00 £18.75 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.00% -48.28% +113.24%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.93 £11.42
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.50 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year +11.76% -6.85% +7.35%

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 August 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 August 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 -9 28 £500 +5.26% 2
Camberley +2 24 £575 +21.05% 1
Epsom -4 22 £350 -5.41%
Reigate -17 20 £475 +11.76% 5
Leatherhead +8 9 £363 -23.68% 3
Redhill -17 6 £550 +22.22% 1
Staines -22 4 £500 -11.11% 1
Woking 0 3 £425 -1.45% 6
Weybridge - 3 £500 - 1
Tadworth +4 2 - -
Sunbury-on-Thames -19 1 £625 +47.06%
Windlesham - 1 - -
Unix
South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 107 (67.72%) Linux
2 83 (52.53%) Finance
3 76 (48.10%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (45.57%) Java
5 65 (41.14%) Oracle
6 56 (35.44%) Jenkins
7 54 (34.18%) Middleware
7 54 (34.18%) SQL
8 50 (31.65%) JSON
9 49 (31.01%) TDD
9 49 (31.01%) RESTful
10 47 (29.75%) Spring
11 45 (28.48%) Windows
11 45 (28.48%) Kafka
11 45 (28.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 44 (27.85%) RabbitMQ
12 44 (27.85%) BDD
12 44 (27.85%) Apache
13 40 (25.32%) J2EE
14 39 (24.68%) Hadoop
15 38 (24.05%) Big Data
15 38 (24.05%) Apache Spark
15 38 (24.05%) Hadoop YARN
16 34 (21.52%) Solaris
17 31 (19.62%) Relational Database
18 30 (18.99%) Unit Testing
18 30 (18.99%) SAN
18 30 (18.99%) Shell Script
19 29 (18.35%) Microsoft
20 27 (17.09%) System Testing

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 44 (27.85%) Apache
2 38 (24.05%) Apache Spark
3 21 (13.29%) GemFire
4 11 (6.96%) JBoss
5 8 (5.06%) IIS
5 8 (5.06%) WildFly
6 7 (4.43%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (3.16%) Confluence
8 3 (1.90%) SAS
8 3 (1.90%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.27%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.27%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.63%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (1.90%) MS Visio
1 3 (1.90%) Simulink
2 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (6.33%) PaaS
2 8 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.43%) GitHub
4 2 (1.27%) Force.com
5 1 (0.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (18.99%) SAN
2 14 (8.86%) LAN
3 13 (8.23%) NAS
3 13 (8.23%) WAN
4 11 (6.96%) SSH
5 8 (5.06%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (3.80%) Firewall
6 6 (3.80%) TCP/IP
7 5 (3.16%) FTP
8 4 (2.53%) Internet
9 3 (1.90%) iSCSI
9 3 (1.90%) Network Security
10 2 (1.27%) HTTP
10 2 (1.27%) Intranet
10 2 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (1.27%) OpenFlow
10 2 (1.27%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (0.63%) IPsec
11 1 (0.63%) VPN
11 1 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (24.68%) Hadoop
2 38 (24.05%) Big Data
3 31 (19.62%) Relational Database
4 27 (17.09%) Oracle Database
5 24 (15.19%) SQL Server
6 20 (12.66%) HBase
7 12 (7.59%) RDBMS
8 9 (5.70%) Apache Hive
8 9 (5.70%) SQLPlus
9 6 (3.80%) KNIME
10 4 (2.53%) MySQL
11 3 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.90%) DB2
12 2 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.63%) InterSystems Cache
13 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.63%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 56 (35.44%) Jenkins
2 10 (6.33%) Eclipse
2 10 (6.33%) JUnit
3 9 (5.70%) Cucumber
4 8 (5.06%) JIRA
5 7 (4.43%) IntelliJ
5 7 (4.43%) ProC
5 7 (4.43%) SoapUI
5 7 (4.43%) Subversion
6 5 (3.16%) Artifactory
6 5 (3.16%) Gradle
6 5 (3.16%) RhodeCode
7 3 (1.90%) Ant
7 3 (1.90%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.90%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.27%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.27%) Maven
8 2 (1.27%) Mockito
9 1 (0.63%) Metasploit
9 1 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 83 (52.53%) Finance
2 12 (7.59%) Banking
3 5 (3.16%) Legal
3 5 (3.16%) Marketing
4 3 (1.90%) Publishing
5 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (36.08%) Developer
2 42 (26.58%) Java Developer
3 24 (15.19%) Analyst
4 22 (13.92%) Big Data Developer
5 18 (11.39%) Administrator
6 13 (8.23%) Hadoop Developer
7 12 (7.59%) Java Hadoop Developer
7 12 (7.59%) Project Manager
8 11 (6.96%) Apache Spark Developer
8 11 (6.96%) Architect
8 11 (6.96%) Java Engineer
8 11 (6.96%) Unix Administrator
9 10 (6.33%) Oracle Developer
10 9 (5.70%) Pensions Analyst
10 9 (5.70%) Systems Analyst
11 8 (5.06%) Systems Administrator
12 7 (4.43%) PL/SQL Developer
12 7 (4.43%) SQL Developer
12 7 (4.43%) Systems Developer
12 7 (4.43%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (34.18%) Middleware
2 50 (31.65%) JSON
3 49 (31.01%) RESTful
4 47 (29.75%) Spring
5 45 (28.48%) Kafka
6 44 (27.85%) RabbitMQ
7 40 (25.32%) J2EE
8 27 (17.09%) Spring Boot
9 23 (14.56%) Spark Streaming
10 16 (10.13%) REST
11 15 (9.49%) Web Services
12 13 (8.23%) HTML
13 10 (6.33%) LDAP
13 10 (6.33%) XML
14 9 (5.70%) jQuery
15 7 (4.43%) Gherkin
15 7 (4.43%) Spring Cloud
16 4 (2.53%) Ajax
16 4 (2.53%) CSS
16 4 (2.53%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.59%) Linux Command Line
2 10 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 8 (5.06%) Client/Server
4 7 (4.43%) Algorithms
4 7 (4.43%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.43%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.43%) Smart Meter
4 7 (4.43%) Virtual Team
5 5 (3.16%) PKI
6 4 (2.53%) Replication
7 3 (1.90%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.90%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.90%) Wiki
8 2 (1.27%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.63%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.63%) Life Science
9 1 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 107 (67.72%) Linux
2 45 (28.48%) Windows
3 34 (21.52%) Solaris
4 19 (12.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (7.59%) AIX
6 8 (5.06%) Windows Server
6 8 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.90%) CentOS
8 3 (1.90%) SUSE
8 3 (1.90%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.27%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.63%) HPUX
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (48.10%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (31.01%) TDD
3 44 (27.85%) BDD
4 30 (18.99%) Unit Testing
5 27 (17.09%) System Testing
6 26 (16.46%) Test Automation
7 21 (13.29%) Service Delivery
8 19 (12.03%) Scrum
9 18 (11.39%) ITIL
10 17 (10.76%) Project Management
11 15 (9.49%) SDLC
12 13 (8.23%) DevOps
13 12 (7.59%) Capacity Management
13 12 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (7.59%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (7.59%) Information Security
13 12 (7.59%) Server Management
14 11 (6.96%) Resource Management
15 10 (6.33%) Configuration Management
15 10 (6.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 72 (45.57%) Java
2 54 (34.18%) SQL
3 30 (18.99%) Shell Script
4 18 (11.39%) Python
5 16 (10.13%) Perl
5 16 (10.13%) PL/SQL
6 14 (8.86%) JavaScript
7 13 (8.23%) C
8 10 (6.33%) PowerShell
9 6 (3.80%) AWK
9 6 (3.80%) C++
10 3 (1.90%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.90%) Bourne shell
10 3 (1.90%) C#
10 3 (1.90%) Korn
10 3 (1.90%) R
10 3 (1.90%) sed
10 3 (1.90%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.27%) Java 8
11 2 (1.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (7.59%) Degree
2 9 (5.70%) SC Cleared
2 9 (5.70%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (3.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.90%) PhD
5 2 (1.27%) CGEIT
5 2 (1.27%) CISSP
5 2 (1.27%) CRISC
6 1 (0.63%) CCNP
6 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.80%) GDPR
2 3 (1.90%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.27%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.27%) QA
4 1 (0.63%) COBIT
System Software
1 45 (28.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 23 (14.56%) Active Directory
3 20 (12.66%) HDFS
4 14 (8.86%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (5.70%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (4.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 6 (3.80%) NFS
7 6 (3.80%) Veritas File System
8 3 (1.90%) GlusterFS
8 3 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Clusterware
9 1 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 38 (24.05%) Hadoop YARN
2 16 (10.13%) NetBackup
3 11 (6.96%) Ansible
4 7 (4.43%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (4.43%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 6 (3.80%) Oracle ZFS
5 6 (3.80%) Puppet
6 5 (3.16%) SnapMirror
6 5 (3.16%) SnapVault
7 3 (1.90%) Nagios
7 3 (1.90%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (1.90%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (1.27%) Salt
9 1 (0.63%) EMC Navisphere
9 1 (0.63%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.63%) Nexpose
9 1 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.63%) Oozie
9 1 (0.63%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 65 (41.14%) Oracle
2 29 (18.35%) Microsoft
3 24 (15.19%) VMware
4 20 (12.66%) Citrix
5 19 (12.03%) NetApp
6 16 (10.13%) Veritas
7 15 (9.49%) Red Hat
8 14 (8.86%) Sun
9 12 (7.59%) Brocade
10 11 (6.96%) Nimble Storage
11 7 (4.43%) EMC
11 7 (4.43%) McAfee
11 7 (4.43%) Symantec
12 6 (3.80%) HP
12 6 (3.80%) SAP
13 3 (1.90%) Dell
13 3 (1.90%) IBM
13 3 (1.90%) MathWorks
13 3 (1.90%) SolarWinds
13 3 (1.90%) StorageTek