Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Woking with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 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.

Linux
Surrey > Woking
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 11 15
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 14 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Woking 10.14% 14.71% 4.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.56% 64.52% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 0
Woking median daily rate £375 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% - -
Surrey median daily rate £430 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -4.44% +12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 22
Woking median hourly rate - - £37.50
Surrey median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -8.05%

Linux 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 Woking with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Woking
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 43 31 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Woking 31.16% 22.79% 14.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 9
Woking median daily rate £319 £438 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.14% +21.53% +28.57%
10th Percentile £132 £274 £155
90th Percentile £444 £493 £468
Surrey median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Woking median hourly rate - £18.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -52.26% +29.17%
Surrey median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -36.36% +52.78% +11.39%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Woking

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Woking.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Woking

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Woking

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux in Woking.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Woking

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Woking

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Woking over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Woking

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux in Woking.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Woking

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Woking region with a requirement for Linux.

1 5 (35.71%) C
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
1 5 (35.71%) Embedded C
1 5 (35.71%) HP
1 5 (35.71%) MATLAB
1 5 (35.71%) Simulink
1 5 (35.71%) Automotive
1 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
1 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
1 5 (35.71%) MISRA
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) JNCIA
2 4 (28.57%) JNCIS
2 4 (28.57%) LPIC
2 4 (28.57%) CMDB
2 4 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (28.57%) BICSI Certification
2 4 (28.57%) Dell
2 4 (28.57%) Firmware
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (28.57%) RHCE
2 4 (28.57%) Juniper
2 4 (28.57%) CCNA
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (28.57%) MS Visio
2 4 (28.57%) MCSE
3 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
4 2 (14.29%) Puppet
4 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Woking 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 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Simulink
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (28.57%) MS Visio
2 4 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 5 (35.71%) Automotive
2 1 (7.14%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Embedded Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Software Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Data Centre Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Embedded C Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Data Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 4 (28.57%) CMDB
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Solaris
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
4 1 (7.14%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C
1 5 (35.71%) Embedded C
1 5 (35.71%) MATLAB
2 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) BICSI Certification
1 4 (28.57%) CCNA
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (28.57%) JNCIA
1 4 (28.57%) JNCIS
1 4 (28.57%) LPIC
1 4 (28.57%) MCSE
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (28.57%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) MISRA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Firmware
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) iptables
2 1 (7.14%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) Cacti
2 1 (7.14%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) HP
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) Dell
2 4 (28.57%) Juniper
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Brocade
4 1 (7.14%) EMC
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) Sun