The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Epsom region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 8 6 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Epsom 14.81% 14.29% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 40.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £215 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -9.72%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Epsom region.

Operating Systems Category
Epsom
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
8 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Epsom 29.63% 35.71% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Average daily rate £350 £215 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.79% -44.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £193 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £300 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Epsom

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Epsom region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Epsom

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Epsom

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Epsom region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Epsom

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Epsom

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Epsom

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Epsom

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Epsom region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Solaris
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Sun
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) Symantec
1 4 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) NAS
1 4 (100.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) SSH
2 3 (75.00%) FTP
3 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas File System
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (25.00%) Informatica
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Epsom by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Epsom region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) NAS
2 3 (75.00%) SSH
2 3 (75.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Storage Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Support
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Solaris
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas File System
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (100.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Sun
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) Informatica
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos
2 1 (25.00%) SAP