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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 9 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Epsom 19.44% 10.00% 9.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.67% 33.33% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.53%
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 £36.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
Linux
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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
15 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Epsom 41.67% 30.00% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
Average daily rate £400 £294 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.17% -9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £300 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.71%

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 5 March 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 4 (57.14%) Symantec
2 4 (57.14%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Sun
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) Solaris
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Client/Server
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) NetBackup
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (57.14%) NAS
2 4 (57.14%) Capacity Management
3 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) IPsec
3 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Blue Coat
3 3 (42.86%) SSH
3 3 (42.86%) SecurID
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) SSL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Epsom by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 (57.14%) SAN
1 4 (57.14%) NAS
2 3 (42.86%) Network Security
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) IPsec
2 3 (42.86%) SSH
2 3 (42.86%) SSL
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) FTP
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Security Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) DBA
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Support
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Support
4 1 (14.29%) Storage Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (14.29%) Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Client/Server
2 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (42.86%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Solaris
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Capacity Management
2 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Security
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas File System
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (57.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Symantec
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) Sun
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Blue Coat
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 3 (42.86%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) Cognos
3 1 (14.29%) Informatica
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas