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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 6 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Epsom 13.79% 20.59% 18.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.14% 53.85% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £303 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.96% +3.92%
Linux
Surrey

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
7 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Epsom 24.14% 38.24% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 4
Average daily rate £190 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 12 February 2016, 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 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Solaris
2 6 (42.86%) EMC
2 6 (42.86%) SAN
2 6 (42.86%) Unix
2 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Brocade
2 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (42.86%) NAS
2 6 (42.86%) Enterprise Storage
2 6 (42.86%) EMC VNX
3 5 (35.71%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (35.71%) NetBackup
3 5 (35.71%) Symantec
3 5 (35.71%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
4 4 (28.57%) Sun
4 4 (28.57%) NFS
4 4 (28.57%) C++
4 4 (28.57%) Java
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 4 (28.57%) Change Management
4 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (28.57%) SWT
4 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 4 (28.57%) Image Processing
4 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
4 4 (28.57%) Capacity Management
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Epsom by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) Drupal
2 1 (7.14%) Joomla!
2 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) NAS
1 6 (42.86%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) Internet
2 3 (21.43%) IPsec
2 3 (21.43%) LAN
2 3 (21.43%) Network Security
2 3 (21.43%) SSL
2 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 3 (21.43%) VPN
2 3 (21.43%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (14.29%) FTP
3 2 (14.29%) iSCSI
3 2 (14.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) InterSystems Cache
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Administrator
2 5 (35.71%) Storage Administrator
3 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Unix Administrator
4 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) EMC Storage Administrator
4 3 (21.43%) Network Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Network Security Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) SAN Administrator
4 3 (21.43%) SAN Storage Administrator
4 3 (21.43%) Security Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Storage Systems Administrator
4 3 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco Security Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) IT Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Java Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Veritas Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) SWT
2 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 2 (14.29%) J2EE
2 2 (14.29%) JAXB
2 2 (14.29%) JAX-WS
2 2 (14.29%) JNI
2 2 (14.29%) POSIX
2 2 (14.29%) Spring
2 2 (14.29%) Struts
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) Classic ASP
3 1 (7.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) EMC VNX
1 6 (42.86%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (21.43%) SecurID
3 2 (14.29%) CLARiiON
3 2 (14.29%) Physics
3 2 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Solaris
2 6 (42.86%) Unix
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (28.57%) Capacity Management
2 4 (28.57%) Change Management
2 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (28.57%) Image Processing
2 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (21.43%) Computer Security
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) High Availability
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 2 (14.29%) Parallel Processing
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) System Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
5 1 (7.14%) Line Management
5 1 (7.14%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C++
1 4 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) C
2 2 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) NCDA
2 1 (7.14%) NCIE
2 1 (7.14%) NCSA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) NFS
2 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
3 2 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (14.29%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) NetBackup
1 5 (35.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (14.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Brocade
1 6 (42.86%) EMC
2 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
2 5 (35.71%) Symantec
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) Sun
4 3 (21.43%) Blue Coat
4 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco
4 3 (21.43%) Juniper
4 3 (21.43%) Palo Alto
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) NetApp
5 2 (14.29%) Veritas