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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 6 - 1
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 8 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Epsom 23.53% - 56.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
Average daily rate
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- - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £34.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.14% -8.00%
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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
16 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Epsom 47.06% 32.35% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 8
Average daily rate £203 £230 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.95% -40.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £198 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £460 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 31 August 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 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Finance
3 7 (63.64%) Solaris
4 6 (54.55%) UNIX
4 6 (54.55%) Oracle
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 5 (45.45%) Sun
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 4 (36.36%) FTP
6 4 (36.36%) SAN
6 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
6 4 (36.36%) Client/Server
6 4 (36.36%) NetBackup
6 4 (36.36%) Banking
6 4 (36.36%) Symantec
6 4 (36.36%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (36.36%) SSH
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (36.36%) NAS
6 4 (36.36%) Capacity Management
6 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (27.27%) Image Processing
7 3 (27.27%) SWT
7 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
7 3 (27.27%) C++
7 3 (27.27%) Java
8 2 (18.18%) Perl
8 2 (18.18%) J2EE
8 2 (18.18%) MySQL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Epsom by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) FTP
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
1 4 (36.36%) SSH
1 4 (36.36%) NAS
2 2 (18.18%) Network Security
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) IPsec
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) VPN
2 2 (18.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) DBA
2 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) SQL DBA
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
4 1 (9.09%) Database Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Support
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) SWT
2 2 (18.18%) JAX-WS
2 2 (18.18%) J2EE
2 2 (18.18%) Struts
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) JAXB
2 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
2 2 (18.18%) Spring
2 2 (18.18%) JNI
3 1 (9.09%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Client/Server
1 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (18.18%) SecurID
3 1 (9.09%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Solaris
3 6 (54.55%) UNIX
4 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Capacity Management
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Image Processing
3 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) System Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Web Application Development
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Security
4 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
4 1 (9.09%) Parallel Processing
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C++
2 3 (27.27%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) Korn
3 2 (18.18%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) CCSP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (36.36%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) Sun
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
3 4 (36.36%) Symantec
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Blue Coat
4 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 2 (18.18%) Juniper
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco