The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Epsom region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 2 6 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 10 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Epsom 40.00% 32.00% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.92% 53.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.96%
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
13 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Epsom 52.00% 60.00% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 11
Median daily rate £275 £363 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% +57.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £363 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £363 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Epsom

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Epsom region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 July 2016, 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 Epsom region with a requirement for Linux.

1 16 (88.89%) Finance
2 14 (77.78%) NetApp
2 14 (77.78%) Solaris
2 14 (77.78%) Unix
3 9 (50.00%) Windows
3 9 (50.00%) Oracle
3 9 (50.00%) Legal
3 9 (50.00%) Data ONTAP
4 8 (44.44%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (27.78%) NAS
5 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (27.78%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (27.78%) Brocade
5 5 (27.78%) SAN
5 5 (27.78%) Migration
5 5 (27.78%) Change Management
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 5 (27.78%) EMC
5 5 (27.78%) EMC VNX
6 4 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (22.22%) NCSA
6 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
6 4 (22.22%) Symantec
6 4 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (22.22%) Banking
6 4 (22.22%) NetBackup
6 4 (22.22%) NCDA
6 4 (22.22%) NCIE
7 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Epsom 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Fibre Channel
1 5 (27.78%) NAS
1 5 (27.78%) SAN
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) Internet
2 3 (16.67%) IPsec
2 3 (16.67%) LAN
2 3 (16.67%) Network Security
2 3 (16.67%) SSL
2 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (16.67%) VPN
2 3 (16.67%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (88.89%) Finance
2 9 (50.00%) Legal
3 4 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 9 (50.00%) Unix Team Leader
2 5 (27.78%) Administrator
2 5 (27.78%) Storage Administrator
2 5 (27.78%) Storage Systems Administrator
2 5 (27.78%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Network Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Network Security Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Brocade Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SAN Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) SAN Storage Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) EMC VNX
1 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (16.67%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Solaris
1 14 (77.78%) Unix
2 9 (50.00%) Data ONTAP
2 9 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (27.78%) Change Management
2 5 (27.78%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (16.67%) Computer Security
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) NCDA
1 4 (22.22%) NCIE
1 4 (22.22%) NCSA
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) NetBackup
1 4 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) NetApp
2 9 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (27.78%) Brocade
3 5 (27.78%) EMC
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 4 (22.22%) Symantec
5 3 (16.67%) Blue Coat
5 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco
5 3 (16.67%) Juniper
5 3 (16.67%) Palo Alto
6 1 (5.56%) VMware