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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 5 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Epsom 28.57% 9.68% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.33% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
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
15 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Epsom 53.57% 38.71% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 2
Average daily rate £190 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 30 April 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 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
1 7 (77.78%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (66.67%) NetApp
2 6 (66.67%) Solaris
2 6 (66.67%) Unix
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) EMC
3 5 (55.56%) Migration
3 5 (55.56%) Change Management
3 5 (55.56%) EMC VNX
3 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (55.56%) NAS
3 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (55.56%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (55.56%) SAN
3 5 (55.56%) Brocade
4 4 (44.44%) Banking
4 4 (44.44%) NetBackup
4 4 (44.44%) NCDA
4 4 (44.44%) NCIE
4 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
4 4 (44.44%) Symantec
4 4 (44.44%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (44.44%) NCSA
5 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) Internet
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) IPsec

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Epsom by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) Drupal
1 1 (11.11%) Joomla!
1 1 (11.11%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Fibre Channel
1 5 (55.56%) NAS
1 5 (55.56%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) IPsec
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security
2 2 (22.22%) SSL
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Administrator
1 5 (55.56%) Storage Administrator
1 5 (55.56%) Storage Systems Administrator
1 5 (55.56%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Network Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SAN Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) SAN Storage Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Classic ASP
1 1 (11.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) EMC VNX
1 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (22.22%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Solaris
2 6 (66.67%) Unix
3 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (11.11%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (55.56%) Change Management
2 5 (55.56%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Computer Security
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
4 1 (11.11%) SEO
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) NCDA
1 4 (44.44%) NCIE
1 4 (44.44%) NCSA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) NetBackup
1 4 (44.44%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) NetApp
2 5 (55.56%) Brocade
2 5 (55.56%) EMC
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
3 4 (44.44%) Symantec
4 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
4 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) Juniper
4 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle