Period
to 22 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Epsom with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Linux
Surrey > Epsom
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 2 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 38 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Epsom 40.43% 30.56% 28.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.09% 61.11% 52.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Epsom median daily rate £388 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - -
Surrey median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 22
Epsom median hourly rate - - £37.50
Surrey median hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -14.63% +2.50% -14.89%

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Epsom with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Epsom
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 55 18 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Epsom 58.51% 50.00% 53.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 8
Epsom median daily rate £130 £200 £203
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.00% -1.23% -11.96%
10th Percentile £105 £87 £142
90th Percentile £416 £439 £371
Surrey median daily rate £425 £404 £388
% change year-on-year +5.20% +4.26% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Epsom median hourly rate £14.00 - £36.25
Surrey median hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -30.91% +52.78% +11.94%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Epsom

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Epsom.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Epsom

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Epsom

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux in Epsom.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Epsom

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Epsom

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux in Epsom.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Epsom

For the 6 months to 22 October 2017, 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 38 (100.00%) Unix
2 35 (92.11%) Windows
2 35 (92.11%) Microsoft
2 35 (92.11%) NetBackup
2 35 (92.11%) VMware ESXi
3 34 (89.47%) Veritas
4 32 (84.21%) Symantec
4 32 (84.21%) Finance
5 27 (71.05%) NetApp
5 27 (71.05%) Red Hat
5 27 (71.05%) Solaris
6 26 (68.42%) SAN
6 26 (68.42%) Brocade
6 26 (68.42%) NAS
6 26 (68.42%) Enterprise Storage
7 25 (65.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (65.79%) NFS
7 25 (65.79%) Fibre Channel
8 24 (63.16%) Performance Monitoring
8 24 (63.16%) Veritas File System
8 24 (63.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 24 (63.16%) Load Balancing
8 24 (63.16%) Legal
9 21 (55.26%) Migration
10 15 (39.47%) EMC
10 15 (39.47%) Norton AntiVirus
11 13 (34.21%) SQL
11 13 (34.21%) SSH
12 11 (28.95%) JBoss
12 11 (28.95%) Banking

Linux
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (28.95%) JBoss
2 10 (26.32%) IIS
2 10 (26.32%) WildFly
3 3 (7.89%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 26 (68.42%) NAS
1 26 (68.42%) SAN
2 25 (65.79%) Fibre Channel
3 13 (34.21%) SSH
4 10 (26.32%) LDAP
5 3 (7.89%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
General
1 32 (84.21%) Finance
2 24 (63.16%) Legal
3 11 (28.95%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) NetApp Engineer
2 12 (31.58%) Administrator
2 12 (31.58%) Storage Administrator
3 11 (28.95%) Analyst
3 11 (28.95%) Technical Analyst
4 7 (18.42%) Solaris Administrator
4 7 (18.42%) Solaris Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Storage Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Storage Systems Administrator
5 5 (13.16%) Support Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (13.16%) Technical Support
5 5 (13.16%) Technical Support Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Unix Administrator
5 5 (13.16%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) Middleware
1 10 (26.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (68.42%) Enterprise Storage
2 10 (26.32%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Unix
2 35 (92.11%) Windows
3 27 (71.05%) Solaris
4 25 (65.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.89%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.63%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) Load Balancing
1 24 (63.16%) Performance Monitoring
2 21 (55.26%) Migration
3 10 (26.32%) Capacity Management
4 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.89%) High Availability
5 2 (5.26%) Change Management
5 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.26%) Project Management
5 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) SQL
2 10 (26.32%) Java
2 10 (26.32%) PowerShell
3 6 (15.79%) Perl
System Software
1 35 (92.11%) VMware ESXi
2 25 (65.79%) NFS
3 24 (63.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 24 (63.16%) Veritas File System
4 11 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (26.32%) Active Directory
6 3 (7.89%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 35 (92.11%) NetBackup
2 15 (39.47%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (7.89%) Ansible
3 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (7.89%) Puppet
3 3 (7.89%) SnapMirror
3 3 (7.89%) SnapVault
3 3 (7.89%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (2.63%) NetApp OnCommand
Vendors
1 35 (92.11%) Microsoft
2 34 (89.47%) Veritas
3 32 (84.21%) Symantec
4 27 (71.05%) NetApp
4 27 (71.05%) Red Hat
5 26 (68.42%) Brocade
6 15 (39.47%) EMC
7 11 (28.95%) VMware
8 10 (26.32%) Citrix
8 10 (26.32%) McAfee
9 3 (7.89%) Oracle
9 3 (7.89%) Sun