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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 2 6
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4  
Contract jobs citing Linux 11 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Epsom 23.40% 45.83% 24.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 78.57% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Epsom
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 22 14 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Epsom 46.81% 58.33% 58.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 5
Median daily rate £325 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £350 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £500 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.97 £16.16
% change year-on-year -8.66% +5.01%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Epsom

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Epsom citing Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 June 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 24 (96.00%) Unix
1 24 (96.00%) Veritas
2 23 (92.00%) Symantec
2 23 (92.00%) NetBackup
3 22 (88.00%) Finance
4 19 (76.00%) Legal
4 19 (76.00%) Red Hat
4 19 (76.00%) Solaris
5 18 (72.00%) SAN
5 18 (72.00%) NAS
5 18 (72.00%) Veritas File System
5 18 (72.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 18 (72.00%) Enterprise Storage
6 14 (56.00%) Sun
7 13 (52.00%) Oracle
7 13 (52.00%) High Availability
8 12 (48.00%) Service Delivery
9 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
9 11 (44.00%) Windows
9 11 (44.00%) Change Management
9 11 (44.00%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (44.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (44.00%) Problem Management
9 11 (44.00%) Change Control
10 8 (32.00%) SSH
10 8 (32.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (32.00%) NetApp
11 7 (28.00%) Brocade
11 7 (28.00%) Capacity Management
12 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012

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 6 (24.00%) IIS
1 6 (24.00%) JBoss
1 6 (24.00%) WildFly
2 1 (4.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (72.00%) NAS
1 18 (72.00%) SAN
2 8 (32.00%) SSH
3 6 (24.00%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (24.00%) LDAP
4 2 (8.00%) FTP
5 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (88.00%) Finance
2 19 (76.00%) Legal
3 6 (24.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Administrator
1 14 (56.00%) Storage Administrator
2 13 (52.00%) Unix Administrator
3 12 (48.00%) Storage Systems Administrator
3 12 (48.00%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (48.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 8 (32.00%) Solaris Administrator
5 7 (28.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 6 (24.00%) Analyst
6 6 (24.00%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (20.00%) NetApp Engineer
8 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
8 2 (8.00%) Technical Support
8 2 (8.00%) Technical Support Analyst
9 1 (4.00%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Middleware
1 6 (24.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (72.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 6 (24.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 24 (96.00%) Unix
2 19 (76.00%) Solaris
3 11 (44.00%) Windows
4 8 (32.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.00%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) High Availability
2 12 (48.00%) Service Delivery
3 11 (44.00%) Change Control
3 11 (44.00%) Change Management
3 11 (44.00%) Problem Management
4 7 (28.00%) Capacity Management
5 6 (24.00%) Load Balancing
6 5 (20.00%) Migration
6 5 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (4.00%) Fault Management
8 1 (4.00%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) Java
1 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) Perl
System Software
1 18 (72.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 18 (72.00%) Veritas File System
2 11 (44.00%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (24.00%) NFS
3 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 23 (92.00%) NetBackup
2 6 (24.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (8.00%) Nagios
3 2 (8.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (4.00%) EMC Navisphere
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 24 (96.00%) Veritas
2 23 (92.00%) Symantec
3 19 (76.00%) Red Hat
4 14 (56.00%) Sun
5 13 (52.00%) Oracle
6 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (32.00%) NetApp
8 7 (28.00%) Brocade
9 6 (24.00%) Citrix
9 6 (24.00%) EMC
9 6 (24.00%) McAfee
9 6 (24.00%) VMware
10 1 (4.00%) Nimble Storage