The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 101 123 123
Rank change year-on-year
+22 0
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 24 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.02% 0.23% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.25% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 3
Median daily rate £438 £335 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.59% +24.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £350 £367
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -5.88%
Linux Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2156 2367 2342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.78% 92.28% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1147 1270 1109
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 106 62
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.55% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Berkshire region.

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Linux Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Linux Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Linux Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +24 19 £438 +82.29% 7
Maidenhead - 2 - -
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, Linux Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 45 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (44.44%) DevOps
3 18 (40.00%) Windows
4 16 (35.56%) ITIL
4 16 (35.56%) Puppet
5 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (33.33%) Python
5 15 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 14 (31.11%) SLA
6 14 (31.11%) Red Hat
6 14 (31.11%) VMware
6 14 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (28.89%) Perl
8 12 (26.67%) Unix
8 12 (26.67%) Windows 7
8 12 (26.67%) Jenkins
9 11 (24.44%) Configuration Management
10 10 (22.22%) Remedy
10 10 (22.22%) Bash Shell
10 10 (22.22%) Incident Management
10 10 (22.22%) Git (software)
11 9 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
12 8 (17.78%) Active Directory
12 8 (17.78%) HP
13 7 (15.56%) Ansible
13 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (13.33%) High Availability

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (8.89%) Tomcat
1 4 (8.89%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.67%) Apache
2 3 (6.67%) Drupal
2 3 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (6.67%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.22%) Confluence
3 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Firewall
2 2 (4.44%) SAN
3 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) Big Data
1 3 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 10 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 6 (13.33%) Vagrant
4 4 (8.89%) Ant
4 4 (8.89%) Maven
4 4 (8.89%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (6.67%) Gradle
6 2 (4.44%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) Web Services
2 4 (8.89%) JMS
2 4 (8.89%) Middleware
2 4 (8.89%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (6.67%) LAMP
3 3 (6.67%) REST
3 3 (6.67%) XML
4 2 (4.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Private Cloud
2 2 (4.44%) Clustering
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (40.00%) Windows
3 15 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (26.67%) Unix
4 12 (26.67%) Windows 7
5 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (13.33%) Ubuntu
7 4 (8.89%) SUSE
8 3 (6.67%) CentOS
9 2 (4.44%) AIX
9 2 (4.44%) Windows 10
9 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.22%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) DevOps
2 16 (35.56%) ITIL
3 11 (24.44%) Configuration Management
4 10 (22.22%) Incident Management
5 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (13.33%) High Availability
7 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.89%) Data Management
7 4 (8.89%) Patch Management
7 4 (8.89%) Software Distribution
8 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.67%) Identity Management
8 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (6.67%) Scrum
9 2 (4.44%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (4.44%) Data Privacy
9 2 (4.44%) Information Security
9 2 (4.44%) Open Source
9 2 (4.44%) Performance Analysis
10 1 (2.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) Python
2 13 (28.89%) Perl
3 10 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 6 (13.33%) Ruby
5 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.67%) PHP
7 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.22%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) CCNA
3 3 (6.67%) CCNP
3 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.44%) RHCE
5 1 (2.22%) CISSP
5 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (31.11%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (17.78%) Active Directory
3 5 (11.11%) vSphere
4 4 (8.89%) KVM
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (4.44%) XenApp
6 1 (2.22%) NFS
6 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (35.56%) Puppet
2 9 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (15.56%) Ansible
4 6 (13.33%) CFEngine
5 3 (6.67%) Nagios
6 2 (4.44%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (4.44%) NetBackup
7 1 (2.22%) Nessus
7 1 (2.22%) Nexpose
7 1 (2.22%) Nmap
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Red Hat
1 14 (31.11%) VMware
2 10 (22.22%) Remedy
3 8 (17.78%) HP
4 5 (11.11%) EMC
5 4 (8.89%) IBM
5 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.67%) Cisco
7 2 (4.44%) Altiris
7 2 (4.44%) Citrix
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle
7 2 (4.44%) Veritas
8 1 (2.22%) NetApp
8 1 (2.22%) Rapid7
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