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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 101 105 93
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 8 13 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.41% 0.52% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.56% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 23
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £288 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +40.35%
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
1798 2324 2502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.82% 92.08% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 991 1205 1297
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 144 64
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +24.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.95 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.98 £47.50 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 -1 6 £400 -10.61% 3
Windsor - 2 £500 - 3
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (64.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 11 (39.29%) Configuration Management
4 11 (39.29%) Puppet
5 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (35.71%) DevOps
5 10 (35.71%) VMware
5 10 (35.71%) Perl
6 9 (32.14%) Ubuntu
7 8 (28.57%) Bash Shell
8 6 (21.43%) CFEngine
8 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
8 6 (21.43%) Clustering
8 6 (21.43%) Web Services
8 6 (21.43%) HP
9 5 (17.86%) Python
9 5 (17.86%) SAN
9 5 (17.86%) Veritas
9 5 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (17.86%) DV Cleared
9 5 (17.86%) CentOS
10 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (14.29%) KVM
10 4 (14.29%) ITIL
10 4 (14.29%) Windows
10 4 (14.29%) SLA
11 3 (10.71%) EMC
11 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
11 3 (10.71%) RHCE

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 3 (10.71%) OpenStack
2 2 (7.14%) Confluence
2 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) SAN
2 2 (7.14%) DNS
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) LDAP
3 1 (3.57%) DHCP
3 1 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (3.57%) HTTP
3 1 (3.57%) IMAP
3 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.57%) MRTG
3 1 (3.57%) SMTP
3 1 (3.57%) VLAN
3 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.14%) Bitbucket
2 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.14%) JIRA
2 2 (7.14%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (64.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (32.14%) Ubuntu
4 5 (17.86%) CentOS
5 4 (14.29%) Windows
6 3 (10.71%) Unix
6 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
7 2 (7.14%) AIX
7 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
7 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.57%) Debian
8 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
8 1 (3.57%) Solaris
8 1 (3.57%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Configuration Management
2 10 (35.71%) DevOps
3 4 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (10.71%) High Availability
5 2 (7.14%) Application Performance Management
5 2 (7.14%) Compliance Management
5 2 (7.14%) Data Privacy
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.57%) Build Automation
6 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.57%) Patch Management
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.57%) Security Architecture
6 1 (3.57%) SIEM
6 1 (3.57%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) Perl
2 8 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 5 (17.86%) Python
4 3 (10.71%) Java
5 2 (7.14%) Ruby
5 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.57%) C
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.57%) Korn
6 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.86%) DV Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) RHCE
4 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.29%) KVM
3 3 (10.71%) Firmware
4 2 (7.14%) Docker
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (7.14%) vSphere
4 2 (7.14%) XenApp
5 1 (3.57%) Ceph
5 1 (3.57%) Dovecot
5 1 (3.57%) iptables
5 1 (3.57%) Sendmail
5 1 (3.57%) Squid
5 1 (3.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (39.29%) Puppet
2 6 (21.43%) CFEngine
3 5 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (10.71%) Ansible
5 2 (7.14%) Consul
5 2 (7.14%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (7.14%) Nagios
5 2 (7.14%) NetBackup
5 2 (7.14%) Pingdom
5 2 (7.14%) Terraform
6 1 (3.57%) Cacti
6 1 (3.57%) HAProxy
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (3.57%) RANCID
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 10 (35.71%) VMware
3 6 (21.43%) HP
4 5 (17.86%) Veritas
5 3 (10.71%) 3PAR
5 3 (10.71%) EMC
5 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.71%) NetApp
6 2 (7.14%) Altiris
6 2 (7.14%) AppDynamics
6 2 (7.14%) Atlassian
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco
6 2 (7.14%) Citrix
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle
6 2 (7.14%) PagerDuty