The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 108 111 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 19 23 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.72% 0.88% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.97% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -12.25%
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
2360 2381 2241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.22% 90.95% 91.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1266 1194 904
Average daily rate £390 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 88 136
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £29.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux Engineer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 22 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +11 13 £300 +3.44% 2
Bracknell - 5 £400 - 1
Slough - - - - 2
Windsor - - - -
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Linux Engineer in their job title 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 with Linux Engineer in their job title.

1 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (57.89%) Windows
3 20 (52.63%) Red Hat
4 14 (36.84%) C
5 13 (34.21%) UNIX
5 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
5 13 (34.21%) HP
5 13 (34.21%) Citrix
5 13 (34.21%) NetBackup
5 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (34.21%) Windows 7
6 12 (31.58%) HNC
6 12 (31.58%) MCSE
6 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (31.58%) Nagios
7 11 (28.95%) DHCP
7 11 (28.95%) DNS
7 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (26.32%) Isilon
9 9 (23.68%) NFS
9 9 (23.68%) CCA
9 9 (23.68%) Citrix Certification
10 8 (21.05%) Perl
10 8 (21.05%) VB
10 8 (21.05%) EMC
10 8 (21.05%) Thin Client
10 8 (21.05%) Korn
10 8 (21.05%) Fat Client
10 8 (21.05%) Bourne shell
11 7 (18.42%) Altiris

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Linux Engineer in their job title 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 with Linux Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.63%) Google App Engine
1 1 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.95%) DHCP
1 11 (28.95%) DNS
2 2 (5.26%) SSH
2 2 (5.26%) FTP
2 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.63%) VPN
3 1 (2.63%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.63%) Ant
2 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) Gradle
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) LAMP
2 1 (2.63%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.63%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Thin Client
1 8 (21.05%) Fat Client
2 6 (15.79%) CESG
3 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (57.89%) Windows
3 13 (34.21%) UNIX
3 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (34.21%) Windows 7
4 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (10.53%) Debian
7 2 (5.26%) Android
8 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
1 6 (15.79%) Time Management
2 5 (13.16%) Project Management
2 5 (13.16%) Information Security
3 4 (10.53%) ITIL
4 3 (7.89%) DRM
4 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
4 3 (7.89%) Software Deployment
5 2 (5.26%) DevOps
6 1 (2.63%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.63%) Automated Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.63%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) C
2 8 (21.05%) Perl
2 8 (21.05%) VB
2 8 (21.05%) Korn
2 8 (21.05%) Bourne shell
3 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.63%) PHP
3 1 (2.63%) SQL
3 1 (2.63%) C#
3 1 (2.63%) C++
3 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) HNC
1 12 (31.58%) MCSE
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (23.68%) CCA
2 9 (23.68%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.89%) RHCSA
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.89%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
2 9 (23.68%) NFS
3 2 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (34.21%) NetBackup
2 12 (31.58%) Nagios
3 2 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Red Hat
2 13 (34.21%) Citrix
2 13 (34.21%) HP
3 10 (26.32%) Isilon
4 8 (21.05%) EMC
5 7 (18.42%) Altiris
6 6 (15.79%) Veritas
7 5 (13.16%) VMware
8 4 (10.53%) Remedy
9 2 (5.26%) 3PAR
9 2 (5.26%) Dell
10 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (2.63%) Google
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