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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 109 119 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 16 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.62% 0.34% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -10.62%
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
2314 2379 1972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.31% 90.42% 91.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1171 1194 830
Average daily rate £400 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 104 114
Average hourly rate £17.13 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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 +14 11 £250 -50.00% 1
Bracknell - 4 £381 - 2
Newbury +1 1 - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Slough - - - - 2
Windsor - - - -
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (48.84%) Windows
2 21 (48.84%) Red Hat
3 16 (37.21%) UNIX
4 15 (34.88%) C
5 14 (32.56%) Citrix
6 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (30.23%) Windows 7
6 13 (30.23%) NetBackup
6 13 (30.23%) Active Directory
6 13 (30.23%) HP
7 12 (27.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (27.91%) Nagios
7 12 (27.91%) HNC
7 12 (27.91%) MCSE
8 11 (25.58%) Perl
8 11 (25.58%) DNS
8 11 (25.58%) DHCP
8 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (23.26%) Isilon
10 9 (20.93%) CCA
10 9 (20.93%) Citrix Certification
10 9 (20.93%) NFS
10 9 (20.93%) LAMP
11 8 (18.60%) Information Security
11 8 (18.60%) Korn
11 8 (18.60%) Fat Client
11 8 (18.60%) VB
11 8 (18.60%) MySQL
11 8 (18.60%) Thin Client

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (9.30%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) MediaWiki
2 1 (2.33%) Confluence
2 1 (2.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) DNS
1 11 (25.58%) DHCP
2 2 (4.65%) SSH
2 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.65%) VPN
2 2 (4.65%) FTP
3 1 (2.33%) WAN
3 1 (2.33%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.33%) LDAP
3 1 (2.33%) LAN
3 1 (2.33%) IPv6
3 1 (2.33%) BGP
3 1 (2.33%) OSPF
3 1 (2.33%) Firewall
3 1 (2.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (2.33%) Network Security
3 1 (2.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.33%) Hudson
2 1 (2.33%) GNU Toolchain
2 1 (2.33%) BitKeeper
2 1 (2.33%) JIRA
2 1 (2.33%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) LAMP
2 2 (4.65%) POSIX
3 1 (2.33%) .NET
3 1 (2.33%) Swing
3 1 (2.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Fat Client
1 8 (18.60%) Thin Client
2 5 (11.63%) CESG
3 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (48.84%) Windows
3 16 (37.21%) UNIX
4 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (30.23%) Windows 7
5 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (13.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (13.95%) Debian
7 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
8 2 (4.65%) Android
8 2 (4.65%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) Information Security
1 8 (18.60%) Project Management
2 6 (13.95%) Incident Management
2 6 (13.95%) Time Management
3 4 (9.30%) ITIL
4 3 (6.98%) Software Deployment
4 3 (6.98%) DRM
4 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.65%) DevOps
6 1 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.33%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.33%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.33%) Data Management
6 1 (2.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) C
2 11 (25.58%) Perl
3 8 (18.60%) Korn
3 8 (18.60%) VB
3 8 (18.60%) Bourne shell
4 3 (6.98%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.98%) C++
4 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.98%) Ruby
5 2 (4.65%) Java
5 2 (4.65%) Python
6 1 (2.33%) sed
6 1 (2.33%) C#
6 1 (2.33%) PHP
6 1 (2.33%) SQL
6 1 (2.33%) AWK
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (27.91%) HNC
1 12 (27.91%) MCSE
2 9 (20.93%) CCA
2 9 (20.93%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.98%) RHCSA
4 3 (6.98%) CCNA
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (30.23%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.93%) NFS
3 2 (4.65%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.33%) Postfix
4 1 (2.33%) XenApp
4 1 (2.33%) XenServer
4 1 (2.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 13 (30.23%) NetBackup
2 12 (27.91%) Nagios
3 2 (4.65%) Puppet
4 1 (2.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (48.84%) Red Hat
2 14 (32.56%) Citrix
3 13 (30.23%) HP
4 10 (23.26%) Isilon
5 8 (18.60%) EMC
6 7 (16.28%) Altiris
7 6 (13.95%) Veritas
8 5 (11.63%) VMware
9 4 (9.30%) Remedy
10 2 (4.65%) Dell
10 2 (4.65%) 3PAR
11 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
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