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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 110 105 115
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 15 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.63% 0.50% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.54% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 4
Median daily rate £450 £310 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% -8.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -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
2201 2231 2324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.44% 92.73% 94.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1178 1117 1083
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 92 55
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.55 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.39% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.20 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.90 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 0 8 £450 +66.66% 8
Maidenhead - 2 - - 1
Bracknell - 1 £475 -
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (58.33%) Python
3 23 (47.92%) Puppet
4 21 (43.75%) Windows
5 20 (41.67%) DevOps
6 19 (39.58%) SLA
6 19 (39.58%) ITIL
6 19 (39.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (37.50%) Windows Server
8 17 (35.42%) Configuration Management
8 17 (35.42%) Perl
8 17 (35.42%) Incident Management
9 16 (33.33%) VMware
10 15 (31.25%) Red Hat
11 14 (29.17%) Remedy
11 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (27.08%) Bash Shell
12 13 (27.08%) Unix
13 12 (25.00%) Git (software)
13 12 (25.00%) Jenkins
13 12 (25.00%) Ansible
14 11 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (22.92%) Windows 7
14 11 (22.92%) Active Directory
15 10 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
15 10 (20.83%) High Availability
16 9 (18.75%) Nagios
16 9 (18.75%) WebLogic
16 9 (18.75%) Web Services
16 9 (18.75%) Tomcat

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 9 (18.75%) Tomcat
1 9 (18.75%) WebLogic
2 8 (16.67%) Apache
2 8 (16.67%) OpenStack
3 6 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (10.42%) JBoss
4 5 (10.42%) nginx
5 3 (6.25%) Drupal
6 1 (2.08%) Confluence
6 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) DNS
1 5 (10.42%) HTTP
1 5 (10.42%) LDAP
1 5 (10.42%) SMTP
1 5 (10.42%) SSL
2 3 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (2.08%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.08%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) Big Data
2 5 (10.42%) MySQL
3 3 (6.25%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 12 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (12.50%) Vagrant
3 4 (8.33%) Ant
3 4 (8.33%) Maven
3 4 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (6.25%) Gradle
5 2 (4.17%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.08%) JIRA
6 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (2.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) Web Services
2 8 (16.67%) LAMP
3 5 (10.42%) LEMP Stack
3 5 (10.42%) MCollective
4 4 (8.33%) JMS
4 4 (8.33%) Middleware
4 4 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (6.25%) ELK Stack
5 3 (6.25%) REST
5 3 (6.25%) RESTful
5 3 (6.25%) Sensu
5 3 (6.25%) XML
6 2 (4.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Private Cloud
2 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.17%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (43.75%) Windows
3 19 (39.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (27.08%) Unix
7 11 (22.92%) Windows 7
8 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (12.50%) CentOS
10 4 (8.33%) SUSE
10 4 (8.33%) Ubuntu
11 2 (4.17%) Windows 10
11 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
12 1 (2.08%) AIX
12 1 (2.08%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) DevOps
2 19 (39.58%) ITIL
3 17 (35.42%) Configuration Management
3 17 (35.42%) Incident Management
4 10 (20.83%) High Availability
5 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.42%) Data Management
8 4 (8.33%) Patch Management
8 4 (8.33%) Software Distribution
9 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.25%) Identity Management
9 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (6.25%) Open Source
9 3 (6.25%) Scrum
10 2 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (4.17%) Information Security
10 2 (4.17%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (4.17%) Time Management
11 1 (2.08%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 28 (58.33%) Python
2 17 (35.42%) Perl
3 13 (27.08%) Bash Shell
4 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
5 6 (12.50%) Ruby
5 6 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 4 (8.33%) AWK
6 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 4 (8.33%) sed
7 3 (6.25%) Java
7 3 (6.25%) PHP
8 1 (2.08%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) CCNA
1 5 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) CCNP
2 3 (6.25%) Degree
3 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) HNC
3 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.17%) MCSE
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.17%) RHCSA
4 1 (2.08%) CISSP
4 1 (2.08%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (39.58%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (22.92%) Active Directory
1 11 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.42%) qmail
2 5 (10.42%) Squid
2 5 (10.42%) vSphere
3 3 (6.25%) KVM
4 2 (4.17%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (4.17%) XenServer
5 1 (2.08%) NFS
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (47.92%) Puppet
2 12 (25.00%) Ansible
3 9 (18.75%) Nagios
3 9 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (16.67%) Graphite
4 8 (16.67%) logstash
5 5 (10.42%) Cacti
5 5 (10.42%) collectd
5 5 (10.42%) Ganglia
5 5 (10.42%) ZABBIX
6 3 (6.25%) Terraform
7 1 (2.08%) CFEngine
7 1 (2.08%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (2.08%) Nessus
7 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
7 1 (2.08%) Nexpose
7 1 (2.08%) Nmap
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) VMware
2 15 (31.25%) Red Hat
3 14 (29.17%) Remedy
4 6 (12.50%) HP
4 6 (12.50%) IBM
5 5 (10.42%) Splunk
6 4 (8.33%) EMC
7 3 (6.25%) Cisco
7 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.08%) Altiris
8 1 (2.08%) Citrix
8 1 (2.08%) NetApp
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle
8 1 (2.08%) Rapid7
8 1 (2.08%) Veritas
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