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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 112 124 131
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 12 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.48% 0.079% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.087% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
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£325 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
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
2285 2293 2691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.14% 91.14% 88.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1141 1000 1011
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £204 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 88 82
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.86 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.24% -15.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £31.40 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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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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 +15 8 £300 - 1
Slough - 3 £325 - 1
Windsor - 1 £325 -
Wokingham - - - -
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
4 5 (38.46%) C
4 5 (38.46%) HNC
4 5 (38.46%) UNIX
4 5 (38.46%) MCSE
4 5 (38.46%) DHCP
4 5 (38.46%) NFS
4 5 (38.46%) DNS
4 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 5 (38.46%) HP
4 5 (38.46%) Citrix
4 5 (38.46%) CCA
4 5 (38.46%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (38.46%) NetBackup
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
5 4 (30.77%) Perl
5 4 (30.77%) VB
5 4 (30.77%) EMC
5 4 (30.77%) Thin Client
5 4 (30.77%) Nagios
5 4 (30.77%) Korn
5 4 (30.77%) Fat Client
5 4 (30.77%) Bourne shell
5 4 (30.77%) Isilon
6 3 (23.08%) DRM

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.69%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) DHCP
1 5 (38.46%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Ant
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Gradle
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Thin Client
1 4 (30.77%) Fat Client
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) UNIX
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) DRM
1 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
1 3 (23.08%) Time Management
2 2 (15.38%) Software Deployment
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C
2 4 (30.77%) Perl
2 4 (30.77%) VB
2 4 (30.77%) Korn
2 4 (30.77%) Bourne shell
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) HNC
1 5 (38.46%) MCSE
1 5 (38.46%) CCA
1 5 (38.46%) Citrix Certification
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) NFS
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) NetBackup
2 4 (30.77%) Nagios
3 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
2 5 (38.46%) HP
2 5 (38.46%) Citrix
3 4 (30.77%) EMC
3 4 (30.77%) Isilon
4 2 (15.38%) Veritas
4 2 (15.38%) Altiris
5 1 (7.69%) Google
5 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (7.69%) VMware
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