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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 115 105 123
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 12 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.49% 0.54% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.58% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 3
Median daily rate £450 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +3.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +6.66%
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
2243 2418 2388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.46% 93.43% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1189 1232 1152
Median daily rate £413 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 80 79
Median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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
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 29 May 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 -12 4 £450 +45.16% 11
Bracknell - 2 £475 -
Maidenhead - 2 - - 1
Windsor - 1 £500 -
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 64 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (64.06%) Python
3 37 (57.81%) Puppet
4 31 (48.44%) DevOps
5 30 (46.88%) Configuration Management
6 25 (39.06%) Bash Shell
6 25 (39.06%) SLA
6 25 (39.06%) Windows
6 25 (39.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (37.50%) Ansible
8 23 (35.94%) Incident Management
8 23 (35.94%) ITIL
9 22 (34.38%) Amazon AWS
10 21 (32.81%) Windows Server
11 20 (31.25%) logstash
11 20 (31.25%) Graphite
11 20 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (31.25%) Web Services
12 18 (28.13%) Unix
12 18 (28.13%) Remedy
13 17 (26.56%) Perl
13 17 (26.56%) VMware
13 17 (26.56%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (25.00%) CentOS
14 16 (25.00%) Active Directory
14 16 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
15 15 (23.44%) Nagios
15 15 (23.44%) JavaScript
16 14 (21.88%) Git (software)
16 14 (21.88%) Windows 7

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 16 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (17.19%) Tomcat
2 11 (17.19%) WebLogic
3 10 (15.63%) Apache
3 10 (15.63%) OpenStack
4 7 (10.94%) JBoss
4 7 (10.94%) nginx
5 3 (4.69%) Drupal
6 1 (1.56%) Confluence
6 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 22 (34.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) DNS
1 7 (10.94%) HTTP
1 7 (10.94%) LDAP
1 7 (10.94%) SMTP
1 7 (10.94%) SSL
2 3 (4.69%) Firewall
3 1 (1.56%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.56%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.56%) NAS
3 1 (1.56%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.56%) SAN
3 1 (1.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) Big Data
2 7 (10.94%) MySQL
3 3 (4.69%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (21.88%) Git (software)
2 12 (18.75%) Jenkins
3 6 (9.38%) Vagrant
4 4 (6.25%) Ant
4 4 (6.25%) Maven
4 4 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (4.69%) Gradle
6 2 (3.13%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.56%) JIRA
7 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (1.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (31.25%) Web Services
2 13 (20.31%) ELK Stack
2 13 (20.31%) RESTful
2 13 (20.31%) Sensu
3 10 (15.63%) LAMP
4 7 (10.94%) LEMP Stack
4 7 (10.94%) MCollective
5 4 (6.25%) JMS
5 4 (6.25%) Middleware
5 4 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (4.69%) REST
6 3 (4.69%) XML
7 2 (3.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.25%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.13%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.13%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.56%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.56%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.56%) DTV
4 1 (1.56%) STB
4 1 (1.56%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (39.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 25 (39.06%) Windows
3 21 (32.81%) Windows Server
4 18 (28.13%) Unix
5 17 (26.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (25.00%) CentOS
7 14 (21.88%) Windows 7
8 13 (20.31%) Ubuntu
9 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (3.13%) SUSE
10 2 (3.13%) Windows 10
10 2 (3.13%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.56%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (1.56%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (48.44%) DevOps
2 30 (46.88%) Configuration Management
3 23 (35.94%) Incident Management
3 23 (35.94%) ITIL
4 20 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (15.63%) High Availability
6 7 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (9.38%) Data Management
8 5 (7.81%) Open Source
9 3 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.69%) Identity Management
9 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (4.69%) Scrum
10 2 (3.13%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (3.13%) Information Security
10 2 (3.13%) Patch Management
10 2 (3.13%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (3.13%) Software Distribution
10 2 (3.13%) Time Management
11 1 (1.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 41 (64.06%) Python
2 25 (39.06%) Bash Shell
3 17 (26.56%) Perl
4 15 (23.44%) JavaScript
5 13 (20.31%) Java
6 12 (18.75%) Shell Script
7 6 (9.38%) Ruby
8 4 (6.25%) AWK
8 4 (6.25%) sed
9 3 (4.69%) PHP
10 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.56%) C
11 1 (1.56%) C++
11 1 (1.56%) C-shell
11 1 (1.56%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.56%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) CCNA
1 9 (14.06%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (9.38%) HNC
2 6 (9.38%) MCSE
2 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.38%) RHCSA
3 5 (7.81%) Degree
4 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.69%) CCNP
6 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.56%) CISSP
7 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (39.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.94%) qmail
3 7 (10.94%) Squid
4 4 (6.25%) XenApp
5 3 (4.69%) KVM
5 3 (4.69%) vSphere
6 2 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (3.13%) XenServer
7 1 (1.56%) NFS
7 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 37 (57.81%) Puppet
2 24 (37.50%) Ansible
3 20 (31.25%) Graphite
3 20 (31.25%) logstash
4 15 (23.44%) Nagios
5 13 (20.31%) Terraform
6 10 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (10.94%) Cacti
7 7 (10.94%) collectd
7 7 (10.94%) Ganglia
7 7 (10.94%) ZABBIX
8 4 (6.25%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.56%) Nessus
9 1 (1.56%) Nexpose
9 1 (1.56%) Nmap
Vendors
1 18 (28.13%) Remedy
2 17 (26.56%) VMware
3 11 (17.19%) Red Hat
4 7 (10.94%) Splunk
5 6 (9.38%) HP
5 6 (9.38%) IBM
6 5 (7.81%) Cisco
6 5 (7.81%) Citrix
7 4 (6.25%) Altiris
8 3 (4.69%) EMC
8 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.56%) Juniper
9 1 (1.56%) NetApp
9 1 (1.56%) Rapid7
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £50 - £55 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago