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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 96 71 115
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +44
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 11 49 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.55% 1.98% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 2.14% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 42 6
Median daily rate £359 £411 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.76% +6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £152 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £500 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £384 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £38.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £44.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% +4.76%

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
1867 2286 2647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.72% 92.44% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 1233 1318
Median daily rate £413 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £511 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 88 82
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 -22 4 £420 +20.00% 7
Windsor +1 1 £500 -
Slough - 1 £380 -
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (36.84%) Windows
4 6 (31.58%) VMware
4 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
5 5 (26.32%) DevOps
5 5 (26.32%) Puppet
5 5 (26.32%) 3PAR
5 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
6 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
6 4 (21.05%) Java
6 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
6 4 (21.05%) Clustering
6 4 (21.05%) SUSE
6 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (21.05%) Unix
6 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (21.05%) Ansible
7 3 (15.79%) OpenStack
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
7 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
7 3 (15.79%) CentOS
7 3 (15.79%) Ubuntu
7 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
7 3 (15.79%) SAN

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 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) OpenStack
3 2 (10.53%) Confluence
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.26%) Apache
4 1 (5.26%) IIS
4 1 (5.26%) JBoss
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (5.26%) SAS
4 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.53%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (10.53%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) DHCP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) IMAP
2 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
2 1 (5.26%) LDAP
2 1 (5.26%) MRTG
2 1 (5.26%) SMTP
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.53%) Bitbucket
3 2 (10.53%) JIRA
3 2 (10.53%) Vagrant
4 1 (5.26%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (36.84%) Windows
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
5 4 (21.05%) SUSE
5 4 (21.05%) Unix
6 3 (15.79%) CentOS
6 3 (15.79%) Ubuntu
7 2 (10.53%) AIX
8 1 (5.26%) Debian
8 1 (5.26%) Mac OS
8 1 (5.26%) Solaris
8 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) DevOps
2 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
2 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (10.53%) Application Performance Management
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.26%) Security Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) SIEM
4 1 (5.26%) SOA
4 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) Korn
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) RHCE
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
1 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (15.79%) Firmware
3 2 (10.53%) Docker
4 1 (5.26%) Ceph
4 1 (5.26%) Dovecot
4 1 (5.26%) iptables
4 1 (5.26%) KVM
4 1 (5.26%) Sendmail
4 1 (5.26%) Squid
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Puppet
2 4 (21.05%) Ansible
3 2 (10.53%) Consul
3 2 (10.53%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (10.53%) Pingdom
3 2 (10.53%) Terraform
3 2 (10.53%) Tivoli
3 2 (10.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Cacti
4 1 (5.26%) HAProxy
4 1 (5.26%) Nagios
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (5.26%) RANCID
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) VMware
2 5 (26.32%) 3PAR
2 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
3 3 (15.79%) NetApp
3 3 (15.79%) Veritas
4 2 (10.53%) AppDynamics
4 2 (10.53%) Atlassian
4 2 (10.53%) HP
4 2 (10.53%) IBM
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) PagerDuty
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) Talend