The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Linux Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support Engineer
Rank - 117 -
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.16% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £246
% change year-on-year
- +42.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £26.50
Linux Support 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
2283 2364 2348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.43% 93.44% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1209 1208 1136
Median daily rate £408 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.16% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £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 77 78
Median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £39.00 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Linux Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Linux Support Engineer in the job title.

Linux Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Linux Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux Support Engineer across the Berkshire region.

Linux Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Linux Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux Support Engineer across the Berkshire region.

Linux Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Linux Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Linux Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (86.96%) Incident Management
3 16 (69.57%) Windows
4 15 (65.22%) ITIL
4 15 (65.22%) SLA
4 15 (65.22%) Remedy
4 15 (65.22%) Windows Server
5 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
6 11 (47.83%) Perl
6 11 (47.83%) Python
6 11 (47.83%) Nagios
6 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (47.83%) Windows 7
7 10 (43.48%) VMware
8 9 (39.13%) Puppet
8 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (39.13%) Unix
8 9 (39.13%) Configuration Management
9 8 (34.78%) High Availability
10 7 (30.43%) Splunk
10 7 (30.43%) OpenStack
10 7 (30.43%) MCollective
10 7 (30.43%) collectd
10 7 (30.43%) LEMP Stack
10 7 (30.43%) logstash
10 7 (30.43%) Graphite
10 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (30.43%) nginx
10 7 (30.43%) ZABBIX
10 7 (30.43%) Cacti

Linux Support 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 7 (30.43%) Apache
1 7 (30.43%) JBoss
1 7 (30.43%) nginx
1 7 (30.43%) OpenStack
1 7 (30.43%) Tomcat
1 7 (30.43%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) DNS
1 7 (30.43%) HTTP
1 7 (30.43%) LDAP
1 7 (30.43%) SMTP
1 7 (30.43%) SSL
2 1 (4.35%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) LAMP
1 7 (30.43%) LEMP Stack
1 7 (30.43%) MCollective
1 7 (30.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Fat Client
2 2 (8.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (69.57%) Windows
3 15 (65.22%) Windows Server
4 11 (47.83%) Windows 7
4 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (39.13%) Unix
5 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
7 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Incident Management
2 15 (65.22%) ITIL
3 9 (39.13%) Configuration Management
4 8 (34.78%) High Availability
5 2 (8.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) Perl
1 11 (47.83%) Python
2 4 (17.39%) AWK
2 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
2 4 (17.39%) sed
2 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) CCNA
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (26.09%) HNC
1 6 (26.09%) MCSE
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (26.09%) RHCSA
2 5 (21.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (65.22%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 7 (30.43%) qmail
2 7 (30.43%) Squid
3 4 (17.39%) XenApp
4 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.70%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (8.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (47.83%) Nagios
2 9 (39.13%) Puppet
3 7 (30.43%) Cacti
3 7 (30.43%) collectd
3 7 (30.43%) Ganglia
3 7 (30.43%) Graphite
3 7 (30.43%) logstash
3 7 (30.43%) ZABBIX
4 4 (17.39%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Remedy
2 10 (43.48%) VMware
3 7 (30.43%) Splunk
4 5 (21.74%) Citrix
5 4 (17.39%) Altiris
5 4 (17.39%) HP
5 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
6 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.70%) IBM
8 1 (4.35%) Cisco
8 1 (4.35%) Juniper
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