The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Linux Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 113 124 130
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 10 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.39% 0.076% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.081% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 3
Average daily rate £500 £403 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.22% -19.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £388 £500
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 -
Senior 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
2306 2473 2441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.75% 93.43% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1227 1226 1219
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 63 107
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £33.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Senior Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Linux Engineer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Senior Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Senior Linux Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Senior Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Linux Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Senior Linux Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Senior 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 Senior Linux Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 - 10 £500 - 2
Senior Linux Engineer
South East

Senior Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Linux Engineer in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Puppet
2 9 (90.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (90.00%) DevOps
2 9 (90.00%) Ansible
3 8 (80.00%) Bash Shell
3 8 (80.00%) Python
4 7 (70.00%) SLA
4 7 (70.00%) Java
4 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (70.00%) Web Services
4 7 (70.00%) Ubuntu
4 7 (70.00%) Configuration Management
4 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (70.00%) CentOS
4 7 (70.00%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (70.00%) Big Data
4 7 (70.00%) RESTful
4 7 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (70.00%) ELK Stack
4 7 (70.00%) Terraform
4 7 (70.00%) Sensu
4 7 (70.00%) logstash
4 7 (70.00%) Graphite
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
6 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
6 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) Red Hat

Senior Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Linux Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (70.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) NAS
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) ELK Stack
1 7 (70.00%) RESTful
1 7 (70.00%) Sensu
1 7 (70.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (70.00%) CentOS
3 7 (70.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) DevOps
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Bash Shell
1 8 (80.00%) Python
2 7 (70.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) KVM
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) Puppet
2 9 (90.00%) Ansible
3 7 (70.00%) Graphite
3 7 (70.00%) logstash
3 7 (70.00%) Terraform
4 2 (20.00%) Nagios
5 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco