The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bristol region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
South West / Bristol
Rank 70 70 59
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 2 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.24% 0.34% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.35% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 11
Median daily rate £393 £340 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.44% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £468 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £8.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% +12.82%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
808 858 840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 95.40% 96.51% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 610 604
Median daily rate £375 £365 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -3.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £260 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 46 25
Median hourly rate £17.58 £31.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.29% +129.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.15 £95.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Linux Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Linux Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 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 Bristol region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) NFS
2 3 (37.50%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (37.50%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (25.00%) REST
3 2 (25.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) ZeroMQ
3 2 (25.00%) Ansible
3 2 (25.00%) Docker
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) NAS
3 2 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) NetApp
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) FTP
4 1 (12.50%) AIX
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 2 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) FTP
3 1 (12.50%) SSH
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
1 1 (12.50%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (25.00%) REST
1 2 (25.00%) ZeroMQ
2 1 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
1 3 (37.50%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) AIX
3 1 (12.50%) Fedora
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Analytics
1 2 (25.00%) DevOps
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Compliance Audit
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
2 1 (12.50%) Security Hardening
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) NFS
1 3 (37.50%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (25.00%) Docker
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Firmware
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
2 1 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) NetApp
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Sun