The first table below looks at the demand for the Linux Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bristol region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 66 - 66
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.33% - 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% - 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate £425 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £356 £500
% change year-on-year
-12.28% -28.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £50.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.00%
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
831 587 876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 92.03% 93.77% 92.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 350 574
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 42 49
Average hourly rate £17.75 £13.50 £19.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.48% -30.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £9.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Linux Engineer
South West

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited 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 Linux Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) LAMP
1 3 (100.00%) Samba
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Postfix
1 3 (100.00%) nginx
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Debian
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) SUSE
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Hudson
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) ZABBIX
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited 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 Linux Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) nginx
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Hudson
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Debian
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Samba
1 3 (100.00%) Postfix
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
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