The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 76 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% - 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% - 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £34.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-15.44% -9.33%
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South West

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
871 622 722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 94.26% 90.54% 93.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 418 397
Average daily rate £380 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £238 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £451 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 51 53
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £32.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 17 December 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 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Ubuntu
2 9 (90.00%) Debian
2 9 (90.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (70.00%) PHP
3 7 (70.00%) VMware
3 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (70.00%) CentOS
3 7 (70.00%) Puppet
3 7 (70.00%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (70.00%) DevOps
4 6 (60.00%) Perl
5 5 (50.00%) Java
5 5 (50.00%) VPN
5 5 (50.00%) Firewall
5 5 (50.00%) LAMP
5 5 (50.00%) Ruby
5 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (50.00%) Salt
5 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 5 (50.00%) Build Automation
5 5 (50.00%) XenServer
6 3 (30.00%) Python
7 2 (20.00%) LDAP
7 2 (20.00%) NFS
7 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (20.00%) Apache
7 2 (20.00%) MySQL
7 2 (20.00%) Xen

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 2 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) Drupal
1 2 (20.00%) Moodle
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) VPN
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) LDAP
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Ubuntu
2 9 (90.00%) Debian
3 7 (70.00%) CentOS
4 2 (20.00%) Scientific Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (10.00%) UNIX
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (70.00%) DevOps
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Build Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) PHP
2 6 (60.00%) Perl
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) Ruby
3 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (30.00%) Python
5 2 (20.00%) Bourne shell
6 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (50.00%) XenServer
3 2 (20.00%) NFS
3 2 (20.00%) Xen
3 2 (20.00%) Samba
3 2 (20.00%) Postfix
3 2 (20.00%) Sendmail
3 2 (20.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Puppet
1 7 (70.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (50.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (70.00%) VMware