The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridge region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank - 45 46
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 0 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 2.07% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.19% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £400 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £33.75 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -32.50%
Linux Engineer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
283 456 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.40% 94.21% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 279 255
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £240 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 31 53
Median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.23 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £57.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Linux Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Linux Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 Cambridge region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Nagios
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) LAMP
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) Solaris
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) Java

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) nginx
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (16.67%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (16.67%) MarkLogic
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) Neo4j
2 1 (16.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (16.67%) GitLab
3 1 (16.67%) Hudson
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Maven
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) ELK Stack
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
1 1 (16.67%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (16.67%) Node.js
1 1 (16.67%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) CentOS
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps
1 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
1 1 (16.67%) iptables
1 1 (16.67%) Postfix
1 1 (16.67%) Sendmail
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (33.33%) Nagios
3 1 (16.67%) Ansible
3 1 (16.67%) Cobbler
3 1 (16.67%) Kibana
3 1 (16.67%) logstash
3 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (16.67%) OSSEC
3 1 (16.67%) Packer
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) EMC
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) LogRhythm
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (16.67%) Splunk
2 1 (16.67%) TippingPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Zend