The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge 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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 42 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.27% - 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% - 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -
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
358 292 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.02% 96.37% 95.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 172 129
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 35
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.88 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) C
3 6 (54.55%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Device Driver
4 4 (36.36%) Python
4 4 (36.36%) Embedded C
5 3 (27.27%) Perl
5 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
6 2 (18.18%) QA
6 2 (18.18%) QADirector
6 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) C#
6 2 (18.18%) C++
7 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (9.09%) SSH
7 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Juniper
7 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 1 (9.09%) OSPF
7 1 (9.09%) BGP
7 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 1 (9.09%) Firewall
7 1 (9.09%) Advertising
7 1 (9.09%) Java
7 1 (9.09%) .NET

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) BGP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) Junos
1 1 (9.09%) OSPF
1 1 (9.09%) SSH
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) QADirector
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) Servlets
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Device Driver
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (9.09%) Verilog
2 1 (9.09%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Android
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
1 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps
2 1 (9.09%) Electronic Design Automation
2 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
2 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) C
2 4 (36.36%) Embedded C
2 4 (36.36%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) Perl
4 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) C++
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) Groovy
5 1 (9.09%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
1 1 (9.09%) KVM
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Juniper
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
1 1 (9.09%) VMware
1 1 (9.09%) WorldPay