The first table below looks at the demand for the Linux Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 16 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 Cambridgeshire 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 68 53 62
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 3 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.41% 0.98% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 1.09% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
Average daily rate £400 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -1.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £344 £500
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £50.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.00%
Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
688 550 751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.99% 90.16% 95.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 253 369
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 76 93
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -40.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.15 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Linux Engineer
East of England

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Linux Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Linux Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Linux Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
Cambridge +2 3 £400 +29.03% 7
Linux Engineer
East of England

Linux Engineer
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) CentOS
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Open Source
2 3 (42.86%) Memory Management
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) SAP ERP
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (28.57%) Apache
3 2 (28.57%) ERP
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) RHCE
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) VMS
4 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (28.57%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SAP ERP
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) CentOS
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Memory Management
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) RHCE
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
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