The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridgeshire region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 56 50 67
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 4 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.70% 1.46% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 1.55% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +40.35%
Linux Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
544 644 728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.61% 94.01% 93.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 395 441
Median daily rate £350 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £272 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 58 54
Median hourly rate £26.88 £14.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.34% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.75 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +1 3 - - 5
Linux Engineer
East of England

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (40.00%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (40.00%) ZigBee
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Consul
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Server Patching
4 1 (20.00%) Go
4 1 (20.00%) HAProxy
4 1 (20.00%) Ansible
4 1 (20.00%) Docker
4 1 (20.00%) PaaS
4 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (20.00%) Puppet
4 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (20.00%) Node.js
4 1 (20.00%) REST

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (20.00%) nginx
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) IaaS
2 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (40.00%) Wireless
1 2 (40.00%) ZigBee
2 1 (20.00%) AMQP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) Kafka
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) Node.js
1 1 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) SDLC
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Server Patching
2 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Go
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (20.00%) Ansible
2 1 (20.00%) Consul
2 1 (20.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat