The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 53 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.17% - 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% - 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £450
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 £37.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -4.51%
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
573 700 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.79% 96.82% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 393 238
Average daily rate £400 £368 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 55 54
Average hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -35.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.74 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge - 1 - - 6
Linux Engineer
East of England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) C
3 6 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (33.33%) Embedded C
4 4 (33.33%) Python
4 4 (33.33%) Device Driver
5 3 (25.00%) Perl
5 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 2 (16.67%) QA
6 2 (16.67%) QADirector
6 2 (16.67%) DevOps
6 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) C#
6 2 (16.67%) C++
6 2 (16.67%) Java
7 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (8.33%) SSH
7 1 (8.33%) Spring
7 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Google
7 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
7 1 (8.33%) Replication
7 1 (8.33%) VMware
7 1 (8.33%) VHDL
7 1 (8.33%) Verilog

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (8.33%) Apache Solr
1 1 (8.33%) nginx
1 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) BGP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) Junos
1 1 (8.33%) OSPF
1 1 (8.33%) SSH
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) QADirector
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) Servlets
1 1 (8.33%) Spring
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Verilog
2 1 (8.33%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Android
3 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) DevOps
1 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (8.33%) Electronic Design Automation
2 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C
2 4 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 4 (33.33%) Python
3 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) C++
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
1 1 (8.33%) KVM
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Ansible
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Google
1 1 (8.33%) Juniper
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (8.33%) VMware
1 1 (8.33%) WorldPay