The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 129 169 181
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 34 36 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.02% 0.62% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.65% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 28 21
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Linux Engineer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3179 5502 5646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.64% 94.73% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2582 4240 4197
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 96 73
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.72 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.62% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.05 £32.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Linux Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Linux Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 City of London region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 58 (100.00%) Linux
2 36 (62.07%) Python
3 31 (53.45%) Puppet
4 26 (44.83%) Unix
5 25 (43.10%) Finance
6 23 (39.66%) DevOps
7 22 (37.93%) Red Hat
8 20 (34.48%) Ruby
9 19 (32.76%) Ansible
10 18 (31.03%) VMware
11 15 (25.86%) Git (software)
11 15 (25.86%) Opscode Chef
11 15 (25.86%) Bash Shell
12 13 (22.41%) Jenkins
12 13 (22.41%) Docker
13 12 (20.69%) VMware ESXi
13 12 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (18.97%) Perl
15 9 (15.52%) Financial Institution
15 9 (15.52%) Amazon AWS
15 9 (15.52%) Clustering
15 9 (15.52%) Retail
16 8 (13.79%) SAN
16 8 (13.79%) Oracle
16 8 (13.79%) GlusterFS
16 8 (13.79%) Patch Management
16 8 (13.79%) Packer
16 8 (13.79%) Terraform
16 8 (13.79%) Open Source
16 8 (13.79%) Go

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (6.90%) OpenStack
2 3 (5.17%) Apache
2 3 (5.17%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.45%) JBoss
4 1 (1.72%) nginx
4 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.45%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.72%) GitHub
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.79%) SAN
2 6 (10.34%) Firewall
3 5 (8.62%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (6.90%) DNS
4 4 (6.90%) HTTPS
4 4 (6.90%) LDAP
5 3 (5.17%) LAN
5 3 (5.17%) WAN
6 2 (3.45%) DHCP
6 2 (3.45%) FTP
6 2 (3.45%) HTTP
6 2 (3.45%) SMTP
6 2 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.72%) DMZ
7 1 (1.72%) IPsec
7 1 (1.72%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.72%) Skype
7 1 (1.72%) SSL
7 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.72%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) DB2
1 3 (5.17%) NoSQL
1 3 (5.17%) RDBMS
1 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.72%) MySQL
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.72%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 15 (25.86%) Git (software)
2 13 (22.41%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.17%) GitLab
3 3 (5.17%) Hudson
3 3 (5.17%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.45%) GCC
5 1 (1.72%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.72%) MSI
General
1 25 (43.10%) Finance
2 9 (15.52%) Financial Institution
2 9 (15.52%) Retail
3 6 (10.34%) Banking
4 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.45%) Electronics
6 1 (1.72%) Front Office
6 1 (1.72%) Legal
6 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) .NET
1 1 (1.72%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (1.72%) Middleware
1 1 (1.72%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Clustering
2 7 (12.07%) Hedge funds
3 3 (5.17%) Device Driver
4 2 (3.45%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.72%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.72%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.72%) Replication
5 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (44.83%) Unix
3 12 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (12.07%) Solaris
4 7 (12.07%) Windows
5 3 (5.17%) CentOS
5 3 (5.17%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (5.17%) SUSE
5 3 (5.17%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.45%) AIX
6 2 (3.45%) Debian
6 2 (3.45%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.72%) CoreOS
7 1 (1.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (39.66%) DevOps
2 8 (13.79%) High Availability
2 8 (13.79%) Open Source
2 8 (13.79%) Patch Management
3 7 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (12.07%) Service Delivery
4 6 (10.34%) Release Management
5 5 (8.62%) Change Control
5 5 (8.62%) Configuration Management
5 5 (8.62%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.90%) Change Management
6 4 (6.90%) ITIL
7 3 (5.17%) Compatibility Testing
7 3 (5.17%) Dependency Management
7 3 (5.17%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.17%) Network Design
7 3 (5.17%) Secure Coding
7 3 (5.17%) Security Testing
7 3 (5.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 36 (62.07%) Python
2 20 (34.48%) Ruby
3 15 (25.86%) Bash Shell
4 11 (18.97%) Perl
5 8 (13.79%) Go
6 6 (10.34%) Shell Script
7 5 (8.62%) C
7 5 (8.62%) PHP
8 4 (6.90%) C++
9 2 (3.45%) Java
9 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.72%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.72%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) RHCA
1 5 (8.62%) RHCE
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.72%) Degree
3 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (22.41%) Docker
2 12 (20.69%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (13.79%) GlusterFS
4 7 (12.07%) GFS2
4 7 (12.07%) NFS
4 7 (12.07%) OCFS2
5 6 (10.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 6 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (8.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 4 (6.90%) Active Directory
8 2 (3.45%) iptables
8 2 (3.45%) Postfix
8 2 (3.45%) Squid
9 1 (1.72%) Ceph
9 1 (1.72%) etcd
9 1 (1.72%) Firmware
9 1 (1.72%) flannel
9 1 (1.72%) KVM
9 1 (1.72%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 31 (53.45%) Puppet
2 19 (32.76%) Ansible
3 15 (25.86%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (13.79%) Packer
4 8 (13.79%) Terraform
5 7 (12.07%) CFEngine
5 7 (12.07%) Failover Clustering
5 7 (12.07%) SELinux
6 5 (8.62%) Kubernetes
6 5 (8.62%) Nagios
7 2 (3.45%) Cacti
8 1 (1.72%) Cobbler
8 1 (1.72%) Control-M
8 1 (1.72%) Graphite
8 1 (1.72%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.72%) logstash
8 1 (1.72%) rkt
8 1 (1.72%) Salt
8 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (1.72%) yum
Vendors
1 22 (37.93%) Red Hat
2 18 (31.03%) VMware
3 8 (13.79%) Oracle
4 6 (10.34%) HP
4 6 (10.34%) NetApp
4 6 (10.34%) Veritas
5 3 (5.17%) ArcSight
5 3 (5.17%) Citrix
5 3 (5.17%) Sybase
6 2 (3.45%) 3PAR
6 2 (3.45%) SAP
7 1 (1.72%) EMC
7 1 (1.72%) IBM
7 1 (1.72%) TIBCO
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