The first table below looks at the demand for the Linux Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 25 July 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 City of London 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 194 207 203
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 11 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.21% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 11
Average daily rate
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£353 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.87% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £268 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £410
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -14.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5428 6572 7202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.03% 92.50% 92.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3959 4830 5240
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 169 170
Average hourly rate £18.46 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.70% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.66 £51.00 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Linux Engineer
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Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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 25 July 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (55.00%) Oracle
3 10 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 10 (50.00%) Finance
4 9 (45.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (40.00%) Bash Shell
5 8 (40.00%) UNIX
6 7 (35.00%) Python
6 7 (35.00%) VMware
6 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (30.00%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (30.00%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (30.00%) Ruby
8 5 (25.00%) Perl
8 5 (25.00%) SOA
8 5 (25.00%) vCloud
8 5 (25.00%) DevOps
9 4 (20.00%) CentOS
9 4 (20.00%) Puppet
9 4 (20.00%) WebLogic
9 4 (20.00%) VMware ESX
9 4 (20.00%) Clustering
9 4 (20.00%) Banking
10 3 (15.00%) Xen
10 3 (15.00%) JIRA
10 3 (15.00%) AWK
10 3 (15.00%) Fedora
10 3 (15.00%) SUSE
10 3 (15.00%) SQL
10 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 10g

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 4 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) LDAP
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.00%) OSPF
1 1 (5.00%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) JIRA
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
1 2 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (10.00%) Middleware
1 2 (10.00%) OAuth
1 2 (10.00%) WebCenter
2 1 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (40.00%) UNIX
4 6 (30.00%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (20.00%) CentOS
6 3 (15.00%) Fedora
6 3 (15.00%) SELinux
6 3 (15.00%) SUSE
7 2 (10.00%) Debian
7 2 (10.00%) Windows
7 2 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) SOA
1 5 (25.00%) DevOps
2 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (10.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (10.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (5.00%) Kernel Tuning
3 1 (5.00%) Release Management
3 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 7 (35.00%) Python
3 6 (30.00%) Ruby
4 5 (25.00%) Perl
5 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 3 (15.00%) sed
5 3 (15.00%) AWK
6 2 (10.00%) C
6 2 (10.00%) C++
6 2 (10.00%) Java
7 1 (5.00%) Bourne shell
7 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (25.00%) vCloud
4 4 (20.00%) VMware ESX
5 3 (15.00%) Xen
5 3 (15.00%) XenServer
5 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (15.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Nagios
2 1 (5.00%) YUM
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle
2 10 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (35.00%) VMware
4 3 (15.00%) Remedy
4 3 (15.00%) Citrix
5 2 (10.00%) CA
5 2 (10.00%) NetApp
5 2 (10.00%) Veritas
5 2 (10.00%) JBoss
5 2 (10.00%) IBM
6 1 (5.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) Dell
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco
6 1 (5.00%) ATG
6 1 (5.00%) Symantec
6 1 (5.00%) Endeca
6 1 (5.00%) Nimsoft
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