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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 124 135 159
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 29 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.98% 0.53% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.55% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 20
Median daily rate £525 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.40 £46.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +47.20%

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
2813 2903 4861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.39% 95.84% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2239 2266 3742
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 49 84
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017, 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 79 (100.00%) Linux
2 54 (68.35%) Python
3 47 (59.49%) DevOps
4 43 (54.43%) Puppet
5 38 (48.10%) Finance
6 30 (37.97%) Ansible
7 27 (34.18%) Bash Shell
8 25 (31.65%) Ruby
9 21 (26.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (26.58%) Opscode Chef
10 20 (25.32%) Docker
11 18 (22.78%) Amazon AWS
11 18 (22.78%) High Availability
11 18 (22.78%) Unix
11 18 (22.78%) Red Hat
12 16 (20.25%) Configuration Management
12 16 (20.25%) Jenkins
12 16 (20.25%) Git (software)
13 15 (18.99%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (18.99%) VMware
14 13 (16.46%) Financial Institution
14 13 (16.46%) Apache
15 12 (15.19%) Hedge funds
16 11 (13.92%) Service Delivery
16 11 (13.92%) Patch Management
17 10 (12.66%) SELinux
17 10 (12.66%) Open Source
17 10 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
17 10 (12.66%) CentOS

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 13 (16.46%) Apache
2 9 (11.39%) Confluence
3 6 (7.59%) OpenStack
3 6 (7.59%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.06%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.53%) IIS
5 2 (2.53%) nginx
6 1 (1.27%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) HipChat
1 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (22.78%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.06%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (2.53%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.53%) SaaS
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) LDAP
1 4 (5.06%) SSL
2 3 (3.80%) DNS
2 3 (3.80%) Firewall
2 3 (3.80%) Internet
2 3 (3.80%) SSH
3 2 (2.53%) FTP
3 2 (2.53%) HTTP
3 2 (2.53%) OpenVPN
3 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.53%) VoIP
4 1 (1.27%) Intranet
4 1 (1.27%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.27%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (1.27%) SAN
4 1 (1.27%) SMTP
4 1 (1.27%) SNMP
4 1 (1.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.33%) Hadoop
1 5 (6.33%) MongoDB
1 5 (6.33%) MySQL
2 4 (5.06%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.80%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.53%) Big Data
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (20.25%) Git (software)
1 16 (20.25%) Jenkins
2 10 (12.66%) JIRA
3 4 (5.06%) FishEye
4 3 (3.80%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.53%) Subversion
5 2 (2.53%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.27%) Ant
6 1 (1.27%) CMake
6 1 (1.27%) Hudson
6 1 (1.27%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (1.27%) JUnit
6 1 (1.27%) Liquibase
6 1 (1.27%) Maven
6 1 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.27%) SCons
6 1 (1.27%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 38 (48.10%) Finance
2 13 (16.46%) Financial Institution
3 10 (12.66%) Banking
4 5 (6.33%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.06%) Front Office
6 2 (2.53%) Retail
7 1 (1.27%) Advertising
7 1 (1.27%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.59%) Web Services
2 5 (6.33%) LAMP
3 2 (2.53%) ELK Stack
3 2 (2.53%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (2.53%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.27%) .NET
4 1 (1.27%) CGI
4 1 (1.27%) FastCGI
4 1 (1.27%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.27%) MCollective
4 1 (1.27%) Node.js
4 1 (1.27%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.27%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.19%) Hedge funds
2 9 (11.39%) Clustering
3 5 (6.33%) Public Cloud
4 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (5.06%) Visualisation
5 3 (3.80%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.53%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.53%) HP Storage
6 2 (2.53%) NHS
6 2 (2.53%) STB
7 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.27%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 79 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (26.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (22.78%) Unix
4 10 (12.66%) CentOS
5 7 (8.86%) Windows
6 4 (5.06%) Ubuntu
7 3 (3.80%) Windows Server
8 2 (2.53%) Solaris
9 1 (1.27%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (1.27%) CoreOS
9 1 (1.27%) Debian
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.27%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (59.49%) DevOps
2 18 (22.78%) High Availability
3 16 (20.25%) Configuration Management
4 15 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (18.99%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (13.92%) Patch Management
5 11 (13.92%) Service Delivery
6 10 (12.66%) Open Source
7 7 (8.86%) Low Latency
7 7 (8.86%) Scrum
8 6 (7.59%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (6.33%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (5.06%) Electronic Trading
10 4 (5.06%) Release Management
10 4 (5.06%) Service Design
11 3 (3.80%) Change Management
11 3 (3.80%) Network Design
11 3 (3.80%) Project Management
11 3 (3.80%) Service Management
11 3 (3.80%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 54 (68.35%) Python
2 27 (34.18%) Bash Shell
3 25 (31.65%) Ruby
4 10 (12.66%) Java
5 7 (8.86%) Perl
6 6 (7.59%) C++
7 5 (6.33%) PowerShell
7 5 (6.33%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.06%) Go
8 4 (5.06%) SQL
9 3 (3.80%) C
10 2 (2.53%) PHP
11 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.27%) Korn
Qualifications
1 7 (8.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.33%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.06%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.53%) RHCA
4 2 (2.53%) RHCE
5 1 (1.27%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (25.32%) Docker
2 10 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (11.39%) GFS2
3 9 (11.39%) GlusterFS
3 9 (11.39%) OCFS2
4 2 (2.53%) NFS
5 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.27%) iptables
5 1 (1.27%) KVM
5 1 (1.27%) Postfix
5 1 (1.27%) Samba
5 1 (1.27%) Squid
5 1 (1.27%) vCloud
5 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 43 (54.43%) Puppet
2 30 (37.97%) Ansible
3 21 (26.58%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (12.66%) SELinux
5 9 (11.39%) CFEngine
5 9 (11.39%) Failover Clustering
5 9 (11.39%) Terraform
6 6 (7.59%) Packer
7 4 (5.06%) Oracle ZFS
8 3 (3.80%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (3.80%) Kubernetes
8 3 (3.80%) Nagios
8 3 (3.80%) Salt
9 2 (2.53%) HAProxy
9 2 (2.53%) NetBackup
9 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (1.27%) Kibana
10 1 (1.27%) logstash
10 1 (1.27%) Mesos
10 1 (1.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (22.78%) Red Hat
2 15 (18.99%) VMware
3 10 (12.66%) Atlassian
4 9 (11.39%) HP
5 8 (10.13%) Cisco
6 7 (8.86%) CheckPoint
6 7 (8.86%) Fortinet
6 7 (8.86%) IBM
7 6 (7.59%) Oracle
8 4 (5.06%) Rackspace
9 2 (2.53%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.53%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.27%) AppDynamics
10 1 (1.27%) Becrypt
10 1 (1.27%) Bloomberg
10 1 (1.27%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.27%) PagerDuty
10 1 (1.27%) Reuters
10 1 (1.27%) SaltStack
10 1 (1.27%) WorldPay
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