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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 123 160 182
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 52 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.51% 0.56% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 0.59% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 20 24
Median daily rate £513 £419 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.38% -6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £336 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £559 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.74% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £32.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+26.92% -35.00%
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
3267 4408 5489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.00% 95.21% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2598 3473 4019
Median daily rate £475 £451 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.43% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £288 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 68 110
Median hourly rate £17.17 £16.95 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -3.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.64 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £24.04 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 87 (100.00%) Linux
2 62 (71.26%) Python
3 61 (70.11%) Puppet
4 48 (55.17%) DevOps
5 43 (49.43%) Ansible
6 41 (47.13%) Finance
7 40 (45.98%) Ruby
8 36 (41.38%) Opscode Chef
9 30 (34.48%) Jenkins
10 28 (32.18%) Unix
11 26 (29.89%) Docker
11 26 (29.89%) Bash Shell
12 21 (24.14%) Hedge funds
13 20 (22.99%) Patch Management
14 19 (21.84%) High Availability
14 19 (21.84%) Financial Institution
14 19 (21.84%) VMware
15 18 (20.69%) Clustering
15 18 (20.69%) Red Hat
15 18 (20.69%) Git (software)
16 17 (19.54%) Failover Clustering
16 17 (19.54%) GlusterFS
16 17 (19.54%) GFS2
16 17 (19.54%) SELinux
16 17 (19.54%) OCFS2
16 17 (19.54%) CFEngine
16 17 (19.54%) Service Delivery
17 16 (18.39%) Apache
17 16 (18.39%) Terraform
18 15 (17.24%) Packer

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 16 (18.39%) Apache
2 9 (10.34%) OpenStack
3 8 (9.20%) Tomcat
4 6 (6.90%) Confluence
5 5 (5.75%) Apache Spark
6 3 (3.45%) JBoss
7 2 (2.30%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.15%) ColdFusion
8 1 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.15%) IIS
8 1 (1.15%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.09%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.60%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) Fibre Channel
1 5 (5.75%) SAN
2 4 (4.60%) DNS
2 4 (4.60%) Firewall
2 4 (4.60%) HTTP
3 3 (3.45%) LAN
3 3 (3.45%) LDAP
3 3 (3.45%) SMTP
3 3 (3.45%) SSH
3 3 (3.45%) SSL
3 3 (3.45%) VoIP
3 3 (3.45%) WAN
4 2 (2.30%) FTP
4 2 (2.30%) Internet
5 1 (1.15%) Intranet
5 1 (1.15%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.15%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (1.15%) OpenVPN
5 1 (1.15%) SNMP
5 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.90%) Hadoop
2 5 (5.75%) MongoDB
2 5 (5.75%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.60%) RDBMS
3 4 (4.60%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.30%) MySQL
6 1 (1.15%) Big Data
6 1 (1.15%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 30 (34.48%) Jenkins
2 18 (20.69%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.05%) JIRA
4 5 (5.75%) FishEye
4 5 (5.75%) TeamCity
5 4 (4.60%) Hudson
6 2 (2.30%) Subversion
7 1 (1.15%) Ant
7 1 (1.15%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.15%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (1.15%) JUnit
7 1 (1.15%) Liquibase
7 1 (1.15%) Maven
7 1 (1.15%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.15%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.15%) Vagrant
General
1 41 (47.13%) Finance
2 19 (21.84%) Financial Institution
3 13 (14.94%) Banking
4 12 (13.79%) Retail
5 6 (6.90%) Front Office
6 5 (5.75%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.15%) Electronics
7 1 (1.15%) Games
7 1 (1.15%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.45%) Web Services
2 2 (2.30%) ELK Stack
2 2 (2.30%) LAMP
3 1 (1.15%) .NET
3 1 (1.15%) CGI
3 1 (1.15%) FastCGI
3 1 (1.15%) JMS
3 1 (1.15%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.15%) MCollective
3 1 (1.15%) Middleware
3 1 (1.15%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.14%) Hedge funds
2 18 (20.69%) Clustering
3 5 (5.75%) Visualisation
4 4 (4.60%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (4.60%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.15%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.15%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.15%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 87 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (32.18%) Unix
3 15 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (12.64%) CentOS
5 5 (5.75%) Windows
6 4 (4.60%) Ubuntu
6 4 (4.60%) Windows Server
7 3 (3.45%) Debian
7 3 (3.45%) SUSE
8 2 (2.30%) Solaris
9 1 (1.15%) AIX
9 1 (1.15%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (1.15%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (55.17%) DevOps
2 20 (22.99%) Patch Management
3 19 (21.84%) High Availability
4 17 (19.54%) Service Delivery
5 14 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (13.79%) Configuration Management
7 10 (11.49%) Open Source
8 9 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (9.20%) Low Latency
10 7 (8.05%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (8.05%) Release Management
11 5 (5.75%) Continuous Deployment
11 5 (5.75%) Service Design
12 4 (4.60%) Change Management
12 4 (4.60%) Project Management
12 4 (4.60%) Systematic Trading
13 3 (3.45%) Compatibility Testing
13 3 (3.45%) Dependency Management
14 2 (2.30%) Network Monitoring
14 2 (2.30%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 62 (71.26%) Python
2 40 (45.98%) Ruby
3 26 (29.89%) Bash Shell
4 12 (13.79%) Go
4 12 (13.79%) Perl
5 7 (8.05%) Java
5 7 (8.05%) Shell Script
6 5 (5.75%) C++
7 3 (3.45%) PHP
7 3 (3.45%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.30%) C
8 2 (2.30%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.15%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.15%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 5 (5.75%) RHCA
1 5 (5.75%) RHCE
2 2 (2.30%) Degree
2 2 (2.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.15%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (29.89%) Docker
2 17 (19.54%) GFS2
2 17 (19.54%) GlusterFS
2 17 (19.54%) OCFS2
3 8 (9.20%) NFS
3 8 (9.20%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (9.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.60%) Active Directory
5 3 (3.45%) Postfix
5 3 (3.45%) Squid
6 2 (2.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.15%) Firmware
7 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.15%) iptables
7 1 (1.15%) KVM
7 1 (1.15%) vCloud
7 1 (1.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.15%) vSphere
7 1 (1.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 61 (70.11%) Puppet
2 43 (49.43%) Ansible
3 36 (41.38%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (19.54%) CFEngine
4 17 (19.54%) Failover Clustering
4 17 (19.54%) SELinux
5 16 (18.39%) Terraform
6 15 (17.24%) Packer
7 6 (6.90%) Nagios
8 5 (5.75%) Kubernetes
8 5 (5.75%) Oracle ZFS
9 4 (4.60%) Salt
10 3 (3.45%) ITRS Geneos
11 2 (2.30%) Cacti
12 1 (1.15%) Cobbler
12 1 (1.15%) HAProxy
12 1 (1.15%) Kibana
12 1 (1.15%) logstash
12 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Satellite
12 1 (1.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (21.84%) VMware
2 18 (20.69%) Red Hat
3 10 (11.49%) HP
4 8 (9.20%) Oracle
5 7 (8.05%) CheckPoint
5 7 (8.05%) Cisco
5 7 (8.05%) Fortinet
5 7 (8.05%) IBM
6 6 (6.90%) Atlassian
7 5 (5.75%) NetApp
8 4 (4.60%) Rackspace
9 3 (3.45%) ArcSight
9 3 (3.45%) Citrix
10 2 (2.30%) SaltStack
10 2 (2.30%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.30%) Veritas
11 1 (1.15%) EMC
11 1 (1.15%) SAP
11 1 (1.15%) Sonatype
City, London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday