The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 195 195 176
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 7 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.37% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.40% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 20 18
Average daily rate
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£320 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £310 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £305 £353
% change year-on-year
+21.31% -13.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £34.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-42.64% -9.33%
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
5379 6493 5907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.18% 93.09% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4114 4753 4365
Average daily rate £435 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 125 140
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £33.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (58.82%) Red Hat
3 8 (47.06%) UNIX
4 7 (41.18%) Perl
4 7 (41.18%) Bash Shell
5 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (35.29%) VMware
5 6 (35.29%) Python
6 5 (29.41%) Finance
6 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (29.41%) Ubuntu
7 4 (23.53%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (23.53%) Ruby
7 4 (23.53%) Puppet
7 4 (23.53%) Debian
7 4 (23.53%) Clustering
7 4 (23.53%) Windows
7 4 (23.53%) Oracle
7 4 (23.53%) NFS
8 3 (17.65%) IBM
8 3 (17.65%) Apache
8 3 (17.65%) SOA
8 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
8 3 (17.65%) SQL
8 3 (17.65%) MySQL
8 3 (17.65%) Migration
8 3 (17.65%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (17.65%) Nagios
8 3 (17.65%) Middleware
8 3 (17.65%) Remedy

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 3 (17.65%) Apache
1 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
1 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.76%) Zimbra
3 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) JBoss
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) SAN
1 2 (11.76%) LDAP
1 2 (11.76%) DHCP
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) FTP
2 1 (5.88%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) Kerberos
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) SMTP
2 1 (5.88%) BGP
2 1 (5.88%) OSPF
2 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (5.88%) Multicast
2 1 (5.88%) VLAN
2 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (5.88%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) JIRA
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Law
2 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (17.65%) Middleware
2 2 (11.76%) OAuth
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Clustering
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Open Source
3 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
3 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) UNIX
3 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (29.41%) Ubuntu
5 4 (23.53%) Debian
5 4 (23.53%) Windows
6 3 (17.65%) SELinux
7 2 (11.76%) CentOS
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (11.76%) Scientific Linux
7 2 (11.76%) Fedora
7 2 (11.76%) Solaris
8 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) SOA
1 3 (17.65%) Migration
1 3 (17.65%) DevOps
2 2 (11.76%) Resource Management
2 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
2 2 (11.76%) High Availability
2 2 (11.76%) Software Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Network Management
3 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.88%) Kernel Tuning
3 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (5.88%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Perl
1 7 (41.18%) Bash Shell
2 6 (35.29%) Python
3 4 (23.53%) Ruby
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
5 2 (11.76%) C
5 2 (11.76%) C++
6 1 (5.88%) PHP
6 1 (5.88%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (11.76%) RHCE
1 2 (11.76%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (23.53%) NFS
3 3 (17.65%) vCloud
4 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
4 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
5 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.88%) Ceph
5 1 (5.88%) Xen
5 1 (5.88%) Squid
5 1 (5.88%) Postfix
5 1 (5.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Puppet
2 3 (17.65%) Nagios
3 1 (5.88%) YUM
3 1 (5.88%) BladeLogic
3 1 (5.88%) Cacti
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Red Hat
2 6 (35.29%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle
4 3 (17.65%) IBM
4 3 (17.65%) Remedy
5 2 (11.76%) Veeam
5 2 (11.76%) EMC
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco
6 1 (5.88%) HP
6 1 (5.88%) CA
6 1 (5.88%) NetApp
6 1 (5.88%) Veritas
6 1 (5.88%) Symantec
6 1 (5.88%) Scality
6 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.88%) Opsware
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