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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 131 188 174
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 35 28 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.03% 0.47% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 0.50% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 22 22
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £341 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £545 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -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
3252 5610 5467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.62% 94.78% 94.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2639 4365 3971
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 89 95
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.60 £25.60 £35.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 27 July 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 July 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 68 (100.00%) Linux
2 47 (69.12%) Python
3 42 (61.76%) Puppet
4 32 (47.06%) Finance
5 31 (45.59%) DevOps
6 28 (41.18%) Ansible
6 28 (41.18%) Ruby
6 28 (41.18%) Unix
7 24 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
8 22 (32.35%) Red Hat
9 20 (29.41%) VMware
10 19 (27.94%) Bash Shell
11 18 (26.47%) Jenkins
11 18 (26.47%) Docker
12 16 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (22.06%) Git (software)
14 13 (19.12%) Perl
14 13 (19.12%) Hedge funds
15 12 (17.65%) Patch Management
15 12 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
15 12 (17.65%) Clustering
15 12 (17.65%) Financial Institution
16 11 (16.18%) Retail
16 11 (16.18%) High Availability
16 11 (16.18%) Open Source
16 11 (16.18%) Amazon AWS
16 11 (16.18%) GlusterFS
17 10 (14.71%) GFS2
17 10 (14.71%) Packer
17 10 (14.71%) Terraform

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 7 (10.29%) Apache
1 7 (10.29%) OpenStack
2 4 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.41%) Apache Spark
3 3 (4.41%) Confluence
3 3 (4.41%) JBoss
4 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.47%) nginx
4 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.18%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.94%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.47%) GitHub
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) SAN
2 6 (8.82%) Firewall
3 5 (7.35%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (5.88%) DNS
4 4 (5.88%) LDAP
5 3 (4.41%) HTTPS
5 3 (4.41%) LAN
5 3 (4.41%) WAN
6 2 (2.94%) DHCP
6 2 (2.94%) FTP
6 2 (2.94%) HTTP
6 2 (2.94%) SMTP
6 2 (2.94%) VoIP
7 1 (1.47%) DMZ
7 1 (1.47%) IPsec
7 1 (1.47%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.47%) SSL
7 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.47%) VPN
7 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 4 (5.88%) RDBMS
2 4 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.41%) DB2
3 3 (4.41%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.47%) Big Data
4 1 (1.47%) MySQL
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.47%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 18 (26.47%) Jenkins
2 15 (22.06%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.35%) TeamCity
4 4 (5.88%) Hudson
5 3 (4.41%) FishEye
5 3 (4.41%) JIRA
6 2 (2.94%) GitLab
7 1 (1.47%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.47%) GCC
7 1 (1.47%) MSI
7 1 (1.47%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.47%) Vagrant
General
1 32 (47.06%) Finance
2 12 (17.65%) Financial Institution
3 11 (16.18%) Retail
4 6 (8.82%) Banking
5 4 (5.88%) Front Office
5 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.94%) Electronics
7 1 (1.47%) Legal
7 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) .NET
1 1 (1.47%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (1.47%) ELK Stack
1 1 (1.47%) JMS
1 1 (1.47%) Middleware
1 1 (1.47%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) Hedge funds
2 12 (17.65%) Clustering
3 3 (4.41%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.41%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.94%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.94%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.94%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.47%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (41.18%) Unix
3 16 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (10.29%) Solaris
4 7 (10.29%) Windows
5 6 (8.82%) CentOS
6 3 (4.41%) SUSE
6 3 (4.41%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.94%) AIX
7 2 (2.94%) Debian
7 2 (2.94%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (2.94%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.47%) CoreOS
8 1 (1.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (45.59%) DevOps
2 12 (17.65%) Patch Management
3 11 (16.18%) High Availability
3 11 (16.18%) Open Source
4 10 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (14.71%) Service Delivery
5 9 (13.24%) Configuration Management
6 7 (10.29%) Release Management
7 6 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (8.82%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (7.35%) Change Control
8 5 (7.35%) Change Management
9 4 (5.88%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.88%) ITIL
10 3 (4.41%) Compatibility Testing
10 3 (4.41%) Dependency Management
10 3 (4.41%) Network Design
10 3 (4.41%) Security Testing
10 3 (4.41%) Systematic Trading
10 3 (4.41%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 47 (69.12%) Python
2 28 (41.18%) Ruby
3 19 (27.94%) Bash Shell
4 13 (19.12%) Perl
5 10 (14.71%) Go
6 6 (8.82%) Shell Script
7 5 (7.35%) C
7 5 (7.35%) C++
8 4 (5.88%) Java
8 4 (5.88%) PHP
9 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.47%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.47%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) RHCA
1 5 (7.35%) RHCE
2 2 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.47%) Degree
3 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 18 (26.47%) Docker
2 12 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (16.18%) GlusterFS
4 10 (14.71%) GFS2
4 10 (14.71%) OCFS2
5 7 (10.29%) NFS
5 7 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (8.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (7.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 4 (5.88%) Active Directory
9 2 (2.94%) Postfix
9 2 (2.94%) Squid
10 1 (1.47%) Ceph
10 1 (1.47%) etcd
10 1 (1.47%) Firmware
10 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
10 1 (1.47%) iptables
10 1 (1.47%) KVM
10 1 (1.47%) RHEV
10 1 (1.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 42 (61.76%) Puppet
2 28 (41.18%) Ansible
3 24 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (14.71%) CFEngine
4 10 (14.71%) Failover Clustering
4 10 (14.71%) Packer
4 10 (14.71%) SELinux
4 10 (14.71%) Terraform
5 5 (7.35%) Kubernetes
5 5 (7.35%) Nagios
6 3 (4.41%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (2.94%) Cacti
7 2 (2.94%) Salt
8 1 (1.47%) Cobbler
8 1 (1.47%) Control-M
8 1 (1.47%) Graphite
8 1 (1.47%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.47%) logstash
8 1 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (1.47%) yum
Vendors
1 22 (32.35%) Red Hat
2 20 (29.41%) VMware
3 9 (13.24%) Oracle
4 6 (8.82%) HP
4 6 (8.82%) NetApp
4 6 (8.82%) Veritas
5 3 (4.41%) ArcSight
5 3 (4.41%) Atlassian
5 3 (4.41%) Citrix
5 3 (4.41%) Sybase
6 2 (2.94%) 3PAR
6 2 (2.94%) SAP
7 1 (1.47%) EMC
7 1 (1.47%) IBM
7 1 (1.47%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.47%) TIBCO
City, London
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