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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 130 141 166
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 25 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.85% 0.38% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.39% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 18
Median daily rate £480 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £375 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% +12.82%

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
2805 3052 4906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.05% 95.61% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2225 2410 3765
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 50 74
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.97% +11.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £53.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 64 (100.00%) Linux
2 38 (59.38%) Python
3 35 (54.69%) DevOps
4 30 (46.88%) Finance
5 27 (42.19%) Puppet
6 23 (35.94%) Bash Shell
7 21 (32.81%) Red Hat
8 20 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (31.25%) Ansible
9 17 (26.56%) Ruby
10 16 (25.00%) Unix
11 14 (21.88%) Docker
11 14 (21.88%) High Availability
12 13 (20.31%) Amazon AWS
13 12 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
13 12 (18.75%) Configuration Management
13 12 (18.75%) VMware
14 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (17.19%) Git (software)
14 11 (17.19%) Jenkins
15 10 (15.63%) Open Source
16 9 (14.06%) Financial Institution
16 9 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
16 9 (14.06%) Java
17 8 (12.50%) Apache
18 7 (10.94%) Terraform
18 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
18 7 (10.94%) Service Delivery
18 7 (10.94%) JIRA
18 7 (10.94%) Scrum

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 8 (12.50%) Apache
2 6 (9.38%) Confluence
3 5 (7.81%) OpenStack
4 4 (6.25%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.13%) IIS
5 2 (3.13%) nginx
6 1 (1.56%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) HipChat
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.31%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.13%) SaaS
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) Firewall
1 5 (7.81%) LDAP
2 4 (6.25%) SSL
3 3 (4.69%) DNS
3 3 (4.69%) Internet
3 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.13%) FTP
4 2 (3.13%) HTTP
4 2 (3.13%) OpenVPN
4 2 (3.13%) SAN
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.56%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.56%) Intranet
5 1 (1.56%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.56%) NX-OS
5 1 (1.56%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (1.56%) SSH
5 1 (1.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) MySQL
1 4 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.69%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (3.13%) Big Data
3 2 (3.13%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (17.19%) Git (software)
1 11 (17.19%) Jenkins
2 7 (10.94%) JIRA
3 3 (4.69%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.13%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.56%) Ant
5 1 (1.56%) CMake
5 1 (1.56%) FishEye
5 1 (1.56%) Hudson
5 1 (1.56%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (1.56%) JUnit
5 1 (1.56%) Liquibase
5 1 (1.56%) Maven
5 1 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.56%) SCons
5 1 (1.56%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 30 (46.88%) Finance
2 9 (14.06%) Financial Institution
3 6 (9.38%) Banking
4 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.56%) Advertising
5 1 (1.56%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) LAMP
1 4 (6.25%) Web Services
2 3 (4.69%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (3.13%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.56%) .NET
4 1 (1.56%) CGI
4 1 (1.56%) FastCGI
4 1 (1.56%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.56%) MCollective
4 1 (1.56%) Node.js
4 1 (1.56%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.56%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Clustering
2 6 (9.38%) Hedge funds
3 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.69%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.13%) HP Storage
4 2 (3.13%) NHS
4 2 (3.13%) STB
5 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (25.00%) Unix
4 6 (9.38%) CentOS
4 6 (9.38%) Windows
5 3 (4.69%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.13%) Solaris
6 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.56%) CoreOS
7 1 (1.56%) Debian
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (54.69%) DevOps
2 14 (21.88%) High Availability
3 12 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (15.63%) Open Source
6 9 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (10.94%) Scrum
7 7 (10.94%) Service Delivery
8 5 (7.81%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (7.81%) Patch Management
9 4 (6.25%) Electronic Trading
10 3 (4.69%) Auto-Scaling
10 3 (4.69%) Build Automation
10 3 (4.69%) Change Management
10 3 (4.69%) Continuous Deployment
10 3 (4.69%) Service Management
10 3 (4.69%) Test Automation
11 2 (3.13%) Data Acquisition
11 2 (3.13%) Data Protection
11 2 (3.13%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (59.38%) Python
2 23 (35.94%) Bash Shell
3 17 (26.56%) Ruby
4 9 (14.06%) Java
5 5 (7.81%) Perl
5 5 (7.81%) PowerShell
6 4 (6.25%) Shell Script
6 4 (6.25%) SQL
7 3 (4.69%) C
7 3 (4.69%) C++
8 2 (3.13%) Go
8 2 (3.13%) Korn
9 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.81%) DV Cleared
3 4 (6.25%) RHCA
3 4 (6.25%) RHCE
3 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (21.88%) Docker
2 6 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.81%) GFS2
3 5 (7.81%) GlusterFS
3 5 (7.81%) OCFS2
4 2 (3.13%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.56%) GPFS
5 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.56%) iptables
5 1 (1.56%) KVM
5 1 (1.56%) LXC
5 1 (1.56%) NFS
5 1 (1.56%) Postfix
5 1 (1.56%) Samba
5 1 (1.56%) Squid
5 1 (1.56%) vCloud
5 1 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (42.19%) Puppet
2 20 (31.25%) Ansible
3 12 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (10.94%) Terraform
5 6 (9.38%) SELinux
6 5 (7.81%) CFEngine
6 5 (7.81%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (6.25%) Packer
8 3 (4.69%) Kubernetes
8 3 (4.69%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (3.13%) HAProxy
9 2 (3.13%) Nagios
9 2 (3.13%) NetBackup
9 2 (3.13%) ZABBIX
10 1 (1.56%) Kibana
10 1 (1.56%) logstash
10 1 (1.56%) Mesos
10 1 (1.56%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (1.56%) Pingdom
10 1 (1.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 21 (32.81%) Red Hat
2 12 (18.75%) VMware
3 7 (10.94%) Atlassian
4 4 (6.25%) Oracle
4 4 (6.25%) Rackspace
5 3 (4.69%) Cisco
5 3 (4.69%) HP
6 2 (3.13%) 3PAR
6 2 (3.13%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.56%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.56%) Becrypt
7 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.56%) IBM
7 1 (1.56%) Juniper
7 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.56%) PagerDuty
7 1 (1.56%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.56%) Splunk
7 1 (1.56%) Sun
7 1 (1.56%) WorldPay
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