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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 184 191 202
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 13 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.18% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 12
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£350 £358 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% -1.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £309 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £475 £569
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+22.04% -6.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-42.00% +17.64%
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
5005 5436 6720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.89% 92.15% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3940 3934 4907
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 92 148
Average hourly rate £15.13 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.97% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £13.01 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.55 £36.35 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015, 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 39 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (61.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (56.41%) Red Hat
4 21 (53.85%) Python
4 21 (53.85%) DevOps
5 19 (48.72%) Puppet
6 15 (38.46%) VMware
7 14 (35.90%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (33.33%) Ruby
9 12 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (28.21%) Bash Shell
10 11 (28.21%) IBM
10 11 (28.21%) Finance
11 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
11 10 (25.64%) Windows
12 9 (23.08%) Perl
12 9 (23.08%) Configuration Management
12 9 (23.08%) Project Management
12 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (20.51%) Oracle
13 8 (20.51%) UNIX
14 7 (17.95%) JIRA
14 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
15 6 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
15 6 (15.38%) Apache
15 6 (15.38%) HP
15 6 (15.38%) Middleware
15 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
15 6 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
15 6 (15.38%) Low Latency

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 6 (15.38%) Apache
2 5 (12.82%) Tomcat
2 5 (12.82%) WebLogic
2 5 (12.82%) OpenStack
3 3 (7.69%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.13%) IIS
5 1 (2.56%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (7.69%) IaaS
4 2 (5.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) DNS
2 3 (7.69%) HTTP
2 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.13%) LDAP
3 2 (5.13%) DHCP
3 2 (5.13%) Internet
4 1 (2.56%) Firewall
4 1 (2.56%) Network Security
4 1 (2.56%) NAS
4 1 (2.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) MySQL
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) JIRA
2 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
2 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.26%) Subversion
4 2 (5.13%) Maven
5 1 (2.56%) Ant
5 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.56%) CruiseControl
5 1 (2.56%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.56%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.56%) Gradle
5 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Financial Institution
3 3 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) Middleware
2 3 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (5.13%) XML
4 1 (2.56%) .NET
4 1 (2.56%) Web Services
4 1 (2.56%) LAMP
4 1 (2.56%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.69%) Clustering
3 3 (7.69%) Hedge funds
4 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.13%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (2.56%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.56%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (61.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (25.64%) Windows
4 8 (20.51%) UNIX
5 3 (7.69%) CentOS
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (2.56%) Scientific Linux
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.56%) Solaris
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) DevOps
2 9 (23.08%) Configuration Management
2 9 (23.08%) Project Management
2 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (15.38%) Low Latency
5 5 (12.82%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (12.82%) Demand Management
5 5 (12.82%) Open Source
6 3 (7.69%) SOA
6 3 (7.69%) Migration
6 3 (7.69%) Patch Management
7 2 (5.13%) SDLC
7 2 (5.13%) High Availability
7 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.13%) ITIL
7 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.13%) Process Management
7 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.13%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 21 (53.85%) Python
2 13 (33.33%) Ruby
3 11 (28.21%) Bash Shell
4 9 (23.08%) Perl
5 5 (12.82%) PHP
6 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.69%) C++
8 2 (5.13%) Java
8 2 (5.13%) C#
8 2 (5.13%) SQL
8 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
8 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.56%) Lua
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) RHCE
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
1 2 (5.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (15.38%) Docker
3 5 (12.82%) KVM
3 5 (12.82%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.69%) vSphere
4 3 (7.69%) Gluster
4 3 (7.69%) Firmware
4 3 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (7.69%) OCFS2
4 3 (7.69%) GPFS
4 3 (7.69%) Ceph
4 3 (7.69%) GlusterFS
4 3 (7.69%) GFS2
5 2 (5.13%) Squid
6 1 (2.56%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 19 (48.72%) Puppet
2 6 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (7.69%) SELinux
4 2 (5.13%) Vagrant
4 2 (5.13%) Nagios
5 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.56%) BladeLogic
5 1 (2.56%) yum
5 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.56%) CFEngine
5 1 (2.56%) Cobbler
5 1 (2.56%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (2.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 22 (56.41%) Red Hat
2 15 (38.46%) VMware
3 11 (28.21%) IBM
4 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
5 8 (20.51%) Oracle
6 6 (15.38%) HP
7 5 (12.82%) Cisco
7 5 (12.82%) WorldPay
8 3 (7.69%) Dell
8 3 (7.69%) EMC
8 3 (7.69%) BMC
8 3 (7.69%) Hitachi
8 3 (7.69%) Symantec
8 3 (7.69%) Remedy
9 2 (5.13%) Splunk
9 2 (5.13%) Rackspace
10 1 (2.56%) Perforce
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