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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 178 188 183
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 7 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.21% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 10
Average daily rate
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£550 £353 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.02% -14.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
4590 5319 5343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.82% 93.40% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3486 3738 3978
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 84 120
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £33.75 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (64.71%) Python
3 9 (52.94%) UNIX
3 9 (52.94%) Red Hat
3 9 (52.94%) Bash Shell
4 8 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (47.06%) VMware
4 8 (47.06%) Oracle
5 7 (41.18%) Perl
5 7 (41.18%) Ruby
5 7 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (35.29%) Puppet
6 6 (35.29%) Clustering
6 6 (35.29%) Finance
7 5 (29.41%) Remedy
7 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
7 5 (29.41%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (29.41%) WebLogic
7 5 (29.41%) Apache
7 5 (29.41%) SOA
7 5 (29.41%) IBM
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle Exadata
7 5 (29.41%) High Availability
7 5 (29.41%) WebSphere
7 5 (29.41%) JIRA
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (29.41%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (29.41%) SELinux
7 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 5 (29.41%) WebLogic
1 5 (29.41%) Apache
1 5 (29.41%) WebSphere
2 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
2 4 (23.53%) IIS
3 2 (11.76%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (29.41%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) DHCP
2 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) LDAP
3 1 (5.88%) SMTP
3 1 (5.88%) FTP
3 1 (5.88%) HTTP
3 1 (5.88%) Kerberos
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle Exadata
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.88%) MySQL
4 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) JIRA
2 3 (17.65%) Subversion
3 2 (11.76%) Maven
3 2 (11.76%) Ant
3 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
3 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.76%) Mercurial
3 2 (11.76%) MSBuild
3 2 (11.76%) Gradle
3 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Law
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) Django
4 1 (5.88%) Middleware
4 1 (5.88%) LAMP
4 1 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Clustering
2 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (23.53%) Hedge funds
4 2 (11.76%) Fixed Income
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
5 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) UNIX
3 7 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (23.53%) Ubuntu
4 4 (23.53%) Windows
5 2 (11.76%) Solaris
5 2 (11.76%) Fedora
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (5.88%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) SOA
1 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
1 5 (29.41%) High Availability
2 4 (23.53%) DevOps
2 4 (23.53%) Release Management
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Network Management
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Python
2 9 (52.94%) Bash Shell
3 7 (41.18%) Ruby
3 7 (41.18%) Perl
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) Java
6 2 (11.76%) C++
6 2 (11.76%) PHP
7 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) VCP4
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (11.76%) NFS
4 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.88%) Squid
4 1 (5.88%) Xen
4 1 (5.88%) Postfix
4 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.88%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Puppet
2 5 (29.41%) SELinux
3 3 (17.65%) BladeLogic
4 2 (11.76%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (5.88%) Nagios
5 1 (5.88%) Cacti
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Red Hat
2 8 (47.06%) VMware
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle
3 5 (29.41%) IBM
3 5 (29.41%) Remedy
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) EMC
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) Opsware
5 1 (5.88%) Splunk
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