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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 172 200 195
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 18 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.33% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 9
Average daily rate
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£450 £388 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £358 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £418 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £344
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -25.00%
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
5068 5991 5862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.20% 92.48% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3821 4322 4320
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 84 121
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 17 April 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 17 April 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 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (57.69%) Python
3 13 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 13 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (46.15%) Puppet
5 10 (38.46%) VMware
5 10 (38.46%) UNIX
6 9 (34.62%) Configuration Management
6 9 (34.62%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (34.62%) Bash Shell
6 9 (34.62%) DevOps
7 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (30.77%) JIRA
7 8 (30.77%) Perl
7 8 (30.77%) Oracle
8 7 (26.92%) Apache
8 7 (26.92%) Tomcat
8 7 (26.92%) IBM
8 7 (26.92%) Finance
8 7 (26.92%) Ruby
8 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (19.23%) SELinux
9 5 (19.23%) GlusterFS
9 5 (19.23%) GFS2
9 5 (19.23%) OCFS2
9 5 (19.23%) Hedge funds
9 5 (19.23%) Oracle Exadata
9 5 (19.23%) High Availability
9 5 (19.23%) Subversion
9 5 (19.23%) WebSphere

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (26.92%) Apache
1 7 (26.92%) Tomcat
2 5 (19.23%) WebSphere
2 5 (19.23%) WebLogic
2 5 (19.23%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) JBoss
3 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Maya
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (34.62%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (19.23%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) DHCP
2 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.85%) VPN
3 1 (3.85%) DNS
3 1 (3.85%) Internet
3 1 (3.85%) Kerberos
3 1 (3.85%) Network Security
3 1 (3.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle Exadata
2 4 (15.38%) MySQL
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) JIRA
2 5 (19.23%) Subversion
3 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
4 3 (11.54%) Maven
4 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.69%) Mercurial
5 2 (7.69%) MSBuild
5 2 (7.69%) Gradle
5 2 (7.69%) Ant
5 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.85%) CruiseControl
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Financial Institution
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Law
4 1 (3.85%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (15.38%) Web Services
3 3 (11.54%) XML
3 3 (11.54%) .NET
4 2 (7.69%) LAMP
4 2 (7.69%) Django
5 1 (3.85%) Middleware
5 1 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (19.23%) Clustering
2 5 (19.23%) Hedge funds
3 2 (7.69%) Digital Media
3 2 (7.69%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.85%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (38.46%) UNIX
4 4 (15.38%) Windows
5 2 (7.69%) Solaris
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.85%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Configuration Management
1 9 (34.62%) DevOps
2 5 (19.23%) High Availability
2 5 (19.23%) SOA
3 4 (15.38%) Release Management
3 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (15.38%) Low Latency
4 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL
5 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Process Management
5 2 (7.69%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.85%) Workflow
6 1 (3.85%) Validation
6 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) Python
2 9 (34.62%) Bash Shell
3 8 (30.77%) Perl
4 7 (26.92%) Ruby
5 5 (19.23%) SQL
6 3 (11.54%) C++
6 3 (11.54%) Java
7 2 (7.69%) PHP
7 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.85%) C#
8 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.85%) Lua
8 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (19.23%) OCFS2
2 5 (19.23%) GlusterFS
2 5 (19.23%) GFS2
3 2 (7.69%) GPFS
3 2 (7.69%) Ceph
3 2 (7.69%) Firmware
3 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.69%) Gluster
4 1 (3.85%) KVM
4 1 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (46.15%) Puppet
2 5 (19.23%) SELinux
3 3 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (11.54%) BladeLogic
4 2 (7.69%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (3.85%) yum
5 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
5 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.85%) CFEngine
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (3.85%) Cobbler
5 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 10 (38.46%) VMware
3 8 (30.77%) Oracle
4 7 (26.92%) IBM
5 5 (19.23%) Remedy
6 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 2 (7.69%) Symantec
8 1 (3.85%) Cisco
8 1 (3.85%) HP
8 1 (3.85%) Dell
8 1 (3.85%) Perforce
8 1 (3.85%) Opsware
8 1 (3.85%) Splunk
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £375 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
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Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago