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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 130 142 173
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 35 17 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.11% 0.49% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.52% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 25
Median daily rate £513 £465 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.21% -2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £305 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £615 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +47.36%
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
3021 3289 5467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.45% 95.58% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2398 2613 4193
Median daily rate £490 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.15% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 46 103
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £41.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 88 (100.00%) Linux
2 66 (75.00%) Python
3 56 (63.64%) DevOps
4 51 (57.95%) Puppet
5 39 (44.32%) Finance
6 38 (43.18%) Ansible
7 36 (40.91%) Ruby
8 31 (35.23%) Opscode Chef
8 31 (35.23%) Bash Shell
9 26 (29.55%) Docker
10 25 (28.41%) Jenkins
11 22 (25.00%) High Availability
12 20 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (21.59%) Unix
13 19 (21.59%) Hedge funds
13 19 (21.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 19 (21.59%) Git (software)
13 19 (21.59%) Amazon AWS
14 18 (20.45%) Configuration Management
15 17 (19.32%) Financial Institution
16 16 (18.18%) VMware
16 16 (18.18%) Patch Management
17 15 (17.05%) SELinux
17 15 (17.05%) Service Delivery
17 15 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
17 15 (17.05%) Apache
18 14 (15.91%) Red Hat
18 14 (15.91%) Clustering
18 14 (15.91%) OCFS2
18 14 (15.91%) GlusterFS

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 15 (17.05%) Apache
2 11 (12.50%) Confluence
3 6 (6.82%) Apache Spark
3 6 (6.82%) OpenStack
3 6 (6.82%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.27%) IIS
4 2 (2.27%) nginx
4 2 (2.27%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.14%) ColdFusion
5 1 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.14%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) HipChat
1 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (21.59%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.27%) SaaS
5 1 (1.14%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.14%) GitHub
5 1 (1.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) SSL
2 3 (3.41%) DNS
2 3 (3.41%) Firewall
2 3 (3.41%) SSH
3 2 (2.27%) FTP
3 2 (2.27%) HTTP
3 2 (2.27%) Internet
3 2 (2.27%) LDAP
3 2 (2.27%) OpenVPN
3 2 (2.27%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.27%) VoIP
4 1 (1.14%) Intranet
4 1 (1.14%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.14%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (1.14%) SMTP
4 1 (1.14%) SNMP
4 1 (1.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.95%) Hadoop
1 7 (7.95%) MongoDB
2 6 (6.82%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.68%) MySQL
4 4 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.41%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (3.41%) Big Data
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (28.41%) Jenkins
2 19 (21.59%) Git (software)
3 12 (13.64%) JIRA
4 6 (6.82%) FishEye
4 6 (6.82%) TeamCity
5 4 (4.55%) Hudson
6 3 (3.41%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.27%) Subversion
8 1 (1.14%) Ant
8 1 (1.14%) CMake
8 1 (1.14%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (1.14%) JUnit
8 1 (1.14%) Liquibase
8 1 (1.14%) Maven
8 1 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.14%) SCons
8 1 (1.14%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.14%) Vagrant
General
1 39 (44.32%) Finance
2 17 (19.32%) Financial Institution
3 13 (14.77%) Banking
4 6 (6.82%) Front Office
5 5 (5.68%) Retail
5 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.14%) Advertising
6 1 (1.14%) Games
6 1 (1.14%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.68%) LAMP
1 5 (5.68%) Web Services
2 2 (2.27%) ELK Stack
2 2 (2.27%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.14%) .NET
3 1 (1.14%) CGI
3 1 (1.14%) FastCGI
3 1 (1.14%) JMS
3 1 (1.14%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (1.14%) MCollective
3 1 (1.14%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.14%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.59%) Hedge funds
2 14 (15.91%) Clustering
3 6 (6.82%) Visualisation
4 5 (5.68%) Public Cloud
5 4 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.41%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.27%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.27%) HP Storage
7 2 (2.27%) STB
8 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.14%) NHS
8 1 (1.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 88 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (21.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 19 (21.59%) Unix
3 13 (14.77%) CentOS
4 7 (7.95%) Windows
5 3 (3.41%) Ubuntu
5 3 (3.41%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.14%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (1.14%) Debian
6 1 (1.14%) Solaris
6 1 (1.14%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (63.64%) DevOps
2 22 (25.00%) High Availability
3 20 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (20.45%) Configuration Management
5 16 (18.18%) Patch Management
6 15 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (17.05%) Service Delivery
7 9 (10.23%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (10.23%) Open Source
8 8 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
9 7 (7.95%) Low Latency
9 7 (7.95%) Release Management
10 6 (6.82%) Change Management
10 6 (6.82%) Scrum
10 6 (6.82%) Service Design
11 5 (5.68%) Systematic Trading
12 3 (3.41%) Auto-Scaling
12 3 (3.41%) Electronic Trading
12 3 (3.41%) Network Design
12 3 (3.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 66 (75.00%) Python
2 36 (40.91%) Ruby
3 31 (35.23%) Bash Shell
4 10 (11.36%) Java
5 8 (9.09%) Perl
6 7 (7.95%) Shell Script
7 6 (6.82%) Go
7 6 (6.82%) PowerShell
8 5 (5.68%) C++
9 4 (4.55%) SQL
10 3 (3.41%) C
11 2 (2.27%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.68%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (29.55%) Docker
2 14 (15.91%) GFS2
2 14 (15.91%) GlusterFS
2 14 (15.91%) OCFS2
3 11 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.27%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.27%) NFS
5 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.14%) iptables
5 1 (1.14%) KVM
5 1 (1.14%) Postfix
5 1 (1.14%) Samba
5 1 (1.14%) Squid
5 1 (1.14%) vCloud
5 1 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.14%) vSphere
5 1 (1.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 51 (57.95%) Puppet
2 38 (43.18%) Ansible
3 31 (35.23%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (17.05%) SELinux
5 14 (15.91%) CFEngine
5 14 (15.91%) Failover Clustering
6 11 (12.50%) Terraform
7 9 (10.23%) Packer
8 6 (6.82%) Oracle ZFS
9 4 (4.55%) Kubernetes
10 3 (3.41%) ITRS Geneos
10 3 (3.41%) Nagios
10 3 (3.41%) Salt
11 2 (2.27%) HAProxy
11 2 (2.27%) NetBackup
12 1 (1.14%) Kibana
12 1 (1.14%) logstash
12 1 (1.14%) Rancher
12 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Satellite
12 1 (1.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (18.18%) VMware
2 14 (15.91%) Red Hat
3 12 (13.64%) Atlassian
4 9 (10.23%) HP
5 8 (9.09%) Cisco
5 8 (9.09%) Oracle
6 7 (7.95%) CheckPoint
6 7 (7.95%) Fortinet
6 7 (7.95%) IBM
7 4 (4.55%) Rackspace
8 2 (2.27%) 3PAR
8 2 (2.27%) SaltStack
8 2 (2.27%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.14%) Becrypt
9 1 (1.14%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.14%) Juniper
9 1 (1.14%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.14%) Reuters
9 1 (1.14%) Sonatype
9 1 (1.14%) Sun