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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 188 188 211
Rank change year-on-year
0 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 20 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.21% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 12
Average daily rate
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£375 £353 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £325 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+18.21% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-42.00% +11.11%
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
5406 5340 6577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.33% 92.01% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4192 3896 4823
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £257 £280
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 84 89 172
Average hourly rate £17.98 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.11 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 31 July 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 31 July 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 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (59.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 22 (59.46%) DevOps
3 20 (54.05%) Python
3 20 (54.05%) Red Hat
4 18 (48.65%) Puppet
5 13 (35.14%) VMware
6 12 (32.43%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (32.43%) Bash Shell
7 11 (29.73%) Ruby
7 11 (29.73%) IBM
7 11 (29.73%) Windows
8 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
8 10 (27.03%) Finance
8 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (24.32%) Configuration Management
9 9 (24.32%) Oracle
10 8 (21.62%) UNIX
10 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (18.92%) JIRA
11 7 (18.92%) Apache
11 7 (18.92%) Perl
11 7 (18.92%) Project Management
12 6 (16.22%) HP
12 6 (16.22%) Middleware
12 6 (16.22%) Tomcat
12 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
12 6 (16.22%) Docker

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (18.92%) Apache
2 6 (16.22%) Tomcat
3 5 (13.51%) WebLogic
3 5 (13.51%) OpenStack
4 3 (8.11%) WebSphere
4 3 (8.11%) IIS
5 1 (2.70%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.11%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) HTTP
1 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.41%) DNS
2 2 (5.41%) Internet
2 2 (5.41%) Firewall
2 2 (5.41%) LDAP
2 2 (5.41%) DHCP
3 1 (2.70%) Network Security
3 1 (2.70%) NAS
3 1 (2.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) MySQL
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.11%) Hadoop
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) JIRA
2 6 (16.22%) Jenkins
2 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
3 5 (13.51%) Subversion
4 3 (8.11%) Maven
5 2 (5.41%) Ant
5 2 (5.41%) Mercurial
5 2 (5.41%) MSBuild
5 2 (5.41%) Gradle
5 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.70%) CruiseControl
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Financial Institution
3 3 (8.11%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) Middleware
2 3 (8.11%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (5.41%) XML
3 2 (5.41%) .NET
3 2 (5.41%) Django
4 1 (2.70%) LAMP
4 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.11%) Clustering
3 3 (8.11%) Hedge funds
4 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.41%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (5.41%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (59.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (29.73%) Windows
4 8 (21.62%) UNIX
5 3 (8.11%) CentOS
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (2.70%) Scientific Linux
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.70%) Solaris
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) DevOps
2 9 (24.32%) Configuration Management
2 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (18.92%) Project Management
5 5 (13.51%) Open Source
5 5 (13.51%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (13.51%) Demand Management
5 5 (13.51%) Low Latency
6 3 (8.11%) Patch Management
6 3 (8.11%) SOA
7 2 (5.41%) Release Management
7 2 (5.41%) ITIL
7 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.41%) OWASP
7 2 (5.41%) Process Management
7 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.41%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.41%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) Python
2 12 (32.43%) Bash Shell
3 11 (29.73%) Ruby
4 7 (18.92%) Perl
5 5 (13.51%) PHP
6 4 (10.81%) C++
6 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
7 3 (8.11%) Java
7 3 (8.11%) SQL
8 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
8 2 (5.41%) C#
8 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.70%) Lua
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (16.22%) Docker
3 5 (13.51%) KVM
3 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.11%) vSphere
4 3 (8.11%) Gluster
4 3 (8.11%) Firmware
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (8.11%) OCFS2
4 3 (8.11%) GPFS
4 3 (8.11%) Ceph
4 3 (8.11%) GlusterFS
4 3 (8.11%) GFS2
5 2 (5.41%) Squid
6 1 (2.70%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 18 (48.65%) Puppet
2 6 (16.22%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (8.11%) SELinux
4 2 (5.41%) Vagrant
4 2 (5.41%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (5.41%) BladeLogic
5 1 (2.70%) yum
5 1 (2.70%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.70%) Ansible
5 1 (2.70%) CFEngine
5 1 (2.70%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Red Hat
2 13 (35.14%) VMware
3 11 (29.73%) IBM
4 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
5 9 (24.32%) Oracle
6 6 (16.22%) HP
7 5 (13.51%) WorldPay
8 3 (8.11%) Symantec
8 3 (8.11%) Remedy
8 3 (8.11%) Cisco
8 3 (8.11%) EMC
8 3 (8.11%) BMC
8 3 (8.11%) Hitachi
9 2 (5.41%) Splunk
9 2 (5.41%) Rackspace
10 1 (2.70%) Perforce
10 1 (2.70%) Dell
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