The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
England / East of England
Rank 117 121 130
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.19% 0.17% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.18% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% +12.82%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1996 2273 2468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.46% 96.07% 96.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1171 1358 1428
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 195 237
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.76% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.68 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the East of England region that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux Engineer across the East of England region.

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Linux Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux Engineer across the East of England region.

Linux Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Linux Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -2 2 £363 -17.14%
Hertfordshire -1 1 £400 - 1
Suffolk - 1 - -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 East of England region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) DevOps
3 7 (36.84%) Ansible
4 6 (31.58%) Puppet
4 6 (31.58%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (26.32%) Python
5 5 (26.32%) Cisco
5 5 (26.32%) VMware
6 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (21.05%) HTTP
6 4 (21.05%) DNS
7 3 (15.79%) NetApp
7 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
7 3 (15.79%) Middleware
7 3 (15.79%) Windows
7 3 (15.79%) Apache
7 3 (15.79%) Perl
7 3 (15.79%) C
7 3 (15.79%) Java
7 3 (15.79%) Data Management
7 3 (15.79%) Ruby
7 3 (15.79%) Ubuntu
7 3 (15.79%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (15.79%) Firewall
7 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
7 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
7 3 (15.79%) nginx

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (15.79%) Apache
1 3 (15.79%) nginx
2 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.26%) JBoss
3 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (5.26%) IaaS
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) DNS
1 4 (21.05%) HTTP
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) DHCP
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (10.53%) Wireless
3 2 (10.53%) ZigBee
4 1 (5.26%) AMQP
4 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
1 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
1 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Automotive
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Middleware
2 2 (10.53%) LAMP
2 2 (10.53%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (10.53%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (5.26%) JSON
3 1 (5.26%) Kafka
3 1 (5.26%) Node.js
3 1 (5.26%) REST
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.26%) STB
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Ubuntu
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) CentOS
4 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) DevOps
2 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (15.79%) Data Management
2 3 (15.79%) SDLC
3 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
3 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.26%) High Availability
4 1 (5.26%) Line Management
4 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Python
2 3 (15.79%) C
2 3 (15.79%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) Perl
2 3 (15.79%) Ruby
2 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
3 2 (10.53%) Embedded C
3 2 (10.53%) Go
3 2 (10.53%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) C++
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) RHCE
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) Docker
3 2 (10.53%) FreeRADIUS
3 2 (10.53%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Ansible
2 6 (31.58%) Puppet
3 5 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (10.53%) HAProxy
4 2 (10.53%) Nagios
5 1 (5.26%) collectd
5 1 (5.26%) Consul
5 1 (5.26%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco
1 5 (26.32%) VMware
2 3 (15.79%) NetApp
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) BT
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
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