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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 112 91 126
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +35
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 11 43 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.43% 1.56% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 1.62% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 24 6
Median daily rate £488 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -18.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Median hourly rate £39.75 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +6.66%
Linux Engineer
England

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
2450 2649 2882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 96.61% 96.08% 94.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1425 1460 1607
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 247 210
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cambridgeshire -16 7 £488 +50.00% 10
Suffolk +3 2 £525 -
Hertfordshire +6 1 - - 1
Norfolk - 1 £530 -
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 East of England region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (63.16%) Puppet
3 11 (57.89%) DevOps
4 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
4 8 (42.11%) C
5 7 (36.84%) Java
5 7 (36.84%) Python
5 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
6 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
6 6 (31.58%) VMware
6 6 (31.58%) Windows
6 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
7 5 (26.32%) Docker
7 5 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (26.32%) Open Source
7 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (26.32%) Ruby
7 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (26.32%) Perl
7 5 (26.32%) HTTP
8 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
8 4 (21.05%) SSL
8 4 (21.05%) Unix
8 4 (21.05%) MySQL
8 4 (21.05%) Selenium
8 4 (21.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (21.05%) Ansible
8 4 (21.05%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery

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%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (15.79%) Node.js
1 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) nginx
2 2 (10.53%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.26%) Jetty
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (21.05%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (15.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (15.79%) Amazon S3
3 3 (15.79%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (15.79%) Route 53
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (5.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (5.26%) Google App Engine
5 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) HTTP
2 4 (21.05%) SSL
2 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.53%) DHCP
3 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 2 (10.53%) FTP
4 1 (5.26%) ADSL
4 1 (5.26%) Broadband
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) IPsec
4 1 (5.26%) NAS
4 1 (5.26%) SpaceWire
4 1 (5.26%) Telnet
4 1 (5.26%) VDSL
4 1 (5.26%) WAN
4 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) MySQL
2 3 (15.79%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (15.79%) MarkLogic
2 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
2 3 (15.79%) Neo4j
2 3 (15.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
2 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
3 4 (21.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (21.05%) Selenium
4 3 (15.79%) GitLab
4 3 (15.79%) Subversion
4 3 (15.79%) Vagrant
5 2 (10.53%) Bugzilla
5 2 (10.53%) Travis CI
6 1 (5.26%) ClearCase
6 1 (5.26%) ClearQuest
6 1 (5.26%) Hudson
6 1 (5.26%) JIRA
6 1 (5.26%) JUnit
6 1 (5.26%) Maven
6 1 (5.26%) Redmine
6 1 (5.26%) Trac
General
1 1 (5.26%) Automotive
1 1 (5.26%) Avionics
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) ELK Stack
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) JSON
2 2 (10.53%) Middleware
3 1 (5.26%) J2EE
3 1 (5.26%) LAMP
3 1 (5.26%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (5.26%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) STB
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 4 (21.05%) Unix
4 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (10.53%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (10.53%) Solaris
6 1 (5.26%) CentOS
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) DevOps
2 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
3 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (26.32%) Open Source
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Coaching
5 2 (10.53%) High Availability
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
5 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.53%) SFIA
6 1 (5.26%) Data Management
6 1 (5.26%) Scrum
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) TDD
6 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.26%) UML
6 1 (5.26%) Validation
6 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) C
2 7 (36.84%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) Python
3 5 (26.32%) Perl
3 5 (26.32%) Ruby
4 2 (10.53%) Embedded C
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) ANSI C
5 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.26%) C++
5 1 (5.26%) Jython
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) RHCE
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.26%) ECSS
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Docker
2 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.53%) KVM
3 2 (10.53%) LXC
3 2 (10.53%) vCloud
3 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.26%) Cygwin
4 1 (5.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (63.16%) Puppet
2 5 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (21.05%) Ansible
4 3 (15.79%) Kibana
4 3 (15.79%) logstash
4 3 (15.79%) Packer
5 1 (5.26%) Nagios
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
1 6 (31.58%) VMware
2 2 (10.53%) HP
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Google