The first table below looks at the demand for the Linux Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 141 114 142
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 3 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.10% 0.46% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.49% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
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£350 £348 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +8.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £410
% change year-on-year
- -14.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +12.50%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2743 2246 2854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 92.39% 93.97% 94.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1605 1133 1411
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 239 363
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux Engineer in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -5 3 £350 -9.67% 5
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) C
2 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
2 8 (53.33%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (46.67%) C++
4 6 (40.00%) Embedded C
4 6 (40.00%) Embedded C++
4 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (40.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
6 3 (20.00%) Java
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle
6 3 (20.00%) RHCE
6 3 (20.00%) CentOS
6 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (13.33%) DevOps
7 2 (13.33%) IaaS
7 2 (13.33%) PaaS
7 2 (13.33%) SAP ERP
7 2 (13.33%) SAP
7 2 (13.33%) UNIX
7 2 (13.33%) Apache
7 2 (13.33%) ERP
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (6.67%) Automotive
8 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
8 1 (6.67%) Migration
8 1 (6.67%) Device Driver
8 1 (6.67%) Samba

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 2 (13.33%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (13.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) PaaS
1 2 (13.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (6.67%) Automotive
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Device Driver
1 1 (6.67%) STB
1 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (20.00%) CentOS
5 2 (13.33%) UNIX
6 1 (6.67%) Windows
6 1 (6.67%) VMS
6 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
2 6 (40.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) ERP
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C
2 7 (46.67%) C++
3 6 (40.00%) Embedded C
3 6 (40.00%) Embedded C++
4 3 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) Perl
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.67%) Korn
5 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) RHCE
3 1 (6.67%) RHCA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Samba
1 1 (6.67%) XenServer
1 1 (6.67%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) VMware
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