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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 113 95 142
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +47
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 17 50 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.67% 1.59% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 1.67% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 42 7
Median daily rate £325 £394 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £415 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £330
% change year-on-year
- +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £32.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -35.00%
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
2428 2995 3012
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.55% 95.41% 95.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1416 1773 1795
Median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 258 233
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.18 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 August 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
Norfolk +8 10 £300 -
Essex +5 3 £413 +8.19% 1
Suffolk +4 1 £225 -50.00%
Cambridgeshire -19 1 - - 7
Hertfordshire - 1 £375 - 2
Bedfordshire - 1 £350 - 1
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (46.88%) Red Hat
2 15 (46.88%) Puppet
3 13 (40.63%) DevOps
4 12 (37.50%) Windows
5 11 (34.38%) Git (software)
5 11 (34.38%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (28.13%) Python
7 8 (25.00%) MySQL
8 7 (21.88%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (21.88%) Windows Server
8 7 (21.88%) Docker
8 7 (21.88%) IIS
8 7 (21.88%) SQL
8 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
8 7 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (18.75%) Ansible
10 5 (15.63%) Ruby
10 5 (15.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (15.63%) Clustering
10 5 (15.63%) Java
10 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
10 5 (15.63%) Apache
11 4 (12.50%) DNS
11 4 (12.50%) C
11 4 (12.50%) ITIL
11 4 (12.50%) Oracle
11 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
11 4 (12.50%) VMware
11 4 (12.50%) Firewall

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 7 (21.88%) IIS
2 5 (15.63%) Apache
3 4 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
5 2 (6.25%) OpenStack
6 1 (3.13%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 11 (34.38%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (21.88%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (12.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 4 (12.50%) Amazon S3
3 4 (12.50%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (12.50%) Route 53
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (6.25%) SaaS
6 1 (3.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) DNS
1 4 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (6.25%) Internet
2 2 (6.25%) SAN
2 2 (6.25%) SSL
2 2 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (3.13%) IPsec
3 1 (3.13%) LAN
3 1 (3.13%) VPN
3 1 (3.13%) VRRP
3 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) MySQL
2 4 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (12.50%) MarkLogic
2 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 4 (12.50%) Neo4j
2 4 (12.50%) Redis
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Git (software)
2 5 (15.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (12.50%) GitLab
3 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.50%) Selenium
3 4 (12.50%) Subversion
3 4 (12.50%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.13%) Hudson
4 1 (3.13%) JIRA
4 1 (3.13%) Maven
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) ELK Stack
1 4 (12.50%) Node.js
2 3 (9.38%) HTML
3 2 (6.25%) HTML5
3 2 (6.25%) JSON
4 1 (3.13%) .NET
4 1 (3.13%) LAMP
4 1 (3.13%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (3.13%) Middleware
4 1 (3.13%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Clustering
2 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (37.50%) Windows
3 7 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (21.88%) Windows Server
4 4 (12.50%) CentOS
4 4 (12.50%) Ubuntu
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.38%) Debian
5 3 (9.38%) Solaris
5 3 (9.38%) Unix
6 2 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (3.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) DevOps
2 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
3 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.50%) ITIL
4 3 (9.38%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (9.38%) Open Source
4 3 (9.38%) Web Development
5 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.25%) High Availability
5 2 (6.25%) MVC
5 2 (6.25%) Scrum
5 2 (6.25%) SFIA
5 2 (6.25%) Software Delivery
5 2 (6.25%) Software Distribution
5 2 (6.25%) SOLID
5 2 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (3.13%) Data Management
6 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) Python
2 7 (21.88%) SQL
3 5 (15.63%) Java
3 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
3 5 (15.63%) Ruby
4 4 (12.50%) C
5 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
5 3 (9.38%) Jython
5 3 (9.38%) Perl
6 2 (6.25%) C#
6 2 (6.25%) PHP
7 1 (3.13%) C++
7 1 (3.13%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Docker
2 4 (12.50%) Firmware
2 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.38%) KVM
3 3 (9.38%) vSphere
4 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.25%) iptables
4 2 (6.25%) LXC
4 2 (6.25%) vCloud
4 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (3.13%) Postfix
5 1 (3.13%) Sendmail
5 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (46.88%) Puppet
2 6 (18.75%) Ansible
3 4 (12.50%) Kibana
3 4 (12.50%) logstash
3 4 (12.50%) Packer
4 3 (9.38%) Nagios
4 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (3.13%) Cobbler
6 1 (3.13%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (3.13%) FortiGate
6 1 (3.13%) Kubernetes
6 1 (3.13%) OSSEC
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Red Hat
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) VMware
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) EMC
4 2 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) Cloudera
5 1 (3.13%) Juniper
5 1 (3.13%) LogRhythm
5 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.13%) Splunk
5 1 (3.13%) TippingPoint
5 1 (3.13%) Zend