The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 70 88 80
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.35% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.22% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £325 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £43.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+9.30% +10.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
802 1385 1283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.58% 95.85% 95.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 711 707
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 16
Median hourly rate £15.28 £15.25 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.19% -36.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £64.90 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Linux Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Linux Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 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 Edinburgh region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) PaaS
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) IaaS
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (25.00%) Web Operations
3 1 (25.00%) Web Filtering
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) FireEye
3 1 (25.00%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (25.00%) Route 53
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) IaaS
1 2 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (25.00%) Route 53
2 1 (25.00%) SaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Web Filtering
2 1 (25.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) FireEye
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) VMware