The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the 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 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
UK / England
Rank 282 308 291
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 320 341 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.76% 0.73% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.76% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 257 232
Median daily rate £450 £428 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £535 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 17
Median hourly rate £55.00 £42.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% +12.00%
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 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
39601 44590 45082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.66% 95.07% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25970 29094 28268
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1416 1498 1792
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Linux Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Linux Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Linux Engineer
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 20 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
London +47 205 £500 +5.26% 66
South East -32 54 £375 +7.14% 26
North West +10 17 £350 -12.50% 8
South West +7 15 £418 +8.44% 3
Yorkshire +4 13 £450 +5.88% 7
North East -17 5 £410 -20.38%
West Midlands -1 4 £410 +26.15% 4
East of England -3 4 £363 -17.14% 9
East Midlands -1 2 £438 - 3
Midlands - 1 - -
Linux Engineer
UK

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 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 England region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 678 (100.00%) Linux
2 296 (43.66%) DevOps
3 268 (39.53%) Python
4 252 (37.17%) Puppet
5 249 (36.73%) Red Hat
6 205 (30.24%) Unix
7 181 (26.70%) Amazon AWS
8 178 (26.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 169 (24.93%) Agile Software Development
10 154 (22.71%) Ansible
11 138 (20.35%) Configuration Management
12 135 (19.91%) Bash Shell
13 132 (19.47%) Jenkins
14 131 (19.32%) VMware
15 127 (18.73%) Windows
16 126 (18.58%) Ruby
17 120 (17.70%) Perl
17 120 (17.70%) Opscode Chef
18 117 (17.26%) Docker
19 109 (16.08%) Git (software)
20 108 (15.93%) Finance
21 107 (15.78%) Security Cleared
22 102 (15.04%) Java
23 96 (14.16%) Continuous Integration
24 90 (13.27%) SC Cleared
25 80 (11.80%) Apache
26 79 (11.65%) Open Source
27 77 (11.36%) CentOS
28 73 (10.77%) TCP/IP
29 68 (10.03%) Shell Script

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 80 (11.80%) Apache
2 51 (7.52%) Tomcat
3 41 (6.05%) OpenStack
4 37 (5.46%) JBoss
5 34 (5.01%) Confluence
6 28 (4.13%) Elasticsearch
7 25 (3.69%) nginx
8 19 (2.80%) WebLogic
9 14 (2.06%) WebSphere
10 8 (1.18%) IIS
10 8 (1.18%) iPlanet
10 8 (1.18%) Oracle Application Server
11 6 (0.88%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.74%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.74%) SAS
13 4 (0.59%) Apache Pig
13 4 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (0.59%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (1.47%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.29%) MS Office
3 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.15%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.29%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 181 (26.70%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (8.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (3.54%) Amazon EC2
4 19 (2.80%) AWS CloudFormation
5 18 (2.65%) PaaS
6 16 (2.36%) IaaS
7 14 (2.06%) Amazon S3
7 14 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (2.06%) SaaS
7 14 (2.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 13 (1.92%) GitHub
9 9 (1.33%) Route 53
10 7 (1.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (0.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 5 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.59%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (0.59%) Amazon Kinesis
12 4 (0.59%) AWS CloudTrail
12 4 (0.59%) CloudFront
12 4 (0.59%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 73 (10.77%) TCP/IP
2 63 (9.29%) DNS
3 50 (7.37%) SAN
4 44 (6.49%) LDAP
5 41 (6.05%) Firewall
5 41 (6.05%) SSL
6 38 (5.60%) HTTP
7 20 (2.95%) VPN
8 17 (2.51%) DHCP
9 15 (2.21%) FTP
10 14 (2.06%) NAS
11 13 (1.92%) SMTP
12 12 (1.77%) Internet
12 12 (1.77%) SSH
13 9 (1.33%) iSCSI
14 8 (1.18%) Network Security
15 7 (1.03%) OpenVPN
15 7 (1.03%) SNMP
16 6 (0.88%) LAN
16 6 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (9.88%) MySQL
2 54 (7.96%) PostgreSQL
3 26 (3.83%) MongoDB
4 24 (3.54%) NoSQL
5 18 (2.65%) Big Data
6 17 (2.51%) Hadoop
6 17 (2.51%) Relational Database
7 14 (2.06%) Amazon RDS
8 13 (1.92%) Redis
9 10 (1.47%) Apache Hive
10 6 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (0.88%) SQL Server
11 5 (0.74%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.59%) DB2
12 4 (0.59%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (0.29%) HBase
14 2 (0.29%) Spark SQL
14 2 (0.29%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 132 (19.47%) Jenkins
2 109 (16.08%) Git (software)
3 35 (5.16%) JIRA
4 30 (4.42%) Vagrant
5 27 (3.98%) Subversion
6 20 (2.95%) GitLab
7 18 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 16 (2.36%) Maven
9 13 (1.92%) TeamCity
10 8 (1.18%) Bitbucket
11 7 (1.03%) Hudson
11 7 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (0.88%) Metasploit
12 6 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (0.74%) Selenium
14 4 (0.59%) Bundler
14 4 (0.59%) MSI
14 4 (0.59%) Travis CI
14 4 (0.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 108 (15.93%) Finance
2 29 (4.28%) Banking
3 17 (2.51%) Telecoms
4 12 (1.77%) Retail
5 10 (1.47%) Financial Institution
6 6 (0.88%) Electronics
7 5 (0.74%) Front Office
8 3 (0.44%) Advertising
8 3 (0.44%) Games
8 3 (0.44%) Marketing
9 2 (0.29%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.29%) Legal
9 2 (0.29%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.15%) Automotive
10 1 (0.15%) Billing
10 1 (0.15%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.15%) Law
10 1 (0.15%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (7.96%) Web Services
2 42 (6.19%) Elastic Stack
3 38 (5.60%) LAMP
4 20 (2.95%) LAPP Stack
5 17 (2.51%) Regular Expression
6 14 (2.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 14 (2.06%) STL
7 13 (1.92%) LEMP Stack
8 12 (1.77%) Memcached
9 11 (1.62%) J2EE
10 10 (1.47%) Kafka
10 10 (1.47%) Node.js
11 9 (1.33%) Middleware
11 9 (1.33%) REST
12 8 (1.18%) RabbitMQ
12 8 (1.18%) Software Packaging
13 7 (1.03%) ActiveMQ
13 7 (1.03%) WebCenter
14 6 (0.88%) JSON
14 6 (0.88%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 41 (6.05%) Clustering
2 36 (5.31%) Data Centre
3 22 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
5 12 (1.77%) Public Cloud
6 10 (1.47%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.33%) Fintech
8 7 (1.03%) Algorithms
8 7 (1.03%) PKI
9 6 (0.88%) Client/Server
9 6 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (0.88%) Hedge funds
10 5 (0.74%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.74%) Private Cloud
10 5 (0.74%) Replication
10 5 (0.74%) Wiki
10 5 (0.74%) YubiKey
11 4 (0.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 4 (0.59%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 678 (100.00%) Linux
2 205 (30.24%) Unix
3 178 (26.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 127 (18.73%) Windows
5 77 (11.36%) CentOS
6 64 (9.44%) Ubuntu
7 62 (9.14%) Windows Server
8 44 (6.49%) Solaris
9 37 (5.46%) AIX
10 33 (4.87%) SUSE
11 19 (2.80%) Debian
12 16 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (1.92%) Embedded Linux
14 11 (1.62%) Amazon Linux
15 10 (1.47%) CoreOS
15 10 (1.47%) Mac OS
16 8 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
17 7 (1.03%) Android
18 5 (0.74%) Fedora
18 5 (0.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (43.66%) DevOps
2 169 (24.93%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (20.35%) Configuration Management
4 96 (14.16%) Continuous Integration
5 79 (11.65%) Open Source
6 49 (7.23%) High Availability
7 47 (6.93%) ITIL
8 43 (6.34%) Software Engineering
9 38 (5.60%) Scrum
10 34 (5.01%) Microservices
11 33 (4.87%) Continuous Delivery
12 27 (3.98%) E-Commerce
12 27 (3.98%) Migration
12 27 (3.98%) Web Operations
13 23 (3.39%) Load Balancing
14 20 (2.95%) Change Management
14 20 (2.95%) Service Delivery
15 18 (2.65%) Low Latency
15 18 (2.65%) Service Management
16 17 (2.51%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 268 (39.53%) Python
2 135 (19.91%) Bash Shell
3 126 (18.58%) Ruby
4 120 (17.70%) Perl
5 102 (15.04%) Java
6 68 (10.03%) Shell Script
7 44 (6.49%) C
8 40 (5.90%) SQL
9 35 (5.16%) C++
10 30 (4.42%) PowerShell
11 29 (4.28%) PHP
12 21 (3.10%) Go
13 13 (1.92%) Korn
14 9 (1.33%) JavaScript
15 7 (1.03%) Embedded C
16 6 (0.88%) C-shell
16 6 (0.88%) Scala
17 5 (0.74%) Bourne shell
17 5 (0.74%) Embedded C++
18 4 (0.59%) C#
Qualifications
1 107 (15.78%) Security Cleared
2 90 (13.27%) SC Cleared
3 14 (2.06%) RHCE
4 13 (1.92%) Degree
5 9 (1.33%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.18%) AWS Certification
6 8 (1.18%) RHCSA
7 7 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (0.88%) CISSP
9 5 (0.74%) CEH
9 5 (0.74%) RHCA
9 5 (0.74%) RHCT
10 3 (0.44%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (0.44%) GCIH
10 3 (0.44%) GIAC
10 3 (0.44%) Security+ Certification
11 2 (0.29%) CCNA
11 2 (0.29%) CCNP
11 2 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.06%) PCI DSS
2 10 (1.47%) Data Quality
2 10 (1.47%) QA
3 7 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.44%) SLA
5 2 (0.29%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.15%) GCP
6 1 (0.15%) ISO27005
6 1 (0.15%) MiFID
System Software
1 117 (17.26%) Docker
2 67 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (4.28%) Active Directory
4 22 (3.24%) Virtual Machines
4 22 (3.24%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (2.36%) KVM
5 16 (2.36%) NFS
6 14 (2.06%) GlusterFS
6 14 (2.06%) iptables
7 13 (1.92%) Squid
8 12 (1.77%) Samba
9 11 (1.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 11 (1.62%) VMware ESX
10 10 (1.47%) vSphere
11 8 (1.18%) Postfix
12 7 (1.03%) GFS2
12 7 (1.03%) OCFS2
13 6 (0.88%) vCloud
13 6 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (0.74%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 252 (37.17%) Puppet
2 154 (22.71%) Ansible
3 120 (17.70%) Opscode Chef
4 51 (7.52%) Nagios
5 36 (5.31%) Terraform
6 33 (4.87%) logstash
7 29 (4.28%) Kibana
8 26 (3.83%) Kubernetes
9 21 (3.10%) HAProxy
10 20 (2.95%) Red Hat Satellite
11 19 (2.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 16 (2.36%) Salt
12 16 (2.36%) Zenoss
13 14 (2.06%) Packer
14 11 (1.62%) Failover Clustering
14 11 (1.62%) Graphite
15 10 (1.47%) NetBackup
16 9 (1.33%) Icinga
16 9 (1.33%) Oracle ZFS
16 9 (1.33%) SELinux
Vendors
1 249 (36.73%) Red Hat
2 131 (19.32%) VMware
3 68 (10.03%) Oracle
4 37 (5.46%) Cisco
5 32 (4.72%) HP
6 28 (4.13%) IBM
6 28 (4.13%) Splunk
7 25 (3.69%) Atlassian
7 25 (3.69%) Sun
7 25 (3.69%) Veritas
8 22 (3.24%) NetApp
9 21 (3.10%) Microsoft
10 20 (2.95%) EMC
11 15 (2.21%) AppDynamics
12 13 (1.92%) Rackspace
13 12 (1.77%) SolarWinds
14 11 (1.62%) New Relic
15 10 (1.47%) 3PAR
16 8 (1.18%) F5
16 8 (1.18%) SaltStack
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