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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 242 281 374
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +93
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 481 387 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.98% 0.79% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.83% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 261 152
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 9
Median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £29.50 £31.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +6.66%
Linux Engineer
UK

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
46744 46649 45930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.93% 94.71% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30942 29439 28805
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1325 1843 1957
Median hourly rate £17.95 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.91 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 31 May 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Linux Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 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
London +65 260 £475 +5.55% 58
South East -5 74 £413 +13.79% 26
North West +4 31 £375 -14.28% 9
Yorkshire -8 30 £480 +50.00% 11
North East -19 30 £323 +14.36% 2
South West -21 21 £393 +1.29% 9
East of England -36 15 £488 +39.28% 10
West Midlands -6 13 £425 - 3
East Midlands +8 6 £375 -6.25% 5
Linux Engineer
UK

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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 England region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 834 (100.00%) Linux
2 395 (47.36%) Puppet
3 375 (44.96%) DevOps
4 328 (39.33%) Red Hat
5 322 (38.61%) Python
6 304 (36.45%) Unix
7 261 (31.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 232 (27.82%) Perl
9 207 (24.82%) Configuration Management
10 204 (24.46%) Windows
11 196 (23.50%) Bash Shell
12 180 (21.58%) Agile Software Development
13 178 (21.34%) VMware
14 171 (20.50%) Amazon AWS
15 166 (19.90%) Opscode Chef
16 164 (19.66%) Jenkins
17 163 (19.54%) Java
18 162 (19.42%) Apache
19 152 (18.23%) CentOS
20 151 (18.11%) Tomcat
21 141 (16.91%) Git (software)
22 136 (16.31%) Finance
23 134 (16.07%) Ansible
24 124 (14.87%) Ruby
25 121 (14.51%) Continuous Integration
25 121 (14.51%) MySQL
26 112 (13.43%) Oracle
27 111 (13.31%) Security Cleared
28 110 (13.19%) VMware Infrastructure
29 104 (12.47%) Nagios

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
1 162 (19.42%) Apache
2 151 (18.11%) Tomcat
3 84 (10.07%) OpenStack
4 60 (7.19%) JBoss
5 44 (5.28%) Confluence
6 39 (4.68%) IIS
6 39 (4.68%) nginx
7 33 (3.96%) Elasticsearch
8 23 (2.76%) WebLogic
9 20 (2.40%) WebSphere
10 17 (2.04%) Jetty
11 7 (0.84%) Node.js
11 7 (0.84%) SAS
11 7 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (0.72%) MS Exchange
13 5 (0.60%) GlassFish
14 4 (0.48%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.48%) Drupal
14 4 (0.48%) MQSeries
15 3 (0.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (1.32%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.72%) MS Office
2 6 (0.72%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.60%) HipChat
4 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.12%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 12 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.36%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 171 (20.50%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (2.88%) PaaS
3 22 (2.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
5 16 (1.92%) SaaS
6 14 (1.68%) IaaS
7 13 (1.56%) Amazon S3
8 10 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (0.96%) GitHub
10 7 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (0.72%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 5 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (0.48%) Route 53
14 3 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
14 3 (0.36%) OpenShift
15 2 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
15 2 (0.24%) Google App Engine
15 2 (0.24%) Google Apps
15 2 (0.24%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 102 (12.23%) DNS
2 95 (11.39%) TCP/IP
3 68 (8.15%) Firewall
3 68 (8.15%) LDAP
4 63 (7.55%) SAN
5 49 (5.88%) HTTP
6 40 (4.80%) DHCP
7 30 (3.60%) SSL
8 24 (2.88%) SMTP
9 21 (2.52%) FTP
9 21 (2.52%) iSCSI
10 20 (2.40%) VPN
11 18 (2.16%) IPsec
12 17 (2.04%) Internet
13 16 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
13 16 (1.92%) HTTPS
13 16 (1.92%) WAN
14 15 (1.80%) SSH
15 12 (1.44%) Network Security
16 11 (1.32%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (14.51%) MySQL
2 44 (5.28%) PostgreSQL
3 40 (4.80%) MongoDB
4 25 (3.00%) SQL Server
5 23 (2.76%) NoSQL
6 22 (2.64%) Relational Database
7 15 (1.80%) Big Data
8 12 (1.44%) DB2
8 12 (1.44%) Oracle Database
9 10 (1.20%) Hadoop
10 8 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (0.96%) MarkLogic
11 7 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (0.84%) Redis
12 6 (0.72%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.48%) CouchDB
13 4 (0.48%) Neo4j
14 3 (0.36%) Informix
14 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 164 (19.66%) Jenkins
2 141 (16.91%) Git (software)
3 66 (7.91%) JIRA
4 59 (7.07%) Subversion
5 39 (4.68%) Maven
6 25 (3.00%) Ant
7 23 (2.76%) TeamCity
8 17 (2.04%) Vagrant
9 16 (1.92%) Gradle
10 15 (1.80%) Travis CI
11 14 (1.68%) Hudson
12 12 (1.44%) Sonatype Nexus
13 11 (1.32%) GitLab
14 10 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 9 (1.08%) Selenium
16 8 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
17 6 (0.72%) Artifactory
17 6 (0.72%) ClearCase
17 6 (0.72%) JUnit
18 5 (0.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 136 (16.31%) Finance
2 47 (5.64%) Banking
3 24 (2.88%) Retail
3 24 (2.88%) Telecoms
4 19 (2.28%) Games
4 19 (2.28%) Marketing
5 16 (1.92%) Financial Institution
5 16 (1.92%) Manufacturing
6 14 (1.68%) Electronics
7 10 (1.20%) Publishing
8 3 (0.36%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.36%) Avionics
8 3 (0.36%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.36%) Military
9 2 (0.24%) Front Office
9 2 (0.24%) Local Government
10 1 (0.12%) Automotive
10 1 (0.12%) Back Office
10 1 (0.12%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (10.55%) LAMP
2 70 (8.39%) Web Services
3 31 (3.72%) ELK Stack
4 23 (2.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 23 (2.76%) STL
5 22 (2.64%) RESTful
6 21 (2.52%) RabbitMQ
6 21 (2.52%) XML
7 18 (2.16%) Middleware
8 17 (2.04%) J2EE
8 17 (2.04%) JSON
8 17 (2.04%) LEMP Stack
9 16 (1.92%) LAPP Stack
9 16 (1.92%) Sensu
10 12 (1.44%) REST
10 12 (1.44%) SOAP
11 10 (1.20%) HTML
11 10 (1.20%) Servlets
12 8 (0.96%) Regular Expression
13 7 (0.84%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 36 (4.32%) Data Centre
2 30 (3.60%) Clustering
3 25 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (1.92%) Private Cloud
5 15 (1.80%) Computer Science
5 15 (1.80%) Public Cloud
6 13 (1.56%) Derivative
6 13 (1.56%) Device Driver
6 13 (1.56%) Wiki
7 10 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.20%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.08%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.08%) STB
8 9 (1.08%) User Experience
9 8 (0.96%) HACMP
9 8 (0.96%) Hedge funds
10 7 (0.84%) Client/Server
10 7 (0.84%) DTV
10 7 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (0.84%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 834 (100.00%) Linux
2 304 (36.45%) Unix
3 261 (31.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 204 (24.46%) Windows
5 152 (18.23%) CentOS
6 83 (9.95%) Windows Server
7 79 (9.47%) Solaris
8 75 (8.99%) Ubuntu
9 51 (6.12%) AIX
10 43 (5.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 27 (3.24%) Debian
12 22 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
13 19 (2.28%) Windows 7
14 17 (2.04%) Embedded Linux
15 16 (1.92%) Fedora
16 15 (1.80%) SUSE
17 12 (1.44%) HPUX
18 11 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
19 7 (0.84%) Windows XP
20 6 (0.72%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 375 (44.96%) DevOps
2 207 (24.82%) Configuration Management
3 180 (21.58%) Agile Software Development
4 121 (14.51%) Continuous Integration
5 99 (11.87%) Open Source
6 83 (9.95%) ITIL
7 64 (7.67%) Software Engineering
8 55 (6.59%) Continuous Delivery
9 48 (5.76%) High Availability
10 45 (5.40%) Service Delivery
11 38 (4.56%) Incident Management
12 37 (4.44%) Multithreading
13 33 (3.96%) Continuous Improvement
14 29 (3.48%) Scrum
15 27 (3.24%) Project Management
15 27 (3.24%) Security Patching
16 26 (3.12%) Load Balancing
16 26 (3.12%) Mentoring
17 25 (3.00%) Business Intelligence
18 23 (2.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 322 (38.61%) Python
2 232 (27.82%) Perl
3 196 (23.50%) Bash Shell
4 163 (19.54%) Java
5 124 (14.87%) Ruby
6 96 (11.51%) Shell Script
7 84 (10.07%) SQL
8 82 (9.83%) C++
9 75 (8.99%) C
10 46 (5.52%) PowerShell
11 39 (4.68%) PHP
12 27 (3.24%) JavaScript
13 25 (3.00%) Korn
14 15 (1.80%) Go
15 10 (1.20%) AWK
15 10 (1.20%) sed
16 8 (0.96%) Bourne shell
16 8 (0.96%) C#
16 8 (0.96%) C-shell
16 8 (0.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 111 (13.31%) Security Cleared
2 74 (8.87%) SC Cleared
3 47 (5.64%) RHCE
4 28 (3.36%) Degree
5 20 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (2.04%) RHCA
7 16 (1.92%) CCNA
7 16 (1.92%) RHCSA
8 13 (1.56%) CCNP
9 12 (1.44%) DV Cleared
10 9 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
11 7 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (0.72%) HNC
12 6 (0.72%) MCSE
13 4 (0.48%) CISSP
14 3 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
14 3 (0.36%) GCIH
14 3 (0.36%) GIAC
15 2 (0.24%) CEH
15 2 (0.24%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.92%) SLA
2 12 (1.44%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (1.08%) QA
4 7 (0.84%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.24%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.12%) ECSS
System Software
1 110 (13.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 79 (9.47%) Docker
3 71 (8.51%) Active Directory
4 44 (5.28%) KVM
4 44 (5.28%) VMware ESXi
5 39 (4.68%) vSphere
6 37 (4.44%) NFS
7 30 (3.60%) Samba
8 22 (2.64%) VMware ESX
9 20 (2.40%) Squid
10 18 (2.16%) iptables
11 15 (1.80%) Hyper-V
12 13 (1.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 12 (1.44%) Xen
14 11 (1.32%) vCloud
14 11 (1.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 9 (1.08%) Sendmail
16 8 (0.96%) GlusterFS
17 7 (0.84%) Ceph
17 7 (0.84%) qmail
Systems Management
1 395 (47.36%) Puppet
2 166 (19.90%) Opscode Chef
3 134 (16.07%) Ansible
4 104 (12.47%) Nagios
5 35 (4.20%) logstash
6 31 (3.72%) Terraform
7 30 (3.60%) Packer
8 28 (3.36%) Graphite
9 24 (2.88%) HAProxy
10 23 (2.76%) Cacti
11 21 (2.52%) Red Hat Satellite
12 18 (2.16%) Salt
13 17 (2.04%) Cobbler
13 17 (2.04%) Kubernetes
13 17 (2.04%) SCCM
13 17 (2.04%) ZABBIX
14 13 (1.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 12 (1.44%) SELinux
16 11 (1.32%) Icinga
16 11 (1.32%) Kibana
Vendors
1 328 (39.33%) Red Hat
2 178 (21.34%) VMware
3 112 (13.43%) Oracle
4 71 (8.51%) HP
5 57 (6.83%) Cisco
6 47 (5.64%) Splunk
7 42 (5.04%) NetApp
8 38 (4.56%) Microsoft
9 32 (3.84%) IBM
10 27 (3.24%) EMC
11 20 (2.40%) Veritas
12 19 (2.28%) Remedy
13 18 (2.16%) Atlassian
13 18 (2.16%) Citrix
14 13 (1.56%) Dell
14 13 (1.56%) SAP
15 11 (1.32%) CheckPoint
15 11 (1.32%) Juniper
16 10 (1.20%) New Relic
17 9 (1.08%) F5
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day Contract
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Experis IT
Posted: Yesterday
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £200 - 300 per day + Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £180 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £380 to £382 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £550 - £650 per annum + remote work
Posted: 20 days ago
Merseyside
Robert Walters UK
Rate: Competitive Market Day Rates
Posted: 22 days ago
East Midlands
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 19 days ago
South West England
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 days ago