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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 260 282 394
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +112
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 457 383 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.90% 0.76% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.80% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 252 129
Median daily rate £453 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 15
Median hourly rate £44.00 £38.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.54% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £27.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £42.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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
48390 47949 46865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.00% 94.73% 94.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31923 29597 29145
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
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 £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1362 1922 1960
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

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 5 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 5 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 5 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 +59 250 £481 +6.94% 63
South East +3 88 £413 +17.85% 25
North West +14 30 £325 -25.71% 9
Yorkshire -4 26 £465 +70.64% 7
South West -20 19 £366 -2.33% 1
North East -21 15 £320 +13.47% 1
East of England -30 12 £488 +50.00% 15
West Midlands 0 10 £425 - 3
East Midlands +12 7 £375 -6.25% 6
Linux Engineer
UK

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 785 (100.00%) Linux
2 368 (46.88%) Puppet
3 352 (44.84%) DevOps
4 308 (39.24%) Python
5 299 (38.09%) Unix
6 292 (37.20%) Red Hat
7 233 (29.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 220 (28.03%) Perl
9 210 (26.75%) Configuration Management
10 197 (25.10%) Windows
11 185 (23.57%) Bash Shell
12 183 (23.31%) Agile Software Development
13 179 (22.80%) VMware
14 163 (20.76%) Java
15 162 (20.64%) Jenkins
16 158 (20.13%) Opscode Chef
17 156 (19.87%) Amazon AWS
18 155 (19.75%) Apache
19 147 (18.73%) Tomcat
19 147 (18.73%) CentOS
20 141 (17.96%) Git (software)
21 125 (15.92%) Ansible
22 121 (15.41%) Continuous Integration
22 121 (15.41%) Finance
23 114 (14.52%) Ruby
23 114 (14.52%) MySQL
24 108 (13.76%) VMware Infrastructure
25 104 (13.25%) Nagios
26 101 (12.87%) Security Cleared
27 98 (12.48%) Oracle

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
1 155 (19.75%) Apache
2 147 (18.73%) Tomcat
3 77 (9.81%) OpenStack
4 59 (7.52%) JBoss
5 39 (4.97%) Confluence
6 33 (4.20%) IIS
6 33 (4.20%) nginx
7 32 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
8 22 (2.80%) WebLogic
9 16 (2.04%) WebSphere
10 13 (1.66%) Jetty
11 7 (0.89%) MS Exchange
11 7 (0.89%) Node.js
11 7 (0.89%) SAS
11 7 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (0.64%) GlassFish
13 3 (0.38%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.25%) Alfresco
14 2 (0.25%) Apache ServiceMix
14 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (1.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.51%) HipChat
2 4 (0.51%) MS Office
2 4 (0.51%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.38%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 156 (19.87%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (2.68%) PaaS
3 16 (2.04%) Amazon S3
3 16 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
4 14 (1.78%) SaaS
5 13 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (1.66%) IaaS
6 8 (1.02%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 7 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.89%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (0.51%) GitHub
8 4 (0.51%) Route 53
9 3 (0.38%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.25%) Amazon CloudSearch
10 2 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.25%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 90 (11.46%) TCP/IP
2 87 (11.08%) DNS
3 65 (8.28%) LDAP
4 57 (7.26%) Firewall
5 55 (7.01%) SAN
6 47 (5.99%) HTTP
7 34 (4.33%) DHCP
8 26 (3.31%) SSL
9 24 (3.06%) SMTP
10 18 (2.29%) VPN
11 17 (2.17%) FTP
12 16 (2.04%) Internet
12 16 (2.04%) iSCSI
13 15 (1.91%) Fibre Channel
14 14 (1.78%) HTTPS
14 14 (1.78%) WAN
15 13 (1.66%) IPsec
16 12 (1.53%) LAN
16 12 (1.53%) NAS
16 12 (1.53%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (14.52%) MySQL
2 39 (4.97%) MongoDB
3 37 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (3.31%) Relational Database
5 25 (3.18%) SQL Server
6 23 (2.93%) NoSQL
7 15 (1.91%) Big Data
8 12 (1.53%) DB2
9 11 (1.40%) Oracle Database
10 10 (1.27%) Hadoop
11 8 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
11 8 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (0.89%) MarkLogic
13 6 (0.76%) Redis
14 5 (0.64%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.51%) CouchDB
15 4 (0.51%) Neo4j
16 3 (0.38%) Informix
16 3 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
16 3 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 162 (20.64%) Jenkins
2 141 (17.96%) Git (software)
3 64 (8.15%) JIRA
4 61 (7.77%) Subversion
5 42 (5.35%) Maven
6 25 (3.18%) Ant
7 24 (3.06%) TeamCity
8 16 (2.04%) Gradle
9 15 (1.91%) Hudson
10 14 (1.78%) Vagrant
11 13 (1.66%) Travis CI
12 12 (1.53%) ClearCase
12 12 (1.53%) Selenium
13 11 (1.40%) Sonatype Nexus
14 10 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (1.15%) GitLab
15 9 (1.15%) JUnit
16 8 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 7 (0.89%) CppUnit
17 7 (0.89%) NUnit
General
1 121 (15.41%) Finance
2 45 (5.73%) Banking
3 22 (2.80%) Telecoms
4 21 (2.68%) Games
5 18 (2.29%) Retail
6 17 (2.17%) Marketing
7 12 (1.53%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.40%) Electronics
9 10 (1.27%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.15%) Publishing
11 5 (0.64%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.38%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.38%) Avionics
12 3 (0.38%) Military
13 2 (0.25%) Back Office
13 2 (0.25%) Front Office
14 1 (0.13%) Automotive
14 1 (0.13%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (10.19%) LAMP
2 64 (8.15%) Web Services
3 31 (3.95%) ELK Stack
4 24 (3.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 24 (3.06%) STL
5 22 (2.80%) RabbitMQ
5 22 (2.80%) RESTful
6 19 (2.42%) JSON
7 18 (2.29%) Middleware
7 18 (2.29%) Sensu
7 18 (2.29%) XML
8 14 (1.78%) LEMP Stack
9 12 (1.53%) LAPP Stack
9 12 (1.53%) SOAP
10 11 (1.40%) HTML
10 11 (1.40%) J2EE
11 9 (1.15%) Regular Expression
12 8 (1.02%) MCollective
12 8 (1.02%) REST
13 7 (0.89%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 38 (4.84%) Data Centre
2 27 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (2.42%) Clustering
4 17 (2.17%) Private Cloud
5 13 (1.66%) Computer Science
5 13 (1.66%) Wiki
6 12 (1.53%) Derivative
6 12 (1.53%) Device Driver
6 12 (1.53%) Embedded Systems
7 10 (1.27%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.02%) HACMP
9 8 (1.02%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.02%) STB
9 8 (1.02%) User Experience
10 7 (0.89%) Client/Server
10 7 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (0.89%) PlayStation
10 7 (0.89%) Public Cloud
11 6 (0.76%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 785 (100.00%) Linux
2 299 (38.09%) Unix
3 233 (29.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 197 (25.10%) Windows
5 147 (18.73%) CentOS
6 80 (10.19%) Windows Server
7 77 (9.81%) Solaris
8 70 (8.92%) Ubuntu
9 45 (5.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 43 (5.48%) AIX
11 25 (3.18%) Debian
12 23 (2.93%) Windows Server 2012
13 20 (2.55%) Windows 7
14 15 (1.91%) HPUX
14 15 (1.91%) SUSE
15 12 (1.53%) Embedded Linux
15 12 (1.53%) Fedora
16 10 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
17 6 (0.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 6 (0.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (44.84%) DevOps
2 210 (26.75%) Configuration Management
3 183 (23.31%) Agile Software Development
4 121 (15.41%) Continuous Integration
5 93 (11.85%) Open Source
6 66 (8.41%) ITIL
7 62 (7.90%) Software Engineering
8 55 (7.01%) Continuous Delivery
9 41 (5.22%) Multithreading
10 39 (4.97%) Continuous Improvement
11 37 (4.71%) Incident Management
12 36 (4.59%) High Availability
13 32 (4.08%) Service Delivery
14 31 (3.95%) Security Patching
15 28 (3.57%) Mentoring
16 27 (3.44%) Scrum
17 26 (3.31%) Project Management
18 25 (3.18%) Business Intelligence
19 23 (2.93%) E-Commerce
20 22 (2.80%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 308 (39.24%) Python
2 220 (28.03%) Perl
3 185 (23.57%) Bash Shell
4 163 (20.76%) Java
5 114 (14.52%) Ruby
6 88 (11.21%) Shell Script
7 87 (11.08%) C++
8 85 (10.83%) SQL
9 76 (9.68%) C
10 45 (5.73%) PowerShell
11 41 (5.22%) PHP
12 27 (3.44%) JavaScript
13 22 (2.80%) Korn
14 13 (1.66%) Go
15 10 (1.27%) AWK
15 10 (1.27%) C#
15 10 (1.27%) sed
16 8 (1.02%) Bourne shell
17 5 (0.64%) PL/SQL
18 4 (0.51%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 101 (12.87%) Security Cleared
2 72 (9.17%) SC Cleared
3 37 (4.71%) RHCE
4 25 (3.18%) Degree
5 20 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (2.29%) RHCA
7 16 (2.04%) CCNA
8 15 (1.91%) RHCSA
9 13 (1.66%) CCNP
10 7 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.76%) HNC
11 6 (0.76%) MCSE
12 4 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.51%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.38%) CISSP
13 3 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
13 3 (0.38%) GCIH
13 3 (0.38%) GIAC
14 2 (0.25%) CCDA
14 2 (0.25%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.33%) SLA
2 11 (1.40%) QA
3 8 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.64%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.25%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.13%) ECSS
System Software
1 108 (13.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (9.30%) Docker
3 70 (8.92%) Active Directory
4 41 (5.22%) VMware ESXi
5 36 (4.59%) KVM
5 36 (4.59%) vSphere
6 33 (4.20%) NFS
7 26 (3.31%) VMware ESX
8 24 (3.06%) Samba
9 19 (2.42%) Squid
10 14 (1.78%) Hyper-V
10 14 (1.78%) iptables
10 14 (1.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 13 (1.66%) Xen
12 12 (1.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 10 (1.27%) vCloud
14 7 (0.89%) qmail
15 6 (0.76%) Sendmail
15 6 (0.76%) SpamAssassin
15 6 (0.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 368 (46.88%) Puppet
2 158 (20.13%) Opscode Chef
3 125 (15.92%) Ansible
4 104 (13.25%) Nagios
5 32 (4.08%) logstash
6 31 (3.95%) Terraform
7 30 (3.82%) Packer
8 29 (3.69%) Graphite
9 24 (3.06%) Cacti
10 22 (2.80%) Red Hat Satellite
11 21 (2.68%) HAProxy
12 18 (2.29%) SCCM
12 18 (2.29%) ZABBIX
13 15 (1.91%) Icinga
14 14 (1.78%) FreeIPA
14 14 (1.78%) Kubernetes
14 14 (1.78%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 14 (1.78%) Salt
15 13 (1.66%) Cobbler
15 13 (1.66%) SELinux
Vendors
1 292 (37.20%) Red Hat
2 179 (22.80%) VMware
3 98 (12.48%) Oracle
4 64 (8.15%) HP
5 61 (7.77%) Cisco
6 45 (5.73%) Splunk
7 39 (4.97%) NetApp
8 29 (3.69%) IBM
8 29 (3.69%) Microsoft
9 22 (2.80%) Veritas
10 21 (2.68%) EMC
11 19 (2.42%) Remedy
12 18 (2.29%) Citrix
13 17 (2.17%) Atlassian
14 15 (1.91%) Dell
15 11 (1.40%) SAP
16 10 (1.27%) Juniper
16 10 (1.27%) New Relic
16 10 (1.27%) Sybase
17 9 (1.15%) CheckPoint
West London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £565 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
GCS
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Thebes IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day Contract
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton
Real Staffing
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago
Kent
G2 Recruitment
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago