The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 405 423 353
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -70
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 159 116 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.26% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.28% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 82 113
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£375 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £287 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
Average hourly rate £31.25 £30.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -23.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £28.15 £34.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.63 £33.35 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £34.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -15.00%
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
42674 41220 37638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.41% 92.60% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 27249 25109 21792
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1679 1871 2280
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +13 89 £425 -4.27% 28
South East -8 40 £350 -9.67% 13
South West -13 12 £375 +25.00% 8
Yorkshire -1 10 £363 +97.27% 6
East Midlands +11 3 - - 1
North West 0 3 £380 +38.18% 4
West Midlands - - - - 2
East of England - - - - 17
Linux Engineer
UK

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Linux Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Linux Engineer in their job title.

1 298 (100.00%) Linux
2 139 (46.64%) Red Hat
3 133 (44.63%) UNIX
4 94 (31.54%) Puppet
5 92 (30.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 82 (27.52%) Perl
7 81 (27.18%) VMware
8 78 (26.17%) Windows
8 78 (26.17%) Python
9 61 (20.47%) DevOps
10 58 (19.46%) Apache
11 56 (18.79%) Ruby
12 55 (18.46%) Shell Script
13 52 (17.45%) VMware Infrastructure
14 51 (17.11%) Bash Shell
15 50 (16.78%) DNS
16 46 (15.44%) Opscode Chef
17 44 (14.77%) TCP/IP
17 44 (14.77%) MySQL
18 40 (13.42%) Amazon AWS
18 40 (13.42%) HP
19 39 (13.09%) Nagios
20 38 (12.75%) DHCP
21 37 (12.42%) Java
22 35 (11.74%) Oracle
22 35 (11.74%) Configuration Management
23 34 (11.41%) SAN
24 30 (10.07%) SQL
24 30 (10.07%) C
24 30 (10.07%) ITIL

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Linux Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Linux Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 58 (19.46%) Apache
2 29 (9.73%) Tomcat
3 13 (4.36%) JBoss
4 11 (3.69%) WebLogic
5 9 (3.02%) IIS
5 9 (3.02%) nginx
5 9 (3.02%) OpenStack
6 8 (2.68%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.68%) IBM HTTP Server
7 5 (1.68%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.34%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.67%) Zimbra
10 2 (0.67%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.34%) CMS
11 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.34%) Confluence
11 1 (0.34%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (1.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.01%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 40 (13.42%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (5.03%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.01%) Amazon S3
4 5 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.68%) Heroku
5 4 (1.34%) SaaS
6 1 (0.34%) PaaS
6 1 (0.34%) Engine Yard
6 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.34%) Route 53
6 1 (0.34%) GitHub
6 1 (0.34%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 50 (16.78%) DNS
2 44 (14.77%) TCP/IP
3 38 (12.75%) DHCP
4 34 (11.41%) SAN
5 30 (10.07%) Firewall
6 13 (4.36%) LDAP
7 11 (3.69%) Multicast
8 7 (2.35%) FTP
8 7 (2.35%) HTTP
8 7 (2.35%) Kerberos
9 6 (2.01%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (2.01%) iSCSI
9 6 (2.01%) VPN
10 5 (1.68%) SSH
10 5 (1.68%) NAS
11 4 (1.34%) Network Security
11 4 (1.34%) SSL
11 4 (1.34%) Internet
12 3 (1.01%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (1.01%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (14.77%) MySQL
2 10 (3.36%) MongoDB
2 10 (3.36%) NoSQL
2 10 (3.36%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.68%) Relational Database
3 8 (2.68%) Big Data
3 8 (2.68%) Hadoop
3 8 (2.68%) RDBMS
4 6 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.68%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (1.34%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.34%) HBase
6 4 (1.34%) CouchDB
7 3 (1.01%) Voldemort
8 2 (0.67%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.34%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.34%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.34%) KDB
9 1 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 25 (8.39%) Git (software)
2 22 (7.38%) Subversion
3 17 (5.70%) Jenkins
4 12 (4.03%) JIRA
5 8 (2.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (2.01%) Maven
7 5 (1.68%) GitLab
8 3 (1.01%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.67%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.34%) Ant
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.34%) GNU Toolchain
10 1 (0.34%) Hudson
10 1 (0.34%) BitKeeper
General
1 25 (8.39%) Finance
2 20 (6.71%) Banking
3 13 (4.36%) Retail
4 10 (3.36%) Investment Banking
4 10 (3.36%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.01%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.68%) Games
6 5 (1.68%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.68%) Front Office
6 5 (1.68%) Marketing
7 4 (1.34%) Electronics
8 3 (1.01%) Law
9 2 (0.67%) Legal
10 1 (0.34%) Publishing
10 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.05%) Web Services
2 20 (6.71%) LAMP
3 10 (3.36%) Middleware
4 9 (3.02%) FIX Protocol
5 8 (2.68%) Rendezvous
6 6 (2.01%) HTML
6 6 (2.01%) .NET
6 6 (2.01%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (1.68%) libvirt
8 4 (1.34%) YUI
8 4 (1.34%) XML
8 4 (1.34%) CSS
8 4 (1.34%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (1.01%) Java EE
9 3 (1.01%) WCF
10 2 (0.67%) JSON
10 2 (0.67%) Application Packaging
10 2 (0.67%) POSIX
11 1 (0.34%) SOAP
11 1 (0.34%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.39%) Clustering
2 14 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.03%) Open Source
4 9 (3.02%) Fixed Income
4 9 (3.02%) Thin Client
4 9 (3.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (3.02%) Fat Client
5 7 (2.35%) Wiki
6 6 (2.01%) DTV
6 6 (2.01%) CESG
6 6 (2.01%) Device Driver
7 5 (1.68%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.68%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.68%) Online Games
8 4 (1.34%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.01%) STB
9 3 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.01%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 298 (100.00%) Linux
2 133 (44.63%) UNIX
3 92 (30.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 78 (26.17%) Windows
5 27 (9.06%) Ubuntu
6 23 (7.72%) Debian
7 22 (7.38%) CentOS
7 22 (7.38%) Solaris
7 22 (7.38%) AIX
8 20 (6.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (5.03%) Windows 7
10 12 (4.03%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (3.69%) SUSE
12 10 (3.36%) Embedded Linux
13 9 (3.02%) HPUX
14 6 (2.01%) Mac OS X
15 5 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
16 4 (1.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 3 (1.01%) Android
17 3 (1.01%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (20.47%) DevOps
2 35 (11.74%) Configuration Management
3 30 (10.07%) ITIL
4 22 (7.38%) Load Balancing
5 18 (6.04%) Performance Tuning
6 17 (5.70%) Project Management
7 16 (5.37%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (5.37%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (4.70%) Software Engineering
9 12 (4.03%) Low Latency
9 12 (4.03%) E-Commerce
9 12 (4.03%) Migration
10 11 (3.69%) Capacity Management
11 10 (3.36%) High Availability
11 10 (3.36%) Electronic Trading
11 10 (3.36%) Incident Management
11 10 (3.36%) Release Management
11 10 (3.36%) Service Delivery
12 9 (3.02%) Change Management
12 9 (3.02%) Kernel Tuning
Programming Languages
1 82 (27.52%) Perl
2 78 (26.17%) Python
3 56 (18.79%) Ruby
4 55 (18.46%) Shell Script
5 51 (17.11%) Bash Shell
6 37 (12.42%) Java
7 30 (10.07%) SQL
7 30 (10.07%) C
8 22 (7.38%) PHP
9 15 (5.03%) PowerShell
10 13 (4.36%) C++
11 12 (4.03%) Korn
12 11 (3.69%) VB
12 11 (3.69%) Bourne shell
13 8 (2.68%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.67%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.67%) AWK
15 1 (0.34%) Jython
15 1 (0.34%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.34%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 29 (9.73%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.70%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.03%) DV Cleared
3 12 (4.03%) MCSE
3 12 (4.03%) HNC
3 12 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (4.03%) RHCE
4 9 (3.02%) CCA
4 9 (3.02%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.68%) CCNA
6 4 (1.34%) RHCSA
6 4 (1.34%) RHCA
7 3 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.01%) Degree
8 2 (0.67%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.67%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.01%) SLA
2 3 (1.01%) ISO 14001
2 3 (1.01%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.01%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 52 (17.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (9.73%) Active Directory
3 24 (8.05%) NFS
4 23 (7.72%) vSphere
5 14 (4.70%) Xen
6 13 (4.36%) Samba
7 11 (3.69%) Docker
8 10 (3.36%) VMware ESX
9 9 (3.02%) Postfix
9 9 (3.02%) Hyper-V
10 5 (1.68%) Firmware
10 5 (1.68%) Sendmail
10 5 (1.68%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (1.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (1.01%) Varnish
13 2 (0.67%) LXC
13 2 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.67%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.67%) vCloud
13 2 (0.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 94 (31.54%) Puppet
2 46 (15.44%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (13.09%) Nagios
4 21 (7.05%) NetBackup
5 13 (4.36%) Ansible
6 12 (4.03%) SELinux
7 11 (3.69%) Cobbler
8 10 (3.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 9 (3.02%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 8 (2.68%) Red Hat Satellite
11 5 (1.68%) Salt
11 5 (1.68%) Graphite
12 4 (1.34%) BladeLogic
12 4 (1.34%) Zenoss
13 3 (1.01%) Control-M
13 3 (1.01%) Tivoli
13 3 (1.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 3 (1.01%) ZABBIX
13 3 (1.01%) Cacti
13 3 (1.01%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 139 (46.64%) Red Hat
2 81 (27.18%) VMware
3 40 (13.42%) HP
4 35 (11.74%) Oracle
5 24 (8.05%) EMC
6 15 (5.03%) Veritas
7 14 (4.70%) Citrix
7 14 (4.70%) Cisco
7 14 (4.70%) Microsoft
8 13 (4.36%) Sun
8 13 (4.36%) Remedy
9 11 (3.69%) Altiris
10 10 (3.36%) Isilon
11 9 (3.02%) IBM
12 8 (2.68%) Infoblox
12 8 (2.68%) MarketAxess
12 8 (2.68%) Reuters
12 8 (2.68%) TIBCO
12 8 (2.68%) eSpeed
13 7 (2.35%) Splunk
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: GOOD RATES
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
South West England
People Source
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
University of Reading
Posted: 20 days ago