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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 245 287 327
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +40
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 488 391 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.99% 0.78% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.82% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 274 188
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £284 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £522 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £25.50 £30.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.70 £40.00 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
46884 47464 45584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.90% 94.81% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 30954 30430 28412
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1388 1810 1872
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +52 250 £475 +11.76% 69
South East +13 73 £413 +11.86% 36
North East -17 44 £315 +11.70% 1
Yorkshire +2 36 £500 +29.03% 8
North West +8 26 £425 -2.85% 9
East of England -45 20 £375 - 12
South West -4 17 £393 -0.31% 6
West Midlands -13 17 £475 - 4
East Midlands -1 4 £300 -25.00% 5
Linux Engineer
UK

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 879 (100.00%) Linux
2 410 (46.64%) Puppet
3 391 (44.48%) DevOps
4 352 (40.05%) Red Hat
5 331 (37.66%) Python
6 304 (34.58%) Unix
7 263 (29.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 256 (29.12%) Perl
9 207 (23.55%) Bash Shell
10 204 (23.21%) Windows
11 189 (21.50%) VMware
12 184 (20.93%) Configuration Management
13 175 (19.91%) Jenkins
14 170 (19.34%) Agile Software Development
15 165 (18.77%) Amazon AWS
16 164 (18.66%) Opscode Chef
17 162 (18.43%) Apache
18 153 (17.41%) Java
18 153 (17.41%) Finance
19 150 (17.06%) CentOS
20 145 (16.50%) Tomcat
21 143 (16.27%) Ansible
22 142 (16.15%) Git (software)
23 139 (15.81%) Ruby
24 132 (15.02%) MySQL
25 127 (14.45%) Oracle
26 118 (13.42%) Continuous Integration
27 115 (13.08%) VMware Infrastructure
28 113 (12.86%) Security Cleared
29 111 (12.63%) Open Source

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 (18.43%) Apache
2 145 (16.50%) Tomcat
3 91 (10.35%) OpenStack
4 53 (6.03%) JBoss
5 48 (5.46%) Confluence
6 44 (5.01%) IIS
7 36 (4.10%) nginx
8 25 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
9 22 (2.50%) WebSphere
10 21 (2.39%) WebLogic
11 18 (2.05%) Jetty
12 7 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (0.68%) SAS
14 4 (0.46%) Drupal
14 4 (0.46%) MQSeries
14 4 (0.46%) MS Exchange
15 3 (0.34%) Apache Solr
15 3 (0.34%) SharePoint
16 2 (0.23%) Apache ServiceMix
16 2 (0.23%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 9 (1.02%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.68%) MS Office
3 4 (0.46%) HipChat
3 4 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.11%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 12 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.34%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 165 (18.77%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (3.30%) PaaS
3 24 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
4 21 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 17 (1.93%) SaaS
6 14 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
7 13 (1.48%) Amazon S3
7 13 (1.48%) IaaS
8 11 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (1.02%) GitHub
10 6 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (0.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 4 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.46%) Route 53
13 3 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
13 3 (0.34%) Office 365
13 3 (0.34%) OpenShift
14 2 (0.23%) Google Apps
14 2 (0.23%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 107 (12.17%) DNS
2 101 (11.49%) TCP/IP
3 77 (8.76%) SAN
4 74 (8.42%) Firewall
5 71 (8.08%) LDAP
6 49 (5.57%) HTTP
7 39 (4.44%) DHCP
8 25 (2.84%) SSL
9 23 (2.62%) iSCSI
9 23 (2.62%) VPN
10 22 (2.50%) FTP
11 21 (2.39%) Internet
11 21 (2.39%) SMTP
12 20 (2.28%) IPsec
12 20 (2.28%) WAN
13 16 (1.82%) Fibre Channel
14 15 (1.71%) HTTPS
15 14 (1.59%) SSH
16 13 (1.48%) NAS
17 12 (1.37%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (15.02%) MySQL
2 51 (5.80%) PostgreSQL
3 45 (5.12%) MongoDB
4 26 (2.96%) Relational Database
5 25 (2.84%) SQL Server
6 23 (2.62%) NoSQL
7 13 (1.48%) Big Data
8 12 (1.37%) DB2
8 12 (1.37%) Hadoop
8 12 (1.37%) Oracle Database
9 10 (1.14%) RDBMS
10 9 (1.02%) Redis
11 8 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (0.80%) MarkLogic
13 4 (0.46%) Neo4j
14 3 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.34%) Informix
14 3 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 175 (19.91%) Jenkins
2 142 (16.15%) Git (software)
3 67 (7.62%) JIRA
4 57 (6.48%) Subversion
5 34 (3.87%) Maven
6 28 (3.19%) TeamCity
7 26 (2.96%) Ant
8 20 (2.28%) Vagrant
9 19 (2.16%) Gradle
9 19 (2.16%) Hudson
10 18 (2.05%) Travis CI
11 13 (1.48%) GitLab
12 11 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
13 10 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (1.02%) Artifactory
14 9 (1.02%) Selenium
15 7 (0.80%) ClearCase
16 5 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
17 4 (0.46%) CppUnit
17 4 (0.46%) GoogleTest
General
1 153 (17.41%) Finance
2 60 (6.83%) Banking
3 28 (3.19%) Retail
4 25 (2.84%) Telecoms
5 20 (2.28%) Financial Institution
6 19 (2.16%) Marketing
7 18 (2.05%) Games
8 16 (1.82%) Manufacturing
9 15 (1.71%) Electronics
10 12 (1.37%) Publishing
11 7 (0.80%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.57%) Front Office
13 3 (0.34%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.34%) Avionics
13 3 (0.34%) Military
14 2 (0.23%) Local Government
15 1 (0.11%) Automotive
15 1 (0.11%) German Language
15 1 (0.11%) Legal
15 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (10.58%) LAMP
2 53 (6.03%) Web Services
3 25 (2.84%) Middleware
4 23 (2.62%) ELK Stack
5 21 (2.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 21 (2.39%) LAPP Stack
5 21 (2.39%) STL
6 20 (2.28%) RabbitMQ
7 19 (2.16%) LEMP Stack
8 18 (2.05%) XML
9 15 (1.71%) J2EE
9 15 (1.71%) JSON
10 14 (1.59%) HTML
11 13 (1.48%) RESTful
12 12 (1.37%) REST
12 12 (1.37%) Servlets
12 12 (1.37%) SOAP
13 8 (0.91%) Node.js
13 8 (0.91%) Regular Expression
13 8 (0.91%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 46 (5.23%) Clustering
2 40 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 25 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (2.84%) Public Cloud
4 16 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 15 (1.71%) Device Driver
5 15 (1.71%) Wiki
6 12 (1.37%) Derivative
6 12 (1.37%) Private Cloud
7 11 (1.25%) Enterprise Cloud
7 11 (1.25%) Mobile App
8 10 (1.14%) Hedge funds
9 9 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.02%) User Experience
10 8 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
10 8 (0.91%) HACMP
10 8 (0.91%) Management Information System
10 8 (0.91%) STB
11 7 (0.80%) Client/Server
11 7 (0.80%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 879 (100.00%) Linux
2 304 (34.58%) Unix
3 263 (29.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 204 (23.21%) Windows
5 150 (17.06%) CentOS
6 95 (10.81%) Solaris
7 81 (9.22%) Windows Server
8 74 (8.42%) Ubuntu
9 61 (6.94%) AIX
10 43 (4.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 34 (3.87%) Debian
12 24 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
13 20 (2.28%) SUSE
14 19 (2.16%) Embedded Linux
14 19 (2.16%) Fedora
15 15 (1.71%) Windows 7
16 13 (1.48%) HPUX
17 9 (1.02%) Oracle Linux
17 9 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
18 8 (0.91%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (44.48%) DevOps
2 184 (20.93%) Configuration Management
3 170 (19.34%) Agile Software Development
4 118 (13.42%) Continuous Integration
5 111 (12.63%) Open Source
6 95 (10.81%) ITIL
7 73 (8.30%) Software Engineering
8 62 (7.05%) Service Delivery
9 59 (6.71%) Continuous Delivery
10 57 (6.48%) High Availability
11 34 (3.87%) Multithreading
12 33 (3.75%) Incident Management
12 33 (3.75%) Migration
13 32 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
14 30 (3.41%) Project Management
14 30 (3.41%) Scrum
15 26 (2.96%) E-Commerce
15 26 (2.96%) Release Management
16 25 (2.84%) Patch Management
17 24 (2.73%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 331 (37.66%) Python
2 256 (29.12%) Perl
3 207 (23.55%) Bash Shell
4 153 (17.41%) Java
5 139 (15.81%) Ruby
6 90 (10.24%) Shell Script
7 85 (9.67%) SQL
8 80 (9.10%) C++
9 77 (8.76%) C
10 45 (5.12%) PHP
11 42 (4.78%) PowerShell
12 30 (3.41%) JavaScript
13 26 (2.96%) Korn
14 16 (1.82%) Go
15 10 (1.14%) C-shell
16 9 (1.02%) C#
17 8 (0.91%) Bourne shell
18 7 (0.80%) PL/SQL
19 6 (0.68%) AWK
19 6 (0.68%) sed
Qualifications
1 113 (12.86%) Security Cleared
2 68 (7.74%) SC Cleared
3 59 (6.71%) RHCE
4 32 (3.64%) Degree
5 19 (2.16%) BPSS Clearance
6 18 (2.05%) RHCA
7 17 (1.93%) DV Cleared
8 16 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (1.48%) CCNP
9 13 (1.48%) RHCSA
10 12 (1.37%) CCNA
11 5 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.46%) AWS Certification
12 4 (0.46%) CISSP
13 3 (0.34%) GCIH
13 3 (0.34%) GIAC
13 3 (0.34%) RHCT
14 2 (0.23%) BC Cleared
14 2 (0.23%) CEH
14 2 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.66%) SLA
2 17 (1.93%) Disclosure Scotland
3 12 (1.37%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.91%) QA
6 2 (0.23%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.11%) ECSS
System Software
1 115 (13.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 87 (9.90%) Docker
3 68 (7.74%) Active Directory
4 48 (5.46%) KVM
5 46 (5.23%) VMware ESXi
6 42 (4.78%) vSphere
7 35 (3.98%) NFS
8 29 (3.30%) Samba
9 26 (2.96%) VMware ESX
10 20 (2.28%) Hyper-V
10 20 (2.28%) Virtual Machines
11 19 (2.16%) Squid
11 19 (2.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 18 (2.05%) iptables
13 15 (1.71%) Oracle RAC
14 11 (1.25%) GlusterFS
14 11 (1.25%) Postfix
14 11 (1.25%) vCloud
14 11 (1.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 10 (1.14%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 410 (46.64%) Puppet
2 164 (18.66%) Opscode Chef
3 143 (16.27%) Ansible
4 97 (11.04%) Nagios
5 28 (3.19%) logstash
5 28 (3.19%) Packer
6 27 (3.07%) Terraform
7 25 (2.84%) HAProxy
7 25 (2.84%) Salt
8 23 (2.62%) Red Hat Satellite
9 22 (2.50%) Kubernetes
10 20 (2.28%) Cacti
11 16 (1.82%) ZABBIX
12 15 (1.71%) CFEngine
12 15 (1.71%) EMC NetWorker
12 15 (1.71%) Kibana
12 15 (1.71%) SCCM
13 14 (1.59%) Graphite
14 13 (1.48%) Cobbler
14 13 (1.48%) SELinux
Vendors
1 352 (40.05%) Red Hat
2 189 (21.50%) VMware
3 127 (14.45%) Oracle
4 74 (8.42%) HP
5 49 (5.57%) Cisco
6 42 (4.78%) EMC
6 42 (4.78%) Microsoft
7 41 (4.66%) Splunk
8 38 (4.32%) IBM
9 36 (4.10%) NetApp
10 24 (2.73%) Atlassian
10 24 (2.73%) Veritas
11 16 (1.82%) Citrix
12 15 (1.71%) Remedy
13 14 (1.59%) Juniper
14 13 (1.48%) SAP
15 11 (1.25%) CheckPoint
15 11 (1.25%) F5
16 10 (1.14%) New Relic
17 9 (1.02%) ServiceNow
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Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
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Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £525 per day
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