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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 299 357 324
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 351 285 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.77% 0.56% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.59% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 215 238
Median daily rate £439 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 15
Median hourly rate £46.40 £40.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.98% +40.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.30 £21.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £50.00 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +40.35%
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
43259 48103 48967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.59% 94.94% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 28485 31125 31438
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1507 1882 2044
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +36 201 £488 +2.63% 57
South East +26 68 £400 -4.76% 26
North East -6 23 £315 +24.13% 1
South West +12 16 £389 +5.06% 4
East of England +4 16 £450 +4.34% 5
Yorkshire +14 11 £425 +11.84% 4
North West +7 9 £350 -12.50% 14
West Midlands -7 6 £483 +48.46%
East Midlands -11 1 - - 4
Linux Engineer
UK

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 809 (100.00%) Linux
2 377 (46.60%) DevOps
3 366 (45.24%) Puppet
4 304 (37.58%) Python
5 285 (35.23%) Red Hat
6 216 (26.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 199 (24.60%) Unix
8 195 (24.10%) Amazon AWS
9 193 (23.86%) Agile Software Development
10 173 (21.38%) Jenkins
11 172 (21.26%) Bash Shell
12 171 (21.14%) Opscode Chef
13 170 (21.01%) Ansible
14 168 (20.77%) VMware
15 166 (20.52%) Perl
16 164 (20.27%) Ruby
17 131 (16.19%) Java
18 130 (16.07%) Apache
18 130 (16.07%) Configuration Management
18 130 (16.07%) Docker
19 124 (15.33%) Finance
20 118 (14.59%) Windows
20 118 (14.59%) CentOS
21 110 (13.60%) Continuous Integration
22 104 (12.86%) Security Cleared
23 102 (12.61%) MySQL
24 99 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
25 98 (12.11%) Git (software)
26 95 (11.74%) Ubuntu
27 90 (11.12%) 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
1 130 (16.07%) Apache
2 83 (10.26%) Tomcat
3 59 (7.29%) OpenStack
4 44 (5.44%) Confluence
5 32 (3.96%) JBoss
6 27 (3.34%) nginx
7 26 (3.21%) WebLogic
8 20 (2.47%) IIS
8 20 (2.47%) WebSphere
9 15 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
10 14 (1.73%) Jetty
11 11 (1.36%) SAS
12 8 (0.99%) Apache Spark
12 8 (0.99%) iPlanet
12 8 (0.99%) Mongrel
12 8 (0.99%) Oracle Application Server
13 5 (0.62%) WildFly
14 4 (0.49%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
15 3 (0.37%) Alfresco
Applications
1 11 (1.36%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.99%) MS Office
3 6 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.62%) HipChat
4 5 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.25%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 195 (24.10%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (3.71%) Amazon EC2
4 24 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
5 23 (2.84%) Amazon S3
6 22 (2.72%) GitHub
6 22 (2.72%) SaaS
7 20 (2.47%) PaaS
8 14 (1.73%) AWS CloudFormation
9 12 (1.48%) IaaS
9 12 (1.48%) Route 53
10 11 (1.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
13 4 (0.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 4 (0.49%) DigitalOcean
13 4 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (0.49%) Office 365
14 3 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 3 (0.37%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 83 (10.26%) DNS
1 83 (10.26%) TCP/IP
2 64 (7.91%) SAN
3 46 (5.69%) Firewall
4 44 (5.44%) SSL
5 38 (4.70%) HTTP
6 34 (4.20%) LDAP
7 31 (3.83%) DHCP
8 27 (3.34%) VPN
9 22 (2.72%) Internet
10 20 (2.47%) FTP
11 18 (2.22%) SMTP
12 17 (2.10%) SNMP
13 16 (1.98%) iSCSI
14 13 (1.61%) OpenVPN
14 13 (1.61%) SSH
15 12 (1.48%) NAS
16 11 (1.36%) IPsec
17 9 (1.11%) WAN
18 8 (0.99%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (12.61%) MySQL
2 73 (9.02%) PostgreSQL
3 38 (4.70%) MongoDB
4 33 (4.08%) NoSQL
5 22 (2.72%) Relational Database
6 20 (2.47%) Hadoop
7 19 (2.35%) Amazon RDS
8 17 (2.10%) Big Data
9 13 (1.61%) SQL Server
10 11 (1.36%) Redis
11 9 (1.11%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (0.37%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.37%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2014
14 2 (0.25%) WhereScape RED
15 1 (0.12%) HBase
15 1 (0.12%) Infinispan
15 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 173 (21.38%) Jenkins
2 98 (12.11%) Git (software)
3 47 (5.81%) JIRA
4 38 (4.70%) Vagrant
5 27 (3.34%) Subversion
6 25 (3.09%) GitLab
7 20 (2.47%) TeamCity
8 16 (1.98%) Hudson
8 16 (1.98%) Maven
9 15 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 15 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
10 12 (1.48%) Ant
11 11 (1.36%) Travis CI
12 10 (1.24%) Bitbucket
13 7 (0.87%) Bundler
13 7 (0.87%) ClearCase
14 6 (0.74%) Artifactory
14 6 (0.74%) FishEye
14 6 (0.74%) Gradle
14 6 (0.74%) Selenium
General
1 124 (15.33%) Finance
2 42 (5.19%) Banking
3 25 (3.09%) Financial Institution
4 21 (2.60%) Retail
5 15 (1.85%) Telecoms
6 13 (1.61%) Publishing
7 12 (1.48%) Front Office
8 8 (0.99%) Games
9 7 (0.87%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.37%) Advertising
10 3 (0.37%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.12%) Automotive
11 1 (0.12%) Back Office
11 1 (0.12%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.12%) Electronics
11 1 (0.12%) Legal
11 1 (0.12%) Local Government
11 1 (0.12%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (8.03%) LAMP
2 47 (5.81%) Web Services
3 33 (4.08%) LAPP Stack
4 20 (2.47%) LEMP Stack
5 19 (2.35%) ELK Stack
5 19 (2.35%) Middleware
6 15 (1.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 15 (1.85%) J2EE
7 14 (1.73%) Regular Expression
7 14 (1.73%) STL
8 10 (1.24%) Spring
9 9 (1.11%) RabbitMQ
9 9 (1.11%) REST
9 9 (1.11%) Servlets
10 8 (0.99%) ActiveMQ
11 7 (0.87%) Memcached
11 7 (0.87%) Node.js
11 7 (0.87%) Software Packaging
12 6 (0.74%) AngularJS
12 6 (0.74%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 67 (8.28%) Clustering
2 41 (5.07%) Data Centre
3 25 (3.09%) Public Cloud
4 23 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (2.35%) Hedge funds
6 18 (2.22%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.36%) PKI
8 10 (1.24%) Fintech
9 9 (1.11%) EMC VNX
9 9 (1.11%) Wiki
10 8 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (0.99%) Visualisation
11 7 (0.87%) Client/Server
11 7 (0.87%) Enterprise Cloud
11 7 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (0.87%) Private Cloud
12 5 (0.62%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.62%) Device Driver
13 4 (0.49%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 809 (100.00%) Linux
2 216 (26.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 199 (24.60%) Unix
4 118 (14.59%) CentOS
4 118 (14.59%) Windows
5 95 (11.74%) Ubuntu
6 65 (8.03%) Solaris
7 50 (6.18%) AIX
8 46 (5.69%) Windows Server
9 35 (4.33%) Debian
10 22 (2.72%) SUSE
10 22 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (1.36%) Mac OS
14 10 (1.24%) Embedded Linux
15 9 (1.11%) HPUX
16 8 (0.99%) Android
16 8 (0.99%) Fedora
16 8 (0.99%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (46.60%) DevOps
2 193 (23.86%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (16.07%) Configuration Management
4 110 (13.60%) Continuous Integration
5 90 (11.12%) Open Source
6 83 (10.26%) ITIL
7 74 (9.15%) High Availability
8 53 (6.55%) Service Delivery
9 51 (6.30%) Software Engineering
10 43 (5.32%) Continuous Delivery
11 40 (4.94%) Scrum
12 38 (4.70%) Migration
13 36 (4.45%) E-Commerce
14 31 (3.83%) Patch Management
15 28 (3.46%) Load Balancing
16 23 (2.84%) Project Management
16 23 (2.84%) Web Operations
17 22 (2.72%) Low Latency
18 18 (2.22%) Change Management
18 18 (2.22%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 304 (37.58%) Python
2 172 (21.26%) Bash Shell
3 166 (20.52%) Perl
4 164 (20.27%) Ruby
5 131 (16.19%) Java
6 75 (9.27%) Shell Script
7 55 (6.80%) C
8 49 (6.06%) C++
9 47 (5.81%) PHP
10 43 (5.32%) SQL
11 35 (4.33%) PowerShell
12 22 (2.72%) Go
13 21 (2.60%) JavaScript
14 12 (1.48%) Korn
15 10 (1.24%) C-shell
16 7 (0.87%) Embedded C
16 7 (0.87%) Scala
17 6 (0.74%) C#
18 5 (0.62%) Bourne shell
18 5 (0.62%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 104 (12.86%) Security Cleared
2 74 (9.15%) SC Cleared
3 30 (3.71%) Degree
3 30 (3.71%) RHCE
4 20 (2.47%) BPSS Clearance
5 19 (2.35%) DV Cleared
6 14 (1.73%) AWS Certification
7 9 (1.11%) RHCSA
8 8 (0.99%) RHCT
9 5 (0.62%) CEH
10 4 (0.49%) RHCA
11 3 (0.37%) CISSP
11 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.25%) GCIH
12 2 (0.25%) GIAC
13 1 (0.12%) CLAS
13 1 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.12%) ISEB
13 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.12%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.22%) PCI DSS
2 17 (2.10%) SLA
3 12 (1.48%) Disclosure Scotland
3 12 (1.48%) QA
4 5 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.25%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.12%) GCP
System Software
1 130 (16.07%) Docker
2 99 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (4.82%) KVM
4 26 (3.21%) GlusterFS
4 26 (3.21%) Virtual Machines
5 20 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (2.22%) GFS2
6 18 (2.22%) OCFS2
7 17 (2.10%) Active Directory
7 17 (2.10%) Samba
8 15 (1.85%) VMware ESX
9 14 (1.73%) Hyper-V
9 14 (1.73%) iptables
9 14 (1.73%) Oracle RAC
9 14 (1.73%) vSphere
10 12 (1.48%) NFS
10 12 (1.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 12 (1.48%) Virtual Servers
10 12 (1.48%) Xen
11 11 (1.36%) Squid
Systems Management
1 366 (45.24%) Puppet
2 171 (21.14%) Opscode Chef
3 170 (21.01%) Ansible
4 49 (6.06%) Terraform
5 45 (5.56%) Nagios
6 31 (3.83%) Kubernetes
7 30 (3.71%) Salt
8 26 (3.21%) HAProxy
9 25 (3.09%) CFEngine
10 23 (2.84%) SELinux
11 20 (2.47%) Packer
12 19 (2.35%) Failover Clustering
13 18 (2.22%) logstash
13 18 (2.22%) Zenoss
14 16 (1.98%) Kibana
15 14 (1.73%) EMC NetWorker
15 14 (1.73%) Oracle ZFS
16 13 (1.61%) NetBackup
16 13 (1.61%) Red Hat Satellite
17 10 (1.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 285 (35.23%) Red Hat
2 168 (20.77%) VMware
3 88 (10.88%) Oracle
4 54 (6.67%) HP
5 44 (5.44%) EMC
6 43 (5.32%) Cisco
7 36 (4.45%) IBM
8 34 (4.20%) Atlassian
9 33 (4.08%) Microsoft
10 27 (3.34%) Veritas
11 22 (2.72%) Sun
12 18 (2.22%) NetApp
12 18 (2.22%) Splunk
13 14 (1.73%) F5
14 13 (1.61%) Rackspace
15 12 (1.48%) Citrix
16 10 (1.24%) 3PAR
16 10 (1.24%) New Relic
17 9 (1.11%) Juniper
17 9 (1.11%) SaltStack
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East London
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