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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
UK / England
Rank 269 321 293
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 348 308 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.84% 0.67% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.71% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 237 208
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £535 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 20
Median hourly rate £51.40 £42.00 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.36% +34.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.84 £36.40 £19.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.00 £50.00 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.40 £46.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +47.20%

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
39357 43443 43764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.72% 94.89% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25811 28092 27916
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 £255 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1340 1597 1753
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +69 217 £500 +5.26% 64
South East -18 58 £398 +4.53% 33
North West +30 19 £350 -12.50% 7
South West +12 19 £389 +0.97% 4
East of England +8 11 £450 +5.88% 13
North East -8 9 £310 -39.80% 1
Yorkshire -13 7 £425 +2.10% 8
West Midlands -9 6 £410 +26.15%
East Midlands -3 1 £525 +16.66% 2
Midlands - 1 - -
Linux Engineer
UK

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 717 (100.00%) Linux
2 330 (46.03%) DevOps
3 295 (41.14%) Puppet
4 288 (40.17%) Python
5 256 (35.70%) Red Hat
6 196 (27.34%) Unix
7 188 (26.22%) Amazon AWS
8 185 (25.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 180 (25.10%) Agile Software Development
10 161 (22.45%) Ansible
11 148 (20.64%) Opscode Chef
12 143 (19.94%) Jenkins
12 143 (19.94%) Bash Shell
13 142 (19.80%) Ruby
14 138 (19.25%) VMware
15 131 (18.27%) Perl
16 126 (17.57%) Docker
17 124 (17.29%) Configuration Management
18 120 (16.74%) Windows
19 119 (16.60%) Java
20 116 (16.18%) Finance
21 109 (15.20%) Git (software)
22 104 (14.50%) Apache
23 103 (14.37%) CentOS
23 103 (14.37%) Continuous Integration
24 99 (13.81%) Security Cleared
25 83 (11.58%) MySQL
26 82 (11.44%) SC Cleared
27 80 (11.16%) VMware Infrastructure
28 79 (11.02%) 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
1 104 (14.50%) Apache
2 64 (8.93%) Tomcat
3 48 (6.69%) OpenStack
4 37 (5.16%) Confluence
5 31 (4.32%) JBoss
6 29 (4.04%) nginx
7 28 (3.91%) Elasticsearch
8 23 (3.21%) WebLogic
9 18 (2.51%) WebSphere
10 13 (1.81%) IIS
11 9 (1.26%) Jetty
11 9 (1.26%) SAS
12 8 (1.12%) Apache Spark
12 8 (1.12%) iPlanet
12 8 (1.12%) Oracle Application Server
13 5 (0.70%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
13 5 (0.70%) WildFly
14 3 (0.42%) Alfresco
14 3 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (1.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.42%) HipChat
2 3 (0.42%) MS Office
2 3 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.28%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 188 (26.22%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (7.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (3.91%) Amazon EC2
4 22 (3.07%) AWS CloudFormation
5 20 (2.79%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (2.51%) Amazon S3
6 18 (2.51%) PaaS
7 16 (2.23%) GitHub
8 15 (2.09%) IaaS
9 14 (1.95%) SaaS
9 14 (1.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 11 (1.53%) Route 53
11 7 (0.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (0.56%) AWS CloudTrail
12 4 (0.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 4 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.56%) CloudFront
13 3 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
13 3 (0.42%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 76 (10.60%) DNS
2 75 (10.46%) TCP/IP
3 48 (6.69%) SAN
4 46 (6.42%) SSL
5 43 (6.00%) LDAP
6 40 (5.58%) Firewall
7 39 (5.44%) HTTP
8 26 (3.63%) DHCP
9 23 (3.21%) VPN
10 17 (2.37%) FTP
10 17 (2.37%) Internet
10 17 (2.37%) SMTP
11 15 (2.09%) iSCSI
12 13 (1.81%) SSH
13 12 (1.67%) NAS
13 12 (1.67%) OpenVPN
14 9 (1.26%) SNMP
15 8 (1.12%) Fibre Channel
15 8 (1.12%) Network Security
15 8 (1.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (11.58%) MySQL
2 63 (8.79%) PostgreSQL
3 32 (4.46%) MongoDB
4 29 (4.04%) NoSQL
5 20 (2.79%) Big Data
5 20 (2.79%) Hadoop
6 18 (2.51%) Relational Database
7 17 (2.37%) Amazon RDS
8 12 (1.67%) Redis
9 8 (1.12%) Apache Hive
9 8 (1.12%) SQL Server
10 6 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (0.84%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.70%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.56%) DB2
13 2 (0.28%) HBase
13 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (0.28%) WhereScape RED
14 1 (0.14%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 143 (19.94%) Jenkins
2 109 (15.20%) Git (software)
3 36 (5.02%) Vagrant
4 35 (4.88%) JIRA
5 28 (3.91%) Subversion
6 23 (3.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 20 (2.79%) GitLab
8 17 (2.37%) TeamCity
9 15 (2.09%) Maven
10 10 (1.39%) Hudson
11 9 (1.26%) Bitbucket
12 8 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
13 7 (0.98%) Bundler
14 6 (0.84%) Metasploit
14 6 (0.84%) MSI
14 6 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (0.84%) Travis CI
15 5 (0.70%) Ant
15 5 (0.70%) Gradle
15 5 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 116 (16.18%) Finance
2 31 (4.32%) Banking
3 18 (2.51%) Financial Institution
4 17 (2.37%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.09%) Retail
6 8 (1.12%) Front Office
7 7 (0.98%) Publishing
8 6 (0.84%) Games
9 4 (0.56%) Advertising
9 4 (0.56%) Electronics
10 3 (0.42%) Marketing
11 2 (0.28%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.28%) Legal
11 2 (0.28%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.28%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.14%) Automotive
12 1 (0.14%) Billing
12 1 (0.14%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.14%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (7.39%) Web Services
2 49 (6.83%) LAMP
3 42 (5.86%) ELK Stack
4 22 (3.07%) LAPP Stack
5 18 (2.51%) Regular Expression
6 17 (2.37%) LEMP Stack
7 14 (1.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 13 (1.81%) J2EE
8 13 (1.81%) STL
9 12 (1.67%) Memcached
9 12 (1.67%) Middleware
10 10 (1.39%) RabbitMQ
11 9 (1.26%) Node.js
11 9 (1.26%) REST
12 8 (1.12%) Spring
12 8 (1.12%) WebCenter
13 7 (0.98%) ActiveMQ
13 7 (0.98%) Kafka
13 7 (0.98%) WebSphere MQ
14 6 (0.84%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 44 (6.14%) Data Centre
2 43 (6.00%) Clustering
3 21 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (2.37%) Public Cloud
5 15 (2.09%) Computer Science
6 12 (1.67%) Hedge funds
7 10 (1.39%) Fintech
7 10 (1.39%) PKI
8 8 (1.12%) Client/Server
9 7 (0.98%) Private Cloud
9 7 (0.98%) Wiki
10 6 (0.84%) Algorithms
10 6 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.70%) EMC VNX
11 5 (0.70%) Replication
11 5 (0.70%) Video on Demand
11 5 (0.70%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 4 (0.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 717 (100.00%) Linux
2 196 (27.34%) Unix
3 185 (25.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 120 (16.74%) Windows
5 103 (14.37%) CentOS
6 76 (10.60%) Ubuntu
7 55 (7.67%) Windows Server
8 48 (6.69%) Solaris
9 36 (5.02%) AIX
10 29 (4.04%) Debian
10 29 (4.04%) SUSE
11 17 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (1.53%) Embedded Linux
13 10 (1.39%) Mac OS
14 9 (1.26%) Amazon Linux
15 8 (1.12%) CoreOS
16 7 (0.98%) Android
16 7 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
17 5 (0.70%) Fedora
17 5 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (46.03%) DevOps
2 180 (25.10%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (17.29%) Configuration Management
4 103 (14.37%) Continuous Integration
5 79 (11.02%) Open Source
6 57 (7.95%) High Availability
7 52 (7.25%) ITIL
8 45 (6.28%) Scrum
9 43 (6.00%) Software Engineering
10 36 (5.02%) Continuous Delivery
11 30 (4.18%) E-Commerce
12 29 (4.04%) Service Delivery
13 28 (3.91%) Load Balancing
13 28 (3.91%) Migration
14 26 (3.63%) Microservices
15 25 (3.49%) Web Operations
16 21 (2.93%) Low Latency
17 20 (2.79%) Patch Management
18 19 (2.65%) Change Management
18 19 (2.65%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 288 (40.17%) Python
2 143 (19.94%) Bash Shell
3 142 (19.80%) Ruby
4 131 (18.27%) Perl
5 119 (16.60%) Java
6 74 (10.32%) Shell Script
7 49 (6.83%) C
8 43 (6.00%) C++
9 39 (5.44%) PHP
10 36 (5.02%) SQL
11 30 (4.18%) PowerShell
12 22 (3.07%) Go
13 15 (2.09%) Korn
14 9 (1.26%) JavaScript
15 8 (1.12%) C-shell
16 7 (0.98%) Embedded C
17 5 (0.70%) Bourne shell
17 5 (0.70%) C#
17 5 (0.70%) Embedded C++
17 5 (0.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 99 (13.81%) Security Cleared
2 82 (11.44%) SC Cleared
3 21 (2.93%) Degree
4 14 (1.95%) RHCE
5 9 (1.26%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (1.26%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.12%) AWS Certification
6 8 (1.12%) RHCSA
7 5 (0.70%) CEH
7 5 (0.70%) RHCT
8 4 (0.56%) CISSP
9 3 (0.42%) GCIH
9 3 (0.42%) GIAC
9 3 (0.42%) RHCA
10 2 (0.28%) CCNA
10 2 (0.28%) CCNP
10 2 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.09%) PCI DSS
2 10 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (1.12%) QA
4 7 (0.98%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.56%) SLA
6 2 (0.28%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.14%) GCP
7 1 (0.14%) ISO27005
System Software
1 126 (17.57%) Docker
2 80 (11.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (3.63%) Virtual Machines
4 25 (3.49%) KVM
5 23 (3.21%) Active Directory
6 21 (2.93%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (2.79%) GlusterFS
7 20 (2.79%) iptables
8 16 (2.23%) NFS
8 16 (2.23%) Squid
9 14 (1.95%) Samba
10 13 (1.81%) GFS2
10 13 (1.81%) OCFS2
11 10 (1.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 9 (1.26%) VMware ESX
12 9 (1.26%) Xen
13 8 (1.12%) Postfix
13 8 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
13 8 (1.12%) vSphere
14 7 (0.98%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 295 (41.14%) Puppet
2 161 (22.45%) Ansible
3 148 (20.64%) Opscode Chef
4 54 (7.53%) Nagios
5 39 (5.44%) Terraform
6 32 (4.46%) logstash
7 28 (3.91%) Kibana
7 28 (3.91%) Kubernetes
8 26 (3.63%) HAProxy
9 19 (2.65%) Salt
10 17 (2.37%) SELinux
11 16 (2.23%) Packer
12 15 (2.09%) Red Hat Satellite
12 15 (2.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 15 (2.09%) Zenoss
13 14 (1.95%) CFEngine
13 14 (1.95%) Failover Clustering
14 13 (1.81%) Oracle ZFS
15 10 (1.39%) Graphite
16 9 (1.26%) Icinga
Vendors
1 256 (35.70%) Red Hat
2 138 (19.25%) VMware
3 68 (9.48%) Oracle
4 42 (5.86%) Cisco
5 36 (5.02%) HP
6 31 (4.32%) IBM
7 29 (4.04%) Atlassian
8 26 (3.63%) Splunk
9 24 (3.35%) Microsoft
10 23 (3.21%) Veritas
11 22 (3.07%) Sun
12 20 (2.79%) EMC
13 18 (2.51%) NetApp
14 16 (2.23%) Rackspace
15 14 (1.95%) AppDynamics
16 9 (1.26%) 3PAR
16 9 (1.26%) F5
16 9 (1.26%) New Relic
16 9 (1.26%) SaltStack
16 9 (1.26%) SolarWinds
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