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 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 250 293 314
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 494 369 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.99% 0.71% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.75% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 252 196
Median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £394 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.55 £27.95 £30.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.05 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -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
47342 48948 45494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.84% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31078 31567 28107
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £249 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1406 1851 1890
Median hourly rate £17.45 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

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 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +50 250 £495 +16.47% 74
South East +22 82 £425 +3.03% 31
North East -3 44 £300 +6.38% 1
Yorkshire +5 35 £500 +21.21% 5
North West +5 25 £425 +12.21% 11
East of England -24 20 £350 -9.67% 11
South West -3 17 £428 +5.23% 5
West Midlands -7 16 £475 +35.71% 3
East Midlands +4 4 £350 - 5
Linux Engineer
UK

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 933 (100.00%) Linux
2 450 (48.23%) Puppet
3 428 (45.87%) DevOps
4 381 (40.84%) Red Hat
5 342 (36.66%) Python
6 301 (32.26%) Unix
7 281 (30.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 258 (27.65%) Perl
9 223 (23.90%) Bash Shell
10 207 (22.19%) Windows
11 197 (21.11%) Jenkins
12 191 (20.47%) Amazon AWS
12 191 (20.47%) VMware
13 189 (20.26%) Opscode Chef
14 188 (20.15%) Configuration Management
15 181 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
16 169 (18.11%) Ansible
17 168 (18.01%) Apache
18 167 (17.90%) Finance
19 161 (17.26%) CentOS
20 160 (17.15%) Ruby
21 159 (17.04%) Java
22 147 (15.76%) Git (software)
23 144 (15.43%) Tomcat
24 133 (14.26%) Continuous Integration
25 131 (14.04%) MySQL
26 128 (13.72%) Oracle
27 125 (13.40%) Open Source
28 124 (13.29%) Security Cleared
29 114 (12.22%) VMware Infrastructure

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
1 168 (18.01%) Apache
2 144 (15.43%) Tomcat
3 93 (9.97%) OpenStack
4 58 (6.22%) Confluence
5 54 (5.79%) JBoss
6 48 (5.14%) IIS
7 33 (3.54%) nginx
8 25 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
9 23 (2.47%) WebSphere
10 21 (2.25%) WebLogic
11 20 (2.14%) Jetty
12 7 (0.75%) SAS
13 6 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (0.43%) Drupal
14 4 (0.43%) MQSeries
14 4 (0.43%) MS Exchange
14 4 (0.43%) SharePoint
15 3 (0.32%) Apache Solr
15 3 (0.32%) Apache Spark
15 3 (0.32%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 12 (1.29%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.07%) MS Office
3 7 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.54%) HipChat
5 3 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.11%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 12 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.32%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 191 (20.47%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (3.11%) PaaS
3 27 (2.89%) Cloud Computing
3 27 (2.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (2.25%) SaaS
5 16 (1.71%) Amazon S3
6 15 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (1.50%) AWS CloudFormation
7 14 (1.50%) GitHub
8 13 (1.39%) IaaS
9 6 (0.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 6 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.54%) Office 365
10 5 (0.54%) Route 53
11 4 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.43%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.32%) Trello
13 2 (0.21%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 107 (11.47%) DNS
2 106 (11.36%) TCP/IP
3 81 (8.68%) Firewall
4 76 (8.15%) SAN
5 62 (6.65%) LDAP
6 45 (4.82%) HTTP
7 44 (4.72%) DHCP
8 29 (3.11%) VPN
9 28 (3.00%) SSL
10 25 (2.68%) FTP
11 23 (2.47%) IPsec
12 21 (2.25%) Internet
12 21 (2.25%) WAN
13 20 (2.14%) iSCSI
14 17 (1.82%) SMTP
14 17 (1.82%) SSH
15 16 (1.71%) Fibre Channel
15 16 (1.71%) HTTPS
15 16 (1.71%) SNMP
16 13 (1.39%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (14.04%) MySQL
2 60 (6.43%) PostgreSQL
3 55 (5.89%) MongoDB
4 26 (2.79%) NoSQL
5 25 (2.68%) SQL Server
6 22 (2.36%) Relational Database
7 16 (1.71%) Hadoop
8 12 (1.29%) Big Data
9 11 (1.18%) DB2
9 11 (1.18%) Oracle Database
9 11 (1.18%) Redis
10 10 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
11 9 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (0.96%) RDBMS
12 7 (0.75%) MarkLogic
13 4 (0.43%) Neo4j
14 3 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
15 2 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (0.21%) Informix
15 2 (0.21%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 197 (21.11%) Jenkins
2 147 (15.76%) Git (software)
3 79 (8.47%) JIRA
4 54 (5.79%) Subversion
5 34 (3.64%) Maven
6 27 (2.89%) Ant
6 27 (2.89%) TeamCity
7 24 (2.57%) Hudson
8 22 (2.36%) Vagrant
9 19 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
9 19 (2.04%) Travis CI
10 18 (1.93%) Gradle
11 17 (1.82%) GitLab
12 13 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 11 (1.18%) Artifactory
14 9 (0.96%) Selenium
15 7 (0.75%) Bitbucket
15 7 (0.75%) SonarQube
16 5 (0.54%) ClearCase
16 5 (0.54%) FishEye
General
1 167 (17.90%) Finance
2 64 (6.86%) Banking
3 33 (3.54%) Retail
4 25 (2.68%) Telecoms
5 24 (2.57%) Financial Institution
6 18 (1.93%) Marketing
7 17 (1.82%) Games
8 16 (1.71%) Manufacturing
9 15 (1.61%) Electronics
9 15 (1.61%) Publishing
10 8 (0.86%) Front Office
10 8 (0.86%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.32%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.32%) Avionics
11 3 (0.32%) Local Government
11 3 (0.32%) Military
12 1 (0.11%) Advertising
12 1 (0.11%) Automotive
12 1 (0.11%) Legal
12 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (9.75%) LAMP
2 49 (5.25%) Web Services
3 27 (2.89%) LAPP Stack
4 26 (2.79%) Middleware
5 21 (2.25%) ELK Stack
6 19 (2.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 19 (2.04%) RabbitMQ
6 19 (2.04%) STL
7 17 (1.82%) LEMP Stack
7 17 (1.82%) XML
8 16 (1.71%) J2EE
9 15 (1.61%) Servlets
10 13 (1.39%) REST
11 12 (1.29%) HTML
12 10 (1.07%) JSON
12 10 (1.07%) SOAP
13 9 (0.96%) ActiveMQ
13 9 (0.96%) Node.js
14 8 (0.86%) JMS
15 7 (0.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 50 (5.36%) Clustering
2 40 (4.29%) Data Centre
3 33 (3.54%) Public Cloud
4 20 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (1.82%) Wiki
6 15 (1.61%) Enterprise Cloud
6 15 (1.61%) Hedge funds
7 13 (1.39%) Private Cloud
8 12 (1.29%) Computer Science
9 11 (1.18%) Device Driver
9 11 (1.18%) Mobile App
10 10 (1.07%) Derivative
10 10 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (0.96%) Management Information System
12 7 (0.75%) PlayStation
13 6 (0.64%) Cryptography
13 6 (0.64%) Embedded Systems
13 6 (0.64%) Online Banking
13 6 (0.64%) Performance Metrics
13 6 (0.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 933 (100.00%) Linux
2 301 (32.26%) Unix
3 281 (30.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 207 (22.19%) Windows
5 161 (17.26%) CentOS
6 98 (10.50%) Solaris
7 90 (9.65%) Ubuntu
8 79 (8.47%) Windows Server
9 56 (6.00%) AIX
10 43 (4.61%) Windows Server 2008
11 37 (3.97%) Debian
12 27 (2.89%) Windows Server 2012
13 23 (2.47%) Fedora
14 19 (2.04%) SUSE
15 16 (1.71%) Embedded Linux
16 14 (1.50%) Windows 7
17 12 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
18 11 (1.18%) HPUX
19 9 (0.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
20 8 (0.86%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 428 (45.87%) DevOps
2 188 (20.15%) Configuration Management
3 181 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
4 133 (14.26%) Continuous Integration
5 125 (13.40%) Open Source
6 104 (11.15%) ITIL
7 76 (8.15%) Software Engineering
8 65 (6.97%) Service Delivery
9 62 (6.65%) Continuous Delivery
10 58 (6.22%) High Availability
11 41 (4.39%) Migration
12 36 (3.86%) E-Commerce
13 30 (3.22%) Continuous Improvement
14 29 (3.11%) Patch Management
14 29 (3.11%) Scrum
15 28 (3.00%) Project Management
16 27 (2.89%) Incident Management
16 27 (2.89%) Release Management
16 27 (2.89%) Web Operations
17 26 (2.79%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 342 (36.66%) Python
2 258 (27.65%) Perl
3 223 (23.90%) Bash Shell
4 160 (17.15%) Ruby
5 159 (17.04%) Java
6 94 (10.08%) Shell Script
7 85 (9.11%) SQL
8 76 (8.15%) C++
9 69 (7.40%) C
10 53 (5.68%) PHP
11 46 (4.93%) PowerShell
12 31 (3.32%) JavaScript
13 26 (2.79%) Korn
14 21 (2.25%) Go
15 10 (1.07%) C-shell
16 8 (0.86%) Bourne shell
17 7 (0.75%) C#
17 7 (0.75%) PL/SQL
18 4 (0.43%) Assembly Language
18 4 (0.43%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 124 (13.29%) Security Cleared
2 74 (7.93%) SC Cleared
3 64 (6.86%) RHCE
4 28 (3.00%) Degree
5 25 (2.68%) BPSS Clearance
6 23 (2.47%) DV Cleared
7 18 (1.93%) RHCA
8 12 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (1.29%) RHCSA
9 11 (1.18%) CCNP
10 10 (1.07%) AWS Certification
11 9 (0.96%) CCNA
12 5 (0.54%) CISSP
12 5 (0.54%) RHCT
13 3 (0.32%) GCIH
13 3 (0.32%) GIAC
13 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.21%) CCIE
14 2 (0.21%) CEH
14 2 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.18%) SLA
2 19 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
3 15 (1.61%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.18%) QA
5 10 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.21%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.11%) ECSS
7 1 (0.11%) GCP
System Software
1 114 (12.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 109 (11.68%) Docker
3 69 (7.40%) Active Directory
4 54 (5.79%) KVM
5 46 (4.93%) VMware ESXi
6 41 (4.39%) vSphere
7 30 (3.22%) NFS
7 30 (3.22%) Samba
8 25 (2.68%) VMware ESX
9 23 (2.47%) Virtual Machines
10 20 (2.14%) Hyper-V
11 18 (1.93%) Oracle RAC
11 18 (1.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 17 (1.82%) iptables
13 15 (1.61%) Squid
13 15 (1.61%) vCloud
14 14 (1.50%) GlusterFS
15 11 (1.18%) GFS2
15 11 (1.18%) OCFS2
15 11 (1.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 450 (48.23%) Puppet
2 189 (20.26%) Opscode Chef
3 169 (18.11%) Ansible
4 90 (9.65%) Nagios
5 40 (4.29%) Terraform
6 32 (3.43%) Kubernetes
7 31 (3.32%) Packer
7 31 (3.32%) Salt
8 25 (2.68%) HAProxy
8 25 (2.68%) Red Hat Satellite
9 22 (2.36%) CFEngine
10 21 (2.25%) logstash
11 18 (1.93%) EMC NetWorker
11 18 (1.93%) Kibana
12 15 (1.61%) Cacti
12 15 (1.61%) SCCM
12 15 (1.61%) SELinux
13 14 (1.50%) ZABBIX
14 11 (1.18%) Cobbler
14 11 (1.18%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 381 (40.84%) Red Hat
2 191 (20.47%) VMware
3 128 (13.72%) Oracle
4 80 (8.57%) HP
5 50 (5.36%) Cisco
6 49 (5.25%) EMC
7 48 (5.14%) Microsoft
8 39 (4.18%) IBM
9 37 (3.97%) NetApp
10 34 (3.64%) Splunk
11 30 (3.22%) Atlassian
12 23 (2.47%) Veritas
13 18 (1.93%) Citrix
14 14 (1.50%) Juniper
15 13 (1.39%) F5
15 13 (1.39%) SAP
16 12 (1.29%) Remedy
17 11 (1.18%) CheckPoint
18 10 (1.07%) Google
18 10 (1.07%) New Relic
North West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Hays - Kingston University
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £400 - £470 Per Day Contract
Posted: Yesterday
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
X4 Group
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £475 per day fantastic onsite facilities
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincoln
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Lincolnshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £525 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oho Group
Rate: £200 - 300 per day
Posted: 20 days ago