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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 408 464 388
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -76
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 174 108 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.22% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.24% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 61 87
Average daily rate
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£385 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £270 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £331
% change year-on-year
+11.20% -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -25.00%
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
46718 45896 39925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.42% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 28865 28541 23423
Average daily rate £400 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1833 1844 2043
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.57% -

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +3 68 £438 +1.44% 27
South East +6 30 £350 +14.28% 10
East of England +31 28 £325 -10.34% 4
South West +24 23 £305 -30.28% 4
Yorkshire -18 11 £250 -7.40% 2
East Midlands +7 10 £400 -
North West -19 1 £235 - 5
Linux Engineer
UK

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 332 (100.00%) Linux
2 170 (51.20%) Red Hat
3 119 (35.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 114 (34.34%) UNIX
5 110 (33.13%) Puppet
6 108 (32.53%) Python
7 87 (26.20%) VMware
8 84 (25.30%) Perl
9 76 (22.89%) DevOps
10 73 (21.99%) Windows
11 65 (19.58%) Apache
12 59 (17.77%) Bash Shell
13 58 (17.47%) Amazon AWS
14 56 (16.87%) MySQL
15 55 (16.57%) Configuration Management
16 54 (16.27%) Shell Script
17 53 (15.96%) Ruby
18 50 (15.06%) DNS
18 50 (15.06%) Opscode Chef
19 49 (14.76%) TCP/IP
20 47 (14.16%) Oracle
20 47 (14.16%) CentOS
21 46 (13.86%) Tomcat
22 39 (11.75%) VMware Infrastructure
23 38 (11.45%) Jenkins
24 36 (10.84%) Security Cleared
24 36 (10.84%) Git (software)
25 35 (10.54%) Debian
25 35 (10.54%) Active Directory
26 34 (10.24%) Solaris

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 65 (19.58%) Apache
2 46 (13.86%) Tomcat
3 20 (6.02%) IIS
4 16 (4.82%) WebLogic
5 10 (3.01%) SharePoint
6 9 (2.71%) OpenStack
7 8 (2.41%) JBoss
7 8 (2.41%) nginx
7 8 (2.41%) WebSphere
8 7 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (2.11%) Confluence
9 5 (1.51%) Apache Solr
10 4 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.20%) Zope
10 4 (1.20%) Plone
10 4 (1.20%) MS Exchange
10 4 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.60%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.60%) Liferay
Applications
1 7 (2.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.20%) MS Office
3 1 (0.30%) Maya
Business Applications
1 7 (2.11%) Tridion
2 5 (1.51%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.90%) Summit
4 2 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 58 (17.47%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.31%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.11%) Heroku
4 7 (2.11%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (1.81%) Amazon S3
6 5 (1.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (1.20%) IaaS
8 3 (0.90%) SaaS
9 1 (0.30%) PaaS
9 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.30%) Engine Yard
9 1 (0.30%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.30%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.30%) Route 53
9 1 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 50 (15.06%) DNS
2 49 (14.76%) TCP/IP
3 31 (9.34%) DHCP
4 24 (7.23%) Firewall
5 20 (6.02%) SAN
6 17 (5.12%) LDAP
7 15 (4.52%) HTTP
8 8 (2.41%) SSL
9 7 (2.11%) Multicast
10 6 (1.81%) FTP
10 6 (1.81%) LAN
10 6 (1.81%) WAN
10 6 (1.81%) Internet
11 5 (1.51%) HTTPS
11 5 (1.51%) SMTP
11 5 (1.51%) iSCSI
11 5 (1.51%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (1.20%) SSH
12 4 (1.20%) VPN
12 4 (1.20%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (16.87%) MySQL
2 20 (6.02%) SQL Server
3 15 (4.52%) MongoDB
4 10 (3.01%) NoSQL
5 8 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.81%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.81%) Big Data
7 5 (1.51%) Oracle Exadata
8 4 (1.20%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.60%) OpenStack Swift
10 1 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 38 (11.45%) Jenkins
2 36 (10.84%) Git (software)
3 22 (6.63%) Subversion
4 17 (5.12%) JIRA
4 17 (5.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 13 (3.92%) Maven
6 7 (2.11%) TeamCity
6 7 (2.11%) Hudson
7 5 (1.51%) Gerrit
8 4 (1.20%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.20%) GitLab
9 2 (0.60%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.60%) Gradle
9 2 (0.60%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.60%) Ant
10 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.30%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.30%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.30%) GNU Toolchain
10 1 (0.30%) BitKeeper
General
1 24 (7.23%) Finance
2 21 (6.33%) Retail
3 16 (4.82%) Banking
4 8 (2.41%) Financial Institution
5 7 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.11%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.81%) Games
7 5 (1.51%) Electronics
8 3 (0.90%) Law
8 3 (0.90%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.60%) Advertising
9 2 (0.60%) Marketing
10 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.30%) Publishing
10 1 (0.30%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (8.13%) Web Services
2 20 (6.02%) LAMP
3 10 (3.01%) HTML
4 9 (2.71%) XML
4 9 (2.71%) Middleware
5 8 (2.41%) Ruby on Rails
6 7 (2.11%) FIX Protocol
7 6 (1.81%) Rendezvous
7 6 (1.81%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (1.51%) .NET
8 5 (1.51%) HTML5
8 5 (1.51%) libvirt
9 4 (1.20%) GStreamer
9 4 (1.20%) Qt
10 3 (0.90%) QML
10 3 (0.90%) Qt Quick
10 3 (0.90%) OpenGL
11 2 (0.60%) POSIX
11 2 (0.60%) JSON
11 2 (0.60%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.53%) Clustering
2 17 (5.12%) Open Source
2 17 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.41%) Fixed Income
4 7 (2.11%) STB
4 7 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (2.11%) Hedge funds
5 6 (1.81%) Wiki
5 6 (1.81%) Digital Media
5 6 (1.81%) Eurex
5 6 (1.81%) Replication
6 5 (1.51%) Online Games
7 4 (1.20%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.20%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.20%) DTV
7 4 (1.20%) Device Driver
8 3 (0.90%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.90%) NHS
8 3 (0.90%) HACMP
8 3 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 332 (100.00%) Linux
2 119 (35.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 114 (34.34%) UNIX
4 73 (21.99%) Windows
5 47 (14.16%) CentOS
6 35 (10.54%) Debian
7 34 (10.24%) Solaris
8 33 (9.94%) Ubuntu
9 17 (5.12%) Embedded Linux
10 16 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (4.22%) AIX
12 12 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (3.61%) SUSE
13 11 (3.31%) HPUX
14 9 (2.71%) Fedora
15 8 (2.41%) Mac OS X
15 8 (2.41%) Oracle Linux
16 5 (1.51%) Amazon Linux
17 4 (1.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 4 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (22.89%) DevOps
2 55 (16.57%) Configuration Management
3 33 (9.94%) ITIL
4 26 (7.83%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (6.33%) Project Management
6 21 (6.33%) Performance Tuning
7 16 (4.82%) Continuous Delivery
7 16 (4.82%) E-Commerce
7 16 (4.82%) Load Balancing
8 13 (3.92%) Low Latency
9 11 (3.31%) Service Delivery
10 10 (3.01%) Change Management
10 10 (3.01%) SOA
10 10 (3.01%) Software Engineering
10 10 (3.01%) Release Management
11 9 (2.71%) Kernel Tuning
11 9 (2.71%) Migration
12 8 (2.41%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (2.41%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 108 (32.53%) Python
2 84 (25.30%) Perl
3 59 (17.77%) Bash Shell
4 54 (16.27%) Shell Script
5 53 (15.96%) Ruby
6 33 (9.94%) SQL
6 33 (9.94%) Java
7 24 (7.23%) C
7 24 (7.23%) C++
8 22 (6.63%) PowerShell
9 19 (5.72%) PHP
10 8 (2.41%) JavaScript
11 7 (2.11%) Embedded C
12 6 (1.81%) VBScript
13 5 (1.51%) Korn
14 4 (1.20%) Embedded C++
15 2 (0.60%) Groovy
16 1 (0.30%) Bourne shell
16 1 (0.30%) sed
16 1 (0.30%) Go
Qualifications
1 36 (10.84%) Security Cleared
2 21 (6.33%) SC Cleared
3 19 (5.72%) RHCE
4 14 (4.22%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.20%) RHCA
5 4 (1.20%) LPIC
5 4 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.60%) SCSA
6 2 (0.60%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.60%) Degree
7 1 (0.30%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.30%) HNC
7 1 (0.30%) MCSE
7 1 (0.30%) CCNA
7 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.51%) QA
2 4 (1.20%) SLA
3 3 (0.90%) ISO 14001
3 3 (0.90%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 39 (11.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (10.54%) Active Directory
3 22 (6.63%) vSphere
4 21 (6.33%) Samba
5 19 (5.72%) Hyper-V
6 15 (4.52%) Xen
6 15 (4.52%) NFS
7 14 (4.22%) Docker
8 9 (2.71%) iptables
9 7 (2.11%) Varnish
9 7 (2.11%) Terminal Server
9 7 (2.11%) Postfix
10 6 (1.81%) Firmware
10 6 (1.81%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (1.81%) OCFS2
11 5 (1.51%) GlusterFS
11 5 (1.51%) GFS2
11 5 (1.51%) VMware ESX
11 5 (1.51%) Sendmail
11 5 (1.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 110 (33.13%) Puppet
2 50 (15.06%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (5.72%) Ansible
3 19 (5.72%) Nagios
4 12 (3.61%) SELinux
5 10 (3.01%) Vagrant
5 10 (3.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 10 (3.01%) yum
6 8 (2.41%) Cobbler
7 7 (2.11%) Red Hat Satellite
7 7 (2.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 7 (2.11%) Salt
8 6 (1.81%) NetBackup
9 4 (1.20%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.90%) Bcfg2
10 3 (0.90%) Icinga
10 3 (0.90%) Ganeti
10 3 (0.90%) FreeIPA
10 3 (0.90%) BladeLogic
10 3 (0.90%) Graphite
Vendors
1 170 (51.20%) Red Hat
2 87 (26.20%) VMware
3 47 (14.16%) Oracle
4 29 (8.73%) HP
5 25 (7.53%) Sun
6 22 (6.63%) Microsoft
6 22 (6.63%) Cisco
7 12 (3.61%) IBM
7 12 (3.61%) Veritas
8 10 (3.01%) NetApp
9 9 (2.71%) Remedy
10 8 (2.41%) Infoblox
10 8 (2.41%) Splunk
11 7 (2.11%) EMC
12 6 (1.81%) Dell
12 6 (1.81%) MarketAxess
12 6 (1.81%) TIBCO
12 6 (1.81%) Reuters
12 6 (1.81%) eSpeed
12 6 (1.81%) Rackspace
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day then £70,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago