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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 438 379 439
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +60
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 142 184 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.39% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.42% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 120 68
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£400 £416 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.90% +13.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £290 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £353
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -14.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £19.50 £34.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.64% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £34.00 £36.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.90 £39.10 £42.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £34.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-42.64% -9.33%
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
47219 44152 43699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.53% 92.85% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30291 27295 25073
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1929 1930 2332
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £38.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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 -62 69 £425 -2.96% 25
South East +1 43 £369 +27.15% 7
North West 0 8 £381 +32.60% 1
Yorkshire -8 8 £335 -4.28% 7
South West -29 8 £375 +28.20% 1
East of England -18 4 £338 -20.58% 7
East Midlands - 2 - - 1
North East - - - -
Linux Engineer
UK

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

1 306 (100.00%) Linux
2 137 (44.77%) Red Hat
3 125 (40.85%) Puppet
4 113 (36.93%) UNIX
5 106 (34.64%) VMware
6 96 (31.37%) Perl
7 89 (29.08%) Python
8 86 (28.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 79 (25.82%) Windows
10 78 (25.49%) VMware Infrastructure
10 78 (25.49%) DevOps
11 73 (23.86%) Bash Shell
12 68 (22.22%) Ruby
13 61 (19.93%) Apache
14 57 (18.63%) Oracle
15 55 (17.97%) MySQL
16 49 (16.01%) Java
17 48 (15.69%) Configuration Management
17 48 (15.69%) Opscode Chef
18 46 (15.03%) DNS
19 43 (14.05%) PHP
19 43 (14.05%) Debian
19 43 (14.05%) CentOS
20 42 (13.73%) Ubuntu
21 41 (13.40%) Nagios
21 41 (13.40%) Active Directory
22 39 (12.75%) HP
22 39 (12.75%) Shell Script
22 39 (12.75%) Finance
23 37 (12.09%) Security Cleared

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 61 (19.93%) Apache
2 34 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 33 (10.78%) Tomcat
4 20 (6.54%) WebSphere
5 15 (4.90%) JBoss
6 12 (3.92%) IIS
7 10 (3.27%) nginx
8 9 (2.94%) SharePoint
9 7 (2.29%) MS Exchange
9 7 (2.29%) IBM HTTP Server
10 6 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (1.96%) OpenStack
11 5 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (1.31%) Office Communications Server
13 3 (0.98%) Moodle
13 3 (0.98%) Confluence
13 3 (0.98%) Drupal
13 3 (0.98%) MediaWiki
14 2 (0.65%) Zimbra
15 1 (0.33%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (0.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (5.23%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.65%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 34 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (8.50%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.31%) SaaS
4 2 (0.65%) PaaS
4 2 (0.65%) IaaS
5 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.33%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.33%) Office 365
5 1 (0.33%) Route 53
5 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 46 (15.03%) DNS
2 35 (11.44%) DHCP
2 35 (11.44%) Firewall
3 32 (10.46%) LDAP
4 29 (9.48%) TCP/IP
5 24 (7.84%) SAN
6 17 (5.56%) VPN
7 7 (2.29%) Kerberos
7 7 (2.29%) FTP
7 7 (2.29%) Intranet
7 7 (2.29%) SSH
7 7 (2.29%) BIG-IP
7 7 (2.29%) iSCSI
7 7 (2.29%) Multicast
8 6 (1.96%) Network Security
9 5 (1.63%) OSPF
9 5 (1.63%) BGP
9 5 (1.63%) HTTP
9 5 (1.63%) WAN
10 4 (1.31%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (17.97%) MySQL
2 19 (6.21%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (6.21%) Oracle Exadata
3 14 (4.58%) SQL Server
4 10 (3.27%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.29%) RDBMS
5 7 (2.29%) Hadoop
5 7 (2.29%) Big Data
6 5 (1.63%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.31%) CouchDB
7 4 (1.31%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.98%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.98%) HBase
8 3 (0.98%) Voldemort
9 2 (0.65%) Redis
9 2 (0.65%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.33%) KDB
10 1 (0.33%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 29 (9.48%) JIRA
2 28 (9.15%) Git (software)
3 27 (8.82%) Subversion
4 22 (7.19%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.31%) Hudson
6 3 (0.98%) Maven
7 2 (0.65%) Ant
7 2 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.65%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.33%) GCC
8 1 (0.33%) GDB
8 1 (0.33%) Gradle
8 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
General
1 39 (12.75%) Finance
2 22 (7.19%) Banking
3 16 (5.23%) Financial Institution
4 12 (3.92%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.61%) Games
6 8 (2.61%) Front Office
7 5 (1.63%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.31%) Electronics
8 4 (1.31%) Retail
8 4 (1.31%) Marketing
9 3 (0.98%) Law
10 2 (0.65%) Legal
11 1 (0.33%) Advertising
11 1 (0.33%) Publishing
11 1 (0.33%) Automotive
11 1 (0.33%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (9.80%) LAMP
2 23 (7.52%) Middleware
3 20 (6.54%) WebSphere MQ
4 15 (4.90%) Web Services
5 11 (3.59%) HTML
6 10 (3.27%) .NET
7 7 (2.29%) Java EE
7 7 (2.29%) WCF
8 6 (1.96%) FIX Protocol
8 6 (1.96%) CSS
9 5 (1.63%) Rendezvous
10 4 (1.31%) YUI
11 3 (0.98%) OAuth
11 3 (0.98%) SOAP
11 3 (0.98%) XML
12 2 (0.65%) JSON
12 2 (0.65%) Application Packaging
13 1 (0.33%) Java SE
13 1 (0.33%) XSLT
13 1 (0.33%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.11%) Clustering
2 29 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.23%) Hedge funds
4 9 (2.94%) Wiki
4 9 (2.94%) Fat Client
4 9 (2.94%) Open Source
4 9 (2.94%) Thin Client
5 8 (2.61%) Online Games
6 7 (2.29%) CESG
7 6 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (1.96%) Fixed Income
8 5 (1.63%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.63%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.98%) DTV
9 3 (0.98%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.98%) Device Driver
9 3 (0.98%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.98%) VLE
10 2 (0.65%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 306 (100.00%) Linux
2 113 (36.93%) UNIX
3 86 (28.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 79 (25.82%) Windows
5 43 (14.05%) Debian
5 43 (14.05%) CentOS
6 42 (13.73%) Ubuntu
7 27 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (8.17%) SELinux
9 18 (5.88%) Solaris
9 18 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (4.90%) Windows 7
11 12 (3.92%) AIX
12 11 (3.59%) Oracle Linux
13 9 (2.94%) HPUX
14 8 (2.61%) SUSE
14 8 (2.61%) Embedded Linux
15 5 (1.63%) Scientific Linux
16 4 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
17 3 (0.98%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (25.49%) DevOps
2 48 (15.69%) Configuration Management
3 31 (10.13%) ITIL
4 29 (9.48%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (8.17%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (6.54%) SOA
7 18 (5.88%) Load Balancing
8 17 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
9 15 (4.90%) Software Engineering
9 15 (4.90%) Scrum
10 14 (4.58%) Capacity Management
11 12 (3.92%) Project Management
12 11 (3.59%) Build Automation
12 11 (3.59%) Release Management
13 10 (3.27%) Workflow
13 10 (3.27%) Incident Management
14 9 (2.94%) E-Commerce
15 8 (2.61%) Migration
15 8 (2.61%) Disaster Recovery
15 8 (2.61%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (31.37%) Perl
2 89 (29.08%) Python
3 73 (23.86%) Bash Shell
4 68 (22.22%) Ruby
5 49 (16.01%) Java
6 43 (14.05%) PHP
7 39 (12.75%) Shell Script
8 31 (10.13%) C
9 28 (9.15%) SQL
10 15 (4.90%) VB
11 14 (4.58%) Korn
11 14 (4.58%) Bourne shell
12 13 (4.25%) PowerShell
13 12 (3.92%) C++
14 10 (3.27%) JavaScript
15 6 (1.96%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.98%) C#
16 3 (0.98%) Scala
17 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (12.09%) Security Cleared
2 18 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 14 (4.58%) MCSE
3 14 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (3.92%) HNC
5 11 (3.59%) DV Cleared
6 10 (3.27%) RHCSA
7 9 (2.94%) CCA
7 9 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
8 8 (2.61%) RHCE
9 5 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.63%) CCNA
10 3 (0.98%) Degree
11 2 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.65%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.96%) SLA
2 3 (0.98%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.65%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.65%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 78 (25.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (13.40%) Active Directory
3 30 (9.80%) NFS
4 20 (6.54%) Oracle RAC
5 19 (6.21%) vSphere
6 15 (4.90%) XenServer
7 13 (4.25%) Xen
8 12 (3.92%) Postfix
9 11 (3.59%) Samba
10 9 (2.94%) VMware ESX
11 7 (2.29%) vCloud
12 5 (1.63%) KVM
12 5 (1.63%) Docker
12 5 (1.63%) Sendmail
12 5 (1.63%) Hyper-V
13 4 (1.31%) XenApp
13 4 (1.31%) Squid
14 3 (0.98%) Firmware
14 3 (0.98%) Varnish
15 2 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 125 (40.85%) Puppet
2 48 (15.69%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (13.40%) Nagios
4 21 (6.86%) NetBackup
5 16 (5.23%) Cobbler
6 13 (4.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 10 (3.27%) Ansible
8 9 (2.94%) Salt
8 9 (2.94%) YUM
9 8 (2.61%) BladeLogic
10 7 (2.29%) ITRS Geneos
10 7 (2.29%) Control-M
11 6 (1.96%) Red Hat Satellite
11 6 (1.96%) Vagrant
11 6 (1.96%) Opsview
11 6 (1.96%) ZABBIX
12 4 (1.31%) Zenoss
12 4 (1.31%) SCCM
12 4 (1.31%) CFEngine
13 3 (0.98%) SCOM
Vendors
1 137 (44.77%) Red Hat
2 106 (34.64%) VMware
3 57 (18.63%) Oracle
4 39 (12.75%) HP
5 27 (8.82%) Remedy
6 25 (8.17%) Citrix
7 21 (6.86%) EMC
8 20 (6.54%) IBM
9 17 (5.56%) Veritas
10 15 (4.90%) Altiris
11 13 (4.25%) Microsoft
12 11 (3.59%) Infoblox
13 10 (3.27%) Isilon
13 10 (3.27%) Splunk
14 8 (2.61%) Sun
14 8 (2.61%) Cisco
14 8 (2.61%) Dell
15 7 (2.29%) Symantec
16 6 (1.96%) NetApp
17 5 (1.63%) TIBCO
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