The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Linux Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 589 627 569
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -58
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 33 15 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.028% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.030% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 35
Median daily rate £380 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £213 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £446 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £363 £293
% change year-on-year
+17.24% +23.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £31.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.25 -
Linux Support 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
46983 50190 48389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.63% 95.01% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 30991 32588 30029
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1528 1916 1961
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
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 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Linux Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Linux Support Engineer in the job title.

Linux Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Linux Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux Support Engineer across the England region.

Linux Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Linux Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Linux Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Linux Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux Support Engineer across the England region.

Linux Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Linux Support 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 Support Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 28 September 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 +2 17 £378 +0.66% 4
South East +24 11 £425 - 3
North East -14 4 £225 - 1
North West +13 1 £360 +118.18% 3
Linux Support Engineer
UK

Linux Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Linux Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 63 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 27 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 26 (41.27%) Windows
4 24 (38.10%) Perl
5 23 (36.51%) Unix
6 19 (30.16%) HP
7 18 (28.57%) Oracle
8 17 (26.98%) LDAP
9 16 (25.40%) Python
9 16 (25.40%) ITIL
10 15 (23.81%) Shell Script
10 15 (23.81%) High Availability
11 14 (22.22%) SLA
11 14 (22.22%) Security Cleared
11 14 (22.22%) Clustering
12 13 (20.63%) EMC
12 13 (20.63%) KVM
12 13 (20.63%) Compliance Management
13 12 (19.05%) Relational Database
13 12 (19.05%) Puppet
13 12 (19.05%) RHCE
13 12 (19.05%) Service Delivery
13 12 (19.05%) AIX
13 12 (19.05%) DNS
14 11 (17.46%) Mac OS
14 11 (17.46%) Knowledge Management
14 11 (17.46%) Oracle RAC
14 11 (17.46%) EMC NetWorker
14 11 (17.46%) SAN

Linux Support 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 7 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 6 (9.52%) JBoss
3 5 (7.94%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.76%) Apache
5 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Office
2 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.76%) SaaS
3 2 (3.17%) Office 365
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.98%) LDAP
2 12 (19.05%) DNS
3 11 (17.46%) SAN
4 9 (14.29%) Firewall
5 8 (12.70%) OpenLDAP
5 8 (12.70%) SSH
6 5 (7.94%) SSL
6 5 (7.94%) TCP/IP
7 4 (6.35%) Wireless
8 3 (4.76%) FTP
8 3 (4.76%) IPv6
8 3 (4.76%) SMTP
8 3 (4.76%) VPN
9 1 (1.59%) DHCP
9 1 (1.59%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.17%) MySQL
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.76%) JIRA
2 2 (3.17%) Hudson
2 2 (3.17%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (4.76%) Local Government
2 1 (1.59%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.46%) Regular Expression
2 3 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (4.76%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.59%) J2EE
3 1 (1.59%) Middleware
3 1 (1.59%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.22%) Clustering
2 3 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.76%) Smart Meter
2 3 (4.76%) VCE vBlock
3 2 (3.17%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 63 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (41.27%) Windows
4 23 (36.51%) Unix
5 12 (19.05%) AIX
6 11 (17.46%) Mac OS
7 5 (7.94%) Windows XP
8 4 (6.35%) Windows Server
9 3 (4.76%) CentOS
10 2 (3.17%) Mac OS X
10 2 (3.17%) Ubuntu
10 2 (3.17%) Windows 10
10 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
10 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.40%) ITIL
2 15 (23.81%) High Availability
3 13 (20.63%) Compliance Management
4 12 (19.05%) Service Delivery
5 11 (17.46%) Knowledge Management
6 9 (14.29%) DevOps
7 5 (7.94%) Configuration Management
7 5 (7.94%) Defect Management
7 5 (7.94%) Mentoring
7 5 (7.94%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 5 (7.94%) Validation
8 3 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.17%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.17%) Data Privacy
9 2 (3.17%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.17%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (3.17%) Time Management
10 1 (1.59%) Customer Engagement
10 1 (1.59%) Migration
10 1 (1.59%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.10%) Perl
2 16 (25.40%) Python
3 15 (23.81%) Shell Script
4 8 (12.70%) SQL
5 5 (7.94%) Bash Shell
5 5 (7.94%) Java
5 5 (7.94%) Korn
5 5 (7.94%) PL/SQL
5 5 (7.94%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.59%) C
6 1 (1.59%) C++
6 1 (1.59%) Fortran
6 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.59%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.59%) R
6 1 (1.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 12 (19.05%) RHCE
3 10 (15.87%) DV Cleared
4 6 (9.52%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.17%) AWS Certification
5 2 (3.17%) Degree
6 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (20.63%) KVM
2 11 (17.46%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 5 (7.94%) NFS
5 2 (3.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.17%) XenApp
6 1 (1.59%) Slurm Workload Manager
6 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (19.05%) Puppet
2 11 (17.46%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (6.35%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.76%) NetBackup
5 2 (3.17%) Terraform
6 1 (1.59%) Ansible
6 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 27 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 19 (30.16%) HP
3 18 (28.57%) Oracle
4 13 (20.63%) EMC
5 8 (12.70%) IBM
6 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
6 6 (9.52%) Splunk
6 6 (9.52%) VMware
7 4 (6.35%) Veritas
8 2 (3.17%) Altiris
8 2 (3.17%) Apple
8 2 (3.17%) Cisco
8 2 (3.17%) Citrix
9 1 (1.59%) F5
9 1 (1.59%) FatWire
9 1 (1.59%) NetApp
9 1 (1.59%) Remedy
9 1 (1.59%) ServiceNow
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