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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Support Engineer
UK / England
Rank 552 577 562
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 20 39 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.083% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.087% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 31 21
Median daily rate £380 £338 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.59% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £150 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £365 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 £270 £269
% change year-on-year
+17.59% +0.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.25

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
39601 44590 45082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.66% 95.07% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25970 29094 28268
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1416 1498 1792
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 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 +6 12 £380 +4.10% 3
South East -8 4 £313 +15.74% 2
South West - 3 £418 -
East of England -3 1 - - 2
Linux Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 46 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (60.87%) Windows
3 25 (54.35%) Python
4 24 (52.17%) Unix
5 23 (50.00%) Perl
6 20 (43.48%) Shell Script
7 17 (36.96%) Regular Expression
7 17 (36.96%) Knowledge Management
8 12 (26.09%) VMware
9 11 (23.91%) Splunk
10 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
11 9 (19.57%) SC Cleared
11 9 (19.57%) Red Hat
11 9 (19.57%) ITIL
12 8 (17.39%) Relational Database
12 8 (17.39%) Puppet
12 8 (17.39%) LDAP
12 8 (17.39%) Mac OS
13 7 (15.22%) DNS
13 7 (15.22%) Windows Server
14 6 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
14 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
15 5 (10.87%) Java
15 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
15 5 (10.87%) Remedy
15 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
15 5 (10.87%) Virtual Machines
16 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
16 4 (8.70%) SaaS
16 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS

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 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.52%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.35%) Apache
3 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.35%) MS Office
3 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.70%) SaaS
2 1 (2.17%) IaaS
2 1 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) LDAP
2 7 (15.22%) DNS
3 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.70%) SSL
5 3 (6.52%) FTP
5 3 (6.52%) SSH
6 2 (4.35%) Firewall
6 2 (4.35%) HTTP
6 2 (4.35%) Internet
6 2 (4.35%) SMTP
6 2 (4.35%) VPN
7 1 (2.17%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.35%) MySQL
2 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.96%) Regular Expression
2 2 (4.35%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (2.17%) .NET
3 1 (2.17%) HTML
3 1 (2.17%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (2.17%) Middleware
3 1 (2.17%) Web Services
3 1 (2.17%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (60.87%) Windows
3 24 (52.17%) Unix
4 8 (17.39%) Mac OS
5 7 (15.22%) Windows Server
6 4 (8.70%) AIX
6 4 (8.70%) SUSE
7 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (6.52%) Ubuntu
8 2 (4.35%) CentOS
8 2 (4.35%) Solaris
9 1 (2.17%) Fedora
9 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) Knowledge Management
2 9 (19.57%) ITIL
3 3 (6.52%) DevOps
3 3 (6.52%) High Availability
3 3 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (4.35%) Change Management
4 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.35%) Data Protection
4 2 (4.35%) Open Source
4 2 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (2.17%) BDD
5 1 (2.17%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.17%) Data Management
5 1 (2.17%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.17%) ITSM
5 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.17%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (54.35%) Python
2 23 (50.00%) Perl
3 20 (43.48%) Shell Script
4 5 (10.87%) Java
5 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.52%) Ruby
6 2 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 9 (19.57%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) ISO 14001
1 2 (4.35%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.87%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.35%) NFS
3 2 (4.35%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) Puppet
2 2 (4.35%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.35%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.17%) Ansible
3 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) VMware
2 11 (23.91%) Splunk
3 9 (19.57%) Red Hat
4 5 (10.87%) Remedy
5 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.35%) 3PAR
6 2 (4.35%) HP
6 2 (4.35%) IBM
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle