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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 588 595 557
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 28 17 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.034% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.036% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 21
Median daily rate £295 £263 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.38% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £221 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £458 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £225 £293
% change year-on-year
- -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £18.00 £28.25 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.28% +6.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.60%
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
47023 47467 46270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.91% 94.81% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31062 30430 28861
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1390 1810 1901
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.55 £40.00 £39.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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
North East - 13 £225 - 1
London +3 8 £382 +27.33% 6
South East +3 5 £400 -11.11% 5
Yorkshire -4 1 £375 +66.66% 1
North West - 1 £225 - 3
Linux Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 61 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (45.90%) Windows
3 27 (44.26%) Unix
4 25 (40.98%) ITIL
4 25 (40.98%) Perl
4 25 (40.98%) Red Hat
5 24 (39.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (34.43%) SLA
7 18 (29.51%) Active Directory
7 18 (29.51%) Python
7 18 (29.51%) Incident Management
8 17 (27.87%) VMware
9 16 (26.23%) HP
10 15 (24.59%) Oracle
10 15 (24.59%) High Availability
11 14 (22.95%) JBoss
12 13 (21.31%) AIX
12 13 (21.31%) LDAP
12 13 (21.31%) Splunk
12 13 (21.31%) Windows Server
13 12 (19.67%) Shell Script
13 12 (19.67%) Firewall
14 11 (18.03%) Remedy
14 11 (18.03%) SAN
14 11 (18.03%) DNS
15 10 (16.39%) DevOps
15 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
15 10 (16.39%) WebLogic
15 10 (16.39%) Clustering
16 9 (14.75%) Service Delivery

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 14 (22.95%) JBoss
2 10 (16.39%) WebLogic
3 8 (13.11%) Tomcat
4 6 (9.84%) Apache
5 5 (8.20%) nginx
5 5 (8.20%) OpenStack
6 4 (6.56%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.64%) Confluence
7 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.64%) Office 365
2 1 (1.64%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.31%) LDAP
2 12 (19.67%) Firewall
3 11 (18.03%) DNS
3 11 (18.03%) SAN
4 7 (11.48%) OpenLDAP
4 7 (11.48%) SSL
5 6 (9.84%) SSH
5 6 (9.84%) TCP/IP
6 5 (8.20%) HTTP
6 5 (8.20%) SMTP
7 2 (3.28%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (3.28%) IPv6
8 1 (1.64%) FTP
8 1 (1.64%) VPN
8 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) MySQL
1 8 (13.11%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (11.48%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Banking
2 2 (3.28%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) Regular Expression
2 5 (8.20%) HTML
2 5 (8.20%) JSON
2 5 (8.20%) LAMP
2 5 (8.20%) LEMP Stack
2 5 (8.20%) MCollective
2 5 (8.20%) Web Services
2 5 (8.20%) XML
3 3 (4.92%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (3.28%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Clustering
2 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.28%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.28%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.28%) Smart Meter
3 2 (3.28%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.28%) VCE vBlock
4 1 (1.64%) Replication
4 1 (1.64%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (45.90%) Windows
3 27 (44.26%) Unix
4 24 (39.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (21.31%) AIX
5 13 (21.31%) Windows Server
6 8 (13.11%) Windows 7
6 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (9.84%) Solaris
7 6 (9.84%) Windows XP
8 5 (8.20%) HPUX
8 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (6.56%) CentOS
9 4 (6.56%) Windows 10
10 3 (4.92%) Mac OS
11 2 (3.28%) Mac OS X
11 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.98%) ITIL
2 18 (29.51%) Incident Management
3 15 (24.59%) High Availability
4 10 (16.39%) DevOps
5 9 (14.75%) Service Delivery
6 8 (13.11%) Configuration Management
7 7 (11.48%) Time Management
8 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (8.20%) Defect Management
8 5 (8.20%) Mentoring
8 5 (8.20%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 5 (8.20%) Validation
9 3 (4.92%) Knowledge Management
9 3 (4.92%) Network Design
10 2 (3.28%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (1.64%) Data Privacy
11 1 (1.64%) ITIL V3
11 1 (1.64%) Load Balancing
11 1 (1.64%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 25 (40.98%) Perl
2 18 (29.51%) Python
3 12 (19.67%) Shell Script
4 9 (14.75%) SQL
5 8 (13.11%) Bash Shell
6 7 (11.48%) Java
7 5 (8.20%) C#
7 5 (8.20%) C++
7 5 (8.20%) Korn
7 5 (8.20%) PL/SQL
8 4 (6.56%) AWK
8 4 (6.56%) sed
9 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) RHCE
2 5 (8.20%) DV Cleared
2 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (6.56%) Degree
4 2 (3.28%) CCNA
4 2 (3.28%) CCNP
4 2 (3.28%) HNC
4 2 (3.28%) MCSE
4 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.28%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (34.43%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (29.51%) Active Directory
2 9 (14.75%) KVM
3 8 (13.11%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (8.20%) NFS
4 5 (8.20%) qmail
4 5 (8.20%) Squid
5 4 (6.56%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.28%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (3.28%) vSphere
6 2 (3.28%) XenServer
7 1 (1.64%) Samba
7 1 (1.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (14.75%) Puppet
2 8 (13.11%) EMC NetWorker
2 8 (13.11%) Nagios
3 5 (8.20%) Cacti
3 5 (8.20%) collectd
3 5 (8.20%) Ganglia
3 5 (8.20%) Graphite
3 5 (8.20%) logstash
3 5 (8.20%) ZABBIX
4 4 (6.56%) SCCM
5 2 (3.28%) NetBackup
5 2 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.64%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 25 (40.98%) Red Hat
2 17 (27.87%) VMware
3 16 (26.23%) HP
4 15 (24.59%) Oracle
5 13 (21.31%) Splunk
6 11 (18.03%) Remedy
7 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
8 8 (13.11%) EMC
8 8 (13.11%) IBM
9 4 (6.56%) Avaya
9 4 (6.56%) CheckPoint
10 2 (3.28%) Cisco
11 1 (1.64%) Altiris
11 1 (1.64%) Apple
11 1 (1.64%) Citrix
11 1 (1.64%) Dell
11 1 (1.64%) NetApp
11 1 (1.64%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.64%) Veritas
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