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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 583 590 570
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 23 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.046% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.049% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 11
Median daily rate £350 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £260
% change year-on-year
- +34.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £18.00 - £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £26.50
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
46756 47408 46705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.70% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 30937 29879 29302
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 £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1327 1880 1986
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.87 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.72% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 - 9 - -
London +5 7 £354 -32.66% 8
South East -14 3 £450 +15.38% 4
North West - 3 £235 - 4
Yorkshire +2 1 £375 +66.66% 2
Linux Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 64 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (48.44%) Windows
3 30 (46.88%) Unix
4 29 (45.31%) Perl
5 24 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 24 (37.50%) Incident Management
6 22 (34.38%) ITIL
7 21 (32.81%) Python
7 21 (32.81%) Red Hat
7 21 (32.81%) VMware
8 20 (31.25%) SLA
9 19 (29.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (25.00%) Windows Server
10 16 (25.00%) JBoss
11 15 (23.44%) Remedy
11 15 (23.44%) Splunk
12 14 (21.88%) Nagios
12 14 (21.88%) HP
13 13 (20.31%) DNS
13 13 (20.31%) LDAP
13 13 (20.31%) Shell Script
13 13 (20.31%) Firewall
13 13 (20.31%) High Availability
14 12 (18.75%) WebLogic
14 12 (18.75%) MySQL
15 11 (17.19%) Oracle
15 11 (17.19%) Java
15 11 (17.19%) Apache
15 11 (17.19%) Tomcat
15 11 (17.19%) Windows 7

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 16 (25.00%) JBoss
2 12 (18.75%) WebLogic
3 11 (17.19%) Apache
3 11 (17.19%) Tomcat
4 7 (10.94%) nginx
4 7 (10.94%) OpenStack
5 5 (7.81%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.56%) Confluence
6 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Office
2 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.56%) IaaS
2 1 (1.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.31%) DNS
1 13 (20.31%) Firewall
1 13 (20.31%) LDAP
2 9 (14.06%) SSL
3 7 (10.94%) HTTP
3 7 (10.94%) OpenLDAP
3 7 (10.94%) SMTP
3 7 (10.94%) SSH
3 7 (10.94%) TCP/IP
4 6 (9.38%) SAN
5 2 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (3.13%) IPv6
6 1 (1.56%) FTP
6 1 (1.56%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.56%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.56%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.56%) VPN
6 1 (1.56%) WebEx
6 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.75%) MySQL
2 8 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.56%) IntelliJ
1 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.56%) JUnit
1 1 (1.56%) Maven
1 1 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 7 (10.94%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Banking
2 2 (3.13%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.63%) Web Services
2 9 (14.06%) LAMP
3 8 (12.50%) Regular Expression
3 8 (12.50%) XML
4 7 (10.94%) HTML
4 7 (10.94%) JSON
4 7 (10.94%) LEMP Stack
4 7 (10.94%) MCollective
5 3 (4.69%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (3.13%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (1.56%) Java EE
7 1 (1.56%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Clustering
1 5 (7.81%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.13%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.13%) Hedge funds
2 2 (3.13%) Smart Meter
2 2 (3.13%) Thin Client
2 2 (3.13%) VCE vBlock
3 1 (1.56%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.56%) PKI
3 1 (1.56%) Replication
3 1 (1.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (48.44%) Windows
3 30 (46.88%) Unix
4 19 (29.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 11 (17.19%) Windows 7
6 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (15.63%) AIX
8 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (12.50%) Solaris
10 7 (10.94%) HPUX
10 7 (10.94%) Windows XP
11 4 (6.25%) CentOS
12 3 (4.69%) Windows 10
13 2 (3.13%) Windows 8
14 1 (1.56%) Debian
14 1 (1.56%) Fedora
14 1 (1.56%) Mac OS
14 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
14 1 (1.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (37.50%) Incident Management
2 22 (34.38%) ITIL
3 13 (20.31%) High Availability
4 10 (15.63%) Configuration Management
4 10 (15.63%) DevOps
5 9 (14.06%) Time Management
6 7 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (10.94%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (7.81%) Defect Management
7 5 (7.81%) Mentoring
7 5 (7.81%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 5 (7.81%) Service Delivery
7 5 (7.81%) Validation
8 3 (4.69%) Network Design
9 2 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.13%) Load Balancing
10 1 (1.56%) ITIL V3
10 1 (1.56%) Knowledge Management
10 1 (1.56%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 29 (45.31%) Perl
2 21 (32.81%) Python
3 13 (20.31%) Shell Script
4 11 (17.19%) Java
5 10 (15.63%) SQL
6 8 (12.50%) Bash Shell
7 7 (10.94%) C#
7 7 (10.94%) C++
8 6 (9.38%) PL/SQL
9 5 (7.81%) Korn
10 4 (6.25%) AWK
10 4 (6.25%) sed
11 2 (3.13%) PHP
11 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (10.94%) Degree
3 6 (9.38%) CCNA
3 6 (9.38%) HNC
3 6 (9.38%) MCSE
3 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (9.38%) RHCSA
4 3 (4.69%) RHCE
5 2 (3.13%) CCNP
5 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (31.25%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.94%) qmail
3 7 (10.94%) Squid
4 5 (7.81%) NFS
5 4 (6.25%) KVM
5 4 (6.25%) VMware ESX
5 4 (6.25%) XenApp
6 3 (4.69%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (3.13%) Samba
7 2 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (3.13%) vSphere
7 2 (3.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (21.88%) Nagios
2 11 (17.19%) Puppet
3 7 (10.94%) Cacti
3 7 (10.94%) collectd
3 7 (10.94%) Ganglia
3 7 (10.94%) Graphite
3 7 (10.94%) logstash
3 7 (10.94%) ZABBIX
4 5 (7.81%) NetBackup
5 4 (6.25%) SCCM
6 3 (4.69%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.56%) Ansible
8 1 (1.56%) NetVault Backup
8 1 (1.56%) yum
Vendors
1 21 (32.81%) Red Hat
1 21 (32.81%) VMware
2 15 (23.44%) Remedy
2 15 (23.44%) Splunk
3 14 (21.88%) HP
4 11 (17.19%) Oracle
5 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
6 5 (7.81%) Citrix
6 5 (7.81%) IBM
7 4 (6.25%) Altiris
7 4 (6.25%) Avaya
7 4 (6.25%) CheckPoint
7 4 (6.25%) Cisco
8 3 (4.69%) EMC
9 1 (1.56%) Dell
9 1 (1.56%) Juniper
9 1 (1.56%) NetApp
9 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.56%) webMethods
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