The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 550 532 502
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 14 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.031% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.033% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 6
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£375 £525 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +162.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £245 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate - £388 £250
% change year-on-year
- +55.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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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
44005 42325 37797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.39% 92.52% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27481 25452 22049
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1708 1839 2121
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

Linux Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux Support Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 February 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Linux Support Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Linux Support 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 Support Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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 -13 10 £375 -28.57% 5
South East -28 4 - - 3
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -
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Linux Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Linux Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (67.74%) Red Hat
3 14 (45.16%) UNIX
4 13 (41.94%) Windows
5 11 (35.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (29.03%) DNS
7 8 (25.81%) Python
7 8 (25.81%) Perl
7 8 (25.81%) HP
7 8 (25.81%) Ubuntu
7 8 (25.81%) Incident Management
7 8 (25.81%) Puppet
8 7 (22.58%) VMware
8 7 (22.58%) SQL
8 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
9 6 (19.35%) Apache
9 6 (19.35%) Oracle
9 6 (19.35%) Shell Script
9 6 (19.35%) Nagios
9 6 (19.35%) Firewall
9 6 (19.35%) Load Balancing
10 5 (16.13%) Xen
10 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (16.13%) Postfix
10 5 (16.13%) Sendmail
10 5 (16.13%) nginx
10 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
10 5 (16.13%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (16.13%) Amazon S3
10 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS

Linux Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Linux Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (19.35%) Apache
2 5 (16.13%) nginx
3 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
3 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.45%) Confluence
6 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
6 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.23%) JBoss
6 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon S3
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) DNS
2 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
3 6 (19.35%) Firewall
4 4 (12.90%) DHCP
5 2 (6.45%) FTP
5 2 (6.45%) SAN
5 2 (6.45%) LAN
5 2 (6.45%) WAN
5 2 (6.45%) SSH
6 1 (3.23%) IMAP
6 1 (3.23%) tcpdump
6 1 (3.23%) Multicast
6 1 (3.23%) Wireless
6 1 (3.23%) POP3
6 1 (3.23%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) MySQL
1 5 (16.13%) MongoDB
1 5 (16.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.45%) Gerrit
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) libvirt
2 2 (6.45%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (6.45%) Web Services
3 1 (3.23%) MAPI
3 1 (3.23%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) Digital Media
2 2 (6.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Wiki
3 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.23%) Open Source
3 1 (3.23%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.23%) NHS
3 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.23%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Equities
3 1 (3.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (45.16%) UNIX
3 13 (41.94%) Windows
4 11 (35.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (25.81%) Ubuntu
6 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
7 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (12.90%) Debian
8 3 (9.68%) CentOS
8 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (6.45%) SUSE
10 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
10 1 (3.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Incident Management
2 6 (19.35%) Load Balancing
3 4 (12.90%) ITIL
4 3 (9.68%) Time Management
5 2 (6.45%) Service Management
5 2 (6.45%) Migration
5 2 (6.45%) Low Latency
6 1 (3.23%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.23%) DevOps
6 1 (3.23%) Line Management
6 1 (3.23%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (3.23%) Investment Management
6 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.23%) Data Management
6 1 (3.23%) Network Design
6 1 (3.23%) Change Management
6 1 (3.23%) Workflow
6 1 (3.23%) Project Management
6 1 (3.23%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) Perl
1 8 (25.81%) Python
2 7 (22.58%) SQL
3 6 (19.35%) Shell Script
4 3 (9.68%) Ruby
5 2 (6.45%) VBScript
5 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.23%) Bourne shell
6 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.23%) C
6 1 (3.23%) VB
6 1 (3.23%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) HNC
1 4 (12.90%) MCSE
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.68%) RHCSA
2 3 (9.68%) CCNA
3 1 (3.23%) CCA
3 1 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
1 5 (16.13%) Xen
1 5 (16.13%) Postfix
1 5 (16.13%) Sendmail
1 5 (16.13%) Docker
2 4 (12.90%) NFS
2 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (3.23%) vSphere
4 1 (3.23%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) Puppet
2 6 (19.35%) Nagios
3 5 (16.13%) NetBackup
3 5 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (16.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) Red Hat
2 8 (25.81%) HP
3 7 (22.58%) VMware
4 6 (19.35%) Oracle
5 5 (16.13%) Cisco
5 5 (16.13%) Citrix
5 5 (16.13%) Altiris
6 4 (12.90%) Remedy
6 4 (12.90%) Veritas
7 3 (9.68%) Isilon
8 2 (6.45%) 3PAR
8 2 (6.45%) NetApp
8 2 (6.45%) Sun
8 2 (6.45%) EMC
9 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
9 1 (3.23%) Dell
9 1 (3.23%) eSpeed
9 1 (3.23%) TIBCO
9 1 (3.23%) Reuters
9 1 (3.23%) Google
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