The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Linux 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 Senior Linux Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 558 554 560
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 38 39 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.081% 0.083% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.088% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 32 13
Average daily rate £475 £475 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.04% +3.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £418 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £580 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £403 £500
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -19.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 -
Senior Linux 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
44628 44477 42797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.45% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29078 28059 25830
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1591 1795 1920
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Senior Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Senior Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Senior Linux Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Senior Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Linux Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Senior Linux Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Senior Linux Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Senior Linux Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Senior Linux 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 Senior Linux Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
South East +26 14 £500 +24.22% 5
London -13 12 £475 -5.00% 6
West Midlands - 7 £325 -
South West +6 3 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £375 - 3
North East - 1 £515 -
Senior Linux Engineer
UK

Senior Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior Linux 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 Senior Linux Engineer in their job title.

1 71 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (52.11%) Python
3 25 (35.21%) Puppet
4 24 (33.80%) Amazon AWS
5 23 (32.39%) DevOps
6 22 (30.99%) CentOS
6 22 (30.99%) Windows
7 19 (26.76%) MySQL
7 19 (26.76%) Oracle
8 18 (25.35%) SQL Server
8 18 (25.35%) Red Hat
8 18 (25.35%) Project Management
8 18 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (23.94%) Configuration Management
9 17 (23.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (22.54%) ION MarketView
10 16 (22.54%) Problem Management
10 16 (22.54%) Release Management
10 16 (22.54%) Electronic Trading
10 16 (22.54%) Bash Shell
10 16 (22.54%) Splunk
10 16 (22.54%) ITRS Geneos
10 16 (22.54%) Multicast
10 16 (22.54%) TIBCO
10 16 (22.54%) Rendezvous
10 16 (22.54%) SQL
10 16 (22.54%) Java
10 16 (22.54%) ION Trading
10 16 (22.54%) Firewall
11 15 (21.13%) Ansible

Senior Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior Linux 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 Senior Linux Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (12.68%) Apache
1 9 (12.68%) OpenStack
2 7 (9.86%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (7.04%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.41%) IIS
Business Applications
1 16 (22.54%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 24 (33.80%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.86%) PaaS
3 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.54%) Firewall
1 16 (22.54%) Multicast
2 11 (15.49%) TCP/IP
3 7 (9.86%) DNS
4 3 (4.23%) SAN
4 3 (4.23%) SMTP
5 2 (2.82%) LDAP
5 2 (2.82%) NAS
6 1 (1.41%) DHCP
6 1 (1.41%) HTTP
6 1 (1.41%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.41%) SNMP
6 1 (1.41%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (1.41%) SSL
6 1 (1.41%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.76%) MySQL
2 18 (25.35%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.86%) Big Data
4 5 (7.04%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.23%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.41%) DB2
6 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.41%) OpenTSDB
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.23%) JIRA
2 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.82%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.41%) Gradle
3 1 (1.41%) JMeter
3 1 (1.41%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.41%) Maven
3 1 (1.41%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (7.04%) Finance
1 5 (7.04%) Games
2 1 (1.41%) Advertising
2 1 (1.41%) Law
2 1 (1.41%) Marketing
2 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.54%) Rendezvous
2 14 (19.72%) LAMP
3 8 (11.27%) Web Services
4 7 (9.86%) ELK Stack
4 7 (9.86%) RESTful
4 7 (9.86%) Sensu
5 4 (5.63%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (2.82%) REST
6 2 (2.82%) SOAP
6 2 (2.82%) XML
7 1 (1.41%) .NET
7 1 (1.41%) HTML
7 1 (1.41%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.63%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (4.23%) Wiki
3 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.82%) Clustering
3 2 (2.82%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.82%) HACMP
4 1 (1.41%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.41%) Online Games
4 1 (1.41%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.41%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (30.99%) CentOS
2 22 (30.99%) Windows
3 17 (23.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (12.68%) Unix
5 7 (9.86%) Ubuntu
6 6 (8.45%) Solaris
7 3 (4.23%) AIX
8 2 (2.82%) Fedora
9 1 (1.41%) Android
9 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.39%) DevOps
2 18 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.35%) Project Management
3 17 (23.94%) Configuration Management
4 16 (22.54%) Electronic Trading
4 16 (22.54%) Problem Management
4 16 (22.54%) Release Management
5 11 (15.49%) Capacity Management
6 10 (14.08%) E-Commerce
7 8 (11.27%) Service Delivery
8 7 (9.86%) Mentoring
9 6 (8.45%) Open Source
10 4 (5.63%) High Availability
10 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 4 (5.63%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (5.63%) Software Engineering
11 3 (4.23%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (4.23%) Scrum
11 3 (4.23%) SDLC
12 2 (2.82%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (52.11%) Python
2 16 (22.54%) Bash Shell
2 16 (22.54%) Java
2 16 (22.54%) SQL
3 14 (19.72%) Perl
4 9 (12.68%) JavaScript
5 8 (11.27%) Ruby
6 7 (9.86%) PHP
7 5 (7.04%) C++
8 3 (4.23%) C
9 2 (2.82%) C#
10 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.23%) RHCE
3 2 (2.82%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.27%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (16.90%) KVM
2 9 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.86%) Active Directory
4 6 (8.45%) QEMU
4 6 (8.45%) Xen
5 4 (5.63%) vCloud
6 3 (4.23%) Docker
6 3 (4.23%) Samba
7 2 (2.82%) NFS
7 2 (2.82%) Oracle Clusterware
7 2 (2.82%) RHEV
7 2 (2.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (2.82%) vSphere
8 1 (1.41%) Firmware
8 1 (1.41%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 25 (35.21%) Puppet
2 16 (22.54%) ITRS Geneos
3 15 (21.13%) Ansible
4 11 (15.49%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (12.68%) Nagios
6 8 (11.27%) Graphite
7 7 (9.86%) logstash
7 7 (9.86%) Terraform
8 5 (7.04%) Zenoss
9 2 (2.82%) Salt
9 2 (2.82%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 2 (2.82%) yum
10 1 (1.41%) Cacti
10 1 (1.41%) OpenView
10 1 (1.41%) Opsview
10 1 (1.41%) Packer
10 1 (1.41%) Riemann
10 1 (1.41%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 19 (26.76%) Oracle
2 18 (25.35%) Red Hat
3 16 (22.54%) ION Trading
3 16 (22.54%) Splunk
3 16 (22.54%) TIBCO
4 13 (18.31%) VMware
5 8 (11.27%) Cisco
6 5 (7.04%) EMC
6 5 (7.04%) HP
7 4 (5.63%) Dell
8 3 (4.23%) Veritas
9 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.82%) NetApp
10 1 (1.41%) F5
10 1 (1.41%) Google
10 1 (1.41%) IBM
10 1 (1.41%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.41%) Sophos
10 1 (1.41%) webMethods
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