The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Senior Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 609 591 573
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 27 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.054% 0.058% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.061% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 12
Median daily rate £525 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £425 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.75
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
47329 49028 46882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.82% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31108 31722 28936
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1425 1851 1927
Median hourly rate £17.45 £16.83 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.71% +1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

Senior Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Senior Linux Engineer in the job title.

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 28 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Linux Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
London +14 13 £550 +37.50% 6
South East +12 8 £450 +50.00% 2
South West -2 5 - -
North West - 1 - - 1
Senior Linux Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, Senior Linux 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 Senior Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 68 (100.00%) Linux
2 38 (55.88%) Puppet
3 35 (51.47%) DevOps
4 34 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 33 (48.53%) CentOS
6 29 (42.65%) Red Hat
7 27 (39.71%) Perl
8 24 (35.29%) Python
9 22 (32.35%) Opscode Chef
9 22 (32.35%) Ansible
10 21 (30.88%) Jenkins
11 20 (29.41%) Java
12 19 (27.94%) Tomcat
13 18 (26.47%) MySQL
13 18 (26.47%) Apache
13 18 (26.47%) Security Cleared
14 17 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 17 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
14 17 (25.00%) Oracle
14 17 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (25.00%) VMware
15 15 (22.06%) OpenStack
15 15 (22.06%) LAMP
15 15 (22.06%) Ruby
15 15 (22.06%) Solaris
16 14 (20.59%) Active Directory
16 14 (20.59%) Docker
17 13 (19.12%) Continuous Integration
17 13 (19.12%) JIRA

Senior Linux 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 19 (27.94%) Tomcat
2 18 (26.47%) Apache
3 15 (22.06%) OpenStack
4 8 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (5.88%) JBoss
6 1 (1.47%) CMS
6 1 (1.47%) Confluence
6 1 (1.47%) IIS
6 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 17 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (11.76%) IaaS
3 4 (5.88%) Amazon S3
3 4 (5.88%) GitHub
3 4 (5.88%) PaaS
4 3 (4.41%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.94%) SaaS
6 1 (1.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (1.47%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.47%) Route 53
6 1 (1.47%) Trello
6 1 (1.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 7 (10.29%) Firewall
3 4 (5.88%) SAN
4 3 (4.41%) DNS
5 2 (2.94%) Internet
5 2 (2.94%) LAN
5 2 (2.94%) LDAP
5 2 (2.94%) VLAN
5 2 (2.94%) VPN
5 2 (2.94%) WAN
6 1 (1.47%) DVB
6 1 (1.47%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.47%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.47%) Multicast
6 1 (1.47%) NAS
6 1 (1.47%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.47%) OpenVPN
6 1 (1.47%) SNMP
6 1 (1.47%) tcpdump
6 1 (1.47%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.47%) MySQL
2 6 (8.82%) Big Data
2 6 (8.82%) Hadoop
3 4 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.94%) Redis
5 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.47%) MarkLogic
6 1 (1.47%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.47%) SAP BI
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (30.88%) Jenkins
2 13 (19.12%) JIRA
3 12 (17.65%) Ant
4 11 (16.18%) Gradle
4 11 (16.18%) Maven
5 9 (13.24%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.41%) Bitbucket
6 3 (4.41%) Subversion
7 2 (2.94%) Travis CI
7 2 (2.94%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.47%) GCC
8 1 (1.47%) GitLab
8 1 (1.47%) Selenium
8 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (7.35%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Publishing
3 3 (4.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Games
4 1 (1.47%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.06%) LAMP
2 3 (4.41%) ELK Stack
2 3 (4.41%) XML
3 2 (2.94%) CSS
3 2 (2.94%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (2.94%) Web Services
4 1 (1.47%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.47%) HTML
4 1 (1.47%) JSON
4 1 (1.47%) Middleware
4 1 (1.47%) Node.js
4 1 (1.47%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.47%) REST
4 1 (1.47%) SOAP
4 1 (1.47%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Wiki
2 6 (8.82%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.94%) Blog
3 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.94%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.47%) CMDB
4 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.47%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (1.47%) Interactive TV
4 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.47%) New Media
4 1 (1.47%) Online Games
4 1 (1.47%) Social Media
4 1 (1.47%) STB
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (48.53%) CentOS
3 17 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (22.06%) Solaris
5 11 (16.18%) Unix
6 10 (14.71%) Windows
7 9 (13.24%) Ubuntu
8 8 (11.76%) Fedora
9 6 (8.82%) Windows Server
10 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (5.88%) SUSE
12 1 (1.47%) AIX
12 1 (1.47%) Debian
12 1 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (51.47%) DevOps
2 34 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 17 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (19.12%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (16.18%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (10.29%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (10.29%) Mentoring
7 6 (8.82%) High Availability
7 6 (8.82%) Infrastructure Management
7 6 (8.82%) Software Delivery
8 5 (7.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (7.35%) Security Patching
8 5 (7.35%) Virtual Environments
9 4 (5.88%) ITIL
9 4 (5.88%) Open Source
9 4 (5.88%) Patch Management
9 4 (5.88%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.88%) Software Distribution
10 3 (4.41%) Data Management
11 2 (2.94%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 27 (39.71%) Perl
2 24 (35.29%) Python
3 20 (29.41%) Java
4 15 (22.06%) Ruby
5 8 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.82%) PHP
7 5 (7.35%) Bash Shell
7 5 (7.35%) C++
7 5 (7.35%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.88%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.94%) C
10 1 (1.47%) Go
Qualifications
1 18 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 13 (19.12%) RHCE
3 7 (10.29%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.35%) CCNA
4 5 (7.35%) CCNP
4 5 (7.35%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.41%) Degree
5 3 (4.41%) RHCA
6 2 (2.94%) CCDA
6 2 (2.94%) CCIE
6 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.94%) RHCT
7 1 (1.47%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 17 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (20.59%) Active Directory
2 14 (20.59%) Docker
3 11 (16.18%) Samba
4 10 (14.71%) vSphere
5 8 (11.76%) KVM
6 6 (8.82%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (7.35%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.94%) Xen
9 1 (1.47%) Firmware
9 1 (1.47%) LXC
9 1 (1.47%) NFS
9 1 (1.47%) Sendmail
9 1 (1.47%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 38 (55.88%) Puppet
2 22 (32.35%) Ansible
2 22 (32.35%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (14.71%) Nagios
4 9 (13.24%) Packer
5 8 (11.76%) Kubernetes
5 8 (11.76%) Terraform
6 5 (7.35%) FreeIPA
6 5 (7.35%) Icinga
6 5 (7.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (2.94%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.47%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.47%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (1.47%) Graphite
8 1 (1.47%) Kibana
8 1 (1.47%) logstash
8 1 (1.47%) OSSEC
8 1 (1.47%) ZABBIX
8 1 (1.47%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 29 (42.65%) Red Hat
2 17 (25.00%) Oracle
2 17 (25.00%) VMware
3 10 (14.71%) Splunk
4 8 (11.76%) NetApp
5 7 (10.29%) HP
6 5 (7.35%) Akamai
6 5 (7.35%) Cisco
7 4 (5.88%) EMC
8 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.41%) New Relic
9 2 (2.94%) Atlassian
9 2 (2.94%) Citrix
10 1 (1.47%) BMC
10 1 (1.47%) DataSynapse
10 1 (1.47%) IBM
10 1 (1.47%) Juniper
10 1 (1.47%) Reuters
10 1 (1.47%) SAP
10 1 (1.47%) Veritas
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