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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Linux Engineer
UK / England
Rank 549 553 553
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 25 37 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.060% 0.081% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.085% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 33 39
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £325 £416
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £575 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £500 £418
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +19.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £75.00 - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50

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
39238 43349 43884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.62% 94.94% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 25748 27917 28128
Median daily rate £428 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1338 1586 1778
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 -7 15 £508 -7.72% 6
South West +22 5 £375 - 2
East of England - 3 £513 - 2
South East +6 2 £404 -19.25% 6
Senior Linux Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 66 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (62.12%) Puppet
3 36 (54.55%) DevOps
4 33 (50.00%) Python
5 27 (40.91%) Red Hat
6 25 (37.88%) VMware
7 21 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
8 19 (28.79%) Jenkins
9 18 (27.27%) MySQL
10 16 (24.24%) ITIL
10 16 (24.24%) Apache
10 16 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (24.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (24.24%) Opscode Chef
11 15 (22.73%) Ansible
11 15 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (22.73%) LAMP
11 15 (22.73%) Ruby
11 15 (22.73%) Nagios
12 14 (21.21%) Configuration Management
12 14 (21.21%) Bash Shell
13 12 (18.18%) HAProxy
13 12 (18.18%) Cisco
13 12 (18.18%) Java
14 11 (16.67%) Unix
14 11 (16.67%) SC Cleared
14 11 (16.67%) Security Cleared
15 10 (15.15%) CentOS
15 10 (15.15%) Git (software)
15 10 (15.15%) Redis

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 16 (24.24%) Apache
2 9 (13.64%) Tomcat
3 8 (12.12%) OpenStack
4 3 (4.55%) Confluence
5 2 (3.03%) nginx
6 1 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.52%) IIS
6 1 (1.52%) JBoss
6 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.52%) SAS
6 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.09%) GitHub
3 5 (7.58%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (4.55%) Amazon S3
4 3 (4.55%) Slack
5 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.52%) Joyent
6 1 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.64%) SAN
2 7 (10.61%) DNS
3 4 (6.06%) Firewall
3 4 (6.06%) LDAP
4 3 (4.55%) DHCP
4 3 (4.55%) HTTP
4 3 (4.55%) VLAN
4 3 (4.55%) VPN
5 2 (3.03%) Internet
5 2 (3.03%) Kerberos
5 2 (3.03%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.52%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.52%) IMAP
6 1 (1.52%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.52%) MRTG
6 1 (1.52%) OpenVPN
6 1 (1.52%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.27%) MySQL
2 10 (15.15%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (15.15%) Redis
3 7 (10.61%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.06%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.55%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (3.03%) Big Data
7 1 (1.52%) DB2
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (28.79%) Jenkins
2 10 (15.15%) Git (software)
3 7 (10.61%) GitLab
4 4 (6.06%) JIRA
5 2 (3.03%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.52%) GoCD
General
1 7 (10.61%) Banking
2 5 (7.58%) Finance
3 3 (4.55%) Publishing
4 1 (1.52%) Advertising
4 1 (1.52%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
4 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.73%) LAMP
2 9 (13.64%) LAPP Stack
3 7 (10.61%) ELK Stack
3 7 (10.61%) Memcached
4 4 (6.06%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (3.03%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (3.03%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (3.03%) REST
5 2 (3.03%) Web Services
5 2 (3.03%) ZeroMQ
6 1 (1.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) Data Centre
1 4 (6.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (4.55%) Clustering
2 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.03%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.03%) Derivative
3 2 (3.03%) PKI
3 2 (3.03%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.52%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.52%) Replication
4 1 (1.52%) User Experience
4 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 66 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (24.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (16.67%) Unix
4 10 (15.15%) CentOS
5 9 (13.64%) Ubuntu
6 6 (9.09%) SUSE
7 5 (7.58%) Windows
8 3 (4.55%) SmartOS
8 3 (4.55%) Solaris
8 3 (4.55%) Windows Server
9 2 (3.03%) Debian
10 1 (1.52%) AIX
10 1 (1.52%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.52%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (54.55%) DevOps
2 16 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (24.24%) ITIL
3 14 (21.21%) Configuration Management
4 8 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (10.61%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (10.61%) Low Latency
6 6 (9.09%) Load Balancing
7 5 (7.58%) ITIL V3
7 5 (7.58%) Open Source
7 5 (7.58%) Service Management
8 4 (6.06%) Change Control
8 4 (6.06%) High Availability
9 3 (4.55%) Automated Testing
9 3 (4.55%) Change Management
9 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (4.55%) SDLC
10 2 (3.03%) Incident Management
10 2 (3.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (50.00%) Python
2 15 (22.73%) Ruby
3 14 (21.21%) Bash Shell
4 12 (18.18%) Java
5 6 (9.09%) Perl
6 5 (7.58%) PHP
6 5 (7.58%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.55%) Groovy
8 2 (3.03%) C
8 2 (3.03%) C++
9 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.52%) Korn
9 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 11 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.03%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) RHCE
2 2 (3.03%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 15 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (12.12%) Docker
2 8 (12.12%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (10.61%) GlusterFS
4 6 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (7.58%) iptables
6 3 (4.55%) vSphere
7 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
7 2 (3.03%) FreeRADIUS
7 2 (3.03%) KVM
7 2 (3.03%) NFS
7 2 (3.03%) Samba
7 2 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.52%) Ceph
8 1 (1.52%) Dovecot
8 1 (1.52%) Sendmail
8 1 (1.52%) Squid
8 1 (1.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 41 (62.12%) Puppet
2 16 (24.24%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (22.73%) Ansible
3 15 (22.73%) Nagios
4 12 (18.18%) HAProxy
5 7 (10.61%) Cobbler
5 7 (10.61%) Linux-HA
5 7 (10.61%) Zenoss
6 4 (6.06%) Kubernetes
7 3 (4.55%) ITRS Geneos
7 3 (4.55%) NetBackup
7 3 (4.55%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (4.55%) Terraform
8 2 (3.03%) Cacti
8 2 (3.03%) OpenView
8 2 (3.03%) SELinux
9 1 (1.52%) Icinga
9 1 (1.52%) logstash
9 1 (1.52%) Mesos
9 1 (1.52%) RANCID
Vendors
1 27 (40.91%) Red Hat
2 25 (37.88%) VMware
3 12 (18.18%) Cisco
4 9 (13.64%) HP
5 8 (12.12%) EMC
5 8 (12.12%) IBM
6 7 (10.61%) CheckPoint
6 7 (10.61%) Fortinet
7 4 (6.06%) SAP
8 3 (4.55%) Atlassian
8 3 (4.55%) Google
8 3 (4.55%) NetApp
8 3 (4.55%) Oracle
8 3 (4.55%) Remedy
8 3 (4.55%) Splunk
9 2 (3.03%) 3PAR
9 2 (3.03%) Brocade
9 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.03%) Sun
9 2 (3.03%) Veritas
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