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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 565 562 500
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -62
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 12 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.020% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.022% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 9
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£425 £458 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.10% +30.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £425
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -29.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 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
46718 45896 39925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.42% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 28865 28541 23423
Average daily rate £400 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1833 1844 2043
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 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.57% -

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
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 28 April 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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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 West - 9 £425 -
South East -16 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Senior Linux Engineer
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Senior Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (70.59%) Perl
2 12 (70.59%) Sun
3 10 (58.82%) Windows
3 10 (58.82%) Solaris
3 10 (58.82%) TCP/IP
4 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
4 9 (52.94%) Cisco
4 9 (52.94%) RHCE
4 9 (52.94%) Oracle
4 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (52.94%) Samba
4 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
4 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
4 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
5 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) VMware
6 3 (17.65%) Debian
6 3 (17.65%) Apache
6 3 (17.65%) UNIX
6 3 (17.65%) Ubuntu
6 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
6 3 (17.65%) CentOS
7 2 (11.76%) Confluence
7 2 (11.76%) Gerrit
7 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
7 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
7 2 (11.76%) JIRA

Senior Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 3 (17.65%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 2 (11.76%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Route 53
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) LAN
2 2 (11.76%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) HTTP
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
3 1 (5.88%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.76%) Gerrit
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.88%) Maven
General
1 1 (5.88%) Electronics
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.76%) Wiki
2 1 (5.88%) DTV
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Solaris
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (17.65%) CentOS
4 3 (17.65%) Debian
4 3 (17.65%) Ubuntu
4 3 (17.65%) UNIX
5 2 (11.76%) SUSE
6 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.88%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
1 2 (11.76%) Migration
1 2 (11.76%) DevOps
2 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
2 1 (5.88%) Logistics
2 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
2 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.88%) Change Management
2 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) Perl
2 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
3 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.76%) VBScript
3 2 (11.76%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) RHCE
1 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
1 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
1 9 (52.94%) Samba
2 2 (11.76%) NFS
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.88%) Ansible
2 1 (5.88%) Graphite
2 1 (5.88%) Nagios
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Sun
2 9 (52.94%) Oracle
2 9 (52.94%) Cisco
3 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
4 3 (17.65%) VMware
5 2 (11.76%) NetApp
5 2 (11.76%) HP
5 2 (11.76%) Dell
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) Veritas
6 1 (5.88%) SAP
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