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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 584 571 577
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 43 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.084% 0.053% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.056% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 10
Average daily rate £500 £500 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
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
48697 48044 46983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.77% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32114 29627 29164
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1383 1932 1948
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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
London +9 23 £535 +7.00% 9
South East -12 11 £500 - 2
South West +3 5 £525 +23.52%
West Midlands - 2 £413 -
North West - 1 £453 -
East of England - 1 £488 - 2
Senior Linux Engineer
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Senior Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 82 (100.00%) Linux
2 45 (54.88%) Puppet
3 41 (50.00%) DevOps
4 38 (46.34%) Configuration Management
5 37 (45.12%) CentOS
6 32 (39.02%) Python
7 31 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (36.59%) Java
9 29 (35.37%) Amazon AWS
10 27 (32.93%) Ansible
11 26 (31.71%) Opscode Chef
12 25 (30.49%) Perl
13 24 (29.27%) MySQL
13 24 (29.27%) Red Hat
14 21 (25.61%) VMware
15 20 (24.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 19 (23.17%) OpenStack
16 19 (23.17%) Jenkins
16 19 (23.17%) LAMP
16 19 (23.17%) Apache
17 18 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
18 17 (20.73%) Security Cleared
18 17 (20.73%) Ruby
18 17 (20.73%) Bash Shell
18 17 (20.73%) TCP/IP
19 16 (19.51%) Nagios
19 16 (19.51%) Unix
19 16 (19.51%) KVM
20 15 (18.29%) Tomcat
21 14 (17.07%) Elasticsearch

Senior Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 19 (23.17%) Apache
1 19 (23.17%) OpenStack
2 15 (18.29%) Tomcat
3 14 (17.07%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.44%) JBoss
5 1 (1.22%) IIS
5 1 (1.22%) Node.js
5 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 29 (35.37%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.54%) PaaS
3 6 (7.32%) IaaS
4 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.22%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.22%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.22%) Route 53
5 1 (1.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.73%) TCP/IP
2 7 (8.54%) DNS
3 6 (7.32%) Firewall
4 5 (6.10%) SAN
5 4 (4.88%) LDAP
6 3 (3.66%) NAS
6 3 (3.66%) SMTP
7 2 (2.44%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.44%) LAN
7 2 (2.44%) WAN
8 1 (1.22%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.22%) HTTP
8 1 (1.22%) Multicast
8 1 (1.22%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.22%) SNMP
8 1 (1.22%) SSL
8 1 (1.22%) tcpdump
8 1 (1.22%) VLAN
8 1 (1.22%) VPN
8 1 (1.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (29.27%) MySQL
2 12 (14.63%) Big Data
3 5 (6.10%) Hadoop
3 5 (6.10%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.44%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.44%) Redis
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.22%) DB2
6 1 (1.22%) MarkLogic
6 1 (1.22%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.22%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 19 (23.17%) Jenkins
2 12 (14.63%) Ant
2 12 (14.63%) Gradle
2 12 (14.63%) Maven
3 10 (12.20%) Git (software)
4 8 (9.76%) JIRA
5 3 (3.66%) TeamCity
5 3 (3.66%) Travis CI
6 2 (2.44%) Subversion
6 2 (2.44%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.22%) GCC
7 1 (1.22%) GitLab
7 1 (1.22%) Selenium
General
1 6 (7.32%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Games
3 3 (3.66%) Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Publishing
4 1 (1.22%) Retail
4 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.17%) LAMP
2 10 (12.20%) ELK Stack
3 8 (9.76%) Web Services
4 7 (8.54%) RESTful
4 7 (8.54%) Sensu
5 4 (4.88%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (2.44%) REST
6 2 (2.44%) SOAP
6 2 (2.44%) XML
7 1 (1.22%) .NET
7 1 (1.22%) CSS
7 1 (1.22%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (1.22%) J2EE
7 1 (1.22%) JSON
7 1 (1.22%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.22%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Private Cloud
1 7 (8.54%) Wiki
2 4 (4.88%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.44%) Blog
3 2 (2.44%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.44%) HACMP
4 1 (1.22%) Clustering
4 1 (1.22%) CMDB
4 1 (1.22%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.22%) Online Games
4 1 (1.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 82 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (45.12%) CentOS
3 20 (24.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (19.51%) Unix
5 11 (13.41%) Solaris
5 11 (13.41%) Windows
6 10 (12.20%) Ubuntu
7 9 (10.98%) Fedora
8 5 (6.10%) Windows Server
8 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (4.88%) AIX
10 1 (1.22%) Debian
10 1 (1.22%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (50.00%) DevOps
2 38 (46.34%) Configuration Management
3 31 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (14.63%) Mentoring
5 11 (13.41%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (10.98%) Service Delivery
7 8 (9.76%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (9.76%) Open Source
8 7 (8.54%) E-Commerce
9 6 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (7.32%) Software Delivery
10 5 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Management
10 5 (6.10%) Security Patching
10 5 (6.10%) Software Engineering
11 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 4 (4.88%) Scrum
12 3 (3.66%) Data Management
12 3 (3.66%) Multithreading
12 3 (3.66%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 32 (39.02%) Python
2 30 (36.59%) Java
3 25 (30.49%) Perl
4 17 (20.73%) Bash Shell
4 17 (20.73%) Ruby
5 8 (9.76%) JavaScript
6 6 (7.32%) PHP
7 5 (6.10%) C++
8 4 (4.88%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.22%) C
9 1 (1.22%) C#
9 1 (1.22%) Go
Qualifications
1 17 (20.73%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.76%) RHCE
2 8 (9.76%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.10%) CCNA
3 5 (6.10%) CCNP
3 5 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.44%) CCDA
4 2 (2.44%) CCIE
4 2 (2.44%) Degree
5 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.76%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (19.51%) KVM
3 13 (15.85%) Active Directory
4 11 (13.41%) Docker
5 8 (9.76%) Samba
6 7 (8.54%) Xen
7 6 (7.32%) vSphere
8 5 (6.10%) VMware ESX
9 4 (4.88%) vCloud
10 3 (3.66%) NFS
10 3 (3.66%) QEMU
11 2 (2.44%) Oracle Clusterware
11 2 (2.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (1.22%) Firmware
12 1 (1.22%) LXC
12 1 (1.22%) RHEV
12 1 (1.22%) Sendmail
12 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 45 (54.88%) Puppet
2 27 (32.93%) Ansible
3 26 (31.71%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (19.51%) Nagios
5 11 (13.41%) Terraform
6 9 (10.98%) Graphite
6 9 (10.98%) Packer
7 8 (9.76%) logstash
8 5 (6.10%) FreeIPA
8 5 (6.10%) Icinga
8 5 (6.10%) Kubernetes
8 5 (6.10%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 4 (4.88%) Zenoss
10 2 (2.44%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 1 (1.22%) BladeLogic
11 1 (1.22%) Cacti
11 1 (1.22%) Kibana
11 1 (1.22%) SolarWinds Orion
11 1 (1.22%) yum
11 1 (1.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (29.27%) Red Hat
2 21 (25.61%) VMware
3 11 (13.41%) Oracle
4 10 (12.20%) Cisco
5 9 (10.98%) Splunk
6 8 (9.76%) EMC
6 8 (9.76%) NetApp
7 5 (6.10%) Akamai
7 5 (6.10%) HP
8 4 (4.88%) Dell
9 3 (3.66%) Veritas
10 2 (2.44%) Citrix
10 2 (2.44%) IBM
10 2 (2.44%) New Relic
11 1 (1.22%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.22%) DataSynapse
11 1 (1.22%) F5
11 1 (1.22%) Microsoft
11 1 (1.22%) Percona
11 1 (1.22%) SolarWinds
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