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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Linux Engineer
UK / England
Rank 552 551 569
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 25 38 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.059% 0.081% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.085% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 30 21
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £325 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £526 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00

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
39800 44770 45194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 95.09% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 26166 29219 28232
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1406 1507 1784
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +24 17 £500 +2.56% 2
South East +11 6 £538 +7.50% 4
West Midlands +3 1 £500 +53.84%
South West -3 1 - - 2
Senior Linux Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 61 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (57.38%) DevOps
3 34 (55.74%) Python
4 31 (50.82%) Puppet
5 27 (44.26%) Red Hat
6 22 (36.07%) Amazon AWS
7 21 (34.43%) VMware
8 20 (32.79%) Ruby
8 20 (32.79%) Bash Shell
9 18 (29.51%) Ansible
10 17 (27.87%) Jenkins
10 17 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (26.23%) Configuration Management
12 14 (22.95%) Apache
12 14 (22.95%) MySQL
13 13 (21.31%) PostgreSQL
14 12 (19.67%) ITIL
14 12 (19.67%) Nagios
15 11 (18.03%) Tomcat
15 11 (18.03%) Java
15 11 (18.03%) LAMP
15 11 (18.03%) SC Cleared
15 11 (18.03%) Security Cleared
15 11 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (18.03%) Redis
15 11 (18.03%) Docker
15 11 (18.03%) LAPP Stack
16 10 (16.39%) HAProxy
16 10 (16.39%) Unix
17 9 (14.75%) Perl

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 14 (22.95%) Apache
2 11 (18.03%) Tomcat
3 9 (14.75%) OpenStack
4 5 (8.20%) Confluence
5 3 (4.92%) JBoss
5 3 (4.92%) nginx
6 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.64%) IIS
7 1 (1.64%) SAS
7 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (36.07%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.56%) GitHub
2 4 (6.56%) Slack
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.28%) PaaS
5 1 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.64%) IaaS
5 1 (1.64%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.48%) SAN
2 5 (8.20%) DNS
2 5 (8.20%) HTTP
3 4 (6.56%) Firewall
3 4 (6.56%) Kerberos
4 3 (4.92%) DHCP
4 3 (4.92%) SSL
4 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.28%) Internet
5 2 (3.28%) LDAP
6 1 (1.64%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.64%) IMAP
6 1 (1.64%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.64%) MRTG
6 1 (1.64%) SMTP
6 1 (1.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.95%) MySQL
2 13 (21.31%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (18.03%) Redis
4 7 (11.48%) NoSQL
5 6 (9.84%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.64%) Big Data
6 1 (1.64%) DB2
6 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (27.87%) Jenkins
2 8 (13.11%) Git (software)
3 7 (11.48%) GitLab
4 6 (9.84%) JIRA
5 1 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.64%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.64%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (4.92%) Banking
1 3 (4.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Advertising
2 1 (1.64%) Dutch Language
2 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.03%) LAMP
1 11 (18.03%) LAPP Stack
2 8 (13.11%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (11.48%) Memcached
4 3 (4.92%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (4.92%) REST
4 3 (4.92%) Web Services
5 2 (3.28%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (3.28%) Akka
5 2 (3.28%) Kafka
5 2 (3.28%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (3.28%) ZeroMQ
6 1 (1.64%) Middleware
6 1 (1.64%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Clustering
2 3 (4.92%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.64%) Fintech
3 1 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.64%) User Experience
3 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (16.39%) Unix
3 9 (14.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (11.48%) CentOS
4 7 (11.48%) SUSE
4 7 (11.48%) Ubuntu
5 6 (9.84%) Windows
6 4 (6.56%) SmartOS
6 4 (6.56%) Windows Server
7 2 (3.28%) Debian
8 1 (1.64%) AIX
8 1 (1.64%) CoreOS
8 1 (1.64%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.64%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.64%) Solaris
8 1 (1.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (57.38%) DevOps
2 17 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (26.23%) Configuration Management
4 12 (19.67%) ITIL
5 7 (11.48%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (9.84%) Open Source
6 6 (9.84%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (8.20%) ITIL V3
7 5 (8.20%) Virtual Environments
8 4 (6.56%) Change Control
8 4 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.56%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (6.56%) Service Management
9 3 (4.92%) Automated Testing
9 3 (4.92%) Change Management
9 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (4.92%) Load Balancing
9 3 (4.92%) Microservices
9 3 (4.92%) SDLC
10 2 (3.28%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 34 (55.74%) Python
2 20 (32.79%) Bash Shell
2 20 (32.79%) Ruby
3 11 (18.03%) Java
4 9 (14.75%) Perl
5 4 (6.56%) Groovy
5 4 (6.56%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.92%) Scala
7 2 (3.28%) C
7 2 (3.28%) Go
7 2 (3.28%) PHP
8 1 (1.64%) C++
8 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.64%) Korn
8 1 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) SC Cleared
1 11 (18.03%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.28%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.28%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) GCP
System Software
1 11 (18.03%) Docker
1 11 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (14.75%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (11.48%) GlusterFS
4 6 (9.84%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (6.56%) Active Directory
6 3 (4.92%) iptables
7 2 (3.28%) FreeRADIUS
7 2 (3.28%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.64%) Ceph
8 1 (1.64%) Dovecot
8 1 (1.64%) KVM
8 1 (1.64%) Sendmail
8 1 (1.64%) Squid
8 1 (1.64%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 31 (50.82%) Puppet
2 18 (29.51%) Ansible
3 12 (19.67%) Nagios
4 10 (16.39%) HAProxy
5 8 (13.11%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (11.48%) Cobbler
6 7 (11.48%) Linux-HA
6 7 (11.48%) Zenoss
7 4 (6.56%) Kubernetes
7 4 (6.56%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (4.92%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (3.28%) Cacti
9 2 (3.28%) logstash
9 2 (3.28%) Terraform
10 1 (1.64%) Icinga
10 1 (1.64%) Mesos
10 1 (1.64%) NetBackup
10 1 (1.64%) Netcool
10 1 (1.64%) RANCID
10 1 (1.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 27 (44.26%) Red Hat
2 21 (34.43%) VMware
3 8 (13.11%) EMC
4 5 (8.20%) Cisco
5 4 (6.56%) Atlassian
5 4 (6.56%) Google
5 4 (6.56%) SAP
6 3 (4.92%) Oracle
6 3 (4.92%) Remedy
7 2 (3.28%) IBM
7 2 (3.28%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.64%) Arista
8 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.64%) Citrix
8 1 (1.64%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.64%) HP
8 1 (1.64%) Isilon
8 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.64%) NetApp
8 1 (1.64%) Symantec
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: £450 per day (3-month rolling contract)
Posted: 5 days ago