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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 585 546 536
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 5 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.009% 0.035% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.038% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 5
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£450 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £302 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
48343 44497 46623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.69% 92.87% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30757 27460 26825
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1984 1944 2328
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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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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 -16 3 £500 +11.11% 3
South East - 1 £325 -
South West - 1 £438 -
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
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Senior Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (40.00%) C
3 4 (40.00%) C++
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) UNIX
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) Perl
4 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Puppet
5 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (20.00%) Time Management
5 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (20.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) Ansible
5 2 (20.00%) MySQL
5 2 (20.00%) Electronics
5 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) AIX
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
6 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (10.00%) B2B
6 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft

Senior Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) VLAN
2 1 (10.00%) NFC
2 1 (10.00%) NAS
2 1 (10.00%) LDAP
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) FTP
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (10.00%) CouchDB
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) HBase
2 1 (10.00%) Voldemort
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) GCC
1 1 (10.00%) GDB
1 1 (10.00%) Automake
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (10.00%) Military
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) JSON
1 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (10.00%) DTV
2 1 (10.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (10.00%) Handset
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) AIX
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) HPUX
4 1 (10.00%) Solaris
4 1 (10.00%) Debian
4 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Android
4 1 (10.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) Time Management
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) Build Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) B2B
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C
1 4 (40.00%) C++
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) Perl
2 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (10.00%) Postfix
1 1 (10.00%) XenApp
1 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
1 1 (10.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Puppet
2 2 (20.00%) Ansible
3 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (10.00%) WSUS
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Intel
3 1 (10.00%) Perforce
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) AppSense
3 1 (10.00%) Google