The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 559 531 560
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 5 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.037% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.039% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 2
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£400 £563 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +64.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £358 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45686 43047 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.53% 92.64% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28284 25787 27971
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1846 1994 2539
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.27 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Senior Linux Engineer
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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 July 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 July 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 -7 3 £463 -17.77% 10
East Midlands - 1 £400 -
South East - 1 - - 1
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 2
North West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
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Senior Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (73.33%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) DNS
3 6 (40.00%) DevOps
4 5 (33.33%) Web Services
4 5 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 4 (26.67%) C
5 4 (26.67%) C++
5 4 (26.67%) Perl
5 4 (26.67%) Apache
5 4 (26.67%) Security Management
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) Opsview
5 4 (26.67%) Node.js
5 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (26.67%) nginx
5 4 (26.67%) Puppet
5 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (26.67%) OpenStack
6 3 (20.00%) Degree
6 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (20.00%) Middleware
7 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
7 2 (13.33%) Firewall
7 2 (13.33%) Control-M
7 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
7 2 (13.33%) SAN

Senior Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 5 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 4 (26.67%) Apache
2 4 (26.67%) Node.js
2 4 (26.67%) nginx
2 4 (26.67%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) LDAP
2 2 (13.33%) VPN
2 2 (13.33%) NFC
2 2 (13.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Automake
2 1 (6.67%) GCC
2 1 (6.67%) GDB
General
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
1 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
1 2 (13.33%) Electronics
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) Middleware
3 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 2 (13.33%) XML
3 2 (13.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Handset
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (6.67%) Open Source
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (6.67%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (13.33%) UNIX
3 2 (13.33%) Solaris
3 2 (13.33%) Ubuntu
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Debian
4 1 (6.67%) Android
4 1 (6.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) DevOps
2 4 (26.67%) Security Management
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) UML
4 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (13.33%) System Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Build Automation
4 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.67%) High Availability
5 1 (6.67%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) C
2 4 (26.67%) C++
2 4 (26.67%) Perl
3 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Xen
1 1 (6.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Opsview
1 4 (26.67%) Puppet
2 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (13.33%) Control-M
4 1 (6.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Perforce
3 1 (6.67%) Google
3 1 (6.67%) Intel