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 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 573 579 568
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 35 36 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.074% 0.072% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.076% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 33 57
Median daily rate £488 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.27% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £335 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £600 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £375 £750
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £75.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
44543 47526 48148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.60% 94.94% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 29385 30731 30952
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1536 1872 2020
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

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 6 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Linux Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -7 20 £501 -12.86% 7
South West +13 7 £506 +1.25% 2
East of England +11 3 £513 +36.66% 1
South East +10 2 £475 +15.15% 7
North West - 2 £415 - 3
West Midlands -27 1 £550 +69.23%
Senior Linux Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 72 (100.00%) Linux
2 47 (65.28%) Puppet
3 37 (51.39%) DevOps
4 34 (47.22%) Python
5 33 (45.83%) Red Hat
6 24 (33.33%) VMware
7 21 (29.17%) Jenkins
7 21 (29.17%) Apache
8 20 (27.78%) MySQL
8 20 (27.78%) LAMP
8 20 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
9 19 (26.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (26.39%) Configuration Management
10 18 (25.00%) CentOS
10 18 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
11 17 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (23.61%) ITIL
12 16 (22.22%) Ruby
13 15 (20.83%) Java
13 15 (20.83%) Nagios
13 15 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (20.83%) Bash Shell
14 14 (19.44%) Security Cleared
14 14 (19.44%) Ansible
14 14 (19.44%) Tomcat
15 13 (18.06%) Perl
15 13 (18.06%) PostgreSQL
16 12 (16.67%) Ubuntu
16 12 (16.67%) Cisco
16 12 (16.67%) HP

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 21 (29.17%) Apache
2 14 (19.44%) Tomcat
3 10 (13.89%) OpenStack
4 4 (5.56%) Confluence
5 2 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.78%) nginx
6 1 (1.39%) IIS
6 1 (1.39%) JBoss
6 1 (1.39%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (12.50%) GitHub
3 5 (6.94%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (6.94%) Amazon S3
3 5 (6.94%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.78%) IaaS
4 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.78%) PaaS
4 2 (2.78%) SaaS
5 1 (1.39%) Joyent
5 1 (1.39%) Trello
5 1 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.28%) SAN
2 9 (12.50%) DNS
3 5 (6.94%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.56%) Firewall
4 4 (5.56%) Internet
4 4 (5.56%) LDAP
5 3 (4.17%) DHCP
5 3 (4.17%) HTTP
5 3 (4.17%) VLAN
5 3 (4.17%) VPN
6 2 (2.78%) Kerberos
6 2 (2.78%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (1.39%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.39%) IMAP
7 1 (1.39%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.39%) MRTG
7 1 (1.39%) OpenVPN
7 1 (1.39%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (27.78%) MySQL
2 13 (18.06%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (9.72%) NoSQL
3 7 (9.72%) Redis
4 4 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (5.56%) Hadoop
4 4 (5.56%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.17%) Big Data
6 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 21 (29.17%) Jenkins
2 11 (15.28%) Git (software)
3 9 (12.50%) JIRA
4 7 (9.72%) GitLab
5 4 (5.56%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.39%) GoCD
General
1 7 (9.72%) Banking
1 7 (9.72%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Publishing
3 1 (1.39%) Dutch Language
3 1 (1.39%) Retail
3 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.78%) LAMP
2 11 (15.28%) LAPP Stack
3 7 (9.72%) ELK Stack
3 7 (9.72%) Memcached
4 4 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (2.78%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (2.78%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (2.78%) REST
5 2 (2.78%) Web Services
5 2 (2.78%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.17%) Clustering
3 3 (4.17%) Wiki
4 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.78%) Derivative
4 2 (2.78%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.78%) PKI
4 2 (2.78%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.39%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.39%) Replication
5 1 (1.39%) User Experience
5 1 (1.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 72 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (26.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (25.00%) CentOS
4 12 (16.67%) Ubuntu
5 9 (12.50%) Unix
6 8 (11.11%) Solaris
7 5 (6.94%) SUSE
8 4 (5.56%) Windows
9 2 (2.78%) Debian
10 1 (1.39%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (51.39%) DevOps
2 19 (26.39%) Configuration Management
3 17 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (23.61%) ITIL
4 10 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (12.50%) Low Latency
6 7 (9.72%) High Availability
7 6 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (8.33%) ITIL V3
7 6 (8.33%) Load Balancing
7 6 (8.33%) Open Source
8 5 (6.94%) Change Control
9 4 (5.56%) Automated Testing
9 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (5.56%) SDLC
9 4 (5.56%) Service Management
10 2 (2.78%) Asset Management
10 2 (2.78%) Change Management
10 2 (2.78%) Incident Management
10 2 (2.78%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 34 (47.22%) Python
2 16 (22.22%) Ruby
3 15 (20.83%) Bash Shell
3 15 (20.83%) Java
4 13 (18.06%) Perl
5 9 (12.50%) PHP
6 7 (9.72%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.56%) C
7 4 (5.56%) C++
7 4 (5.56%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.39%) Korn
8 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.28%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.72%) RHCE
4 4 (5.56%) Degree
5 3 (4.17%) RHCA
5 3 (4.17%) RHCSA
6 2 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.78%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) QA
System Software
1 15 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (15.28%) Docker
3 7 (9.72%) GlusterFS
3 7 (9.72%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (6.94%) iptables
4 5 (6.94%) Samba
4 5 (6.94%) vSphere
5 4 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (4.17%) Active Directory
7 2 (2.78%) FreeRADIUS
7 2 (2.78%) KVM
7 2 (2.78%) NFS
7 2 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.39%) Ceph
8 1 (1.39%) Dovecot
8 1 (1.39%) Sendmail
8 1 (1.39%) Squid
8 1 (1.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 47 (65.28%) Puppet
2 18 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (20.83%) Nagios
4 14 (19.44%) Ansible
5 12 (16.67%) HAProxy
6 7 (9.72%) Cobbler
6 7 (9.72%) Linux-HA
6 7 (9.72%) Zenoss
7 6 (8.33%) Kubernetes
7 6 (8.33%) Terraform
8 5 (6.94%) NetBackup
9 4 (5.56%) Red Hat Satellite
10 3 (4.17%) ITRS Geneos
11 2 (2.78%) Cacti
11 2 (2.78%) OpenView
11 2 (2.78%) SELinux
12 1 (1.39%) CFEngine
12 1 (1.39%) logstash
12 1 (1.39%) Netcool
12 1 (1.39%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 33 (45.83%) Red Hat
2 24 (33.33%) VMware
3 12 (16.67%) Cisco
3 12 (16.67%) HP
4 8 (11.11%) EMC
5 7 (9.72%) CheckPoint
5 7 (9.72%) Fortinet
5 7 (9.72%) IBM
5 7 (9.72%) Oracle
6 5 (6.94%) Atlassian
7 4 (5.56%) SAP
7 4 (5.56%) Splunk
8 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.17%) NetApp
9 2 (2.78%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.78%) Brocade
9 2 (2.78%) Remedy
9 2 (2.78%) Sun
9 2 (2.78%) Veritas
10 1 (1.39%) Cloudera