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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 582 607 591
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 42 29 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.085% 0.055% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.058% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 15 31
Median daily rate £550 £575 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +18.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+21.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
46932 50120 49138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.61% 95.00% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30956 32529 30550
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1540 1922 1988
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +10 27 £550 -4.34% 8
South West +14 5 £538 +26.47% 3
South East +16 4 £500 +25.00% 5
North West - 4 £423 -
Yorkshire +12 1 - -
West Midlands -31 1 £550 -
Senior Linux Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 68 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (57.35%) Puppet
3 29 (42.65%) DevOps
4 28 (41.18%) Python
4 28 (41.18%) Red Hat
5 23 (33.82%) CentOS
6 22 (32.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (32.35%) Configuration Management
7 19 (27.94%) VMware
7 19 (27.94%) Amazon AWS
8 17 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 17 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
8 17 (25.00%) Perl
9 15 (22.06%) Java
9 15 (22.06%) MySQL
9 15 (22.06%) Apache
9 15 (22.06%) HP
9 15 (22.06%) Ubuntu
9 15 (22.06%) Ansible
10 13 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (17.65%) LAMP
11 12 (17.65%) Solaris
11 12 (17.65%) ITIL
11 12 (17.65%) Docker
12 11 (16.18%) JIRA
12 11 (16.18%) Security Cleared
12 11 (16.18%) Unix
12 11 (16.18%) Tomcat
12 11 (16.18%) Cisco

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 15 (22.06%) Apache
2 11 (16.18%) Tomcat
3 10 (14.71%) OpenStack
4 3 (4.41%) Confluence
4 3 (4.41%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.94%) JBoss
6 1 (1.47%) CMS
6 1 (1.47%) IIS
6 1 (1.47%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (27.94%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (11.76%) GitHub
3 5 (7.35%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (7.35%) Amazon S3
4 4 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (4.41%) IaaS
6 2 (2.94%) PaaS
6 2 (2.94%) SaaS
6 2 (2.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (1.47%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.29%) DNS
1 7 (10.29%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.35%) Firewall
2 5 (7.35%) LDAP
2 5 (7.35%) VLAN
3 4 (5.88%) SAN
4 3 (4.41%) Internet
4 3 (4.41%) VPN
5 2 (2.94%) Kerberos
5 2 (2.94%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (1.47%) DHCP
6 1 (1.47%) DVB
6 1 (1.47%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.47%) HTTP
6 1 (1.47%) IMAP
6 1 (1.47%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.47%) MRTG
6 1 (1.47%) OpenVPN
6 1 (1.47%) SMTP
6 1 (1.47%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.06%) MySQL
2 5 (7.35%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (5.88%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.41%) Big Data
4 3 (4.41%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.47%) Redis
6 1 (1.47%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 17 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (16.18%) JIRA
3 10 (14.71%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.88%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.47%) Ant
5 1 (1.47%) GoCD
5 1 (1.47%) Gradle
5 1 (1.47%) Maven
5 1 (1.47%) Subversion
5 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (11.76%) Banking
2 7 (10.29%) Finance
3 6 (8.82%) Publishing
4 2 (2.94%) Retail
5 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.65%) LAMP
2 5 (7.35%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (5.88%) Web Services
4 2 (2.94%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (2.94%) CSS
4 2 (2.94%) ELK Stack
4 2 (2.94%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (2.94%) REST
4 2 (2.94%) XML
4 2 (2.94%) ZeroMQ
5 1 (1.47%) HTML
5 1 (1.47%) JSON
5 1 (1.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Data Centre
1 5 (7.35%) Wiki
2 4 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (4.41%) Clustering
3 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.41%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.94%) Blog
4 2 (2.94%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.94%) Derivative
4 2 (2.94%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.94%) PKI
5 1 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.47%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.47%) Interactive TV
5 1 (1.47%) New Media
5 1 (1.47%) Replication
5 1 (1.47%) STB
5 1 (1.47%) User Experience
5 1 (1.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (33.82%) CentOS
3 22 (32.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (22.06%) Ubuntu
5 12 (17.65%) Solaris
6 11 (16.18%) Unix
7 7 (10.29%) SUSE
8 5 (7.35%) Windows
9 3 (4.41%) Debian
9 3 (4.41%) Fedora
10 2 (2.94%) Windows Server
11 1 (1.47%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.65%) DevOps
2 22 (32.35%) Configuration Management
3 13 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (17.65%) ITIL
5 10 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (13.24%) High Availability
6 9 (13.24%) Low Latency
7 7 (10.29%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (7.35%) ITIL V3
8 5 (7.35%) Load Balancing
8 5 (7.35%) Open Source
9 4 (5.88%) Change Control
9 4 (5.88%) Patch Management
9 4 (5.88%) Service Management
9 4 (5.88%) Software Distribution
10 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (4.41%) Migration
10 3 (4.41%) Network Design
10 3 (4.41%) SDLC
10 3 (4.41%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 28 (41.18%) Python
2 17 (25.00%) Perl
3 15 (22.06%) Java
4 9 (13.24%) Ruby
5 8 (11.76%) Bash Shell
5 8 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.29%) PHP
6 7 (10.29%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.88%) C++
7 4 (5.88%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.41%) C
9 1 (1.47%) Go
9 1 (1.47%) Korn
9 1 (1.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (16.18%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.24%) RHCE
3 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.88%) Degree
5 3 (4.41%) RHCA
5 3 (4.41%) RHCSA
6 2 (2.94%) CCDA
6 2 (2.94%) CCIE
6 2 (2.94%) CCNA
6 2 (2.94%) CCNP
6 2 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.94%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 17 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (17.65%) Docker
3 9 (13.24%) vSphere
4 7 (10.29%) Samba
5 6 (8.82%) Active Directory
6 4 (5.88%) iptables
6 4 (5.88%) KVM
7 2 (2.94%) NFS
7 2 (2.94%) Xen
8 1 (1.47%) Ceph
8 1 (1.47%) Dovecot
8 1 (1.47%) LXC
8 1 (1.47%) Sendmail
8 1 (1.47%) Squid
8 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 39 (57.35%) Puppet
2 17 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (22.06%) Ansible
4 9 (13.24%) Terraform
5 6 (8.82%) Kubernetes
5 6 (8.82%) Nagios
6 5 (7.35%) NetBackup
7 4 (5.88%) HAProxy
7 4 (5.88%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (4.41%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (2.94%) OpenView
9 2 (2.94%) Packer
9 2 (2.94%) SELinux
10 1 (1.47%) Cacti
10 1 (1.47%) FreeIPA
10 1 (1.47%) Icinga
10 1 (1.47%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (1.47%) OSSEC
10 1 (1.47%) RANCID
10 1 (1.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (41.18%) Red Hat
2 19 (27.94%) VMware
3 15 (22.06%) HP
4 11 (16.18%) Cisco
5 10 (14.71%) Oracle
6 7 (10.29%) CheckPoint
6 7 (10.29%) Fortinet
6 7 (10.29%) IBM
7 6 (8.82%) Splunk
8 5 (7.35%) NetApp
9 4 (5.88%) Atlassian
9 4 (5.88%) SAP
10 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
10 3 (4.41%) New Relic
11 2 (2.94%) 3PAR
11 2 (2.94%) Brocade
11 2 (2.94%) Sun
11 2 (2.94%) Veritas
12 1 (1.47%) LANDesk
12 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds
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