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 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 593 622 571
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -51
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 36 24 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.045% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.048% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 10 18
Median daily rate £550 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £399 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £465 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
46883 50243 48342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.74% 94.97% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 30886 32538 29753
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1439 1894 1939
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 August 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 27 August 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 +27 22 £571 +26.94% 9
South East +10 8 £450 +12.50% 4
South West +6 4 - - 1
North West - 2 £425 -
Senior Linux Engineer
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Senior Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 74 (100.00%) Linux
2 44 (59.46%) Puppet
3 36 (48.65%) DevOps
4 33 (44.59%) Configuration Management
5 29 (39.19%) Red Hat
6 28 (37.84%) Python
6 28 (37.84%) CentOS
7 26 (35.14%) Perl
8 24 (32.43%) Opscode Chef
9 21 (28.38%) Jenkins
9 21 (28.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (28.38%) Java
9 21 (28.38%) VMware
10 20 (27.03%) MySQL
10 20 (27.03%) Apache
10 20 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (25.68%) Ansible
12 18 (24.32%) Amazon AWS
13 17 (22.97%) Security Cleared
13 17 (22.97%) Tomcat
14 16 (21.62%) Solaris
14 16 (21.62%) LAMP
14 16 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (20.27%) HP
16 14 (18.92%) RHCE
16 14 (18.92%) Oracle
17 13 (17.57%) Ruby
17 13 (17.57%) Continuous Integration
17 13 (17.57%) Git (software)
17 13 (17.57%) Docker

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 20 (27.03%) Apache
2 17 (22.97%) Tomcat
3 13 (17.57%) OpenStack
4 8 (10.81%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.70%) JBoss
6 1 (1.35%) CMS
6 1 (1.35%) Confluence
6 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (24.32%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.46%) IaaS
3 6 (8.11%) Amazon S3
3 6 (8.11%) GitHub
4 5 (6.76%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.70%) PaaS
6 2 (2.70%) SaaS
6 2 (2.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (1.35%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.35%) Route 53
7 1 (1.35%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.22%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.11%) DNS
2 6 (8.11%) SAN
3 5 (6.76%) Firewall
3 5 (6.76%) LDAP
3 5 (6.76%) VLAN
4 3 (4.05%) VPN
5 2 (2.70%) Internet
5 2 (2.70%) Kerberos
5 2 (2.70%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (1.35%) DVB
6 1 (1.35%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.35%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.35%) Multicast
6 1 (1.35%) NAS
6 1 (1.35%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.35%) OpenVPN
6 1 (1.35%) SNMP
6 1 (1.35%) tcpdump
6 1 (1.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (27.03%) MySQL
2 7 (9.46%) Big Data
2 7 (9.46%) Hadoop
3 5 (6.76%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.41%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.70%) Redis
5 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.35%) MarkLogic
6 1 (1.35%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.35%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 21 (28.38%) Jenkins
2 13 (17.57%) Git (software)
3 12 (16.22%) JIRA
4 10 (13.51%) Ant
5 9 (12.16%) Gradle
5 9 (12.16%) Maven
6 4 (5.41%) Bitbucket
7 3 (4.05%) Subversion
8 1 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.35%) GCC
8 1 (1.35%) GitLab
8 1 (1.35%) GoCD
8 1 (1.35%) Selenium
8 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.35%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (12.16%) Banking
2 8 (10.81%) Finance
3 6 (8.11%) Publishing
4 2 (2.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.62%) LAMP
2 3 (4.05%) ELK Stack
2 3 (4.05%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (2.70%) CSS
3 2 (2.70%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (2.70%) Web Services
3 2 (2.70%) XML
4 1 (1.35%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.35%) HTML
4 1 (1.35%) JSON
4 1 (1.35%) Middleware
4 1 (1.35%) Node.js
4 1 (1.35%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) Wiki
2 7 (9.46%) Private Cloud
3 4 (5.41%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.05%) Clustering
4 3 (4.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.70%) Blog
5 2 (2.70%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.70%) Derivative
5 2 (2.70%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.70%) PKI
6 1 (1.35%) CMDB
6 1 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.35%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.35%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.35%) Interactive TV
6 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.35%) New Media
6 1 (1.35%) Social Media
6 1 (1.35%) STB
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (37.84%) CentOS
3 21 (28.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (21.62%) Solaris
5 12 (16.22%) Unix
6 10 (13.51%) Ubuntu
7 8 (10.81%) Windows
8 7 (9.46%) Fedora
9 5 (6.76%) Windows Server
10 4 (5.41%) SUSE
10 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.35%) AIX
11 1 (1.35%) Debian
11 1 (1.35%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (48.65%) DevOps
2 33 (44.59%) Configuration Management
3 16 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (17.57%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (13.51%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (10.81%) High Availability
6 8 (10.81%) ITIL
6 8 (10.81%) Low Latency
7 6 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.76%) Continuous Deployment
8 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (6.76%) Open Source
8 5 (6.76%) Software Delivery
9 4 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (5.41%) Load Balancing
9 4 (5.41%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.41%) Patch Management
9 4 (5.41%) Security Patching
9 4 (5.41%) Software Distribution
9 4 (5.41%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 28 (37.84%) Python
2 26 (35.14%) Perl
3 21 (28.38%) Java
4 13 (17.57%) Ruby
5 8 (10.81%) JavaScript
5 8 (10.81%) PHP
5 8 (10.81%) Shell Script
6 6 (8.11%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.41%) C++
7 4 (5.41%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.70%) C
9 1 (1.35%) Go
Qualifications
1 17 (22.97%) Security Cleared
2 14 (18.92%) RHCE
3 8 (10.81%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.05%) CCNA
4 3 (4.05%) CCNP
4 3 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.05%) Degree
4 3 (4.05%) RHCA
5 2 (2.70%) CCDA
5 2 (2.70%) CCIE
5 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.70%) RHCT
6 1 (1.35%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 20 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (17.57%) Docker
3 12 (16.22%) Active Directory
3 12 (16.22%) Samba
3 12 (16.22%) vSphere
4 7 (9.46%) KVM
5 5 (6.76%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (5.41%) VMware ESX
7 3 (4.05%) NFS
8 2 (2.70%) iptables
8 2 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.70%) Xen
9 1 (1.35%) LXC
9 1 (1.35%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 44 (59.46%) Puppet
2 24 (32.43%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (25.68%) Ansible
4 10 (13.51%) Terraform
5 8 (10.81%) Kubernetes
5 8 (10.81%) Nagios
5 8 (10.81%) Packer
6 4 (5.41%) FreeIPA
6 4 (5.41%) Icinga
6 4 (5.41%) NetBackup
6 4 (5.41%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (5.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 3 (4.05%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (2.70%) HAProxy
8 2 (2.70%) OpenView
8 2 (2.70%) SELinux
9 1 (1.35%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (1.35%) Graphite
9 1 (1.35%) Kibana
9 1 (1.35%) logstash
Vendors
1 29 (39.19%) Red Hat
2 21 (28.38%) VMware
3 15 (20.27%) HP
4 14 (18.92%) Oracle
5 11 (14.86%) Splunk
6 9 (12.16%) Cisco
6 9 (12.16%) NetApp
7 7 (9.46%) IBM
8 6 (8.11%) CheckPoint
8 6 (8.11%) Fortinet
9 4 (5.41%) Akamai
10 3 (4.05%) 3PAR
10 3 (4.05%) Microsoft
10 3 (4.05%) New Relic
10 3 (4.05%) Veritas
11 2 (2.70%) Atlassian
11 2 (2.70%) Brocade
11 2 (2.70%) Citrix
11 2 (2.70%) EMC
11 2 (2.70%) Sun
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