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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 589 582 554
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 6 3 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.011% 0.006% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.006% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 15
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£425 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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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
49196 47158 45233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.84% 92.18% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 32037 29170 27517
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1828 1869 1981
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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
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 3 September 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
South West - 4 £425 - 1
East Midlands -13 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
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Senior Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) Solaris
2 11 (57.89%) Perl
2 11 (57.89%) Oracle
3 10 (52.63%) TCP/IP
3 10 (52.63%) Sun
3 10 (52.63%) Red Hat
3 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
3 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
4 9 (47.37%) DV Cleared
4 9 (47.37%) Samba
4 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
4 9 (47.37%) RHCE
5 8 (42.11%) Windows
6 7 (36.84%) Cisco
7 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
7 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (26.32%) CentOS
8 5 (26.32%) Finance
8 5 (26.32%) Apache
8 5 (26.32%) MySQL
9 4 (21.05%) Java
9 4 (21.05%) Tomcat
9 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
9 4 (21.05%) VMware
9 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
9 4 (21.05%) Puppet
10 3 (15.79%) iSCSI

Senior Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 (26.32%) Apache
2 4 (21.05%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.26%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.79%) SAN
2 3 (15.79%) iSCSI
3 2 (10.53%) DNS
4 1 (5.26%) LDAP
4 1 (5.26%) DHCP
4 1 (5.26%) OpenVPN
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) MySQL
2 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
2 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.53%) Maven
General
1 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
3 3 (15.79%) Marketing
3 3 (15.79%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) DTV
1 3 (15.79%) Wiki
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) Solaris
3 8 (42.11%) Windows
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (26.32%) CentOS
6 2 (10.53%) UNIX
6 2 (10.53%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (5.26%) Fedora
7 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
2 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
2 3 (15.79%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.79%) DevOps
3 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.26%) Kanban
4 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Network Design
4 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Perl
2 4 (21.05%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
3 3 (15.79%) Ruby
4 2 (10.53%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
1 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 9 (47.37%) RHCE
2 9 (47.37%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
1 9 (47.37%) Samba
2 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Puppet
2 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Oracle
2 10 (52.63%) Sun
2 10 (52.63%) Red Hat
3 7 (36.84%) Cisco
4 4 (21.05%) VMware
5 3 (15.79%) SAP
6 2 (10.53%) Veritas
7 1 (5.26%) Dell
7 1 (5.26%) Citrix
7 1 (5.26%) Juniper