The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Essex region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 48 49 61
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.47% 0.97% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 1.00% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £483 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.55% +1.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.16% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £32.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+26.92% -35.00%
Linux Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
416 500 436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 97.88% 96.71% 92.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 266 224
Median daily rate £325 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 74 61
Median hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +81.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Essex region that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Essex region.

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Linux Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Essex region.

Linux Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 Essex region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (25.00%) KVM
3 1 (25.00%) Docker
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (25.00%) Compliance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Nagios
3 1 (25.00%) Debian
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) RHCE
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Debian
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Compliance Management
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) High Availability
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
1 1 (25.00%) KVM
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle