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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
Rank 52 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.52% 0.21% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £363 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% +12.82%

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
364 463 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 95.54% 96.26% 96.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 264 236
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £242 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 55 64
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.12% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £63.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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
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 28 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Go
3 1 (25.00%) HAProxy
3 1 (25.00%) Ansible
3 1 (25.00%) Docker
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) STB
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Automotive

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%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
General
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Go
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat