The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 56 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 1 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.20% - 2.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% - 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -12.25%
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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 Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
484 278 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 94.72% 96.19% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 131 159
Average daily rate £400 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £200 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £450 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 39 45
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.25 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -50.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.20 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £30.50 £53.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux Engineer in the job title across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Linux Engineer
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region that cited 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 Linux Engineer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region that cited 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 Linux Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware