The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Gloucestershire region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 51 49 57
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 2 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.45% 1.20% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 1.24% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +47.36%
Linux Engineer
South West

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
411 483 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 91.74% 96.41% 96.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 272 260
Median daily rate £390 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 21 43
Median hourly rate £19.50 £42.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.57% +110.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £56.53 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Linux Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Smartcard
2 1 (50.00%) TOWER Software
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) yum
2 1 (50.00%) Renesas
2 1 (50.00%) Kernel Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) RS-485

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) RS-485
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Kernel Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) yum
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Renesas
1 1 (50.00%) TOWER Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware