The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Lancashire 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 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 41 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.31% - 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% - 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £33.75 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -32.50%
Linux Engineer
North 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 Lancashire 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
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
312 421 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 95.71% 92.94% 90.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 299 196
Median daily rate £373 £440 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.34% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £270 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 36 33
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.52 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.87% +38.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £15.00 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £58.74 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Linux Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Linux Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Linux Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston - 1 - -
Linux Engineer
North West

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 Lancashire region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) YAML
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (100.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) YAML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat