The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 90 86 83
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 14 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.91% 1.28% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 1.35% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 5
Median daily rate £475 £225 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+111.11% -27.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £597 £425 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +6.66%
Linux Engineer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1482 1336 1173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.92% 94.89% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1043 935 810
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 35 33
Median hourly rate £11.00 £13.60 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.08% -15.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £28.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Linux Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Linux Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Leeds region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (63.64%) DevOps
3 20 (60.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (57.58%) Red Hat
5 16 (48.48%) Puppet
6 14 (42.42%) VMware
7 11 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (30.30%) Python
8 10 (30.30%) Cisco
9 9 (27.27%) Bash Shell
10 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
11 7 (21.21%) CentOS
11 7 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (21.21%) Open Source
11 7 (21.21%) Ansible
11 7 (21.21%) Docker
11 7 (21.21%) Ruby
11 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
12 6 (18.18%) PaaS
12 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
13 5 (15.15%) Salt
13 5 (15.15%) BMC
13 5 (15.15%) BMC PATROL
13 5 (15.15%) Unix
13 5 (15.15%) Windows
13 5 (15.15%) Java
14 4 (12.12%) Perl
14 4 (12.12%) MySQL

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 4 (12.12%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) JBoss
2 1 (3.03%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (18.18%) PaaS
3 3 (9.09%) SaaS
4 1 (3.03%) GitHub
4 1 (3.03%) IaaS
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Firewall
1 3 (9.09%) SAN
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (6.06%) FWSM
3 1 (3.03%) HTTP
3 1 (3.03%) NAS
3 1 (3.03%) SSL
3 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) MySQL
2 3 (9.09%) CouchDB
2 3 (9.09%) Informix
2 3 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) DB2
3 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.03%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (9.09%) Games
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Dropwizard
1 3 (9.09%) Kafka
1 3 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (6.06%) Web Services
2 2 (6.06%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Cloud
1 3 (9.09%) Public Cloud
2 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (6.06%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.03%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (60.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (21.21%) CentOS
4 5 (15.15%) Unix
4 5 (15.15%) Windows
5 4 (12.12%) Ubuntu
6 3 (9.09%) Fedora
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
8 1 (3.03%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) DevOps
2 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.21%) Open Source
3 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (12.12%) High Availability
5 3 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (9.09%) Microservices
5 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.06%) DSDM
6 2 (6.06%) ITIL
6 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.06%) Project Management
6 2 (6.06%) Resource Management
6 2 (6.06%) RUP
6 2 (6.06%) Scrum
6 2 (6.06%) SFIA
7 1 (3.03%) Application Virtualisation
7 1 (3.03%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) Python
2 9 (27.27%) Bash Shell
3 7 (21.21%) Ruby
4 5 (15.15%) Java
5 4 (12.12%) Perl
6 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
7 2 (6.06%) C++
7 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (6.06%) CCNP
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (21.21%) Docker
3 2 (6.06%) vCloud
3 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.03%) KVM
4 1 (3.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (48.48%) Puppet
2 11 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (21.21%) Ansible
4 5 (15.15%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (15.15%) Salt
5 4 (12.12%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (9.09%) Cobbler
6 3 (9.09%) Graphite
6 3 (9.09%) Mesos
7 2 (6.06%) Tivoli
8 1 (3.03%) collectd
8 1 (3.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Red Hat
2 14 (42.42%) VMware
3 10 (30.30%) Cisco
4 5 (15.15%) BMC
5 4 (12.12%) HP
5 4 (12.12%) Symantec
6 3 (9.09%) Splunk
7 1 (3.03%) F5
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle
7 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.03%) Sybase