The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 75 70 76
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 20 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.35% 1.23% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.31% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 5
Average daily rate £414 £363 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.13% +13.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £37.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -4.51%
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
1407 1070 945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 94.68% 93.94% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 960 761 570
Average daily rate £385 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 29 25
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.34 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.60% -1.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.84 £9.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.00 £19.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

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 11 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (60.71%) Red Hat
2 17 (60.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (53.57%) Puppet
4 14 (50.00%) VMware
5 13 (46.43%) Bash Shell
6 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (42.86%) DevOps
7 11 (39.29%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (32.14%) Cisco
8 9 (32.14%) Perl
8 9 (32.14%) Python
9 8 (28.57%) Configuration Management
10 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
10 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
10 5 (17.86%) MySQL
10 5 (17.86%) Windows
10 5 (17.86%) BMC
10 5 (17.86%) BMC PATROL
10 5 (17.86%) Shell Script
11 4 (14.29%) SAN
11 4 (14.29%) HP
11 4 (14.29%) Java
11 4 (14.29%) Unix
11 4 (14.29%) Ruby
11 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (14.29%) Symantec
11 4 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (14.29%) Games
11 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) Apache
1 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.57%) GitHub
2 1 (3.57%) Google App Engine
2 1 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.57%) IaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) PaaS
2 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) SAN
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (7.14%) FWSM
2 2 (7.14%) NAS
3 1 (3.57%) HTTP
3 1 (3.57%) SSL
3 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) MySQL
2 3 (10.71%) CouchDB
2 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.14%) Informix
3 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) JUnit
2 1 (3.57%) Maven
2 1 (3.57%) MSI
2 1 (3.57%) Selenium
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
2 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (14.29%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Kafka
1 3 (10.71%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (3.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (60.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (17.86%) Windows
4 4 (14.29%) CentOS
4 4 (14.29%) Unix
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.57%) SUSE
6 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) DevOps
2 8 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
4 3 (10.71%) High Availability
4 3 (10.71%) Microservices
4 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (7.14%) DSDM
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) RUP
5 2 (7.14%) Scrum
5 2 (7.14%) Web Operations
6 1 (3.57%) Code Coverage
6 1 (3.57%) Information Security
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL
6 1 (3.57%) Load Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Refactoring
6 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) Bash Shell
2 9 (32.14%) Perl
2 9 (32.14%) Python
3 5 (17.86%) Shell Script
4 4 (14.29%) Java
4 4 (14.29%) Ruby
5 2 (7.14%) PHP
5 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
1 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) CCNP
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.71%) Docker
3 2 (7.14%) KVM
3 2 (7.14%) vCloud
3 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
3 2 (7.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (53.57%) Puppet
2 11 (39.29%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (17.86%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (14.29%) Graphite
4 4 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (10.71%) Cobbler
5 3 (10.71%) Salt
6 2 (7.14%) Ansible
6 2 (7.14%) Tivoli
7 1 (3.57%) Cacti
7 1 (3.57%) Nagios
7 1 (3.57%) Opsview
7 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (3.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Red Hat
2 14 (50.00%) VMware
3 9 (32.14%) Cisco
4 5 (17.86%) BMC
5 4 (14.29%) HP
5 4 (14.29%) Symantec
6 3 (10.71%) Splunk
7 2 (7.14%) F5
8 1 (3.57%) Google
8 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
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