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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 92 87 67
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 21 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.45% 1.05% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.10% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 5
Median daily rate £565 £425 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.94% +37.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £413 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £460 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £394 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -5.88%
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
1396 1542 990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 96.21% 95.07% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 965 1099 694
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 42 20
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £170.00 £22.50 £16.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 20 (66.67%) DevOps
3 19 (63.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (46.67%) Puppet
5 13 (43.33%) Open Source
6 12 (40.00%) PaaS
7 11 (36.67%) VMware
8 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 10 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (30.00%) Ansible
9 9 (30.00%) BPSS Clearance
9 9 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (30.00%) Windows
10 8 (26.67%) Ubuntu
10 8 (26.67%) Disclosure Scotland
10 8 (26.67%) OpenStack
11 7 (23.33%) Public Cloud
11 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Cloud
11 7 (23.33%) CentOS
11 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
11 7 (23.33%) Fedora
12 6 (20.00%) Python
12 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
12 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (20.00%) Bash Shell
12 6 (20.00%) Salt
13 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (16.67%) SaaS

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 8 (26.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.33%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) JBoss
2 1 (3.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 12 (40.00%) PaaS
2 9 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (16.67%) SaaS
4 3 (10.00%) IaaS
5 2 (6.67%) Office 365
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (3.33%) FWSM
2 1 (3.33%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) SSL
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Informix
1 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) DB2
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
1 2 (6.67%) Games
1 2 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Web Services
2 2 (6.67%) Web Services Management
3 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Cloud
1 7 (23.33%) Public Cloud
2 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.33%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (63.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (30.00%) Windows
4 8 (26.67%) Ubuntu
5 7 (23.33%) CentOS
5 7 (23.33%) Fedora
6 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.33%) Solaris
8 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) DevOps
2 13 (43.33%) Open Source
3 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
4 4 (13.33%) ITIL
5 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (10.00%) Migration
5 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.67%) High Availability
6 2 (6.67%) Resource Management
6 2 (6.67%) SFIA
6 2 (6.67%) Web Operations
7 1 (3.33%) Data Management
7 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.33%) Operations Management
7 1 (3.33%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 6 (20.00%) Python
2 5 (16.67%) Perl
3 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.00%) C++
4 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (10.00%) Ruby
5 1 (3.33%) Java
5 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (30.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) CCNP
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.33%) Docker
3 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.33%) vCloud
4 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (46.67%) Puppet
2 10 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (30.00%) Ansible
4 6 (20.00%) Salt
5 3 (10.00%) Mesos
6 2 (6.67%) Marathon
6 2 (6.67%) SCCM
7 1 (3.33%) collectd
7 1 (3.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 11 (36.67%) VMware
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco
3 3 (10.00%) F5
3 3 (10.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (3.33%) 3PAR
4 1 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.33%) Sybase
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