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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
Rank 81 67 63
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 5 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.45% 1.54% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 1.63% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 13
Median daily rate £500 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £320 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £474 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.40 £42.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.84% +47.36%

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
1063 1353 1051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.25% 94.95% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 910 746
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 36 27
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.46 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017, 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 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) Red Hat
2 9 (56.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (50.00%) DevOps
4 7 (43.75%) Puppet
4 7 (43.75%) Python
5 6 (37.50%) Windows
5 6 (37.50%) Java
6 5 (31.25%) VMware
6 5 (31.25%) Ansible
6 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
6 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
7 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (18.75%) C
8 3 (18.75%) C++
8 3 (18.75%) Unix
8 3 (18.75%) PHP
8 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (18.75%) Ruby
8 3 (18.75%) Ubuntu
8 3 (18.75%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (18.75%) Scrum
8 3 (18.75%) Android
8 3 (18.75%) Docker
8 3 (18.75%) Hudson
8 3 (18.75%) Data Centre

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 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) CloudStack
1 1 (6.25%) nginx
1 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) PaaS
3 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (18.75%) Hudson
4 1 (6.25%) Android Studio
4 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
4 1 (6.25%) JIRA
4 1 (6.25%) Vagrant
4 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
5 3 (18.75%) Android
5 3 (18.75%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (18.75%) Ubuntu
5 3 (18.75%) Unix
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (12.50%) CentOS
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (6.25%) Fedora
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) DevOps
2 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Change Control
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Kanban
4 2 (12.50%) Open Source
4 2 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) Microservices
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Python
2 6 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) C
3 3 (18.75%) C++
3 3 (18.75%) PHP
3 3 (18.75%) Ruby
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded C
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
5 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Docker
2 1 (6.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Puppet
2 5 (31.25%) Ansible
2 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (12.50%) NetBackup
4 1 (6.25%) Marathon
4 1 (6.25%) Mesos
4 1 (6.25%) Salt
4 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Red Hat
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 2 (12.50%) Cloudera
3 2 (12.50%) NetApp
3 2 (12.50%) Symantec
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Splunk