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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
Rank 78 70 73
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 11 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.01% 1.45% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.51% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 7
Median daily rate £475 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £320 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £519 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £384 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.07% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £44.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% +4.76%

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
1058 1328 1075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 96.80% 96.30% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 920 742
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 35
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.50 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

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
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 26 February 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 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) Python
3 7 (38.89%) Windows
4 6 (33.33%) Unix
4 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (33.33%) DevOps
5 5 (27.78%) Puppet
5 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (27.78%) Android
5 5 (27.78%) Java
5 5 (27.78%) C
5 5 (27.78%) C++
5 5 (27.78%) VMware
5 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
5 5 (27.78%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (22.22%) Ruby
6 4 (22.22%) NetBackup
6 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 4 (22.22%) Project Management
6 4 (22.22%) Symantec
6 4 (22.22%) NetApp
6 4 (22.22%) Citrix
6 4 (22.22%) Cisco
6 4 (22.22%) Hadoop
6 4 (22.22%) Change Control
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
7 3 (16.67%) Open Source

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 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) CloudStack
1 1 (5.56%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Android Studio
1 3 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 3 (16.67%) JIRA
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) Unix
4 5 (27.78%) Android
4 5 (27.78%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 2 (11.11%) Ubuntu
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.56%) CentOS
7 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) DevOps
2 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Change Control
3 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) Open Source
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.11%) Kanban
5 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.11%) OO
5 2 (11.11%) SDLC
6 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) High Availability
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL
6 1 (5.56%) Microservices
6 1 (5.56%) Network Design
6 1 (5.56%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Python
2 5 (27.78%) C
2 5 (27.78%) C++
2 5 (27.78%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) Ruby
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Docker
2 1 (5.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Puppet
2 4 (22.22%) NetBackup
3 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco
3 4 (22.22%) Citrix
3 4 (22.22%) NetApp
3 4 (22.22%) Symantec
4 2 (11.11%) Cloudera
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle
5 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.56%) Splunk