The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Liverpool 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
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 35 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.27% 0.43% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 0.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £310 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.05% -
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 Liverpool 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
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
226 224 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 95.36% 96.55% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 157 111
Median daily rate £410 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.80% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £218 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 9
Median hourly rate £13.00 £27.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.72% +111.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £40.00 £19.00
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 Liverpool

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

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

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 Liverpool region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) NetApp
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) SUSE
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (100.00%) NAS
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) NAS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (100.00%) SUSE
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) NetApp
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) HP