The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 343 340 337
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 71 80 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.34% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.36% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 43 72
Average daily rate
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£425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £545 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.19% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-42.00% +11.11%
Linux Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21719 21935 22426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.23% 92.88% 92.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 15259 15046 15274
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 353 402 471
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Linux Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux Engineer across the London region.

Linux Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Linux Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Linux Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Linux Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +12 19 £375 +6.38% 8
Chessington -4 1 - -
Feltham - 1 - -
Isleworth - 1 £375 - 1
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 139 (100.00%) Linux
2 70 (50.36%) Red Hat
3 58 (41.73%) Puppet
4 55 (39.57%) Python
5 53 (38.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 53 (38.13%) DevOps
6 41 (29.50%) Perl
6 41 (29.50%) VMware
7 32 (23.02%) UNIX
7 32 (23.02%) Windows
8 30 (21.58%) Opscode Chef
9 28 (20.14%) Amazon AWS
10 27 (19.42%) Bash Shell
10 27 (19.42%) Apache
10 27 (19.42%) Configuration Management
11 23 (16.55%) MySQL
12 22 (15.83%) Finance
13 20 (14.39%) PHP
13 20 (14.39%) CentOS
13 20 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (14.39%) Ruby
13 20 (14.39%) Jenkins
14 19 (13.67%) Java
15 18 (12.95%) SQL
15 18 (12.95%) Oracle
15 18 (12.95%) Tomcat
15 18 (12.95%) Microsoft
16 17 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (12.23%) HP
16 17 (12.23%) C++

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 27 (19.42%) Apache
2 18 (12.95%) Tomcat
3 8 (5.76%) OpenStack
4 6 (4.32%) IIS
5 5 (3.60%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.16%) JBoss
6 3 (2.16%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.44%) WordPress
7 2 (1.44%) nginx
7 2 (1.44%) Liferay
7 2 (1.44%) Confluence
7 2 (1.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.72%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.72%) Node.js
8 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.72%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) Maya
Business Applications
1 4 (2.88%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.44%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.72%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 1 (0.72%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 28 (20.14%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.88%) IaaS
4 3 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.44%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.72%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.63%) Firewall
2 11 (7.91%) SAN
2 11 (7.91%) TCP/IP
2 11 (7.91%) DNS
3 9 (6.47%) HTTP
4 8 (5.76%) SSL
5 6 (4.32%) LDAP
5 6 (4.32%) DHCP
6 5 (3.60%) LAN
6 5 (3.60%) WAN
6 5 (3.60%) IPv4
7 3 (2.16%) Internet
7 3 (2.16%) NAS
7 3 (2.16%) Multicast
8 2 (1.44%) Network Security
9 1 (0.72%) Telepresence
9 1 (0.72%) FCoE
9 1 (0.72%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.72%) DMZ
9 1 (0.72%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.55%) MySQL
2 12 (8.63%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.88%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.16%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (2.16%) Redis
4 3 (2.16%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.44%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.44%) MarkLogic
5 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.44%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (14.39%) Jenkins
2 13 (9.35%) Git (software)
3 12 (8.63%) Maven
4 11 (7.91%) JIRA
5 10 (7.19%) Subversion
6 8 (5.76%) Hudson
7 3 (2.16%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.44%) MSBuild
8 2 (1.44%) Gradle
8 2 (1.44%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.44%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.44%) Ant
9 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.72%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.72%) JMeter
9 1 (0.72%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.72%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.72%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.72%) Gerrit
General
1 22 (15.83%) Finance
2 9 (6.47%) Banking
3 7 (5.04%) Financial Institution
4 5 (3.60%) Retail
5 3 (2.16%) Advertising
6 2 (1.44%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.44%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Billing
7 1 (0.72%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.79%) Web Services
2 11 (7.91%) LAMP
3 6 (4.32%) HTML
4 5 (3.60%) Middleware
5 4 (2.88%) HTML5
5 4 (2.88%) .NET
6 3 (2.16%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (2.16%) Rendezvous
6 3 (2.16%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (1.44%) Django
7 2 (1.44%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (1.44%) OpenGL
7 2 (1.44%) XML
8 1 (0.72%) SAML
8 1 (0.72%) J2EE
8 1 (0.72%) EJB
8 1 (0.72%) CSS
8 1 (0.72%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.72%) CSS3
8 1 (0.72%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.07%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.32%) Clustering
4 5 (3.60%) MPEG
4 5 (3.60%) Fixed Income
5 4 (2.88%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.16%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.16%) Eurex
6 3 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.44%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.44%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.72%) Wiki
8 1 (0.72%) STB
8 1 (0.72%) PKI
8 1 (0.72%) HACMP
8 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.72%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.72%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 139 (100.00%) Linux
2 53 (38.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 32 (23.02%) UNIX
3 32 (23.02%) Windows
4 20 (14.39%) CentOS
5 15 (10.79%) Solaris
6 11 (7.91%) Ubuntu
7 7 (5.04%) Embedded Linux
7 7 (5.04%) HPUX
7 7 (5.04%) Fedora
8 6 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (3.60%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.16%) AIX
11 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.72%) SUSE
11 1 (0.72%) Debian
11 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.72%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (38.13%) DevOps
2 27 (19.42%) Configuration Management
3 20 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (11.51%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (10.79%) Continuous Delivery
6 13 (9.35%) Open Source
7 10 (7.19%) Project Management
8 9 (6.47%) Migration
9 8 (5.76%) Low Latency
10 7 (5.04%) TDD
11 5 (3.60%) Change Management
11 5 (3.60%) Capacity Management
11 5 (3.60%) OWASP
12 4 (2.88%) Demand Management
12 4 (2.88%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (2.88%) ITIL
12 4 (2.88%) SOA
13 3 (2.16%) Scrum
13 3 (2.16%) Kernel Tuning
13 3 (2.16%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 55 (39.57%) Python
2 41 (29.50%) Perl
3 27 (19.42%) Bash Shell
4 20 (14.39%) Ruby
4 20 (14.39%) PHP
5 19 (13.67%) Java
6 18 (12.95%) SQL
7 17 (12.23%) Shell Script
7 17 (12.23%) C++
8 15 (10.79%) C
9 5 (3.60%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.16%) C#
11 2 (1.44%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.72%) Lua
12 1 (0.72%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (6.47%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.32%) RHCE
3 5 (3.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (3.60%) MCDST
3 5 (3.60%) MCTS
3 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.88%) MCSE
4 4 (2.88%) MCSA
5 3 (2.16%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.16%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.44%) Degree
7 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.72%) QA
1 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (11.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (10.79%) Docker
3 12 (8.63%) vSphere
4 7 (5.04%) Varnish
4 7 (5.04%) KVM
5 5 (3.60%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.88%) Firmware
6 4 (2.88%) Gluster
6 4 (2.88%) GPFS
6 4 (2.88%) Ceph
7 3 (2.16%) GlusterFS
7 3 (2.16%) GFS2
7 3 (2.16%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (2.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (2.16%) OCFS2
7 3 (2.16%) Active Directory
8 2 (1.44%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.44%) vCloud
9 1 (0.72%) QEMU
9 1 (0.72%) Squid
Systems Management
1 58 (41.73%) Puppet
2 30 (21.58%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (9.35%) yum
4 9 (6.47%) Ansible
5 6 (4.32%) Nagios
6 5 (3.60%) Vagrant
7 4 (2.88%) SELinux
7 4 (2.88%) Salt
7 4 (2.88%) NetBackup
7 4 (2.88%) Zenoss
7 4 (2.88%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (2.16%) BladeLogic
9 2 (1.44%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.44%) CFEngine
9 2 (1.44%) Cobbler
9 2 (1.44%) Kibana
9 2 (1.44%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.72%) logstash
10 1 (0.72%) Icinga
10 1 (0.72%) FreeIPA
Vendors
1 70 (50.36%) Red Hat
2 41 (29.50%) VMware
3 18 (12.95%) Oracle
3 18 (12.95%) Microsoft
4 17 (12.23%) HP
5 12 (8.63%) IBM
6 9 (6.47%) Cisco
7 8 (5.76%) Rackspace
8 6 (4.32%) EMC
9 5 (3.60%) Symantec
10 4 (2.88%) Veritas
10 4 (2.88%) BMC
10 4 (2.88%) Splunk
10 4 (2.88%) WorldPay
11 3 (2.16%) Currenex
11 3 (2.16%) Hitachi
11 3 (2.16%) Remedy
11 3 (2.16%) McAfee
11 3 (2.16%) eSpeed
11 3 (2.16%) TOWER Software
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