The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 208 283 255
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 244 166 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.07% 0.71% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.75% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 114 151
Median daily rate £500 £425 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £33.75 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -32.50%
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
21623 22132 23409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.03% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15359 15628 16259
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 281 346 449
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 30 September 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +41 51 £513 +22.38% 17
Harrow - 4 £450 -
Bromley - 2 £475 - 1
Hayes - 2 £340 - 1
Feltham -8 1 £500 +400.00%
Croydon -12 1 £475 +15.15%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £475 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 London region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 488 (100.00%) Linux
2 291 (59.63%) DevOps
3 275 (56.35%) Puppet
4 224 (45.90%) Python
5 149 (30.53%) Ansible
6 142 (29.10%) Amazon AWS
7 134 (27.46%) Red Hat
8 129 (26.43%) Bash Shell
9 128 (26.23%) Jenkins
10 127 (26.02%) Ruby
11 126 (25.82%) Unix
12 125 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
13 120 (24.59%) Opscode Chef
14 119 (24.39%) Finance
15 111 (22.75%) Perl
16 101 (20.70%) Docker
17 98 (20.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 93 (19.06%) VMware
19 92 (18.85%) Configuration Management
20 91 (18.65%) Apache
21 86 (17.62%) Continuous Integration
22 83 (17.01%) Open Source
23 82 (16.80%) Java
24 78 (15.98%) Git (software)
25 74 (15.16%) CentOS
26 71 (14.55%) Windows
27 62 (12.70%) Shell Script
28 59 (12.09%) MySQL
28 59 (12.09%) Tomcat
29 56 (11.48%) Ubuntu

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 91 (18.65%) Apache
2 59 (12.09%) Tomcat
3 49 (10.04%) OpenStack
4 47 (9.63%) Confluence
5 23 (4.71%) JBoss
6 17 (3.48%) IIS
7 15 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (2.25%) nginx
9 9 (1.84%) WebLogic
10 8 (1.64%) Jetty
11 6 (1.23%) Apache Spark
12 5 (1.02%) Apache Solr
12 5 (1.02%) WildFly
13 4 (0.82%) SAS
14 3 (0.61%) Alfresco
14 3 (0.61%) Mule ESB
14 3 (0.61%) SharePoint
15 2 (0.41%) CMS
15 2 (0.41%) MQSeries
15 2 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (1.64%) HipChat
2 1 (0.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 142 (29.10%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (4.51%) GitHub
3 19 (3.89%) Cloud Computing
3 19 (3.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (2.87%) SaaS
5 13 (2.66%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (2.46%) Amazon S3
7 9 (1.84%) PaaS
8 6 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (1.23%) IaaS
9 4 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (0.82%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.61%) Google Compute Engine
10 3 (0.61%) Trello
11 2 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.41%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.41%) Office 365
11 2 (0.41%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.20%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.97%) DNS
2 31 (6.35%) LDAP
3 29 (5.94%) SAN
3 29 (5.94%) TCP/IP
4 25 (5.12%) Firewall
4 25 (5.12%) SSL
5 15 (3.07%) HTTP
5 15 (3.07%) VPN
6 12 (2.46%) Fibre Channel
6 12 (2.46%) VoIP
7 11 (2.25%) OpenVPN
8 9 (1.84%) SNMP
9 8 (1.64%) LAN
9 8 (1.64%) WAN
10 7 (1.43%) SMTP
10 7 (1.43%) SSH
11 6 (1.23%) FTP
12 5 (1.02%) DHCP
12 5 (1.02%) iSCSI
12 5 (1.02%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (12.09%) MySQL
2 39 (7.99%) PostgreSQL
3 25 (5.12%) MongoDB
4 23 (4.71%) NoSQL
5 19 (3.89%) Relational Database
6 14 (2.87%) Hadoop
7 12 (2.46%) SQL Server
8 8 (1.64%) Big Data
9 7 (1.43%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (1.23%) Redis
11 3 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.41%) MarkLogic
13 1 (0.20%) HBase
13 1 (0.20%) Infinispan
13 1 (0.20%) JasperReports
13 1 (0.20%) NonStop SQL
13 1 (0.20%) SAP BI
13 1 (0.20%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 128 (26.23%) Jenkins
2 78 (15.98%) Git (software)
3 50 (10.25%) JIRA
4 25 (5.12%) Vagrant
5 19 (3.89%) Sonatype Nexus
5 19 (3.89%) Subversion
5 19 (3.89%) TeamCity
6 18 (3.69%) Maven
7 17 (3.48%) Hudson
8 12 (2.46%) Ant
8 12 (2.46%) GitLab
9 10 (2.05%) Artifactory
9 10 (2.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (1.43%) Bundler
10 7 (1.43%) FishEye
10 7 (1.43%) Gradle
10 7 (1.43%) SonarQube
11 6 (1.23%) Bitbucket
12 5 (1.02%) Gerrit
12 5 (1.02%) Mercurial
General
1 119 (24.39%) Finance
2 46 (9.43%) Banking
3 35 (7.17%) Financial Institution
4 26 (5.33%) Retail
5 16 (3.28%) Publishing
6 12 (2.46%) Front Office
7 9 (1.84%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.64%) Games
9 3 (0.61%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.61%) Marketing
10 2 (0.41%) Electronics
10 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.41%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Back Office
11 1 (0.20%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (7.17%) LAMP
2 27 (5.53%) Web Services
3 20 (4.10%) Middleware
4 13 (2.66%) ELK Stack
5 11 (2.25%) Regular Expression
6 10 (2.05%) J2EE
7 9 (1.84%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (1.43%) LAPP Stack
8 7 (1.43%) XML
9 6 (1.23%) ActiveMQ
9 6 (1.23%) AngularJS
9 6 (1.23%) LEMP Stack
9 6 (1.23%) Node.js
10 5 (1.02%) HTML
10 5 (1.02%) REST
11 4 (0.82%) Spring
12 3 (0.61%) JMS
12 3 (0.61%) JSON
12 3 (0.61%) SOAP
12 3 (0.61%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.15%) Clustering
2 26 (5.33%) Data Centre
3 24 (4.92%) Public Cloud
4 23 (4.71%) Hedge funds
5 11 (2.25%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (1.64%) EMC VNX
7 8 (1.64%) PKI
7 8 (1.64%) Visualisation
8 7 (1.43%) Device Driver
8 7 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.23%) Derivative
9 6 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.23%) Performance Metrics
10 5 (1.02%) Enterprise Cloud
10 5 (1.02%) Fintech
10 5 (1.02%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 4 (0.82%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.82%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 488 (100.00%) Linux
2 126 (25.82%) Unix
3 98 (20.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 74 (15.16%) CentOS
5 71 (14.55%) Windows
6 56 (11.48%) Ubuntu
7 34 (6.97%) Windows Server
8 30 (6.15%) Solaris
9 20 (4.10%) Debian
10 13 (2.66%) SUSE
11 12 (2.46%) Mac OS
12 11 (2.25%) AIX
12 11 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (1.64%) Fedora
14 7 (1.43%) Android
15 6 (1.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 6 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
16 5 (1.02%) Embedded Linux
17 4 (0.82%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (59.63%) DevOps
2 125 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (18.85%) Configuration Management
4 86 (17.62%) Continuous Integration
5 83 (17.01%) Open Source
6 35 (7.17%) E-Commerce
7 34 (6.97%) ITIL
8 33 (6.76%) Continuous Delivery
8 33 (6.76%) High Availability
9 32 (6.56%) Service Delivery
10 31 (6.35%) Patch Management
11 30 (6.15%) Scrum
12 21 (4.30%) Migration
13 19 (3.89%) Low Latency
14 18 (3.69%) Project Management
14 18 (3.69%) Release Management
15 17 (3.48%) Load Balancing
16 16 (3.28%) Software Engineering
17 15 (3.07%) Web Operations
18 14 (2.87%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 224 (45.90%) Python
2 129 (26.43%) Bash Shell
3 127 (26.02%) Ruby
4 111 (22.75%) Perl
5 82 (16.80%) Java
6 62 (12.70%) Shell Script
7 26 (5.33%) C++
8 23 (4.71%) PHP
9 22 (4.51%) SQL
10 21 (4.30%) Go
11 16 (3.28%) C
11 16 (3.28%) PowerShell
12 13 (2.66%) JavaScript
13 5 (1.02%) Embedded C
13 5 (1.02%) Korn
14 4 (0.82%) Bourne shell
14 4 (0.82%) Embedded C++
15 3 (0.61%) R
15 3 (0.61%) Scala
16 2 (0.41%) sed
Qualifications
1 25 (5.12%) Security Cleared
2 21 (4.30%) Degree
3 18 (3.69%) SC Cleared
4 16 (3.28%) RHCE
5 12 (2.46%) BPSS Clearance
6 11 (2.25%) RHCA
7 8 (1.64%) AWS Certification
8 5 (1.02%) RHCSA
9 3 (0.61%) CCNA
9 3 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.61%) RHCT
10 2 (0.41%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.41%) CCDA
10 2 (0.41%) CCIE
10 2 (0.41%) CCNP
10 2 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.20%) CLAS
11 1 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.05%) PCI DSS
2 8 (1.64%) QA
3 4 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.20%) GCP
5 1 (0.20%) ISO20022
5 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 101 (20.70%) Docker
2 50 (10.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (4.92%) GlusterFS
4 22 (4.51%) GFS2
4 22 (4.51%) OCFS2
4 22 (4.51%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (3.89%) Virtual Machines
6 18 (3.69%) KVM
7 15 (3.07%) NFS
8 14 (2.87%) Active Directory
9 13 (2.66%) Xen
10 12 (2.46%) vSphere
11 10 (2.05%) vCloud
11 10 (2.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 9 (1.84%) Hyper-V
12 9 (1.84%) VMware ESX
13 8 (1.64%) Squid
14 7 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
14 7 (1.43%) VirtualBox
15 5 (1.02%) iptables
Systems Management
1 275 (56.35%) Puppet
2 149 (30.53%) Ansible
3 120 (24.59%) Opscode Chef
4 46 (9.43%) Terraform
5 43 (8.81%) Nagios
6 26 (5.33%) Kubernetes
6 26 (5.33%) Packer
7 25 (5.12%) Salt
8 23 (4.71%) CFEngine
8 23 (4.71%) SELinux
9 22 (4.51%) Failover Clustering
10 15 (3.07%) logstash
11 14 (2.87%) HAProxy
11 14 (2.87%) ZABBIX
12 13 (2.66%) Kibana
13 12 (2.46%) Red Hat Satellite
14 10 (2.05%) Cobbler
15 8 (1.64%) Oracle ZFS
15 8 (1.64%) Zenoss
16 7 (1.43%) vRealize
Vendors
1 134 (27.46%) Red Hat
2 93 (19.06%) VMware
3 33 (6.76%) Oracle
4 30 (6.15%) Cisco
5 29 (5.94%) HP
6 28 (5.74%) Atlassian
7 21 (4.30%) EMC
7 21 (4.30%) NetApp
7 21 (4.30%) Splunk
8 18 (3.69%) IBM
9 13 (2.66%) Veritas
10 10 (2.05%) New Relic
11 9 (1.84%) CheckPoint
12 8 (1.64%) Citrix
12 8 (1.64%) Fortinet
12 8 (1.64%) Google
12 8 (1.64%) SaltStack
13 7 (1.43%) Sun
14 6 (1.23%) ArcSight
14 6 (1.23%) hybris
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