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 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
England / London
Rank 212 279 249
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 214 137 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.12% 0.65% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 0.69% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 111 130
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £35.00 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £35.00 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.40 £46.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +57.26%

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
18146 19966 19997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.94% 95.10% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 12978 14043 14217
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 310 345
Median hourly rate £21.75 £17.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.56% +1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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 +6 29 £525 +13.82% 23
Harrow +4 7 £515 +4.56%
Bromley +7 6 £463 +23.33%
Canary Wharf - 6 £475 -
Croydon - 1 - -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 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 London region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 434 (100.00%) Linux
2 253 (58.29%) DevOps
3 215 (49.54%) Python
4 190 (43.78%) Puppet
5 141 (32.49%) Amazon AWS
5 141 (32.49%) Agile Software Development
6 130 (29.95%) Ansible
7 116 (26.73%) Red Hat
8 111 (25.58%) Ruby
9 110 (25.35%) Bash Shell
10 109 (25.12%) Unix
11 107 (24.65%) Finance
12 105 (24.19%) Jenkins
13 97 (22.35%) Opscode Chef
14 96 (22.12%) Docker
15 91 (20.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 89 (20.51%) Configuration Management
17 78 (17.97%) VMware
18 74 (17.05%) Git (software)
19 73 (16.82%) Continuous Integration
19 73 (16.82%) Perl
20 66 (15.21%) Java
20 66 (15.21%) Apache
21 62 (14.29%) Windows
22 60 (13.82%) Open Source
23 57 (13.13%) MySQL
24 56 (12.90%) CentOS
25 50 (11.52%) PostgreSQL
26 49 (11.29%) Shell Script
27 46 (10.60%) Web Services

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 66 (15.21%) Apache
2 40 (9.22%) Tomcat
3 36 (8.29%) OpenStack
4 25 (5.76%) Confluence
5 21 (4.84%) nginx
6 19 (4.38%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (2.53%) JBoss
8 9 (2.07%) Apache Spark
9 8 (1.84%) WebLogic
10 7 (1.61%) IIS
11 6 (1.38%) Jetty
12 5 (1.15%) WebSphere
12 5 (1.15%) WildFly
13 4 (0.92%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.69%) Alfresco
15 2 (0.46%) Apache Pig
15 2 (0.46%) SAS
15 2 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
16 1 (0.23%) CMS
16 1 (0.23%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 3 (0.69%) HipChat
2 2 (0.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 141 (32.49%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (5.30%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (3.69%) AWS CloudFormation
6 15 (3.46%) Amazon S3
7 14 (3.23%) GitHub
8 13 (3.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 11 (2.53%) PaaS
10 9 (2.07%) IaaS
10 9 (2.07%) SaaS
11 8 (1.84%) Route 53
12 5 (1.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.92%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (0.92%) AWS CloudTrail
13 4 (0.92%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 4 (0.92%) CloudFront
14 3 (0.69%) Slack
15 2 (0.46%) Amazon Kinesis
15 2 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 38 (8.76%) TCP/IP
2 31 (7.14%) SSL
3 30 (6.91%) DNS
4 24 (5.53%) LDAP
5 22 (5.07%) HTTP
6 21 (4.84%) SAN
7 16 (3.69%) Firewall
8 11 (2.53%) OpenVPN
8 11 (2.53%) VPN
9 8 (1.84%) SNMP
9 8 (1.84%) SSH
10 6 (1.38%) DHCP
10 6 (1.38%) Internet
11 5 (1.15%) FTP
11 5 (1.15%) VLAN
12 4 (0.92%) iSCSI
13 3 (0.69%) NAS
13 3 (0.69%) tcpdump
13 3 (0.69%) VoIP
13 3 (0.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (13.13%) MySQL
2 50 (11.52%) PostgreSQL
3 26 (5.99%) NoSQL
4 25 (5.76%) MongoDB
5 16 (3.69%) Big Data
5 16 (3.69%) Relational Database
6 15 (3.46%) Hadoop
7 14 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
8 12 (2.76%) Redis
9 7 (1.61%) Apache Hive
10 4 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (0.92%) DB2
10 4 (0.92%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.92%) SQL Server
11 3 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.69%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.46%) HBase
12 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.46%) WhereScape RED
13 1 (0.23%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 105 (24.19%) Jenkins
2 74 (17.05%) Git (software)
3 32 (7.37%) Vagrant
4 21 (4.84%) JIRA
5 19 (4.38%) Subversion
6 15 (3.46%) GitLab
7 13 (3.00%) Maven
8 12 (2.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (2.76%) TeamCity
9 8 (1.84%) Sonatype Nexus
10 7 (1.61%) Bundler
11 5 (1.15%) Bitbucket
11 5 (1.15%) FishEye
11 5 (1.15%) Gradle
12 4 (0.92%) Hudson
13 3 (0.69%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.69%) Gerrit
13 3 (0.69%) JUnit
13 3 (0.69%) Selenium
14 2 (0.46%) Ant
General
1 107 (24.65%) Finance
2 28 (6.45%) Banking
3 17 (3.92%) Financial Institution
4 11 (2.53%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.07%) Front Office
5 9 (2.07%) Retail
6 6 (1.38%) Games
6 6 (1.38%) Publishing
7 3 (0.69%) Electronics
8 2 (0.46%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.46%) Marketing
8 2 (0.46%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Advertising
9 1 (0.23%) Billing
9 1 (0.23%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (10.60%) Web Services
2 38 (8.76%) LAMP
3 33 (7.60%) ELK Stack
4 18 (4.15%) LAPP Stack
5 17 (3.92%) Regular Expression
6 13 (3.00%) LEMP Stack
7 8 (1.84%) Middleware
8 7 (1.61%) Memcached
8 7 (1.61%) Node.js
8 7 (1.61%) Spring
9 6 (1.38%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (1.15%) .NET
10 5 (1.15%) ActiveMQ
10 5 (1.15%) AngularJS
10 5 (1.15%) JSON
10 5 (1.15%) React
10 5 (1.15%) REST
10 5 (1.15%) SOAP
11 4 (0.92%) Kafka
12 3 (0.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (3.92%) Clustering
2 16 (3.69%) Data Centre
3 13 (3.00%) Hedge funds
3 13 (3.00%) Public Cloud
4 10 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.30%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.30%) Fintech
5 7 (1.61%) PKI
6 6 (1.38%) Algorithms
6 6 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (1.38%) Visualisation
7 5 (1.15%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.15%) Private Cloud
8 4 (0.92%) EMC VNX
8 4 (0.92%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.69%) Device Driver
9 3 (0.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 3 (0.69%) Video on Demand
9 3 (0.69%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.46%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 434 (100.00%) Linux
2 109 (25.12%) Unix
3 91 (20.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 62 (14.29%) Windows
5 56 (12.90%) CentOS
6 44 (10.14%) Ubuntu
7 28 (6.45%) Windows Server
8 24 (5.53%) Solaris
9 16 (3.69%) SUSE
10 14 (3.23%) Debian
11 9 (2.07%) AIX
11 9 (2.07%) Mac OS
12 8 (1.84%) CoreOS
13 7 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (1.15%) Embedded Linux
15 4 (0.92%) Android
15 4 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
16 3 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.69%) SmartOS
17 2 (0.46%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (58.29%) DevOps
2 141 (32.49%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (20.51%) Configuration Management
4 73 (16.82%) Continuous Integration
5 60 (13.82%) Open Source
6 36 (8.29%) High Availability
6 36 (8.29%) Scrum
7 26 (5.99%) Continuous Delivery
8 24 (5.53%) E-Commerce
9 19 (4.38%) ITIL
9 19 (4.38%) Low Latency
10 17 (3.92%) Knowledge Management
10 17 (3.92%) Service Delivery
11 15 (3.46%) Patch Management
12 13 (3.00%) Continuous Deployment
12 13 (3.00%) Load Balancing
12 13 (3.00%) Microservices
12 13 (3.00%) Software Engineering
13 12 (2.76%) Migration
13 12 (2.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 215 (49.54%) Python
2 111 (25.58%) Ruby
3 110 (25.35%) Bash Shell
4 73 (16.82%) Perl
5 66 (15.21%) Java
6 49 (11.29%) Shell Script
7 19 (4.38%) PHP
8 18 (4.15%) Go
9 15 (3.46%) C++
10 14 (3.23%) C
11 13 (3.00%) SQL
12 10 (2.30%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.15%) Bourne shell
13 5 (1.15%) C-shell
14 4 (0.92%) C#
14 4 (0.92%) JavaScript
14 4 (0.92%) SystemTap
15 3 (0.69%) Embedded C
15 3 (0.69%) Embedded C++
15 3 (0.69%) Korn
Qualifications
1 43 (9.91%) Security Cleared
2 37 (8.53%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.00%) Degree
4 6 (1.38%) DV Cleared
4 6 (1.38%) RHCE
5 5 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.69%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.69%) RHCA
7 2 (0.46%) CCNA
7 2 (0.46%) CCNP
7 2 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.46%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.84%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.15%) QA
3 4 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.69%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.23%) GCP
5 1 (0.23%) ISO27005
System Software
1 96 (22.12%) Docker
2 40 (9.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (4.61%) GlusterFS
4 15 (3.46%) KVM
5 14 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (3.00%) GFS2
6 13 (3.00%) NFS
6 13 (3.00%) OCFS2
7 11 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (2.07%) Active Directory
9 7 (1.61%) VirtualBox
9 7 (1.61%) VMware ESX
9 7 (1.61%) Xen
10 6 (1.38%) iptables
11 5 (1.15%) Samba
11 5 (1.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (0.92%) Hyper-V
12 4 (0.92%) Squid
13 3 (0.69%) Postfix
13 3 (0.69%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 190 (43.78%) Puppet
2 130 (29.95%) Ansible
3 97 (22.35%) Opscode Chef
4 35 (8.06%) Terraform
5 32 (7.37%) Nagios
6 26 (5.99%) Kubernetes
7 22 (5.07%) logstash
8 18 (4.15%) Kibana
9 17 (3.92%) Salt
10 16 (3.69%) Packer
11 15 (3.46%) HAProxy
11 15 (3.46%) SELinux
11 15 (3.46%) Zenoss
12 14 (3.23%) CFEngine
13 13 (3.00%) Failover Clustering
14 11 (2.53%) Oracle ZFS
15 9 (2.07%) Graphite
16 8 (1.84%) Red Hat Satellite
16 8 (1.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 7 (1.61%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 116 (26.73%) Red Hat
2 78 (17.97%) VMware
3 25 (5.76%) Splunk
4 22 (5.07%) HP
5 21 (4.84%) Cisco
5 21 (4.84%) IBM
6 20 (4.61%) Oracle
7 18 (4.15%) Atlassian
8 15 (3.46%) EMC
9 13 (3.00%) Sun
10 12 (2.76%) AppDynamics
10 12 (2.76%) Rackspace
11 10 (2.30%) Veritas
12 9 (2.07%) New Relic
13 8 (1.84%) CheckPoint
13 8 (1.84%) SaltStack
14 7 (1.61%) Fortinet
14 7 (1.61%) Zend
15 6 (1.38%) SAP
16 5 (1.15%) Google
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