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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 345 298 325
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 84 130 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.53% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.57% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 104 52
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£450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £345 £353
% change year-on-year
-3.55% -2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+29.03% +3.33%
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
22577 23003 24025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.29% 92.96% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15594 15798 15792
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 435 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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 +11 9 £333 -11.33% 12
Surbiton - - - -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 155 (100.00%) Linux
2 76 (49.03%) Puppet
3 64 (41.29%) Python
4 63 (40.65%) Red Hat
5 61 (39.35%) UNIX
6 57 (36.77%) VMware
7 54 (34.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 50 (32.26%) Apache
8 50 (32.26%) DevOps
9 44 (28.39%) Oracle
10 43 (27.74%) Ruby
11 42 (27.10%) Perl
12 40 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
13 39 (25.16%) Bash Shell
14 35 (22.58%) Windows
15 33 (21.29%) Amazon AWS
16 31 (20.00%) Finance
17 29 (18.71%) Configuration Management
18 27 (17.42%) Clustering
18 27 (17.42%) IBM
19 26 (16.77%) DNS
19 26 (16.77%) JIRA
20 25 (16.13%) Amazon EC2
21 24 (15.48%) MySQL
21 24 (15.48%) Java
22 23 (14.84%) WebLogic
22 23 (14.84%) SELinux
22 23 (14.84%) Analytical Skills
23 22 (14.19%) Remedy
24 21 (13.55%) SOA

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 50 (32.26%) Apache
2 23 (14.84%) WebLogic
3 20 (12.90%) Tomcat
3 20 (12.90%) WebSphere
4 12 (7.74%) nginx
5 11 (7.10%) IIS
6 8 (5.16%) MS Exchange
7 7 (4.52%) IBM HTTP Server
7 7 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (3.87%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (3.87%) SharePoint
9 5 (3.23%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (2.58%) OpenStack
11 2 (1.29%) Node.js
11 2 (1.29%) Zimbra
12 1 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Business Applications
1 18 (11.61%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 33 (21.29%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (16.13%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.29%) Joyent
4 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (16.77%) DNS
2 19 (12.26%) LDAP
3 14 (9.03%) Firewall
4 7 (4.52%) SAN
4 7 (4.52%) Intranet
4 7 (4.52%) BIG-IP
4 7 (4.52%) Multicast
5 5 (3.23%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.23%) DHCP
6 4 (2.58%) VPN
6 4 (2.58%) VLAN
7 3 (1.94%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.29%) SMTP
8 2 (1.29%) FTP
8 2 (1.29%) HTTP
8 2 (1.29%) OSPF
8 2 (1.29%) BGP
9 1 (0.65%) SSH
9 1 (0.65%) Internet
9 1 (0.65%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.48%) MySQL
2 20 (12.90%) Oracle Exadata
3 10 (6.45%) SQL Server
4 9 (5.81%) MongoDB
5 8 (5.16%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.29%) Redis
6 2 (1.29%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.65%) Big Data
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.65%) KDB
7 1 (0.65%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (16.77%) JIRA
2 14 (9.03%) Git (software)
3 11 (7.10%) Subversion
4 7 (4.52%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.58%) Hudson
6 1 (0.65%) GCC
6 1 (0.65%) GDB
6 1 (0.65%) Maven
6 1 (0.65%) Ant
6 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
General
1 31 (20.00%) Finance
2 18 (11.61%) Banking
3 17 (10.97%) Financial Institution
4 13 (8.39%) Games
5 11 (7.10%) Investment Banking
6 8 (5.16%) Front Office
7 2 (1.29%) Electronics
8 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.65%) Retail
8 1 (0.65%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.90%) WebSphere MQ
2 14 (9.03%) Web Services
2 14 (9.03%) Middleware
3 8 (5.16%) LAMP
4 7 (4.52%) Java EE
4 7 (4.52%) .NET
4 7 (4.52%) WCF
5 5 (3.23%) Rendezvous
6 4 (2.58%) HTML
6 4 (2.58%) XML
6 4 (2.58%) JSON
7 3 (1.94%) CSS
7 3 (1.94%) OAuth
8 1 (0.65%) REST
8 1 (0.65%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.42%) Clustering
2 23 (14.84%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (10.97%) Hedge funds
4 13 (8.39%) Online Games
5 6 (3.87%) Fixed Income
5 6 (3.87%) Blackberry
6 5 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (3.23%) Open Source
7 4 (2.58%) Wiki
8 3 (1.94%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.29%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.29%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.29%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.65%) Handset
10 1 (0.65%) Streaming Video
10 1 (0.65%) Replication
10 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.65%) Physics
10 1 (0.65%) Equities
10 1 (0.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 155 (100.00%) Linux
2 61 (39.35%) UNIX
3 54 (34.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 35 (22.58%) Windows
5 23 (14.84%) SELinux
6 19 (12.26%) Ubuntu
7 18 (11.61%) CentOS
8 17 (10.97%) Solaris
9 9 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (5.81%) Debian
10 3 (1.94%) SUSE
10 3 (1.94%) Scientific Linux
11 2 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.29%) HPUX
11 2 (1.29%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.65%) Fedora
12 1 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.65%) Android
12 1 (0.65%) AIX
12 1 (0.65%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (32.26%) DevOps
2 29 (18.71%) Configuration Management
3 21 (13.55%) SOA
4 16 (10.32%) ITIL
4 16 (10.32%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (9.03%) Capacity Management
6 12 (7.74%) Build Automation
7 11 (7.10%) Load Balancing
8 8 (5.16%) Release Management
9 7 (4.52%) Scrum
9 7 (4.52%) Kanban
9 7 (4.52%) Problem Management
9 7 (4.52%) Workflow
9 7 (4.52%) Server Monitoring
10 6 (3.87%) Low Latency
10 6 (3.87%) Migration
10 6 (3.87%) Project Management
10 6 (3.87%) Electronic Trading
11 5 (3.23%) Software Engineering
11 5 (3.23%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (41.29%) Python
2 43 (27.74%) Ruby
3 42 (27.10%) Perl
4 39 (25.16%) Bash Shell
5 24 (15.48%) Java
6 14 (9.03%) Shell Script
7 10 (6.45%) PowerShell
7 10 (6.45%) SQL
8 8 (5.16%) PHP
8 8 (5.16%) C
9 7 (4.52%) C++
9 7 (4.52%) VB
10 5 (3.23%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.29%) C#
11 2 (1.29%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.65%) Korn
12 1 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (3.23%) RHCE
1 5 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.94%) Degree
2 3 (1.94%) BC Cleared
3 2 (1.29%) MCSE
3 2 (1.29%) CCNA
3 2 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.65%) RHCA
System Software
1 40 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (13.55%) Oracle RAC
3 15 (9.68%) Active Directory
4 10 (6.45%) NFS
5 9 (5.81%) VMware ESX
6 7 (4.52%) Xen
7 5 (3.23%) vCloud
8 4 (2.58%) vSphere
9 3 (1.94%) XenServer
10 2 (1.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (1.29%) KVM
10 2 (1.29%) Hyper-V
10 2 (1.29%) Postfix
10 2 (1.29%) Squid
11 1 (0.65%) Samba
11 1 (0.65%) RHEV
11 1 (0.65%) GPFS
11 1 (0.65%) Corosync
11 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.65%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 76 (49.03%) Puppet
2 19 (12.26%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (10.32%) Nagios
4 12 (7.74%) Cobbler
5 11 (7.10%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 9 (5.81%) Opsview
7 8 (5.16%) Control-M
7 8 (5.16%) BladeLogic
8 7 (4.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 7 (4.52%) ITRS Geneos
9 6 (3.87%) HAProxy
10 4 (2.58%) CFEngine
11 3 (1.94%) Red Hat Satellite
11 3 (1.94%) Cacti
11 3 (1.94%) Icinga
12 2 (1.29%) Ansible
12 2 (1.29%) YUM
12 2 (1.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 2 (1.29%) NetBackup
12 2 (1.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 63 (40.65%) Red Hat
2 57 (36.77%) VMware
3 44 (28.39%) Oracle
4 27 (17.42%) IBM
5 22 (14.19%) Remedy
6 17 (10.97%) JBoss
7 14 (9.03%) Cisco
8 13 (8.39%) NetApp
9 11 (7.10%) Veritas
10 9 (5.81%) Citrix
10 9 (5.81%) Splunk
11 7 (4.52%) Altiris
11 7 (4.52%) Dell
12 6 (3.87%) Microsoft
12 6 (3.87%) Infoblox
13 5 (3.23%) eSpeed
13 5 (3.23%) MarketAxess
13 5 (3.23%) TIBCO
13 5 (3.23%) Reuters
14 4 (2.58%) Symantec
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