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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 367 288 338
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +50
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 61 136 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.54% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.58% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 106 53
Average daily rate
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£450 £419 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £334 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £353
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £34.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+47.05% -9.33%
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
22739 23586 23114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.30% 93.10% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16017 16273 15398
Average daily rate £425 £433 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% -1.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 458 404 543
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.80 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.91% -3.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £44.62 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +7 9 £325 -13.33% 5
Surbiton - - - -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 140 (100.00%) Linux
2 68 (48.57%) Puppet
3 62 (44.29%) Python
3 62 (44.29%) UNIX
4 61 (43.57%) Red Hat
5 52 (37.14%) VMware
6 50 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 42 (30.00%) Ruby
7 42 (30.00%) Oracle
8 40 (28.57%) Perl
8 40 (28.57%) Bash Shell
9 37 (26.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 35 (25.00%) Windows
10 35 (25.00%) Apache
10 35 (25.00%) DevOps
11 33 (23.57%) Finance
12 31 (22.14%) Configuration Management
13 29 (20.71%) Amazon AWS
13 29 (20.71%) Clustering
14 27 (19.29%) JIRA
15 26 (18.57%) Amazon EC2
16 24 (17.14%) WebLogic
16 24 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
16 24 (17.14%) SELinux
17 23 (16.43%) Remedy
18 22 (15.71%) SOA
18 22 (15.71%) IBM
18 22 (15.71%) Oracle RAC
19 21 (15.00%) Oracle Exadata
19 21 (15.00%) WebSphere

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 35 (25.00%) Apache
2 24 (17.14%) WebLogic
3 21 (15.00%) WebSphere
4 17 (12.14%) Tomcat
5 12 (8.57%) IIS
6 11 (7.86%) JBoss
7 8 (5.71%) MS Exchange
8 7 (5.00%) IBM HTTP Server
8 7 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (4.29%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (4.29%) SharePoint
10 5 (3.57%) Office Communications Server
10 5 (3.57%) nginx
11 2 (1.43%) Zimbra
11 2 (1.43%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Business Applications
1 18 (12.86%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 29 (20.71%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (18.57%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.71%) SaaS
3 1 (0.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.14%) LDAP
1 17 (12.14%) DNS
2 11 (7.86%) Firewall
3 7 (5.00%) BIG-IP
3 7 (5.00%) SAN
3 7 (5.00%) Intranet
3 7 (5.00%) Multicast
4 4 (2.86%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.86%) DHCP
4 4 (2.86%) FTP
5 3 (2.14%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.43%) SMTP
6 2 (1.43%) HTTP
6 2 (1.43%) OSPF
6 2 (1.43%) BGP
6 2 (1.43%) VLAN
7 1 (0.71%) NFC
7 1 (0.71%) SSH
7 1 (0.71%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.71%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 20 (14.29%) MySQL
3 9 (6.43%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.57%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.43%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.43%) Redis
5 2 (1.43%) Big Data
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.71%) KDB
6 1 (0.71%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 27 (19.29%) JIRA
2 16 (11.43%) Git (software)
3 13 (9.29%) Subversion
4 5 (3.57%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.43%) Hudson
6 1 (0.71%) GCC
6 1 (0.71%) GDB
6 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
General
1 33 (23.57%) Finance
2 18 (12.86%) Banking
3 17 (12.14%) Financial Institution
4 10 (7.14%) Games
4 10 (7.14%) Investment Banking
5 8 (5.71%) Front Office
6 2 (1.43%) Electronics
6 2 (1.43%) Retail
7 1 (0.71%) Advertising
7 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 14 (10.00%) Middleware
3 8 (5.71%) Web Services
4 7 (5.00%) .NET
4 7 (5.00%) Java EE
4 7 (5.00%) WCF
5 5 (3.57%) Rendezvous
6 4 (2.86%) LAMP
6 4 (2.86%) HTML
7 3 (2.14%) OAuth
8 2 (1.43%) JSON
8 2 (1.43%) XML
9 1 (0.71%) CSS
9 1 (0.71%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.71%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.71%) Clustering
2 24 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (12.14%) Hedge funds
4 10 (7.14%) Online Games
5 6 (4.29%) Fixed Income
5 6 (4.29%) Blackberry
6 5 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (3.57%) Open Source
7 4 (2.86%) Wiki
8 3 (2.14%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.43%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.43%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.43%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.71%) Handset
10 1 (0.71%) Streaming Video
10 1 (0.71%) Replication
10 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.71%) Physics
10 1 (0.71%) Equities
10 1 (0.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 140 (100.00%) Linux
2 62 (44.29%) UNIX
3 50 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 35 (25.00%) Windows
5 24 (17.14%) SELinux
6 17 (12.14%) CentOS
7 16 (11.43%) Solaris
8 15 (10.71%) Ubuntu
9 9 (6.43%) Debian
9 9 (6.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (2.14%) SUSE
10 3 (2.14%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (1.43%) Scientific Linux
11 2 (1.43%) Fedora
11 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.43%) AIX
11 2 (1.43%) HPUX
12 1 (0.71%) VMS
12 1 (0.71%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.00%) DevOps
2 31 (22.14%) Configuration Management
3 22 (15.71%) SOA
4 17 (12.14%) ITIL
5 14 (10.00%) Capacity Management
6 9 (6.43%) Load Balancing
7 8 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (5.71%) Release Management
8 7 (5.00%) Electronic Trading
8 7 (5.00%) Kanban
8 7 (5.00%) Problem Management
8 7 (5.00%) Workflow
8 7 (5.00%) Scrum
8 7 (5.00%) Server Monitoring
9 6 (4.29%) Build Automation
9 6 (4.29%) Low Latency
9 6 (4.29%) Migration
9 6 (4.29%) Project Management
10 5 (3.57%) Change Management
10 5 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 62 (44.29%) Python
2 42 (30.00%) Ruby
3 40 (28.57%) Perl
3 40 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 21 (15.00%) Java
5 11 (7.86%) Shell Script
6 10 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 10 (7.14%) SQL
7 9 (6.43%) PHP
8 7 (5.00%) C
8 7 (5.00%) VB
9 6 (4.29%) C++
10 2 (1.43%) Bourne shell
10 2 (1.43%) C#
11 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.71%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (3.57%) RHCE
1 5 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.14%) Degree
2 3 (2.14%) BC Cleared
3 2 (1.43%) MCSE
3 2 (1.43%) CCNA
3 2 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.71%) RHCA
System Software
1 37 (26.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (15.71%) Oracle RAC
3 17 (12.14%) Active Directory
4 10 (7.14%) NFS
5 9 (6.43%) VMware ESX
6 7 (5.00%) Xen
7 6 (4.29%) vCloud
8 4 (2.86%) vSphere
9 3 (2.14%) XenServer
10 2 (1.43%) Hyper-V
10 2 (1.43%) Postfix
10 2 (1.43%) Squid
10 2 (1.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (1.43%) KVM
11 1 (0.71%) Docker
11 1 (0.71%) RHEV
11 1 (0.71%) GPFS
11 1 (0.71%) Ceph
11 1 (0.71%) Corosync
11 1 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 68 (48.57%) Puppet
2 17 (12.14%) Nagios
2 17 (12.14%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (8.57%) Cobbler
4 11 (7.86%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 8 (5.71%) BladeLogic
6 7 (5.00%) Control-M
6 7 (5.00%) ITRS Geneos
6 7 (5.00%) Opsview
7 4 (2.86%) CFEngine
8 3 (2.14%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (2.14%) Cacti
8 3 (2.14%) SCCM
8 3 (2.14%) NetBackup
8 3 (2.14%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.43%) Icinga
9 2 (1.43%) FreeIPA
9 2 (1.43%) Ansible
9 2 (1.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (1.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 61 (43.57%) Red Hat
2 52 (37.14%) VMware
3 42 (30.00%) Oracle
4 23 (16.43%) Remedy
5 22 (15.71%) IBM
6 12 (8.57%) Veritas
7 9 (6.43%) Citrix
7 9 (6.43%) Splunk
8 8 (5.71%) Microsoft
8 8 (5.71%) Cisco
9 7 (5.00%) Dell
9 7 (5.00%) NetApp
9 7 (5.00%) Altiris
10 6 (4.29%) Infoblox
11 5 (3.57%) MarketAxess
11 5 (3.57%) eSpeed
11 5 (3.57%) TIBCO
11 5 (3.57%) Reuters
11 5 (3.57%) EMC
12 4 (2.86%) Symantec
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