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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 196 250 298
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +48
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 260 172 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.20% 0.78% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 0.82% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 135 85
Median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £318 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £565 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £25.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £25.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
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
20620 20986 21502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.88% 94.64% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 14993 14495 15145
Median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 395 388
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 25 May 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
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 25 May 2016.

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 25 May 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 +52 38 £475 +5.55% 18
Croydon - 4 £393 -
Bromley - 2 £450 -
Chessington +1 1 - -
Harrow - 1 £500 -
Hayes - 1 £340 -
Twickenham - 1 £340 -
Uxbridge - 1 £407 - 1
Osterley - 1 £518 -
Wimbledon - 1 £425 -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 406 (100.00%) Linux
2 234 (57.64%) DevOps
3 212 (52.22%) Puppet
4 176 (43.35%) Python
5 161 (39.66%) Red Hat
6 151 (37.19%) Unix
7 117 (28.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 114 (28.08%) Perl
9 111 (27.34%) Amazon AWS
10 110 (27.09%) Configuration Management
11 108 (26.60%) Java
11 108 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
11 108 (26.60%) Jenkins
12 107 (26.35%) Bash Shell
12 107 (26.35%) Finance
13 106 (26.11%) Windows
14 94 (23.15%) Apache
14 94 (23.15%) VMware
15 93 (22.91%) Opscode Chef
16 89 (21.92%) Git (software)
17 86 (21.18%) Ruby
18 85 (20.94%) Tomcat
19 83 (20.44%) CentOS
20 77 (18.97%) Ansible
21 73 (17.98%) Continuous Integration
22 68 (16.75%) Nagios
23 60 (14.78%) Open Source
24 58 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
25 56 (13.79%) Docker
26 55 (13.55%) Shell Script

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 94 (23.15%) Apache
2 85 (20.94%) Tomcat
3 48 (11.82%) OpenStack
4 36 (8.87%) Confluence
5 25 (6.16%) IIS
6 17 (4.19%) JBoss
6 17 (4.19%) nginx
7 12 (2.96%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (1.72%) Jetty
9 5 (1.23%) GlassFish
9 5 (1.23%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.99%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.74%) SAS
11 3 (0.74%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.49%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (0.49%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.49%) Node.js
12 2 (0.49%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (1.23%) HipChat
2 2 (0.49%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 111 (27.34%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (4.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.96%) Amazon S3
3 12 (2.96%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (1.72%) IaaS
7 6 (1.48%) PaaS
8 5 (1.23%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (0.99%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 4 (0.99%) GitHub
10 3 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.74%) SaaS
11 2 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.49%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.49%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.25%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 41 (10.10%) TCP/IP
2 37 (9.11%) DNS
3 36 (8.87%) SAN
4 33 (8.13%) LDAP
5 31 (7.64%) Firewall
6 13 (3.20%) HTTP
6 13 (3.20%) VPN
7 12 (2.96%) Fibre Channel
8 10 (2.46%) iSCSI
9 8 (1.97%) DHCP
9 8 (1.97%) LAN
9 8 (1.97%) NAS
9 8 (1.97%) SMTP
10 7 (1.72%) WAN
11 6 (1.48%) FTP
11 6 (1.48%) HTTPS
11 6 (1.48%) SSL
12 5 (1.23%) DMZ
12 5 (1.23%) IPsec
12 5 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (13.55%) MySQL
2 30 (7.39%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (5.91%) MongoDB
4 22 (5.42%) NoSQL
5 20 (4.93%) Relational Database
6 18 (4.43%) SQL Server
7 9 (2.22%) DB2
8 8 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (1.48%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (0.99%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.99%) MarkLogic
12 3 (0.74%) Big Data
12 3 (0.74%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.74%) Redis
13 2 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.49%) JasperReports
13 2 (0.49%) QlikView
14 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.25%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 108 (26.60%) Jenkins
2 89 (21.92%) Git (software)
3 40 (9.85%) JIRA
4 29 (7.14%) Subversion
5 24 (5.91%) Maven
6 19 (4.68%) TeamCity
7 13 (3.20%) Hudson
8 12 (2.96%) Ant
9 9 (2.22%) Gradle
9 9 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (1.48%) Artifactory
10 6 (1.48%) GitLab
10 6 (1.48%) Vagrant
11 5 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (0.74%) GCC
13 3 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (0.74%) SonarQube
14 2 (0.49%) FishEye
14 2 (0.49%) Travis CI
General
1 107 (26.35%) Finance
2 38 (9.36%) Banking
3 16 (3.94%) Games
4 15 (3.69%) Marketing
4 15 (3.69%) Retail
5 14 (3.45%) Financial Institution
6 13 (3.20%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.71%) Manufacturing
8 10 (2.46%) Publishing
9 8 (1.97%) Electronics
10 3 (0.74%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.49%) Front Office
12 1 (0.25%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (9.61%) Web Services
2 36 (8.87%) LAMP
3 15 (3.69%) XML
4 14 (3.45%) ELK Stack
5 12 (2.96%) J2EE
5 12 (2.96%) JSON
6 10 (2.46%) HTML
6 10 (2.46%) Middleware
6 10 (2.46%) RabbitMQ
7 9 (2.22%) Regular Expression
8 8 (1.97%) RESTful
9 7 (1.72%) SOAP
10 6 (1.48%) LAPP Stack
11 5 (1.23%) ActiveMQ
11 5 (1.23%) REST
11 5 (1.23%) Sensu
12 4 (0.99%) FIX Protocol
12 4 (0.99%) Lucene
12 4 (0.99%) OpenJDK
13 3 (0.74%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.19%) Data Centre
2 10 (2.46%) Clustering
2 10 (2.46%) Private Cloud
3 9 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 8 (1.97%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (1.97%) Public Cloud
5 7 (1.72%) Client/Server
5 7 (1.72%) Hedge funds
5 7 (1.72%) PlayStation
5 7 (1.72%) User Experience
6 6 (1.48%) Device Driver
6 6 (1.48%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.48%) Online Banking
7 5 (1.23%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.99%) Derivative
8 4 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (0.99%) STB
9 3 (0.74%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 406 (100.00%) Linux
2 151 (37.19%) Unix
3 117 (28.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 106 (26.11%) Windows
5 83 (20.44%) CentOS
6 47 (11.58%) Windows Server
7 45 (11.08%) Solaris
8 44 (10.84%) Ubuntu
9 20 (4.93%) AIX
9 20 (4.93%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (2.71%) Fedora
11 10 (2.46%) Debian
12 8 (1.97%) HPUX
13 6 (1.48%) SUSE
14 5 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
14 5 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.99%) Windows 7
16 3 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
16 3 (0.74%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (57.64%) DevOps
2 110 (27.09%) Configuration Management
3 108 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (17.98%) Continuous Integration
5 60 (14.78%) Open Source
6 34 (8.37%) Continuous Delivery
7 33 (8.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 22 (5.42%) Security Patching
9 21 (5.17%) Web Operations
10 19 (4.68%) E-Commerce
10 19 (4.68%) Migration
11 18 (4.43%) Service Delivery
12 17 (4.19%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (4.19%) ITIL
13 16 (3.94%) Load Balancing
13 16 (3.94%) Release Management
13 16 (3.94%) Scrum
14 15 (3.69%) High Availability
15 12 (2.96%) Dependency Management
15 12 (2.96%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 176 (43.35%) Python
2 114 (28.08%) Perl
3 108 (26.60%) Java
4 107 (26.35%) Bash Shell
5 86 (21.18%) Ruby
6 55 (13.55%) Shell Script
7 39 (9.61%) SQL
8 33 (8.13%) C++
9 28 (6.90%) PowerShell
10 22 (5.42%) PHP
11 14 (3.45%) C
11 14 (3.45%) Go
12 9 (2.22%) Korn
13 8 (1.97%) Bourne shell
13 8 (1.97%) C#
13 8 (1.97%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.49%) AWK
14 2 (0.49%) Clojure
14 2 (0.49%) sed
15 1 (0.25%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (5.91%) Security Cleared
2 19 (4.68%) SC Cleared
3 15 (3.69%) RHCE
4 14 (3.45%) RHCA
5 11 (2.71%) Degree
6 9 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (1.97%) CCNP
8 7 (1.72%) CCNA
9 5 (1.23%) RHCSA
10 2 (0.49%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.49%) CCDA
10 2 (0.49%) CCIE
10 2 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.25%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.25%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.74%) SLA
2 2 (0.49%) ISO20022
2 2 (0.49%) QA
3 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (13.79%) Docker
3 37 (9.11%) VMware ESXi
4 30 (7.39%) vSphere
5 25 (6.16%) KVM
6 20 (4.93%) Active Directory
7 19 (4.68%) NFS
8 17 (4.19%) VMware ESX
9 10 (2.46%) Hyper-V
10 8 (1.97%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 8 (1.97%) Xen
11 7 (1.72%) Ceph
11 7 (1.72%) GlusterFS
11 7 (1.72%) iptables
11 7 (1.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 5 (1.23%) GFS2
12 5 (1.23%) OCFS2
12 5 (1.23%) Samba
12 5 (1.23%) vCloud
13 4 (0.99%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 212 (52.22%) Puppet
2 93 (22.91%) Opscode Chef
3 77 (18.97%) Ansible
4 68 (16.75%) Nagios
5 28 (6.90%) Packer
6 18 (4.43%) HAProxy
7 16 (3.94%) Terraform
8 15 (3.69%) Kubernetes
9 12 (2.96%) FreeIPA
9 12 (2.96%) Icinga
9 12 (2.96%) logstash
9 12 (2.96%) Salt
9 12 (2.96%) SELinux
10 10 (2.46%) Red Hat Satellite
10 10 (2.46%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 10 (2.46%) SCCM
11 9 (2.22%) ZABBIX
12 8 (1.97%) Cobbler
12 8 (1.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 7 (1.72%) Kibana
Vendors
1 161 (39.66%) Red Hat
2 94 (23.15%) VMware
3 34 (8.37%) Oracle
3 34 (8.37%) Splunk
4 30 (7.39%) Cisco
4 30 (7.39%) HP
4 30 (7.39%) NetApp
5 16 (3.94%) Atlassian
5 16 (3.94%) IBM
6 14 (3.45%) Microsoft
7 13 (3.20%) Citrix
8 12 (2.96%) EMC
9 10 (2.46%) Dell
9 10 (2.46%) New Relic
9 10 (2.46%) Veritas
10 9 (2.22%) CenturyLink
10 9 (2.22%) SAP
11 8 (1.97%) Akamai
11 8 (1.97%) Sybase
12 6 (1.48%) ArcSight
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