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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 243 280 263
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 206 152 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.95% 0.68% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.72% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 121 140
Median daily rate £488 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £582
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +40.35%
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
20566 21246 22693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.12% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 14667 15031 16334
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 345 448
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +19 34 £513 +6.21% 10
Harrow +1 8 £515 +0.98%
Bromley +5 7 £475 +26.66%
Hayes - 2 £340 -
Canary Wharf +1 1 £425 -15.00%
Croydon - 1 - -
Northolt - 1 £340 -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 471 (100.00%) Linux
2 288 (61.15%) DevOps
3 230 (48.83%) Puppet
4 227 (48.20%) Python
5 153 (32.48%) Agile Software Development
6 147 (31.21%) Amazon AWS
7 143 (30.36%) Ansible
8 130 (27.60%) Jenkins
9 125 (26.54%) Ruby
10 122 (25.90%) Bash Shell
11 110 (23.35%) Red Hat
12 109 (23.14%) Docker
13 106 (22.51%) Opscode Chef
14 103 (21.87%) Finance
15 102 (21.66%) Unix
16 90 (19.11%) VMware
17 86 (18.26%) Configuration Management
17 86 (18.26%) Continuous Integration
18 84 (17.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 84 (17.83%) Perl
19 78 (16.56%) Apache
20 74 (15.71%) Git (software)
21 72 (15.29%) Java
22 71 (15.07%) Open Source
23 59 (12.53%) MySQL
24 57 (12.10%) Windows
25 56 (11.89%) CentOS
26 52 (11.04%) PostgreSQL
27 50 (10.62%) Shell Script
28 48 (10.19%) Terraform

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 78 (16.56%) Apache
2 45 (9.55%) Tomcat
3 40 (8.49%) Confluence
4 39 (8.28%) OpenStack
5 16 (3.40%) nginx
6 15 (3.18%) JBoss
7 14 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (2.12%) WebLogic
9 8 (1.70%) Apache Spark
10 7 (1.49%) IIS
11 6 (1.27%) Jetty
12 5 (1.06%) WildFly
13 4 (0.85%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.85%) SAS
14 3 (0.64%) Alfresco
14 3 (0.64%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.42%) Mule ESB
15 2 (0.42%) SharePoint
16 1 (0.21%) ColdFusion
16 1 (0.21%) Luigi
Applications
1 5 (1.06%) HipChat
2 2 (0.42%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 147 (31.21%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (5.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (5.10%) Amazon EC2
4 22 (4.67%) GitHub
5 19 (4.03%) Amazon S3
6 16 (3.40%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (3.18%) SaaS
8 11 (2.34%) PaaS
8 11 (2.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 8 (1.70%) AWS CloudFormation
9 8 (1.70%) Route 53
10 7 (1.49%) IaaS
11 5 (1.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (0.85%) Amazon ELB
13 3 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (0.64%) AWS CloudTrail
13 3 (0.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 3 (0.64%) CloudFront
13 3 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.64%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.22%) DNS
1 34 (7.22%) TCP/IP
2 27 (5.73%) SSL
3 22 (4.67%) SAN
4 20 (4.25%) Firewall
5 18 (3.82%) LDAP
6 17 (3.61%) HTTP
7 14 (2.97%) VPN
8 13 (2.76%) OpenVPN
9 12 (2.55%) SNMP
10 7 (1.49%) VoIP
11 6 (1.27%) DHCP
11 6 (1.27%) SSH
12 4 (0.85%) Internet
12 4 (0.85%) SMTP
12 4 (0.85%) Wireless
13 3 (0.64%) FTP
13 3 (0.64%) iSCSI
13 3 (0.64%) Network Security
13 3 (0.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (12.53%) MySQL
2 52 (11.04%) PostgreSQL
3 29 (6.16%) NoSQL
4 27 (5.73%) MongoDB
5 17 (3.61%) Relational Database
6 15 (3.18%) Amazon RDS
7 14 (2.97%) Hadoop
8 12 (2.55%) Big Data
9 11 (2.34%) Redis
10 8 (1.70%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.27%) SQL Server
12 3 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.64%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (0.42%) WhereScape RED
14 1 (0.21%) DB2
14 1 (0.21%) MarkLogic
14 1 (0.21%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 130 (27.60%) Jenkins
2 74 (15.71%) Git (software)
3 39 (8.28%) JIRA
4 33 (7.01%) Vagrant
5 21 (4.46%) GitLab
6 20 (4.25%) Subversion
7 17 (3.61%) TeamCity
8 15 (3.18%) Sonatype Nexus
9 14 (2.97%) Maven
10 13 (2.76%) Hudson
11 12 (2.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (1.70%) Ant
12 8 (1.70%) Bitbucket
13 7 (1.49%) Bundler
14 6 (1.27%) Artifactory
14 6 (1.27%) FishEye
14 6 (1.27%) Gradle
14 6 (1.27%) Selenium
15 5 (1.06%) Gerrit
15 5 (1.06%) SonarQube
General
1 103 (21.87%) Finance
2 36 (7.64%) Banking
3 25 (5.31%) Financial Institution
4 16 (3.40%) Retail
5 12 (2.55%) Front Office
5 12 (2.55%) Publishing
6 10 (2.12%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.49%) Games
8 4 (0.85%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.64%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Advertising
10 1 (0.21%) Back Office
10 1 (0.21%) Billing
10 1 (0.21%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.21%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (8.28%) LAMP
2 35 (7.43%) Web Services
3 20 (4.25%) ELK Stack
3 20 (4.25%) LAPP Stack
4 15 (3.18%) Middleware
5 13 (2.76%) Regular Expression
6 11 (2.34%) LEMP Stack
7 7 (1.49%) Memcached
7 7 (1.49%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (1.49%) Spring
8 6 (1.27%) AngularJS
9 5 (1.06%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (1.06%) Node.js
9 5 (1.06%) React
9 5 (1.06%) REST
10 3 (0.64%) JMS
10 3 (0.64%) JSON
10 3 (0.64%) SOAP
10 3 (0.64%) Software Packaging
10 3 (0.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.73%) Clustering
2 20 (4.25%) Data Centre
2 20 (4.25%) Hedge funds
3 18 (3.82%) Public Cloud
4 10 (2.12%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.12%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.12%) Fintech
5 9 (1.91%) PKI
6 8 (1.70%) EMC VNX
6 8 (1.70%) Visualisation
7 7 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.06%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.06%) Device Driver
9 4 (0.85%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.85%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.85%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.64%) Enterprise Cloud
10 3 (0.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 471 (100.00%) Linux
2 102 (21.66%) Unix
3 84 (17.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 57 (12.10%) Windows
5 56 (11.89%) CentOS
6 47 (9.98%) Ubuntu
7 27 (5.73%) Solaris
8 24 (5.10%) Windows Server
9 15 (3.18%) Debian
10 13 (2.76%) SUSE
11 11 (2.34%) AIX
12 10 (2.12%) Mac OS
13 7 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (1.27%) Android
14 6 (1.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 5 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
16 4 (0.85%) Windows 10
17 3 (0.64%) CoreOS
17 3 (0.64%) Embedded Linux
17 3 (0.64%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (61.15%) DevOps
2 153 (32.48%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (18.26%) Configuration Management
3 86 (18.26%) Continuous Integration
4 71 (15.07%) Open Source
5 43 (9.13%) High Availability
6 34 (7.22%) E-Commerce
7 31 (6.58%) Scrum
8 28 (5.94%) Continuous Delivery
8 28 (5.94%) Service Delivery
9 26 (5.52%) Patch Management
10 25 (5.31%) ITIL
11 22 (4.67%) Low Latency
12 15 (3.18%) Migration
13 14 (2.97%) Continuous Deployment
13 14 (2.97%) Software Engineering
14 13 (2.76%) Change Management
14 13 (2.76%) Knowledge Management
14 13 (2.76%) Release Management
15 12 (2.55%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 227 (48.20%) Python
2 125 (26.54%) Ruby
3 122 (25.90%) Bash Shell
4 84 (17.83%) Perl
5 72 (15.29%) Java
6 50 (10.62%) Shell Script
7 19 (4.03%) PHP
8 18 (3.82%) C++
8 18 (3.82%) Go
9 16 (3.40%) C
10 15 (3.18%) SQL
11 10 (2.12%) JavaScript
11 10 (2.12%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.06%) Bourne shell
12 5 (1.06%) C-shell
12 5 (1.06%) Scala
13 4 (0.85%) SystemTap
14 3 (0.64%) Embedded C
14 3 (0.64%) Embedded C++
14 3 (0.64%) R
Qualifications
1 30 (6.37%) Security Cleared
2 25 (5.31%) SC Cleared
3 16 (3.40%) Degree
4 10 (2.12%) AWS Certification
5 9 (1.91%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (1.49%) RHCE
7 6 (1.27%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.85%) RHCSA
9 3 (0.64%) RHCT
10 2 (0.42%) RHCA
11 1 (0.21%) CISSP
11 1 (0.21%) CLAS
11 1 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.21%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.12%) QA
2 8 (1.70%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.21%) GCP
System Software
1 109 (23.14%) Docker
2 46 (9.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (5.94%) GlusterFS
4 20 (4.25%) GFS2
4 20 (4.25%) OCFS2
5 16 (3.40%) KVM
6 15 (3.18%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (2.55%) VMware ESX
8 10 (2.12%) Active Directory
8 10 (2.12%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (2.12%) Xen
9 9 (1.91%) NFS
9 9 (1.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 8 (1.70%) Hyper-V
10 8 (1.70%) vCloud
11 7 (1.49%) VirtualBox
12 6 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (1.06%) iptables
13 5 (1.06%) Squid
14 4 (0.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 230 (48.83%) Puppet
2 143 (30.36%) Ansible
3 106 (22.51%) Opscode Chef
4 48 (10.19%) Terraform
5 30 (6.37%) Kubernetes
6 29 (6.16%) Nagios
7 24 (5.10%) Salt
8 22 (4.67%) SELinux
9 21 (4.46%) CFEngine
10 20 (4.25%) Failover Clustering
10 20 (4.25%) Packer
11 18 (3.82%) logstash
11 18 (3.82%) Zenoss
12 16 (3.40%) HAProxy
12 16 (3.40%) Kibana
13 12 (2.55%) Oracle ZFS
14 10 (2.12%) ZABBIX
15 9 (1.91%) NetBackup
16 8 (1.70%) Cobbler
17 7 (1.49%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 110 (23.35%) Red Hat
2 90 (19.11%) VMware
3 28 (5.94%) EMC
4 27 (5.73%) Atlassian
5 25 (5.31%) Oracle
6 24 (5.10%) HP
7 22 (4.67%) Cisco
8 18 (3.82%) IBM
9 17 (3.61%) Splunk
10 14 (2.97%) Veritas
11 13 (2.76%) Sun
12 10 (2.12%) New Relic
13 8 (1.70%) CheckPoint
13 8 (1.70%) Rackspace
13 8 (1.70%) SaltStack
14 7 (1.49%) Fortinet
15 6 (1.27%) hybris
15 6 (1.27%) NetApp
16 5 (1.06%) 3PAR
16 5 (1.06%) Sonatype
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