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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 265 243 257
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 146 176 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.69% 0.83% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.88% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 137 110
Average daily rate £475 £475 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £355 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £580 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £37.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -4.51%
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
20096 20019 20842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.70% 94.48% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14251 14165 14161
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 344 397
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 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
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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +30 15 £525 +7.69% 22
Harrow - 4 £500 -
Hammersmith - 3 £512 -
Bromley - 2 £375 -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 324 (100.00%) Linux
2 164 (50.62%) DevOps
3 148 (45.68%) Puppet
4 129 (39.81%) Python
5 103 (31.79%) Agile Software Development
6 93 (28.70%) Red Hat
7 89 (27.47%) VMware
8 88 (27.16%) Java
8 88 (27.16%) Unix
9 83 (25.62%) Windows
10 78 (24.07%) Jenkins
10 78 (24.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 76 (23.46%) Configuration Management
12 74 (22.84%) Amazon AWS
13 70 (21.60%) Bash Shell
14 67 (20.68%) Git (software)
14 67 (20.68%) Opscode Chef
15 66 (20.37%) Apache
16 61 (18.83%) VMware Infrastructure
17 60 (18.52%) Perl
18 57 (17.59%) Ansible
19 56 (17.28%) Tomcat
20 55 (16.98%) Ruby
21 50 (15.43%) CentOS
22 47 (14.51%) SQL
23 45 (13.89%) Finance
24 44 (13.58%) Nagios
24 44 (13.58%) Continuous Integration
25 42 (12.96%) OpenStack
26 40 (12.35%) MySQL

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 66 (20.37%) Apache
2 56 (17.28%) Tomcat
3 42 (12.96%) OpenStack
4 12 (3.70%) nginx
5 8 (2.47%) JBoss
6 7 (2.16%) Confluence
7 6 (1.85%) IIS
8 5 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.54%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.54%) Node.js
9 4 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.23%) Jetty
10 3 (0.93%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.93%) SAS
10 3 (0.93%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.62%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.31%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.31%) MediaWiki
12 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.62%) HipChat
1 2 (0.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (5.25%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 74 (22.84%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.40%) Amazon S3
4 7 (2.16%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 5 (1.54%) PaaS
7 4 (1.23%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.23%) SaaS
8 3 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.62%) Amazon CloudSearch
9 2 (0.62%) GitHub
10 1 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.31%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.31%) IaaS
10 1 (0.31%) Office 365
10 1 (0.31%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.31%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.33%) Firewall
2 25 (7.72%) TCP/IP
3 21 (6.48%) DNS
3 21 (6.48%) Multicast
4 16 (4.94%) SAN
5 11 (3.40%) NAS
6 10 (3.09%) HTTP
6 10 (3.09%) iSCSI
7 9 (2.78%) LDAP
8 8 (2.47%) DHCP
8 8 (2.47%) SMTP
9 7 (2.16%) VoIP
10 5 (1.54%) Internet
10 5 (1.54%) LAN
10 5 (1.54%) VPN
11 4 (1.23%) NetScaler
11 4 (1.23%) SNMP
12 3 (0.93%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (0.93%) IMAP
12 3 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (12.35%) MySQL
2 28 (8.64%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (7.10%) Relational Database
4 22 (6.79%) SQL Server
5 15 (4.63%) NoSQL
6 14 (4.32%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.93%) Big Data
8 3 (0.93%) DB2
8 3 (0.93%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.62%) Informix
9 2 (0.62%) OpenTSDB
9 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.62%) QlikView
9 2 (0.62%) Redis
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 78 (24.07%) Jenkins
2 67 (20.68%) Git (software)
3 21 (6.48%) Subversion
4 20 (6.17%) Maven
5 14 (4.32%) JIRA
6 9 (2.78%) Hudson
7 7 (2.16%) TeamCity
8 6 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (1.23%) Ant
9 4 (1.23%) Gradle
10 3 (0.93%) GitLab
10 3 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.93%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.62%) JMeter
12 1 (0.31%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.31%) Bugzilla
12 1 (0.31%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.31%) Selenium
General
1 45 (13.89%) Finance
2 20 (6.17%) Banking
3 11 (3.40%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.78%) Games
5 6 (1.85%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.85%) Retail
6 5 (1.54%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.54%) Legal
7 4 (1.23%) Marketing
7 4 (1.23%) Publishing
8 2 (0.62%) Front Office
8 2 (0.62%) Law
9 1 (0.31%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (8.33%) Web Services
2 20 (6.17%) Rendezvous
3 19 (5.86%) JSON
3 19 (5.86%) LAMP
4 11 (3.40%) SOAP
4 11 (3.40%) XML
5 10 (3.09%) HTML
5 10 (3.09%) Middleware
6 9 (2.78%) Regular Expression
7 8 (2.47%) LAPP Stack
8 7 (2.16%) WSDL
9 6 (1.85%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (1.54%) RESTful
11 4 (1.23%) J2EE
11 4 (1.23%) LEMP Stack
11 4 (1.23%) MCollective
12 3 (0.93%) JMS
12 3 (0.93%) OpenGL
12 3 (0.93%) REST
12 3 (0.93%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.10%) Data Centre
2 12 (3.70%) Clustering
3 9 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (1.85%) Hedge funds
4 6 (1.85%) Private Cloud
4 6 (1.85%) User Experience
5 5 (1.54%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.54%) Device Driver
5 5 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (1.23%) DTV
6 4 (1.23%) Fixed Income
6 4 (1.23%) Interactive TV
6 4 (1.23%) STB
7 3 (0.93%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.93%) PMI
8 2 (0.62%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 324 (100.00%) Linux
2 88 (27.16%) Unix
3 83 (25.62%) Windows
4 78 (24.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 50 (15.43%) CentOS
6 28 (8.64%) Windows Server
7 27 (8.33%) Solaris
8 22 (6.79%) Ubuntu
9 12 (3.70%) AIX
10 10 (3.09%) HPUX
10 10 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (1.85%) Fedora
12 6 (1.85%) Windows 7
13 5 (1.54%) SUSE
14 4 (1.23%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (0.93%) Debian
15 3 (0.93%) Mac OS X Server
16 2 (0.62%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (50.62%) DevOps
2 103 (31.79%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (23.46%) Configuration Management
4 44 (13.58%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (8.64%) Continuous Improvement
6 26 (8.02%) Open Source
7 22 (6.79%) Project Management
8 20 (6.17%) Electronic Trading
8 20 (6.17%) Release Management
9 19 (5.86%) Continuous Delivery
9 19 (5.86%) Security Patching
10 17 (5.25%) High Availability
10 17 (5.25%) Migration
11 16 (4.94%) E-Commerce
11 16 (4.94%) Problem Management
12 14 (4.32%) Capacity Management
13 13 (4.01%) Time Management
14 12 (3.70%) Mentoring
15 11 (3.40%) Scrum
16 10 (3.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 129 (39.81%) Python
2 88 (27.16%) Java
3 70 (21.60%) Bash Shell
4 60 (18.52%) Perl
5 55 (16.98%) Ruby
6 47 (14.51%) SQL
7 26 (8.02%) Shell Script
8 21 (6.48%) C++
8 21 (6.48%) PHP
8 21 (6.48%) PowerShell
9 16 (4.94%) C
10 11 (3.40%) C#
11 8 (2.47%) JavaScript
12 7 (2.16%) Korn
13 4 (1.23%) Go
14 2 (0.62%) Groovy
14 2 (0.62%) Scala
15 1 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (2.47%) Degree
2 7 (2.16%) RHCE
2 7 (2.16%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.85%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.54%) RHCSA
5 4 (1.23%) CCNA
5 4 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.93%) CCNP
6 3 (0.93%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.93%) RHCA
6 3 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.62%) MCSE
7 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.62%) VCAP
7 2 (0.62%) VCDX
8 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.54%) QA
2 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (18.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (11.11%) Docker
3 20 (6.17%) KVM
4 19 (5.86%) VMware ESX
5 17 (5.25%) vSphere
6 13 (4.01%) Active Directory
6 13 (4.01%) QEMU
7 10 (3.09%) NFS
8 6 (1.85%) iptables
8 6 (1.85%) RHEV
8 6 (1.85%) Xen
9 5 (1.54%) GFS2
9 5 (1.54%) GlusterFS
9 5 (1.54%) OCFS2
9 5 (1.54%) vCloud
10 4 (1.23%) Ceph
10 4 (1.23%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.93%) XenApp
12 2 (0.62%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 148 (45.68%) Puppet
2 67 (20.68%) Opscode Chef
3 57 (17.59%) Ansible
4 44 (13.58%) Nagios
5 17 (5.25%) ITRS Geneos
6 16 (4.94%) SELinux
7 14 (4.32%) Icinga
7 14 (4.32%) Salt
8 11 (3.40%) FreeIPA
8 11 (3.40%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 10 (3.09%) ZABBIX
10 8 (2.47%) Packer
11 7 (2.16%) HAProxy
12 6 (1.85%) CFEngine
12 6 (1.85%) yum
12 6 (1.85%) Zenoss
13 5 (1.54%) Oracle ZFS
14 4 (1.23%) Cacti
14 4 (1.23%) logstash
14 4 (1.23%) Mesos
Vendors
1 93 (28.70%) Red Hat
2 89 (27.47%) VMware
3 39 (12.04%) Oracle
4 38 (11.73%) Splunk
5 23 (7.10%) TIBCO
6 17 (5.25%) ION Trading
6 17 (5.25%) NetApp
7 14 (4.32%) Cisco
7 14 (4.32%) HP
8 9 (2.78%) Dell
8 9 (2.78%) EMC
8 9 (2.78%) Microsoft
9 8 (2.47%) IBM
10 7 (2.16%) Google
11 6 (1.85%) Citrix
11 6 (1.85%) New Relic
12 4 (1.23%) Rackspace
12 4 (1.23%) SolarWinds
13 3 (0.93%) Atlassian
13 3 (0.93%) Fiorano
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