The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 350 322 335
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 62 67 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.31% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.33% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 49 50
Average daily rate £425 £435 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +15.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £323 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £500 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £344 £500
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 16
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £50.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.00%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22398 20052 25960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.58% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15523 13588 16690
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 410 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.31 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Linux Engineer
England

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
City of London -14 10 £388 +7.63% 7
Canary Wharf - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
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Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 141 (100.00%) Linux
2 72 (51.06%) Red Hat
3 62 (43.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 55 (39.01%) Apache
5 49 (34.75%) UNIX
6 44 (31.21%) Puppet
7 43 (30.50%) Python
7 43 (30.50%) DNS
8 41 (29.08%) Perl
9 34 (24.11%) Oracle
10 32 (22.70%) Java
11 29 (20.57%) Windows
12 26 (18.44%) VMware
13 24 (17.02%) Web Services
13 24 (17.02%) Opscode Chef
14 23 (16.31%) Tomcat
14 23 (16.31%) JBoss
14 23 (16.31%) SAN
14 23 (16.31%) Firewall
15 22 (15.60%) NFS
15 22 (15.60%) CentOS
16 21 (14.89%) Ruby
17 20 (14.18%) Bash Shell
18 19 (13.48%) nginx
18 19 (13.48%) MySQL
18 19 (13.48%) Shell Script
19 18 (12.77%) Finance
19 18 (12.77%) Oracle Database
20 17 (12.06%) NAS
20 17 (12.06%) VMware Infrastructure

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 55 (39.01%) Apache
2 23 (16.31%) Tomcat
3 19 (13.48%) nginx
4 8 (5.67%) Node.js
4 8 (5.67%) OpenStack
5 5 (3.55%) IIS
6 3 (2.13%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.42%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.42%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.42%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.35%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.96%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.84%) Joyent
4 2 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (30.50%) DNS
2 23 (16.31%) SAN
2 23 (16.31%) Firewall
3 17 (12.06%) NAS
4 15 (10.64%) SNMP
5 13 (9.22%) SMTP
6 12 (8.51%) Multicast
7 10 (7.09%) VPN
8 8 (5.67%) LDAP
9 6 (4.26%) TCP/IP
9 6 (4.26%) DHCP
10 5 (3.55%) VLAN
10 5 (3.55%) HTTP
11 4 (2.84%) PPTP
11 4 (2.84%) IPsec
11 4 (2.84%) Network Security
12 3 (2.13%) Internet
13 2 (1.42%) iSCSI
14 1 (0.71%) OpenLDAP
14 1 (0.71%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.48%) MySQL
2 18 (12.77%) Oracle Database
3 11 (7.80%) Relational Database
3 11 (7.80%) RDBMS
4 9 (6.38%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.26%) SQL Server
6 5 (3.55%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (3.55%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.13%) Big Data
8 3 (2.13%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.42%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.71%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 6 (4.26%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.13%) Hudson
3 2 (1.42%) Subversion
3 2 (1.42%) Maven
3 2 (1.42%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.71%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.71%) Ant
General
1 18 (12.77%) Finance
2 8 (5.67%) Banking
3 5 (3.55%) Games
4 4 (2.84%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.13%) Front Office
6 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.71%) Retail
7 1 (0.71%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.02%) Web Services
2 12 (8.51%) Rendezvous
3 10 (7.09%) LAMP
4 9 (6.38%) XML
5 5 (3.55%) JSON
6 4 (2.84%) CSS
6 4 (2.84%) HTML
6 4 (2.84%) Middleware
7 3 (2.13%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (2.13%) WebCenter
8 2 (1.42%) Application Packaging
8 2 (1.42%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.71%) REST
9 1 (0.71%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.71%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 12 (8.51%) Fixed Income
2 8 (5.67%) Open Source
3 5 (3.55%) Online Games
3 5 (3.55%) Clustering
4 4 (2.84%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.42%) Replication
5 2 (1.42%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.71%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.71%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.71%) CESG
6 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 141 (100.00%) Linux
2 62 (43.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 49 (34.75%) UNIX
4 29 (20.57%) Windows
5 22 (15.60%) CentOS
6 16 (11.35%) Ubuntu
7 9 (6.38%) Oracle Linux
7 9 (6.38%) Fedora
7 9 (6.38%) Solaris
8 6 (4.26%) SUSE
8 6 (4.26%) Scientific Linux
9 4 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (2.84%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.42%) Debian
11 1 (0.71%) OpenWrt
11 1 (0.71%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (11.35%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (10.64%) Capacity Management
3 13 (9.22%) Change Management
3 13 (9.22%) Configuration Management
4 12 (8.51%) Project Management
4 12 (8.51%) Electronic Trading
4 12 (8.51%) Build Automation
4 12 (8.51%) Low Latency
5 10 (7.09%) Security Management
5 10 (7.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (3.55%) Load Balancing
8 4 (2.84%) E-Commerce
8 4 (2.84%) ITIL
9 3 (2.13%) High Availability
9 3 (2.13%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (2.13%) SOA
10 2 (1.42%) Migration
10 2 (1.42%) Workflow
10 2 (1.42%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 43 (30.50%) Python
2 41 (29.08%) Perl
3 32 (22.70%) Java
4 21 (14.89%) Ruby
5 20 (14.18%) Bash Shell
6 19 (13.48%) Shell Script
7 15 (10.64%) SQL
8 7 (4.96%) PHP
9 6 (4.26%) JavaScript
10 5 (3.55%) sed
10 5 (3.55%) AWK
11 3 (2.13%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.13%) C++
12 1 (0.71%) C
12 1 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (7.09%) RHCE
2 3 (2.13%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.42%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.71%) ISEB
4 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.71%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.71%) QA
1 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (15.60%) NFS
2 17 (12.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.38%) Xen
4 8 (5.67%) VMware ESX
5 7 (4.96%) XenServer
5 7 (4.96%) KVM
6 6 (4.26%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (3.55%) vCloud
8 3 (2.13%) Active Directory
9 2 (1.42%) Postfix
9 2 (1.42%) Sendmail
9 2 (1.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.71%) SpamAssassin
10 1 (0.71%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.71%) Samba
Systems Management
1 44 (31.21%) Puppet
2 24 (17.02%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (7.09%) Nagios
4 5 (3.55%) HAProxy
4 5 (3.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (2.84%) Cobbler
6 3 (2.13%) Zenoss
6 3 (2.13%) Control-M
6 3 (2.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (1.42%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.71%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.71%) StatsD
8 1 (0.71%) Cacti
8 1 (0.71%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 72 (51.06%) Red Hat
2 34 (24.11%) Oracle
3 26 (18.44%) VMware
4 23 (16.31%) JBoss
5 13 (9.22%) Cisco
6 12 (8.51%) eSpeed
6 12 (8.51%) TIBCO
6 12 (8.51%) Reuters
6 12 (8.51%) MarketAxess
7 10 (7.09%) NetApp
8 9 (6.38%) Citrix
9 7 (4.96%) Foundry
10 6 (4.26%) IBM
11 4 (2.84%) Veritas
11 4 (2.84%) EMC
11 4 (2.84%) Rackspace
12 3 (2.13%) Splunk
12 3 (2.13%) Endeca
12 3 (2.13%) ATG
12 3 (2.13%) Novell
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