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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 339 325 293
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 70 99 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.41% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.44% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 82 62
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£425 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £332 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -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
21269 22575 19948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.25% 93.08% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15335 15541 13354
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 386 546
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.18 £39.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -3 9 £400 -5.88% 4
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £375 -
Surbiton - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 152 (100.00%) Linux
2 72 (47.37%) Puppet
3 67 (44.08%) UNIX
4 64 (42.11%) Python
5 60 (39.47%) Red Hat
6 53 (34.87%) VMware
7 52 (34.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 48 (31.58%) Ruby
8 48 (31.58%) Perl
9 40 (26.32%) DevOps
10 37 (24.34%) Apache
11 36 (23.68%) Windows
11 36 (23.68%) Oracle
12 34 (22.37%) VMware Infrastructure
13 31 (20.39%) DNS
13 31 (20.39%) Opscode Chef
14 30 (19.74%) Bash Shell
15 25 (16.45%) Amazon AWS
15 25 (16.45%) MySQL
15 25 (16.45%) ITIL
15 25 (16.45%) Java
15 25 (16.45%) Finance
16 24 (15.79%) Shell Script
17 23 (15.13%) TCP/IP
18 22 (14.47%) DHCP
18 22 (14.47%) Tomcat
18 22 (14.47%) Configuration Management
19 21 (13.82%) Clustering
19 21 (13.82%) CentOS
20 20 (13.16%) Ubuntu

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 37 (24.34%) Apache
2 22 (14.47%) Tomcat
3 14 (9.21%) WebLogic
4 13 (8.55%) JBoss
5 12 (7.89%) IIS
6 10 (6.58%) WebSphere
7 8 (5.26%) MS Exchange
8 7 (4.61%) IBM HTTP Server
9 5 (3.29%) OpenStack
10 4 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (2.63%) nginx
11 3 (1.97%) SharePoint
11 3 (1.97%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (1.32%) Apache Solr
12 2 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (1.32%) Zimbra
13 1 (0.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 1 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (1.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (5.92%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 25 (16.45%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (11.18%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.97%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.97%) SaaS
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.66%) Heroku
4 1 (0.66%) Engine Yard
4 1 (0.66%) PaaS
4 1 (0.66%) GitHub
4 1 (0.66%) Route 53
4 1 (0.66%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (20.39%) DNS
2 23 (15.13%) TCP/IP
3 22 (14.47%) DHCP
4 17 (11.18%) Firewall
4 17 (11.18%) LDAP
5 7 (4.61%) SAN
5 7 (4.61%) Intranet
5 7 (4.61%) iSCSI
5 7 (4.61%) BIG-IP
5 7 (4.61%) Multicast
6 6 (3.95%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (3.95%) HTTP
7 5 (3.29%) FTP
8 4 (2.63%) Kerberos
9 3 (1.97%) VPN
9 3 (1.97%) SMTP
10 2 (1.32%) SSH
10 2 (1.32%) VLAN
11 1 (0.66%) SSL
11 1 (0.66%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.45%) MySQL
2 12 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 10 (6.58%) Oracle Exadata
4 6 (3.95%) Big Data
5 4 (2.63%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.63%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.97%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.97%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.66%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.66%) KDB
8 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.66%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.66%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (10.53%) JIRA
2 15 (9.87%) Subversion
3 14 (9.21%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.29%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.63%) GitLab
6 1 (0.66%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.66%) Hudson
6 1 (0.66%) GCC
6 1 (0.66%) GDB
General
1 25 (16.45%) Finance
2 16 (10.53%) Banking
3 13 (8.55%) Investment Banking
4 10 (6.58%) Financial Institution
5 9 (5.92%) Games
6 8 (5.26%) Front Office
7 5 (3.29%) Retail
8 3 (1.97%) Law
9 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.66%) Electronics
10 1 (0.66%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.66%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.89%) Middleware
2 10 (6.58%) WebSphere MQ
3 9 (5.92%) Web Services
4 8 (5.26%) .NET
5 7 (4.61%) WCF
5 7 (4.61%) Java EE
6 6 (3.95%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (3.29%) HTML
7 5 (3.29%) Rendezvous
8 4 (2.63%) LAMP
8 4 (2.63%) XML
9 3 (1.97%) OAuth
10 2 (1.32%) libvirt
10 2 (1.32%) JSON
11 1 (0.66%) MAPI
11 1 (0.66%) XSLT
11 1 (0.66%) SOAP
11 1 (0.66%) Application Packaging
11 1 (0.66%) Java SE
11 1 (0.66%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.82%) Clustering
2 12 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.58%) Hedge funds
4 9 (5.92%) Online Games
5 7 (4.61%) Open Source
6 6 (3.95%) Wiki
6 6 (3.95%) Fixed Income
6 6 (3.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.63%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.63%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.97%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.97%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.32%) Streaming Video
9 2 (1.32%) Equities
9 2 (1.32%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.66%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.66%) DTV
10 1 (0.66%) BBC
10 1 (0.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 152 (100.00%) Linux
2 67 (44.08%) UNIX
3 52 (34.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 36 (23.68%) Windows
5 21 (13.82%) CentOS
6 20 (13.16%) Ubuntu
7 14 (9.21%) Debian
8 11 (7.24%) Solaris
9 9 (5.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (3.29%) SUSE
11 3 (1.97%) AIX
11 3 (1.97%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (1.32%) Scientific Linux
12 2 (1.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (1.32%) Fedora
12 2 (1.32%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (1.32%) HPUX
13 1 (0.66%) VMS
13 1 (0.66%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (26.32%) DevOps
2 25 (16.45%) ITIL
3 22 (14.47%) Configuration Management
4 14 (9.21%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (9.21%) Load Balancing
5 13 (8.55%) Release Management
5 13 (8.55%) Capacity Management
6 10 (6.58%) SOA
7 9 (5.92%) Workflow
8 8 (5.26%) Kernel Tuning
8 8 (5.26%) Low Latency
9 7 (4.61%) Electronic Trading
9 7 (4.61%) Problem Management
9 7 (4.61%) Server Monitoring
10 6 (3.95%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (3.95%) Project Management
11 5 (3.29%) E-Commerce
11 5 (3.29%) Change Management
11 5 (3.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 64 (42.11%) Python
2 48 (31.58%) Ruby
2 48 (31.58%) Perl
3 30 (19.74%) Bash Shell
4 25 (16.45%) Java
5 24 (15.79%) Shell Script
6 13 (8.55%) SQL
7 12 (7.89%) PowerShell
7 12 (7.89%) PHP
8 7 (4.61%) VB
8 7 (4.61%) C
9 6 (3.95%) C++
10 2 (1.32%) Bourne shell
10 2 (1.32%) Korn
11 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.66%) VBScript
11 1 (0.66%) C#
11 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.66%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (7.24%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.61%) DV Cleared
3 5 (3.29%) RHCE
3 5 (3.29%) Degree
3 5 (3.29%) RHCSA
4 2 (1.32%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.32%) CCNA
4 2 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.66%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) QA
1 2 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (22.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 16 (10.53%) NFS
4 12 (7.89%) Xen
5 11 (7.24%) Oracle RAC
5 11 (7.24%) vSphere
6 8 (5.26%) VMware ESX
7 6 (3.95%) Docker
7 6 (3.95%) Hyper-V
8 4 (2.63%) Postfix
9 3 (1.97%) VirtualBox
10 2 (1.32%) vCloud
10 2 (1.32%) KVM
10 2 (1.32%) XenServer
10 2 (1.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (1.32%) Sendmail
10 2 (1.32%) Squid
11 1 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.66%) Samba
11 1 (0.66%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 72 (47.37%) Puppet
2 31 (20.39%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (13.16%) Nagios
4 15 (9.87%) SELinux
5 14 (9.21%) Cobbler
6 12 (7.89%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 8 (5.26%) BladeLogic
8 7 (4.61%) Control-M
8 7 (4.61%) ITRS Geneos
8 7 (4.61%) Ansible
9 5 (3.29%) NetBackup
9 5 (3.29%) Graphite
10 4 (2.63%) Opsview
11 3 (1.97%) Cacti
11 3 (1.97%) CFEngine
11 3 (1.97%) Red Hat Satellite
12 2 (1.32%) yum
12 2 (1.32%) Capistrano
12 2 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (1.32%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 60 (39.47%) Red Hat
2 53 (34.87%) VMware
3 36 (23.68%) Oracle
4 11 (7.24%) IBM
4 11 (7.24%) Remedy
4 11 (7.24%) HP
5 9 (5.92%) Infoblox
6 8 (5.26%) Veritas
6 8 (5.26%) Cisco
6 8 (5.26%) Microsoft
7 7 (4.61%) EMC
7 7 (4.61%) Altiris
7 7 (4.61%) Splunk
8 5 (3.29%) eSpeed
8 5 (3.29%) McAfee
8 5 (3.29%) Reuters
8 5 (3.29%) TIBCO
8 5 (3.29%) MarketAxess
9 4 (2.63%) Citrix
9 4 (2.63%) Sun
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