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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 209 262 252
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 258 167 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.12% 0.72% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 0.76% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 118 141
Median daily rate £500 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £32.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -35.00%
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
21884 22032 23026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.89% 94.74% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 15568 15452 15629
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 330 437
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 29 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 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 +50 50 £513 +24.24% 21
Harrow - 9 £400 -
Croydon -10 2 £475 +13.43%
Feltham -7 1 £500 +426.31%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £475 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 520 (100.00%) Linux
2 309 (59.42%) DevOps
3 298 (57.31%) Puppet
4 240 (46.15%) Python
5 164 (31.54%) Red Hat
6 152 (29.23%) Unix
7 148 (28.46%) Amazon AWS
8 147 (28.27%) Finance
9 145 (27.88%) Bash Shell
10 143 (27.50%) Ansible
11 134 (25.77%) Jenkins
12 129 (24.81%) Perl
13 125 (24.04%) Ruby
14 124 (23.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 122 (23.46%) Opscode Chef
16 119 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
17 110 (21.15%) Configuration Management
18 109 (20.96%) VMware
19 104 (20.00%) Java
20 103 (19.81%) Apache
21 102 (19.62%) Docker
22 96 (18.46%) Continuous Integration
23 92 (17.69%) Windows
24 91 (17.50%) Git (software)
25 84 (16.15%) Open Source
26 83 (15.96%) CentOS
27 73 (14.04%) Tomcat
28 66 (12.69%) Shell Script
29 65 (12.50%) MySQL
30 61 (11.73%) JIRA

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
1 103 (19.81%) Apache
2 73 (14.04%) Tomcat
3 56 (10.77%) Confluence
4 53 (10.19%) OpenStack
5 25 (4.81%) IIS
6 23 (4.42%) JBoss
7 16 (3.08%) nginx
8 14 (2.69%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (1.92%) WebLogic
10 7 (1.35%) Jetty
11 6 (1.15%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.58%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.58%) Mule ESB
12 3 (0.58%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.58%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.58%) WildFly
13 2 (0.38%) Apache ServiceMix
13 2 (0.38%) MQSeries
13 2 (0.38%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.38%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (1.35%) HipChat
2 1 (0.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 148 (28.46%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (3.65%) Cloud Computing
3 18 (3.46%) GitHub
4 17 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (2.50%) Amazon S3
7 11 (2.12%) SaaS
8 8 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (1.35%) PaaS
10 6 (1.15%) IaaS
11 4 (0.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.77%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.58%) Google Compute Engine
12 3 (0.58%) Trello
13 2 (0.38%) Adobe Analytics
13 2 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.38%) Google Apps
13 2 (0.38%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.38%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (7.12%) DNS
1 37 (7.12%) SAN
2 35 (6.73%) TCP/IP
3 33 (6.35%) LDAP
4 28 (5.38%) Firewall
5 21 (4.04%) SSL
6 19 (3.65%) VPN
7 13 (2.50%) HTTP
8 12 (2.31%) VoIP
9 11 (2.12%) Fibre Channel
10 10 (1.92%) OpenVPN
11 9 (1.73%) SNMP
12 8 (1.54%) LAN
12 8 (1.54%) WAN
13 6 (1.15%) DHCP
13 6 (1.15%) DMZ
13 6 (1.15%) FTP
13 6 (1.15%) NAS
13 6 (1.15%) SMTP
13 6 (1.15%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (12.50%) MySQL
2 39 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
3 36 (6.92%) MongoDB
4 27 (5.19%) NoSQL
5 18 (3.46%) SQL Server
6 14 (2.69%) Hadoop
7 13 (2.50%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.35%) Big Data
8 7 (1.35%) DB2
9 6 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (1.15%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.15%) Redis
10 5 (0.96%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.58%) MarkLogic
12 2 (0.38%) JasperReports
13 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.19%) HBase
13 1 (0.19%) NonStop SQL
13 1 (0.19%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 134 (25.77%) Jenkins
2 91 (17.50%) Git (software)
3 61 (11.73%) JIRA
4 26 (5.00%) Subversion
5 23 (4.42%) TeamCity
6 22 (4.23%) Maven
7 20 (3.85%) Hudson
8 19 (3.65%) Sonatype Nexus
9 18 (3.46%) Vagrant
10 17 (3.27%) Ant
11 11 (2.12%) Artifactory
11 11 (2.12%) Gradle
12 9 (1.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (1.73%) GitLab
13 8 (1.54%) FishEye
14 7 (1.35%) SonarQube
15 5 (0.96%) Bitbucket
15 5 (0.96%) Mercurial
15 5 (0.96%) Selenium
16 4 (0.77%) JUnit
General
1 147 (28.27%) Finance
2 57 (10.96%) Banking
3 33 (6.35%) Financial Institution
4 24 (4.62%) Retail
5 18 (3.46%) Publishing
6 17 (3.27%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.50%) Games
8 12 (2.31%) Front Office
8 12 (2.31%) Marketing
9 11 (2.12%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.73%) Electronics
11 5 (0.96%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Back Office
12 1 (0.19%) Legal
12 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (7.69%) LAMP
2 29 (5.58%) Web Services
3 20 (3.85%) Middleware
4 14 (2.69%) ELK Stack
5 12 (2.31%) J2EE
6 11 (2.12%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (1.54%) XML
8 7 (1.35%) AngularJS
8 7 (1.35%) LAPP Stack
8 7 (1.35%) Node.js
9 6 (1.15%) LEMP Stack
10 5 (0.96%) ActiveMQ
10 5 (0.96%) HTML
10 5 (0.96%) Regular Expression
10 5 (0.96%) REST
10 5 (0.96%) RESTful
10 5 (0.96%) Spring
11 4 (0.77%) JMS
11 4 (0.77%) SOAP
12 3 (0.58%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.38%) Clustering
2 27 (5.19%) Data Centre
3 24 (4.62%) Public Cloud
4 21 (4.04%) Hedge funds
5 9 (1.73%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (1.73%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.54%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.54%) Device Driver
6 8 (1.54%) EMC VNX
6 8 (1.54%) PKI
6 8 (1.54%) Private Cloud
6 8 (1.54%) Visualisation
7 7 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.15%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.15%) Derivative
8 6 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.15%) Performance Metrics
9 5 (0.96%) Enterprise Cloud
9 5 (0.96%) Management Information System
9 5 (0.96%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 520 (100.00%) Linux
2 152 (29.23%) Unix
3 124 (23.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 92 (17.69%) Windows
5 83 (15.96%) CentOS
6 51 (9.81%) Ubuntu
7 43 (8.27%) Solaris
7 43 (8.27%) Windows Server
8 18 (3.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (3.27%) Debian
10 14 (2.69%) AIX
11 12 (2.31%) Fedora
12 11 (2.12%) SUSE
13 7 (1.35%) Android
14 6 (1.15%) Mac OS
14 6 (1.15%) Oracle Linux
15 5 (0.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 5 (0.96%) Windows Mobile
15 5 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
16 4 (0.77%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (59.42%) DevOps
2 119 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (21.15%) Configuration Management
4 96 (18.46%) Continuous Integration
5 84 (16.15%) Open Source
6 38 (7.31%) Service Delivery
7 37 (7.12%) E-Commerce
8 35 (6.73%) Continuous Delivery
9 30 (5.77%) ITIL
10 29 (5.58%) Patch Management
11 28 (5.38%) High Availability
12 26 (5.00%) Release Management
13 25 (4.81%) Scrum
14 21 (4.04%) Migration
15 20 (3.85%) Web Operations
16 18 (3.46%) Continuous Deployment
16 18 (3.46%) Continuous Improvement
16 18 (3.46%) Low Latency
16 18 (3.46%) Project Management
17 17 (3.27%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 240 (46.15%) Python
2 145 (27.88%) Bash Shell
3 129 (24.81%) Perl
4 125 (24.04%) Ruby
5 104 (20.00%) Java
6 66 (12.69%) Shell Script
7 34 (6.54%) C++
8 32 (6.15%) SQL
9 25 (4.81%) PHP
10 23 (4.42%) PowerShell
11 21 (4.04%) Go
12 17 (3.27%) C
13 15 (2.88%) JavaScript
14 8 (1.54%) Bourne shell
14 8 (1.54%) Korn
15 3 (0.58%) Embedded C
15 3 (0.58%) R
15 3 (0.58%) Scala
16 2 (0.38%) Clojure
16 2 (0.38%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 30 (5.77%) Security Cleared
2 25 (4.81%) SC Cleared
3 18 (3.46%) Degree
3 18 (3.46%) RHCE
4 13 (2.50%) RHCA
5 10 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (1.54%) AWS Certification
7 6 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.15%) RHCSA
8 5 (0.96%) CCNP
9 4 (0.77%) CCNA
10 3 (0.58%) RHCT
11 2 (0.38%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.38%) CCDA
11 2 (0.38%) CCIE
11 2 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.19%) CISSP
12 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.19%) ISEB
12 1 (0.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.35%) QA
2 6 (1.15%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.38%) ISO20022
4 2 (0.38%) SLA
5 1 (0.19%) GCP
System Software
1 102 (19.62%) Docker
2 57 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (6.54%) VMware ESXi
4 23 (4.42%) Active Directory
4 23 (4.42%) GlusterFS
4 23 (4.42%) KVM
4 23 (4.42%) vSphere
5 20 (3.85%) GFS2
5 20 (3.85%) OCFS2
6 19 (3.65%) Virtual Machines
7 17 (3.27%) NFS
8 14 (2.69%) Hyper-V
8 14 (2.69%) VMware ESX
9 12 (2.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 11 (2.12%) Xen
11 8 (1.54%) vCloud
12 7 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (1.15%) Samba
13 6 (1.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 5 (0.96%) Squid
Systems Management
1 298 (57.31%) Puppet
2 143 (27.50%) Ansible
3 122 (23.46%) Opscode Chef
4 56 (10.77%) Nagios
5 47 (9.04%) Terraform
6 32 (6.15%) Packer
7 31 (5.96%) Kubernetes
8 24 (4.62%) Salt
9 22 (4.23%) CFEngine
9 22 (4.23%) SELinux
10 20 (3.85%) Failover Clustering
11 16 (3.08%) HAProxy
11 16 (3.08%) logstash
11 16 (3.08%) Red Hat Satellite
12 14 (2.69%) Kibana
13 13 (2.50%) ZABBIX
14 10 (1.92%) Cobbler
15 8 (1.54%) Zenoss
16 7 (1.35%) OSSEC
16 7 (1.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 164 (31.54%) Red Hat
2 109 (20.96%) VMware
3 44 (8.46%) Oracle
4 35 (6.73%) Cisco
4 35 (6.73%) HP
5 32 (6.15%) Atlassian
6 29 (5.58%) NetApp
7 27 (5.19%) Splunk
8 23 (4.42%) EMC
8 23 (4.42%) IBM
9 16 (3.08%) Veritas
10 14 (2.69%) Citrix
11 11 (2.12%) CheckPoint
12 9 (1.73%) Microsoft
12 9 (1.73%) SAP
13 8 (1.54%) Fortinet
13 8 (1.54%) Google
13 8 (1.54%) hybris
13 8 (1.54%) Sun
13 8 (1.54%) Sybase
Bromley, Kent
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Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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Rate: From £385 to £418 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £425.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
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Rate: From £375 to £380 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £495.50 per day
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