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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 204 263 316
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +53
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 250 172 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.10% 0.77% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.81% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 134 75
Median daily rate £481 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £318 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £568 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
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
21602 21186 22093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.75% 94.72% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 15671 14552 15446
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 £263
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 239 384 401
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

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 May 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 5 May 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 +45 36 £475 +5.55% 13
Bromley - 2 £450 -
Croydon - 2 £306 -
Chessington +2 1 - -
Harrow - 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £340 -
Osterley - 1 £518 -
Wimbledon - 1 £425 -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 394 (100.00%) Linux
2 228 (57.87%) DevOps
3 208 (52.79%) Puppet
4 170 (43.15%) Python
5 149 (37.82%) Red Hat
6 145 (36.80%) Unix
7 116 (29.44%) Agile Software Development
8 115 (29.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 113 (28.68%) Configuration Management
10 110 (27.92%) Perl
11 109 (27.66%) Java
12 108 (27.41%) Bash Shell
13 106 (26.90%) Jenkins
14 104 (26.40%) Windows
15 101 (25.63%) Amazon AWS
16 98 (24.87%) Apache
16 98 (24.87%) Finance
16 98 (24.87%) VMware
17 91 (23.10%) Opscode Chef
18 88 (22.34%) Git (software)
19 86 (21.83%) Tomcat
20 82 (20.81%) CentOS
21 81 (20.56%) Ruby
22 76 (19.29%) Continuous Integration
23 71 (18.02%) Ansible
24 69 (17.51%) Nagios
25 60 (15.23%) Open Source
26 58 (14.72%) VMware Infrastructure
27 54 (13.71%) Docker
28 53 (13.45%) MySQL

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 98 (24.87%) Apache
2 86 (21.83%) Tomcat
3 46 (11.68%) OpenStack
4 35 (8.88%) Confluence
5 24 (6.09%) IIS
6 16 (4.06%) JBoss
6 16 (4.06%) nginx
7 10 (2.54%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (1.78%) Jetty
9 6 (1.52%) MS Exchange
10 5 (1.27%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.76%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.76%) SAS
11 3 (0.76%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.76%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.51%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.51%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.51%) Node.js
12 2 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (1.02%) HipChat
2 1 (0.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 101 (25.63%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (4.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.05%) Amazon S3
4 10 (2.54%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (1.52%) IaaS
7 5 (1.27%) PaaS
8 4 (1.02%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 4 (1.02%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.51%) Amazon CloudSearch
10 2 (0.51%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.51%) Rackspace Cloud
10 2 (0.51%) SaaS
11 1 (0.25%) GitHub
11 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.25%) Office 365
11 1 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.25%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 42 (10.66%) TCP/IP
2 37 (9.39%) DNS
3 34 (8.63%) SAN
4 33 (8.38%) LDAP
5 28 (7.11%) Firewall
6 13 (3.30%) HTTP
7 12 (3.05%) VPN
8 11 (2.79%) Fibre Channel
9 9 (2.28%) iSCSI
9 9 (2.28%) LAN
9 9 (2.28%) SMTP
10 8 (2.03%) DHCP
11 7 (1.78%) NAS
11 7 (1.78%) WAN
12 6 (1.52%) FTP
13 5 (1.27%) HTTPS
13 5 (1.27%) Internet
13 5 (1.27%) NetScaler
13 5 (1.27%) SNMP
13 5 (1.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (13.45%) MySQL
2 30 (7.61%) PostgreSQL
3 25 (6.35%) MongoDB
4 23 (5.84%) Relational Database
5 21 (5.33%) NoSQL
6 17 (4.31%) SQL Server
7 10 (2.54%) DB2
8 8 (2.03%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (1.52%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.27%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.76%) Big Data
12 3 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.76%) MarkLogic
13 2 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.51%) JasperReports
13 2 (0.51%) QlikView
13 2 (0.51%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.51%) Redis
14 1 (0.25%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 106 (26.90%) Jenkins
2 88 (22.34%) Git (software)
3 39 (9.90%) JIRA
4 28 (7.11%) Subversion
5 26 (6.60%) Maven
6 18 (4.57%) TeamCity
7 14 (3.55%) Hudson
8 11 (2.79%) Ant
9 9 (2.28%) Gradle
10 7 (1.78%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (1.27%) Vagrant
12 4 (1.02%) Artifactory
12 4 (1.02%) GitLab
12 4 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.76%) GCC
13 3 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (0.76%) Travis CI
14 2 (0.51%) Cucumber
14 2 (0.51%) FishEye
General
1 98 (24.87%) Finance
2 36 (9.14%) Banking
3 17 (4.31%) Games
4 15 (3.81%) Marketing
5 13 (3.30%) Telecoms
6 12 (3.05%) Retail
7 10 (2.54%) Financial Institution
7 10 (2.54%) Manufacturing
8 9 (2.28%) Publishing
9 8 (2.03%) Electronics
10 5 (1.27%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.51%) Front Office
12 1 (0.25%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (8.63%) LAMP
1 34 (8.63%) Web Services
2 14 (3.55%) XML
3 13 (3.30%) ELK Stack
3 13 (3.30%) JSON
4 10 (2.54%) HTML
4 10 (2.54%) RabbitMQ
5 9 (2.28%) Middleware
5 9 (2.28%) Regular Expression
6 8 (2.03%) J2EE
6 8 (2.03%) RESTful
7 7 (1.78%) LAPP Stack
7 7 (1.78%) SOAP
8 5 (1.27%) Sensu
9 4 (1.02%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (1.02%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (1.02%) REST
10 3 (0.76%) Kafka
10 3 (0.76%) Lucene
10 3 (0.76%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.82%) Data Centre
2 11 (2.79%) Private Cloud
3 10 (2.54%) Clustering
4 9 (2.28%) Mobile App
5 7 (1.78%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (1.78%) Client/Server
5 7 (1.78%) PlayStation
6 6 (1.52%) Device Driver
6 6 (1.52%) Hedge funds
6 6 (1.52%) User Experience
7 5 (1.27%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.27%) Online Banking
8 4 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.02%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.02%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.76%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 394 (100.00%) Linux
2 145 (36.80%) Unix
3 115 (29.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 104 (26.40%) Windows
5 82 (20.81%) CentOS
6 45 (11.42%) Solaris
7 42 (10.66%) Ubuntu
7 42 (10.66%) Windows Server
8 21 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (5.08%) AIX
10 10 (2.54%) Fedora
11 9 (2.28%) HPUX
12 8 (2.03%) Debian
13 6 (1.52%) SUSE
14 5 (1.27%) Windows 7
14 5 (1.27%) Windows Mobile
14 5 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.76%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (57.87%) DevOps
2 116 (29.44%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (28.68%) Configuration Management
4 76 (19.29%) Continuous Integration
5 60 (15.23%) Open Source
6 37 (9.39%) Continuous Improvement
7 32 (8.12%) Continuous Delivery
8 25 (6.35%) Security Patching
9 20 (5.08%) E-Commerce
9 20 (5.08%) Web Operations
10 18 (4.57%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (4.31%) Migration
12 16 (4.06%) Scrum
13 15 (3.81%) High Availability
13 15 (3.81%) Load Balancing
14 14 (3.55%) ITIL
14 14 (3.55%) Mentoring
14 14 (3.55%) Service Delivery
15 13 (3.30%) Systems Analysis
15 13 (3.30%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 170 (43.15%) Python
2 110 (27.92%) Perl
3 109 (27.66%) Java
4 108 (27.41%) Bash Shell
5 81 (20.56%) Ruby
6 49 (12.44%) Shell Script
7 41 (10.41%) SQL
8 33 (8.38%) C++
9 28 (7.11%) PowerShell
10 23 (5.84%) PHP
11 13 (3.30%) C
11 13 (3.30%) Go
12 9 (2.28%) C#
12 9 (2.28%) Korn
13 8 (2.03%) Bourne shell
13 8 (2.03%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.51%) AWK
14 2 (0.51%) Clojure
14 2 (0.51%) Groovy
14 2 (0.51%) sed
Qualifications
1 23 (5.84%) Security Cleared
2 19 (4.82%) SC Cleared
3 15 (3.81%) RHCE
4 14 (3.55%) RHCA
5 9 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (2.28%) Degree
6 8 (2.03%) CCNP
7 7 (1.78%) CCNA
8 5 (1.27%) RHCSA
9 2 (0.51%) CCDA
9 2 (0.51%) CCIE
9 2 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.25%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.25%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.25%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.76%) SLA
2 2 (0.51%) ISO20022
2 2 (0.51%) QA
3 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (14.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (13.71%) Docker
3 35 (8.88%) VMware ESXi
4 33 (8.38%) vSphere
5 26 (6.60%) KVM
6 21 (5.33%) NFS
6 21 (5.33%) VMware ESX
7 20 (5.08%) Active Directory
8 10 (2.54%) Hyper-V
9 8 (2.03%) iptables
9 8 (2.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 8 (2.03%) Xen
10 7 (1.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 6 (1.52%) Ceph
12 5 (1.27%) GlusterFS
12 5 (1.27%) Samba
13 4 (1.02%) GFS2
13 4 (1.02%) OCFS2
13 4 (1.02%) vCloud
13 4 (1.02%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 208 (52.79%) Puppet
2 91 (23.10%) Opscode Chef
3 71 (18.02%) Ansible
4 69 (17.51%) Nagios
5 26 (6.60%) Packer
6 15 (3.81%) HAProxy
6 15 (3.81%) Icinga
6 15 (3.81%) Terraform
7 14 (3.55%) FreeIPA
8 13 (3.30%) Kubernetes
8 13 (3.30%) SELinux
9 12 (3.05%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 10 (2.54%) Red Hat Satellite
10 10 (2.54%) Salt
10 10 (2.54%) SCCM
11 9 (2.28%) ZABBIX
12 8 (2.03%) logstash
13 7 (1.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 7 (1.78%) Xymon
14 6 (1.52%) Cacti
Vendors
1 149 (37.82%) Red Hat
2 98 (24.87%) VMware
3 34 (8.63%) Oracle
4 33 (8.38%) Splunk
5 31 (7.87%) Cisco
5 31 (7.87%) HP
5 31 (7.87%) NetApp
6 15 (3.81%) Atlassian
7 14 (3.55%) IBM
8 13 (3.30%) Citrix
8 13 (3.30%) Microsoft
9 12 (3.05%) EMC
10 11 (2.79%) Dell
10 11 (2.79%) Veritas
11 10 (2.54%) New Relic
12 9 (2.28%) SAP
12 9 (2.28%) Sybase
13 8 (2.03%) Akamai
13 8 (2.03%) CenturyLink
14 6 (1.52%) ArcSight
West London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Thebes IT
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day Contract
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago