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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 327 338 319
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 79 83 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.34% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.37% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 72 57
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £302 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £573 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
- +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21789 22449 24429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.69% 92.50% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14922 15272 15897
Average daily rate £425 £448 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 467 652
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £44.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 30 July 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 30 July 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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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 +13 11 £353 -14.54% 13
Hayes - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 139 (100.00%) Linux
2 66 (47.48%) Puppet
3 57 (41.01%) Python
4 51 (36.69%) UNIX
5 50 (35.97%) Red Hat
6 48 (34.53%) Oracle
6 48 (34.53%) VMware
6 48 (34.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 44 (31.65%) DevOps
8 41 (29.50%) Ruby
8 41 (29.50%) Apache
9 36 (25.90%) Bash Shell
10 34 (24.46%) VMware Infrastructure
10 34 (24.46%) Finance
11 32 (23.02%) Amazon AWS
12 31 (22.30%) Perl
13 27 (19.42%) IBM
14 26 (18.71%) Windows
14 26 (18.71%) Configuration Management
15 25 (17.99%) Clustering
16 23 (16.55%) Java
16 23 (16.55%) DNS
16 23 (16.55%) SOA
16 23 (16.55%) Amazon EC2
16 23 (16.55%) Oracle RAC
17 22 (15.83%) JIRA
17 22 (15.83%) WebLogic
17 22 (15.83%) SELinux
18 21 (15.11%) Remedy
19 20 (14.39%) WebSphere MQ

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 41 (29.50%) Apache
2 22 (15.83%) WebLogic
3 20 (14.39%) Tomcat
3 20 (14.39%) WebSphere
4 14 (10.07%) nginx
5 9 (6.47%) IIS
6 7 (5.04%) MS Exchange
7 6 (4.32%) SharePoint
7 6 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (4.32%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (3.60%) Office Communications Server
8 5 (3.60%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (2.88%) OpenStack
9 4 (2.88%) Node.js
10 1 (0.72%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Business Applications
1 18 (12.95%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 32 (23.02%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (16.55%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.44%) Joyent
5 1 (0.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (16.55%) DNS
2 16 (11.51%) LDAP
3 9 (6.47%) Firewall
4 5 (3.60%) BIG-IP
4 5 (3.60%) DHCP
4 5 (3.60%) VPN
4 5 (3.60%) Intranet
5 4 (2.88%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.16%) VLAN
6 3 (2.16%) SAN
7 2 (1.44%) OSPF
7 2 (1.44%) BGP
7 2 (1.44%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.72%) Multicast
8 1 (0.72%) NFC
8 1 (0.72%) Network Security
8 1 (0.72%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.39%) Oracle Exadata
2 17 (12.23%) MySQL
3 9 (6.47%) MongoDB
4 8 (5.76%) SQL Server
4 8 (5.76%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (4.32%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.44%) Redis
6 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.44%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.44%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.72%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.72%) Big Data
7 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (15.83%) JIRA
2 10 (7.19%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.76%) Subversion
4 6 (4.32%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.88%) Hudson
6 1 (0.72%) Maven
6 1 (0.72%) GCC
6 1 (0.72%) GDB
6 1 (0.72%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.72%) Ant
General
1 34 (24.46%) Finance
2 18 (12.95%) Banking
3 17 (12.23%) Financial Institution
4 13 (9.35%) Games
5 9 (6.47%) Investment Banking
6 7 (5.04%) Front Office
7 2 (1.44%) Electronics
8 1 (0.72%) Retail
8 1 (0.72%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.39%) WebSphere MQ
2 16 (11.51%) Web Services
3 11 (7.91%) Middleware
4 8 (5.76%) LAMP
5 5 (3.60%) Java EE
5 5 (3.60%) WCF
5 5 (3.60%) .NET
6 3 (2.16%) JSON
6 3 (2.16%) OAuth
6 3 (2.16%) HTML
6 3 (2.16%) CSS
6 3 (2.16%) XML
7 2 (1.44%) WebCenter
7 2 (1.44%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.72%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.72%) REST
8 1 (0.72%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.99%) Clustering
2 17 (12.23%) Hedge funds
3 13 (9.35%) Online Games
4 6 (4.32%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.44%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.44%) Open Source
5 2 (1.44%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.72%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.72%) Video Editing
6 1 (0.72%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.72%) Physics
6 1 (0.72%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.72%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.72%) New Media
6 1 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.72%) Equities
6 1 (0.72%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.72%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 139 (100.00%) Linux
2 51 (36.69%) UNIX
3 48 (34.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (18.71%) Windows
5 22 (15.83%) SELinux
6 18 (12.95%) Ubuntu
7 17 (12.23%) CentOS
8 14 (10.07%) Solaris
9 7 (5.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (5.04%) Debian
10 6 (4.32%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (3.60%) Scientific Linux
12 4 (2.88%) Fedora
13 3 (2.16%) SUSE
14 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.72%) SmartOS
15 1 (0.72%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.72%) OpenWrt
15 1 (0.72%) Android
15 1 (0.72%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (31.65%) DevOps
2 26 (18.71%) Configuration Management
3 23 (16.55%) SOA
4 16 (11.51%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (9.35%) ITIL
6 11 (7.91%) Build Automation
7 9 (6.47%) Load Balancing
7 9 (6.47%) Capacity Management
8 7 (5.04%) Kanban
8 7 (5.04%) Scrum
8 7 (5.04%) Workflow
8 7 (5.04%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (4.32%) Release Management
10 5 (3.60%) Server Monitoring
10 5 (3.60%) Problem Management
10 5 (3.60%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (2.88%) Security Management
11 4 (2.88%) Software Engineering
12 3 (2.16%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (2.16%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 57 (41.01%) Python
2 41 (29.50%) Ruby
3 36 (25.90%) Bash Shell
4 31 (22.30%) Perl
5 23 (16.55%) Java
6 14 (10.07%) Shell Script
7 8 (5.76%) PowerShell
8 7 (5.04%) C
8 7 (5.04%) C++
9 5 (3.60%) JavaScript
9 5 (3.60%) SQL
9 5 (3.60%) VB
10 2 (1.44%) C#
10 2 (1.44%) AWK
10 2 (1.44%) Bourne shell
10 2 (1.44%) sed
11 1 (0.72%) VBScript
11 1 (0.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (4.32%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.16%) Degree
2 3 (2.16%) BC Cleared
3 2 (1.44%) MCSE
3 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.44%) RHCE
3 2 (1.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.72%) RHCA
System Software
1 34 (24.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (16.55%) Oracle RAC
3 13 (9.35%) Active Directory
4 8 (5.76%) Xen
5 7 (5.04%) vCloud
6 6 (4.32%) NFS
6 6 (4.32%) XenServer
7 5 (3.60%) VMware ESX
8 4 (2.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (2.88%) KVM
9 3 (2.16%) Hyper-V
9 3 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.44%) vSphere
11 1 (0.72%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 66 (47.48%) Puppet
2 20 (14.39%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (7.91%) Nagios
3 11 (7.91%) Opsview
4 9 (6.47%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 8 (5.76%) Cobbler
6 7 (5.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 7 (5.04%) Control-M
7 6 (4.32%) BladeLogic
7 6 (4.32%) HAProxy
8 5 (3.60%) ITRS Geneos
9 4 (2.88%) CFEngine
10 2 (1.44%) YUM
10 2 (1.44%) SCCM
10 2 (1.44%) SCOM
10 2 (1.44%) Ansible
11 1 (0.72%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.72%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.72%) Cacti
11 1 (0.72%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 50 (35.97%) Red Hat
2 48 (34.53%) Oracle
2 48 (34.53%) VMware
3 27 (19.42%) IBM
4 21 (15.11%) Remedy
5 16 (11.51%) Cisco
6 13 (9.35%) NetApp
6 13 (9.35%) Citrix
7 12 (8.63%) JBoss
7 12 (8.63%) Veritas
8 7 (5.04%) Splunk
8 7 (5.04%) Dell
9 6 (4.32%) Infoblox
10 5 (3.60%) Altiris
10 5 (3.60%) Microsoft
11 4 (2.88%) Rackspace
12 3 (2.16%) Endeca
12 3 (2.16%) ATG
13 2 (1.44%) Sybase
13 2 (1.44%) EMC
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