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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 331 331 320
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 80 84 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.35% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.37% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 72 60
Average daily rate
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£438 £425 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £575 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £410
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -14.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
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
21896 22402 24433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.73% 92.40% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15020 15258 15837
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 470 647
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 £42.50
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 25 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 25 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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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 -11.87% 13
Hayes - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 142 (100.00%) Linux
2 64 (45.07%) Puppet
3 58 (40.85%) Python
4 52 (36.62%) UNIX
5 51 (35.92%) Red Hat
6 50 (35.21%) VMware
6 50 (35.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 49 (34.51%) Oracle
8 44 (30.99%) DevOps
9 41 (28.87%) Ruby
10 40 (28.17%) Apache
11 36 (25.35%) Finance
11 36 (25.35%) VMware Infrastructure
11 36 (25.35%) Bash Shell
12 31 (21.83%) Amazon AWS
13 30 (21.13%) Perl
14 27 (19.01%) IBM
15 26 (18.31%) Windows
15 26 (18.31%) Configuration Management
15 26 (18.31%) Clustering
16 24 (16.90%) SOA
16 24 (16.90%) Oracle RAC
17 23 (16.20%) DNS
17 23 (16.20%) WebLogic
18 22 (15.49%) Java
18 22 (15.49%) JIRA
18 22 (15.49%) Amazon EC2
18 22 (15.49%) SELinux
19 21 (14.79%) WebSphere
19 21 (14.79%) Remedy

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 40 (28.17%) Apache
2 23 (16.20%) WebLogic
3 21 (14.79%) WebSphere
4 19 (13.38%) Tomcat
5 14 (9.86%) nginx
6 8 (5.63%) IIS
7 7 (4.93%) MS Exchange
8 6 (4.23%) SharePoint
8 6 (4.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (3.52%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (2.82%) Node.js
10 4 (2.82%) OpenStack
10 4 (2.82%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.70%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 18 (12.68%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 31 (21.83%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (15.49%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.41%) Joyent
5 1 (0.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (16.20%) DNS
2 16 (11.27%) LDAP
3 9 (6.34%) Firewall
4 5 (3.52%) VPN
4 5 (3.52%) DHCP
5 4 (2.82%) Intranet
5 4 (2.82%) BIG-IP
6 3 (2.11%) VLAN
6 3 (2.11%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.11%) SAN
7 2 (1.41%) OSPF
7 2 (1.41%) BGP
7 2 (1.41%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.70%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.70%) NFC
8 1 (0.70%) Network Security
8 1 (0.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.08%) Oracle Exadata
2 17 (11.97%) MySQL
3 9 (6.34%) MongoDB
4 8 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (4.93%) SQL Server
5 7 (4.93%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.11%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.11%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.41%) Redis
8 1 (0.70%) Big Data
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.70%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 22 (15.49%) JIRA
2 9 (6.34%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.93%) Subversion
4 6 (4.23%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.82%) Hudson
6 1 (0.70%) GCC
6 1 (0.70%) GDB
6 1 (0.70%) Maven
6 1 (0.70%) Ant
6 1 (0.70%) Eclipse
General
1 36 (25.35%) Finance
2 17 (11.97%) Financial Institution
3 16 (11.27%) Banking
4 13 (9.15%) Games
5 7 (4.93%) Investment Banking
5 7 (4.93%) Front Office
6 2 (1.41%) Electronics
7 1 (0.70%) Advertising
7 1 (0.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.08%) WebSphere MQ
2 16 (11.27%) Web Services
3 9 (6.34%) Middleware
4 8 (5.63%) LAMP
5 4 (2.82%) Java EE
5 4 (2.82%) .NET
5 4 (2.82%) WCF
6 3 (2.11%) OAuth
6 3 (2.11%) WebCenter
6 3 (2.11%) HTML
6 3 (2.11%) CSS
6 3 (2.11%) XML
6 3 (2.11%) JSON
7 2 (1.41%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.70%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.70%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.31%) Clustering
2 17 (11.97%) Hedge funds
3 13 (9.15%) Online Games
4 6 (4.23%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.41%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.41%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.41%) Open Source
6 1 (0.70%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.70%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.70%) New Media
6 1 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.70%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.70%) Handset
6 1 (0.70%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.70%) Video Editing
6 1 (0.70%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.70%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 142 (100.00%) Linux
2 52 (36.62%) UNIX
3 50 (35.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (18.31%) Windows
5 22 (15.49%) SELinux
6 19 (13.38%) CentOS
7 18 (12.68%) Ubuntu
8 15 (10.56%) Solaris
9 8 (5.63%) Oracle Linux
10 7 (4.93%) Debian
11 6 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (3.52%) Scientific Linux
12 5 (3.52%) Fedora
13 3 (2.11%) SUSE
14 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.70%) AIX
15 1 (0.70%) SmartOS
15 1 (0.70%) OpenWrt
15 1 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (30.99%) DevOps
2 26 (18.31%) Configuration Management
3 24 (16.90%) SOA
4 16 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (7.75%) ITIL
5 11 (7.75%) Build Automation
6 8 (5.63%) Capacity Management
6 8 (5.63%) Load Balancing
7 7 (4.93%) Kanban
7 7 (4.93%) Scrum
7 7 (4.93%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (4.93%) Workflow
8 5 (3.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (3.52%) Release Management
9 4 (2.82%) Software Engineering
9 4 (2.82%) Problem Management
9 4 (2.82%) Security Management
9 4 (2.82%) Server Monitoring
10 3 (2.11%) E-Commerce
10 3 (2.11%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (40.85%) Python
2 41 (28.87%) Ruby
3 36 (25.35%) Bash Shell
4 30 (21.13%) Perl
5 22 (15.49%) Java
6 14 (9.86%) Shell Script
7 7 (4.93%) PowerShell
8 6 (4.23%) C++
8 6 (4.23%) C
9 5 (3.52%) JavaScript
9 5 (3.52%) SQL
10 4 (2.82%) VB
11 3 (2.11%) AWK
11 3 (2.11%) sed
12 2 (1.41%) Bourne shell
12 2 (1.41%) C#
13 1 (0.70%) VBScript
13 1 (0.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (4.23%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.11%) BC Cleared
2 3 (2.11%) Degree
3 2 (1.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.41%) MCSE
3 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.41%) RHCE
4 1 (0.70%) RHCA
System Software
1 36 (25.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (16.90%) Oracle RAC
3 12 (8.45%) Active Directory
4 9 (6.34%) Xen
5 8 (5.63%) vCloud
6 7 (4.93%) XenServer
7 6 (4.23%) VMware ESX
8 5 (3.52%) NFS
8 5 (3.52%) KVM
9 4 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (2.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (2.11%) Hyper-V
11 2 (1.41%) vSphere
12 1 (0.70%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 64 (45.07%) Puppet
2 19 (13.38%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (7.75%) Nagios
3 11 (7.75%) Opsview
4 9 (6.34%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 8 (5.63%) Cobbler
6 7 (4.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (4.23%) Control-M
7 6 (4.23%) HAProxy
8 5 (3.52%) BladeLogic
9 4 (2.82%) ITRS Geneos
9 4 (2.82%) CFEngine
10 2 (1.41%) Ansible
10 2 (1.41%) SCCM
10 2 (1.41%) SCOM
10 2 (1.41%) YUM
11 1 (0.70%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.70%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.70%) Cacti
11 1 (0.70%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 51 (35.92%) Red Hat
2 50 (35.21%) VMware
3 49 (34.51%) Oracle
4 27 (19.01%) IBM
5 21 (14.79%) Remedy
6 16 (11.27%) Cisco
7 14 (9.86%) Citrix
8 13 (9.15%) NetApp
9 12 (8.45%) Veritas
9 12 (8.45%) JBoss
10 7 (4.93%) Dell
10 7 (4.93%) Splunk
11 6 (4.23%) Infoblox
12 5 (3.52%) Microsoft
13 4 (2.82%) Altiris
13 4 (2.82%) Rackspace
14 3 (2.11%) Endeca
14 3 (2.11%) ATG
15 2 (1.41%) Nimsoft
15 2 (1.41%) CA
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