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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 205 271 264
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 253 169 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.14% 0.72% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 0.75% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 126 114
Median daily rate £498 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £300 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -5.88%
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
21054 22389 22119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.06% 94.76% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15075 15722 15169
Median daily rate £450 £443 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 370 414
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 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £52.17 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 27 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Linux Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 July 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 +57 35 £475 +11.76% 19
Harrow - 10 £448 -
Croydon -15 3 £436 +2.64% 1
Hayes - 2 £340 -
Feltham -3 1 £500 -
Uxbridge - 1 £407 - 2
Osterley - 1 £518 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £450 -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 497 (100.00%) Linux
2 296 (59.56%) DevOps
3 283 (56.94%) Puppet
4 229 (46.08%) Python
5 176 (35.41%) Red Hat
6 156 (31.39%) Unix
7 139 (27.97%) Finance
7 139 (27.97%) Amazon AWS
8 137 (27.57%) Jenkins
9 136 (27.36%) Bash Shell
10 133 (26.76%) Perl
11 131 (26.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 128 (25.75%) Ansible
13 120 (24.14%) Configuration Management
14 118 (23.74%) Ruby
15 116 (23.34%) Opscode Chef
16 115 (23.14%) Agile Software Development
17 106 (21.33%) VMware
18 103 (20.72%) Windows
19 102 (20.52%) Java
20 99 (19.92%) Apache
21 90 (18.11%) Git (software)
22 89 (17.91%) Docker
23 88 (17.71%) CentOS
24 87 (17.51%) Continuous Integration
25 84 (16.90%) Open Source
26 76 (15.29%) Tomcat
27 65 (13.08%) Nagios
28 60 (12.07%) Shell Script
28 60 (12.07%) 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 99 (19.92%) Apache
2 76 (15.29%) Tomcat
3 55 (11.07%) OpenStack
4 53 (10.66%) Confluence
5 27 (5.43%) IIS
6 22 (4.43%) JBoss
7 15 (3.02%) nginx
8 14 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.21%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.01%) Jetty
11 4 (0.80%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.80%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.60%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.60%) Mule ESB
12 3 (0.60%) SAS
12 3 (0.60%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.40%) Apache ServiceMix
13 2 (0.40%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.40%) MQSeries
13 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (1.21%) HipChat
2 2 (0.40%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 139 (27.97%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (2.62%) GitHub
5 12 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (2.01%) Amazon S3
7 8 (1.61%) PaaS
7 8 (1.61%) SaaS
8 7 (1.41%) IaaS
9 6 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.60%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.60%) Office 365
10 3 (0.60%) Trello
11 2 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.40%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.40%) Google Compute Engine
11 2 (0.40%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.40%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 42 (8.45%) TCP/IP
2 41 (8.25%) DNS
3 38 (7.65%) SAN
4 37 (7.44%) Firewall
5 34 (6.84%) LDAP
6 18 (3.62%) VPN
7 14 (2.82%) HTTP
8 12 (2.41%) Fibre Channel
8 12 (2.41%) SSL
9 11 (2.21%) VoIP
10 9 (1.81%) LAN
10 9 (1.81%) WAN
11 8 (1.61%) DHCP
11 8 (1.61%) SNMP
12 7 (1.41%) FTP
12 7 (1.41%) NAS
12 7 (1.41%) SMTP
13 6 (1.21%) iSCSI
14 5 (1.01%) HTTPS
14 5 (1.01%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (12.07%) MySQL
2 36 (7.24%) MongoDB
3 33 (6.64%) PostgreSQL
4 27 (5.43%) NoSQL
5 18 (3.62%) SQL Server
6 16 (3.22%) Relational Database
7 12 (2.41%) Hadoop
8 8 (1.61%) DB2
9 7 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (1.41%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.41%) Redis
10 6 (1.21%) Big Data
10 6 (1.21%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.60%) MarkLogic
13 2 (0.40%) JasperReports
14 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.20%) HBase
14 1 (0.20%) NonStop SQL
14 1 (0.20%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 137 (27.57%) Jenkins
2 90 (18.11%) Git (software)
3 57 (11.47%) JIRA
4 29 (5.84%) Subversion
5 23 (4.63%) Maven
6 22 (4.43%) TeamCity
7 21 (4.23%) Hudson
8 19 (3.82%) Ant
9 16 (3.22%) Sonatype Nexus
10 12 (2.41%) Vagrant
11 11 (2.21%) Artifactory
11 11 (2.21%) Gradle
12 10 (2.01%) GitLab
13 8 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (1.41%) SonarQube
15 6 (1.21%) FishEye
16 5 (1.01%) Selenium
17 4 (0.80%) Bitbucket
17 4 (0.80%) JUnit
18 3 (0.60%) Travis CI
General
1 139 (27.97%) Finance
2 52 (10.46%) Banking
3 27 (5.43%) Financial Institution
4 23 (4.63%) Retail
5 15 (3.02%) Games
5 15 (3.02%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.82%) Publishing
7 13 (2.62%) Marketing
8 11 (2.21%) Manufacturing
9 10 (2.01%) Front Office
10 9 (1.81%) Electronics
11 5 (1.01%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Back Office
12 1 (0.20%) Legal
12 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (6.84%) LAMP
2 31 (6.24%) Web Services
3 18 (3.62%) Middleware
4 16 (3.22%) ELK Stack
5 13 (2.62%) J2EE
6 11 (2.21%) XML
7 10 (2.01%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (1.41%) HTML
8 7 (1.41%) REST
9 6 (1.21%) SOAP
10 5 (1.01%) ActiveMQ
10 5 (1.01%) LAPP Stack
10 5 (1.01%) Node.js
10 5 (1.01%) Regular Expression
10 5 (1.01%) RESTful
11 4 (0.80%) AngularJS
11 4 (0.80%) FIX Protocol
11 4 (0.80%) JMS
11 4 (0.80%) Sensu
12 3 (0.60%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.43%) Data Centre
2 21 (4.23%) Public Cloud
3 19 (3.82%) Clustering
4 17 (3.42%) Hedge funds
5 10 (2.01%) Mobile App
6 9 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (1.61%) Private Cloud
8 7 (1.41%) Device Driver
8 7 (1.41%) EMC VNX
8 7 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (1.41%) PlayStation
9 6 (1.21%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.21%) Online Banking
9 6 (1.21%) Performance Metrics
10 5 (1.01%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.01%) Enterprise Cloud
10 5 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.01%) Visualisation
11 4 (0.80%) Derivative
11 4 (0.80%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 497 (100.00%) Linux
2 156 (31.39%) Unix
3 131 (26.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 103 (20.72%) Windows
5 88 (17.71%) CentOS
6 48 (9.66%) Solaris
6 48 (9.66%) Ubuntu
7 45 (9.05%) Windows Server
8 18 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (3.42%) AIX
9 17 (3.42%) Debian
10 13 (2.62%) Fedora
11 11 (2.21%) SUSE
12 7 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (1.21%) Android
13 6 (1.21%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (1.01%) Mac OS
14 5 (1.01%) Mac OS X
14 5 (1.01%) Windows Mobile
14 5 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (59.56%) DevOps
2 120 (24.14%) Configuration Management
3 115 (23.14%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (17.51%) Continuous Integration
5 84 (16.90%) Open Source
6 36 (7.24%) E-Commerce
7 35 (7.04%) Continuous Delivery
8 30 (6.04%) Service Delivery
9 28 (5.63%) ITIL
10 25 (5.03%) Release Management
11 24 (4.83%) Continuous Improvement
12 23 (4.63%) Migration
12 23 (4.63%) Web Operations
13 21 (4.23%) High Availability
14 20 (4.02%) Patch Management
15 19 (3.82%) Project Management
16 17 (3.42%) Scrum
16 17 (3.42%) Software Engineering
17 16 (3.22%) Disaster Recovery
18 15 (3.02%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 229 (46.08%) Python
2 136 (27.36%) Bash Shell
3 133 (26.76%) Perl
4 118 (23.74%) Ruby
5 102 (20.52%) Java
6 60 (12.07%) Shell Script
7 38 (7.65%) SQL
8 33 (6.64%) C++
9 24 (4.83%) PHP
9 24 (4.83%) PowerShell
10 21 (4.23%) Go
11 17 (3.42%) C
12 14 (2.82%) JavaScript
13 9 (1.81%) Korn
14 8 (1.61%) Bourne shell
15 3 (0.60%) Embedded C
15 3 (0.60%) R
15 3 (0.60%) Scala
16 2 (0.40%) C#
16 2 (0.40%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 30 (6.04%) Security Cleared
2 25 (5.03%) SC Cleared
3 18 (3.62%) RHCE
4 14 (2.82%) RHCA
5 12 (2.41%) Degree
6 8 (1.61%) AWS Certification
6 8 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.41%) RHCSA
8 6 (1.21%) CCNP
9 5 (1.01%) CCNA
10 3 (0.60%) RHCT
11 2 (0.40%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.40%) CCDA
11 2 (0.40%) CCIE
11 2 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.20%) CISSP
12 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.20%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.20%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.41%) QA
2 5 (1.01%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.40%) ISO20022
3 2 (0.40%) SLA
4 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.20%) GCP
System Software
1 89 (17.91%) Docker
2 56 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (7.44%) VMware ESXi
4 24 (4.83%) KVM
4 24 (4.83%) vSphere
5 23 (4.63%) Active Directory
6 19 (3.82%) VMware ESX
7 17 (3.42%) Virtual Machines
8 16 (3.22%) NFS
9 15 (3.02%) GlusterFS
10 14 (2.82%) Hyper-V
10 14 (2.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 12 (2.41%) GFS2
11 12 (2.41%) OCFS2
12 10 (2.01%) Xen
13 9 (1.81%) vCloud
14 8 (1.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 6 (1.21%) Squid
15 6 (1.21%) Virtual Servers
16 5 (1.01%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 283 (56.94%) Puppet
2 128 (25.75%) Ansible
3 116 (23.34%) Opscode Chef
4 65 (13.08%) Nagios
5 41 (8.25%) Terraform
6 31 (6.24%) Kubernetes
7 29 (5.84%) Packer
8 22 (4.43%) Salt
9 17 (3.42%) HAProxy
10 16 (3.22%) logstash
11 15 (3.02%) SELinux
12 14 (2.82%) CFEngine
12 14 (2.82%) Kibana
13 13 (2.62%) Red Hat Satellite
13 13 (2.62%) ZABBIX
14 12 (2.41%) Failover Clustering
15 10 (2.01%) Cobbler
16 9 (1.81%) SCCM
16 9 (1.81%) Zenoss
17 8 (1.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 176 (35.41%) Red Hat
2 106 (21.33%) VMware
3 41 (8.25%) Oracle
4 32 (6.44%) Cisco
5 30 (6.04%) Splunk
6 29 (5.84%) HP
6 29 (5.84%) NetApp
7 28 (5.63%) Atlassian
8 25 (5.03%) EMC
9 17 (3.42%) IBM
10 16 (3.22%) Citrix
10 16 (3.22%) Veritas
11 13 (2.62%) Microsoft
12 10 (2.01%) New Relic
13 9 (1.81%) CenturyLink
13 9 (1.81%) SAP
14 8 (1.61%) Akamai
14 8 (1.61%) hybris
14 8 (1.61%) Sybase
15 7 (1.41%) Google
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Energon People
Rate: £600 - £700 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £400 - £470 Per Day Contract
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £475 per day fantastic onsite facilities
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oho Group
Rate: £200 - 300 per day
Posted: 23 days ago