The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 333 325 333
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 79 93 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.38% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.40% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 81 58
Average daily rate
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£450 £410 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +6.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
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
22424 22988 24376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.57% 92.80% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15264 15754 16002
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 427 444 623
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +22 9 £375 +3.80% 10
Hayes - - - - 1
Isleworth - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 144 (100.00%) Linux
2 71 (49.31%) Puppet
3 62 (43.06%) Python
4 56 (38.89%) Red Hat
5 51 (35.42%) UNIX
6 49 (34.03%) VMware
7 48 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 46 (31.94%) Apache
8 46 (31.94%) DevOps
9 44 (30.56%) Oracle
10 41 (28.47%) Ruby
11 36 (25.00%) Perl
11 36 (25.00%) Bash Shell
12 34 (23.61%) VMware Infrastructure
13 33 (22.92%) Amazon AWS
14 32 (22.22%) Windows
15 29 (20.14%) Finance
16 28 (19.44%) Configuration Management
17 27 (18.75%) IBM
18 26 (18.06%) Java
19 25 (17.36%) Amazon EC2
20 24 (16.67%) DNS
20 24 (16.67%) Clustering
20 24 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
21 22 (15.28%) Tomcat
21 22 (15.28%) JIRA
21 22 (15.28%) SELinux
22 21 (14.58%) SOA
22 21 (14.58%) Remedy
22 21 (14.58%) Oracle RAC

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 46 (31.94%) Apache
2 22 (15.28%) Tomcat
3 20 (13.89%) WebLogic
3 20 (13.89%) WebSphere
4 14 (9.72%) nginx
5 11 (7.64%) IIS
6 7 (4.86%) MS Exchange
6 7 (4.86%) IBM HTTP Server
7 6 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (4.17%) SharePoint
8 5 (3.47%) Office Communications Server
8 5 (3.47%) OpenStack
9 4 (2.78%) Node.js
10 1 (0.69%) Zimbra
10 1 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Business Applications
1 18 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 33 (22.92%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (17.36%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.39%) Joyent
4 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (16.67%) DNS
2 19 (13.19%) LDAP
3 12 (8.33%) Firewall
4 7 (4.86%) Intranet
4 7 (4.86%) BIG-IP
5 5 (3.47%) SAN
5 5 (3.47%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.47%) VPN
5 5 (3.47%) Multicast
6 4 (2.78%) DHCP
6 4 (2.78%) VLAN
7 3 (2.08%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.39%) OSPF
8 2 (1.39%) BGP
9 1 (0.69%) Internet
9 1 (0.69%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.69%) NFC
9 1 (0.69%) Network Security
9 1 (0.69%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.89%) Oracle Exadata
2 19 (13.19%) MySQL
3 10 (6.94%) SQL Server
4 9 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 8 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.39%) Redis
6 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.69%) Big Data
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.69%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (15.28%) JIRA
2 11 (7.64%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.25%) Subversion
4 7 (4.86%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.78%) Hudson
6 1 (0.69%) GCC
6 1 (0.69%) GDB
6 1 (0.69%) Maven
6 1 (0.69%) Ant
6 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
General
1 29 (20.14%) Finance
2 18 (12.50%) Banking
3 17 (11.81%) Financial Institution
4 13 (9.03%) Games
5 11 (7.64%) Investment Banking
6 8 (5.56%) Front Office
7 2 (1.39%) Electronics
8 1 (0.69%) Advertising
8 1 (0.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.89%) WebSphere MQ
2 16 (11.11%) Web Services
3 13 (9.03%) Middleware
4 8 (5.56%) LAMP
5 7 (4.86%) Java EE
5 7 (4.86%) .NET
5 7 (4.86%) WCF
6 3 (2.08%) OAuth
6 3 (2.08%) Rendezvous
6 3 (2.08%) HTML
6 3 (2.08%) CSS
6 3 (2.08%) XML
6 3 (2.08%) JSON
7 1 (0.69%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.69%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.69%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.67%) Clustering
2 17 (11.81%) Hedge funds
3 13 (9.03%) Online Games
4 6 (4.17%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.78%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.08%) Open Source
7 2 (1.39%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.39%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.39%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.69%) Physics
8 1 (0.69%) Equities
8 1 (0.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.69%) Video Editing
8 1 (0.69%) Handset
8 1 (0.69%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.69%) Replication
8 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 144 (100.00%) Linux
2 51 (35.42%) UNIX
3 48 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 32 (22.22%) Windows
5 22 (15.28%) SELinux
6 18 (12.50%) CentOS
6 18 (12.50%) Ubuntu
7 12 (8.33%) Solaris
8 9 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (5.56%) Debian
10 5 (3.47%) Scientific Linux
11 2 (1.39%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.69%) SUSE
12 1 (0.69%) Fedora
12 1 (0.69%) HPUX
12 1 (0.69%) VMS
12 1 (0.69%) SmartOS
12 1 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (31.94%) DevOps
2 28 (19.44%) Configuration Management
3 21 (14.58%) SOA
4 16 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (10.42%) ITIL
6 12 (8.33%) Capacity Management
6 12 (8.33%) Build Automation
7 11 (7.64%) Load Balancing
8 8 (5.56%) Release Management
9 7 (4.86%) Problem Management
9 7 (4.86%) Kanban
9 7 (4.86%) Workflow
9 7 (4.86%) Scrum
9 7 (4.86%) Server Monitoring
10 5 (3.47%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (3.47%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (3.47%) Software Engineering
11 4 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (2.78%) Electronic Trading
11 4 (2.78%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (43.06%) Python
2 41 (28.47%) Ruby
3 36 (25.00%) Perl
3 36 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 26 (18.06%) Java
5 11 (7.64%) PowerShell
5 11 (7.64%) Shell Script
6 8 (5.56%) SQL
7 7 (4.86%) C
7 7 (4.86%) C++
7 7 (4.86%) VB
8 5 (3.47%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.78%) PHP
10 2 (1.39%) C#
10 2 (1.39%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.69%) Korn
11 1 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (2.78%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.08%) Degree
2 3 (2.08%) BC Cleared
2 3 (2.08%) RHCE
3 2 (1.39%) MCSE
3 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.69%) CCNA
4 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.69%) RHCA
System Software
1 34 (23.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (14.58%) Oracle RAC
3 15 (10.42%) Active Directory
4 6 (4.17%) NFS
4 6 (4.17%) Xen
5 5 (3.47%) vCloud
6 4 (2.78%) XenServer
7 3 (2.08%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.08%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.39%) KVM
8 2 (1.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (1.39%) vSphere
9 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.69%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.69%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 71 (49.31%) Puppet
2 24 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (7.64%) Nagios
3 11 (7.64%) Opsview
4 10 (6.94%) Cobbler
5 9 (6.25%) Control-M
5 9 (6.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 8 (5.56%) BladeLogic
7 7 (4.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 7 (4.86%) ITRS Geneos
8 6 (4.17%) HAProxy
9 4 (2.78%) CFEngine
10 2 (1.39%) Ansible
10 2 (1.39%) YUM
10 2 (1.39%) SCCM
10 2 (1.39%) SCOM
10 2 (1.39%) Icinga
11 1 (0.69%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.69%) Cacti
11 1 (0.69%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 56 (38.89%) Red Hat
2 49 (34.03%) VMware
3 44 (30.56%) Oracle
4 27 (18.75%) IBM
5 21 (14.58%) Remedy
6 15 (10.42%) Cisco
7 13 (9.03%) JBoss
7 13 (9.03%) NetApp
8 10 (6.94%) Veritas
8 10 (6.94%) Citrix
9 9 (6.25%) Splunk
10 7 (4.86%) Altiris
10 7 (4.86%) Dell
11 6 (4.17%) Infoblox
12 5 (3.47%) Microsoft
13 3 (2.08%) TIBCO
13 3 (2.08%) Reuters
13 3 (2.08%) MarketAxess
13 3 (2.08%) Rackspace
13 3 (2.08%) eSpeed
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