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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 203 263 268
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 243 177 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.14% 0.76% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 0.80% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 136 111
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -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
20317 22109 22210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.15% 94.61% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14745 15413 15473
Median daily rate £463 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.11% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 376 404
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £52.17 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +33 34 £475 +11.76% 16
Harrow - 5 £400 - 1
Croydon -10 4 £393 -7.64%
Hayes - 2 £340 -
Bromley - 1 £450 -
Uxbridge - 1 £407 -
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 25 June 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.

1 438 (100.00%) Linux
2 245 (55.94%) DevOps
3 236 (53.88%) Puppet
4 197 (44.98%) Python
5 167 (38.13%) Red Hat
6 157 (35.84%) Unix
7 127 (29.00%) Perl
8 122 (27.85%) Bash Shell
9 121 (27.63%) Finance
10 118 (26.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 113 (25.80%) Jenkins
12 110 (25.11%) Amazon AWS
13 107 (24.43%) Configuration Management
14 106 (24.20%) Windows
15 103 (23.52%) Agile Software Development
16 100 (22.83%) VMware
17 99 (22.60%) Java
18 97 (22.15%) Ruby
19 95 (21.69%) Opscode Chef
20 91 (20.78%) Ansible
21 88 (20.09%) Apache
22 87 (19.86%) Git (software)
23 84 (19.18%) CentOS
24 75 (17.12%) Tomcat
25 74 (16.89%) Continuous Integration
26 70 (15.98%) Open Source
27 65 (14.84%) Nagios
28 60 (13.70%) Docker
29 58 (13.24%) MySQL
30 57 (13.01%) VMware Infrastructure

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 88 (20.09%) Apache
2 75 (17.12%) Tomcat
3 48 (10.96%) OpenStack
4 41 (9.36%) Confluence
5 26 (5.94%) IIS
6 14 (3.20%) JBoss
6 14 (3.20%) nginx
7 11 (2.51%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.37%) Jetty
9 4 (0.91%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.68%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.68%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.46%) Apache ServiceMix
11 2 (0.46%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.46%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.46%) Mule ESB
11 2 (0.46%) SAS
11 2 (0.46%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.46%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (0.91%) HipChat
2 2 (0.46%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 110 (25.11%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (1.83%) Amazon S3
5 8 (1.83%) PaaS
6 7 (1.60%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (1.60%) GitHub
6 7 (1.60%) IaaS
7 3 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.46%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.46%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.46%) Office 365
8 2 (0.46%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.46%) Rackspace Cloud
8 2 (0.46%) SaaS
9 1 (0.23%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 43 (9.82%) TCP/IP
2 38 (8.68%) SAN
3 37 (8.45%) DNS
4 34 (7.76%) Firewall
4 34 (7.76%) LDAP
5 16 (3.65%) HTTP
6 13 (2.97%) VPN
7 12 (2.74%) Fibre Channel
8 10 (2.28%) iSCSI
9 9 (2.05%) NAS
10 8 (1.83%) LAN
10 8 (1.83%) SMTP
10 8 (1.83%) WAN
11 7 (1.60%) DHCP
11 7 (1.60%) SNMP
11 7 (1.60%) SSL
11 7 (1.60%) VoIP
12 6 (1.37%) FTP
12 6 (1.37%) HTTPS
13 5 (1.14%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (13.24%) MySQL
2 32 (7.31%) PostgreSQL
3 25 (5.71%) MongoDB
4 21 (4.79%) NoSQL
5 20 (4.57%) Relational Database
6 18 (4.11%) SQL Server
7 9 (2.05%) DB2
8 8 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (1.60%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.37%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.37%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.14%) Redis
12 4 (0.91%) Big Data
13 3 (0.68%) MarkLogic
14 2 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.46%) JasperReports
15 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
15 1 (0.23%) QlikView
15 1 (0.23%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 113 (25.80%) Jenkins
2 87 (19.86%) Git (software)
3 45 (10.27%) JIRA
4 31 (7.08%) Subversion
5 24 (5.48%) Maven
6 23 (5.25%) TeamCity
7 17 (3.88%) Hudson
8 15 (3.42%) Ant
9 12 (2.74%) Gradle
10 9 (2.05%) Artifactory
11 7 (1.60%) GitLab
11 7 (1.60%) Vagrant
12 6 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (1.14%) Selenium
14 4 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (0.91%) SonarQube
14 4 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
15 3 (0.68%) GCC
15 3 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
16 2 (0.46%) Gerrit
General
1 121 (27.63%) Finance
2 47 (10.73%) Banking
3 20 (4.57%) Financial Institution
4 18 (4.11%) Retail
5 15 (3.42%) Games
5 15 (3.42%) Marketing
6 14 (3.20%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.74%) Publishing
8 11 (2.51%) Manufacturing
9 9 (2.05%) Electronics
10 5 (1.14%) Front Office
10 5 (1.14%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Back Office
11 1 (0.23%) German Language
11 1 (0.23%) Legal
11 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (7.99%) LAMP
2 34 (7.76%) Web Services
3 17 (3.88%) Middleware
4 13 (2.97%) ELK Stack
5 12 (2.74%) J2EE
5 12 (2.74%) XML
6 11 (2.51%) RabbitMQ
7 10 (2.28%) HTML
8 9 (2.05%) JSON
9 8 (1.83%) Regular Expression
9 8 (1.83%) RESTful
10 7 (1.60%) SOAP
11 6 (1.37%) LAPP Stack
12 5 (1.14%) ActiveMQ
12 5 (1.14%) REST
13 4 (0.91%) FIX Protocol
13 4 (0.91%) Sensu
14 3 (0.68%) AngularJS
14 3 (0.68%) OpenJDK
14 3 (0.68%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 17 (3.88%) Clustering
1 17 (3.88%) Data Centre
2 14 (3.20%) Public Cloud
3 10 (2.28%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.28%) Device Driver
3 10 (2.28%) Hedge funds
3 10 (2.28%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.60%) Client/Server
4 7 (1.60%) Computer Science
4 7 (1.60%) PlayStation
4 7 (1.60%) Private Cloud
4 7 (1.60%) User Experience
5 6 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (1.37%) Online Banking
6 5 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.14%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.14%) Performance Metrics
6 5 (1.14%) Virtual Team
7 4 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (0.91%) STB
Operating Systems
1 438 (100.00%) Linux
2 157 (35.84%) Unix
3 118 (26.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 106 (24.20%) Windows
5 84 (19.18%) CentOS
6 49 (11.19%) Solaris
7 47 (10.73%) Windows Server
8 45 (10.27%) Ubuntu
9 21 (4.79%) AIX
10 20 (4.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (3.20%) Debian
12 11 (2.51%) Fedora
12 11 (2.51%) SUSE
13 6 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (1.14%) Embedded Linux
14 5 (1.14%) HPUX
14 5 (1.14%) Mac OS
14 5 (1.14%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (1.14%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.91%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (55.94%) DevOps
2 107 (24.43%) Configuration Management
3 103 (23.52%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (16.89%) Continuous Integration
5 70 (15.98%) Open Source
6 33 (7.53%) Continuous Delivery
7 28 (6.39%) Continuous Improvement
8 27 (6.16%) Service Delivery
9 24 (5.48%) ITIL
10 23 (5.25%) E-Commerce
11 22 (5.02%) Release Management
12 19 (4.34%) Web Operations
13 18 (4.11%) High Availability
13 18 (4.11%) Security Patching
14 17 (3.88%) Migration
14 17 (3.88%) Scrum
15 15 (3.42%) Load Balancing
15 15 (3.42%) Project Management
16 14 (3.20%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (3.20%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 197 (44.98%) Python
2 127 (29.00%) Perl
3 122 (27.85%) Bash Shell
4 99 (22.60%) Java
5 97 (22.15%) Ruby
6 54 (12.33%) Shell Script
7 40 (9.13%) SQL
8 33 (7.53%) C++
9 26 (5.94%) PowerShell
10 23 (5.25%) PHP
11 18 (4.11%) C
12 16 (3.65%) Go
13 10 (2.28%) JavaScript
14 9 (2.05%) Korn
15 8 (1.83%) Bourne shell
16 5 (1.14%) C#
17 3 (0.68%) Embedded C
18 2 (0.46%) AWK
18 2 (0.46%) Clojure
18 2 (0.46%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 26 (5.94%) Security Cleared
2 21 (4.79%) SC Cleared
3 18 (4.11%) RHCE
4 14 (3.20%) Degree
4 14 (3.20%) RHCA
5 9 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (1.83%) CCNP
7 7 (1.60%) CCNA
7 7 (1.60%) RHCSA
8 6 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.46%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.46%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.46%) CCDA
9 2 (0.46%) CCIE
9 2 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.23%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.23%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.23%) PhD
10 1 (0.23%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.91%) PCI DSS
1 4 (0.91%) QA
2 2 (0.46%) ISO20022
2 2 (0.46%) SLA
3 1 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 60 (13.70%) Docker
2 57 (13.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (8.45%) VMware ESXi
4 26 (5.94%) vSphere
5 21 (4.79%) Active Directory
5 21 (4.79%) KVM
6 19 (4.34%) NFS
7 17 (3.88%) VMware ESX
8 14 (3.20%) Virtual Machines
9 13 (2.97%) Hyper-V
10 11 (2.51%) GlusterFS
10 11 (2.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 9 (2.05%) GFS2
11 9 (2.05%) OCFS2
12 8 (1.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 7 (1.60%) Ceph
13 7 (1.60%) iptables
13 7 (1.60%) Xen
14 5 (1.14%) Squid
14 5 (1.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 236 (53.88%) Puppet
2 95 (21.69%) Opscode Chef
3 91 (20.78%) Ansible
4 65 (14.84%) Nagios
5 24 (5.48%) Packer
6 22 (5.02%) Terraform
7 19 (4.34%) HAProxy
8 18 (4.11%) Kubernetes
9 15 (3.42%) logstash
9 15 (3.42%) Salt
10 13 (2.97%) SELinux
11 11 (2.51%) CFEngine
11 11 (2.51%) Red Hat Satellite
12 10 (2.28%) Cobbler
12 10 (2.28%) Kibana
12 10 (2.28%) ZABBIX
13 9 (2.05%) Failover Clustering
13 9 (2.05%) FreeIPA
13 9 (2.05%) Icinga
13 9 (2.05%) SCCM
Vendors
1 167 (38.13%) Red Hat
2 100 (22.83%) VMware
3 39 (8.90%) Oracle
4 33 (7.53%) Splunk
5 32 (7.31%) Cisco
6 29 (6.62%) HP
7 27 (6.16%) NetApp
8 19 (4.34%) Atlassian
8 19 (4.34%) EMC
9 17 (3.88%) IBM
10 14 (3.20%) Citrix
11 13 (2.97%) Microsoft
11 13 (2.97%) Veritas
12 10 (2.28%) New Relic
13 9 (2.05%) CenturyLink
13 9 (2.05%) SAP
14 8 (1.83%) Akamai
14 8 (1.83%) Dell
14 8 (1.83%) Sybase
15 6 (1.37%) ArcSight
London
Data Idols
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per day + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day Contract
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oho Group
Rate: £100 - 250 per day
Posted: 12 days ago