The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Linux Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 421 426 422
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 10 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.046% 0.035% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.037% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 7
Median daily rate £380 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £288 £250
% change year-on-year
+32.17% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
- -28.08%
Linux Support 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
20419 21560 22362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.69% 95.11% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 14600 15240 16105
Median daily rate £475 £450 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 290 350 445
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Linux Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Linux Support Engineer in the job title.

Linux Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Linux Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux Support Engineer across the London region.

Linux Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Linux Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux Support Engineer across the London region.

Linux Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Linux Support 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 Support Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 7 December 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 +1 1 - - 1
Linux Support Engineer
England

Linux Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Linux Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (70.37%) Windows
3 15 (55.56%) Unix
3 15 (55.56%) Perl
3 15 (55.56%) Python
3 15 (55.56%) Shell Script
4 14 (51.85%) Knowledge Management
4 14 (51.85%) Regular Expression
5 9 (33.33%) Splunk
5 9 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 9 (33.33%) Mac OS
5 9 (33.33%) LDAP
6 7 (25.93%) Puppet
7 6 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
8 4 (14.81%) Wireless
8 4 (14.81%) DNS
8 4 (14.81%) SSL
9 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
9 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
9 3 (11.11%) SaaS
9 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
9 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
9 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (11.11%) JIRA
9 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (7.41%) Time Management
10 2 (7.41%) VMware
10 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
10 2 (7.41%) EMC

Linux Support 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 2 (7.41%) Apache
1 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) Confluence
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.11%) SaaS
3 2 (7.41%) Office 365
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) LDAP
2 4 (14.81%) DNS
2 4 (14.81%) SSL
2 4 (14.81%) Wireless
3 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.70%) DHCP
4 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.70%) Firewall
4 1 (3.70%) FTP
4 1 (3.70%) HTTP
4 1 (3.70%) SMTP
4 1 (3.70%) VoIP
4 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 3 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (7.41%) Hudson
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) Regular Expression
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (70.37%) Windows
3 15 (55.56%) Unix
4 9 (33.33%) Mac OS
5 2 (7.41%) Mac OS X
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Knowledge Management
2 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
3 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.41%) Time Management
5 1 (3.70%) Change Management
5 1 (3.70%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (3.70%) DevOps
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL
5 1 (3.70%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Open Source
5 1 (3.70%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.70%) SDLC
5 1 (3.70%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Perl
1 15 (55.56%) Python
1 15 (55.56%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.70%) C
2 1 (3.70%) C++
2 1 (3.70%) Fortran
2 1 (3.70%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) R
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) AWS Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) NFS
2 1 (3.70%) Samba
2 1 (3.70%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Puppet
2 2 (7.41%) Terraform
3 1 (3.70%) Ansible
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Splunk
2 2 (7.41%) Apple
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco
2 2 (7.41%) EMC
2 2 (7.41%) Veritas
2 2 (7.41%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Remedy