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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 421 415 410
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 8 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.037% 0.027% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.028% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 4
Median daily rate £325 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% -4.54%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £246
% change year-on-year
- +42.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £18.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £26.50
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
20644 21057 21495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.92% 94.65% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15023 14520 15143
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 393 382
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 26 May 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 £438 - 2
Linux Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (60.00%) Unix
3 10 (50.00%) Python
3 10 (50.00%) Perl
4 9 (45.00%) Java
4 9 (45.00%) Shell Script
4 9 (45.00%) Splunk
4 9 (45.00%) Relational Database
4 9 (45.00%) Regular Expression
5 8 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (40.00%) Time Management
5 8 (40.00%) JSON
5 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (40.00%) C#
5 8 (40.00%) C++
5 8 (40.00%) HTML
5 8 (40.00%) XML
5 8 (40.00%) AIX
5 8 (40.00%) HPUX
5 8 (40.00%) Solaris
6 7 (35.00%) Windows
7 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (25.00%) Firewall
8 5 (25.00%) Finance
8 5 (25.00%) VMware
8 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (20.00%) SCCM
9 4 (20.00%) VMware ESX
9 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint

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 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (5.00%) FTP
4 1 (5.00%) LDAP
4 1 (5.00%) SSH
4 1 (5.00%) VPN
4 1 (5.00%) WebEx
4 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) Regular Expression
2 8 (40.00%) HTML
2 8 (40.00%) JSON
2 8 (40.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (60.00%) Unix
3 8 (40.00%) AIX
3 8 (40.00%) HPUX
3 8 (40.00%) Solaris
4 7 (35.00%) Windows
5 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.00%) CentOS
6 1 (5.00%) Mac OS
6 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 8 (40.00%) Time Management
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Perl
1 10 (50.00%) Python
2 9 (45.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) Shell Script
3 8 (40.00%) C#
3 8 (40.00%) C++
4 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CCNP
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Splunk
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) VMware
4 4 (20.00%) Avaya
4 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco
5 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.00%) Dell
6 1 (5.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) IBM
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle
6 1 (5.00%) webMethods
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