The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 396 399 388
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 12 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.057% 0.090% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.095% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 24
Average daily rate £365 £425 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% -19.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £269 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.97% -36.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.25 -
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
20061 20060 20469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.75% 94.51% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14232 14223 13899
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 342 392
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.53 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Linux Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux Support Engineer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Linux Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (63.16%) Unix
3 11 (57.89%) Solaris
3 11 (57.89%) Time Management
4 10 (52.63%) Relational Database
4 10 (52.63%) Splunk
4 10 (52.63%) AIX
4 10 (52.63%) HPUX
4 10 (52.63%) Java
4 10 (52.63%) Python
4 10 (52.63%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (47.37%) Perl
5 9 (47.37%) C#
5 9 (47.37%) C++
5 9 (47.37%) HTML
5 9 (47.37%) XML
5 9 (47.37%) Shell Script
5 9 (47.37%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (47.37%) Regular Expression
5 9 (47.37%) JSON
6 5 (26.32%) Windows
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
8 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
8 2 (10.53%) LDAP
8 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
8 2 (10.53%) Apache
8 2 (10.53%) Finance
8 2 (10.53%) NetApp
8 2 (10.53%) Firewall

Linux Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Linux Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (5.26%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
1 2 (10.53%) LDAP
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) Multicast
2 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) Informix
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) HTML
1 9 (47.37%) JSON
1 9 (47.37%) Regular Expression
1 9 (47.37%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) Rendezvous
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.26%) Hedge funds
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (63.16%) Unix
3 11 (57.89%) Solaris
4 10 (52.63%) AIX
4 10 (52.63%) HPUX
5 5 (26.32%) Windows
6 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Time Management
2 10 (52.63%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (47.37%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Java
1 10 (52.63%) Python
2 9 (47.37%) C#
2 9 (47.37%) C++
2 9 (47.37%) Perl
2 9 (47.37%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Control-M
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Splunk
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.53%) NetApp
4 1 (5.26%) Avaya
4 1 (5.26%) Bloomberg
4 1 (5.26%) BMC
4 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) EMC
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Remedy
4 1 (5.26%) Reuters
4 1 (5.26%) TIBCO
4 1 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) webMethods