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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Support Engineer
England / London
Rank 387 407 394
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 11 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.057% 0.038% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.040% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 12
Median daily rate £380 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% -2.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £338 £225
% change year-on-year
+11.85% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
- -28.08%

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
18428 19940 20069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.94% 95.18% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13183 14000 14289
Median daily rate £475 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £637 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 311 348
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.16% +1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £35.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 - - 3
Linux Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (86.96%) Windows
3 17 (73.91%) Shell Script
3 17 (73.91%) Unix
3 17 (73.91%) Perl
3 17 (73.91%) Python
3 17 (73.91%) Knowledge Management
3 17 (73.91%) Regular Expression
4 12 (52.17%) Splunk
5 8 (34.78%) Relational Database
5 8 (34.78%) Mac OS
5 8 (34.78%) LDAP
6 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (13.04%) SSL
6 3 (13.04%) SaaS
7 2 (8.70%) Puppet
7 2 (8.70%) VMware
7 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
7 2 (8.70%) DNS
7 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
7 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
8 1 (4.35%) Web Operations
8 1 (4.35%) SDLC
8 1 (4.35%) EMC VNX
8 1 (4.35%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.35%) DevOps
8 1 (4.35%) Remedy
8 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
8 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.35%) Change Management

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 1 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) IIS
1 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) LDAP
2 3 (13.04%) SSL
3 2 (8.70%) DNS
3 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) HTTP
4 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) Regular Expression
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (86.96%) Windows
3 17 (73.91%) Unix
4 8 (34.78%) Mac OS
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (4.35%) Change Management
2 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
2 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (4.35%) DevOps
2 1 (4.35%) Open Source
2 1 (4.35%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (4.35%) SDLC
2 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
2 1 (4.35%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) Perl
1 17 (73.91%) Python
1 17 (73.91%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.35%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) NFS
1 1 (4.35%) Samba
1 1 (4.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Splunk
2 2 (8.70%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) EMC
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Remedy
3 1 (4.35%) Veritas