The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Senior Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 395 413 406
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 22 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.018% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.019% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 9
Median daily rate £535 £400 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.75% -12.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £400 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £480 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £413 £388
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
Senior 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
20620 20986 21502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.88% 94.64% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 14993 14495 15145
Median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £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 222 395 388
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%

Senior Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Senior Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Senior Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Senior Linux Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Senior Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Linux Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Senior Linux Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Senior Linux Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Senior Linux Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Senior 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 Senior Linux Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 25 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 - 2 £531 - 1
Senior Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Senior 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 Senior Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (60.61%) Java
2 20 (60.61%) DevOps
3 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (54.55%) CentOS
5 16 (48.48%) Puppet
5 16 (48.48%) Configuration Management
6 15 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (42.42%) Jenkins
8 13 (39.39%) OpenStack
9 12 (36.36%) Ansible
9 12 (36.36%) VMware
10 11 (33.33%) KVM
10 11 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (30.30%) Docker
11 10 (30.30%) Unix
11 10 (30.30%) Apache
11 10 (30.30%) Red Hat
12 9 (27.27%) NetApp
12 9 (27.27%) Nagios
12 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (27.27%) Fedora
12 9 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (27.27%) Splunk
13 8 (24.24%) Packer
13 8 (24.24%) Ruby
13 8 (24.24%) Tomcat
13 8 (24.24%) Python
14 7 (21.21%) Perl

Senior 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 13 (39.39%) OpenStack
2 10 (30.30%) Apache
3 8 (24.24%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.06%) JBoss
5 1 (3.03%) CMS
5 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.03%) IIS
5 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 15 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (18.18%) IaaS
3 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.12%) DNS
3 3 (9.09%) SAN
4 2 (6.06%) Firewall
4 2 (6.06%) iSCSI
4 2 (6.06%) LDAP
4 2 (6.06%) SMTP
5 1 (3.03%) DVB
5 1 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.03%) LAN
5 1 (3.03%) Multicast
5 1 (3.03%) NAS
5 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.03%) SNMP
5 1 (3.03%) tcpdump
5 1 (3.03%) VLAN
5 1 (3.03%) VPN
5 1 (3.03%) WAN
5 1 (3.03%) WebEx
5 1 (3.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) MySQL
2 5 (15.15%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.03%) DB2
4 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.03%) Redis
4 1 (3.03%) SAP BI
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (42.42%) Jenkins
2 7 (21.21%) Ant
2 7 (21.21%) Gradle
2 7 (21.21%) Maven
3 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.06%) Subversion
4 1 (3.03%) GCC
4 1 (3.03%) JIRA
4 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.03%) Travis CI
4 1 (3.03%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
2 3 (9.09%) Games
3 1 (3.03%) Publishing
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) LAMP
2 3 (9.09%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (9.09%) Web Services
2 3 (9.09%) XML
3 2 (6.06%) CSS
3 2 (6.06%) ELK Stack
3 2 (6.06%) REST
3 2 (6.06%) SOAP
4 1 (3.03%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (3.03%) HTML
4 1 (3.03%) JSON
4 1 (3.03%) Middleware
4 1 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Private Cloud
2 2 (6.06%) Blog
3 1 (3.03%) CMDB
3 1 (3.03%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (3.03%) Interactive TV
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) New Media
3 1 (3.03%) Online Games
3 1 (3.03%) Social Media
3 1 (3.03%) STB
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (54.55%) CentOS
3 10 (30.30%) Unix
4 9 (27.27%) Fedora
4 9 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (15.15%) Ubuntu
6 4 (12.12%) Windows
7 3 (9.09%) Solaris
8 2 (6.06%) AIX
9 1 (3.03%) Debian
9 1 (3.03%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) DevOps
2 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (48.48%) Configuration Management
4 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (21.21%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (18.18%) Software Delivery
7 5 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
7 5 (15.15%) Open Source
7 5 (15.15%) Security Patching
8 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
9 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 2 (6.06%) Application Performance Management
10 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
10 2 (6.06%) Migration
10 2 (6.06%) Network Design
10 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
10 2 (6.06%) Scrum
10 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
11 1 (3.03%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) Java
2 8 (24.24%) Python
2 8 (24.24%) Ruby
3 7 (21.21%) Perl
4 5 (15.15%) Bash Shell
5 4 (12.12%) PHP
6 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.03%) Go
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) CCDA
1 2 (6.06%) CCIE
1 2 (6.06%) CCNA
1 2 (6.06%) CCNP
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) RHCE
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (33.33%) KVM
1 11 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (30.30%) Docker
3 6 (18.18%) vSphere
4 5 (15.15%) VMware ESX
5 4 (12.12%) Xen
6 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
6 3 (9.09%) vCloud
7 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (3.03%) Firmware
8 1 (3.03%) LXC
8 1 (3.03%) NFS
8 1 (3.03%) QEMU
8 1 (3.03%) RHEV
8 1 (3.03%) Samba
8 1 (3.03%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 16 (48.48%) Puppet
2 15 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (36.36%) Ansible
4 9 (27.27%) Nagios
5 8 (24.24%) Packer
6 5 (15.15%) FreeIPA
6 5 (15.15%) Icinga
6 5 (15.15%) Kubernetes
6 5 (15.15%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 4 (12.12%) Terraform
8 3 (9.09%) Zenoss
9 1 (3.03%) BladeLogic
9 1 (3.03%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (3.03%) Graphite
9 1 (3.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (3.03%) yum
9 1 (3.03%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) VMware
2 10 (30.30%) Red Hat
3 9 (27.27%) NetApp
3 9 (27.27%) Splunk
4 5 (15.15%) Akamai
5 4 (12.12%) Cisco
5 4 (12.12%) EMC
5 4 (12.12%) HP
5 4 (12.12%) Oracle
6 3 (9.09%) Dell
7 2 (6.06%) Citrix
7 2 (6.06%) IBM
7 2 (6.06%) New Relic
8 1 (3.03%) 3PAR
8 1 (3.03%) BMC
8 1 (3.03%) DataSynapse
8 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.03%) Percona
8 1 (3.03%) SAP
8 1 (3.03%) Solace