The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Linux 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 Senior Linux Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 396 383 396
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 12 32 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.057% 0.15% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.16% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 30 9
Average daily rate £475 £500 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £447 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £582 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £403 £500
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -19.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 -
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
20052 20041 20862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.68% 94.50% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14187 14178 14151
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 309 344 401
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 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Senior Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Linux Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Harrow - 4 £500 -
Hammersmith - 2 £475 -
Senior Linux Engineer
England

Senior Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Senior Linux 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 Senior Linux Engineer in their job title.

1 39 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (61.54%) Python
3 20 (51.28%) Windows
4 18 (46.15%) SQL Server
5 16 (41.03%) SQL
5 16 (41.03%) Oracle
5 16 (41.03%) TIBCO
5 16 (41.03%) Rendezvous
5 16 (41.03%) Firewall
5 16 (41.03%) Project Management
5 16 (41.03%) ION Trading
5 16 (41.03%) Problem Management
5 16 (41.03%) Release Management
5 16 (41.03%) Electronic Trading
5 16 (41.03%) ION MarketView
5 16 (41.03%) Splunk
5 16 (41.03%) Multicast
5 16 (41.03%) ITRS Geneos
6 12 (30.77%) CentOS
7 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (28.21%) Capacity Management
7 11 (28.21%) DevOps
8 10 (25.64%) KVM
8 10 (25.64%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (25.64%) Red Hat
8 10 (25.64%) E-Commerce
9 9 (23.08%) OpenStack
9 9 (23.08%) Puppet
9 9 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (20.51%) Ruby

Senior Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Senior Linux 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 Senior Linux Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (23.08%) OpenStack
2 5 (12.82%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 16 (41.03%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.64%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (41.03%) Firewall
1 16 (41.03%) Multicast
2 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.26%) DNS
4 3 (7.69%) SMTP
5 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.56%) SAN
5 1 (2.56%) SNMP
5 1 (2.56%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (2.56%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.51%) MySQL
3 5 (12.82%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.56%) DB2
5 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.56%) OpenTSDB
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.56%) Gradle
2 1 (2.56%) JMeter
2 1 (2.56%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.56%) Maven
2 1 (2.56%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (10.26%) Games
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Law
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (41.03%) Rendezvous
2 4 (10.26%) LAMP
2 4 (10.26%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (5.13%) REST
3 2 (5.13%) SOAP
4 1 (2.56%) Web Services
4 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.56%) Clustering
2 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.56%) Online Games
2 1 (2.56%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (2.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (51.28%) Windows
3 12 (30.77%) CentOS
4 4 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.13%) Fedora
6 1 (2.56%) AIX
6 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Electronic Trading
1 16 (41.03%) Problem Management
1 16 (41.03%) Project Management
1 16 (41.03%) Release Management
2 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.21%) Capacity Management
2 11 (28.21%) DevOps
3 10 (25.64%) E-Commerce
4 6 (15.38%) Open Source
5 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
5 4 (10.26%) High Availability
5 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 3 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (7.69%) Scrum
6 3 (7.69%) SDLC
7 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.13%) Kanban
7 2 (5.13%) Multithreading
7 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.13%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (61.54%) Python
2 16 (41.03%) SQL
3 8 (20.51%) Java
3 8 (20.51%) Ruby
4 6 (15.38%) PHP
5 5 (12.82%) Bash Shell
5 5 (12.82%) Perl
6 2 (5.13%) C++
7 1 (2.56%) C#
7 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) KVM
2 6 (15.38%) QEMU
3 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (10.26%) vCloud
4 4 (10.26%) Xen
5 3 (7.69%) Docker
6 2 (5.13%) RHEV
7 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
7 1 (2.56%) Firmware
7 1 (2.56%) oVirt
7 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (41.03%) ITRS Geneos
2 9 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (23.08%) Puppet
3 6 (15.38%) Ansible
3 6 (15.38%) Nagios
4 5 (12.82%) Zenoss
5 2 (5.13%) Salt
5 2 (5.13%) yum
6 1 (2.56%) Packer
6 1 (2.56%) Riemann
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) ION Trading
1 16 (41.03%) Oracle
1 16 (41.03%) Splunk
1 16 (41.03%) TIBCO
2 10 (25.64%) Red Hat
3 7 (17.95%) VMware
4 5 (12.82%) Cisco
4 5 (12.82%) EMC
5 4 (10.26%) Dell
5 4 (10.26%) HP
6 2 (5.13%) NetApp
7 1 (2.56%) Google
7 1 (2.56%) IBM
7 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.56%) webMethods