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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 411 407 382
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 20 27 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.093% 0.12% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.13% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 47
Median daily rate £501 £575 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.86% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £522 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £750
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -45.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £75.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
20419 21560 22362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.69% 95.11% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 14600 15240 16105
Median daily rate £475 £450 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 290 350 445
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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
Harrow -2 4 £515 +0.98%
City of London - 1 £335 -
Senior Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 44 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (75.00%) Puppet
3 29 (65.91%) DevOps
4 23 (52.27%) Python
5 18 (40.91%) Red Hat
5 18 (40.91%) Jenkins
6 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (31.82%) VMware
7 14 (31.82%) LAMP
7 14 (31.82%) Apache
7 14 (31.82%) MySQL
7 14 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (27.27%) Ruby
9 11 (25.00%) Ubuntu
9 11 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 11 (25.00%) Bash Shell
9 11 (25.00%) HP
9 11 (25.00%) SAN
9 11 (25.00%) Nagios
10 10 (22.73%) Configuration Management
10 10 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (22.73%) CentOS
10 10 (22.73%) HAProxy
11 9 (20.45%) GitHub
11 9 (20.45%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (20.45%) Low Latency
11 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (20.45%) Tomcat
12 8 (18.18%) ITIL
12 8 (18.18%) Cisco

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 14 (31.82%) Apache
2 9 (20.45%) Tomcat
3 6 (13.64%) OpenStack
4 4 (9.09%) Confluence
5 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.27%) IIS
5 1 (2.27%) JBoss
5 1 (2.27%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (20.45%) GitHub
3 5 (11.36%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (11.36%) Amazon S3
3 5 (11.36%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.27%) Joyent
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.27%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.00%) SAN
2 4 (9.09%) DNS
3 2 (4.55%) Internet
3 2 (4.55%) LDAP
3 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.55%) VLAN
3 2 (4.55%) VPN
4 1 (2.27%) DHCP
4 1 (2.27%) Firewall
4 1 (2.27%) HTTP
4 1 (2.27%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.82%) MySQL
2 10 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (15.91%) NoSQL
3 7 (15.91%) Redis
4 4 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (40.91%) Jenkins
2 11 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (15.91%) GitLab
4 5 (11.36%) JIRA
5 4 (9.09%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.27%) GoCD
General
1 7 (15.91%) Banking
2 6 (13.64%) Finance
3 4 (9.09%) Publishing
4 1 (2.27%) Dutch Language
4 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) LAMP
2 8 (18.18%) LAPP Stack
3 7 (15.91%) ELK Stack
3 7 (15.91%) Memcached
4 2 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.27%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 4 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.82%) Clustering
3 2 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.55%) Derivative
3 2 (4.55%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) Replication
4 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 10 (22.73%) CentOS
4 8 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (11.36%) Unix
6 4 (9.09%) Solaris
6 4 (9.09%) SUSE
7 1 (2.27%) Debian
7 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (65.91%) DevOps
2 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (22.73%) Configuration Management
4 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (20.45%) Low Latency
5 8 (18.18%) ITIL
6 6 (13.64%) Open Source
7 5 (11.36%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (9.09%) Automated Testing
8 4 (9.09%) Change Control
8 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (9.09%) ITIL V3
8 4 (9.09%) Load Balancing
8 4 (9.09%) SDLC
9 3 (6.82%) High Availability
10 2 (4.55%) Asset Management
10 2 (4.55%) Kernel Tuning
10 2 (4.55%) Service Management
10 2 (4.55%) Technical Analysis
11 1 (2.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (52.27%) Python
2 12 (27.27%) Ruby
3 11 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 7 (15.91%) Java
5 6 (13.64%) PHP
6 4 (9.09%) Shell Script
7 3 (6.82%) Perl
8 2 (4.55%) C++
9 1 (2.27%) C
9 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
1 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) RHCE
2 2 (4.55%) RHCT
3 1 (2.27%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) RHCA
3 1 (2.27%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) QA
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) Docker
1 7 (15.91%) GlusterFS
1 7 (15.91%) VMware ESXi
1 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.82%) iptables
3 2 (4.55%) NFS
3 2 (4.55%) Samba
3 2 (4.55%) vSphere
4 1 (2.27%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 33 (75.00%) Puppet
2 11 (25.00%) Nagios
3 10 (22.73%) HAProxy
4 9 (20.45%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (15.91%) Cobbler
5 7 (15.91%) Linux-HA
5 7 (15.91%) Zenoss
6 6 (13.64%) Ansible
6 6 (13.64%) Terraform
7 5 (11.36%) Kubernetes
8 4 (9.09%) NetBackup
8 4 (9.09%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (6.82%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (4.55%) OpenView
11 1 (2.27%) Cacti
11 1 (2.27%) CFEngine
11 1 (2.27%) Icinga
11 1 (2.27%) logstash
11 1 (2.27%) Netcool
11 1 (2.27%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 18 (40.91%) Red Hat
2 14 (31.82%) VMware
3 11 (25.00%) HP
4 8 (18.18%) Cisco
5 7 (15.91%) CheckPoint
5 7 (15.91%) EMC
5 7 (15.91%) Fortinet
5 7 (15.91%) IBM
6 4 (9.09%) Atlassian
6 4 (9.09%) SAP
6 4 (9.09%) Splunk
7 2 (4.55%) 3PAR
7 2 (4.55%) Brocade
7 2 (4.55%) NetApp
7 2 (4.55%) Sun
7 2 (4.55%) Veritas
8 1 (2.27%) Mercator
8 1 (2.27%) New Relic
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle
8 1 (2.27%) SaltStack