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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 406 414 374
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 3 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.041% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.044% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 5
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£419 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.39% -2.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £500 £375
% change year-on-year
-16.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
21269 22575 19948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.25% 93.08% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15335 15541 13354
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 386 546
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.18 £39.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
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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
City of London - - - - 1
Senior Linux Engineer
England

Senior Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) CentOS
4 2 (33.33%) AIX
4 2 (33.33%) Time Management
4 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (33.33%) Puppet
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Apache
4 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) FTP
5 1 (16.67%) HTTP
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) C++
5 1 (16.67%) Perl
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (16.67%) MySQL
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle

Senior Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Route 53
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) FTP
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) GCC
1 1 (16.67%) GDB
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) CentOS
3 2 (33.33%) AIX
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Debian
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
1 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Nagios
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) Graphite
2 1 (16.67%) WSUS
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) AppSense