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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Linux Engineer
England / London
Rank 384 403 389
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 18 12 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.093% 0.056% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.059% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 26
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £435 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £515 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £418
% change year-on-year
- +19.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £46.25

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
18338 20387 20346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.81% 95.08% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13144 14440 14336
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 307 340
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 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
Harrow +4 2 £515 +3.00%
City of London - 2 £429 - 1
Senior Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (73.68%) Python
3 26 (68.42%) DevOps
4 23 (60.53%) Puppet
5 17 (44.74%) Bash Shell
5 17 (44.74%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (44.74%) Ruby
6 16 (42.11%) Red Hat
7 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (36.84%) Jenkins
9 13 (34.21%) MySQL
10 12 (31.58%) Apache
11 11 (28.95%) Tomcat
11 11 (28.95%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (28.95%) VMware
11 11 (28.95%) Redis
12 10 (26.32%) Ansible
12 10 (26.32%) LAPP Stack
12 10 (26.32%) LAMP
12 10 (26.32%) Nagios
13 9 (23.68%) Configuration Management
14 8 (21.05%) EMC
14 8 (21.05%) SAN
14 8 (21.05%) Java
14 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
14 8 (21.05%) Elastic Stack
14 8 (21.05%) HAProxy
15 7 (18.42%) Cobbler
15 7 (18.42%) GitLab
15 7 (18.42%) GlusterFS

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 12 (31.58%) Apache
2 11 (28.95%) Tomcat
3 6 (15.79%) OpenStack
4 4 (10.53%) Confluence
5 2 (5.26%) nginx
6 1 (2.63%) IIS
6 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (44.74%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.53%) GitHub
2 4 (10.53%) Slack
3 3 (7.89%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (5.26%) PaaS
5 1 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.63%) IaaS
5 1 (2.63%) Joyent
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) SAN
2 4 (10.53%) DNS
3 3 (7.89%) Firewall
3 3 (7.89%) HTTP
3 3 (7.89%) SSL
3 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.26%) Internet
4 2 (5.26%) LDAP
5 1 (2.63%) DHCP
5 1 (2.63%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) MySQL
2 11 (28.95%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (28.95%) Redis
3 7 (18.42%) NoSQL
4 6 (15.79%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.63%) Big Data
5 1 (2.63%) DB2
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (36.84%) Jenkins
2 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
3 7 (18.42%) GitLab
4 4 (10.53%) JIRA
5 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.63%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (7.89%) Banking
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Dutch Language
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) LAMP
1 10 (26.32%) LAPP Stack
2 8 (21.05%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (18.42%) Memcached
4 2 (5.26%) Akka
4 2 (5.26%) Kafka
4 2 (5.26%) Web Services
5 1 (2.63%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (2.63%) Middleware
5 1 (2.63%) Node.js
5 1 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Clustering
2 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.63%) Derivative
3 1 (2.63%) Fintech
3 1 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (18.42%) Unix
3 6 (15.79%) Ubuntu
4 5 (13.16%) CentOS
4 5 (13.16%) SUSE
5 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (10.53%) SmartOS
6 1 (2.63%) AIX
6 1 (2.63%) CoreOS
6 1 (2.63%) Debian
6 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (2.63%) Solaris
6 1 (2.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.63%) Windows
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) DevOps
2 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (23.68%) Configuration Management
4 6 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (15.79%) ITIL
4 6 (15.79%) Open Source
5 5 (13.16%) ITIL V3
6 3 (7.89%) Automated Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Change Control
6 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (7.89%) SDLC
6 3 (7.89%) Service Management
7 2 (5.26%) Change Management
7 2 (5.26%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.26%) High Availability
7 2 (5.26%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.26%) Microservices
7 2 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 28 (73.68%) Python
2 17 (44.74%) Bash Shell
2 17 (44.74%) Ruby
3 8 (21.05%) Java
4 7 (18.42%) Perl
5 4 (10.53%) Groovy
6 3 (7.89%) Scala
7 2 (5.26%) Go
8 1 (2.63%) C
8 1 (2.63%) C++
8 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.63%) PHP
8 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) GCP
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) GlusterFS
1 7 (18.42%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (15.79%) Docker
3 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.63%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (2.63%) iptables
5 1 (2.63%) NFS
5 1 (2.63%) Samba
5 1 (2.63%) vCloud
5 1 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (60.53%) Puppet
2 10 (26.32%) Ansible
2 10 (26.32%) Nagios
3 8 (21.05%) HAProxy
4 7 (18.42%) Cobbler
4 7 (18.42%) Linux-HA
4 7 (18.42%) Zenoss
5 4 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (7.89%) Kubernetes
7 2 (5.26%) logstash
8 1 (2.63%) Cacti
8 1 (2.63%) CFEngine
8 1 (2.63%) Icinga
8 1 (2.63%) Mesos
8 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
8 1 (2.63%) OpenIDM
8 1 (2.63%) Rancher
8 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (2.63%) Sysdig
8 1 (2.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Red Hat
2 11 (28.95%) VMware
3 8 (21.05%) EMC
4 4 (10.53%) Google
4 4 (10.53%) SAP
5 3 (7.89%) Atlassian
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco
6 2 (5.26%) HP
6 2 (5.26%) IBM
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle
6 2 (5.26%) SaltStack
7 1 (2.63%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.63%) Arista
7 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.63%) Isilon
7 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.63%) NetApp
7 1 (2.63%) Splunk
7 1 (2.63%) Sun
7 1 (2.63%) Veritas