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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 420 424 414
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 13 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.060% 0.013% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.014% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 8
Median daily rate £525 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £400 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £400 £604
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £313
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - £42.50
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
20630 21742 21781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.15% 94.61% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14967 15186 15135
Median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 363 392
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £52.17 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 28 June 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 22 (66.67%) DevOps
3 19 (57.58%) Java
4 18 (54.55%) CentOS
4 18 (54.55%) Puppet
5 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (51.52%) Configuration Management
6 15 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (45.45%) Jenkins
7 14 (42.42%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (39.39%) Ansible
9 12 (36.36%) OpenStack
10 11 (33.33%) Docker
10 11 (33.33%) Red Hat
10 11 (33.33%) Unix
10 11 (33.33%) VMware
11 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (27.27%) KVM
12 9 (27.27%) Splunk
13 8 (24.24%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (24.24%) Packer
13 8 (24.24%) Fedora
13 8 (24.24%) Apache
13 8 (24.24%) Nagios
13 8 (24.24%) NetApp
14 7 (21.21%) Tomcat
14 7 (21.21%) Python
14 7 (21.21%) Ant

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 (36.36%) OpenStack
2 8 (24.24%) Apache
3 7 (21.21%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.06%) JBoss
5 1 (3.03%) CMS
5 1 (3.03%) Confluence
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 14 (42.42%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (18.18%) IaaS
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.03%) GitHub
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) SAN
1 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.09%) DNS
3 2 (6.06%) Firewall
3 2 (6.06%) iSCSI
3 2 (6.06%) LDAP
4 1 (3.03%) DVB
4 1 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.03%) LAN
4 1 (3.03%) Multicast
4 1 (3.03%) NAS
4 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.03%) SMTP
4 1 (3.03%) SNMP
4 1 (3.03%) tcpdump
4 1 (3.03%) VLAN
4 1 (3.03%) VPN
4 1 (3.03%) WAN
4 1 (3.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) MySQL
1 5 (15.15%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.03%) DB2
3 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.03%) Redis
3 1 (3.03%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 7 (21.21%) Ant
2 7 (21.21%) Gradle
2 7 (21.21%) Maven
3 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.06%) JIRA
4 2 (6.06%) Subversion
5 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.03%) GCC
5 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.03%) Travis CI
5 1 (3.03%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Games
3 2 (6.06%) Publishing
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) LAMP
1 3 (9.09%) XML
2 2 (6.06%) CSS
2 2 (6.06%) ELK Stack
2 2 (6.06%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (6.06%) REST
2 2 (6.06%) SOAP
2 2 (6.06%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) JSON
3 1 (3.03%) Middleware
3 1 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) 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%) Mobile App
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 11 (33.33%) Unix
4 9 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (24.24%) Fedora
6 7 (21.21%) Ubuntu
7 4 (12.12%) Solaris
8 3 (9.09%) Windows
9 2 (6.06%) AIX
10 1 (3.03%) Debian
10 1 (3.03%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) DevOps
2 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (51.52%) Configuration Management
3 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (24.24%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (18.18%) Software Delivery
6 5 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
6 5 (15.15%) Open Source
6 5 (15.15%) Security Patching
6 5 (15.15%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.06%) Application Performance Management
8 2 (6.06%) Change Control
8 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 2 (6.06%) Migration
8 2 (6.06%) Network Design
8 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
8 2 (6.06%) Scrum
8 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) Java
2 7 (21.21%) Python
2 7 (21.21%) Ruby
3 6 (18.18%) Perl
4 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
4 4 (12.12%) PHP
5 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
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%) RHCE
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) RHCT
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 11 (33.33%) Docker
2 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (27.27%) KVM
4 6 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (18.18%) vSphere
5 5 (15.15%) VMware ESX
6 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
6 3 (9.09%) Xen
7 2 (6.06%) 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%) Samba
8 1 (3.03%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 18 (54.55%) Puppet
2 15 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (39.39%) Ansible
4 8 (24.24%) Nagios
4 8 (24.24%) Packer
5 6 (18.18%) Kubernetes
6 5 (15.15%) FreeIPA
6 5 (15.15%) Icinga
6 5 (15.15%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 5 (15.15%) Terraform
7 2 (6.06%) Zenoss
8 1 (3.03%) BladeLogic
8 1 (3.03%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (3.03%) Graphite
8 1 (3.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
8 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (3.03%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 11 (33.33%) VMware
2 9 (27.27%) Splunk
3 8 (24.24%) NetApp
4 5 (15.15%) Akamai
5 4 (12.12%) HP
5 4 (12.12%) Oracle
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco
6 3 (9.09%) EMC
7 2 (6.06%) Citrix
7 2 (6.06%) Dell
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%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.03%) Percona
8 1 (3.03%) Reuters
8 1 (3.03%) Solace
8 1 (3.03%) Veritas