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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 410 421 411
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 21 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.091% 0.045% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.047% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 9
Average daily rate £535 £538 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.46% +17.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £470 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
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
21772 21174 22092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.71% 94.73% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 15725 14535 15344
Average daily rate £463 £448 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 379 393
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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
City of London +39 1 £538 -6.52% 3
Hammersmith - 1 £475 -
Harrow - 1 - -
Senior Linux Engineer
England

Senior Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (60.00%) Java
3 19 (54.29%) DevOps
4 18 (51.43%) CentOS
5 15 (42.86%) Puppet
5 15 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (42.86%) Configuration Management
6 14 (40.00%) KVM
6 14 (40.00%) OpenStack
6 14 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (37.14%) VMware
8 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (34.29%) Jenkins
9 11 (31.43%) Apache
10 10 (28.57%) Python
10 10 (28.57%) Red Hat
10 10 (28.57%) Nagios
10 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (28.57%) Ansible
10 10 (28.57%) Docker
11 9 (25.71%) Splunk
12 8 (22.86%) Packer
12 8 (22.86%) Fedora
12 8 (22.86%) Ruby
12 8 (22.86%) NetApp
12 8 (22.86%) Unix
13 7 (20.00%) Tomcat
13 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
13 7 (20.00%) Perl

Senior Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 14 (40.00%) OpenStack
2 11 (31.43%) Apache
3 7 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) JBoss
4 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 14 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (17.14%) IaaS
3 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
2 5 (14.29%) DNS
3 3 (8.57%) Firewall
3 3 (8.57%) SAN
3 3 (8.57%) SMTP
4 2 (5.71%) iSCSI
4 2 (5.71%) LDAP
4 2 (5.71%) Multicast
5 1 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.86%) LAN
5 1 (2.86%) NAS
5 1 (2.86%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.86%) SNMP
5 1 (2.86%) tcpdump
5 1 (2.86%) VLAN
5 1 (2.86%) VPN
5 1 (2.86%) WAN
5 1 (2.86%) WebEx
5 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) MySQL
2 5 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.86%) DB2
4 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.86%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Jenkins
2 7 (20.00%) Ant
2 7 (20.00%) Gradle
2 7 (20.00%) Maven
3 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.71%) Travis CI
4 1 (2.86%) GCC
4 1 (2.86%) JIRA
4 1 (2.86%) Subversion
4 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.86%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
1 4 (11.43%) Games
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Publishing
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) LAMP
2 4 (11.43%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (5.71%) REST
3 2 (5.71%) SOAP
3 2 (5.71%) XML
4 1 (2.86%) CSS
4 1 (2.86%) ELK Stack
4 1 (2.86%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (2.86%) JSON
4 1 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.86%) Rendezvous
4 1 (2.86%) Web Services
4 1 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (5.71%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.86%) Blog
3 1 (2.86%) CMDB
3 1 (2.86%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Online Games
3 1 (2.86%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (51.43%) CentOS
3 8 (22.86%) Fedora
3 8 (22.86%) Unix
4 6 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (17.14%) Windows
5 2 (5.71%) AIX
5 2 (5.71%) Solaris
5 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.86%) Debian
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (54.29%) DevOps
3 15 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 7 (20.00%) Open Source
6 6 (17.14%) Software Delivery
7 5 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 5 (14.29%) Security Patching
8 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 3 (8.57%) Scrum
10 2 (5.71%) Electronic Trading
10 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
10 2 (5.71%) Multithreading
10 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
10 2 (5.71%) SDLC
10 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.71%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (60.00%) Java
2 10 (28.57%) Python
3 8 (22.86%) Ruby
4 7 (20.00%) Perl
5 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell
6 5 (14.29%) PHP
7 2 (5.71%) C++
7 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.86%) Go
8 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) CCDA
2 1 (2.86%) CCIE
2 1 (2.86%) CCNA
2 1 (2.86%) CCNP
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.86%) RHCE
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (40.00%) KVM
2 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (28.57%) Docker
4 6 (17.14%) vSphere
5 5 (14.29%) VMware ESX
5 5 (14.29%) Xen
6 4 (11.43%) vCloud
7 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
7 3 (8.57%) QEMU
8 1 (2.86%) Firmware
8 1 (2.86%) LXC
8 1 (2.86%) NFS
8 1 (2.86%) RHEV
8 1 (2.86%) Samba
8 1 (2.86%) Sendmail
8 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (42.86%) Puppet
2 10 (28.57%) Ansible
2 10 (28.57%) Nagios
3 8 (22.86%) Packer
4 5 (14.29%) FreeIPA
4 5 (14.29%) Icinga
4 5 (14.29%) Kubernetes
4 5 (14.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 4 (11.43%) Zenoss
6 3 (8.57%) Terraform
7 1 (2.86%) BladeLogic
7 1 (2.86%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (2.86%) Graphite
7 1 (2.86%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (2.86%) yum
7 1 (2.86%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) VMware
2 10 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 9 (25.71%) Splunk
4 8 (22.86%) NetApp
5 5 (14.29%) Akamai
5 5 (14.29%) Cisco
5 5 (14.29%) EMC
5 5 (14.29%) HP
6 4 (11.43%) Dell
6 4 (11.43%) Oracle
7 2 (5.71%) Citrix
7 2 (5.71%) IBM
8 1 (2.86%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.86%) BMC
8 1 (2.86%) DataSynapse
8 1 (2.86%) ION Trading
8 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.86%) TIBCO
8 1 (2.86%) Veritas
8 1 (2.86%) webMethods