The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 128 158 123
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 23 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.67% 0.19% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.20% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 10
Median daily rate £430 £379 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.53% +30.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £260 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £328
% change year-on-year
- +22.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £32.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -35.00%
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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3246 4034 2970
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.33% 95.34% 93.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2055 2401 1641
Median daily rate £390 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 201 203
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.44% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £11.50 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £47.71 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux Engineer across the North West region.

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Linux Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux Engineer across the North West region.

Linux Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Linux Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Manchester +9 14 £425 +32.81% 8
Cheshire +12 7 £450 +2.85%
Lancashire - 1 - -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 North West region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 53 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (50.94%) Puppet
3 23 (43.40%) Unix
4 19 (35.85%) Red Hat
5 18 (33.96%) Bash Shell
6 16 (30.19%) DevOps
6 16 (30.19%) Python
7 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (28.30%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (26.42%) Jenkins
9 13 (24.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (24.53%) Amazon AWS
9 13 (24.53%) Shell Script
10 12 (22.64%) JBoss
11 11 (20.75%) Windows
11 11 (20.75%) DNS
12 10 (18.87%) Apache
12 10 (18.87%) SQL
13 9 (16.98%) yum
13 9 (16.98%) Banking
13 9 (16.98%) CentOS
13 9 (16.98%) Incident Management
14 8 (15.09%) Open Source
14 8 (15.09%) OpenStack
15 7 (13.21%) ServiceNow
15 7 (13.21%) Wiki
15 7 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (13.21%) PowerShell
15 7 (13.21%) Ubuntu
15 7 (13.21%) Java

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (22.64%) JBoss
2 10 (18.87%) Apache
3 8 (15.09%) OpenStack
4 4 (7.55%) SAS
4 4 (7.55%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.89%) Confluence
5 1 (1.89%) IIS
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 13 (24.53%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.66%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.75%) DNS
2 7 (13.21%) SSL
3 6 (11.32%) Firewall
3 6 (11.32%) HTTPS
4 4 (7.55%) iSCSI
4 4 (7.55%) LDAP
5 3 (5.66%) DHCP
5 3 (5.66%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (5.66%) HTTP
5 3 (5.66%) IMAP
5 3 (5.66%) MRTG
5 3 (5.66%) SMTP
6 2 (3.77%) Kerberos
6 2 (3.77%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (3.77%) SSH
7 1 (1.89%) AMQP
7 1 (1.89%) SNMP
7 1 (1.89%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) Big Data
2 2 (3.77%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.77%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) MariaDB
3 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.89%) OLAP
3 1 (1.89%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (1.89%) OpenStack Swift
3 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (26.42%) Jenkins
2 6 (11.32%) MSI
3 5 (9.43%) GitLab
4 4 (7.55%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.66%) Maven
6 2 (3.77%) Gradle
6 2 (3.77%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.89%) JIRA
7 1 (1.89%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (16.98%) Banking
2 6 (11.32%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) JSON
1 2 (3.77%) LAMP
1 2 (3.77%) Web Services
1 2 (3.77%) XML
2 1 (1.89%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) HTML
2 1 (1.89%) JSON Schema
2 1 (1.89%) Node.js
2 1 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.89%) REST
2 1 (1.89%) RESTful
2 1 (1.89%) SOAP
2 1 (1.89%) WAMP
2 1 (1.89%) XSD
2 1 (1.89%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Wiki
2 3 (5.66%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Cloud
2 3 (5.66%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) PKI
4 1 (1.89%) BBC
4 1 (1.89%) Clustering
4 1 (1.89%) iPad
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (43.40%) Unix
3 13 (24.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (20.75%) Windows
5 9 (16.98%) CentOS
6 7 (13.21%) Ubuntu
7 4 (7.55%) Debian
8 3 (5.66%) Fedora
8 3 (5.66%) Solaris
9 2 (3.77%) AIX
9 2 (3.77%) HPUX
9 2 (3.77%) Scientific Linux
9 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.19%) DevOps
2 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.98%) Incident Management
4 8 (15.09%) Open Source
5 6 (11.32%) Security Architecture
5 6 (11.32%) TDD
6 5 (9.43%) Configuration Management
6 5 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (9.43%) Security Operations
7 3 (5.66%) ITIL
7 3 (5.66%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.77%) Analytics
8 2 (3.77%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (3.77%) High Availability
8 2 (3.77%) Patch Management
9 1 (1.89%) Kimball Methodology
9 1 (1.89%) Microservices
9 1 (1.89%) Security Patching
9 1 (1.89%) Ticket Management
9 1 (1.89%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.96%) Bash Shell
2 16 (30.19%) Python
3 13 (24.53%) Shell Script
4 10 (18.87%) SQL
5 7 (13.21%) Java
5 7 (13.21%) Perl
5 7 (13.21%) PowerShell
6 5 (9.43%) PHP
7 4 (7.55%) C
8 3 (5.66%) C++
8 3 (5.66%) Korn
8 3 (5.66%) Ruby
9 1 (1.89%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (5.66%) RHCE
2 1 (1.89%) MCITP
2 1 (1.89%) MCTS
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.43%) iptables
3 3 (5.66%) Docker
3 3 (5.66%) Dovecot
3 3 (5.66%) KVM
3 3 (5.66%) Sendmail
3 3 (5.66%) Squid
4 2 (3.77%) NFS
4 2 (3.77%) Samba
4 2 (3.77%) vCloud
4 2 (3.77%) vSphere
5 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.89%) Ceph
5 1 (1.89%) UAG
5 1 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (50.94%) Puppet
2 15 (28.30%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (16.98%) yum
4 4 (7.55%) Nagios
5 3 (5.66%) Ansible
5 3 (5.66%) Cacti
5 3 (5.66%) HAProxy
5 3 (5.66%) OpenNebula
5 3 (5.66%) Salt
6 2 (3.77%) SCCM
6 2 (3.77%) SELinux
7 1 (1.89%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.89%) Graylog
7 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.89%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.89%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) Red Hat
2 7 (13.21%) ServiceNow
2 7 (13.21%) VMware
3 6 (11.32%) Oracle
4 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.77%) Cisco
6 1 (1.89%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.89%) Brocade
6 1 (1.89%) Juniper
6 1 (1.89%) NetApp
6 1 (1.89%) Talend
6 1 (1.89%) Vertica
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago