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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 148 147 138
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 9 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.23% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 4
Median daily rate £350 £400 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £440 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +47.36%
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
2959 3903 3098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.18% 94.07% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1952 2331 1831
Median daily rate £400 £382 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.71% +9.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 189 181
Median hourly rate £19.66 £17.77 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% +16.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
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 10 December 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 -1 5 £350 -12.50% 15
Lancashire - 2 £415 -
Merseyside - 2 £330 -
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (70.00%) Puppet
3 17 (56.67%) Python
4 15 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 13 (43.33%) Jenkins
6 12 (40.00%) Bash Shell
7 11 (36.67%) Unix
7 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (33.33%) VMware
8 10 (33.33%) Shell Script
8 10 (33.33%) Windows
8 10 (33.33%) Perl
8 10 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (33.33%) DevOps
9 8 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (23.33%) CentOS
10 7 (23.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (23.33%) DNS
11 6 (20.00%) Apache
11 6 (20.00%) SAS
11 6 (20.00%) PHP
11 6 (20.00%) Java
11 6 (20.00%) Debian
11 6 (20.00%) Ubuntu
11 6 (20.00%) iSCSI
11 6 (20.00%) OpenStack
12 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
12 5 (16.67%) Security Operations
12 5 (16.67%) iptables

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 6 (20.00%) Apache
1 6 (20.00%) OpenStack
1 6 (20.00%) SAS
2 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.33%) JBoss
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 8 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) DNS
2 6 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 5 (16.67%) DHCP
3 5 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (16.67%) HTTP
3 5 (16.67%) HTTPS
3 5 (16.67%) IMAP
3 5 (16.67%) MRTG
3 5 (16.67%) SMTP
3 5 (16.67%) SSL
4 3 (10.00%) LDAP
5 2 (6.67%) Internet
5 2 (6.67%) Kerberos
5 2 (6.67%) NAS
5 2 (6.67%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Big Data
1 3 (10.00%) MySQL
2 2 (6.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.33%) OLAP
3 1 (3.33%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (43.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (16.67%) MSI
3 4 (13.33%) GitLab
4 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) LAMP
1 1 (3.33%) REST
1 1 (3.33%) Web Services
1 1 (3.33%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Wiki
2 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) User Experience
4 2 (6.67%) PKI
5 1 (3.33%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (36.67%) Unix
3 10 (33.33%) Windows
4 7 (23.33%) CentOS
4 7 (23.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (20.00%) Debian
5 6 (20.00%) Ubuntu
6 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 3 (10.00%) Solaris
8 2 (6.67%) SUSE
8 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) DevOps
3 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 5 (16.67%) Open Source
3 5 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 5 (16.67%) Security Operations
3 5 (16.67%) TDD
4 4 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (6.67%) Analytics
5 2 (6.67%) High Availability
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.67%) Service Management
5 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (3.33%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (3.33%) Security Patching
6 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (3.33%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) Python
2 12 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 10 (33.33%) Perl
3 10 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 6 (20.00%) Java
4 6 (20.00%) PHP
5 5 (16.67%) C
5 5 (16.67%) Korn
5 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 4 (13.33%) C++
7 2 (6.67%) Ruby
7 2 (6.67%) SQL
8 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) RHCE
1 2 (6.67%) RHCSA
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (16.67%) Dovecot
2 5 (16.67%) iptables
2 5 (16.67%) KVM
2 5 (16.67%) Sendmail
2 5 (16.67%) Squid
3 2 (6.67%) Docker
4 1 (3.33%) Ceph
4 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (70.00%) Puppet
2 10 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (16.67%) Cacti
3 5 (16.67%) HAProxy
3 5 (16.67%) Nagios
3 5 (16.67%) OpenNebula
3 5 (16.67%) yum
4 2 (6.67%) Ansible
4 2 (6.67%) SELinux
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 10 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) NetApp
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) SaltStack
4 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.33%) Talend
4 1 (3.33%) Vertica
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