The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 141 149 132
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 26 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.65% 0.23% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.25% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 7
Average daily rate £325 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +6.66%
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
3792 3653 2908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.30% 94.10% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2284 1933 1536
Average daily rate £400 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 223 208
Average hourly rate £18.80 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £49.50 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux Engineer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Manchester +9 17 £400 +70.21% 10
Cheshire -6 8 £300 -31.42% 2
Merseyside - 1 £425 -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited 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 Linux Engineer in their job title.

1 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (62.79%) Unix
3 20 (46.51%) Puppet
4 16 (37.21%) Bash Shell
5 15 (34.88%) Red Hat
6 14 (32.56%) Python
7 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (30.23%) Open Source
7 13 (30.23%) DevOps
8 11 (25.58%) JBoss
9 10 (23.26%) Jenkins
9 10 (23.26%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (20.93%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (20.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (20.93%) Shell Script
10 9 (20.93%) VMware
10 9 (20.93%) Windows
11 8 (18.60%) SQL
11 8 (18.60%) Banking
11 8 (18.60%) CentOS
11 8 (18.60%) Incident Management
12 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (16.28%) Debian
12 7 (16.28%) Configuration Management
12 7 (16.28%) DNS
13 6 (13.95%) Apache
13 6 (13.95%) Finance
13 6 (13.95%) SCCM
13 6 (13.95%) OpenStack
13 6 (13.95%) ServiceNow

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited 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 Linux Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (25.58%) JBoss
2 6 (13.95%) Apache
2 6 (13.95%) OpenStack
3 4 (9.30%) SAS
4 1 (2.33%) IIS
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) DNS
2 4 (9.30%) DHCP
2 4 (9.30%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (9.30%) HTTP
2 4 (9.30%) IMAP
2 4 (9.30%) iSCSI
2 4 (9.30%) MRTG
2 4 (9.30%) SMTP
3 3 (6.98%) SSL
4 2 (4.65%) Firewall
4 2 (4.65%) SSH
5 1 (2.33%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.33%) Internet
5 1 (2.33%) LDAP
5 1 (2.33%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.33%) OpenStack Swift
2 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.98%) Maven
3 2 (4.65%) Gradle
4 1 (2.33%) GitLab
4 1 (2.33%) JIRA
4 1 (2.33%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (2.33%) MSI
4 1 (2.33%) Travis CI
General
1 8 (18.60%) Banking
2 6 (13.95%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) JSON
2 1 (2.33%) LAMP
2 1 (2.33%) WAMP
2 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) EMC VMAX
1 4 (9.30%) HP Storage
2 2 (4.65%) User Experience
2 2 (4.65%) Wiki
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (62.79%) Unix
3 9 (20.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (20.93%) Windows
4 8 (18.60%) CentOS
5 7 (16.28%) Debian
6 5 (11.63%) Solaris
6 5 (11.63%) Ubuntu
7 3 (6.98%) Mac OS
8 2 (4.65%) AIX
8 2 (4.65%) Scientific Linux
9 1 (2.33%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (2.33%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
9 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (30.23%) DevOps
1 13 (30.23%) Open Source
2 8 (18.60%) Incident Management
3 7 (16.28%) Configuration Management
3 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (6.98%) DSDM
4 3 (6.98%) RUP
4 3 (6.98%) Scrum
5 2 (4.65%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (4.65%) High Availability
6 1 (2.33%) Application Discovery
6 1 (2.33%) Application Virtualisation
6 1 (2.33%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.33%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.33%) Release Management
6 1 (2.33%) Security Architecture
6 1 (2.33%) Security Patching
6 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.33%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) Bash Shell
2 14 (32.56%) Python
3 9 (20.93%) Shell Script
4 8 (18.60%) SQL
5 5 (11.63%) Korn
5 5 (11.63%) Perl
5 5 (11.63%) PHP
5 5 (11.63%) Ruby
6 4 (9.30%) C
6 4 (9.30%) C++
6 4 (9.30%) Java
7 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.33%) Jython
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) RHCE
2 4 (9.30%) RHCA
3 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) MCITP
4 1 (2.33%) MCTS
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.30%) Dovecot
2 4 (9.30%) iptables
2 4 (9.30%) KVM
2 4 (9.30%) Sendmail
2 4 (9.30%) Squid
3 1 (2.33%) Docker
3 1 (2.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 20 (46.51%) Puppet
2 10 (23.26%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (13.95%) SCCM
4 5 (11.63%) OpenNebula
4 5 (11.63%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (9.30%) Cacti
5 4 (9.30%) Cobbler
5 4 (9.30%) HAProxy
5 4 (9.30%) Nagios
5 4 (9.30%) SCOM
5 4 (9.30%) SCOrch
6 3 (6.98%) Tivoli
7 1 (2.33%) Ansible
7 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (2.33%) Kubernetes
7 1 (2.33%) Terraform
7 1 (2.33%) yum
7 1 (2.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Red Hat
2 9 (20.93%) VMware
3 6 (13.95%) ServiceNow
4 4 (9.30%) 3PAR
4 4 (9.30%) EMC
4 4 (9.30%) HP
5 1 (2.33%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.33%) Brocade
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle
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