The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 37 56 71
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 40 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.04% 1.82% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.29% 1.91% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 4 5
Average daily rate £363 £238 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.63% -52.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -
Linux Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
932 836 901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 94.14% 95.00% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 446 431
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 22 31
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Linux Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Linux Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 45 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (64.44%) Python
3 28 (62.22%) Puppet
4 25 (55.56%) Configuration Management
5 21 (46.67%) SLA
5 21 (46.67%) Bash Shell
6 20 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
6 20 (44.44%) Web Services
6 20 (44.44%) logstash
6 20 (44.44%) Graphite
7 19 (42.22%) Incident Management
7 19 (42.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (40.00%) Ansible
8 18 (40.00%) DevOps
9 17 (37.78%) ITIL
10 16 (35.56%) Unix
10 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (33.33%) Windows
11 15 (33.33%) Perl
12 14 (31.11%) Java
12 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
12 14 (31.11%) Remedy
12 14 (31.11%) VMware
12 14 (31.11%) Windows Server
13 13 (28.89%) ELK Stack
13 13 (28.89%) Terraform
13 13 (28.89%) Nagios
13 13 (28.89%) Ubuntu
13 13 (28.89%) Active Directory
13 13 (28.89%) Sensu

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 13 (28.89%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (15.56%) Apache
2 7 (15.56%) JBoss
2 7 (15.56%) nginx
2 7 (15.56%) OpenStack
2 7 (15.56%) Tomcat
2 7 (15.56%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 20 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.44%) SaaS
3 1 (2.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) DNS
1 7 (15.56%) HTTP
1 7 (15.56%) LDAP
1 7 (15.56%) SMTP
1 7 (15.56%) SSL
2 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.22%) NAS
3 1 (2.22%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) Big Data
1 7 (15.56%) MySQL
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.44%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (2.22%) Banking
1 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (44.44%) Web Services
2 13 (28.89%) ELK Stack
2 13 (28.89%) RESTful
2 13 (28.89%) Sensu
3 7 (15.56%) LAMP
3 7 (15.56%) LEMP Stack
3 7 (15.56%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.44%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (42.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (35.56%) Unix
4 15 (33.33%) Windows
5 14 (31.11%) Windows Server
6 13 (28.89%) CentOS
6 13 (28.89%) Ubuntu
7 10 (22.22%) Windows 7
7 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.44%) Windows 10
8 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.22%) Nucleus RTOS
9 1 (2.22%) SUSE
9 1 (2.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (55.56%) Configuration Management
2 19 (42.22%) Incident Management
3 18 (40.00%) DevOps
4 17 (37.78%) ITIL
5 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (20.00%) High Availability
7 3 (6.67%) Data Management
7 3 (6.67%) Open Source
8 2 (4.44%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.44%) Time Management
9 1 (2.22%) Patch Management
9 1 (2.22%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 29 (64.44%) Python
2 21 (46.67%) Bash Shell
3 15 (33.33%) Perl
4 14 (31.11%) Java
4 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
5 10 (22.22%) Shell Script
6 4 (8.89%) AWK
6 4 (8.89%) sed
7 2 (4.44%) Ruby
8 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) CCNA
1 6 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (13.33%) HNC
1 6 (13.33%) MCSE
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (13.33%) RHCSA
2 5 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (46.67%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (28.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.56%) qmail
2 7 (15.56%) Squid
3 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.89%) XenApp
4 2 (4.44%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (4.44%) XenServer
5 1 (2.22%) KVM
5 1 (2.22%) vSphere
5 1 (2.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (62.22%) Puppet
2 20 (44.44%) Graphite
2 20 (44.44%) logstash
3 18 (40.00%) Ansible
4 13 (28.89%) Nagios
4 13 (28.89%) Terraform
5 7 (15.56%) Cacti
5 7 (15.56%) collectd
5 7 (15.56%) Ganglia
5 7 (15.56%) ZABBIX
6 4 (8.89%) NetBackup
7 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Remedy
1 14 (31.11%) VMware
2 7 (15.56%) Splunk
3 6 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 5 (11.11%) Citrix
4 5 (11.11%) HP
5 4 (8.89%) Altiris
6 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.44%) Cisco
7 2 (4.44%) IBM
8 1 (2.22%) Juniper
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