The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading 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 62 54 51
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 6 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.80% 1.71% 2.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 1.79% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 14
Median daily rate £400 £448 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.61% +49.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +47.36%
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
677 895 852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.75% 95.42% 94.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 511 515
Median daily rate £396 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 79 29
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +10.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £55.55 £32.50
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 Reading

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

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 10 December 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

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 Reading region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (36.84%) Puppet
3 7 (36.84%) Ubuntu
3 7 (36.84%) VMware
3 7 (36.84%) Perl
3 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
3 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
3 7 (36.84%) Bash Shell
4 6 (31.58%) CFEngine
4 6 (31.58%) DevOps
4 6 (31.58%) Web Services
5 5 (26.32%) Clustering
5 5 (26.32%) Veritas
5 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
6 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
6 4 (21.05%) SAN
7 3 (15.79%) NetApp
7 3 (15.79%) SLA
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.79%) HP
7 3 (15.79%) Firmware
7 3 (15.79%) ITIL
7 3 (15.79%) Unix
7 3 (15.79%) Windows
7 3 (15.79%) 3PAR
8 2 (10.53%) XenApp
8 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
8 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
1 1 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) DHCP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) IMAP
2 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
2 1 (5.26%) LDAP
2 1 (5.26%) MRTG
2 1 (5.26%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (36.84%) Ubuntu
4 3 (15.79%) Unix
4 3 (15.79%) Windows
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.26%) AIX
6 1 (5.26%) CentOS
6 1 (5.26%) Debian
6 1 (5.26%) Mac OS
6 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
2 6 (31.58%) DevOps
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Data Privacy
5 1 (5.26%) Compliance Management
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.26%) High Availability
5 1 (5.26%) Security Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Bash Shell
1 7 (36.84%) Perl
2 1 (5.26%) C
2 1 (5.26%) Korn
2 1 (5.26%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) Firmware
3 2 (10.53%) KVM
3 2 (10.53%) XenApp
4 1 (5.26%) Ceph
4 1 (5.26%) Dovecot
4 1 (5.26%) iptables
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (5.26%) Sendmail
4 1 (5.26%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Puppet
2 6 (31.58%) CFEngine
3 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
4 1 (5.26%) Ansible
4 1 (5.26%) Cacti
4 1 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (5.26%) HAProxy
4 1 (5.26%) Nagios
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (5.26%) RANCID
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
1 7 (36.84%) VMware
2 5 (26.32%) Veritas
3 3 (15.79%) 3PAR
3 3 (15.79%) HP
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) NetApp
4 2 (10.53%) Altiris
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) EMC
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle