The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 178 213 192
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 81 54 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.92% 0.57% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.60% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 29 23
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £294 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -5.88%
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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8311 9063 8668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.20% 94.85% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4966 5337 4682
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 426 432
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.14 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.45 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Linux Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Linux Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Linux Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Berkshire +22 24 £438 +30.59% 9
Hampshire -8 15 £425 - 8
Surrey -6 14 £450 +25.00% 12
Middlesex +3 9 £350 -
Oxfordshire +5 6 £463 -2.63% 1
Buckinghamshire +17 4 £275 - 2
East Sussex +8 4 £400 +33.33% 3
Kent +13 2 £445 -1.11%
West Sussex - 2 £325 - 1
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 South East region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 165 (100.00%) Linux
2 66 (40.00%) Perl
3 58 (35.15%) Unix
4 55 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 51 (30.91%) Python
6 50 (30.30%) Puppet
7 48 (29.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 41 (24.85%) DevOps
9 39 (23.64%) VMware
10 36 (21.82%) Windows
11 33 (20.00%) Software Engineering
12 30 (18.18%) C++
12 30 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
13 29 (17.58%) C
14 26 (15.76%) Oracle
14 26 (15.76%) ITIL
15 25 (15.15%) Java
15 25 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
16 24 (14.55%) Apache
16 24 (14.55%) Security Cleared
17 23 (13.94%) CentOS
17 23 (13.94%) Multithreading
17 23 (13.94%) Tomcat
18 22 (13.33%) SQL
18 22 (13.33%) Git (software)
19 21 (12.73%) Configuration Management
19 21 (12.73%) Bash Shell
20 20 (12.12%) Windows Server
21 19 (11.52%) Jenkins
22 18 (10.91%) Ansible

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 24 (14.55%) Apache
2 23 (13.94%) Tomcat
3 12 (7.27%) OpenStack
4 6 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.42%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.82%) Drupal
6 3 (1.82%) JBoss
7 2 (1.21%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.61%) Confluence
8 1 (0.61%) nginx
8 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.24%) MS Office
3 5 (3.03%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.03%) SaaS
3 2 (1.21%) IaaS
3 2 (1.21%) PaaS
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.70%) Firewall
2 14 (8.48%) DNS
3 13 (7.88%) Internet
3 13 (7.88%) TCP/IP
4 12 (7.27%) LDAP
5 11 (6.67%) SAN
6 9 (5.45%) DHCP
7 7 (4.24%) IPv6
8 5 (3.03%) SSH
8 5 (3.03%) VPN
9 4 (2.42%) Kerberos
9 4 (2.42%) Network Security
9 4 (2.42%) OpenLDAP
9 4 (2.42%) SSL
10 3 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (1.82%) NAS
10 3 (1.82%) SMTP
11 2 (1.21%) Asterisk PBX
11 2 (1.21%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (1.21%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.91%) MySQL
2 9 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (3.64%) Big Data
3 6 (3.64%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.42%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.82%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.82%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.21%) DB2
6 2 (1.21%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 22 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 19 (11.52%) Jenkins
3 10 (6.06%) Subversion
4 7 (4.24%) Ant
4 7 (4.24%) Vagrant
5 6 (3.64%) Maven
6 5 (3.03%) Gradle
7 4 (2.42%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.21%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.21%) JIRA
8 2 (1.21%) Metasploit
9 1 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.61%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.61%) CppUnit
9 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.61%) GoogleTest
9 1 (0.61%) NUnit
9 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.61%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (7.88%) Finance
2 6 (3.64%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.82%) Banking
3 3 (1.82%) Investment Banking
3 3 (1.82%) Local Government
4 1 (0.61%) Electronics
4 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.61%) Marketing
4 1 (0.61%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 18 (10.91%) STL
2 17 (10.30%) LAMP
3 7 (4.24%) Web Services
4 6 (3.64%) LAPP Stack
4 6 (3.64%) REST
5 4 (2.42%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (2.42%) JMS
5 4 (2.42%) Middleware
5 4 (2.42%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (2.42%) XML
6 3 (1.82%) PostGIS
6 3 (1.82%) SOAP
6 3 (1.82%) Spring
7 2 (1.21%) JSON
7 2 (1.21%) Swing
8 1 (0.61%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (0.61%) MFC
8 1 (0.61%) Qt
8 1 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.06%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.03%) Clustering
2 5 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (2.42%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.42%) Private Cloud
3 4 (2.42%) Smart Meter
4 3 (1.82%) Derivative
4 3 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.82%) HACMP
4 3 (1.82%) Statistics
4 3 (1.82%) VCE vBlock
5 2 (1.21%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.21%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.21%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.21%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 165 (100.00%) Linux
2 58 (35.15%) Unix
3 48 (29.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 36 (21.82%) Windows
5 23 (13.94%) CentOS
6 20 (12.12%) Windows Server
7 18 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (10.30%) Ubuntu
9 14 (8.48%) Debian
10 12 (7.27%) Windows 7
11 9 (5.45%) AIX
11 9 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (4.85%) Solaris
12 8 (4.85%) SUSE
13 4 (2.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (1.21%) Windows 10
14 2 (1.21%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.61%) HPUX
15 1 (0.61%) Kali Linux
15 1 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (24.85%) DevOps
2 33 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 26 (15.76%) ITIL
4 23 (13.94%) Multithreading
5 21 (12.73%) Configuration Management
6 15 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (7.88%) Incident Management
8 10 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (6.06%) High Availability
9 9 (5.45%) Patch Management
10 8 (4.85%) Scrum
10 8 (4.85%) Service Delivery
11 7 (4.24%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (4.24%) Data Management
11 7 (4.24%) Line Management
11 7 (4.24%) Migration
12 6 (3.64%) UML
13 5 (3.03%) Infrastructure Management
13 5 (3.03%) Project Management
14 4 (2.42%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 66 (40.00%) Perl
2 51 (30.91%) Python
3 30 (18.18%) C++
4 29 (17.58%) C
5 25 (15.15%) Java
6 22 (13.33%) SQL
7 21 (12.73%) Bash Shell
8 13 (7.88%) Ruby
9 12 (7.27%) PowerShell
10 11 (6.67%) PHP
11 10 (6.06%) Shell Script
12 6 (3.64%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.61%) C-shell
13 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (14.55%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.06%) Degree
4 6 (3.64%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.42%) RHCE
6 3 (1.82%) CCNA
6 3 (1.82%) CCNP
6 3 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.82%) CISSP
7 2 (1.21%) AWS Certification
7 2 (1.21%) CEH
7 2 (1.21%) GCIH
7 2 (1.21%) GIAC
7 2 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.21%) RHCA
7 2 (1.21%) RHCSA
7 2 (1.21%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.91%) SLA
2 7 (4.24%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.82%) QA
5 2 (1.21%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 30 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (10.91%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.24%) vSphere
4 6 (3.64%) Postfix
4 6 (3.64%) SpamAssassin
5 5 (3.03%) Squid
5 5 (3.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (2.42%) KVM
6 4 (2.42%) NFS
7 3 (1.82%) Docker
7 3 (1.82%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.21%) FreeRADIUS
8 2 (1.21%) Gluster
8 2 (1.21%) iptables
8 2 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.21%) XenApp
9 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle Clusterware
9 1 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 50 (30.30%) Puppet
2 25 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (10.91%) Ansible
4 11 (6.67%) Nagios
5 6 (3.64%) Cacti
5 6 (3.64%) CFEngine
6 5 (3.03%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (1.21%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.21%) Linux-HA
7 2 (1.21%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.21%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.61%) Bareos
8 1 (0.61%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.61%) Nessus
8 1 (0.61%) Nexpose
8 1 (0.61%) Nmap
8 1 (0.61%) Salt
8 1 (0.61%) SELinux
8 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.61%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 55 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 39 (23.64%) VMware
3 26 (15.76%) Oracle
4 11 (6.67%) HP
4 11 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 11 (6.67%) Remedy
5 7 (4.24%) Cisco
5 7 (4.24%) Juniper
6 5 (3.03%) EMC
6 5 (3.03%) IBM
6 5 (3.03%) Veritas
7 2 (1.21%) Altiris
7 2 (1.21%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.21%) Citrix
7 2 (1.21%) Sun
8 1 (0.61%) Dot Hill
8 1 (0.61%) LANDesk
8 1 (0.61%) Nexenta
8 1 (0.61%) Rapid7
8 1 (0.61%) SolarWinds
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