The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 241 221 216
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 20 30 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.33% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.36% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 12
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£425 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £295 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £384 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+18.21% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-42.00% +11.11%
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
8806 8448 7862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.37% 91.86% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5200 4616 4096
Average daily rate £375 £350 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 400 542
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.48 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% -3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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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
Hampshire -8 13 £425 +28.78% 2
Surrey 0 3 £450 - 2
Berkshire +4 2 £350 -7.89% 5
Buckinghamshire -5 1 - -
Kent - 1 £450 -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 50 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (50.00%) Puppet
3 24 (48.00%) Red Hat
4 15 (30.00%) VMware
4 15 (30.00%) UNIX
5 13 (26.00%) WebLogic
5 13 (26.00%) Shell Script
5 13 (26.00%) Jenkins
5 13 (26.00%) Git (software)
6 12 (24.00%) Vagrant
6 12 (24.00%) Windows
6 12 (24.00%) Perl
7 11 (22.00%) Oracle
7 11 (22.00%) SUSE
7 11 (22.00%) Configuration Management
8 10 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (20.00%) DevOps
9 9 (18.00%) Embedded Linux
9 9 (18.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (18.00%) Middleware
9 9 (18.00%) Scrum
9 9 (18.00%) C++
10 8 (16.00%) VMware ESX
10 8 (16.00%) QA
10 8 (16.00%) Ubuntu
10 8 (16.00%) CentOS
10 8 (16.00%) vSphere
10 8 (16.00%) Cucumber

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (26.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (10.00%) Apache
3 4 (8.00%) Confluence
4 3 (6.00%) nginx
4 3 (6.00%) IIS
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.00%) Apache TomEE
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.00%) DNS
2 4 (8.00%) LAN
2 4 (8.00%) WAN
3 2 (4.00%) FTP
3 2 (4.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (2.00%) LDAP
4 1 (2.00%) HTTP
4 1 (2.00%) SMTP
4 1 (2.00%) DHCP
4 1 (2.00%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.00%) SSL
4 1 (2.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) MySQL
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (26.00%) Git (software)
1 13 (26.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (18.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (16.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (8.00%) Gerrit
4 4 (8.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) Middleware
2 5 (10.00%) Qt
2 5 (10.00%) GStreamer
3 3 (6.00%) QML
3 3 (6.00%) Qt Quick
3 3 (6.00%) HTML5
3 3 (6.00%) HTML
3 3 (6.00%) OpenGL
4 1 (2.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Clustering
2 3 (6.00%) STB
2 3 (6.00%) Replication
3 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.00%) Wiki
4 1 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.00%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (30.00%) UNIX
3 12 (24.00%) Windows
4 11 (22.00%) SUSE
5 10 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (18.00%) Embedded Linux
7 8 (16.00%) CentOS
7 8 (16.00%) Ubuntu
8 7 (14.00%) Solaris
9 5 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (6.00%) Fedora
11 2 (4.00%) HPUX
12 1 (2.00%) AIX
12 1 (2.00%) Debian
12 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
12 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) Configuration Management
2 10 (20.00%) DevOps
3 9 (18.00%) Scrum
3 9 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (12.00%) Performance Management
5 5 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (10.00%) SOA
6 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.00%) Identity Management
8 2 (4.00%) Migration
8 2 (4.00%) Security Hardening
9 1 (2.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (2.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (2.00%) Kernel Tuning
9 1 (2.00%) Resource Management
9 1 (2.00%) ITIL
9 1 (2.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.00%) Shell Script
2 12 (24.00%) Perl
3 9 (18.00%) C++
4 7 (14.00%) C
5 6 (12.00%) Python
5 6 (12.00%) Bash Shell
6 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
7 4 (8.00%) Embedded C
7 4 (8.00%) Embedded C++
7 4 (8.00%) VBScript
8 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
9 2 (4.00%) Java
9 2 (4.00%) Korn
10 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) RHCE
4 1 (2.00%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (16.00%) VMware ESX
2 8 (16.00%) vSphere
3 7 (14.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 6 (12.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (10.00%) NFS
6 2 (4.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (4.00%) Postfix
7 1 (2.00%) SpamAssassin
7 1 (2.00%) iptables
7 1 (2.00%) qmail
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 25 (50.00%) Puppet
2 12 (24.00%) Vagrant
3 6 (12.00%) Oracle ZFS
4 5 (10.00%) Red Hat Satellite
4 5 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (10.00%) NetBackup
5 3 (6.00%) Plesk
5 3 (6.00%) cPanel
5 3 (6.00%) Webmin
6 2 (4.00%) SELinux
7 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (48.00%) Red Hat
2 15 (30.00%) VMware
3 11 (22.00%) Oracle
4 5 (10.00%) Symantec
4 5 (10.00%) Sun
4 5 (10.00%) HP
4 5 (10.00%) EMC
5 4 (8.00%) NetApp
6 3 (6.00%) Veritas
6 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.00%) Atlassian
8 1 (2.00%) Infoblox
8 1 (2.00%) McAfee
8 1 (2.00%) TOWER Software
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