The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 204 215 231
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 36 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.22% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.24% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £180 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £498 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
- +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £52.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8418 7840 9048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.72% 92.67% 91.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4588 4093 4133
Average daily rate £350 £358 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +1.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 522 635
Average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Linux Engineer
England

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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 -3 14 £330 -6.38% 1
Buckinghamshire - 8 £350 - 1
Berkshire +2 6 £300 -4.00% 7
Oxfordshire +2 2 - - 1
East Sussex - 2 £300 -
Surrey -8 1 - - 4
West Sussex - - - - 2
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 44 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (38.64%) Red Hat
3 16 (36.36%) Puppet
4 13 (29.55%) Jenkins
4 13 (29.55%) MySQL
5 12 (27.27%) Oracle
5 12 (27.27%) VMware
5 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 12 (27.27%) Oracle Linux
6 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (25.00%) Middleware
6 11 (25.00%) WebLogic
7 10 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (22.73%) DevOps
8 9 (20.45%) C
8 9 (20.45%) Apache
9 8 (18.18%) Scrum
9 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
9 8 (18.18%) YUM
10 7 (15.91%) CentOS
10 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
10 7 (15.91%) Active Directory
10 7 (15.91%) Windows
10 7 (15.91%) LDAP
11 6 (13.64%) NFS
11 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
11 6 (13.64%) Embedded Linux
11 6 (13.64%) Ubuntu
11 6 (13.64%) vSphere
11 6 (13.64%) Vagrant

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 11 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 9 (20.45%) Apache
3 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.27%) nginx
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.27%) Google App Engine
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) LDAP
2 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
3 5 (11.36%) iSCSI
3 5 (11.36%) DNS
4 4 (9.09%) Firewall
5 2 (4.55%) DHCP
5 2 (4.55%) SAN
5 2 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.27%) DLNA
6 1 (2.27%) Network Security
6 1 (2.27%) NFC
6 1 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.27%) Internet
6 1 (2.27%) SSL
6 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.27%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) MySQL
2 10 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.27%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 13 (29.55%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.82%) Maven
4 2 (4.55%) Subversion
5 1 (2.27%) Gradle
5 1 (2.27%) Automake
5 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.27%) Ant
General
1 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.27%) Electronics
2 1 (2.27%) Banking
2 1 (2.27%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) Middleware
2 5 (11.36%) LAMP
3 2 (4.55%) CSS
3 2 (4.55%) SOAP
3 2 (4.55%) HTML
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.27%) Flash
4 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.27%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.27%) Handset
2 1 (2.27%) CESG
2 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.27%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (27.27%) Oracle Linux
3 7 (15.91%) CentOS
3 7 (15.91%) Windows
4 6 (13.64%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (13.64%) Ubuntu
5 4 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.82%) UNIX
7 2 (4.55%) Debian
7 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.27%) SUSE
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.27%) AIX
8 1 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) DevOps
2 8 (18.18%) Scrum
3 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
4 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.55%) SOA
6 2 (4.55%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.55%) Time Management
6 2 (4.55%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.27%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.27%) Change Control
7 1 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.27%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.27%) System Testing
7 1 (2.27%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.27%) Document Management
7 1 (2.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (2.27%) Automated Testing
7 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) C
2 5 (11.36%) Shell Script
3 3 (6.82%) C++
3 3 (6.82%) PHP
4 2 (4.55%) Java
4 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.55%) Perl
5 1 (2.27%) Bourne shell
5 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.27%) Korn
5 1 (2.27%) Ruby
5 1 (2.27%) Embedded C
5 1 (2.27%) Embedded C++
5 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.27%) SQL
5 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) CCA
3 3 (6.82%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.82%) MCSE
3 3 (6.82%) HNC
4 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (15.91%) Active Directory
3 6 (13.64%) NFS
3 6 (13.64%) vSphere
4 5 (11.36%) Postfix
4 5 (11.36%) Sendmail
4 5 (11.36%) Squid
5 3 (6.82%) Docker
6 1 (2.27%) OCFS2
6 1 (2.27%) KVM
6 1 (2.27%) Varnish
6 1 (2.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (36.36%) Puppet
2 8 (18.18%) YUM
3 6 (13.64%) Vagrant
4 5 (11.36%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (4.55%) Nagios
6 1 (2.27%) Cobbler
6 1 (2.27%) Zenoss
6 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) Red Hat
2 12 (27.27%) Oracle
2 12 (27.27%) VMware
3 5 (11.36%) HP
4 3 (6.82%) NetApp
4 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.55%) JBoss
5 2 (4.55%) EMC
5 2 (4.55%) IBM
6 1 (2.27%) Isilon
6 1 (2.27%) Google
6 1 (2.27%) Perforce
6 1 (2.27%) Novell
6 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.27%) Intel
6 1 (2.27%) Citrix
6 1 (2.27%) Dell
6 1 (2.27%) Sun
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco
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