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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 210 212 206
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 39 24 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.28% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.31% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 5
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£350 £381 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% +52.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £322 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £500 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 - £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.90 - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -10.62%
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
8378 7708 7024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.36% 91.51% 91.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4519 4013 3379
Average daily rate £375 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 452 616
Average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.55 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -17 18 £350 -9.67% 2
Berkshire +10 16 £375 +11.11% 4
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
East Sussex - 2 - -
Surrey - 1 - - 2
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 2
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 87 (100.00%) Linux
2 49 (56.32%) Red Hat
3 39 (44.83%) UNIX
4 31 (35.63%) Windows
5 21 (24.14%) C
5 21 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (21.84%) VMware
7 18 (20.69%) Nagios
8 17 (19.54%) SAN
8 17 (19.54%) Perl
8 17 (19.54%) HP
8 17 (19.54%) Puppet
9 16 (18.39%) DNS
9 16 (18.39%) Shell Script
9 16 (18.39%) NetBackup
10 15 (17.24%) Active Directory
10 15 (17.24%) MySQL
11 14 (16.09%) AIX
11 14 (16.09%) Citrix
11 14 (16.09%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (16.09%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (14.94%) Windows 7
12 13 (14.94%) EMC
13 12 (13.79%) LAMP
13 12 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (13.79%) MCSE
13 12 (13.79%) DHCP
13 12 (13.79%) HNC
13 12 (13.79%) Git (software)
14 11 (12.64%) Apache

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 11 (12.64%) Apache
2 8 (9.20%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.60%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.45%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.45%) nginx
5 2 (2.30%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (2.30%) JBoss
6 1 (1.15%) MediaWiki
6 1 (1.15%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.15%) Confluence
6 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.20%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.75%) Heroku
2 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.54%) SAN
2 16 (18.39%) DNS
3 12 (13.79%) DHCP
4 11 (12.64%) TCP/IP
5 9 (10.34%) Firewall
6 5 (5.75%) LDAP
7 4 (4.60%) Network Security
8 3 (3.45%) SSH
8 3 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (3.45%) SSL
9 2 (2.30%) VPN
9 2 (2.30%) FTP
9 2 (2.30%) Kerberos
10 1 (1.15%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (1.15%) IPv6
10 1 (1.15%) WAN
10 1 (1.15%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.15%) LAN
10 1 (1.15%) IPsec
10 1 (1.15%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.24%) MySQL
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.15%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 12 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.34%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (4.60%) Subversion
5 2 (2.30%) Gerrit
5 2 (2.30%) Maven
6 1 (1.15%) JIRA
6 1 (1.15%) GitLab
6 1 (1.15%) BitKeeper
6 1 (1.15%) GNU Toolchain
6 1 (1.15%) Hudson
General
1 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.30%) Finance
2 2 (2.30%) Legal
2 2 (2.30%) Banking
3 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.79%) LAMP
2 5 (5.75%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (3.45%) Web Services
4 2 (2.30%) POSIX
5 1 (1.15%) YAML
5 1 (1.15%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.15%) Flash
5 1 (1.15%) Swing
5 1 (1.15%) .NET
5 1 (1.15%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.15%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Thin Client
1 8 (9.20%) Fat Client
2 6 (6.90%) Clustering
3 5 (5.75%) CESG
4 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.60%) Open Source
5 3 (3.45%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.30%) HACMP
6 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.15%) Wiki
7 1 (1.15%) Statistics
7 1 (1.15%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 87 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (44.83%) UNIX
3 31 (35.63%) Windows
4 21 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (16.09%) AIX
5 14 (16.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (14.94%) Windows 7
7 11 (12.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (11.49%) Debian
9 8 (9.20%) Solaris
10 6 (6.90%) SUSE
10 6 (6.90%) CentOS
11 5 (5.75%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (5.75%) Mac OS X
12 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (3.45%) Ubuntu
14 2 (2.30%) HPUX
14 2 (2.30%) Android
15 1 (1.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (1.15%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (10.34%) Service Delivery
1 9 (10.34%) Configuration Management
1 9 (10.34%) Project Management
2 8 (9.20%) Information Security
2 8 (9.20%) ITIL
2 8 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (9.20%) Software Engineering
3 7 (8.05%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (8.05%) Incident Management
4 6 (6.90%) Time Management
5 4 (4.60%) DevOps
5 4 (4.60%) Load Balancing
6 3 (3.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (3.45%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (3.45%) Software Deployment
6 3 (3.45%) Migration
6 3 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.45%) DRM
7 2 (2.30%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.30%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 21 (24.14%) C
2 17 (19.54%) Perl
3 16 (18.39%) Shell Script
4 9 (10.34%) Ruby
4 9 (10.34%) Korn
4 9 (10.34%) Bourne shell
5 8 (9.20%) VB
5 8 (9.20%) Python
6 7 (8.05%) C++
7 6 (6.90%) Java
7 6 (6.90%) Bash Shell
8 5 (5.75%) PowerShell
8 5 (5.75%) PHP
9 3 (3.45%) SQL
10 1 (1.15%) sed
10 1 (1.15%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.15%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.15%) C#
10 1 (1.15%) AWK
Qualifications
1 12 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (13.79%) MCSE
1 12 (13.79%) HNC
2 9 (10.34%) CCA
2 9 (10.34%) Citrix Certification
3 8 (9.20%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.75%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.45%) RHCSA
5 3 (3.45%) CCNA
5 3 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.30%) Sun Certification
6 2 (2.30%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.30%) SCSA
7 1 (1.15%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 14 (16.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (11.49%) Samba
3 10 (11.49%) NFS
4 7 (8.05%) vSphere
5 3 (3.45%) Varnish
5 3 (3.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (2.30%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (2.30%) Postfix
6 2 (2.30%) Veritas File System
6 2 (2.30%) Docker
6 2 (2.30%) Xen
6 2 (2.30%) LXC
7 1 (1.15%) vCloud
7 1 (1.15%) OCFS2
7 1 (1.15%) XenApp
7 1 (1.15%) XenServer
7 1 (1.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.15%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (20.69%) Nagios
2 17 (19.54%) Puppet
3 16 (18.39%) NetBackup
4 9 (10.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (3.45%) Zenoss
6 2 (2.30%) Ansible
7 1 (1.15%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (1.15%) SELinux
7 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.15%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.15%) YaST
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 49 (56.32%) Red Hat
2 19 (21.84%) VMware
3 17 (19.54%) HP
4 14 (16.09%) Citrix
5 13 (14.94%) EMC
6 10 (11.49%) Veritas
6 10 (11.49%) Isilon
7 7 (8.05%) Altiris
8 4 (4.60%) Symantec
8 4 (4.60%) Remedy
8 4 (4.60%) Sun
8 4 (4.60%) 3PAR
9 3 (3.45%) IBM
9 3 (3.45%) Dell
9 3 (3.45%) Oracle
10 2 (2.30%) Microsoft
11 1 (1.15%) Splunk
11 1 (1.15%) NetApp
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