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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 181 214 193
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 71 55 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.84% 0.56% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.60% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 37 37
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 £350 £350 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.74% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £32.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+26.92% -35.00%
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
7888 9239 8617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.79% 94.72% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4784 5565 4753
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 433 456
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +13.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +23 19 £425 +18.21% 6
Surrey 0 18 £425 +9.67% 15
Middlesex +10 10 £350 -22.22% 1
Oxfordshire -3 10 £450 - 6
Hampshire +10 8 £444 +10.93% 14
West Sussex - 4 £325 -
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 148 (100.00%) Linux
2 62 (41.89%) Perl
3 49 (33.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 49 (33.11%) Puppet
4 48 (32.43%) Red Hat
5 46 (31.08%) Python
6 45 (30.41%) Unix
7 38 (25.68%) VMware
8 36 (24.32%) Java
8 36 (24.32%) DevOps
9 29 (19.59%) VMware Infrastructure
10 27 (18.24%) C++
11 25 (16.89%) Oracle
11 25 (16.89%) Software Engineering
12 24 (16.22%) Security Cleared
12 24 (16.22%) C
12 24 (16.22%) Apache
13 23 (15.54%) Windows
13 23 (15.54%) Bash Shell
14 22 (14.86%) CentOS
14 22 (14.86%) MySQL
15 21 (14.19%) Tomcat
15 21 (14.19%) Opscode Chef
16 20 (13.51%) SQL
17 19 (12.84%) Ubuntu
17 19 (12.84%) Git (software)
17 19 (12.84%) Multithreading
17 19 (12.84%) Configuration Management
18 17 (11.49%) LAMP
19 16 (10.81%) STL

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 (16.22%) Apache
2 21 (14.19%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.38%) OpenStack
3 5 (3.38%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.03%) Drupal
4 3 (2.03%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.68%) Confluence
5 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.68%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (5.41%) MS Office
2 7 (4.73%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.38%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.35%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (1.35%) IaaS
2 2 (1.35%) PaaS
2 2 (1.35%) SaaS
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (0.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.81%) DNS
2 13 (8.78%) SAN
3 12 (8.11%) Firewall
3 12 (8.11%) Internet
4 10 (6.76%) LDAP
4 10 (6.76%) TCP/IP
5 9 (6.08%) IPv6
5 9 (6.08%) VPN
6 8 (5.41%) DHCP
7 5 (3.38%) SSH
7 5 (3.38%) SSL
8 4 (2.70%) FTP
8 4 (2.70%) Kerberos
8 4 (2.70%) Network Security
8 4 (2.70%) OpenLDAP
8 4 (2.70%) SMTP
9 3 (2.03%) IPv4
9 3 (2.03%) NAS
10 2 (1.35%) HTTPS
10 2 (1.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.86%) MySQL
2 13 (8.78%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.03%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.35%) DB2
5 2 (1.35%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.68%) Big Data
6 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (12.84%) Git (software)
2 13 (8.78%) Subversion
3 12 (8.11%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.38%) Vagrant
5 4 (2.70%) Metasploit
6 2 (1.35%) Ant
6 2 (1.35%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.35%) JIRA
6 2 (1.35%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.68%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.68%) CppUnit
7 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.68%) GoogleTest
7 1 (0.68%) Maven
7 1 (0.68%) NUnit
7 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.68%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (9.46%) Finance
2 3 (2.03%) Banking
2 3 (2.03%) Investment Banking
2 3 (2.03%) Local Government
3 2 (1.35%) Retail
3 2 (1.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.49%) LAMP
2 16 (10.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 16 (10.81%) STL
3 7 (4.73%) Web Services
4 6 (4.05%) LAPP Stack
4 6 (4.05%) REST
5 5 (3.38%) PostGIS
6 4 (2.70%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (2.70%) Spring
7 3 (2.03%) Middleware
7 3 (2.03%) SOAP
7 3 (2.03%) XML
8 2 (1.35%) JMS
8 2 (1.35%) JSON
8 2 (1.35%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (1.35%) Swing
9 1 (0.68%) MCollective
9 1 (0.68%) Node.js
9 1 (0.68%) Sensu
9 1 (0.68%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.05%) Clustering
2 5 (3.38%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.70%) Smart Meter
4 3 (2.03%) Derivative
4 3 (2.03%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (2.03%) Replication
4 3 (2.03%) VCE vBlock
5 2 (1.35%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.35%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.35%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.68%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.68%) HACMP
6 1 (0.68%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 148 (100.00%) Linux
2 49 (33.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 45 (30.41%) Unix
4 23 (15.54%) Windows
5 22 (14.86%) CentOS
6 19 (12.84%) Ubuntu
7 13 (8.78%) Debian
8 9 (6.08%) AIX
8 9 (6.08%) Solaris
9 5 (3.38%) SUSE
9 5 (3.38%) Windows Server
10 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.35%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.68%) HPUX
12 1 (0.68%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.32%) DevOps
2 25 (16.89%) Software Engineering
3 19 (12.84%) Configuration Management
3 19 (12.84%) Multithreading
4 15 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (8.78%) ITIL
6 12 (8.11%) Migration
7 11 (7.43%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (6.08%) High Availability
8 9 (6.08%) Patch Management
9 8 (5.41%) Service Delivery
10 6 (4.05%) Scrum
11 5 (3.38%) Load Balancing
11 5 (3.38%) Open Source
11 5 (3.38%) Penetration Testing
12 4 (2.70%) Software Distribution
12 4 (2.70%) Virtual Infrastructure
13 3 (2.03%) Continuous Deployment
13 3 (2.03%) Line Management
13 3 (2.03%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 62 (41.89%) Perl
2 46 (31.08%) Python
3 36 (24.32%) Java
4 27 (18.24%) C++
5 24 (16.22%) C
6 23 (15.54%) Bash Shell
7 20 (13.51%) SQL
8 15 (10.14%) PowerShell
9 11 (7.43%) PHP
9 11 (7.43%) Shell Script
10 10 (6.76%) Ruby
11 7 (4.73%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.35%) Go
12 2 (1.35%) Rust
12 2 (1.35%) Scala
13 1 (0.68%) C#
13 1 (0.68%) C-shell
13 1 (0.68%) Jython
13 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (16.22%) Security Cleared
2 16 (10.81%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.76%) Degree
4 7 (4.73%) DV Cleared
5 6 (4.05%) RHCE
6 2 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.35%) RHCA
7 1 (0.68%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.68%) CEH
7 1 (0.68%) CISSP
7 1 (0.68%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.41%) SLA
2 6 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (19.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.08%) vSphere
3 7 (4.73%) Active Directory
4 6 (4.05%) Postfix
5 5 (3.38%) KVM
5 5 (3.38%) SpamAssassin
5 5 (3.38%) Squid
5 5 (3.38%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.70%) Docker
6 4 (2.70%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.03%) NFS
7 3 (2.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (1.35%) Firmware
8 2 (1.35%) FreeRADIUS
8 2 (1.35%) Gluster
8 2 (1.35%) iptables
8 2 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.35%) Samba
8 2 (1.35%) XenApp
9 1 (0.68%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 49 (33.11%) Puppet
2 21 (14.19%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (8.11%) Ansible
4 9 (6.08%) Nagios
5 6 (4.05%) Cacti
5 6 (4.05%) CFEngine
6 2 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.35%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (1.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.68%) Bareos
7 1 (0.68%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.68%) Nessus
7 1 (0.68%) Nexpose
7 1 (0.68%) Nmap
7 1 (0.68%) Salt
7 1 (0.68%) SELinux
7 1 (0.68%) yum
Vendors
1 48 (32.43%) Red Hat
2 38 (25.68%) VMware
3 25 (16.89%) Oracle
4 12 (8.11%) Microsoft
5 10 (6.76%) HP
6 5 (3.38%) Juniper
6 5 (3.38%) Veritas
7 4 (2.70%) Cisco
8 3 (2.03%) EMC
8 3 (2.03%) IBM
8 3 (2.03%) NetApp
9 2 (1.35%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.35%) Altiris
9 2 (1.35%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.35%) Citrix
9 2 (1.35%) Sun
10 1 (0.68%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.68%) F5
10 1 (0.68%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.68%) Rapid7
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