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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 204 208 249
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +41
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 46 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.28% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.30% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 9 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£325 £290 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -17.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £353
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £34.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+47.05% -9.33%
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
8933 7989 8647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.91% 92.93% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5027 4266 4065
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £215 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 488 497 617
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.12 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire +21 26 £325 +23.80% 2
Surrey - 7 £405 - 5
Buckinghamshire -2 5 £350 +4.47%
Hampshire -11 5 £425 +226.92% 2
West Sussex - 3 £400 - 1
Home Counties - - - -
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 77 (100.00%) Linux
2 40 (51.95%) Red Hat
3 25 (32.47%) Windows
3 25 (32.47%) Puppet
4 21 (27.27%) C
5 19 (24.68%) MySQL
6 18 (23.38%) UNIX
6 18 (23.38%) HP
7 17 (22.08%) Active Directory
7 17 (22.08%) VMware
7 17 (22.08%) Security Cleared
8 16 (20.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (20.78%) Nagios
9 15 (19.48%) NetBackup
9 15 (19.48%) DNS
9 15 (19.48%) Jenkins
10 14 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (18.18%) Apache
10 14 (18.18%) Perl
11 13 (16.88%) EMC
11 13 (16.88%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (15.58%) Windows 7
12 12 (15.58%) DevOps
12 12 (15.58%) Citrix
12 12 (15.58%) DHCP
12 12 (15.58%) NFS
13 11 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (14.29%) Oracle
13 11 (14.29%) MCSE
13 11 (14.29%) HNC

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 14 (18.18%) Apache
2 10 (12.99%) WebLogic
3 9 (11.69%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.90%) nginx
5 2 (2.60%) JBoss
6 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.30%) SaaS
2 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.30%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.48%) DNS
2 12 (15.58%) DHCP
3 10 (12.99%) TCP/IP
4 8 (10.39%) Firewall
5 7 (9.09%) LDAP
6 4 (5.19%) SAN
7 3 (3.90%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (3.90%) Network Security
7 3 (3.90%) iSCSI
7 3 (3.90%) SSL
8 2 (2.60%) Kerberos
8 2 (2.60%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.30%) SSH
9 1 (1.30%) Internet
9 1 (1.30%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (1.30%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.30%) FTP
9 1 (1.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.68%) MySQL
2 9 (11.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.30%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 15 (19.48%) Jenkins
2 9 (11.69%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.49%) Maven
4 3 (3.90%) Subversion
5 2 (2.60%) Gerrit
6 1 (1.30%) Automake
6 1 (1.30%) Gradle
6 1 (1.30%) Ant
General
1 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.60%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Legal
2 2 (2.60%) Banking
3 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.30%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.99%) Middleware
2 9 (11.69%) LAMP
3 3 (3.90%) Web Services
4 2 (2.60%) HTML
4 2 (2.60%) CSS
4 2 (2.60%) SOAP
5 1 (1.30%) .NET
5 1 (1.30%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.30%) YAML
5 1 (1.30%) Flash
5 1 (1.30%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) Thin Client
1 8 (10.39%) Fat Client
2 6 (7.79%) CESG
3 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.19%) Device Driver
4 3 (3.90%) Open Source
5 2 (2.60%) Clustering
5 2 (2.60%) HACMP
6 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 77 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (32.47%) Windows
3 18 (23.38%) UNIX
4 16 (20.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (16.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (15.58%) Windows 7
7 10 (12.99%) Oracle Linux
7 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (10.39%) Embedded Linux
9 7 (9.09%) CentOS
10 6 (7.79%) Solaris
11 5 (6.49%) Debian
11 5 (6.49%) Ubuntu
12 3 (3.90%) SUSE
12 3 (3.90%) AIX
12 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (1.30%) SELinux
13 1 (1.30%) Android
13 1 (1.30%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.58%) DevOps
2 11 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 9 (11.69%) Scrum
4 7 (9.09%) ITIL
4 7 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 5 (6.49%) Incident Management
5 5 (6.49%) Time Management
6 4 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.90%) Load Balancing
7 3 (3.90%) DRM
7 3 (3.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (3.90%) Software Deployment
8 2 (2.60%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (2.60%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.60%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.60%) Project Management
8 2 (2.60%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.60%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.30%) ERP
9 1 (1.30%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 21 (27.27%) C
2 14 (18.18%) Perl
3 9 (11.69%) Shell Script
4 8 (10.39%) Korn
4 8 (10.39%) Bourne shell
4 8 (10.39%) VB
5 7 (9.09%) PHP
6 5 (6.49%) Java
7 4 (5.19%) C++
8 2 (2.60%) SQL
8 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.60%) Ruby
9 1 (1.30%) Python
9 1 (1.30%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.30%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.30%) C#
9 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (22.08%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.29%) HNC
2 11 (14.29%) MCSE
2 11 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.69%) CCA
3 9 (11.69%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (3.90%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.60%) CCNA
6 1 (1.30%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (22.08%) Active Directory
2 14 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (15.58%) NFS
4 9 (11.69%) vSphere
5 5 (6.49%) Docker
5 5 (6.49%) LXC
5 5 (6.49%) Postfix
6 4 (5.19%) Sendmail
6 4 (5.19%) Squid
7 3 (3.90%) Varnish
8 2 (2.60%) Xen
9 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.30%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.30%) XenApp
9 1 (1.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (1.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (1.30%) vCloud
9 1 (1.30%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 25 (32.47%) Puppet
2 16 (20.78%) Nagios
3 15 (19.48%) NetBackup
4 8 (10.39%) YUM
5 5 (6.49%) Vagrant
6 4 (5.19%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 3 (3.90%) Zenoss
8 2 (2.60%) Ansible
9 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (1.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (1.30%) Cobbler
9 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 40 (51.95%) Red Hat
2 18 (23.38%) HP
3 17 (22.08%) VMware
4 13 (16.88%) EMC
5 12 (15.58%) Citrix
6 11 (14.29%) Oracle
7 9 (11.69%) Isilon
8 6 (7.79%) Veritas
8 6 (7.79%) Altiris
9 3 (3.90%) NetApp
9 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
9 3 (3.90%) Symantec
9 3 (3.90%) Remedy
10 1 (1.30%) Splunk
10 1 (1.30%) Sun
10 1 (1.30%) Cisco
10 1 (1.30%) IBM
10 1 (1.30%) Intel
10 1 (1.30%) Dell
10 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East England
DP Connect
Rate: £450 per month
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago