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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 227 244 223
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 31 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.072% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.079% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 6
Average daily rate
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£363 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £355 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £344
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -25.00%
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
9230 8911 7729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.71% 91.92% 92.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5073 4908 3837
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £216 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 439 474 609
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +14 17 £360 +12.94% 2
Berkshire +7 9 £370 +13.84% 6
Surrey +1 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £345 -
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - - 2
East Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 71 (100.00%) Linux
2 38 (53.52%) Red Hat
3 33 (46.48%) UNIX
4 19 (26.76%) Windows
5 17 (23.94%) Puppet
6 16 (22.54%) Shell Script
6 16 (22.54%) VMware
7 15 (21.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (19.72%) Git (software)
8 14 (19.72%) SAN
9 13 (18.31%) Python
9 13 (18.31%) Jenkins
10 12 (16.90%) AIX
11 11 (15.49%) Perl
11 11 (15.49%) MySQL
11 11 (15.49%) Active Directory
12 10 (14.08%) HP
12 10 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (14.08%) Samba
12 10 (14.08%) Bash Shell
12 10 (14.08%) Ubuntu
12 10 (14.08%) PowerShell
13 9 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (12.68%) Ruby
13 9 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (12.68%) Service Delivery
13 9 (12.68%) Sun
13 9 (12.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 9 (12.68%) C
14 8 (11.27%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 8 (11.27%) WebLogic
2 6 (8.45%) Apache
3 5 (7.04%) Confluence
4 3 (4.23%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.82%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (2.82%) JBoss
5 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.82%) IIS
5 2 (2.82%) nginx
6 1 (1.41%) Apache TomEE
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.41%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.41%) MediaWiki
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.45%) Heroku
3 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.72%) SAN
2 8 (11.27%) TCP/IP
2 8 (11.27%) DNS
3 5 (7.04%) LAN
3 5 (7.04%) LDAP
3 5 (7.04%) WAN
4 4 (5.63%) Firewall
4 4 (5.63%) DHCP
5 3 (4.23%) SSH
6 2 (2.82%) FTP
7 1 (1.41%) Network Security
7 1 (1.41%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (1.41%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.41%) VPN
7 1 (1.41%) IPv6
7 1 (1.41%) BGP
7 1 (1.41%) EIGRP
7 1 (1.41%) OSPF
7 1 (1.41%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.49%) MySQL
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.41%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 14 (19.72%) Git (software)
2 13 (18.31%) Jenkins
3 8 (11.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (7.04%) JIRA
5 4 (5.63%) Gerrit
6 2 (2.82%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.41%) GitLab
7 1 (1.41%) BitKeeper
7 1 (1.41%) GNU Toolchain
7 1 (1.41%) Hudson
7 1 (1.41%) Subversion
General
1 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.41%) Finance
2 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.27%) LAMP
2 6 (8.45%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (5.63%) Middleware
4 3 (4.23%) Qt
4 3 (4.23%) QML
4 3 (4.23%) Qt Quick
4 3 (4.23%) GStreamer
4 3 (4.23%) HTML5
4 3 (4.23%) HTML
4 3 (4.23%) OpenGL
5 2 (2.82%) POSIX
6 1 (1.41%) Swing
6 1 (1.41%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Clustering
2 3 (4.23%) Wiki
2 3 (4.23%) STB
3 2 (2.82%) Replication
3 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.41%) Statistics
4 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.41%) Open Source
4 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.41%) HACMP
4 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (46.48%) UNIX
3 19 (26.76%) Windows
4 15 (21.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (16.90%) AIX
6 10 (14.08%) Ubuntu
7 8 (11.27%) SUSE
7 8 (11.27%) CentOS
8 7 (9.86%) Debian
9 6 (8.45%) Mac OS X
9 6 (8.45%) Windows 7
9 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (8.45%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (7.04%) Solaris
11 4 (5.63%) Embedded Linux
11 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (4.23%) HPUX
12 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (4.23%) Fedora
13 1 (1.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (12.68%) Service Delivery
3 8 (11.27%) Information Security
3 8 (11.27%) Project Management
3 8 (11.27%) Configuration Management
4 6 (8.45%) ITIL
4 6 (8.45%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (7.04%) DevOps
5 5 (7.04%) Incident Management
5 5 (7.04%) SOA
5 5 (7.04%) Migration
6 4 (5.63%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (4.23%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.23%) Scrum
8 2 (2.82%) Data Management
8 2 (2.82%) Software Engineering
8 2 (2.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.82%) Time Management
9 1 (1.41%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.54%) Shell Script
2 13 (18.31%) Python
3 11 (15.49%) Perl
4 10 (14.08%) Bash Shell
4 10 (14.08%) PowerShell
5 9 (12.68%) Ruby
5 9 (12.68%) C
6 8 (11.27%) C++
7 4 (5.63%) VBScript
7 4 (5.63%) Korn
8 3 (4.23%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.82%) SQL
9 2 (2.82%) Java
9 2 (2.82%) Bourne shell
10 1 (1.41%) Golang
10 1 (1.41%) sed
10 1 (1.41%) VB
10 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.41%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.41%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (5.63%) MCSE
1 4 (5.63%) HNC
2 3 (4.23%) RHCSA
2 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.23%) CCNA
2 3 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.82%) SCSA
3 2 (2.82%) Sun Certification
3 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) CCA
4 1 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) SLA
2 2 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 11 (15.49%) Active Directory
2 10 (14.08%) Samba
3 9 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (11.27%) vSphere
5 6 (8.45%) NFS
6 2 (2.82%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.82%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (2.82%) Veritas File System
6 2 (2.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (2.82%) iptables
7 1 (1.41%) OCFS2
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.41%) Postfix
7 1 (1.41%) XenServer
7 1 (1.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 17 (23.94%) Puppet
2 9 (12.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (8.45%) Nagios
3 6 (8.45%) Vagrant
4 5 (7.04%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.82%) Plesk
5 2 (2.82%) cPanel
5 2 (2.82%) Webmin
6 1 (1.41%) Ansible
6 1 (1.41%) SELinux
6 1 (1.41%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (1.41%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.41%) YaST
Vendors
1 38 (53.52%) Red Hat
2 16 (22.54%) VMware
3 10 (14.08%) HP
4 9 (12.68%) Sun
5 8 (11.27%) Oracle
6 7 (9.86%) Veritas
7 6 (8.45%) Citrix
8 5 (7.04%) NetApp
9 4 (5.63%) Altiris
9 4 (5.63%) Remedy
9 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
9 4 (5.63%) 3PAR
10 3 (4.23%) Isilon
10 3 (4.23%) IBM
10 3 (4.23%) Dell
11 2 (2.82%) EMC
11 2 (2.82%) Atlassian
12 1 (1.41%) Splunk
12 1 (1.41%) Symantec
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