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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 230 218 206
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 36 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.25% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 7
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£350 £375 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £321 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £475 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Average hourly rate £37.63 - £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 - £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.63 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+0.33% -6.25%
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
8976 8090 6997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.58% 91.36% 91.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4813 4261 3314
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 467 595
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -4.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -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 27 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Linux Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 February 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 -4 22 £350 -9.67% 2
Berkshire +1 8 £338 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 - - 4
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 79 (100.00%) Linux
2 48 (60.76%) Red Hat
3 37 (46.84%) UNIX
4 20 (25.32%) Windows
4 20 (25.32%) Puppet
5 19 (24.05%) VMware
6 18 (22.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (21.52%) Shell Script
7 17 (21.52%) SAN
8 15 (18.99%) HP
8 15 (18.99%) Perl
8 15 (18.99%) Git (software)
9 14 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (16.46%) C
10 13 (16.46%) Python
10 13 (16.46%) Jenkins
11 12 (15.19%) MySQL
11 12 (15.19%) AIX
11 12 (15.19%) Active Directory
11 12 (15.19%) LAMP
12 11 (13.92%) Nagios
12 11 (13.92%) Bash Shell
13 10 (12.66%) vSphere
13 10 (12.66%) Security Cleared
13 10 (12.66%) PowerShell
13 10 (12.66%) DNS
13 10 (12.66%) NetBackup
13 10 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (12.66%) SUSE
13 10 (12.66%) Samba

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 9 (11.39%) Apache
2 5 (6.33%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.33%) Confluence
3 4 (5.06%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.80%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.53%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (2.53%) JBoss
6 1 (1.27%) nginx
6 1 (1.27%) MediaWiki
6 1 (1.27%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.59%) Heroku
3 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.52%) SAN
2 10 (12.66%) DNS
3 8 (10.13%) TCP/IP
4 7 (8.86%) Firewall
5 6 (7.59%) DHCP
6 5 (6.33%) LDAP
6 5 (6.33%) LAN
6 5 (6.33%) WAN
7 3 (3.80%) SSH
8 2 (2.53%) FTP
8 2 (2.53%) Kerberos
8 2 (2.53%) VPN
8 2 (2.53%) Network Security
9 1 (1.27%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (1.27%) SSL
9 1 (1.27%) IPv6
9 1 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.27%) IPsec
9 1 (1.27%) OSPF
9 1 (1.27%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.19%) MySQL
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.27%) SQLPlus
2 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (18.99%) Git (software)
2 13 (16.46%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.59%) Gerrit
3 6 (7.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (6.33%) JIRA
5 2 (2.53%) Subversion
5 2 (2.53%) Maven
6 1 (1.27%) GNU Toolchain
6 1 (1.27%) Hudson
6 1 (1.27%) BitKeeper
6 1 (1.27%) GitLab
General
1 6 (7.59%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.53%) Legal
2 2 (2.53%) Banking
3 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.27%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.19%) LAMP
2 6 (7.59%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (3.80%) Middleware
4 2 (2.53%) POSIX
5 1 (1.27%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.27%) Web Services
5 1 (1.27%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) Clustering
1 5 (6.33%) CESG
2 4 (5.06%) Open Source
3 3 (3.80%) Wiki
3 3 (3.80%) Fat Client
3 3 (3.80%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.53%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.27%) HACMP
5 1 (1.27%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 79 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (46.84%) UNIX
3 20 (25.32%) Windows
4 18 (22.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (15.19%) AIX
6 10 (12.66%) SUSE
7 8 (10.13%) Debian
7 8 (10.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (8.86%) Ubuntu
8 7 (8.86%) Windows 7
9 6 (7.59%) CentOS
9 6 (7.59%) Mac OS X
9 6 (7.59%) Solaris
10 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (5.06%) HPUX
11 4 (5.06%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (2.53%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (2.53%) Android
12 2 (2.53%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (11.39%) Service Delivery
2 9 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (10.13%) ITIL
3 8 (10.13%) Configuration Management
3 8 (10.13%) Project Management
3 8 (10.13%) Information Security
4 6 (7.59%) Incident Management
5 5 (6.33%) Migration
6 3 (3.80%) SOA
6 3 (3.80%) Time Management
6 3 (3.80%) Software Engineering
6 3 (3.80%) DevOps
7 2 (2.53%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (2.53%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.53%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (2.53%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.53%) Data Management
7 2 (2.53%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.53%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.52%) Shell Script
2 15 (18.99%) Perl
3 13 (16.46%) C
3 13 (16.46%) Python
4 11 (13.92%) Bash Shell
5 10 (12.66%) PowerShell
6 9 (11.39%) Ruby
7 6 (7.59%) Korn
7 6 (7.59%) C++
8 5 (6.33%) Java
9 4 (5.06%) VBScript
9 4 (5.06%) Bourne shell
10 3 (3.80%) VB
11 2 (2.53%) SQL
12 1 (1.27%) PHP
12 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.27%) sed
12 1 (1.27%) AWK
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.86%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.59%) HNC
3 6 (7.59%) MCSE
3 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.80%) CCNA
4 3 (3.80%) CCA
4 3 (3.80%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.80%) RHCSA
5 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.53%) Sun Certification
5 2 (2.53%) SCSA
6 1 (1.27%) RHCE
6 1 (1.27%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (15.19%) Active Directory
3 10 (12.66%) Samba
3 10 (12.66%) vSphere
4 8 (10.13%) NFS
5 2 (2.53%) Docker
5 2 (2.53%) LXC
5 2 (2.53%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (2.53%) Xen
5 2 (2.53%) Postfix
5 2 (2.53%) Veritas File System
5 2 (2.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.27%) XenServer
6 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.27%) Varnish
6 1 (1.27%) vCloud
6 1 (1.27%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 20 (25.32%) Puppet
2 11 (13.92%) Nagios
3 10 (12.66%) NetBackup
4 9 (11.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (3.80%) Vagrant
6 2 (2.53%) Ansible
7 1 (1.27%) SELinux
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (1.27%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.27%) Zenoss
7 1 (1.27%) YaST
Vendors
1 48 (60.76%) Red Hat
2 19 (24.05%) VMware
3 15 (18.99%) HP
4 8 (10.13%) Sun
4 8 (10.13%) Citrix
5 7 (8.86%) EMC
5 7 (8.86%) Veritas
6 6 (7.59%) Oracle
7 5 (6.33%) NetApp
7 5 (6.33%) Isilon
7 5 (6.33%) Altiris
8 4 (5.06%) Symantec
8 4 (5.06%) Remedy
8 4 (5.06%) 3PAR
9 3 (3.80%) IBM
9 3 (3.80%) Dell
10 2 (2.53%) Microsoft
10 2 (2.53%) Atlassian
11 1 (1.27%) Splunk
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