The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Linux Server Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Server Engineer
England / South East
Rank 239 256 265
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Server Engineer 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.039% 0.034% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.036% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £308 £175 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.71% -33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £308 £300 £263
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
7116 8310 9176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.68% 94.57% 94.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4154 5083 4898
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 389 429
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £53.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

Linux Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Linux Server Engineer in the job title.

Linux Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Linux Server 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 Server Engineer across the South East region.

Linux Server Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Linux Server 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 Server Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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 - 2 £308 -
Kent - 1 £210 -
Linux Server Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, Linux Server 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 Server Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (40.00%) AWS Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Puppet
4 2 (40.00%) RHCT
4 2 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (40.00%) CEH
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) CentOS
4 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) C
4 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) SMTP
4 2 (40.00%) FTP
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) SUSE
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) NHS
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco

Linux Server 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 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) FTP
1 2 (40.00%) SMTP
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Metasploit
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) CentOS
4 2 (40.00%) SUSE
4 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (40.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) AWS Certification
1 2 (40.00%) CEH
1 2 (40.00%) RHCT
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Brocade
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft