The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
England / South West
Rank 120 138 116
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 17 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.66% 0.37% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.39% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 12
Median daily rate £389 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.97% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £353 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £469 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Median hourly rate - £42.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +47.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.40 £42.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.84% +47.36%

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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2455 2818 2917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.71% 95.82% 96.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1609 1924 1868
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 149 195
Median hourly rate £26.63 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.15 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux Engineer across the South West region.

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Linux Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux Engineer across the South West region.

Linux Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Linux Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 17 January 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
Devon - 7 £403 -
Wiltshire 0 6 - - 1
Bristol +8 3 £338 - 2
Dorset - 1 £300 -
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 West region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (70.37%) Red Hat
3 10 (37.04%) Ansible
4 9 (33.33%) Docker
4 9 (33.33%) DevOps
4 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 8 (29.63%) Web Operations
5 8 (29.63%) VMware
5 8 (29.63%) Windows
5 8 (29.63%) Java
5 8 (29.63%) Oracle
5 8 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
6 7 (25.93%) JIRA
6 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (25.93%) Icinga
6 7 (25.93%) Amazon Linux
6 7 (25.93%) Unix
6 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
6 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
7 6 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (22.22%) ELK Stack
7 6 (22.22%) ITIL
7 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (22.22%) Microservices
7 6 (22.22%) Kibana
7 6 (22.22%) logstash
7 6 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (22.22%) Puppet

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 6 (22.22%) Confluence
1 6 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (7.41%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.11%) DNS
2 3 (11.11%) SAN
3 2 (7.41%) DHCP
3 2 (7.41%) NAS
4 1 (3.70%) FTP
4 1 (3.70%) HTTP
4 1 (3.70%) LAN
4 1 (3.70%) RS-485
4 1 (3.70%) SSH
4 1 (3.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) JIRA
2 6 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.70%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) ELK Stack
1 6 (22.22%) WebCenter
2 2 (7.41%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (7.41%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (7.41%) REST
2 2 (7.41%) ZeroMQ
3 1 (3.70%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (29.63%) Windows
3 7 (25.93%) Amazon Linux
3 7 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (25.93%) Unix
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
4 2 (7.41%) AIX
4 2 (7.41%) Solaris
5 1 (3.70%) CentOS
5 1 (3.70%) Fedora
5 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) DevOps
2 8 (29.63%) Web Operations
3 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (22.22%) Database Tuning
3 6 (22.22%) ITIL
3 6 (22.22%) Microservices
3 6 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 6 (22.22%) Web Development
4 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.41%) Analytics
6 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.70%) Kernel Tuning
6 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.70%) Open Source
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.70%) Release Management
6 1 (3.70%) Requirements Management
6 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) Python
2 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.70%) C
3 1 (3.70%) C++
3 1 (3.70%) Embedded C
3 1 (3.70%) Embedded C++
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO 14001
1 2 (7.41%) ISO 9001
1 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Docker
2 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (11.11%) NFS
4 3 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.70%) Samba
5 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) Ansible
2 7 (25.93%) Icinga
3 6 (22.22%) Kibana
3 6 (22.22%) logstash
3 6 (22.22%) Puppet
4 3 (11.11%) Nagios
5 1 (3.70%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (3.70%) yum
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Red Hat
2 8 (29.63%) Oracle
2 8 (29.63%) VMware
3 6 (22.22%) Atlassian
4 5 (18.52%) Remedy
5 2 (7.41%) F5
5 2 (7.41%) NetApp
6 1 (3.70%) EMC
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.70%) Renesas
6 1 (3.70%) Sun
6 1 (3.70%) TOWER Software
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