The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 128 122 120
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 16 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.53% 0.78% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.82% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 4
Average daily rate £400 £450 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +40.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £350 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £450 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £42.00 £28.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £36.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+18.21% -9.06%
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 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
2867 3062 2350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.34% 95.84% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1938 1957 1414
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 176 161
Average hourly rate £31.00 £28.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.77% +42.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux Engineer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 5 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
Wiltshire +2 9 £370 -10.30% 1
Gloucestershire +5 6 £400 -11.11% 6
Bristol -7 1 £500 +11.11% 4
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (46.88%) Security Cleared
3 14 (43.75%) Unix
4 13 (40.63%) Windows
4 13 (40.63%) ITIL
4 13 (40.63%) Red Hat
4 13 (40.63%) DevOps
5 12 (37.50%) Puppet
5 12 (37.50%) NetApp
6 11 (34.38%) HP
7 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
9 8 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
9 8 (25.00%) Mentoring
9 8 (25.00%) FreeIPA
9 8 (25.00%) EMC
9 8 (25.00%) SAN
9 8 (25.00%) LDAP
9 8 (25.00%) Kerberos
9 8 (25.00%) CAD
9 8 (25.00%) Service Delivery
9 8 (25.00%) Replication
10 7 (21.88%) Python
10 7 (21.88%) Bash Shell
11 6 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (18.75%) Tomcat
11 6 (18.75%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 6 (18.75%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.38%) OpenStack
3 2 (6.25%) Apache
4 1 (3.13%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) Kerberos
1 8 (25.00%) LDAP
1 8 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (6.25%) DHCP
2 2 (6.25%) DNS
2 2 (6.25%) HTTP
2 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.13%) Internet
3 1 (3.13%) MQTT
3 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQLite
2 2 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) JIRA
2 2 (6.25%) Ant
2 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Electronics
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (6.25%) LAMP
3 1 (3.13%) POSIX
3 1 (3.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 8 (25.00%) Replication
3 2 (6.25%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (6.25%) Private Cloud
3 2 (6.25%) Wiki
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (43.75%) Unix
3 13 (40.63%) Windows
4 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (12.50%) CentOS
6 4 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (9.38%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (6.25%) Solaris
9 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
9 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) DevOps
1 13 (40.63%) ITIL
2 8 (25.00%) CAD
2 8 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 8 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
4 5 (15.63%) ITIL V3
5 4 (12.50%) Load Balancing
6 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.38%) Multithreading
6 3 (9.38%) SDLC
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (6.25%) Line Management
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (6.25%) Software Deployment
8 1 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (3.13%) Kanban
8 1 (3.13%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) Bash Shell
1 7 (21.88%) Python
2 6 (18.75%) Perl
3 5 (15.63%) C++
4 4 (12.50%) AWK
4 4 (12.50%) sed
5 2 (6.25%) C
5 2 (6.25%) Java
5 2 (6.25%) SQL
6 1 (3.13%) C#
6 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) Security Cleared
2 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) RHCE
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Samba
2 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.38%) vSphere
4 2 (6.25%) NFS
5 1 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) Puppet
2 8 (25.00%) FreeIPA
3 6 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (6.25%) Ansible
4 2 (6.25%) OpenView
5 1 (3.13%) Mesos
5 1 (3.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Red Hat
2 12 (37.50%) NetApp
3 11 (34.38%) HP
4 8 (25.00%) EMC
5 6 (18.75%) Oracle
6 5 (15.63%) VMware
7 2 (6.25%) Cisco
7 2 (6.25%) Sophos
8 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
8 1 (3.13%) SAP
8 1 (3.13%) Splunk
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