The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Linux Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 138 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.032% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £500 £330
% change year-on-year
-19.50% +51.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior Linux Engineer
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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
2954 2300 2345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.99% 92.37% 93.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1921 1414 1396
Average daily rate £383 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.42% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £476 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 163 196
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £35.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Senior Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Senior Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Senior Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Senior 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 Senior Linux Engineer in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) CouchDB
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) HBase
2 1 (50.00%) Voldemort

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Senior 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 Senior Linux Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) CouchDB
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) HBase
1 1 (50.00%) Voldemort
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Sun