The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Stockport 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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank - - 14
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport - - 5.13%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £302 £353
% change year-on-year
+15.89% -14.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+29.03% +3.33%
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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 Stockport 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
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
28 22 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 90.32% 95.65% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 19
Average daily rate £320 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -62.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Linux Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Linux Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

Linux Engineer
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 3 (100.00%) Regular Expression
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Regular Expression
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat