The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon 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 17 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
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 43 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.22% 0.35% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £302 £353
% change year-on-year
+15.89% -14.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £34.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+47.05% -9.33%
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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 Swindon 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
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
418 278 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 93.30% 96.53% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 214 269
Average daily rate £400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 17 15
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.86% -60.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -7.65%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Linux Engineer
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Broadband
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Broadband
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat