The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 616 632 603
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 41 29 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.051% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.053% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 32
Median daily rate £550 £450 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -3.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50649 54325 53290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 34727 32509
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1691 2060 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Senior Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior Linux Engineer in the job title.

Senior Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Linux Engineer within the UK.

Senior Linux Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Linux Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Senior Linux Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Linux Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Linux Engineer within the UK.

Senior Linux Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Linux Engineer
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Linux Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +40 40 £550 +7.31% 20
London +9 27 £550 -4.34% 8
City of London +18 8 £550 - 2
South West +7 4 £538 +26.47% 2
North West - 4 £423 -
South East +12 3 £500 +25.00% 5
Wiltshire +10 2 - - 1
Berkshire - 2 £525 -
Bristol - 2 £538 -
Blackpool - 2 £415 -
Manchester - 2 £425 -
Lancashire - 2 £415 -
Hampshire +15 1 £400 - 1
Yorkshire +9 1 - - 1
Birmingham -7 1 £550 -
West Midlands -22 1 £550 -
Windsor - 1 £550 -
Middlesex - 1 £500 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Bradford - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
Wakefield - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -

Senior Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Senior 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 featuring Senior Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 67 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (58.21%) Puppet
3 29 (43.28%) DevOps
4 28 (41.79%) Python
4 28 (41.79%) Red Hat
5 22 (32.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (31.34%) CentOS
6 21 (31.34%) Configuration Management
7 19 (28.36%) VMware
8 18 (26.87%) Amazon AWS
9 17 (25.37%) Opscode Chef
9 17 (25.37%) Perl
10 16 (23.88%) MySQL
10 16 (23.88%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (23.88%) Jenkins
11 15 (22.39%) Apache
11 15 (22.39%) HP
12 14 (20.90%) Java
12 14 (20.90%) Ubuntu
13 13 (19.40%) Ansible
13 13 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (19.40%) LAMP
14 12 (17.91%) ITIL
14 12 (17.91%) Tomcat
15 11 (16.42%) Solaris
15 11 (16.42%) Docker
15 11 (16.42%) Security Cleared
16 10 (14.93%) JIRA
16 10 (14.93%) Git (software)
16 10 (14.93%) Unix

Senior Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 15 (22.39%) Apache
2 12 (17.91%) Tomcat
3 9 (13.43%) OpenStack
4 3 (4.48%) Confluence
4 3 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.99%) JBoss
6 1 (1.49%) CMS
6 1 (1.49%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (26.87%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (11.94%) GitHub
3 5 (7.46%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (7.46%) Amazon S3
4 4 (5.97%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (4.48%) IaaS
6 2 (2.99%) PaaS
6 2 (2.99%) SaaS
6 2 (2.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (1.49%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.45%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.96%) DNS
3 5 (7.46%) Firewall
3 5 (7.46%) VLAN
4 4 (5.97%) LDAP
4 4 (5.97%) SAN
5 3 (4.48%) Internet
5 3 (4.48%) VPN
6 2 (2.99%) Kerberos
6 2 (2.99%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (1.49%) DVB
7 1 (1.49%) OpenVPN
7 1 (1.49%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.88%) MySQL
2 5 (7.46%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.97%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (5.97%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.48%) Big Data
4 3 (4.48%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.49%) Redis
6 1 (1.49%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 16 (23.88%) Jenkins
2 10 (14.93%) Git (software)
2 10 (14.93%) JIRA
3 4 (5.97%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.49%) Ant
4 1 (1.49%) GoCD
4 1 (1.49%) Gradle
4 1 (1.49%) Maven
4 1 (1.49%) Subversion
4 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (11.94%) Banking
2 7 (10.45%) Finance
3 6 (8.96%) Publishing
4 2 (2.99%) Retail
5 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.40%) LAMP
2 5 (7.46%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (5.97%) Web Services
4 2 (2.99%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (2.99%) CSS
4 2 (2.99%) ELK Stack
4 2 (2.99%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (2.99%) REST
4 2 (2.99%) XML
4 2 (2.99%) ZeroMQ
5 1 (1.49%) HTML
5 1 (1.49%) JSON
5 1 (1.49%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) Data Centre
1 5 (7.46%) Wiki
2 4 (5.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (4.48%) Clustering
3 3 (4.48%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.48%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.99%) Blog
4 2 (2.99%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.99%) Derivative
4 2 (2.99%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.99%) PKI
5 1 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.49%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.49%) Interactive TV
5 1 (1.49%) New Media
5 1 (1.49%) Replication
5 1 (1.49%) STB
5 1 (1.49%) User Experience
5 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (32.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (31.34%) CentOS
4 14 (20.90%) Ubuntu
5 11 (16.42%) Solaris
6 10 (14.93%) Unix
7 7 (10.45%) SUSE
8 4 (5.97%) Windows
9 3 (4.48%) Fedora
10 2 (2.99%) Debian
10 2 (2.99%) Windows Server
11 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.28%) DevOps
2 21 (31.34%) Configuration Management
3 13 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (17.91%) ITIL
5 9 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (13.43%) High Availability
5 9 (13.43%) Low Latency
6 7 (10.45%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (7.46%) ITIL V3
7 5 (7.46%) Load Balancing
7 5 (7.46%) Open Source
8 4 (5.97%) Change Control
8 4 (5.97%) Patch Management
8 4 (5.97%) Service Management
8 4 (5.97%) Software Distribution
9 3 (4.48%) Automated Testing
9 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (4.48%) Network Design
9 3 (4.48%) SDLC
9 3 (4.48%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (41.79%) Python
2 17 (25.37%) Perl
3 14 (20.90%) Java
4 10 (14.93%) Ruby
5 8 (11.94%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.45%) Bash Shell
6 7 (10.45%) PHP
7 6 (8.96%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.97%) C++
8 4 (5.97%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.99%) C
10 1 (1.49%) Go
Qualifications
1 11 (16.42%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.43%) RHCE
3 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.97%) Degree
5 3 (4.48%) RHCA
5 3 (4.48%) RHCSA
6 2 (2.99%) CCDA
6 2 (2.99%) CCIE
6 2 (2.99%) CCNA
6 2 (2.99%) CCNP
6 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.99%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) QA
System Software
1 16 (23.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (16.42%) Docker
3 9 (13.43%) vSphere
4 7 (10.45%) Samba
5 6 (8.96%) Active Directory
6 3 (4.48%) iptables
6 3 (4.48%) KVM
7 2 (2.99%) NFS
7 2 (2.99%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.99%) Xen
8 1 (1.49%) LXC
8 1 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 39 (58.21%) Puppet
2 17 (25.37%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (19.40%) Ansible
4 9 (13.43%) Terraform
5 6 (8.96%) Kubernetes
6 5 (7.46%) NetBackup
7 4 (5.97%) Nagios
7 4 (5.97%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (4.48%) HAProxy
8 3 (4.48%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (2.99%) OpenView
9 2 (2.99%) Packer
9 2 (2.99%) SELinux
10 1 (1.49%) FreeIPA
10 1 (1.49%) Graphite
10 1 (1.49%) Icinga
10 1 (1.49%) OSSEC
10 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (1.49%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (41.79%) Red Hat
2 19 (28.36%) VMware
3 15 (22.39%) HP
4 10 (14.93%) Cisco
5 9 (13.43%) Oracle
6 7 (10.45%) CheckPoint
6 7 (10.45%) Fortinet
6 7 (10.45%) IBM
7 6 (8.96%) Splunk
8 5 (7.46%) NetApp
9 4 (5.97%) Atlassian
9 4 (5.97%) SAP
10 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
10 3 (4.48%) New Relic
11 2 (2.99%) 3PAR
11 2 (2.99%) Brocade
11 2 (2.99%) EMC
11 2 (2.99%) Sun
11 2 (2.99%) Veritas
12 1 (1.49%) Percona
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.0 - £550.00 per day
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