The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 94 90 95
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 21 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.03% 0.85% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.90% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 5
Average daily rate £415 £363 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.48% +16.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £314 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £375 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £37.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -4.51%
Linux Engineer
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire 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
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1931 1673 1495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 94.98% 94.73% 96.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1296 1139 897
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 65 59
Average hourly rate £14.25 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £29.80 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Linux Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Linux Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Linux Engineer
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 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
Leeds -5 20 £414 +14.13% 8
Linux Engineer
Yorkshire

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (58.82%) Red Hat
2 20 (58.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (55.88%) Puppet
4 16 (47.06%) DevOps
5 15 (44.12%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (41.18%) VMware
7 13 (38.24%) Bash Shell
8 12 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (26.47%) Cisco
9 9 (26.47%) Python
9 9 (26.47%) Perl
10 8 (23.53%) Java
10 8 (23.53%) Configuration Management
11 7 (20.59%) CentOS
11 7 (20.59%) Graphite
12 6 (17.65%) Docker
12 6 (17.65%) Microservices
12 6 (17.65%) Salt
12 6 (17.65%) MongoDB
12 6 (17.65%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (17.65%) Splunk
12 6 (17.65%) Kafka
12 6 (17.65%) CouchDB
13 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
13 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
13 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
13 5 (14.71%) BMC PATROL
13 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
13 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 3 (8.82%) Apache
2 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.94%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.94%) GitHub
2 1 (2.94%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.94%) IaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) PaaS
2 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) SAN
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (5.88%) FWSM
2 2 (5.88%) NAS
3 1 (2.94%) HTTP
3 1 (2.94%) SSL
3 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) CouchDB
1 6 (17.65%) MongoDB
2 5 (14.71%) MySQL
3 2 (5.88%) Informix
3 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) JUnit
2 1 (2.94%) Maven
2 1 (2.94%) MSI
2 1 (2.94%) Selenium
2 1 (2.94%) Subversion
2 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (11.76%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) Kafka
1 6 (17.65%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.94%) CSS
2 1 (2.94%) GStreamer
2 1 (2.94%) HTML
2 1 (2.94%) HTML5
2 1 (2.94%) LAMP
2 1 (2.94%) OpenGL
2 1 (2.94%) OpenGL ES
2 1 (2.94%) QML
2 1 (2.94%) Qt
2 1 (2.94%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.94%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) DTV
3 1 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (58.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (20.59%) CentOS
4 5 (14.71%) Windows
5 4 (11.76%) Unix
6 3 (8.82%) Windows Server
7 2 (5.88%) SUSE
8 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) DevOps
2 8 (23.53%) Configuration Management
3 6 (17.65%) Microservices
4 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.82%) High Availability
6 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (5.88%) DSDM
7 2 (5.88%) Project Management
7 2 (5.88%) RUP
7 2 (5.88%) Scrum
7 2 (5.88%) Web Operations
8 1 (2.94%) Code Coverage
8 1 (2.94%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (2.94%) Information Security
8 1 (2.94%) Server Building
8 1 (2.94%) Target Operating Model
8 1 (2.94%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) Bash Shell
2 9 (26.47%) Perl
2 9 (26.47%) Python
3 8 (23.53%) Java
4 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
5 4 (11.76%) Ruby
6 2 (5.88%) PHP
6 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.94%) C
7 1 (2.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) CCNP
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (17.65%) Docker
3 2 (5.88%) KVM
3 2 (5.88%) vCloud
3 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
3 2 (5.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (55.88%) Puppet
2 15 (44.12%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (20.59%) Graphite
4 6 (17.65%) Salt
5 5 (14.71%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (11.76%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (8.82%) Ansible
7 3 (8.82%) Cobbler
7 3 (8.82%) Tivoli
8 1 (2.94%) Cacti
8 1 (2.94%) Nagios
8 1 (2.94%) Opsview
8 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (2.94%) Terraform
8 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Red Hat
2 14 (41.18%) VMware
3 9 (26.47%) Cisco
4 6 (17.65%) Splunk
5 5 (14.71%) BMC
6 4 (11.76%) HP
6 4 (11.76%) Symantec
7 2 (5.88%) F5
7 2 (5.88%) Google
8 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
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