The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Yorkshire region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 91 93 108
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.24% 0.13% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.14% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
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£218 - £343
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 - £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 - £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
- +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +221.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1557 1420 1772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.29% 93.92% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 983 746 1006
Average daily rate £345 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 65 88
Average hourly rate £13.20 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.57% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £45.00 £31.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Linux Engineer
Yorkshire

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Leeds - 4 £218 - 3
Linux Engineer
Yorkshire

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 3 (42.86%) Workflow
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Ubuntu
2 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 3 (42.86%) CentOS
2 3 (42.86%) Splunk
3 2 (28.57%) Puppet
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Server
3 2 (28.57%) LAMP
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 2 (28.57%) Apache
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (14.29%) NHS
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) Debian
4 1 (14.29%) Retail

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 2 (28.57%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
General
1 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Ubuntu
2 3 (42.86%) CentOS
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Debian
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Service Management
1 3 (42.86%) Workflow
1 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Server
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
1 3 (42.86%) Splunk
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) HP
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