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 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 105 100 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 9 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.49% 0.12% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
1701 1570 1223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 92.15% 93.96% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1061 987 603
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 62 80
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.29 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% +6.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.10 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £29.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015. 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -4 5 £363 +31.81% 4
Linux Engineer
Yorkshire

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) Python
3 6 (33.33%) VMware
4 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
4 5 (27.78%) UNIX
4 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
5 4 (22.22%) Ansible
5 4 (22.22%) DevOps
5 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
5 4 (22.22%) Apache
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 3 (16.67%) DNS
6 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 3 (16.67%) C
6 3 (16.67%) C++
6 3 (16.67%) HTML
6 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 3 (16.67%) Embedded C
6 3 (16.67%) Embedded C++
6 3 (16.67%) Middleware
6 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (16.67%) Electronics
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 3 (16.67%) Ruby
6 3 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (16.67%) Puppet
6 3 (16.67%) Cobbler

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 4 (22.22%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
General
1 3 (16.67%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) HTML
1 3 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) NHS
1 2 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) UNIX
3 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (11.11%) Windows
5 2 (11.11%) CentOS
6 1 (5.56%) Solaris
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.56%) Debian
6 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) DevOps
2 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) Software Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Workflow
4 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Python
2 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
3 3 (16.67%) Ruby
3 3 (16.67%) Embedded C
3 3 (16.67%) Embedded C++
3 3 (16.67%) C
3 3 (16.67%) C++
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) Perl
4 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Server
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Ansible
2 3 (16.67%) Puppet
2 3 (16.67%) Cobbler
2 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (11.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) VMware
2 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Sun
4 1 (5.56%) Dell
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Veritas
4 1 (5.56%) Splunk
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