The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Yorkshire region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 99 94 93
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 23 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.13% 1.10% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 1.16% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 5
Median daily rate £470 £225 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+108.88% -27.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
1958 1991 1621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.22% 94.90% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1344 1376 1064
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 59 55
Median hourly rate £13.60 £13.60 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £40.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Yorkshire region that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

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 28 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Leeds +2 21 £480 +113.33% 4
Linux Engineer
Yorkshire

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 across the West Yorkshire region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (67.74%) DevOps
3 19 (61.29%) Red Hat
4 17 (54.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (48.39%) Puppet
6 12 (38.71%) VMware
7 11 (35.48%) Open Source
8 10 (32.26%) PaaS
8 10 (32.26%) Windows
9 9 (29.03%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (25.81%) Ansible
10 8 (25.81%) Bash Shell
10 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (22.58%) Perl
11 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
11 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (22.58%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (19.35%) Disclosure Scotland
12 6 (19.35%) Docker
12 6 (19.35%) OpenStack
12 6 (19.35%) CentOS
12 6 (19.35%) Python
12 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
13 5 (16.13%) Ubuntu
13 5 (16.13%) Fedora
13 5 (16.13%) Firewall
13 5 (16.13%) SaaS
13 5 (16.13%) Salt
13 5 (16.13%) Public Cloud

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 6 (19.35%) OpenStack
2 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) JBoss
3 1 (3.23%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 10 (32.26%) PaaS
2 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (16.13%) SaaS
4 3 (9.68%) IaaS
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (6.45%) FWSM
2 2 (6.45%) SAN
2 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) DNS
3 1 (3.23%) HTTP
3 1 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Informix
1 3 (9.68%) MySQL
1 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
1 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) CouchDB
2 1 (3.23%) DB2
2 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.23%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
1 2 (6.45%) Games
1 2 (6.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Web Services
1 2 (6.45%) Web Services Management
2 1 (3.23%) Dropwizard
2 1 (3.23%) ELK Stack
2 1 (3.23%) Kafka
2 1 (3.23%) Middleware
2 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Cloud
1 5 (16.13%) Public Cloud
2 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (6.45%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.23%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (54.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (32.26%) Windows
4 6 (19.35%) CentOS
5 5 (16.13%) Fedora
5 5 (16.13%) Ubuntu
6 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
7 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (6.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) DevOps
2 11 (35.48%) Open Source
3 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.90%) ITIL
6 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (9.68%) High Availability
6 3 (9.68%) Migration
6 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
6 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
7 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.45%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.45%) Project Management
7 2 (6.45%) Re-Platforming
7 2 (6.45%) Resource Management
7 2 (6.45%) SFIA
7 2 (6.45%) Target Operating Model
8 1 (3.23%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) Bash Shell
2 7 (22.58%) Perl
3 6 (19.35%) Python
4 4 (12.90%) Java
4 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
4 4 (12.90%) Ruby
5 3 (9.68%) C++
6 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) BPSS Clearance
1 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) CCNP
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (19.35%) Docker
3 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.45%) vCloud
4 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (48.39%) Puppet
2 9 (29.03%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (25.81%) Ansible
4 5 (16.13%) Salt
5 3 (9.68%) Mesos
6 2 (6.45%) Marathon
7 1 (3.23%) collectd
7 1 (3.23%) Graphite
7 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Red Hat
2 12 (38.71%) VMware
3 4 (12.90%) Cisco
4 3 (9.68%) F5
4 3 (9.68%) Riverbed
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle
6 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.23%) Splunk
6 1 (3.23%) Sybase