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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 90 92 89
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 12 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.83% 1.12% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 1.17% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 8
Median daily rate £450 £418 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.78% +15.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £320 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £516 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £43.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+9.30% +10.25%

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
1393 1886 1700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.47% 96.18% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 884 1272 1138
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 60 73
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.75 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.45 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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
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 20 February 2017. 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 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 10 £450 +8.43% 3
Wakefield - 2 £450 -
Linux Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (38.10%) Unix
2 8 (38.10%) Python
2 8 (38.10%) Red Hat
3 7 (33.33%) Windows
3 7 (33.33%) DevOps
4 6 (28.57%) Puppet
4 6 (28.57%) Java
5 5 (23.81%) VMware
5 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
5 5 (23.81%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (23.81%) C
5 5 (23.81%) C++
5 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (23.81%) Android
5 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (19.05%) Hadoop
6 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
6 4 (19.05%) Change Control
6 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
6 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
6 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 4 (19.05%) Citrix
6 4 (19.05%) Symantec
6 4 (19.05%) Project Management
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco
6 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (19.05%) NetBackup
6 4 (19.05%) NetApp

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 1 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) CloudStack
1 1 (4.76%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 3 (14.29%) Android Studio
2 3 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 3 (14.29%) JIRA
2 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.52%) Vagrant
4 1 (4.76%) Hudson
General
1 2 (9.52%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) CSS
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
1 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (38.10%) Unix
3 7 (33.33%) Windows
4 5 (23.81%) Android
4 5 (23.81%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
6 3 (14.29%) Solaris
7 2 (9.52%) Ubuntu
7 2 (9.52%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (4.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) DevOps
2 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) Change Control
3 4 (19.05%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.52%) Kanban
5 2 (9.52%) OO
5 2 (9.52%) Open Source
5 2 (9.52%) SDLC
6 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) High Availability
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.76%) Microservices
6 1 (4.76%) Server Building
6 1 (4.76%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) Python
2 6 (28.57%) Java
3 5 (23.81%) C
3 5 (23.81%) C++
4 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 3 (14.29%) Ruby
5 3 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.76%) Embedded C
6 1 (4.76%) Embedded C++
6 1 (4.76%) PHP
6 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (4.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Puppet
2 4 (19.05%) NetBackup
2 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (9.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Red Hat
2 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix
3 4 (19.05%) NetApp
3 4 (19.05%) Symantec
4 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 2 (9.52%) Cloudera
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle
6 1 (4.76%) Splunk