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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 106 94 99
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 14 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.69% 1.17% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 1.23% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 5
Median daily rate £450 £225 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -27.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £425 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
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
1937 1871 1719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.08% 94.83% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1349 1230 1136
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £236 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 62 67
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -15 12 £470 +108.88% 5
Linux Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (66.67%) DevOps
3 21 (58.33%) Red Hat
4 20 (55.56%) Puppet
4 20 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (44.44%) VMware
6 13 (36.11%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (30.56%) Bash Shell
8 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (30.56%) Python
8 11 (30.56%) Cisco
9 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (22.22%) Ruby
9 8 (22.22%) Ansible
9 8 (22.22%) Docker
10 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
10 7 (19.44%) Configuration Management
11 6 (16.67%) Unix
11 6 (16.67%) Windows
11 6 (16.67%) Java
11 6 (16.67%) Perl
11 6 (16.67%) CentOS
11 6 (16.67%) Open Source
11 6 (16.67%) PaaS
12 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
12 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
12 5 (13.89%) MySQL
12 5 (13.89%) BMC

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 3 (8.33%) Apache
1 3 (8.33%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.56%) JBoss
2 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.78%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (16.67%) PaaS
3 4 (11.11%) SaaS
4 2 (5.56%) IaaS
5 1 (2.78%) GitHub
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Firewall
1 4 (11.11%) SAN
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (5.56%) FWSM
2 2 (5.56%) NAS
2 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.78%) DNS
3 1 (2.78%) HTTP
3 1 (2.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) MySQL
2 3 (8.33%) CouchDB
2 3 (8.33%) Informix
2 3 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 3 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) DB2
3 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) JIRA
3 1 (2.78%) JUnit
3 1 (2.78%) Maven
3 1 (2.78%) MSI
3 1 (2.78%) Selenium
3 1 (2.78%) Subversion
3 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.78%) Travis CI
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.33%) Games
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) Dropwizard
1 3 (8.33%) Kafka
1 3 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (5.56%) Web Services
2 2 (5.56%) Web Services Management
3 1 (2.78%) ELK Stack
3 1 (2.78%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Cloud
2 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (5.56%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (16.67%) CentOS
3 6 (16.67%) Unix
3 6 (16.67%) Windows
4 3 (8.33%) Ubuntu
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.56%) Fedora
6 1 (2.78%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (66.67%) DevOps
2 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (19.44%) Configuration Management
3 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (16.67%) Open Source
5 3 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (8.33%) High Availability
5 3 (8.33%) ITIL
5 3 (8.33%) Microservices
5 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.56%) DSDM
6 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.56%) Project Management
6 2 (5.56%) Re-Platforming
6 2 (5.56%) Resource Management
6 2 (5.56%) RUP
6 2 (5.56%) Scrum
6 2 (5.56%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) Bash Shell
1 11 (30.56%) Python
2 8 (22.22%) Ruby
3 6 (16.67%) Java
3 6 (16.67%) Perl
4 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.56%) C++
5 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.78%) PHP
6 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (5.56%) CCNP
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 12 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (22.22%) Docker
3 2 (5.56%) KVM
3 2 (5.56%) vCloud
3 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
3 2 (5.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (55.56%) Puppet
2 13 (36.11%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (22.22%) Ansible
4 5 (13.89%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (11.11%) Salt
6 3 (8.33%) Cobbler
6 3 (8.33%) Graphite
6 3 (8.33%) Mesos
7 2 (5.56%) Tivoli
8 1 (2.78%) collectd
8 1 (2.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (58.33%) Red Hat
2 16 (44.44%) VMware
3 11 (30.56%) Cisco
4 5 (13.89%) BMC
5 4 (11.11%) HP
5 4 (11.11%) Symantec
6 3 (8.33%) Splunk
7 2 (5.56%) F5
8 1 (2.78%) Oracle
8 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.78%) Sybase