The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 133 122 111
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 11 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.38% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Average daily rate
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£250 £270 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +13.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £280 £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £306 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.46% -5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -25.00%
Linux Engineer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2657 2373 1913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.68% 93.76% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1691 1500 971
Average daily rate £350 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 129 121
Average hourly rate £13.60 £14.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.89% -5.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.12 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £32.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux Engineer in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Yorkshire region.

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Linux Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Yorkshire region.

Linux Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Linux Engineer
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
West Yorkshire -1 8 £225 -18.18% 1
South Yorkshire -10 3 £310 +14.81% 1
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) Python
2 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (30.00%) VMware
4 5 (25.00%) Apache
4 5 (25.00%) Windows
4 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (25.00%) Puppet
5 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (20.00%) Ansible
5 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (20.00%) Perl
5 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) UNIX
6 3 (15.00%) Electronics
6 3 (15.00%) SAN
6 3 (15.00%) Middleware
6 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.00%) DNS
6 3 (15.00%) NHS
6 3 (15.00%) Embedded C
6 3 (15.00%) Embedded C++
6 3 (15.00%) C
6 3 (15.00%) C++
6 3 (15.00%) HTML
6 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.00%) CentOS
6 3 (15.00%) Embedded Linux

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 5 (25.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
1 3 (15.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) NAS
2 1 (5.00%) OpenVPN
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
1 1 (5.00%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (15.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
1 3 (15.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) NHS
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (20.00%) UNIX
4 3 (15.00%) CentOS
4 3 (15.00%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.00%) Ubuntu
5 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.00%) Debian
6 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (15.00%) DevOps
3 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (10.00%) Workflow
3 2 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Python
2 4 (20.00%) Perl
2 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.00%) C
3 3 (15.00%) C++
3 3 (15.00%) Embedded C
3 3 (15.00%) Embedded C++
4 2 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Puppet
2 4 (20.00%) Ansible
3 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.00%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Sun
4 1 (5.00%) Dell
4 1 (5.00%) EMC
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) NetApp
4 1 (5.00%) Veritas
4 1 (5.00%) Splunk
4 1 (5.00%) OpenText
4 1 (5.00%) Vignette