The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the 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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 115 107 114
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 30 37 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.06% 1.30% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.37% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 6
Median daily rate £480 £320 £287
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +11.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £425 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +6.66%
Linux Engineer
England

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
2710 2699 2412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 95.79% 95.17% 95.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1874 1786 1545
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 101 125
Median hourly rate £15.29 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.57% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 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
West Yorkshire -4 17 £470 +108.88% 6
South Yorkshire -1 8 £500 +61.29% 7
North Yorkshire - 5 £350 -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 Yorkshire region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 60 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (68.33%) DevOps
3 38 (63.33%) Puppet
4 31 (51.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (46.67%) Red Hat
6 26 (43.33%) Opscode Chef
7 22 (36.67%) Python
7 22 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (35.00%) Jenkins
8 21 (35.00%) Bash Shell
9 20 (33.33%) Windows
10 19 (31.67%) VMware
11 16 (26.67%) Ruby
11 16 (26.67%) Tomcat
11 16 (26.67%) MySQL
12 14 (23.33%) Security Cleared
12 14 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (21.67%) Cisco
13 13 (21.67%) Ansible
13 13 (21.67%) Continuous Delivery
14 12 (20.00%) MongoDB
14 12 (20.00%) Configuration Management
15 11 (18.33%) DNS
15 11 (18.33%) Java
15 11 (18.33%) SC Cleared
15 11 (18.33%) LAMP
16 10 (16.67%) nginx
16 10 (16.67%) DHCP
16 10 (16.67%) TCP/IP

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 16 (26.67%) Tomcat
2 10 (16.67%) nginx
3 8 (13.33%) IIS
3 8 (13.33%) Jetty
3 8 (13.33%) WebSphere
4 7 (11.67%) JBoss
5 6 (10.00%) Apache
6 4 (6.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.67%) PaaS
2 9 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (11.67%) SaaS
5 5 (8.33%) IaaS
6 1 (1.67%) GitHub
6 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.33%) DNS
2 10 (16.67%) DHCP
2 10 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 9 (15.00%) HTTP
4 8 (13.33%) Firewall
4 8 (13.33%) FTP
4 8 (13.33%) IPsec
5 3 (5.00%) SAN
6 2 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (3.33%) DMZ
6 2 (3.33%) FWSM
7 1 (1.67%) Internet
7 1 (1.67%) NAS
7 1 (1.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.67%) MySQL
2 12 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 8 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (6.67%) CouchDB
5 3 (5.00%) Informix
5 3 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.67%) DB2
6 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (35.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (15.00%) Travis CI
3 7 (11.67%) Git (software)
4 6 (10.00%) Subversion
5 3 (5.00%) JIRA
5 3 (5.00%) JUnit
5 3 (5.00%) Maven
5 3 (5.00%) MSI
5 3 (5.00%) Selenium
5 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (5.00%) Games
2 2 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (1.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.33%) LAMP
2 8 (13.33%) LAPP Stack
2 8 (13.33%) LEMP Stack
2 8 (13.33%) Servlets
3 7 (11.67%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (6.67%) Dropwizard
4 4 (6.67%) Kafka
5 2 (3.33%) Web Services
5 2 (3.33%) Web Services Management
6 1 (1.67%) ELK Stack
6 1 (1.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) Clustering
1 3 (5.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Cloud
1 3 (5.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.67%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 60 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (51.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (33.33%) Windows
4 8 (13.33%) CentOS
5 7 (11.67%) Unix
6 6 (10.00%) Windows Server
7 4 (6.67%) Ubuntu
8 3 (5.00%) Fedora
9 2 (3.33%) Windows 2000
9 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.67%) Solaris
10 1 (1.67%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (68.33%) DevOps
2 22 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (21.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 12 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 8 (13.33%) ITIL
6 8 (13.33%) Open Source
7 6 (10.00%) High Availability
8 4 (6.67%) Microservices
8 4 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 3 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (5.00%) Code Coverage
9 3 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2
9 3 (5.00%) Problem Management
9 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.00%) Test Automation
10 2 (3.33%) Security Patching
10 2 (3.33%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.67%) Python
2 21 (35.00%) Bash Shell
3 16 (26.67%) Ruby
4 11 (18.33%) Java
5 7 (11.67%) PowerShell
6 6 (10.00%) Perl
7 3 (5.00%) C++
7 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.00%) PHP
7 3 (5.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (5.00%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (3.33%) CCNP
5 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 14 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (15.00%) Docker
3 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.33%) DFS Replication
3 2 (3.33%) KVM
3 2 (3.33%) vCloud
3 2 (3.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.33%) Xen
4 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.67%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 38 (63.33%) Puppet
2 26 (43.33%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (21.67%) Ansible
4 6 (10.00%) Salt
5 5 (8.33%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (6.67%) Graphite
6 4 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (5.00%) Cobbler
7 3 (5.00%) Mesos
8 2 (3.33%) SCCM
8 2 (3.33%) SCVMM
8 2 (3.33%) Tivoli
9 1 (1.67%) collectd
9 1 (1.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (46.67%) Red Hat
2 19 (31.67%) VMware
3 13 (21.67%) Cisco
4 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (10.00%) HP
6 5 (8.33%) BMC
7 4 (6.67%) Splunk
7 4 (6.67%) Symantec
8 3 (5.00%) CheckPoint
8 3 (5.00%) Juniper
9 2 (3.33%) Dell
10 1 (1.67%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.67%) F5
10 1 (1.67%) Oracle
10 1 (1.67%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.67%) Sybase