The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Yorkshire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 109 110 125
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.13% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.25% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
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£185 £319 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.96% -6.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £410
% change year-on-year
- -14.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +221.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2196 1993 2423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 93.49% 93.92% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1336 1059 1301
Average daily rate £330 £313 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 123 151
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.39% +35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.02 £10.13 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Linux Engineer
England

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
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 24 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 3 £185 -32.72% 1
East Yorkshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 3 (42.86%) Ubuntu
3 3 (42.86%) CentOS
3 3 (42.86%) Splunk
3 3 (42.86%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 2 (28.57%) Apache
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) MySQL
4 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (28.57%) Puppet
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Server
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Workflow
4 2 (28.57%) LAMP
5 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
5 1 (14.29%) Clustering
5 1 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) Fat Client

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 2 (28.57%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
1 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) LAMP
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
1 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Ubuntu
2 3 (42.86%) CentOS
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) AIX
4 1 (14.29%) Solaris
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Server
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Splunk
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle