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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 118 109 111
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 28 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.96% 0.62% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.66% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 7
Average daily rate £418 £363 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.17% +34.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £330 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £375 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £37.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -4.51%
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
2758 2433 2172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 94.91% 94.85% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1799 1596 1267
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 121 103
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £12.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £28.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -4 21 £415 +14.48% 9
South Yorkshire - 7 £463 - 2
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 46 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (67.39%) Puppet
3 27 (58.70%) Red Hat
4 26 (56.52%) DevOps
4 26 (56.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (54.35%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (43.48%) VMware
7 18 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (34.78%) Configuration Management
9 14 (30.43%) Windows
9 14 (30.43%) Jenkins
9 14 (30.43%) Bash Shell
10 12 (26.09%) Java
11 11 (23.91%) MySQL
11 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (21.74%) PowerShell
12 10 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (21.74%) Perl
12 10 (21.74%) Apache
12 10 (21.74%) Python
13 9 (19.57%) Tomcat
13 9 (19.57%) Cisco
13 9 (19.57%) CentOS
14 8 (17.39%) MongoDB
14 8 (17.39%) Docker
14 8 (17.39%) Graphite
14 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
14 8 (17.39%) SC Cleared
15 7 (15.22%) Ansible
15 7 (15.22%) Windows Server

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 10 (21.74%) Apache
2 9 (19.57%) Tomcat
3 5 (10.87%) JBoss
4 3 (6.52%) nginx
5 2 (4.35%) Jetty
5 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.17%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.87%) IaaS
2 5 (10.87%) PaaS
2 5 (10.87%) SaaS
3 3 (6.52%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (4.35%) Google App Engine
4 2 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.17%) GitHub
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) SAN
2 3 (6.52%) DNS
2 3 (6.52%) SSL
3 2 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (4.35%) DHCP
3 2 (4.35%) FWSM
3 2 (4.35%) HTTP
3 2 (4.35%) IPsec
3 2 (4.35%) NAS
3 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.17%) DMZ
4 1 (2.17%) Firewall
4 1 (2.17%) FTP
4 1 (2.17%) IMAP
4 1 (2.17%) Internet
4 1 (2.17%) OpenVPN
4 1 (2.17%) SMTP
4 1 (2.17%) SNMP
4 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) MySQL
2 8 (17.39%) MongoDB
3 7 (15.22%) CouchDB
4 2 (4.35%) Informix
4 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.17%) Big Data
5 1 (2.17%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (30.43%) Jenkins
2 6 (13.04%) JIRA
2 6 (13.04%) Selenium
2 6 (13.04%) Subversion
3 5 (10.87%) JUnit
3 5 (10.87%) Maven
3 5 (10.87%) MSI
3 5 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (10.87%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.17%) JConsole
5 1 (2.17%) JMeter
5 1 (2.17%) JProfiler
5 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.17%) VisualVM
5 1 (2.17%) YourKit
General
1 4 (8.70%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) Kafka
1 7 (15.22%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (13.04%) LAMP
3 1 (2.17%) .NET
3 1 (2.17%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.17%) CSS
3 1 (2.17%) GStreamer
3 1 (2.17%) HTML
3 1 (2.17%) HTML5
3 1 (2.17%) J2EE
3 1 (2.17%) Java EE
3 1 (2.17%) JMS
3 1 (2.17%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (2.17%) OpenGL
3 1 (2.17%) OpenGL ES
3 1 (2.17%) QML
3 1 (2.17%) Qt
3 1 (2.17%) Servlets
3 1 (2.17%) Web Services
3 1 (2.17%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.52%) Clustering
3 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.17%) DTV
4 1 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.17%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (56.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (30.43%) Windows
4 9 (19.57%) CentOS
5 7 (15.22%) Windows Server
6 5 (10.87%) Unix
7 2 (4.35%) SUSE
7 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.17%) Debian
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (56.52%) DevOps
2 16 (34.78%) Configuration Management
3 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (15.22%) Microservices
6 6 (13.04%) ITIL
7 5 (10.87%) Code Coverage
7 5 (10.87%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (10.87%) High Availability
7 5 (10.87%) Test Automation
8 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
8 4 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (6.52%) Open Source
10 2 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (4.35%) DSDM
10 2 (4.35%) Load Testing
10 2 (4.35%) Project Management
10 2 (4.35%) RUP
10 2 (4.35%) Server Building
10 2 (4.35%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) Bash Shell
2 12 (26.09%) Java
3 10 (21.74%) Perl
3 10 (21.74%) PowerShell
3 10 (21.74%) Python
4 6 (13.04%) PHP
5 5 (10.87%) Shell Script
6 4 (8.70%) Ruby
7 1 (2.17%) C
7 1 (2.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) SC Cleared
1 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) CCNP
2 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.35%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) Degree
3 1 (2.17%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (17.39%) Docker
3 4 (8.70%) Xen
4 3 (6.52%) KVM
5 2 (4.35%) Varnish
5 2 (4.35%) vCloud
5 2 (4.35%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.17%) DFS Replication
6 1 (2.17%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 31 (67.39%) Puppet
2 25 (54.35%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (17.39%) Graphite
4 7 (15.22%) Ansible
4 7 (15.22%) Salt
5 5 (10.87%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (8.70%) Cobbler
6 4 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (6.52%) Tivoli
8 2 (4.35%) Cacti
8 2 (4.35%) Nagios
9 1 (2.17%) logstash
9 1 (2.17%) Opsview
9 1 (2.17%) SCCM
9 1 (2.17%) SCVMM
9 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (2.17%) Terraform
9 1 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 27 (58.70%) Red Hat
2 20 (43.48%) VMware
3 9 (19.57%) Cisco
4 7 (15.22%) Splunk
5 5 (10.87%) BMC
5 5 (10.87%) HP
6 4 (8.70%) Symantec
7 3 (6.52%) Google
8 2 (4.35%) Dell
8 2 (4.35%) F5
9 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.17%) SaltStack
9 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds
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