Period
to 24 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Linux Engineer was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Linux Engineer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 132 170
Rank change year-on-year +16 +38 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 32 47 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.84% 0.96% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 1.03% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 31 18
Berkshire median daily rate £390 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +28.57% +3.70%
10th Percentile £300 £150 £220
90th Percentile £594 £550 £405
South East median daily rate £420 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -1.18% +13.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £40.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% -0.58%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3507 4547 5094
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 92.46% 92.87% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1707 2392 2674
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +5.75% +0.87%
10th Percentile £214 £250 £213
90th Percentile £575 £550 £526
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 166 197
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -26.32% +11.76%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £10.83
90th Percentile £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.32% +2.91%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Linux Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Berkshire

Linux Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Engineer in Berkshire

Linux Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Berkshire over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux Engineer in Berkshire

Linux Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux Engineer in Berkshire

Linux Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 24 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 9 £380 -
Reading +11 8 £350 -17.65% 6
Maidenhead -2 4 £313 - 1
Windsor +2 3 £575 +15.00%
Bracknell +14 2 £388 -18.42%
Newbury - 1 £425 - 1
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2017, 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 Berkshire region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (40.63%) Telecoms
2 13 (40.63%) VMware
2 13 (40.63%) DevOps
3 12 (37.50%) Nagios
4 11 (34.38%) Python
5 9 (28.13%) MySQL
5 9 (28.13%) LAMP
5 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (28.13%) CentOS
5 9 (28.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (25.00%) Puppet
6 8 (25.00%) 3G
6 8 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 8 (25.00%) Ansible
7 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
7 7 (21.88%) Java
7 7 (21.88%) Perl
7 7 (21.88%) Cisco
7 7 (21.88%) LTE
8 6 (18.75%) Unix
8 6 (18.75%) 4G
9 5 (15.63%) EMC
9 5 (15.63%) Windows
9 5 (15.63%) PHP
9 5 (15.63%) ZABBIX
9 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (12.50%) Bash Shell
10 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
10 4 (12.50%) Git (software)

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) 3G
2 7 (21.88%) LTE
3 6 (18.75%) 4G
4 4 (12.50%) Firewall
4 4 (12.50%) Internet
4 4 (12.50%) VPN
5 3 (9.38%) 2G
5 3 (9.38%) DNS
5 3 (9.38%) UMTS
5 3 (9.38%) VoLTE
6 2 (6.25%) 5G
6 2 (6.25%) Diameter Protocol
6 2 (6.25%) ISUP
6 2 (6.25%) Megaco
6 2 (6.25%) MGW
6 2 (6.25%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (6.25%) VoWiFi
6 2 (6.25%) Wireless
7 1 (3.13%) GSM
7 1 (3.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) MySQL
2 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 3 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (6.25%) MariaDB
5 1 (3.13%) Big Data
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
2 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.25%) Selenium
4 1 (3.13%) GitLab
4 1 (3.13%) JIRA
4 1 (3.13%) Subversion
4 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (40.63%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Back Office
3 2 (6.25%) Electronics
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) LAMP
2 4 (12.50%) Sensu
3 3 (9.38%) Web Services
4 1 (3.13%) .NET
4 1 (3.13%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) EMC VNX
2 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (28.13%) CentOS
2 9 (28.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (18.75%) Unix
4 5 (15.63%) Windows
5 2 (6.25%) AIX
5 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.13%) Solaris
6 1 (3.13%) SUSE
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) DevOps
2 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 4 (12.50%) ITIL
3 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (9.38%) Data Management
3 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
3 3 (9.38%) ITIL V3
3 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (6.25%) High Availability
4 2 (6.25%) Kanban
4 2 (6.25%) Network Management
4 2 (6.25%) Open Source
4 2 (6.25%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
4 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
4 2 (6.25%) Server Building
4 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) Python
2 7 (21.88%) Java
2 7 (21.88%) Perl
3 5 (15.63%) PHP
4 4 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.50%) Ruby
5 1 (3.13%) C
5 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) CCNA
1 3 (9.38%) CCNP
1 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (9.38%) RHCE
2 2 (6.25%) HNC
2 2 (6.25%) HND
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.38%) Docker
3 2 (6.25%) NFS
3 2 (6.25%) Samba
3 2 (6.25%) Squid
4 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.13%) KVM
4 1 (3.13%) vCloud
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.13%) vSphere
4 1 (3.13%) Xen
4 1 (3.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) Nagios
2 8 (25.00%) Ansible
2 8 (25.00%) Puppet
3 5 (15.63%) ZABBIX
4 4 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (6.25%) Cobbler
7 1 (3.13%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
7 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (3.13%) yum
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) VMware
2 8 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (21.88%) Cisco
4 5 (15.63%) EMC
5 2 (6.25%) Nokia
5 2 (6.25%) Nokia Networks
5 2 (6.25%) SAP
6 1 (3.13%) 3PAR
6 1 (3.13%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) IBM
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle
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