The median contractor rate for a Linux Support Engineer was £313 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Support Engineer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 96 105 127
Rank change year-on-year +9 +22  
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 4 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.22% 0.69% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.75% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 3
Median daily rate £313 £270 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.74% -22.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £305 £370
% change year-on-year +2.45% -17.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00

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 1710 2270 2694
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 93.34% 92.43% 93.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 786 1181 1374
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 73 83
Median hourly rate £15.70 £27.50 £17.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.90% +60.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Linux Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Linux Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Support Engineer in Berkshire

Linux Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Support Engineer in Berkshire

Linux Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux Support Engineer in Berkshire

Linux Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Linux Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) SUSE
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (50.00%) AIX
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Unix

Linux Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) SUSE
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) AIX
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) IBM