The median contractor rate for a Linux Support Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 24 June 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 Support Engineer
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 122 110
Rank change year-on-year +25 -12  
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.17% 0.042% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.046% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £253 £225
% change year-on-year +12.87% +12.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £28.25

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 1661 2186 2287
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 91.72% 92.75% 92.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 812 1167 1143
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 96 94
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -30.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £26.00 £38.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux Support Engineer in Berkshire

Linux Support 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 Support Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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
Slough - 1 £350 -
Linux Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) SUSE
3 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) Unix
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) VoLTE
4 2 (28.57%) Diameter Protocol
4 2 (28.57%) 4G
4 2 (28.57%) High Availability
4 2 (28.57%) VoWiFi
4 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (28.57%) LTE
4 2 (28.57%) MGW
4 2 (28.57%) Nokia Networks
4 2 (28.57%) 3PAR
4 2 (28.57%) AIX
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) HNC
4 2 (28.57%) HND
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Nokia
4 2 (28.57%) Tivoli
4 2 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager

Linux Support 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 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Confluence
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) 3G
1 2 (28.57%) 4G
1 2 (28.57%) Diameter Protocol
1 2 (28.57%) ISUP
1 2 (28.57%) LTE
1 2 (28.57%) Megaco
1 2 (28.57%) MGW
1 2 (28.57%) VoLTE
1 2 (28.57%) VoWiFi
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 2 (28.57%) Back Office
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
1 1 (14.29%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) SUSE
2 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) AIX
4 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
1 2 (28.57%) High Availability
1 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) HNC
1 2 (28.57%) HND
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (14.29%) KVM
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Xen
2 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (28.57%) Tivoli
1 2 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Ansible
2 1 (14.29%) Nagios
2 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (14.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) 3PAR
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Nokia
2 2 (28.57%) Nokia Networks