Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Linux Engineer was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 24 November 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 102 97
Rank change year-on-year -5 -5 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 13 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.66% 0.41% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.43% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 9
Bristol median daily rate £513 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.67% +36.36% -33.33%
10th Percentile £251 £235 £260
90th Percentile £625 £556 £367
South West median daily rate £475 £403 £325
% change year-on-year +18.01% +23.85% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £41.83 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +11.53% +15.38% +14.04%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Contract vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 1876 1612 1663
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.94% 94.94% 95.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1288 1143 1227
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £213 £231 £235
90th Percentile £525 £550 £538
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 79 82
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +48.48% -
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.03 £47.50 £41.50
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +24.00% -16.67% +50.00%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Bristol

Linux Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Engineer in Bristol

Linux Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux Engineer in Bristol

Linux Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux Engineer in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Bristol region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) DevOps
3 7 (53.85%) Oracle
3 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) Tomcat
3 7 (53.85%) Firewall
4 6 (46.15%) VMware
4 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (46.15%) Puppet
5 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (30.77%) vSphere
6 4 (30.77%) WSUS
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 4 (30.77%) LAN
6 4 (30.77%) WAN
6 4 (30.77%) DHCP
6 4 (30.77%) VPN
6 4 (30.77%) Microservices
7 3 (23.08%) Node.js
7 3 (23.08%) F5
7 3 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (23.08%) React
7 3 (23.08%) webpack
7 3 (23.08%) Spring Boot
7 3 (23.08%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (23.08%) IBM
7 3 (23.08%) Apache
7 3 (23.08%) DB2
7 3 (23.08%) IIS
7 3 (23.08%) Java

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 7 (53.85%) Tomcat
2 3 (23.08%) Apache
2 3 (23.08%) CICS
2 3 (23.08%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.69%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) DHCP
2 4 (30.77%) LAN
2 4 (30.77%) VPN
2 4 (30.77%) WAN
3 3 (23.08%) BIG-IP
3 3 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (7.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) webpack
2 2 (15.38%) Artifactory
2 2 (15.38%) Bitbucket
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (7.69%) Electronics
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Node.js
1 3 (23.08%) React
1 3 (23.08%) Spring
1 3 (23.08%) Spring Boot
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) DataPower
1 3 (23.08%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) Solaris
3 2 (15.38%) Unix
4 1 (7.69%) AIX
4 1 (7.69%) CentOS
4 1 (7.69%) Debian
4 1 (7.69%) HPUX
4 1 (7.69%) Mac OS
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) DevOps
2 4 (30.77%) Microservices
3 2 (15.38%) Analytics
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) vSphere
3 3 (23.08%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (7.69%) OpenAM
4 1 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Puppet
2 4 (30.77%) WSUS
3 2 (15.38%) Ansible
4 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) F5
3 3 (23.08%) IBM
4 2 (15.38%) Adobe
4 2 (15.38%) Green Hat
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat