Period
to 14 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Linux Systems Engineer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 14 December 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 Systems Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 251 218 257
Rank change year-on-year -33 +39 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Engineer 4 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.056% 0.28% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.29% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 4
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -1.30% +11.59%
10th Percentile £440 £340 £421
90th Percentile £525 £613 £526
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £481
% change year-on-year +5.26% -1.30% +6.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6796 6238 8063
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.52% 95.31% 95.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5395 4940 6363
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 72 111
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.47 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.69% -5.57% +8.82%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.54 £11.17
90th Percentile £30.75 £54.51 £38.75
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £17.08 £18.00
% change year-on-year +5.96% -5.10% +9.09%

Linux Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Engineer in the City of London

Linux Systems Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Systems Engineer in the City of London

Linux Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, Linux Systems 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 City of London region featuring Linux Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Terraform
2 3 (75.00%) Patch Management
2 3 (75.00%) Release Management
2 3 (75.00%) Jetty
2 3 (75.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (75.00%) nginx
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) Servlets
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (50.00%) CentOS
3 2 (50.00%) Packer
3 2 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (25.00%) AWS Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management

Linux Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (75.00%) Jetty
1 3 (75.00%) nginx
1 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Servlets
2 2 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) CentOS
2 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Patch Management
2 3 (75.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) AWS Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) Terraform
3 2 (50.00%) Packer
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco