Period
to 18 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Linux Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

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 London > Croydon
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 75 71
Rank change year-on-year -27 -4 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 14 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 1.23% 2.36% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 2.47% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 2
Croydon median daily rate £450 £400 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -16.23% +15.76%
10th Percentile £318 £362 £464
90th Percentile £652 £529 £487
South London median daily rate £525 £400 £475
% change year-on-year +31.25% -15.79% +15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South 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 Croydon. 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
Croydon
Contract vacancies in Croydon with a recognized job title 1,088 809 504
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.35% 95.63% 93.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 832 538 321
Croydon median daily rate £525 £500 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +19.76% -1.76%
10th Percentile £363 £300 £273
90th Percentile £625 £646 £553
South London median daily rate £500 £488 £425
% change year-on-year +2.56% +14.71% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 6
Croydon median hourly rate £26.85 £14.00 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +91.79% -60.28% +70.78%
10th Percentile £18.70 £12.90 £21.00
90th Percentile £52.33 £86.10 £95.00
South London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.42 £21.20
% change year-on-year -3.42% +95.35% +6.00%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Croydon

Linux Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Engineer in Croydon

Linux Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Croydon over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux Engineer in Croydon

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, Linux Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Croydon region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (78.57%) Git (software)
2 11 (78.57%) DevOps
3 10 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (71.43%) Java
4 9 (64.29%) Red Hat
4 9 (64.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (64.29%) Deployment Automation
5 8 (57.14%) Puppet
5 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
5 8 (57.14%) Vagrant
5 8 (57.14%) Release Management
5 8 (57.14%) Maven
6 7 (50.00%) CentOS
6 7 (50.00%) JBoss
7 6 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (35.71%) Unix
9 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
10 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
10 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (21.43%) Windows
10 3 (21.43%) Web Services
10 3 (21.43%) SQL
10 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
10 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
10 3 (21.43%) Virtual Environments
11 2 (14.29%) Artifactory
11 2 (14.29%) Docker
11 2 (14.29%) Chat Support

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 (50.00%) JBoss
2 2 (14.29%) Confluence
3 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
3 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Git (software)
2 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 8 (57.14%) Maven
2 8 (57.14%) Vagrant
3 2 (14.29%) Artifactory
3 2 (14.29%) JIRA
3 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
4 1 (7.14%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) YAML
3 1 (7.14%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Licensing
1 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (50.00%) CentOS
4 5 (35.71%) Unix
5 3 (21.43%) Windows
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) DevOps
2 10 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (64.29%) Deployment Automation
4 8 (57.14%) Release Management
5 6 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
6 3 (21.43%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (14.29%) Chat Support
7 2 (14.29%) Data Management
7 2 (14.29%) Open Source
7 2 (14.29%) Server Management
7 2 (14.29%) Task Automation
8 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (7.14%) ITIL
8 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
8 1 (7.14%) Migration
8 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
8 1 (7.14%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) BC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) MCSA
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) VCAP
3 1 (7.14%) VCDX
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) Ansible
2 1 (7.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Red Hat
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) CA
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) VMware