Period
to 12 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Linux Engineer was £418 per day in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 6 months to 12 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 Engineer
South London > Croydon
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 72 52
Rank change year-on-year -8 -20 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 16 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 1.66% 0.37% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 0.40% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Croydon median daily rate £418 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.11% +15.15% -8.33%
10th Percentile £359 £463 £406
90th Percentile £710 £488 £419
South London median daily rate £409 £475 £394
% change year-on-year -13.95% +20.63% -12.50%
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 920 497 347
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.44% 92.21% 98.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 298 232
Croydon median daily rate £500 £418 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.76% -1.76% -2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £255 £300
90th Percentile £666 £535 £525
South London median daily rate £488 £418 £375
% change year-on-year +16.77% +11.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 6
Croydon median hourly rate £13.75 £35.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.99% +161.11% -12.90%
10th Percentile £12.88 £21.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £22.44 £95.00 £36.88
South London median hourly rate £40.00 £21.20 £20.00
% change year-on-year +88.68% +6.00% +25.00%

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 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 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 Croydon region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (87.50%) DevOps
3 12 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 12 (75.00%) Puppet
4 11 (68.75%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (56.25%) Git (software)
5 9 (56.25%) Java
6 7 (43.75%) Maven
7 6 (37.50%) Release Management
7 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
7 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
7 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (37.50%) Vagrant
8 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (31.25%) Scrum
8 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
9 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
9 4 (25.00%) Python
9 4 (25.00%) CentOS
9 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (25.00%) Amazon S3
10 3 (18.75%) Kanban
10 3 (18.75%) VMware
10 3 (18.75%) Apache
10 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
10 3 (18.75%) SQL
10 3 (18.75%) MySQL
10 3 (18.75%) Web Services
10 3 (18.75%) AWS Certification

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 3 (18.75%) Apache
1 3 (18.75%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
2 2 (12.50%) JBoss
3 1 (6.25%) Confluence
3 1 (6.25%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (25.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
1 2 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) FTP
2 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
2 1 (6.25%) IPsec
2 1 (6.25%) Kerberos
2 1 (6.25%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) NAS
2 1 (6.25%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (6.25%) OpenVPN
2 1 (6.25%) SSH
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) tcpdump
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
1 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
2 2 (12.50%) Big Data
2 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 2 (12.50%) Redis
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (56.25%) Git (software)
3 7 (43.75%) Maven
4 6 (37.50%) Vagrant
5 1 (6.25%) Ant
5 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
5 1 (6.25%) JIRA
5 1 (6.25%) JUnit
5 1 (6.25%) Liquibase
5 1 (6.25%) SonarQube
5 1 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (6.25%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (6.25%) J2EE
3 1 (6.25%) MCollective
3 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) iPad
1 1 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) CentOS
2 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) DevOps
2 11 (68.75%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (37.50%) Release Management
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) Scrum
5 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (18.75%) Kanban
7 2 (12.50%) Coaching
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
8 1 (6.25%) Build Automation
8 1 (6.25%) ITIL
8 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
8 1 (6.25%) Service Management
8 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.25%) Groovy
5 1 (6.25%) Perl
5 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) vCloud
1 2 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Docker
2 1 (6.25%) HDFS
2 1 (6.25%) Postfix
2 1 (6.25%) Samba
2 1 (6.25%) Squid
Systems Management
1 12 (75.00%) Puppet
2 3 (18.75%) Ansible
2 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.25%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (6.25%) Icinga
3 1 (6.25%) Kibana
3 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
3 1 (6.25%) logstash
3 1 (6.25%) Nagios
3 1 (6.25%) Rancher
3 1 (6.25%) Rsyslog
3 1 (6.25%) Sysdig
3 1 (6.25%) Terraform
3 1 (6.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Atlassian
3 2 (12.50%) Hortonworks
4 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.25%) F5
4 1 (6.25%) NetApp
4 1 (6.25%) Sonatype
4 1 (6.25%) Splunk