Period
to 18 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Linux Engineer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 6 months to 18 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 56 61
Rank change year-on-year -41 +5 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 18 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 1.49% 2.76% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 2.87% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 6
Croydon median daily rate £363 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +1.91% -6.27%
10th Percentile £309 £400 £220
90th Percentile £524 £416 £484
South London median daily rate £488 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +21.88% +1.91% -6.27%
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 1,140 453 526
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.37% 96.18% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 777 263 382
Croydon median daily rate £500 £480 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +17.07% +7.89%
10th Percentile £322 £300 £275
90th Percentile £655 £630 £562
South London median daily rate £500 £473 £425
% change year-on-year +5.82% +11.18% +18.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 9
Croydon median hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.95% -22.22% -2.81%
10th Percentile £17.50 £12.83 £14.70
90th Percentile £33.45 £129.30 £95.00
South London median hourly rate £35.00 £47.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -25.53% +135.00% -41.18%

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 August 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 August 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 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (77.78%) CentOS
2 14 (77.78%) Git (software)
2 14 (77.78%) Deployment Automation
3 13 (72.22%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (72.22%) DevOps
4 12 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 12 (66.67%) Vagrant
4 12 (66.67%) Puppet
4 12 (66.67%) Release Management
4 12 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (66.67%) Java
4 12 (66.67%) Red Hat
4 12 (66.67%) Maven
5 10 (55.56%) JBoss
5 10 (55.56%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (33.33%) Windows
7 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
8 4 (22.22%) Unix
8 4 (22.22%) VMware
8 4 (22.22%) SQL
8 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
8 4 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
9 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
10 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
10 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (11.11%) YAML
10 2 (11.11%) TeamCity

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 10 (55.56%) JBoss
2 2 (11.11%) Confluence
3 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) DHCP
1 2 (11.11%) DNS
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
1 2 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (77.78%) Git (software)
2 12 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 12 (66.67%) Maven
2 12 (66.67%) Vagrant
3 2 (11.11%) Artifactory
3 2 (11.11%) JIRA
3 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
1 2 (11.11%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (77.78%) CentOS
3 12 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (22.22%) Unix
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Deployment Automation
2 13 (72.22%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (72.22%) DevOps
3 12 (66.67%) Release Management
4 10 (55.56%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (11.11%) Chat Support
6 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.11%) Data Management
6 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 2 (11.11%) Open Source
6 2 (11.11%) Server Management
6 2 (11.11%) Storage Management
6 2 (11.11%) Task Automation
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (5.56%) Converged Infrastructure
7 1 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) MCSA
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.11%) VCAP
3 2 (11.11%) VCDX
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) Docker
1 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (11.11%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) CA
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) NetApp
3 2 (11.11%) Splunk