Period
to 20 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Linux Engineer was £455 per day in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 6 months to 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 45 53
Rank change year-on-year -41 +8 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 20 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 1.76% 0.83% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 0.88% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 5
Croydon median daily rate £455 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.75% +1.91% -12.78%
10th Percentile £418 £400 £220
90th Percentile £626 £400 £454
South London median daily rate £455 £475 £393
% change year-on-year -4.21% +21.02% -12.78%
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 1,081 342 515
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.99% 94.21% 96.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 733 200 405
Croydon median daily rate £500 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +9.09% +9.27%
10th Percentile £325 £246 £283
90th Percentile £675 £575 £575
South London median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +16.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 7
Croydon median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -7.14% -16.00%
10th Percentile £17.50 £19.25 £16.80
90th Percentile £25.70 £19.75 £35.95
South London median hourly rate £37.50 £47.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year -20.21% +89.90% -1.00%

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 20 May 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 20 May 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 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (85.00%) Puppet
3 16 (80.00%) DevOps
4 15 (75.00%) Jenkins
4 15 (75.00%) Git (software)
5 14 (70.00%) CentOS
6 12 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (55.00%) Maven
7 11 (55.00%) Java
8 10 (50.00%) Red Hat
8 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (50.00%) Deployment Automation
9 9 (45.00%) Release Management
9 9 (45.00%) JBoss
9 9 (45.00%) Vagrant
10 8 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
12 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
12 6 (30.00%) Ansible
13 5 (25.00%) Docker
13 5 (25.00%) Kubernetes
13 5 (25.00%) Terraform
13 5 (25.00%) Splunk
13 5 (25.00%) VMware
14 4 (20.00%) Rancher
14 4 (20.00%) Consul
14 4 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
14 4 (20.00%) Docker Swarm
14 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared

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 9 (45.00%) JBoss
2 2 (10.00%) Confluence
2 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (15.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (10.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (10.00%) SSL
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) HTTP
3 1 (5.00%) OpenVPN
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (5.00%) HBase
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 15 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (55.00%) Maven
3 9 (45.00%) Vagrant
4 3 (15.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (15.00%) GoCD
5 2 (10.00%) JIRA
5 2 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (5.00%) Ant
6 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
6 1 (5.00%) JUnit
6 1 (5.00%) Liquibase
6 1 (5.00%) SonarQube
6 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (5.00%) LDAP
2 1 (5.00%) MCollective
2 1 (5.00%) OSGi
2 1 (5.00%) REST
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (70.00%) CentOS
3 12 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (20.00%) Windows
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (10.00%) Unix
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) DevOps
2 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (50.00%) Deployment Automation
3 9 (45.00%) Release Management
4 8 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) Protective Monitoring
6 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (10.00%) Open Source
7 2 (10.00%) Scrum
7 2 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
8 1 (5.00%) Data Management
8 1 (5.00%) Kanban
8 1 (5.00%) Service Management
8 1 (5.00%) SOA
8 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) Go
2 3 (15.00%) Python
2 3 (15.00%) Ruby
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.00%) Groovy
4 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) AWS Certification
4 1 (5.00%) MCSA
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.00%) VCAP
4 1 (5.00%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Docker
2 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.00%) iptables
4 1 (5.00%) KVM
4 1 (5.00%) Postfix
4 1 (5.00%) Squid
4 1 (5.00%) vCloud
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (85.00%) Puppet
2 6 (30.00%) Ansible
3 5 (25.00%) Kubernetes
3 5 (25.00%) Terraform
4 4 (20.00%) Consul
4 4 (20.00%) Docker Swarm
4 4 (20.00%) Packer
4 4 (20.00%) Rancher
5 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (10.00%) vCenter Server
5 2 (10.00%) ZABBIX
6 1 (5.00%) Kibana
6 1 (5.00%) logstash
6 1 (5.00%) Rsyslog
6 1 (5.00%) Sysdig
6 1 (5.00%) yum
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (25.00%) Splunk
2 5 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco
3 2 (10.00%) NetApp
4 1 (5.00%) CA
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Sonatype