Period
to 21 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Linux Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 99 84 70
Rank change year-on-year -15 -14 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 12 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 1.18% 1.46% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.54% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 1
Croydon median daily rate £450 £418 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% -12.11% +15.15%
10th Percentile £399 £361 £463
90th Percentile £622 £705 £488
South London median daily rate £500 £418 £475
% change year-on-year +19.76% -12.11% +20.63%
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 981 975 455
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.65% 95.21% 91.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 752 671 276
Croydon median daily rate £525 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £380 £313 £250
90th Percentile £600 £675 £538
South London median daily rate £500 £485 £413
% change year-on-year +3.09% +17.58% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 2
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 £13.75 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +154.55% -56.35% +133.33%
South London median hourly rate £43.75 £41.42 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.64% +27.43% +62.50%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019, 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 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) DevOps
3 8 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
4 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
4 7 (58.33%) CentOS
5 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (50.00%) Java
5 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (50.00%) Puppet
6 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
6 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (33.33%) Release Management
7 4 (33.33%) Maven
7 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
7 4 (33.33%) Unix
7 4 (33.33%) JBoss
7 4 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
7 4 (33.33%) Vagrant
8 3 (25.00%) Server Management
8 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (25.00%) Open Source
8 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
9 2 (16.67%) Confluence
9 2 (16.67%) yum
9 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (16.67%) VMware
9 2 (16.67%) Web Services

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 4 (33.33%) JBoss
2 2 (16.67%) Confluence
3 1 (8.33%) nginx
3 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) FTP
2 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (33.33%) Maven
3 4 (33.33%) Vagrant
4 2 (16.67%) JIRA
5 1 (8.33%) Artifactory
5 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
5 1 (8.33%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) LDAP
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) EJB
2 1 (8.33%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Native
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (58.33%) CentOS
4 4 (33.33%) Unix
5 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) DevOps
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 4 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
3 4 (33.33%) Release Management
4 3 (25.00%) Open Source
4 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (25.00%) Server Management
5 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) Chat Support
6 1 (8.33%) Data Security
6 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (8.33%) Security Management
6 1 (8.33%) Software Licensing
6 1 (8.33%) Task Automation
6 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) iptables
1 2 (16.67%) KVM
1 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (16.67%) Terraform
2 2 (16.67%) yum
3 1 (8.33%) Ansible
3 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Axway
3 1 (8.33%) CA
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) MuleSoft
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) SAP