Period
to 20 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 64 49
Rank change year-on-year -18 -15 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 20 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 1.88% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 0.23% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 1
Croydon median daily rate £455 - £413
10th Percentile £363 - £406
90th Percentile £700 - £419
South London median daily rate £450 £475 £375
% change year-on-year -5.26% +26.67% -16.67%
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 1,015 433 418
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.31% 92.13% 99.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 265 312
Croydon median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - -
10th Percentile £323 £213 £300
90th Percentile £672 £575 £575
South London median daily rate £475 £424 £400
% change year-on-year +12.09% +5.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
Croydon median hourly rate £14.00 £31.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.56% +93.85% -27.78%
10th Percentile £13.20 £21.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £15.90 £42.70 £34.30
South London median hourly rate £39.75 £42.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year -7.02% +103.57% +31.25%

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 February 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 February 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 19 (95.00%) DevOps
3 16 (80.00%) Puppet
4 15 (75.00%) Jenkins
5 13 (65.00%) Git (software)
6 11 (55.00%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (40.00%) Ansible
8 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
8 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
8 8 (40.00%) CentOS
8 8 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (40.00%) Java
8 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
9 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
9 7 (35.00%) Maven
10 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (25.00%) Scrum
11 5 (25.00%) JBoss
11 5 (25.00%) Release Management
11 5 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (25.00%) Vagrant
11 5 (25.00%) Kubernetes
11 5 (25.00%) Terraform
12 4 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
12 4 (20.00%) Packer
12 4 (20.00%) Rancher
12 4 (20.00%) Docker
12 4 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (20.00%) Splunk

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 5 (25.00%) JBoss
2 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (15.00%) Apache
3 3 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (10.00%) Confluence
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 11 (55.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (20.00%) Amazon S3
4 3 (15.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (5.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
1 2 (10.00%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (5.00%) Network Security
2 1 (5.00%) OpenVPN
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) SSH
2 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MySQL
1 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (10.00%) Big Data
2 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (10.00%) Redis
3 1 (5.00%) HBase
Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 13 (65.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (35.00%) Maven
4 5 (25.00%) Vagrant
5 3 (15.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (15.00%) GoCD
6 2 (10.00%) JIRA
6 2 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (5.00%) Ant
7 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
7 1 (5.00%) JUnit
7 1 (5.00%) Liquibase
7 1 (5.00%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (15.00%) Web Services
3 2 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (5.00%) LDAP
4 1 (5.00%) MCollective
4 1 (5.00%) OSGi
4 1 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) CentOS
2 8 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Unix
4 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) DevOps
2 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (25.00%) Release Management
5 5 (25.00%) Scrum
6 3 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (15.00%) Kanban
6 3 (15.00%) Protective Monitoring
6 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.00%) Coaching
8 1 (5.00%) Build Automation
8 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
8 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.00%) Open Source
8 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (5.00%) Security Architecture
8 1 (5.00%) Server Building
8 1 (5.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) Python
3 3 (15.00%) Go
3 3 (15.00%) Ruby
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Docker
2 2 (10.00%) vCloud
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) HDFS
3 1 (5.00%) iptables
3 1 (5.00%) KVM
3 1 (5.00%) Postfix
3 1 (5.00%) Squid
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (80.00%) Puppet
2 8 (40.00%) 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%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (20.00%) Packer
4 4 (20.00%) Rancher
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 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (20.00%) Splunk
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) Atlassian
4 2 (10.00%) Hortonworks
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) Sonatype