Period
to 26 January 2022

The median contractor rate for a Linux Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 26 January 2022.

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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
26 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 102 73 109
Rank change year-on-year -29 +36 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 1 1 3
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.066% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £363 - -
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £375 £375 £450
Median % change year-on-year - -16.67% -
75th Percentile £388 - -
90th Percentile - - -
England median daily rate £500 £418 £488
% change year-on-year +19.76% -14.36% -2.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 1,448 761 1,575
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.83% 95.48% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,073 486 884
10th Percentile £159 £123 £161
25th Percentile £313 £259 £305
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £413 £370 £395
Median % change year-on-year +11.64% -6.46% -1.25%
75th Percentile £500 £475 £475
90th Percentile £588 £550 £575
England median daily rate £525 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +10.53% +2.70% -0.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 43 139
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.61 £10.71
25th Percentile £12.00 £11.39 £11.56
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.39
Median % change year-on-year - +4.24% +0.19%
75th Percentile £20.00 £29.31 £17.50
90th Percentile £34.50 £47.44 £43.30
England median hourly rate £21.00 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year -6.73% +25.08% -

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured Linux Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in the East Midlands

Linux Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Linux Engineer in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Linux Engineer in the East Midlands

Linux Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Linux Engineer in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for Linux Engineer in the East Midlands

Linux Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 26 January 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Nottinghamshire - 1 £375 - 1
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 January 2022, 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 East Midlands region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Bash
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) GPFS
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Runbook
1 1 (100.00%) Project Delivery

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Runbook
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware