Period
to 12 November 2019

The median contractor rate for a Senior Linux Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 12 November 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.

Senior Linux Engineer
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 112 - 129
Rank change year-on-year - +129 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.10% - 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Edinburgh median daily rate - - £600
Scotland median daily rate - - £600
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 1,902 2,785 2,747
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.63% 95.44% 95.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 935 1,417 1,609
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £226 £260 £255
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £386
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.56% +8.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 43 21
Edinburgh median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.87% +10.34% -36.56%
10th Percentile £13.53 £10.75 £10.38
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.75 £42.50
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £17.63 £21.25
% change year-on-year +13.48% -17.06% +25.00%

Senior Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Senior Linux Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Linux Engineer in Edinburgh

Senior Linux Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Linux Engineer in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Linux Engineer in Edinburgh

Senior Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 November 2019, Senior 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 Edinburgh region featuring Senior Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 2 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) GitHub
1 2 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) GitLab
1 2 (100.00%) CA Agile Central

Senior Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) GitLab
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Travis CI
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure as Code
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 2 (100.00%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CA Agile Central
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) VMware