Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Linux Engineer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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 West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 79 79
Rank change year-on-year +19 0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.45% 0.33% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.35% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Gloucestershire median daily rate £550 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% -2.56% +20.37%
10th Percentile £525 £463 £441
90th Percentile £575 £488 £524
South West median daily rate £463 £403 £325
% change year-on-year +14.91% +23.85% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
South West median hourly rate £41.83 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +11.53% +15.38% +14.04%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies in Gloucestershire with a recognized job title 620 854 963
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.51% 93.03% 96.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 480 573
Gloucestershire median daily rate £375 £388 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -2.88% +6.40%
10th Percentile £204 £180 £204
90th Percentile £516 £563 £513
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 84 60
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £28.75 £27.50 £39.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.55% -30.62% +44.13%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.36 £11.17
90th Percentile £56.95 £45.55 £48.69
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -10.71% +40.00%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Gloucestershire

Linux Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Engineer in Gloucestershire

Linux Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Gloucestershire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux Engineer in Gloucestershire

Linux Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 2 £550 -
Tewkesbury - 1 - -
Linux Engineer
South West

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Linux Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gloucestershire region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) KVM
3 1 (33.33%) Yocto
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C++

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
1 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) OOD
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat