Period
to 26 May 2020

The median contractor rate for a Linux Engineer was £448 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

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
6 months to
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 84 110 112
Rank change year-on-year +26 +2 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 4 16 41
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Leeds 0.36% 0.76% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.80% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 39
Median daily rate £448 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £333 £508 £277
90th Percentile £584 £588 £638
West Yorkshire median daily rate £448 £450 £500
% change year-on-year -0.56% -10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 1,074 2,001 2,467
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.84% 95.42% 96.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 1,408 1,696
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £288 £275 £275
90th Percentile £613 £575 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 69 57
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.32 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.70% -10.14% +52.48%
10th Percentile £13.30 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £34.00 £26.34 £42.40
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.23 £14.83
% change year-on-year +7.83% +9.48% +20.16%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Leeds

Linux Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Linux Engineer in Leeds.

Daily rate trend for Linux Engineer in Leeds

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Linux Engineer in Leeds over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Linux Engineer in Leeds

Linux Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Linux Engineer in Leeds.

Hourly rate trend for Linux Engineer in Leeds

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, 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 Leeds region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) CA
2 3 (75.00%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
2 3 (75.00%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (75.00%) Deployment Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Apache
4 1 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) Solaris
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Broadcom
4 1 (25.00%) Ansible
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Project Delivery

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (100.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Deployment Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Project Delivery
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) CA Single Sign-On
1 3 (75.00%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) CA
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Broadcom
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) VMware