The median contractor rate for a Linux Engineer was £310 per day in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 31 36 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.17% 0.40% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 0.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £310 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.05% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £44.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +13.63% +10.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 245 241 225
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 95.70% 96.79% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 181 122
Median daily rate £374 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.56% +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £16.25 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Liverpool

Linux Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Engineer in Liverpool

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Liverpool region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) NetApp
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) SUSE
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (100.00%) NAS
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) NAS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (100.00%) SUSE
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) NetApp
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) HP