Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Linux Engineer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 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.

Senior Linux Engineer
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 552 582 583
Rank change year-on-year +30 +1 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 75 41 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.091% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.095% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 28 26
London median daily rate £550 £550 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.35% +15.00%
10th Percentile £463 £413 £425
90th Percentile £750 £641 £600
England median daily rate £540 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +2.86% -4.55% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £75.00 -
England median hourly rate £48.00 £75.00 -
% change year-on-year -36.00% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44411 43038 44839
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 95.01% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 32161 30620 31621
London median daily rate £492 £458 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.54% +1.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £265
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 556 556 694
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £18.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +3.75% +7.40%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.40 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £17.98
% change year-on-year +1.77% +2.20% +8.97%

Senior Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Linux Engineer in London

Senior Linux Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Linux Engineer in London

Senior Linux Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Linux Engineer in London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Linux Engineer in London

Senior Linux Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Linux Engineer in London

Senior Linux Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Linux Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 17 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
Central London 0 9 £540 -1.82% 2
West London -1 4 £520 +0.97%
Senior Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Senior 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 London region featuring Senior Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 75 (100.00%) Linux
2 48 (64.00%) DevOps
3 45 (60.00%) Python
4 41 (54.67%) Ansible
5 39 (52.00%) Docker
6 29 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (38.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (36.00%) Amazon AWS
7 27 (36.00%) Unix
8 25 (33.33%) Bash Shell
9 22 (29.33%) Kubernetes
9 22 (29.33%) Continuous Delivery
10 19 (25.33%) Jenkins
11 18 (24.00%) Puppet
11 18 (24.00%) Configuration Management
12 16 (21.33%) MySQL
13 15 (20.00%) Perl
13 15 (20.00%) HTTP
13 15 (20.00%) MongoDB
13 15 (20.00%) Capacity Management
14 14 (18.67%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (18.67%) Finance
15 13 (17.33%) VMware
15 13 (17.33%) Java
16 12 (16.00%) Red Hat
16 12 (16.00%) Ubuntu
16 12 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (16.00%) Kafka
16 12 (16.00%) Go
16 12 (16.00%) Elastic Stack

Senior Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 8 (10.67%) Tomcat
2 7 (9.33%) Confluence
3 6 (8.00%) nginx
4 3 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (4.00%) JBoss
4 3 (4.00%) MQSeries
4 3 (4.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 27 (36.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (12.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (8.00%) PaaS
4 4 (5.33%) Slack
5 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.33%) G Suite
6 1 (1.33%) GitHub
6 1 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.00%) HTTP
2 11 (14.67%) SSL
2 11 (14.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.67%) NAS
4 2 (2.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.33%) MySQL
2 15 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 11 (14.67%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (13.33%) Big Data
5 5 (6.67%) Redis
6 3 (4.00%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.67%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.67%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 19 (25.33%) Jenkins
2 7 (9.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.33%) JIRA
3 6 (8.00%) SonarQube
4 3 (4.00%) GitLab
5 2 (2.67%) Gradle
5 2 (2.67%) Maven
5 2 (2.67%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.33%) Selenium
General
1 14 (18.67%) Finance
2 11 (14.67%) Banking
3 5 (6.67%) Front Office
3 5 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.00%) Elastic Stack
1 12 (16.00%) Kafka
2 5 (6.67%) Node.js
3 3 (4.00%) .NET
3 3 (4.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (4.00%) HTML
3 3 (4.00%) Middleware
3 3 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (4.00%) Spring
3 3 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (2.67%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (2.67%) Web Services
5 1 (1.33%) Flask
5 1 (1.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.33%) Clustering
1 4 (5.33%) Data Centre
1 4 (5.33%) Public Cloud
2 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.67%) Fintech
4 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 75 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (38.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (36.00%) Unix
4 12 (16.00%) Ubuntu
5 7 (9.33%) Windows
6 5 (6.67%) AIX
6 5 (6.67%) CentOS
6 5 (6.67%) Solaris
7 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (64.00%) DevOps
2 29 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (29.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 18 (24.00%) Configuration Management
5 15 (20.00%) Capacity Management
6 14 (18.67%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (10.67%) Migration
8 7 (9.33%) Release Management
9 6 (8.00%) Open Source
9 6 (8.00%) SDLC
10 5 (6.67%) Data Analysis
10 5 (6.67%) ETL
10 5 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (6.67%) Project Management
10 5 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (6.67%) TDD
11 4 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (5.33%) Load Balancing
11 4 (5.33%) Scrum
11 4 (5.33%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (60.00%) Python
2 25 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 15 (20.00%) Perl
4 13 (17.33%) Java
5 12 (16.00%) Go
6 8 (10.67%) JavaScript
6 8 (10.67%) Ruby
7 7 (9.33%) SQL
8 5 (6.67%) C#
8 5 (6.67%) Scala
8 5 (6.67%) Shell Script
9 4 (5.33%) C++
10 3 (4.00%) PHP
11 1 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.00%) RHCA
1 3 (4.00%) RHCE
2 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) GCP
System Software
1 39 (52.00%) Docker
2 12 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (13.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 41 (54.67%) Ansible
2 22 (29.33%) Kubernetes
3 18 (24.00%) Puppet
4 10 (13.33%) Rancher
4 10 (13.33%) Terraform
5 7 (9.33%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (6.67%) ITRS Geneos
6 5 (6.67%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (4.00%) Salt
8 2 (2.67%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (2.67%) Packer
9 1 (1.33%) Consul
9 1 (1.33%) Kibana
9 1 (1.33%) logstash
Vendors
1 13 (17.33%) VMware
2 12 (16.00%) Red Hat
3 11 (14.67%) SaltStack
4 10 (13.33%) Splunk
5 5 (6.67%) EMC
6 3 (4.00%) IBM
7 2 (2.67%) Google
8 1 (1.33%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.33%) Dell
8 1 (1.33%) HP