The median contractor rate for a Senior Linux Engineer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 387 421 432
Rank change year-on-year +34 +11  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 35 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.060% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.063% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 9 2
Median daily rate £550 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +31.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +22.22% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19705 20681 21805
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.90% 95.27% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 49190 54031 56877
Median daily rate £500 £465 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.52% +6.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £284 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £641 £631
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 788 774 1398
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -10.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.28 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -2 1 £600 +12.94% 1
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Senior Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 55 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (67.27%) DevOps
3 36 (65.45%) Python
4 33 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
5 25 (45.45%) Docker
6 21 (38.18%) Ansible
6 21 (38.18%) Bash Shell
7 20 (36.36%) Unix
8 19 (34.55%) Configuration Management
9 18 (32.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (29.09%) Kubernetes
10 16 (29.09%) Elastic Stack
11 15 (27.27%) Jenkins
11 15 (27.27%) MySQL
11 15 (27.27%) Perl
12 14 (25.45%) Puppet
12 14 (25.45%) Continuous Delivery
13 12 (21.82%) Java
14 11 (20.00%) Windows
14 11 (20.00%) Tomcat
14 11 (20.00%) Redis
15 10 (18.18%) CentOS
16 9 (16.36%) RabbitMQ
16 9 (16.36%) Kanban
16 9 (16.36%) Scrum
16 9 (16.36%) PaaS
16 9 (16.36%) Go
17 8 (14.55%) AWS CloudFormation
17 8 (14.55%) GitLab

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 11 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (10.91%) Apache
3 4 (7.27%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.64%) JBoss
5 1 (1.82%) Confluence
5 1 (1.82%) nginx
5 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 33 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (16.36%) PaaS
3 8 (14.55%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (5.45%) Slack
5 2 (3.64%) Datadog
6 1 (1.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.82%) GitHub
6 1 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.82%) IaaS
6 1 (1.82%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.55%) TCP/IP
2 6 (10.91%) Firewall
2 6 (10.91%) HTTP
2 6 (10.91%) SSL
3 3 (5.45%) DNS
4 1 (1.82%) DHCP
4 1 (1.82%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.82%) FTP
4 1 (1.82%) IPsec
4 1 (1.82%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.82%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.27%) MySQL
2 11 (20.00%) Redis
3 7 (12.73%) MongoDB
4 5 (9.09%) Big Data
4 5 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.64%) Riak
6 1 (1.82%) DB2
6 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 8 (14.55%) GitLab
3 5 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.45%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (3.64%) Apache Archiva
5 2 (3.64%) Artifactory
5 2 (3.64%) MSI
5 2 (3.64%) NuGet
5 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.64%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.82%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.82%) JIRA
6 1 (1.82%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (12.73%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Banking
3 3 (5.45%) Front Office
4 2 (3.64%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Private Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Retail
4 2 (3.64%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.09%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (16.36%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (14.55%) Hibernate
3 8 (14.55%) Spring
4 6 (10.91%) Kafka
5 2 (3.64%) Akka
5 2 (3.64%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (3.64%) SOAP
5 2 (3.64%) XML
6 1 (1.82%) CSS
6 1 (1.82%) HTML
6 1 (1.82%) Middleware
6 1 (1.82%) Node.js
6 1 (1.82%) REST
6 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (7.27%) Clustering
1 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.64%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.64%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.82%) Fintech
3 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (36.36%) Unix
3 18 (32.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (20.00%) Windows
5 10 (18.18%) CentOS
6 5 (9.09%) SUSE
7 4 (7.27%) Ubuntu
8 3 (5.45%) SmartOS
9 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.82%) AIX
10 1 (1.82%) CoreOS
10 1 (1.82%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (67.27%) DevOps
2 19 (34.55%) Configuration Management
3 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (25.45%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (16.36%) Kanban
5 9 (16.36%) Scrum
6 8 (14.55%) Open Source
7 6 (10.91%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (9.09%) Migration
9 4 (7.27%) Capacity Management
9 4 (7.27%) Data Management
9 4 (7.27%) SDLC
9 4 (7.27%) Strategic Planning
10 3 (5.45%) Change Management
10 3 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (5.45%) ITIL
10 3 (5.45%) Load Balancing
10 3 (5.45%) Microservices
11 2 (3.64%) Data Protection
11 2 (3.64%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (65.45%) Python
2 21 (38.18%) Bash Shell
3 15 (27.27%) Perl
4 12 (21.82%) Java
5 9 (16.36%) Go
6 6 (10.91%) Ruby
7 3 (5.45%) C#
7 3 (5.45%) Groovy
7 3 (5.45%) Scala
7 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.64%) SQL
9 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) RHCA
1 4 (7.27%) RHCE
2 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) GCP
System Software
1 25 (45.45%) Docker
2 3 (5.45%) vCloud
2 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.64%) iptables
4 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.82%) LXC
4 1 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (38.18%) Ansible
2 16 (29.09%) Kubernetes
3 14 (25.45%) Puppet
4 7 (12.73%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (7.27%) Rancher
6 3 (5.45%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (5.45%) Terraform
7 2 (3.64%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.82%) logstash
8 1 (1.82%) OpenIDM
8 1 (1.82%) Packer
8 1 (1.82%) Salt
8 1 (1.82%) Sysdig
8 1 (1.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (1.82%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Red Hat
2 6 (10.91%) VMware
3 5 (9.09%) Splunk
4 4 (7.27%) Google
5 3 (5.45%) Oracle
5 3 (5.45%) SaltStack
6 2 (3.64%) AppDynamics
6 2 (3.64%) Dynatrace
6 2 (3.64%) New Relic
6 2 (3.64%) SAP
7 1 (1.82%) Dell
7 1 (1.82%) EMC
7 1 (1.82%) ForgeRock
7 1 (1.82%) HP
7 1 (1.82%) IBM
7 1 (1.82%) Isilon
7 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.82%) SevOne
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago