Period
to 23 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Linux Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 23 July 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 79 95
Rank change year-on-year +6 +16 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 8 33 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.64% 1.80% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 1.94% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 23 9
Reading median daily rate £350 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +41.67% +14.29%
10th Percentile £263 £144 £211
90th Percentile £457 £548 £405
Berkshire median daily rate £390 £450 £350
% change year-on-year -13.33% +28.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £40.00 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1168 1704 1802
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 92.77% 92.86% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 962 981
Reading median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £205 £243 £228
90th Percentile £575 £538 £535
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 69 78
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -25.75% +34.69%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £11.18
90th Percentile £55.08 £43.62 £39.13
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £18.55
% change year-on-year +7.14% -24.53% +9.12%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Reading

Linux Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Engineer in Reading

Linux Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Reading over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux Engineer in Reading

Linux Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux Engineer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Reading region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) 3G
2 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 5 (62.50%) LTE
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) UMTS
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) 2G
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) 4G
3 3 (37.50%) Ansible
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) 5G
4 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) Network Management
4 2 (25.00%) Nagios
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) Unix
5 1 (12.50%) Apache
5 1 (12.50%) LDAP
5 1 (12.50%) GSM
5 1 (12.50%) DNS

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (12.50%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) 3G
1 5 (62.50%) LTE
2 3 (37.50%) 2G
2 3 (37.50%) 4G
2 3 (37.50%) UMTS
3 2 (25.00%) 5G
3 2 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) GSM
4 1 (12.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) GitLab
2 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) AIX
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Network Management
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Presales
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Ansible
2 2 (25.00%) Nagios
3 1 (12.50%) Puppet
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (12.50%) yum
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
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Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
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