Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Linux Engineer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire 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.

Linux Engineer
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 141 153
Rank change year-on-year +27 +12 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 40 29 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.32% 0.80% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 0.83% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 19 15
West Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% +15.15% +17.86%
10th Percentile £405 £363 £275
90th Percentile £638 £565 £486
Yorkshire median daily rate £535 £500 £400
% change year-on-year +7.00% +25.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 2926 3508 4239
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.82% 96.40% 95.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2009 2283 2864
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £250 £258
90th Percentile £545 £550 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 101 181
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +9.00%
10th Percentile £9.47 £8.75 £8.58
90th Percentile £30.65 £24.63 £33.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £13.55
% change year-on-year +1.43% +3.34% +0.35%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in West Yorkshire

Linux Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Engineer in West Yorkshire

Linux Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux Engineer in West Yorkshire

Linux Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux Engineer in West Yorkshire

Linux Engineer
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the West Yorkshire 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
Leeds +20 39 £550 +10.00% 5
Linux Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (62.50%) DevOps
3 24 (60.00%) Puppet
4 20 (50.00%) Python
4 20 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 19 (47.50%) Bash Shell
6 15 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (37.50%) Jenkins
7 14 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (32.50%) Git (software)
8 13 (32.50%) HTTP
8 13 (32.50%) Ruby
8 13 (32.50%) Continuous Delivery
9 12 (30.00%) JIRA
9 12 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (30.00%) Docker
10 11 (27.50%) Ansible
10 11 (27.50%) Mentoring
10 11 (27.50%) Coaching
10 11 (27.50%) Microservices
10 11 (27.50%) Confluence
10 11 (27.50%) Load Balancing
10 11 (27.50%) Clustering
11 10 (25.00%) Software Engineering
11 10 (25.00%) Shell Script
11 10 (25.00%) nginx
11 10 (25.00%) Static Code Analysis
11 10 (25.00%) SonarQube
11 10 (25.00%) Slack
12 7 (17.50%) Windows

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (27.50%) Confluence
2 10 (25.00%) nginx
3 3 (7.50%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.00%) Slack
2 6 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (7.50%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (7.50%) Heroku
5 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.50%) IaaS
5 1 (2.50%) OpenDNS
5 1 (2.50%) PaaS
5 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) HTTP
2 5 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
1 3 (7.50%) MySQL
2 2 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 13 (32.50%) Git (software)
3 12 (30.00%) JIRA
4 10 (25.00%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.50%) Android Studio
5 1 (2.50%) Chocolatey
5 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.50%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) Node.js
2 3 (7.50%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (2.50%) LAMP
4 1 (2.50%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (2.50%) Memcached
4 1 (2.50%) OAuth
4 1 (2.50%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.50%) SAML
4 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Clustering
2 4 (10.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (17.50%) Windows
4 6 (15.00%) CentOS
5 3 (7.50%) Unix
6 2 (5.00%) Ubuntu
6 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.50%) Android
7 1 (2.50%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) DevOps
2 20 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 15 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (32.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (27.50%) Coaching
5 11 (27.50%) Load Balancing
5 11 (27.50%) Mentoring
5 11 (27.50%) Microservices
6 10 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 10 (25.00%) Static Code Analysis
7 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (12.50%) SFIA
8 4 (10.00%) User Stories
9 3 (7.50%) Performance Optimisation
9 3 (7.50%) Project Management
9 3 (7.50%) Scrum
10 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
10 2 (5.00%) Kanban
10 2 (5.00%) OO
10 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) Python
2 19 (47.50%) Bash Shell
3 13 (32.50%) Ruby
4 10 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 7 (17.50%) Perl
6 4 (10.00%) Elixir
6 4 (10.00%) Erlang
7 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.50%) C
8 1 (2.50%) C++
8 1 (2.50%) Java
8 1 (2.50%) PHP
8 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) AWS Certification
1 1 (2.50%) CCDP
1 1 (2.50%) CCNP
1 1 (2.50%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.50%) CISM
1 1 (2.50%) CISSP
1 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 12 (30.00%) Docker
2 6 (15.00%) Xen
3 5 (12.50%) vSphere
4 3 (7.50%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (5.00%) iptables
6 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.50%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 24 (60.00%) Puppet
2 12 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (27.50%) Ansible
4 6 (15.00%) Graphite
5 5 (12.50%) Terraform
6 4 (10.00%) Opsview
6 4 (10.00%) Salt
7 3 (7.50%) Grafana
7 3 (7.50%) Kubernetes
7 3 (7.50%) Nagios
8 2 (5.00%) vCenter Server
9 1 (2.50%) Rancher
9 1 (2.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Red Hat
1 7 (17.50%) VMware
2 4 (10.00%) SaltStack
3 3 (7.50%) New Relic
3 3 (7.50%) Splunk
4 2 (5.00%) McAfee
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco
5 1 (2.50%) F5
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.50%) MikroTik
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle
5 1 (2.50%) Riverbed