Period
to 17 October 2019

The median contractor rate for a Linux Systems Engineer was £308 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

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 Systems Engineer
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 125 165 153
Rank change year-on-year +40 -12 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Engineer 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.13% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.12% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
West Yorkshire median daily rate £308 £388 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.65% -7.74% -
10th Percentile £304 £369 £410
90th Percentile £311 £406 £430
Yorkshire median daily rate £308 £350 £420
% change year-on-year -12.14% -16.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 2,184 3,299 2,859
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.06% 96.04% 97.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,435 2,230 1,949
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £251 £288 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £544
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 122 77
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.46 £13.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.94% +11.56% +6.62%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.25 £8.69
90th Percentile £34.20 £29.38 £24.70
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £15.63 £14.00
% change year-on-year -0.80% +11.61% +0.61%

Linux Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Engineer in West Yorkshire

Linux Systems 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 Systems Engineer in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Systems Engineer in West Yorkshire

Linux Systems 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 Systems Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 October 2019. 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 +34 2 - - 1
Bradford +8 1 £308 - 1
Linux Systems Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, Linux Systems Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Linux Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) NAS
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) VSAN
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) EMC VNX
2 2 (66.67%) EMC VMAX
2 2 (66.67%) EMC VPLEX
2 2 (66.67%) Brocade
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) SUSE
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) NFS
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Re-Platforming

Linux Systems 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VSAN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (66.67%) EMC VMAX
1 2 (66.67%) EMC VNX
2 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCP
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Brocade
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) VMware