The median contractor rate for a Linux Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Woking during the 3 months to 28 April 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
Surrey / Woking
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 13 12
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Woking 1.11% 7.14% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 7.14% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £375 £463 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.91% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +0.57% +8.75%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Woking. 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
Woking
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 73 56 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Woking 81.11% 100.00% 86.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 37 27
Median daily rate £388 £425 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +60.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £145 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £550 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.62% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.76% -81.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.70
% change year-on-year - +4.79%  

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Woking

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Woking that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Woking

Linux Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Woking

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Engineer in Woking

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Woking region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) CentOS
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) FlexRay
3 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Device Driver Development
3 1 (25.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (25.00%) Games
3 1 (25.00%) ThreadX
3 1 (25.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (25.00%) Motorola
3 1 (25.00%) Intel
3 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) C

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Woking 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) FlexRay
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (25.00%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Device Driver Development
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreaded Programming
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Intel
2 1 (25.00%) Motorola