Period
to 19 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Linux Engineer was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 135 165
Rank change year-on-year -27 +30 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 31 47 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.63% 1.10% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 1.14% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 46 38
Yorkshire median daily rate £463 £535 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.55% +7.00% +21.21%
10th Percentile £354 £408 £375
90th Percentile £536 £638 £565
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £42.50
England median hourly rate £51.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +12.50% +6.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 4,720 4,133 5,414
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.09% 97.00% 96.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,147 2,708 3,512
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £239 £250
90th Percentile £549 £544 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 127 190
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £13.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +0.30% +3.89%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.30 £9.25
90th Percentile £41.50 £24.70 £29.63
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -3.74% +1.08% +4.11%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Yorkshire

Linux Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Engineer in Yorkshire

Linux Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux Engineer in Yorkshire

Linux Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux Engineer in Yorkshire

Linux Engineer
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. 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
West Yorkshire -33 23 £500 -7.83% 8
North Yorkshire +1 5 £325 -35.00% 1
South Yorkshire -6 3 £425 -32.00% 5
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, Linux 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 Yorkshire region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (64.52%) Puppet
3 16 (51.61%) Python
4 13 (41.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 11 (35.48%) Firewall
5 11 (35.48%) VMware
5 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (32.26%) DevOps
7 9 (29.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
8 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
8 8 (25.81%) Bash Shell
8 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (25.81%) Unix
8 8 (25.81%) Windows
9 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
9 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (22.58%) Hadoop
9 7 (22.58%) Big Data
9 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
9 7 (22.58%) BC Cleared
9 7 (22.58%) Ansible
9 7 (22.58%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (22.58%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (19.35%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (19.35%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
10 6 (19.35%) CentOS
10 6 (19.35%) CA
10 6 (19.35%) Red Hat

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 7 (22.58%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.45%) Confluence
2 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (22.58%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon S3
3 2 (6.45%) Slack
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon Glacier
4 1 (3.23%) Office 365
4 1 (3.23%) Route 53
4 1 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) Firewall
2 6 (19.35%) DNS
3 5 (16.13%) SAN
4 3 (9.68%) DHCP
4 3 (9.68%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (9.68%) SMTP
4 3 (9.68%) SSH
4 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.45%) NAS
5 2 (6.45%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (6.45%) VPN
6 1 (3.23%) HTTP
6 1 (3.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) Big Data
1 7 (22.58%) Hadoop
2 5 (16.13%) MySQL
3 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (3.23%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
2 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.68%) JIRA
4 2 (6.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.23%) Artifactory
5 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (3.23%) SonarQube
5 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) LAMP
2 2 (6.45%) Web Services
3 1 (3.23%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (3.23%) Kafka
3 1 (3.23%) Middleware
3 1 (3.23%) Node.js
3 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.23%) REST
3 1 (3.23%) Spring
3 1 (3.23%) Spring Batch
3 1 (3.23%) Spring Boot
3 1 (3.23%) Spring Security
3 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Virtual Team
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) STB
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (29.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (25.81%) Unix
3 8 (25.81%) Windows
4 6 (19.35%) CentOS
5 4 (12.90%) HPUX
5 4 (12.90%) Solaris
5 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
6 2 (6.45%) SUSE
7 1 (3.23%) AIX
7 1 (3.23%) Android
7 1 (3.23%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (3.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (32.26%) DevOps
3 6 (19.35%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.45%) Coaching
5 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.45%) Microservices
5 2 (6.45%) Open Source
5 2 (6.45%) Server Building
6 1 (3.23%) Analytics
6 1 (3.23%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (3.23%) Data Analytics
6 1 (3.23%) Decision-Making
6 1 (3.23%) Deployment Automation
6 1 (3.23%) Re-Platforming
6 1 (3.23%) SFIA
6 1 (3.23%) Task Automation
6 1 (3.23%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) Python
2 8 (25.81%) Bash Shell
3 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
4 5 (16.13%) Java
5 4 (12.90%) Perl
5 4 (12.90%) SQL
6 2 (6.45%) Ruby
6 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.23%) C
7 1 (3.23%) C++
7 1 (3.23%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.23%) Groovy
7 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 7 (22.58%) BC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) CCNA
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
3 4 (12.90%) Docker
4 3 (9.68%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (9.68%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.23%) HDFS
5 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.23%) KVM
5 1 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (64.52%) Puppet
2 7 (22.58%) Ansible
3 6 (19.35%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (16.13%) Terraform
5 4 (12.90%) CA Single Sign-On
6 3 (9.68%) NetBackup
6 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (6.45%) Grafana
8 1 (3.23%) collectd
8 1 (3.23%) Graphite
8 1 (3.23%) Graylog
8 1 (3.23%) Kibana
8 1 (3.23%) logstash
8 1 (3.23%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) VMware
2 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (19.35%) CA
3 6 (19.35%) Red Hat
4 5 (16.13%) Oracle
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco
5 2 (6.45%) HP
5 2 (6.45%) Splunk
6 1 (3.23%) Citrix
6 1 (3.23%) Dell