The median contractor rate for a Linux Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 30 March 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 125 122
Rank change year-on-year +17 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 15 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.71% 0.59% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.61% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 4
Median daily rate £450 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +24.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £353 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £371
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £44.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -0.56% +10.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2057 2795 2555
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.03% 96.61% 95.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1266 1870 1606
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 114 139
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.79% +16.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.58 £41.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +19 13 £450 - 4
North Yorkshire +7 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire +4 1 - - 2
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Yorkshire region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (48.00%) Red Hat
3 10 (40.00%) Unix
4 9 (36.00%) Python
5 7 (28.00%) DevOps
6 6 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (24.00%) Puppet
6 6 (24.00%) Windows
6 6 (24.00%) Solaris
7 5 (20.00%) Ruby
7 5 (20.00%) Finance
8 4 (16.00%) SUSE
8 4 (16.00%) VMware
8 4 (16.00%) Project Management
8 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
8 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (16.00%) Java
8 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (16.00%) C
8 4 (16.00%) C++
8 4 (16.00%) Cisco
8 4 (16.00%) Open Source
8 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
8 4 (16.00%) Android
8 4 (16.00%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
8 4 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (12.00%) Change Control
9 3 (12.00%) Data Quality

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 1 (4.00%) Apache
1 1 (4.00%) CloudStack
1 1 (4.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (4.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.00%) Android Studio
2 3 (12.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (12.00%) JIRA
2 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.00%) Subversion
3 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Electronics
4 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (40.00%) Unix
3 6 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (24.00%) Solaris
3 6 (24.00%) Windows
4 4 (16.00%) Android
4 4 (16.00%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (16.00%) SUSE
5 3 (12.00%) AIX
5 3 (12.00%) CentOS
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (8.00%) Ubuntu
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) DevOps
2 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.00%) Open Source
2 4 (16.00%) Project Management
2 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (12.00%) Change Control
3 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL
4 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.00%) OO
4 2 (8.00%) Scrum
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.00%) High Availability
5 1 (4.00%) Kanban
5 1 (4.00%) Microservices
5 1 (4.00%) Network Design
5 1 (4.00%) OOP
5 1 (4.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) Python
2 5 (20.00%) Ruby
3 4 (16.00%) C
3 4 (16.00%) C++
3 4 (16.00%) Java
3 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.00%) SQL
5 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.00%) KVM
2 1 (4.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Puppet
2 4 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (12.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.00%) Ansible
4 1 (4.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco
2 4 (16.00%) VMware
3 3 (12.00%) Citrix
3 3 (12.00%) NetApp
3 3 (12.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (12.00%) Symantec
4 2 (8.00%) HP
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.00%) Brocade
5 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.00%) Dell
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) Splunk