Period
to 16 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Linux Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 158 158
Rank change year-on-year +5 0 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 46 28 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.93% 0.66% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.68% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 19 46
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -10.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £344 £394 £350
90th Percentile £550 £638 £565
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -

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 4,728 4,098 5,604
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 97.09% 96.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,147 2,635 3,754
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £256 £263
90th Percentile £538 £548 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 130 171
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.56 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.35% -3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £9.63 £8.91 £9.00
90th Percentile £42.73 £29.01 £28.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +6.92%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -16 29 £500 +14.94% 10
South Yorkshire +9 13 £406 -35.00% 1
North Yorkshire +6 4 - - 2
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 46 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (52.17%) Puppet
3 19 (41.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (36.96%) Red Hat
5 14 (30.43%) Python
5 14 (30.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 13 (28.26%) VMware
6 13 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (28.26%) Unix
6 13 (28.26%) Firewall
7 11 (23.91%) SMS
8 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
8 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
8 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (19.57%) SUSE
9 9 (19.57%) Windows
9 9 (19.57%) Java
9 9 (19.57%) DevOps
10 8 (17.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 8 (17.39%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (17.39%) Big Data
10 8 (17.39%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (17.39%) Docker
10 8 (17.39%) Hadoop
10 8 (17.39%) BC Cleared
10 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
11 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
11 7 (15.22%) Degree

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 8 (17.39%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (6.52%) Apache
2 3 (6.52%) nginx
2 3 (6.52%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.35%) Confluence
3 2 (4.35%) IIS
3 2 (4.35%) Jetty
3 2 (4.35%) Mongrel
3 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (17.39%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (6.52%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (4.35%) Amazon S3
4 2 (4.35%) Google App Engine
4 2 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (4.35%) Slack
5 1 (2.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (2.17%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (2.17%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (2.17%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.17%) Serverless
5 1 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.26%) Firewall
2 11 (23.91%) SMS
3 7 (15.22%) DNS
4 4 (8.70%) DHCP
4 4 (8.70%) SAN
4 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.52%) HTTP
5 3 (6.52%) VPN
6 2 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (4.35%) FTP
6 2 (4.35%) IPsec
6 2 (4.35%) NAS
6 2 (4.35%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (4.35%) SMTP
6 2 (4.35%) SSH
6 2 (4.35%) SSL
7 1 (2.17%) DVB
7 1 (2.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) Big Data
1 8 (17.39%) Hadoop
2 5 (10.87%) MySQL
3 3 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.17%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.17%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (2.17%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.52%) JIRA
4 2 (4.35%) Travis CI
5 1 (2.17%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.17%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) .NET
1 2 (4.35%) J2EE
1 2 (4.35%) LAMP
1 2 (4.35%) Servlets
2 1 (2.17%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (2.17%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.17%) Kafka
2 1 (2.17%) Middleware
2 1 (2.17%) Node.js
2 1 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.17%) REST
2 1 (2.17%) Spring
2 1 (2.17%) Spring Batch
2 1 (2.17%) Spring Boot
2 1 (2.17%) Spring Security
2 1 (2.17%) VXML
2 1 (2.17%) Web Services
2 1 (2.17%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.35%) Client/Server
1 2 (4.35%) Virtual Team
2 1 (2.17%) Clustering
2 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.17%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.17%) IBM XIV
2 1 (2.17%) IVR
2 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.17%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.17%) STB
2 1 (2.17%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (41.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (28.26%) Unix
4 9 (19.57%) SUSE
4 9 (19.57%) Windows
5 8 (17.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 5 (10.87%) CentOS
6 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
7 3 (6.52%) Solaris
8 2 (4.35%) AIX
8 2 (4.35%) HPUX
8 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.17%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (19.57%) DevOps
3 7 (15.22%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (10.87%) Configuration Management
4 5 (10.87%) Decision-Making
4 5 (10.87%) Microservices
5 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (8.70%) Open Source
5 4 (8.70%) TDD
6 3 (6.52%) Server Building
6 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.35%) Coaching
7 2 (4.35%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.35%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.17%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (2.17%) Continuous Deployment
8 1 (2.17%) SFIA
8 1 (2.17%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) Python
2 9 (19.57%) Java
3 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
4 4 (8.70%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.52%) SQL
6 2 (4.35%) C++
6 2 (4.35%) Perl
7 1 (2.17%) C
7 1 (2.17%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.39%) BC Cleared
3 7 (15.22%) Degree
4 2 (4.35%) CCNA
4 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 13 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (17.39%) Docker
3 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (4.35%) Xen
5 1 (2.17%) HDFS
5 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 24 (52.17%) Puppet
2 6 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (10.87%) CA Single Sign-On
3 5 (10.87%) Terraform
4 3 (6.52%) Ansible
4 3 (6.52%) NetBackup
5 2 (4.35%) Grafana
5 2 (4.35%) Rancher
5 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (2.17%) collectd
6 1 (2.17%) Graphite
6 1 (2.17%) Graylog
6 1 (2.17%) Kibana
6 1 (2.17%) logstash
6 1 (2.17%) Opsview
6 1 (2.17%) WMI
Vendors
1 17 (36.96%) Red Hat
2 13 (28.26%) VMware
3 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 7 (15.22%) CA
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle
6 2 (4.35%) Cisco
6 2 (4.35%) Google
6 2 (4.35%) HP
6 2 (4.35%) IBM
6 2 (4.35%) Splunk
7 1 (2.17%) Dell
7 1 (2.17%) Genesys
7 1 (2.17%) NetApp