Period
to 25 August 2019

The median contractor rate for a Linux Engineer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 25 August 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 Engineer
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 135 159 162
Rank change year-on-year +24 +3 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 40 45 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.98% 0.90% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.94% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 36 24
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £400 £316 £402
90th Percentile £548 £550 £638
England median daily rate £475 £488 £500
% change year-on-year -2.56% -2.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -15.00% +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 3,874 4,768 4,116
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 95.86% 97.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,577 3,160 2,658
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £219 £263 £256
90th Percentile £553 £544 £547
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 186 126
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.78 £16.45 £13.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.07% +18.09% +3.19%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.86 £9.08
90th Percentile £35.00 £41.94 £29.07
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +8.11% - -2.63%

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 25 August 2019.

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 25 August 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
West Yorkshire +21 19 £450 -10.00% 5
South Yorkshire -10 13 £500 +17.65%
North Yorkshire +9 5 - - 2
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (67.50%) DevOps
3 20 (50.00%) Ansible
4 16 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (35.00%) Red Hat
6 14 (35.00%) Jenkins
6 14 (35.00%) Docker
7 11 (27.50%) Python
8 10 (25.00%) Clustering
8 10 (25.00%) Puppet
8 10 (25.00%) OpenStack
8 10 (25.00%) Kubernetes
9 9 (22.50%) Git (software)
10 8 (20.00%) Bash Shell
10 8 (20.00%) Finance
11 7 (17.50%) Continuous Deployment
11 7 (17.50%) Perl
11 7 (17.50%) Oracle
11 7 (17.50%) AWS
12 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (15.00%) Ruby
12 6 (15.00%) MySQL
12 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
12 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure as Code
12 6 (15.00%) GitHub
12 6 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (12.50%) Project Delivery
13 5 (12.50%) VMware
13 5 (12.50%) EMC

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 10 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 3 (7.50%) Apache Spark
3 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.50%) Confluence
4 1 (2.50%) IIS
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Application Server
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) AWS
2 6 (15.00%) GitHub
3 3 (7.50%) Azure
4 2 (5.00%) GCP
4 2 (5.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.00%) Bluetooth
2 4 (10.00%) Internet
2 4 (10.00%) NAS
2 4 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (7.50%) DNS
3 3 (7.50%) Ethernet
3 3 (7.50%) SAN
3 3 (7.50%) VoIP
4 2 (5.00%) VSAN
5 1 (2.50%) DHCP
5 1 (2.50%) FTP
5 1 (2.50%) HTTP
5 1 (2.50%) IPsec
5 1 (2.50%) SMTP
5 1 (2.50%) SSL
5 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) MySQL
2 4 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (7.50%) Apache Hive
3 3 (7.50%) Big Data
3 3 (7.50%) Hadoop
3 3 (7.50%) HBase
4 2 (5.00%) DB2
5 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (22.50%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (10.00%) JIRA
3 4 (10.00%) Subversion
4 3 (7.50%) ClearCase
4 3 (7.50%) ClearQuest
4 3 (7.50%) Redmine
5 1 (2.50%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.50%) Travis CI
5 1 (2.50%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.00%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Kafka
2 1 (2.50%) Middleware
2 1 (2.50%) Node.js
2 1 (2.50%) RESTful
2 1 (2.50%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Clustering
2 3 (7.50%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (5.00%) Blog
3 2 (5.00%) Cyberattack
3 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.00%) EMC VMAX
3 2 (5.00%) EMC VNX
3 2 (5.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (12.50%) Unix
4 4 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (10.00%) Ubuntu
4 4 (10.00%) Windows
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.00%) Solaris
5 2 (5.00%) SUSE
5 2 (5.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) DevOps
2 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.50%) Continuous Deployment
4 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure as Code
5 5 (12.50%) ITIL
5 5 (12.50%) Project Delivery
6 4 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 4 (10.00%) Kanban
6 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (10.00%) Time Management
7 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (7.50%) Open Source
7 3 (7.50%) Scrum
7 3 (7.50%) TDD
8 2 (5.00%) Data Science
8 2 (5.00%) Deployment Automation
8 2 (5.00%) Prototyping
8 2 (5.00%) Task Automation
8 2 (5.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) Python
2 8 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 7 (17.50%) Perl
4 6 (15.00%) Ruby
5 4 (10.00%) C++
5 4 (10.00%) Embedded C++
5 4 (10.00%) Java
5 4 (10.00%) SQL
6 3 (7.50%) C
6 3 (7.50%) Embedded C
6 3 (7.50%) Go
6 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) AWS Certification
2 2 (5.00%) MCP
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) OCP
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.50%) RHCE
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (35.00%) Docker
2 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.00%) vSphere
5 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.50%) NFS
5 1 (2.50%) Postfix
5 1 (2.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (2.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 20 (50.00%) Ansible
2 10 (25.00%) Kubernetes
2 10 (25.00%) Puppet
3 6 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (10.00%) Terraform
5 3 (7.50%) Oozie
6 2 (5.00%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (17.50%) Oracle
3 5 (12.50%) EMC
3 5 (12.50%) VMware
4 4 (10.00%) Veritas
5 3 (7.50%) HP
5 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.00%) Brocade
6 2 (5.00%) Google
6 2 (5.00%) NetApp
6 2 (5.00%) Sybase
7 1 (2.50%) Citrix
7 1 (2.50%) IBM
7 1 (2.50%) Infoblox
7 1 (2.50%) Splunk