The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Linux Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 103 114 120
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 18 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.75% 0.23% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.25% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 0
Median daily rate £500 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+14.54% -8.33%
Linux Administrator
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2204 2368 2305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.06% 91.96% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1168 1251 1087
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 108 62
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +26.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.55 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Linux Administrator in the job title.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Berkshire region.

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Linux Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Berkshire region.

Linux Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Linux Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Windsor - 7 £500 -
Reading +8 3 £369 -24.74% 2
Maidenhead - 3 £400 -
Slough +6 1 £475 +31.03%
Bracknell - 1 - -
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, Linux Administrator 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 Berkshire region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (65.52%) VMware
3 18 (62.07%) Puppet
4 13 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (44.83%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (44.83%) ITIL
5 11 (37.93%) EMC
5 11 (37.93%) Nagios
5 11 (37.93%) vSphere
6 10 (34.48%) DevOps
6 10 (34.48%) EMC VNX
6 10 (34.48%) Red Hat
6 10 (34.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (34.48%) Python
6 10 (34.48%) Cisco
7 9 (31.03%) CCNP
7 9 (31.03%) CCNA
7 9 (31.03%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (31.03%) RHCE
7 9 (31.03%) Perl
7 9 (31.03%) RHCSA
7 9 (31.03%) Sonatype Nexus
7 9 (31.03%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (24.14%) Unix
9 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (13.79%) AIX
10 4 (13.79%) HP
10 4 (13.79%) IBM
11 3 (10.34%) Service Management

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (6.90%) Apache
1 2 (6.90%) Drupal
1 2 (6.90%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (10.34%) DNS
3 2 (6.90%) Firewall
3 2 (6.90%) HTTP
3 2 (6.90%) LAN
3 2 (6.90%) LDAP
3 2 (6.90%) SMTP
3 2 (6.90%) SSL
3 2 (6.90%) WAN
4 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.45%) NAS
4 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.90%) Bitbucket
3 2 (6.90%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) LAMP
1 2 (6.90%) Middleware
1 2 (6.90%) REST
1 2 (6.90%) Web Services
1 2 (6.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) EMC VNX
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (24.14%) Unix
3 6 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (13.79%) AIX
5 3 (10.34%) CentOS
6 2 (6.90%) Windows
7 1 (3.45%) Debian
7 1 (3.45%) Solaris
7 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) ITIL
2 10 (34.48%) DevOps
3 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (10.34%) High Availability
3 3 (10.34%) Migration
3 3 (10.34%) Open Source
3 3 (10.34%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (10.34%) Service Management
4 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
4 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.90%) Identity Management
4 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.90%) Scrum
4 2 (6.90%) Software Deployment
4 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.45%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) Python
2 9 (31.03%) Perl
3 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.90%) PHP
3 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) Ruby
4 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (31.03%) CCNA
2 9 (31.03%) CCNP
2 9 (31.03%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (31.03%) RHCE
2 9 (31.03%) RHCSA
3 3 (10.34%) Degree
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.45%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (37.93%) vSphere
3 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.90%) KVM
3 2 (6.90%) NFS
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.45%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (62.07%) Puppet
2 13 (44.83%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (37.93%) Nagios
4 2 (6.90%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.45%) Ansible
5 1 (3.45%) Cacti
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) VMware
2 11 (37.93%) EMC
3 10 (34.48%) Cisco
3 10 (34.48%) Red Hat
4 4 (13.79%) HP
4 4 (13.79%) IBM
5 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle
7 1 (3.45%) CA
7 1 (3.45%) Citrix
7 1 (3.45%) Dell
7 1 (3.45%) InterSystems
7 1 (3.45%) NetApp
7 1 (3.45%) Symantec
7 1 (3.45%) Veeam
7 1 (3.45%) Veritas