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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 99 116 125
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 14 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.62% 0.19% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.21% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 1
Median daily rate £500 £375 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +87.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -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
2063 2380 2353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.49% 92.64% 94.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1074 1343 1166
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 111 71
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +20 4 £350 -28.57%
Bracknell - 2 - -
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (64.29%) VMware
3 17 (60.71%) Puppet
4 13 (46.43%) ITIL
5 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (39.29%) vSphere
6 11 (39.29%) EMC
7 10 (35.71%) Red Hat
7 10 (35.71%) Cisco
7 10 (35.71%) Python
7 10 (35.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (35.71%) Nagios
7 10 (35.71%) EMC VNX
8 9 (32.14%) DevOps
8 9 (32.14%) RHCSA
8 9 (32.14%) Sonatype Nexus
8 9 (32.14%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (32.14%) Perl
8 9 (32.14%) CCNP
8 9 (32.14%) CCNA
8 9 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (32.14%) RHCE
9 7 (25.00%) Unix
10 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (14.29%) AIX
12 4 (14.29%) HP
12 4 (14.29%) IBM
13 3 (10.71%) Degree

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 (7.14%) Apache
1 2 (7.14%) Drupal
1 2 (7.14%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (7.14%) DNS
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) HTTP
2 2 (7.14%) LAN
2 2 (7.14%) LDAP
2 2 (7.14%) SMTP
2 2 (7.14%) SSL
2 2 (7.14%) WAN
3 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (7.14%) Bitbucket
2 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.14%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.57%) ProC
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) LAMP
1 2 (7.14%) Middleware
1 2 (7.14%) REST
1 2 (7.14%) Web Services
1 2 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) EMC VNX
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (25.00%) Unix
3 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (14.29%) AIX
5 3 (10.71%) CentOS
6 2 (7.14%) Debian
6 2 (7.14%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) ITIL
2 9 (32.14%) DevOps
3 3 (10.71%) High Availability
3 3 (10.71%) Migration
3 3 (10.71%) Open Source
3 3 (10.71%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (10.71%) Service Management
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.14%) Identity Management
4 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.14%) Scrum
4 2 (7.14%) Software Deployment
4 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.57%) Presales
5 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.57%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) Python
2 9 (32.14%) Perl
3 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.14%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) C
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) Ruby
5 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (32.14%) CCNA
2 9 (32.14%) CCNP
2 9 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (32.14%) RHCE
2 9 (32.14%) RHCSA
3 3 (10.71%) Degree
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.57%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (39.29%) vSphere
3 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.14%) KVM
4 1 (3.57%) NFS
4 1 (3.57%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 17 (60.71%) Puppet
2 12 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (35.71%) Nagios
4 3 (10.71%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.57%) Cacti
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) VMware
2 11 (39.29%) EMC
3 10 (35.71%) Cisco
3 10 (35.71%) Red Hat
4 4 (14.29%) HP
4 4 (14.29%) IBM
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle
6 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.14%) Veeam
7 1 (3.57%) CA
7 1 (3.57%) InterSystems
7 1 (3.57%) NetApp
7 1 (3.57%) Symantec
7 1 (3.57%) Veritas