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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 97 108 119
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 12 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.61% 0.40% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.44% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 7
Median daily rate £550 £274 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.91% -8.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £9.00
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
1832 2297 2498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.90% 92.03% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1013 1191 1306
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 143 64
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.90 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £47.50 £24.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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
Reading +8 6 £438 +52.17% 2
Windsor - 5 £550 -
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (78.26%) Puppet
3 15 (65.22%) VMware
3 15 (65.22%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (60.87%) Red Hat
5 12 (52.17%) Python
5 12 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (47.83%) EMC
7 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (43.48%) CCNP
7 10 (43.48%) CCNA
7 10 (43.48%) Nagios
7 10 (43.48%) Cisco
7 10 (43.48%) DevOps
8 9 (39.13%) CentOS
9 7 (30.43%) vSphere
10 6 (26.09%) RHCE
11 5 (21.74%) Firewall
11 5 (21.74%) Perl
11 5 (21.74%) ITIL
11 5 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (21.74%) Data Management
11 5 (21.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (21.74%) Ruby
11 5 (21.74%) RHCSA
11 5 (21.74%) Ansible
11 5 (21.74%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (21.74%) EMC VNX
11 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
12 4 (17.39%) Ubuntu

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 1 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) Confluence
1 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (21.74%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Big Data
1 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
1 5 (21.74%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (17.39%) Hudson
3 3 (13.04%) Subversion
4 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.35%) JIRA
4 1 (4.35%) ProC
4 1 (4.35%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (39.13%) CentOS
3 4 (17.39%) Ubuntu
4 2 (8.70%) Debian
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Unix
4 2 (8.70%) Windows
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Solaris
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) DevOps
2 5 (21.74%) Data Management
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL
3 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) Python
2 5 (21.74%) Perl
2 5 (21.74%) Ruby
3 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.35%) C
4 1 (4.35%) C++
4 1 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) CCNA
1 10 (43.48%) CCNP
1 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (26.09%) RHCE
3 5 (21.74%) RHCSA
3 5 (21.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (30.43%) vSphere
3 1 (4.35%) iptables
3 1 (4.35%) NFS
3 1 (4.35%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 18 (78.26%) Puppet
2 15 (65.22%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (43.48%) Nagios
4 5 (21.74%) Ansible
5 2 (8.70%) NetBackup
6 1 (4.35%) Capistrano
6 1 (4.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) VMware
2 14 (60.87%) Red Hat
3 11 (47.83%) EMC
4 10 (43.48%) Cisco
5 2 (8.70%) Veeam
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle
6 1 (4.35%) Percona
6 1 (4.35%) Tableau
6 1 (4.35%) Talend