The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 127 127 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.10% 0.035% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.039% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £238 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 - -
Linux Systems Administrator
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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
2620 2545 2094
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.81% 89.80% 91.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1373 1305 829
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 112 137
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £34.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Linux Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Linux Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Linux Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Linux Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Linux Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 2 £339 - 2
Slough - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Linux Systems Administrator
South East

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Linux Systems Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Linux Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Puppet
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Identity Management
4 2 (28.57%) LAMP
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Drupal
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 2 (28.57%) Apache
4 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (28.57%) REST
4 2 (28.57%) Bitbucket
4 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) Vagrant
4 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) KVM
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Linux Systems Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Linux Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) SSH
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Bitbucket
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) XML
1 2 (28.57%) LAMP
1 2 (28.57%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Identity Management
1 2 (28.57%) Scrum
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PHP
1 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
2 2 (28.57%) Vagrant
2 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cognos
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
1 1 (14.29%) VMware