The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Linux Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 98 107 117
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 10 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.50% 0.35% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.38% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 7
Median daily rate £550 £274 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.91% +4.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.00 -
Linux Systems 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
1856 2338 2467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.89% 91.90% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1021 1214 1303
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
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 £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 148 58
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +19.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £47.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016.

Linux Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 11 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
Windsor - 5 £550 -
Reading -2 4 £438 +14.75% 1
Linux Systems Administrator
South East

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (85.00%) Puppet
3 14 (70.00%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (70.00%) VMware
4 12 (60.00%) Red Hat
4 12 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (55.00%) Python
6 10 (50.00%) Cisco
6 10 (50.00%) CCNP
6 10 (50.00%) CCNA
6 10 (50.00%) EMC
6 10 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (50.00%) Nagios
6 10 (50.00%) DevOps
7 9 (45.00%) CentOS
8 6 (30.00%) vSphere
8 6 (30.00%) RHCE
9 5 (25.00%) ITIL
9 5 (25.00%) Perl
9 5 (25.00%) Firewall
9 5 (25.00%) Data Management
9 5 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (25.00%) Ansible
9 5 (25.00%) RHCSA
9 5 (25.00%) EMC VNX
9 5 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (25.00%) Ruby
9 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
10 4 (20.00%) Ubuntu

Linux Systems 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 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) Confluence
1 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
1 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (20.00%) Hudson
3 3 (15.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) CentOS
3 4 (20.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (10.00%) Debian
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Unix
5 1 (5.00%) Windows
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) DevOps
2 5 (25.00%) Data Management
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Python
2 5 (25.00%) Perl
2 5 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (5.00%) C++
3 1 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) R
3 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) CCNA
1 10 (50.00%) CCNP
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (30.00%) RHCE
3 5 (25.00%) RHCSA
3 5 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (30.00%) vSphere
3 1 (5.00%) iptables
3 1 (5.00%) NFS
3 1 (5.00%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 17 (85.00%) Puppet
2 14 (70.00%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (50.00%) Nagios
4 5 (25.00%) Ansible
5 2 (10.00%) NetBackup
6 1 (5.00%) Capistrano
6 1 (5.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) VMware
2 12 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 10 (50.00%) Cisco
3 10 (50.00%) EMC
4 2 (10.00%) Veeam
5 1 (5.00%) Percona