The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 88 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.23% - 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.63 £30.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-24.58% +87.50%
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 Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1228 978 734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.17% 93.23% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 490 317
Average daily rate £350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 80 79
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £28.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Linux Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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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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
Milton Keynes - 3 - -
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited Linux 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 Administrator in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) YaST
2 2 (66.67%) SUSE
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) HPUX
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) NFS
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) SSH
3 1 (33.33%) Korn
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited Linux 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 Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) SSH
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 2 (66.67%) SUSE
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) HPUX
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Korn
1 1 (33.33%) Bourne shell
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) NFS
1 1 (33.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) YaST
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec