The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Linux Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 139 185 198
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 30 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.90% 0.26% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.27% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 15 12
Median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £310 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+14.54% -8.33%
Linux Administrator
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3195 5541 5581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.80% 94.69% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2580 4277 4152
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 96 75
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.72 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.62% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.82 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.05 £32.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Linux Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Linux Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 City of London region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (72.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 29 (67.44%) Red Hat
4 21 (48.84%) Finance
5 19 (44.19%) Banking
6 18 (41.86%) Oracle
6 18 (41.86%) ITIL
7 17 (39.53%) Puppet
8 16 (37.21%) Migration
9 11 (25.58%) Data Protection
9 11 (25.58%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (25.58%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (25.58%) Unix
9 11 (25.58%) DNS
9 11 (25.58%) RHCE
10 10 (23.26%) SAN
10 10 (23.26%) VMware
11 9 (20.93%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (20.93%) RHCA
12 8 (18.60%) Windows
12 8 (18.60%) Solaris
13 7 (16.28%) Perl
13 7 (16.28%) HP
13 7 (16.28%) PowerShell
14 6 (13.95%) IBM
14 6 (13.95%) AIX
14 6 (13.95%) Python
15 5 (11.63%) Clustering
15 5 (11.63%) Replication
15 5 (11.63%) NFS

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (4.65%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.33%) Apache
2 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) DNS
2 10 (23.26%) SAN
3 5 (11.63%) Network Security
4 3 (6.98%) Internet
4 3 (6.98%) NAS
5 2 (4.65%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (48.84%) Finance
2 19 (44.19%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) JRuby
2 1 (2.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Clustering
1 5 (11.63%) Hedge funds
1 5 (11.63%) Replication
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.33%) CMDB
4 1 (2.33%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.33%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (72.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (25.58%) Unix
4 8 (18.60%) Solaris
4 8 (18.60%) Windows
5 6 (13.95%) AIX
6 5 (11.63%) VyOS
7 3 (6.98%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
8 1 (2.33%) CentOS
8 1 (2.33%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (2.33%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) ITIL
2 16 (37.21%) Migration
3 11 (25.58%) Data Protection
3 11 (25.58%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (11.63%) Change Control
4 5 (11.63%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (9.30%) High Availability
6 3 (6.98%) Capacity Management
6 3 (6.98%) Database Security
6 3 (6.98%) Low Latency
6 3 (6.98%) Performance Optimisation
6 3 (6.98%) Server Building
7 1 (2.33%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.33%) Business Continuity Management
7 1 (2.33%) DevOps
7 1 (2.33%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.33%) Open Source
7 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) Perl
1 7 (16.28%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.95%) Python
3 5 (11.63%) C
3 5 (11.63%) Ruby
4 4 (9.30%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.98%) SQL
5 3 (6.98%) SystemTap
6 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.65%) PHP
7 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) RHCE
2 9 (20.93%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (20.93%) RHCA
3 3 (6.98%) IBM Certification
3 3 (6.98%) MCITP
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.98%) OCP
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) NFS
1 5 (11.63%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (9.30%) KVM
3 3 (6.98%) GPFS
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (6.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (4.65%) RHEV
5 1 (2.33%) Samba
5 1 (2.33%) Sendmail
5 1 (2.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (39.53%) Puppet
2 11 (25.58%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (9.30%) Ansible
4 3 (6.98%) BladeLogic
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle ZFS
4 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (4.65%) Control-M
5 2 (4.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (2.33%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (2.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (2.33%) Nagios
6 1 (2.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 29 (67.44%) Red Hat
2 18 (41.86%) Oracle
3 10 (23.26%) VMware
4 7 (16.28%) HP
5 6 (13.95%) IBM
6 5 (11.63%) 3PAR
6 5 (11.63%) Brocade
6 5 (11.63%) Cisco
6 5 (11.63%) Vyatta
7 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
7 4 (9.30%) Veritas
8 3 (6.98%) Dell
8 3 (6.98%) EMC
9 2 (4.65%) Sun
10 1 (2.33%) BMC
10 1 (2.33%) Citrix
10 1 (2.33%) DataSynapse
10 1 (2.33%) Reuters
10 1 (2.33%) Solace
10 1 (2.33%) Splunk
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