The first table below looks at the demand for the Linux Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 185 199 170
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 14 15 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.21% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.23% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 43
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £418 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £341
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £17.50
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5332 6562 7201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 91.88% 92.61% 92.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3888 4819 5239
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 171 169
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.64 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.11 £44.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Linux Administrator
London

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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 30 July 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 16 (48.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (42.42%) UNIX
4 14 (42.42%) Oracle
5 13 (39.39%) Banking
6 11 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 11 (33.33%) Perl
7 10 (30.30%) Solaris
7 10 (30.30%) Finance
7 10 (30.30%) VMware
8 9 (27.27%) Puppet
8 9 (27.27%) ITIL
9 8 (24.24%) Shell Script
10 7 (21.21%) C
10 7 (21.21%) Release Management
11 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (18.18%) WebSphere
11 6 (18.18%) Ubuntu
11 6 (18.18%) Tomcat
11 6 (18.18%) Python
11 6 (18.18%) JBoss
11 6 (18.18%) SAN
12 5 (15.15%) Citrix
12 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
12 5 (15.15%) Tivoli
12 5 (15.15%) ISO 9001
12 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
12 5 (15.15%) WebLogic
12 5 (15.15%) Oracle RMAN

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (18.18%) WebSphere
1 6 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 5 (15.15%) WebLogic
2 5 (15.15%) GlassFish
3 3 (9.09%) Apache
4 1 (3.03%) SAS
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) SAN
2 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
3 4 (12.12%) SSH
3 4 (12.12%) DNS
4 3 (9.09%) Firewall
4 3 (9.09%) LDAP
5 2 (6.06%) Network Security
5 2 (6.06%) NAS
5 2 (6.06%) VPN
5 2 (6.06%) DHCP
5 2 (6.06%) OSPF
5 2 (6.06%) BGP
5 2 (6.06%) IPsec
5 2 (6.06%) OpenVPN
6 1 (3.03%) Internet
6 1 (3.03%) FTP
6 1 (3.03%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) RDBMS
1 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.03%) Informix
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (39.39%) Banking
2 10 (30.30%) Finance
3 3 (9.09%) Retail
3 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.09%) Marketing
4 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.06%) Games
4 2 (6.06%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (3.03%) CSS
2 1 (3.03%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) NHS
1 3 (9.09%) Clustering
1 3 (9.09%) FMCG
1 3 (9.09%) Digital Media
1 3 (9.09%) IPTV
2 2 (6.06%) Replication
2 2 (6.06%) DTV
3 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.03%) CLARiiON
3 1 (3.03%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (48.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (42.42%) UNIX
4 10 (30.30%) Solaris
5 6 (18.18%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.03%) Windows
6 1 (3.03%) AIX
6 1 (3.03%) SUSE
6 1 (3.03%) Debian
6 1 (3.03%) Fedora
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.03%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) Release Management
3 4 (12.12%) DevOps
4 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (9.09%) Security Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
5 2 (6.06%) Migration
5 2 (6.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.06%) High Availability
5 2 (6.06%) Kernel Tuning
6 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 11 (33.33%) Perl
2 8 (24.24%) Shell Script
3 7 (21.21%) C
4 6 (18.18%) Python
5 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
6 3 (9.09%) Java
7 2 (6.06%) Bourne shell
7 2 (6.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) RHCE
2 1 (3.03%) Sun Certification
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (15.15%) XenServer
3 3 (9.09%) RHEV
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (6.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (6.06%) OpenSSH
4 2 (6.06%) NFS
4 2 (6.06%) KVM
5 1 (3.03%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) Puppet
2 5 (15.15%) Tivoli
3 3 (9.09%) Nagios
4 2 (6.06%) YUM
4 2 (6.06%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (3.03%) Control-M
5 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (3.03%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 14 (42.42%) Oracle
3 10 (30.30%) VMware
4 6 (18.18%) JBoss
5 5 (15.15%) Citrix
5 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
5 5 (15.15%) LANDesk
6 4 (12.12%) Veritas
6 4 (12.12%) IBM
7 3 (9.09%) CA
7 3 (9.09%) Sun
7 3 (9.09%) HP
8 2 (6.06%) SAP
8 2 (6.06%) Cisco
8 2 (6.06%) Symantec
8 2 (6.06%) EMC
8 2 (6.06%) BMC
8 2 (6.06%) NetApp
9 1 (3.03%) Nimsoft
9 1 (3.03%) Hitachi
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