The table below looks at the statistics 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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 139 184 191
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 11 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.16% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 8
Average daily rate £425 £369 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.25% -11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £318 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £39.25 -
% change year-on-year
-61.78% -
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
3003 4864 5652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.42% 94.98% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2367 3726 4072
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 82 91
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.08% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.37 £30.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (53.57%) Red Hat
3 14 (50.00%) VMware
4 13 (46.43%) Puppet
5 12 (42.86%) Bash Shell
6 11 (39.29%) Finance
7 10 (35.71%) Windows
7 10 (35.71%) Perl
7 10 (35.71%) Solaris
8 9 (32.14%) Unix
8 9 (32.14%) Python
8 9 (32.14%) Veritas
8 9 (32.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (25.00%) SAN
10 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
10 6 (21.43%) Banking
11 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (17.86%) Oracle
11 5 (17.86%) NFS
11 5 (17.86%) IBM
11 5 (17.86%) Patch Management
12 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
12 4 (14.29%) Cisco
12 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
12 4 (14.29%) Apache
12 4 (14.29%) HP
12 4 (14.29%) EMC
12 4 (14.29%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (14.29%) Apache
1 4 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 2 (7.14%) JBoss
2 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.57%) nginx
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) SAN
2 3 (10.71%) HTTP
2 3 (10.71%) NAS
3 2 (7.14%) DNS
3 2 (7.14%) LDAP
3 2 (7.14%) Network Security
3 2 (7.14%) SSL
4 1 (3.57%) DHCP
4 1 (3.57%) FTP
4 1 (3.57%) Internet
4 1 (3.57%) SMTP
4 1 (3.57%) SSH
4 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.57%) DB2
2 1 (3.57%) PowerCenter
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.57%) Maven
1 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Banking
3 4 (14.29%) Retail
4 3 (10.71%) Investment Banking
4 3 (10.71%) Law
5 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) JRuby
2 2 (7.14%) Middleware
3 1 (3.57%) LAMP
3 1 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
1 3 (10.71%) Hedge funds
2 1 (3.57%) CLARiiON
2 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.57%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) CMDB
2 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (35.71%) Solaris
2 10 (35.71%) Windows
3 9 (32.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (32.14%) Unix
4 4 (14.29%) SUSE
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 2 (7.14%) Ubuntu
5 2 (7.14%) VyOS
6 1 (3.57%) AIX
6 1 (3.57%) CentOS
6 1 (3.57%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Patch Management
2 4 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 4 (14.29%) Migration
2 4 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.14%) DevOps
4 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) Analytics
5 1 (3.57%) Auto-Scaling
5 1 (3.57%) BDD
5 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL
5 1 (3.57%) Line Management
5 1 (3.57%) MOF
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.57%) Project Management
5 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) Bash Shell
2 10 (35.71%) Perl
3 9 (32.14%) Python
4 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
5 4 (14.29%) Bourne shell
6 3 (10.71%) Ruby
7 2 (7.14%) Java
7 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
7 2 (7.14%) SQL
8 1 (3.57%) Korn
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.86%) NFS
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (14.29%) vSphere
4 3 (10.71%) KVM
4 3 (10.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (10.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
6 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.57%) Samba
6 1 (3.57%) vCloud
6 1 (3.57%) Veritas File System
6 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (46.43%) Puppet
2 7 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (14.29%) yum
4 1 (3.57%) Ansible
4 1 (3.57%) BladeLogic
4 1 (3.57%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (3.57%) Control-M
4 1 (3.57%) HAProxy
4 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (3.57%) Xymon
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Red Hat
2 14 (50.00%) VMware
3 9 (32.14%) Veritas
4 5 (17.86%) IBM
4 5 (17.86%) Oracle
5 4 (14.29%) Cisco
5 4 (14.29%) EMC
5 4 (14.29%) HP
6 3 (10.71%) 3PAR
6 3 (10.71%) Rackspace
6 3 (10.71%) Vyatta
7 2 (7.14%) BMC
7 2 (7.14%) Brocade
7 2 (7.14%) NetApp
8 1 (3.57%) Dell
8 1 (3.57%) Informatica
8 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.57%) Remedy
8 1 (3.57%) Sun
8 1 (3.57%) Sybase
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