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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 181 183 177
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 5 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.099% 0.28% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.30% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £394 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £257 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £380 £338
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £18.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 - -
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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
4701 5391 5260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.81% 93.38% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3589 3786 3909
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 85 117
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £33.75 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (47.62%) Red Hat
3 9 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (42.86%) Puppet
4 7 (33.33%) Finance
4 7 (33.33%) VMware
5 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (23.81%) Ubuntu
6 5 (23.81%) Banking
6 5 (23.81%) Clustering
6 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
6 5 (23.81%) Perl
6 5 (23.81%) Oracle
6 5 (23.81%) Tomcat
6 5 (23.81%) CentOS
6 5 (23.81%) DevOps
7 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (19.05%) XenServer
7 4 (19.05%) Python
7 4 (19.05%) HTTP
7 4 (19.05%) C
7 4 (19.05%) ITIL
7 4 (19.05%) UNIX
7 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
7 4 (19.05%) WebSphere
8 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
8 3 (14.29%) LANDesk
8 3 (14.29%) Release Management
8 3 (14.29%) GlassFish
8 3 (14.29%) Tivoli

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 5 (23.81%) Tomcat
2 4 (19.05%) WebSphere
3 3 (14.29%) GlassFish
3 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 3 (14.29%) JBoss
4 2 (9.52%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (9.52%) Apache Solr
5 1 (4.76%) Apache
5 1 (4.76%) nginx
5 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) HTTP
2 2 (9.52%) SAN
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) LDAP
3 1 (4.76%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
1 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.76%) Redis
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Publishing
4 1 (4.76%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) XML
1 2 (9.52%) XSLT
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Clustering
2 3 (14.29%) Replication
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (23.81%) Ubuntu
3 5 (23.81%) CentOS
4 4 (19.05%) UNIX
5 3 (14.29%) Solaris
6 2 (9.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (9.52%) Windows
6 2 (9.52%) Debian
7 1 (4.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
1 5 (23.81%) DevOps
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) Release Management
4 2 (9.52%) OO
4 2 (9.52%) Content Management
4 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Perl
2 4 (19.05%) Python
2 4 (19.05%) C
2 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
3 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 3 (14.29%) PHP
4 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
4 2 (9.52%) XPath
4 2 (9.52%) Ruby
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.76%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (19.05%) XenServer
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (9.52%) KVM
4 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.76%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) Puppet
2 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (14.29%) Tivoli
4 2 (9.52%) Ansible
5 1 (4.76%) Control-M
5 1 (4.76%) Nagios
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (4.76%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Red Hat
2 7 (33.33%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) Oracle
4 3 (14.29%) LANDesk
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 3 (14.29%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) Cyber-Ark
5 2 (9.52%) Adobe
6 1 (4.76%) IBM
6 1 (4.76%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) Percona
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