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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 144 194 187
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 28 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.81% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.27% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 15
Median daily rate £450 £406 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -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
3293 5137 5567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.09% 95.15% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2633 4010 4012
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £276 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 79 100
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.00 £42.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 55 (100.00%) Linux
2 42 (76.36%) Red Hat
2 42 (76.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 28 (50.91%) Oracle
3 28 (50.91%) Banking
4 23 (41.82%) ITIL
4 23 (41.82%) Migration
5 21 (38.18%) Finance
6 19 (34.55%) Puppet
7 17 (30.91%) Performance Tuning
8 16 (29.09%) Data Protection
8 16 (29.09%) DNS
8 16 (29.09%) RHCE
9 14 (25.45%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (25.45%) RHCA
10 12 (21.82%) IBM
11 11 (20.00%) Unix
12 10 (18.18%) Solaris
12 10 (18.18%) VMware
13 9 (16.36%) Opscode Chef
14 8 (14.55%) 3PAR
15 7 (12.73%) HP
15 7 (12.73%) SAN
15 7 (12.73%) Red Hat Satellite
15 7 (12.73%) Ansible
15 7 (12.73%) PowerShell
15 7 (12.73%) Enterprise Architecture
16 6 (10.91%) Low Latency
16 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
16 6 (10.91%) Windows

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 (3.64%) Apache
1 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
1 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.09%) DNS
2 7 (12.73%) SAN
3 4 (7.27%) NAS
3 4 (7.27%) Network Security
4 3 (5.45%) Internet
5 2 (3.64%) LDAP
6 1 (1.82%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
1 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
General
1 28 (50.91%) Banking
2 21 (38.18%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) JRuby
2 1 (1.82%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Clustering
1 5 (9.09%) Replication
2 4 (7.27%) Hedge funds
3 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) CMDB
4 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Linux
2 42 (76.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (20.00%) Unix
4 10 (18.18%) Solaris
5 6 (10.91%) AIX
5 6 (10.91%) Windows
6 4 (7.27%) VyOS
7 3 (5.45%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (5.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.82%) CentOS
8 1 (1.82%) SUSE
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) ITIL
1 23 (41.82%) Migration
2 17 (30.91%) Performance Tuning
3 16 (29.09%) Data Protection
4 7 (12.73%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (10.91%) Low Latency
6 5 (9.09%) Capacity Management
6 5 (9.09%) Database Security
7 4 (7.27%) Change Control
8 3 (5.45%) Performance Optimisation
8 3 (5.45%) Server Building
9 2 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.64%) DevOps
9 2 (3.64%) High Availability
10 1 (1.82%) Business Continuity Management
10 1 (1.82%) Load Balancing
10 1 (1.82%) Open Source
10 1 (1.82%) Problem Management
10 1 (1.82%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (1.82%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.73%) PowerShell
2 6 (10.91%) Perl
3 5 (9.09%) C
3 5 (9.09%) SQL
4 4 (7.27%) Ruby
4 4 (7.27%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.45%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.45%) Python
5 3 (5.45%) SystemTap
6 1 (1.82%) AWK
6 1 (1.82%) Java
6 1 (1.82%) PHP
6 1 (1.82%) sed
Qualifications
1 16 (29.09%) RHCE
2 14 (25.45%) ITIL Certification
2 14 (25.45%) RHCA
3 5 (9.09%) IBM Certification
3 5 (9.09%) MCITP
3 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (9.09%) OCP
3 5 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (7.27%) NFS
2 4 (7.27%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (5.45%) GPFS
3 3 (5.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (5.45%) vSphere
4 2 (3.64%) KVM
4 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.82%) Samba
5 1 (1.82%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 19 (34.55%) Puppet
2 9 (16.36%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (12.73%) Ansible
3 7 (12.73%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (5.45%) BladeLogic
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (3.64%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (1.82%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (1.82%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.82%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (1.82%) Nagios
Vendors
1 42 (76.36%) Red Hat
2 28 (50.91%) Oracle
3 12 (21.82%) IBM
4 10 (18.18%) VMware
5 8 (14.55%) 3PAR
6 7 (12.73%) HP
7 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
8 5 (9.09%) Cisco
8 5 (9.09%) EMC
9 4 (7.27%) Brocade
9 4 (7.27%) NetApp
9 4 (7.27%) Veritas
9 4 (7.27%) Vyatta
10 3 (5.45%) Dell
11 2 (3.64%) Sun
12 1 (1.82%) BMC
12 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.82%) Citrix
12 1 (1.82%) DataSynapse
12 1 (1.82%) Reuters
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