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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 183 201 183
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 14 18 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.25% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.27% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 35
Average daily rate
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£300 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £17.50
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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
5359 6714 7231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.13% 92.63% 92.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3875 4903 5242
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £277 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 148 171
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (60.71%) Red Hat
3 14 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (46.43%) Banking
5 11 (39.29%) Bash Shell
6 10 (35.71%) Oracle
6 10 (35.71%) UNIX
7 9 (32.14%) VMware
7 9 (32.14%) Puppet
8 8 (28.57%) Finance
8 8 (28.57%) Solaris
9 7 (25.00%) ITIL
9 7 (25.00%) Perl
9 7 (25.00%) Shell Script
9 7 (25.00%) Release Management
10 6 (21.43%) Ubuntu
11 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
11 5 (17.86%) GlassFish
11 5 (17.86%) XenServer
11 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
11 5 (17.86%) LANDesk
11 5 (17.86%) Tivoli
11 5 (17.86%) Oracle RMAN
11 5 (17.86%) WebLogic
11 5 (17.86%) C
11 5 (17.86%) JBoss
11 5 (17.86%) Tomcat
11 5 (17.86%) Python
11 5 (17.86%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (17.86%) Tomcat
1 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
1 5 (17.86%) GlassFish
1 5 (17.86%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) SAN
2 3 (10.71%) Firewall
2 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.71%) SSH
3 2 (7.14%) Network Security
3 2 (7.14%) NAS
3 2 (7.14%) OpenVPN
3 2 (7.14%) VPN
3 2 (7.14%) DNS
3 2 (7.14%) LDAP
3 2 (7.14%) DHCP
3 2 (7.14%) IPsec
3 2 (7.14%) OSPF
3 2 (7.14%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
1 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) Informix
2 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (46.43%) Banking
2 8 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.14%) Games
3 2 (7.14%) Electronics
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (3.57%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) NHS
1 2 (7.14%) DTV
1 2 (7.14%) IPTV
1 2 (7.14%) FMCG
1 2 (7.14%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.57%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (35.71%) UNIX
4 8 (28.57%) Solaris
5 6 (21.43%) Ubuntu
6 2 (7.14%) Fedora
6 2 (7.14%) Windows
6 2 (7.14%) CentOS
7 1 (3.57%) SUSE
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) ITIL
1 7 (25.00%) Release Management
2 4 (14.29%) DevOps
3 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
3 2 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (7.14%) Security Testing
3 2 (7.14%) Kernel Tuning
3 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) Bash Shell
2 7 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 7 (25.00%) Perl
3 5 (17.86%) C
3 5 (17.86%) Python
3 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.14%) Bourne shell
5 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) RHCE
2 1 (3.57%) Sun Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (17.86%) XenServer
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (7.14%) OpenSSH
2 2 (7.14%) NFS
3 1 (3.57%) RHEV
3 1 (3.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (3.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) Puppet
2 5 (17.86%) Tivoli
3 3 (10.71%) Nagios
4 2 (7.14%) YUM
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Red Hat
2 10 (35.71%) Oracle
3 9 (32.14%) VMware
4 5 (17.86%) LANDesk
4 5 (17.86%) Citrix
4 5 (17.86%) JBoss
4 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.71%) CA
5 3 (10.71%) Veritas
6 2 (7.14%) IBM
6 2 (7.14%) NetApp
6 2 (7.14%) Symantec
6 2 (7.14%) Sun
6 2 (7.14%) HP
6 2 (7.14%) SAP
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco
7 1 (3.57%) EMC
7 1 (3.57%) Nimsoft
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