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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Administrator
London / City of London
Rank 143 136 182
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +46
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 10 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.42% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.44% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 12
Median daily rate £375 £438 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £375 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £469 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £339 £340
% change year-on-year
+15.12% -0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £37.63
% change year-on-year
+83.33% -60.13%

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
2761 2952 4853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.40% 95.88% 95.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2200 2306 3748
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 49 81
Median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +25.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017, 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 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (75.68%) Red Hat
3 23 (62.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (48.65%) Puppet
5 14 (37.84%) Banking
6 11 (29.73%) Oracle
7 10 (27.03%) Data Centre
8 9 (24.32%) VMware
9 8 (21.62%) Bash Shell
9 8 (21.62%) Perl
9 8 (21.62%) Apache
10 7 (18.92%) Tomcat
10 7 (18.92%) Load Balancing
11 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (16.22%) PowerShell
11 6 (16.22%) ITIL
11 6 (16.22%) Windows
11 6 (16.22%) IBM
11 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
11 6 (16.22%) Finance
11 6 (16.22%) Migration
12 5 (13.51%) NetApp
12 5 (13.51%) Nagios
12 5 (13.51%) Solaris
12 5 (13.51%) Unix
12 5 (13.51%) DNS
12 5 (13.51%) PHP
12 5 (13.51%) SSH
12 5 (13.51%) AWK
12 5 (13.51%) sed

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 8 (21.62%) Apache
2 7 (18.92%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.41%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.70%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) DNS
1 5 (13.51%) SSH
2 4 (10.81%) Ethernet
3 2 (5.41%) Firewall
4 1 (2.70%) BIG-IP
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (2.70%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.70%) LAN
4 1 (2.70%) NAS
4 1 (2.70%) OSPF
4 1 (2.70%) SSL
4 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.70%) VoIP
4 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Big Data
1 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
1 2 (5.41%) Impala
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (37.84%) Banking
2 6 (16.22%) Finance
3 4 (10.81%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) LAMP
2 1 (2.70%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (2.70%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) Clustering
2 2 (5.41%) Replication
3 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (62.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (16.22%) Windows
4 5 (13.51%) Solaris
4 5 (13.51%) Unix
5 2 (5.41%) AIX
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (2.70%) CentOS
6 1 (2.70%) SUSE
6 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Load Balancing
2 6 (16.22%) ITIL
2 6 (16.22%) Migration
3 5 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (10.81%) Data Protection
5 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.11%) Line Management
5 3 (8.11%) Low Latency
6 2 (5.41%) Capacity Management
6 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.41%) Database Security
6 2 (5.41%) DevOps
6 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (2.70%) Change Control
7 1 (2.70%) Data Engineering
7 1 (2.70%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (2.70%) Information Governance
7 1 (2.70%) Open Source
7 1 (2.70%) Server Hardening
7 1 (2.70%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) Bash Shell
1 8 (21.62%) Perl
2 6 (16.22%) PowerShell
3 5 (13.51%) AWK
3 5 (13.51%) PHP
3 5 (13.51%) sed
4 4 (10.81%) Python
5 3 (8.11%) SQL
6 2 (5.41%) C
6 2 (5.41%) Java
7 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (10.81%) RHCA
1 4 (10.81%) RHCE
2 2 (5.41%) IBM Certification
2 2 (5.41%) MCITP
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.41%) OCP
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
1 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) HDFS
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (5.41%) vSphere
3 1 (2.70%) Docker
3 1 (2.70%) NFS
3 1 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (2.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (48.65%) Puppet
2 5 (13.51%) Nagios
3 4 (10.81%) Ansible
3 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (5.41%) Cobbler
4 2 (5.41%) Salt
5 1 (2.70%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.70%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 28 (75.68%) Red Hat
2 11 (29.73%) Oracle
3 9 (24.32%) VMware
4 6 (16.22%) IBM
5 5 (13.51%) NetApp
6 4 (10.81%) 3PAR
6 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
7 3 (8.11%) Cisco
8 2 (5.41%) Apple
8 2 (5.41%) EMC
8 2 (5.41%) HP
9 1 (2.70%) Bloomberg
9 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.70%) Citrix
9 1 (2.70%) F5
9 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.70%) Juniper
9 1 (2.70%) Reuters
9 1 (2.70%) Sun
9 1 (2.70%) Veritas