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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 138 200 190
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 27 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.80% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.25% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 14
Median daily rate £450 £388 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +18.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+14.54% -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
3212 5598 5518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.57% 94.72% 94.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2600 4350 4016
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 87 96
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.71 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £31.90 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 46 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (76.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 33 (71.74%) Red Hat
4 22 (47.83%) Banking
4 22 (47.83%) Oracle
5 21 (45.65%) ITIL
5 21 (45.65%) Finance
6 19 (41.30%) Migration
7 16 (34.78%) Puppet
8 14 (30.43%) Data Protection
8 14 (30.43%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (30.43%) DNS
8 14 (30.43%) RHCE
9 12 (26.09%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (26.09%) Unix
9 12 (26.09%) RHCA
10 10 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (21.74%) VMware
11 9 (19.57%) Solaris
11 9 (19.57%) SAN
12 7 (15.22%) HP
12 7 (15.22%) IBM
12 7 (15.22%) Windows
12 7 (15.22%) AIX
12 7 (15.22%) Perl
13 6 (13.04%) Python
13 6 (13.04%) PowerShell
14 5 (10.87%) Enterprise Architecture
14 5 (10.87%) Change Control
14 5 (10.87%) C

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 (4.35%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.17%) Apache
2 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (30.43%) DNS
2 9 (19.57%) SAN
3 4 (8.70%) Network Security
4 3 (6.52%) Internet
4 3 (6.52%) NAS
5 2 (4.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (47.83%) Banking
2 21 (45.65%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) JRuby
2 1 (2.17%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Clustering
1 5 (10.87%) Replication
2 4 (8.70%) Hedge funds
3 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.17%) CMDB
5 1 (2.17%) FlexPod
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.17%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (76.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (26.09%) Unix
4 9 (19.57%) Solaris
5 7 (15.22%) AIX
5 7 (15.22%) Windows
6 4 (8.70%) VyOS
7 3 (6.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (6.52%) Windows Server
8 2 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (2.17%) CentOS
9 1 (2.17%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) ITIL
2 19 (41.30%) Migration
3 14 (30.43%) Data Protection
3 14 (30.43%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (10.87%) Change Control
4 5 (10.87%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (8.70%) High Availability
6 3 (6.52%) Capacity Management
6 3 (6.52%) Database Security
6 3 (6.52%) Low Latency
6 3 (6.52%) Performance Optimisation
6 3 (6.52%) Server Building
7 1 (2.17%) Business Continuity Management
7 1 (2.17%) DevOps
7 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.17%) Open Source
7 1 (2.17%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.17%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.17%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) Perl
2 6 (13.04%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.04%) Python
3 5 (10.87%) C
4 4 (8.70%) Ruby
4 4 (8.70%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.52%) SQL
5 3 (6.52%) SystemTap
6 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.35%) PHP
7 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) RHCE
2 12 (26.09%) ITIL Certification
2 12 (26.09%) RHCA
3 3 (6.52%) IBM Certification
3 3 (6.52%) MCITP
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.52%) OCP
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) KVM
1 4 (8.70%) NFS
1 4 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (6.52%) GPFS
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (6.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (4.35%) RHEV
3 2 (4.35%) vSphere
4 1 (2.17%) Samba
4 1 (2.17%) Sendmail
4 1 (2.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (34.78%) Puppet
2 10 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (8.70%) Ansible
4 3 (6.52%) BladeLogic
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle ZFS
4 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (4.35%) Control-M
5 2 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (2.17%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (2.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (2.17%) Nagios
6 1 (2.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 33 (71.74%) Red Hat
2 22 (47.83%) Oracle
3 10 (21.74%) VMware
4 7 (15.22%) HP
4 7 (15.22%) IBM
5 4 (8.70%) 3PAR
5 4 (8.70%) Brocade
5 4 (8.70%) Cisco
5 4 (8.70%) EMC
5 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.70%) Veritas
5 4 (8.70%) Vyatta
6 3 (6.52%) Dell
7 2 (4.35%) Sun
8 1 (2.17%) BMC
8 1 (2.17%) Citrix
8 1 (2.17%) DataSynapse
8 1 (2.17%) Reuters
8 1 (2.17%) Solace
8 1 (2.17%) Splunk
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