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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Administrator
London / City of London
Rank 150 140 187
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +47
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 7 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.41% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.43% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 5
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £375 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £475 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+83.33% -61.78%

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
2819 3054 4960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.14% 95.53% 95.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2223 2413 3800
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 46 76
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +9.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £53.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (62.50%) Red Hat
3 12 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (45.83%) Puppet
5 9 (37.50%) Data Centre
6 8 (33.33%) Banking
7 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
7 7 (29.17%) Perl
7 7 (29.17%) Apache
7 7 (29.17%) Bash Shell
8 6 (25.00%) Load Balancing
8 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
8 6 (25.00%) VMware
9 5 (20.83%) Windows
9 5 (20.83%) Investment Banking
9 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
10 4 (16.67%) sed
10 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 4 (16.67%) Ethernet
10 4 (16.67%) Python
10 4 (16.67%) PHP
10 4 (16.67%) Oracle
10 4 (16.67%) AWK
10 4 (16.67%) SSH
10 4 (16.67%) Nagios
10 4 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (12.50%) Line Management
11 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
11 3 (12.50%) Unix

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 7 (29.17%) Apache
2 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.33%) Apache Spark
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Pig
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Solr
4 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.17%) JBoss
4 1 (4.17%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (4.17%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 4 (16.67%) SSH
2 2 (8.33%) DNS
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) SSL
3 1 (4.17%) BIG-IP
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.17%) Kerberos
3 1 (4.17%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) LDAP
3 1 (4.17%) OSPF
3 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) VoIP
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Big Data
1 3 (12.50%) Hadoop
1 3 (12.50%) Impala
2 2 (8.33%) Apache Hive
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (4.17%) HBase
3 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 8 (33.33%) Banking
2 5 (20.83%) Investment Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) LAMP
2 1 (4.17%) Kafka
2 1 (4.17%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (4.17%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) Fintech
3 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (20.83%) Windows
4 3 (12.50%) Unix
5 2 (8.33%) CentOS
5 2 (8.33%) Solaris
6 1 (4.17%) Fedora
6 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 3 (12.50%) Line Management
2 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (8.33%) DevOps
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) Change Control
4 1 (4.17%) Data Architecture
4 1 (4.17%) Data Engineering
4 1 (4.17%) Data Management
4 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.17%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (4.17%) Information Governance
4 1 (4.17%) Information Management
4 1 (4.17%) Open Source
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (4.17%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) Bash Shell
1 7 (29.17%) Perl
2 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
3 4 (16.67%) AWK
3 4 (16.67%) PHP
3 4 (16.67%) Python
3 4 (16.67%) sed
4 3 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (8.33%) Java
6 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.17%) RHCA
1 1 (4.17%) RHCE
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.50%) HDFS
4 2 (8.33%) Docker
5 1 (4.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (4.17%) NFS
5 1 (4.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (45.83%) Puppet
2 4 (16.67%) Nagios
2 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (8.33%) Cobbler
3 2 (8.33%) Salt
4 1 (4.17%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (4.17%) HAProxy
4 1 (4.17%) Kibana
4 1 (4.17%) Mesos
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 6 (25.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (8.33%) Apple
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.17%) Alteryx
5 1 (4.17%) Bloomberg
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix
5 1 (4.17%) Cloudera
5 1 (4.17%) F5
5 1 (4.17%) ForgeRock
5 1 (4.17%) Juniper
5 1 (4.17%) NetApp
5 1 (4.17%) Reuters
5 1 (4.17%) SaltStack
5 1 (4.17%) Sun
5 1 (4.17%) Tableau
5 1 (4.17%) Talend