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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 144 169 188
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 27 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.79% 0.38% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.40% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 18
Median daily rate £450 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +37.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £30.00
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
3241 4480 5551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.93% 95.14% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2580 3533 4061
Median daily rate £475 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 68 112
Median hourly rate £17.17 £16.95 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -3.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £24.04 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 57 (100.00%) Linux
2 42 (73.68%) Red Hat
3 41 (71.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (49.12%) Oracle
5 27 (47.37%) Banking
6 24 (42.11%) Migration
7 23 (40.35%) ITIL
8 20 (35.09%) Finance
9 19 (33.33%) Puppet
10 18 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
11 17 (29.82%) Data Protection
11 17 (29.82%) RHCE
11 17 (29.82%) DNS
12 15 (26.32%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (26.32%) RHCA
13 13 (22.81%) VMware
14 12 (21.05%) IBM
15 10 (17.54%) PowerShell
16 9 (15.79%) Unix
17 8 (14.04%) Windows
17 8 (14.04%) Solaris
17 8 (14.04%) 3PAR
18 7 (12.28%) Red Hat Satellite
18 7 (12.28%) Opscode Chef
18 7 (12.28%) Enterprise Architecture
18 7 (12.28%) Perl
19 6 (10.53%) SAN
19 6 (10.53%) HP
19 6 (10.53%) Ansible
19 6 (10.53%) Bash Shell

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 5 (8.77%) Apache
1 5 (8.77%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.82%) DNS
2 6 (10.53%) SAN
3 4 (7.02%) Network Security
4 3 (5.26%) Internet
4 3 (5.26%) NAS
4 3 (5.26%) SSH
5 1 (1.75%) Firewall
5 1 (1.75%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.75%) LAN
5 1 (1.75%) LDAP
5 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.75%) VoIP
5 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database
1 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database 12c
1 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
General
1 27 (47.37%) Banking
2 20 (35.09%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) JRuby
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Clustering
1 5 (8.77%) Replication
2 4 (7.02%) Hedge funds
3 3 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 57 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (71.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (15.79%) Unix
4 8 (14.04%) Solaris
4 8 (14.04%) Windows
5 5 (8.77%) AIX
6 4 (7.02%) VyOS
7 3 (5.26%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (5.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (3.51%) CentOS
9 1 (1.75%) SUSE
9 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.11%) Migration
2 23 (40.35%) ITIL
3 18 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
4 17 (29.82%) Data Protection
5 7 (12.28%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (8.77%) Capacity Management
6 5 (8.77%) Database Security
6 5 (8.77%) Low Latency
7 4 (7.02%) Load Balancing
8 3 (5.26%) Change Control
8 3 (5.26%) Performance Optimisation
8 3 (5.26%) Server Building
9 2 (3.51%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.51%) DevOps
9 2 (3.51%) High Availability
9 2 (3.51%) Open Source
10 1 (1.75%) E-Commerce
10 1 (1.75%) Information Governance
10 1 (1.75%) Line Management
10 1 (1.75%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) PowerShell
2 7 (12.28%) Perl
3 6 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 5 (8.77%) C
4 5 (8.77%) SQL
5 4 (7.02%) Ruby
6 3 (5.26%) AWK
6 3 (5.26%) PHP
6 3 (5.26%) sed
6 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.51%) Python
7 2 (3.51%) SystemTap
8 1 (1.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (29.82%) RHCE
2 15 (26.32%) ITIL Certification
2 15 (26.32%) RHCA
3 5 (8.77%) IBM Certification
3 5 (8.77%) MCITP
3 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (8.77%) OCP
3 5 (8.77%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.02%) NFS
2 4 (7.02%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (5.26%) GPFS
3 3 (5.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (5.26%) vSphere
4 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.75%) KVM
5 1 (1.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.75%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (33.33%) Puppet
2 7 (12.28%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (12.28%) Red Hat Satellite
3 6 (10.53%) Ansible
4 3 (5.26%) Nagios
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (3.51%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (1.75%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.75%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 42 (73.68%) Red Hat
2 28 (49.12%) Oracle
3 13 (22.81%) VMware
4 12 (21.05%) IBM
5 8 (14.04%) 3PAR
6 6 (10.53%) HP
7 5 (8.77%) Cisco
7 5 (8.77%) EMC
7 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
8 4 (7.02%) Brocade
8 4 (7.02%) NetApp
8 4 (7.02%) Vyatta
9 3 (5.26%) Veritas
10 2 (3.51%) Dell
11 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.75%) Citrix
11 1 (1.75%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.75%) Sun