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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 129 186 187
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 28 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.84% 0.20% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.21% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 11 14
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £320 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 - -
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
3194 5206 5695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.34% 95.00% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2607 3980 4278
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 90 79
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £29.32 £34.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (61.90%) Red Hat
2 26 (61.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (47.62%) Finance
4 19 (45.24%) Puppet
5 15 (35.71%) Banking
6 14 (33.33%) Migration
6 14 (33.33%) ITIL
7 12 (28.57%) Oracle
7 12 (28.57%) VMware
7 12 (28.57%) SAN
7 12 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (23.81%) Unix
8 10 (23.81%) Windows
9 8 (19.05%) PowerShell
9 8 (19.05%) Solaris
9 8 (19.05%) Python
9 8 (19.05%) HP
10 7 (16.67%) RHCE
10 7 (16.67%) DNS
10 7 (16.67%) IBM
10 7 (16.67%) Perl
10 7 (16.67%) Data Protection
10 7 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (14.29%) KVM
11 6 (14.29%) Vyatta
11 6 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (14.29%) Hedge funds
11 6 (14.29%) JRuby

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 (4.76%) OpenStack
1 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.38%) Apache
2 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) SAN
2 7 (16.67%) DNS
3 5 (11.90%) NAS
3 5 (11.90%) Network Security
4 3 (7.14%) Internet
5 2 (4.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (47.62%) Finance
2 15 (35.71%) Banking
3 3 (7.14%) Retail
4 2 (4.76%) Law
5 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) JRuby
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Hedge funds
2 5 (11.90%) Clustering
2 5 (11.90%) Replication
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.38%) CMDB
4 1 (2.38%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (61.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (23.81%) Unix
3 10 (23.81%) Windows
4 8 (19.05%) Solaris
5 5 (11.90%) AIX
5 5 (11.90%) VyOS
6 3 (7.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (7.14%) Windows Server
7 2 (4.76%) SUSE
8 1 (2.38%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) ITIL
1 14 (33.33%) Migration
2 7 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 7 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (11.90%) Change Control
3 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (9.52%) High Availability
5 3 (7.14%) Capacity Management
5 3 (7.14%) Database Security
5 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.14%) Performance Optimisation
5 3 (7.14%) Server Building
6 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.76%) Low Latency
7 1 (2.38%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.38%) Business Continuity Management
7 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.38%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.38%) Security Management
7 1 (2.38%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) PowerShell
1 8 (19.05%) Python
2 7 (16.67%) Perl
3 6 (14.29%) Ruby
4 5 (11.90%) C
5 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
5 4 (9.52%) Shell Script
5 4 (9.52%) SQL
6 2 (4.76%) PHP
6 2 (4.76%) SystemTap
7 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) RHCE
2 5 (11.90%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (11.90%) RHCA
3 3 (7.14%) IBM Certification
3 3 (7.14%) MCITP
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.14%) OCP
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) KVM
2 5 (11.90%) NFS
2 5 (11.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.14%) GPFS
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (4.76%) RHEV
4 2 (4.76%) vSphere
5 1 (2.38%) Samba
5 1 (2.38%) Sendmail
5 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (45.24%) Puppet
2 12 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (11.90%) Ansible
4 3 (7.14%) BladeLogic
4 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (4.76%) Control-M
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (2.38%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (2.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (2.38%) Nagios
6 1 (2.38%) Salt
Vendors
1 26 (61.90%) Red Hat
2 12 (28.57%) Oracle
2 12 (28.57%) VMware
3 8 (19.05%) HP
4 7 (16.67%) IBM
5 6 (14.29%) Cisco
5 6 (14.29%) Veritas
5 6 (14.29%) Vyatta
6 5 (11.90%) 3PAR
6 5 (11.90%) Brocade
7 4 (9.52%) EMC
7 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
8 2 (4.76%) Dell
8 2 (4.76%) Rackspace
8 2 (4.76%) Sun
9 1 (2.38%) BMC
9 1 (2.38%) Citrix
9 1 (2.38%) DataSynapse
9 1 (2.38%) NetApp
9 1 (2.38%) Splunk
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