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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 146 152 184
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 16 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.50% 0.32% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.33% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 17
Median daily rate £375 £450 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +40.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £375 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £485 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £9.00
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
3056 3309 5472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.50% 95.64% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2427 2624 4179
Median daily rate £488 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 47 108
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £41.50 £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 44 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 30 (68.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (45.45%) Banking
5 18 (40.91%) Puppet
5 18 (40.91%) Oracle
6 12 (27.27%) ITIL
6 12 (27.27%) Migration
6 12 (27.27%) VMware
7 11 (25.00%) DNS
7 11 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (22.73%) RHCA
8 10 (22.73%) Data Protection
8 10 (22.73%) RHCE
8 10 (22.73%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (18.18%) Bash Shell
9 8 (18.18%) Finance
9 8 (18.18%) Perl
9 8 (18.18%) Apache
9 8 (18.18%) Data Centre
10 7 (15.91%) Tomcat
10 7 (15.91%) Windows
10 7 (15.91%) IBM
10 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
10 7 (15.91%) Load Balancing
11 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (13.64%) Solaris
11 6 (13.64%) Unix
12 5 (11.36%) PHP
12 5 (11.36%) AWK

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 (18.18%) Apache
2 7 (15.91%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.55%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.27%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.00%) DNS
2 5 (11.36%) SSH
3 2 (4.55%) Ethernet
3 2 (4.55%) Firewall
4 1 (2.27%) BIG-IP
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (2.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.27%) LAN
4 1 (2.27%) NAS
4 1 (2.27%) Network Security
4 1 (2.27%) OSPF
4 1 (2.27%) SAN
4 1 (2.27%) SSL
4 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.27%) VoIP
4 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) Big Data
1 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
1 2 (4.55%) Impala
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.27%) MySQL
2 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (45.45%) Banking
2 8 (18.18%) Finance
3 4 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) LAMP
2 1 (2.27%) JRuby
2 1 (2.27%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (2.27%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.55%) Clustering
2 2 (4.55%) Replication
3 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.27%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.27%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (68.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (15.91%) Windows
4 6 (13.64%) Solaris
4 6 (13.64%) Unix
5 3 (6.82%) AIX
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (4.55%) CentOS
7 1 (2.27%) SUSE
7 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.27%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) ITIL
1 12 (27.27%) Migration
2 11 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (22.73%) Data Protection
4 7 (15.91%) Load Balancing
5 3 (6.82%) DevOps
5 3 (6.82%) Low Latency
6 2 (4.55%) Capacity Management
6 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.55%) Database Security
6 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.27%) Change Control
7 1 (2.27%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.27%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (2.27%) Identity Management
7 1 (2.27%) Information Governance
7 1 (2.27%) Open Source
7 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) Bash Shell
1 8 (18.18%) Perl
2 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
3 5 (11.36%) AWK
3 5 (11.36%) PHP
3 5 (11.36%) sed
4 4 (9.09%) Python
5 3 (6.82%) SQL
6 2 (4.55%) C
6 2 (4.55%) Java
7 1 (2.27%) Ruby
7 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) ITIL Certification
1 10 (22.73%) RHCA
1 10 (22.73%) RHCE
2 2 (4.55%) IBM Certification
2 2 (4.55%) MCITP
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.55%) OCP
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.82%) vSphere
4 2 (4.55%) HDFS
4 2 (4.55%) NFS
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.27%) Docker
5 1 (2.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (2.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (40.91%) Puppet
2 5 (11.36%) Nagios
3 4 (9.09%) Ansible
3 4 (9.09%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (4.55%) Salt
6 1 (2.27%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.27%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 33 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 18 (40.91%) Oracle
3 12 (27.27%) VMware
4 7 (15.91%) IBM
5 5 (11.36%) 3PAR
5 5 (11.36%) NetApp
6 4 (9.09%) Cisco
7 3 (6.82%) EMC
8 2 (4.55%) HP
8 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.27%) Bloomberg
9 1 (2.27%) Brocade
9 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.27%) Citrix
9 1 (2.27%) F5
9 1 (2.27%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.27%) Juniper
9 1 (2.27%) Reuters
9 1 (2.27%) Sun
9 1 (2.27%) Veritas