The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 183 187 179
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 6 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.30% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.32% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 9
Average daily rate
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£388 £346 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.91% +15.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £199 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £320
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - -
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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
4794 5643 5492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.38% 93.01% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3634 4019 4083
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 90 112
Average hourly rate £17.98 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.36% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.19 £41.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux Administrator in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 27 March 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (52.94%) Puppet
2 9 (52.94%) Red Hat
3 7 (41.18%) Finance
4 5 (29.41%) Clustering
4 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
4 5 (29.41%) UNIX
4 5 (29.41%) DevOps
5 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (23.53%) CentOS
5 4 (23.53%) Perl
5 4 (23.53%) Python
5 4 (23.53%) HTTP
5 4 (23.53%) Ubuntu
6 3 (17.65%) Replication
6 3 (17.65%) VMware
6 3 (17.65%) PHP
6 3 (17.65%) Solaris
6 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
7 2 (11.76%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (11.76%) KVM
7 2 (11.76%) Ansible
7 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
7 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (11.76%) Apache Solr
7 2 (11.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (11.76%) ITIL
7 2 (11.76%) Windows
7 2 (11.76%) Apache

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) Apache
1 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
1 2 (11.76%) Apache Solr
1 2 (11.76%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.88%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) HTTP
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) Internet
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (5.88%) IPv6
3 1 (5.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.88%) Redis
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Publishing
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) XML
1 1 (5.88%) XSLT
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Clustering
2 3 (17.65%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (29.41%) UNIX
4 4 (23.53%) Ubuntu
4 4 (23.53%) CentOS
5 3 (17.65%) Solaris
6 2 (11.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (11.76%) Windows
7 1 (5.88%) AIX
7 1 (5.88%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
1 5 (29.41%) DevOps
2 2 (11.76%) Content Management
2 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) OO
3 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.88%) Auto-Scaling
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Perl
1 4 (23.53%) Python
2 3 (17.65%) PHP
3 2 (11.76%) Ruby
3 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.88%) XPath
4 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.88%) C
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
1 2 (11.76%) KVM
2 1 (5.88%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) Puppet
2 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (11.76%) Ansible
4 1 (5.88%) Control-M
4 1 (5.88%) Nagios
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (5.88%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Red Hat
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Adobe
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Percona
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Rate: £280 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago