The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 140 196 196
Rank change year-on-year
+56 0
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 17 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.49% 0.089% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.093% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 10
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £338 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.71% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Linux Systems 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
3313 5358 5910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.90% 95.63% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2682 4077 4318
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £276 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 82 85
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £28.95 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator across the City of London region.

Linux Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Linux Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Linux Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator across the City of London region.

Linux Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (51.72%) Red Hat
3 14 (48.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (48.28%) Puppet
4 13 (44.83%) Finance
5 11 (37.93%) Solaris
5 11 (37.93%) Unix
6 10 (34.48%) VMware
6 10 (34.48%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (27.59%) Python
7 8 (27.59%) SAN
7 8 (27.59%) Veritas
8 7 (24.14%) HP
8 7 (24.14%) Windows
8 7 (24.14%) Banking
9 6 (20.69%) Migration
9 6 (20.69%) Bash Shell
9 6 (20.69%) NAS
9 6 (20.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (17.24%) KVM
10 5 (17.24%) Change Control
10 5 (17.24%) Ansible
10 5 (17.24%) EMC
10 5 (17.24%) IBM
11 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
11 4 (13.79%) Retail
11 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
11 4 (13.79%) Veritas Volume Manager

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.34%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) JBoss
2 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) SAN
2 6 (20.69%) NAS
3 3 (10.34%) Internet
4 2 (6.90%) LDAP
4 2 (6.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.45%) Maven
1 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Banking
3 4 (13.79%) Retail
4 3 (10.34%) Investment Banking
4 3 (10.34%) Law
5 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) JRuby
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Clustering
1 3 (10.34%) Hedge funds
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) CMDB
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) FlexPod
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (48.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (37.93%) Solaris
3 11 (37.93%) Unix
4 7 (24.14%) Windows
5 3 (10.34%) AIX
5 3 (10.34%) SUSE
6 2 (6.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (6.90%) VyOS
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.45%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Migration
2 5 (17.24%) Change Control
3 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
4 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
4 3 (10.34%) Performance Optimisation
4 3 (10.34%) Server Building
5 2 (6.90%) DevOps
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL
5 2 (6.90%) Low Latency
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.45%) Auto-Scaling
6 1 (3.45%) BDD
6 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.45%) Line Management
6 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.45%) Security Management
6 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) Python
2 6 (20.69%) Bash Shell
3 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
4 3 (10.34%) Perl
4 3 (10.34%) Ruby
4 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.90%) SQL
5 2 (6.90%) SystemTap
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (17.24%) KVM
2 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (10.34%) GPFS
4 3 (10.34%) NFS
4 3 (10.34%) vSphere
5 1 (3.45%) Samba
5 1 (3.45%) Sendmail
5 1 (3.45%) Veritas File System
5 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (48.28%) Puppet
2 10 (34.48%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (17.24%) Ansible
4 3 (10.34%) BladeLogic
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle ZFS
4 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (6.90%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (3.45%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (3.45%) Control-M
6 1 (3.45%) Nagios
6 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
6 1 (3.45%) Salt
6 1 (3.45%) Xymon
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Red Hat
2 10 (34.48%) VMware
3 8 (27.59%) Veritas
4 7 (24.14%) HP
5 5 (17.24%) EMC
5 5 (17.24%) IBM
6 3 (10.34%) Cisco
6 3 (10.34%) Oracle
6 3 (10.34%) Rackspace
6 3 (10.34%) Sun
6 3 (10.34%) Vyatta
7 2 (6.90%) 3PAR
7 2 (6.90%) BMC
7 2 (6.90%) Brocade
7 2 (6.90%) Dell
8 1 (3.45%) Citrix
8 1 (3.45%) DataSynapse
8 1 (3.45%) NetApp
8 1 (3.45%) Remedy
8 1 (3.45%) Reuters
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