The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Linux Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 153 204 198
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 12 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 7
Median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £296 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 - £30.00
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
3237 5622 5549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.60% 94.71% 94.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2623 4375 4031
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 91 96
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £30.00 £34.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 28 July 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (58.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (55.17%) Finance
3 16 (55.17%) Red Hat
4 14 (48.28%) Puppet
5 11 (37.93%) Unix
6 10 (34.48%) Solaris
6 10 (34.48%) VMware
6 10 (34.48%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (27.59%) SAN
8 7 (24.14%) Windows
8 7 (24.14%) Oracle
8 7 (24.14%) Banking
9 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
9 6 (20.69%) HP
10 5 (17.24%) EMC
10 5 (17.24%) Perl
10 5 (17.24%) AIX
10 5 (17.24%) IBM
10 5 (17.24%) Veritas
10 5 (17.24%) Change Control
11 4 (13.79%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (13.79%) NAS
11 4 (13.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 4 (13.79%) Hedge funds
11 4 (13.79%) 3PAR
11 4 (13.79%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (13.79%) Vyatta
11 4 (13.79%) Ansible
11 4 (13.79%) VyOS

Linux Systems 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 1 (3.45%) Apache
1 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) SAN
2 4 (13.79%) NAS
2 4 (13.79%) Network Security
3 3 (10.34%) Internet
4 2 (6.90%) DNS
4 2 (6.90%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (55.17%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) JRuby
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Hedge funds
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) CMDB
3 1 (3.45%) FlexPod
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (58.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (37.93%) Unix
4 10 (34.48%) Solaris
5 7 (24.14%) Windows
6 5 (17.24%) AIX
7 4 (13.79%) VyOS
8 3 (10.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
9 2 (6.90%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (3.45%) CentOS
10 1 (3.45%) SmartOS
10 1 (3.45%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Change Control
2 4 (13.79%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) Migration
3 3 (10.34%) Low Latency
3 3 (10.34%) Performance Optimisation
3 3 (10.34%) Server Building
4 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
4 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (6.90%) High Availability
4 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.45%) Open Source
5 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
2 5 (17.24%) Perl
3 4 (13.79%) Python
3 4 (13.79%) Ruby
3 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
4 3 (10.34%) SystemTap
5 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) RHCE
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) NFS
1 4 (13.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 4 (13.79%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (10.34%) GPFS
3 2 (6.90%) KVM
3 2 (6.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (6.90%) vSphere
4 1 (3.45%) Samba
4 1 (3.45%) Sendmail
4 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (48.28%) Puppet
2 10 (34.48%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (13.79%) 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%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (3.45%) Nagios
6 1 (3.45%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Red Hat
2 10 (34.48%) VMware
3 7 (24.14%) Oracle
4 6 (20.69%) HP
5 5 (17.24%) EMC
5 5 (17.24%) IBM
5 5 (17.24%) Veritas
6 4 (13.79%) 3PAR
6 4 (13.79%) Brocade
6 4 (13.79%) Cisco
6 4 (13.79%) Vyatta
7 3 (10.34%) Dell
8 2 (6.90%) Sun
9 1 (3.45%) BMC
9 1 (3.45%) Citrix
9 1 (3.45%) DataSynapse
9 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
9 1 (3.45%) Reuters
9 1 (3.45%) Solace
9 1 (3.45%) Splunk
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £475.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday