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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 132 183 197
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 11 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 6
Average daily rate £425 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £312 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £470 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £327 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -8.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £39.00 -
% change year-on-year
-61.53% -
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
2945 4817 5628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.49% 94.95% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2309 3708 4014
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 75 94
Average hourly rate £19.99 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.06% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.37 £30.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 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 13 February 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 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (58.33%) VMware
3 13 (54.17%) Red Hat
3 13 (54.17%) Puppet
4 12 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 10 (41.67%) Finance
6 9 (37.50%) Windows
6 9 (37.50%) Python
6 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (33.33%) Solaris
7 8 (33.33%) Perl
8 7 (29.17%) Unix
8 7 (29.17%) Veritas
8 7 (29.17%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
9 6 (25.00%) SAN
10 5 (20.83%) Oracle
10 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (20.83%) Patch Management
11 4 (16.67%) Capacity Management
11 4 (16.67%) OpenStack
11 4 (16.67%) yum
11 4 (16.67%) Bourne shell
11 4 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (16.67%) Apache
11 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
11 4 (16.67%) Cisco
11 4 (16.67%) Migration
11 4 (16.67%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 4 (16.67%) Apache
1 4 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 2 (8.33%) JBoss
2 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.17%) MQSeries
3 1 (4.17%) nginx
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) SAN
2 3 (12.50%) NAS
3 2 (8.33%) HTTP
3 2 (8.33%) Network Security
4 1 (4.17%) DHCP
4 1 (4.17%) DNS
4 1 (4.17%) LDAP
4 1 (4.17%) SSL
4 1 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (4.17%) DB2
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.17%) Maven
1 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Banking
2 4 (16.67%) Retail
3 3 (12.50%) Law
4 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) JRuby
2 1 (4.17%) LAMP
2 1 (4.17%) Middleware
2 1 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 3 (12.50%) Hedge funds
2 1 (4.17%) CMDB
2 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (37.50%) Windows
3 8 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (33.33%) Solaris
4 7 (29.17%) Unix
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 3 (12.50%) SUSE
7 2 (8.33%) Ubuntu
7 2 (8.33%) VyOS
8 1 (4.17%) CentOS
8 1 (4.17%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Patch Management
2 4 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 4 (16.67%) Migration
2 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.33%) DevOps
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.17%) Analytics
5 1 (4.17%) Auto-Scaling
5 1 (4.17%) BDD
5 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.17%) Line Management
5 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 9 (37.50%) Python
3 8 (33.33%) Perl
4 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (16.67%) Bourne shell
6 3 (12.50%) Ruby
7 2 (8.33%) SQL
8 1 (4.17%) Java
8 1 (4.17%) Korn
8 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (12.50%) KVM
3 3 (12.50%) NFS
3 3 (12.50%) vSphere
4 2 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (8.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
5 1 (4.17%) vCloud
5 1 (4.17%) Veritas File System
5 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (54.17%) Puppet
2 7 (29.17%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (16.67%) yum
4 1 (4.17%) Ansible
4 1 (4.17%) Control-M
4 1 (4.17%) HAProxy
4 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (4.17%) Xymon
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) VMware
2 13 (54.17%) Red Hat
3 7 (29.17%) Veritas
4 5 (20.83%) Oracle
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco
6 3 (12.50%) HP
6 3 (12.50%) IBM
6 3 (12.50%) Rackspace
6 3 (12.50%) Vyatta
7 2 (8.33%) 3PAR
7 2 (8.33%) Brocade
7 2 (8.33%) EMC
8 1 (4.17%) BMC
8 1 (4.17%) Dell
8 1 (4.17%) F5
8 1 (4.17%) NetApp
8 1 (4.17%) Remedy
8 1 (4.17%) Sun
8 1 (4.17%) Sybase
8 1 (4.17%) Veeam
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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