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 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 154 144 200
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +56
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 9 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.28% 0.37% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.39% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 8
Median daily rate £375 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £375 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £475 £356
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 - - -
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
3090 3356 5595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.72% 95.56% 95.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2458 2668 4281
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 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 50 106
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 £14.30 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £41.50 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

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
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 2 December 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 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (78.26%) Red Hat
3 15 (65.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (60.87%) Puppet
5 11 (47.83%) VMware
6 8 (34.78%) Data Centre
7 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
7 7 (30.43%) Bash Shell
7 7 (30.43%) Load Balancing
7 7 (30.43%) Apache
7 7 (30.43%) Perl
7 7 (30.43%) Windows
8 6 (26.09%) Tomcat
8 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (21.74%) 3PAR
9 5 (21.74%) sed
9 5 (21.74%) Unix
9 5 (21.74%) Solaris
9 5 (21.74%) PHP
9 5 (21.74%) Nagios
9 5 (21.74%) SSH
9 5 (21.74%) AWK
9 5 (21.74%) Finance
10 4 (17.39%) NetApp
10 4 (17.39%) IBM
10 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
10 4 (17.39%) Ansible
10 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Satellite
11 3 (13.04%) vSphere
11 3 (13.04%) Oracle Linux

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 7 (30.43%) Apache
2 6 (26.09%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) SSH
2 2 (8.70%) Ethernet
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) BIG-IP
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) NAS
3 1 (4.35%) Network Security
3 1 (4.35%) OSPF
3 1 (4.35%) SAN
3 1 (4.35%) SSL
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
1 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) JRuby
1 1 (4.35%) LAMP
1 1 (4.35%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (4.35%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) Hedge funds
2 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (65.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (30.43%) Windows
4 5 (21.74%) Solaris
4 5 (21.74%) Unix
5 3 (13.04%) AIX
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (8.70%) CentOS
7 1 (4.35%) SUSE
7 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.35%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Load Balancing
2 2 (8.70%) DevOps
2 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
2 2 (8.70%) Low Latency
3 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (4.35%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (4.35%) Information Governance
3 1 (4.35%) Open Source
3 1 (4.35%) Server Hardening
3 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.35%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Bash Shell
1 7 (30.43%) Perl
1 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
2 5 (21.74%) AWK
2 5 (21.74%) PHP
2 5 (21.74%) sed
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) Ruby
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
3 3 (13.04%) vSphere
4 1 (4.35%) Docker
4 1 (4.35%) NFS
4 1 (4.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (4.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (4.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (60.87%) Puppet
2 5 (21.74%) Nagios
3 4 (17.39%) Ansible
3 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (4.35%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Red Hat
2 11 (47.83%) VMware
3 5 (21.74%) 3PAR
4 4 (17.39%) IBM
4 4 (17.39%) NetApp
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco
5 3 (13.04%) EMC
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle
6 1 (4.35%) Bloomberg
6 1 (4.35%) Brocade
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix
6 1 (4.35%) F5
6 1 (4.35%) HP
6 1 (4.35%) Juniper
6 1 (4.35%) Reuters
6 1 (4.35%) Sun
6 1 (4.35%) Veritas
6 1 (4.35%) Vyatta