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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 145 195 196
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 19 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.56% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.13% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 9
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £284 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £420 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 - -
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
3220 5261 5645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.18% 95.00% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2626 4018 4237
Median daily rate £473 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £276 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 93 78
Median hourly rate £21.78 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £28.30 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (53.13%) Puppet
3 16 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 15 (46.88%) Finance
4 15 (46.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (37.50%) VMware
6 11 (34.38%) SAN
7 10 (31.25%) Windows
8 9 (28.13%) Unix
8 9 (28.13%) Solaris
9 8 (25.00%) PowerShell
10 7 (21.88%) HP
10 7 (21.88%) Banking
10 7 (21.88%) Veritas
11 6 (18.75%) Migration
11 6 (18.75%) Cisco
11 6 (18.75%) Python
11 6 (18.75%) JRuby
11 6 (18.75%) NAS
11 6 (18.75%) Ruby
11 6 (18.75%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (18.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (18.75%) Hedge funds
11 6 (18.75%) Vyatta
12 5 (15.63%) Ansible
12 5 (15.63%) VyOS
12 5 (15.63%) 3PAR
12 5 (15.63%) Change Control

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 2 (6.25%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) SAN
2 6 (18.75%) NAS
3 5 (15.63%) Network Security
4 3 (9.38%) Internet
5 2 (6.25%) DNS
5 2 (6.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Retail
4 2 (6.25%) Law
5 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) JRuby
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Hedge funds
2 3 (9.38%) Clustering
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) CMDB
4 1 (3.13%) FlexPod
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.13%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (46.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (31.25%) Windows
4 9 (28.13%) Solaris
4 9 (28.13%) Unix
5 5 (15.63%) VyOS
6 3 (9.38%) AIX
6 3 (9.38%) SUSE
6 3 (9.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (9.38%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.13%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Migration
2 5 (15.63%) Change Control
3 4 (12.50%) ITIL
4 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
4 3 (9.38%) Performance Optimisation
4 3 (9.38%) Server Building
5 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (6.25%) High Availability
5 2 (6.25%) Low Latency
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.13%) DevOps
6 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.13%) Open Source
6 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.13%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.13%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (18.75%) Python
2 6 (18.75%) Ruby
3 5 (15.63%) Perl
4 4 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.25%) SystemTap
6 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) RHCE
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (15.63%) NFS
2 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.50%) KVM
3 4 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (9.38%) GPFS
5 2 (6.25%) vSphere
6 1 (3.13%) Samba
6 1 (3.13%) Sendmail
6 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (53.13%) Puppet
2 12 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (15.63%) Ansible
4 3 (9.38%) BladeLogic
4 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (6.25%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (3.13%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (3.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (3.13%) Nagios
6 1 (3.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 12 (37.50%) VMware
3 7 (21.88%) HP
3 7 (21.88%) Veritas
4 6 (18.75%) Cisco
4 6 (18.75%) Vyatta
5 5 (15.63%) 3PAR
5 5 (15.63%) Brocade
5 5 (15.63%) EMC
5 5 (15.63%) IBM
6 4 (12.50%) Oracle
7 2 (6.25%) Dell
7 2 (6.25%) Rackspace
7 2 (6.25%) Sun
8 1 (3.13%) Citrix
8 1 (3.13%) DataSynapse
8 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.13%) Reuters
8 1 (3.13%) Solace
8 1 (3.13%) Splunk
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago