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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux System Administrator
London / City of London
Rank 152 137 185
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +48
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 3 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.50% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.52% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 5
Median daily rate £315 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.88% +6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
- -61.53%

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
2805 3052 4906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.05% 95.61% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2225 2410 3765
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 50 74
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.97% +11.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £53.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 22 February 2017, 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 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (92.31%) Red Hat
3 9 (69.23%) Puppet
3 9 (69.23%) Data Centre
4 8 (61.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (46.15%) Load Balancing
5 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
5 6 (46.15%) Apache
5 6 (46.15%) Perl
5 6 (46.15%) Bash Shell
6 5 (38.46%) Tomcat
6 5 (38.46%) Windows
6 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
6 5 (38.46%) VMware
7 4 (30.77%) AWK
7 4 (30.77%) SSH
7 4 (30.77%) Ethernet
7 4 (30.77%) PHP
7 4 (30.77%) Nagios
7 4 (30.77%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (30.77%) sed
8 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 2 (15.38%) Cobbler
9 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
9 2 (15.38%) Apple
9 2 (15.38%) Firewall
9 2 (15.38%) Unix
9 2 (15.38%) Cisco
9 2 (15.38%) Microsoft

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 6 (46.15%) Apache
2 5 (38.46%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.69%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Ethernet
1 4 (30.77%) SSH
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) BIG-IP
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) OSPF
3 1 (7.69%) SSL
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) LAMP
1 1 (7.69%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (7.69%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Data Centre
2 4 (30.77%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) Unix
5 1 (7.69%) CentOS
5 1 (7.69%) Solaris
5 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Load Balancing
2 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
2 2 (15.38%) Line Management
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (7.69%) Information Governance
3 1 (7.69%) Open Source
3 1 (7.69%) Server Hardening
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Bash Shell
1 6 (46.15%) Perl
2 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
3 4 (30.77%) AWK
3 4 (30.77%) PHP
3 4 (30.77%) sed
4 1 (7.69%) Java
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Docker
3 1 (7.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) Puppet
2 4 (30.77%) Nagios
3 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (15.38%) Cobbler
5 1 (7.69%) Ansible
5 1 (7.69%) HAProxy
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Red Hat
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Apple
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) 3PAR
4 1 (7.69%) Bloomberg
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) F5
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) Reuters
4 1 (7.69%) Sun