The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 92 97 89
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.18% 0.063% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.068% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £219
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +48.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £325 £238
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- -36.84%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1519 1465 1450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 91.78% 92.37% 94.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 757 652
Average daily rate £350 £301 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% -10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £115 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 96 130
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.06 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.68% -44.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in the job title across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Linux Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the East Midlands region.

Linux Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Linux Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Linux Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Linux Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - 1 £500 -
Lincolnshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Ansible
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) hybris
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) Groovy
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (25.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) hybris
2 1 (25.00%) Rackspace