The first table below looks at the demand for the Linux Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 146 102 126
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 2 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.063% 0.48% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.52% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Average daily rate £388 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.56% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2936 2123 2898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 92.91% 93.52% 94.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1639 1078 1405
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £185 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 248 286
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Linux Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux Administrator across the East of England region.

Linux Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Linux Administrator
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Cambridgeshire -23 2 £388 +13.97% 3
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 3
Suffolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Linux 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 Administrator in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Middleware
3 2 (50.00%) ClearQuest
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) ClearCase
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion
4 1 (25.00%) Information Management
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) PKI
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) SCOM
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Linux 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 Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) ClearQuest
1 2 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Redmine
2 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Information Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (25.00%) ERP
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) OCP
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (25.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
1 1 (25.00%) Cygwin
1 1 (25.00%) KVM
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
1 1 (25.00%) Munin
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Percona
3 1 (25.00%) Rackspace
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
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