The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 131 116 143
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 12 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.39% 0.41% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.44% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £360 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £410 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
- +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £31.25
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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 of England 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 of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2899 2277 2941
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.25% 94.05% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1726 1159 1458
Average daily rate £375 £360 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 208 354
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 August 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire 0 10 £400 - 5
Hertfordshire -15 2 £450 +20.00% 2
Norfolk - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Essex - - - -
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (61.11%) Red Hat
3 10 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (50.00%) Puppet
5 7 (38.89%) Nagios
6 6 (33.33%) IBM
6 6 (33.33%) HP
7 4 (22.22%) Python
7 4 (22.22%) UNIX
7 4 (22.22%) Open Source
8 3 (16.67%) Data Security
8 3 (16.67%) SQL
9 2 (11.11%) Oracle
9 2 (11.11%) SAP
9 2 (11.11%) C
9 2 (11.11%) Java
9 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
9 2 (11.11%) Perl
9 2 (11.11%) PHP
9 2 (11.11%) OO
9 2 (11.11%) Apache
9 2 (11.11%) ERP
9 2 (11.11%) ADSL
9 2 (11.11%) DHCP
9 2 (11.11%) DNS
9 2 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (11.11%) EMC
9 2 (11.11%) L2TP
9 2 (11.11%) Project Management
9 2 (11.11%) Ruby

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 2 (11.11%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) ADSL
1 2 (11.11%) DHCP
1 2 (11.11%) DNS
1 2 (11.11%) L2TP
2 1 (5.56%) InfiniBand
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Subversion
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Open Source
2 2 (11.11%) Statistics
3 1 (5.56%) Streaming Video
3 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (22.22%) UNIX
4 1 (5.56%) CentOS
4 1 (5.56%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Data Security
2 2 (11.11%) OO
2 2 (11.11%) ERP
2 2 (11.11%) Project Management
2 2 (11.11%) Market Research
2 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.56%) E-business
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Python
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) C
3 2 (11.11%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) Perl
3 2 (11.11%) PHP
3 2 (11.11%) Ruby
3 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) OCP
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (5.56%) RHCE
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (11.11%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (5.56%) KVM
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Xen
2 1 (5.56%) vSphere
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) Puppet
2 7 (38.89%) Nagios
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.56%) SCCM
4 1 (5.56%) SCOM
4 1 (5.56%) Munin
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Red Hat
2 6 (33.33%) IBM
2 6 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) SAP
3 2 (11.11%) EMC
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Percona
4 1 (5.56%) Rackspace
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) NetApp
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco