The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Linux Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 108 104 132
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 18 28 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.71% 1.01% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 1.06% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 1
Median daily rate £414 £275 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.45% -29.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £348 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.83% -7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.00 £27.75 -
% change year-on-year
+72.97% -
Linux Administrator
England

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
2448 2650 2865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 96.76% 95.77% 94.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1413 1470 1602
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 240 208
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% -11.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the East of England region that featured Linux Administrator in the job title.

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 5 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +9 15 £488 +69.56%
Essex - 3 £243 -
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Linux 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 East of England region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (50.00%) Puppet
2 12 (50.00%) Solaris
2 12 (50.00%) Unix
3 10 (41.67%) Windows
3 10 (41.67%) Red Hat
3 10 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (29.17%) Migration
4 7 (29.17%) AIX
4 7 (29.17%) HPUX
5 6 (25.00%) Java
5 6 (25.00%) MySQL
5 6 (25.00%) Python
5 6 (25.00%) Ruby
5 6 (25.00%) Ansible
6 5 (20.83%) Docker
6 5 (20.83%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (20.83%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (20.83%) Vagrant
6 5 (20.83%) Redis
6 5 (20.83%) Neo4j
6 5 (20.83%) Route 53
6 5 (20.83%) MarkLogic
6 5 (20.83%) DevOps
6 5 (20.83%) Kibana
6 5 (20.83%) logstash
6 5 (20.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 5 (20.83%) GitLab
6 5 (20.83%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (20.83%) Packer

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 5 (20.83%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (20.83%) Node.js
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Joomla!
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon S3
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon SQS
1 5 (20.83%) AWS CloudFormation
1 5 (20.83%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) DNS
2 4 (16.67%) SAN
3 3 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (4.17%) HTTP
4 1 (4.17%) HTTPS
4 1 (4.17%) SSL
4 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) MySQL
2 5 (20.83%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (20.83%) MarkLogic
2 5 (20.83%) MongoDB
2 5 (20.83%) Neo4j
2 5 (20.83%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
1 5 (20.83%) GitLab
1 5 (20.83%) Selenium
1 5 (20.83%) Subversion
1 5 (20.83%) Vagrant
2 3 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (50.00%) Solaris
2 12 (50.00%) Unix
3 10 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (41.67%) Windows
4 7 (29.17%) AIX
4 7 (29.17%) HPUX
5 4 (16.67%) CentOS
5 4 (16.67%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.17%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Migration
2 5 (20.83%) DevOps
2 5 (20.83%) ITIL
3 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.50%) Change Control
4 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (12.50%) High Availability
4 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 3 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (12.50%) Open Source
5 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
5 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.17%) Coaching
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Java
1 6 (25.00%) Python
1 6 (25.00%) Ruby
2 5 (20.83%) Perl
3 4 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 4 (16.67%) SQL
4 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) RHCE
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Docker
2 3 (12.50%) iptables
2 3 (12.50%) Postfix
2 3 (12.50%) Sendmail
2 3 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (50.00%) Puppet
2 6 (25.00%) Ansible
3 5 (20.83%) Kibana
3 5 (20.83%) logstash
3 5 (20.83%) Packer
4 3 (12.50%) Cobbler
4 3 (12.50%) OSSEC
5 2 (8.33%) Nagios
5 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (4.17%) OpenView
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (16.67%) Splunk
3 3 (12.50%) EMC
3 3 (12.50%) HP
3 3 (12.50%) LogRhythm
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle
3 3 (12.50%) ServiceNow
3 3 (12.50%) SolarWinds
3 3 (12.50%) TippingPoint
4 2 (8.33%) VMware