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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 108 135 101
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 23 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.83% 0.066% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.072% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £388 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £388 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £388 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £375 £310
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +20.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 - -
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
2572 2792 2025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.12% 92.70% 93.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1435 1558 1030
Average daily rate £390 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £207 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 207 251
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £22.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -8.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +20 18 £288 -25.80% 5
Bedfordshire - 3 £175 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 1
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (46.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 15 (46.88%) Red Hat
3 14 (43.75%) Configuration Management
3 14 (43.75%) DevOps
4 11 (34.38%) Puppet
4 11 (34.38%) Ruby
4 11 (34.38%) UNIX
5 10 (31.25%) Windows
5 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (28.13%) CentOS
6 9 (28.13%) MySQL
6 9 (28.13%) VMware
7 8 (25.00%) Tomcat
7 8 (25.00%) Python
7 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (21.88%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (21.88%) Web Services
8 7 (21.88%) Apache
9 6 (18.75%) Debian
9 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (15.63%) IaaS
10 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
11 4 (12.50%) VMS
11 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
11 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
11 4 (12.50%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 8 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (21.88%) Apache
3 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
4 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (12.50%) Lync
5 1 (3.13%) Zope
5 1 (3.13%) Plone
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (15.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) SAN
2 2 (6.25%) SMTP
2 2 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) Web Services
2 2 (6.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (46.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (34.38%) UNIX
4 10 (31.25%) Windows
5 9 (28.13%) CentOS
6 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (18.75%) Debian
7 4 (12.50%) Ubuntu
7 4 (12.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Configuration Management
1 14 (43.75%) DevOps
2 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (9.38%) Workflow
4 1 (3.13%) Web Application Development
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) Ruby
2 8 (25.00%) Python
3 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 4 (12.50%) SQL
4 3 (9.38%) Perl
5 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) XenApp
2 4 (12.50%) XenDesktop
3 2 (6.25%) iptables
3 2 (6.25%) NFS
3 2 (6.25%) Samba
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Server
4 1 (3.13%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) Puppet
2 7 (21.88%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Red Hat
2 9 (28.13%) VMware
3 4 (12.50%) Brocade
3 4 (12.50%) 3PAR
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.50%) HP
3 4 (12.50%) Citrix
4 2 (6.25%) Symantec
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago