The first table below looks at the demand for the Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 134 111 135
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 12 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.40% 0.42% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.45% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 3
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£388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £327 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £45.00
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2808 2243 2864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 92.55% 93.85% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1649 1129 1420
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 240 367
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Linux Systems Administrator
England

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator across the East of England region.

Linux Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Linux Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Linux Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator across the East of England region.

Linux Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 July 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 -1 11 £388 -3.12% 5
Hertfordshire - - - - 5
Norfolk - - - -
Suffolk - - - - 1
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (71.43%) Red Hat
3 9 (64.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (57.14%) Puppet
5 6 (42.86%) Nagios
6 5 (35.71%) IBM
6 5 (35.71%) HP
7 3 (21.43%) UNIX
8 2 (14.29%) Data Security
8 2 (14.29%) VMware
8 2 (14.29%) Ruby
8 2 (14.29%) Statistics
8 2 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (14.29%) Market Research
8 2 (14.29%) Open Source
8 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
8 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
8 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (14.29%) DevOps
8 2 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (14.29%) Oracle
8 2 (14.29%) SAP
8 2 (14.29%) OO
8 2 (14.29%) Apache
8 2 (14.29%) Python
8 2 (14.29%) C
8 2 (14.29%) Java
8 2 (14.29%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 2 (14.29%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DHCP
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) InfiniBand
2 1 (7.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Statistics
1 2 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (21.43%) UNIX
4 1 (7.14%) Windows
4 1 (7.14%) HPUX
4 1 (7.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) OO
1 2 (14.29%) ERP
1 2 (14.29%) Data Security
1 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (14.29%) Market Research
1 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
2 1 (7.14%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 2 (14.29%) Perl
1 2 (14.29%) PHP
1 2 (14.29%) Python
1 2 (14.29%) Ruby
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) OCP
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (7.14%) RHCE
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (7.14%) Xen
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) vSphere
2 1 (7.14%) KVM
2 1 (7.14%) NFS
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) Puppet
2 6 (42.86%) Nagios
3 2 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (7.14%) SCCM
4 1 (7.14%) SCOM
4 1 (7.14%) Munin
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 5 (35.71%) IBM
2 5 (35.71%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) EMC
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) SAP
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Percona
4 1 (7.14%) Rackspace
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp
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