The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Linux Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 124 129 149
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 5 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.20% 0.32% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.34% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 7
Median daily rate £375 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £30.00
Linux Systems 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
2377 2683 2922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.50% 95.38% 95.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1362 1524 1753
Median daily rate £375 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 238 234
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.84 £40.00 £37.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 September 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 +18 2 £375 +7.91%
Hertfordshire - 2 £375 - 1
Essex 0 1 £300 -26.15%
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (84.62%) Shell Script
3 10 (76.92%) Red Hat
3 10 (76.92%) Unix
4 9 (69.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (61.54%) Firewall
5 8 (61.54%) Solaris
6 7 (53.85%) Windows
6 7 (53.85%) SQL
6 7 (53.85%) DNS
6 7 (53.85%) EMC
6 7 (53.85%) SAN
6 7 (53.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (53.85%) TippingPoint
6 7 (53.85%) OSSEC
6 7 (53.85%) Puppet
6 7 (53.85%) High Availability
6 7 (53.85%) Open Source
6 7 (53.85%) LogRhythm
6 7 (53.85%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (53.85%) iptables
6 7 (53.85%) Virtual Environments
7 6 (46.15%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (46.15%) vSphere
7 6 (46.15%) ServiceNow
7 6 (46.15%) Splunk
7 6 (46.15%) Change Control
7 6 (46.15%) Cobbler
7 6 (46.15%) Postfix
7 6 (46.15%) Sendmail

Linux Systems 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 2 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (7.69%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) DNS
2 7 (53.85%) SAN
3 2 (15.38%) Network Security
4 1 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (7.69%) MarkLogic
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) Neo4j
2 1 (7.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) GitLab
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Vagrant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) ELK Stack
2 1 (7.69%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (76.92%) Unix
3 9 (69.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (61.54%) Solaris
5 7 (53.85%) Windows
6 1 (7.69%) AIX
6 1 (7.69%) CentOS
6 1 (7.69%) HPUX
6 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (53.85%) High Availability
1 7 (53.85%) Kalman Filter
1 7 (53.85%) Open Source
1 7 (53.85%) Virtual Environments
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Change Control
2 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
2 6 (46.15%) Incident Management
2 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Shell Script
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) PL/SQL
4 2 (15.38%) AWK
4 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
4 2 (15.38%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) MATLAB
4 2 (15.38%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) sed
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) iptables
2 6 (46.15%) Postfix
2 6 (46.15%) Sendmail
2 6 (46.15%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (46.15%) vSphere
3 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) OSSEC
1 7 (53.85%) Puppet
2 6 (46.15%) Cobbler
2 6 (46.15%) Nagios
3 1 (7.69%) Ansible
3 1 (7.69%) Kibana
3 1 (7.69%) logstash
3 1 (7.69%) Packer
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Red Hat
2 7 (53.85%) EMC
2 7 (53.85%) LogRhythm
2 7 (53.85%) TippingPoint
3 6 (46.15%) HP
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle
3 6 (46.15%) ServiceNow
3 6 (46.15%) SolarWinds
3 6 (46.15%) Splunk
4 2 (15.38%) VMware