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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 142 111 126
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 2 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.063% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.33% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate £388 £330 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.42% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2938 2107 2938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.18% 93.56% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1639 1079 1416
Average daily rate £370 £350 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £188 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 246 307
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £27.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -27.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £39.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -15 2 £388 +17.42% 3
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 3
Suffolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Nagios
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) ClearQuest
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) ClearQuest
1 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Redmine
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Information Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) OCP
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (33.33%) RHCE
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
1 1 (33.33%) Cygwin
1 1 (33.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Munin
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) Percona
2 1 (33.33%) Rackspace
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