The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the 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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 422 460 450
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 218 170 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.32% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.34% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 132 119
Median daily rate £425 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £267 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
Linux Administrator
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47720 50270 48279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.77% 94.86% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31454 32537 29750
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1465 1888 1945
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.12 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +2.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in England

Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux Administrator across the England region.

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Trend in England

Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the England region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in England

Linux Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux Administrator across the England region.

Linux Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in England

Linux Administrator
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
London +23 119 £450 +21.04% 34
South East +10 36 £425 +21.42% 10
North East -2 26 £291 -8.62% 1
South West +8 11 £340 +4.61%
North West +18 10 £438 +34.61% 3
East of England +1 7 £375 -6.25% 2
Yorkshire +4 6 £345 -15.07% 3
East Midlands - 2 £288 -
West Midlands -36 1 £525 +95.34% 2
Linux Administrator
UK

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 England region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 427 (100.00%) Linux
2 251 (58.78%) Red Hat
3 237 (55.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 150 (35.13%) Puppet
5 141 (33.02%) Unix
6 105 (24.59%) VMware
7 99 (23.19%) ITIL
8 97 (22.72%) Oracle
9 91 (21.31%) SAN
10 88 (20.61%) Perl
10 88 (20.61%) Solaris
11 84 (19.67%) Python
12 82 (19.20%) EMC
13 81 (18.97%) Finance
14 78 (18.27%) Windows
15 73 (17.10%) HP
16 70 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
17 69 (16.16%) AIX
17 69 (16.16%) Apache
18 68 (15.93%) DNS
19 63 (14.75%) MySQL
19 63 (14.75%) RHCE
19 63 (14.75%) Ansible
20 61 (14.29%) High Availability
20 61 (14.29%) Bash Shell
21 59 (13.82%) DevOps
21 59 (13.82%) Clustering
22 57 (13.35%) IBM
22 57 (13.35%) Opscode Chef
23 55 (12.88%) Migration

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 69 (16.16%) Apache
2 33 (7.73%) Tomcat
3 13 (3.04%) nginx
4 11 (2.58%) WebSphere
5 9 (2.11%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.64%) IIS
6 7 (1.64%) JBoss
6 7 (1.64%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (0.94%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (0.47%) Confluence
9 2 (0.47%) Drupal
9 2 (0.47%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.47%) TPMS
9 2 (0.47%) WildFly
10 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.23%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.23%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (0.23%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) OpenCart
1 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 45 (10.54%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.81%) AWS CloudFormation
3 10 (2.34%) Amazon S3
4 6 (1.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 6 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.17%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (1.17%) GitHub
5 5 (1.17%) Route 53
6 3 (0.70%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.47%) AWS CloudTrail
7 2 (0.47%) Office 365
8 1 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (21.31%) SAN
2 68 (15.93%) DNS
3 31 (7.26%) Firewall
3 31 (7.26%) NAS
4 22 (5.15%) Internet
5 19 (4.45%) TCP/IP
6 16 (3.75%) DHCP
7 14 (3.28%) LDAP
8 11 (2.58%) X.509
9 10 (2.34%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (2.34%) HTTP
9 10 (2.34%) LAN
10 9 (2.11%) SMTP
10 9 (2.11%) WAN
11 8 (1.87%) SSL
11 8 (1.87%) VPN
12 7 (1.64%) Fibre Channel
12 7 (1.64%) Network Security
12 7 (1.64%) SSH
13 4 (0.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (14.75%) MySQL
2 15 (3.51%) SQL Server
3 13 (3.04%) MongoDB
3 13 (3.04%) Oracle Database
4 12 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (2.11%) Hadoop
6 8 (1.87%) Big Data
7 6 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (1.41%) Redis
7 6 (1.41%) VLDB
8 5 (1.17%) MarkLogic
8 5 (1.17%) Neo4j
8 5 (1.17%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (0.94%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.70%) InterSystems Cache
10 3 (0.70%) OLTP
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.23%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 21 (4.92%) Git (software)
2 18 (4.22%) Jenkins
3 13 (3.04%) JIRA
4 12 (2.81%) Subversion
5 10 (2.34%) Sonatype Nexus
6 9 (2.11%) Hudson
6 9 (2.11%) Vagrant
7 7 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (1.17%) GitLab
8 5 (1.17%) Selenium
9 4 (0.94%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.47%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.47%) Introscope
11 1 (0.23%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.23%) GoCD
11 1 (0.23%) ProC
11 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 81 (18.97%) Finance
2 55 (12.88%) Banking
3 15 (3.51%) Back Office
4 8 (1.87%) Publishing
5 7 (1.64%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.17%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.17%) Law
7 4 (0.94%) Games
8 3 (0.70%) Retail
9 2 (0.47%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.23%) Automotive
10 1 (0.23%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.23%) International Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Marketing
10 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.92%) LAMP
2 14 (3.28%) Web Services
3 12 (2.81%) Middleware
4 7 (1.64%) ELK Stack
5 6 (1.41%) Node.js
6 4 (0.94%) JRuby
7 3 (0.70%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (0.70%) REST
8 2 (0.47%) HTML
8 2 (0.47%) J2EE
8 2 (0.47%) Java EE
8 2 (0.47%) SOAP
8 2 (0.47%) Spring
8 2 (0.47%) XML
9 1 (0.23%) CSS
9 1 (0.23%) LAPP Stack
9 1 (0.23%) POSIX
9 1 (0.23%) SAML
9 1 (0.23%) Symfony
9 1 (0.23%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 59 (13.82%) Clustering
2 32 (7.49%) Data Centre
3 21 (4.92%) Replication
4 15 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (2.58%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.58%) EMC VMAX
6 10 (2.34%) EMC VNX
7 7 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (1.41%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.17%) Performance Metrics
9 5 (1.17%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.17%) Wiki
10 4 (0.94%) Hedge funds
10 4 (0.94%) Online Games
11 3 (0.70%) Derivative
11 3 (0.70%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.47%) Ergonomics
12 2 (0.47%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.47%) NHS
12 2 (0.47%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 427 (100.00%) Linux
2 237 (55.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 141 (33.02%) Unix
4 88 (20.61%) Solaris
5 78 (18.27%) Windows
6 69 (16.16%) AIX
7 50 (11.71%) CentOS
8 33 (7.73%) Ubuntu
9 31 (7.26%) Windows Server
10 18 (4.22%) SUSE
11 16 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (2.58%) Oracle Linux
12 11 (2.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 10 (2.34%) Debian
14 9 (2.11%) HPUX
14 9 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.94%) VyOS
16 3 (0.70%) Data ONTAP
17 2 (0.47%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.47%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (23.19%) ITIL
2 61 (14.29%) High Availability
3 59 (13.82%) DevOps
4 55 (12.88%) Migration
5 53 (12.41%) Configuration Management
6 37 (8.67%) Load Balancing
7 36 (8.43%) Performance Tuning
8 28 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 28 (6.56%) Service Delivery
9 23 (5.39%) Compliance Management
9 23 (5.39%) Open Source
10 21 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (4.68%) Virtual Environments
12 18 (4.22%) Incident Management
13 16 (3.75%) Change Control
13 16 (3.75%) Data Protection
14 15 (3.51%) E-Commerce
14 15 (3.51%) Low Latency
15 13 (3.04%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (2.81%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 88 (20.61%) Perl
2 84 (19.67%) Python
3 61 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 54 (12.65%) Shell Script
5 53 (12.41%) PHP
6 34 (7.96%) Ruby
7 33 (7.73%) Java
8 32 (7.49%) SQL
9 29 (6.79%) PowerShell
10 19 (4.45%) C
11 9 (2.11%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.64%) Korn
13 6 (1.41%) JavaScript
14 5 (1.17%) SystemTap
15 4 (0.94%) AWK
15 4 (0.94%) Jython
15 4 (0.94%) sed
16 3 (0.70%) Bourne shell
17 2 (0.47%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 63 (14.75%) RHCE
2 36 (8.43%) Security Cleared
3 21 (4.92%) SC Cleared
4 17 (3.98%) RHCA
5 16 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (3.28%) DV Cleared
6 14 (3.28%) RHCSA
7 11 (2.58%) CCNA
7 11 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (2.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (2.11%) CCNP
10 8 (1.87%) Degree
11 7 (1.64%) OCP
11 7 (1.64%) Oracle Certification
12 6 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (1.17%) IBM Certification
13 5 (1.17%) MCITP
14 4 (0.94%) RHCT
15 1 (0.23%) AWS Certification
15 1 (0.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.68%) SLA
2 7 (1.64%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 70 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (7.73%) KVM
3 32 (7.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 29 (6.79%) Oracle RAC
4 29 (6.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 25 (5.85%) vSphere
6 18 (4.22%) Active Directory
7 14 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (3.04%) iptables
9 12 (2.81%) Postfix
10 10 (2.34%) RHEV
11 9 (2.11%) Docker
11 9 (2.11%) NFS
11 9 (2.11%) Sendmail
12 8 (1.87%) Hyper-V
13 6 (1.41%) GPFS
13 6 (1.41%) Veritas File System
13 6 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (1.17%) GlusterFS
15 4 (0.94%) Squid
Systems Management
1 150 (35.13%) Puppet
2 63 (14.75%) Ansible
3 57 (13.35%) Opscode Chef
4 50 (11.71%) Nagios
5 27 (6.32%) Red Hat Satellite
6 21 (4.92%) EMC NetWorker
7 20 (4.68%) NetBackup
8 12 (2.81%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 11 (2.58%) HAProxy
9 11 (2.58%) Oracle ZFS
9 11 (2.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 10 (2.34%) Control-M
11 9 (2.11%) logstash
12 8 (1.87%) BladeLogic
12 8 (1.87%) Cobbler
12 8 (1.87%) OSSEC
12 8 (1.87%) SCOM
12 8 (1.87%) WSUS
13 7 (1.64%) Kibana
13 7 (1.64%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 251 (58.78%) Red Hat
2 105 (24.59%) VMware
3 97 (22.72%) Oracle
4 82 (19.20%) EMC
5 73 (17.10%) HP
6 57 (13.35%) IBM
7 47 (11.01%) Veritas
8 28 (6.56%) Cisco
9 22 (5.15%) Microsoft
10 19 (4.45%) NetApp
11 16 (3.75%) Sun
12 13 (3.04%) Dell
12 13 (3.04%) Splunk
13 11 (2.58%) 3PAR
13 11 (2.58%) Citrix
14 10 (2.34%) Brocade
15 9 (2.11%) SolarWinds
16 8 (1.87%) LogRhythm
16 8 (1.87%) TippingPoint
17 7 (1.64%) ServiceNow
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