The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 439 474 432
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -42
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 185 145 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.28% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.30% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 99 105
Average daily rate £400 £345 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £372 £348 £394
% change year-on-year
+7.01% -11.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £48.00 £27.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.97% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.00 £27.75 -
% change year-on-year
+72.97% -
Linux Administrator
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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
48700 48807 46973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.77% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32117 30128 29195
Average daily rate £425 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1383 1957 1952
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 1 May 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London +37 98 £450 +20.00% 38
South East -10 36 £375 -14.28% 20
East of England +2 16 £414 +50.45%
Yorkshire +2 8 £400 +19.40% 7
South West -7 8 £310 +6.89% 1
North West -11 8 £400 +18.51% 2
West Midlands -9 5 £300 -3.22% 3
North East -29 3 £115 -74.44%
East Midlands +4 2 £343 -11.54% 2
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Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 323 (100.00%) Linux
2 165 (51.08%) Red Hat
3 143 (44.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 141 (43.65%) Unix
5 91 (28.17%) Puppet
6 75 (23.22%) Solaris
7 74 (22.91%) Finance
8 69 (21.36%) Windows
9 65 (20.12%) VMware
10 61 (18.89%) Bash Shell
11 60 (18.58%) Perl
12 58 (17.96%) Python
13 56 (17.34%) SAN
14 55 (17.03%) Oracle
15 53 (16.41%) Shell Script
15 53 (16.41%) DevOps
16 49 (15.17%) Amazon AWS
17 48 (14.86%) Migration
18 47 (14.55%) Veritas
18 47 (14.55%) MySQL
19 43 (13.31%) AIX
20 41 (12.69%) Apache
21 38 (11.76%) HP
22 37 (11.46%) Configuration Management
22 37 (11.46%) DNS
23 36 (11.15%) Opscode Chef
24 35 (10.84%) Ansible
24 35 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
24 35 (10.84%) IBM
25 34 (10.53%) Veritas Cluster Server

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 41 (12.69%) Apache
2 27 (8.36%) Tomcat
3 19 (5.88%) JBoss
4 15 (4.64%) OpenStack
5 12 (3.72%) nginx
6 5 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.55%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.24%) Node.js
7 4 (1.24%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.93%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.93%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (0.93%) SAS
9 2 (0.62%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.62%) TPMS
10 1 (0.31%) Confluence
10 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.31%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.31%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.31%) HipChat
1 1 (0.31%) Maple
1 1 (0.31%) Mathematica
1 1 (0.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 49 (15.17%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.64%) AWS CloudFormation
3 12 (3.72%) Amazon S3
4 9 (2.79%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (2.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 7 (2.17%) Amazon Glacier
6 4 (1.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 4 (1.24%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (1.24%) Route 53
7 2 (0.62%) SaaS
8 1 (0.31%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.31%) GitHub
8 1 (0.31%) IaaS
8 1 (0.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 56 (17.34%) SAN
2 37 (11.46%) DNS
3 25 (7.74%) TCP/IP
4 21 (6.50%) Firewall
4 21 (6.50%) NAS
5 17 (5.26%) LDAP
6 15 (4.64%) DHCP
7 11 (3.41%) LAN
8 10 (3.10%) Fibre Channel
8 10 (3.10%) SSL
8 10 (3.10%) WAN
9 9 (2.79%) HTTP
10 7 (2.17%) Internet
10 7 (2.17%) SSH
11 5 (1.55%) SMTP
12 4 (1.24%) FTP
12 4 (1.24%) iSCSI
12 4 (1.24%) Kerberos
12 4 (1.24%) VPN
13 3 (0.93%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (14.55%) MySQL
2 17 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 17 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 12 (3.72%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (3.41%) Amazon RDS
4 11 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (2.17%) Big Data
6 6 (1.86%) VLDB
7 4 (1.24%) MarkLogic
7 4 (1.24%) Neo4j
7 4 (1.24%) Redis
7 4 (1.24%) SQL Server
8 3 (0.93%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.62%) OLTP
10 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.31%) Informix
10 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (9.91%) Jenkins
2 27 (8.36%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.10%) Subversion
4 8 (2.48%) RSpec
5 7 (2.17%) GitLab
6 6 (1.86%) JIRA
7 5 (1.55%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.55%) Vagrant
8 4 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.24%) Selenium
9 3 (0.93%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.31%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.31%) Introscope
10 1 (0.31%) Maven
10 1 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 74 (22.91%) Finance
2 32 (9.91%) Banking
3 8 (2.48%) Games
3 8 (2.48%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.17%) Back Office
5 5 (1.55%) Retail
6 4 (1.24%) Law
7 2 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.62%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.31%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.31%) Marketing
8 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.74%) Web Services
2 12 (3.72%) Middleware
3 11 (3.41%) LAMP
4 5 (1.55%) ELK Stack
5 4 (1.24%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (0.93%) JRuby
6 3 (0.93%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (0.93%) POSIX
6 3 (0.93%) SOAP
7 2 (0.62%) Akka
7 2 (0.62%) J2EE
8 1 (0.31%) CSS
8 1 (0.31%) HTML
8 1 (0.31%) Java EE
8 1 (0.31%) MCollective
8 1 (0.31%) SAML
8 1 (0.31%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.31%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.91%) Clustering
2 31 (9.60%) Data Centre
3 18 (5.57%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.79%) EMC VMAX
4 9 (2.79%) Replication
5 8 (2.48%) HACMP
6 7 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.17%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.86%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.55%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.55%) User Experience
8 5 (1.55%) Wiki
9 4 (1.24%) Ergonomics
9 4 (1.24%) Online Games
9 4 (1.24%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.93%) CMDB
10 3 (0.93%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.93%) LPAR
10 3 (0.93%) PlayStation
10 3 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 323 (100.00%) Linux
2 143 (44.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 141 (43.65%) Unix
4 75 (23.22%) Solaris
5 69 (21.36%) Windows
6 43 (13.31%) AIX
7 34 (10.53%) CentOS
8 25 (7.74%) Ubuntu
9 24 (7.43%) Windows Server
10 14 (4.33%) Debian
10 14 (4.33%) SUSE
11 13 (4.02%) HPUX
12 9 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (2.17%) Oracle Linux
13 7 (2.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 6 (1.86%) Mac OS X
14 6 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.93%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.93%) VMS
16 2 (0.62%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (16.41%) DevOps
2 48 (14.86%) Migration
3 37 (11.46%) Configuration Management
4 33 (10.22%) ITIL
5 31 (9.60%) High Availability
6 21 (6.50%) Open Source
7 19 (5.88%) Change Management
7 19 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (4.02%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (4.02%) E-Commerce
10 12 (3.72%) Change Control
10 12 (3.72%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (3.10%) Load Balancing
12 9 (2.79%) Incident Management
13 8 (2.48%) Server Building
14 7 (2.17%) Data Migration
14 7 (2.17%) Performance Analysis
15 6 (1.86%) Analytics
15 6 (1.86%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 61 (18.89%) Bash Shell
2 60 (18.58%) Perl
3 58 (17.96%) Python
4 53 (16.41%) Shell Script
5 31 (9.60%) Ruby
6 28 (8.67%) Java
7 26 (8.05%) SQL
8 24 (7.43%) PHP
9 11 (3.41%) Korn
10 7 (2.17%) C
11 6 (1.86%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.86%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.55%) AWK
12 5 (1.55%) sed
13 3 (0.93%) Bourne shell
13 3 (0.93%) Jython
14 2 (0.62%) C#
14 2 (0.62%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.62%) SystemTap
14 2 (0.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (8.05%) Security Cleared
2 19 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 18 (5.57%) Degree
4 10 (3.10%) RHCE
5 6 (1.86%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.93%) MCSE
6 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.62%) OCP
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.62%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.31%) CCNA
8 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.31%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.02%) SLA
2 7 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 35 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (10.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 28 (8.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 25 (7.74%) Active Directory
5 15 (4.64%) KVM
6 14 (4.33%) NFS
7 12 (3.72%) Veritas File System
8 9 (2.79%) vSphere
9 8 (2.48%) iptables
10 7 (2.17%) GlusterFS
10 7 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (1.86%) Hyper-V
11 6 (1.86%) VMware ESX
12 5 (1.55%) Docker
12 5 (1.55%) Postfix
12 5 (1.55%) Sendmail
13 4 (1.24%) GPFS
13 4 (1.24%) RHEV
13 4 (1.24%) Samba
14 2 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 91 (28.17%) Puppet
2 36 (11.15%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (10.84%) Ansible
4 29 (8.98%) Nagios
5 16 (4.95%) NetBackup
6 13 (4.02%) Oracle ZFS
6 13 (4.02%) Red Hat Satellite
7 11 (3.41%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 9 (2.79%) Cacti
9 7 (2.17%) HAProxy
10 6 (1.86%) logstash
11 5 (1.55%) BladeLogic
11 5 (1.55%) Control-M
11 5 (1.55%) Kibana
11 5 (1.55%) Salt
11 5 (1.55%) Xymon
12 4 (1.24%) Capistrano
12 4 (1.24%) ITRS Geneos
12 4 (1.24%) Opsview
12 4 (1.24%) Packer
Vendors
1 165 (51.08%) Red Hat
2 65 (20.12%) VMware
3 55 (17.03%) Oracle
4 47 (14.55%) Veritas
5 38 (11.76%) HP
6 35 (10.84%) IBM
7 30 (9.29%) EMC
8 12 (3.72%) Cisco
8 12 (3.72%) Sun
9 11 (3.41%) NetApp
9 11 (3.41%) Splunk
10 9 (2.79%) 3PAR
10 9 (2.79%) Brocade
10 9 (2.79%) Symantec
11 8 (2.48%) Dell
12 7 (2.17%) New Relic
13 6 (1.86%) Microsoft
13 6 (1.86%) Rackspace
13 6 (1.86%) StorageTek
14 5 (1.55%) BMC
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