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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Administrator
UK / England
Rank 455 441 447
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 122 150 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.32% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.34% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 121 103
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £310 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
Median hourly rate £27.50 £15.75 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.60% -59.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+83.33% -61.78%

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
39800 44770 45194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 95.09% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 26166 29219 28232
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1406 1507 1784
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +29 68 £413 +0.60% 22
South East +3 29 £375 +11.11% 14
North West +15 9 £420 +12.00% 3
West Midlands +10 4 £450 +21.62% 1
Yorkshire +10 3 £350 -12.50% 5
East of England -9 3 £315 -14.57% 9
East Midlands -1 2 £268 -30.78%
South West -4 2 £400 +6.66% 2
North East -16 2 £308 +167.39% 1
Linux Administrator
UK

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 320 (100.00%) Linux
2 193 (60.31%) Red Hat
3 166 (51.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 136 (42.50%) Puppet
5 114 (35.63%) VMware
6 96 (30.00%) Bash Shell
7 87 (27.19%) Unix
8 86 (26.88%) Perl
9 83 (25.94%) Python
10 82 (25.63%) Apache
11 76 (23.75%) CentOS
12 66 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
13 65 (20.31%) DNS
14 57 (17.81%) Windows
15 54 (16.88%) Opscode Chef
16 50 (15.63%) DevOps
17 47 (14.69%) Tomcat
17 47 (14.69%) Nagios
17 47 (14.69%) Firewall
17 47 (14.69%) Ubuntu
18 46 (14.38%) Configuration Management
18 46 (14.38%) Ansible
19 43 (13.44%) Finance
20 41 (12.81%) Oracle
21 40 (12.50%) Data Centre
22 39 (12.19%) SAN
23 37 (11.56%) Veritas
24 36 (11.25%) PowerShell
25 34 (10.63%) LDAP
25 34 (10.63%) MySQL

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 82 (25.63%) Apache
2 47 (14.69%) Tomcat
3 18 (5.63%) JBoss
3 18 (5.63%) nginx
4 7 (2.19%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.56%) Apache Solr
6 5 (1.56%) IIS
7 4 (1.25%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.25%) Confluence
8 3 (0.94%) iPlanet
9 2 (0.63%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.63%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.31%) CMS
10 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (1.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.31%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.31%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.75%) GitHub
4 9 (2.81%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (2.81%) Amazon S3
5 5 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.56%) Route 53
6 4 (1.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (0.94%) IaaS
8 2 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.63%) SaaS
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.31%) AWS Data Pipeline
9 1 (0.31%) G Suite
9 1 (0.31%) Office 365
9 1 (0.31%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 65 (20.31%) DNS
2 47 (14.69%) Firewall
3 39 (12.19%) SAN
4 34 (10.63%) LDAP
5 29 (9.06%) TCP/IP
6 16 (5.00%) DHCP
7 15 (4.69%) SSH
8 14 (4.38%) NAS
9 11 (3.44%) Ethernet
9 11 (3.44%) HTTP
9 11 (3.44%) Internet
9 11 (3.44%) X.509
10 8 (2.50%) LAN
10 8 (2.50%) SMTP
10 8 (2.50%) WAN
11 7 (2.19%) VPN
12 6 (1.88%) Kerberos
12 6 (1.88%) Network Security
12 6 (1.88%) SSL
12 6 (1.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (10.63%) MySQL
2 19 (5.94%) Hadoop
3 18 (5.63%) Big Data
3 18 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (2.19%) Apache Hive
4 7 (2.19%) Impala
4 7 (2.19%) NoSQL
4 7 (2.19%) SQL Server
5 5 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (1.25%) GIS
6 4 (1.25%) HBase
6 4 (1.25%) InterSystems Cache
7 3 (0.94%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.94%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (0.63%) Sqoop
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (8.75%) Jenkins
2 21 (6.56%) Git (software)
3 16 (5.00%) Subversion
4 13 (4.06%) JIRA
5 10 (3.13%) Hudson
6 4 (1.25%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.94%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.94%) Gradle
7 3 (0.94%) gulp
7 3 (0.94%) Selenium
7 3 (0.94%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (0.63%) GoCD
8 2 (0.63%) Maven
8 2 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.31%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.31%) GitLab
9 1 (0.31%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.31%) Phabricator
General
1 43 (13.44%) Finance
2 29 (9.06%) Banking
3 7 (2.19%) Investment Banking
3 7 (2.19%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.56%) Law
5 4 (1.25%) Back Office
6 3 (0.94%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.94%) Games
6 3 (0.94%) Publishing
7 2 (0.63%) Marketing
8 1 (0.31%) Electronics
8 1 (0.31%) Legal
8 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.00%) LAMP
2 10 (3.13%) Middleware
3 9 (2.81%) LEMP Stack
4 8 (2.50%) Web Services
5 6 (1.88%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (1.25%) Kafka
6 4 (1.25%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (0.94%) Browserify
7 3 (0.94%) J2EE
8 2 (0.63%) HTML
8 2 (0.63%) JSON
8 2 (0.63%) Node.js
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 2 (0.63%) XML
9 1 (0.31%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.31%) Apache Tez
9 1 (0.31%) Django
9 1 (0.31%) Sensu
9 1 (0.31%) XHTML
9 1 (0.31%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 15 (4.69%) Replication
3 14 (4.38%) Clustering
4 11 (3.44%) Linux Command Line
5 7 (2.19%) Symmetrix
6 6 (1.88%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (1.56%) Smart Meter
8 4 (1.25%) EMC VNX
8 4 (1.25%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (0.94%) NHS
10 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.63%) Fintech
10 2 (0.63%) Grid Computing
10 2 (0.63%) Spread Betting
11 1 (0.31%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.31%) DataPower
11 1 (0.31%) Online Games
11 1 (0.31%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 320 (100.00%) Linux
2 166 (51.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 87 (27.19%) Unix
4 76 (23.75%) CentOS
5 57 (17.81%) Windows
6 47 (14.69%) Ubuntu
7 34 (10.63%) Solaris
8 25 (7.81%) AIX
9 20 (6.25%) Debian
10 18 (5.63%) Windows Server
11 14 (4.38%) SUSE
12 12 (3.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 7 (2.19%) VMS
13 7 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (1.25%) Fedora
16 3 (0.94%) HPUX
16 3 (0.94%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.63%) Scientific Linux
17 2 (0.63%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (15.63%) DevOps
2 46 (14.38%) Configuration Management
3 29 (9.06%) ITIL
4 27 (8.44%) Change Management
5 23 (7.19%) Load Balancing
6 21 (6.56%) Performance Tuning
7 20 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (6.25%) Server Building
8 19 (5.94%) Migration
9 15 (4.69%) High Availability
10 12 (3.75%) Data Management
10 12 (3.75%) Open Source
10 12 (3.75%) Virtual Environments
11 11 (3.44%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (2.81%) ITSM
14 8 (2.50%) Incident Management
14 8 (2.50%) Problem Management
15 7 (2.19%) Capacity Planning
15 7 (2.19%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 96 (30.00%) Bash Shell
2 86 (26.88%) Perl
3 83 (25.94%) Python
4 36 (11.25%) PowerShell
5 32 (10.00%) Ruby
6 26 (8.13%) PHP
7 24 (7.50%) SQL
8 23 (7.19%) Shell Script
9 18 (5.63%) Java
10 9 (2.81%) Korn
11 8 (2.50%) AWK
11 8 (2.50%) sed
12 5 (1.56%) C
12 5 (1.56%) C-shell
13 3 (0.94%) Bourne shell
13 3 (0.94%) C++
13 3 (0.94%) SystemTap
14 2 (0.63%) Tcl
14 2 (0.63%) VB
15 1 (0.31%) R
Qualifications
1 27 (8.44%) Security Cleared
2 22 (6.88%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.13%) RHCE
4 9 (2.81%) CCNA
4 9 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.50%) CCNP
5 8 (2.50%) RHCSA
6 2 (0.63%) RHCA
6 2 (0.63%) RHCT
7 1 (0.31%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.31%) CCA
7 1 (0.31%) CCSA
7 1 (0.31%) CEH
7 1 (0.31%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.31%) Degree
7 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.31%) MCSE
7 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.25%) QA
2 2 (0.63%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 66 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (8.13%) Active Directory
2 26 (8.13%) Docker
3 25 (7.81%) NFS
4 20 (6.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 15 (4.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 15 (4.69%) vSphere
6 13 (4.06%) KVM
7 9 (2.81%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (2.81%) Veritas File System
8 8 (2.50%) HDFS
8 8 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (2.50%) VMware ESX
9 7 (2.19%) Postfix
9 7 (2.19%) SRDF
10 6 (1.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 6 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (1.56%) Dovecot
12 4 (1.25%) Apache Flume
12 4 (1.25%) Samba
Systems Management
1 136 (42.50%) Puppet
2 54 (16.88%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (14.69%) Nagios
4 46 (14.38%) Ansible
5 13 (4.06%) Red Hat Satellite
6 12 (3.75%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 10 (3.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 8 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 7 (2.19%) yum
10 6 (1.88%) Salt
11 5 (1.56%) HAProxy
11 5 (1.56%) Kibana
11 5 (1.56%) NetBackup
12 4 (1.25%) Hadoop YARN
13 3 (0.94%) Control-M
13 3 (0.94%) logstash
13 3 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
13 3 (0.94%) Oozie
13 3 (0.94%) Oracle ZFS
13 3 (0.94%) systemd
Vendors
1 193 (60.31%) Red Hat
2 114 (35.63%) VMware
3 41 (12.81%) Oracle
4 37 (11.56%) Veritas
5 30 (9.38%) HP
6 28 (8.75%) EMC
7 26 (8.13%) Cisco
8 24 (7.50%) Sun
9 20 (6.25%) IBM
9 20 (6.25%) NetApp
10 12 (3.75%) Splunk
11 11 (3.44%) Microsoft
12 6 (1.88%) Symantec
13 5 (1.56%) Cloudera
14 4 (1.25%) Brocade
14 4 (1.25%) F5
15 3 (0.94%) 3PAR
15 3 (0.94%) Apple
15 3 (0.94%) Sybase
15 3 (0.94%) Tableau
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions Limited
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
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Rate: £375 - £400 per day
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Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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