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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 418 421 422
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 225 209 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.40% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.43% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 160 123
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £279 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £22.75 £17.53 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.77% -10.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+14.54% -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
47329 49028 46882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.82% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31108 31722 28936
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1425 1851 1927
Median hourly rate £17.45 £16.83 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.71% +1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Linux Administrator Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 July 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 +24 105 £438 +25.00% 32
South East +14 46 £400 +6.66% 13
North East -10 32 £280 -17.03%
North West +11 12 £444 +26.78% 5
East of England -8 12 £363 -9.37% 2
South West -1 10 £425 +30.76% 2
Yorkshire -3 4 £298 -26.76% 2
East Midlands - 3 £281 - 3
West Midlands -37 1 £525 +95.34% 2
Linux Administrator
UK

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 410 (100.00%) Linux
2 232 (56.59%) Red Hat
3 222 (54.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 142 (34.63%) Unix
5 139 (33.90%) Puppet
6 101 (24.63%) VMware
7 93 (22.68%) Oracle
8 92 (22.44%) ITIL
9 89 (21.71%) Solaris
10 83 (20.24%) Windows
11 81 (19.76%) Python
12 80 (19.51%) SAN
13 78 (19.02%) Perl
14 74 (18.05%) Finance
15 68 (16.59%) MySQL
16 67 (16.34%) AIX
16 67 (16.34%) EMC
17 64 (15.61%) HP
18 63 (15.37%) Apache
19 62 (15.12%) VMware Infrastructure
20 61 (14.88%) Bash Shell
20 61 (14.88%) DevOps
21 60 (14.63%) DNS
22 59 (14.39%) RHCE
23 58 (14.15%) High Availability
24 57 (13.90%) Ansible
25 55 (13.41%) Migration
26 54 (13.17%) Configuration Management
26 54 (13.17%) Opscode Chef
27 52 (12.68%) Clustering

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 63 (15.37%) Apache
2 27 (6.59%) Tomcat
3 14 (3.41%) nginx
4 9 (2.20%) JBoss
4 9 (2.20%) OpenStack
4 9 (2.20%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (1.71%) IIS
6 5 (1.22%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (0.98%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (0.73%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.49%) Confluence
9 2 (0.49%) Drupal
9 2 (0.49%) TPMS
9 2 (0.49%) WildFly
10 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.24%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.24%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (0.24%) HipChat
1 1 (0.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 38 (9.27%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.68%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (2.20%) Amazon S3
4 6 (1.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 6 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.22%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (1.22%) Route 53
6 4 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.49%) AWS CloudTrail
7 2 (0.49%) Office 365
7 2 (0.49%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.49%) SaaS
8 1 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 80 (19.51%) SAN
2 60 (14.63%) DNS
3 29 (7.07%) Firewall
4 25 (6.10%) NAS
5 22 (5.37%) TCP/IP
6 21 (5.12%) Internet
7 14 (3.41%) DHCP
7 14 (3.41%) LDAP
8 11 (2.68%) LAN
9 10 (2.44%) WAN
10 9 (2.20%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (2.20%) Fibre Channel
10 9 (2.20%) HTTP
11 8 (1.95%) SMTP
11 8 (1.95%) SSL
12 7 (1.71%) Network Security
12 7 (1.71%) X.509
13 6 (1.46%) VPN
14 4 (0.98%) Kerberos
14 4 (0.98%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (16.59%) MySQL
2 15 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (3.41%) MongoDB
3 14 (3.41%) Oracle Database
4 13 (3.17%) SQL Server
5 8 (1.95%) Big Data
5 8 (1.95%) Hadoop
5 8 (1.95%) VLDB
6 6 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (1.46%) Redis
7 5 (1.22%) MarkLogic
7 5 (1.22%) Neo4j
8 4 (0.98%) OLTP
9 3 (0.73%) InterSystems Cache
9 3 (0.73%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.73%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.24%) Apache Accumulo
10 1 (0.24%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 22 (5.37%) Git (software)
2 18 (4.39%) Jenkins
3 13 (3.17%) JIRA
4 10 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
4 10 (2.44%) Subversion
5 8 (1.95%) Vagrant
6 7 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (1.46%) Hudson
8 5 (1.22%) GitLab
8 5 (1.22%) Selenium
9 4 (0.98%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.49%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.49%) Introscope
10 2 (0.49%) Travis CI
11 1 (0.24%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.24%) GoCD
11 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 74 (18.05%) Finance
2 51 (12.44%) Banking
3 9 (2.20%) Back Office
4 8 (1.95%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.46%) Games
6 5 (1.22%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.98%) Publishing
8 3 (0.73%) Retail
9 2 (0.49%) Law
9 2 (0.49%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.24%) International Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Marketing
10 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.37%) LAMP
2 12 (2.93%) Middleware
3 11 (2.68%) Web Services
4 7 (1.71%) ELK Stack
5 6 (1.46%) Node.js
6 4 (0.98%) JRuby
6 4 (0.98%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (0.73%) REST
8 2 (0.49%) HTML
8 2 (0.49%) J2EE
8 2 (0.49%) Java EE
8 2 (0.49%) LAPP Stack
8 2 (0.49%) SOAP
8 2 (0.49%) Spring
8 2 (0.49%) XML
9 1 (0.24%) CSS
9 1 (0.24%) HTML5
9 1 (0.24%) POSIX
9 1 (0.24%) SAML
9 1 (0.24%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 52 (12.68%) Clustering
2 26 (6.34%) Data Centre
3 16 (3.90%) Replication
4 13 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.17%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.93%) EMC VMAX
6 10 (2.44%) EMC VNX
7 7 (1.71%) Wiki
8 6 (1.46%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.22%) Performance Metrics
9 5 (1.22%) Public Cloud
10 4 (0.98%) Hedge funds
10 4 (0.98%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.98%) Online Games
11 3 (0.73%) Derivative
11 3 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.73%) VCE vBlock
12 2 (0.49%) Fintech
12 2 (0.49%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.49%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 410 (100.00%) Linux
2 222 (54.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 142 (34.63%) Unix
4 89 (21.71%) Solaris
5 83 (20.24%) Windows
6 67 (16.34%) AIX
7 44 (10.73%) CentOS
8 33 (8.05%) Windows Server
9 30 (7.32%) Ubuntu
10 15 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (3.41%) SUSE
12 12 (2.93%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 11 (2.68%) Debian
13 11 (2.68%) HPUX
14 10 (2.44%) Oracle Linux
14 10 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.98%) VyOS
16 3 (0.73%) Data ONTAP
16 3 (0.73%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.49%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (22.44%) ITIL
2 61 (14.88%) DevOps
3 58 (14.15%) High Availability
4 55 (13.41%) Migration
5 54 (13.17%) Configuration Management
6 34 (8.29%) Performance Tuning
7 30 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
8 27 (6.59%) Load Balancing
9 25 (6.10%) Service Delivery
10 23 (5.61%) Open Source
11 20 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (4.63%) Incident Management
13 18 (4.39%) Change Control
14 17 (4.15%) Virtual Environments
15 14 (3.41%) Data Protection
15 14 (3.41%) E-Commerce
16 13 (3.17%) Continuous Integration
17 12 (2.93%) Low Latency
18 10 (2.44%) Enterprise Architecture
18 10 (2.44%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 81 (19.76%) Python
2 78 (19.02%) Perl
3 61 (14.88%) Bash Shell
4 51 (12.44%) Shell Script
5 47 (11.46%) PHP
6 31 (7.56%) Java
6 31 (7.56%) Ruby
7 30 (7.32%) SQL
8 22 (5.37%) PowerShell
9 14 (3.41%) C
10 11 (2.68%) PL/SQL
11 8 (1.95%) Korn
12 6 (1.46%) JavaScript
13 5 (1.22%) SystemTap
14 3 (0.73%) Bourne shell
14 3 (0.73%) Jython
15 2 (0.49%) AWK
15 2 (0.49%) C++
15 2 (0.49%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 59 (14.39%) RHCE
2 40 (9.76%) Security Cleared
3 25 (6.10%) SC Cleared
4 15 (3.66%) RHCA
5 14 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (3.41%) RHCSA
6 13 (3.17%) DV Cleared
7 11 (2.68%) CCNA
7 11 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (2.44%) Degree
8 10 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (2.20%) CCNP
10 5 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (1.22%) OCP
10 5 (1.22%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (0.98%) RHCT
12 3 (0.73%) IBM Certification
12 3 (0.73%) MCITP
13 2 (0.49%) MCSE
14 1 (0.24%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.39%) SLA
2 5 (1.22%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 62 (15.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (7.80%) KVM
3 29 (7.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 24 (5.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 24 (5.85%) vSphere
5 23 (5.61%) Oracle RAC
6 21 (5.12%) Active Directory
7 16 (3.90%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (3.17%) iptables
9 12 (2.93%) Postfix
10 10 (2.44%) NFS
11 9 (2.20%) Sendmail
12 8 (1.95%) Docker
12 8 (1.95%) Hyper-V
12 8 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (1.71%) GlusterFS
13 7 (1.71%) RHEV
13 7 (1.71%) Virtual Servers
14 6 (1.46%) GPFS
14 6 (1.46%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 139 (33.90%) Puppet
2 57 (13.90%) Ansible
3 54 (13.17%) Opscode Chef
4 50 (12.20%) Nagios
5 25 (6.10%) Red Hat Satellite
6 21 (5.12%) NetBackup
7 17 (4.15%) EMC NetWorker
8 14 (3.41%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 13 (3.17%) Oracle ZFS
10 11 (2.68%) HAProxy
11 8 (1.95%) BladeLogic
11 8 (1.95%) logstash
11 8 (1.95%) OSSEC
11 8 (1.95%) SCOM
11 8 (1.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 8 (1.95%) WSUS
12 7 (1.71%) Cobbler
12 7 (1.71%) Kibana
13 6 (1.46%) Control-M
13 6 (1.46%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 232 (56.59%) Red Hat
2 101 (24.63%) VMware
3 93 (22.68%) Oracle
4 67 (16.34%) EMC
5 64 (15.61%) HP
6 48 (11.71%) IBM
7 43 (10.49%) Veritas
8 25 (6.10%) Cisco
9 21 (5.12%) Microsoft
10 17 (4.15%) Sun
11 14 (3.41%) NetApp
12 12 (2.93%) Brocade
12 12 (2.93%) Citrix
12 12 (2.93%) Splunk
13 10 (2.44%) Dell
14 9 (2.20%) SolarWinds
15 8 (1.95%) LogRhythm
15 8 (1.95%) StorageTek
15 8 (1.95%) TippingPoint
16 7 (1.71%) ServiceNow
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