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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 434 478 472
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 193 156 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.30% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.31% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 122 103
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £266 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £30.00
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
46531 50148 48901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.65% 95.05% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 30704 32612 30298
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1497 1914 1994
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +30 114 £444 +10.93% 25
South East +19 27 £425 +28.78% 13
North East -9 17 £300 -9.43% 2
North West +18 11 £425 +54.54% 4
South West +15 10 £340 -12.82% 1
Yorkshire +5 5 £345 -17.66% 3
East of England +4 5 £375 -6.25% 1
West Midlands -26 2 £313 +16.27% 2
East Midlands - 2 £550 -
Linux Administrator
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Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 425 (100.00%) Linux
2 248 (58.35%) Red Hat
3 235 (55.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 156 (36.71%) Puppet
5 120 (28.24%) Unix
6 115 (27.06%) VMware
7 103 (24.24%) ITIL
8 98 (23.06%) Perl
9 97 (22.82%) Oracle
10 87 (20.47%) Python
11 85 (20.00%) Apache
12 82 (19.29%) SAN
13 79 (18.59%) EMC
14 76 (17.88%) VMware Infrastructure
15 75 (17.65%) Solaris
15 75 (17.65%) DNS
16 74 (17.41%) Windows
16 74 (17.41%) Bash Shell
17 73 (17.18%) Finance
18 69 (16.24%) HP
19 65 (15.29%) RHCE
20 64 (15.06%) MySQL
20 64 (15.06%) Ansible
21 62 (14.59%) Opscode Chef
21 62 (14.59%) CentOS
21 62 (14.59%) Configuration Management
22 61 (14.35%) DevOps
23 60 (14.12%) AIX
24 58 (13.65%) PHP
24 58 (13.65%) Nagios

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 85 (20.00%) Apache
2 48 (11.29%) Tomcat
3 15 (3.53%) nginx
4 11 (2.59%) JBoss
5 10 (2.35%) WebLogic
6 8 (1.88%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.65%) IIS
8 5 (1.18%) Confluence
9 4 (0.94%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.71%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.47%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.47%) Drupal
11 2 (0.47%) iPlanet
11 2 (0.47%) SAS
11 2 (0.47%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.47%) WildFly
12 1 (0.24%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.24%) TPMS
Applications
1 1 (0.24%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) OpenCart
1 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 40 (9.41%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.65%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (1.65%) GitHub
4 6 (1.41%) Amazon S3
5 5 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.71%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (0.47%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.24%) Office 365
8 1 (0.24%) Route 53
8 1 (0.24%) SaaS
8 1 (0.24%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 82 (19.29%) SAN
2 75 (17.65%) DNS
3 39 (9.18%) Firewall
4 26 (6.12%) NAS
5 23 (5.41%) Internet
6 22 (5.18%) TCP/IP
7 17 (4.00%) DHCP
8 16 (3.76%) X.509
9 14 (3.29%) LDAP
10 11 (2.59%) SSH
11 10 (2.35%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (2.35%) LAN
11 10 (2.35%) WAN
12 8 (1.88%) HTTP
12 8 (1.88%) SMTP
13 7 (1.65%) Network Security
13 7 (1.65%) SSL
13 7 (1.65%) VPN
14 5 (1.18%) Fibre Channel
14 5 (1.18%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (15.06%) MySQL
2 16 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (3.76%) SQL Server
3 12 (2.82%) Hadoop
3 12 (2.82%) Oracle Database
4 10 (2.35%) Big Data
5 9 (2.12%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (1.65%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (1.18%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (0.94%) VLDB
10 3 (0.71%) InterSystems Cache
10 3 (0.71%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.47%) HBase
11 2 (0.47%) OLTP
11 2 (0.47%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (0.47%) Redis
12 1 (0.24%) DB2
Development Applications
1 22 (5.18%) Jenkins
2 20 (4.71%) Git (software)
3 16 (3.76%) JIRA
4 12 (2.82%) Subversion
5 11 (2.59%) Hudson
6 10 (2.35%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (1.18%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.94%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.47%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.47%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.47%) GitLab
10 2 (0.47%) Introscope
11 1 (0.24%) GoCD
11 1 (0.24%) Maven
11 1 (0.24%) ProC
11 1 (0.24%) Selenium
11 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 73 (17.18%) Finance
2 50 (11.76%) Banking
3 18 (4.24%) Back Office
4 9 (2.12%) Publishing
5 7 (1.65%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.18%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.18%) Law
7 4 (0.94%) Games
8 3 (0.71%) Retail
9 1 (0.24%) Automotive
9 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.24%) International Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Marketing
9 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.65%) LAMP
2 13 (3.06%) Middleware
3 12 (2.82%) Web Services
4 5 (1.18%) LEMP Stack
5 4 (0.94%) JRuby
6 3 (0.71%) ELK Stack
6 3 (0.71%) J2EE
6 3 (0.71%) Node.js
6 3 (0.71%) REST
7 2 (0.47%) HTML
7 2 (0.47%) Java EE
7 2 (0.47%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (0.47%) Spring
7 2 (0.47%) XML
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.24%) Django
8 1 (0.24%) HTML5
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (0.24%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 53 (12.47%) Clustering
2 28 (6.59%) Data Centre
3 17 (4.00%) Replication
4 14 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.35%) EMC VNX
6 9 (2.12%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.88%) EMC VMAX
7 8 (1.88%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.18%) Performance Metrics
8 5 (1.18%) Public Cloud
9 4 (0.94%) Hedge funds
9 4 (0.94%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.94%) Online Games
10 3 (0.71%) Derivative
10 3 (0.71%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.71%) NHS
10 3 (0.71%) Wiki
11 2 (0.47%) Fintech
11 2 (0.47%) FMCG
11 2 (0.47%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 425 (100.00%) Linux
2 235 (55.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 120 (28.24%) Unix
4 75 (17.65%) Solaris
5 74 (17.41%) Windows
6 62 (14.59%) CentOS
7 60 (14.12%) AIX
8 41 (9.65%) Ubuntu
9 30 (7.06%) Windows Server
10 17 (4.00%) SUSE
11 16 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (2.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 10 (2.35%) Debian
13 10 (2.35%) Oracle Linux
14 9 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (1.88%) HPUX
16 4 (0.94%) VyOS
17 3 (0.71%) Data ONTAP
18 2 (0.47%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.47%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (24.24%) ITIL
2 62 (14.59%) Configuration Management
3 61 (14.35%) DevOps
4 55 (12.94%) High Availability
5 47 (11.06%) Migration
6 45 (10.59%) Load Balancing
7 41 (9.65%) Performance Tuning
8 28 (6.59%) Service Delivery
9 26 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
10 25 (5.88%) Virtual Environments
11 24 (5.65%) Open Source
12 23 (5.41%) Compliance Management
13 20 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (4.24%) Incident Management
15 17 (4.00%) Data Protection
16 15 (3.53%) Change Control
17 14 (3.29%) E-Commerce
17 14 (3.29%) Low Latency
18 13 (3.06%) Continuous Integration
19 12 (2.82%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 98 (23.06%) Perl
2 87 (20.47%) Python
3 74 (17.41%) Bash Shell
4 58 (13.65%) PHP
5 48 (11.29%) Shell Script
6 39 (9.18%) PowerShell
7 34 (8.00%) SQL
8 30 (7.06%) Ruby
9 28 (6.59%) Java
10 15 (3.53%) C
11 9 (2.12%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.65%) AWK
12 7 (1.65%) sed
13 6 (1.41%) Korn
14 4 (0.94%) JavaScript
14 4 (0.94%) SystemTap
15 3 (0.71%) Jython
16 2 (0.47%) C++
16 2 (0.47%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 65 (15.29%) RHCE
2 36 (8.47%) Security Cleared
3 21 (4.94%) SC Cleared
4 19 (4.47%) RHCA
5 17 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (3.29%) RHCSA
7 13 (3.06%) DV Cleared
8 10 (2.35%) CCNA
8 10 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (2.12%) CCNP
10 7 (1.65%) Degree
10 7 (1.65%) OCP
10 7 (1.65%) Oracle Certification
11 5 (1.18%) IBM Certification
11 5 (1.18%) MCITP
11 5 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.94%) RHCT
13 1 (0.24%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.71%) SLA
2 8 (1.88%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 76 (17.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (7.29%) KVM
3 30 (7.06%) Oracle RAC
4 29 (6.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 28 (6.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 27 (6.35%) vSphere
7 19 (4.47%) Active Directory
8 15 (3.53%) Virtual Machines
9 14 (3.29%) iptables
9 14 (3.29%) Postfix
10 10 (2.35%) NFS
11 8 (1.88%) Hyper-V
11 8 (1.88%) Sendmail
12 7 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (1.41%) GPFS
13 6 (1.41%) RHEV
14 5 (1.18%) Docker
15 4 (0.94%) Squid
16 3 (0.71%) GlusterFS
16 3 (0.71%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 156 (36.71%) Puppet
2 64 (15.06%) Ansible
3 62 (14.59%) Opscode Chef
4 58 (13.65%) Nagios
5 28 (6.59%) Red Hat Satellite
6 21 (4.94%) EMC NetWorker
7 13 (3.06%) NetBackup
8 10 (2.35%) HAProxy
8 10 (2.35%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 9 (2.12%) Oracle ZFS
9 9 (2.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 8 (1.88%) Cobbler
10 8 (1.88%) OSSEC
10 8 (1.88%) SCOM
10 8 (1.88%) WSUS
10 8 (1.88%) ZABBIX
11 7 (1.65%) Control-M
12 6 (1.41%) Icinga
13 5 (1.18%) logstash
14 4 (0.94%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 248 (58.35%) Red Hat
2 115 (27.06%) VMware
3 97 (22.82%) Oracle
4 79 (18.59%) EMC
5 69 (16.24%) HP
6 51 (12.00%) IBM
7 41 (9.65%) Veritas
8 31 (7.29%) Cisco
9 22 (5.18%) Microsoft
10 17 (4.00%) NetApp
11 13 (3.06%) Splunk
11 13 (3.06%) Sun
12 11 (2.59%) 3PAR
12 11 (2.59%) Citrix
13 10 (2.35%) Dell
14 9 (2.12%) SolarWinds
15 8 (1.88%) Brocade
15 8 (1.88%) LogRhythm
15 8 (1.88%) TippingPoint
16 7 (1.65%) ServiceNow
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