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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 390 422 428
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 234 198 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.48% 0.39% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.41% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 142 118
Median daily rate £400 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £451 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +5.00%
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
46528 48328 46308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.87% 94.81% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 30643 30970 28843
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1386 1841 1899
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 1 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 1 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 1 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 +36 120 £450 +28.57% 36
South East +15 47 £400 -3.03% 7
North East -32 30 £280 -12.15%
East of England -31 12 £340 -15.00% 9
South West 0 10 £425 +30.76% 1
North West -10 6 £419 +19.64%
Yorkshire +2 3 £448 +32.59% 3
West Midlands -18 3 £413 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £281 - 4
Linux Administrator
UK

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 393 (100.00%) Linux
2 218 (55.47%) Red Hat
3 204 (51.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 146 (37.15%) Unix
5 126 (32.06%) Puppet
6 91 (23.16%) VMware
7 89 (22.65%) Oracle
8 88 (22.39%) Solaris
9 83 (21.12%) Python
10 81 (20.61%) ITIL
10 81 (20.61%) SAN
11 77 (19.59%) Finance
12 76 (19.34%) Perl
13 73 (18.58%) Windows
14 66 (16.79%) MySQL
15 64 (16.28%) AIX
16 62 (15.78%) HP
16 62 (15.78%) EMC
17 60 (15.27%) DevOps
18 59 (15.01%) Bash Shell
19 57 (14.50%) Apache
19 57 (14.50%) DNS
20 56 (14.25%) Migration
21 55 (13.99%) Shell Script
21 55 (13.99%) High Availability
22 53 (13.49%) Opscode Chef
22 53 (13.49%) Ansible
23 52 (13.23%) Veritas
23 52 (13.23%) Clustering
24 51 (12.98%) IBM

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 57 (14.50%) Apache
2 26 (6.62%) Tomcat
3 14 (3.56%) JBoss
3 14 (3.56%) nginx
4 10 (2.54%) OpenStack
5 7 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.53%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.27%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.02%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (0.76%) IIS
10 2 (0.51%) Drupal
10 2 (0.51%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.51%) TPMS
10 2 (0.51%) WildFly
11 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.25%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.25%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (0.25%) HipChat
1 1 (0.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 40 (10.18%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.80%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (2.29%) Amazon S3
4 6 (1.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 5 (1.27%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (1.27%) Route 53
5 5 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.76%) Amazon Glacier
8 2 (0.51%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.51%) AWS CloudTrail
8 2 (0.51%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.51%) SaaS
9 1 (0.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.25%) GitHub
9 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 81 (20.61%) SAN
2 57 (14.50%) DNS
3 25 (6.36%) Firewall
3 25 (6.36%) NAS
3 25 (6.36%) TCP/IP
4 19 (4.83%) LDAP
5 18 (4.58%) Internet
6 17 (4.33%) DHCP
7 13 (3.31%) LAN
8 12 (3.05%) WAN
9 10 (2.54%) Fibre Channel
10 9 (2.29%) HTTP
11 8 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (2.04%) SMTP
11 8 (2.04%) SSL
12 6 (1.53%) Network Security
13 5 (1.27%) SSH
14 4 (1.02%) Kerberos
14 4 (1.02%) VPN
15 3 (0.76%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (16.79%) MySQL
2 19 (4.83%) Oracle Database
3 17 (4.33%) MongoDB
4 13 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (2.80%) SQL Server
6 10 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (2.29%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (2.29%) VLDB
8 6 (1.53%) Redis
9 5 (1.27%) Big Data
9 5 (1.27%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.27%) MarkLogic
9 5 (1.27%) Neo4j
10 4 (1.02%) OLTP
11 3 (0.76%) InterSystems Cache
11 3 (0.76%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.76%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.25%) Apache Accumulo
12 1 (0.25%) HBase
Development Applications
1 26 (6.62%) Git (software)
2 23 (5.85%) Jenkins
3 11 (2.80%) JIRA
3 11 (2.80%) Subversion
4 9 (2.29%) Sonatype Nexus
4 9 (2.29%) Vagrant
5 7 (1.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (1.78%) GitLab
6 5 (1.27%) Selenium
7 4 (1.02%) RSpec
7 4 (1.02%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.76%) Travis CI
9 2 (0.51%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.51%) Introscope
10 1 (0.25%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.25%) GoCD
10 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 77 (19.59%) Finance
2 49 (12.47%) Banking
3 8 (2.04%) Games
4 7 (1.78%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.02%) Back Office
6 3 (0.76%) Retail
7 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.51%) Publishing
7 2 (0.51%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.25%) International Banking
8 1 (0.25%) Law
8 1 (0.25%) Marketing
8 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.34%) LAMP
2 17 (4.33%) Web Services
3 10 (2.54%) Middleware
4 7 (1.78%) ELK Stack
5 6 (1.53%) Node.js
6 5 (1.27%) JRuby
6 5 (1.27%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (0.76%) REST
8 2 (0.51%) HTML
8 2 (0.51%) J2EE
8 2 (0.51%) Java EE
8 2 (0.51%) LAPP Stack
8 2 (0.51%) SOAP
8 2 (0.51%) Spring
8 2 (0.51%) XML
9 1 (0.25%) CSS
9 1 (0.25%) POSIX
9 1 (0.25%) SAML
9 1 (0.25%) Symfony
9 1 (0.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 52 (13.23%) Clustering
2 31 (7.89%) Data Centre
3 20 (5.09%) Computer Science
4 14 (3.56%) Replication
5 11 (2.80%) EMC VMAX
6 10 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.29%) EMC VNX
8 7 (1.78%) HACMP
9 6 (1.53%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.53%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.27%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.27%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.27%) Wiki
11 4 (1.02%) Online Games
12 3 (0.76%) Derivative
12 3 (0.76%) LPAR
12 3 (0.76%) PlayStation
12 3 (0.76%) User Experience
12 3 (0.76%) VCE vBlock
13 2 (0.51%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 393 (100.00%) Linux
2 204 (51.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 146 (37.15%) Unix
4 88 (22.39%) Solaris
5 73 (18.58%) Windows
6 64 (16.28%) AIX
7 46 (11.70%) CentOS
8 29 (7.38%) Ubuntu
9 27 (6.87%) Windows Server
10 16 (4.07%) SUSE
11 12 (3.05%) Debian
11 12 (3.05%) HPUX
12 11 (2.80%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 8 (2.04%) Oracle Linux
13 8 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (1.27%) VyOS
16 4 (1.02%) Mac OS X
16 4 (1.02%) VMS
17 3 (0.76%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (20.61%) ITIL
2 60 (15.27%) DevOps
3 56 (14.25%) Migration
4 55 (13.99%) High Availability
5 50 (12.72%) Configuration Management
6 29 (7.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 27 (6.87%) Performance Tuning
8 26 (6.62%) Open Source
9 20 (5.09%) Change Control
10 19 (4.83%) Load Balancing
10 19 (4.83%) Service Delivery
11 18 (4.58%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (4.58%) Incident Management
12 16 (4.07%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (3.31%) Virtual Environments
14 11 (2.80%) Change Management
14 11 (2.80%) Data Protection
14 11 (2.80%) E-Commerce
14 11 (2.80%) Low Latency
15 10 (2.54%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 83 (21.12%) Python
2 76 (19.34%) Perl
3 59 (15.01%) Bash Shell
4 55 (13.99%) Shell Script
5 41 (10.43%) PHP
6 33 (8.40%) Ruby
7 32 (8.14%) SQL
8 31 (7.89%) Java
9 14 (3.56%) PowerShell
10 12 (3.05%) C
11 11 (2.80%) PL/SQL
12 8 (2.04%) Korn
13 5 (1.27%) JavaScript
14 4 (1.02%) AWK
14 4 (1.02%) sed
14 4 (1.02%) SystemTap
15 3 (0.76%) Bourne shell
15 3 (0.76%) Jython
16 2 (0.51%) C++
16 2 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (12.72%) RHCE
2 42 (10.69%) Security Cleared
3 28 (7.12%) SC Cleared
4 17 (4.33%) Degree
5 13 (3.31%) RHCSA
6 12 (3.05%) DV Cleared
6 12 (3.05%) RHCA
7 11 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (2.54%) CCNA
8 10 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (2.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (2.04%) CCNP
11 6 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (1.27%) OCP
12 5 (1.27%) Oracle Certification
13 4 (1.02%) RHCT
14 3 (0.76%) IBM Certification
14 3 (0.76%) MCITP
14 3 (0.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.34%) SLA
2 5 (1.27%) QA
3 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 51 (12.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (9.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 29 (7.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 28 (7.12%) KVM
5 25 (6.36%) Virtual Machines
6 22 (5.60%) Active Directory
6 22 (5.60%) vSphere
7 20 (5.09%) Oracle RAC
8 14 (3.56%) NFS
9 12 (3.05%) iptables
10 11 (2.80%) Postfix
11 10 (2.54%) Virtual Servers
12 9 (2.29%) Sendmail
12 9 (2.29%) Veritas File System
13 8 (2.04%) Docker
13 8 (2.04%) GlusterFS
14 7 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
15 6 (1.53%) GPFS
15 6 (1.53%) VMware ESX
16 5 (1.27%) Squid
Systems Management
1 126 (32.06%) Puppet
2 53 (13.49%) Ansible
2 53 (13.49%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (11.96%) Nagios
4 23 (5.85%) Red Hat Satellite
5 21 (5.34%) NetBackup
6 15 (3.82%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 14 (3.56%) EMC NetWorker
8 13 (3.31%) Oracle ZFS
9 11 (2.80%) HAProxy
10 9 (2.29%) logstash
11 8 (2.04%) Cacti
12 7 (1.78%) Cobbler
12 7 (1.78%) Kibana
12 7 (1.78%) OSSEC
13 6 (1.53%) BladeLogic
13 6 (1.53%) ITRS Geneos
13 6 (1.53%) Salt
13 6 (1.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 5 (1.27%) Packer
Vendors
1 218 (55.47%) Red Hat
2 91 (23.16%) VMware
3 89 (22.65%) Oracle
4 62 (15.78%) EMC
4 62 (15.78%) HP
5 52 (13.23%) Veritas
6 51 (12.98%) IBM
7 23 (5.85%) Cisco
8 17 (4.33%) Sun
9 16 (4.07%) Microsoft
10 15 (3.82%) Splunk
11 14 (3.56%) Brocade
11 14 (3.56%) NetApp
12 11 (2.80%) 3PAR
13 9 (2.29%) SolarWinds
13 9 (2.29%) StorageTek
14 8 (2.04%) Citrix
14 8 (2.04%) Dell
15 7 (1.78%) ServiceNow
15 7 (1.78%) TippingPoint
Camberley, Surrey
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
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Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
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Rate: £200 - 300 per day
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