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 27 February 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 444 459 398
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -61
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 121 87 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.19% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.21% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 56 79
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £281 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £39.25 £18.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.16% -58.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 - -
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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
44005 42325 37797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.39% 92.52% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27481 25452 22049
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1708 1839 2121
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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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 -31 44 £413 +10.00% 40
South East -11 30 £364 -2.93% 19
South West -7 21 £290 -19.44% 5
East Midlands +6 6 £388 - 1
North West -8 6 £344 -19.11% 2
North East - 6 £250 - 3
East of England - 5 - - 10
Yorkshire - 2 £500 - 4
West Midlands -7 1 £270 - 2
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Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 219 (100.00%) Linux
2 119 (54.34%) Red Hat
3 93 (42.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 71 (32.42%) VMware
5 70 (31.96%) Puppet
6 69 (31.51%) UNIX
7 56 (25.57%) Bash Shell
8 54 (24.66%) Apache
9 53 (24.20%) CentOS
10 51 (23.29%) Perl
11 45 (20.55%) Python
12 39 (17.81%) Shell Script
13 38 (17.35%) Finance
14 37 (16.89%) Oracle
14 37 (16.89%) Windows
15 31 (14.16%) Configuration Management
15 31 (14.16%) Banking
15 31 (14.16%) DevOps
16 29 (13.24%) Tomcat
16 29 (13.24%) MySQL
17 27 (12.33%) SQL
17 27 (12.33%) Solaris
17 27 (12.33%) SAN
18 26 (11.87%) PHP
19 25 (11.42%) Clustering
19 25 (11.42%) VMware Infrastructure
19 25 (11.42%) Ubuntu
20 24 (10.96%) Open Source
21 23 (10.50%) Security Cleared
22 22 (10.05%) Opscode Chef

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 54 (24.66%) Apache
2 29 (13.24%) Tomcat
3 17 (7.76%) JBoss
4 15 (6.85%) WebSphere
5 10 (4.57%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.74%) nginx
6 6 (2.74%) uWSGI
7 5 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.28%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.83%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (1.83%) AquaLogic
8 4 (1.83%) GlassFish
8 4 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.83%) Lync
9 3 (1.37%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.91%) Adobe CQ
10 2 (0.91%) Node.js
10 2 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.91%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.91%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (1.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.91%) Stata
3 1 (0.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Agresso
1 1 (0.46%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.48%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.37%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.91%) Route 53
4 2 (0.91%) GitHub
5 1 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.46%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 27 (12.33%) SAN
2 21 (9.59%) TCP/IP
3 18 (8.22%) DNS
4 12 (5.48%) HTTP
5 10 (4.57%) DHCP
6 9 (4.11%) LDAP
7 8 (3.65%) Firewall
8 7 (3.20%) SSH
8 7 (3.20%) VPN
9 6 (2.74%) SSL
9 6 (2.74%) VLAN
10 4 (1.83%) Kerberos
11 3 (1.37%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.91%) IPv6
12 2 (0.91%) Internet
12 2 (0.91%) SNMP
12 2 (0.91%) Multicast
12 2 (0.91%) PuTTY
12 2 (0.91%) SMTP
13 1 (0.46%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.24%) MySQL
2 11 (5.02%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (4.11%) NoSQL
3 9 (4.11%) Oracle Database
4 8 (3.65%) Hadoop
5 5 (2.28%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.28%) Redis
5 5 (2.28%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.83%) Big Data
6 4 (1.83%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.37%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.37%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.91%) HBase
8 2 (0.91%) Couchbase
8 2 (0.91%) JasperReports
8 2 (0.91%) DB2
8 2 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.91%) Ingres
9 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (9.59%) Git (software)
2 20 (9.13%) Jenkins
3 19 (8.68%) Subversion
4 5 (2.28%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (1.83%) Maven
6 2 (0.91%) JIRA
6 2 (0.91%) PHPUnit
6 2 (0.91%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.46%) Gradle
7 1 (0.46%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.46%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.46%) Selenium
7 1 (0.46%) Ant
7 1 (0.46%) Introscope
7 1 (0.46%) JMeter
7 1 (0.46%) CruiseControl
General
1 38 (17.35%) Finance
2 31 (14.16%) Banking
3 5 (2.28%) Retail
4 4 (1.83%) Law
5 2 (0.91%) Legal
5 2 (0.91%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.91%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.91%) Publishing
5 2 (0.91%) Marketing
6 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.46%) Front Office
6 1 (0.46%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.94%) Web Services
2 7 (3.20%) XML
2 7 (3.20%) Middleware
3 6 (2.74%) Regular Expression
3 6 (2.74%) WSGI
4 5 (2.28%) LAMP
5 4 (1.83%) Java EE
5 4 (1.83%) CSS
6 3 (1.37%) HTML
6 3 (1.37%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.91%) DAO
7 2 (0.91%) JDBC
7 2 (0.91%) XSLT
7 2 (0.91%) CGI
7 2 (0.91%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.91%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.91%) REST
7 2 (0.91%) Laravel
8 1 (0.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.46%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.42%) Clustering
2 24 (10.96%) Open Source
3 8 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.20%) Replication
5 6 (2.74%) Wiki
6 3 (1.37%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.91%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.91%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.46%) Kindle
8 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.46%) User Experience
8 1 (0.46%) HACMP
8 1 (0.46%) AS400
8 1 (0.46%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.46%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.46%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 219 (100.00%) Linux
2 93 (42.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 69 (31.51%) UNIX
4 53 (24.20%) CentOS
5 37 (16.89%) Windows
6 27 (12.33%) Solaris
7 25 (11.42%) Ubuntu
8 20 (9.13%) AIX
9 16 (7.31%) Debian
10 13 (5.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 9 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (4.11%) SUSE
11 9 (4.11%) VMS
12 7 (3.20%) Fedora
12 7 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (1.83%) HPUX
14 3 (1.37%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.91%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.91%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (14.16%) Configuration Management
1 31 (14.16%) DevOps
2 20 (9.13%) ITIL
3 18 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (5.94%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (5.02%) Change Management
7 9 (4.11%) E-Commerce
8 8 (3.65%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (3.65%) Migration
8 8 (3.65%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (3.65%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (3.20%) Problem Management
9 7 (3.20%) High Availability
10 6 (2.74%) Release Management
10 6 (2.74%) Network Management
11 5 (2.28%) Scrum
11 5 (2.28%) SOA
11 5 (2.28%) OO
12 4 (1.83%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (25.57%) Bash Shell
2 51 (23.29%) Perl
3 45 (20.55%) Python
4 39 (17.81%) Shell Script
5 27 (12.33%) SQL
6 26 (11.87%) PHP
7 20 (9.13%) Java
8 17 (7.76%) PL/SQL
8 17 (7.76%) Ruby
9 9 (4.11%) C
10 8 (3.65%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.28%) Korn
12 4 (1.83%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.91%) C++
13 2 (0.91%) XPath
13 2 (0.91%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.46%) Scala
14 1 (0.46%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.46%) Groovy
14 1 (0.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (10.50%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.02%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.65%) RHCE
4 7 (3.20%) RHCT
4 7 (3.20%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.28%) Degree
5 5 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.37%) SCSA
7 3 (1.37%) Sun Certification
7 3 (1.37%) VCP4
8 1 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.46%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.46%) RHCA
8 1 (0.46%) CIPD
8 1 (0.46%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.83%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 25 (11.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (7.31%) Active Directory
3 13 (5.94%) vSphere
4 9 (4.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 7 (3.20%) KVM
6 6 (2.74%) Shibboleth
6 6 (2.74%) XenServer
6 6 (2.74%) Samba
7 5 (2.28%) NFS
7 5 (2.28%) XenApp
8 4 (1.83%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (1.83%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.83%) Hyper-V
9 3 (1.37%) Postfix
9 3 (1.37%) Xen
9 3 (1.37%) Firmware
9 3 (1.37%) Veritas File System
9 3 (1.37%) RHEV
10 2 (0.91%) PowerHA
10 2 (0.91%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 70 (31.96%) Puppet
2 22 (10.05%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (8.22%) Nagios
4 13 (5.94%) Ansible
5 11 (5.02%) Red Hat Satellite
6 8 (3.65%) Control-M
7 7 (3.20%) Tivoli
7 7 (3.20%) yum
7 7 (3.20%) SELinux
8 4 (1.83%) logstash
8 4 (1.83%) Salt
8 4 (1.83%) Vagrant
8 4 (1.83%) OpenView
8 4 (1.83%) NetBackup
9 3 (1.37%) ZABBIX
9 3 (1.37%) Ganglia
9 3 (1.37%) Ganeti
9 3 (1.37%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 3 (1.37%) Cobbler
9 3 (1.37%) Bcfg2
Vendors
1 119 (54.34%) Red Hat
2 71 (32.42%) VMware
3 37 (16.89%) Oracle
4 21 (9.59%) HP
5 10 (4.57%) Veritas
6 9 (4.11%) Cisco
6 9 (4.11%) IBM
6 9 (4.11%) Microsoft
7 8 (3.65%) Citrix
8 6 (2.74%) Splunk
9 5 (2.28%) Percona
9 5 (2.28%) SAP
9 5 (2.28%) Cyber-Ark
10 4 (1.83%) Sun
10 4 (1.83%) NetApp
10 4 (1.83%) 3PAR
10 4 (1.83%) Brocade
10 4 (1.83%) LANDesk
11 3 (1.37%) Infoblox
11 3 (1.37%) Symantec
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