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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 447 444 439
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 148 128 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.28% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 95 78
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £286 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.53 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
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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
47663 45698 43174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.51% 92.58% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30861 28215 25922
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1778 1844 1984
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.78 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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
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 31 July 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 -8 44 £375 -3.22% 35
East of England +24 38 £400 - 6
South East +10 35 £363 -3.33% 8
South West -33 11 £325 -13.33% 7
North East - 6 £331 -
North West -30 5 £350 +40.00% 4
Yorkshire - 5 £400 - 4
West Midlands +4 4 £269 - 3
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Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 268 (100.00%) Linux
2 140 (52.24%) Red Hat
3 107 (39.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 106 (39.55%) Puppet
5 86 (32.09%) UNIX
6 74 (27.61%) Configuration Management
7 72 (26.87%) DevOps
8 71 (26.49%) Python
9 63 (23.51%) VMware
10 55 (20.52%) Apache
11 53 (19.78%) MySQL
12 51 (19.03%) Perl
12 51 (19.03%) CentOS
13 49 (18.28%) Shell Script
13 49 (18.28%) Bash Shell
14 48 (17.91%) Windows
14 48 (17.91%) Ruby
15 45 (16.79%) Opscode Chef
16 44 (16.42%) Amazon AWS
17 40 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
18 39 (14.55%) Tomcat
19 31 (11.57%) Oracle
20 29 (10.82%) Solaris
21 28 (10.45%) DNS
21 28 (10.45%) SAN
22 26 (9.70%) Finance
22 26 (9.70%) VMware Infrastructure
22 26 (9.70%) Jenkins
23 25 (9.33%) Security Cleared
23 25 (9.33%) Web Services

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 55 (20.52%) Apache
2 39 (14.55%) Tomcat
3 10 (3.73%) JBoss
4 7 (2.61%) IIS
4 7 (2.61%) nginx
5 6 (2.24%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.87%) WordPress
7 4 (1.49%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.49%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (1.49%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.49%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.12%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.75%) CMS
9 2 (0.75%) Zope
9 2 (0.75%) Plone
9 2 (0.75%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.37%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (1.49%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 44 (16.42%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.61%) IaaS
3 6 (2.24%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.75%) Joyent
7 1 (0.37%) SaaS
7 1 (0.37%) Heroku
7 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.37%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (10.45%) DNS
1 28 (10.45%) SAN
2 14 (5.22%) Firewall
2 14 (5.22%) TCP/IP
3 12 (4.48%) NAS
4 10 (3.73%) SMTP
5 7 (2.61%) FTP
5 7 (2.61%) HTTP
6 6 (2.24%) HTTPS
6 6 (2.24%) SSH
7 5 (1.87%) LDAP
8 4 (1.49%) DHCP
8 4 (1.49%) SSL
8 4 (1.49%) Internet
8 4 (1.49%) Network Security
9 3 (1.12%) BIG-IP
9 3 (1.12%) Broadband
10 2 (0.75%) LAN
10 2 (0.75%) VoIP
10 2 (0.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (19.78%) MySQL
2 12 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (3.36%) SQL Server
4 8 (2.99%) Oracle Database
4 8 (2.99%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.24%) MarkLogic
5 6 (2.24%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.87%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.49%) Impala
7 4 (1.49%) Apache Accumulo
8 3 (1.12%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.12%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.75%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.37%) Redis
10 1 (0.37%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.37%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (0.37%) DB2
10 1 (0.37%) Informix
10 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.37%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 26 (9.70%) Jenkins
2 19 (7.09%) Git (software)
3 15 (5.60%) Subversion
4 5 (1.87%) Maven
5 2 (0.75%) RSpec
5 2 (0.75%) Ant
6 1 (0.37%) JMeter
6 1 (0.37%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.37%) Hudson
6 1 (0.37%) JIRA
6 1 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.37%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (9.70%) Finance
2 13 (4.85%) Banking
3 5 (1.87%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.49%) Retail
4 4 (1.49%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.12%) Law
5 3 (1.12%) Spanish Language
6 2 (0.75%) German Language
6 2 (0.75%) Publishing
7 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (9.33%) Web Services
2 9 (3.36%) LAMP
3 4 (1.49%) XML
3 4 (1.49%) Middleware
3 4 (1.49%) .NET
3 4 (1.49%) PHP-FPM
3 4 (1.49%) GraphX
4 3 (1.12%) HTML
4 3 (1.12%) J2EE
4 3 (1.12%) CSS
5 2 (0.75%) SOAP
5 2 (0.75%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.75%) JSON
5 2 (0.75%) WAMP
6 1 (0.37%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.37%) Kafka
6 1 (0.37%) Django
6 1 (0.37%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.58%) Data Centre
2 11 (4.10%) Clustering
3 7 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.24%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.87%) Replication
6 4 (1.49%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.49%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.12%) LPAR
7 3 (1.12%) HACMP
7 3 (1.12%) Statistics
8 2 (0.75%) Freedom of Information Act
8 2 (0.75%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (0.75%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.37%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.37%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 268 (100.00%) Linux
2 107 (39.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 86 (32.09%) UNIX
4 51 (19.03%) CentOS
5 48 (17.91%) Windows
6 29 (10.82%) Solaris
7 18 (6.72%) Ubuntu
8 16 (5.97%) AIX
9 15 (5.60%) Debian
10 14 (5.22%) SUSE
11 11 (4.10%) Fedora
12 9 (3.36%) VMS
13 5 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (1.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 4 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (1.12%) HPUX
16 2 (0.75%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.75%) zOS
16 2 (0.75%) Mac OS X Server
17 1 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (27.61%) Configuration Management
2 72 (26.87%) DevOps
3 40 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (7.46%) Open Source
5 17 (6.34%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (5.60%) Migration
6 15 (5.60%) ITIL
6 15 (5.60%) E-Commerce
7 14 (5.22%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (4.85%) Change Management
9 10 (3.73%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (2.24%) Load Balancing
10 6 (2.24%) Performance Analysis
10 6 (2.24%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (2.24%) High Availability
11 5 (1.87%) Data Migration
11 5 (1.87%) Problem Management
11 5 (1.87%) Data Security
12 4 (1.49%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (1.49%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (26.49%) Python
2 51 (19.03%) Perl
3 49 (18.28%) Shell Script
3 49 (18.28%) Bash Shell
4 48 (17.91%) Ruby
5 24 (8.96%) PHP
6 22 (8.21%) Java
7 13 (4.85%) SQL
8 6 (2.24%) C
9 5 (1.87%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.49%) C++
11 3 (1.12%) sed
11 3 (1.12%) AWK
12 2 (0.75%) C#
12 2 (0.75%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.75%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 1 (0.37%) SystemTap
13 1 (0.37%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 25 (9.33%) Security Cleared
2 20 (7.46%) RHCE
3 9 (3.36%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.87%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.87%) Degree
5 4 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.12%) RHCA
7 2 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.37%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.36%) SLA
2 2 (0.75%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 26 (9.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (7.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 17 (6.34%) Active Directory
4 11 (4.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 10 (3.73%) Hyper-V
5 10 (3.73%) Postfix
6 9 (3.36%) KVM
7 8 (2.99%) vSphere
8 7 (2.61%) Samba
8 7 (2.61%) VMware ESX
8 7 (2.61%) iptables
9 6 (2.24%) Xen
9 6 (2.24%) qmail
10 5 (1.87%) Veritas File System
11 4 (1.49%) HDFS
11 4 (1.49%) SpamAssassin
11 4 (1.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (1.12%) Docker
13 2 (0.75%) Varnish
13 2 (0.75%) NFS
Systems Management
1 106 (39.55%) Puppet
2 45 (16.79%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (8.21%) Nagios
4 18 (6.72%) Ansible
5 10 (3.73%) Red Hat Satellite
6 8 (2.99%) Vagrant
6 8 (2.99%) SELinux
7 4 (1.49%) Oracle ZFS
8 3 (1.12%) Ganeti
8 3 (1.12%) Graphite
8 3 (1.12%) Bcfg2
8 3 (1.12%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.75%) WSUS
9 2 (0.75%) yum
9 2 (0.75%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 2 (0.75%) Pingdom
9 2 (0.75%) Salt
9 2 (0.75%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.37%) systemd
10 1 (0.37%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 140 (52.24%) Red Hat
2 63 (23.51%) VMware
3 31 (11.57%) Oracle
4 23 (8.58%) Veritas
5 19 (7.09%) HP
6 17 (6.34%) IBM
7 14 (5.22%) EMC
8 8 (2.99%) NetApp
8 8 (2.99%) Cisco
9 7 (2.61%) Sun
9 7 (2.61%) Symantec
10 6 (2.24%) Rackspace
10 6 (2.24%) Google
11 5 (1.87%) 3PAR
11 5 (1.87%) WSO2
12 4 (1.49%) Splunk
12 4 (1.49%) Microsoft
12 4 (1.49%) Lotus
13 3 (1.12%) Juniper
13 3 (1.12%) F5
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