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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Administrator
UK / England
Rank 393 463 425
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 176 143 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.31% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.32% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 106 107
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £309 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £464 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £338 £333
% change year-on-year
+15.55% +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Median hourly rate £27.50 £15.75 £37.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.60% -58.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £37.63
% change year-on-year
+83.33% -60.13%

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
39224 44183 43962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.93% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25749 28478 28133
Median daily rate £428 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.18% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1333 1606 1775
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.09 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +53 101 £400 - 21
South East +21 42 £390 +18.18% 19
North West +25 10 £414 +21.69% 1
Yorkshire +11 8 £350 -12.50% 2
East of England +6 6 £338 -6.25% 7
South West +17 4 £215 -42.66% 2
North East -13 2 £464 -
East Midlands +1 1 £160 -58.70%
West Midlands -7 1 - - 3
Midlands - 1 - -
Linux Administrator
UK

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 366 (100.00%) Linux
2 224 (61.20%) Red Hat
3 189 (51.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 158 (43.17%) Puppet
5 122 (33.33%) VMware
6 98 (26.78%) Bash Shell
7 97 (26.50%) Perl
8 93 (25.41%) Unix
9 91 (24.86%) Apache
10 88 (24.04%) Python
11 82 (22.40%) CentOS
12 75 (20.49%) VMware Infrastructure
13 72 (19.67%) DNS
14 64 (17.49%) Windows
15 59 (16.12%) Ansible
16 58 (15.85%) Opscode Chef
17 56 (15.30%) DevOps
17 56 (15.30%) Tomcat
17 56 (15.30%) Oracle
18 55 (15.03%) Nagios
19 52 (14.21%) SAN
20 51 (13.93%) Finance
21 50 (13.66%) Configuration Management
22 49 (13.39%) Firewall
23 46 (12.57%) Ubuntu
24 45 (12.30%) HP
24 45 (12.30%) EMC
24 45 (12.30%) Data Centre
25 43 (11.75%) Solaris
26 42 (11.48%) ITIL

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 91 (24.86%) Apache
2 56 (15.30%) Tomcat
3 18 (4.92%) nginx
4 17 (4.64%) JBoss
5 12 (3.28%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.37%) IIS
7 4 (1.09%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.09%) Confluence
7 4 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.09%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.82%) iPlanet
9 2 (0.55%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.27%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.27%) CMS
10 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.55%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.27%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (10.93%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.83%) GitHub
3 11 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (2.73%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (2.73%) Amazon S3
5 5 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.37%) Route 53
6 4 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.82%) IaaS
8 2 (0.55%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.27%) G Suite
9 1 (0.27%) Office 365
9 1 (0.27%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.27%) SaaS
9 1 (0.27%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 72 (19.67%) DNS
2 52 (14.21%) SAN
3 49 (13.39%) Firewall
4 28 (7.65%) LDAP
5 27 (7.38%) TCP/IP
6 19 (5.19%) DHCP
6 19 (5.19%) NAS
7 17 (4.64%) SSH
8 14 (3.83%) X.509
9 11 (3.01%) Internet
10 10 (2.73%) Ethernet
11 9 (2.46%) HTTP
11 9 (2.46%) LAN
11 9 (2.46%) SMTP
11 9 (2.46%) WAN
12 8 (2.19%) VPN
13 5 (1.37%) Network Security
13 5 (1.37%) VLAN
14 4 (1.09%) Cisco Nexus
14 4 (1.09%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (8.74%) MySQL
2 19 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (4.10%) Big Data
4 14 (3.83%) Hadoop
5 10 (2.73%) SQL Server
6 8 (2.19%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.37%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (1.09%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.82%) GIS
9 3 (0.82%) InterSystems Cache
9 3 (0.82%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.82%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.55%) HBase
10 2 (0.55%) Impala
10 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.55%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 35 (9.56%) Jenkins
2 24 (6.56%) Git (software)
3 18 (4.92%) Subversion
4 15 (4.10%) Hudson
5 12 (3.28%) JIRA
6 5 (1.37%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.82%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.82%) Gradle
7 3 (0.82%) gulp
7 3 (0.82%) Selenium
8 2 (0.55%) GoCD
8 2 (0.55%) Maven
8 2 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.27%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.27%) GitLab
9 1 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.27%) Phabricator
9 1 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.27%) Vagrant
General
1 51 (13.93%) Finance
2 36 (9.84%) Banking
3 11 (3.01%) Back Office
4 9 (2.46%) Law
5 7 (1.91%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.64%) Publishing
6 6 (1.64%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.82%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.55%) Games
8 2 (0.55%) Marketing
9 1 (0.27%) Automotive
9 1 (0.27%) Electronics
9 1 (0.27%) Legal
9 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.92%) LAMP
2 11 (3.01%) Middleware
2 11 (3.01%) Web Services
3 9 (2.46%) LEMP Stack
4 6 (1.64%) ELK Stack
5 4 (1.09%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (0.82%) Browserify
6 3 (0.82%) J2EE
6 3 (0.82%) Node.js
7 2 (0.55%) HTML
7 2 (0.55%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (0.55%) XML
8 1 (0.27%) .NET
8 1 (0.27%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.27%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.27%) Django
8 1 (0.27%) JSON
8 1 (0.27%) Kafka
8 1 (0.27%) XHTML
8 1 (0.27%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 45 (12.30%) Data Centre
2 24 (6.56%) Clustering
3 17 (4.64%) Replication
4 7 (1.91%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.37%) NHS
6 5 (1.37%) Smart Meter
6 5 (1.37%) Symmetrix
7 3 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (0.82%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.55%) EMC VMAX
8 2 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.55%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.27%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.27%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.27%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.27%) RSA SecurID
9 1 (0.27%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.27%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 366 (100.00%) Linux
2 189 (51.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 93 (25.41%) Unix
4 82 (22.40%) CentOS
5 64 (17.49%) Windows
6 46 (12.57%) Ubuntu
7 43 (11.75%) Solaris
8 34 (9.29%) AIX
9 22 (6.01%) Windows Server
10 20 (5.46%) SUSE
11 17 (4.64%) Debian
12 10 (2.73%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 9 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (1.37%) VMS
15 4 (1.09%) HPUX
15 4 (1.09%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.82%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.55%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (15.30%) DevOps
2 50 (13.66%) Configuration Management
3 42 (11.48%) ITIL
4 35 (9.56%) Load Balancing
5 25 (6.83%) Change Management
5 25 (6.83%) Migration
6 24 (6.56%) High Availability
7 23 (6.28%) Performance Tuning
8 20 (5.46%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (4.92%) Server Building
10 16 (4.37%) Virtual Environments
11 15 (4.10%) Open Source
12 14 (3.83%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (3.28%) Service Delivery
14 11 (3.01%) E-Commerce
15 10 (2.73%) Data Management
16 9 (2.46%) Incident Management
16 9 (2.46%) Low Latency
17 8 (2.19%) Disaster Recovery
17 8 (2.19%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 98 (26.78%) Bash Shell
2 97 (26.50%) Perl
3 88 (24.04%) Python
4 41 (11.20%) PowerShell
5 39 (10.66%) PHP
6 34 (9.29%) Ruby
7 30 (8.20%) Shell Script
8 24 (6.56%) SQL
9 22 (6.01%) Java
10 12 (3.28%) C
11 11 (3.01%) AWK
11 11 (3.01%) sed
12 9 (2.46%) Korn
13 5 (1.37%) C-shell
14 3 (0.82%) Bourne shell
14 3 (0.82%) C++
14 3 (0.82%) SystemTap
15 2 (0.55%) VB
16 1 (0.27%) R
16 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (8.20%) Security Cleared
2 23 (6.28%) SC Cleared
3 18 (4.92%) RHCE
4 8 (2.19%) CCNA
4 8 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.91%) CCNP
5 7 (1.91%) RHCSA
6 5 (1.37%) RHCA
7 4 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.82%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.55%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.55%) IBM Certification
9 2 (0.55%) MCITP
9 2 (0.55%) OCP
9 2 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.55%) RHCT
10 1 (0.27%) CCSA
10 1 (0.27%) CEH
10 1 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.37%) SLA
2 4 (1.09%) QA
3 2 (0.55%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 75 (20.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (6.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 24 (6.56%) Docker
4 23 (6.28%) Active Directory
5 22 (6.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 21 (5.74%) NFS
7 17 (4.64%) vSphere
8 16 (4.37%) KVM
9 14 (3.83%) Oracle RAC
10 8 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (1.91%) Postfix
11 7 (1.91%) RHEV
11 7 (1.91%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (1.64%) Veritas File System
13 5 (1.37%) Dovecot
13 5 (1.37%) SRDF
13 5 (1.37%) VMware ESX
14 4 (1.09%) Samba
15 3 (0.82%) FreeRADIUS
15 3 (0.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 158 (43.17%) Puppet
2 59 (16.12%) Ansible
3 58 (15.85%) Opscode Chef
4 55 (15.03%) Nagios
5 17 (4.64%) Red Hat Satellite
6 12 (3.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 11 (3.01%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 9 (2.46%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 8 (2.19%) Control-M
10 6 (1.64%) Salt
11 5 (1.37%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (1.37%) NetBackup
11 5 (1.37%) yum
12 4 (1.09%) HAProxy
12 4 (1.09%) logstash
12 4 (1.09%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.82%) Cobbler
13 3 (0.82%) Kibana
13 3 (0.82%) Oracle ZFS
13 3 (0.82%) systemd
Vendors
1 224 (61.20%) Red Hat
2 122 (33.33%) VMware
3 56 (15.30%) Oracle
4 45 (12.30%) EMC
4 45 (12.30%) HP
5 42 (11.48%) Veritas
6 33 (9.02%) IBM
7 29 (7.92%) Cisco
8 24 (6.56%) NetApp
9 22 (6.01%) Sun
10 14 (3.83%) Microsoft
11 13 (3.55%) Splunk
12 7 (1.91%) 3PAR
13 6 (1.64%) Dell
14 5 (1.37%) Symantec
15 4 (1.09%) F5
15 4 (1.09%) SaltStack
16 3 (0.82%) AppDynamics
16 3 (0.82%) EXASOL
16 3 (0.82%) Veeam
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