The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 502 499 484
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 125 99 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.21% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 71 71
Average daily rate £413 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.61% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Linux Systems 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
48697 48044 46983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.77% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32114 29627 29164
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average 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 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1383 1932 1948
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in England

Linux Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the England region.

Linux Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in England

Linux Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Linux Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in England

Linux Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the England region.

Linux Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in England

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 72 £438 +9.37% 34
South East -20 19 £385 +3.35% 17
East of England +4 12 £488 +73.33% 1
South West +2 7 £300 +3.44% 1
Yorkshire +3 5 £331 -1.85% 7
North West -9 4 £450 +28.57% 2
West Midlands -5 3 £270 -12.90% 1
North East -32 2 £115 -74.44%
East Midlands +3 1 £300 -22.58% 2
Linux Systems Administrator
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Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 226 (100.00%) Linux
2 113 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 102 (45.13%) Unix
4 89 (39.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 74 (32.74%) Puppet
6 59 (26.11%) Windows
7 57 (25.22%) Finance
8 53 (23.45%) Solaris
9 50 (22.12%) Bash Shell
10 46 (20.35%) DevOps
11 45 (19.91%) VMware
12 44 (19.47%) Python
12 44 (19.47%) Perl
13 39 (17.26%) SAN
13 39 (17.26%) Amazon AWS
14 34 (15.04%) Shell Script
14 34 (15.04%) Migration
15 32 (14.16%) Apache
16 31 (13.72%) MySQL
16 31 (13.72%) Configuration Management
16 31 (13.72%) Ansible
17 30 (13.27%) HP
18 29 (12.83%) DNS
18 29 (12.83%) Oracle
18 29 (12.83%) Veritas
19 28 (12.39%) AIX
20 26 (11.50%) Banking
20 26 (11.50%) CentOS
20 26 (11.50%) VMware Infrastructure
20 26 (11.50%) Opscode Chef

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (14.16%) Apache
2 18 (7.96%) Tomcat
3 12 (5.31%) nginx
3 12 (5.31%) OpenStack
4 10 (4.42%) JBoss
5 5 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.77%) Node.js
7 3 (1.33%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.88%) SAS
8 2 (0.88%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.88%) TPMS
9 1 (0.44%) Confluence
9 1 (0.44%) Drupal
9 1 (0.44%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.44%) WildFly
9 1 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.44%) HipChat
1 1 (0.44%) Maple
1 1 (0.44%) Mathematica
1 1 (0.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 39 (17.26%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (6.19%) AWS CloudFormation
3 11 (4.87%) Amazon S3
4 8 (3.54%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (2.65%) Amazon Glacier
5 6 (2.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (1.77%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 4 (1.77%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (1.77%) Route 53
7 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.88%) SaaS
9 1 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (17.26%) SAN
2 29 (12.83%) DNS
3 22 (9.73%) TCP/IP
4 19 (8.41%) NAS
5 14 (6.19%) Firewall
6 13 (5.75%) LDAP
7 12 (5.31%) DHCP
8 8 (3.54%) SSL
9 7 (3.10%) SSH
10 6 (2.65%) Internet
11 5 (2.21%) HTTP
11 5 (2.21%) LAN
11 5 (2.21%) WAN
12 4 (1.77%) iSCSI
12 4 (1.77%) Kerberos
12 4 (1.77%) VPN
13 3 (1.33%) Fibre Channel
13 3 (1.33%) FTP
13 3 (1.33%) Network Security
13 3 (1.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.72%) MySQL
2 15 (6.64%) MongoDB
3 10 (4.42%) Amazon RDS
3 10 (4.42%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (3.10%) Big Data
4 7 (3.10%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.77%) MarkLogic
5 4 (1.77%) Neo4j
5 4 (1.77%) Redis
6 3 (1.33%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.33%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (11.06%) Git (software)
2 22 (9.73%) Jenkins
3 9 (3.98%) Subversion
4 6 (2.65%) GitLab
4 6 (2.65%) RSpec
5 4 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (1.77%) JIRA
5 4 (1.77%) Selenium
5 4 (1.77%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.88%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.44%) Maven
7 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 57 (25.22%) Finance
2 26 (11.50%) Banking
3 7 (3.10%) Games
3 7 (3.10%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.21%) Back Office
4 5 (2.21%) Retail
5 4 (1.77%) Law
6 2 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.44%) Advertising
7 1 (0.44%) Marketing
7 1 (0.44%) Publishing
7 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.08%) Web Services
2 11 (4.87%) LAMP
3 8 (3.54%) Middleware
4 5 (2.21%) ELK Stack
5 4 (1.77%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (1.33%) JRuby
7 2 (0.88%) Akka
7 2 (0.88%) POSIX
8 1 (0.44%) CSS
8 1 (0.44%) HTML
8 1 (0.44%) Java EE
8 1 (0.44%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (0.44%) MCollective
8 1 (0.44%) SAML
8 1 (0.44%) SOAP
8 1 (0.44%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.73%) Clustering
2 21 (9.29%) Data Centre
3 8 (3.54%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.21%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.21%) User Experience
5 5 (2.21%) Wiki
6 4 (1.77%) Ergonomics
6 4 (1.77%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.77%) Online Games
6 4 (1.77%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.33%) EMC VMAX
7 3 (1.33%) HACMP
7 3 (1.33%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.33%) PlayStation
7 3 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.88%) CMDB
8 2 (0.88%) Derivative
8 2 (0.88%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 226 (100.00%) Linux
2 102 (45.13%) Unix
3 89 (39.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 59 (26.11%) Windows
5 53 (23.45%) Solaris
6 28 (12.39%) AIX
7 26 (11.50%) CentOS
8 24 (10.62%) Ubuntu
9 21 (9.29%) Windows Server
10 13 (5.75%) HPUX
11 12 (5.31%) Debian
11 12 (5.31%) SUSE
12 8 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (2.65%) Mac OS X
13 6 (2.65%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (1.77%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 3 (1.33%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.88%) VyOS
16 2 (0.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (20.35%) DevOps
2 34 (15.04%) Migration
3 31 (13.72%) Configuration Management
4 21 (9.29%) ITIL
5 17 (7.52%) Open Source
6 14 (6.19%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (5.31%) E-Commerce
8 10 (4.42%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (4.42%) High Availability
9 8 (3.54%) Change Control
10 7 (3.10%) Load Balancing
10 7 (3.10%) Server Building
11 6 (2.65%) Change Management
11 6 (2.65%) Time Management
12 5 (2.21%) Analytics
12 5 (2.21%) Coaching
12 5 (2.21%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (2.21%) Incident Management
12 5 (2.21%) Mentoring
13 4 (1.77%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 50 (22.12%) Bash Shell
2 44 (19.47%) Perl
2 44 (19.47%) Python
3 34 (15.04%) Shell Script
4 22 (9.73%) Ruby
5 19 (8.41%) Java
6 17 (7.52%) PHP
6 17 (7.52%) SQL
7 9 (3.98%) Korn
8 5 (2.21%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.33%) Bourne shell
9 3 (1.33%) C
10 2 (0.88%) AWK
10 2 (0.88%) C#
10 2 (0.88%) C++
10 2 (0.88%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.88%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.88%) sed
10 2 (0.88%) SystemTap
10 2 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (6.19%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.98%) Degree
3 8 (3.54%) RHCE
4 7 (3.10%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.65%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.88%) MCSE
6 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.88%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.44%) CCNA
7 1 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.44%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.54%) SLA
2 7 (3.10%) QA
System Software
1 26 (11.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (9.73%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 21 (9.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 20 (8.85%) Active Directory
5 13 (5.75%) KVM
5 13 (5.75%) NFS
6 8 (3.54%) Veritas File System
7 7 (3.10%) iptables
8 6 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (2.65%) vSphere
9 5 (2.21%) Docker
9 5 (2.21%) Hyper-V
10 4 (1.77%) GPFS
10 4 (1.77%) Postfix
10 4 (1.77%) Samba
10 4 (1.77%) Sendmail
11 3 (1.33%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.88%) Firmware
12 2 (0.88%) RHEV
13 1 (0.44%) qmail
Systems Management
1 74 (32.74%) Puppet
2 31 (13.72%) Ansible
3 26 (11.50%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (8.41%) Nagios
5 8 (3.54%) Oracle ZFS
6 7 (3.10%) HAProxy
7 6 (2.65%) logstash
8 5 (2.21%) Cacti
8 5 (2.21%) Kibana
8 5 (2.21%) NetBackup
8 5 (2.21%) Red Hat Satellite
9 4 (1.77%) Capistrano
9 4 (1.77%) ITRS Geneos
9 4 (1.77%) Packer
9 4 (1.77%) Xymon
10 3 (1.33%) BladeLogic
10 3 (1.33%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (1.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 3 (1.33%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.88%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 113 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 45 (19.91%) VMware
3 30 (13.27%) HP
4 29 (12.83%) Oracle
4 29 (12.83%) Veritas
5 22 (9.73%) IBM
6 18 (7.96%) EMC
7 10 (4.42%) Cisco
7 10 (4.42%) NetApp
8 8 (3.54%) Dell
8 8 (3.54%) Splunk
9 7 (3.10%) New Relic
9 7 (3.10%) Sun
10 6 (2.65%) 3PAR
10 6 (2.65%) Rackspace
11 4 (1.77%) BMC
11 4 (1.77%) Microsoft
12 3 (1.33%) Brocade
12 3 (1.33%) Citrix
12 3 (1.33%) Symantec
East Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day Contract
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham
aap3
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment
Rate: Market related
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago