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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 502 485 497
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 100 106 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.24% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 68 45
Average daily rate £388 £350 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £262 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £39.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.53% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £39.00 -
% change year-on-year
-61.53% -
Linux Systems 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
44618 44325 41838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.55% 94.46% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29130 28067 25288
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1611 1774 1871
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 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 8 February 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 +9 49 £406 +8.33% 35
South East +4 28 £330 +22.79% 13
North West -17 7 £340 -7.79% 5
East of England 0 4 £368 +17.60% 5
South West -5 4 £345 -1.42% 4
Yorkshire -13 3 £403 -19.50% 6
East Midlands -8 2 £388 +10.71% 1
North East - 2 - - 1
West Midlands -12 1 - - 2
Linux Systems Administrator
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Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 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.

1 210 (100.00%) Linux
2 106 (50.48%) Red Hat
3 99 (47.14%) Unix
4 80 (38.10%) Puppet
5 70 (33.33%) Perl
6 66 (31.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 66 (31.43%) Bash Shell
7 61 (29.05%) VMware
8 52 (24.76%) Windows
9 50 (23.81%) Python
9 50 (23.81%) Finance
10 44 (20.95%) Solaris
10 44 (20.95%) DevOps
11 39 (18.57%) DNS
12 37 (17.62%) Amazon AWS
13 36 (17.14%) SAN
14 34 (16.19%) Oracle
14 34 (16.19%) CentOS
15 33 (15.71%) Configuration Management
16 31 (14.76%) Apache
17 30 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
17 30 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
18 27 (12.86%) LDAP
19 26 (12.38%) Active Directory
20 25 (11.90%) HP
20 25 (11.90%) Veritas
20 25 (11.90%) TCP/IP
20 25 (11.90%) Ubuntu
21 24 (11.43%) Jenkins
21 24 (11.43%) Git (software)

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 31 (14.76%) Apache
2 23 (10.95%) Tomcat
3 12 (5.71%) JBoss
4 11 (5.24%) OpenStack
5 8 (3.81%) nginx
6 5 (2.38%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.43%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.95%) IIS
8 2 (0.95%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.95%) SAS
8 2 (0.95%) WordPress
9 1 (0.48%) Confluence
9 1 (0.48%) Drupal
9 1 (0.48%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.48%) Jetty
9 1 (0.48%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.95%) MS Office
3 1 (0.48%) Maple
3 1 (0.48%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 3 (1.43%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 37 (17.62%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (3.81%) Amazon S3
3 8 (3.81%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (3.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 6 (2.86%) Amazon Glacier
4 6 (2.86%) SaaS
5 3 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.43%) Office 365
6 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.48%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 39 (18.57%) DNS
2 36 (17.14%) SAN
3 27 (12.86%) LDAP
4 25 (11.90%) TCP/IP
5 16 (7.62%) DHCP
6 15 (7.14%) HTTP
7 11 (5.24%) SSH
8 10 (4.76%) Kerberos
8 10 (4.76%) NAS
8 10 (4.76%) SSL
9 9 (4.29%) Firewall
10 7 (3.33%) FTP
11 6 (2.86%) VPN
12 5 (2.38%) Internet
12 5 (2.38%) iSCSI
12 5 (2.38%) Network Security
12 5 (2.38%) VLAN
13 4 (1.90%) Fibre Channel
13 4 (1.90%) SMTP
13 4 (1.90%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.14%) MySQL
2 12 (5.71%) Big Data
3 9 (4.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (3.81%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.33%) Hadoop
5 7 (3.33%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.95%) DB2
7 2 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.95%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.95%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.95%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.48%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.48%) Informix
8 1 (0.48%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 24 (11.43%) Git (software)
1 24 (11.43%) Jenkins
2 15 (7.14%) Subversion
3 8 (3.81%) RSpec
4 5 (2.38%) JIRA
5 3 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.43%) Maven
6 2 (0.95%) GitLab
6 2 (0.95%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.48%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.48%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.48%) JConsole
7 1 (0.48%) JMeter
7 1 (0.48%) JProfiler
7 1 (0.48%) Selenium
7 1 (0.48%) VisualVM
7 1 (0.48%) YourKit
General
1 50 (23.81%) Finance
2 20 (9.52%) Banking
3 11 (5.24%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.86%) Retail
5 5 (2.38%) Back Office
6 4 (1.90%) Law
7 3 (1.43%) Games
8 2 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.48%) Billing
9 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.48%) French Language
9 1 (0.48%) Front Office
9 1 (0.48%) German Language
9 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.48%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.95%) Web Services
2 12 (5.71%) Middleware
3 9 (4.29%) LAMP
4 5 (2.38%) Akka
5 3 (1.43%) JRuby
5 3 (1.43%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (0.95%) .NET
6 2 (0.95%) J2EE
6 2 (0.95%) POSIX
6 2 (0.95%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.48%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.48%) Java EE
7 1 (0.48%) JMS
7 1 (0.48%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.48%) MCollective
7 1 (0.48%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.48%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.71%) Clustering
3 11 (5.24%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.86%) User Experience
5 4 (1.90%) EMC VMAX
5 4 (1.90%) EMC VNX
5 4 (1.90%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.43%) Cryptography
6 3 (1.43%) HACMP
6 3 (1.43%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.43%) PlayStation
6 3 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.43%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.95%) CLARiiON
7 2 (0.95%) Ergonomics
7 2 (0.95%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.95%) Social Media
8 1 (0.48%) BBC
8 1 (0.48%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 210 (100.00%) Linux
2 99 (47.14%) Unix
3 66 (31.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 52 (24.76%) Windows
5 44 (20.95%) Solaris
6 34 (16.19%) CentOS
7 25 (11.90%) Ubuntu
8 24 (11.43%) Windows Server
9 16 (7.62%) SUSE
10 13 (6.19%) AIX
11 10 (4.76%) Debian
12 8 (3.81%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (3.33%) HPUX
14 6 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (2.38%) Mac OS X
15 5 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (1.43%) Windows 7
17 2 (0.95%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 2 (0.95%) VyOS
17 2 (0.95%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (20.95%) DevOps
2 33 (15.71%) Configuration Management
3 21 (10.00%) Open Source
4 20 (9.52%) ITIL
5 15 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (5.71%) Migration
8 10 (4.76%) Load Balancing
8 10 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (3.33%) E-Commerce
9 7 (3.33%) High Availability
10 6 (2.86%) Analytics
10 6 (2.86%) Patch Management
10 6 (2.86%) Project Management
11 5 (2.38%) Capacity Management
11 5 (2.38%) Incident Management
11 5 (2.38%) Mentoring
11 5 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (1.90%) Performance Management
12 4 (1.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 70 (33.33%) Perl
2 66 (31.43%) Bash Shell
3 50 (23.81%) Python
4 23 (10.95%) Shell Script
5 22 (10.48%) Ruby
6 17 (8.10%) Java
6 17 (8.10%) SQL
7 11 (5.24%) PHP
7 11 (5.24%) PowerShell
8 8 (3.81%) Korn
9 6 (2.86%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.38%) Bourne shell
11 3 (1.43%) AWK
12 2 (0.95%) C#
12 2 (0.95%) C++
12 2 (0.95%) sed
13 1 (0.48%) C
13 1 (0.48%) Fortran
13 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (6.19%) Degree
2 12 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.38%) DV Cleared
3 5 (2.38%) LPIC
3 5 (2.38%) RHCE
3 5 (2.38%) RHCT
3 5 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.95%) RHCA
5 1 (0.48%) CCNA
5 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.48%) MCSE
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.48%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.33%) SLA
2 4 (1.90%) QA
3 1 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (12.38%) Active Directory
3 23 (10.95%) NFS
4 18 (8.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 17 (8.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 10 (4.76%) KVM
7 9 (4.29%) vSphere
8 7 (3.33%) Hyper-V
8 7 (3.33%) iptables
9 6 (2.86%) VMware ESX
9 6 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (2.38%) Samba
10 5 (2.38%) vCloud
11 4 (1.90%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (1.43%) Docker
12 3 (1.43%) Sendmail
13 2 (0.95%) Postfix
13 2 (0.95%) Squid
13 2 (0.95%) Varnish
13 2 (0.95%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 80 (38.10%) Puppet
2 30 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (8.57%) Nagios
4 14 (6.67%) Ansible
5 6 (2.86%) FreeIPA
5 6 (2.86%) Oracle ZFS
5 6 (2.86%) SELinux
6 5 (2.38%) Cacti
6 5 (2.38%) CFEngine
6 5 (2.38%) yum
7 4 (1.90%) Xymon
8 3 (1.43%) Control-M
8 3 (1.43%) EMC VPLEX
8 3 (1.43%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (1.43%) logstash
8 3 (1.43%) OpenView
9 2 (0.95%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.95%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.95%) Graphite
9 2 (0.95%) systemd
Vendors
1 106 (50.48%) Red Hat
2 61 (29.05%) VMware
3 34 (16.19%) Oracle
4 25 (11.90%) HP
4 25 (11.90%) Veritas
5 23 (10.95%) IBM
6 21 (10.00%) EMC
7 18 (8.57%) Cisco
8 10 (4.76%) NetApp
9 9 (4.29%) Splunk
10 8 (3.81%) Dell
11 7 (3.33%) Microsoft
12 6 (2.86%) Rackspace
13 5 (2.38%) 3PAR
13 5 (2.38%) New Relic
13 5 (2.38%) Sun
13 5 (2.38%) Veeam
14 4 (1.90%) Dell KACE
15 3 (1.43%) Cyber-Ark
15 3 (1.43%) Vyatta
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