The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Linux Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux System Administrator
UK / England
Rank 437 501 475
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 136 103 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.22% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.24% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 81 67
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 £300 £313 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £330 £345
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
- -61.53%

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
39357 43443 43764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.72% 94.89% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25811 28092 27916
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1340 1597 1753
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 23 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 23 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 +41 82 £400 - 13
South East +23 33 £400 +21.21% 15
North West +31 9 £414 +29.29% 3
South West +4 4 £308 -9.55% 1
East of England +4 3 £375 +2.04% 7
Yorkshire +9 2 £388 -3.72% 2
East Midlands +1 1 £160 -58.70%
West Midlands -9 1 - - 2
Midlands - 1 - -
Linux Systems Administrator
UK

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 280 (100.00%) Linux
2 180 (64.29%) Red Hat
3 146 (52.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 142 (50.71%) Puppet
5 101 (36.07%) VMware
6 86 (30.71%) Bash Shell
7 79 (28.21%) CentOS
8 78 (27.86%) Apache
9 77 (27.50%) Perl
10 71 (25.36%) Python
11 67 (23.93%) VMware Infrastructure
12 62 (22.14%) Unix
13 60 (21.43%) DNS
14 53 (18.93%) Nagios
15 52 (18.57%) Windows
15 52 (18.57%) Tomcat
15 52 (18.57%) Ansible
16 49 (17.50%) Opscode Chef
17 48 (17.14%) DevOps
18 47 (16.79%) Firewall
19 41 (14.64%) Configuration Management
19 41 (14.64%) Ubuntu
20 38 (13.57%) Data Centre
21 36 (12.86%) Finance
22 35 (12.50%) PowerShell
23 33 (11.79%) PHP
24 32 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
25 31 (11.07%) Jenkins
25 31 (11.07%) Solaris
26 30 (10.71%) Load Balancing

Linux Systems 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 78 (27.86%) Apache
2 52 (18.57%) Tomcat
3 18 (6.43%) nginx
4 11 (3.93%) JBoss
5 10 (3.57%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.43%) IIS
8 3 (1.07%) Confluence
9 2 (0.71%) iPlanet
9 2 (0.71%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.36%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.36%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.29%) GitHub
3 9 (3.21%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (3.21%) Amazon S3
4 8 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.79%) Route 53
6 4 (1.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (1.07%) IaaS
8 2 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.36%) G Suite
9 1 (0.36%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.36%) SaaS
9 1 (0.36%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 60 (21.43%) DNS
2 47 (16.79%) Firewall
3 23 (8.21%) SAN
4 22 (7.86%) LDAP
5 21 (7.50%) TCP/IP
6 20 (7.14%) DHCP
7 17 (6.07%) SSH
8 14 (5.00%) X.509
9 11 (3.93%) NAS
10 9 (3.21%) Ethernet
10 9 (3.21%) Internet
11 8 (2.86%) HTTP
11 8 (2.86%) SMTP
12 7 (2.50%) VPN
13 6 (2.14%) LAN
13 6 (2.14%) WAN
14 5 (1.79%) VLAN
15 4 (1.43%) iSCSI
15 4 (1.43%) Network Security
15 4 (1.43%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.00%) MySQL
2 20 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (2.50%) Big Data
3 7 (2.50%) Hadoop
4 6 (2.14%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (1.07%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.71%) GIS
7 2 (0.71%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.71%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.36%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.36%) KDB
8 1 (0.36%) Kdb+
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 31 (11.07%) Jenkins
2 20 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 18 (6.43%) Subversion
4 13 (4.64%) Hudson
5 6 (2.14%) JIRA
6 3 (1.07%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.07%) Gradle
6 3 (1.07%) gulp
6 3 (1.07%) Selenium
6 3 (1.07%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.71%) GoCD
7 2 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.36%) Maven
8 1 (0.36%) Phabricator
8 1 (0.36%) Vagrant
General
1 36 (12.86%) Finance
2 17 (6.07%) Banking
3 10 (3.57%) Back Office
4 6 (2.14%) Law
4 6 (2.14%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.79%) Publishing
6 3 (1.07%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.71%) Games
7 2 (0.71%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Automotive
8 1 (0.36%) Electronics
8 1 (0.36%) Legal
8 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.71%) LAMP
2 9 (3.21%) LEMP Stack
2 9 (3.21%) Web Services
3 8 (2.86%) Middleware
4 6 (2.14%) ELK Stack
5 4 (1.43%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (1.07%) Browserify
7 2 (0.71%) J2EE
7 2 (0.71%) Node.js
7 2 (0.71%) XML
8 1 (0.36%) .NET
8 1 (0.36%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.36%) CSS
8 1 (0.36%) HTML
8 1 (0.36%) Sensu
8 1 (0.36%) XHTML
8 1 (0.36%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 38 (13.57%) Data Centre
2 8 (2.86%) Clustering
3 7 (2.50%) Replication
4 6 (2.14%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (1.43%) NHS
7 3 (1.07%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.71%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.71%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.36%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.36%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.36%) EMC VMAX
9 1 (0.36%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.36%) Fintech
9 1 (0.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.36%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.36%) Symmetrix DMX
9 1 (0.36%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 280 (100.00%) Linux
2 146 (52.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 79 (28.21%) CentOS
4 62 (22.14%) Unix
5 52 (18.57%) Windows
6 41 (14.64%) Ubuntu
7 31 (11.07%) Solaris
8 21 (7.50%) Windows Server
9 16 (5.71%) Debian
10 15 (5.36%) AIX
11 11 (3.93%) SUSE
12 7 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (1.43%) HPUX
13 4 (1.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 3 (1.07%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.36%) Fedora
16 1 (0.36%) Scientific Linux
16 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (17.14%) DevOps
2 41 (14.64%) Configuration Management
3 30 (10.71%) Load Balancing
4 19 (6.79%) ITIL
5 16 (5.71%) Virtual Environments
6 14 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (5.00%) Server Building
7 13 (4.64%) Open Source
8 12 (4.29%) High Availability
8 12 (4.29%) Migration
9 11 (3.93%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (3.57%) Data Management
11 9 (3.21%) Change Management
12 8 (2.86%) E-Commerce
12 8 (2.86%) Low Latency
13 5 (1.79%) Continuous Delivery
13 5 (1.79%) Scrum
13 5 (1.79%) Service Delivery
13 5 (1.79%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 86 (30.71%) Bash Shell
2 77 (27.50%) Perl
3 71 (25.36%) Python
4 35 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 33 (11.79%) PHP
6 27 (9.64%) Ruby
7 23 (8.21%) Shell Script
8 18 (6.43%) Java
9 16 (5.71%) SQL
10 10 (3.57%) AWK
10 10 (3.57%) sed
11 5 (1.79%) C-shell
12 4 (1.43%) C
13 3 (1.07%) Bourne shell
13 3 (1.07%) SystemTap
14 2 (0.71%) C++
14 2 (0.71%) Korn
14 2 (0.71%) VB
15 1 (0.36%) Jython
15 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 22 (7.86%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.50%) CCNA
3 7 (2.50%) CCNP
3 7 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.14%) RHCSA
5 5 (1.79%) RHCE
6 2 (0.71%) RHCT
7 1 (0.36%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.36%) CCA
7 1 (0.36%) CEH
7 1 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.36%) MCSE
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.36%) RHCA
7 1 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.43%) QA
2 2 (0.71%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (23.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (8.57%) Docker
3 22 (7.86%) Active Directory
4 13 (4.64%) KVM
4 13 (4.64%) vSphere
5 12 (4.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 11 (3.93%) NFS
6 11 (3.93%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 8 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (2.50%) Postfix
8 7 (2.50%) VMware ESX
8 7 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (1.79%) Dovecot
10 4 (1.43%) FreeRADIUS
10 4 (1.43%) RHEV
10 4 (1.43%) Samba
11 3 (1.07%) XenServer
12 2 (0.71%) iptables
12 2 (0.71%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.71%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 142 (50.71%) Puppet
2 53 (18.93%) Nagios
3 52 (18.57%) Ansible
4 49 (17.50%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (3.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 8 (2.86%) Red Hat Satellite
7 7 (2.50%) yum
8 5 (1.79%) HAProxy
8 5 (1.79%) logstash
9 4 (1.43%) Cobbler
9 4 (1.43%) Control-M
9 4 (1.43%) Salt
9 4 (1.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (1.43%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 4 (1.43%) ZABBIX
10 3 (1.07%) Kibana
10 3 (1.07%) NetBackup
10 3 (1.07%) Oracle ZFS
10 3 (1.07%) systemd
11 2 (0.71%) Graphite
Vendors
1 180 (64.29%) Red Hat
2 101 (36.07%) VMware
3 29 (10.36%) EMC
4 24 (8.57%) Oracle
5 22 (7.86%) Cisco
6 21 (7.50%) Veritas
7 20 (7.14%) HP
8 16 (5.71%) IBM
9 14 (5.00%) NetApp
10 13 (4.64%) Sun
11 10 (3.57%) Microsoft
12 9 (3.21%) Splunk
13 6 (2.14%) 3PAR
14 5 (1.79%) Dell
14 5 (1.79%) Symantec
15 3 (1.07%) AppDynamics
15 3 (1.07%) F5
15 3 (1.07%) SaltStack
15 3 (1.07%) Veeam
16 2 (0.71%) New Relic
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