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 29 June 2016 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 478 456 473
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 147 163 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.32% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.34% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 126 78
Median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £31.50 £17.53 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.69% -10.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 - -
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
46717 48225 45605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.87% 94.81% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 30823 30939 28425
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median 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 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1380 1834 1871
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 29 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +13 75 £431 +23.21% 29
South East +4 38 £394 -5.12% 5
South West -2 8 £394 +21.15%
East of England -22 8 £340 -15.00% 8
North West -15 5 £450 +28.57%
North East -50 5 £315 -6.66%
Yorkshire +4 3 £360 +10.76% 2
West Midlands -23 3 £413 - 1
East Midlands +8 2 £281 -29.68% 4
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Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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.

1 250 (100.00%) Linux
2 126 (50.40%) Red Hat
3 113 (45.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 99 (39.60%) Unix
5 98 (39.20%) Puppet
6 67 (26.80%) Windows
7 66 (26.40%) VMware
8 63 (25.20%) Python
9 57 (22.80%) Perl
10 54 (21.60%) Finance
11 53 (21.20%) Solaris
12 50 (20.00%) DevOps
13 47 (18.80%) Bash Shell
14 46 (18.40%) Apache
15 45 (18.00%) MySQL
16 43 (17.20%) SAN
16 43 (17.20%) Ansible
17 41 (16.40%) Opscode Chef
17 41 (16.40%) VMware Infrastructure
18 39 (15.60%) Configuration Management
19 38 (15.20%) ITIL
20 37 (14.80%) Oracle
21 35 (14.00%) DNS
21 35 (14.00%) Shell Script
21 35 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
22 34 (13.60%) Nagios
23 33 (13.20%) HP
23 33 (13.20%) PHP
23 33 (13.20%) CentOS
24 31 (12.40%) AIX

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 46 (18.40%) Apache
2 17 (6.80%) Tomcat
3 14 (5.60%) nginx
4 8 (3.20%) JBoss
5 7 (2.80%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.40%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.20%) IIS
8 2 (0.80%) Drupal
8 2 (0.80%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.80%) TPMS
8 2 (0.80%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.80%) WildFly
9 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.40%) Confluence
9 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.40%) Liferay
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.40%) HipChat
1 1 (0.40%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 35 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.40%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (3.60%) Amazon S3
4 6 (2.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 5 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.00%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (2.00%) Route 53
6 3 (1.20%) Amazon Glacier
6 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.80%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.80%) AWS CloudTrail
7 2 (0.80%) SaaS
8 1 (0.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.40%) Office 365
8 1 (0.40%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 43 (17.20%) SAN
2 35 (14.00%) DNS
3 22 (8.80%) TCP/IP
4 20 (8.00%) NAS
5 17 (6.80%) Firewall
6 16 (6.40%) Internet
7 14 (5.60%) DHCP
8 13 (5.20%) LDAP
9 7 (2.80%) LAN
9 7 (2.80%) WAN
10 6 (2.40%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (2.40%) Network Security
11 5 (2.00%) SSL
12 4 (1.60%) Kerberos
12 4 (1.60%) SSH
12 4 (1.60%) VPN
13 3 (1.20%) HTTP
13 3 (1.20%) X.509
14 2 (0.80%) iSCSI
14 2 (0.80%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (18.00%) MySQL
2 16 (6.40%) MongoDB
3 10 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (3.60%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.40%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.40%) Redis
6 5 (2.00%) MarkLogic
6 5 (2.00%) Neo4j
6 5 (2.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.20%) Big Data
7 3 (1.20%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.80%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.40%) Apache Accumulo
9 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.40%) HBase
9 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.40%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 22 (8.80%) Git (software)
2 15 (6.00%) Jenkins
3 10 (4.00%) Subversion
4 8 (3.20%) JIRA
4 8 (3.20%) Vagrant
5 7 (2.80%) GitLab
6 6 (2.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (2.40%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (2.00%) Selenium
8 2 (0.80%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.80%) RSpec
8 2 (0.80%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.40%) GoCD
9 1 (0.40%) Introscope
9 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 54 (21.60%) Finance
2 27 (10.80%) Banking
3 7 (2.80%) Games
4 5 (2.00%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.60%) Advertising
5 4 (1.60%) Back Office
6 3 (1.20%) Retail
7 2 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.80%) Publishing
8 1 (0.40%) Law
8 1 (0.40%) Marketing
8 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.00%) LAMP
2 12 (4.80%) Web Services
3 7 (2.80%) ELK Stack
4 6 (2.40%) Middleware
5 5 (2.00%) JRuby
5 5 (2.00%) LEMP Stack
5 5 (2.00%) Node.js
6 2 (0.80%) Java EE
6 2 (0.80%) REST
6 2 (0.80%) Spring
6 2 (0.80%) XML
7 1 (0.40%) CSS
7 1 (0.40%) HTML
7 1 (0.40%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.40%) MCollective
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.40%) SAML
7 1 (0.40%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.60%) Clustering
2 22 (8.80%) Data Centre
3 7 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.80%) EMC VNX
4 6 (2.40%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.00%) Hedge funds
5 5 (2.00%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.00%) Wiki
6 4 (1.60%) EMC VMAX
6 4 (1.60%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.60%) Online Games
6 4 (1.60%) Replication
7 3 (1.20%) Derivative
7 3 (1.20%) HACMP
7 3 (1.20%) PlayStation
7 3 (1.20%) User Experience
7 3 (1.20%) VCE vBlock
8 2 (0.80%) Ergonomics
8 2 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.80%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 250 (100.00%) Linux
2 113 (45.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 99 (39.60%) Unix
4 67 (26.80%) Windows
5 53 (21.20%) Solaris
6 33 (13.20%) CentOS
7 31 (12.40%) AIX
8 28 (11.20%) Ubuntu
9 25 (10.00%) Windows Server
10 13 (5.20%) HPUX
11 11 (4.40%) Debian
11 11 (4.40%) SUSE
12 8 (3.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 8 (3.20%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (2.40%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (2.00%) VyOS
15 4 (1.60%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.60%) VMS
16 3 (1.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (20.00%) DevOps
2 39 (15.60%) Configuration Management
3 38 (15.20%) ITIL
4 31 (12.40%) Migration
5 23 (9.20%) High Availability
6 21 (8.40%) Open Source
7 15 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (6.00%) Change Control
7 15 (6.00%) Load Balancing
8 13 (5.20%) Incident Management
9 12 (4.80%) E-Commerce
9 12 (4.80%) Virtual Environments
10 11 (4.40%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (3.60%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (3.60%) Low Latency
11 9 (3.60%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (3.60%) Server Building
12 6 (2.40%) Time Management
13 5 (2.00%) Identity Management
13 5 (2.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 63 (25.20%) Python
2 57 (22.80%) Perl
3 47 (18.80%) Bash Shell
4 35 (14.00%) Shell Script
5 33 (13.20%) PHP
6 26 (10.40%) Ruby
7 22 (8.80%) Java
8 19 (7.60%) SQL
9 14 (5.60%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.80%) Korn
11 6 (2.40%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.60%) C
12 4 (1.60%) SystemTap
13 3 (1.20%) Bourne shell
13 3 (1.20%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.80%) AWK
14 2 (0.80%) sed
14 2 (0.80%) VB
15 1 (0.40%) C#
15 1 (0.40%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (6.80%) Security Cleared
2 13 (5.20%) RHCE
3 10 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.20%) CCNA
4 8 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (2.80%) Degree
5 7 (2.80%) DV Cleared
5 7 (2.80%) RHCSA
5 7 (2.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (2.40%) CCNP
7 2 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.80%) MCSE
7 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.40%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.60%) SLA
2 5 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 41 (16.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (8.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 20 (8.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 19 (7.60%) Active Directory
3 19 (7.60%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (5.60%) vSphere
5 13 (5.20%) NFS
6 11 (4.40%) KVM
7 9 (3.60%) iptables
8 8 (3.20%) Postfix
9 7 (2.80%) Docker
9 7 (2.80%) Veritas File System
10 6 (2.40%) Sendmail
10 6 (2.40%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (2.00%) GPFS
12 3 (1.20%) Firmware
12 3 (1.20%) RHEV
13 2 (0.80%) Samba
13 2 (0.80%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 98 (39.20%) Puppet
2 43 (17.20%) Ansible
3 41 (16.40%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (13.60%) Nagios
5 11 (4.40%) HAProxy
6 9 (3.60%) logstash
7 8 (3.20%) Red Hat Satellite
8 7 (2.80%) Kibana
8 7 (2.80%) Oracle ZFS
9 6 (2.40%) ITRS Geneos
10 5 (2.00%) Cacti
10 5 (2.00%) Cobbler
10 5 (2.00%) OSSEC
10 5 (2.00%) Packer
11 4 (1.60%) BladeLogic
11 4 (1.60%) NetBackup
11 4 (1.60%) SCOM
11 4 (1.60%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 4 (1.60%) WSUS
11 4 (1.60%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 126 (50.40%) Red Hat
2 66 (26.40%) VMware
3 37 (14.80%) Oracle
4 33 (13.20%) HP
5 30 (12.00%) Veritas
6 29 (11.60%) EMC
7 23 (9.20%) IBM
8 17 (6.80%) Cisco
9 13 (5.20%) Splunk
10 11 (4.40%) NetApp
11 10 (4.00%) Microsoft
11 10 (4.00%) Sun
12 9 (3.60%) 3PAR
13 8 (3.20%) Citrix
13 8 (3.20%) Dell
14 7 (2.80%) SolarWinds
15 6 (2.40%) New Relic
16 5 (2.00%) LogRhythm
16 5 (2.00%) ServiceNow
16 5 (2.00%) Vyatta
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