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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 480 486 414
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -72
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 84 60 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.13% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.14% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 41 69
Average daily rate
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£363 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 - -
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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
44005 42325 37797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.39% 92.52% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27481 25452 22049
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1708 1839 2121
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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
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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 28 £413 +9.27% 30
South East -7 26 £325 -19.00% 12
South West -11 15 £290 -17.14% 4
North West - 6 £344 - 2
East of England - 4 - - 9
North East - 2 £450 - 3
Yorkshire - 2 £500 - 2
East Midlands +2 1 £325 - 1
West Midlands - - - - 2
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Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 139 (100.00%) Linux
2 86 (61.87%) Red Hat
3 56 (40.29%) Puppet
4 55 (39.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 47 (33.81%) VMware
6 45 (32.37%) UNIX
7 44 (31.65%) Bash Shell
8 43 (30.94%) Apache
9 38 (27.34%) Perl
10 36 (25.90%) Python
11 35 (25.18%) CentOS
12 28 (20.14%) Windows
13 27 (19.42%) Shell Script
13 27 (19.42%) DevOps
14 26 (18.71%) MySQL
15 23 (16.55%) Configuration Management
16 22 (15.83%) PHP
17 21 (15.11%) SAN
17 21 (15.11%) Open Source
17 21 (15.11%) Opscode Chef
18 20 (14.39%) Tomcat
19 18 (12.95%) Jenkins
20 17 (12.23%) Finance
21 16 (11.51%) Debian
21 16 (11.51%) Solaris
21 16 (11.51%) HP
21 16 (11.51%) Subversion
21 16 (11.51%) Continuous Integration
21 16 (11.51%) Clustering
21 16 (11.51%) Git (software)

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 43 (30.94%) Apache
2 20 (14.39%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.32%) uWSGI
4 5 (3.60%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.60%) JBoss
5 4 (2.88%) nginx
5 4 (2.88%) Lync
5 4 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.88%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.16%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (2.16%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.44%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (1.44%) Node.js
7 2 (1.44%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.44%) Confluence
7 2 (1.44%) Drupal
8 1 (0.72%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.72%) Mule
8 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (2.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.44%) Stata
3 1 (0.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Agresso
1 1 (0.72%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.63%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.16%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.44%) Route 53
5 1 (0.72%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.72%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.11%) SAN
2 13 (9.35%) DNS
2 13 (9.35%) TCP/IP
3 8 (5.76%) Firewall
4 7 (5.04%) DHCP
5 6 (4.32%) LDAP
5 6 (4.32%) VLAN
6 5 (3.60%) HTTP
6 5 (3.60%) SSH
7 4 (2.88%) VPN
8 3 (2.16%) SSL
9 2 (1.44%) SNMP
9 2 (1.44%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.72%) DAB
10 1 (0.72%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.72%) Network Security
10 1 (0.72%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.72%) OpenVPN
10 1 (0.72%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.72%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.71%) MySQL
2 11 (7.91%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.60%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.88%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.88%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.88%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.88%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.16%) Apache Hive
5 3 (2.16%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.16%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.44%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.44%) Redis
6 2 (1.44%) Couchbase
6 2 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.72%) Ingres
7 1 (0.72%) DB2
7 1 (0.72%) JasperReports
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.72%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.72%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (12.95%) Jenkins
2 16 (11.51%) Git (software)
2 16 (11.51%) Subversion
3 5 (3.60%) TeamCity
4 4 (2.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (2.88%) Maven
5 2 (1.44%) JIRA
5 2 (1.44%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.72%) Gradle
6 1 (0.72%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.72%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.72%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.72%) Selenium
6 1 (0.72%) Ant
6 1 (0.72%) JMeter
6 1 (0.72%) CruiseControl
General
1 17 (12.23%) Finance
2 7 (5.04%) Banking
3 2 (1.44%) Publishing
3 2 (1.44%) Law
3 2 (1.44%) Legal
3 2 (1.44%) Marketing
4 1 (0.72%) Advertising
4 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.72%) Retail
4 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.63%) Web Services
2 6 (4.32%) Regular Expression
2 6 (4.32%) WSGI
3 5 (3.60%) XML
4 4 (2.88%) LAMP
5 2 (1.44%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.44%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (1.44%) REST
5 2 (1.44%) CSS
6 1 (0.72%) JDBC
6 1 (0.72%) HTML
6 1 (0.72%) J2EE
6 1 (0.72%) JMS
6 1 (0.72%) CGI
6 1 (0.72%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.72%) Middleware
6 1 (0.72%) Laravel
6 1 (0.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.72%) DAO
6 1 (0.72%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.11%) Open Source
2 16 (11.51%) Clustering
3 6 (4.32%) Wiki
3 6 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.60%) Replication
5 3 (2.16%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.44%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.72%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.72%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (0.72%) AS400
7 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 139 (100.00%) Linux
2 55 (39.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 45 (32.37%) UNIX
4 35 (25.18%) CentOS
5 28 (20.14%) Windows
6 16 (11.51%) Solaris
6 16 (11.51%) Debian
7 13 (9.35%) Ubuntu
7 13 (9.35%) AIX
8 8 (5.76%) VMS
9 6 (4.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (4.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 5 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (2.88%) Fedora
12 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (2.16%) SUSE
13 2 (1.44%) Mac OS X Server
13 2 (1.44%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (19.42%) DevOps
2 23 (16.55%) Configuration Management
3 16 (11.51%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (6.47%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (6.47%) E-Commerce
5 8 (5.76%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (5.76%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (5.04%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (5.04%) ITIL
7 6 (4.32%) Change Management
7 6 (4.32%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (4.32%) High Availability
8 4 (2.88%) Kernel Tuning
8 4 (2.88%) Scrum
9 3 (2.16%) Workflow
9 3 (2.16%) Content Management
9 3 (2.16%) Software Engineering
9 3 (2.16%) OO
9 3 (2.16%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (1.44%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (31.65%) Bash Shell
2 38 (27.34%) Perl
3 36 (25.90%) Python
4 27 (19.42%) Shell Script
5 22 (15.83%) PHP
6 12 (8.63%) Java
6 12 (8.63%) Ruby
7 10 (7.19%) SQL
8 4 (2.88%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.88%) C
8 4 (2.88%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.16%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.44%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.72%) Korn
11 1 (0.72%) Groovy
11 1 (0.72%) Scala
11 1 (0.72%) C++
11 1 (0.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (7.91%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.04%) RHCE
2 7 (5.04%) RHCT
3 6 (4.32%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.16%) Sun Certification
5 3 (2.16%) VCP4
5 3 (2.16%) SCSA
5 3 (2.16%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.44%) Degree
7 1 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.72%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.44%) QA
System Software
1 16 (11.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (10.07%) Active Directory
3 13 (9.35%) vSphere
4 7 (5.04%) KVM
5 6 (4.32%) Shibboleth
6 5 (3.60%) XenApp
6 5 (3.60%) Samba
7 4 (2.88%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (2.16%) RHEV
8 3 (2.16%) Veritas File System
8 3 (2.16%) Xen
9 2 (1.44%) NFS
9 2 (1.44%) Firmware
9 2 (1.44%) XenServer
9 2 (1.44%) PowerHA
9 2 (1.44%) vCloud
10 1 (0.72%) Ceph
10 1 (0.72%) Varnish
10 1 (0.72%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 56 (40.29%) Puppet
2 21 (15.11%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (10.79%) Nagios
4 11 (7.91%) Ansible
5 8 (5.76%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (2.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (2.88%) Control-M
6 4 (2.88%) Vagrant
7 3 (2.16%) Bcfg2
7 3 (2.16%) Ganeti
7 3 (2.16%) NetBackup
7 3 (2.16%) Cobbler
7 3 (2.16%) Ganglia
8 2 (1.44%) CFEngine
8 2 (1.44%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.44%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (1.44%) WSUS
8 2 (1.44%) HAProxy
8 2 (1.44%) logstash
8 2 (1.44%) Salt
Vendors
1 86 (61.87%) Red Hat
2 47 (33.81%) VMware
3 16 (11.51%) HP
4 11 (7.91%) Oracle
5 9 (6.47%) Cisco
6 7 (5.04%) IBM
7 5 (3.60%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.88%) Citrix
8 4 (2.88%) Veritas
8 4 (2.88%) Brocade
8 4 (2.88%) 3PAR
9 3 (2.16%) Percona
9 3 (2.16%) Infoblox
9 3 (2.16%) Sun
9 3 (2.16%) NetApp
10 2 (1.44%) Apple
10 2 (1.44%) Adobe
10 2 (1.44%) New Relic
10 2 (1.44%) Splunk
11 1 (0.72%) Scality
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