The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Senior Linux Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux Administrator
Rank 604 627 605
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 31 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.062% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.004% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 1 2
Median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £400 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Senior Linux 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
47720 50270 48279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.77% 94.86% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31454 32537 29750
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1465 1888 1945
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.12 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +2.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Senior Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Senior Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Senior Linux Administrator Daily Rate Trend in England

Senior Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Linux Administrator across the England region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Senior Linux Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in England

Senior Linux 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 Senior Linux Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 25 August 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 +11 25 £450 +12.50% 5
North East - 3 £425 - 1
South West - 3 £425 -
Senior Linux Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Senior Linux 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 Senior Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (81.40%) Red Hat
3 29 (67.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (48.84%) Banking
5 20 (46.51%) ITIL
6 19 (44.19%) Migration
7 18 (41.86%) Puppet
8 17 (39.53%) Oracle
9 16 (37.21%) RHCE
10 15 (34.88%) DNS
10 15 (34.88%) RHCA
11 14 (32.56%) Data Protection
11 14 (32.56%) ITIL Certification
11 14 (32.56%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (23.26%) Unix
13 9 (20.93%) Python
13 9 (20.93%) Ansible
14 7 (16.28%) DevOps
14 7 (16.28%) SAN
14 7 (16.28%) Solaris
14 7 (16.28%) Finance
15 6 (13.95%) NetApp
15 6 (13.95%) Apache
15 6 (13.95%) SQL
15 6 (13.95%) Red Hat Satellite
15 6 (13.95%) Low Latency
16 5 (11.63%) Jenkins
16 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
16 5 (11.63%) Ruby
16 5 (11.63%) Load Balancing

Senior Linux 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 6 (13.95%) Apache
2 5 (11.63%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.98%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.65%) TPMS
5 1 (2.33%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.30%) Amazon S3
2 4 (9.30%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (6.98%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (6.98%) GitHub
4 2 (4.65%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (2.33%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (2.33%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.88%) DNS
2 7 (16.28%) SAN
3 5 (11.63%) NAS
4 1 (2.33%) Firewall
4 1 (2.33%) SSH
4 1 (2.33%) SSL
4 1 (2.33%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.33%) Big Data
3 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.33%) MarkLogic
3 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.33%) Neo4j
3 1 (2.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Jenkins
2 4 (9.30%) Subversion
3 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.98%) Hudson
4 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.33%) GitLab
4 1 (2.33%) Selenium
4 1 (2.33%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (48.84%) Banking
2 7 (16.28%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) CSS
1 1 (2.33%) ELK Stack
1 1 (2.33%) HTML
1 1 (2.33%) LAMP
1 1 (2.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Replication
2 2 (4.65%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.33%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (67.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (23.26%) Unix
4 7 (16.28%) Solaris
5 5 (11.63%) CentOS
6 3 (6.98%) AIX
7 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) ITIL
2 19 (44.19%) Migration
3 14 (32.56%) Data Protection
3 14 (32.56%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (16.28%) DevOps
5 6 (13.95%) Low Latency
6 5 (11.63%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.98%) Capacity Management
7 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.98%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (6.98%) Database Security
7 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.65%) Change Management
8 2 (4.65%) Data Migration
9 1 (2.33%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.33%) High Availability
9 1 (2.33%) Service Management
9 1 (2.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) Python
2 6 (13.95%) SQL
3 5 (11.63%) Perl
3 5 (11.63%) Ruby
4 4 (9.30%) C
5 3 (6.98%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.98%) PHP
6 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.33%) AWK
7 1 (2.33%) Java
7 1 (2.33%) sed
Qualifications
1 16 (37.21%) RHCE
2 15 (34.88%) RHCA
3 14 (32.56%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (6.98%) IBM Certification
4 3 (6.98%) MCITP
4 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.98%) OCP
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (4.65%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.65%) RHCT
5 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (4.65%) Firmware
2 2 (4.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (4.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) Docker
3 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (41.86%) Puppet
2 9 (20.93%) Ansible
3 6 (13.95%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (9.30%) ITRS Geneos
4 4 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (6.98%) Nagios
6 2 (4.65%) NetBackup
7 1 (2.33%) Kibana
7 1 (2.33%) logstash
7 1 (2.33%) Packer
7 1 (2.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 35 (81.40%) Red Hat
2 17 (39.53%) Oracle
3 6 (13.95%) NetApp
4 5 (11.63%) Veritas
5 4 (9.30%) 3PAR
5 4 (9.30%) IBM
6 3 (6.98%) BMC
6 3 (6.98%) EMC
6 3 (6.98%) HP
6 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.98%) Sun
6 3 (6.98%) VMware
7 2 (4.65%) Cisco
7 2 (4.65%) Emulex
8 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.33%) Fortinet
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