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 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Linux Administrator
UK / England
Rank 555 583 571
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 13 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.015% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.016% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 1
Median daily rate £438 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £405 £500
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -19.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
39347 43465 43051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.73% 94.90% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25790 28106 27435
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 £258 £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 1337 1598 1727
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 £11.00 £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%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 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 +9 10 £463 +2.77% 3
South East +13 2 £438 +8.02% 1
East of England - 1 £338 - 1
Senior Linux Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (85.37%) Red Hat
3 26 (63.41%) Puppet
4 23 (56.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (36.59%) Ansible
5 15 (36.59%) VMware
6 14 (34.15%) CentOS
7 13 (31.71%) Bash Shell
8 12 (29.27%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (29.27%) Windows
8 12 (29.27%) DNS
9 11 (26.83%) Apache
9 11 (26.83%) Nagios
9 11 (26.83%) DevOps
10 10 (24.39%) Data Centre
10 10 (24.39%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (24.39%) Jenkins
10 10 (24.39%) Perl
11 8 (19.51%) PHP
11 8 (19.51%) Tomcat
11 8 (19.51%) Subversion
11 8 (19.51%) Load Balancing
11 8 (19.51%) Hudson
11 8 (19.51%) PowerShell
11 8 (19.51%) GitHub
12 7 (17.07%) Ubuntu
12 7 (17.07%) Firewall
12 7 (17.07%) Unix
13 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
13 6 (14.63%) SSH

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 11 (26.83%) Apache
2 8 (19.51%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.88%) nginx
4 1 (2.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.51%) GitHub
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) DNS
2 7 (17.07%) Firewall
3 6 (14.63%) SSH
4 5 (12.20%) LDAP
5 3 (7.32%) DHCP
6 2 (4.88%) Ethernet
6 2 (4.88%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Jenkins
2 8 (19.51%) Hudson
2 8 (19.51%) Subversion
3 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 5 (12.20%) Banking
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (56.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (34.15%) CentOS
4 12 (29.27%) Windows
5 7 (17.07%) Ubuntu
5 7 (17.07%) Unix
6 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
7 2 (4.88%) Solaris
8 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.44%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) DevOps
2 8 (19.51%) Load Balancing
3 5 (12.20%) Migration
4 4 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (9.76%) Server Building
5 3 (7.32%) Change Management
5 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.32%) Data Protection
5 3 (7.32%) ITIL
6 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.88%) Low Latency
6 2 (4.88%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.88%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (2.44%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) Bash Shell
2 10 (24.39%) Perl
3 8 (19.51%) PHP
3 8 (19.51%) PowerShell
4 6 (14.63%) AWK
4 6 (14.63%) sed
5 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (7.32%) RHCA
2 3 (7.32%) RHCE
System Software
1 12 (29.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
3 4 (9.76%) KVM
3 4 (9.76%) VMware ESX
4 3 (7.32%) vSphere
5 2 (4.88%) FreeRADIUS
5 2 (4.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Docker
6 1 (2.44%) iptables
6 1 (2.44%) NFS
6 1 (2.44%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 26 (63.41%) Puppet
2 15 (36.59%) Ansible
3 11 (26.83%) Nagios
4 10 (24.39%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (12.20%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (9.76%) yum
7 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (2.44%) Capistrano
8 1 (2.44%) Icinga
8 1 (2.44%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (2.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 35 (85.37%) Red Hat
2 15 (36.59%) VMware
3 4 (9.76%) 3PAR
3 4 (9.76%) NetApp
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle
4 3 (7.32%) Cisco
5 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.44%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.44%) HP
5 1 (2.44%) IBM
5 1 (2.44%) PagerDuty
5 1 (2.44%) Percona
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