The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Linux 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 Senior Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Linux Administrator
Rank 610 581 569
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.002% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.002% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£400 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
50070 46545 44688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.85% 92.44% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32553 28721 27161
Average daily rate £403 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1859 1841 1962
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Senior Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Linux Administrator in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
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 Senior Linux Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 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 +3 1 £400 -20.00% 5
East of England - 1 - -
Senior Linux Administrator
UK

Senior Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior Linux 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 Senior Linux Administrator in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) Middleware
4 1 (25.00%) BCP
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (25.00%) ITSM
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) SUSE
4 1 (25.00%) Samba
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (25.00%) Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Tripwire
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) MQSeries

Senior Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior Linux 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 Senior Linux Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) ATM
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) SNMP
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (25.00%) EFT
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) SOA
1 1 (25.00%) BCP
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITSM
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) RHCE
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Samba
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) OpenView
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Dollar Universe
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Tripwire
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Hitachi