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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux Administrator
Rank 586 588 573
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 10 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.011% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.011% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate £450 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £500 -
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior Linux 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
44628 44477 42797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.45% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29078 28059 25830
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1591 1795 1920
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +11 7 £463 - 3
South East - 3 £375 - 2
Senior Linux Administrator
UK

Senior Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) VMware
2 10 (52.63%) Red Hat
2 10 (52.63%) Puppet
3 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (36.84%) Unix
3 7 (36.84%) Oracle
3 7 (36.84%) Apache
4 6 (31.58%) Windows
4 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (26.32%) Ubuntu
5 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
5 5 (26.32%) Ansible
6 4 (21.05%) AIX
6 4 (21.05%) Perl
6 4 (21.05%) Python
6 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
6 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
6 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
7 3 (15.79%) Nagios
7 3 (15.79%) LDAP
7 3 (15.79%) Cisco
7 3 (15.79%) SQL
7 3 (15.79%) DevOps
7 3 (15.79%) iptables
7 3 (15.79%) nginx
7 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
7 3 (15.79%) CentOS

Senior Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 7 (36.84%) Apache
2 3 (15.79%) nginx
3 2 (10.53%) JBoss
3 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.26%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (5.26%) IIS
4 1 (5.26%) MQSeries
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) LDAP
2 2 (10.53%) DHCP
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) ATM
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) FTP
3 1 (5.26%) HTTP
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (5.26%) SSH
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) J2EE
1 1 (5.26%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) EFT
2 1 (5.26%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (5.26%) EMC VNX
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) Unix
3 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (31.58%) Windows
4 5 (26.32%) Ubuntu
5 4 (21.05%) AIX
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
6 3 (15.79%) CentOS
7 2 (10.53%) Solaris
8 1 (5.26%) HPUX
8 1 (5.26%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
2 3 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (15.79%) DevOps
3 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.26%) CRM
4 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.26%) High Availability
4 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.26%) Kernel Tuning
4 1 (5.26%) Memory Management
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
2 4 (21.05%) Perl
2 4 (21.05%) Python
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) MCSE
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.79%) iptables
4 2 (10.53%) vCloud
5 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.26%) KVM
5 1 (5.26%) Varnish
5 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) Puppet
2 5 (26.32%) Ansible
3 3 (15.79%) Nagios
3 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (10.53%) CFEngine
5 1 (5.26%) Cacti
5 1 (5.26%) EMC VPLEX
5 1 (5.26%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Red Hat
1 10 (52.63%) VMware
2 7 (36.84%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) Dell
4 2 (10.53%) Dell KACE
4 2 (10.53%) Veeam
5 1 (5.26%) EMC
5 1 (5.26%) F5
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) NetApp
5 1 (5.26%) SAP
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