The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 3.51% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.64% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£395 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £17.50
Linux Administrator
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucester 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
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110 54 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 96.49% 93.10% 95.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 31 81
Average daily rate £380 £355 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.04% -2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £497 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £19.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.73% -49.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester region that cited 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 Linux Administrator in their job title.

1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (95.83%) Perl
3 18 (75.00%) SMTP
3 18 (75.00%) DNS
3 18 (75.00%) Cisco
3 18 (75.00%) LDAP
3 18 (75.00%) Squid
4 14 (58.33%) Internet
4 14 (58.33%) LPIC
4 14 (58.33%) Load Balancing
4 14 (58.33%) CCENT
4 14 (58.33%) Zenoss
4 14 (58.33%) qmail
4 14 (58.33%) F5
4 14 (58.33%) SSL
4 14 (58.33%) HTTP
4 14 (58.33%) Juniper
5 10 (41.67%) ITIL
6 9 (37.50%) Apache
6 9 (37.50%) SNMP
7 8 (33.33%) Python
7 8 (33.33%) Bash Shell
7 8 (33.33%) DevOps
8 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (20.83%) Open Source
8 5 (20.83%) Problem Management
8 5 (20.83%) Shell Script
8 5 (20.83%) SSH
8 5 (20.83%) OO
8 5 (20.83%) Windows

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester region that cited 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 Linux Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (37.50%) Apache
2 4 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (75.00%) SMTP
1 18 (75.00%) LDAP
1 18 (75.00%) DNS
2 14 (58.33%) SSL
2 14 (58.33%) HTTP
2 14 (58.33%) Internet
3 9 (37.50%) SNMP
4 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
4 5 (20.83%) SSH
5 1 (4.17%) SAN
5 1 (4.17%) LAN
5 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) MySQL
1 5 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (16.67%) CentOS
4 1 (4.17%) HPUX
4 1 (4.17%) Solaris
4 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Load Balancing
2 10 (41.67%) ITIL
3 8 (33.33%) DevOps
4 5 (20.83%) OO
4 5 (20.83%) Problem Management
5 4 (16.67%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) Perl
2 8 (33.33%) Python
2 8 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 5 (20.83%) Shell Script
4 4 (16.67%) Ruby
5 1 (4.17%) Korn
5 1 (4.17%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) LPIC
1 14 (58.33%) CCENT
2 4 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 18 (75.00%) Squid
2 14 (58.33%) qmail
3 4 (16.67%) NFS
3 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (58.33%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Cisco
2 14 (58.33%) Juniper
2 14 (58.33%) F5
3 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
4 4 (16.67%) VMware
4 4 (16.67%) NetApp
4 4 (16.67%) Microsoft