The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 1.85% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £47.50
Linux Systems 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
105 56 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 97.22% 94.92% 95.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 33 63
Average daily rate £380 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 5
Average hourly rate £10.50 £19.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.73% +52.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Linux Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Linux Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (93.33%) LPIC
2 14 (93.33%) Squid
2 14 (93.33%) CCENT
2 14 (93.33%) Load Balancing
2 14 (93.33%) Zenoss
2 14 (93.33%) LDAP
2 14 (93.33%) Perl
2 14 (93.33%) DNS
2 14 (93.33%) SSL
2 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 14 (93.33%) Juniper
2 14 (93.33%) SMTP
2 14 (93.33%) HTTP
2 14 (93.33%) Internet
2 14 (93.33%) F5
3 10 (66.67%) ITIL
3 10 (66.67%) qmail
4 4 (26.67%) Computer Security
5 3 (20.00%) Python
5 3 (20.00%) DevOps
5 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.67%) LAN
6 1 (6.67%) WAN
6 1 (6.67%) UNIX
6 1 (6.67%) HPUX
6 1 (6.67%) Solaris
6 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (6.67%) SAN

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) LDAP
1 14 (93.33%) DNS
1 14 (93.33%) SSL
1 14 (93.33%) SMTP
1 14 (93.33%) HTTP
1 14 (93.33%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) HPUX
2 1 (6.67%) Solaris
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Load Balancing
2 10 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) Computer Security
4 3 (20.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Perl
2 3 (20.00%) Python
2 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) Bourne shell
3 1 (6.67%) Korn
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) LPIC
1 14 (93.33%) CCENT
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) Squid
2 10 (66.67%) qmail
Systems Management
1 14 (93.33%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco
1 14 (93.33%) Juniper
1 14 (93.33%) F5
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat