The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Gloucester region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 15 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 14 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 12.07% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 12.28% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 0
Average daily rate
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£383 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £45.00
Job Titles Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114 71 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 98.28% 94.67% 95.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 38 106
Average daily rate £390 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.70 £12.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £21.50 £30.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Linux Systems Administrator
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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 11 July 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 11 July 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%) SMTP
1 14 (93.33%) HTTP
1 14 (93.33%) DNS
1 14 (93.33%) SSL
1 14 (93.33%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) HPUX
2 1 (6.67%) Solaris
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%) Korn
3 1 (6.67%) Bourne shell
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