The first table below looks at the demand for the Linux Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 28 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 Gloucestershire 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 36 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 12 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.68% - 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.86% - 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 1
Average daily rate
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£390 - £225
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
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
420 231 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 93.75% 94.29% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 122 269
Average daily rate £361 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 21 34
Average hourly rate £25.50 £18.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -51.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £11.00 £20.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £35.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Linux Systems Administrator
South West

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Linux Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Linux Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Linux Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Gloucester - 11 £390 -
Linux Systems Administrator
South West

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (73.68%) LPIC
2 14 (73.68%) Squid
2 14 (73.68%) Internet
2 14 (73.68%) LDAP
2 14 (73.68%) Perl
2 14 (73.68%) SMTP
2 14 (73.68%) HTTP
2 14 (73.68%) DNS
2 14 (73.68%) SSL
2 14 (73.68%) Cisco
2 14 (73.68%) Juniper
2 14 (73.68%) Load Balancing
2 14 (73.68%) CCENT
2 14 (73.68%) Zenoss
2 14 (73.68%) F5
3 10 (52.63%) qmail
3 10 (52.63%) ITIL
4 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
5 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
5 4 (21.05%) UNIX
5 4 (21.05%) HPUX
5 4 (21.05%) Solaris
5 4 (21.05%) LAN
5 4 (21.05%) WAN
5 4 (21.05%) SAN
5 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
5 4 (21.05%) Bourne shell
5 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (73.68%) LDAP
1 14 (73.68%) SMTP
1 14 (73.68%) HTTP
1 14 (73.68%) DNS
1 14 (73.68%) SSL
1 14 (73.68%) Internet
2 4 (21.05%) SAN
2 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 4 (21.05%) LAN
2 4 (21.05%) WAN
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) NHS
1 1 (5.26%) IPTV
1 1 (5.26%) FMCG
1 1 (5.26%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (21.05%) UNIX
2 4 (21.05%) HPUX
2 4 (21.05%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Load Balancing
2 10 (52.63%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) Computer Security
4 3 (15.79%) DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Perl
2 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
2 4 (21.05%) Korn
2 4 (21.05%) Bourne shell
3 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
3 3 (15.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) LPIC
1 14 (73.68%) CCENT
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Squid
2 10 (52.63%) qmail
Systems Management
1 14 (73.68%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Cisco
1 14 (73.68%) Juniper
1 14 (73.68%) F5
2 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.26%) JBoss
Gloucestershire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 250-400 Per Day
Posted: 10 days ago