The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 117 114 106
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.23% 0.049% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.052% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
Linux Administrator
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1973 1911 1632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.72% 93.49% 93.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1259 1114 904
Average daily rate £375 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 108 158
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £10.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £46.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Linux Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Hampshire region.

Linux Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Linux Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Aldershot - 2 £375 -
Farnborough - 2 £374 -
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) RHCE
2 8 (57.14%) CentOS
2 8 (57.14%) Postfix
2 8 (57.14%) SELinux
3 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 6 (42.86%) DNS
4 5 (35.71%) FTP
4 5 (35.71%) Python
4 5 (35.71%) Debian
4 5 (35.71%) qmail
5 4 (28.57%) KVM
5 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
5 4 (28.57%) Puppet
5 4 (28.57%) SpamAssassin
5 4 (28.57%) SSH
5 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) Solaris
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) HTTP
5 4 (28.57%) SMTP
5 4 (28.57%) HTTPS
6 3 (21.43%) SSL
6 3 (21.43%) Perl
6 3 (21.43%) SAN
6 3 (21.43%) Nagios
6 3 (21.43%) Firewall
6 3 (21.43%) NAS
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
7 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 2 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) DNS
2 5 (35.71%) FTP
3 4 (28.57%) HTTP
3 4 (28.57%) SSH
3 4 (28.57%) HTTPS
3 4 (28.57%) SMTP
4 3 (21.43%) SSL
4 3 (21.43%) SAN
4 3 (21.43%) Firewall
4 3 (21.43%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) CentOS
3 5 (35.71%) Debian
4 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) Solaris
5 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (7.14%) DevOps
2 1 (7.14%) SOA
2 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Python
2 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 3 (21.43%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) RHCE
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) RHCSA
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Postfix
2 5 (35.71%) qmail
3 4 (28.57%) SpamAssassin
3 4 (28.57%) KVM
4 1 (7.14%) iptables
4 1 (7.14%) vSphere
4 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) SELinux
2 4 (28.57%) Puppet
3 3 (21.43%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) VMware