The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Linux Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 52 70 53
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.63% 0.12% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.13% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £375 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £31.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+14.54% -8.33%
Linux Administrator
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
614 779 614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.85% 91.76% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 400 317
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 75 52
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £37.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Hertfordshire region that featured Linux Administrator in the job title.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Linux Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Linux Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Linux Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage - 3 £375 -
Linux Administrator
East of England

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, Linux Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) FMCG
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (50.00%) sed
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) AWK
3 2 (50.00%) Middleware
3 2 (50.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (50.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) CentOS

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) AWK
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) sed
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) VMware