The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 65 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.27% - 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% - 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £310
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
674 608 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 89.63% 89.94% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 308 311
Average daily rate £388 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 46 35
Average hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £17.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.95% +20.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) NFS
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Samba
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) iptables
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Postfix
2 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Internet

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (100.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) NFS
1 2 (100.00%) Samba
1 2 (100.00%) iptables
2 1 (50.00%) Postfix
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) VMware