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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 54 56 62
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.64% 0.31% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.34% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £338 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.00 £9.00
% change year-on-year
- +66.66%
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
603 595 690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.87% 93.41% 96.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 309 411
Median daily rate £437 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 51 31
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -5.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £7.72 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £38.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) DHCP
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) Unix
4 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (50.00%) FreeRADIUS
4 3 (50.00%) nginx
4 3 (50.00%) vSphere
4 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (50.00%) Nagios
4 3 (50.00%) Apache
4 3 (50.00%) LAMP
5 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (33.33%) AWK
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) Network Security
5 2 (33.33%) Middleware
5 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (33.33%) sed
5 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (16.67%) Puppet
6 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
6 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP

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 3 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) nginx
2 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) LAMP
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) AWK
2 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 2 (33.33%) sed
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) FreeRADIUS
1 3 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Nagios
1 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat