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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 67 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.26% 0.57% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £17.50
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
745 504 907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.15% 95.09% 93.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 253 437
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £189 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 43 65
Average hourly rate £14.25 £16.35 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.84% -6.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
St Albans - 2 £450 -
Watford - - - - 2
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Linux Administrator
East of England

Linux Administrator
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) ADSL
1 2 (100.00%) L2TP
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) FreeRADIUS

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) ADSL
1 2 (100.00%) L2TP
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) FreeRADIUS