The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 75 - 78
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.19% - 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% - 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£335 - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £323
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +71.42%
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West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
961 863 1038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 90.83% 95.36% 95.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 493 540
Average daily rate £325 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 34 33
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Linux Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Linux Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Linux Administrator
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Samba
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) RHCA
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Redis
2 1 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) RHCE
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Windows

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) Redis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) RHCA
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Samba
1 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat