The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire 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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.35% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £380 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire 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
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
284 277 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 95.62% 95.52% 88.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 129 61
Average daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £81 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 36 58
Average hourly rate £16.00 £33.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.51% +1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £13.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Linux Administrator
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 5 (100.00%) SAP
1 5 (100.00%) AIX
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (20.00%) DB2
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) AIX
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SAP
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
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