The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Linux Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 305 348 365
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 122 76 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.56% 0.33% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.35% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 60 49
Median daily rate £438 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £285 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £453 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.53 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.13% -10.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
+14.54% -
Linux Administrator
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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20697 21745 22109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.15% 94.60% 95.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 15018 15188 15374
Median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 363 401
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £52.17 £36.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Linux Administrator in the job title.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in London

Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Trend in London

Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the London region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in London

Linux Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Linux Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in London

Linux Administrator
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the London region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +52 31 £450 +25.87% 10
Westminster - 2 £275 -
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 London region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 185 (100.00%) Linux
2 105 (56.76%) Red Hat
3 102 (55.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 65 (35.14%) Unix
5 62 (33.51%) Puppet
6 52 (28.11%) Finance
7 44 (23.78%) Perl
8 43 (23.24%) VMware
9 42 (22.70%) Solaris
10 41 (22.16%) Python
11 40 (21.62%) Windows
12 39 (21.08%) Banking
13 38 (20.54%) Bash Shell
14 37 (20.00%) Apache
15 36 (19.46%) SAN
16 35 (18.92%) Oracle
17 34 (18.38%) ITIL
18 33 (17.84%) DevOps
19 31 (16.76%) Ansible
19 31 (16.76%) MySQL
20 29 (15.68%) Migration
20 29 (15.68%) Configuration Management
21 27 (14.59%) Veritas
21 27 (14.59%) DNS
22 26 (14.05%) PHP
22 26 (14.05%) Shell Script
23 25 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
24 24 (12.97%) Opscode Chef
25 23 (12.43%) IBM
26 22 (11.89%) HP

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 37 (20.00%) Apache
2 17 (9.19%) Tomcat
3 11 (5.95%) JBoss
4 8 (4.32%) nginx
5 5 (2.70%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.16%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.62%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (1.62%) IIS
7 3 (1.62%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.08%) WildFly
9 1 (0.54%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.54%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.54%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.35%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.24%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.62%) Amazon Glacier
4 3 (1.62%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (1.08%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (1.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.08%) SaaS
6 1 (0.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 36 (19.46%) SAN
2 27 (14.59%) DNS
3 21 (11.35%) NAS
4 12 (6.49%) Firewall
5 10 (5.41%) Internet
5 10 (5.41%) TCP/IP
6 9 (4.86%) LDAP
7 7 (3.78%) LAN
7 7 (3.78%) Network Security
7 7 (3.78%) WAN
8 4 (2.16%) DHCP
8 4 (2.16%) HTTP
8 4 (2.16%) SMTP
9 3 (1.62%) IPsec
9 3 (1.62%) SSL
9 3 (1.62%) X.509
10 2 (1.08%) FTP
10 2 (1.08%) Kerberos
10 2 (1.08%) SNMP
10 2 (1.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (16.76%) MySQL
2 10 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (4.86%) MongoDB
4 8 (4.32%) Oracle Database
4 8 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.78%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.62%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (1.62%) Big Data
6 3 (1.62%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.62%) InterSystems Cache
6 3 (1.62%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.62%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.54%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.54%) OLTP
7 1 (0.54%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 11 (5.95%) Jenkins
2 9 (4.86%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.70%) Subversion
4 2 (1.08%) GitLab
4 2 (1.08%) JIRA
4 2 (1.08%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.08%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.54%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.54%) GoCD
5 1 (0.54%) Introscope
5 1 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 52 (28.11%) Finance
2 39 (21.08%) Banking
3 7 (3.78%) Games
4 5 (2.70%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.62%) Back Office
5 3 (1.62%) Retail
6 2 (1.08%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.08%) Publishing
7 1 (0.54%) International Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Law
7 1 (0.54%) Marketing
7 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.57%) LAMP
2 13 (7.03%) Web Services
3 6 (3.24%) JRuby
4 3 (1.62%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (1.62%) Middleware
5 2 (1.08%) ELK Stack
5 2 (1.08%) J2EE
5 2 (1.08%) Java EE
5 2 (1.08%) SOAP
6 1 (0.54%) CSS
6 1 (0.54%) HTML
6 1 (0.54%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.54%) Symfony
6 1 (0.54%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.81%) Clustering
2 15 (8.11%) Data Centre
3 11 (5.95%) Replication
4 7 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.24%) Hedge funds
5 6 (3.24%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.70%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.16%) Online Games
7 4 (2.16%) User Experience
7 4 (2.16%) Wiki
8 3 (1.62%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.62%) Derivative
8 3 (1.62%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.62%) PlayStation
9 2 (1.08%) Fintech
9 2 (1.08%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.54%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.54%) EMC VMAX
10 1 (0.54%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.54%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 185 (100.00%) Linux
2 102 (55.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 65 (35.14%) Unix
4 42 (22.70%) Solaris
5 40 (21.62%) Windows
6 22 (11.89%) CentOS
7 19 (10.27%) AIX
8 17 (9.19%) Windows Server
9 16 (8.65%) Ubuntu
10 9 (4.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 7 (3.78%) Debian
11 7 (3.78%) SUSE
12 6 (3.24%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (3.24%) VyOS
13 4 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (1.62%) Data ONTAP
14 3 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (1.08%) Mac OS
15 2 (1.08%) VMS
16 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (18.38%) ITIL
2 33 (17.84%) DevOps
3 29 (15.68%) Configuration Management
3 29 (15.68%) Migration
4 19 (10.27%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (8.11%) High Availability
6 10 (5.41%) Change Control
6 10 (5.41%) Data Protection
6 10 (5.41%) Low Latency
7 9 (4.86%) E-Commerce
7 9 (4.86%) Open Source
8 8 (4.32%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (4.32%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (4.32%) Load Balancing
9 7 (3.78%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (3.78%) Server Building
10 6 (3.24%) Change Management
10 6 (3.24%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (3.24%) Performance Optimisation
11 5 (2.70%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 44 (23.78%) Perl
2 41 (22.16%) Python
3 38 (20.54%) Bash Shell
4 26 (14.05%) PHP
4 26 (14.05%) Shell Script
5 17 (9.19%) Java
6 15 (8.11%) Ruby
6 15 (8.11%) SQL
7 12 (6.49%) PowerShell
8 10 (5.41%) C
9 5 (2.70%) Korn
10 4 (2.16%) SystemTap
11 3 (1.62%) Jython
12 2 (1.08%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.54%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.54%) C#
13 1 (0.54%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (7.57%) RHCE
2 8 (4.32%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (4.32%) RHCA
3 6 (3.24%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.24%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.62%) IBM Certification
5 3 (1.62%) MCITP
5 3 (1.62%) OCP
5 3 (1.62%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.08%) Degree
6 2 (1.08%) MCSE
6 2 (1.08%) RHCSA
6 2 (1.08%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.62%) SLA
2 2 (1.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.54%) QA
System Software
1 25 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (11.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 19 (10.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 10 (5.41%) NFS
5 9 (4.86%) Active Directory
5 9 (4.86%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (4.32%) KVM
7 6 (3.24%) GPFS
7 6 (3.24%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.70%) RHEV
8 5 (2.70%) Veritas File System
9 3 (1.62%) iptables
9 3 (1.62%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (1.62%) Squid
10 2 (1.08%) Docker
10 2 (1.08%) Hyper-V
10 2 (1.08%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.54%) PowerHA
11 1 (0.54%) Samba
11 1 (0.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 62 (33.51%) Puppet
2 31 (16.76%) Ansible
3 24 (12.97%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (11.89%) Nagios
5 10 (5.41%) HAProxy
5 10 (5.41%) Red Hat Satellite
6 6 (3.24%) BladeLogic
6 6 (3.24%) ITRS Geneos
6 6 (3.24%) NetBackup
6 6 (3.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (3.24%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 5 (2.70%) Oracle ZFS
8 4 (2.16%) Cacti
8 4 (2.16%) Control-M
9 3 (1.62%) SCOM
9 3 (1.62%) WSUS
9 3 (1.62%) Xymon
10 2 (1.08%) Kibana
10 2 (1.08%) logstash
10 2 (1.08%) Salt
Vendors
1 105 (56.76%) Red Hat
2 43 (23.24%) VMware
3 35 (18.92%) Oracle
4 27 (14.59%) Veritas
5 23 (12.43%) IBM
6 22 (11.89%) HP
7 15 (8.11%) EMC
8 11 (5.95%) Cisco
9 10 (5.41%) Microsoft
10 9 (4.86%) Sun
11 8 (4.32%) 3PAR
11 8 (4.32%) NetApp
12 7 (3.78%) Brocade
12 7 (3.78%) New Relic
13 6 (3.24%) Splunk
13 6 (3.24%) Vyatta
14 5 (2.70%) BMC
14 5 (2.70%) Dell
15 4 (2.16%) Citrix
16 3 (1.62%) Sybase
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