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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 322 342 360
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 110 84 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.50% 0.36% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.38% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 68 47
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 £325 £257 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +14.28%
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 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+14.54% -8.33%
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
21061 22369 21797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.05% 94.77% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15089 15700 14988
Median daily rate £455 £443 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.82% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 376 408
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.17 £41.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +56 28 £450 +16.12% 13
Westminster - 2 £275 -
Hammersmith - 1 £438 -
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 206 (100.00%) Linux
2 121 (58.74%) Red Hat
3 119 (57.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 76 (36.89%) Puppet
5 69 (33.50%) Unix
6 57 (27.67%) Finance
7 51 (24.76%) Windows
7 51 (24.76%) VMware
8 48 (23.30%) Perl
9 46 (22.33%) Python
10 45 (21.84%) ITIL
10 45 (21.84%) Solaris
11 44 (21.36%) Apache
11 44 (21.36%) Banking
12 43 (20.87%) Oracle
13 41 (19.90%) Bash Shell
13 41 (19.90%) DevOps
14 38 (18.45%) DNS
14 38 (18.45%) Configuration Management
15 37 (17.96%) SAN
16 36 (17.48%) VMware Infrastructure
16 36 (17.48%) Ansible
17 33 (16.02%) Migration
18 32 (15.53%) MySQL
19 31 (15.05%) PHP
20 27 (13.11%) Performance Tuning
20 27 (13.11%) Veritas
20 27 (13.11%) Shell Script
21 26 (12.62%) HP
22 25 (12.14%) Nagios

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 44 (21.36%) Apache
2 21 (10.19%) Tomcat
3 9 (4.37%) JBoss
3 9 (4.37%) nginx
4 8 (3.88%) WebSphere
5 7 (3.40%) IIS
6 4 (1.94%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.46%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (1.46%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.46%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.97%) Confluence
8 2 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.97%) WildFly
9 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.49%) MediaWiki
9 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.49%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.71%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.91%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.46%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.97%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (0.97%) SaaS
5 1 (0.49%) GitHub
5 1 (0.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (18.45%) DNS
2 37 (17.96%) SAN
3 21 (10.19%) NAS
4 16 (7.77%) Firewall
5 13 (6.31%) Internet
6 10 (4.85%) LDAP
6 10 (4.85%) TCP/IP
7 7 (3.40%) LAN
7 7 (3.40%) WAN
7 7 (3.40%) X.509
8 5 (2.43%) DHCP
8 5 (2.43%) Network Security
8 5 (2.43%) SMTP
9 4 (1.94%) HTTP
9 4 (1.94%) VPN
10 3 (1.46%) FTP
10 3 (1.46%) IPsec
10 3 (1.46%) SSH
10 3 (1.46%) SSL
10 3 (1.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (15.53%) MySQL
2 9 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (3.88%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.40%) SQL Server
5 6 (2.91%) Big Data
5 6 (2.91%) Hadoop
5 6 (2.91%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.43%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.46%) InterSystems Cache
7 3 (1.46%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.46%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.49%) OLTP
8 1 (0.49%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 13 (6.31%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.85%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.43%) Subversion
4 4 (1.94%) JIRA
5 2 (0.97%) Hudson
5 2 (0.97%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.97%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.49%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.49%) GitLab
6 1 (0.49%) GoCD
6 1 (0.49%) Introscope
6 1 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 57 (27.67%) Finance
2 44 (21.36%) Banking
3 8 (3.88%) Back Office
4 6 (2.91%) Games
4 6 (2.91%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.43%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.94%) Publishing
7 2 (0.97%) Retail
8 1 (0.49%) International Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Law
8 1 (0.49%) Marketing
8 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.80%) LAMP
2 7 (3.40%) Middleware
3 6 (2.91%) Web Services
4 4 (1.94%) JRuby
5 3 (1.46%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (0.97%) ELK Stack
6 2 (0.97%) J2EE
6 2 (0.97%) Java EE
6 2 (0.97%) SOAP
7 1 (0.49%) CSS
7 1 (0.49%) HTML
7 1 (0.49%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.49%) Symfony
7 1 (0.49%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.17%) Clustering
2 17 (8.25%) Data Centre
3 13 (6.31%) Replication
4 11 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.91%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.43%) Performance Metrics
6 5 (2.43%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.43%) Wiki
7 4 (1.94%) EMC VMAX
7 4 (1.94%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.94%) Online Games
8 3 (1.46%) Derivative
8 3 (1.46%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.97%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.97%) Fintech
9 2 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.97%) PlayStation
10 1 (0.49%) CMDB
10 1 (0.49%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.49%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 206 (100.00%) Linux
2 119 (57.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 69 (33.50%) Unix
4 51 (24.76%) Windows
5 45 (21.84%) Solaris
6 23 (11.17%) CentOS
6 23 (11.17%) Windows Server
7 22 (10.68%) AIX
8 18 (8.74%) Ubuntu
9 10 (4.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 10 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (4.37%) Oracle Linux
11 7 (3.40%) SUSE
12 6 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (2.43%) Debian
14 4 (1.94%) VyOS
15 3 (1.46%) Data ONTAP
16 2 (0.97%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.97%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.97%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (21.84%) ITIL
2 41 (19.90%) DevOps
3 38 (18.45%) Configuration Management
4 33 (16.02%) Migration
5 27 (13.11%) Performance Tuning
6 18 (8.74%) High Availability
7 17 (8.25%) Load Balancing
8 14 (6.80%) Data Protection
9 12 (5.83%) Low Latency
10 11 (5.34%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (4.85%) Change Control
11 10 (4.85%) Enterprise Architecture
12 9 (4.37%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (4.37%) Open Source
13 8 (3.88%) E-Commerce
13 8 (3.88%) Virtual Environments
14 7 (3.40%) Business Continuity
14 7 (3.40%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (3.40%) Server Building
14 7 (3.40%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 48 (23.30%) Perl
2 46 (22.33%) Python
3 41 (19.90%) Bash Shell
4 31 (15.05%) PHP
5 27 (13.11%) Shell Script
6 18 (8.74%) Ruby
7 17 (8.25%) PowerShell
8 16 (7.77%) Java
9 11 (5.34%) C
9 11 (5.34%) SQL
10 6 (2.91%) Korn
11 5 (2.43%) SystemTap
12 3 (1.46%) JavaScript
12 3 (1.46%) Jython
13 2 (0.97%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.49%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.49%) C#
14 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (10.19%) RHCE
2 14 (6.80%) RHCA
3 12 (5.83%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (2.43%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.43%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.94%) RHCSA
5 4 (1.94%) RHCT
6 3 (1.46%) IBM Certification
6 3 (1.46%) MCITP
6 3 (1.46%) OCP
6 3 (1.46%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.49%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.49%) Degree
7 1 (0.49%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.43%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.49%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (17.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (10.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 19 (9.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 12 (5.83%) Active Directory
5 10 (4.85%) KVM
6 8 (3.88%) NFS
6 8 (3.88%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (2.91%) GPFS
7 6 (2.91%) RHEV
8 5 (2.43%) Hyper-V
8 5 (2.43%) iptables
8 5 (2.43%) Veritas File System
8 5 (2.43%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (1.46%) Squid
11 2 (0.97%) Docker
11 2 (0.97%) Samba
11 2 (0.97%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.49%) PowerHA
12 1 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 76 (36.89%) Puppet
2 36 (17.48%) Ansible
3 25 (12.14%) Nagios
4 23 (11.17%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (7.28%) Red Hat Satellite
6 10 (4.85%) HAProxy
7 9 (4.37%) NetBackup
8 8 (3.88%) BladeLogic
9 7 (3.40%) Oracle ZFS
9 7 (3.40%) SCOM
9 7 (3.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 7 (3.40%) WSUS
10 6 (2.91%) ITRS Geneos
10 6 (2.91%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 5 (2.43%) Control-M
12 3 (1.46%) Cacti
12 3 (1.46%) Tivoli
12 3 (1.46%) ZABBIX
13 2 (0.97%) logstash
13 2 (0.97%) Salt
Vendors
1 121 (58.74%) Red Hat
2 51 (24.76%) VMware
3 43 (20.87%) Oracle
4 27 (13.11%) Veritas
5 26 (12.62%) HP
6 23 (11.17%) IBM
7 21 (10.19%) EMC
8 14 (6.80%) Microsoft
9 11 (5.34%) Cisco
10 10 (4.85%) NetApp
10 10 (4.85%) Sun
11 8 (3.88%) Citrix
12 7 (3.40%) Dell
13 6 (2.91%) 3PAR
14 5 (2.43%) BMC
14 5 (2.43%) Brocade
15 4 (1.94%) New Relic
15 4 (1.94%) Vyatta
16 3 (1.46%) EXASOL
16 3 (1.46%) Splunk
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