The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 381 373 358
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 44 50 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.23% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 39 43
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£375 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £300 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £480 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.53 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
-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
21633 21832 22445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.16% 92.83% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15157 14952 15264
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 404 470
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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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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
City of London -15 8 £375 +15.38% 9
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £375 - 1
Wembley - 2 £383 -
Feltham - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £375 -
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 69 (100.00%) Linux
2 38 (55.07%) Red Hat
3 24 (34.78%) Apache
4 23 (33.33%) Puppet
5 22 (31.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (28.99%) UNIX
7 19 (27.54%) MySQL
8 15 (21.74%) Perl
8 15 (21.74%) Windows
8 15 (21.74%) VMware
9 13 (18.84%) Shell Script
10 12 (17.39%) PHP
10 12 (17.39%) DevOps
11 11 (15.94%) Tomcat
11 11 (15.94%) Configuration Management
12 10 (14.49%) Oracle
12 10 (14.49%) Bash Shell
13 9 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
13 9 (13.04%) Python
13 9 (13.04%) Solaris
13 9 (13.04%) SAN
13 9 (13.04%) Finance
14 8 (11.59%) LAMP
14 8 (11.59%) Nagios
14 8 (11.59%) HP
14 8 (11.59%) Java
15 7 (10.14%) ITIL
15 7 (10.14%) Banking
15 7 (10.14%) Firewall
15 7 (10.14%) Ruby

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 24 (34.78%) Apache
2 11 (15.94%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.80%) WordPress
4 2 (2.90%) nginx
4 2 (2.90%) JBoss
5 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.45%) IIS
5 1 (1.45%) Confluence
5 1 (1.45%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.45%) CMS
5 1 (1.45%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.45%) Heroku
3 1 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.04%) SAN
2 7 (10.14%) Firewall
3 5 (7.25%) NAS
3 5 (7.25%) DNS
4 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.35%) LDAP
6 2 (2.90%) VoIP
6 2 (2.90%) DHCP
6 2 (2.90%) SNMP
6 2 (2.90%) Internet
6 2 (2.90%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.45%) Network Security
7 1 (1.45%) OpenVPN
7 1 (1.45%) Telepresence
7 1 (1.45%) SSH
7 1 (1.45%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.45%) VLAN
7 1 (1.45%) HTTP
7 1 (1.45%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.54%) MySQL
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.90%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.90%) MarkLogic
3 2 (2.90%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.45%) Redis
4 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.35%) Subversion
2 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.45%) Hudson
3 1 (1.45%) Maven
3 1 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 9 (13.04%) Finance
2 7 (10.14%) Banking
3 4 (5.80%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.35%) Law
5 2 (2.90%) Publishing
5 2 (2.90%) German Language
6 1 (1.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.59%) LAMP
2 3 (4.35%) Web Services
3 2 (2.90%) HTML
3 2 (2.90%) .NET
3 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.90%) CSS
3 2 (2.90%) WAMP
4 1 (1.45%) XML
4 1 (1.45%) Middleware
4 1 (1.45%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.35%) Clustering
2 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.45%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 69 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (31.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (28.99%) UNIX
4 15 (21.74%) Windows
5 9 (13.04%) Solaris
6 7 (10.14%) Ubuntu
7 6 (8.70%) CentOS
7 6 (8.70%) SUSE
8 3 (4.35%) Debian
9 2 (2.90%) AIX
9 2 (2.90%) Mac OS X Server
9 2 (2.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.45%) HPUX
10 1 (1.45%) Fedora
10 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.39%) DevOps
2 11 (15.94%) Configuration Management
3 7 (10.14%) ITIL
4 6 (8.70%) E-Commerce
4 6 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (8.70%) Open Source
5 4 (5.80%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (4.35%) Migration
6 3 (4.35%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.90%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.90%) Release Management
7 2 (2.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (2.90%) Unit Testing
7 2 (2.90%) Integration Testing
7 2 (2.90%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.90%) Product Management
7 2 (2.90%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.90%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.74%) Perl
2 13 (18.84%) Shell Script
3 12 (17.39%) PHP
4 10 (14.49%) Bash Shell
5 9 (13.04%) Python
6 8 (11.59%) Java
7 7 (10.14%) Ruby
8 2 (2.90%) SQL
8 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.90%) C#
8 2 (2.90%) C++
9 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.45%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.80%) RHCE
3 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.90%) Degree
3 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 4 (5.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (5.80%) KVM
3 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.35%) Samba
3 3 (4.35%) Xen
3 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.90%) vSphere
4 2 (2.90%) iptables
5 1 (1.45%) Snort
5 1 (1.45%) Docker
5 1 (1.45%) GPFS
5 1 (1.45%) Gluster
5 1 (1.45%) Varnish
5 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.45%) Openswan
5 1 (1.45%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (33.33%) Puppet
2 8 (11.59%) Nagios
3 5 (7.25%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.80%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (2.90%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.90%) Pingdom
5 2 (2.90%) Graphite
5 2 (2.90%) WSUS
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (1.45%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.45%) Dollar Universe
6 1 (1.45%) OSSEC
6 1 (1.45%) yum
6 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.45%) OpenView
6 1 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.45%) Control-M
6 1 (1.45%) Rundeck
6 1 (1.45%) Salt
6 1 (1.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 38 (55.07%) Red Hat
2 15 (21.74%) VMware
3 10 (14.49%) Oracle
4 8 (11.59%) HP
5 5 (7.25%) Veritas
6 4 (5.80%) IBM
6 4 (5.80%) EMC
7 3 (4.35%) Cisco
7 3 (4.35%) Sun
7 3 (4.35%) Splunk
7 3 (4.35%) Rackspace
8 2 (2.90%) New Relic
8 2 (2.90%) Apple
8 2 (2.90%) Dell
8 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.45%) Citrix
9 1 (1.45%) Juniper
9 1 (1.45%) Hitachi
9 1 (1.45%) Tripwire
9 1 (1.45%) Atlassian
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