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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 309 350 356
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 119 74 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.55% 0.33% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.34% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 55 54
Median daily rate £375 £413 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +11.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £330 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.00 £9.00
% change year-on-year
- +66.66%
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
20369 21455 22394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.70% 95.10% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14568 15175 16149
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 346 436
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -1 16 £375 -16.66% 9
Canary Wharf +6 3 £450 -10.00%
Croydon - 3 £455 -
Southwark - 1 £425 -
Hammersmith - 1 £475 -
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 235 (100.00%) Linux
2 142 (60.43%) Red Hat
3 132 (56.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 110 (46.81%) Puppet
5 92 (39.15%) VMware
6 75 (31.91%) Bash Shell
7 74 (31.49%) Perl
8 68 (28.94%) Apache
9 67 (28.51%) VMware Infrastructure
10 64 (27.23%) Python
11 57 (24.26%) Unix
12 56 (23.83%) Windows
12 56 (23.83%) DNS
13 49 (20.85%) Finance
14 45 (19.15%) CentOS
14 45 (19.15%) Ansible
15 44 (18.72%) PowerShell
15 44 (18.72%) Configuration Management
16 43 (18.30%) ITIL
17 40 (17.02%) PHP
17 40 (17.02%) Tomcat
18 39 (16.60%) Nagios
19 38 (16.17%) Oracle
19 38 (16.17%) Load Balancing
19 38 (16.17%) Banking
19 38 (16.17%) DevOps
20 37 (15.74%) HP
21 36 (15.32%) Ubuntu
22 35 (14.89%) SAN
23 34 (14.47%) Solaris

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 68 (28.94%) Apache
2 40 (17.02%) Tomcat
3 11 (4.68%) nginx
4 10 (4.26%) WebLogic
5 9 (3.83%) IIS
6 4 (1.70%) Confluence
6 4 (1.70%) JBoss
6 4 (1.70%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.85%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.43%) CMS
8 1 (0.43%) MediaWiki
8 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 33 (14.04%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.68%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (4.68%) Amazon S3
3 5 (2.13%) Route 53
4 4 (1.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (1.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (1.28%) GitHub
5 3 (1.28%) IaaS
5 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.85%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.85%) Office 365
7 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.43%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 56 (23.83%) DNS
2 35 (14.89%) SAN
3 28 (11.91%) Firewall
4 19 (8.09%) X.509
5 17 (7.23%) LDAP
6 15 (6.38%) SSH
7 13 (5.53%) NAS
7 13 (5.53%) TCP/IP
8 12 (5.11%) DHCP
9 10 (4.26%) Internet
10 7 (2.98%) Ethernet
10 7 (2.98%) SMTP
11 5 (2.13%) HTTP
11 5 (2.13%) LAN
11 5 (2.13%) VPN
11 5 (2.13%) WAN
11 5 (2.13%) Wireless
12 4 (1.70%) VLAN
13 3 (1.28%) tcpdump
13 3 (1.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.36%) MySQL
2 10 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (2.98%) Big Data
3 7 (2.98%) Hadoop
4 6 (2.55%) SQL Server
5 4 (1.70%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (1.70%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.28%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.28%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.28%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.85%) Impala
7 2 (0.85%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (8.51%) Git (software)
2 15 (6.38%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.98%) JIRA
4 4 (1.70%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.28%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.28%) Gradle
5 3 (1.28%) gulp
5 3 (1.28%) Selenium
5 3 (1.28%) Subversion
6 2 (0.85%) GoCD
6 2 (0.85%) Hudson
6 2 (0.85%) Maven
6 2 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.43%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.43%) GitLab
7 1 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.43%) Phabricator
General
1 49 (20.85%) Finance
2 38 (16.17%) Banking
3 16 (6.81%) Back Office
4 9 (3.83%) Law
5 8 (3.40%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.98%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.98%) Publishing
7 5 (2.13%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.85%) Games
9 1 (0.43%) Automotive
9 1 (0.43%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.68%) LAMP
2 10 (4.26%) Web Services
3 5 (2.13%) LEMP Stack
3 5 (2.13%) Middleware
4 4 (1.70%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (1.28%) Browserify
5 3 (1.28%) ELK Stack
5 3 (1.28%) Node.js
6 2 (0.85%) XML
7 1 (0.43%) .NET
7 1 (0.43%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.43%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.43%) CSS
7 1 (0.43%) Django
7 1 (0.43%) HTML
7 1 (0.43%) JRuby
7 1 (0.43%) JSON
7 1 (0.43%) XHTML
7 1 (0.43%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.62%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.53%) Clustering
3 12 (5.11%) Replication
4 8 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.98%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (2.55%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.13%) EMC VMAX
8 4 (1.70%) NHS
8 4 (1.70%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (1.28%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.85%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.85%) Wiki
11 1 (0.43%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.43%) Fintech
11 1 (0.43%) RSA SecurID
11 1 (0.43%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 235 (100.00%) Linux
2 132 (56.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 57 (24.26%) Unix
4 56 (23.83%) Windows
5 45 (19.15%) CentOS
6 36 (15.32%) Ubuntu
7 34 (14.47%) Solaris
8 22 (9.36%) Windows Server
9 17 (7.23%) AIX
10 15 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (4.68%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (4.26%) SUSE
13 9 (3.83%) Debian
14 7 (2.98%) Oracle Linux
15 5 (2.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
17 2 (0.85%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.85%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.85%) VMS
17 2 (0.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (18.72%) Configuration Management
2 43 (18.30%) ITIL
3 38 (16.17%) DevOps
3 38 (16.17%) Load Balancing
4 32 (13.62%) Performance Tuning
5 21 (8.94%) Migration
6 20 (8.51%) Virtual Environments
7 17 (7.23%) High Availability
8 12 (5.11%) Change Management
8 12 (5.11%) Low Latency
8 12 (5.11%) Server Building
9 10 (4.26%) Data Protection
10 9 (3.83%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (3.83%) Open Source
11 8 (3.40%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (3.40%) E-Commerce
12 6 (2.55%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (2.55%) Enterprise Architecture
12 6 (2.55%) ITSM
12 6 (2.55%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (31.91%) Bash Shell
2 74 (31.49%) Perl
3 64 (27.23%) Python
4 44 (18.72%) PowerShell
5 40 (17.02%) PHP
6 25 (10.64%) Shell Script
7 18 (7.66%) Ruby
8 14 (5.96%) SQL
9 10 (4.26%) C
9 10 (4.26%) Java
10 9 (3.83%) AWK
10 9 (3.83%) sed
11 5 (2.13%) C-shell
11 5 (2.13%) Korn
12 4 (1.70%) SystemTap
13 3 (1.28%) Bourne shell
14 2 (0.85%) JavaScript
15 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (9.36%) RHCE
2 13 (5.53%) RHCA
3 12 (5.11%) Security Cleared
4 10 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (4.26%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.13%) RHCT
6 3 (1.28%) RHCSA
7 2 (0.85%) IBM Certification
7 2 (0.85%) MCITP
7 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.85%) OCP
7 2 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.43%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.43%) CCNA
8 1 (0.43%) CCSA
8 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.70%) PCI DSS
1 4 (1.70%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (28.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (8.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 18 (7.66%) Active Directory
4 17 (7.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 16 (6.81%) Docker
6 12 (5.11%) NFS
7 9 (3.83%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (3.40%) KVM
8 8 (3.40%) RHEV
9 6 (2.55%) vSphere
10 5 (2.13%) Hyper-V
10 5 (2.13%) Postfix
11 4 (1.70%) iptables
11 4 (1.70%) Samba
11 4 (1.70%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (1.28%) Dovecot
12 3 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.85%) HDFS
13 2 (0.85%) XenServer
14 1 (0.43%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 110 (46.81%) Puppet
2 45 (19.15%) Ansible
3 39 (16.60%) Nagios
4 21 (8.94%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (6.81%) Red Hat Satellite
6 9 (3.83%) Control-M
7 8 (3.40%) NetBackup
7 8 (3.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 7 (2.98%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 5 (2.13%) HAProxy
9 5 (2.13%) Oracle ZFS
9 5 (2.13%) SCOM
9 5 (2.13%) WSUS
10 4 (1.70%) Salt
11 3 (1.28%) Tivoli
11 3 (1.28%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 2 (0.85%) BladeLogic
12 2 (0.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 2 (0.85%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 2 (0.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 142 (60.43%) Red Hat
2 92 (39.15%) VMware
3 38 (16.17%) Oracle
4 37 (15.74%) HP
5 31 (13.19%) EMC
6 24 (10.21%) Veritas
7 23 (9.79%) IBM
8 20 (8.51%) NetApp
9 18 (7.66%) Cisco
10 14 (5.96%) Microsoft
10 14 (5.96%) Sun
11 8 (3.40%) 3PAR
11 8 (3.40%) Splunk
12 7 (2.98%) Dell
13 6 (2.55%) Citrix
14 3 (1.28%) EXASOL
14 3 (1.28%) Sybase
14 3 (1.28%) Symantec
15 2 (0.85%) Atlassian
15 2 (0.85%) Brocade
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