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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 385 375 350
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 39 37 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.16% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.17% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 31 48
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£375 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £550 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
21452 21293 21611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.95% 92.92% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14988 14746 14660
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 £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 385 467
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.00 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 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 3 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 10 £375 -6.25% 10
Feltham - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £375 -
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 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 71 (100.00%) Linux
2 36 (50.70%) Red Hat
3 26 (36.62%) UNIX
4 23 (32.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (30.99%) Puppet
6 17 (23.94%) Apache
6 17 (23.94%) Python
7 16 (22.54%) Perl
8 14 (19.72%) Solaris
8 14 (19.72%) Configuration Management
9 13 (18.31%) Finance
9 13 (18.31%) Windows
9 13 (18.31%) MySQL
10 12 (16.90%) SAN
10 12 (16.90%) VMware
11 11 (15.49%) Banking
11 11 (15.49%) Oracle
11 11 (15.49%) PHP
11 11 (15.49%) DevOps
12 10 (14.08%) HP
13 9 (12.68%) Java
13 9 (12.68%) Tomcat
13 9 (12.68%) Shell Script
13 9 (12.68%) Data Centre
13 9 (12.68%) Amazon AWS
14 8 (11.27%) Security Cleared
14 8 (11.27%) Ruby
14 8 (11.27%) Nagios
14 8 (11.27%) Clustering
15 7 (9.86%) ITIL

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 17 (23.94%) Apache
2 9 (12.68%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.82%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.82%) Confluence
3 2 (2.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (2.82%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.82%) JBoss
4 1 (1.41%) WildFly
4 1 (1.41%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.41%) Node.js
4 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.41%) IIS
4 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.41%) CMS
4 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.41%) Drupal
4 1 (1.41%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.41%) Mule
4 1 (1.41%) WordPress
4 1 (1.41%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.68%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.41%) Heroku
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.90%) SAN
2 5 (7.04%) Firewall
2 5 (7.04%) NAS
3 4 (5.63%) DNS
4 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.23%) HTTP
5 2 (2.82%) LDAP
5 2 (2.82%) VoIP
5 2 (2.82%) DHCP
5 2 (2.82%) Internet
5 2 (2.82%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.41%) Network Security
6 1 (1.41%) VLAN
6 1 (1.41%) OpenVPN
6 1 (1.41%) Telepresence
6 1 (1.41%) SMTP
6 1 (1.41%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.41%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) MySQL
2 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.63%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.23%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.82%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.82%) HBase
5 1 (1.41%) Redis
5 1 (1.41%) Big Data
5 1 (1.41%) MarkLogic
5 1 (1.41%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.82%) Subversion
2 2 (2.82%) Maven
2 2 (2.82%) JIRA
2 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.41%) Hudson
3 1 (1.41%) Gerrit
3 1 (1.41%) Gradle
3 1 (1.41%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.41%) Selenium
3 1 (1.41%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.41%) JMeter
General
1 13 (18.31%) Finance
2 11 (15.49%) Banking
3 4 (5.63%) Investment Banking
3 4 (5.63%) Publishing
4 3 (4.23%) Law
5 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.41%) Front Office
5 1 (1.41%) Marketing
5 1 (1.41%) German Language
5 1 (1.41%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) Web Services
2 4 (5.63%) LAMP
3 3 (4.23%) CSS
4 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.82%) HTML
4 2 (2.82%) .NET
4 2 (2.82%) WAMP
5 1 (1.41%) RESTful
5 1 (1.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.41%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.41%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.41%) Spring
5 1 (1.41%) jQuery
5 1 (1.41%) J2EE
5 1 (1.41%) XML
5 1 (1.41%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.27%) Clustering
3 3 (4.23%) Replication
4 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (36.62%) UNIX
3 23 (32.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (19.72%) Solaris
5 13 (18.31%) Windows
6 7 (9.86%) Ubuntu
7 5 (7.04%) CentOS
8 4 (5.63%) SUSE
9 3 (4.23%) AIX
10 2 (2.82%) Debian
10 2 (2.82%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (1.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.41%) Fedora
11 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.41%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.72%) Configuration Management
2 11 (15.49%) DevOps
3 7 (9.86%) ITIL
3 7 (9.86%) Open Source
4 6 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce
5 5 (7.04%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (5.63%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (4.23%) Software Engineering
8 2 (2.82%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.82%) Unit Testing
8 2 (2.82%) Integration Testing
8 2 (2.82%) High Availability
8 2 (2.82%) Workflow
8 2 (2.82%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.82%) Content Management
8 2 (2.82%) Server Building
8 2 (2.82%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.82%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.41%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.94%) Python
2 16 (22.54%) Perl
3 11 (15.49%) PHP
4 9 (12.68%) Shell Script
4 9 (12.68%) Java
5 8 (11.27%) Ruby
6 7 (9.86%) Bash Shell
7 6 (8.45%) SQL
8 3 (4.23%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.82%) C
9 2 (2.82%) C#
9 2 (2.82%) C++
9 2 (2.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.23%) RHCE
2 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.82%) Degree
4 1 (1.41%) RHCA
4 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (7.04%) KVM
2 4 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 4 (5.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (4.23%) Samba
3 3 (4.23%) RHEV
4 2 (2.82%) Xen
4 2 (2.82%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.41%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.41%) XenServer
5 1 (1.41%) vSphere
5 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.41%) Openswan
5 1 (1.41%) vCloud
5 1 (1.41%) Snort
5 1 (1.41%) HDFS
5 1 (1.41%) GPFS
5 1 (1.41%) iptables
Systems Management
1 22 (30.99%) Puppet
2 8 (11.27%) Nagios
3 6 (8.45%) Red Hat Satellite
4 5 (7.04%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.82%) Salt
5 2 (2.82%) Graphite
5 2 (2.82%) Rundeck
5 2 (2.82%) WSUS
5 2 (2.82%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.41%) Dollar Universe
6 1 (1.41%) OSSEC
6 1 (1.41%) yum
6 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.41%) OpenView
6 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.41%) Control-M
6 1 (1.41%) Kibana
6 1 (1.41%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (1.41%) Ansible
6 1 (1.41%) logstash
Vendors
1 36 (50.70%) Red Hat
2 12 (16.90%) VMware
3 11 (15.49%) Oracle
4 10 (14.08%) HP
5 5 (7.04%) IBM
5 5 (7.04%) Veritas
6 4 (5.63%) EMC
7 3 (4.23%) Cisco
7 3 (4.23%) Rackspace
8 2 (2.82%) SaltStack
8 2 (2.82%) Apple
8 2 (2.82%) Splunk
8 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.82%) Adobe
8 2 (2.82%) Sun
9 1 (1.41%) Dell
9 1 (1.41%) Citrix
9 1 (1.41%) Juniper
9 1 (1.41%) Hitachi
9 1 (1.41%) NetApp
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