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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 389 340 314
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 25 62 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.27% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.29% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 44 57
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £220 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £468 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £374 £310
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +20.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 - -
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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
20637 21595 20089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.39% 92.63% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14170 15017 13598
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 369 377 407
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -6 6 £358 -4.66% 10
Chessington - 1 - -
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 85 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (43.53%) Red Hat
3 33 (38.82%) Puppet
4 27 (31.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (27.06%) Finance
5 23 (27.06%) Banking
6 21 (24.71%) Oracle
7 20 (23.53%) SQL
8 19 (22.35%) UNIX
9 17 (20.00%) Apache
9 17 (20.00%) Perl
9 17 (20.00%) PL/SQL
9 17 (20.00%) VMware
10 16 (18.82%) Configuration Management
10 16 (18.82%) Python
11 15 (17.65%) Bash Shell
12 14 (16.47%) Tomcat
13 13 (15.29%) DevOps
14 12 (14.12%) Open Source
15 11 (12.94%) Windows
15 11 (12.94%) MySQL
15 11 (12.94%) SAN
15 11 (12.94%) Shell Script
15 11 (12.94%) Ubuntu
16 10 (11.76%) Clustering
16 10 (11.76%) TCP/IP
16 10 (11.76%) Solaris
16 10 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
17 9 (10.59%) Jenkins
17 9 (10.59%) Security Cleared

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (20.00%) Apache
2 14 (16.47%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.71%) nginx
4 2 (2.35%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.35%) Confluence
4 2 (2.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (2.35%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.35%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.18%) Drupal
5 1 (1.18%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.18%) Mule
5 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.18%) CMS
5 1 (1.18%) WildFly
5 1 (1.18%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.18%) Node.js
5 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.18%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Agresso
1 1 (1.18%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.35%) GitHub
3 1 (1.18%) Datadog
3 1 (1.18%) Route 53
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.94%) SAN
2 10 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 7 (8.24%) DHCP
4 6 (7.06%) HTTP
4 6 (7.06%) Firewall
4 6 (7.06%) LDAP
5 5 (5.88%) VPN
5 5 (5.88%) DNS
6 4 (4.71%) Kerberos
7 3 (3.53%) NAS
8 2 (2.35%) SNMP
8 2 (2.35%) VoIP
8 2 (2.35%) SSL
8 2 (2.35%) Internet
9 1 (1.18%) SSH
9 1 (1.18%) VLAN
9 1 (1.18%) IPv6
9 1 (1.18%) HTTPS
9 1 (1.18%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.94%) MySQL
2 7 (8.24%) Hadoop
3 6 (7.06%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.53%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.53%) Big Data
5 3 (3.53%) Apache Hive
5 3 (3.53%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.35%) HBase
6 2 (2.35%) Redis
6 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.35%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.35%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.18%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (10.59%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.06%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.53%) Maven
3 3 (3.53%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.35%) JIRA
5 1 (1.18%) Selenium
5 1 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.18%) Hudson
5 1 (1.18%) Gerrit
5 1 (1.18%) Gradle
5 1 (1.18%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.18%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.18%) Ant
5 1 (1.18%) JMeter
5 1 (1.18%) CruiseControl
General
1 23 (27.06%) Finance
1 23 (27.06%) Banking
2 4 (4.71%) Law
3 2 (2.35%) Legal
3 2 (2.35%) Publishing
3 2 (2.35%) Retail
3 2 (2.35%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Marketing
4 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.18%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.71%) Web Services
2 2 (2.35%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (2.35%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.18%) Middleware
3 1 (1.18%) LAMP
3 1 (1.18%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.18%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.18%) Spring
3 1 (1.18%) jQuery
3 1 (1.18%) RESTful
3 1 (1.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.18%) beanstalkd
3 1 (1.18%) XML
3 1 (1.18%) J2EE
3 1 (1.18%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) Open Source
2 10 (11.76%) Clustering
3 3 (3.53%) Replication
4 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 85 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (31.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (22.35%) UNIX
4 11 (12.94%) Windows
4 11 (12.94%) Ubuntu
5 10 (11.76%) Solaris
6 9 (10.59%) CentOS
7 4 (4.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 4 (4.71%) SUSE
7 4 (4.71%) Debian
8 3 (3.53%) AIX
9 2 (2.35%) Fedora
9 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.35%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.82%) Configuration Management
2 13 (15.29%) DevOps
3 9 (10.59%) ITIL
4 8 (9.41%) E-Commerce
4 8 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (7.06%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (4.71%) Mentoring
6 4 (4.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.53%) Software Engineering
7 3 (3.53%) Load Balancing
7 3 (3.53%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (3.53%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.35%) Scrum
8 2 (2.35%) Kernel Tuning
8 2 (2.35%) Network Management
8 2 (2.35%) High Availability
8 2 (2.35%) Release Management
8 2 (2.35%) Content Management
9 1 (1.18%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.53%) SQL
2 17 (20.00%) Perl
2 17 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 16 (18.82%) Python
4 15 (17.65%) Bash Shell
5 11 (12.94%) Shell Script
6 8 (9.41%) Ruby
7 6 (7.06%) Java
7 6 (7.06%) PHP
8 2 (2.35%) C
9 1 (1.18%) C++
9 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (10.59%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (4.71%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.53%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.35%) RHCE
5 2 (2.35%) Degree
6 1 (1.18%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.71%) KVM
2 4 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.53%) RHEV
3 3 (3.53%) Samba
4 2 (2.35%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (2.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (2.35%) vSphere
5 1 (1.18%) Openswan
5 1 (1.18%) PowerHA
5 1 (1.18%) vCloud
5 1 (1.18%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.18%) XenServer
5 1 (1.18%) Xen
5 1 (1.18%) HDFS
5 1 (1.18%) iptables
Systems Management
1 33 (38.82%) Puppet
2 10 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (10.59%) Nagios
4 8 (9.41%) Control-M
5 6 (7.06%) Ansible
6 5 (5.88%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (3.53%) Ganglia
8 2 (2.35%) HAProxy
8 2 (2.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (2.35%) WSUS
8 2 (2.35%) logstash
8 2 (2.35%) Graphite
9 1 (1.18%) Salt
9 1 (1.18%) Kibana
9 1 (1.18%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (1.18%) ZABBIX
9 1 (1.18%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.18%) OpenView
9 1 (1.18%) Tivoli
9 1 (1.18%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 37 (43.53%) Red Hat
2 21 (24.71%) Oracle
3 17 (20.00%) VMware
4 7 (8.24%) HP
5 4 (4.71%) IBM
5 4 (4.71%) Percona
6 3 (3.53%) Veritas
7 2 (2.35%) NetApp
7 2 (2.35%) Adobe
7 2 (2.35%) Apple
7 2 (2.35%) Mercator
7 2 (2.35%) Cisco
7 2 (2.35%) EMC
7 2 (2.35%) F5
7 2 (2.35%) Splunk
7 2 (2.35%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.18%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.18%) New Relic
8 1 (1.18%) Tripwire
8 1 (1.18%) Atlassian
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