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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 322 353 369
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 113 84 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.50% 0.36% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.38% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 69 56
Median daily rate £438 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £274 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £30.00
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
21443 22185 23279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.77% 94.99% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 15237 15665 16113
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £617 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 350 441
Median hourly rate £17.10 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +25 27 £450 +9.09% 3
Croydon -13 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £350 -
Hammersmith - 1 £438 -
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 232 (100.00%) Linux
2 145 (62.50%) Red Hat
3 137 (59.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 86 (37.07%) Puppet
5 71 (30.60%) VMware
6 63 (27.16%) Perl
7 59 (25.43%) Unix
7 59 (25.43%) Finance
8 55 (23.71%) Apache
9 53 (22.84%) Bash Shell
10 52 (22.41%) DNS
10 52 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
11 50 (21.55%) Python
11 50 (21.55%) Windows
12 49 (21.12%) ITIL
13 48 (20.69%) Oracle
14 47 (20.26%) Solaris
15 46 (19.83%) Banking
16 44 (18.97%) Configuration Management
17 42 (18.10%) PHP
18 41 (17.67%) SAN
19 38 (16.38%) Ansible
20 37 (15.95%) DevOps
21 36 (15.52%) Migration
21 36 (15.52%) Performance Tuning
22 35 (15.09%) EMC
22 35 (15.09%) CentOS
23 34 (14.66%) PowerShell
23 34 (14.66%) MySQL
24 33 (14.22%) HP

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 55 (23.71%) Apache
2 32 (13.79%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.45%) nginx
4 7 (3.02%) IIS
5 6 (2.59%) WebLogic
5 6 (2.59%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.16%) JBoss
7 4 (1.72%) Confluence
8 2 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.86%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.86%) WildFly
9 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.43%) CMS
9 1 (0.43%) MediaWiki
9 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.43%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.91%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.16%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.29%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.86%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (0.86%) GitHub
4 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 52 (22.41%) DNS
2 41 (17.67%) SAN
3 24 (10.34%) NAS
4 20 (8.62%) Firewall
5 16 (6.90%) X.509
6 15 (6.47%) Internet
7 10 (4.31%) SSH
8 8 (3.45%) LDAP
9 7 (3.02%) SMTP
10 6 (2.59%) TCP/IP
11 5 (2.16%) DHCP
11 5 (2.16%) LAN
11 5 (2.16%) Network Security
11 5 (2.16%) VPN
11 5 (2.16%) WAN
12 4 (1.72%) HTTP
12 4 (1.72%) Wireless
13 3 (1.29%) SSL
14 2 (0.86%) Kerberos
14 2 (0.86%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (14.66%) MySQL
2 9 (3.88%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (2.59%) Big Data
4 6 (2.59%) Hadoop
4 6 (2.59%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.59%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (2.16%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (2.16%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (1.29%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (0.86%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.86%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.43%) OLTP
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.43%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 12 (5.17%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.02%) JIRA
4 3 (1.29%) Subversion
4 3 (1.29%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.86%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.86%) Hudson
6 1 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.43%) GitLab
6 1 (0.43%) GoCD
6 1 (0.43%) Introscope
6 1 (0.43%) Maven
6 1 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 59 (25.43%) Finance
2 46 (19.83%) Banking
3 17 (7.33%) Back Office
4 9 (3.88%) Publishing
5 5 (2.16%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.16%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.16%) Law
6 4 (1.72%) Games
7 2 (0.86%) Retail
8 1 (0.43%) Automotive
8 1 (0.43%) International Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Marketing
8 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.47%) LAMP
2 7 (3.02%) Middleware
2 7 (3.02%) Web Services
3 4 (1.72%) JRuby
4 2 (0.86%) ELK Stack
4 2 (0.86%) Java EE
4 2 (0.86%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.43%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.43%) CSS
5 1 (0.43%) Django
5 1 (0.43%) HTML
5 1 (0.43%) J2EE
5 1 (0.43%) JSON
5 1 (0.43%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.43%) Node.js
5 1 (0.43%) SOAP
5 1 (0.43%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.62%) Clustering
1 20 (8.62%) Data Centre
2 14 (6.03%) Replication
3 12 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.02%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (2.16%) EMC VMAX
5 5 (2.16%) Performance Metrics
5 5 (2.16%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.72%) Hedge funds
6 4 (1.72%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.72%) Online Games
7 3 (1.29%) Derivative
8 2 (0.86%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.86%) Fintech
8 2 (0.86%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.86%) NHS
8 2 (0.86%) Wiki
9 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.43%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 232 (100.00%) Linux
2 137 (59.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 59 (25.43%) Unix
4 50 (21.55%) Windows
5 47 (20.26%) Solaris
6 35 (15.09%) CentOS
7 27 (11.64%) Ubuntu
8 23 (9.91%) AIX
9 20 (8.62%) Windows Server
10 14 (6.03%) SUSE
11 13 (5.60%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (4.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 9 (3.88%) Oracle Linux
14 7 (3.02%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (1.72%) Debian
15 4 (1.72%) VyOS
16 3 (1.29%) Data ONTAP
17 2 (0.86%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.86%) VMS
18 1 (0.43%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (21.12%) ITIL
2 44 (18.97%) Configuration Management
3 37 (15.95%) DevOps
4 36 (15.52%) Migration
4 36 (15.52%) Performance Tuning
5 32 (13.79%) Load Balancing
6 17 (7.33%) Data Protection
6 17 (7.33%) High Availability
6 17 (7.33%) Virtual Environments
7 14 (6.03%) Low Latency
8 12 (5.17%) Enterprise Architecture
9 11 (4.74%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (4.31%) Open Source
10 10 (4.31%) Server Building
11 8 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (3.45%) Change Control
11 8 (3.45%) Change Management
12 7 (3.02%) Business Continuity
12 7 (3.02%) E-Commerce
12 7 (3.02%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 63 (27.16%) Perl
2 53 (22.84%) Bash Shell
3 50 (21.55%) Python
4 42 (18.10%) PHP
5 34 (14.66%) PowerShell
6 23 (9.91%) Shell Script
7 17 (7.33%) Ruby
8 14 (6.03%) SQL
9 12 (5.17%) C
9 12 (5.17%) Java
10 5 (2.16%) AWK
10 5 (2.16%) sed
11 4 (1.72%) Korn
11 4 (1.72%) SystemTap
12 2 (0.86%) C-shell
12 2 (0.86%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.86%) Jython
Qualifications
1 26 (11.21%) RHCE
2 18 (7.76%) RHCA
3 15 (6.47%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (2.16%) IBM Certification
4 5 (2.16%) MCITP
4 5 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.16%) OCP
4 5 (2.16%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (1.72%) RHCSA
5 4 (1.72%) RHCT
6 3 (1.29%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.86%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.43%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.16%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.29%) QA
3 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (11.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 23 (9.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 13 (5.60%) Active Directory
5 8 (3.45%) NFS
6 7 (3.02%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (2.59%) GPFS
7 6 (2.59%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (2.59%) RHEV
7 6 (2.59%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (2.16%) Hyper-V
8 5 (2.16%) iptables
8 5 (2.16%) KVM
9 4 (1.72%) vSphere
10 3 (1.29%) Docker
10 3 (1.29%) Squid
11 2 (0.86%) Veritas File System
11 2 (0.86%) XenServer
12 1 (0.43%) Postfix
12 1 (0.43%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 86 (37.07%) Puppet
2 38 (16.38%) Ansible
3 32 (13.79%) Nagios
4 25 (10.78%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (9.05%) Red Hat Satellite
6 9 (3.88%) HAProxy
7 7 (3.02%) Control-M
7 7 (3.02%) SCOM
7 7 (3.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 7 (3.02%) WSUS
8 6 (2.59%) NetBackup
8 6 (2.59%) Oracle ZFS
8 6 (2.59%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 4 (1.72%) BladeLogic
9 4 (1.72%) ITRS Geneos
9 4 (1.72%) ZABBIX
10 3 (1.29%) logstash
11 2 (0.86%) FreeIPA
11 2 (0.86%) Kibana
11 2 (0.86%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 145 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 71 (30.60%) VMware
3 48 (20.69%) Oracle
4 35 (15.09%) EMC
5 33 (14.22%) HP
6 30 (12.93%) IBM
7 28 (12.07%) Veritas
8 17 (7.33%) Microsoft
9 15 (6.47%) Cisco
9 15 (6.47%) NetApp
10 10 (4.31%) 3PAR
11 9 (3.88%) Dell
11 9 (3.88%) Sun
12 8 (3.45%) Citrix
13 5 (2.16%) Brocade
14 4 (1.72%) Vyatta
15 3 (1.29%) BMC
15 3 (1.29%) EXASOL
15 3 (1.29%) InterSystems
15 3 (1.29%) Sybase
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