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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Administrator
England / London
Rank 332 353 337
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 75 63 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.39% 0.30% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.31% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 52 50
Median daily rate £420 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+83.33% -61.78%

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
18312 20065 20017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.11% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13122 14196 14113
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 305 329
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -11.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -9 8 £450 +6.50% 4
Croydon -1 5 £468 +24.66%
Hammersmith - 2 £475 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £413 -
Southwark - 1 £425 -
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 184 (100.00%) Linux
2 111 (60.33%) Red Hat
3 101 (54.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 76 (41.30%) Puppet
5 69 (37.50%) VMware
6 66 (35.87%) Bash Shell
7 63 (34.24%) Perl
8 57 (30.98%) Apache
9 49 (26.63%) Unix
10 46 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 45 (24.46%) Python
12 43 (23.37%) DNS
12 43 (23.37%) CentOS
13 42 (22.83%) Windows
14 35 (19.02%) Finance
15 34 (18.48%) Ubuntu
16 31 (16.85%) PowerShell
17 30 (16.30%) Configuration Management
17 30 (16.30%) Tomcat
17 30 (16.30%) Ansible
17 30 (16.30%) Data Centre
18 29 (15.76%) DevOps
19 28 (15.22%) Nagios
20 27 (14.67%) LDAP
21 26 (14.13%) Amazon AWS
22 24 (13.04%) PHP
22 24 (13.04%) Firewall
23 23 (12.50%) Solaris
23 23 (12.50%) Banking
24 21 (11.41%) Oracle

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 57 (30.98%) Apache
2 30 (16.30%) Tomcat
3 10 (5.43%) nginx
4 5 (2.72%) IIS
4 5 (2.72%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.63%) Confluence
5 3 (1.63%) JBoss
6 2 (1.09%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.54%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.54%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.54%) CMS
7 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (14.13%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.89%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (4.89%) Amazon S3
3 6 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.72%) Route 53
5 4 (2.17%) GitHub
5 4 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (1.63%) IaaS
7 2 (1.09%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.54%) AWS Data Pipeline
8 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.54%) G Suite
8 1 (0.54%) Office 365
8 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (23.37%) DNS
2 27 (14.67%) LDAP
3 24 (13.04%) Firewall
4 21 (11.41%) SAN
5 17 (9.24%) TCP/IP
6 13 (7.07%) SSH
7 11 (5.98%) Ethernet
7 11 (5.98%) X.509
8 10 (5.43%) HTTP
9 9 (4.89%) DHCP
10 8 (4.35%) NAS
11 7 (3.80%) SMTP
12 5 (2.72%) Internet
13 4 (2.17%) LAN
13 4 (2.17%) POP3
13 4 (2.17%) VLAN
13 4 (2.17%) WAN
14 3 (1.63%) Cisco IOS
14 3 (1.63%) IMAP
14 3 (1.63%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.78%) MySQL
2 9 (4.89%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (2.72%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (2.72%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.17%) Big Data
4 4 (2.17%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.63%) Impala
5 3 (1.63%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.63%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.63%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.09%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.09%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.54%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.54%) HBase
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (8.15%) Jenkins
2 12 (6.52%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.35%) JIRA
4 4 (2.17%) Subversion
4 4 (2.17%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.63%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.63%) Gradle
5 3 (1.63%) gulp
5 3 (1.63%) Selenium
6 2 (1.09%) GoCD
6 2 (1.09%) Maven
6 2 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.54%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.54%) GitLab
7 1 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.54%) Phabricator
7 1 (0.54%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 35 (19.02%) Finance
2 23 (12.50%) Banking
3 7 (3.80%) Investment Banking
3 7 (3.80%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.72%) Law
5 4 (2.17%) Back Office
6 3 (1.63%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.63%) Publishing
7 2 (1.09%) Games
8 1 (0.54%) Automotive
8 1 (0.54%) Electronics
8 1 (0.54%) Legal
8 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.54%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.43%) LAMP
2 9 (4.89%) Web Services
3 5 (2.72%) LEMP Stack
4 4 (2.17%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (2.17%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (1.63%) Browserify
5 3 (1.63%) Node.js
6 2 (1.09%) XML
7 1 (0.54%) .NET
7 1 (0.54%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.54%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.54%) CSS
7 1 (0.54%) Django
7 1 (0.54%) HTML
7 1 (0.54%) JSON
7 1 (0.54%) Kafka
7 1 (0.54%) Middleware
7 1 (0.54%) Sensu
7 1 (0.54%) XHTML
7 1 (0.54%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.30%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.43%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (4.35%) Replication
4 7 (3.80%) Clustering
5 5 (2.72%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.17%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.63%) NHS
7 3 (1.63%) Symmetrix
8 2 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.09%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.09%) Fintech
8 2 (1.09%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.54%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.54%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.54%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.54%) RSA SecurID
9 1 (0.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 184 (100.00%) Linux
2 101 (54.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 49 (26.63%) Unix
4 43 (23.37%) CentOS
5 42 (22.83%) Windows
6 34 (18.48%) Ubuntu
7 23 (12.50%) Solaris
8 15 (8.15%) Windows Server
9 8 (4.35%) AIX
9 8 (4.35%) Debian
10 7 (3.80%) SUSE
10 7 (3.80%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 5 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (1.63%) VMS
14 2 (1.09%) Fedora
14 2 (1.09%) Mac OS
14 2 (1.09%) Scientific Linux
14 2 (1.09%) Windows 2000
14 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (16.30%) Configuration Management
2 29 (15.76%) DevOps
3 17 (9.24%) Load Balancing
3 17 (9.24%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (8.15%) Change Management
4 15 (8.15%) ITIL
4 15 (8.15%) Migration
4 15 (8.15%) Server Building
5 12 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (6.52%) Virtual Environments
6 8 (4.35%) High Availability
6 8 (4.35%) Open Source
7 7 (3.80%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (3.26%) E-Commerce
8 6 (3.26%) Low Latency
8 6 (3.26%) Problem Management
9 5 (2.72%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (2.17%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (2.17%) Incident Management
10 4 (2.17%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (35.87%) Bash Shell
2 63 (34.24%) Perl
3 45 (24.46%) Python
4 31 (16.85%) PowerShell
5 24 (13.04%) PHP
6 19 (10.33%) Shell Script
7 15 (8.15%) Ruby
7 15 (8.15%) SQL
8 9 (4.89%) Java
9 8 (4.35%) AWK
9 8 (4.35%) sed
10 5 (2.72%) C-shell
11 4 (2.17%) C
12 3 (1.63%) Bourne shell
12 3 (1.63%) Korn
12 3 (1.63%) SystemTap
13 2 (1.09%) Tcl
13 2 (1.09%) VB
14 1 (0.54%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 20 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 18 (9.78%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.80%) RHCE
4 2 (1.09%) RHCA
5 1 (0.54%) CCNA
5 1 (0.54%) CCSA
5 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.54%) IBM Certification
5 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.54%) MCITP
5 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.54%) OCP
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.54%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 46 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (9.78%) Active Directory
2 18 (9.78%) Docker
3 14 (7.61%) NFS
3 14 (7.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 12 (6.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 11 (5.98%) KVM
6 6 (3.26%) VMware ESX
7 5 (2.72%) Dovecot
8 4 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (2.17%) Postfix
8 4 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.63%) HDFS
9 3 (1.63%) RHEV
9 3 (1.63%) Samba
9 3 (1.63%) SRDF
9 3 (1.63%) Veritas File System
9 3 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (1.09%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 76 (41.30%) Puppet
2 30 (16.30%) Ansible
3 28 (15.22%) Nagios
4 16 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (5.43%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 7 (3.80%) yum
7 6 (3.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 4 (2.17%) Control-M
8 4 (2.17%) HAProxy
8 4 (2.17%) Red Hat Satellite
8 4 (2.17%) Salt
9 3 (1.63%) NetBackup
9 3 (1.63%) Oracle ZFS
9 3 (1.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (1.09%) Cobbler
10 2 (1.09%) Kibana
10 2 (1.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (1.09%) systemd
10 2 (1.09%) Tivoli
10 2 (1.09%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 111 (60.33%) Red Hat
2 69 (37.50%) VMware
3 21 (11.41%) Oracle
4 20 (10.87%) HP
5 19 (10.33%) Veritas
6 15 (8.15%) IBM
6 15 (8.15%) Sun
7 14 (7.61%) EMC
7 14 (7.61%) NetApp
8 11 (5.98%) Cisco
8 11 (5.98%) Microsoft
9 9 (4.89%) Splunk
10 4 (2.17%) 3PAR
11 3 (1.63%) AppDynamics
11 3 (1.63%) EXASOL
11 3 (1.63%) Sybase
11 3 (1.63%) Symantec
12 2 (1.09%) Apple
12 2 (1.09%) Google
12 2 (1.09%) Veeam
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