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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 341 378 354
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 98 41 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.18% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.19% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 25 53
Median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £325 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £372 £348 £394
% change year-on-year
+7.01% -11.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.00 £27.75 -
% change year-on-year
+72.97% -
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
21803 21594 22168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.73% 94.80% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 15765 14842 15472
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 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 393 399
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +58 19 £410 +9.33% 13
Harrow - 1 - -
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 158 (100.00%) Linux
2 73 (46.20%) Red Hat
3 71 (44.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 63 (39.87%) Unix
5 46 (29.11%) Puppet
6 44 (27.85%) Finance
7 43 (27.22%) Bash Shell
8 38 (24.05%) Python
9 37 (23.42%) Perl
9 37 (23.42%) Solaris
10 34 (21.52%) Windows
11 32 (20.25%) VMware
12 31 (19.62%) Amazon AWS
12 31 (19.62%) DevOps
13 29 (18.35%) Apache
14 25 (15.82%) Shell Script
15 24 (15.19%) Configuration Management
15 24 (15.19%) SAN
16 23 (14.56%) Veritas
17 22 (13.92%) Migration
17 22 (13.92%) MySQL
17 22 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
17 22 (13.92%) Banking
18 20 (12.66%) Java
19 19 (12.03%) PHP
19 19 (12.03%) Tomcat
19 19 (12.03%) Web Services
19 19 (12.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
20 18 (11.39%) Oracle
20 18 (11.39%) Ansible

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 29 (18.35%) Apache
2 19 (12.03%) Tomcat
3 15 (9.49%) JBoss
4 9 (5.70%) OpenStack
5 8 (5.06%) nginx
6 5 (3.16%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.53%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.90%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.90%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (1.27%) SAS
10 1 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.63%) Confluence
10 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.63%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 31 (19.62%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.96%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (5.70%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (5.06%) Amazon S3
5 7 (4.43%) Amazon Glacier
5 7 (4.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.27%) SaaS
7 1 (0.63%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.19%) SAN
2 16 (10.13%) Firewall
2 16 (10.13%) NAS
3 14 (8.86%) DNS
3 14 (8.86%) TCP/IP
4 8 (5.06%) LDAP
5 7 (4.43%) LAN
5 7 (4.43%) WAN
6 4 (2.53%) DHCP
6 4 (2.53%) FTP
6 4 (2.53%) HTTP
6 4 (2.53%) Internet
6 4 (2.53%) iSCSI
6 4 (2.53%) SSH
6 4 (2.53%) SSL
6 4 (2.53%) VPN
7 3 (1.90%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (1.90%) Kerberos
7 3 (1.90%) Network Security
8 2 (1.27%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.92%) MySQL
2 12 (7.59%) Apache Cassandra
2 12 (7.59%) MongoDB
3 7 (4.43%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (4.43%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.16%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.90%) Big Data
5 3 (1.90%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.27%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (10.76%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.43%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.16%) Subversion
4 3 (1.90%) GitLab
5 2 (1.27%) JIRA
5 2 (1.27%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.27%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.63%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.63%) Introscope
6 1 (0.63%) Maven
6 1 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 44 (27.85%) Finance
2 22 (13.92%) Banking
3 7 (4.43%) Games
4 5 (3.16%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.16%) Retail
5 4 (2.53%) Law
6 2 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.63%) Marketing
7 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.03%) Web Services
2 9 (5.70%) LAMP
3 3 (1.90%) JRuby
3 3 (1.90%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (1.90%) Middleware
4 2 (1.27%) Akka
4 2 (1.27%) J2EE
4 2 (1.27%) POSIX
4 2 (1.27%) SOAP
5 1 (0.63%) CSS
5 1 (0.63%) ELK Stack
5 1 (0.63%) HTML
5 1 (0.63%) Java EE
5 1 (0.63%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.63%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.13%) Data Centre
2 15 (9.49%) Clustering
3 7 (4.43%) Replication
4 6 (3.80%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.16%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.53%) Online Games
6 4 (2.53%) User Experience
6 4 (2.53%) Wiki
7 3 (1.90%) CMDB
7 3 (1.90%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.90%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.90%) PlayStation
8 2 (1.27%) Derivative
9 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.63%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 158 (100.00%) Linux
2 71 (44.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 63 (39.87%) Unix
4 37 (23.42%) Solaris
5 34 (21.52%) Windows
6 17 (10.76%) CentOS
7 15 (9.49%) AIX
8 14 (8.86%) Ubuntu
9 12 (7.59%) Debian
10 11 (6.96%) Windows Server
11 6 (3.80%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 5 (3.16%) SUSE
13 3 (1.90%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (1.27%) Mac OS
14 2 (1.27%) VyOS
14 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.63%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (19.62%) DevOps
2 24 (15.19%) Configuration Management
3 22 (13.92%) Migration
4 12 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (7.59%) E-Commerce
4 12 (7.59%) ITIL
5 10 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (4.43%) High Availability
7 6 (3.80%) Change Control
7 6 (3.80%) Change Management
7 6 (3.80%) Load Balancing
7 6 (3.80%) Open Source
8 5 (3.16%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (3.16%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (3.16%) Server Building
9 4 (2.53%) Identity Management
9 4 (2.53%) Low Latency
9 4 (2.53%) Performance Optimisation
9 4 (2.53%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (1.90%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (27.22%) Bash Shell
2 38 (24.05%) Python
3 37 (23.42%) Perl
4 25 (15.82%) Shell Script
5 20 (12.66%) Java
6 19 (12.03%) PHP
7 15 (9.49%) SQL
8 13 (8.23%) Ruby
9 7 (4.43%) Korn
10 6 (3.80%) C
11 4 (2.53%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.90%) Jython
13 2 (1.27%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.27%) SystemTap
14 1 (0.63%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.63%) C#
14 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (3.16%) SC Cleared
1 5 (3.16%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.27%) MCSE
2 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.27%) RHCE
3 1 (0.63%) Degree
3 1 (0.63%) RHCA
3 1 (0.63%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.80%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 22 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (12.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 16 (10.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 13 (8.23%) KVM
5 9 (5.70%) NFS
6 8 (5.06%) Active Directory
7 7 (4.43%) Veritas File System
8 6 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (3.16%) iptables
10 4 (2.53%) GPFS
10 4 (2.53%) RHEV
10 4 (2.53%) vSphere
11 3 (1.90%) Samba
11 3 (1.90%) Sendmail
12 2 (1.27%) Postfix
13 1 (0.63%) Docker
13 1 (0.63%) PowerHA
13 1 (0.63%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 46 (29.11%) Puppet
2 18 (11.39%) Ansible
2 18 (11.39%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (9.49%) Nagios
4 7 (4.43%) HAProxy
4 7 (4.43%) Oracle ZFS
5 5 (3.16%) BladeLogic
5 5 (3.16%) Cacti
5 5 (3.16%) Control-M
5 5 (3.16%) NetBackup
5 5 (3.16%) Xymon
6 4 (2.53%) ITRS Geneos
6 4 (2.53%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (2.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (2.53%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 2 (1.27%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (1.27%) CFEngine
7 2 (1.27%) FreeIPA
7 2 (1.27%) SELinux
7 2 (1.27%) systemd
Vendors
1 73 (46.20%) Red Hat
2 32 (20.25%) VMware
3 23 (14.56%) Veritas
4 18 (11.39%) Oracle
5 16 (10.13%) HP
5 16 (10.13%) IBM
6 11 (6.96%) EMC
7 9 (5.70%) Cisco
8 7 (4.43%) New Relic
9 6 (3.80%) Splunk
10 5 (3.16%) BMC
10 5 (3.16%) Dell
10 5 (3.16%) Rackspace
10 5 (3.16%) Sun
11 4 (2.53%) 3PAR
11 4 (2.53%) Remedy
12 3 (1.90%) Brocade
12 3 (1.90%) NetApp
12 3 (1.90%) Vyatta
13 2 (1.27%) Symantec
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