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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 367 356 337
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 35 49 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.22% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.23% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 36 48
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£363 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £291 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £310
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.53 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
20188 21161 20446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.06% 92.87% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13983 14901 13771
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 £270 £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 376 380 457
Average hourly rate £18.71 £17.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.88% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +9 9 £340 -12.25% 10
Chessington - 1 - -
Feltham - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £375 -
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 79 (100.00%) Linux
2 38 (48.10%) Red Hat
3 25 (31.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (30.38%) Puppet
5 21 (26.58%) UNIX
6 19 (24.05%) Oracle
7 18 (22.78%) Perl
8 17 (21.52%) Python
8 17 (21.52%) Banking
9 15 (18.99%) Apache
9 15 (18.99%) SQL
10 14 (17.72%) Configuration Management
10 14 (17.72%) Finance
10 14 (17.72%) VMware
11 12 (15.19%) Windows
12 11 (13.92%) PL/SQL
12 11 (13.92%) MySQL
12 11 (13.92%) SAN
12 11 (13.92%) Open Source
12 11 (13.92%) Bash Shell
12 11 (13.92%) Security Cleared
13 10 (12.66%) Shell Script
13 10 (12.66%) PHP
13 10 (12.66%) Java
13 10 (12.66%) Tomcat
13 10 (12.66%) Ruby
13 10 (12.66%) Ubuntu
14 9 (11.39%) Clustering
14 9 (11.39%) ITIL
14 9 (11.39%) Solaris

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 15 (18.99%) Apache
2 10 (12.66%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.53%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (2.53%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.53%) JBoss
4 1 (1.27%) CMS
4 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.27%) IIS
4 1 (1.27%) Drupal
4 1 (1.27%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.27%) Mule
4 1 (1.27%) nginx
4 1 (1.27%) Confluence
4 1 (1.27%) Node.js
4 1 (1.27%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.27%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.27%) GitHub
4 1 (1.27%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.92%) SAN
2 5 (6.33%) DHCP
2 5 (6.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.06%) NAS
3 4 (5.06%) LDAP
3 4 (5.06%) HTTP
3 4 (5.06%) Kerberos
3 4 (5.06%) Firewall
4 3 (3.80%) VPN
4 3 (3.80%) DNS
5 2 (2.53%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (2.53%) VoIP
5 2 (2.53%) Internet
6 1 (1.27%) VLAN
6 1 (1.27%) SSL
6 1 (1.27%) SNMP
6 1 (1.27%) SMTP
6 1 (1.27%) Network Security
6 1 (1.27%) OpenVPN
6 1 (1.27%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.92%) MySQL
2 7 (8.86%) Oracle Database
3 5 (6.33%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.06%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.80%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.80%) Big Data
6 2 (2.53%) HBase
6 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.27%) Redis
7 1 (1.27%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.53%) Maven
3 1 (1.27%) JMeter
3 1 (1.27%) JIRA
3 1 (1.27%) Selenium
3 1 (1.27%) Subversion
3 1 (1.27%) Hudson
3 1 (1.27%) Gerrit
3 1 (1.27%) Gradle
3 1 (1.27%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.27%) SonarQube
General
1 17 (21.52%) Banking
2 14 (17.72%) Finance
3 4 (5.06%) Law
4 3 (3.80%) Publishing
5 2 (2.53%) Retail
5 2 (2.53%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.27%) Front Office
6 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.27%) Legal
6 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.33%) Web Services
2 3 (3.80%) LAMP
2 3 (3.80%) CSS
3 2 (2.53%) WAMP
3 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.53%) .NET
3 2 (2.53%) HTML
4 1 (1.27%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.27%) Spring
4 1 (1.27%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.27%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.27%) XML
4 1 (1.27%) J2EE
4 1 (1.27%) jQuery
4 1 (1.27%) RESTful
4 1 (1.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Clustering
1 9 (11.39%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.80%) Replication
2 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 79 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (31.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (26.58%) UNIX
4 12 (15.19%) Windows
5 10 (12.66%) Ubuntu
6 9 (11.39%) Solaris
7 5 (6.33%) CentOS
8 3 (3.80%) SUSE
8 3 (3.80%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.53%) Mac OS X Server
9 2 (2.53%) AIX
9 2 (2.53%) Debian
10 1 (1.27%) Fedora
10 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.72%) Configuration Management
2 11 (13.92%) Open Source
3 9 (11.39%) ITIL
3 9 (11.39%) DevOps
4 7 (8.86%) E-Commerce
5 6 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (6.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (5.06%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.06%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.80%) Software Engineering
8 3 (3.80%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.80%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.80%) Server Building
9 2 (2.53%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (2.53%) High Availability
9 2 (2.53%) Network Management
9 2 (2.53%) Unit Testing
9 2 (2.53%) Integration Testing
9 2 (2.53%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.78%) Perl
2 17 (21.52%) Python
3 15 (18.99%) SQL
4 11 (13.92%) PL/SQL
4 11 (13.92%) Bash Shell
5 10 (12.66%) Shell Script
5 10 (12.66%) PHP
5 10 (12.66%) Java
5 10 (12.66%) Ruby
6 3 (3.80%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.80%) C++
7 2 (2.53%) C
7 2 (2.53%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (13.92%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.33%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (6.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.80%) RHCE
4 2 (2.53%) Degree
5 1 (1.27%) CIPD
5 1 (1.27%) RHCA
5 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (6.33%) KVM
2 4 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.06%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.80%) Samba
3 3 (3.80%) RHEV
4 2 (2.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (2.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (2.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.53%) Xen
5 1 (1.27%) Snort
5 1 (1.27%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.27%) XenServer
5 1 (1.27%) vSphere
5 1 (1.27%) Openswan
5 1 (1.27%) vCloud
5 1 (1.27%) GPFS
5 1 (1.27%) HDFS
5 1 (1.27%) iptables
Systems Management
1 24 (30.38%) Puppet
2 7 (8.86%) Nagios
3 6 (7.59%) Red Hat Satellite
4 5 (6.33%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (5.06%) Control-M
6 2 (2.53%) Rundeck
6 2 (2.53%) ZABBIX
6 2 (2.53%) WSUS
7 1 (1.27%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.27%) OpenView
7 1 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.27%) Ganglia
7 1 (1.27%) Dollar Universe
7 1 (1.27%) OSSEC
7 1 (1.27%) yum
7 1 (1.27%) Salt
7 1 (1.27%) Kibana
7 1 (1.27%) logstash
7 1 (1.27%) Ansible
7 1 (1.27%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 38 (48.10%) Red Hat
2 19 (24.05%) Oracle
3 14 (17.72%) VMware
4 6 (7.59%) HP
5 4 (5.06%) Cisco
6 3 (3.80%) Veritas
6 3 (3.80%) IBM
7 2 (2.53%) SaltStack
7 2 (2.53%) Rackspace
7 2 (2.53%) F5
7 2 (2.53%) Splunk
7 2 (2.53%) Apple
7 2 (2.53%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.53%) Adobe
7 2 (2.53%) EMC
8 1 (1.27%) Tripwire
8 1 (1.27%) Citrix
8 1 (1.27%) Sun
8 1 (1.27%) Mercator
8 1 (1.27%) Juniper
London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £230.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £220 - £280 per day
Posted: 20 days ago