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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 351 328 343
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 60 77 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.37% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.39% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 55 43
Average daily rate £400 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £294 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £39.25 -
% change year-on-year
-61.78% -
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
20026 19682 20464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.69% 94.48% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14194 13942 13897
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 337 393
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +42 12 £438 +18.64% 14
Croydon - 2 £375 - 1
Wimbledon - 1 £413 -
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 136 (100.00%) Linux
2 64 (47.06%) Red Hat
3 54 (39.71%) Bash Shell
4 53 (38.97%) Unix
5 46 (33.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 43 (31.62%) Python
7 42 (30.88%) Perl
8 41 (30.15%) VMware
9 39 (28.68%) Puppet
10 37 (27.21%) Windows
11 35 (25.74%) Finance
12 27 (19.85%) DevOps
13 26 (19.12%) Solaris
13 26 (19.12%) VMware Infrastructure
14 25 (18.38%) Apache
15 24 (17.65%) Oracle
16 23 (16.91%) Web Services
16 23 (16.91%) Amazon AWS
17 22 (16.18%) SAN
17 22 (16.18%) Configuration Management
18 21 (15.44%) Cisco
18 21 (15.44%) Opscode Chef
19 20 (14.71%) HP
19 20 (14.71%) Tomcat
19 20 (14.71%) LDAP
20 19 (13.97%) Veritas
21 18 (13.24%) SQL
21 18 (13.24%) Java
21 18 (13.24%) EMC
22 17 (12.50%) NFS

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 25 (18.38%) Apache
2 20 (14.71%) Tomcat
3 13 (9.56%) JBoss
4 9 (6.62%) OpenStack
5 5 (3.68%) Apache Spark
5 5 (3.68%) nginx
6 2 (1.47%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.47%) SAS
6 2 (1.47%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.47%) WordPress
7 1 (0.74%) Drupal
7 1 (0.74%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.74%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.21%) MS Office
2 2 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.21%) Sentinel
2 2 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 23 (16.91%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.35%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (6.62%) Amazon S3
3 9 (6.62%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 7 (5.15%) Amazon Glacier
6 3 (2.21%) Office 365
7 2 (1.47%) SaaS
8 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.18%) SAN
2 20 (14.71%) LDAP
3 17 (12.50%) DNS
3 17 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 14 (10.29%) Firewall
5 10 (7.35%) Kerberos
6 7 (5.15%) FTP
6 7 (5.15%) HTTP
6 7 (5.15%) NAS
6 7 (5.15%) SSH
7 6 (4.41%) DHCP
8 5 (3.68%) Internet
8 5 (3.68%) iSCSI
8 5 (3.68%) LAN
8 5 (3.68%) Network Security
8 5 (3.68%) SSL
8 5 (3.68%) WAN
9 4 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (2.21%) tcpdump
10 3 (2.21%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.09%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (6.62%) MySQL
3 8 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 7 (5.15%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (5.15%) Big Data
4 7 (5.15%) Hadoop
5 5 (3.68%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.47%) DB2
6 2 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.47%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.74%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (11.03%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.15%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.41%) Subversion
4 3 (2.21%) GitLab
5 2 (1.47%) JIRA
6 1 (0.74%) Maven
6 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (25.74%) Finance
2 17 (12.50%) Banking
3 10 (7.35%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.68%) Retail
5 4 (2.94%) Law
6 3 (2.21%) Games
7 2 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.74%) Back Office
8 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.74%) French Language
8 1 (0.74%) Front Office
8 1 (0.74%) German Language
8 1 (0.74%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (16.91%) Web Services
2 7 (5.15%) LAMP
3 5 (3.68%) Akka
4 3 (2.21%) JRuby
4 3 (2.21%) Middleware
5 2 (1.47%) .NET
5 2 (1.47%) J2EE
5 2 (1.47%) POSIX
5 2 (1.47%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.74%) EDI
6 1 (0.74%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.74%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.15%) Data Centre
2 4 (2.94%) EMC VNX
2 4 (2.94%) User Experience
3 3 (2.21%) CLARiiON
3 3 (2.21%) Clustering
3 3 (2.21%) Cryptography
3 3 (2.21%) EMC VMAX
3 3 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.21%) Hedge funds
3 3 (2.21%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.21%) PlayStation
4 2 (1.47%) CMDB
4 2 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.47%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.47%) Social Media
5 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.74%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.74%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 136 (100.00%) Linux
2 53 (38.97%) Unix
3 46 (33.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 37 (27.21%) Windows
5 26 (19.12%) Solaris
6 17 (12.50%) Windows Server
7 15 (11.03%) CentOS
8 12 (8.82%) SUSE
9 11 (8.09%) Debian
9 11 (8.09%) Ubuntu
10 7 (5.15%) AIX
11 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (1.47%) HPUX
12 2 (1.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (1.47%) VyOS
13 1 (0.74%) Fedora
13 1 (0.74%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (19.85%) DevOps
2 22 (16.18%) Configuration Management
3 15 (11.03%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (8.82%) Open Source
5 10 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 8 (5.88%) ITIL
6 8 (5.88%) Migration
7 6 (4.41%) Capacity Management
7 6 (4.41%) Load Balancing
7 6 (4.41%) Patch Management
8 5 (3.68%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (3.68%) Project Management
9 4 (2.94%) Analytics
9 4 (2.94%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (2.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 3 (2.21%) API Integration
10 3 (2.21%) High Availability
10 3 (2.21%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (2.21%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 54 (39.71%) Bash Shell
2 43 (31.62%) Python
3 42 (30.88%) Perl
4 18 (13.24%) Java
4 18 (13.24%) SQL
5 15 (11.03%) Shell Script
6 12 (8.82%) PowerShell
6 12 (8.82%) Ruby
7 7 (5.15%) Korn
8 5 (3.68%) PHP
9 4 (2.94%) Bourne shell
10 2 (1.47%) C
10 2 (1.47%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.74%) AWK
11 1 (0.74%) C++
11 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (3.68%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.94%) Degree
2 4 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.21%) CCNA
3 3 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.21%) RHCE
4 2 (1.47%) CCSA
4 2 (1.47%) MCSE
4 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.47%) RHCA
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.74%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.74%) VCAP
5 1 (0.74%) VCDX
5 1 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.15%) SLA
2 1 (0.74%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (19.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (12.50%) NFS
3 12 (8.82%) Active Directory
3 12 (8.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 11 (8.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 8 (5.88%) KVM
6 7 (5.15%) vSphere
7 6 (4.41%) iptables
7 6 (4.41%) Samba
7 6 (4.41%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (3.68%) vCloud
9 4 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (2.94%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.47%) Docker
10 2 (1.47%) Postfix
10 2 (1.47%) Sendmail
10 2 (1.47%) Veritas File System
11 1 (0.74%) BIND 9
11 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.74%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 39 (28.68%) Puppet
2 21 (15.44%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (7.35%) Ansible
3 10 (7.35%) Nagios
4 8 (5.88%) Oracle ZFS
5 6 (4.41%) FreeIPA
5 6 (4.41%) SELinux
6 5 (3.68%) Cacti
6 5 (3.68%) Xymon
7 4 (2.94%) BladeLogic
7 4 (2.94%) Control-M
7 4 (2.94%) yum
8 3 (2.21%) EMC VPLEX
8 3 (2.21%) OpenView
9 2 (1.47%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (1.47%) CFEngine
9 2 (1.47%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.47%) systemd
10 1 (0.74%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 1 (0.74%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 64 (47.06%) Red Hat
2 41 (30.15%) VMware
3 24 (17.65%) Oracle
4 21 (15.44%) Cisco
5 20 (14.71%) HP
6 19 (13.97%) Veritas
7 18 (13.24%) EMC
8 16 (11.76%) IBM
9 8 (5.88%) Splunk
10 6 (4.41%) BMC
10 6 (4.41%) Dell
10 6 (4.41%) Microsoft
10 6 (4.41%) Sun
11 5 (3.68%) 3PAR
11 5 (3.68%) NetApp
11 5 (3.68%) New Relic
11 5 (3.68%) Rackspace
12 4 (2.94%) Dell KACE
12 4 (2.94%) Veeam
13 3 (2.21%) Brocade
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £450 - £475 per day + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Oho Group
Rate: £500 - 600 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Oho Group
Rate: £500 - 700 per day
Posted: 24 days ago