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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 332 362 369
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 120 80 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.52% 0.34% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.36% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 66 57
Median daily rate £450 £372 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.04% -7.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £245 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £450 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
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
21848 22430 23088
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.91% 94.69% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 15549 15723 15679
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 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 257 332 445
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +43 32 £450 +16.12% 8
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 26 August 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.

1 227 (100.00%) Linux
2 143 (63.00%) Red Hat
3 135 (59.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 82 (36.12%) Puppet
5 69 (30.40%) Unix
6 63 (27.75%) Finance
7 61 (26.87%) VMware
8 58 (25.55%) Perl
9 53 (23.35%) Windows
10 52 (22.91%) Solaris
11 50 (22.03%) Banking
12 49 (21.59%) Oracle
13 48 (21.15%) ITIL
13 48 (21.15%) Python
13 48 (21.15%) DNS
14 47 (20.70%) Apache
15 45 (19.82%) SAN
15 45 (19.82%) VMware Infrastructure
16 42 (18.50%) Bash Shell
17 38 (16.74%) Ansible
17 38 (16.74%) Configuration Management
17 38 (16.74%) Migration
18 37 (16.30%) PHP
18 37 (16.30%) DevOps
19 35 (15.42%) EMC
20 34 (14.98%) IBM
20 34 (14.98%) MySQL
20 34 (14.98%) HP
21 33 (14.54%) Performance Tuning
22 32 (14.10%) Veritas

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 47 (20.70%) Apache
2 24 (10.57%) Tomcat
3 9 (3.96%) WebSphere
4 8 (3.52%) nginx
5 7 (3.08%) IIS
6 6 (2.64%) JBoss
6 6 (2.64%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.76%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.32%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (0.88%) Confluence
9 2 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.88%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.88%) WildFly
10 1 (0.44%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.44%) MediaWiki
10 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.44%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 25 (11.01%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.08%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.32%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.88%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (0.88%) GitHub
5 1 (0.44%) Office 365
5 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (21.15%) DNS
2 45 (19.82%) SAN
3 28 (12.33%) NAS
4 15 (6.61%) Firewall
4 15 (6.61%) Internet
5 11 (4.85%) X.509
6 9 (3.96%) LDAP
7 6 (2.64%) DHCP
7 6 (2.64%) Network Security
7 6 (2.64%) SMTP
7 6 (2.64%) SSH
7 6 (2.64%) TCP/IP
7 6 (2.64%) VPN
8 5 (2.20%) HTTP
8 5 (2.20%) LAN
8 5 (2.20%) WAN
9 4 (1.76%) Wireless
10 3 (1.32%) IPsec
10 3 (1.32%) SSL
11 2 (0.88%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (14.98%) MySQL
2 9 (3.96%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (2.64%) Big Data
4 6 (2.64%) Hadoop
4 6 (2.64%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.64%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (2.20%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (2.20%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (1.32%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (0.88%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.44%) OLTP
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.44%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 12 (5.29%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.52%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.20%) JIRA
4 3 (1.32%) Subversion
4 3 (1.32%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.88%) Hudson
6 1 (0.44%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.44%) GoCD
6 1 (0.44%) Introscope
6 1 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 63 (27.75%) Finance
2 50 (22.03%) Banking
3 14 (6.17%) Back Office
4 8 (3.52%) Publishing
5 5 (2.20%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.20%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.20%) Law
6 4 (1.76%) Games
7 2 (0.88%) Retail
8 1 (0.44%) Automotive
8 1 (0.44%) International Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Marketing
8 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.17%) LAMP
2 7 (3.08%) Middleware
2 7 (3.08%) Web Services
3 4 (1.76%) JRuby
4 2 (0.88%) ELK Stack
4 2 (0.88%) J2EE
4 2 (0.88%) Java EE
4 2 (0.88%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (0.88%) SOAP
5 1 (0.44%) CSS
5 1 (0.44%) HTML
5 1 (0.44%) Node.js
5 1 (0.44%) Symfony
5 1 (0.44%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.01%) Clustering
2 22 (9.69%) Data Centre
3 16 (7.05%) Replication
4 13 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.64%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (2.64%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.20%) EMC VMAX
6 5 (2.20%) Performance Metrics
6 5 (2.20%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.76%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.76%) Online Games
7 4 (1.76%) Wiki
8 3 (1.32%) Derivative
9 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.88%) Fintech
9 2 (0.88%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.44%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 227 (100.00%) Linux
2 135 (59.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 69 (30.40%) Unix
4 53 (23.35%) Windows
5 52 (22.91%) Solaris
6 26 (11.45%) AIX
7 25 (11.01%) CentOS
8 21 (9.25%) Ubuntu
8 21 (9.25%) Windows Server
9 14 (6.17%) SUSE
10 13 (5.73%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (4.41%) Oracle Linux
11 10 (4.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 7 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (1.76%) Debian
13 4 (1.76%) VyOS
14 3 (1.32%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.88%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.88%) VMS
16 1 (0.44%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (21.15%) ITIL
2 38 (16.74%) Configuration Management
2 38 (16.74%) Migration
3 37 (16.30%) DevOps
4 33 (14.54%) Performance Tuning
5 25 (11.01%) Load Balancing
6 19 (8.37%) High Availability
7 16 (7.05%) Data Protection
8 15 (6.61%) Low Latency
9 12 (5.29%) Enterprise Architecture
9 12 (5.29%) Virtual Environments
10 11 (4.85%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (3.96%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (3.96%) Change Control
11 9 (3.96%) E-Commerce
11 9 (3.96%) Open Source
12 8 (3.52%) Business Continuity
13 7 (3.08%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (3.08%) Server Building
13 7 (3.08%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 58 (25.55%) Perl
2 48 (21.15%) Python
3 42 (18.50%) Bash Shell
4 37 (16.30%) PHP
5 29 (12.78%) Shell Script
6 24 (10.57%) PowerShell
7 20 (8.81%) Ruby
8 16 (7.05%) Java
9 14 (6.17%) C
10 13 (5.73%) SQL
11 6 (2.64%) Korn
12 5 (2.20%) SystemTap
13 3 (1.32%) JavaScript
13 3 (1.32%) Jython
14 2 (0.88%) AWK
14 2 (0.88%) sed
15 1 (0.44%) Bourne shell
15 1 (0.44%) C#
15 1 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (10.13%) RHCE
2 16 (7.05%) RHCA
3 14 (6.17%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (2.20%) IBM Certification
4 5 (2.20%) MCITP
4 5 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.20%) OCP
4 5 (2.20%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (1.76%) RHCSA
5 4 (1.76%) RHCT
6 1 (0.44%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.44%) Degree
6 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.20%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.44%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (19.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (11.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 24 (10.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 13 (5.73%) Active Directory
5 8 (3.52%) NFS
6 7 (3.08%) RHEV
7 6 (2.64%) GPFS
7 6 (2.64%) KVM
7 6 (2.64%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (2.64%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (2.64%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.20%) Hyper-V
8 5 (2.20%) iptables
8 5 (2.20%) Veritas File System
9 4 (1.76%) vSphere
10 3 (1.32%) Docker
10 3 (1.32%) Squid
11 2 (0.88%) Samba
11 2 (0.88%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.44%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 82 (36.12%) Puppet
2 38 (16.74%) Ansible
3 26 (11.45%) Nagios
4 25 (11.01%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (8.81%) Red Hat Satellite
6 10 (4.41%) HAProxy
7 9 (3.96%) NetBackup
8 8 (3.52%) BladeLogic
8 8 (3.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 7 (3.08%) Control-M
9 7 (3.08%) Oracle ZFS
9 7 (3.08%) SCOM
9 7 (3.08%) WSUS
10 6 (2.64%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 5 (2.20%) ITRS Geneos
12 4 (1.76%) ZABBIX
13 3 (1.32%) logstash
13 3 (1.32%) Tivoli
14 2 (0.88%) FreeIPA
14 2 (0.88%) Kibana
Vendors
1 143 (63.00%) Red Hat
2 61 (26.87%) VMware
3 49 (21.59%) Oracle
4 35 (15.42%) EMC
5 34 (14.98%) HP
5 34 (14.98%) IBM
6 32 (14.10%) Veritas
7 18 (7.93%) Microsoft
8 16 (7.05%) NetApp
9 14 (6.17%) Cisco
10 12 (5.29%) Sun
11 11 (4.85%) Dell
12 10 (4.41%) 3PAR
13 8 (3.52%) Citrix
14 5 (2.20%) BMC
14 5 (2.20%) Brocade
15 4 (1.76%) Vyatta
16 3 (1.32%) EXASOL
16 3 (1.32%) New Relic
16 3 (1.32%) Splunk
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