The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Linux Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux System Administrator
England / London
Rank 316 352 358
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 87 59 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.28% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.30% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 47 36
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £330 £333
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.00 £37.63
% change year-on-year
- -60.13%

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
18436 19902 19695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.92% 95.17% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13175 13974 14026
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 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 313 343
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £10.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £36.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in London

Linux Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the London region.

Linux Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in London

Linux Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the London region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Linux Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in London

Linux Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the London region.

Linux Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in London

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the London region over the 3 months to 18 January 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 -20 6 £351 -19.88% 5
Croydon - 3 £468 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £425 -
Hammersmith - 2 £475 -
Southwark - 1 £425 -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 170 (100.00%) Linux
2 110 (64.71%) Red Hat
3 100 (58.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 83 (48.82%) Puppet
5 68 (40.00%) VMware
6 67 (39.41%) Bash Shell
7 60 (35.29%) Perl
8 58 (34.12%) Apache
9 50 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
10 44 (25.88%) CentOS
11 41 (24.12%) DNS
12 39 (22.94%) Python
12 39 (22.94%) Unix
13 38 (22.35%) Windows
14 35 (20.59%) Tomcat
15 34 (20.00%) Configuration Management
15 34 (20.00%) PowerShell
16 32 (18.82%) Nagios
17 31 (18.24%) Ubuntu
17 31 (18.24%) Ansible
18 30 (17.65%) Data Centre
19 29 (17.06%) Load Balancing
19 29 (17.06%) Finance
19 29 (17.06%) PHP
20 28 (16.47%) Amazon AWS
21 26 (15.29%) Firewall
22 25 (14.71%) DevOps
23 24 (14.12%) Solaris
24 22 (12.94%) EMC
25 20 (11.76%) SAN

Linux Systems 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 58 (34.12%) Apache
2 35 (20.59%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.29%) nginx
4 8 (4.71%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.94%) IIS
6 2 (1.18%) Confluence
6 2 (1.18%) JBoss
7 1 (0.59%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (16.47%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.29%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (5.29%) Amazon S3
3 5 (2.94%) Route 53
4 4 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (1.76%) IaaS
6 2 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.18%) GitHub
7 1 (0.59%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.59%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 41 (24.12%) DNS
2 26 (15.29%) Firewall
3 20 (11.76%) SAN
4 18 (10.59%) LDAP
5 16 (9.41%) SSH
6 15 (8.82%) X.509
7 13 (7.65%) TCP/IP
8 10 (5.88%) DHCP
8 10 (5.88%) NAS
9 9 (5.29%) Ethernet
10 8 (4.71%) HTTP
11 7 (4.12%) SMTP
12 5 (2.94%) Internet
13 4 (2.35%) LAN
13 4 (2.35%) POP3
13 4 (2.35%) VLAN
13 4 (2.35%) WAN
14 3 (1.76%) IMAP
14 3 (1.76%) tcpdump
14 3 (1.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.82%) MySQL
2 9 (5.29%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.35%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (2.35%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.76%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.59%) KDB
6 1 (0.59%) Kdb+
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.59%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (9.41%) Jenkins
2 15 (8.82%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.35%) JIRA
3 4 (2.35%) Subversion
4 3 (1.76%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.76%) Gradle
4 3 (1.76%) gulp
4 3 (1.76%) Selenium
4 3 (1.76%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.18%) GoCD
5 2 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.59%) Hudson
6 1 (0.59%) Maven
6 1 (0.59%) Phabricator
General
1 29 (17.06%) Finance
2 13 (7.65%) Banking
3 11 (6.47%) Back Office
4 6 (3.53%) Law
4 6 (3.53%) Publishing
4 6 (3.53%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.76%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.18%) Games
6 2 (1.18%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.59%) Automotive
7 1 (0.59%) Electronics
7 1 (0.59%) Legal
7 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.59%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.29%) Web Services
2 8 (4.71%) LAMP
3 5 (2.94%) LEMP Stack
4 4 (2.35%) ELK Stack
4 4 (2.35%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (1.76%) Browserify
6 2 (1.18%) Middleware
6 2 (1.18%) Node.js
6 2 (1.18%) XML
7 1 (0.59%) .NET
7 1 (0.59%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.59%) CSS
7 1 (0.59%) HTML
7 1 (0.59%) Sensu
7 1 (0.59%) XHTML
7 1 (0.59%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.53%) Clustering
2 6 (3.53%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.94%) Replication
4 4 (2.35%) NHS
5 3 (1.76%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.18%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (0.59%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.59%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.59%) Fintech
7 1 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.59%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.59%) Spread Betting
7 1 (0.59%) Symmetrix DMX
7 1 (0.59%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 170 (100.00%) Linux
2 100 (58.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 44 (25.88%) CentOS
4 39 (22.94%) Unix
5 38 (22.35%) Windows
6 31 (18.24%) Ubuntu
7 24 (14.12%) Solaris
8 16 (9.41%) Windows Server
9 10 (5.88%) AIX
10 8 (4.71%) SUSE
11 7 (4.12%) Debian
11 7 (4.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (2.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (1.18%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.18%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.59%) Fedora
14 1 (0.59%) HPUX
14 1 (0.59%) Scientific Linux
14 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 29 (17.06%) Load Balancing
3 25 (14.71%) DevOps
4 16 (9.41%) Virtual Environments
5 15 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (6.47%) ITIL
7 10 (5.88%) Server Building
8 9 (5.29%) High Availability
8 9 (5.29%) Low Latency
8 9 (5.29%) Open Source
9 8 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (4.71%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (4.71%) Migration
10 6 (3.53%) Change Management
10 6 (3.53%) E-Commerce
11 5 (2.94%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (2.35%) ITSM
13 3 (1.76%) Performance Management
13 3 (1.76%) Programme Management
13 3 (1.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (39.41%) Bash Shell
2 60 (35.29%) Perl
3 39 (22.94%) Python
4 34 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 29 (17.06%) PHP
6 18 (10.59%) Shell Script
7 10 (5.88%) AWK
7 10 (5.88%) sed
8 9 (5.29%) Ruby
9 8 (4.71%) SQL
10 7 (4.12%) Java
11 5 (2.94%) C-shell
12 4 (2.35%) C
13 3 (1.76%) Bourne shell
13 3 (1.76%) Korn
13 3 (1.76%) SystemTap
14 2 (1.18%) VB
15 1 (0.59%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (9.41%) SC Cleared
1 16 (9.41%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.76%) RHCE
3 1 (0.59%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.59%) RHCA
3 1 (0.59%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.35%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (10.59%) Docker
3 16 (9.41%) Active Directory
4 11 (6.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 10 (5.88%) KVM
5 10 (5.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 8 (4.71%) NFS
7 6 (3.53%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.94%) Dovecot
8 5 (2.94%) vSphere
9 4 (2.35%) Postfix
9 4 (2.35%) RHEV
9 4 (2.35%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (2.35%) VMware ESX
10 3 (1.76%) Samba
11 2 (1.18%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.18%) XenServer
12 1 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.59%) Squid
12 1 (0.59%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 83 (48.82%) Puppet
2 32 (18.82%) Nagios
3 31 (18.24%) Ansible
4 10 (5.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 9 (5.29%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (4.71%) Red Hat Satellite
7 5 (2.94%) yum
8 4 (2.35%) Cobbler
8 4 (2.35%) Control-M
8 4 (2.35%) HAProxy
8 4 (2.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (1.76%) Oracle ZFS
9 3 (1.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 2 (1.18%) logstash
10 2 (1.18%) Salt
10 2 (1.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (1.18%) systemd
11 1 (0.59%) Graphite
11 1 (0.59%) Icinga
11 1 (0.59%) Kibana
Vendors
1 110 (64.71%) Red Hat
2 68 (40.00%) VMware
3 22 (12.94%) EMC
4 19 (11.18%) HP
5 15 (8.82%) IBM
5 15 (8.82%) Veritas
6 14 (8.24%) NetApp
6 14 (8.24%) Oracle
7 10 (5.88%) Cisco
7 10 (5.88%) Sun
8 9 (5.29%) Microsoft
9 6 (3.53%) 3PAR
9 6 (3.53%) Dell
9 6 (3.53%) Splunk
10 3 (1.76%) AppDynamics
10 3 (1.76%) Symantec
11 2 (1.18%) Apple
11 2 (1.18%) F5
11 2 (1.18%) Juniper
11 2 (1.18%) New Relic
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