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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 354 393 372
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 72 35 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.17% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 26 43
Median daily rate £438 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £373 £355
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Linux Systems 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
21602 21186 22093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.75% 94.72% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 15671 14552 15446
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 239 384 401
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

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 5 May 2016.

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 5 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 +48 17 £425 +6.25% 13
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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.

1 121 (100.00%) Linux
2 62 (51.24%) Red Hat
3 54 (44.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 53 (43.80%) Unix
5 38 (31.40%) Finance
5 38 (31.40%) Puppet
6 33 (27.27%) Bash Shell
7 32 (26.45%) Windows
8 29 (23.97%) Amazon AWS
9 28 (23.14%) VMware
9 28 (23.14%) Perl
9 28 (23.14%) Solaris
10 27 (22.31%) Python
11 26 (21.49%) DevOps
12 20 (16.53%) Apache
12 20 (16.53%) Banking
13 19 (15.70%) Configuration Management
13 19 (15.70%) Shell Script
13 19 (15.70%) SAN
13 19 (15.70%) VMware Infrastructure
14 18 (14.88%) Migration
15 17 (14.05%) MySQL
16 16 (13.22%) Veritas
17 15 (12.40%) Ubuntu
17 15 (12.40%) Opscode Chef
18 14 (11.57%) Oracle
18 14 (11.57%) Web Services
18 14 (11.57%) PHP
18 14 (11.57%) Java
18 14 (11.57%) Nagios

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 20 (16.53%) Apache
2 12 (9.92%) Tomcat
3 9 (7.44%) JBoss
4 8 (6.61%) nginx
4 8 (6.61%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.48%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.65%) SAS
6 2 (1.65%) WildFly
7 1 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.83%) Confluence
7 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 29 (23.97%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.26%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (6.61%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (5.79%) Amazon S3
5 6 (4.96%) Amazon Glacier
5 6 (4.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (1.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.65%) SaaS
7 1 (0.83%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.70%) SAN
2 13 (10.74%) NAS
3 11 (9.09%) DNS
3 11 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 10 (8.26%) Firewall
5 7 (5.79%) LDAP
6 5 (4.13%) Internet
7 4 (3.31%) iSCSI
7 4 (3.31%) LAN
7 4 (3.31%) SSH
7 4 (3.31%) SSL
7 4 (3.31%) VPN
7 4 (3.31%) WAN
8 3 (2.48%) DHCP
8 3 (2.48%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (2.48%) FTP
8 3 (2.48%) Kerberos
8 3 (2.48%) Network Security
9 2 (1.65%) BGP
9 2 (1.65%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.05%) MySQL
2 10 (8.26%) Apache Cassandra
2 10 (8.26%) MongoDB
3 6 (4.96%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.48%) Big Data
5 3 (2.48%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.65%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (8.26%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.79%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.31%) Subversion
4 2 (1.65%) GitLab
5 1 (0.83%) JIRA
5 1 (0.83%) Maven
5 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
General
1 38 (31.40%) Finance
2 20 (16.53%) Banking
3 7 (5.79%) Games
4 5 (4.13%) Retail
5 4 (3.31%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.31%) Law
6 2 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.83%) Marketing
7 1 (0.83%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.57%) Web Services
2 7 (5.79%) LAMP
3 3 (2.48%) JRuby
3 3 (2.48%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (1.65%) Akka
4 2 (1.65%) Java EE
4 2 (1.65%) POSIX
5 1 (0.83%) CSS
5 1 (0.83%) ELK Stack
5 1 (0.83%) HTML
5 1 (0.83%) Middleware
5 1 (0.83%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.74%) Clustering
2 11 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.13%) Public Cloud
4 4 (3.31%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.31%) Online Games
4 4 (3.31%) User Experience
4 4 (3.31%) Wiki
5 3 (2.48%) Hedge funds
5 3 (2.48%) PlayStation
6 2 (1.65%) CMDB
6 2 (1.65%) Derivative
6 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.65%) Replication
7 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.83%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) Spread Betting
7 1 (0.83%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 121 (100.00%) Linux
2 54 (44.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 53 (43.80%) Unix
4 32 (26.45%) Windows
5 28 (23.14%) Solaris
6 15 (12.40%) Ubuntu
7 13 (10.74%) CentOS
8 11 (9.09%) AIX
9 10 (8.26%) Debian
9 10 (8.26%) Windows Server
10 4 (3.31%) SUSE
11 3 (2.48%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (2.48%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (1.65%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.65%) VyOS
12 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.83%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.49%) DevOps
2 19 (15.70%) Configuration Management
3 18 (14.88%) Migration
4 11 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 10 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (5.79%) Change Control
6 7 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (5.79%) ITIL
7 5 (4.13%) High Availability
7 5 (4.13%) Open Source
7 5 (4.13%) Performance Optimisation
7 5 (4.13%) Server Building
8 4 (3.31%) Load Balancing
8 4 (3.31%) Low Latency
9 3 (2.48%) Identity Management
9 3 (2.48%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (2.48%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (1.65%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (1.65%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (27.27%) Bash Shell
2 28 (23.14%) Perl
3 27 (22.31%) Python
4 19 (15.70%) Shell Script
5 14 (11.57%) Java
5 14 (11.57%) PHP
6 12 (9.92%) SQL
7 11 (9.09%) Ruby
8 6 (4.96%) Korn
9 4 (3.31%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.65%) C
10 2 (1.65%) SystemTap
11 1 (0.83%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.83%) C#
11 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (1.65%) RHCE
1 2 (1.65%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.83%) Degree
2 1 (0.83%) MCSE
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.83%) RHCA
2 1 (0.83%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.96%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 19 (15.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (10.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 12 (9.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 11 (9.09%) KVM
5 9 (7.44%) NFS
6 8 (6.61%) Active Directory
7 6 (4.96%) Veritas File System
7 6 (4.96%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (4.13%) GPFS
8 5 (4.13%) iptables
9 4 (3.31%) vSphere
10 3 (2.48%) Samba
10 3 (2.48%) Sendmail
11 2 (1.65%) Postfix
11 2 (1.65%) RHEV
12 1 (0.83%) Docker
12 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 38 (31.40%) Puppet
2 15 (12.40%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (11.57%) Ansible
3 14 (11.57%) Nagios
4 8 (6.61%) HAProxy
5 6 (4.96%) Oracle ZFS
6 5 (4.13%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (3.31%) ITRS Geneos
7 4 (3.31%) Xymon
8 3 (2.48%) BladeLogic
8 3 (2.48%) Cacti
9 2 (1.65%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (1.65%) Control-M
9 2 (1.65%) FreeIPA
9 2 (1.65%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.65%) SELinux
9 2 (1.65%) systemd
9 2 (1.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (1.65%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 2 (1.65%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 62 (51.24%) Red Hat
2 28 (23.14%) VMware
3 16 (13.22%) Veritas
4 14 (11.57%) Oracle
5 11 (9.09%) HP
6 10 (8.26%) IBM
7 8 (6.61%) Cisco
7 8 (6.61%) EMC
8 7 (5.79%) New Relic
9 6 (4.96%) Splunk
10 5 (4.13%) Dell
10 5 (4.13%) Rackspace
10 5 (4.13%) Sun
11 4 (3.31%) 3PAR
11 4 (3.31%) BMC
12 3 (2.48%) Brocade
12 3 (2.48%) NetApp
12 3 (2.48%) Vyatta
13 2 (1.65%) Supermicro
14 1 (0.83%) Solace
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