The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 376 372 310
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -62
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 33 46 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.19% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.20% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 40 60
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£350 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +87.50%
Linux Systems Administrator
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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
21380 22668 20101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.25% 93.07% 93.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 15411 15612 13455
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 388 555
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.20 £19.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.43% -2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 17 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator within the London region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014. 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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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 +14 6 £305 -26.06% 10
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £375 -
Wimbledon - 1 £375 -
Harrow - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
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Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 84 (100.00%) Linux
2 54 (64.29%) Red Hat
3 36 (42.86%) Puppet
4 29 (34.52%) VMware
5 27 (32.14%) Bash Shell
6 26 (30.95%) UNIX
7 25 (29.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (26.19%) Perl
9 21 (25.00%) Apache
10 19 (22.62%) DevOps
11 18 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
11 18 (21.43%) MySQL
11 18 (21.43%) Finance
12 17 (20.24%) Python
13 16 (19.05%) DNS
14 15 (17.86%) CentOS
15 14 (16.67%) Shell Script
16 13 (15.48%) Nagios
16 13 (15.48%) SAN
16 13 (15.48%) Debian
16 13 (15.48%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (15.48%) Open Source
17 12 (14.29%) Configuration Management
17 12 (14.29%) Tomcat
17 12 (14.29%) Solaris
17 12 (14.29%) Oracle
18 11 (13.10%) PHP
18 11 (13.10%) ITIL
18 11 (13.10%) Firewall
19 10 (11.90%) Banking

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (25.00%) Apache
2 12 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 6 (7.14%) OpenStack
4 4 (4.76%) nginx
4 4 (4.76%) JBoss
5 2 (2.38%) Confluence
6 1 (1.19%) Zope
6 1 (1.19%) Plone
6 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.19%) Node.js
6 1 (1.19%) Drupal
6 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Agresso
1 1 (1.19%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.57%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.38%) Route 53
5 1 (1.19%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.19%) IaaS
5 1 (1.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.05%) DNS
2 13 (15.48%) SAN
3 11 (13.10%) Firewall
4 10 (11.90%) TCP/IP
5 8 (9.52%) NAS
5 8 (9.52%) SSH
6 7 (8.33%) VPN
6 7 (8.33%) DHCP
6 7 (8.33%) LDAP
7 6 (7.14%) SSL
8 3 (3.57%) BGP
8 3 (3.57%) OSPF
8 3 (3.57%) IPsec
8 3 (3.57%) SMTP
8 3 (3.57%) FTP
8 3 (3.57%) HTTP
8 3 (3.57%) OpenVPN
8 3 (3.57%) Network Security
9 2 (2.38%) SNMP
9 2 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.43%) MySQL
2 4 (4.76%) Hadoop
2 4 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (3.57%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.38%) Redis
4 2 (2.38%) Couchbase
4 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.19%) Big Data
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (11.90%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.57%) Hudson
3 3 (3.57%) TeamCity
3 3 (3.57%) JIRA
4 2 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.38%) Subversion
5 1 (1.19%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.19%) Maven
5 1 (1.19%) Ant
5 1 (1.19%) Eclipse
General
1 18 (21.43%) Finance
2 10 (11.90%) Banking
3 3 (3.57%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.57%) Legal
4 2 (2.38%) Electronics
4 2 (2.38%) Law
4 2 (2.38%) Games
5 1 (1.19%) Advertising
5 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.33%) LAMP
2 4 (4.76%) Web Services
3 2 (2.38%) jQuery
3 2 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (2.38%) CSS
3 2 (2.38%) HTML
4 1 (1.19%) XSLT
4 1 (1.19%) Middleware
4 1 (1.19%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.48%) Open Source
2 6 (7.14%) Clustering
3 3 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.57%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.38%) iSeries
5 1 (1.19%) CESG
5 1 (1.19%) STB
5 1 (1.19%) Replication
5 1 (1.19%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.19%) User Experience
5 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.19%) HP StorageWorks
5 1 (1.19%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.19%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 84 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (30.95%) UNIX
3 25 (29.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (17.86%) CentOS
5 13 (15.48%) Debian
6 12 (14.29%) Solaris
7 10 (11.90%) Windows
7 10 (11.90%) Ubuntu
8 4 (4.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 4 (4.76%) SUSE
9 3 (3.57%) AIX
10 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (2.38%) HPUX
10 2 (2.38%) Fedora
11 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.62%) DevOps
2 12 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 11 (13.10%) ITIL
4 7 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (7.14%) Release Management
5 6 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (5.95%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.76%) Load Balancing
7 4 (4.76%) E-Commerce
8 3 (3.57%) Change Management
9 2 (2.38%) Electronic Trading
9 2 (2.38%) Performance Management
9 2 (2.38%) Capacity Management
9 2 (2.38%) Kernel Tuning
9 2 (2.38%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (1.19%) Business Continuity
10 1 (1.19%) TDD
10 1 (1.19%) Data Management
10 1 (1.19%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (32.14%) Bash Shell
2 22 (26.19%) Perl
3 17 (20.24%) Python
4 14 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 11 (13.10%) PHP
6 10 (11.90%) SQL
7 9 (10.71%) Ruby
8 4 (4.76%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.57%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.38%) Bourne shell
10 2 (2.38%) Java
10 2 (2.38%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.38%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.19%) C
11 1 (1.19%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) RHCE
2 5 (5.95%) Degree
3 3 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.38%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.38%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.19%) Linux+ Certification
5 1 (1.19%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 13 (15.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.33%) vSphere
3 5 (5.95%) NFS
4 4 (4.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (3.57%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.57%) KVM
5 3 (3.57%) Varnish
5 3 (3.57%) qmail
5 3 (3.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (3.57%) OpenSSH
6 2 (2.38%) Postfix
6 2 (2.38%) Sendmail
6 2 (2.38%) XenApp
6 2 (2.38%) XenServer
6 2 (2.38%) PowerHA
6 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
7 1 (1.19%) Firmware
7 1 (1.19%) Ceph
7 1 (1.19%) Shibboleth
7 1 (1.19%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 36 (42.86%) Puppet
2 18 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (15.48%) Nagios
4 9 (10.71%) Ansible
5 4 (4.76%) ZABBIX
5 4 (4.76%) yum
5 4 (4.76%) Control-M
6 3 (3.57%) NetBackup
6 3 (3.57%) Vagrant
7 2 (2.38%) Cacti
7 2 (2.38%) Ganglia
7 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (2.38%) HAProxy
7 2 (2.38%) Tivoli
7 2 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (1.19%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.19%) Graphite
8 1 (1.19%) OpenAM
8 1 (1.19%) logstash
8 1 (1.19%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 54 (64.29%) Red Hat
2 29 (34.52%) VMware
3 12 (14.29%) Oracle
4 8 (9.52%) HP
4 8 (9.52%) Veritas
5 7 (8.33%) EMC
6 6 (7.14%) Cisco
6 6 (7.14%) IBM
6 6 (7.14%) NetApp
7 4 (4.76%) Citrix
8 3 (3.57%) Nimsoft
9 2 (2.38%) Percona
9 2 (2.38%) Rackspace
9 2 (2.38%) F5
9 2 (2.38%) SaltStack
10 1 (1.19%) McAfee
10 1 (1.19%) TOWER Software
10 1 (1.19%) CA
10 1 (1.19%) Symantec
10 1 (1.19%) Juniper
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