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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 364 349 288
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -61
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 34 44 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.20% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.22% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 34 51
Average daily rate
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£400 £383 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £326 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.53% -6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 - £16.00
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
19545 20081 18032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.53% 93.17% 93.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13847 13699 12141
Average daily rate £440 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
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 327 376 496
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.73 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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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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 +8 7 £400 -5.88% 9
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £375 -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 74 (100.00%) Linux
2 49 (66.22%) Red Hat
3 37 (50.00%) Puppet
4 25 (33.78%) VMware
5 24 (32.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (29.73%) Perl
7 19 (25.68%) Bash Shell
8 18 (24.32%) Finance
9 16 (21.62%) UNIX
9 16 (21.62%) Apache
10 15 (20.27%) DevOps
11 14 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
11 14 (18.92%) Open Source
12 13 (17.57%) Tomcat
13 12 (16.22%) Solaris
13 12 (16.22%) SAN
13 12 (16.22%) Shell Script
14 11 (14.86%) Configuration Management
14 11 (14.86%) Python
14 11 (14.86%) CentOS
14 11 (14.86%) Jenkins
15 10 (13.51%) MySQL
15 10 (13.51%) Oracle
16 9 (12.16%) Windows
16 9 (12.16%) Nagios
16 9 (12.16%) HP
16 9 (12.16%) Clustering
16 9 (12.16%) Debian
16 9 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
17 8 (10.81%) Amazon AWS

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 16 (21.62%) Apache
2 13 (17.57%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.41%) OpenStack
4 3 (4.05%) nginx
5 2 (2.70%) Node.js
5 2 (2.70%) Confluence
5 2 (2.70%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (2.70%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.70%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.35%) Mule
6 1 (1.35%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.35%) WildFly
6 1 (1.35%) JBoss
6 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) ResourceLink
1 1 (1.35%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.05%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.70%) Route 53
5 1 (1.35%) IaaS
5 1 (1.35%) PaaS
5 1 (1.35%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.22%) SAN
2 5 (6.76%) DNS
3 4 (5.41%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.05%) NAS
4 3 (4.05%) Firewall
4 3 (4.05%) SSH
4 3 (4.05%) HTTP
4 3 (4.05%) DHCP
5 2 (2.70%) VPN
5 2 (2.70%) SSL
5 2 (2.70%) SNMP
5 2 (2.70%) LDAP
6 1 (1.35%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.35%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.35%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.35%) FTP
6 1 (1.35%) DAB
6 1 (1.35%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) MySQL
2 4 (5.41%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.41%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.05%) Apache Hive
3 3 (4.05%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.05%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.70%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.70%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.35%) Redis
5 1 (1.35%) Big Data
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (14.86%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.41%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.05%) TeamCity
3 3 (4.05%) JIRA
4 2 (2.70%) Maven
4 2 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.35%) Gradle
5 1 (1.35%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.35%) Hudson
5 1 (1.35%) Gerrit
5 1 (1.35%) JMeter
5 1 (1.35%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.35%) Selenium
5 1 (1.35%) Ant
General
1 18 (24.32%) Finance
2 8 (10.81%) Banking
3 2 (2.70%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.70%) Law
3 2 (2.70%) Legal
3 2 (2.70%) Publishing
3 2 (2.70%) Marketing
4 1 (1.35%) Games
4 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.35%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.46%) Web Services
2 3 (4.05%) LAMP
3 2 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.35%) RESTful
4 1 (1.35%) jQuery
4 1 (1.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.35%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.35%) Spring
4 1 (1.35%) J2EE
4 1 (1.35%) CSS
4 1 (1.35%) Middleware
4 1 (1.35%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) Open Source
2 9 (12.16%) Clustering
3 4 (5.41%) Replication
4 2 (2.70%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.35%) User Experience
5 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.35%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (32.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (21.62%) UNIX
4 12 (16.22%) Solaris
5 11 (14.86%) CentOS
6 9 (12.16%) Windows
6 9 (12.16%) Debian
7 6 (8.11%) Ubuntu
7 6 (8.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 5 (6.76%) AIX
9 3 (4.05%) SUSE
10 2 (2.70%) Fedora
10 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.35%) HPUX
11 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.27%) DevOps
2 11 (14.86%) Configuration Management
3 6 (8.11%) E-Commerce
3 6 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (6.76%) ITIL
5 4 (5.41%) Release Management
6 3 (4.05%) Content Management
7 2 (2.70%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.70%) Software Engineering
7 2 (2.70%) Change Management
7 2 (2.70%) Capacity Management
7 2 (2.70%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (2.70%) Performance Management
8 1 (1.35%) OWASP
8 1 (1.35%) Analytics
8 1 (1.35%) BDD
8 1 (1.35%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (29.73%) Perl
2 19 (25.68%) Bash Shell
3 12 (16.22%) Shell Script
4 11 (14.86%) Python
5 8 (10.81%) PHP
5 8 (10.81%) SQL
6 6 (8.11%) Ruby
7 4 (5.41%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.41%) Java
8 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.70%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.70%) C
10 1 (1.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (5.41%) RHCE
2 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (2.70%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.70%) Degree
4 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 9 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.76%) KVM
3 4 (5.41%) NFS
3 4 (5.41%) vSphere
4 3 (4.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (4.05%) RHEV
5 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.70%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.70%) PowerHA
5 2 (2.70%) XenApp
5 2 (2.70%) XenServer
5 2 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.35%) vCloud
6 1 (1.35%) Varnish
6 1 (1.35%) Ceph
6 1 (1.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 37 (50.00%) Puppet
2 14 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (12.16%) Nagios
4 8 (10.81%) Ansible
5 5 (6.76%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (5.41%) Control-M
7 3 (4.05%) ZABBIX
7 3 (4.05%) Ganglia
7 3 (4.05%) Vagrant
8 2 (2.70%) Tivoli
8 2 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (2.70%) NetBackup
8 2 (2.70%) logstash
8 2 (2.70%) HAProxy
8 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (1.35%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 1 (1.35%) Cacti
9 1 (1.35%) CFEngine
9 1 (1.35%) Cobbler
9 1 (1.35%) Graphite
Vendors
1 49 (66.22%) Red Hat
2 25 (33.78%) VMware
3 10 (13.51%) Oracle
4 9 (12.16%) HP
5 7 (9.46%) IBM
6 5 (6.76%) Veritas
6 5 (6.76%) EMC
7 4 (5.41%) Cisco
7 4 (5.41%) NetApp
8 3 (4.05%) Citrix
9 2 (2.70%) Adobe
9 2 (2.70%) New Relic
9 2 (2.70%) Nimsoft
9 2 (2.70%) Percona
9 2 (2.70%) Rackspace
10 1 (1.35%) Infoblox
10 1 (1.35%) Splunk
10 1 (1.35%) F5
10 1 (1.35%) Scality
10 1 (1.35%) TOWER Software
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