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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 347 370 376
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 76 65 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.28% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.29% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 50 36
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £299 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £17.53 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 - -
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
20317 22109 22210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.15% 94.61% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14745 15413 15473
Median daily rate £463 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.11% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 376 404
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £52.17 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +45 20 £425 +13.33% 6
Westminster - 2 £275 -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 125 (100.00%) Linux
2 72 (57.60%) Red Hat
3 67 (53.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 50 (40.00%) Unix
5 45 (36.00%) Puppet
6 39 (31.20%) Finance
7 36 (28.80%) Windows
8 33 (26.40%) Perl
9 31 (24.80%) VMware
10 29 (23.20%) Solaris
11 26 (20.80%) SAN
12 25 (20.00%) Python
13 24 (19.20%) Apache
13 24 (19.20%) Bash Shell
14 22 (17.60%) DevOps
14 22 (17.60%) Banking
15 21 (16.80%) PHP
15 21 (16.80%) Opscode Chef
15 21 (16.80%) Amazon AWS
16 20 (16.00%) MySQL
16 20 (16.00%) Configuration Management
17 19 (15.20%) Shell Script
18 18 (14.40%) Nagios
18 18 (14.40%) Veritas
19 17 (13.60%) Oracle
19 17 (13.60%) Ansible
19 17 (13.60%) VMware Infrastructure
20 16 (12.80%) NAS
20 16 (12.80%) Ubuntu
20 16 (12.80%) Clustering

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 24 (19.20%) Apache
2 12 (9.60%) Tomcat
3 8 (6.40%) nginx
4 5 (4.00%) JBoss
5 3 (2.40%) IIS
6 2 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.60%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.60%) WildFly
7 1 (0.80%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.80%) Confluence
7 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.80%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 21 (16.80%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.80%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (3.20%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.40%) Amazon Glacier
4 3 (2.40%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (1.60%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (1.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (20.80%) SAN
2 16 (12.80%) NAS
3 13 (10.40%) DNS
4 9 (7.20%) Internet
5 8 (6.40%) Firewall
5 8 (6.40%) TCP/IP
6 7 (5.60%) LDAP
6 7 (5.60%) Network Security
7 4 (3.20%) LAN
7 4 (3.20%) WAN
8 3 (2.40%) DHCP
8 3 (2.40%) X.509
9 2 (1.60%) SSH
9 2 (1.60%) SSL
9 2 (1.60%) VPN
10 1 (0.80%) FTP
10 1 (0.80%) HTTP
10 1 (0.80%) IPsec
10 1 (0.80%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.00%) MySQL
2 10 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (6.40%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.40%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (2.40%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.60%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.80%) Big Data
7 1 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.80%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (6.40%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.80%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.20%) Subversion
4 2 (1.60%) GitLab
5 1 (0.80%) GoCD
5 1 (0.80%) JIRA
5 1 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.80%) TeamCity
General
1 39 (31.20%) Finance
2 22 (17.60%) Banking
3 7 (5.60%) Games
4 3 (2.40%) Back Office
4 3 (2.40%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.60%) Publishing
5 2 (1.60%) Retail
6 1 (0.80%) Law
6 1 (0.80%) Marketing
6 1 (0.80%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.80%) Web Services
2 10 (8.00%) LAMP
3 6 (4.80%) JRuby
4 3 (2.40%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (1.60%) ELK Stack
5 2 (1.60%) Java EE
5 2 (1.60%) Middleware
6 1 (0.80%) CSS
6 1 (0.80%) HTML
6 1 (0.80%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.80%) Clustering
2 10 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.80%) Hedge funds
4 5 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.00%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.20%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.20%) Online Games
5 4 (3.20%) User Experience
5 4 (3.20%) Wiki
6 3 (2.40%) Derivative
6 3 (2.40%) PlayStation
6 3 (2.40%) Replication
7 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.80%) CMDB
8 1 (0.80%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.80%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.80%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.80%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 125 (100.00%) Linux
2 67 (53.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 50 (40.00%) Unix
4 36 (28.80%) Windows
5 29 (23.20%) Solaris
6 16 (12.80%) Ubuntu
7 15 (12.00%) AIX
7 15 (12.00%) CentOS
7 15 (12.00%) Windows Server
8 7 (5.60%) Debian
9 6 (4.80%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 6 (4.80%) VyOS
10 4 (3.20%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (3.20%) SUSE
11 3 (2.40%) VMS
11 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (1.60%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (1.60%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.80%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (17.60%) DevOps
2 20 (16.00%) Configuration Management
3 14 (11.20%) Migration
4 13 (10.40%) ITIL
5 11 (8.80%) High Availability
6 9 (7.20%) Change Control
6 9 (7.20%) E-Commerce
6 9 (7.20%) Low Latency
7 7 (5.60%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (4.80%) Load Balancing
8 6 (4.80%) Open Source
9 5 (4.00%) Incident Management
9 5 (4.00%) Performance Optimisation
9 5 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (4.00%) Server Building
10 4 (3.20%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (2.40%) Identity Management
11 3 (2.40%) Network Load Balancing
11 3 (2.40%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (2.40%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (26.40%) Perl
2 25 (20.00%) Python
3 24 (19.20%) Bash Shell
4 21 (16.80%) PHP
5 19 (15.20%) Shell Script
6 14 (11.20%) Ruby
7 11 (8.80%) Java
7 11 (8.80%) PowerShell
8 9 (7.20%) SQL
9 4 (3.20%) Korn
9 4 (3.20%) SystemTap
10 3 (2.40%) C
11 1 (0.80%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.80%) C#
11 1 (0.80%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (1.60%) Degree
1 2 (1.60%) RHCE
1 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.80%) MCSE
2 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.40%) SLA
2 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 17 (13.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (10.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 13 (10.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 10 (8.00%) NFS
3 10 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (7.20%) Active Directory
5 6 (4.80%) KVM
6 5 (4.00%) GPFS
6 5 (4.00%) Veritas File System
6 5 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.40%) iptables
7 3 (2.40%) RHEV
8 1 (0.80%) Docker
8 1 (0.80%) Samba
8 1 (0.80%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.80%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 45 (36.00%) Puppet
2 21 (16.80%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (14.40%) Nagios
4 17 (13.60%) Ansible
5 10 (8.00%) HAProxy
6 6 (4.80%) ITRS Geneos
7 5 (4.00%) Red Hat Satellite
8 4 (3.20%) BladeLogic
8 4 (3.20%) Oracle ZFS
8 4 (3.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (2.40%) Cacti
9 3 (2.40%) SCOM
9 3 (2.40%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 3 (2.40%) WSUS
9 3 (2.40%) Xymon
10 2 (1.60%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (1.60%) Control-M
10 2 (1.60%) Kibana
10 2 (1.60%) logstash
10 2 (1.60%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 72 (57.60%) Red Hat
2 31 (24.80%) VMware
3 18 (14.40%) Veritas
4 17 (13.60%) Oracle
5 13 (10.40%) HP
6 12 (9.60%) IBM
7 9 (7.20%) EMC
8 8 (6.40%) 3PAR
8 8 (6.40%) Cisco
8 8 (6.40%) Sun
9 7 (5.60%) New Relic
10 6 (4.80%) Brocade
10 6 (4.80%) Microsoft
10 6 (4.80%) Splunk
10 6 (4.80%) Vyatta
11 5 (4.00%) BMC
11 5 (4.00%) Dell
12 4 (3.20%) Citrix
12 4 (3.20%) NetApp
13 2 (1.60%) Adobe
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