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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 362 355 349
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 49 50 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.25% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 39 41
Average daily rate £406 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £339 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.29% -3.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £39.00 -
% change year-on-year
-61.53% -
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
20026 19682 20464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.69% 94.48% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14194 13942 13897
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 337 393
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +43 12 £438 +29.62% 14
Croydon -12 2 £375 -16.66% 1
Wimbledon - 1 £413 -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 116 (100.00%) Linux
2 56 (48.28%) Red Hat
3 50 (43.10%) Unix
4 43 (37.07%) Bash Shell
5 39 (33.62%) Perl
6 37 (31.90%) VMware
7 36 (31.03%) Puppet
7 36 (31.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 33 (28.45%) Finance
9 32 (27.59%) Python
10 30 (25.86%) Windows
11 24 (20.69%) Solaris
12 23 (19.83%) VMware Infrastructure
13 22 (18.97%) DevOps
14 21 (18.10%) Amazon AWS
14 21 (18.10%) SAN
14 21 (18.10%) Web Services
15 20 (17.24%) Oracle
15 20 (17.24%) Apache
15 20 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
16 18 (15.52%) LDAP
16 18 (15.52%) Veritas
17 17 (14.66%) Cisco
17 17 (14.66%) HP
17 17 (14.66%) NFS
17 17 (14.66%) DNS
18 16 (13.79%) EMC
18 16 (13.79%) Banking
19 15 (12.93%) IBM
19 15 (12.93%) Tomcat

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (17.24%) Apache
2 15 (12.93%) Tomcat
3 9 (7.76%) JBoss
3 9 (7.76%) OpenStack
4 5 (4.31%) Apache Spark
4 5 (4.31%) nginx
5 2 (1.72%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.72%) SAS
5 2 (1.72%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.72%) WordPress
6 1 (0.86%) Drupal
6 1 (0.86%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.86%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (18.10%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.76%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (6.90%) Amazon S3
3 8 (6.90%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (6.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (5.17%) Amazon Glacier
6 3 (2.59%) Office 365
7 2 (1.72%) SaaS
8 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.10%) SAN
2 18 (15.52%) LDAP
3 17 (14.66%) DNS
4 14 (12.07%) TCP/IP
5 10 (8.62%) Kerberos
6 8 (6.90%) Firewall
6 8 (6.90%) SSH
7 6 (5.17%) DHCP
7 6 (5.17%) FTP
7 6 (5.17%) HTTP
7 6 (5.17%) NAS
8 5 (4.31%) iSCSI
8 5 (4.31%) Network Security
8 5 (4.31%) SSL
9 4 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (3.45%) VPN
10 3 (2.59%) Internet
11 2 (1.72%) BGP
11 2 (1.72%) IGRP
11 2 (1.72%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.76%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (6.90%) MySQL
3 7 (6.03%) Big Data
4 6 (5.17%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (5.17%) Hadoop
4 6 (5.17%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.72%) DB2
5 2 (1.72%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (8.62%) Jenkins
2 7 (6.03%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.17%) Subversion
4 2 (1.72%) GitLab
4 2 (1.72%) JIRA
5 1 (0.86%) Maven
5 1 (0.86%) TeamCity
General
1 33 (28.45%) Finance
2 16 (13.79%) Banking
3 9 (7.76%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.31%) Retail
5 4 (3.45%) Law
6 3 (2.59%) Games
7 2 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.86%) Back Office
8 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.86%) French Language
8 1 (0.86%) Front Office
8 1 (0.86%) German Language
8 1 (0.86%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.10%) Web Services
2 6 (5.17%) LAMP
3 5 (4.31%) Akka
4 3 (2.59%) JRuby
5 2 (1.72%) .NET
5 2 (1.72%) J2EE
5 2 (1.72%) Middleware
5 2 (1.72%) POSIX
5 2 (1.72%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.86%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.31%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.45%) EMC VNX
2 4 (3.45%) User Experience
3 3 (2.59%) Clustering
3 3 (2.59%) Cryptography
3 3 (2.59%) EMC VMAX
3 3 (2.59%) Hedge funds
3 3 (2.59%) PlayStation
4 2 (1.72%) CLARiiON
4 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.72%) Social Media
5 1 (0.86%) BBC
5 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.86%) CMDB
5 1 (0.86%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.86%) EFT
5 1 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.86%) iDTV
5 1 (0.86%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 116 (100.00%) Linux
2 50 (43.10%) Unix
3 36 (31.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 30 (25.86%) Windows
5 24 (20.69%) Solaris
6 15 (12.93%) Windows Server
7 13 (11.21%) CentOS
8 12 (10.34%) SUSE
9 11 (9.48%) Ubuntu
10 9 (7.76%) Debian
11 7 (6.03%) AIX
12 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (1.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (1.72%) VyOS
14 1 (0.86%) Fedora
14 1 (0.86%) HPUX
14 1 (0.86%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.86%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.86%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.97%) DevOps
2 15 (12.93%) Configuration Management
3 11 (9.48%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (9.48%) Open Source
4 10 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (6.90%) Migration
6 7 (6.03%) E-Commerce
6 7 (6.03%) Load Balancing
7 6 (5.17%) Patch Management
8 5 (4.31%) Capacity Management
8 5 (4.31%) ITIL
8 5 (4.31%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (4.31%) Project Management
9 4 (3.45%) Analytics
9 4 (3.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 3 (2.59%) Computer Security
10 3 (2.59%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (2.59%) High Availability
10 3 (2.59%) SOA
10 3 (2.59%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 43 (37.07%) Bash Shell
2 39 (33.62%) Perl
3 32 (27.59%) Python
4 15 (12.93%) Java
4 15 (12.93%) SQL
5 12 (10.34%) Shell Script
6 11 (9.48%) PowerShell
7 9 (7.76%) Ruby
8 6 (5.17%) Korn
9 5 (4.31%) PHP
10 4 (3.45%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.86%) AWK
11 1 (0.86%) C
11 1 (0.86%) C#
11 1 (0.86%) C++
11 1 (0.86%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.59%) Degree
1 3 (2.59%) RHCE
1 3 (2.59%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.72%) RHCA
2 2 (1.72%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.86%) CCNA
3 1 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.86%) MCSE
3 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.86%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.17%) SLA
2 1 (0.86%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (19.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (14.66%) NFS
3 12 (10.34%) Active Directory
4 11 (9.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 11 (9.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 7 (6.03%) KVM
5 7 (6.03%) vSphere
6 6 (5.17%) iptables
6 6 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (4.31%) Samba
7 5 (4.31%) vCloud
8 4 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (3.45%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.72%) Postfix
9 2 (1.72%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.86%) Docker
10 1 (0.86%) Gluster
10 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.86%) Squid
10 1 (0.86%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 36 (31.03%) Puppet
2 20 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (7.76%) Nagios
4 6 (5.17%) Ansible
4 6 (5.17%) FreeIPA
4 6 (5.17%) Oracle ZFS
4 6 (5.17%) SELinux
5 4 (3.45%) Xymon
5 4 (3.45%) yum
6 3 (2.59%) Cacti
6 3 (2.59%) Control-M
6 3 (2.59%) EMC VPLEX
6 3 (2.59%) OpenView
7 2 (1.72%) BladeLogic
7 2 (1.72%) CFEngine
7 2 (1.72%) systemd
8 1 (0.86%) Netcool
8 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.86%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 56 (48.28%) Red Hat
2 37 (31.90%) VMware
3 20 (17.24%) Oracle
4 18 (15.52%) Veritas
5 17 (14.66%) Cisco
5 17 (14.66%) HP
6 16 (13.79%) EMC
7 15 (12.93%) IBM
8 8 (6.90%) Splunk
9 6 (5.17%) Rackspace
10 5 (4.31%) Dell
10 5 (4.31%) Microsoft
10 5 (4.31%) New Relic
10 5 (4.31%) Sun
11 4 (3.45%) 3PAR
11 4 (3.45%) Dell KACE
11 4 (3.45%) NetApp
11 4 (3.45%) Veeam
12 3 (2.59%) BMC
12 3 (2.59%) Brocade
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