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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 357 358 384
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 86 77 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.33% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.35% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 64 45
Median daily rate £400 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £272 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £356 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.49% +9.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £30.00
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
21646 22266 22990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.78% 94.99% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15388 15710 15942
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 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 276 349 435
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +19 13 £450 +9.09% 5
Croydon - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £438 -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 161 (100.00%) Linux
2 102 (63.35%) Red Hat
3 100 (62.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 71 (44.10%) Puppet
5 58 (36.02%) VMware
6 56 (34.78%) Perl
7 47 (29.19%) Apache
8 45 (27.95%) Bash Shell
9 43 (26.71%) VMware Infrastructure
10 41 (25.47%) Python
10 41 (25.47%) Unix
10 41 (25.47%) Windows
11 40 (24.84%) Finance
12 39 (24.22%) PHP
12 39 (24.22%) Configuration Management
13 33 (20.50%) PowerShell
14 32 (19.88%) Solaris
15 31 (19.25%) Tomcat
15 31 (19.25%) DNS
16 30 (18.63%) SAN
17 29 (18.01%) Nagios
17 29 (18.01%) Load Balancing
17 29 (18.01%) CentOS
18 28 (17.39%) EMC
19 24 (14.91%) Ubuntu
20 23 (14.29%) Ansible
20 23 (14.29%) MySQL
21 22 (13.66%) Oracle
21 22 (13.66%) Opscode Chef
22 21 (13.04%) DevOps

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 47 (29.19%) Apache
2 31 (19.25%) Tomcat
3 7 (4.35%) IIS
4 6 (3.73%) nginx
4 6 (3.73%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.86%) JBoss
5 3 (1.86%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.24%) Confluence
6 2 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.24%) WildFly
7 1 (0.62%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (0.62%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 21 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.11%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (1.86%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.86%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.24%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (1.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (19.25%) DNS
2 30 (18.63%) SAN
3 17 (10.56%) Firewall
3 17 (10.56%) NAS
4 16 (9.94%) X.509
5 13 (8.07%) Internet
6 10 (6.21%) SSH
7 6 (3.73%) LDAP
7 6 (3.73%) TCP/IP
8 5 (3.11%) LAN
8 5 (3.11%) Network Security
8 5 (3.11%) WAN
9 4 (2.48%) DHCP
10 3 (1.86%) VPN
10 3 (1.86%) Wireless
11 2 (1.24%) HTTP
11 2 (1.24%) Kerberos
11 2 (1.24%) SMTP
11 2 (1.24%) SSL
12 1 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.29%) MySQL
2 5 (3.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (3.11%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.48%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.86%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.24%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (1.24%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.24%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.62%) Big Data
6 1 (0.62%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.62%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 10 (6.21%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.48%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.86%) JIRA
4 2 (1.24%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.62%) GoCD
5 1 (0.62%) Hudson
5 1 (0.62%) Subversion
5 1 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (24.84%) Finance
2 20 (12.42%) Banking
3 17 (10.56%) Back Office
4 9 (5.59%) Publishing
5 5 (3.11%) Law
6 4 (2.48%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.86%) Games
8 1 (0.62%) Automotive
8 1 (0.62%) Marketing
8 1 (0.62%) Retail
8 1 (0.62%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.83%) LAMP
2 6 (3.73%) Web Services
3 4 (2.48%) JRuby
4 3 (1.86%) Middleware
5 2 (1.24%) ELK Stack
5 2 (1.24%) Java EE
5 2 (1.24%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.62%) CSS
6 1 (0.62%) HTML
6 1 (0.62%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.62%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.42%) Data Centre
2 15 (9.32%) Clustering
3 9 (5.59%) Replication
4 7 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.11%) EMC VMAX
7 4 (2.48%) Hedge funds
7 4 (2.48%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.48%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.86%) Derivative
8 3 (1.86%) Online Games
9 2 (1.24%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.24%) NHS
10 1 (0.62%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.62%) Spread Betting
10 1 (0.62%) Symmetrix DMX
10 1 (0.62%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 161 (100.00%) Linux
2 100 (62.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 41 (25.47%) Unix
3 41 (25.47%) Windows
4 32 (19.88%) Solaris
5 29 (18.01%) CentOS
6 24 (14.91%) Ubuntu
7 21 (13.04%) AIX
8 18 (11.18%) Windows Server
9 13 (8.07%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (5.59%) SUSE
11 8 (4.97%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 7 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (2.48%) Debian
13 4 (2.48%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (2.48%) VMS
13 4 (2.48%) VyOS
14 2 (1.24%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.62%) HPUX
15 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (24.22%) Configuration Management
2 29 (18.01%) Load Balancing
3 21 (13.04%) DevOps
4 18 (11.18%) ITIL
5 17 (10.56%) Performance Tuning
5 17 (10.56%) Virtual Environments
6 15 (9.32%) High Availability
7 12 (7.45%) Migration
8 11 (6.83%) Low Latency
9 7 (4.35%) E-Commerce
9 7 (4.35%) Open Source
9 7 (4.35%) Server Building
10 6 (3.73%) Change Control
11 5 (3.11%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (3.11%) Performance Optimisation
12 4 (2.48%) Change Management
12 4 (2.48%) Continuous Delivery
13 3 (1.86%) Disaster Recovery
13 3 (1.86%) ITSM
13 3 (1.86%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (34.78%) Perl
2 45 (27.95%) Bash Shell
3 41 (25.47%) Python
4 39 (24.22%) PHP
5 33 (20.50%) PowerShell
6 16 (9.94%) Ruby
7 15 (9.32%) Shell Script
8 9 (5.59%) Java
9 7 (4.35%) C
9 7 (4.35%) SQL
10 5 (3.11%) AWK
10 5 (3.11%) sed
11 4 (2.48%) Korn
11 4 (2.48%) SystemTap
12 2 (1.24%) C-shell
12 2 (1.24%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (2.48%) RHCE
2 2 (1.24%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.24%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.62%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.62%) Degree
3 1 (0.62%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.86%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (26.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (9.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 14 (8.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 12 (7.45%) Active Directory
5 9 (5.59%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (4.97%) NFS
7 7 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (3.73%) RHEV
9 5 (3.11%) KVM
10 4 (2.48%) GPFS
10 4 (2.48%) iptables
10 4 (2.48%) vSphere
11 2 (1.24%) Docker
11 2 (1.24%) Veritas File System
12 1 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.62%) Postfix
12 1 (0.62%) vCloud
12 1 (0.62%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 71 (44.10%) Puppet
2 29 (18.01%) Nagios
3 23 (14.29%) Ansible
4 22 (13.66%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (9.32%) Red Hat Satellite
6 8 (4.97%) HAProxy
7 7 (4.35%) SCOM
7 7 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 7 (4.35%) WSUS
8 6 (3.73%) Control-M
8 6 (3.73%) Oracle ZFS
9 3 (1.86%) BladeLogic
9 3 (1.86%) ITRS Geneos
9 3 (1.86%) logstash
9 3 (1.86%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 3 (1.86%) ZABBIX
10 2 (1.24%) FreeIPA
10 2 (1.24%) Kibana
10 2 (1.24%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 1 (0.62%) Icinga
Vendors
1 102 (63.35%) Red Hat
2 58 (36.02%) VMware
3 28 (17.39%) EMC
4 22 (13.66%) Oracle
5 20 (12.42%) HP
6 17 (10.56%) Veritas
7 15 (9.32%) IBM
8 12 (7.45%) Cisco
8 12 (7.45%) NetApp
9 10 (6.21%) 3PAR
9 10 (6.21%) Microsoft
10 9 (5.59%) Dell
11 8 (4.97%) Sun
12 7 (4.35%) Citrix
13 4 (2.48%) Brocade
13 4 (2.48%) Vyatta
14 3 (1.86%) BMC
15 2 (1.24%) Adobe
15 2 (1.24%) InterSystems
15 2 (1.24%) Sybase
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