The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 380 367 296
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -71
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 28 50 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.21% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.23% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 38 84
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £450 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £45.00
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21167 21997 24240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.81% 92.33% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14614 14966 15702
Average daily rate £425 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 476 629
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.86 £43.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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 10 July 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 10 July 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 +21 5 £425 +14.09% 10
Hammersmith - - - -
Isleworth - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 76 (100.00%) Linux
2 47 (61.84%) Red Hat
3 39 (51.32%) Puppet
4 34 (44.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (40.79%) Perl
6 28 (36.84%) UNIX
6 28 (36.84%) Bash Shell
7 25 (32.89%) Apache
8 19 (25.00%) Ubuntu
9 18 (23.68%) Python
10 17 (22.37%) MySQL
10 17 (22.37%) SAN
10 17 (22.37%) Configuration Management
10 17 (22.37%) Finance
11 16 (21.05%) VMware
11 16 (21.05%) Java
11 16 (21.05%) Solaris
11 16 (21.05%) DevOps
12 15 (19.74%) LDAP
13 14 (18.42%) DNS
14 13 (17.11%) Oracle
14 13 (17.11%) Shell Script
15 12 (15.79%) ITIL
15 12 (15.79%) Tomcat
16 11 (14.47%) Debian
17 10 (13.16%) Windows
17 10 (13.16%) CentOS
17 10 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
18 9 (11.84%) JIRA
18 9 (11.84%) Hadoop

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 25 (32.89%) Apache
2 12 (15.79%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.26%) nginx
4 3 (3.95%) OpenStack
4 3 (3.95%) IIS
5 2 (2.63%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.63%) Drupal
5 2 (2.63%) Confluence
6 1 (1.32%) MediaWiki
6 1 (1.32%) Liferay
6 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.32%) SAS
6 1 (1.32%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.63%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.32%) PaaS
3 1 (1.32%) GitHub
3 1 (1.32%) IaaS
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.37%) SAN
2 15 (19.74%) LDAP
3 14 (18.42%) DNS
4 7 (9.21%) NAS
5 6 (7.89%) SSL
5 6 (7.89%) Firewall
5 6 (7.89%) DHCP
6 5 (6.58%) VPN
7 4 (5.26%) TCP/IP
7 4 (5.26%) HTTP
7 4 (5.26%) SSH
8 3 (3.95%) iSCSI
8 3 (3.95%) FTP
8 3 (3.95%) SMTP
8 3 (3.95%) Internet
9 2 (2.63%) VLAN
9 2 (2.63%) tcpdump
9 2 (2.63%) OpenVPN
10 1 (1.32%) Network Security
10 1 (1.32%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.37%) MySQL
2 9 (11.84%) Hadoop
3 5 (6.58%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (6.58%) Big Data
4 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.95%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.32%) Informix
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.32%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (11.84%) JIRA
2 8 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.95%) Hudson
3 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 17 (22.37%) Finance
2 7 (9.21%) Banking
3 4 (5.26%) Games
4 3 (3.95%) Electronics
5 2 (2.63%) Publishing
5 2 (2.63%) Retail
5 2 (2.63%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.32%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.89%) LAMP
2 4 (5.26%) Middleware
3 3 (3.95%) CSS
4 2 (2.63%) Web Services
4 2 (2.63%) XML
4 2 (2.63%) JSON
4 2 (2.63%) J2EE
5 1 (1.32%) HTML
5 1 (1.32%) Zend Framework
5 1 (1.32%) Django
5 1 (1.32%) MapReduce
5 1 (1.32%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.26%) Clustering
1 4 (5.26%) Open Source
2 2 (2.63%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (2.63%) STB
2 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.32%) Online Games
3 1 (1.32%) iSeries
3 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.32%) Firmware
3 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.32%) Replication
3 1 (1.32%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.32%) HP StorageWorks
3 1 (1.32%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.32%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 76 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (44.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 28 (36.84%) UNIX
4 19 (25.00%) Ubuntu
5 16 (21.05%) Solaris
6 11 (14.47%) Debian
7 10 (13.16%) CentOS
7 10 (13.16%) Windows
8 3 (3.95%) SUSE
9 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.63%) AIX
9 2 (2.63%) HPUX
9 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.32%) Fedora
10 1 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.37%) Configuration Management
2 16 (21.05%) DevOps
3 12 (15.79%) ITIL
4 8 (10.53%) Load Balancing
5 4 (5.26%) Change Management
6 3 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.95%) Migration
6 3 (3.95%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (2.63%) Build Automation
7 2 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.63%) Kernel Tuning
7 2 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.63%) Release Management
7 2 (2.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (2.63%) Scrum
7 2 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.32%) Data Management
8 1 (1.32%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.32%) Automated Testing
8 1 (1.32%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (40.79%) Perl
2 28 (36.84%) Bash Shell
3 18 (23.68%) Python
4 16 (21.05%) Java
5 13 (17.11%) Shell Script
6 7 (9.21%) PHP
7 5 (6.58%) Ruby
8 3 (3.95%) Bourne shell
9 2 (2.63%) Korn
9 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.32%) SQL
10 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) RHCE
2 4 (5.26%) Degree
3 3 (3.95%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.32%) Linux+ Certification
4 1 (1.32%) LPIC
4 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) SLA
1 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 10 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (9.21%) NFS
3 6 (7.89%) KVM
4 5 (6.58%) Active Directory
5 4 (5.26%) vSphere
6 2 (2.63%) Squid
6 2 (2.63%) Xen
6 2 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (2.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (2.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (2.63%) Samba
6 2 (2.63%) qmail
6 2 (2.63%) Postfix
7 1 (1.32%) Sendmail
7 1 (1.32%) XenApp
7 1 (1.32%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.32%) OpenSSH
7 1 (1.32%) Shibboleth
7 1 (1.32%) Varnish
7 1 (1.32%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 39 (51.32%) Puppet
2 9 (11.84%) Nagios
2 9 (11.84%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.26%) YUM
4 3 (3.95%) Ansible
4 3 (3.95%) HAProxy
4 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (2.63%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.63%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (2.63%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.32%) Zenoss
6 1 (1.32%) CFEngine
6 1 (1.32%) Control-M
6 1 (1.32%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.32%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.32%) Ambari
6 1 (1.32%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.32%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 47 (61.84%) Red Hat
2 16 (21.05%) VMware
3 13 (17.11%) Oracle
4 9 (11.84%) JBoss
5 7 (9.21%) HP
6 5 (6.58%) EMC
6 5 (6.58%) Veritas
6 5 (6.58%) IBM
6 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
7 4 (5.26%) NetApp
8 3 (3.95%) Cisco
8 3 (3.95%) Cyber-Ark
8 3 (3.95%) SaltStack
9 2 (2.63%) Symantec
9 2 (2.63%) Sun
9 2 (2.63%) BMC
9 2 (2.63%) CA
10 1 (1.32%) Hitachi
10 1 (1.32%) Mercator
10 1 (1.32%) SAP
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