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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 337 362 388
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 91 62 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.42% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.29% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 46 36
Median daily rate £375 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £344 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.00 -
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
20369 21455 22394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.70% 95.10% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14568 15175 16149
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 346 436
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -8 9 £375 -16.66% 4
Croydon - 3 £455 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £450 -
Southwark - 1 £425 -
Hammersmith - 1 £475 -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 175 (100.00%) Linux
2 111 (63.43%) Red Hat
3 106 (60.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 89 (50.86%) Puppet
5 75 (42.86%) VMware
6 68 (38.86%) Bash Shell
7 64 (36.57%) Perl
8 62 (35.43%) Apache
9 56 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 46 (26.29%) Windows
10 46 (26.29%) Python
11 41 (23.43%) Unix
11 41 (23.43%) DNS
12 40 (22.86%) PowerShell
13 39 (22.29%) CentOS
13 39 (22.29%) Configuration Management
14 38 (21.71%) Tomcat
15 36 (20.57%) PHP
15 36 (20.57%) Load Balancing
16 35 (20.00%) Nagios
17 34 (19.43%) Ansible
18 30 (17.14%) Finance
18 30 (17.14%) Ubuntu
18 30 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
19 29 (16.57%) Data Centre
20 27 (15.43%) EMC
21 25 (14.29%) DevOps
21 25 (14.29%) Firewall
21 25 (14.29%) Solaris
22 24 (13.71%) SAN

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 62 (35.43%) Apache
2 38 (21.71%) Tomcat
3 10 (5.71%) WebLogic
4 9 (5.14%) nginx
5 8 (4.57%) IIS
6 3 (1.71%) JBoss
6 3 (1.71%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.14%) Confluence
8 1 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 4 (2.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 30 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.29%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (6.29%) Amazon S3
3 5 (2.86%) Route 53
4 4 (2.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (2.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (1.71%) IaaS
6 2 (1.14%) GitHub
7 1 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.57%) G Suite
7 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (23.43%) DNS
2 25 (14.29%) Firewall
3 24 (13.71%) SAN
4 19 (10.86%) X.509
5 15 (8.57%) SSH
6 13 (7.43%) LDAP
7 12 (6.86%) TCP/IP
8 11 (6.29%) DHCP
8 11 (6.29%) NAS
9 9 (5.14%) Internet
10 5 (2.86%) Ethernet
10 5 (2.86%) HTTP
10 5 (2.86%) SMTP
11 4 (2.29%) LAN
11 4 (2.29%) VLAN
11 4 (2.29%) WAN
12 3 (1.71%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (1.71%) tcpdump
12 3 (1.71%) Wireless
12 3 (1.71%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.71%) MySQL
2 9 (5.14%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.29%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (2.29%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.71%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.14%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.57%) KDB
6 1 (0.57%) Kdb+
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (10.29%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.86%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.29%) JIRA
4 3 (1.71%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.71%) Gradle
4 3 (1.71%) gulp
4 3 (1.71%) Selenium
4 3 (1.71%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.14%) GoCD
5 2 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.14%) Subversion
6 1 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.57%) Hudson
6 1 (0.57%) Maven
6 1 (0.57%) Phabricator
General
1 30 (17.14%) Finance
2 16 (9.14%) Back Office
3 14 (8.00%) Banking
4 7 (4.00%) Publishing
5 6 (3.43%) Law
6 5 (2.86%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.71%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.71%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.14%) Games
9 1 (0.57%) Automotive
9 1 (0.57%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.71%) LAMP
1 10 (5.71%) Web Services
2 5 (2.86%) LEMP Stack
3 4 (2.29%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (1.71%) Browserify
4 3 (1.71%) ELK Stack
5 2 (1.14%) Middleware
5 2 (1.14%) Node.js
5 2 (1.14%) XML
6 1 (0.57%) .NET
6 1 (0.57%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.57%) CSS
6 1 (0.57%) HTML
6 1 (0.57%) JRuby
6 1 (0.57%) XHTML
6 1 (0.57%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.57%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.57%) Replication
3 7 (4.00%) Clustering
3 7 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (2.86%) EMC VMAX
4 5 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.29%) NHS
6 3 (1.71%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.14%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.57%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.57%) Fintech
8 1 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.57%) Symmetrix DMX
8 1 (0.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 175 (100.00%) Linux
2 106 (60.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 46 (26.29%) Windows
4 41 (23.43%) Unix
5 39 (22.29%) CentOS
6 30 (17.14%) Ubuntu
7 25 (14.29%) Solaris
8 20 (11.43%) Windows Server
9 14 (8.00%) AIX
9 14 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (4.00%) Debian
11 7 (4.00%) SUSE
12 5 (2.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 3 (1.71%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (1.71%) VMS
14 2 (1.14%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.57%) HPUX
15 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (22.29%) Configuration Management
2 36 (20.57%) Load Balancing
3 25 (14.29%) DevOps
4 20 (11.43%) Virtual Environments
5 19 (10.86%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (8.00%) ITIL
7 12 (6.86%) High Availability
8 10 (5.71%) Low Latency
9 9 (5.14%) E-Commerce
9 9 (5.14%) Open Source
10 8 (4.57%) Server Building
11 6 (3.43%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (3.43%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (3.43%) Migration
12 5 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (2.86%) Change Management
13 4 (2.29%) ITSM
14 3 (1.71%) Algorithmic Trading
14 3 (1.71%) Data Management
14 3 (1.71%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (38.86%) Bash Shell
2 64 (36.57%) Perl
3 46 (26.29%) Python
4 40 (22.86%) PowerShell
5 36 (20.57%) PHP
6 20 (11.43%) Shell Script
7 12 (6.86%) Ruby
8 9 (5.14%) AWK
8 9 (5.14%) sed
9 8 (4.57%) Java
9 8 (4.57%) SQL
10 5 (2.86%) C
10 5 (2.86%) C-shell
11 4 (2.29%) SystemTap
12 3 (1.71%) Bourne shell
12 3 (1.71%) Korn
13 2 (1.14%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.57%) C++
14 1 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (5.71%) SC Cleared
1 10 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.71%) RHCE
3 1 (0.57%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.57%) RHCA
3 1 (0.57%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.29%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (9.14%) Active Directory
2 16 (9.14%) Docker
3 11 (6.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 9 (5.14%) NFS
4 9 (5.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 9 (5.14%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (4.57%) KVM
6 6 (3.43%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (3.43%) vSphere
7 5 (2.86%) RHEV
8 4 (2.29%) Postfix
9 3 (1.71%) Dovecot
9 3 (1.71%) iptables
9 3 (1.71%) Samba
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.57%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.57%) vCloud
10 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 89 (50.86%) Puppet
2 35 (20.00%) Nagios
3 34 (19.43%) Ansible
4 13 (7.43%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (6.86%) Red Hat Satellite
6 6 (3.43%) Oracle ZFS
6 6 (3.43%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 5 (2.86%) Control-M
7 5 (2.86%) HAProxy
7 5 (2.86%) SCOM
7 5 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (2.86%) WSUS
8 3 (1.71%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 2 (1.14%) FreeIPA
9 2 (1.14%) Salt
9 2 (1.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (1.14%) systemd
10 1 (0.57%) Icinga
10 1 (0.57%) logstash
10 1 (0.57%) Packer
Vendors
1 111 (63.43%) Red Hat
2 75 (42.86%) VMware
3 27 (15.43%) EMC
4 20 (11.43%) HP
5 17 (9.71%) NetApp
5 17 (9.71%) Oracle
6 16 (9.14%) IBM
6 16 (9.14%) Veritas
7 12 (6.86%) Cisco
7 12 (6.86%) Sun
8 11 (6.29%) Microsoft
9 7 (4.00%) 3PAR
9 7 (4.00%) Dell
10 5 (2.86%) Citrix
10 5 (2.86%) Splunk
11 3 (1.71%) Symantec
12 2 (1.14%) AppDynamics
12 2 (1.14%) Juniper
12 2 (1.14%) Lumension
12 2 (1.14%) New Relic
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