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 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 377 377 328
Rank change year-on-year
0 -49
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 35 47 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.19% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.20% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 42 55
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £303 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £436 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £353
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +87.50%
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
22006 23242 21227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.23% 93.27% 92.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 15809 16053 14146
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 439 385 524
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -7.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 +11 8 £315 -23.63% 12
Kingston Upon Thames -1 2 £375 -6.25% 1
Wimbledon - 1 £375 -
Harrow - 1 £400 - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 83 (100.00%) Linux
2 54 (65.06%) Red Hat
3 36 (43.37%) Puppet
4 29 (34.94%) VMware
5 28 (33.73%) UNIX
5 28 (33.73%) Bash Shell
5 28 (33.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (28.92%) Perl
7 21 (25.30%) Apache
7 21 (25.30%) DevOps
8 19 (22.89%) Opscode Chef
8 19 (22.89%) MySQL
9 17 (20.48%) Python
10 16 (19.28%) Nagios
10 16 (19.28%) DNS
10 16 (19.28%) Finance
10 16 (19.28%) CentOS
11 14 (16.87%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (16.87%) SAN
12 13 (15.66%) Shell Script
12 13 (15.66%) Solaris
13 12 (14.46%) Windows
13 12 (14.46%) Debian
13 12 (14.46%) Configuration Management
13 12 (14.46%) Open Source
14 11 (13.25%) Jenkins
14 11 (13.25%) Firewall
14 11 (13.25%) Oracle
14 11 (13.25%) ITIL
14 11 (13.25%) Tomcat

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 21 (25.30%) Apache
2 11 (13.25%) Tomcat
3 6 (7.23%) OpenStack
4 4 (4.82%) JBoss
4 4 (4.82%) nginx
5 3 (3.61%) Confluence
6 1 (1.20%) Node.js
6 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.20%) Zope
6 1 (1.20%) Plone
6 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.20%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.23%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.82%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.61%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.41%) Route 53
4 2 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.20%) IaaS
5 1 (1.20%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.28%) DNS
2 14 (16.87%) SAN
3 11 (13.25%) Firewall
4 10 (12.05%) TCP/IP
5 9 (10.84%) LDAP
6 8 (9.64%) SSH
6 8 (9.64%) NAS
7 7 (8.43%) VPN
7 7 (8.43%) DHCP
8 6 (7.23%) SSL
9 3 (3.61%) OpenVPN
9 3 (3.61%) Network Security
9 3 (3.61%) FTP
9 3 (3.61%) HTTP
9 3 (3.61%) SMTP
9 3 (3.61%) IPsec
9 3 (3.61%) OSPF
9 3 (3.61%) BGP
10 2 (2.41%) SNMP
10 2 (2.41%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.89%) MySQL
2 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.82%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.61%) Apache Hive
3 3 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.61%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.41%) Couchbase
4 2 (2.41%) Redis
5 1 (1.20%) Big Data
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (13.25%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.82%) JIRA
2 4 (4.82%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.82%) Hudson
3 3 (3.61%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.41%) Subversion
5 1 (1.20%) Maven
5 1 (1.20%) Ant
5 1 (1.20%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.20%) CruiseControl
General
1 16 (19.28%) Finance
2 7 (8.43%) Banking
3 3 (3.61%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.61%) Electronics
4 2 (2.41%) Games
4 2 (2.41%) Law
4 2 (2.41%) Legal
5 1 (1.20%) Advertising
5 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.43%) LAMP
2 4 (4.82%) Web Services
3 2 (2.41%) HTML
3 2 (2.41%) CSS
3 2 (2.41%) jQuery
3 2 (2.41%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.20%) HTML5
4 1 (1.20%) XSLT
4 1 (1.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.46%) Open Source
2 5 (6.02%) Clustering
3 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.61%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.41%) iSeries
4 2 (2.41%) STB
5 1 (1.20%) HP StorageWorks
5 1 (1.20%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.20%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (1.20%) CESG
5 1 (1.20%) Replication
5 1 (1.20%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 83 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (33.73%) UNIX
2 28 (33.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (19.28%) CentOS
4 13 (15.66%) Solaris
5 12 (14.46%) Windows
5 12 (14.46%) Debian
6 10 (12.05%) Ubuntu
7 4 (4.82%) SUSE
8 3 (3.61%) AIX
8 3 (3.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.41%) Fedora
9 2 (2.41%) HPUX
10 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.30%) DevOps
2 12 (14.46%) Configuration Management
3 11 (13.25%) ITIL
4 8 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (8.43%) Release Management
5 7 (8.43%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (7.23%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.82%) E-Commerce
7 4 (4.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.61%) Change Management
8 3 (3.61%) Kernel Tuning
9 2 (2.41%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (2.41%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.41%) Electronic Trading
9 2 (2.41%) Performance Management
9 2 (2.41%) Capacity Management
9 2 (2.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 1 (1.20%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (1.20%) TDD
10 1 (1.20%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (33.73%) Bash Shell
2 24 (28.92%) Perl
3 17 (20.48%) Python
4 13 (15.66%) Shell Script
5 10 (12.05%) PHP
6 9 (10.84%) Ruby
7 8 (9.64%) SQL
8 3 (3.61%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.61%) Bourne shell
9 2 (2.41%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.41%) Java
9 2 (2.41%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.20%) C
10 1 (1.20%) C++
10 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.64%) RHCE
2 6 (7.23%) Degree
3 3 (3.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.41%) RHCSA
4 2 (2.41%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.20%) Linux+ Certification
5 1 (1.20%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.20%) QA
1 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (16.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (9.64%) vSphere
3 5 (6.02%) NFS
4 4 (4.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (3.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (3.61%) OpenSSH
5 3 (3.61%) Varnish
5 3 (3.61%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.61%) qmail
5 3 (3.61%) KVM
6 2 (2.41%) Postfix
6 2 (2.41%) Sendmail
6 2 (2.41%) XenApp
6 2 (2.41%) XenServer
6 2 (2.41%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.41%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (2.41%) PowerHA
7 1 (1.20%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.20%) Shibboleth
7 1 (1.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 36 (43.37%) Puppet
2 19 (22.89%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (19.28%) Nagios
4 9 (10.84%) Ansible
5 5 (6.02%) ZABBIX
5 5 (6.02%) YUM
6 4 (4.82%) Vagrant
7 3 (3.61%) NetBackup
8 2 (2.41%) Tivoli
8 2 (2.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (2.41%) Cacti
8 2 (2.41%) Ganglia
8 2 (2.41%) HAProxy
8 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (1.20%) Cobbler
9 1 (1.20%) CFEngine
9 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (1.20%) OpenAM
9 1 (1.20%) Zenoss
9 1 (1.20%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 54 (65.06%) Red Hat
2 29 (34.94%) VMware
3 11 (13.25%) Oracle
4 9 (10.84%) Veritas
5 8 (9.64%) HP
6 7 (8.43%) EMC
6 7 (8.43%) NetApp
7 6 (7.23%) IBM
8 5 (6.02%) Cisco
9 4 (4.82%) Citrix
10 3 (3.61%) Nimsoft
11 2 (2.41%) Percona
11 2 (2.41%) Rackspace
11 2 (2.41%) CA
11 2 (2.41%) SaltStack
11 2 (2.41%) Symantec
12 1 (1.20%) McAfee
12 1 (1.20%) TOWER Software
12 1 (1.20%) LANDesk
12 1 (1.20%) Infoblox
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