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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 394 361 322
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 20 41 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.090% 0.18% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.19% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 30 53
Average daily rate
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£375 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £453 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
20637 21595 20089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.39% 92.63% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14170 15017 13598
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 369 377 407
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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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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 +2 6 £388 -3.12% 9
Linux Systems Administrator
England

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 56 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (53.57%) Red Hat
2 30 (53.57%) Puppet
3 19 (33.93%) Perl
4 18 (32.14%) UNIX
4 18 (32.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (28.57%) VMware
6 15 (26.79%) Finance
7 14 (25.00%) Apache
8 12 (21.43%) Tomcat
8 12 (21.43%) Python
9 11 (19.64%) SAN
9 11 (19.64%) Shell Script
9 11 (19.64%) Configuration Management
9 11 (19.64%) Bash Shell
9 11 (19.64%) DevOps
10 10 (17.86%) Clustering
11 9 (16.07%) Solaris
11 9 (16.07%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (16.07%) Open Source
12 8 (14.29%) Jenkins
12 8 (14.29%) HP
12 8 (14.29%) Oracle
13 7 (12.50%) MySQL
13 7 (12.50%) Java
13 7 (12.50%) Windows
13 7 (12.50%) TCP/IP
13 7 (12.50%) Banking
13 7 (12.50%) Ruby
13 7 (12.50%) Amazon AWS

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 14 (25.00%) Apache
2 12 (21.43%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.36%) nginx
4 2 (3.57%) Apache Solr
4 2 (3.57%) Confluence
4 2 (3.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.79%) WildFly
5 1 (1.79%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.79%) JBoss
5 1 (1.79%) Node.js
5 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.79%) CMS
5 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.79%) Drupal
5 1 (1.79%) Jetty
5 1 (1.79%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.79%) Mule
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Agresso
1 1 (1.79%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) Route 53
2 1 (1.79%) Datadog
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.64%) SAN
2 7 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 6 (10.71%) Firewall
4 5 (8.93%) DNS
5 4 (7.14%) DHCP
6 3 (5.36%) HTTP
6 3 (5.36%) SNMP
6 3 (5.36%) LDAP
6 3 (5.36%) NAS
7 2 (3.57%) Internet
7 2 (3.57%) VoIP
7 2 (3.57%) VPN
8 1 (1.79%) WAN
8 1 (1.79%) LAN
8 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.79%) OpenVPN
8 1 (1.79%) SSH
8 1 (1.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) MySQL
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.36%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.36%) Apache Hive
5 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.57%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.79%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.79%) Redis
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.36%) Maven
2 3 (5.36%) TeamCity
2 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.57%) JIRA
4 1 (1.79%) Selenium
4 1 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.79%) Gerrit
4 1 (1.79%) Gradle
4 1 (1.79%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.79%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.79%) Ant
4 1 (1.79%) JMeter
4 1 (1.79%) CruiseControl
General
1 15 (26.79%) Finance
2 7 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Legal
3 2 (3.57%) Publishing
4 1 (1.79%) Law
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) Web Services
2 2 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.79%) J2EE
3 1 (1.79%) CSS
3 1 (1.79%) XML
3 1 (1.79%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.79%) LAMP
3 1 (1.79%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.79%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.79%) Spring
3 1 (1.79%) jQuery
3 1 (1.79%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Clustering
2 9 (16.07%) Open Source
3 3 (5.36%) Replication
4 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (32.14%) UNIX
2 18 (32.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (16.07%) Solaris
4 7 (12.50%) Windows
5 5 (8.93%) Ubuntu
5 5 (8.93%) CentOS
6 4 (7.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 4 (7.14%) Debian
7 3 (5.36%) AIX
8 2 (3.57%) Fedora
8 2 (3.57%) SUSE
8 2 (3.57%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.64%) Configuration Management
1 11 (19.64%) DevOps
2 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (10.71%) E-Commerce
3 5 (8.93%) ITIL
3 5 (8.93%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.36%) Software Engineering
5 3 (5.36%) Load Balancing
5 3 (5.36%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (5.36%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (3.57%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.57%) OO
6 2 (3.57%) Kernel Tuning
6 2 (3.57%) Release Management
6 2 (3.57%) Content Management
7 1 (1.79%) Logistics
7 1 (1.79%) TDD
7 1 (1.79%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.93%) Perl
2 12 (21.43%) Python
3 11 (19.64%) Shell Script
3 11 (19.64%) Bash Shell
4 7 (12.50%) Ruby
4 7 (12.50%) Java
5 5 (8.93%) SQL
5 5 (8.93%) PHP
6 4 (7.14%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.57%) C
8 1 (1.79%) C++
8 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.79%) Korn
8 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.79%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) RHCE
2 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.57%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.14%) KVM
3 3 (5.36%) RHEV
3 3 (5.36%) Samba
3 3 (5.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (3.57%) vSphere
4 2 (3.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.79%) iptables
5 1 (1.79%) Openswan
5 1 (1.79%) PowerHA
5 1 (1.79%) vCloud
5 1 (1.79%) Xen
5 1 (1.79%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (53.57%) Puppet
2 9 (16.07%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (10.71%) Nagios
3 6 (10.71%) Ansible
4 5 (8.93%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (7.14%) Control-M
6 3 (5.36%) Ganglia
7 2 (3.57%) HAProxy
7 2 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (3.57%) WSUS
7 2 (3.57%) logstash
8 1 (1.79%) Salt
8 1 (1.79%) Kibana
8 1 (1.79%) Graphite
8 1 (1.79%) ZABBIX
8 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.79%) OpenView
8 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.79%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (1.79%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 30 (53.57%) Red Hat
2 16 (28.57%) VMware
3 8 (14.29%) Oracle
3 8 (14.29%) HP
4 4 (7.14%) IBM
4 4 (7.14%) Veritas
5 3 (5.36%) Percona
6 2 (3.57%) Adobe
6 2 (3.57%) Sun
6 2 (3.57%) F5
6 2 (3.57%) Splunk
6 2 (3.57%) Cisco
6 2 (3.57%) EMC
6 2 (3.57%) Apple
7 1 (1.79%) McAfee
7 1 (1.79%) TOWER Software
7 1 (1.79%) Tripwire
7 1 (1.79%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (1.79%) Infoblox
7 1 (1.79%) Citrix
London
Harris Global
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £375 - £376 per day + DOE
Posted: 26 days ago