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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 381 366 379
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 39 40 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 31 29
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£375 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £381 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.32% +8.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.53 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 -
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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
21603 21834 22464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.14% 92.84% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 15097 14934 15284
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 404 467
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -13.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -19 4 £375 +4.52% 9
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £375 -
Wembley - 2 £383 -
Feltham - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £375 -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 58 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (58.62%) Red Hat
3 21 (36.21%) UNIX
4 20 (34.48%) Apache
5 18 (31.03%) Puppet
6 16 (27.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (27.59%) MySQL
7 14 (24.14%) Perl
7 14 (24.14%) VMware
8 12 (20.69%) Windows
9 11 (18.97%) Tomcat
9 11 (18.97%) Oracle
10 10 (17.24%) PHP
10 10 (17.24%) Solaris
10 10 (17.24%) Shell Script
10 10 (17.24%) DevOps
11 9 (15.52%) Bash Shell
11 9 (15.52%) Nagios
11 9 (15.52%) SAN
11 9 (15.52%) Finance
12 8 (13.79%) HP
13 7 (12.07%) Python
13 7 (12.07%) SUSE
13 7 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (10.34%) LAMP
14 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
14 6 (10.34%) CentOS
14 6 (10.34%) Banking
14 6 (10.34%) Veritas
14 6 (10.34%) Continuous Integration

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 20 (34.48%) Apache
2 11 (18.97%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.17%) JBoss
4 2 (3.45%) WordPress
4 2 (3.45%) nginx
5 1 (1.72%) Confluence
5 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.72%) IIS
5 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.72%) CMS
5 1 (1.72%) Drupal
5 1 (1.72%) Jetty
5 1 (1.72%) Resin
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.72%) Heroku
3 1 (1.72%) GitHub
3 1 (1.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) SAN
2 5 (8.62%) Firewall
2 5 (8.62%) NAS
3 4 (6.90%) DNS
3 4 (6.90%) LDAP
4 3 (5.17%) SNMP
4 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.45%) DHCP
5 2 (3.45%) LAN
5 2 (3.45%) VoIP
5 2 (3.45%) WAN
5 2 (3.45%) Internet
5 2 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.72%) Network Security
6 1 (1.72%) MPLS
6 1 (1.72%) SSH
6 1 (1.72%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.72%) VLAN
6 1 (1.72%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.72%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.59%) MySQL
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.45%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.72%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.72%) Subversion
2 1 (1.72%) Maven
2 1 (1.72%) JIRA
2 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (15.52%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Banking
3 4 (6.90%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.45%) German Language
4 2 (3.45%) Law
4 2 (3.45%) Publishing
5 1 (1.72%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) LAMP
2 3 (5.17%) Web Services
3 2 (3.45%) HTML
3 2 (3.45%) .NET
3 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.45%) CSS
3 2 (3.45%) WAMP
4 1 (1.72%) XML
4 1 (1.72%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.45%) Clustering
2 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) Replication
3 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (36.21%) UNIX
3 16 (27.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (20.69%) Windows
5 10 (17.24%) Solaris
6 7 (12.07%) SUSE
7 6 (10.34%) CentOS
8 4 (6.90%) Ubuntu
9 3 (5.17%) Debian
10 2 (3.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.72%) Fedora
11 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.72%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.24%) DevOps
2 6 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (10.34%) ITIL
3 5 (8.62%) Configuration Management
4 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce
4 4 (6.90%) Migration
4 4 (6.90%) Open Source
5 3 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (3.45%) Workflow
6 2 (3.45%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (3.45%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.45%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.45%) Integration Testing
7 1 (1.72%) ITSM
7 1 (1.72%) Data Security
7 1 (1.72%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.72%) Logistics
7 1 (1.72%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.14%) Perl
2 10 (17.24%) PHP
2 10 (17.24%) Shell Script
3 9 (15.52%) Bash Shell
4 7 (12.07%) Python
5 6 (10.34%) Java
6 4 (6.90%) Ruby
7 3 (5.17%) SQL
8 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.72%) Korn
9 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.72%) C-shell
9 1 (1.72%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.90%) RHCE
3 2 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.45%) Degree
4 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) RHCA
4 1 (1.72%) CCNA
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (6.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (6.90%) KVM
4 3 (5.17%) Xen
4 3 (5.17%) vSphere
5 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.45%) iptables
6 1 (1.72%) Samba
6 1 (1.72%) Snort
6 1 (1.72%) Squid
6 1 (1.72%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.72%) XenServer
6 1 (1.72%) Gluster
6 1 (1.72%) Varnish
6 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.72%) Openswan
6 1 (1.72%) vCloud
6 1 (1.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (31.03%) Puppet
2 9 (15.52%) Nagios
3 4 (6.90%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (1.72%) Salt
6 1 (1.72%) Rundeck
6 1 (1.72%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.72%) OpenView
6 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.72%) Control-M
6 1 (1.72%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.72%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.72%) Dollar Universe
6 1 (1.72%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 34 (58.62%) Red Hat
2 14 (24.14%) VMware
3 11 (18.97%) Oracle
4 8 (13.79%) HP
5 6 (10.34%) Veritas
6 4 (6.90%) Sun
6 4 (6.90%) Cisco
6 4 (6.90%) IBM
6 4 (6.90%) EMC
7 2 (3.45%) Citrix
7 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.45%) Dell
8 1 (1.72%) Juniper
8 1 (1.72%) Hitachi
8 1 (1.72%) Tripwire
8 1 (1.72%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.72%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (1.72%) F5
8 1 (1.72%) Splunk
8 1 (1.72%) Percona
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