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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 365 359 385
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 67 77 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.33% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.34% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 61 38
Median daily rate £438 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £17.53 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 - £30.00
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
21054 22389 22119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.06% 94.76% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15075 15722 15169
Median daily rate £450 £443 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 370 414
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £52.17 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +54 13 £450 +20.00% 9
Westminster - 2 £275 -
Hammersmith - 1 £438 -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 137 (100.00%) Linux
2 83 (60.58%) Red Hat
3 81 (59.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 55 (40.15%) Puppet
5 51 (37.23%) Unix
6 44 (32.12%) Windows
7 40 (29.20%) Finance
8 39 (28.47%) Perl
9 37 (27.01%) VMware
10 32 (23.36%) Python
11 30 (21.90%) Solaris
11 30 (21.90%) Apache
12 29 (21.17%) Configuration Management
13 28 (20.44%) PHP
13 28 (20.44%) Bash Shell
14 27 (19.71%) VMware Infrastructure
14 27 (19.71%) SAN
15 26 (18.98%) DevOps
16 23 (16.79%) Banking
17 21 (15.33%) MySQL
17 21 (15.33%) Windows Server
18 20 (14.60%) Nagios
18 20 (14.60%) Opscode Chef
19 19 (13.87%) Ansible
19 19 (13.87%) Amazon AWS
19 19 (13.87%) DNS
19 19 (13.87%) Oracle
19 19 (13.87%) AIX
19 19 (13.87%) Clustering
20 18 (13.14%) Shell Script

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 30 (21.90%) Apache
2 16 (11.68%) Tomcat
3 8 (5.84%) nginx
4 7 (5.11%) IIS
5 4 (2.92%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.19%) JBoss
6 3 (2.19%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.46%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.46%) WildFly
8 1 (0.73%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.73%) Confluence
8 1 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.73%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.87%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.38%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.19%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.46%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (1.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (19.71%) SAN
2 19 (13.87%) DNS
3 16 (11.68%) NAS
4 12 (8.76%) Internet
5 9 (6.57%) Firewall
6 7 (5.11%) LDAP
6 7 (5.11%) X.509
7 6 (4.38%) TCP/IP
8 5 (3.65%) Network Security
9 4 (2.92%) LAN
9 4 (2.92%) WAN
10 3 (2.19%) DHCP
10 3 (2.19%) SSH
11 2 (1.46%) Kerberos
11 2 (1.46%) SSL
11 2 (1.46%) VPN
11 2 (1.46%) Wireless
12 1 (0.73%) FTP
12 1 (0.73%) HTTP
12 1 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.33%) MySQL
2 5 (3.65%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (3.65%) MongoDB
2 5 (3.65%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.19%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.46%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (0.73%) Big Data
5 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.73%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (8.76%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.92%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.19%) Subversion
4 2 (1.46%) JIRA
5 1 (0.73%) GoCD
5 1 (0.73%) Hudson
5 1 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.73%) TeamCity
General
1 40 (29.20%) Finance
2 23 (16.79%) Banking
3 8 (5.84%) Back Office
4 6 (4.38%) Games
5 4 (2.92%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.92%) Publishing
6 2 (1.46%) Law
7 1 (0.73%) Marketing
7 1 (0.73%) Retail
7 1 (0.73%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.03%) LAMP
2 4 (2.92%) JRuby
3 3 (2.19%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (2.19%) Middleware
3 3 (2.19%) Web Services
4 2 (1.46%) ELK Stack
4 2 (1.46%) Java EE
5 1 (0.73%) CSS
5 1 (0.73%) HTML
5 1 (0.73%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.87%) Clustering
2 14 (10.22%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.11%) Replication
4 6 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.65%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.92%) EMC VMAX
6 4 (2.92%) Hedge funds
6 4 (2.92%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.92%) Online Games
6 4 (2.92%) Wiki
7 3 (2.19%) Derivative
8 2 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.46%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.46%) PlayStation
9 1 (0.73%) CMDB
9 1 (0.73%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.73%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.73%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.73%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 137 (100.00%) Linux
2 81 (59.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 51 (37.23%) Unix
4 44 (32.12%) Windows
5 30 (21.90%) Solaris
6 21 (15.33%) Windows Server
7 19 (13.87%) AIX
8 17 (12.41%) Ubuntu
9 15 (10.95%) CentOS
10 10 (7.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (5.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 6 (4.38%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (2.92%) Debian
13 4 (2.92%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (2.92%) SUSE
13 4 (2.92%) VMS
13 4 (2.92%) VyOS
14 2 (1.46%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (1.46%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.73%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.17%) Configuration Management
2 26 (18.98%) DevOps
3 17 (12.41%) ITIL
4 14 (10.22%) High Availability
4 14 (10.22%) Load Balancing
4 14 (10.22%) Migration
5 10 (7.30%) Low Latency
5 10 (7.30%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (6.57%) Change Control
6 9 (6.57%) E-Commerce
7 8 (5.84%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (5.84%) Virtual Environments
8 6 (4.38%) Open Source
8 6 (4.38%) Server Building
9 5 (3.65%) Incident Management
9 5 (3.65%) Performance Optimisation
10 4 (2.92%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (2.19%) Network Load Balancing
11 3 (2.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (2.19%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (28.47%) Perl
2 32 (23.36%) Python
3 28 (20.44%) Bash Shell
3 28 (20.44%) PHP
4 18 (13.14%) Shell Script
5 17 (12.41%) PowerShell
5 17 (12.41%) Ruby
6 10 (7.30%) Java
7 5 (3.65%) C
7 5 (3.65%) Korn
7 5 (3.65%) SQL
7 5 (3.65%) SystemTap
8 3 (2.19%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.73%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.73%) C#
9 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (2.19%) RHCE
2 2 (1.46%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.46%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.73%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.73%) QA
1 1 (0.73%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (19.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (9.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 13 (9.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 11 (8.03%) Active Directory
4 8 (5.84%) KVM
4 8 (5.84%) NFS
4 8 (5.84%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (5.11%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (3.65%) GPFS
6 5 (3.65%) RHEV
6 5 (3.65%) Veritas File System
7 4 (2.92%) iptables
8 1 (0.73%) Docker
8 1 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.73%) Samba
8 1 (0.73%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.73%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 55 (40.15%) Puppet
2 20 (14.60%) Nagios
2 20 (14.60%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (13.87%) Ansible
4 10 (7.30%) HAProxy
4 10 (7.30%) Red Hat Satellite
5 7 (5.11%) Oracle ZFS
5 7 (5.11%) SCOM
5 7 (5.11%) WSUS
6 6 (4.38%) ITRS Geneos
6 6 (4.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (3.65%) BladeLogic
8 4 (2.92%) Control-M
9 3 (2.19%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 2 (1.46%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (1.46%) FreeIPA
10 2 (1.46%) Kibana
10 2 (1.46%) logstash
10 2 (1.46%) Xymon
10 2 (1.46%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 83 (60.58%) Red Hat
2 37 (27.01%) VMware
3 19 (13.87%) Oracle
4 18 (13.14%) Veritas
5 16 (11.68%) EMC
5 16 (11.68%) HP
6 12 (8.76%) IBM
7 10 (7.30%) Microsoft
8 9 (6.57%) Sun
9 8 (5.84%) Cisco
10 7 (5.11%) Citrix
10 7 (5.11%) Dell
10 7 (5.11%) NetApp
11 6 (4.38%) 3PAR
12 5 (3.65%) BMC
13 4 (2.92%) Brocade
13 4 (2.92%) Vyatta
14 3 (2.19%) New Relic
15 2 (1.46%) EXASOL
15 2 (1.46%) Splunk
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £475.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £380 - £400 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
World First
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oho Group
Rate: £200 - 300 per day
Posted: 23 days ago