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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux System Administrator
England / London
Rank 345 371 376
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 55 46 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.23% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 44 33
Median daily rate £413 £423 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.36% +2.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
- -61.53%

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
18124 20377 20176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.81% 95.02% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 12990 14443 14183
Median daily rate £475 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 307 337
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% -13.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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
Croydon +7 5 £468 +24.66%
City of London -9 3 £315 -25.88% 6
Hammersmith - 2 £475 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £413 -
Southwark - 1 £425 -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 139 (100.00%) Linux
2 91 (65.47%) Red Hat
3 83 (59.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 65 (46.76%) Puppet
5 63 (45.32%) Bash Shell
6 56 (40.29%) VMware
7 49 (35.25%) Apache
8 48 (34.53%) Perl
9 39 (28.06%) VMware Infrastructure
10 38 (27.34%) CentOS
11 34 (24.46%) DNS
12 33 (23.74%) Unix
12 33 (23.74%) Windows
13 29 (20.86%) Python
13 29 (20.86%) PowerShell
13 29 (20.86%) Ubuntu
14 28 (20.14%) Tomcat
15 27 (19.42%) Configuration Management
16 26 (18.71%) Nagios
17 24 (17.27%) Ansible
18 23 (16.55%) DevOps
18 23 (16.55%) Data Centre
18 23 (16.55%) Firewall
19 21 (15.11%) Amazon AWS
20 20 (14.39%) Finance
20 20 (14.39%) LDAP
21 18 (12.95%) PHP
21 18 (12.95%) SC Cleared
21 18 (12.95%) Security Cleared
22 17 (12.23%) Docker

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 49 (35.25%) Apache
2 28 (20.14%) Tomcat
3 9 (6.47%) nginx
4 4 (2.88%) IIS
4 4 (2.88%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.44%) Confluence
5 2 (1.44%) JBoss
6 1 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (3.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.11%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.76%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (5.76%) Amazon S3
3 6 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.60%) Route 53
5 4 (2.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (2.16%) IaaS
7 2 (1.44%) GitHub
8 1 (0.72%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.72%) G Suite
8 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (24.46%) DNS
2 23 (16.55%) Firewall
3 20 (14.39%) LDAP
4 15 (10.79%) TCP/IP
5 13 (9.35%) SSH
6 11 (7.91%) X.509
7 10 (7.19%) Ethernet
7 10 (7.19%) HTTP
7 10 (7.19%) SAN
8 9 (6.47%) DHCP
9 6 (4.32%) SMTP
10 5 (3.60%) NAS
11 4 (2.88%) POP3
11 4 (2.88%) VLAN
12 3 (2.16%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (2.16%) IMAP
12 3 (2.16%) Internet
12 3 (2.16%) LAN
12 3 (2.16%) SNMP
12 3 (2.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.07%) MySQL
2 8 (5.76%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.88%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (2.16%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.16%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.72%) KDB
5 1 (0.72%) Kdb+
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (10.07%) Jenkins
2 12 (8.63%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.60%) JIRA
4 4 (2.88%) Subversion
5 3 (2.16%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.16%) Gradle
5 3 (2.16%) gulp
5 3 (2.16%) Selenium
6 2 (1.44%) GoCD
6 2 (1.44%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.44%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.72%) Maven
7 1 (0.72%) Phabricator
General
1 20 (14.39%) Finance
2 8 (5.76%) Banking
3 7 (5.04%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.88%) Back Office
5 3 (2.16%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.16%) Publishing
6 2 (1.44%) Games
6 2 (1.44%) Law
7 1 (0.72%) Electronics
7 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Legal
7 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.04%) LAMP
1 7 (5.04%) Web Services
2 5 (3.60%) LEMP Stack
3 4 (2.88%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (2.88%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (2.16%) Browserify
5 2 (1.44%) XML
6 1 (0.72%) .NET
6 1 (0.72%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.72%) CSS
6 1 (0.72%) HTML
6 1 (0.72%) JSON
6 1 (0.72%) Middleware
6 1 (0.72%) Node.js
6 1 (0.72%) Sensu
6 1 (0.72%) XHTML
6 1 (0.72%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.55%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.76%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (2.88%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.88%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.16%) NHS
5 2 (1.44%) Spread Betting
6 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.72%) Clustering
6 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.72%) Fintech
6 1 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.72%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.72%) Replication
6 1 (0.72%) Symmetrix
6 1 (0.72%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 139 (100.00%) Linux
2 83 (59.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 38 (27.34%) CentOS
4 33 (23.74%) Unix
4 33 (23.74%) Windows
5 29 (20.86%) Ubuntu
6 16 (11.51%) Solaris
7 15 (10.79%) Windows Server
8 7 (5.04%) Debian
9 5 (3.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (2.16%) AIX
11 3 (2.16%) SUSE
11 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (1.44%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.44%) Scientific Linux
13 1 (0.72%) Fedora
13 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.72%) VMS
13 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (19.42%) Configuration Management
2 23 (16.55%) DevOps
3 16 (11.51%) Load Balancing
4 12 (8.63%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (8.63%) Virtual Environments
5 11 (7.91%) Server Building
6 9 (6.47%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (6.47%) Migration
7 8 (5.76%) Open Source
8 6 (4.32%) Change Management
8 6 (4.32%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (4.32%) Low Latency
9 5 (3.60%) E-Commerce
10 4 (2.88%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (2.88%) High Availability
10 4 (2.88%) ITIL
11 3 (2.16%) Data Management
11 3 (2.16%) ITSM
11 3 (2.16%) Performance Management
11 3 (2.16%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 63 (45.32%) Bash Shell
2 48 (34.53%) Perl
3 29 (20.86%) PowerShell
3 29 (20.86%) Python
4 18 (12.95%) PHP
5 16 (11.51%) Shell Script
6 9 (6.47%) Ruby
7 8 (5.76%) AWK
7 8 (5.76%) sed
8 7 (5.04%) SQL
9 6 (4.32%) Java
10 5 (3.60%) C-shell
11 3 (2.16%) Bourne shell
11 3 (2.16%) SystemTap
12 2 (1.44%) Tcl
12 2 (1.44%) VB
13 1 (0.72%) C++
13 1 (0.72%) Korn
Qualifications
1 18 (12.95%) SC Cleared
1 18 (12.95%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.44%) RHCE
3 1 (0.72%) RHCA
3 1 (0.72%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.88%) QA
System Software
1 39 (28.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (12.23%) Docker
3 15 (10.79%) Active Directory
4 11 (7.91%) KVM
5 8 (5.76%) NFS
6 6 (4.32%) VMware ESX
7 5 (3.60%) Dovecot
7 5 (3.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (3.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 5 (3.60%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (2.88%) Postfix
8 4 (2.88%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.16%) Samba
10 2 (1.44%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.44%) vSphere
10 2 (1.44%) XenServer
11 1 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.72%) Squid
11 1 (0.72%) SRDF
11 1 (0.72%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 65 (46.76%) Puppet
2 26 (18.71%) Nagios
3 24 (17.27%) Ansible
4 9 (6.47%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 8 (5.76%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (5.04%) yum
7 4 (2.88%) HAProxy
7 4 (2.88%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 3 (2.16%) Cobbler
8 3 (2.16%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (1.44%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (1.44%) Salt
9 2 (1.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (1.44%) systemd
10 1 (0.72%) Grafana
10 1 (0.72%) Graphite
10 1 (0.72%) Kibana
10 1 (0.72%) logstash
10 1 (0.72%) OSSEC
10 1 (0.72%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 91 (65.47%) Red Hat
2 56 (40.29%) VMware
3 10 (7.19%) Oracle
3 10 (7.19%) Sun
3 10 (7.19%) Veritas
4 9 (6.47%) HP
4 9 (6.47%) IBM
5 8 (5.76%) NetApp
6 7 (5.04%) EMC
6 7 (5.04%) Microsoft
7 6 (4.32%) Cisco
7 6 (4.32%) Splunk
8 3 (2.16%) AppDynamics
8 3 (2.16%) Symantec
9 2 (1.44%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.44%) Apple
9 2 (1.44%) Google
9 2 (1.44%) Lumension
9 2 (1.44%) Veeam
10 1 (0.72%) Brocade
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