The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 363 363 293
Rank change year-on-year
0 -70
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 38 44 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.18% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.20% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 30 89
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £45.00
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21865 22414 24437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.73% 92.46% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 15013 15255 15840
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 472 647
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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 July 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 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +25 8 £388 +14.81% 11
Harrow - 1 - - 2
Isleworth - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 79 (100.00%) Linux
2 50 (63.29%) Red Hat
3 36 (45.57%) Puppet
4 34 (43.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 32 (40.51%) Perl
6 31 (39.24%) UNIX
7 30 (37.97%) Bash Shell
8 23 (29.11%) Apache
9 22 (27.85%) Python
10 21 (26.58%) Ubuntu
11 20 (25.32%) MySQL
12 19 (24.05%) VMware
12 19 (24.05%) DevOps
13 16 (20.25%) Configuration Management
13 16 (20.25%) SAN
14 15 (18.99%) Solaris
14 15 (18.99%) DNS
14 15 (18.99%) Finance
15 14 (17.72%) Oracle
15 14 (17.72%) LDAP
15 14 (17.72%) ITIL
16 13 (16.46%) Java
16 13 (16.46%) Nagios
16 13 (16.46%) Debian
17 12 (15.19%) Shell Script
17 12 (15.19%) VMware Infrastructure
17 12 (15.19%) CentOS
18 11 (13.92%) Firewall
19 10 (12.66%) JIRA
19 10 (12.66%) Opscode Chef

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 23 (29.11%) Apache
2 9 (11.39%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.06%) nginx
4 3 (3.80%) Confluence
5 2 (2.53%) IIS
5 2 (2.53%) Drupal
5 2 (2.53%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.27%) MediaWiki
6 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.27%) Liferay
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.27%) Zope
6 1 (1.27%) Plone
6 1 (1.27%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.27%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.53%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.27%) GitHub
2 1 (1.27%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.25%) SAN
2 15 (18.99%) DNS
3 14 (17.72%) LDAP
4 11 (13.92%) Firewall
5 8 (10.13%) TCP/IP
5 8 (10.13%) VPN
5 8 (10.13%) NAS
6 6 (7.59%) SSH
7 5 (6.33%) SSL
7 5 (6.33%) DHCP
8 4 (5.06%) SMTP
8 4 (5.06%) OpenVPN
9 3 (3.80%) Network Security
9 3 (3.80%) BGP
9 3 (3.80%) IPsec
9 3 (3.80%) OSPF
9 3 (3.80%) FTP
9 3 (3.80%) HTTP
10 2 (2.53%) Internet
10 2 (2.53%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.32%) MySQL
2 9 (11.39%) Hadoop
3 5 (6.33%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.06%) Big Data
5 3 (3.80%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.80%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.27%) Redis
7 1 (1.27%) Informix
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (12.66%) JIRA
2 8 (10.13%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.33%) Hudson
3 5 (6.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.53%) Subversion
5 1 (1.27%) Eclipse
General
1 15 (18.99%) Finance
2 8 (10.13%) Banking
3 4 (5.06%) Electronics
3 4 (5.06%) Games
4 2 (2.53%) Publishing
5 1 (1.27%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Retail
5 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.13%) LAMP
2 4 (5.06%) CSS
3 3 (3.80%) Middleware
4 2 (2.53%) XML
4 2 (2.53%) HTML
4 2 (2.53%) JSON
5 1 (1.27%) HTML5
5 1 (1.27%) MapReduce
5 1 (1.27%) Zend Framework
5 1 (1.27%) Django
5 1 (1.27%) jQuery
5 1 (1.27%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.27%) XSLT
5 1 (1.27%) Web Services
5 1 (1.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) Open Source
2 4 (5.06%) Clustering
2 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.80%) STB
4 2 (2.53%) iSeries
5 1 (1.27%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.27%) HP StorageWorks
5 1 (1.27%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.27%) Online Games
5 1 (1.27%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (1.27%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.27%) Replication
5 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 79 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (43.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (39.24%) UNIX
4 21 (26.58%) Ubuntu
5 15 (18.99%) Solaris
6 13 (16.46%) Debian
7 12 (15.19%) CentOS
8 9 (11.39%) Windows
9 3 (3.80%) SUSE
10 2 (2.53%) HPUX
10 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.27%) Fedora
11 1 (1.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.05%) DevOps
2 16 (20.25%) Configuration Management
3 14 (17.72%) ITIL
4 6 (7.59%) Load Balancing
5 5 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (5.06%) Change Management
7 3 (3.80%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.80%) Release Management
7 3 (3.80%) Migration
7 3 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (2.53%) Scrum
8 2 (2.53%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.53%) Build Automation
8 2 (2.53%) Kernel Tuning
9 1 (1.27%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.27%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (1.27%) Service Desk Management
9 1 (1.27%) Network Architecture
9 1 (1.27%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 32 (40.51%) Perl
2 30 (37.97%) Bash Shell
3 22 (27.85%) Python
4 13 (16.46%) Java
5 12 (15.19%) Shell Script
6 9 (11.39%) PHP
7 8 (10.13%) Ruby
8 3 (3.80%) Bourne shell
8 3 (3.80%) SQL
8 3 (3.80%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.53%) C
9 2 (2.53%) Korn
10 1 (1.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (8.86%) RHCE
2 5 (6.33%) Degree
3 3 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.27%) LPIC
4 1 (1.27%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) QA
1 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (15.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.59%) KVM
3 5 (6.33%) vSphere
3 5 (6.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.33%) NFS
4 3 (3.80%) Xen
4 3 (3.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (3.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (3.80%) OpenSSH
4 3 (3.80%) qmail
4 3 (3.80%) Postfix
5 2 (2.53%) Samba
5 2 (2.53%) Sendmail
5 2 (2.53%) Squid
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (2.53%) Varnish
6 1 (1.27%) RHEV
6 1 (1.27%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.27%) Shibboleth
6 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 36 (45.57%) Puppet
2 13 (16.46%) Nagios
3 10 (12.66%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (6.33%) YUM
5 4 (5.06%) ZABBIX
5 4 (5.06%) Ansible
6 2 (2.53%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (2.53%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.27%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.27%) OpenAM
7 1 (1.27%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.27%) Ambari
7 1 (1.27%) BladeLogic
7 1 (1.27%) Cacti
7 1 (1.27%) Zenoss
7 1 (1.27%) Control-M
Vendors
1 50 (63.29%) Red Hat
2 19 (24.05%) VMware
3 14 (17.72%) Oracle
4 7 (8.86%) HP
5 6 (7.59%) EMC
5 6 (7.59%) Veritas
6 5 (6.33%) NetApp
6 5 (6.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (6.33%) JBoss
7 4 (5.06%) IBM
7 4 (5.06%) SaltStack
8 3 (3.80%) Sun
8 3 (3.80%) Cisco
9 2 (2.53%) BMC
9 2 (2.53%) CA
9 2 (2.53%) Symantec
10 1 (1.27%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.27%) F5
10 1 (1.27%) Nimsoft
10 1 (1.27%) LANDesk
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