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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 341 376 376
Rank change year-on-year
+35 0
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 77 49 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.23% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 37 35
Median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £273 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £485 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.53 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 - -
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
20640 21725 21929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.90% 94.58% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 15039 15000 15432
Median daily rate £463 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 406 397
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.01 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% +8.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +55 19 £425 +13.33% 12
Westminster - 2 £275 -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 122 (100.00%) Linux
2 64 (52.46%) Red Hat
3 60 (49.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 50 (40.98%) Unix
5 41 (33.61%) Puppet
6 38 (31.15%) Finance
7 37 (30.33%) Windows
8 31 (25.41%) Perl
8 31 (25.41%) VMware
9 28 (22.95%) Bash Shell
10 26 (21.31%) Solaris
10 26 (21.31%) Amazon AWS
11 25 (20.49%) Python
12 23 (18.85%) SAN
13 22 (18.03%) Apache
14 21 (17.21%) Banking
14 21 (17.21%) DevOps
15 20 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
16 18 (14.75%) Migration
16 18 (14.75%) Configuration Management
16 18 (14.75%) MySQL
16 18 (14.75%) Shell Script
17 17 (13.93%) Veritas
17 17 (13.93%) PHP
17 17 (13.93%) Opscode Chef
18 15 (12.30%) NAS
18 15 (12.30%) Oracle
18 15 (12.30%) Nagios
19 14 (11.48%) Clustering
19 14 (11.48%) Ubuntu

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 22 (18.03%) Apache
2 12 (9.84%) Tomcat
3 8 (6.56%) nginx
4 7 (5.74%) OpenStack
5 6 (4.92%) JBoss
6 2 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.64%) IIS
6 2 (1.64%) WildFly
7 1 (0.82%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.82%) Confluence
7 1 (0.82%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.82%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 26 (21.31%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.74%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (4.10%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (3.28%) Amazon Glacier
4 4 (3.28%) Amazon S3
4 4 (3.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (1.64%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (1.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (18.85%) SAN
2 15 (12.30%) NAS
3 11 (9.02%) DNS
4 9 (7.38%) TCP/IP
5 8 (6.56%) Firewall
5 8 (6.56%) Internet
6 6 (4.92%) Network Security
7 4 (3.28%) LAN
7 4 (3.28%) LDAP
7 4 (3.28%) WAN
8 2 (1.64%) SSH
8 2 (1.64%) SSL
8 2 (1.64%) VPN
8 2 (1.64%) X.509
9 1 (0.82%) DHCP
9 1 (0.82%) FTP
9 1 (0.82%) IPsec
9 1 (0.82%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.82%) MRTG
9 1 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.75%) MySQL
2 11 (9.02%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (7.38%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.10%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.28%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (2.46%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.82%) Big Data
7 1 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.82%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.82%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.92%) Git (software)
1 6 (4.92%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.28%) Subversion
3 2 (1.64%) GitLab
4 1 (0.82%) JIRA
4 1 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (31.15%) Finance
2 21 (17.21%) Banking
3 7 (5.74%) Games
4 4 (3.28%) Retail
5 3 (2.46%) Law
6 2 (1.64%) Back Office
6 2 (1.64%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.64%) Publishing
7 1 (0.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.84%) Web Services
2 8 (6.56%) LAMP
3 6 (4.92%) JRuby
4 3 (2.46%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (1.64%) ELK Stack
5 2 (1.64%) Java EE
6 1 (0.82%) CSS
6 1 (0.82%) HTML
6 1 (0.82%) Middleware
6 1 (0.82%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.48%) Clustering
2 10 (8.20%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.92%) Hedge funds
4 5 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.10%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.28%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.28%) Online Games
5 4 (3.28%) User Experience
5 4 (3.28%) Wiki
6 3 (2.46%) Derivative
6 3 (2.46%) PlayStation
7 2 (1.64%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.64%) Replication
8 1 (0.82%) CMDB
8 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.82%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.82%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.82%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.82%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 122 (100.00%) Linux
2 60 (49.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 50 (40.98%) Unix
4 37 (30.33%) Windows
5 26 (21.31%) Solaris
6 14 (11.48%) Ubuntu
6 14 (11.48%) Windows Server
7 12 (9.84%) CentOS
8 11 (9.02%) AIX
9 7 (5.74%) Debian
10 5 (4.10%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 5 (4.10%) VyOS
11 4 (3.28%) SUSE
12 3 (2.46%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (1.64%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.82%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.82%) SmartOS
14 1 (0.82%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.21%) DevOps
2 18 (14.75%) Configuration Management
2 18 (14.75%) Migration
3 11 (9.02%) E-Commerce
4 10 (8.20%) ITIL
5 7 (5.74%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (5.74%) Change Control
5 7 (5.74%) High Availability
6 5 (4.10%) Low Latency
6 5 (4.10%) Performance Optimisation
6 5 (4.10%) Server Building
7 4 (3.28%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (3.28%) Incident Management
7 4 (3.28%) Load Balancing
7 4 (3.28%) Open Source
7 4 (3.28%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (2.46%) Identity Management
8 3 (2.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (2.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (1.64%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (25.41%) Perl
2 28 (22.95%) Bash Shell
3 25 (20.49%) Python
4 18 (14.75%) Shell Script
5 17 (13.93%) PHP
6 13 (10.66%) Ruby
7 12 (9.84%) Java
8 10 (8.20%) PowerShell
8 10 (8.20%) SQL
9 4 (3.28%) Korn
10 2 (1.64%) C
10 2 (1.64%) SystemTap
11 1 (0.82%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.82%) C#
11 1 (0.82%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.82%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (2.46%) RHCE
2 2 (1.64%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.82%) Degree
3 1 (0.82%) MCSE
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.82%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.28%) SLA
2 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 20 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (10.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 13 (10.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 10 (8.20%) KVM
4 9 (7.38%) NFS
5 8 (6.56%) Active Directory
6 5 (4.10%) GPFS
6 5 (4.10%) Veritas File System
6 5 (4.10%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.46%) vSphere
8 2 (1.64%) RHEV
9 1 (0.82%) Docker
9 1 (0.82%) iptables
9 1 (0.82%) Samba
9 1 (0.82%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 41 (33.61%) Puppet
2 17 (13.93%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (12.30%) Nagios
4 14 (11.48%) Ansible
5 8 (6.56%) HAProxy
6 5 (4.10%) ITRS Geneos
6 5 (4.10%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (2.46%) BladeLogic
7 3 (2.46%) Cacti
7 3 (2.46%) Oracle ZFS
7 3 (2.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (2.46%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 3 (2.46%) Xymon
8 2 (1.64%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (1.64%) Kibana
8 2 (1.64%) logstash
8 2 (1.64%) SCOM
8 2 (1.64%) WSUS
8 2 (1.64%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 64 (52.46%) Red Hat
2 31 (25.41%) VMware
3 17 (13.93%) Veritas
4 15 (12.30%) Oracle
5 12 (9.84%) HP
5 12 (9.84%) IBM
6 10 (8.20%) Cisco
7 9 (7.38%) EMC
8 7 (5.74%) 3PAR
8 7 (5.74%) New Relic
9 6 (4.92%) Brocade
9 6 (4.92%) Splunk
9 6 (4.92%) Sun
9 6 (4.92%) Vyatta
10 5 (4.10%) Dell
11 4 (3.28%) BMC
11 4 (3.28%) Microsoft
11 4 (3.28%) NetApp
11 4 (3.28%) Rackspace
12 3 (2.46%) Citrix
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