The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Senior Linux Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Linux Administrator
England / London
Rank 391 413 410
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 6 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.031% 0.028% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.029% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Median daily rate £468 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
-1.38% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
18108 20378 20221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.81% 95.02% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12974 14446 14220
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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 244 308 340
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% -11.76%
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 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Senior Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Senior Linux Administrator in the job title.

Senior Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in London

Senior Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Linux Administrator across the London region.

Senior Linux Administrator Daily Rate Trend in London

Senior Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Linux Administrator across the London region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Senior Linux Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in London

Senior Linux 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 Senior Linux Administrator within the London region over the 3 months to 25 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 - 3 £468 -
Senior Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, Senior Linux 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 Senior Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Linux
1 19 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 14 (73.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (57.89%) Bash Shell
4 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (52.63%) Puppet
4 10 (52.63%) VMware
5 9 (47.37%) Windows
6 8 (42.11%) Perl
7 7 (36.84%) Data Centre
8 6 (31.58%) PHP
8 6 (31.58%) Apache
8 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
8 6 (31.58%) DNS
8 6 (31.58%) Nagios
8 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
8 6 (31.58%) Load Balancing
9 5 (26.32%) Ubuntu
9 5 (26.32%) SSH
9 5 (26.32%) CentOS
9 5 (26.32%) sed
9 5 (26.32%) AWK
9 5 (26.32%) Firewall
9 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
9 5 (26.32%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
10 4 (21.05%) KVM
10 4 (21.05%) Server Building
10 4 (21.05%) Unix
10 4 (21.05%) LDAP

Senior Linux 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 6 (31.58%) Apache
1 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) DNS
2 5 (26.32%) Firewall
2 5 (26.32%) SSH
3 4 (21.05%) LDAP
4 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.26%) X.509
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Data Centre
2 5 (26.32%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (73.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (47.37%) Windows
4 5 (26.32%) CentOS
4 5 (26.32%) Ubuntu
5 4 (21.05%) Unix
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
6 2 (10.53%) Solaris
7 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
7 1 (5.26%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Load Balancing
2 4 (21.05%) Server Building
3 3 (15.79%) Change Management
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Low Latency
5 1 (5.26%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Bash Shell
2 8 (42.11%) Perl
3 6 (31.58%) PHP
3 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
4 5 (26.32%) AWK
4 5 (26.32%) sed
5 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) RHCA
2 1 (5.26%) RHCE
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
3 4 (21.05%) KVM
3 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX
4 2 (10.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) Puppet
2 6 (31.58%) Nagios
3 4 (21.05%) yum
4 2 (10.53%) Ansible
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 10 (52.63%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle