The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Linux Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Linux System Administrator
Rank 427 425 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Linux Systems Administrator 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.004% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.004% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior 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
22291 22532 23252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.54% 92.61% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 15700 15338 15942
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 423 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Linux Systems Administrator in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in London

Senior 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 Senior Linux Systems Administrator across the London region.

Senior Linux Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in London

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Linux Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Dollar Universe
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Tripwire
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) SUSE
2 1 (50.00%) Samba
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) BCP
2 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Linux Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) ATM
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) SNMP
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (50.00%) EFT
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) BCP
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) RHCE
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Samba
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) OpenView
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Dollar Universe
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Tripwire
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Hitachi