The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Senior Linux Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux System Administrator
Rank 417 433 421
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Linux Systems Administrator 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.014% 0.013% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.014% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £600 £525 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
20313 22036 22179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.14% 94.60% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14741 15378 15441
Median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 368 399
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £52.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Linux Systems Administrator across the London region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Senior Linux Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Senior 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 Senior Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
3 4 (66.67%) SAN
3 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) AIX
4 3 (50.00%) Solaris
4 3 (50.00%) Unix
4 3 (50.00%) Perl
4 3 (50.00%) BMC
4 3 (50.00%) Sun
4 3 (50.00%) Python
4 3 (50.00%) Veritas
4 3 (50.00%) Banking
4 3 (50.00%) NAS
4 3 (50.00%) Low Latency
4 3 (50.00%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (33.33%) Ansible
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) MySQL
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle
6 1 (16.67%) CSS
6 1 (16.67%) PHP
6 1 (16.67%) C
6 1 (16.67%) HTML
6 1 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (16.67%) SSL

Senior 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 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) NAS
3 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (66.67%) AIX
3 3 (50.00%) Solaris
3 3 (50.00%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) CentOS
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (50.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Perl
1 3 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (16.67%) Nagios
3 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (16.67%) Puppet
3 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) BMC
2 3 (50.00%) Sun
2 3 (50.00%) Veritas
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) VMware