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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Linux System Administrator
England / London
Rank 386 401 393
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Linux Systems Administrator 10 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.052% 0.019% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.020% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
Median daily rate £375 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
-13.88% -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
18377 19532 19691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.92% 95.15% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13128 13704 14023
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 305 343
Median hourly rate £20.12 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.80% +2.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.26 £36.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 2017.

Senior Linux Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in London

Senior 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 Senior Linux Systems Administrator within the London region over the 3 months to 17 January 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
City of London -5 2 £375 -
Croydon - 2 £465 -
Senior Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (91.30%) Red Hat
3 18 (78.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (73.91%) Puppet
5 13 (56.52%) Bash Shell
6 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (47.83%) VMware
7 10 (43.48%) Perl
8 9 (39.13%) Windows
8 9 (39.13%) Apache
8 9 (39.13%) Tomcat
8 9 (39.13%) Load Balancing
9 8 (34.78%) PowerShell
9 8 (34.78%) PHP
9 8 (34.78%) Nagios
9 8 (34.78%) Data Centre
10 6 (26.09%) sed
10 6 (26.09%) AWK
10 6 (26.09%) SSH
11 5 (21.74%) CentOS
11 5 (21.74%) Firewall
11 5 (21.74%) DNS
11 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
11 5 (21.74%) Unix
11 5 (21.74%) Ansible
12 4 (17.39%) Server Building
12 4 (17.39%) NetApp
12 4 (17.39%) 3PAR
12 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Satellite
12 4 (17.39%) Ubuntu

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 9 (39.13%) Apache
1 9 (39.13%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) SSH
2 5 (21.74%) DNS
2 5 (21.74%) Firewall
3 3 (13.04%) LDAP
4 2 (8.70%) Ethernet
4 2 (8.70%) X.509
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (78.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (39.13%) Windows
4 5 (21.74%) CentOS
4 5 (21.74%) Unix
5 4 (17.39%) Ubuntu
6 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
7 2 (8.70%) Solaris
8 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
8 1 (4.35%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Load Balancing
2 4 (17.39%) Server Building
3 3 (13.04%) Change Management
4 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.70%) DevOps
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
4 2 (8.70%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Bash Shell
2 10 (43.48%) Perl
3 8 (34.78%) PHP
3 8 (34.78%) PowerShell
4 6 (26.09%) AWK
4 6 (26.09%) sed
5 1 (4.35%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby
5 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
3 3 (13.04%) KVM
3 3 (13.04%) VMware ESX
4 2 (8.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (73.91%) Puppet
2 8 (34.78%) Nagios
3 5 (21.74%) Ansible
4 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (13.04%) yum
6 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (4.35%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) Red Hat
2 11 (47.83%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) 3PAR
3 4 (17.39%) NetApp
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