The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.93% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex 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
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
191 202 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 89.25% 88.99% 87.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 124 119
Average daily rate £350 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £115 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 6
Average hourly rate £28.13 £13.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.34% -65.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Linux Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Linux Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region that cited 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 Linux Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) iptables
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Python

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region that cited 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 Linux Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) VMware