The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East region that had Linux Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 89 61 52
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 19 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.35% 0.51% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 0.54% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
Median daily rate £265 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.11% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 - -
Linux 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 North East 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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1261 742 553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 89.81% 95.50% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 797 416 344
Median daily rate £338 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £190 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £540 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 78 18
Median hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £18.50 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Linux Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux Administrator across the North East region.

Linux Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Linux Administrator
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Tyne and Wear -32 19 £265 -41.11% 2
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 North East region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (77.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (72.73%) Red Hat
4 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
5 12 (54.55%) AIX
6 10 (45.45%) RHCE
7 9 (40.91%) SLA
7 9 (40.91%) Oracle
8 8 (36.36%) ITIL
9 7 (31.82%) SAN
9 7 (31.82%) HP
9 7 (31.82%) EMC
9 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
9 7 (31.82%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (31.82%) EMC NetWorker
9 7 (31.82%) Clustering
9 7 (31.82%) KVM
9 7 (31.82%) High Availability
10 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
10 6 (27.27%) IBM
11 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
12 3 (13.64%) VMware
12 3 (13.64%) Solaris
13 2 (9.09%) Unix
13 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
13 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
13 2 (9.09%) vSphere
13 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
14 1 (4.55%) Maple
14 1 (4.55%) MongoDB

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 (4.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Maple
1 1 (4.55%) Mathematica
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) DHCP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) HTTPS
2 1 (4.55%) LDAP
2 1 (4.55%) SSH
2 1 (4.55%) SSL
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (77.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (54.55%) AIX
4 3 (13.64%) Solaris
5 2 (9.09%) Unix
6 1 (4.55%) CentOS
6 1 (4.55%) HPUX
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) ITIL
2 7 (31.82%) High Availability
3 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Server Building
4 1 (4.55%) Time Management
4 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.55%) C++
2 1 (4.55%) Fortran
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) PHP
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 10 (45.45%) RHCE
3 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
4 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) KVM
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) vSphere
3 1 (4.55%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Red Hat
2 9 (40.91%) Oracle
3 7 (31.82%) EMC
3 7 (31.82%) HP
4 6 (27.27%) IBM
5 3 (13.64%) VMware
6 1 (4.55%) SAP
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