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 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
Linux Administrator
England / North East
Rank 95 75 54
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 2 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.20% 0.34% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.36% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Median daily rate £464 - £258
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £334 £333
% change year-on-year
+19.85% +0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.00 £37.63
% change year-on-year
- -60.13%

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
951 831 632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 94.25% 94.32% 93.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 487 401
Median daily rate £375 £400 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £261 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 49 30
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.77 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.61% +18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £10.60 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £28.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 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
Tyne and Wear -16 2 £464 -
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (87.50%) Red Hat
3 9 (56.25%) Oracle
3 9 (56.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (50.00%) Clustering
4 8 (50.00%) AIX
4 8 (50.00%) High Availability
5 7 (43.75%) ITIL
6 6 (37.50%) Unix
6 6 (37.50%) HP
6 6 (37.50%) SAN
6 6 (37.50%) CentOS
7 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
7 5 (31.25%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (31.25%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (31.25%) EMC
7 5 (31.25%) RHCE
7 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
7 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
7 5 (31.25%) Puppet
7 5 (31.25%) KVM
7 5 (31.25%) Ansible
7 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (25.00%) Compliance Management
8 4 (25.00%) DevOps
8 4 (25.00%) Hudson
8 4 (25.00%) GitHub
8 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 4 (25.00%) Apache
8 4 (25.00%) SLA

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 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
2 4 (25.00%) Apache
3 3 (18.75%) iPlanet
3 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
4 2 (12.50%) JBoss
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) GitHub
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) SAN
2 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Hudson
1 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (25.00%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (50.00%) AIX
4 6 (37.50%) CentOS
4 6 (37.50%) Unix
5 2 (12.50%) HPUX
5 2 (12.50%) Solaris
5 2 (12.50%) SUSE
5 2 (12.50%) Windows
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) High Availability
2 7 (43.75%) ITIL
3 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
4 4 (25.00%) Compliance Management
4 4 (25.00%) DevOps
5 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) Change Management
6 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.25%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
1 2 (12.50%) Python
1 2 (12.50%) Ruby
2 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.25%) Jython
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) RHCE
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) KVM
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Ansible
1 5 (31.25%) EMC NetWorker
1 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (31.25%) Puppet
2 2 (12.50%) Nagios
2 2 (12.50%) ZABBIX
3 1 (6.25%) Data Guard
3 1 (6.25%) OpenNMS
3 1 (6.25%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Red Hat
2 9 (56.25%) Oracle
3 6 (37.50%) HP
4 5 (31.25%) EMC
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco
5 3 (18.75%) F5
5 3 (18.75%) IBM
5 3 (18.75%) Sun
6 2 (12.50%) Veritas
7 1 (6.25%) Rackspace