The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East region that had Linux Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank - 81 76
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.11% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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 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
1275 922 817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 92.93% 95.54% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 557 545
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 63 37
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.77 £13.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.99% +29.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £12.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.50 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator across the North East region.

Linux Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 North East region featuring Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) CentOS
2 7 (77.78%) Red Hat
3 5 (55.56%) Puppet
3 5 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (55.56%) Ansible
4 4 (44.44%) GitHub
4 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
4 4 (44.44%) Hudson
4 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
4 4 (44.44%) DevOps
4 4 (44.44%) Subversion
5 3 (33.33%) Python
5 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (33.33%) Unix
5 3 (33.33%) Apache
5 3 (33.33%) ZABBIX
6 2 (22.22%) Nagios
6 2 (22.22%) Ruby
6 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
6 2 (22.22%) F5
6 2 (22.22%) High Availability
6 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) AIX
6 2 (22.22%) HPUX
6 2 (22.22%) Solaris
6 2 (22.22%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) PHP
6 2 (22.22%) J2EE

Linux Systems 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 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
2 3 (33.33%) Apache
3 2 (22.22%) iPlanet
3 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
4 1 (11.11%) JBoss
4 1 (11.11%) nginx
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) GitHub
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) Redis
1 1 (11.11%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Hudson
1 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
1 4 (44.44%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) CentOS
3 3 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (22.22%) AIX
4 2 (22.22%) HPUX
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Solaris
4 2 (22.22%) SUSE
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) High Availability
2 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) PHP
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) Jython
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Gluster
1 1 (11.11%) LXC
1 1 (11.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Ansible
1 5 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (55.56%) Puppet
2 3 (33.33%) ZABBIX
3 2 (22.22%) Nagios
4 1 (11.11%) Graphite
4 1 (11.11%) Graylog
4 1 (11.11%) HAProxy
4 1 (11.11%) Icinga
4 1 (11.11%) logstash
4 1 (11.11%) OpenNMS
4 1 (11.11%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) F5
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Sun
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Rackspace
3 1 (11.11%) Veritas