The first table below looks at the demand for the Linux Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 119 126 137
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 9 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.22% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.24% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 2
Average daily rate
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£250 £308 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.83% -24.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £308 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £341
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £17.50
Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2805 2503 2948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.47% 92.46% 91.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1520 1190 1495
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 195 226
Average hourly rate £16.08 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.11% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.00 £41.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Linux Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Linux Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Linux Administrator
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester 0 8 £250 -21.25% 3
Cheshire - - - - 3
Lancashire - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Linux 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 Administrator in their job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (94.44%) Red Hat
3 13 (72.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (55.56%) Banking
5 7 (38.89%) UNIX
6 6 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 6 (33.33%) Perl
7 5 (27.78%) Change Management
7 5 (27.78%) Regular Expression
8 3 (16.67%) Information Security
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle
8 3 (16.67%) Apache
8 3 (16.67%) ITIL
8 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
8 3 (16.67%) Analytics
8 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (16.67%) Puppet
8 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
9 2 (11.11%) RHEV
9 2 (11.11%) Performance Improvement
9 2 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (11.11%) CentOS
9 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
9 2 (11.11%) Data Management
9 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
9 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
9 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
9 2 (11.11%) IBM

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Linux 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 Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (5.56%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) DHCP
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Maven
1 1 (5.56%) Hudson
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (55.56%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Regular Expression
2 2 (11.11%) Middleware
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Firmware
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (38.89%) UNIX
4 2 (11.11%) CentOS
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Change Management
2 3 (16.67%) Information Security
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
2 3 (16.67%) Analytics
2 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (11.11%) Data Management
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 6 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (5.56%) MATLAB
2 1 (5.56%) C++
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) Python
2 1 (5.56%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) PhD
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) RHEV
2 1 (5.56%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Nagios
2 1 (5.56%) Ganglia
2 1 (5.56%) YUM
2 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
2 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Red Hat
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) IBM
3 2 (11.11%) EMC
3 2 (11.11%) NetApp
3 2 (11.11%) Sybase
4 1 (5.56%) RightScale
4 1 (5.56%) Rackspace
4 1 (5.56%) Cyber-Ark
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