The table below looks at the statistics 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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 131 129 136
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 12 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.24% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.26% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 1
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£300 £308 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -33.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.50
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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 North West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2949 2697 3072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.19% 91.67% 92.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1706 1339 1544
Average daily rate £350 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £222 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 192 215
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Histogram 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 September 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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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 -9 6 £300 -6.97% 1
Merseyside - 3 £450 -
Cheshire -1 1 £375 +21.75% 3
Cumbria - - - -
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Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (88.46%) Red Hat
3 18 (69.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (42.31%) Banking
4 11 (42.31%) Shell Script
4 11 (42.31%) UNIX
5 7 (26.92%) Firmware
6 6 (23.08%) Apache
6 6 (23.08%) Tomcat
6 6 (23.08%) Perl
6 6 (23.08%) Oracle
7 5 (19.23%) HP
7 5 (19.23%) Change Management
7 5 (19.23%) Finance
7 5 (19.23%) Puppet
7 5 (19.23%) Regular Expression
7 5 (19.23%) Analytics
8 4 (15.38%) Middleware
8 4 (15.38%) IBM
9 3 (11.54%) SAN
9 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
9 3 (11.54%) Windows
9 3 (11.54%) HPUX
9 3 (11.54%) SUSE
9 3 (11.54%) VMware
9 3 (11.54%) ITIL
9 3 (11.54%) Information Security
9 3 (11.54%) Performance Management
9 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (11.54%) Capacity Planning

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 6 (23.08%) Apache
1 6 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (7.69%) CMS
2 2 (7.69%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) SAN
2 2 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) MySQL
1 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
1 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Introscope
General
1 11 (42.31%) Banking
2 5 (19.23%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Regular Expression
2 4 (15.38%) Middleware
3 1 (3.85%) LAMP
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (69.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (42.31%) UNIX
4 3 (11.54%) Windows
4 3 (11.54%) HPUX
4 3 (11.54%) SUSE
5 2 (7.69%) CentOS
5 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Change Management
1 5 (19.23%) Analytics
2 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (11.54%) Performance Management
2 3 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (11.54%) ITIL
2 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
2 3 (11.54%) Information Security
3 2 (7.69%) Data Management
3 2 (7.69%) Content Management
3 2 (7.69%) Wealth Management
3 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 2 (7.69%) Migration
3 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
3 2 (7.69%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 2 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) Shell Script
2 6 (23.08%) Perl
3 1 (3.85%) Python
3 1 (3.85%) C++
3 1 (3.85%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) MATLAB
3 1 (3.85%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) PhD
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Firmware
2 2 (7.69%) RHEV
3 1 (3.85%) GPFS
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Puppet
2 2 (7.69%) Tivoli
2 2 (7.69%) CA Wily
2 2 (7.69%) YUM
3 1 (3.85%) Nagios
3 1 (3.85%) Ganglia
3 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Red Hat
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle
3 5 (19.23%) HP
4 4 (15.38%) IBM
5 3 (11.54%) VMware
6 2 (7.69%) EMC
6 2 (7.69%) CA
6 2 (7.69%) NetApp
6 2 (7.69%) Sybase
6 2 (7.69%) JBoss
6 2 (7.69%) FatWire
7 1 (3.85%) Rackspace
7 1 (3.85%) Cyber-Ark
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