The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham 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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 44 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.53% 0.34% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £320
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - -
Linux Administrator
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottingham 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
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
371 283 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 97.63% 94.97% 96.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 113 138
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 29
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £20.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

Linux Administrator
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Groovy
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Groovy
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) VMware