The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield 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 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 33 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.71% - 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% - 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
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South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield 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
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
262 178 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 93.24% 95.70% 90.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 110 106
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £425 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 29
Average hourly rate £12.50 £22.69 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.90% -30.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.29 £12.50 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £34.00 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Linux Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Linux Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) SUSE
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (33.33%) CouchDB
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (33.33%) Splunk
3 1 (33.33%) Kafka
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (33.33%) Docker
3 1 (33.33%) Salt
3 1 (33.33%) Graphite
3 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) CouchDB
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (33.33%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) SUSE
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Salt
1 1 (33.33%) Graphite
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) EMC
1 2 (66.67%) Veritas
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk