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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank - 36 -
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield - 0.89% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.95% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-70.00% -7.69%
Linux Administrator
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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 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
232 211 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 92.06% 94.20% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 117 136
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 22
Average hourly rate £15.44 £23.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.97% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £10.20 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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