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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 48 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.24% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £39.25 -
% change year-on-year
-61.78% -
Linux Administrator
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
389 217 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 93.51% 95.18% 92.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 136 126
Average daily rate £400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £234 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 12
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £9.50 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £30.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
4 1 (20.00%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (20.00%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (20.00%) SaltStack
4 1 (20.00%) YourKit
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (20.00%) JProfiler
4 1 (20.00%) Varnish
4 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (20.00%) Puppet
4 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (20.00%) OpenVPN
4 1 (20.00%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) Cobbler
4 1 (20.00%) Big Data
4 1 (20.00%) Couchbase
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) JConsole
4 1 (20.00%) VisualVM

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) Jetty
2 1 (20.00%) nginx
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) IMAP
1 1 (20.00%) IPsec
1 1 (20.00%) NAS
1 1 (20.00%) OpenVPN
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) SMTP
1 1 (20.00%) SNMP
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
1 1 (20.00%) Couchbase
1 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) JConsole
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) JMeter
1 1 (20.00%) JProfiler
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) VisualVM
1 1 (20.00%) YourKit
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
1 1 (20.00%) Java EE
1 1 (20.00%) JMS
1 1 (20.00%) LAMP
1 1 (20.00%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (20.00%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Debian
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) SUSE
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Korn
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
1 1 (20.00%) FreeRADIUS
1 1 (20.00%) NFS
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (20.00%) Varnish
1 1 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cacti
1 1 (20.00%) Cobbler
1 1 (20.00%) logstash
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Pega
2 1 (20.00%) SaltStack
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas
Sheffield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 27 days ago