The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Linux Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Administrator
England / South East
Rank 214 213 217
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 29 44 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.51% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.54% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 36 22
Median daily rate £375 £338 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £299 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+83.33% -61.78%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7129 8103 9105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.59% 94.43% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4153 4928 4868
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 369 383 426
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Linux Administrator in the job title.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the South East region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Linux Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Linux Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Linux Administrator
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +25 11 £550 +46.66% 3
Oxfordshire +2 6 £375 +25.00% 1
Hampshire +4 5 £295 -26.25% 5
Surrey -5 3 £375 +13.63% 1
Buckinghamshire 0 1 - -
Kent 0 1 £350 -21.34%
West Sussex -12 1 £400 +9.40%
East Sussex - 1 £438 - 2
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, Linux Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 75 (100.00%) Linux
2 49 (65.33%) Red Hat
3 41 (54.67%) Puppet
4 33 (44.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (38.67%) VMware
6 28 (37.33%) Python
7 27 (36.00%) Opscode Chef
8 23 (30.67%) Bash Shell
9 21 (28.00%) CentOS
10 17 (22.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (20.00%) Ruby
11 15 (20.00%) Unix
12 14 (18.67%) Firewall
13 13 (17.33%) Apache
13 13 (17.33%) Ansible
13 13 (17.33%) DevOps
14 12 (16.00%) Oracle
14 12 (16.00%) Nagios
14 12 (16.00%) Configuration Management
15 11 (14.67%) SAN
15 11 (14.67%) Perl
16 10 (13.33%) Cisco
16 10 (13.33%) HP
16 10 (13.33%) EMC
16 10 (13.33%) Red Hat Satellite
17 9 (12.00%) Big Data
17 9 (12.00%) Jenkins
17 9 (12.00%) vSphere
17 9 (12.00%) MySQL
17 9 (12.00%) Java

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (17.33%) Apache
2 6 (8.00%) JBoss
2 6 (8.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.00%) nginx
4 2 (2.67%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.33%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.33%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.33%) Confluence
5 1 (1.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.67%) GitHub
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.67%) Firewall
2 11 (14.67%) SAN
3 8 (10.67%) DNS
4 5 (6.67%) VPN
5 4 (5.33%) IPv4
5 4 (5.33%) IPv6
5 4 (5.33%) Network Security
6 3 (4.00%) LAN
6 3 (4.00%) WAN
7 2 (2.67%) DHCP
7 2 (2.67%) FTP
7 2 (2.67%) Internet
7 2 (2.67%) LDAP
7 2 (2.67%) NAS
7 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.67%) VLAN
8 1 (1.33%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.33%) SSH
8 1 (1.33%) SSL
8 1 (1.33%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.00%) Big Data
1 9 (12.00%) MySQL
2 7 (9.33%) Hadoop
3 4 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.67%) HBase
4 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.67%) Sqoop
5 1 (1.33%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.33%) Apache Zeppelin
5 1 (1.33%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Jenkins
1 9 (12.00%) Subversion
2 8 (10.67%) Hudson
3 7 (9.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.67%) JIRA
5 1 (1.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.33%) Games
2 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.00%) LAMP
1 3 (4.00%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (1.33%) Apache Tez
3 1 (1.33%) HTML
3 1 (1.33%) Kafka
3 1 (1.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.67%) Clustering
1 5 (6.67%) Smart Meter
2 4 (5.33%) Replication
3 3 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.67%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.33%) DataPower
5 1 (1.33%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.33%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.33%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 75 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (44.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (28.00%) CentOS
4 15 (20.00%) Unix
5 6 (8.00%) Ubuntu
6 5 (6.67%) Debian
7 4 (5.33%) Solaris
8 3 (4.00%) AIX
8 3 (4.00%) Windows
9 2 (2.67%) SUSE
10 1 (1.33%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.33%) DevOps
2 12 (16.00%) Configuration Management
3 8 (10.67%) Data Management
4 5 (6.67%) ITIL
4 5 (6.67%) Server Building
4 5 (6.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 4 (5.33%) Automated Testing
5 4 (5.33%) Continuous Deployment
5 4 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (5.33%) ITSM
5 4 (5.33%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.00%) Analytics
6 3 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.00%) High Availability
6 3 (4.00%) Open Source
6 3 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.67%) Change Control
7 2 (2.67%) Process Improvement
7 2 (2.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 28 (37.33%) Python
2 23 (30.67%) Bash Shell
3 15 (20.00%) Ruby
4 11 (14.67%) Perl
5 9 (12.00%) Java
6 6 (8.00%) Korn
6 6 (8.00%) SQL
7 4 (5.33%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.00%) C++
8 3 (4.00%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.67%) C
9 2 (2.67%) PHP
10 1 (1.33%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (10.67%) CCNA
1 8 (10.67%) CCNP
1 8 (10.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.33%) RHCSA
3 3 (4.00%) RHCE
4 1 (1.33%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.33%) CEH
4 1 (1.33%) Degree
4 1 (1.33%) RHCT
4 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (22.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (12.00%) vSphere
3 6 (8.00%) NFS
4 4 (5.33%) Docker
5 3 (4.00%) Postfix
6 2 (2.67%) Apache Flume
6 2 (2.67%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (2.67%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (1.33%) HDFS
7 1 (1.33%) iptables
7 1 (1.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.33%) Veritas File System
7 1 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.33%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 41 (54.67%) Puppet
2 27 (36.00%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (17.33%) Ansible
4 12 (16.00%) Nagios
5 10 (13.33%) Red Hat Satellite
6 5 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (2.67%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (2.67%) Opsview
7 2 (2.67%) vMotion
8 1 (1.33%) Ambari
8 1 (1.33%) Cacti
8 1 (1.33%) Capistrano
8 1 (1.33%) EMC Navisphere
8 1 (1.33%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (1.33%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.33%) Oozie
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (1.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (1.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 49 (65.33%) Red Hat
2 29 (38.67%) VMware
3 12 (16.00%) Oracle
4 10 (13.33%) Cisco
4 10 (13.33%) EMC
4 10 (13.33%) HP
5 8 (10.67%) Veritas
6 2 (2.67%) Brocade
6 2 (2.67%) IBM
6 2 (2.67%) NetApp
6 2 (2.67%) Sun
6 2 (2.67%) Symantec
6 2 (2.67%) Teradata
7 1 (1.33%) Adobe
7 1 (1.33%) Cognos
7 1 (1.33%) Isilon
7 1 (1.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.33%) Software AG
7 1 (1.33%) Tableau
7 1 (1.33%) webMethods
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