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 3 May 2016 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 232 235 231
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 38 32 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.32% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.34% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 12
Median daily rate £371 £438 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.14% +32.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £238 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £348 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.83% -7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £48.00 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.00 £27.75 -
% change year-on-year
+72.97% -
Linux Administrator
England

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
9170 9361 8882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.26% 94.33% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5549 5142 4874
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £501 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 452 487
Median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.85 £50.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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 3 May 2016.

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 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +15 10 £388 +6.89% 4
Hampshire -1 8 £325 +35.41% 1
Surrey -3 8 £405 -4.70% 7
Oxfordshire 0 4 £375 -23.46% 3
East Sussex - 3 £350 - 3
West Sussex - 3 £371 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £430 -
Sussex - 1 £300 -
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 82 (100.00%) Linux
2 47 (57.32%) Unix
3 41 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 33 (40.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (29.27%) SAN
5 24 (29.27%) Oracle
6 21 (25.61%) VMware
6 21 (25.61%) Puppet
7 19 (23.17%) Veritas
8 18 (21.95%) Finance
9 17 (20.73%) Computer Science
10 16 (19.51%) High Availability
10 16 (19.51%) DNS
11 15 (18.29%) Shell Script
11 15 (18.29%) DevOps
11 15 (18.29%) Degree
11 15 (18.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 14 (17.07%) Git (software)
12 14 (17.07%) Data Centre
12 14 (17.07%) EMC
12 14 (17.07%) AIX
12 14 (17.07%) Solaris
12 14 (17.07%) Disaster Recovery
13 13 (15.85%) Clustering
13 13 (15.85%) MySQL
13 13 (15.85%) Windows
13 13 (15.85%) Perl
13 13 (15.85%) Amazon AWS
14 12 (14.63%) Oracle Database
14 12 (14.63%) Ruby

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 7 (8.54%) Apache
2 4 (4.88%) nginx
2 4 (4.88%) OpenStack
2 4 (4.88%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.66%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.44%) TPMS
5 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.22%) JBoss
5 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.22%) IaaS
3 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (29.27%) SAN
2 16 (19.51%) DNS
3 10 (12.20%) DHCP
4 7 (8.54%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (8.54%) LDAP
5 6 (7.32%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.88%) SMTP
7 3 (3.66%) Broadband
7 3 (3.66%) HTTP
7 3 (3.66%) NAS
7 3 (3.66%) SSL
8 2 (2.44%) Firewall
8 2 (2.44%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.22%) Internet
9 1 (1.22%) LAN
9 1 (1.22%) SSH
9 1 (1.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.85%) MySQL
2 12 (14.63%) Oracle Database
3 6 (7.32%) VLDB
4 2 (2.44%) OLTP
5 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (17.07%) Git (software)
2 11 (13.41%) Jenkins
3 8 (9.76%) RSpec
4 3 (3.66%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.22%) JIRA
5 1 (1.22%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (21.95%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Back Office
3 1 (1.22%) Banking
3 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.98%) Middleware
2 5 (6.10%) Web Services
3 1 (1.22%) LAMP
3 1 (1.22%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (1.22%) MCollective
3 1 (1.22%) POSIX
3 1 (1.22%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.73%) Computer Science
2 14 (17.07%) Data Centre
3 13 (15.85%) Clustering
4 9 (10.98%) EMC VMAX
5 7 (8.54%) HACMP
6 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.66%) LPAR
8 2 (2.44%) Replication
9 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.22%) EqualLogic
9 1 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (1.22%) iSeries
9 1 (1.22%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 82 (100.00%) Linux
2 47 (57.32%) Unix
3 33 (40.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (17.07%) AIX
4 14 (17.07%) Solaris
5 13 (15.85%) Windows
6 7 (8.54%) Windows Server
7 6 (7.32%) CentOS
8 5 (6.10%) Ubuntu
8 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (3.66%) HPUX
10 3 (3.66%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (3.66%) VMS
11 1 (1.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.51%) High Availability
2 15 (18.29%) DevOps
3 14 (17.07%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (14.63%) Migration
5 11 (13.41%) Open Source
6 7 (8.54%) Configuration Management
6 7 (8.54%) Data Migration
6 7 (8.54%) Performance Analysis
7 6 (7.32%) Change Management
8 5 (6.10%) ITIL
9 3 (3.66%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.66%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (3.66%) Project Management
9 3 (3.66%) Storage Virtualisation
9 3 (3.66%) Time Management
10 2 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (2.44%) Performance Management
10 2 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (2.44%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.29%) Shell Script
2 13 (15.85%) Perl
3 12 (14.63%) Ruby
4 11 (13.41%) Python
5 8 (9.76%) Bash Shell
6 6 (7.32%) SQL
7 5 (6.10%) AWK
7 5 (6.10%) sed
8 2 (2.44%) Korn
8 2 (2.44%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.22%) Bourne shell
9 1 (1.22%) C#
9 1 (1.22%) Java
9 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.22%) PHP
9 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (18.29%) Degree
2 7 (8.54%) SC Cleared
2 7 (8.54%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.44%) OCP
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.22%) CCNA
4 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.22%) MCSE
4 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.22%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.76%) SLA
2 2 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 15 (18.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 9 (10.98%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.54%) GlusterFS
4 6 (7.32%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 5 (6.10%) Veritas File System
5 5 (6.10%) VMware ESX
6 4 (4.88%) NFS
7 2 (2.44%) Firmware
7 2 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (2.44%) vSphere
8 1 (1.22%) iptables
8 1 (1.22%) KVM
8 1 (1.22%) Postfix
8 1 (1.22%) qmail
8 1 (1.22%) SpamAssassin
8 1 (1.22%) Squid
8 1 (1.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 21 (25.61%) Puppet
2 11 (13.41%) Ansible
3 9 (10.98%) NetBackup
4 8 (9.76%) Red Hat Satellite
5 7 (8.54%) Nagios
5 7 (8.54%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (7.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 5 (6.10%) Oracle ZFS
8 3 (3.66%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (2.44%) Cacti
9 2 (2.44%) Data Guard
9 2 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (1.22%) Ganglia
10 1 (1.22%) Graphite
10 1 (1.22%) Legato
10 1 (1.22%) OVSD
10 1 (1.22%) SCCM
10 1 (1.22%) SCOM
10 1 (1.22%) SCVMM
10 1 (1.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 41 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 24 (29.27%) Oracle
3 21 (25.61%) VMware
4 19 (23.17%) Veritas
5 14 (17.07%) EMC
6 11 (13.41%) IBM
7 9 (10.98%) HP
8 7 (8.54%) Symantec
9 6 (7.32%) Brocade
9 6 (7.32%) StorageTek
9 6 (7.32%) Sun
10 5 (6.10%) 3PAR
11 4 (4.88%) Microsoft
11 4 (4.88%) NetApp
12 3 (3.66%) Dell
13 2 (2.44%) Cisco
13 2 (2.44%) Emulex
13 2 (2.44%) Huawei
13 2 (2.44%) Nokia
14 1 (1.22%) Splunk