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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 230 227 229
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 44 33 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.35% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.37% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 22 12
Median daily rate £371 £388 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% +17.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £238 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £493 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £48.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 - -
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
8849 8817 8437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.10% 94.64% 93.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5335 4936 4622
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 £238 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 423 464
Median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 27 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 27 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 +4 14 £400 +10.34% 4
Hampshire -4 10 £325 +35.41% 1
Surrey -7 6 £438 +12.90% 9
East Sussex +8 5 £350 - 2
Oxfordshire +1 4 £375 -23.46% 2
West Sussex - 4 £371 -
Sussex - 1 £300 -
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 88 (100.00%) Linux
2 45 (51.14%) Unix
3 41 (46.59%) Red Hat
4 37 (42.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (30.68%) Oracle
6 26 (29.55%) SAN
7 25 (28.41%) Puppet
8 23 (26.14%) VMware
9 21 (23.86%) Veritas
10 19 (21.59%) DevOps
10 19 (21.59%) Computer Science
11 18 (20.45%) Finance
12 17 (19.32%) EMC
12 17 (19.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 16 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
13 16 (18.18%) Degree
13 16 (18.18%) High Availability
13 16 (18.18%) DNS
13 16 (18.18%) Solaris
13 16 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
14 15 (17.05%) Perl
14 15 (17.05%) MySQL
14 15 (17.05%) Git (software)
15 14 (15.91%) Data Centre
15 14 (15.91%) AIX
15 14 (15.91%) Shell Script
16 13 (14.77%) Migration
16 13 (14.77%) Python
16 13 (14.77%) Windows
16 13 (14.77%) Oracle Database

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 9 (10.23%) Apache
2 5 (5.68%) nginx
3 4 (4.55%) OpenStack
4 3 (3.41%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.41%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.27%) Drupal
5 2 (2.27%) TPMS
6 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.14%) JBoss
6 1 (1.14%) Node.js
6 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.14%) IaaS
3 1 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (29.55%) SAN
2 16 (18.18%) DNS
3 10 (11.36%) DHCP
4 9 (10.23%) Fibre Channel
5 8 (9.09%) LDAP
6 7 (7.95%) TCP/IP
7 4 (4.55%) HTTP
7 4 (4.55%) SMTP
8 3 (3.41%) Broadband
8 3 (3.41%) Firewall
8 3 (3.41%) NAS
8 3 (3.41%) SSL
9 2 (2.27%) LAN
9 2 (2.27%) WAN
10 1 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.14%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (1.14%) DVB
10 1 (1.14%) Internet
10 1 (1.14%) Radio Access Network
10 1 (1.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.05%) MySQL
2 13 (14.77%) Oracle Database
3 8 (9.09%) VLDB
4 3 (3.41%) OLTP
5 2 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (17.05%) Git (software)
2 13 (14.77%) Jenkins
3 8 (9.09%) RSpec
4 3 (3.41%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.27%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.14%) JIRA
6 1 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.14%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (20.45%) Finance
2 5 (5.68%) Back Office
3 1 (1.14%) Banking
3 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.36%) Middleware
2 5 (5.68%) Web Services
3 3 (3.41%) LAMP
3 3 (3.41%) REST
4 2 (2.27%) Spring
4 2 (2.27%) XML
5 1 (1.14%) HTML
5 1 (1.14%) HTML5
5 1 (1.14%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (1.14%) MCollective
5 1 (1.14%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.59%) Computer Science
2 14 (15.91%) Data Centre
3 12 (13.64%) Clustering
4 10 (11.36%) EMC VMAX
5 7 (7.95%) HACMP
6 4 (4.55%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.41%) LPAR
8 2 (2.27%) EMC VNX
8 2 (2.27%) Replication
8 2 (2.27%) VCE vBlock
9 1 (1.14%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.14%) DTV
9 1 (1.14%) EqualLogic
9 1 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (1.14%) iSeries
9 1 (1.14%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.14%) MPEG
9 1 (1.14%) STB
9 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 88 (100.00%) Linux
2 45 (51.14%) Unix
3 37 (42.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (18.18%) Solaris
5 14 (15.91%) AIX
6 13 (14.77%) Windows
7 8 (9.09%) CentOS
8 6 (6.82%) Ubuntu
8 6 (6.82%) Windows Server
9 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (3.41%) HPUX
10 3 (3.41%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (3.41%) VMS
11 1 (1.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.59%) DevOps
2 16 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (18.18%) High Availability
3 13 (14.77%) Migration
3 13 (14.77%) Open Source
4 10 (11.36%) ITIL
5 9 (10.23%) Performance Analysis
6 8 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 7 (7.95%) Data Migration
8 6 (6.82%) Change Management
9 5 (5.68%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (5.68%) Incident Management
10 4 (4.55%) Scrum
10 4 (4.55%) Time Management
11 3 (3.41%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (3.41%) Service Management
11 3 (3.41%) Storage Virtualisation
12 2 (2.27%) Asset Management
12 2 (2.27%) Information Security
12 2 (2.27%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.05%) Perl
2 14 (15.91%) Shell Script
3 13 (14.77%) Python
4 12 (13.64%) Bash Shell
4 12 (13.64%) Ruby
5 5 (5.68%) AWK
5 5 (5.68%) sed
6 4 (4.55%) SQL
7 3 (3.41%) PHP
8 2 (2.27%) Java
8 2 (2.27%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.14%) Bourne shell
9 1 (1.14%) C
9 1 (1.14%) C++
9 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.14%) Korn
Qualifications
1 16 (18.18%) Degree
2 7 (7.95%) SC Cleared
2 7 (7.95%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.27%) CCNA
3 2 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.27%) OCP
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (2.27%) RHCSA
4 1 (1.14%) CCNP
4 1 (1.14%) MCSE
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.14%) RHCE
4 1 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.23%) SLA
2 2 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 17 (19.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 9 (10.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.09%) GlusterFS
4 6 (6.82%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 5 (5.68%) Active Directory
5 5 (5.68%) Veritas File System
5 5 (5.68%) VMware ESX
6 4 (4.55%) NFS
7 2 (2.27%) Firmware
7 2 (2.27%) KVM
7 2 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (2.27%) vSphere
8 1 (1.14%) iptables
8 1 (1.14%) Postfix
8 1 (1.14%) qmail
8 1 (1.14%) SpamAssassin
8 1 (1.14%) Squid
8 1 (1.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 25 (28.41%) Puppet
2 12 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (12.50%) NetBackup
4 10 (11.36%) Ansible
5 9 (10.23%) Red Hat Satellite
6 8 (9.09%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 6 (6.82%) Nagios
7 6 (6.82%) Oracle ZFS
8 3 (3.41%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (2.27%) Cacti
9 2 (2.27%) Data Guard
9 2 (2.27%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (1.14%) collectd
10 1 (1.14%) Ganglia
10 1 (1.14%) Graphite
10 1 (1.14%) Hyperic
10 1 (1.14%) Legato
10 1 (1.14%) logstash
10 1 (1.14%) OVSD
10 1 (1.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 41 (46.59%) Red Hat
2 27 (30.68%) Oracle
3 23 (26.14%) VMware
4 21 (23.86%) Veritas
5 17 (19.32%) EMC
6 11 (12.50%) IBM
7 9 (10.23%) HP
8 8 (9.09%) Brocade
8 8 (9.09%) StorageTek
9 7 (7.95%) Sun
9 7 (7.95%) Symantec
10 5 (5.68%) 3PAR
10 5 (5.68%) Microsoft
11 4 (4.55%) Cisco
12 3 (3.41%) Dell
12 3 (3.41%) NetApp
13 2 (2.27%) Emulex
14 1 (1.14%) Huawei
14 1 (1.14%) Rackspace
14 1 (1.14%) Splunk
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