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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 216 236 234
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 50 35 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.57% 0.37% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.39% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 19 12
Median daily rate £386 £433 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.69% +27.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £364 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £384 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.79% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
+14.54% -
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
8354 8971 8649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.82% 94.98% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4988 5124 4687
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 £250 £230 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 432 442
Median hourly rate £19.22 £16.14 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.06% -5.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +8 19 £488 +23.41% 1
Hampshire +4 8 £325 -11.56%
Oxfordshire +2 6 £388 -20.91% 1
Surrey -5 6 £400 +3.22% 3
East Sussex +12 5 £350 -
Buckinghamshire +11 3 £275 -
West Sussex - 3 £371 - 1
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 93 (100.00%) Linux
2 42 (45.16%) Unix
3 40 (43.01%) Red Hat
4 39 (41.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 38 (40.86%) VMware
6 32 (34.41%) Puppet
7 28 (30.11%) Perl
8 25 (26.88%) EMC
9 23 (24.73%) SAN
9 23 (24.73%) Python
10 22 (23.66%) Oracle
10 22 (23.66%) Opscode Chef
11 21 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
11 21 (22.58%) Veritas
12 20 (21.51%) DevOps
13 18 (19.35%) MySQL
14 17 (18.28%) ITIL
14 17 (18.28%) Solaris
14 17 (18.28%) High Availability
14 17 (18.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 16 (17.20%) Finance
16 15 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
16 15 (16.13%) DNS
16 15 (16.13%) Computer Science
17 13 (13.98%) Degree
17 13 (13.98%) AIX
17 13 (13.98%) Migration
17 13 (13.98%) Nagios
17 13 (13.98%) Clustering
18 12 (12.90%) Shell Script

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 12 (12.90%) Apache
2 5 (5.38%) nginx
3 4 (4.30%) OpenStack
4 3 (3.23%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.23%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.15%) Drupal
5 2 (2.15%) TPMS
6 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.08%) JBoss
6 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.83%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (24.73%) SAN
2 15 (16.13%) DNS
3 9 (9.68%) DHCP
3 9 (9.68%) Fibre Channel
4 8 (8.60%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (8.60%) LDAP
5 7 (7.53%) TCP/IP
6 5 (5.38%) Internet
7 4 (4.30%) Firewall
7 4 (4.30%) HTTP
7 4 (4.30%) SMTP
8 3 (3.23%) Broadband
8 3 (3.23%) NAS
8 3 (3.23%) SSL
9 2 (2.15%) LAN
9 2 (2.15%) VPN
9 2 (2.15%) WAN
10 1 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.08%) DVB
10 1 (1.08%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.35%) MySQL
2 9 (9.68%) Oracle Database
3 8 (8.60%) VLDB
4 3 (3.23%) OLTP
5 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (11.83%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.68%) Jenkins
3 8 (8.60%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (4.30%) RSpec
5 3 (3.23%) Vagrant
6 2 (2.15%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.08%) JIRA
7 1 (1.08%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (17.20%) Finance
2 2 (2.15%) Back Office
3 1 (1.08%) Banking
3 1 (1.08%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.45%) LAMP
1 6 (6.45%) Middleware
2 4 (4.30%) Web Services
3 3 (3.23%) REST
4 2 (2.15%) Spring
4 2 (2.15%) XML
5 1 (1.08%) HTML
5 1 (1.08%) HTML5
5 1 (1.08%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (1.08%) MCollective
5 1 (1.08%) Node.js
5 1 (1.08%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.13%) Computer Science
2 13 (13.98%) Clustering
3 12 (12.90%) Data Centre
4 10 (10.75%) EMC VMAX
5 9 (9.68%) EMC VNX
6 7 (7.53%) HACMP
7 4 (4.30%) Management Information System
8 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (3.23%) LPAR
9 2 (2.15%) Replication
9 2 (2.15%) VCE vBlock
10 1 (1.08%) Driving Licence
10 1 (1.08%) DTV
10 1 (1.08%) EqualLogic
10 1 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (1.08%) iSeries
10 1 (1.08%) Mainframe
10 1 (1.08%) MPEG
10 1 (1.08%) STB
Operating Systems
1 93 (100.00%) Linux
2 42 (45.16%) Unix
3 39 (41.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (18.28%) Solaris
5 13 (13.98%) AIX
6 11 (11.83%) CentOS
7 10 (10.75%) Windows
8 8 (8.60%) Ubuntu
9 4 (4.30%) Windows Server
10 3 (3.23%) Debian
10 3 (3.23%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (3.23%) VMS
11 2 (2.15%) HPUX
11 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (1.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.51%) DevOps
2 17 (18.28%) High Availability
2 17 (18.28%) ITIL
3 15 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (13.98%) Migration
5 9 (9.68%) Open Source
5 9 (9.68%) Performance Analysis
6 8 (8.60%) Configuration Management
7 7 (7.53%) Data Migration
8 6 (6.45%) Change Management
9 5 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (5.38%) Incident Management
10 4 (4.30%) Scrum
10 4 (4.30%) Service Management
10 4 (4.30%) Time Management
11 3 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (3.23%) Load Balancing
11 3 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (3.23%) Server Building
11 3 (3.23%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 28 (30.11%) Perl
2 23 (24.73%) Python
3 12 (12.90%) Bash Shell
3 12 (12.90%) Shell Script
4 10 (10.75%) Ruby
5 8 (8.60%) PHP
6 5 (5.38%) AWK
6 5 (5.38%) sed
7 4 (4.30%) Java
7 4 (4.30%) SQL
8 2 (2.15%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.08%) Bourne shell
9 1 (1.08%) C
9 1 (1.08%) C++
9 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.08%) Korn
Qualifications
1 13 (13.98%) Degree
2 9 (9.68%) CCNA
2 9 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (9.68%) RHCSA
2 9 (9.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (8.60%) CCNP
3 8 (8.60%) RHCE
4 7 (7.53%) SC Cleared
4 7 (7.53%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.15%) OCP
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.08%) MCSE
6 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.08%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.60%) SLA
2 2 (2.15%) QA
System Software
1 21 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (18.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 10 (10.75%) vSphere
4 8 (8.60%) GlusterFS
5 7 (7.53%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (6.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 5 (5.38%) Active Directory
7 5 (5.38%) Hyper-V
7 5 (5.38%) NFS
7 5 (5.38%) Veritas File System
7 5 (5.38%) VMware ESX
8 4 (4.30%) Postfix
9 3 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (2.15%) Firmware
10 2 (2.15%) KVM
10 2 (2.15%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (1.08%) iptables
11 1 (1.08%) SpamAssassin
11 1 (1.08%) Squid
11 1 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 32 (34.41%) Puppet
2 22 (23.66%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (13.98%) Nagios
4 12 (12.90%) Ansible
5 11 (11.83%) NetBackup
6 9 (9.68%) Red Hat Satellite
7 8 (8.60%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 6 (6.45%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (2.15%) Cacti
9 2 (2.15%) Data Guard
9 2 (2.15%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (2.15%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (1.08%) collectd
10 1 (1.08%) Ganglia
10 1 (1.08%) Graphite
10 1 (1.08%) Hyperic
10 1 (1.08%) Legato
10 1 (1.08%) logstash
10 1 (1.08%) OVSD
10 1 (1.08%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 40 (43.01%) Red Hat
2 38 (40.86%) VMware
3 25 (26.88%) EMC
4 22 (23.66%) Oracle
5 21 (22.58%) Veritas
6 11 (11.83%) Cisco
6 11 (11.83%) IBM
7 8 (8.60%) Brocade
7 8 (8.60%) HP
7 8 (8.60%) StorageTek
8 7 (7.53%) Sun
8 7 (7.53%) Symantec
9 5 (5.38%) 3PAR
9 5 (5.38%) Microsoft
10 4 (4.30%) NetApp
11 3 (3.23%) Dell
11 3 (3.23%) Juniper
12 2 (2.15%) Emulex
13 1 (1.08%) Rackspace
13 1 (1.08%) Splunk
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