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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Administrator
England / South East
Rank 200 210 213
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 40 43 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.56% 0.51% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.55% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 32 20
Median daily rate £380 £330 £327
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £446 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £339 £340
% change year-on-year
+15.12% -0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £37.63
% change year-on-year
+83.33% -60.13%

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
6677 7869 8681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.32% 94.23% 93.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3859 4632 4696
Median daily rate £401 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 337 416 419
Median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.40% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.50 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £54.10 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +17 11 £550 +52.77% 2
Oxfordshire +7 6 £375 +25.00% 3
Surrey +7 6 £375 +20.96% 4
Kent 0 6 £350 -21.34%
West Sussex +7 5 £369 +1.02%
Hampshire +10 4 £290 -27.50% 4
Buckinghamshire -2 1 - -
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 22 January 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 74 (100.00%) Linux
2 47 (63.51%) Red Hat
3 39 (52.70%) Puppet
4 33 (44.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (39.19%) VMware
6 25 (33.78%) Python
7 24 (32.43%) Opscode Chef
8 20 (27.03%) CentOS
8 20 (27.03%) Bash Shell
9 16 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (20.27%) Ruby
10 15 (20.27%) Apache
10 15 (20.27%) Unix
11 13 (17.57%) Oracle
11 13 (17.57%) Perl
11 13 (17.57%) Firewall
12 12 (16.22%) Ansible
13 11 (14.86%) DevOps
13 11 (14.86%) Nagios
14 10 (13.51%) Configuration Management
14 10 (13.51%) Cisco
14 10 (13.51%) Java
15 9 (12.16%) EMC
15 9 (12.16%) SAN
16 8 (10.81%) HP
16 8 (10.81%) MySQL
16 8 (10.81%) DNS
16 8 (10.81%) Subversion
16 8 (10.81%) Veritas
16 8 (10.81%) Red Hat Satellite

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 15 (20.27%) Apache
2 7 (9.46%) Tomcat
3 6 (8.11%) JBoss
4 3 (4.05%) nginx
5 2 (2.70%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.35%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.35%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.35%) Confluence
6 1 (1.35%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) GitHub
2 4 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.05%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.57%) Firewall
2 9 (12.16%) SAN
3 8 (10.81%) DNS
4 4 (5.41%) VPN
5 3 (4.05%) DHCP
5 3 (4.05%) LAN
5 3 (4.05%) WAN
6 2 (2.70%) FTP
6 2 (2.70%) Internet
6 2 (2.70%) IPv4
6 2 (2.70%) IPv6
6 2 (2.70%) LDAP
6 2 (2.70%) NAS
6 2 (2.70%) Network Security
6 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.35%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.35%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.35%) SSH
7 1 (1.35%) VLAN
7 1 (1.35%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.81%) Big Data
1 8 (10.81%) MySQL
2 6 (8.11%) Hadoop
3 4 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.70%) HBase
5 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (2.70%) Sqoop
6 1 (1.35%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.35%) Apache Zeppelin
6 1 (1.35%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (10.81%) Jenkins
1 8 (10.81%) Subversion
2 7 (9.46%) Hudson
3 6 (8.11%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.70%) JIRA
5 1 (1.35%) ProC
5 1 (1.35%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (4.05%) Finance
2 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) LAMP
1 3 (4.05%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (1.35%) Apache Tez
3 1 (1.35%) HTML
3 1 (1.35%) Kafka
3 1 (1.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) Clustering
1 5 (6.76%) Smart Meter
2 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (2.70%) Grid Computing
2 2 (2.70%) Replication
3 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.35%) DataPower
3 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.35%) EMC VNX
3 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (44.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (27.03%) CentOS
4 15 (20.27%) Unix
5 6 (8.11%) Solaris
5 6 (8.11%) Ubuntu
6 5 (6.76%) Debian
7 3 (4.05%) Windows
8 2 (2.70%) AIX
8 2 (2.70%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (2.70%) SUSE
9 1 (1.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.86%) DevOps
2 10 (13.51%) Configuration Management
3 7 (9.46%) Data Management
4 5 (6.76%) ITIL
4 5 (6.76%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 4 (5.41%) Open Source
5 4 (5.41%) Server Building
5 4 (5.41%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.05%) Analytics
6 3 (4.05%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.05%) High Availability
6 3 (4.05%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.70%) Automated Testing
7 2 (2.70%) Benchmarking
7 2 (2.70%) Change Management
7 2 (2.70%) ITSM
7 2 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.70%) Scrum
7 2 (2.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 25 (33.78%) Python
2 20 (27.03%) Bash Shell
3 15 (20.27%) Ruby
4 13 (17.57%) Perl
5 10 (13.51%) Java
6 6 (8.11%) SQL
7 5 (6.76%) Korn
8 3 (4.05%) C
8 3 (4.05%) C++
8 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.05%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.70%) PHP
10 1 (1.35%) R
10 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.46%) CCNA
1 7 (9.46%) CCNP
1 7 (9.46%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.41%) RHCSA
3 3 (4.05%) RHCE
4 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.35%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.35%) CEH
5 1 (1.35%) Degree
5 1 (1.35%) RHCT
5 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.81%) vSphere
3 4 (5.41%) NFS
4 3 (4.05%) Postfix
5 2 (2.70%) Apache Flume
5 2 (2.70%) Docker
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (1.35%) HDFS
6 1 (1.35%) iptables
6 1 (1.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.35%) Veritas File System
6 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.35%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 39 (52.70%) Puppet
2 24 (32.43%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (16.22%) Ansible
4 11 (14.86%) Nagios
5 8 (10.81%) Red Hat Satellite
6 5 (6.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (2.70%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (2.70%) Opsview
8 1 (1.35%) Ambari
8 1 (1.35%) Cacti
8 1 (1.35%) Capistrano
8 1 (1.35%) EMC Navisphere
8 1 (1.35%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (1.35%) Oozie
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (1.35%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (1.35%) vMotion
8 1 (1.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 47 (63.51%) Red Hat
2 29 (39.19%) VMware
3 13 (17.57%) Oracle
4 10 (13.51%) Cisco
5 9 (12.16%) EMC
6 8 (10.81%) HP
6 8 (10.81%) Veritas
7 2 (2.70%) Brocade
7 2 (2.70%) NetApp
7 2 (2.70%) Sun
7 2 (2.70%) Symantec
7 2 (2.70%) Teradata
8 1 (1.35%) Hortonworks
8 1 (1.35%) Isilon
8 1 (1.35%) Percona
8 1 (1.35%) Software AG
8 1 (1.35%) Tableau
8 1 (1.35%) Talend
8 1 (1.35%) Veeam
8 1 (1.35%) webMethods
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
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