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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 196 228 243
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 50 31 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.65% 0.33% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.35% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 11
Median daily rate £400 £328 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.13% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £405 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £9.00
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
7259 8921 9385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.71% 94.87% 94.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4242 5155 5152
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £263 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 504 515
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.77 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +14.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +11 12 £550 +100.91% 2
Hampshire +25 10 £290 -27.50% 1
Surrey +23 8 £375 +30.43% 3
Oxfordshire -1 5 £400 - 2
West Sussex - 5 £369 -
Kent - 5 - -
Buckinghamshire +9 2 £425 - 3
Middlesex - 2 - -
East Sussex - 1 £438 - 4
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 84 (100.00%) Linux
2 47 (55.95%) Red Hat
3 46 (54.76%) Puppet
4 39 (46.43%) VMware
5 33 (39.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 32 (38.10%) Opscode Chef
7 29 (34.52%) Python
8 25 (29.76%) Perl
9 24 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 20 (23.81%) CentOS
11 19 (22.62%) Bash Shell
12 18 (21.43%) Apache
13 17 (20.24%) Ansible
14 16 (19.05%) DevOps
14 16 (19.05%) Ruby
15 15 (17.86%) Unix
16 13 (15.48%) vSphere
16 13 (15.48%) Oracle
16 13 (15.48%) Java
16 13 (15.48%) Cisco
16 13 (15.48%) EMC
16 13 (15.48%) Nagios
17 11 (13.10%) Firewall
17 11 (13.10%) MySQL
18 10 (11.90%) ITIL
18 10 (11.90%) DNS
18 10 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
18 10 (11.90%) CCNP
18 10 (11.90%) CCNA
19 9 (10.71%) Jenkins

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 18 (21.43%) Apache
2 6 (7.14%) JBoss
2 6 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.57%) nginx
4 2 (2.38%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.19%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.19%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.19%) Confluence
5 1 (1.19%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) OpenCart
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.76%) GitHub
3 3 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.38%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.10%) Firewall
2 10 (11.90%) DNS
3 7 (8.33%) SAN
4 6 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (7.14%) DHCP
4 6 (7.14%) Internet
5 5 (5.95%) VPN
6 3 (3.57%) LAN
6 3 (3.57%) WAN
7 2 (2.38%) LDAP
7 2 (2.38%) NAS
7 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.19%) FTP
8 1 (1.19%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.19%) SMTP
8 1 (1.19%) SSL
8 1 (1.19%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.10%) MySQL
2 8 (9.52%) Big Data
3 6 (7.14%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.76%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.38%) HBase
6 2 (2.38%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.38%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (2.38%) Sqoop
7 1 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.19%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.19%) Apache Zeppelin
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.33%) Hudson
3 5 (5.95%) Sonatype Nexus
3 5 (5.95%) Subversion
4 3 (3.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.38%) JIRA
6 1 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.19%) ProC
6 1 (1.19%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.19%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.19%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (1.19%) Banking
2 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.33%) LAMP
2 3 (3.57%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (1.19%) Apache Tez
4 1 (1.19%) Kafka
4 1 (1.19%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.14%) Clustering
2 5 (5.95%) EMC VNX
2 5 (5.95%) Smart Meter
3 4 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.38%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.19%) DataPower
5 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 84 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (39.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (23.81%) CentOS
4 15 (17.86%) Unix
5 9 (10.71%) Ubuntu
6 8 (9.52%) Debian
7 5 (5.95%) Solaris
7 5 (5.95%) Windows
8 2 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (2.38%) SUSE
8 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.19%) AIX
9 1 (1.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.19%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.05%) DevOps
2 10 (11.90%) ITIL
3 7 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 5 (5.95%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (5.95%) Data Management
4 5 (5.95%) Service Delivery
4 5 (5.95%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 4 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (4.76%) Load Balancing
5 4 (4.76%) Open Source
5 4 (4.76%) Server Building
6 3 (3.57%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.57%) Migration
6 3 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.38%) Analytics
7 2 (2.38%) Change Control
7 2 (2.38%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (2.38%) High Availability
7 2 (2.38%) SDLC
7 2 (2.38%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 29 (34.52%) Python
2 25 (29.76%) Perl
3 19 (22.62%) Bash Shell
4 16 (19.05%) Ruby
5 13 (15.48%) Java
6 9 (10.71%) PHP
7 5 (5.95%) Korn
7 5 (5.95%) SQL
8 4 (4.76%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.57%) C
9 3 (3.57%) C++
9 3 (3.57%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.19%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (11.90%) CCNA
1 10 (11.90%) CCNP
1 10 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (9.52%) RHCE
2 8 (9.52%) RHCSA
3 5 (5.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (4.76%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.19%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.19%) CEH
6 1 (1.19%) Degree
6 1 (1.19%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (15.48%) vSphere
3 6 (7.14%) Postfix
4 2 (2.38%) Apache Flume
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.38%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.19%) Docker
5 1 (1.19%) HDFS
5 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.19%) iptables
5 1 (1.19%) NFS
5 1 (1.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 46 (54.76%) Puppet
2 32 (38.10%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (20.24%) Ansible
4 13 (15.48%) Nagios
5 7 (8.33%) Red Hat Satellite
6 5 (5.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (2.38%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.38%) Opsview
8 1 (1.19%) Ambari
8 1 (1.19%) Cacti
8 1 (1.19%) Capistrano
8 1 (1.19%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (1.19%) Nessus
8 1 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.19%) Oozie
8 1 (1.19%) Salt
8 1 (1.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 47 (55.95%) Red Hat
2 39 (46.43%) VMware
3 13 (15.48%) Cisco
3 13 (15.48%) EMC
3 13 (15.48%) Oracle
4 7 (8.33%) Veritas
5 6 (7.14%) HP
6 3 (3.57%) Juniper
6 3 (3.57%) Veeam
7 2 (2.38%) Teradata
8 1 (1.19%) Brocade
8 1 (1.19%) IBM
8 1 (1.19%) Isilon
8 1 (1.19%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.19%) NetApp
8 1 (1.19%) Software AG
8 1 (1.19%) Sun
8 1 (1.19%) Symantec
8 1 (1.19%) Tableau
8 1 (1.19%) webMethods