The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 207 222 228
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 46 33 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.54% 0.35% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.38% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 16 7
Average daily rate £330 £295 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.86% -26.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £248 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £425 £512
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £39.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £39.25 -
% change year-on-year
-61.78% -
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
8034 8717 7813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.91% 93.76% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4854 4667 4070
Average daily rate £385 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 421 454
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.28 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux Administrator in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +12 21 £330 -28.26% 6
Berkshire +7 8 £360 +37.14% 4
Hampshire +11 7 £400 -11.11% 2
Buckinghamshire +18 6 £394 -
Kent -4 2 £445 -
West Sussex +7 1 £365 +7.35%
Oxfordshire -15 1 £300 +6.19% 2
Middlesex - 1 £350 -
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title.

1 74 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (55.41%) Red Hat
3 40 (54.05%) Unix
4 28 (37.84%) Puppet
5 23 (31.08%) Perl
6 22 (29.73%) Oracle
6 22 (29.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (29.73%) Data Centre
7 19 (25.68%) VMware
8 18 (24.32%) Finance
8 18 (24.32%) Ruby
8 18 (24.32%) Shell Script
9 17 (22.97%) DNS
10 16 (21.62%) SAN
10 16 (21.62%) DevOps
10 16 (21.62%) Git (software)
10 16 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
11 14 (18.92%) Bash Shell
11 14 (18.92%) Python
11 14 (18.92%) Clustering
12 13 (17.57%) Computer Science
12 13 (17.57%) Jenkins
13 12 (16.22%) High Availability
13 12 (16.22%) Degree
13 12 (16.22%) Middleware
13 12 (16.22%) Windows
13 12 (16.22%) Active Directory
14 11 (14.86%) Configuration Management
14 11 (14.86%) CentOS
15 10 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.11%) Apache
1 6 (8.11%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.05%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.35%) IIS
3 1 (1.35%) JBoss
3 1 (1.35%) nginx
3 1 (1.35%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.41%) SaaS
3 2 (2.70%) IaaS
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.97%) DNS
2 16 (21.62%) SAN
3 10 (13.51%) DHCP
4 7 (9.46%) TCP/IP
5 6 (8.11%) HTTP
5 6 (8.11%) LDAP
6 5 (6.76%) VLAN
7 3 (4.05%) Broadband
8 2 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (2.70%) NAS
8 2 (2.70%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (2.70%) SSH
8 2 (2.70%) SSL
9 1 (1.35%) Firewall
9 1 (1.35%) FTP
9 1 (1.35%) LAN
9 1 (1.35%) SMTP
9 1 (1.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.41%) MySQL
3 2 (2.70%) Big Data
3 2 (2.70%) VLDB
4 1 (1.35%) OLTP
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (21.62%) Git (software)
2 13 (17.57%) Jenkins
3 10 (13.51%) RSpec
4 5 (6.76%) Subversion
5 3 (4.05%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.35%) JIRA
7 1 (1.35%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (24.32%) Finance
2 6 (8.11%) Back Office
3 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.22%) Middleware
2 4 (5.41%) TIBCO EMS
3 3 (4.05%) Web Services
4 2 (2.70%) LAMP
5 1 (1.35%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (1.35%) MCollective
5 1 (1.35%) POSIX
5 1 (1.35%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (29.73%) Data Centre
2 14 (18.92%) Clustering
3 13 (17.57%) Computer Science
4 7 (9.46%) HACMP
5 5 (6.76%) Management Information System
6 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (4.05%) EMC VMAX
7 3 (4.05%) LPAR
8 1 (1.35%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (1.35%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.35%) SCADA
8 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) Linux
2 40 (54.05%) Unix
3 22 (29.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (16.22%) Windows
5 11 (14.86%) CentOS
6 8 (10.81%) AIX
6 8 (10.81%) Windows Server
7 7 (9.46%) Solaris
8 5 (6.76%) HPUX
8 5 (6.76%) Ubuntu
8 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (4.05%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (4.05%) VMS
11 1 (1.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.62%) DevOps
2 12 (16.22%) High Availability
3 11 (14.86%) Configuration Management
4 10 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (13.51%) Open Source
5 9 (12.16%) Migration
5 9 (12.16%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (6.76%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (5.41%) Change Management
7 4 (5.41%) Data Migration
7 4 (5.41%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.05%) Project Management
9 2 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (2.70%) ITIL
9 2 (2.70%) Performance Management
9 2 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (2.70%) Release Management
9 2 (2.70%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (1.35%) Kernel Tuning
10 1 (1.35%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.08%) Perl
2 18 (24.32%) Ruby
2 18 (24.32%) Shell Script
3 14 (18.92%) Bash Shell
3 14 (18.92%) Python
4 8 (10.81%) PHP
4 8 (10.81%) SQL
5 5 (6.76%) AWK
5 5 (6.76%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.76%) Korn
5 5 (6.76%) sed
6 2 (2.70%) C
7 1 (1.35%) C#
7 1 (1.35%) Java
7 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (16.22%) Degree
2 5 (6.76%) LPIC
2 5 (6.76%) RHCT
3 4 (5.41%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 12 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (12.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 6 (8.11%) Hyper-V
5 5 (6.76%) VMware ESX
6 4 (5.41%) NFS
6 4 (5.41%) Veritas File System
7 3 (4.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (2.70%) GlusterFS
8 2 (2.70%) vSphere
9 1 (1.35%) iptables
9 1 (1.35%) KVM
9 1 (1.35%) qmail
9 1 (1.35%) Squid
9 1 (1.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 28 (37.84%) Puppet
2 10 (13.51%) Nagios
3 7 (9.46%) Ansible
4 5 (6.76%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (4.05%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (4.05%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.70%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (2.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (1.35%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (1.35%) Cacti
7 1 (1.35%) collectd
7 1 (1.35%) Ganglia
7 1 (1.35%) Graphite
7 1 (1.35%) logstash
7 1 (1.35%) SCCM
7 1 (1.35%) SCOM
7 1 (1.35%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.35%) Windows Intune
7 1 (1.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 41 (55.41%) Red Hat
2 22 (29.73%) Oracle
3 19 (25.68%) VMware
4 9 (12.16%) Veritas
5 7 (9.46%) EMC
6 5 (6.76%) Symantec
7 4 (5.41%) 3PAR
7 4 (5.41%) IBM
7 4 (5.41%) TIBCO
8 3 (4.05%) HP
8 3 (4.05%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.05%) NetApp
9 2 (2.70%) Brocade
9 2 (2.70%) Huawei
9 2 (2.70%) Nokia
9 2 (2.70%) StorageTek
9 2 (2.70%) Sun
10 1 (1.35%) BMC
10 1 (1.35%) Citrix
10 1 (1.35%) Dell
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