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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 226 237 239
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 34 35 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.36% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.38% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 24 8
Median daily rate £425 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £401 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
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
8166 9231 8767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.01% 95.04% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4940 5532 4856
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 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 365 428 431
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +13 13 £500 +33.33%
Surrey -2 6 £413 +25.00% 1
Oxfordshire -3 6 £400 +14.28% 2
Hampshire +12 5 £450 +25.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +8 3 £275 - 1
East Sussex +6 1 - - 1
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 79 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (43.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 33 (41.77%) VMware
4 31 (39.24%) Red Hat
5 30 (37.97%) Puppet
6 27 (34.18%) Unix
7 23 (29.11%) Perl
7 23 (29.11%) Opscode Chef
8 20 (25.32%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (24.05%) Python
9 19 (24.05%) EMC
10 17 (21.52%) ITIL
10 17 (21.52%) MySQL
11 15 (18.99%) Solaris
11 15 (18.99%) DevOps
12 14 (17.72%) Oracle
13 13 (16.46%) Apache
13 13 (16.46%) Cisco
14 12 (15.19%) Finance
14 12 (15.19%) Bash Shell
15 11 (13.92%) vSphere
15 11 (13.92%) Ansible
15 11 (13.92%) Veritas
15 11 (13.92%) Nagios
15 11 (13.92%) SAN
16 10 (12.66%) Cisco Certification
16 10 (12.66%) CCNA
16 10 (12.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 10 (12.66%) Cisco Nexus
16 10 (12.66%) RHCSA

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 13 (16.46%) Apache
2 4 (5.06%) nginx
3 3 (3.80%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.53%) Drupal
4 2 (2.53%) TPMS
5 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) OpenCart
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.92%) SAN
2 10 (12.66%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (7.59%) DNS
3 6 (7.59%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (7.59%) Firewall
4 5 (6.33%) DHCP
4 5 (6.33%) Internet
5 4 (5.06%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.80%) HTTP
6 3 (3.80%) LDAP
6 3 (3.80%) NAS
6 3 (3.80%) SMTP
7 2 (2.53%) LAN
7 2 (2.53%) SSL
7 2 (2.53%) VPN
7 2 (2.53%) WAN
8 1 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.27%) DVB
8 1 (1.27%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.52%) MySQL
2 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database
3 5 (6.33%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (6.33%) VLDB
4 4 (5.06%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.53%) OLTP
6 1 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.80%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.80%) Vagrant
4 2 (2.53%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.27%) ProC
5 1 (1.27%) Subversion
5 1 (1.27%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (15.19%) Finance
2 2 (2.53%) Banking
2 2 (2.53%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.59%) LAMP
2 3 (3.80%) REST
2 3 (3.80%) Web Services
3 2 (2.53%) Middleware
3 2 (2.53%) Spring
3 2 (2.53%) XML
4 1 (1.27%) HTML
4 1 (1.27%) HTML5
4 1 (1.27%) Node.js
4 1 (1.27%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) EMC VNX
2 7 (8.86%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.59%) EMC VMAX
4 4 (5.06%) Clustering
5 3 (3.80%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.53%) Replication
6 2 (2.53%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.27%) Digital TV
7 1 (1.27%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.27%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.27%) iSeries
7 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.27%) MPEG
7 1 (1.27%) STB
Operating Systems
1 79 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (43.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (34.18%) Unix
4 15 (18.99%) Solaris
5 9 (11.39%) CentOS
6 8 (10.13%) Ubuntu
7 6 (7.59%) AIX
7 6 (7.59%) Windows
8 5 (6.33%) Debian
9 2 (2.53%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.52%) ITIL
2 15 (18.99%) DevOps
3 8 (10.13%) High Availability
3 8 (10.13%) Migration
4 7 (8.86%) Configuration Management
4 7 (8.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (6.33%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.06%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (5.06%) Data Migration
6 4 (5.06%) Load Balancing
6 4 (5.06%) Open Source
6 4 (5.06%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (5.06%) Time Management
7 3 (3.80%) Compliance Audit
7 3 (3.80%) Scrum
7 3 (3.80%) Server Building
7 3 (3.80%) Service Management
8 2 (2.53%) Change Management
8 2 (2.53%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.11%) Perl
2 19 (24.05%) Python
3 12 (15.19%) Bash Shell
4 9 (11.39%) PHP
5 7 (8.86%) Java
5 7 (8.86%) Ruby
5 7 (8.86%) SQL
6 6 (7.59%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.06%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.53%) C
8 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.53%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.27%) Bourne shell
9 1 (1.27%) C++
9 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) CCNA
1 10 (12.66%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (12.66%) RHCSA
1 10 (12.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (11.39%) CCNP
2 9 (11.39%) RHCE
3 6 (7.59%) Degree
4 4 (5.06%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.06%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.53%) OCP
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.27%) MCSE
6 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.27%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 20 (25.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (13.92%) vSphere
3 8 (10.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (6.33%) GlusterFS
5 4 (5.06%) Postfix
6 3 (3.80%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (2.53%) Firmware
7 2 (2.53%) KVM
7 2 (2.53%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
8 1 (1.27%) Docker
8 1 (1.27%) NFS
8 1 (1.27%) SpamAssassin
8 1 (1.27%) Veritas File System
8 1 (1.27%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.27%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 30 (37.97%) Puppet
2 23 (29.11%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (13.92%) Ansible
3 11 (13.92%) Nagios
4 9 (11.39%) NetBackup
5 7 (8.86%) Red Hat Satellite
6 5 (6.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 3 (3.80%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (2.53%) Data Guard
8 2 (2.53%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (1.27%) Cacti
9 1 (1.27%) Hyperic
9 1 (1.27%) Legato
9 1 (1.27%) Nessus
9 1 (1.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 33 (41.77%) VMware
2 31 (39.24%) Red Hat
3 19 (24.05%) EMC
4 14 (17.72%) Oracle
5 13 (16.46%) Cisco
6 11 (13.92%) Veritas
7 7 (8.86%) IBM
8 5 (6.33%) Brocade
8 5 (6.33%) HP
8 5 (6.33%) StorageTek
9 4 (5.06%) Sun
10 3 (3.80%) Juniper
10 3 (3.80%) NetApp
10 3 (3.80%) Veeam
11 2 (2.53%) Dell
11 2 (2.53%) Emulex
11 2 (2.53%) Microsoft
11 2 (2.53%) Symantec
12 1 (1.27%) InterSystems
12 1 (1.27%) SonicWALL
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