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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 212 225 189
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 26 10 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.12% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.13% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 24
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£290 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £297 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £512 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £368 £334
% change year-on-year
-9.11% +10.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £39.25 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 - £16.00
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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
8534 7613 6882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.42% 91.48% 91.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4596 3962 3299
Average daily rate £375 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 449 609
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
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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
Oxfordshire -4 13 £263 -34.37% 2
Surrey -2 4 £460 +12.53% 1
East Sussex - 3 - - 1
Berkshire +2 2 £328 -14.41% 4
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Kent -8 1 - -
Middlesex - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - - 1
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (59.38%) Red Hat
3 17 (53.13%) UNIX
4 16 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (46.88%) Puppet
6 14 (43.75%) Bash Shell
7 13 (40.63%) Apache
8 11 (34.38%) Python
8 11 (34.38%) Subversion
9 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
9 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
9 9 (28.13%) PHP
9 9 (28.13%) DevOps
10 8 (25.00%) MySQL
10 8 (25.00%) CentOS
10 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (21.88%) Perl
11 7 (21.88%) Solaris
11 7 (21.88%) Shell Script
11 7 (21.88%) Veritas
12 6 (18.75%) Nagios
12 6 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (18.75%) Clustering
12 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
12 6 (18.75%) Wiki
12 6 (18.75%) RHCT
12 6 (18.75%) Shibboleth
12 6 (18.75%) WSGI
12 6 (18.75%) Regular Expression
12 6 (18.75%) uWSGI

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 13 (40.63%) Apache
2 6 (18.75%) uWSGI
3 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
3 3 (9.38%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (6.25%) Drupal
5 1 (3.13%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 5 (15.63%) VLAN
3 4 (12.50%) SAN
3 4 (12.50%) DNS
4 3 (9.38%) LDAP
4 3 (9.38%) Firewall
5 2 (6.25%) SSH
6 1 (3.13%) Multicast
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.13%) DHCP
6 1 (3.13%) IPv6
6 1 (3.13%) SSL
6 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) MySQL
2 6 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.13%) Redis
3 1 (3.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Subversion
2 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
2 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.25%) Bitbucket
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) WSGI
1 6 (18.75%) Regular Expression
2 2 (6.25%) XML
2 2 (6.25%) LAMP
2 2 (6.25%) REST
3 1 (3.13%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (3.13%) Application Packaging
3 1 (3.13%) JMS
3 1 (3.13%) CSS
3 1 (3.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Clustering
1 6 (18.75%) Wiki
2 2 (6.25%) Open Source
3 1 (3.13%) AS400
3 1 (3.13%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (53.13%) UNIX
3 16 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (25.00%) CentOS
5 7 (21.88%) Solaris
6 5 (15.63%) Windows
6 5 (15.63%) SUSE
7 4 (12.50%) AIX
8 3 (9.38%) HPUX
9 2 (6.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (6.25%) Fedora
10 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
10 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
10 1 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) DevOps
2 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
5 3 (9.38%) ITIL
6 2 (6.25%) Identity Management
6 2 (6.25%) Scrum
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) Time Management
7 1 (3.13%) CRM
7 1 (3.13%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) Bash Shell
2 11 (34.38%) Python
3 9 (28.13%) PHP
4 7 (21.88%) Perl
4 7 (21.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.13%) Bourne shell
5 1 (3.13%) Korn
5 1 (3.13%) C
5 1 (3.13%) C++
5 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) RHCT
2 3 (9.38%) SCSA
2 3 (9.38%) Sun Certification
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) RHCE
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Shibboleth
2 4 (12.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (9.38%) Veritas File System
4 2 (6.25%) NFS
4 2 (6.25%) Postfix
4 2 (6.25%) KVM
5 1 (3.13%) vSphere
5 1 (3.13%) vCloud
5 1 (3.13%) XenApp
5 1 (3.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.13%) Samba
Systems Management
1 15 (46.88%) Puppet
2 6 (18.75%) Nagios
3 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (6.25%) NetBackup
4 2 (6.25%) Vagrant
4 2 (6.25%) Ansible
4 2 (6.25%) YaST
5 1 (3.13%) Cobbler
5 1 (3.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Red Hat
2 7 (21.88%) Veritas
3 4 (12.50%) VMware
3 4 (12.50%) IBM
3 4 (12.50%) Sun
4 2 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) Percona
5 1 (3.13%) Altiris
5 1 (3.13%) Cognos
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) Symantec
5 1 (3.13%) Citrix
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