The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Linux Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux System Administrator
England / South East
Rank 204 225 229
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 34 27 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.33% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.35% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 17
Median daily rate £400 £330 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £279 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £330 £334
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £37.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.00 £37.63
% change year-on-year
- -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
6771 7819 8709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.29% 94.24% 93.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3909 4585 4713
Median daily rate £400 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £220
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 341 405 424
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 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £52.63 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator across the South East region.

Linux Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Linux Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the South East region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Linux Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator across the South East region.

Linux Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 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 9 £550 +15.78% 1
Oxfordshire - 6 £375 - 3
Kent +4 5 - -
Hampshire +9 4 £290 -27.50% 4
Surrey +5 4 £378 +14.39% 4
West Sussex - 4 £369 -
Buckinghamshire +2 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £438 - 2
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 58 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (63.79%) Red Hat
2 37 (63.79%) Puppet
3 24 (41.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (41.38%) Python
4 23 (39.66%) VMware
4 23 (39.66%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (32.76%) CentOS
6 15 (25.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (25.86%) Ruby
7 12 (20.69%) Firewall
8 11 (18.97%) Nagios
8 11 (18.97%) Ansible
8 11 (18.97%) DevOps
9 10 (17.24%) Apache
9 10 (17.24%) Perl
10 9 (15.52%) EMC
10 9 (15.52%) Bash Shell
11 8 (13.79%) Subversion
11 8 (13.79%) Java
11 8 (13.79%) Unix
11 8 (13.79%) Cisco
11 8 (13.79%) Jenkins
12 7 (12.07%) Tomcat
12 7 (12.07%) DNS
12 7 (12.07%) MySQL
12 7 (12.07%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (12.07%) CCNP
12 7 (12.07%) CCNA
12 7 (12.07%) Configuration Management

Linux Systems 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 10 (17.24%) Apache
2 7 (12.07%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.17%) nginx
4 1 (1.72%) Confluence
4 1 (1.72%) JBoss
4 1 (1.72%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) GitHub
2 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.69%) Firewall
2 7 (12.07%) DNS
3 4 (6.90%) VPN
4 3 (5.17%) DHCP
5 2 (3.45%) FTP
5 2 (3.45%) Internet
5 2 (3.45%) IPv4
5 2 (3.45%) IPv6
5 2 (3.45%) LDAP
5 2 (3.45%) Network Security
5 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.72%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.72%) LAN
6 1 (1.72%) NAS
6 1 (1.72%) SAN
6 1 (1.72%) SMTP
6 1 (1.72%) SSH
6 1 (1.72%) VLAN
6 1 (1.72%) WAN
6 1 (1.72%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) MySQL
2 4 (6.90%) Big Data
2 4 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.17%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.72%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Jenkins
1 8 (13.79%) Subversion
2 7 (12.07%) Hudson
3 5 (8.62%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 2 (3.45%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) LAMP
2 3 (5.17%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
1 2 (3.45%) Replication
2 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.72%) EMC VNX
2 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (41.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (32.76%) CentOS
4 8 (13.79%) Unix
5 6 (10.34%) Ubuntu
6 5 (8.62%) Debian
7 4 (6.90%) Solaris
8 2 (3.45%) Windows
9 1 (1.72%) AIX
9 1 (1.72%) SUSE
9 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.97%) DevOps
2 7 (12.07%) Configuration Management
2 7 (12.07%) Data Management
3 5 (8.62%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 4 (6.90%) ITIL
5 3 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (5.17%) Server Building
6 2 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.45%) Automated Testing
6 2 (3.45%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (3.45%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.45%) Migration
6 2 (3.45%) Open Source
6 2 (3.45%) Scrum
6 2 (3.45%) SDLC
6 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.45%) Web Development
7 1 (1.72%) Change Management
7 1 (1.72%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 24 (41.38%) Python
2 15 (25.86%) Ruby
3 10 (17.24%) Perl
4 9 (15.52%) Bash Shell
5 8 (13.79%) Java
6 4 (6.90%) SQL
7 3 (5.17%) PHP
8 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.72%) C++
9 1 (1.72%) R
9 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) CCNA
1 7 (12.07%) CCNP
1 7 (12.07%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.90%) RHCSA
3 3 (5.17%) RHCE
4 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.72%) CEH
5 1 (1.72%) RHCT
5 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (25.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.17%) Postfix
2 3 (5.17%) vSphere
3 2 (3.45%) Docker
3 2 (3.45%) NFS
4 1 (1.72%) iptables
4 1 (1.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.72%) Veritas File System
4 1 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.72%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 37 (63.79%) Puppet
2 23 (39.66%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (18.97%) Ansible
3 11 (18.97%) Nagios
4 2 (3.45%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.45%) Opsview
5 1 (1.72%) Cacti
5 1 (1.72%) Capistrano
5 1 (1.72%) EMC Navisphere
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.72%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (1.72%) vMotion
5 1 (1.72%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 37 (63.79%) Red Hat
2 23 (39.66%) VMware
3 9 (15.52%) EMC
4 8 (13.79%) Cisco
5 6 (10.34%) Oracle
6 2 (3.45%) Symantec
6 2 (3.45%) Veritas
7 1 (1.72%) Brocade
7 1 (1.72%) HP
7 1 (1.72%) Isilon
7 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.72%) NetApp
7 1 (1.72%) Percona
7 1 (1.72%) Sun
7 1 (1.72%) Veeam
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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