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 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 210 253 251
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 36 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.46% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.22% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 10
Median daily rate £431 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £341
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Linux Systems 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
7257 9046 9406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.63% 94.80% 94.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4229 5231 5158
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £260 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 513 517
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.66 £47.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

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 2 December 2016.

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 2 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 +13 10 £550 +111.53% 1
Hampshire +25 5 £276 -21.07% 1
Oxfordshire -5 5 £400 - 3
Kent - 5 - -
West Sussex - 4 £369 -
Surrey +16 3 £348 +20.86% 3
Buckinghamshire - 2 £425 - 3
East Sussex - 1 £438 - 4
Middlesex - 1 - -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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 67 (100.00%) Linux
2 43 (64.18%) Puppet
3 37 (55.22%) Red Hat
4 32 (47.76%) VMware
5 29 (43.28%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (40.30%) Python
7 24 (35.82%) VMware Infrastructure
8 23 (34.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (31.34%) Perl
10 19 (28.36%) CentOS
11 16 (23.88%) Ruby
11 16 (23.88%) DevOps
12 15 (22.39%) Ansible
13 14 (20.90%) Nagios
14 13 (19.40%) EMC
15 12 (17.91%) Cisco
16 11 (16.42%) CCNP
16 11 (16.42%) CCNA
16 11 (16.42%) Apache
16 11 (16.42%) Cisco Certification
17 10 (14.93%) Firewall
17 10 (14.93%) ITIL
17 10 (14.93%) Java
18 9 (13.43%) DNS
18 9 (13.43%) RHCE
18 9 (13.43%) Jenkins
18 9 (13.43%) Bash Shell
18 9 (13.43%) Ubuntu
18 9 (13.43%) RHCSA
19 8 (11.94%) vSphere

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 11 (16.42%) Apache
2 6 (8.96%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.48%) nginx
4 1 (1.49%) Confluence
4 1 (1.49%) JBoss
4 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) GitHub
2 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.99%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.93%) Firewall
2 9 (13.43%) DNS
3 7 (10.45%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (8.96%) DHCP
4 6 (8.96%) Internet
5 5 (7.46%) VPN
6 2 (2.99%) LDAP
6 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.49%) FTP
7 1 (1.49%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.49%) LAN
7 1 (1.49%) NAS
7 1 (1.49%) SAN
7 1 (1.49%) SMTP
7 1 (1.49%) WAN
7 1 (1.49%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.94%) MySQL
2 4 (5.97%) Big Data
2 4 (5.97%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 9 (13.43%) Jenkins
2 7 (10.45%) Hudson
3 6 (8.96%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (7.46%) Subversion
5 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.49%) JIRA
6 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.49%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (4.48%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Banking
2 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) LAMP
2 3 (4.48%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) EMC VNX
2 4 (5.97%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.49%) Clustering
3 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (34.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (28.36%) CentOS
4 9 (13.43%) Ubuntu
5 8 (11.94%) Unix
6 7 (10.45%) Debian
7 3 (4.48%) Solaris
7 3 (4.48%) Windows
8 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.49%) SUSE
9 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.88%) DevOps
2 10 (14.93%) ITIL
3 5 (7.46%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (7.46%) Data Management
3 5 (7.46%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 4 (5.97%) Configuration Management
5 3 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.48%) Load Balancing
5 3 (4.48%) Migration
5 3 (4.48%) Server Building
5 3 (4.48%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.99%) Open Source
6 2 (2.99%) Scrum
6 2 (2.99%) SDLC
6 2 (2.99%) Web Development
7 1 (1.49%) Change Management
7 1 (1.49%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.49%) Integration Testing
7 1 (1.49%) Service Management
7 1 (1.49%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.30%) Python
2 21 (31.34%) Perl
3 16 (23.88%) Ruby
4 10 (14.93%) Java
5 9 (13.43%) Bash Shell
6 8 (11.94%) PHP
7 3 (4.48%) SQL
8 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (16.42%) CCNA
1 11 (16.42%) CCNP
1 11 (16.42%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (13.43%) RHCE
2 9 (13.43%) RHCSA
3 7 (10.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.49%) CEH
5 1 (1.49%) Degree
5 1 (1.49%) RHCA
5 1 (1.49%) RHCT
5 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (35.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (11.94%) vSphere
3 5 (7.46%) Postfix
4 2 (2.99%) NFS
5 1 (1.49%) Docker
5 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.49%) iptables
5 1 (1.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.49%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.49%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 43 (64.18%) Puppet
2 29 (43.28%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (22.39%) Ansible
4 14 (20.90%) Nagios
5 2 (2.99%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.99%) Opsview
6 1 (1.49%) Cacti
6 1 (1.49%) Capistrano
6 1 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.49%) Salt
6 1 (1.49%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 37 (55.22%) Red Hat
2 32 (47.76%) VMware
3 13 (19.40%) EMC
4 12 (17.91%) Cisco
5 6 (8.96%) Oracle
6 3 (4.48%) Veeam
7 2 (2.99%) Juniper
8 1 (1.49%) HP
8 1 (1.49%) Isilon
8 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.49%) NetApp
8 1 (1.49%) Percona
8 1 (1.49%) Symantec
8 1 (1.49%) Veritas