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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 230 254 241
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 22 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 7
Median daily rate £425 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £366 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £30.00
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
7813 9355 8723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.76% 94.71% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4742 5626 4826
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 435 463
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +14 7 £418 +60.57% 3
Oxfordshire -4 6 £425 +21.42% 1
Surrey +8 4 £425 +28.78% 3
Hampshire - 4 £475 - 2
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 60 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (55.00%) Puppet
3 28 (46.67%) VMware
4 25 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (40.00%) Python
6 23 (38.33%) Perl
7 20 (33.33%) Red Hat
7 20 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
8 19 (31.67%) DevOps
8 19 (31.67%) Apache
8 19 (31.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (28.33%) ITIL
9 17 (28.33%) Ansible
10 16 (26.67%) MySQL
11 15 (25.00%) Bash Shell
12 11 (18.33%) EMC
12 11 (18.33%) LAMP
13 10 (16.67%) PHP
13 10 (16.67%) Unix
13 10 (16.67%) Java
13 10 (16.67%) Cisco
14 9 (15.00%) vSphere
14 9 (15.00%) Ruby
14 9 (15.00%) Ubuntu
15 8 (13.33%) EMC VNX
15 8 (13.33%) RHCSA
15 8 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
15 8 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 8 (13.33%) DNS
15 8 (13.33%) Nagios

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 19 (31.67%) Apache
2 6 (10.00%) nginx
3 4 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.33%) Drupal
5 1 (1.67%) Confluence
5 1 (1.67%) JBoss
5 1 (1.67%) TPMS
5 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.33%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.67%) GitHub
4 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 8 (13.33%) DNS
2 7 (11.67%) DHCP
3 6 (10.00%) Internet
4 5 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.67%) Firewall
5 4 (6.67%) SAN
6 2 (3.33%) LDAP
6 2 (3.33%) NAS
6 2 (3.33%) VPN
7 1 (1.67%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.67%) LAN
7 1 (1.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.67%) MySQL
2 5 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Sonatype Nexus
2 5 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.00%) Vagrant
5 2 (3.33%) Bitbucket
5 2 (3.33%) Subversion
6 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.67%) Hudson
6 1 (1.67%) JIRA
6 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Advertising
3 2 (3.33%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.33%) LAMP
2 2 (3.33%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (3.33%) REST
2 2 (3.33%) Spring
2 2 (3.33%) XML
3 1 (1.67%) Middleware
3 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) EMC VNX
2 3 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.33%) Clustering
3 2 (3.33%) VCE vBlock
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 60 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (16.67%) Unix
4 9 (15.00%) Ubuntu
5 7 (11.67%) CentOS
6 5 (8.33%) Solaris
6 5 (8.33%) Windows
7 4 (6.67%) Debian
8 2 (3.33%) AIX
8 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.67%) DevOps
2 17 (28.33%) ITIL
3 7 (11.67%) Open Source
4 6 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (10.00%) Migration
5 4 (6.67%) Time Management
6 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (5.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (3.33%) Change Management
7 2 (3.33%) Compliance Audit
7 2 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.33%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.33%) Identity Management
7 2 (3.33%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.33%) Scrum
7 2 (3.33%) Service Management
8 1 (1.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 24 (40.00%) Python
2 23 (38.33%) Perl
3 15 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 10 (16.67%) Java
4 10 (16.67%) PHP
5 9 (15.00%) Ruby
6 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.00%) SQL
7 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.67%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) RHCE
1 8 (13.33%) RHCSA
1 8 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (11.67%) CCNA
2 7 (11.67%) CCNP
2 7 (11.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.67%) Degree
4 1 (1.67%) RHCA
4 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (31.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (15.00%) vSphere
3 5 (8.33%) Postfix
4 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.33%) KVM
4 2 (3.33%) NFS
4 2 (3.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (3.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.67%) Docker
5 1 (1.67%) Firmware
5 1 (1.67%) iptables
5 1 (1.67%) Veritas File System
5 1 (1.67%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.67%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 33 (55.00%) Puppet
2 20 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (28.33%) Ansible
4 8 (13.33%) Nagios
5 3 (5.00%) NetBackup
6 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.67%) Capistrano
7 1 (1.67%) Hyperic
7 1 (1.67%) Legato
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (1.67%) Salt
7 1 (1.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (46.67%) VMware
2 20 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 11 (18.33%) EMC
4 10 (16.67%) Cisco
5 5 (8.33%) Oracle
6 3 (5.00%) IBM
6 3 (5.00%) Veeam
6 3 (5.00%) Veritas
7 2 (3.33%) HP
7 2 (3.33%) Juniper
7 2 (3.33%) NetApp
8 1 (1.67%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.67%) Dell
8 1 (1.67%) Emulex
8 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.67%) Percona
8 1 (1.67%) Sun
8 1 (1.67%) Symantec
Guildford, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago