The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Linux Systems 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 Senior Linux Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Linux System Administrator
Rank 246 242 249
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Linux Systems Administrator 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.011% 0.012% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.012% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£325 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £369
% change year-on-year
- -11.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
8537 8019 9138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.98% 92.98% 91.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4779 4262 4249
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 438 496 599
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Linux Systems Administrator in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Senior 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 Senior Linux Systems Administrator across the South East region.

Senior Linux Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Senior Linux Systems 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 Senior Linux Systems Administrator within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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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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
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Vacancies
Berkshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
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Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Senior Linux Systems 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 Senior Linux Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) HPUX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) RHCE
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Postfix
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) vCloud
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Senior Linux Systems 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 Senior Linux Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) HPUX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Postfix
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware