The first table below looks at the demand for the Linux Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 118 - 126
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 24 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.79% - 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 0 3
Average daily rate
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£375 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 - £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 - £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £45.00
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2835 2016 2832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.10% 93.90% 93.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1858 1255 1699
Average daily rate £360 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 135 190
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Linux Systems Administrator
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Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Linux Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the South West region.

Linux Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Linux Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Linux Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Linux Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the South West region.

Linux Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Linux Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Gloucestershire - 12 £390 - 1
Bristol - 5 £325 - 2
Somerset - 1 £413 -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited 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 Linux Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (67.57%) LDAP
3 20 (54.05%) Perl
4 18 (48.65%) Red Hat
5 17 (45.95%) Load Balancing
6 15 (40.54%) DNS
7 14 (37.84%) HTTP
7 14 (37.84%) SMTP
7 14 (37.84%) SSL
7 14 (37.84%) Cisco
7 14 (37.84%) Juniper
7 14 (37.84%) Internet
7 14 (37.84%) LPIC
7 14 (37.84%) Squid
7 14 (37.84%) CCENT
7 14 (37.84%) Zenoss
7 14 (37.84%) F5
8 13 (35.14%) VMware
9 12 (32.43%) Apache
9 12 (32.43%) Ubuntu
10 11 (29.73%) ITIL
10 11 (29.73%) Debian
11 10 (27.03%) Samba
11 10 (27.03%) MySQL
11 10 (27.03%) LAN
11 10 (27.03%) WAN
11 10 (27.03%) qmail
11 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (27.03%) Bash Shell
12 9 (24.32%) DevOps

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited 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 Linux Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (32.43%) Apache
2 6 (16.22%) nginx
2 6 (16.22%) Confluence
2 6 (16.22%) MediaWiki
3 3 (8.11%) Drupal
3 3 (8.11%) Moodle
4 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 25 (67.57%) LDAP
2 15 (40.54%) DNS
3 14 (37.84%) SSL
3 14 (37.84%) SMTP
3 14 (37.84%) Internet
3 14 (37.84%) HTTP
4 10 (27.03%) LAN
4 10 (27.03%) WAN
5 7 (18.92%) Firewall
6 6 (16.22%) IPsec
6 6 (16.22%) OSPF
6 6 (16.22%) BGP
6 6 (16.22%) EIGRP
6 6 (16.22%) IPv6
6 6 (16.22%) VPN
6 6 (16.22%) Network Security
7 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
8 4 (10.81%) SAN
9 1 (2.70%) FTP
9 1 (2.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) MySQL
2 9 (24.32%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Subversion
2 6 (16.22%) JIRA
2 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
2 6 (16.22%) Hudson
2 6 (16.22%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
1 1 (2.70%) Banking
1 1 (2.70%) Retail
1 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Wiki
2 3 (8.11%) VLE
3 1 (2.70%) IPTV
3 1 (2.70%) NHS
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) FMCG
3 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (32.43%) Ubuntu
3 11 (29.73%) Debian
4 8 (21.62%) Solaris
4 8 (21.62%) CentOS
4 8 (21.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (16.22%) UNIX
5 6 (16.22%) Windows
6 4 (10.81%) HPUX
7 3 (8.11%) Scientific Linux
8 1 (2.70%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Load Balancing
2 11 (29.73%) ITIL
3 9 (24.32%) DevOps
4 6 (16.22%) Data Modelling
4 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (16.22%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (10.81%) Computer Security
6 2 (5.41%) Change Control
6 2 (5.41%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.70%) Migration
7 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) Perl
2 10 (27.03%) Bash Shell
3 9 (24.32%) PHP
4 7 (18.92%) Java
4 7 (18.92%) Ruby
5 6 (16.22%) SQL
5 6 (16.22%) Python
6 4 (10.81%) Shell Script
6 4 (10.81%) Korn
6 4 (10.81%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) LPIC
1 14 (37.84%) CCENT
2 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) CCNA
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) Squid
2 10 (27.03%) Samba
2 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (27.03%) qmail
3 9 (24.32%) Postfix
4 6 (16.22%) XenServer
5 5 (13.51%) NFS
6 4 (10.81%) Sendmail
7 3 (8.11%) Xen
7 3 (8.11%) KVM
8 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (37.84%) Zenoss
2 7 (18.92%) Puppet
3 6 (16.22%) ZABBIX
4 2 (5.41%) NetBackup
4 2 (5.41%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.70%) YUM
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) Red Hat
2 14 (37.84%) F5
2 14 (37.84%) Cisco
2 14 (37.84%) Juniper
3 13 (35.14%) VMware
4 6 (16.22%) Citrix
5 3 (8.11%) JBoss
6 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Rate: From £350 to £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 250-400 Per Day
Posted: 8 days ago
Swindon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago