The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 84 - 83
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 12 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.83% - 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% - 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 3
Average daily rate
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£330 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.32% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
Linux Administrator
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1334 1200 1159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.38% 92.24% 91.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 781 716 675
Average daily rate £400 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 51 61
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.90 £51.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Linux Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Linux Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Linux Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Redhill - 1 £335 -
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region that cited Linux 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 Administrator in their job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (77.78%) Red Hat
3 10 (55.56%) UNIX
4 9 (50.00%) Finance
5 8 (44.44%) Ruby
5 8 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (44.44%) Puppet
6 7 (38.89%) Oracle
7 6 (33.33%) Shell Script
8 5 (27.78%) Perl
8 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
8 5 (27.78%) DevOps
8 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
9 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
9 4 (22.22%) Degree
9 4 (22.22%) RSpec
9 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
9 4 (22.22%) Apache
9 4 (22.22%) Solaris
10 3 (16.67%) SAN
10 3 (16.67%) Windows
10 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
11 2 (11.11%) Oracle ZFS
11 2 (11.11%) iptables
11 2 (11.11%) HPUX
11 2 (11.11%) Sun
11 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
11 2 (11.11%) Veritas

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region that cited Linux 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 Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) SSH
2 1 (5.56%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (5.56%) NAS
2 1 (5.56%) LDAP
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) Kerberos
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 4 (22.22%) RSpec
2 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (55.56%) UNIX
3 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Solaris
4 3 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (11.11%) HPUX
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) DevOps
2 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.11%) Identity Management
3 2 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Change Control
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.56%) Patch Management
4 1 (5.56%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Ruby
2 6 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 5 (27.78%) Perl
4 2 (11.11%) C
5 1 (5.56%) Java
5 1 (5.56%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Samba
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) iptables
2 1 (5.56%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 1 (5.56%) Firmware
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (5.56%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) Puppet
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (11.11%) Nagios
3 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.56%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (5.56%) Cacti
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (5.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Red Hat
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Sun
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Veritas
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) NetApp