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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 96 89 93
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 8 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.60% 0.37% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.38% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
Average daily rate £405 £425 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.70% +28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £345 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £372 £325 £394
% change year-on-year
+14.42% -17.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £48.00 £47.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.00 £27.75 -
% change year-on-year
+72.97% -
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
1276 1300 1386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 96.45% 94.96% 95.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 833 696 775
Average daily rate £425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 65 76
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.90 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -25.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 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
(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
Guildford - 3 £450 -
Redhill - 3 £365 - 1
Woking -3 1 £385 -9.41% 2
Camberley - 1 £425 -
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 19 (67.86%) Unix
4 11 (39.29%) SAN
5 10 (35.71%) Oracle
5 10 (35.71%) Finance
5 10 (35.71%) Computer Science
5 10 (35.71%) Open Source
6 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
6 9 (32.14%) Ruby
6 9 (32.14%) Puppet
6 9 (32.14%) DevOps
6 9 (32.14%) DHCP
6 9 (32.14%) DNS
7 8 (28.57%) Windows
7 8 (28.57%) Veritas
7 8 (28.57%) Middleware
7 8 (28.57%) RSpec
7 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database
7 8 (28.57%) Data Centre
7 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (28.57%) Jenkins
7 8 (28.57%) Degree
7 8 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (25.00%) Solaris
9 6 (21.43%) EMC
9 6 (21.43%) Migration
9 6 (21.43%) Back Office
10 5 (17.86%) EMC VMAX
10 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) TPMS
2 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) SAN
2 9 (32.14%) DHCP
2 9 (32.14%) DNS
3 3 (10.71%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (7.14%) NAS
4 2 (7.14%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.57%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.71%) MySQL
3 2 (7.14%) OLTP
3 2 (7.14%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
2 8 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 8 (28.57%) RSpec
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Back Office
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 8 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 5 (17.86%) EMC VMAX
4 3 (10.71%) Clustering
5 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.57%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (67.86%) Unix
3 8 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (28.57%) Windows
4 7 (25.00%) Solaris
5 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
6 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (7.14%) CentOS
8 1 (3.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Open Source
2 9 (32.14%) DevOps
3 6 (21.43%) Migration
4 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.14%) Change Management
5 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.14%) High Availability
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (3.57%) Change Control
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.57%) Process Improvement
6 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) Ruby
2 5 (17.86%) Perl
3 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 3 (10.71%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) AWK
5 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.57%) Bourne shell
5 1 (3.57%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) Korn
5 1 (3.57%) sed
5 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
1 5 (17.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.71%) GlusterFS
4 2 (7.14%) Firmware
5 1 (3.57%) iptables
5 1 (3.57%) KVM
5 1 (3.57%) NFS
5 1 (3.57%) Veritas File System
5 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) Puppet
2 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (10.71%) NetBackup
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (7.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (3.57%) Ansible
5 1 (3.57%) Legato
5 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 10 (35.71%) Oracle
3 8 (28.57%) Veritas
4 6 (21.43%) EMC
5 5 (17.86%) VMware
6 3 (10.71%) NetApp
6 3 (10.71%) Sun
7 2 (7.14%) Brocade
7 2 (7.14%) Emulex
7 2 (7.14%) Huawei
7 2 (7.14%) IBM
7 2 (7.14%) Nokia
7 2 (7.14%) StorageTek
8 1 (3.57%) Cisco
8 1 (3.57%) Dell
8 1 (3.57%) HP
8 1 (3.57%) Symantec
8 1 (3.57%) Veeam