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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 82 92 72
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 8 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.55% 0.21% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.23% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 10
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£425 £320 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -17.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £294 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £474 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £327 £400 £320
% change year-on-year
-18.37% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - -
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
1350 1326 1160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 93.04% 92.02% 91.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 734 707 553
Average daily rate £375 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 68 87
Average hourly rate £18.90 £18.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.16% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 March 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
Chertsey - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £400 -
Woking - 1 £425 - 1
Leatherhead - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (77.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (66.67%) Solaris
3 6 (66.67%) UNIX
4 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (33.33%) Veritas
5 3 (33.33%) Fedora
5 3 (33.33%) Puppet
6 2 (22.22%) Multicast
6 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) CentOS
6 2 (22.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
6 2 (22.22%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) Nagios
6 2 (22.22%) SAN
6 2 (22.22%) Sun
6 2 (22.22%) Apache
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) AIX
6 2 (22.22%) Perl
6 2 (22.22%) MySQL
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle
7 1 (11.11%) DB2
7 1 (11.11%) MS Office

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 2 (22.22%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) Multicast
3 1 (11.11%) SSH
3 1 (11.11%) IPv6
3 1 (11.11%) LDAP
3 1 (11.11%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Redis
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) FreeSWITCH
1 1 (11.11%) beanstalkd
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) AS400
1 1 (11.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (66.67%) UNIX
3 6 (66.67%) Solaris
4 3 (33.33%) Fedora
5 2 (22.22%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (22.22%) CentOS
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) AIX
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Security Management
2 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (22.22%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (11.11%) iptables
2 1 (11.11%) Firmware
2 1 (11.11%) Samba
2 1 (11.11%) Postfix
2 1 (11.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (22.22%) Nagios
2 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
3 1 (11.11%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (11.11%) Cacti
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (11.11%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (33.33%) Veritas
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) Sun
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Percona