The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Surrey 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 87 77 86
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 1 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.079% 0.40% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.43% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Average daily rate
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- £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £339
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £17.50
Job Titles Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1174 1173 1343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.30% 92.95% 92.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 638 662
Average daily rate £352 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.13% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 83 106
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -1.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.85 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Linux Administrator
South East

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 31 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
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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
Chertsey - - - -
Reigate - - - - 1
Thames Ditton - - - -
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (16.67%) FMCG
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) LAMP
4 1 (16.67%) Clustering
4 1 (16.67%) Smart Meter
4 1 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Puppet
4 1 (16.67%) Rackspace
4 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Nagios
4 1 (16.67%) Middleware
4 1 (16.67%) HACMP

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 1 (16.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) HACMP
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) FMCG
1 1 (16.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
4 1 (16.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Rackspace
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas