The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Linux Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux Administrator
Rank 635 647 631
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 26 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.004% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 0 2
Median daily rate £450 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 - £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51031 54127 51833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.79% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33206 34317 31392
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1549 2019 2086
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Senior Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior Linux Administrator in the job title.

Senior Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Linux Administrator within the UK.

Senior Linux Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Linux Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Senior Linux Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Linux Administrator
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Linux Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +22 26 £450 - 6
London - 22 £450 - 5
City of London - 15 £450 - 2
South West - 3 £425 -
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
South East - 1 £475 -
Slough - 1 £475 -
Swindon - 1 £425 -
Berkshire - 1 £475 -
Wiltshire - 1 £425 -

Senior Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, Senior Linux Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Senior Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (72.22%) Red Hat
3 25 (69.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (52.78%) ITIL
5 18 (50.00%) Oracle
5 18 (50.00%) Banking
6 17 (47.22%) Migration
7 14 (38.89%) RHCE
8 13 (36.11%) RHCA
8 13 (36.11%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (33.33%) Data Protection
9 12 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (33.33%) Python
9 12 (33.33%) DNS
10 11 (30.56%) Unix
10 11 (30.56%) Puppet
11 7 (19.44%) SQL
11 7 (19.44%) Solaris
11 7 (19.44%) SAN
11 7 (19.44%) Finance
12 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database
12 6 (16.67%) DevOps
13 5 (13.89%) Ansible
13 5 (13.89%) Ruby
13 5 (13.89%) NAS
13 5 (13.89%) Low Latency
13 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
13 5 (13.89%) Veritas
13 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
13 5 (13.89%) Apache

Senior Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.89%) Apache
2 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 3 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.56%) JBoss
3 2 (5.56%) TPMS
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.11%) Amazon S3
2 4 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (5.56%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (2.78%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (2.78%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) DNS
2 7 (19.44%) SAN
3 5 (13.89%) NAS
4 2 (5.56%) Firewall
4 2 (5.56%) LAN
4 2 (5.56%) WAN
5 1 (2.78%) FTP
5 1 (2.78%) SSL
5 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.56%) MySQL
4 1 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.78%) Big Data
4 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.78%) MarkLogic
4 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.78%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.78%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.56%) Travis CI
3 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.78%) GitLab
3 1 (2.78%) Selenium
3 1 (2.78%) Subversion
3 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.78%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (50.00%) Banking
2 7 (19.44%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) CSS
1 1 (2.78%) ELK Stack
1 1 (2.78%) HTML
1 1 (2.78%) LAMP
1 1 (2.78%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Replication
2 2 (5.56%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (69.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (30.56%) Unix
4 7 (19.44%) Solaris
5 4 (11.11%) AIX
5 4 (11.11%) CentOS
6 1 (2.78%) Windows
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) ITIL
2 17 (47.22%) Migration
3 13 (36.11%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (33.33%) Data Protection
5 6 (16.67%) DevOps
6 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
6 5 (13.89%) Low Latency
7 4 (11.11%) Capacity Management
8 3 (8.33%) Change Management
8 3 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (8.33%) Database Security
8 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
8 3 (8.33%) Load Balancing
9 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
10 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (2.78%) High Availability
10 1 (2.78%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) Python
2 7 (19.44%) SQL
3 5 (13.89%) Ruby
4 4 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 4 (11.11%) C
5 3 (8.33%) Perl
6 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.78%) Java
7 1 (2.78%) PHP
7 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (38.89%) RHCE
2 13 (36.11%) RHCA
3 12 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 3 (8.33%) IBM Certification
5 3 (8.33%) MCITP
5 3 (8.33%) OCP
5 3 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.56%) RHCT
6 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.78%) MCSE
7 1 (2.78%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (5.56%) Firmware
2 2 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (5.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.78%) Docker
3 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) Puppet
2 5 (13.89%) Ansible
3 3 (8.33%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (8.33%) Nagios
4 2 (5.56%) NetBackup
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (2.78%) Cacti
5 1 (2.78%) Kibana
5 1 (2.78%) logstash
5 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.78%) Packer
5 1 (2.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (72.22%) Red Hat
2 18 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (13.89%) Veritas
4 3 (8.33%) BMC
4 3 (8.33%) EMC
4 3 (8.33%) IBM
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.33%) Sun
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco
5 2 (5.56%) Emulex
5 2 (5.56%) HP
5 2 (5.56%) NetApp
5 2 (5.56%) VMware
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