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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux Administrator
Rank 630 640 619
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 16 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.009% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.009% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 2
Median daily rate £450 £450 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 -
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -
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
50873 53029 50613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.70% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 33243 32777 31313
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2111 2126
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.87 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.72% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.60 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 May 2016.

Senior Linux Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Linux Administrator
Top 15 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 May 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 +20 15 £450 - 10
London +14 10 £450 -14.28% 7
City of London - 7 £450 - 3
South East - 3 £450 - 1
Surrey - 2 £450 - 1
Guildford - 2 £450 -
East of England +9 1 £488 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £475 -
Slough - 1 £475 -
Cambridge - 1 £488 -
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £488 -

Senior Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (66.67%) Red Hat
4 13 (54.17%) Oracle
5 11 (45.83%) ITIL
6 9 (37.50%) Migration
6 9 (37.50%) Banking
7 8 (33.33%) Puppet
7 8 (33.33%) Unix
7 8 (33.33%) Python
8 7 (29.17%) SQL
8 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database
8 7 (29.17%) Ansible
9 6 (25.00%) Finance
9 6 (25.00%) SAN
10 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
10 5 (20.83%) CentOS
10 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (20.83%) DevOps
11 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
11 4 (16.67%) Solaris
11 4 (16.67%) RHCE
11 4 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (16.67%) Veritas
11 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
11 4 (16.67%) C
11 4 (16.67%) AIX
11 4 (16.67%) DNS
11 4 (16.67%) Data Protection

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 3 (12.50%) Apache
1 3 (12.50%) JBoss
2 2 (8.33%) TPMS
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.17%) Node.js
3 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (4.17%) OpenShift
2 1 (4.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) SAN
2 4 (16.67%) DNS
2 4 (16.67%) NAS
3 3 (12.50%) Firewall
3 3 (12.50%) LAN
3 3 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (4.17%) FTP
4 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.17%) LDAP
4 1 (4.17%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (4.17%) SSL
4 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.33%) MySQL
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.17%) Big Data
4 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.17%) MarkLogic
4 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.17%) Neo4j
4 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.33%) Travis CI
4 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.17%) GitLab
4 1 (4.17%) Selenium
4 1 (4.17%) Subversion
4 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.17%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (37.50%) Banking
2 6 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) CSS
1 1 (4.17%) ELK Stack
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) LAMP
1 1 (4.17%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Replication
2 2 (8.33%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) EMC VNX
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (33.33%) Unix
4 5 (20.83%) CentOS
5 4 (16.67%) AIX
5 4 (16.67%) Solaris
6 2 (8.33%) Windows
7 1 (4.17%) HPUX
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) ITIL
2 9 (37.50%) Migration
3 5 (20.83%) DevOps
3 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 3 (12.50%) Change Management
5 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (12.50%) Database Security
5 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.33%) Low Latency
7 1 (4.17%) High Availability
7 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
7 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) Python
2 7 (29.17%) SQL
3 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
4 4 (16.67%) C
5 2 (8.33%) Java
5 2 (8.33%) Perl
5 2 (8.33%) Ruby
6 1 (4.17%) PHP
6 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (16.67%) RHCA
2 4 (16.67%) RHCE
2 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) IBM Certification
3 3 (12.50%) MCITP
3 3 (12.50%) OCP
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) MCSE
5 1 (4.17%) Degree
5 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (8.33%) Firmware
2 2 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (8.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.17%) Docker
3 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) Puppet
2 7 (29.17%) Ansible
3 3 (12.50%) Nagios
4 2 (8.33%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (4.17%) Cacti
5 1 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (4.17%) Kibana
5 1 (4.17%) logstash
5 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (4.17%) Packer
5 1 (4.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 13 (54.17%) Oracle
3 4 (16.67%) Veritas
4 3 (12.50%) EMC
4 3 (12.50%) IBM
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.50%) NetApp
4 3 (12.50%) VMware
5 2 (8.33%) BMC
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco
5 2 (8.33%) Emulex
5 2 (8.33%) Sun
6 1 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) SAP
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