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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Linux Administrator
UK
Rank 583 615 596
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 14 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.014% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.015% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 2
Median daily rate £438 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £378 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £405 £500
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -19.00%
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
42412 48118 48163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.73% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27609 30636 30303
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1503 1747 1909
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 2017.

Senior Linux Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Linux Administrator
Top 14 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +35 12 £438 -2.77% 7
London +15 9 £419 -6.94% 3
South East +14 2 £438 +8.02% 1
City of London -2 2 £375 - 1
Croydon - 2 £465 -
South Ayrshire - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
Ayr - 2 - -
Berkshire +14 1 £438 +21.52%
Reading +1 1 £438 +21.52%
Brighton - 1 £438 -
East Sussex - 1 £438 -
East of England - 1 £338 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £338 -

Senior Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 44 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (79.55%) Red Hat
3 27 (61.36%) Puppet
4 24 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (36.36%) VMware
6 15 (34.09%) Ansible
7 14 (31.82%) Bash Shell
8 13 (29.55%) CentOS
8 13 (29.55%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (27.27%) DevOps
9 12 (27.27%) DNS
9 12 (27.27%) Apache
10 11 (25.00%) Windows
10 11 (25.00%) Nagios
11 10 (22.73%) Perl
11 10 (22.73%) Data Centre
11 10 (22.73%) Jenkins
11 10 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
12 9 (20.45%) Load Balancing
12 9 (20.45%) Tomcat
13 8 (18.18%) PHP
13 8 (18.18%) Subversion
13 8 (18.18%) PowerShell
13 8 (18.18%) Hudson
13 8 (18.18%) GitHub
14 7 (15.91%) Oracle
14 7 (15.91%) Unix
15 6 (13.64%) NetApp
15 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
15 6 (13.64%) Banking

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 12 (27.27%) Apache
2 9 (20.45%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.55%) nginx
4 1 (2.27%) Confluence
4 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) GitHub
2 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.27%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.27%) DNS
2 6 (13.64%) Firewall
2 6 (13.64%) SSH
3 4 (9.09%) LDAP
4 3 (6.82%) DHCP
5 2 (4.55%) Ethernet
5 2 (4.55%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Jenkins
2 8 (18.18%) Hudson
2 8 (18.18%) Subversion
3 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 6 (13.64%) Banking
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (29.55%) CentOS
4 11 (25.00%) Windows
5 7 (15.91%) Unix
6 6 (13.64%) Ubuntu
7 4 (9.09%) Solaris
7 4 (9.09%) Windows Server
8 2 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.27%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) DevOps
2 9 (20.45%) Load Balancing
3 6 (13.64%) Migration
4 5 (11.36%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 4 (9.09%) ITIL
5 4 (9.09%) Server Building
6 3 (6.82%) Change Management
6 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.55%) Low Latency
7 2 (4.55%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.55%) Virtual Environments
8 1 (2.27%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (2.27%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) Bash Shell
2 10 (22.73%) Perl
3 8 (18.18%) PHP
3 8 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 6 (13.64%) AWK
4 6 (13.64%) sed
5 4 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.27%) Python
6 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (9.09%) RHCA
1 4 (9.09%) RHCE
2 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (29.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.82%) KVM
3 3 (6.82%) NFS
3 3 (6.82%) VMware ESX
3 3 (6.82%) vSphere
4 2 (4.55%) FreeRADIUS
4 2 (4.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.27%) Docker
5 1 (2.27%) iptables
5 1 (2.27%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 27 (61.36%) Puppet
2 15 (34.09%) Ansible
3 11 (25.00%) Nagios
4 10 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (11.36%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (6.82%) yum
7 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (2.27%) Capistrano
8 1 (2.27%) Icinga
8 1 (2.27%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (2.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 35 (79.55%) Red Hat
2 16 (36.36%) VMware
3 7 (15.91%) Oracle
4 6 (13.64%) NetApp
5 4 (9.09%) 3PAR
6 3 (6.82%) Cisco
6 3 (6.82%) IBM
7 2 (4.55%) Canon
7 2 (4.55%) CommVault
7 2 (4.55%) Sun
8 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.27%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.27%) HP
8 1 (2.27%) PagerDuty
8 1 (2.27%) Percona
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