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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux Administrator
Rank 605 662 632
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 29 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.003% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.004% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 1 3
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 - £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
50506 55381 53413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.92% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 32907 35226 32261
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1614 2075 2087
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +44 29 £450 +12.50% 12
London +32 24 £450 +12.50% 8
City of London - 17 £450 - 3
North East - 3 £425 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 3 £425 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £425 - 1
South West - 2 £425 -
Swindon - 1 £425 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £425 -

Senior Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 45 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (82.22%) Red Hat
3 31 (68.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (46.67%) Banking
5 20 (44.44%) ITIL
6 19 (42.22%) Migration
7 18 (40.00%) Oracle
7 18 (40.00%) Puppet
8 16 (35.56%) RHCE
9 15 (33.33%) DNS
9 15 (33.33%) RHCA
9 15 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
10 14 (31.11%) Data Protection
10 14 (31.11%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (24.44%) Unix
12 9 (20.00%) Python
12 9 (20.00%) Ansible
13 8 (17.78%) DevOps
14 7 (15.56%) SAN
14 7 (15.56%) Solaris
14 7 (15.56%) Finance
15 6 (13.33%) Red Hat Satellite
15 6 (13.33%) Low Latency
15 6 (13.33%) NetApp
15 6 (13.33%) Apache
15 6 (13.33%) SQL
16 5 (11.11%) Tomcat
16 5 (11.11%) Perl
16 5 (11.11%) Veritas
16 5 (11.11%) Jenkins

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 6 (13.33%) Apache
2 5 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.67%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.44%) TPMS
5 1 (2.22%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.89%) Amazon S3
2 4 (8.89%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (6.67%) GitHub
4 2 (4.44%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (2.22%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (2.22%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 15 (33.33%) DNS
2 7 (15.56%) SAN
3 5 (11.11%) NAS
4 1 (2.22%) Firewall
4 1 (2.22%) SSH
4 1 (2.22%) SSL
4 1 (2.22%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) MySQL
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.22%) Big Data
3 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.22%) MarkLogic
3 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.22%) Neo4j
3 1 (2.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.89%) Subversion
3 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.67%) Hudson
4 1 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.22%) GitLab
4 1 (2.22%) Selenium
4 1 (2.22%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (46.67%) Banking
2 7 (15.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) CSS
1 1 (2.22%) ELK Stack
1 1 (2.22%) HTML
1 1 (2.22%) LAMP
1 1 (2.22%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Replication
2 2 (4.44%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.22%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (68.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (24.44%) Unix
4 7 (15.56%) Solaris
5 5 (11.11%) CentOS
6 4 (8.89%) AIX
7 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) ITIL
2 19 (42.22%) Migration
3 15 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (31.11%) Data Protection
5 8 (17.78%) DevOps
6 6 (13.33%) Low Latency
7 5 (11.11%) Load Balancing
8 3 (6.67%) Capacity Management
8 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (6.67%) Database Security
8 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (6.67%) Incident Management
9 2 (4.44%) Change Management
9 2 (4.44%) Data Migration
10 1 (2.22%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (2.22%) Security Architecture
10 1 (2.22%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) Python
2 6 (13.33%) SQL
3 5 (11.11%) Perl
3 5 (11.11%) Ruby
4 4 (8.89%) C
5 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.67%) PHP
6 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.22%) AWK
7 1 (2.22%) Java
7 1 (2.22%) sed
Qualifications
1 16 (35.56%) RHCE
2 15 (33.33%) RHCA
3 14 (31.11%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (6.67%) IBM Certification
4 3 (6.67%) MCITP
4 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.67%) OCP
4 3 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.44%) RHCT
5 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (4.44%) Firmware
2 2 (4.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (4.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) Docker
3 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (40.00%) Puppet
2 9 (20.00%) Ansible
3 6 (13.33%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (8.89%) ITRS Geneos
4 4 (8.89%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (6.67%) Nagios
6 2 (4.44%) NetBackup
7 1 (2.22%) Kibana
7 1 (2.22%) logstash
7 1 (2.22%) Packer
7 1 (2.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 37 (82.22%) Red Hat
2 18 (40.00%) Oracle
3 6 (13.33%) NetApp
4 5 (11.11%) Veritas
5 4 (8.89%) 3PAR
5 4 (8.89%) IBM
6 3 (6.67%) BMC
6 3 (6.67%) EMC
6 3 (6.67%) HP
6 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.67%) Sun
6 3 (6.67%) VMware
7 2 (4.44%) Cisco
7 2 (4.44%) Emulex
8 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.22%) Fortinet
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