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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux Administrator
Rank 624 631 618
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 19 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.009% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.009% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 2
Median daily rate £450 £525 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 - -
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
50855 53109 50264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33119 33427 30819
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £567 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1517 2011 2032
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 June 2016.

Senior Linux Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Linux Administrator
Top 12 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 June 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 +8 19 £450 -14.28% 6
London +15 15 £450 -14.28% 4
City of London - 11 £450 - 1
South West - 2 £425 -
South East - 2 £463 -
Guildford - 1 £450 -
Wiltshire - 1 £425 -
Surrey - 1 £450 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £475 -
Swindon - 1 £425 -
Slough - 1 £475 -

Senior Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (76.67%) Red Hat
4 16 (53.33%) ITIL
4 16 (53.33%) Oracle
5 14 (46.67%) Banking
6 13 (43.33%) Migration
7 9 (30.00%) RHCE
7 9 (30.00%) Unix
7 9 (30.00%) Python
7 9 (30.00%) Puppet
7 9 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (26.67%) Data Protection
8 8 (26.67%) RHCA
8 8 (26.67%) DNS
8 8 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (23.33%) SAN
9 7 (23.33%) Finance
9 7 (23.33%) SQL
9 7 (23.33%) Ansible
9 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database
10 6 (20.00%) Solaris
11 5 (16.67%) NAS
11 5 (16.67%) Bash Shell
11 5 (16.67%) CentOS
11 5 (16.67%) Veritas
11 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
11 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (16.67%) AIX
11 5 (16.67%) DevOps

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 (10.00%) Apache
1 3 (10.00%) JBoss
2 2 (6.67%) TPMS
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (3.33%) OpenShift
2 1 (3.33%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) DNS
2 7 (23.33%) SAN
3 5 (16.67%) NAS
4 3 (10.00%) Firewall
4 3 (10.00%) LAN
4 3 (10.00%) WAN
5 1 (3.33%) FTP
5 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.33%) LDAP
5 1 (3.33%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (3.33%) SSL
5 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.67%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.33%) Big Data
4 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.33%) MarkLogic
4 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.33%) Neo4j
4 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.67%) Travis CI
4 1 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.33%) GitLab
4 1 (3.33%) Selenium
4 1 (3.33%) Subversion
4 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.33%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (46.67%) Banking
2 7 (23.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) CSS
1 1 (3.33%) ELK Stack
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) LAMP
1 1 (3.33%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (3.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Replication
2 2 (6.67%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) EMC VNX
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (30.00%) Unix
4 6 (20.00%) Solaris
5 5 (16.67%) AIX
5 5 (16.67%) CentOS
6 2 (6.67%) Windows
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) ITIL
2 13 (43.33%) Migration
3 9 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (26.67%) Data Protection
5 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 5 (16.67%) DevOps
6 4 (13.33%) Capacity Management
6 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 4 (13.33%) Low Latency
7 3 (10.00%) Change Management
7 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.00%) Database Security
7 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
8 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
9 1 (3.33%) High Availability
9 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
9 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (3.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) Python
2 7 (23.33%) SQL
3 5 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 4 (13.33%) C
5 3 (10.00%) Perl
6 2 (6.67%) Java
6 2 (6.67%) Ruby
7 1 (3.33%) PHP
7 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) RHCE
2 8 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (26.67%) RHCA
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (10.00%) IBM Certification
5 3 (10.00%) MCITP
5 3 (10.00%) OCP
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (6.67%) MCSE
7 1 (3.33%) Degree
7 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.33%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (6.67%) Firmware
2 2 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (6.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.33%) Docker
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) Puppet
2 7 (23.33%) Ansible
3 3 (10.00%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (10.00%) Nagios
4 1 (3.33%) Cacti
4 1 (3.33%) Kibana
4 1 (3.33%) logstash
4 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (3.33%) Packer
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (3.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (76.67%) Red Hat
2 16 (53.33%) Oracle
3 5 (16.67%) Veritas
4 3 (10.00%) BMC
4 3 (10.00%) EMC
4 3 (10.00%) IBM
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.00%) NetApp
4 3 (10.00%) Sun
4 3 (10.00%) VMware
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco
5 2 (6.67%) Emulex
6 1 (3.33%) HP
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
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