The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Linux Specialist role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Linux Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux Specialist
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Linux Specialist 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
53034 52811 51540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.93% 94.73% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34546 32021 31371
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1532 2104 2098
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Senior Linux Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Linux Specialist in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Linux Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Linux Specialist
Daily Rate Trend

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

Senior Linux Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Linux Specialist
Top 22 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Linux Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Linux Specialist in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Satellite

Senior Linux Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Linux Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Linux Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (100.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas