The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Linux Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux System Administrator
Rank 635 630 624
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Linux Systems Administrator 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.005% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.006% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Median daily rate £463 £525 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% -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
50257 53100 51246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32789 33386 31524
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 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1493 2035 2075
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 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

Senior Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend

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

Senior Linux Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Linux Systems Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Senior Linux Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Top 11 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 Systems Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 +3 7 £463 -11.90% 4
London +12 3 £600 +14.28% 3
South East - 2 £463 -
South West - 2 £425 -
Guildford - 1 £450 -
Slough - 1 £475 -
Swindon - 1 £425 -
Berkshire - 1 £475 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £450 -
Wiltshire - 1 £425 -

Senior Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, Senior Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (76.92%) Red Hat
3 9 (69.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (53.85%) Unix
5 6 (46.15%) SAN
6 5 (38.46%) NAS
6 5 (38.46%) Veritas
6 5 (38.46%) AIX
6 5 (38.46%) Solaris
6 5 (38.46%) Python
7 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
7 4 (30.77%) ITIL
7 4 (30.77%) Puppet
8 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (23.08%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (23.08%) Ansible
8 3 (23.08%) Low Latency
8 3 (23.08%) BMC
8 3 (23.08%) NetApp
8 3 (23.08%) Sun
8 3 (23.08%) EMC
8 3 (23.08%) Finance
8 3 (23.08%) Perl
8 3 (23.08%) SQL
8 3 (23.08%) Banking
8 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
9 2 (15.38%) TPMS
9 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
9 2 (15.38%) Ruby
9 2 (15.38%) CentOS

Senior Linux Systems 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 2 (15.38%) TPMS
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Spark
2 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (7.69%) OpenShift
2 1 (7.69%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) SAN
2 5 (38.46%) NAS
3 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
3 1 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.69%) MarkLogic
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) Neo4j
2 1 (7.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (7.69%) GitLab
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) ELK Stack
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) LAMP
1 1 (7.69%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (53.85%) Unix
4 5 (38.46%) AIX
4 5 (38.46%) Solaris
5 2 (15.38%) CentOS
6 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
2 3 (23.08%) Low Latency
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Python
2 3 (23.08%) Perl
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Ruby
4 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Firmware
1 2 (15.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (15.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Docker
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Puppet
2 3 (23.08%) Ansible
2 3 (23.08%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (7.69%) Kibana
3 1 (7.69%) logstash
3 1 (7.69%) Nagios
3 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.69%) Packer
3 1 (7.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Red Hat
2 5 (38.46%) Veritas
3 3 (23.08%) BMC
3 3 (23.08%) EMC
3 3 (23.08%) NetApp
3 3 (23.08%) Sun
4 2 (15.38%) Emulex
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle