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 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Linux System Administrator
UK
Rank 572 624 603
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Linux Systems Administrator 15 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.012% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.013% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 2
Median daily rate £406 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £450 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
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
42508 47354 48039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.75% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27665 30191 30170
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 £587 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1501 1736 1893
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 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

Senior Linux Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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 +38 13 £406 -9.72% 5
London +17 10 £375 -16.66% 2
Croydon - 3 £468 -
South East +20 2 £438 -2.77% 1
City of London -1 2 £375 -
Ayr - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
South Ayrshire - 2 - -
East of England - 1 £338 - 1
Brighton - 1 £438 -
Reading - 1 £438 -
Berkshire - 1 £438 -
East Sussex - 1 £438 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £338 -

Senior Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (78.95%) Red Hat
3 25 (65.79%) Puppet
4 19 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (44.74%) VMware
6 16 (42.11%) Bash Shell
7 15 (39.47%) CentOS
8 14 (36.84%) Ansible
8 14 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (31.58%) Windows
10 11 (28.95%) Apache
10 11 (28.95%) Nagios
11 10 (26.32%) Perl
11 10 (26.32%) DevOps
11 10 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (26.32%) Data Centre
12 9 (23.68%) Jenkins
12 9 (23.68%) DNS
13 8 (21.05%) PHP
13 8 (21.05%) Tomcat
13 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
13 8 (21.05%) Load Balancing
13 8 (21.05%) Hudson
13 8 (21.05%) GitHub
13 8 (21.05%) Subversion
14 7 (18.42%) Ubuntu
14 7 (18.42%) Unix
14 7 (18.42%) Firewall
15 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
15 6 (15.79%) NetApp

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 11 (28.95%) Apache
2 8 (21.05%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.26%) nginx
4 1 (2.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) GitHub
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) DNS
2 7 (18.42%) Firewall
3 6 (15.79%) SSH
4 5 (13.16%) LDAP
5 3 (7.89%) DHCP
6 2 (5.26%) Ethernet
6 2 (5.26%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Jenkins
2 8 (21.05%) Hudson
2 8 (21.05%) Subversion
3 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (39.47%) CentOS
4 12 (31.58%) Windows
5 7 (18.42%) Ubuntu
5 7 (18.42%) Unix
6 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
7 4 (10.53%) Solaris
8 2 (5.26%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.63%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) DevOps
2 8 (21.05%) Load Balancing
3 4 (10.53%) Server Building
4 3 (7.89%) Change Management
5 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.26%) Migration
5 2 (5.26%) Programme Management
5 2 (5.26%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.63%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) Bash Shell
2 10 (26.32%) Perl
3 8 (21.05%) PHP
3 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
4 6 (15.79%) AWK
4 6 (15.79%) sed
5 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
3 4 (10.53%) KVM
3 4 (10.53%) VMware ESX
4 3 (7.89%) NFS
4 3 (7.89%) vSphere
5 2 (5.26%) FreeRADIUS
5 2 (5.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Docker
6 1 (2.63%) iptables
6 1 (2.63%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 25 (65.79%) Puppet
2 14 (36.84%) Ansible
3 11 (28.95%) Nagios
4 10 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (10.53%) yum
6 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (2.63%) Capistrano
7 1 (2.63%) Cobbler
7 1 (2.63%) Icinga
7 1 (2.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 30 (78.95%) Red Hat
2 17 (44.74%) VMware
3 6 (15.79%) NetApp
4 4 (10.53%) 3PAR
5 2 (5.26%) Canon
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco
5 2 (5.26%) CommVault
5 2 (5.26%) IBM
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle
5 2 (5.26%) Sun
6 1 (2.63%) PagerDuty
6 1 (2.63%) Percona
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