The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wales region that had Linux Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Administrator
UK / Wales
Rank - 68 -
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.75% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £320 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+83.33% -61.78%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region. 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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
646 645 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 95.85% 97.29% 97.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 457 416
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 38 34
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £47.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Wales region that featured Linux Administrator in the job title.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Wales region.

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Linux Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Wales region.

Linux Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 across the Wales region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) vSphere
3 2 (40.00%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (40.00%) SaltStack
3 2 (40.00%) Kibana
3 2 (40.00%) Server Hardening
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 2 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (40.00%) HAProxy
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) Ansible
3 2 (40.00%) logstash
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Debian
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (40.00%) Load Testing
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) CentOS
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) WebLogic

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Elastic Stack
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) CentOS
2 2 (40.00%) Debian
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Server Hardening
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (60.00%) Python
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Ansible
1 2 (40.00%) HAProxy
1 2 (40.00%) Kibana
1 2 (40.00%) logstash
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) SaltStack