The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Sussex region that had Linux Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank - 59 43
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex - 0.18% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.19% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £365 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
Linux Administrator
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex 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
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
685 522 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 96.21% 95.60% 96.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 349 227
Median daily rate £400 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 25 39
Median hourly rate £43.00 £13.23 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+225.14% -11.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £21.00 £16.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 West Sussex region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Solaris
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) VLDB
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) StorageTek
1 4 (100.00%) Veritas
1 4 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (100.00%) Brocade
1 4 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 4 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability
1 4 (100.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (75.00%) GlusterFS
2 3 (75.00%) EMC VMAX
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Sun
3 1 (25.00%) LDAP
3 1 (25.00%) OLTP
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle ZFS

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) VLDB
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) OLTP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Solaris
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (75.00%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (100.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Brocade
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) StorageTek
1 4 (100.00%) Veritas
2 3 (75.00%) EMC
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Sun