The first table below looks at the demand for the Linux Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Yorkshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank - 96 106
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.13% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.14% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £17.50
Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1594 1453 1774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.33% 94.35% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1016 764 1006
Average daily rate £345 £315 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 64 89
Average hourly rate £13.20 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.13 £10.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £45.00 £30.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Linux Administrator
Yorkshire

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux Administrator in the job title across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Linux Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Linux Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Linux Administrator
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bradford - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Linux Administrator
Yorkshire

Linux Administrator
Top 21 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Linux Administrator 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 Linux Administrator in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Linux Administrator 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 Linux Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) HP