The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire 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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 52 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.57% - 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£300 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire 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
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
671 507 667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 95.31% 92.35% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 335 423
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £229 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £500 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 47 53
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.86% -27.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.00 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Linux Administrator
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 2 (40.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) SELinux
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) Apache
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (20.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) SELinux
4 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp