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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 61 47 60
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.14% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.22% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£245 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.63 £30.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-24.58% +87.50%
Linux Administrator
South West

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
673 451 594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 93.60% 88.26% 93.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 298 406
Average daily rate £425 £375 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 21 43
Average hourly rate £28.50 £15.00 £15.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% -0.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.51 £13.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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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
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Job
Vacancies
Swindon - 1 £245 -
Linux Administrator
South West

Linux Administrator
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 2 (33.33%) Change Control
3 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (16.67%) Big Data
4 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) SELinux
4 1 (16.67%) Subversion
4 1 (16.67%) RHCT
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (16.67%) CentOS
4 1 (16.67%) Nagios
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (16.67%) Apache
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (16.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (16.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) RHCT
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (16.67%) SELinux
3 1 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp