The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Yorkshire region that had Linux Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 141 143 122
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.11% 0.068% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.072% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Median daily rate £448 £338 £299
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.59% +12.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £328 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £348 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+14.54% -8.33%
Linux Administrator
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2654 2794 2256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.12% 95.00% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1804 1873 1413
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 112 112
Median hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.70 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Linux Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Linux Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Linux Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire - 3 £448 - 2
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 Yorkshire region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (92.31%) Red Hat
3 8 (61.54%) Unix
4 7 (53.85%) SUSE
4 7 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (46.15%) HP
5 6 (46.15%) IBM
6 5 (38.46%) Solaris
7 4 (30.77%) Windows
7 4 (30.77%) Finance
7 4 (30.77%) VMware
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
8 3 (23.08%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (23.08%) F5
8 3 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (23.08%) Opsview
8 3 (23.08%) Salt
8 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (23.08%) MySQL
8 3 (23.08%) Oracle
8 3 (23.08%) SAN
8 3 (23.08%) Nagios
9 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
9 2 (15.38%) Veritas
9 2 (15.38%) EMC
9 2 (15.38%) Citrix
9 2 (15.38%) ITIL
9 2 (15.38%) Cisco
9 2 (15.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (15.38%) Veritas Cluster Server

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) Kerberos
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) LDAP
2 1 (7.69%) MPLS
2 1 (7.69%) NAS
2 1 (7.69%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) Informix
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Games
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) IBM XIV
1 1 (7.69%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Unix
3 7 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (53.85%) SUSE
4 5 (38.46%) Solaris
5 4 (30.77%) Windows
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (7.69%) AIX
8 1 (7.69%) CentOS
8 1 (7.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Change Control
1 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
1 2 (15.38%) Security Patching
1 2 (15.38%) Web Operations
2 1 (7.69%) Analytics
2 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.69%) Service Management
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) Python
1 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (15.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (15.38%) vSphere
3 1 (7.69%) Squid
3 1 (7.69%) vCloud
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.69%) XenApp
3 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Nagios
1 3 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (23.08%) Opsview
1 3 (23.08%) Salt
2 2 (15.38%) Puppet
3 1 (7.69%) Cacti
3 1 (7.69%) Grafana
3 1 (7.69%) Graphite
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Red Hat
2 6 (46.15%) HP
2 6 (46.15%) IBM
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) F5
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) EMC
5 2 (15.38%) Qualys
5 2 (15.38%) Veritas
6 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
6 1 (7.69%) NetApp
6 1 (7.69%) Riverbed
6 1 (7.69%) Sun