Period
to 16 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Linux Systems Administrator was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Linux System Administrator
South West > Bristol
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 98 108
Rank change year-on-year -16 +10 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 12 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.58% 0.79% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.83% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 1
Bristol median daily rate £375 £338 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -6.90% +11.54%
10th Percentile £333 £313 £331
90th Percentile £430 £505 £394
South West median daily rate £375 £375 £351
% change year-on-year - +6.76% +7.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £39.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Contract vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 1,974 1,808 1,629
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.36% 95.26% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,315 1,225 1,153
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -1.33%
10th Percentile £236 £213 £230
90th Percentile £532 £530 £550
South West median daily rate £418 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +11.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 53 80
Bristol median hourly rate £37.78 £25.00 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.10% +1.01% +54.69%
10th Percentile £14.33 £12.13 £11.98
90th Percentile £58.80 £50.25 £45.33
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £34.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +15.11% +26.36% +8.37%

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Linux Systems Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Bristol

Linux Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Bristol

Linux Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in Bristol over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux Systems Administrator in Bristol

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, Linux Systems Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region featuring Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (91.67%) CentOS
2 11 (91.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (58.33%) Samba
3 7 (58.33%) NFS
4 6 (50.00%) Python
4 6 (50.00%) Perl
4 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (50.00%) Puppet
5 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
5 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
5 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
5 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
6 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 4 (33.33%) Debian
6 4 (33.33%) VMware
6 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 4 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (25.00%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (25.00%) Security Hardening
7 3 (25.00%) Ubuntu
7 3 (25.00%) LDAP
7 3 (25.00%) LAN
7 3 (25.00%) WAN
7 3 (25.00%) Unix
7 3 (25.00%) Apache
7 3 (25.00%) PHP

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 3 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Houdini
1 1 (8.33%) Maya
1 1 (8.33%) NUKE
1 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) iSCSI
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (8.33%) NAS
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
1 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) LAMP
1 3 (25.00%) LAPP Stack
1 3 (25.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (25.00%) Animation
3 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (91.67%) CentOS
2 11 (91.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Debian
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 3 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (16.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (25.00%) Security Hardening
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Visual Effects
4 1 (8.33%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Perl
1 6 (50.00%) Python
2 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
2 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
3 3 (25.00%) PHP
3 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) NFS
1 7 (58.33%) Samba
2 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (8.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (16.67%) Salt
2 2 (16.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle