Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Linux Systems Administrator was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 - 95
Rank change year-on-year - +95 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 13 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.66% - 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% - 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 9
Bristol median daily rate £325 - £325
10th Percentile £313 - £271
90th Percentile £480 - £538
South West median daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year +10.29% +4.62% +5.69%
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 1858 1603 1651
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 94.91% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1267 1139 1217
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £213 £231 £235
90th Percentile £525 £550 £536
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 79 83
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +48.48% -
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.25 £47.50 £41.50
South West median hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +22.00% -9.09% +37.50%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017, Linux Systems 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 Bristol region featuring Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) Red Hat
2 9 (69.23%) Python
3 8 (61.54%) CentOS
3 8 (61.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (53.85%) Animation
4 7 (53.85%) LAN
4 7 (53.85%) WAN
4 7 (53.85%) Windows
4 7 (53.85%) Shell Script
4 7 (53.85%) Samba
4 7 (53.85%) NFS
4 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
4 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
4 7 (53.85%) Visual Effects
4 7 (53.85%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (46.15%) NUKE
5 6 (46.15%) Maya
5 6 (46.15%) Photoshop
5 6 (46.15%) Houdini
6 3 (23.08%) Unix
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle
7 2 (15.38%) Perl
7 2 (15.38%) Xen
7 2 (15.38%) Subversion
7 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
7 2 (15.38%) Puppet
7 2 (15.38%) Open Source

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 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Houdini
1 6 (46.15%) Maya
1 6 (46.15%) NUKE
1 6 (46.15%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) LAN
1 7 (53.85%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) NAS
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) Subversion
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) LAMP
1 1 (7.69%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Animation
1 7 (53.85%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) CentOS
2 8 (61.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
4 3 (23.08%) Unix
5 1 (7.69%) AIX
5 1 (7.69%) Debian
5 1 (7.69%) HPUX
5 1 (7.69%) Solaris
5 1 (7.69%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Visual Effects
2 2 (15.38%) Open Source
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Release Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Python
2 7 (53.85%) Shell Script
3 2 (15.38%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
4 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) RHCA
2 1 (7.69%) RHCE
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
1 7 (53.85%) NFS
1 7 (53.85%) Samba
2 2 (15.38%) Xen
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) Ansible
2 1 (7.69%) Bcfg2
2 1 (7.69%) Kibana
2 1 (7.69%) logstash
2 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) VMware