Period
to 18 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Linux Systems Administrator was £385 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 18 August 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 > Devon
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 58 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 - -
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.06% 0.16% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Devon median daily rate £385 - -
South West median daily rate £385 £363 £351
% change year-on-year +6.21% +3.20% +8.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon 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 Devon. 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
Devon
Contract vacancies in Devon with a recognized job title 446 594 396
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.89% 95.19% 95.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 371 238
Devon median daily rate £368 £385 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +12.41% -2.14%
10th Percentile £200 £250 £185
90th Percentile £513 £500 £475
South West median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 36 40
Devon median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.50% +20.30% +70.71%
10th Percentile £9.81 £11.49 £10.46
90th Percentile £43.50 £45.00 £51.50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -6.67% +15.38% +44.44%

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Devon

Linux Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Devon

Linux Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator within the Devon region over the 6 months to 18 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -1 1 £375 -
Linux Systems Administrator
South West

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 Devon region featuring Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (80.00%) LPAR
2 4 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (80.00%) Security Auditing
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Tivoli
2 4 (80.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 4 (80.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (80.00%) AIX
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) RHCE
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) NHS
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (20.00%) PMO
3 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) LPAR
2 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (80.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (80.00%) Security Auditing
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) RHCE
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (80.00%) Tivoli
1 4 (80.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) VMware