Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Linux Administrator was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 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.

Senior Linux Administrator
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 838 809 862
Rank change year-on-year -29 +53 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 8 55 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.008% 0.056% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.059% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 51 7
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +11.86%
10th Percentile £370 £363 £356
90th Percentile £540 £575 £479
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89579 93247 99778
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.76% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 59679 61380 64531
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2656 3007 3839
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.77% +2.20% +8.97%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Senior Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Linux Administrator in England

Senior Linux Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Linux Administrator in England

Senior Linux Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Linux Administrator in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Linux Administrator in England

Senior Linux Administrator
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Linux Administrator within the England region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Midlands +28 2 - -
East Midlands +3 2 - -
South East +3 2 - - 1
London -42 2 £400 -11.11% 1
North of England +59 1 - -
South West +1 1 £550 +29.41%
North West - 1 - -
Senior Linux Administrator
UK

Senior Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Senior 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 England region featuring Senior Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Open Source
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (25.00%) Apache
3 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (25.00%) Google
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (25.00%) G Suite
3 2 (25.00%) Ansible
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (12.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (12.50%) GitLab
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (12.50%) Terraform
4 1 (12.50%) High-Frequency Trading
4 1 (12.50%) Task Automation
4 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
4 1 (12.50%) GitHub
4 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) NAS

Senior Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) G Suite
2 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
1 1 (12.50%) NAS
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) GitLab
2 1 (12.50%) Hudson
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) AIX
4 1 (12.50%) CentOS
4 1 (12.50%) SUSE
4 1 (12.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) SDLC
2 2 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) High-Frequency Trading
3 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Task Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
1 1 (12.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) VMware