The median contractor rate for a Linux Administrator was £351 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Administrator
South East / Hampshire
Rank 107 116 116
Rank change year-on-year +9 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 8 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.43% 0.41% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.43% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 7
Median daily rate £351 £387 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.31% +61.04%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £345
% change year-on-year +14.28% +1.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £48.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year -42.70% +21.51%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1732 2081 1990
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 93.02% 95.50% 92.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1016 1385 1129
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 89 131
Median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.70 £11.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire that featured Linux Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in Hampshire

Linux Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Administrator in Hampshire

Linux Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux Administrator in Hampshire

Linux Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 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
Southampton +8 1 - - 1
Eastleigh - 1 - -
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 Hampshire region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (70.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (64.71%) Red Hat
4 9 (52.94%) Python
5 8 (47.06%) Hadoop
5 8 (47.06%) Ubuntu
6 7 (41.18%) VMware
6 7 (41.18%) Apache
7 6 (35.29%) Unix
7 6 (35.29%) Puppet
7 6 (35.29%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (35.29%) Security Hardening
7 6 (35.29%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 5 (29.41%) Impala
8 5 (29.41%) HDFS
8 5 (29.41%) Apache Solr
8 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
8 5 (29.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (29.41%) Cloudera
8 5 (29.41%) Apache Flume
8 5 (29.41%) Oozie
8 5 (29.41%) Apache Hive
8 5 (29.41%) Debian
9 4 (23.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (23.53%) JBoss
9 4 (23.53%) HP
9 4 (23.53%) SAN
9 4 (23.53%) Veritas
9 4 (23.53%) vSphere
9 4 (23.53%) Smart Meter

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 7 (41.18%) Apache
2 5 (29.41%) Apache Solr
3 4 (23.53%) JBoss
4 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) Hadoop
2 5 (29.41%) Apache Hive
2 5 (29.41%) Impala
3 4 (23.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Hudson
1 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Clustering
1 4 (23.53%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (70.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (47.06%) Ubuntu
4 6 (35.29%) Unix
5 5 (29.41%) Debian
6 4 (23.53%) CentOS
7 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 6 (35.29%) Performance Tuning
1 6 (35.29%) Security Hardening
2 4 (23.53%) DevOps
3 2 (11.76%) Change Control
3 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Python
2 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
3 4 (23.53%) Korn
4 3 (17.65%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) AWK
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) RHCSA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Apache Flume
1 5 (29.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 5 (29.41%) HDFS
2 4 (23.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Puppet
2 5 (29.41%) Oozie
3 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (23.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Ansible
4 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (5.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Red Hat
2 7 (41.18%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) Cloudera
4 4 (23.53%) HP
4 4 (23.53%) Veritas
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