The median contractor rate for a Linux Administrator was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 24 June 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 Administrator
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 109 -
Rank change year-on-year +21 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.18% 0.13% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £363 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.09% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £350 £380
% change year-on-year +14.42% -7.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £31.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% +14.54%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1066 1440 1443
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 98.52% 95.87% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 718 1017 1033
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 38
Median hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.56 £22.50 £26.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in Leeds

Linux Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Administrator in Leeds

Linux Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux Administrator in Leeds

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Leeds region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) yum
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (50.00%) KVM
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Delivery

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) DB2 UDB
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Remediation Plan
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) KVM
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (50.00%) yum
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) VMware