Period
to 18 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Linux Systems Administrator was £340 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 18 December 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
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 134 136
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 -
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 3 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.13% 0.089% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.092% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Leeds median daily rate £340 £273 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.77% -29.68% -
10th Percentile £330 £222 £342
90th Percentile £350 £321 £488
West Yorkshire median daily rate £358 £320 £388
% change year-on-year +11.72% -17.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 2,292 2,172 2,403
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.54% 96.66% 95.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,595 1,534 1,585
Leeds median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £304 £262 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 42 48
Leeds median hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.07% +54.72% -11.67%
10th Percentile £10.30 £10.51 £10.07
90th Percentile £25.00 £40.00 £30.23
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.35 £12.50
% change year-on-year +8.01% +14.80% -8.05%

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Leeds

Linux Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 Leeds region featuring Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) SUSE
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) QA

Linux Systems 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) NAS
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) SUSE
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCP
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat