The median contractor rate for a Senior Linux Administrator was - per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 27 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.

Senior Linux Administrator
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 412 431
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 0 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London - 0.069% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.072% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 15 2
Median daily rate - £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £450 -
% change year-on-year +27.77% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19752 20748 21808
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.27% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14071 15056 15231
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 228 364
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -8.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Senior Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Linux Administrator in London

Senior Linux Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Linux Administrator in London

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 London region featuring Senior Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (60.00%) KVM
2 3 (60.00%) Ubuntu
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) CentOS
2 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (60.00%) yum
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) LDAP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Server Building
4 1 (20.00%) Ansible
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Puppet
4 1 (20.00%) Solaris
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Programme Management

Senior Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) LDAP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) CentOS
2 3 (60.00%) Ubuntu
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Solaris
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Server Building
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) KVM
1 3 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) yum
2 1 (20.00%) Ansible
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) VMware