Period
to 18 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Linux Administrator was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 18 October 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 Administrator
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 68 87
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 0 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading - 1.11% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.20% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 6
Reading median daily rate - £475 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +28.81% -5.14%
Berkshire median daily rate £363 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -27.50% +11.11% +24.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 1,314 1,167 1,407
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.57% 92.84% 91.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 747 664 800
Reading median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £190 £250 £228
90th Percentile £575 £575 £563
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 64 74
Reading median hourly rate £21.50 £15.64 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.49% +2.54% -29.23%
10th Percentile £10.93 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £44.93 £45.93 £31.97
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.50 £15.50 £14.20
% change year-on-year +25.81% +9.15% -34.11%

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in Reading

Linux Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Administrator in Reading