Period
to 17 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Linux Administrator was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 77 112
Rank change year-on-year -14 +35 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 2 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.14% 0.64% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.69% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 4
Reading median daily rate - £438 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.69% -13.69%
Berkshire median daily rate £366 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -18.61% - +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £27.50 -

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 1,358 1,160 1,745
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.21% 92.65% 92.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 825 588 985
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £250 £204 £243
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £415 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +0.61% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 87 75
Reading median hourly rate £21.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.33% -14.29% -18.79%
10th Percentile £11.81 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £48.88 £54.51 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.56 £15.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year +23.70% +5.26% -25.97%

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

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 6 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, Linux 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 Reading region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle