Period
to 11 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Linux Systems Administrator was £340 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 6 months to 11 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 32 -
Rank change year-on-year -8 - +49
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.85% 0.35% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Slough median daily rate £340 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
Berkshire median daily rate £340 £425 £500
% change year-on-year -20.00% -15.00% +53.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough 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 Slough. 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
Slough
Contract vacancies in Slough with a recognized job title 327 272 287
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.16% 95.10% 93.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 184 187
Slough median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +14.29% -3.45%
10th Percentile £152 £213 £207
90th Percentile £550 £554 £493
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 12
Slough median hourly rate £17.50 £41.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.32% +127.78% +38.46%
10th Percentile £12.63 £18.63 £8.75
90th Percentile £20.20 £41.50 £40.25
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.88 £15.00
% change year-on-year +44.14% -7.50% -25.00%

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Slough

Linux Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Slough

Linux Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in Slough over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux Systems Administrator in Slough

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 11 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 Slough region featuring Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Squid
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) GPG13
3 1 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) iptables
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) tcpdump
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Postfix

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) nginx
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) DAB
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) SSH
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) tcpdump
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Debian
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) GPG13
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Squid
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) iptables
2 1 (33.33%) Postfix
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Crossbeam
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Sun