Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Linux Administrator was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 26 July 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.

Linux Administrator
South East > Surrey
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 137 126
Rank change year-on-year +6 -11 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 9 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.36% 0.50% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.52% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 13
Surrey median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £318 £338 £315
90th Percentile £523 £450 £436
South East median daily rate £401 £387 £375
% change year-on-year +3.62% +3.07% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Surrey median hourly rate - £48.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.05% -
South East median hourly rate £27.50 £48.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -42.71% +1.05% -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2384 2501 2553
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 94.57% 95.82% 95.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1635 1675 1417
Surrey median daily rate £425 £425 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.78% +6.13%
10th Percentile £263 £238 £242
90th Percentile £575 £575 £531
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 137 117
Surrey median hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +25.00% -10.00%
10th Percentile £12.71 £11.15 £10.80
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £50.18
South East median hourly rate £17.59 £19.81 £17.50
% change year-on-year -11.22% +13.21% +2.94%

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in Surrey

Linux Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Administrator in Surrey

Linux Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in Surrey over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux Administrator in Surrey

Linux Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in Surrey.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux Administrator in Surrey

Linux Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 26 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Camberley +15 2 £450 +5.88%
Guildford +3 2 £375 -16.67% 2
Weybridge - 2 £250 - 2
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £425 -
Linux Administrator
South East

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, 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 Surrey region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
3 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 4 (44.44%) Solaris
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (33.33%) NetBackup
4 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) AIX
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) Perl
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) Sun
4 3 (33.33%) SAN
4 3 (33.33%) Veritas
4 3 (33.33%) Banking
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
5 2 (22.22%) IBM
5 2 (22.22%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) Dell
5 2 (22.22%) EMC
5 2 (22.22%) Apple
5 2 (22.22%) NFS
5 2 (22.22%) Ansible
5 2 (22.22%) DevOps
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 1 (11.11%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) GitHub
2 1 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) NAS
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) FTP
3 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
3 1 (11.11%) LDAP
3 1 (11.11%) SSH
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) InterSystems Cache
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (11.11%) Hudson
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) EMC VNX
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Solaris
2 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 3 (33.33%) AIX
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) CentOS
4 1 (11.11%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) Security Hardening
3 1 (11.11%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) Bourne shell
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ACMT
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) NFS
1 2 (22.22%) Veritas File System
2 1 (11.11%) iptables
2 1 (11.11%) Samba
2 1 (11.11%) Sendmail
2 1 (11.11%) vCloud
2 1 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (11.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (22.22%) Ansible
2 2 (22.22%) Puppet
3 1 (11.11%) Control-M
3 1 (11.11%) EMC Navisphere
3 1 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (11.11%) HAProxy
3 1 (11.11%) Nagios
3 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (11.11%) OpenView
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Sun
2 3 (33.33%) Veritas
3 2 (22.22%) Apple
3 2 (22.22%) Dell
3 2 (22.22%) EMC
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) Brocade
4 1 (11.11%) Cognos
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) Symantec