The median contractor rate for a Linux Administrator was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 94 86
Rank change year-on-year +1 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 6 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.46% 0.60% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.62% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 3
Median daily rate £475 £405 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.28% -4.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £358 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £371 £325
% change year-on-year +7.87% +14.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £48.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.05%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £48.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year -42.70% +72.97%  

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 1214 1296 1311
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 93.46% 96.43% 95.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 797 848 702
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £391 £375
% change year-on-year +2.43% +4.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 92 65
Median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.77% +19.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.43 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

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 3 months to 27 April 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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Weybridge - 2 £250 -
Camberley +11 1 £475 +11.76%
Guildford +5 1 - - 1
Linux Administrator
South East

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (58.33%) Red Hat
4 6 (50.00%) Solaris
5 5 (41.67%) Unix
5 5 (41.67%) Veritas
6 4 (33.33%) SAN
6 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) Sun
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle
6 4 (33.33%) VMware
6 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (33.33%) Puppet
7 3 (25.00%) vSphere
7 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (25.00%) Brocade
7 3 (25.00%) VLAN
7 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
7 3 (25.00%) NAS
7 3 (25.00%) Debian
7 3 (25.00%) Firewall
7 3 (25.00%) NetBackup
7 3 (25.00%) Perl
7 3 (25.00%) NFS
7 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (25.00%) VPN
7 3 (25.00%) DNS
7 3 (25.00%) NetApp
7 3 (25.00%) Symantec
7 3 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) GitHub
1 1 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) NAS
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) VLAN
2 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) FTP
3 2 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 2 (16.67%) SSH
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) LDAP
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (8.33%) Hudson
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) LAMP
1 1 (8.33%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (16.67%) EMC VNX
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (50.00%) Solaris
4 5 (41.67%) Unix
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) Debian
7 2 (16.67%) AIX
8 1 (8.33%) CentOS
8 1 (8.33%) SUSE
8 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps
2 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) High Availability
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Server Building
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (8.33%) Security Patching
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ACMT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) NFS
2 3 (25.00%) vSphere
3 2 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (16.67%) Veritas File System
3 2 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (8.33%) vCloud
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Puppet
2 3 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (16.67%) Ansible
3 2 (16.67%) EMC Navisphere
3 2 (16.67%) Nagios
3 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (16.67%) vCenter Server
3 2 (16.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (16.67%) vMotion
4 1 (8.33%) Control-M
4 1 (8.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (41.67%) Veritas
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) Sun
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) Brocade
4 3 (25.00%) NetApp
4 3 (25.00%) Symantec
5 2 (16.67%) Apple
5 2 (16.67%) EMC
5 2 (16.67%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) Dell
6 1 (8.33%) IBM
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft