The median contractor rate for a Linux Administrator was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Administrator
UK / Wales
Rank - 73 -
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales - 0.73% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £320 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £345
% change year-on-year +14.28% +1.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £48.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year -42.70% +21.51%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 681 670 686
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.60% 98.38% 96.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 448 387
Median daily rate £393 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £190 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 39 42
Median hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.92% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in Wales

Linux Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Administrator in Wales

Linux Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux Administrator in Wales

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Wales region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) vSphere
3 2 (40.00%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (40.00%) SaltStack
3 2 (40.00%) Kibana
3 2 (40.00%) Server Hardening
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 2 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (40.00%) HAProxy
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) Ansible
3 2 (40.00%) logstash
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Debian
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (40.00%) Load Testing
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) CentOS
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) WebLogic

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Elastic Stack
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) CentOS
2 2 (40.00%) Debian
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Server Hardening
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (60.00%) Python
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Ansible
1 2 (40.00%) HAProxy
1 2 (40.00%) Kibana
1 2 (40.00%) logstash
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) SaltStack