The median contractor rate for a Linux Administrator was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Administrator
South East / West Sussex
Rank 58 59 58
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.20% 0.52% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.54% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £400 £366 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.21% +7.72%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +14.28% +2.94%  
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 West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 496 560 499
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 97.45% 96.22% 95.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 341 309
Median daily rate £410 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 31
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -3.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in West Sussex

Linux Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Administrator in West Sussex

Linux Administrator
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Crawley +12 1 £400 +8.65% 1
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Sussex region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 3 (50.00%) Perl
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (50.00%) Puppet
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Server Building
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) RHCE
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Games
5 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) AIX
5 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (16.67%) VirtualBox
5 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
5 1 (16.67%) Korn
5 1 (16.67%) JIRA
5 1 (16.67%) Online Games
5 1 (16.67%) Git (software)

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum
1 2 (33.33%) Server Building
1 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) Korn
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) RHCE
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (16.67%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
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