The median contractor rate for a Linux Administrator was £383 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 24 June 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 / West Sussex
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 72 -
Rank change year-on-year +19 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.83% 0.41% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Median daily rate £383 £371 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £350 £380
% change year-on-year +14.42% -7.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £31.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% +14.54%  

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 460 727 529
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 95.63% 98.78% 96.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 446 348
Median daily rate £420 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.17% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £295 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £520 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 20
Median hourly rate £16.50 £32.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.23% +106.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £51.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

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 24 June 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
Gatwick +4 3 £383 +4.79%
Linux Administrator
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) Korn
2 4 (80.00%) CentOS
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (60.00%) Brocade
3 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 3 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 3 (60.00%) QMS
3 3 (60.00%) Bourne shell
3 3 (60.00%) RHCSA
3 3 (60.00%) GlusterFS
3 3 (60.00%) Server Hardening
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Sun
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) EMC
3 3 (60.00%) OCP
3 3 (60.00%) OCA

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (20.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) CentOS
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
3 3 (60.00%) Solaris
4 1 (20.00%) AIX
4 1 (20.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Benchmarking
1 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (60.00%) QMS
1 3 (60.00%) Quality Management
1 3 (60.00%) Server Hardening
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Korn
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) AWK
2 3 (60.00%) Bourne shell
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) OCA
1 3 (60.00%) OCP
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (60.00%) RHCE
1 3 (60.00%) RHCSA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) GlusterFS
1 3 (60.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (20.00%) iptables
2 1 (20.00%) KVM
2 1 (20.00%) LXC
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle ZFS
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 3 (60.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (20.00%) Ansible
2 1 (20.00%) SELinux
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Brocade
2 3 (60.00%) EMC
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) StorageTek
2 3 (60.00%) Sun
2 3 (60.00%) Veritas
3 1 (20.00%) IBM