Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Linux Administrator was £383 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 87 89
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 6 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.57% 0.39% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.40% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
West Sussex median daily rate £383 £369 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.73% +1.03% +14.06%
10th Percentile £348 £344 £353
90th Percentile £419 £449 £378
South East median daily rate £394 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.56% +14.29% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
West Sussex
Contract vacancies in West Sussex with a recognized job title 1014 1246 1174
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.20% 96.66% 96.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 721 765
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £217 £261 £250
90th Percentile £569 £540 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 60 48
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £34.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% +106.06% +3.13%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.29 £11.10
90th Percentile £50.25 £50.00 £45.30
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.44 £18.00
% change year-on-year -7.38% +7.97% +12.50%

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

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 6 months to 17 November 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
Gatwick +6 3 £383 +5.52%
Crawley - 2 £413 -
Linux Administrator
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (83.33%) Shell Script
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 5 (83.33%) Korn
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Perl
3 4 (66.67%) CentOS
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle ZFS
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) Sun
4 3 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) EMC
4 3 (50.00%) OCP
4 3 (50.00%) OCA
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (50.00%) RHCE
4 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) StorageTek
4 3 (50.00%) Veritas
4 3 (50.00%) Benchmarking
4 3 (50.00%) Solaris
4 3 (50.00%) Quality Management
4 3 (50.00%) Change Management
4 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (50.00%) AWK
4 3 (50.00%) NetBackup

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 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Online Games
3 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
3 4 (66.67%) CentOS
4 3 (50.00%) Solaris
5 2 (33.33%) AIX
6 1 (16.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Benchmarking
1 3 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (50.00%) QMS
1 3 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 3 (50.00%) Server Hardening
2 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Korn
1 5 (83.33%) Shell Script
2 4 (66.67%) Perl
3 3 (50.00%) AWK
3 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (50.00%) Bourne shell
4 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) OCA
1 3 (50.00%) OCP
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (50.00%) RHCE
1 3 (50.00%) RHCSA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) GlusterFS
1 3 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (16.67%) iptables
2 1 (16.67%) KVM
2 1 (16.67%) LXC
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle ZFS
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 3 (50.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) SELinux
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Brocade
3 3 (50.00%) EMC
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) StorageTek
3 3 (50.00%) Sun
3 3 (50.00%) Veritas
4 2 (33.33%) IBM