The median contractor rate for a Linux Systems Administrator was - per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux System Administrator
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank - 109 115
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire - 0.052% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.054% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £334 £350
% change year-on-year +22.09% -4.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £39.25

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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 Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1320 1862 1720
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 96.77% 96.28% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 1268 1075
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 69 87
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.07 £8.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £23.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Administrator in West Yorkshire

Linux Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Systems Administrator in West Yorkshire

Linux Systems Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux Systems Administrator in West Yorkshire

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Linux Systems 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 Yorkshire region featuring Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Puppet
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) QRadar
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Splunk
4 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) vCloud
4 1 (25.00%) CloudStack
4 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (25.00%) Ansible
4 1 (25.00%) Docker
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) XenServer
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 1 (25.00%) CloudStack
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) AIX
4 1 (25.00%) HPUX
4 1 (25.00%) Solaris
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCA
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
1 1 (25.00%) vCloud
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (25.00%) VMware GSX
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Server
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
1 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Ansible
2 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (25.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Splunk