Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Linux Administrator was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 194 200
Rank change year-on-year +31 +6 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 20 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.45% 0.22% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.23% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 9
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -11.76% +37.10%
10th Percentile £270 £298 £332
90th Percentile £490 £503 £493
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £38.50 £29.50 -
% change year-on-year +30.51% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 4294 5188 5852
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.58% 96.13% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2846 3331 3898
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £221 £250 £250
90th Percentile £545 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 198 320
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.34% +0.35%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.48 £9.00
90th Percentile £38.58 £29.88 £28.78
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in Yorkshire

Linux Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Administrator in Yorkshire

Linux Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux Administrator in Yorkshire

Linux Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux Administrator in Yorkshire

Linux Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 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
South Yorkshire +28 12 £444 +34.47% 1
West Yorkshire +17 8 £300 -22.58% 1
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 Yorkshire region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (80.00%) Red Hat
3 11 (55.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (40.00%) Unix
4 8 (40.00%) Finance
5 6 (30.00%) Oracle
6 5 (25.00%) HP
6 5 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (20.00%) CentOS
7 4 (20.00%) Hadoop
7 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
7 4 (20.00%) AIX
7 4 (20.00%) Python
7 4 (20.00%) Solaris
7 4 (20.00%) Banking
7 4 (20.00%) IBM
8 3 (15.00%) Clustering
8 3 (15.00%) Retail
8 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
8 3 (15.00%) Statistics
8 3 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (15.00%) HPUX
8 3 (15.00%) Perl
8 3 (15.00%) Nagios
8 3 (15.00%) EMC
8 3 (15.00%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (15.00%) NAS
8 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
9 2 (10.00%) Programme Delivery

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) NAS
2 2 (10.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) SMS
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) LDAP
3 1 (5.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.00%) Big Data
3 1 (5.00%) DB2
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Retail
4 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Clustering
3 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.00%) Replication
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (55.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (40.00%) Unix
4 4 (20.00%) AIX
4 4 (20.00%) CentOS
4 4 (20.00%) Solaris
5 3 (15.00%) HPUX
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (10.00%) SUSE
6 2 (10.00%) Windows
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
7 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (15.00%) Statistics
2 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.00%) Analytics
2 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (10.00%) Change Control
2 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (10.00%) High Availability
2 2 (10.00%) Kanban
2 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (10.00%) Programme Delivery
2 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (5.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) Python
1 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (15.00%) Perl
3 2 (10.00%) Ruby
4 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) GCP
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (10.00%) RHEV
2 2 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (5.00%) KVM
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Nagios
2 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (10.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (5.00%) yum
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle
3 5 (25.00%) HP
4 4 (20.00%) IBM
5 3 (15.00%) EMC
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco
6 2 (10.00%) Veritas
7 1 (5.00%) Sybase
7 1 (5.00%) VMware