The median contractor rate for a Linux Administrator was £331 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 22 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 145 141
Rank change year-on-year +28 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.20% 0.072% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.074% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £331 £550 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.77% +69.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £550 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £550 £345
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 £39.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year -3.14% +44.54%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1947 2689 2799
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 96.77% 96.31% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1252 1859 1878
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 62 106
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +26.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.96 £32.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 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 3 months to 22 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
West Yorkshire +23 3 £331 -39.77% 6
South Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Yorkshire region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) SUSE
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
4 1 (16.67%) NAS
4 1 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (16.67%) yum
4 1 (16.67%) Puppet
4 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (16.67%) KVM
4 1 (16.67%) Ansible
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (16.67%) GitLab
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) Terraform
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
1 1 (16.67%) NAS
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
1 1 (16.67%) DB2 UDB
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) GitLab
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Law
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris
2 2 (33.33%) SUSE
2 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) CentOS
3 1 (16.67%) HPUX
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (16.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) DevOps
1 1 (16.67%) Programme Delivery
1 1 (16.67%) Remediation Plan
1 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) KVM
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (16.67%) Terraform
1 1 (16.67%) yum
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Veritas