The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 45 40 54
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 10 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.99% 0.79% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 0.83% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £17.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
469 362 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.43% 95.51% 95.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 161 195
Average daily rate £370 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 42 104
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% -8.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £10.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £51.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux Administrator in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Linux Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Linux Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (73.33%) Red Hat
3 10 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (60.00%) Puppet
5 7 (46.67%) Nagios
6 6 (40.00%) IBM
6 6 (40.00%) HP
7 3 (20.00%) Data Security
7 3 (20.00%) UNIX
8 2 (13.33%) Oracle
8 2 (13.33%) SAP
8 2 (13.33%) OO
8 2 (13.33%) Python
8 2 (13.33%) C
8 2 (13.33%) Java
8 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
8 2 (13.33%) Perl
8 2 (13.33%) PHP
8 2 (13.33%) EMC
8 2 (13.33%) ERP
8 2 (13.33%) DHCP
8 2 (13.33%) DNS
8 2 (13.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (13.33%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (13.33%) Ruby
8 2 (13.33%) Market Research
8 2 (13.33%) Open Source
8 2 (13.33%) Statistics
8 2 (13.33%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) DHCP
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) InfiniBand
2 1 (6.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Open Source
1 2 (13.33%) Statistics
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (6.67%) CentOS
4 1 (6.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Data Security
2 2 (13.33%) OO
2 2 (13.33%) ERP
2 2 (13.33%) Market Research
2 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (13.33%) DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) E-business
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Python
1 2 (13.33%) C
1 2 (13.33%) Java
1 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (13.33%) Perl
1 2 (13.33%) PHP
1 2 (13.33%) Ruby
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) OCP
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (6.67%) RHCE
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (6.67%) KVM
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
2 1 (6.67%) NFS
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (60.00%) Puppet
2 7 (46.67%) Nagios
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (13.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (6.67%) SCCM
4 1 (6.67%) SCOM
4 1 (6.67%) Munin
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Red Hat
2 6 (40.00%) IBM
2 6 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) SAP
3 2 (13.33%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) Percona
4 1 (6.67%) Rackspace
4 1 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
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