The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridge region that had Linux Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 35 28 39
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 7 28 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.99% 6.10% 2.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 6.39% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 24 8
Median daily rate £340 £338 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £275 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 - -
Linux Systems Administrator
Cambridgeshire

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
337 438 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.01% 95.42% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 311 266
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £458 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 42 24
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.75 £20.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% +52.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.19 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cambridge region that featured Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Linux Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Linux Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Linux Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Linux Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Linux Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Linux Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 Cambridge region featuring Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (70.59%) Windows
3 11 (64.71%) Unix
3 11 (64.71%) Solaris
4 10 (58.82%) Puppet
5 7 (41.18%) AIX
5 7 (41.18%) HPUX
5 7 (41.18%) Migration
6 6 (35.29%) MySQL
6 6 (35.29%) DNS
6 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
6 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
7 5 (29.41%) Postfix
7 5 (29.41%) Sendmail
7 5 (29.41%) SolarWinds
7 5 (29.41%) Amazon S3
7 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (29.41%) Open Source
7 5 (29.41%) vSphere
7 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
7 5 (29.41%) OSSEC
7 5 (29.41%) Ruby
7 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
7 5 (29.41%) JIRA
7 5 (29.41%) Load Balancing
7 5 (29.41%) Selenium
7 5 (29.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (29.41%) TippingPoint
7 5 (29.41%) MongoDB

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 5 (29.41%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (29.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 5 (29.41%) Amazon S3
1 5 (29.41%) Amazon SQS
1 5 (29.41%) AWS CloudFormation
1 5 (29.41%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) DNS
2 5 (29.41%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) MySQL
2 5 (29.41%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (29.41%) MarkLogic
2 5 (29.41%) MongoDB
2 5 (29.41%) Neo4j
2 5 (29.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
1 5 (29.41%) GitLab
1 5 (29.41%) JIRA
1 5 (29.41%) Selenium
1 5 (29.41%) Subversion
1 5 (29.41%) Vagrant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) ELK Stack
1 5 (29.41%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (70.59%) Windows
3 11 (64.71%) Solaris
3 11 (64.71%) Unix
4 7 (41.18%) AIX
4 7 (41.18%) HPUX
5 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Migration
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Change Control
2 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
2 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (29.41%) High Availability
2 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (29.41%) Load Balancing
2 5 (29.41%) Open Source
2 5 (29.41%) Virtual Environments
3 4 (23.53%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Java
1 5 (29.41%) PL/SQL
1 5 (29.41%) Python
1 5 (29.41%) Ruby
1 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Docker
1 5 (29.41%) iptables
1 5 (29.41%) Postfix
1 5 (29.41%) Sendmail
1 5 (29.41%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (29.41%) vSphere
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) Puppet
2 5 (29.41%) Ansible
2 5 (29.41%) Cobbler
2 5 (29.41%) Kibana
2 5 (29.41%) logstash
2 5 (29.41%) OSSEC
2 5 (29.41%) Packer
3 4 (23.53%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
2 5 (29.41%) EMC
2 5 (29.41%) HP
2 5 (29.41%) LogRhythm
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) ServiceNow
2 5 (29.41%) SolarWinds
2 5 (29.41%) Splunk
2 5 (29.41%) TippingPoint
3 1 (5.88%) VMware