The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 52 64 62
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 22 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.69% 1.36% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.85% 1.46% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 3
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£380 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
Linux Administrator
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
773 756 681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 94.50% 93.22% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 431 307
Average daily rate £363 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 73 82
Average hourly rate £20.50 £21.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.74% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £40.00 £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Linux Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Linux Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Linux Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +1 19 £390 +0.64% 6
Linux Administrator
East of England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (73.68%) DevOps
3 26 (68.42%) Configuration Management
4 25 (65.79%) Ruby
4 25 (65.79%) Puppet
5 20 (52.63%) UNIX
6 16 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
6 16 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (39.47%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (39.47%) Python
8 14 (36.84%) Web Services
8 14 (36.84%) Red Hat
9 12 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (21.05%) Ansible
10 8 (21.05%) Tomcat
11 5 (13.16%) Apache
11 5 (13.16%) Perl
11 5 (13.16%) Bash Shell
11 5 (13.16%) IaaS
12 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
12 4 (10.53%) MySQL
12 4 (10.53%) Data Security
13 2 (5.26%) RHCA
13 2 (5.26%) Java
13 2 (5.26%) PHP
13 2 (5.26%) Windows
13 2 (5.26%) RHCE
13 2 (5.26%) NetApp
13 2 (5.26%) LAN
13 2 (5.26%) WAN

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 8 (21.05%) Tomcat
2 5 (13.16%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) Zope
3 1 (2.63%) Plone
Cloud Services
1 16 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) LAN
1 2 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (36.84%) Web Services
2 2 (5.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Statistics
2 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (52.63%) UNIX
3 12 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.26%) Ubuntu
4 2 (5.26%) CentOS
4 2 (5.26%) Windows
5 1 (2.63%) Solaris
5 1 (2.63%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (73.68%) DevOps
2 26 (68.42%) Configuration Management
3 16 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (10.53%) Data Security
5 2 (5.26%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) Ruby
2 15 (39.47%) Python
3 5 (13.16%) Perl
3 5 (13.16%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.26%) Java
4 2 (5.26%) PHP
5 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) RHCE
1 2 (5.26%) RHCA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 25 (65.79%) Puppet
2 15 (39.47%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (21.05%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.26%) VMware
2 2 (5.26%) NetApp
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco
3 1 (2.63%) Sun