The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 57 57 62
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 12 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.45% 0.42% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 0.44% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 2
Average daily rate
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£394 £400 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £344 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £339
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £17.50
Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
770 676 729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.22% 94.68% 95.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 297 323
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 82 141
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -25.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Linux Administrator
East of England

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
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Cambridge 0 12 £394 -1.56% 5
Linux Administrator
East of England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (78.57%) Red Hat
3 10 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (64.29%) Puppet
5 7 (50.00%) Nagios
6 6 (42.86%) IBM
6 6 (42.86%) HP
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (14.29%) Ruby
7 2 (14.29%) Market Research
7 2 (14.29%) Open Source
7 2 (14.29%) Statistics
7 2 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
7 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
7 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (14.29%) DevOps
7 2 (14.29%) EMC
7 2 (14.29%) ERP
7 2 (14.29%) DHCP
7 2 (14.29%) DNS
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (14.29%) Data Security
7 2 (14.29%) OO
7 2 (14.29%) Python
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle
7 2 (14.29%) SAP
7 2 (14.29%) UNIX

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 1 (7.14%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DHCP
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) LDAP
2 1 (7.14%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Open Source
1 2 (14.29%) Statistics
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (7.14%) HPUX
4 1 (7.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Market Research
1 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (14.29%) DevOps
1 2 (14.29%) ERP
1 2 (14.29%) Data Security
1 2 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
2 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Ruby
1 2 (14.29%) Python
1 2 (14.29%) C
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 2 (14.29%) Perl
1 2 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) OCP
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (7.14%) RHCE
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) NFS
2 1 (7.14%) KVM
2 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) Puppet
2 7 (50.00%) Nagios
3 2 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (7.14%) SCCM
4 1 (7.14%) SCOM
4 1 (7.14%) Munin
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Red Hat
2 6 (42.86%) IBM
2 6 (42.86%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) EMC
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Percona
4 1 (7.14%) Rackspace
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