The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 56 64 61
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.03% 0.53% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.56% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 2
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£400 £283 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.59% -18.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £47.50
Linux Systems 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
724 713 711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.42% 94.19% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 299 295
Average daily rate £350 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 57 119
Average hourly rate £21.75 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.07% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £11.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Linux Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Linux Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Linux Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Linux Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Linux Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Linux Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge 0 8 £400 +37.93% 6
Linux Systems Administrator
East of England

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (71.43%) Red Hat
3 9 (64.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (64.29%) Puppet
4 7 (50.00%) Nagios
5 6 (42.86%) IBM
5 6 (42.86%) HP
6 3 (21.43%) UNIX
6 3 (21.43%) Data Security
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) Ruby
7 2 (14.29%) Statistics
7 2 (14.29%) OO
7 2 (14.29%) Python
7 2 (14.29%) C
7 2 (14.29%) Java
7 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 2 (14.29%) PHP
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
7 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (14.29%) Market Research
7 2 (14.29%) Open Source
7 2 (14.29%) DevOps
8 1 (7.14%) InfiniBand
8 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
8 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (7.14%) KVM
8 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
8 1 (7.14%) Munin

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) InfiniBand
1 1 (7.14%) LDAP
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Statistics
1 2 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (21.43%) UNIX
4 1 (7.14%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Data Security
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) OO
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (14.29%) Market Research
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
3 1 (7.14%) ERP
3 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%) PHP
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) KVM
1 1 (7.14%) NFS
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) Puppet
2 7 (50.00%) Nagios
3 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (7.14%) Munin
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (7.14%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 6 (42.86%) IBM
2 6 (42.86%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Percona
3 1 (7.14%) Rackspace
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) EMC
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