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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 53 65 53
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 10 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.38% 0.14% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 0.15% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate
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£288 - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - -
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
695 680 550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.99% 94.18% 90.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 328 253
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 81 76
Average hourly rate £14.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.87 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £42.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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
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 17 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +13 9 £288 - 3
Linux Systems Administrator
East of England

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) Ruby
2 9 (69.23%) Puppet
3 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (61.54%) Configuration Management
3 8 (61.54%) UNIX
3 8 (61.54%) DevOps
4 7 (53.85%) Web Services
4 7 (53.85%) Python
4 7 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (53.85%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
6 5 (38.46%) IaaS
6 5 (38.46%) CentOS
7 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
7 3 (23.08%) Workflow
7 3 (23.08%) Debian
8 2 (15.38%) Perl
9 1 (7.69%) Windows
9 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (7.69%) Symantec
9 1 (7.69%) Apache
9 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
9 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
9 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
9 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
9 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (38.46%) IaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) UNIX
3 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (38.46%) CentOS
5 3 (23.08%) Debian
6 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.69%) Windows
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Configuration Management
1 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (61.54%) DevOps
2 3 (23.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Ruby
2 7 (53.85%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) Puppet
2 7 (53.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) Symantec
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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