The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridgeshire 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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 54 55 58
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 7 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.15% 2.69% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 2.81% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 10
Median daily rate £350 £380 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -3.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £275 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £405 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 - £30.00
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
566 782 758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.09% 95.48% 95.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 461 416
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 68 73
Median hourly rate £37.50 £20.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.92% -2.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

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 27 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +3 7 £350 -7.89% 1
Linux Systems Administrator
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (68.42%) Solaris
2 13 (68.42%) Windows
3 12 (63.16%) Unix
4 11 (57.89%) Puppet
5 8 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (42.11%) DNS
5 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
6 7 (36.84%) Shell Script
6 7 (36.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (36.84%) Migration
6 7 (36.84%) EMC
6 7 (36.84%) SAN
6 7 (36.84%) AIX
6 7 (36.84%) HPUX
6 7 (36.84%) MySQL
6 7 (36.84%) Open Source
6 7 (36.84%) High Availability
6 7 (36.84%) TippingPoint
6 7 (36.84%) OSSEC
6 7 (36.84%) LogRhythm
6 7 (36.84%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (36.84%) iptables
6 7 (36.84%) Virtual Environments
7 6 (31.58%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (31.58%) ServiceNow
7 6 (31.58%) Postfix
7 6 (31.58%) Sendmail
7 6 (31.58%) SolarWinds
7 6 (31.58%) Incident Management

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (26.32%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon S3
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon SQS
1 5 (26.32%) AWS CloudFormation
1 5 (26.32%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) DNS
2 7 (36.84%) SAN
3 6 (31.58%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) MySQL
2 5 (26.32%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (26.32%) MarkLogic
2 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
2 5 (26.32%) Neo4j
2 5 (26.32%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) JIRA
2 5 (26.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 5 (26.32%) GitLab
2 5 (26.32%) Selenium
2 5 (26.32%) Subversion
2 5 (26.32%) Vagrant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) ELK Stack
1 5 (26.32%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (68.42%) Solaris
2 13 (68.42%) Windows
3 12 (63.16%) Unix
4 8 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (36.84%) AIX
5 7 (36.84%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (36.84%) High Availability
1 7 (36.84%) Kalman Filter
1 7 (36.84%) Migration
1 7 (36.84%) Open Source
1 7 (36.84%) Virtual Environments
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Change Control
2 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
2 6 (31.58%) Incident Management
2 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) Load Balancing
3 4 (21.05%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Shell Script
2 6 (31.58%) PL/SQL
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) Java
3 5 (26.32%) Python
3 5 (26.32%) Ruby
4 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) iptables
2 6 (31.58%) Postfix
2 6 (31.58%) Sendmail
2 6 (31.58%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (31.58%) vSphere
3 5 (26.32%) Docker
4 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (57.89%) Puppet
2 7 (36.84%) OSSEC
3 6 (31.58%) Cobbler
3 6 (31.58%) Nagios
4 5 (26.32%) Ansible
4 5 (26.32%) Kibana
4 5 (26.32%) logstash
4 5 (26.32%) Packer
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
2 7 (36.84%) EMC
2 7 (36.84%) LogRhythm
2 7 (36.84%) TippingPoint
3 6 (31.58%) HP
3 6 (31.58%) Oracle
3 6 (31.58%) ServiceNow
3 6 (31.58%) SolarWinds
3 6 (31.58%) Splunk
4 1 (5.26%) VMware