Period
to 21 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Linux Administrator was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Linux Administrator
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 54 64
Rank change year-on-year -7 +10 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 2 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.32% 0.33% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.34% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
Cambridge median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +2.86%
10th Percentile £388 £368 £310
90th Percentile £413 £433 £378
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £345 £360
% change year-on-year +15.94% -4.17% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cambridge
Contract vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 586 582 740
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.52% 95.57% 93.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 274 460
Cambridge median daily rate £388 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £244 £194 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £380 £350 £385
% change year-on-year +8.57% -9.09% +8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 72 51
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.94% -31.17% +40.00%
10th Percentile £16.56 £11.36 £14.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £60.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +50.00% +47.06% -33.33%

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured Linux Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in Cambridge

Linux Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Administrator in Cambridge

Linux Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux Administrator in Cambridge

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, Linux 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 Cambridge region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (50.00%) Gradle
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Browserify
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (50.00%) gulp

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) GitHub
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) GoCD
1 1 (50.00%) Gradle
1 1 (50.00%) gulp
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Browserify
1 1 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Splunk
1 1 (50.00%) VMware