The median contractor rate for a Linux Administrator was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 35 29
Rank change year-on-year -7 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 1 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.32% 3.25% 3.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 3.36% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 9
Median daily rate - £488 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +69.56%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £371 £325
% change year-on-year +7.87% +14.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £48.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year -42.70% +72.97%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 293 387 337
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 93.02% 96.75% 97.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 246 211
Median daily rate £350 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 30 34
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +82.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Linux Administrator in the job title.

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 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, 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%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Bioinformatics
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) IMAP
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Hudson
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Mozilla Thunderbird

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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Mozilla Thunderbird
1 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Hudson
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Bioinformatics
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) VMware