Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Linux Systems Administrator was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 24 November 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 System Administrator
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 53 67
Rank change year-on-year -6 +14 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 5 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.71% 0.63% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.66% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 17
Cambridge median daily rate £375 £358 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.90% -5.92% -5.00%
10th Percentile £283 £335 £310
90th Percentile £408 £388 £438
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £358 £380
% change year-on-year +4.90% -5.92% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate £37.50 - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 - -

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 668 608 910
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.35% 95.00% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 309 593
Cambridge median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.32% +5.92%
10th Percentile £200 £210 £246
90th Percentile £559 £549 £525
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year - -1.32% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 64 62
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% +27.45%
10th Percentile £15.25 £14.01 £14.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £57.88
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +11.94% +63.41% -18.00%

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Cambridge

Linux Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Cambridge

Linux Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in Cambridge over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux Systems Administrator in Cambridge

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 Cambridge region featuring Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (40.00%) MediaWiki
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Debian
3 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (20.00%) Puppet
4 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (20.00%) Splunk
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) OSPF
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) LAN

Linux Systems 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) MediaWiki
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) OSPF
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) GoCD
1 1 (20.00%) Gradle
1 1 (20.00%) gulp
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Browserify
1 1 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Debian
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (20.00%) Ansible
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Splunk