Period
to 22 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Linux Administrator was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 22 October 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 94 75
Rank change year-on-year +12 -19 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 2 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.17% 0.29% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.31% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 7
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £375 £283 £331
90th Percentile £425 £408 £435
East of England median daily rate £400 £373 £340
% change year-on-year +7.38% +9.56% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £37.50 -
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £42.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year - +33.33% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 1,133 1,282 1,039
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.10% 93.58% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 647 521
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
10th Percentile £250 £200 £174
90th Percentile £575 £525 £508
East of England median daily rate £425 £415 £388
% change year-on-year +2.41% +7.10% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 132 90
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £33.50 £27.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.76% +23.22% +32.62%
10th Percentile £11.50 £12.25 £10.46
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.13 £46.83
East of England median hourly rate £17.43 £18.00 £20.32
% change year-on-year -3.19% -11.42% -3.26%

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in Cambridgeshire

Linux Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Administrator in Cambridgeshire

Linux Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux Administrator in Cambridgeshire

Linux 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 Administrator within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -12 2 £400 +6.67% 3
Linux Administrator
East of England

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, Linux Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) HAProxy
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Unix

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HAProxy