Period
to 19 June 2019

The median contractor rate for a Linux Administrator was £516 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 19 June 2019.

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
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 78 76
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 3 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.28% 0.19% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.20% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £516 £500 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.25% +81.82% -34.33%
10th Percentile £386 £500 £260
90th Percentile £665 £500 £316
East of England median daily rate £575 £400 £303
% change year-on-year +43.75% +32.23% -12.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - £37.50
East of England 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 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 1,004 982 1,019
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.27% 95.16% 93.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 488 498
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £443 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.12% +21.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £202 £230 £155
90th Percentile £625 £575 £511
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 99 133
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -29.79% -37.33%
10th Percentile £10.66 £11.48 £12.05
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.70 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.96
% change year-on-year -3.03% -12.97% -11.81%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 19 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 19 June 2019. 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 -9 3 £516 +3.25% 5
Linux Administrator
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Docker
2 2 (66.67%) Rancher
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Server Management
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) XHTML
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon ECS
2 1 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) XHTML
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) Server Management
2 1 (33.33%) Artefact Management
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Data Science
2 1 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) Rancher
2 1 (33.33%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle