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The median contractor rate for a Linux Administrator was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 11 August 2022.

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
11 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 70 - 45
Rank change year-on-year - - +43
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 3 0 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.39% - 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% - 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
10th Percentile £385 - -
25th Percentile £400 - £359
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 - £368
75th Percentile £481 - £376
90th Percentile £485 - -
East of England median daily rate £405 - £368
% change year-on-year - - -4.23%

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 676 557 358
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 87.56% 89.98% 93.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 312 221
10th Percentile £205 £149 £239
25th Percentile £349 £252 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £463 £379 £450
Median % change year-on-year +22.11% -15.83% -
75th Percentile £550 £503 £550
90th Percentile £650 £600 £650
East of England median daily rate £475 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +15.15% -2.94% -3.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 144 27
10th Percentile £13.25 - £13.00
25th Percentile £13.41 £12.25 £13.55
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.50
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -12.90% -7.46%
75th Percentile £20.56 £16.00 £20.88
90th Percentile £34.50 £18.75 £46.00
East of England median hourly rate £19.81 £15.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +32.07% -23.08% +21.88%

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in Cambridgeshire

Linux Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Linux Administrator in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Linux Administrator in Cambridgeshire

Linux Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Linux Administrator in Cambridgeshire.

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 11 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridge - 3 £450 -
Linux Administrator
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 11 August 2022, Linux Administrator contract jobs required the following 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%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (66.67%) GitHub
2 2 (66.67%) Ansible
2 2 (66.67%) Docker
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Bash
2 2 (66.67%) Task Automation
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Server Management
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) SMTP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) Firmware
3 1 (33.33%) Nagios
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System

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%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) SMTP
2 1 (33.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Task Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Break/Fix
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Server Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Bash
2 1 (33.33%) C-shell
2 1 (33.33%) Python
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Ansible
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (33.33%) HAProxy
2 1 (33.33%) Nagios
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Fujitsu
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 1 (33.33%) Sun