Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Linux Systems Administrator was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 18 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 80 86
Rank change year-on-year -12 +6 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 4 4 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.28% 0.35% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.37% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 21
Cambridgeshire 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 £425
East of England median daily rate £375 £340 £400
% change year-on-year +10.29% -15.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 - -
East of England median hourly rate £46.50 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year +47.62% - -

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 1320 1069 1514
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.68% 94.19% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 515 889
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.32% +8.57%
10th Percentile £200 £169 £226
90th Percentile £525 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 101 132
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +34.15% -16.33%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £46.88
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.25 £20.94
% change year-on-year -19.10% +6.28% +4.68%

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Cambridgeshire

Linux Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Cambridgeshire

Linux Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux Systems Administrator in Cambridgeshire

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Cambridgeshire

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 -6 4 £375 +4.90% 1
Linux Systems Administrator
East of England

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (50.00%) MediaWiki
3 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Debian
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) SAN

Linux Systems 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) MediaWiki
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) OSPF
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Debian
3 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Python
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco