The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 4 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Linux 63 122 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.60% 26.41% 16.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.94% 70.52% 58.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 97 46
Median daily rate £445 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £415 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Linux
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
119 173 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 33.24% 37.45% 27.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 124 77
Median daily rate £340 £335 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £208 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 8
Median hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Linux.

1 63 (46.32%) Puppet
2 56 (41.18%) DevOps
3 53 (38.97%) Windows
4 52 (38.24%) Python
5 38 (27.94%) Amazon AWS
6 30 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (21.32%) Configuration Management
7 29 (21.32%) Ansible
8 27 (19.85%) Unix
9 26 (19.12%) Docker
10 25 (18.38%) Microsoft Azure
11 24 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
12 23 (16.91%) Ruby
12 23 (16.91%) Red Hat
13 22 (16.18%) Java
14 21 (15.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 20 (14.71%) Git (software)
15 20 (14.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 20 (14.71%) VMware
15 20 (14.71%) MySQL
16 19 (13.97%) Web Services
16 19 (13.97%) Perl
17 18 (13.24%) C
17 18 (13.24%) Oracle
17 18 (13.24%) Solaris
17 18 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
18 17 (12.50%) Open Source
18 17 (12.50%) Jenkins
19 16 (11.76%) SQL
19 16 (11.76%) Nagios

Linux
Top Related 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 9 (6.62%) Tomcat
2 8 (5.88%) Apache
3 7 (5.15%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (3.68%) nginx
5 4 (2.94%) IIS
6 2 (1.47%) Jetty
6 2 (1.47%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.47%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.74%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.74%) uWSGI
Applications
1 3 (2.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 38 (27.94%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (18.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (9.56%) AWS CloudFormation
4 11 (8.09%) IaaS
5 9 (6.62%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 8 (5.88%) SaaS
7 7 (5.15%) Amazon S3
7 7 (5.15%) Amazon SQS
7 7 (5.15%) PaaS
7 7 (5.15%) Route 53
8 3 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.76%) DNS
2 13 (9.56%) SAN
3 12 (8.82%) Firewall
4 5 (3.68%) Bluetooth
4 5 (3.68%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.68%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (2.94%) FTP
5 4 (2.94%) SSL
5 4 (2.94%) WAN
6 3 (2.21%) DHCP
7 2 (1.47%) HTTP
7 2 (1.47%) IPsec
7 2 (1.47%) VPN
7 2 (1.47%) Wireless
8 1 (0.74%) LDAP
8 1 (0.74%) Network Security
8 1 (0.74%) VLAN
8 1 (0.74%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.71%) MySQL
2 14 (10.29%) MongoDB
3 8 (5.88%) MarkLogic
4 7 (5.15%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (5.15%) Neo4j
4 7 (5.15%) Redis
5 4 (2.94%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.47%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.47%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 20 (14.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 20 (14.71%) Git (software)
2 17 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 15 (11.03%) JIRA
4 14 (10.29%) Vagrant
5 11 (8.09%) Selenium
6 8 (5.88%) Subversion
7 5 (3.68%) GitLab
8 4 (2.94%) Hudson
9 2 (1.47%) Robot Framework
9 2 (1.47%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.74%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.74%) Maven
10 1 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (4.41%) Finance
2 4 (2.94%) Publishing
3 2 (1.47%) Banking
3 2 (1.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 38 (27.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 27 (19.85%) Administrator
3 22 (16.18%) Systems Administrator
4 18 (13.24%) Developer
4 18 (13.24%) Linux Administrator
5 17 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 15 (11.03%) Lead DevOps
7 11 (8.09%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (6.62%) Azure DevOps
8 9 (6.62%) Cloud Specialist
8 9 (6.62%) DevOps Specialist
8 9 (6.62%) Embedded Engineer
8 9 (6.62%) Technical Leader
8 9 (6.62%) Technical Specialist
9 8 (5.88%) Applications Support
9 8 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 7 (5.15%) Architect
10 7 (5.15%) Security Architect
10 7 (5.15%) Software Developer
10 7 (5.15%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.97%) Web Services
2 11 (8.09%) HTML
3 7 (5.15%) ELK Stack
3 7 (5.15%) Node.js
4 5 (3.68%) XML
5 4 (2.94%) Ajax
5 4 (2.94%) CSS
5 4 (2.94%) LEMP Stack
5 4 (2.94%) Symfony
6 3 (2.21%) LAMP
6 3 (2.21%) Middleware
7 2 (1.47%) Doctrine
7 2 (1.47%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (1.47%) Laravel
7 2 (1.47%) Servlets
8 1 (0.74%) HTML5
8 1 (0.74%) OpenMP
8 1 (0.74%) REST
8 1 (0.74%) Spring
8 1 (0.74%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.62%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.15%) Mathematics
3 5 (3.68%) Algorithms
3 5 (3.68%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.94%) Biology
5 2 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.47%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.47%) Informatics
5 2 (1.47%) Life Science
6 1 (0.74%) CCTV
6 1 (0.74%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.74%) CUDA
6 1 (0.74%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.74%) Equities
6 1 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 53 (38.97%) Windows
2 27 (19.85%) Unix
3 21 (15.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (13.24%) Solaris
5 8 (5.88%) AIX
6 7 (5.15%) HPUX
6 7 (5.15%) Windows Server
7 5 (3.68%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (2.94%) CentOS
8 4 (2.94%) Ubuntu
9 3 (2.21%) Mac OS
9 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.47%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.74%) Android
11 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (41.18%) DevOps
2 30 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (21.32%) Configuration Management
4 18 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (12.50%) Open Source
6 14 (10.29%) ITIL
7 12 (8.82%) Migration
7 12 (8.82%) Virtual Environments
8 11 (8.09%) Kalman Filter
8 11 (8.09%) Load Balancing
9 10 (7.35%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (7.35%) High Availability
10 9 (6.62%) Change Control
10 9 (6.62%) Incident Management
10 9 (6.62%) Software Delivery
11 8 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (5.15%) Information Security
12 7 (5.15%) SDLC
12 7 (5.15%) Software Engineering
12 7 (5.15%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 52 (38.24%) Python
2 23 (16.91%) Ruby
3 22 (16.18%) Java
4 19 (13.97%) Perl
5 18 (13.24%) C
6 16 (11.76%) SQL
7 15 (11.03%) C++
7 15 (11.03%) Shell Script
8 12 (8.82%) JavaScript
8 12 (8.82%) PHP
9 10 (7.35%) Embedded C
9 10 (7.35%) PL/SQL
10 9 (6.62%) Bash Shell
11 5 (3.68%) MATLAB
12 3 (2.21%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.47%) Assembly Language
13 2 (1.47%) C#
13 2 (1.47%) Jython
Qualifications
1 11 (8.09%) Degree
2 3 (2.21%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (2.21%) MCSA
2 3 (2.21%) MCSE
2 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.21%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.21%) VCP5
2 3 (2.21%) VCP6
2 3 (2.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (1.47%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.74%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (19.12%) Docker
2 13 (9.56%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (8.09%) iptables
4 9 (6.62%) Postfix
4 9 (6.62%) Sendmail
4 9 (6.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (6.62%) vSphere
5 8 (5.88%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.47%) Firmware
6 2 (1.47%) GPFS
6 2 (1.47%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.47%) NFS
6 2 (1.47%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 63 (46.32%) Puppet
2 29 (21.32%) Ansible
3 24 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (11.76%) Nagios
5 13 (9.56%) Packer
6 11 (8.09%) Cobbler
6 11 (8.09%) OSSEC
7 9 (6.62%) logstash
8 7 (5.15%) Kibana
9 3 (2.21%) SCCM
10 2 (1.47%) Ganglia
10 2 (1.47%) Riemann
10 2 (1.47%) SCOM
10 2 (1.47%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 23 (16.91%) Red Hat
2 20 (14.71%) VMware
3 18 (13.24%) Oracle
4 11 (8.09%) HP
4 11 (8.09%) LogRhythm
5 10 (7.35%) EMC
5 10 (7.35%) SolarWinds
5 10 (7.35%) Splunk
5 10 (7.35%) TippingPoint
6 9 (6.62%) Microsoft
6 9 (6.62%) ServiceNow
7 5 (3.68%) Dell
8 4 (2.94%) Cisco
8 4 (2.94%) Siebel
8 4 (2.94%) Zend
9 3 (2.21%) NetApp
10 2 (1.47%) IBM
10 2 (1.47%) Intel
10 2 (1.47%) WorldPay
11 1 (0.74%) AppDynamics
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