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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 10 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 28 49 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.95% 13.03% 12.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.00% 63.64% 59.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 18
Median daily rate £350 £343 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £170 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £525 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%

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
80 77 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 25.56% 20.48% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 35 26
Median daily rate £350 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £435 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 5
Median hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% -12.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £17.45 £26.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £60.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017, 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 27 (50.00%) Python
2 21 (38.89%) Windows
3 16 (29.63%) Software Engineering
4 13 (24.07%) SQL
5 12 (22.22%) C
6 11 (20.37%) C#
6 11 (20.37%) Unix
6 11 (20.37%) Git (software)
7 10 (18.52%) Jenkins
8 9 (16.67%) Java
9 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
9 8 (14.81%) Embedded C
9 8 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (12.96%) Active Directory
11 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
11 6 (11.11%) .NET
11 6 (11.11%) ITIL
11 6 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (11.11%) Wireless
11 6 (11.11%) Degree
11 6 (11.11%) Django
11 6 (11.11%) REST
11 6 (11.11%) Data Centre
12 5 (9.26%) MongoDB
12 5 (9.26%) Bash Shell
12 5 (9.26%) Web Services
12 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
12 5 (9.26%) Perl
12 5 (9.26%) C++
12 5 (9.26%) SDLC

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 2 (3.70%) Apache Spark
1 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) Apache
2 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.85%) Confluence
2 1 (1.85%) IIS
2 1 (1.85%) Jupyter
2 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.85%) SAS
2 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 6 (11.11%) Wireless
2 4 (7.41%) LDAP
2 4 (7.41%) VPN
2 4 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (5.56%) Bluetooth
3 3 (5.56%) Firewall
3 3 (5.56%) ZigBee
4 2 (3.70%) DHCP
4 2 (3.70%) DNS
4 2 (3.70%) Ethernet
4 2 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (3.70%) HTTP
4 2 (3.70%) Internet
4 2 (3.70%) SAN
4 2 (3.70%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.85%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.85%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (9.26%) MongoDB
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.41%) Big Data
3 4 (7.41%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.56%) MySQL
5 2 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.70%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.85%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.85%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Git (software)
2 10 (18.52%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.70%) Hudson
3 2 (3.70%) JIRA
3 2 (3.70%) LabVIEW
3 2 (3.70%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.85%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.85%) Gerrit
4 1 (1.85%) Subversion
4 1 (1.85%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Electronics
3 2 (3.70%) Law
4 1 (1.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Games
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Developer
2 13 (24.07%) Software Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Embedded Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) C Software Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Embedded C Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Python Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Python Software Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (5.56%) Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) Audio Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Audio Software Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 3 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Cloud Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) .NET
1 6 (11.11%) Django
1 6 (11.11%) REST
2 5 (9.26%) Web Services
3 4 (7.41%) X-Windows
4 3 (5.56%) Flask
4 3 (5.56%) JSON
4 3 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (5.56%) SQLAlchemy
5 2 (3.70%) Node.js
5 2 (3.70%) RESTful
6 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.85%) Celery
6 1 (1.85%) CSS
6 1 (1.85%) CSS3
6 1 (1.85%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.85%) HTML
6 1 (1.85%) HTML5
6 1 (1.85%) JPA
6 1 (1.85%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.41%) User Experience
3 3 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.70%) Robotics
5 1 (1.85%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) Online Games
5 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.85%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.89%) Windows
2 11 (20.37%) Unix
3 5 (9.26%) Windows 10
4 4 (7.41%) Mac OS X
4 4 (7.41%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.56%) CentOS
5 3 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (5.56%) Mac OS
5 3 (5.56%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.85%) Android
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) Software Engineering
2 6 (11.11%) ITIL
3 5 (9.26%) SDLC
4 4 (7.41%) Machine Learning
5 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (5.56%) DevOps
5 3 (5.56%) High Availability
5 3 (5.56%) Mathematics
5 3 (5.56%) MVC
5 3 (5.56%) MVVM
5 3 (5.56%) Signal Processing
6 2 (3.70%) Content Management
6 2 (3.70%) Data Migration
6 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Content Management
6 2 (3.70%) Migration
6 2 (3.70%) Project Management
6 2 (3.70%) Regression Testing
6 2 (3.70%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.00%) Python
2 13 (24.07%) SQL
3 12 (22.22%) C
4 11 (20.37%) C#
5 9 (16.67%) Java
6 8 (14.81%) Embedded C
6 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
7 5 (9.26%) Bash Shell
7 5 (9.26%) C++
7 5 (9.26%) Perl
8 4 (7.41%) PHP
8 4 (7.41%) Ruby
9 3 (5.56%) XAML
10 2 (3.70%) Embedded C++
10 2 (3.70%) MATLAB
10 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.85%) R
11 1 (1.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) CCIE
2 1 (1.85%) CCNA
2 1 (1.85%) CCSA
2 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.85%) CISM
2 1 (1.85%) CISSP
2 1 (1.85%) JNCIA
2 1 (1.85%) MCSA
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.96%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.41%) Docker
3 3 (5.56%) Firmware
3 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.70%) KVM
4 2 (3.70%) LXC
5 1 (1.85%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) DameWare
2 3 (5.56%) Ansible
3 2 (3.70%) Puppet
4 1 (1.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.85%) OpenAM
4 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.85%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) Citrix
1 4 (7.41%) LANDesk
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
1 4 (7.41%) VMware
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle
3 2 (3.70%) Brocade
3 2 (3.70%) CA
3 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.70%) Riverbed
3 2 (3.70%) Vyatta
4 1 (1.85%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.85%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.85%) BT
4 1 (1.85%) EMC
4 1 (1.85%) ForgeRock
4 1 (1.85%) Intel
4 1 (1.85%) Interwoven
4 1 (1.85%) PagerDuty
4 1 (1.85%) SAP
4 1 (1.85%) Vertica
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