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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 8 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 33 60 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.96% 14.29% 14.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.83% 76.92% 50.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 30
Median daily rate £350 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £233 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £431 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Median hourly rate £16.50 £50.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.00% -13.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +2.04%
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
69 78 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.92% 18.57% 28.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 33 62
Median daily rate £350 £320 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +82.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £190 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £413 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 8
Median hourly rate £16.50 £38.38 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.00% -16.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £15.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £60.00 £58.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 7 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 26 (47.27%) Python
2 21 (38.18%) Unix
2 21 (38.18%) Windows
3 20 (36.36%) SQL
4 17 (30.91%) C
5 16 (29.09%) Software Engineering
6 11 (20.00%) ITIL
6 11 (20.00%) Perl
6 11 (20.00%) Degree
7 10 (18.18%) Biology
7 10 (18.18%) Oracle
7 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (16.36%) Open Source
8 9 (16.36%) Relational Database
9 8 (14.55%) Puppet
10 7 (12.73%) Git (software)
10 7 (12.73%) High Availability
10 7 (12.73%) Jenkins
10 7 (12.73%) Active Directory
10 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
10 7 (12.73%) C#
10 7 (12.73%) OO
11 6 (10.91%) MySQL
11 6 (10.91%) Embedded C
11 6 (10.91%) DNS
11 6 (10.91%) Red Hat
11 6 (10.91%) Shell Script
11 6 (10.91%) Finance
11 6 (10.91%) VMware
11 6 (10.91%) Big Data

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 3 (5.45%) IIS
2 2 (3.64%) Apache
2 2 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.82%) SAS
3 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (9.09%) GitHub
2 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) DNS
2 5 (9.09%) SAN
2 5 (9.09%) VPN
3 4 (7.27%) Firewall
3 4 (7.27%) LDAP
3 4 (7.27%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.45%) Wireless
4 3 (5.45%) ZigBee
5 2 (3.64%) DHCP
5 2 (3.64%) HTTP
6 1 (1.82%) Bluetooth
6 1 (1.82%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.82%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.82%) Internet
6 1 (1.82%) RS-232
6 1 (1.82%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) Relational Database
2 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.91%) Big Data
3 6 (10.91%) MySQL
4 4 (7.27%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (5.45%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Git (software)
1 7 (12.73%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.09%) TeamCity
3 3 (5.45%) JIRA
4 2 (3.64%) Hudson
5 1 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.82%) Gerrit
5 1 (1.82%) Subversion
5 1 (1.82%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (10.91%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Electronics
2 1 (1.82%) Law
2 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Developer
1 14 (25.45%) Software Engineer
2 9 (16.36%) Software Developer
3 8 (14.55%) Python Software Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) C Software Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Embedded C Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Embedded Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Administrator
5 5 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.27%) Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Python Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Cloud Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Machine Learning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) .NET
2 4 (7.27%) Django
2 4 (7.27%) Web Services
2 4 (7.27%) X-Windows
3 3 (5.45%) Flask
3 3 (5.45%) REST
3 3 (5.45%) SQLAlchemy
4 2 (3.64%) JSON
5 1 (1.82%) HTML
5 1 (1.82%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (1.82%) Lucene
5 1 (1.82%) Middleware
5 1 (1.82%) Node.js
5 1 (1.82%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.82%) Spring
5 1 (1.82%) STL
5 1 (1.82%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Biology
2 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.09%) Informatics
4 4 (7.27%) Algorithms
5 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
5 3 (5.45%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (5.45%) User Experience
6 1 (1.82%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.82%) Ontologies
6 1 (1.82%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.82%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.18%) Unix
1 21 (38.18%) Windows
2 6 (10.91%) Windows Server
3 5 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 5 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.27%) Mac OS X
4 4 (7.27%) Solaris
5 3 (5.45%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (3.64%) CentOS
6 2 (3.64%) Mac OS
6 2 (3.64%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.82%) Android
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) Software Engineering
2 11 (20.00%) ITIL
3 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (16.36%) Open Source
5 7 (12.73%) High Availability
5 7 (12.73%) OO
6 6 (10.91%) Virtual Environments
7 5 (9.09%) Bioinformatics
7 5 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 5 (9.09%) DevOps
7 5 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (9.09%) Open Source Development
7 5 (9.09%) TDD
8 4 (7.27%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (7.27%) SDLC
9 3 (5.45%) Change Control
9 3 (5.45%) Load Balancing
9 3 (5.45%) Machine Learning
9 3 (5.45%) Signal Processing
9 3 (5.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (47.27%) Python
2 20 (36.36%) SQL
3 17 (30.91%) C
4 11 (20.00%) Perl
5 7 (12.73%) C#
6 6 (10.91%) Embedded C
6 6 (10.91%) Shell Script
7 5 (9.09%) Bash Shell
7 5 (9.09%) C++
8 4 (7.27%) PHP
8 4 (7.27%) Ruby
9 3 (5.45%) Java
9 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
9 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.64%) XAML
11 1 (1.82%) Jython
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.73%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.27%) iptables
2 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.45%) Docker
3 3 (5.45%) Postfix
3 3 (5.45%) Sendmail
3 3 (5.45%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (5.45%) vSphere
4 2 (3.64%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.82%) Firmware
5 1 (1.82%) KVM
5 1 (1.82%) LXC
Systems Management
1 8 (14.55%) Puppet
2 4 (7.27%) DameWare
2 4 (7.27%) Nagios
2 4 (7.27%) OSSEC
3 3 (5.45%) Cobbler
4 2 (3.64%) Ansible
4 2 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Oracle
2 6 (10.91%) Red Hat
2 6 (10.91%) VMware
3 5 (9.09%) HP
4 4 (7.27%) Citrix
4 4 (7.27%) EMC
4 4 (7.27%) LANDesk
4 4 (7.27%) LogRhythm
4 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.27%) TippingPoint
5 3 (5.45%) ServiceNow
5 3 (5.45%) SolarWinds
5 3 (5.45%) Splunk
6 1 (1.82%) Brocade
6 1 (1.82%) BT
6 1 (1.82%) CA
6 1 (1.82%) Intel
6 1 (1.82%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.82%) Samsung
6 1 (1.82%) Vyatta
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