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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Linux 83 85 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.25% 22.61% 16.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.84% 63.43% 61.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 66 33
Median daily rate £463 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.30% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £367
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £39.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% +6.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.06% -2.66%
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
128 134 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 35.85% 35.64% 27.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 90 57
Median daily rate £350 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £400 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 11
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £39.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 61 (43.88%) Puppet
2 55 (39.57%) DevOps
3 54 (38.85%) Windows
3 54 (38.85%) Python
4 37 (26.62%) Amazon AWS
5 29 (20.86%) Ansible
6 28 (20.14%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (20.14%) Configuration Management
7 27 (19.42%) Docker
8 25 (17.99%) Unix
8 25 (17.99%) Microsoft Azure
9 24 (17.27%) Opscode Chef
10 23 (16.55%) Ruby
10 23 (16.55%) Java
11 22 (15.83%) VMware
11 22 (15.83%) Red Hat
12 20 (14.39%) MySQL
12 20 (14.39%) Git (software)
12 20 (14.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 20 (14.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 18 (12.95%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (12.95%) Web Services
13 18 (12.95%) Perl
13 18 (12.95%) C
14 17 (12.23%) C++
14 17 (12.23%) Oracle
15 16 (11.51%) Solaris
15 16 (11.51%) Jenkins
16 15 (10.79%) Shell Script
16 15 (10.79%) 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 (6.47%) Tomcat
2 8 (5.76%) Apache
3 7 (5.04%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (5.04%) Node.js
4 5 (3.60%) nginx
5 4 (2.88%) IIS
6 2 (1.44%) Jetty
6 2 (1.44%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.44%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.72%) uWSGI
Applications
1 3 (2.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 37 (26.62%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (17.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (9.35%) AWS CloudFormation
4 11 (7.91%) IaaS
5 9 (6.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 9 (6.47%) SaaS
6 7 (5.04%) Amazon S3
6 7 (5.04%) Amazon SQS
6 7 (5.04%) PaaS
6 7 (5.04%) Route 53
7 3 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.07%) DNS
2 11 (7.91%) Firewall
2 11 (7.91%) SAN
3 6 (4.32%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.32%) WAN
3 6 (4.32%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (3.60%) Bluetooth
4 5 (3.60%) FTP
5 4 (2.88%) SSL
6 3 (2.16%) DHCP
6 3 (2.16%) VPN
6 3 (2.16%) Wireless
7 2 (1.44%) HTTP
7 2 (1.44%) IPsec
7 2 (1.44%) Network Security
8 1 (0.72%) Internet
8 1 (0.72%) MPLS
8 1 (0.72%) VLAN
8 1 (0.72%) VPLS
8 1 (0.72%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.39%) MySQL
2 14 (10.07%) MongoDB
3 8 (5.76%) MarkLogic
4 7 (5.04%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (5.04%) Neo4j
4 7 (5.04%) Redis
5 5 (3.60%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.44%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 20 (14.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 20 (14.39%) Git (software)
2 16 (11.51%) Jenkins
3 14 (10.07%) JIRA
3 14 (10.07%) Vagrant
4 12 (8.63%) Selenium
5 8 (5.76%) Subversion
6 5 (3.60%) GitLab
7 4 (2.88%) Hudson
8 2 (1.44%) Robot Framework
8 2 (1.44%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.72%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.72%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.72%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.72%) Maven
9 1 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.72%) TestLink
General
1 8 (5.76%) Finance
2 4 (2.88%) Publishing
3 3 (2.16%) Electronics
4 2 (1.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (26.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (18.71%) Administrator
3 21 (15.11%) Systems Administrator
4 16 (11.51%) Developer
4 16 (11.51%) Linux Administrator
5 15 (10.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 11 (7.91%) Embedded Engineer
6 11 (7.91%) Linux Engineer
7 9 (6.47%) Cloud Specialist
7 9 (6.47%) DevOps Specialist
7 9 (6.47%) Technical Leader
7 9 (6.47%) Technical Specialist
8 8 (5.76%) Applications Support
8 8 (5.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 8 (5.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 8 (5.76%) Software Engineer
9 7 (5.04%) Architect
9 7 (5.04%) Audio DSP Engineer
9 7 (5.04%) Machine Learning Engineer
9 7 (5.04%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.95%) Web Services
2 11 (7.91%) HTML
3 7 (5.04%) ELK Stack
4 5 (3.60%) XML
5 4 (2.88%) Ajax
5 4 (2.88%) CSS
5 4 (2.88%) LEMP Stack
5 4 (2.88%) Symfony
6 3 (2.16%) LAMP
7 2 (1.44%) Doctrine
7 2 (1.44%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (1.44%) Laravel
7 2 (1.44%) Middleware
7 2 (1.44%) Servlets
8 1 (0.72%) .NET
8 1 (0.72%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.72%) OpenMP
8 1 (0.72%) Spring
8 1 (0.72%) Spring Boot
8 1 (0.72%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.91%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.47%) Mathematics
3 7 (5.04%) Algorithms
3 7 (5.04%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.16%) Biology
4 3 (2.16%) Life Science
5 2 (1.44%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.72%) CCTV
6 1 (0.72%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.72%) CUDA
6 1 (0.72%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.72%) Equities
6 1 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.72%) PKI
6 1 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 54 (38.85%) Windows
2 25 (17.99%) Unix
3 20 (14.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (11.51%) Solaris
5 8 (5.76%) AIX
5 8 (5.76%) Windows Server
6 7 (5.04%) HPUX
7 5 (3.60%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (2.88%) CentOS
8 4 (2.88%) Ubuntu
8 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.16%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.44%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.72%) Android
11 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (39.57%) DevOps
2 28 (20.14%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (20.14%) Configuration Management
3 18 (12.95%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (9.35%) ITIL
4 13 (9.35%) Migration
4 13 (9.35%) Open Source
5 10 (7.19%) Software Engineering
6 9 (6.47%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (6.47%) Load Balancing
6 9 (6.47%) Software Delivery
7 8 (5.76%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (5.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (5.76%) High Availability
7 8 (5.76%) Signal Processing
8 7 (5.04%) Change Control
8 7 (5.04%) Digital Signal Processing
8 7 (5.04%) Incident Management
8 7 (5.04%) Information Security
8 7 (5.04%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 54 (38.85%) Python
2 23 (16.55%) Java
2 23 (16.55%) Ruby
3 18 (12.95%) C
3 18 (12.95%) Perl
4 17 (12.23%) C++
5 15 (10.79%) Shell Script
6 13 (9.35%) SQL
7 12 (8.63%) Embedded C
7 12 (8.63%) JavaScript
7 12 (8.63%) PHP
8 9 (6.47%) Bash Shell
9 8 (5.76%) PL/SQL
10 7 (5.04%) MATLAB
11 3 (2.16%) C#
11 3 (2.16%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.44%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.72%) Jython
Qualifications
1 12 (8.63%) Degree
2 4 (2.88%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (2.88%) MCSA
2 4 (2.88%) MCSE
2 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.88%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.88%) VCP5
2 4 (2.88%) VCP6
2 4 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (2.16%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.72%) CCIE
4 1 (0.72%) CCNA
4 1 (0.72%) CCNP
4 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.44%) QA
2 2 (1.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.72%) COBIT
3 1 (0.72%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (19.42%) Docker
2 10 (7.19%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.47%) iptables
4 7 (5.04%) Postfix
4 7 (5.04%) Sendmail
4 7 (5.04%) vSphere
5 3 (2.16%) GPFS
5 3 (2.16%) NFS
6 2 (1.44%) Firmware
6 2 (1.44%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.44%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.44%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 61 (43.88%) Puppet
2 29 (20.86%) Ansible
3 24 (17.27%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (10.79%) Nagios
5 13 (9.35%) Packer
6 9 (6.47%) Cobbler
6 9 (6.47%) logstash
6 9 (6.47%) OSSEC
7 7 (5.04%) Kibana
8 3 (2.16%) Ganglia
8 3 (2.16%) SCCM
9 2 (1.44%) Riemann
9 2 (1.44%) SCOM
9 2 (1.44%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 22 (15.83%) Red Hat
1 22 (15.83%) VMware
2 17 (12.23%) Oracle
3 10 (7.19%) HP
3 10 (7.19%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.47%) LogRhythm
4 9 (6.47%) Splunk
5 8 (5.76%) EMC
5 8 (5.76%) SolarWinds
5 8 (5.76%) TippingPoint
6 7 (5.04%) Dell
6 7 (5.04%) ServiceNow
7 6 (4.32%) Cisco
8 5 (3.60%) NetApp
9 4 (2.88%) Siebel
9 4 (2.88%) Zend
10 3 (2.16%) IBM
10 3 (2.16%) WorldPay
11 2 (1.44%) Citrix
11 2 (1.44%) Intel
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