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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 20 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs citing Linux 19 63 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.19% 13.15% 14.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.54% 66.32% 43.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 25 42
Median daily rate £375 £340 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -12.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £189 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £60.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
52 95 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.94% 19.83% 32.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 41 71
Median daily rate £356 £275 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.54% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £150 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £377 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 31
Median hourly rate £17.25 £60.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.25% +118.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £24.40 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £60.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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
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 28 September 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 37 (46.84%) Puppet
2 32 (40.51%) Python
3 30 (37.97%) DevOps
4 29 (36.71%) Unix
5 27 (34.18%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (32.91%) Windows
7 21 (26.58%) SQL
8 20 (25.32%) Open Source
9 19 (24.05%) Amazon AWS
9 19 (24.05%) Red Hat
10 18 (22.78%) Configuration Management
10 18 (22.78%) DNS
10 18 (22.78%) Oracle
11 17 (21.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (20.25%) Ruby
12 16 (20.25%) Perl
12 16 (20.25%) Shell Script
12 16 (20.25%) Virtual Environments
13 15 (18.99%) SAN
13 15 (18.99%) MySQL
13 15 (18.99%) ITIL
13 15 (18.99%) Jenkins
14 14 (17.72%) Opscode Chef
14 14 (17.72%) Ansible
14 14 (17.72%) Solaris
14 14 (17.72%) C
14 14 (17.72%) Nagios
15 13 (16.46%) HP
15 13 (16.46%) Disaster Recovery
15 13 (16.46%) Kalman Filter

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 6 (7.59%) IIS
2 4 (5.06%) nginx
2 4 (5.06%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.80%) Apache
4 2 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.53%) Jetty
4 2 (2.53%) Mongrel
4 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.53%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.27%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.27%) uWSGI
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (24.05%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.33%) GitHub
4 4 (5.06%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (3.80%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (3.80%) IaaS
6 2 (2.53%) SaaS
7 1 (1.27%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.27%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.27%) Office 365
7 1 (1.27%) PaaS
7 1 (1.27%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.78%) DNS
2 15 (18.99%) SAN
3 10 (12.66%) Firewall
4 5 (6.33%) DHCP
5 4 (5.06%) LDAP
5 4 (5.06%) SSL
6 2 (2.53%) FTP
6 2 (2.53%) HTTP
6 2 (2.53%) IPsec
6 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.27%) VLAN
7 1 (1.27%) VPN
7 1 (1.27%) WAN
7 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.99%) MySQL
2 9 (11.39%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.59%) MongoDB
4 5 (6.33%) Big Data
5 4 (5.06%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.80%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.53%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.53%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.27%) MarkLogic
8 1 (1.27%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.27%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (18.99%) Jenkins
2 13 (16.46%) JIRA
3 10 (12.66%) Git (software)
4 8 (10.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (7.59%) Vagrant
6 4 (5.06%) Hudson
7 3 (3.80%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.53%) Subversion
8 2 (2.53%) Travis CI
9 1 (1.27%) GitLab
9 1 (1.27%) Maven
9 1 (1.27%) Selenium
General
1 8 (10.13%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Publishing
3 2 (2.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (31.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (22.78%) Developer
3 15 (18.99%) Administrator
4 13 (16.46%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (12.66%) Linux Administrator
5 10 (12.66%) Software Developer
6 9 (11.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 8 (10.13%) Senior Developer
8 6 (7.59%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (7.59%) Software Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) Python Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Unix Administrator
9 5 (6.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 4 (5.06%) Lead DevOps
10 4 (5.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 4 (5.06%) Python Software Engineer
11 3 (3.80%) Azure DevOps
11 3 (3.80%) Embedded Developer
11 3 (3.80%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.92%) Web Services
2 5 (6.33%) HTML
3 4 (5.06%) Symfony
4 3 (3.80%) LAMP
4 3 (3.80%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (2.53%) .NET
5 2 (2.53%) Doctrine
5 2 (2.53%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (2.53%) Laravel
5 2 (2.53%) Middleware
5 2 (2.53%) Servlets
6 1 (1.27%) Django
6 1 (1.27%) HTML5
6 1 (1.27%) Lucene
6 1 (1.27%) Node.js
6 1 (1.27%) OpenMP
6 1 (1.27%) REST
6 1 (1.27%) Spring
6 1 (1.27%) STL
6 1 (1.27%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Biology
2 6 (7.59%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.59%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.33%) Informatics
4 4 (5.06%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.53%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.27%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.27%) CUDA
6 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.27%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.27%) Equities
6 1 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.27%) Ontologies
6 1 (1.27%) Semantic Web
6 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (36.71%) Unix
2 26 (32.91%) Windows
3 17 (21.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (17.72%) Solaris
5 8 (10.13%) Windows Server
6 4 (5.06%) CentOS
6 4 (5.06%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.53%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.27%) AIX
8 1 (1.27%) Android
8 1 (1.27%) HPUX
8 1 (1.27%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.97%) DevOps
2 27 (34.18%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (25.32%) Open Source
4 18 (22.78%) Configuration Management
5 16 (20.25%) Virtual Environments
6 15 (18.99%) ITIL
7 13 (16.46%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (16.46%) Kalman Filter
8 12 (15.19%) High Availability
9 11 (13.92%) Load Balancing
10 10 (12.66%) Change Control
10 10 (12.66%) Incident Management
11 9 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (8.86%) OO
12 7 (8.86%) Software Engineering
12 7 (8.86%) TDD
13 6 (7.59%) Software Delivery
14 5 (6.33%) Bioinformatics
14 5 (6.33%) Continuous Delivery
14 5 (6.33%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (40.51%) Python
2 21 (26.58%) SQL
3 16 (20.25%) Perl
3 16 (20.25%) Ruby
3 16 (20.25%) Shell Script
4 14 (17.72%) C
5 11 (13.92%) PL/SQL
6 9 (11.39%) C++
6 9 (11.39%) JavaScript
6 9 (11.39%) PHP
7 8 (10.13%) Bash Shell
8 6 (7.59%) Java
9 5 (6.33%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.53%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.53%) Jython
11 1 (1.27%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (15.19%) Degree
2 3 (3.80%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (16.46%) iptables
2 12 (15.19%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (12.66%) Postfix
3 10 (12.66%) Sendmail
3 10 (12.66%) vSphere
4 7 (8.86%) Docker
5 5 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (5.06%) Active Directory
7 2 (2.53%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.53%) Terminal Server
7 2 (2.53%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 37 (46.84%) Puppet
2 14 (17.72%) Ansible
2 14 (17.72%) Nagios
2 14 (17.72%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (16.46%) OSSEC
4 12 (15.19%) Cobbler
5 6 (7.59%) Packer
6 3 (3.80%) SCCM
7 2 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (2.53%) logstash
7 2 (2.53%) PowerCLI
7 2 (2.53%) SCOM
7 2 (2.53%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.27%) Kibana
8 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.27%) Riemann
Vendors
1 19 (24.05%) Red Hat
2 18 (22.78%) Oracle
3 13 (16.46%) HP
4 12 (15.19%) EMC
4 12 (15.19%) LogRhythm
4 12 (15.19%) TippingPoint
5 11 (13.92%) SolarWinds
5 11 (13.92%) Splunk
5 11 (13.92%) VMware
6 10 (12.66%) ServiceNow
7 9 (11.39%) Microsoft
8 4 (5.06%) Zend
9 1 (1.27%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.27%) Intel
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Rate: £250 - 400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £145.00 - £165.00 per day + NONE
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £15.00 - £18.00 per hour
Posted: 23 hours ago