The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 33 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 7 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.11% - 1.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.43% - 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £413 £393
% change year-on-year
-21.21% +5.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -41.66%
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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
83 92 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 25.00% 33.95% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 55 54
Average daily rate £175 £393 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.41% +19.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £190 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 24
Average hourly rate £46.00 £18.55 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+147.97% -48.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £11.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.30 £40.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -14.28%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Ubuntu
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Ubuntu Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ubuntu.

1 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Python
2 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
3 7 (53.85%) JSON
3 7 (53.85%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (53.85%) XML
3 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
3 7 (53.85%) HTTP
3 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
3 7 (53.85%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (53.85%) Twisted
3 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
3 7 (53.85%) Docker
4 6 (46.15%) DevOps
4 6 (46.15%) Load Balancing
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (38.46%) Windows
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
6 4 (30.77%) Symantec
6 4 (30.77%) NetBackup
7 2 (15.38%) UNIX
8 1 (7.69%) C++
8 1 (7.69%) DHCP
8 1 (7.69%) SNMP
8 1 (7.69%) DNS
8 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
8 1 (7.69%) Dovecot

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ubuntu. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
1 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) HTTP
1 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (7.69%) SNMP
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
1 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
1 6 (46.15%) Python Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Software Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Administrator
3 4 (30.77%) Python Software Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Programmer
4 3 (23.08%) Python Programmer
5 2 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (7.69%) Systems Support
6 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (7.69%) Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Linux Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Linux Support
6 1 (7.69%) Messaging Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) XML
1 7 (53.85%) JSON
1 7 (53.85%) RabbitMQ
1 7 (53.85%) Twisted
2 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.69%) Qt
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
2 6 (46.15%) Load Balancing
2 6 (46.15%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) C++
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Docker
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Symantec
2 1 (7.69%) Infoblox
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft