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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 41 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 4 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.07% 1.60% 1.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.97% 7.35% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £360 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.40
Ubuntu
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
67 68 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.96% 21.73% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 33 48
Average daily rate £320 £205 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.09% -45.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £155 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 13
Average hourly rate £38.13 £46.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.11% +130.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £22.50 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £46.45 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 12 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) CentOS
2 9 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 9 (75.00%) Unix
2 9 (75.00%) Perl
2 9 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 9 (75.00%) Solaris
3 8 (66.67%) Puppet
4 7 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (58.33%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) DNS
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (16.67%) VoIP
7 2 (16.67%) Windows
7 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
7 2 (16.67%) ITSM
7 2 (16.67%) CFEngine
8 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
8 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
8 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (8.33%) New Relic
8 1 (8.33%) Docker
8 1 (8.33%) LogRhythm
8 1 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (8.33%) DevOps
8 1 (8.33%) AppDynamics
8 1 (8.33%) Spring Boot
8 1 (8.33%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (8.33%) Cucumber

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (8.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Linux Administrator
1 9 (75.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 9 (75.00%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Solaris Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (8.33%) Spring
1 1 (8.33%) Spring Boot
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) CentOS
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) Solaris
2 9 (75.00%) Unix
3 7 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) BDD
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 9 (75.00%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Python
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (16.67%) CFEngine
3 1 (8.33%) Nagios
3 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) AppDynamics
4 1 (8.33%) LogRhythm
4 1 (8.33%) New Relic