The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 6 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing Linux 60 79 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 11.32% 9.40% 9.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.28% 47.59% 33.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 29 52
Median daily rate £375 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £451 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £55.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% -4.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Linux
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
117 166 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 22.08% 19.76% 28.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 54 110
Median daily rate £350 £320 £291
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +9.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 29 45
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -42.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £60.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -10 19 £375 +8.69% 64
Peterborough +14 13 £350 +7.69% 1
Huntingdon - 4 £480 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 57 (42.54%) Python
2 44 (32.84%) Windows
3 40 (29.85%) Unix
3 40 (29.85%) Puppet
4 37 (27.61%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (26.87%) SQL
5 36 (26.87%) DevOps
6 31 (23.13%) Amazon AWS
7 30 (22.39%) Oracle
8 26 (19.40%) Java
9 25 (18.66%) C++
10 24 (17.91%) Open Source
11 23 (17.16%) VMware
12 22 (16.42%) Shell Script
12 22 (16.42%) Red Hat
13 20 (14.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 20 (14.93%) Jenkins
14 19 (14.18%) DNS
14 19 (14.18%) C
14 19 (14.18%) Configuration Management
15 17 (12.69%) Perl
15 17 (12.69%) PL/SQL
15 17 (12.69%) Web Services
15 17 (12.69%) ITIL
15 17 (12.69%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (12.69%) Opscode Chef
15 17 (12.69%) Kalman Filter
15 17 (12.69%) Docker
16 16 (11.94%) Continuous Delivery
16 16 (11.94%) Virtual Environments

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (6.72%) Apache
2 6 (4.48%) IIS
3 5 (3.73%) nginx
4 4 (2.99%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.49%) Jetty
5 2 (1.49%) Mongrel
5 2 (1.49%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.49%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.75%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.75%) uWSGI
Applications
1 4 (2.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Traffica
2 2 (1.49%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 31 (23.13%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (11.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (11.19%) IaaS
4 7 (5.22%) PaaS
5 5 (3.73%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (3.73%) GitHub
6 3 (2.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.24%) SaaS
7 1 (0.75%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.75%) Office 365
7 1 (0.75%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.18%) DNS
2 15 (11.19%) SAN
3 11 (8.21%) Firewall
4 9 (6.72%) HTTP
4 9 (6.72%) LDAP
5 6 (4.48%) TCP/IP
6 5 (3.73%) DHCP
6 5 (3.73%) SSL
7 2 (1.49%) FTP
7 2 (1.49%) IPsec
7 2 (1.49%) Network Security
7 2 (1.49%) VLAN
7 2 (1.49%) VPN
7 2 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.75%) AMQP
8 1 (0.75%) BGP
8 1 (0.75%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.75%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.75%) MPLS
8 1 (0.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.19%) MySQL
2 10 (7.46%) MongoDB
3 9 (6.72%) NoSQL
4 8 (5.97%) Hadoop
4 8 (5.97%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.97%) SQL Server
5 7 (5.22%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.99%) Big Data
7 3 (2.24%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.75%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.75%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.75%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (14.93%) Jenkins
2 16 (11.94%) Git (software)
3 13 (9.70%) JIRA
4 8 (5.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (4.48%) Vagrant
6 4 (2.99%) Hudson
7 3 (2.24%) Selenium
7 3 (2.24%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.49%) LabVIEW
8 2 (1.49%) Subversion
8 2 (1.49%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.75%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.75%) GitLab
9 1 (0.75%) Maven
9 1 (0.75%) Robot Framework
General
1 11 (8.21%) Finance
2 8 (5.97%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.73%) Military
4 3 (2.24%) Automotive
4 3 (2.24%) Publishing
5 2 (1.49%) Banking
5 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 37 (27.61%) Developer
2 26 (19.40%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (11.19%) Administrator
4 13 (9.70%) Python Developer
4 13 (9.70%) Systems Administrator
5 11 (8.21%) Architect
6 10 (7.46%) Linux Administrator
6 10 (7.46%) Senior Developer
6 10 (7.46%) Software Developer
7 9 (6.72%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 8 (5.97%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (5.22%) C++ Developer
9 7 (5.22%) Software Engineer
10 6 (4.48%) Analyst
10 6 (4.48%) C++ Software Developer
10 6 (4.48%) C++/Java Developer
10 6 (4.48%) Java Developer
10 6 (4.48%) Lead DevOps
10 6 (4.48%) Platform Engineer
10 6 (4.48%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.69%) Web Services
2 11 (8.21%) .NET
3 6 (4.48%) Node.js
3 6 (4.48%) Oracle ADF
3 6 (4.48%) REST
4 5 (3.73%) HTML
5 4 (2.99%) JSON
5 4 (2.99%) Symfony
6 3 (2.24%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.24%) LAMP
6 3 (2.24%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (2.24%) Middleware
6 3 (2.24%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (2.24%) Twisted
6 3 (2.24%) XML
7 2 (1.49%) Doctrine
7 2 (1.49%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (1.49%) Laravel
7 2 (1.49%) Servlets
8 1 (0.75%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.72%) Biology
3 8 (5.97%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.48%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.73%) Algorithms
5 5 (3.73%) Informatics
6 2 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.75%) CCTV
7 1 (0.75%) CESG
7 1 (0.75%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.75%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.75%) CUDA
7 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.75%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.75%) Ontologies
7 1 (0.75%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (32.84%) Windows
2 40 (29.85%) Unix
3 20 (14.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (10.45%) Solaris
4 14 (10.45%) Ubuntu
5 8 (5.97%) Windows Server
6 5 (3.73%) CentOS
6 5 (3.73%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.24%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (1.49%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.75%) AIX
9 1 (0.75%) Android
9 1 (0.75%) HPUX
9 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (27.61%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (26.87%) DevOps
3 24 (17.91%) Open Source
4 19 (14.18%) Configuration Management
5 17 (12.69%) ITIL
5 17 (12.69%) Kalman Filter
6 16 (11.94%) Continuous Delivery
6 16 (11.94%) Virtual Environments
7 14 (10.45%) Load Balancing
7 14 (10.45%) TDD
8 13 (9.70%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (8.96%) High Availability
10 11 (8.21%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (8.21%) E-Commerce
10 11 (8.21%) Software Engineering
11 10 (7.46%) Change Control
11 10 (7.46%) Incident Management
12 7 (5.22%) Change Management
12 7 (5.22%) OO
12 7 (5.22%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 57 (42.54%) Python
2 36 (26.87%) SQL
3 26 (19.40%) Java
4 25 (18.66%) C++
5 22 (16.42%) Shell Script
6 19 (14.18%) C
7 17 (12.69%) Perl
7 17 (12.69%) PL/SQL
8 16 (11.94%) Ruby
9 10 (7.46%) JavaScript
10 9 (6.72%) C#
10 9 (6.72%) PHP
11 8 (5.97%) Bash Shell
12 6 (4.48%) MATLAB
12 6 (4.48%) PowerShell
12 6 (4.48%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.49%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.49%) Jython
14 1 (0.75%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.75%) Go
Qualifications
1 15 (11.19%) Degree
2 7 (5.22%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.48%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.24%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.48%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.24%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.24%) DO-178B
2 3 (2.24%) MISRA
3 2 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (12.69%) Docker
1 17 (12.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (9.70%) iptables
3 12 (8.96%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (7.46%) Postfix
4 10 (7.46%) Sendmail
4 10 (7.46%) vSphere
5 8 (5.97%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.49%) Firmware
6 2 (1.49%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.49%) Snort
6 2 (1.49%) Terminal Server
6 2 (1.49%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 40 (29.85%) Puppet
2 17 (12.69%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (11.19%) Ansible
4 14 (10.45%) Nagios
5 13 (9.70%) OSSEC
6 12 (8.96%) Cobbler
7 6 (4.48%) Packer
8 3 (2.24%) NSN NetAct
8 3 (2.24%) SCCM
9 2 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (1.49%) logstash
9 2 (1.49%) PowerCLI
9 2 (1.49%) SCOM
9 2 (1.49%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.75%) Consul
10 1 (0.75%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.75%) Kibana
10 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.75%) Riemann
Vendors
1 30 (22.39%) Oracle
2 23 (17.16%) VMware
3 22 (16.42%) Red Hat
4 14 (10.45%) HP
4 14 (10.45%) Microsoft
5 13 (9.70%) EMC
6 12 (8.96%) LogRhythm
6 12 (8.96%) TippingPoint
7 11 (8.21%) SolarWinds
7 11 (8.21%) Splunk
8 10 (7.46%) ServiceNow
9 5 (3.73%) Citrix
10 4 (2.99%) NetApp
10 4 (2.99%) Zend
11 2 (1.49%) Cisco
11 2 (1.49%) Nokia
11 2 (1.49%) Remedy
12 1 (0.75%) 3PAR
12 1 (0.75%) BMC
12 1 (0.75%) Intel
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