The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 14 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing Linux 71 66 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 9.45% 10.43% 10.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.32% 34.74% 32.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 29 21
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£325 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 26
Average hourly rate £43.75 £39.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.17% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.35 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.35 £43.65 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £34.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+9.55% -5.55%
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
201 190 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 26.76% 30.02% 30.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 83 84
Average daily rate £190 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 33 59
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 November 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +3 45 £325 -11.86% 92
Peterborough 0 5 - - 4
St Neots - - - -
Huntingdon - - - -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Linux 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 Linux.

1 57 (33.73%) Python
2 56 (33.14%) SQL
3 51 (30.18%) UNIX
4 44 (26.04%) Oracle
5 38 (22.49%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (21.30%) Windows
7 35 (20.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 33 (19.53%) Git (software)
8 33 (19.53%) Perl
9 31 (18.34%) Java
10 29 (17.16%) Software Engineering
11 27 (15.98%) C
12 25 (14.79%) Red Hat
13 24 (14.20%) Scrum
14 23 (13.61%) VMware
14 23 (13.61%) UML
15 21 (12.43%) Solaris
15 21 (12.43%) HP
16 20 (11.83%) C++
16 20 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
17 19 (11.24%) Finance
18 18 (10.65%) Tomcat
19 17 (10.06%) J2SE
19 17 (10.06%) XML
19 17 (10.06%) Sun
19 17 (10.06%) Oracle Linux
20 16 (9.47%) Load Balancing
20 16 (9.47%) Multithreading
20 16 (9.47%) Internet
20 16 (9.47%) Microsoft

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Linux 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 Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (10.65%) Tomcat
2 15 (8.88%) WebLogic
2 15 (8.88%) Apache
3 8 (4.73%) MS Exchange
4 7 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.37%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.78%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.59%) SAS
7 1 (0.59%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.59%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.59%) nginx
7 1 (0.59%) Confluence
7 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.59%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (1.18%) MS Office
1 2 (1.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.14%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.78%) IaaS
3 2 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.18%) PaaS
4 1 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.59%) GitHub
4 1 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.47%) TCP/IP
1 16 (9.47%) Internet
2 15 (8.88%) HTTP
3 12 (7.10%) DNS
4 9 (5.33%) DHCP
4 9 (5.33%) Firewall
5 6 (3.55%) VPN
6 4 (2.37%) SAN
7 3 (1.78%) Wireless
7 3 (1.78%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.78%) LTE
7 3 (1.78%) 3G
7 3 (1.78%) GPRS
7 3 (1.78%) GSM
8 2 (1.18%) LAN
8 2 (1.18%) VoIP
8 2 (1.18%) WAN
8 2 (1.18%) SSL
8 2 (1.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.59%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.28%) MySQL
2 11 (6.51%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (2.96%) Big Data
4 4 (2.37%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.37%) Redis
4 4 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.37%) Data Mining
4 4 (2.37%) Apache Hive
4 4 (2.37%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.37%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.78%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (1.78%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.78%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.78%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.59%) SimpleDB
6 1 (0.59%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 33 (19.53%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.28%) Jenkins
3 13 (7.69%) JIRA
4 12 (7.10%) Subversion
5 9 (5.33%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (2.96%) PHPUnit
7 4 (2.37%) Grunt
7 4 (2.37%) Yeoman
7 4 (2.37%) Bower
8 3 (1.78%) Selenium
8 3 (1.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.59%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.59%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.59%) Maven
General
1 19 (11.24%) Finance
2 5 (2.96%) Telecoms
2 5 (2.96%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.37%) Advertising
4 1 (0.59%) Games
4 1 (0.59%) Electronics
4 1 (0.59%) Automotive
4 1 (0.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (22.49%) Developer
2 26 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 17 (10.06%) Systems Administrator
4 16 (9.47%) Python Developer
5 12 (7.10%) Analyst
5 12 (7.10%) Administrator
6 10 (5.92%) Software Developer
6 10 (5.92%) Architect
6 10 (5.92%) Desktop Support
6 10 (5.92%) Consultant
6 10 (5.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 10 (5.92%) Linux Administrator
7 9 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (5.33%) Test Engineer
8 8 (4.73%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (4.73%) Support Analyst
8 8 (4.73%) Java Architect
9 7 (4.14%) Desktop Analyst
9 7 (4.14%) Principal Engineer
9 7 (4.14%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.06%) XML
1 17 (10.06%) J2SE
2 16 (9.47%) J2EE
3 14 (8.28%) HTML
4 11 (6.51%) JSON
4 11 (6.51%) Twisted
5 10 (5.92%) .NET
5 10 (5.92%) RabbitMQ
6 9 (5.33%) Django
7 8 (4.73%) Web Services
8 7 (4.14%) OpenCL
8 7 (4.14%) AngularJS
8 7 (4.14%) LAMP
9 5 (2.96%) CGI
10 4 (2.37%) Backbone.js
10 4 (2.37%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (2.37%) Symfony
11 3 (1.78%) jQuery
11 3 (1.78%) Ajax
11 3 (1.78%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.92%) Client/Server
3 9 (5.33%) Clustering
4 8 (4.73%) Device Driver
5 6 (3.55%) PKI
5 6 (3.55%) Data Structures
5 6 (3.55%) Open Source
6 5 (2.96%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.96%) Streaming Media
6 5 (2.96%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.96%) Blackberry
7 4 (2.37%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.78%) Replication
8 3 (1.78%) CLARiiON
8 3 (1.78%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.78%) STB
8 3 (1.78%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.78%) IPTV
8 3 (1.78%) CCTV
9 2 (1.18%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 51 (30.18%) UNIX
2 36 (21.30%) Windows
3 35 (20.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (12.43%) Solaris
5 17 (10.06%) Oracle Linux
6 12 (7.10%) Ubuntu
7 11 (6.51%) Embedded Linux
8 9 (5.33%) CentOS
9 8 (4.73%) Mac OS X
10 7 (4.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (2.96%) Windows 7
12 5 (2.96%) AIX
13 4 (2.37%) HPUX
13 4 (2.37%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (1.78%) Debian
14 3 (1.78%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (1.18%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.59%) Gentoo
16 1 (0.59%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (22.49%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (17.16%) Software Engineering
3 24 (14.20%) Scrum
4 23 (13.61%) UML
5 16 (9.47%) Load Balancing
5 16 (9.47%) Multithreading
6 14 (8.28%) Unit Testing
6 14 (8.28%) DevOps
7 13 (7.69%) Software Testing
8 11 (6.51%) TDD
9 10 (5.92%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (5.92%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (5.33%) Business Analysis
10 9 (5.33%) Migration
10 9 (5.33%) ITIL
10 9 (5.33%) OO
11 7 (4.14%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (3.55%) Test Automation
12 6 (3.55%) Test Strategy
12 6 (3.55%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (33.73%) Python
2 56 (33.14%) SQL
3 33 (19.53%) Perl
4 31 (18.34%) Java
5 27 (15.98%) C
6 20 (11.83%) C++
7 14 (8.28%) Bash Shell
8 11 (6.51%) JavaScript
8 11 (6.51%) Korn
9 10 (5.92%) Embedded C
9 10 (5.92%) PHP
9 10 (5.92%) PL/SQL
10 8 (4.73%) Embedded C++
10 8 (4.73%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.96%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.37%) Ruby
13 3 (1.78%) Tcl
14 1 (0.59%) AWK
14 1 (0.59%) Erlang
14 1 (0.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (5.92%) Degree
2 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.37%) MCSE
3 4 (2.37%) RHCE
4 3 (1.78%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.78%) CCNA
4 3 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.18%) MCSA
5 2 (1.18%) MCP
5 2 (1.18%) MOS
5 2 (1.18%) RHCA
5 2 (1.18%) MCDST
5 2 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.18%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.59%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.59%) OCP
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.10%) QA
2 3 (1.78%) SLA
3 2 (1.18%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.59%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 12 (7.10%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.92%) Docker
3 7 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.96%) Varnish
5 4 (2.37%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.37%) vSphere
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.59%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.59%) qmail
7 1 (0.59%) Samba
7 1 (0.59%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (8.28%) Nagios
2 13 (7.69%) Puppet
3 6 (3.55%) NSN NetAct
4 4 (2.37%) SCCM
5 3 (1.78%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (1.78%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (1.18%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.59%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.59%) OMEGAMON
7 1 (0.59%) SCOM
7 1 (0.59%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.59%) Bacula
7 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 44 (26.04%) Oracle
2 25 (14.79%) Red Hat
3 23 (13.61%) VMware
4 21 (12.43%) HP
5 17 (10.06%) Sun
6 16 (9.47%) Microsoft
7 15 (8.88%) Atlassian
8 8 (4.73%) Perforce
8 8 (4.73%) Cisco
8 8 (4.73%) IBM
8 8 (4.73%) CheckPoint
8 8 (4.73%) Citrix
9 5 (2.96%) EMC
9 5 (2.96%) Sybase
9 5 (2.96%) Remedy
10 4 (2.37%) Vertica
10 4 (2.37%) Infobright
10 4 (2.37%) Nokia
10 4 (2.37%) BMC
11 3 (1.78%) SAP
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