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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 14 3 11
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Contract jobs citing Linux 61 142 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 10.13% 17.53% 10.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.94% 58.44% 36.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 101 54
Median daily rate £475 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £253 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Median hourly rate £31.00 £43.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.90% +4.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.96%
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
149 243 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 24.75% 30.00% 29.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 145 105
Median daily rate £350 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £200 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 29 38
Median hourly rate £10.00 £23.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.52% +58.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 July 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 July 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 -5 46 £439 +15.46% 62
Huntingdon +2 7 £480 +31.50% 1
Peterborough +2 4 £550 +69.23% 4
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 68 (42.50%) Puppet
2 61 (38.13%) Windows
2 61 (38.13%) Python
3 60 (37.50%) DevOps
4 43 (26.88%) Amazon AWS
5 38 (23.75%) Unix
6 36 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (19.38%) Ansible
7 31 (19.38%) Microsoft Azure
8 30 (18.75%) Java
8 30 (18.75%) Configuration Management
9 28 (17.50%) Red Hat
9 28 (17.50%) Docker
10 27 (16.88%) Opscode Chef
11 26 (16.25%) VMware
11 26 (16.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 25 (15.63%) Open Source
13 24 (15.00%) Ruby
13 24 (15.00%) MySQL
14 23 (14.38%) Oracle
14 23 (14.38%) Perl
15 22 (13.75%) SQL
16 21 (13.13%) C
16 21 (13.13%) Web Services
17 20 (12.50%) Shell Script
17 20 (12.50%) Git (software)
17 20 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 19 (11.88%) Continuous Integration
18 19 (11.88%) Solaris
18 19 (11.88%) Jenkins

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 12 (7.50%) Apache
2 9 (5.63%) Tomcat
3 8 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (4.38%) nginx
5 4 (2.50%) IIS
6 2 (1.25%) Jetty
6 2 (1.25%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.25%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.63%) uWSGI
Applications
1 4 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.88%) Traffica
2 1 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 43 (26.88%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (19.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (8.75%) AWS CloudFormation
4 13 (8.13%) IaaS
5 10 (6.25%) SaaS
6 9 (5.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 9 (5.63%) PaaS
7 7 (4.38%) Amazon S3
7 7 (4.38%) Amazon SQS
7 7 (4.38%) Route 53
8 5 (3.13%) GitHub
9 3 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.88%) Office 365
10 2 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.25%) DNS
2 15 (9.38%) SAN
3 13 (8.13%) Firewall
4 5 (3.13%) Bluetooth
4 5 (3.13%) LDAP
4 5 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (2.50%) SSL
6 3 (1.88%) DHCP
6 3 (1.88%) FTP
6 3 (1.88%) VPN
7 2 (1.25%) HTTP
7 2 (1.25%) IPsec
7 2 (1.25%) VLAN
7 2 (1.25%) WAN
7 2 (1.25%) Wireless
8 1 (0.63%) BGP
8 1 (0.63%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.63%) MPLS
8 1 (0.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.00%) MySQL
2 14 (8.75%) MongoDB
3 8 (5.00%) MarkLogic
4 7 (4.38%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (4.38%) Hadoop
4 7 (4.38%) Neo4j
4 7 (4.38%) Redis
5 6 (3.75%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.25%) Big Data
7 2 (1.25%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 20 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 19 (11.88%) Jenkins
3 16 (10.00%) JIRA
4 14 (8.75%) Vagrant
5 11 (6.88%) Selenium
6 9 (5.63%) Subversion
7 5 (3.13%) GitLab
8 4 (2.50%) Hudson
9 2 (1.25%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.25%) Gerrit
9 2 (1.25%) Robot Framework
9 2 (1.25%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.63%) Maven
10 1 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (6.25%) Finance
2 4 (2.50%) Publishing
3 3 (1.88%) Automotive
3 3 (1.88%) Military
4 2 (1.25%) Banking
4 2 (1.25%) Electronics
4 2 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (25.63%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (17.50%) Administrator
3 27 (16.88%) Developer
4 23 (14.38%) Systems Administrator
5 20 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
6 19 (11.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 16 (10.00%) Architect
7 16 (10.00%) Lead DevOps
8 12 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
8 12 (7.50%) Software Developer
9 10 (6.25%) Python Developer
9 10 (6.25%) Security Architect
9 10 (6.25%) Technical Leader
10 9 (5.63%) Azure DevOps
10 9 (5.63%) Cloud Specialist
10 9 (5.63%) DevOps Specialist
10 9 (5.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 9 (5.63%) Security Solutions Architect
10 9 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (5.63%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.13%) Web Services
2 12 (7.50%) HTML
3 7 (4.38%) ELK Stack
3 7 (4.38%) Node.js
4 6 (3.75%) LEMP Stack
5 4 (2.50%) Ajax
5 4 (2.50%) CSS
5 4 (2.50%) Middleware
5 4 (2.50%) Symfony
5 4 (2.50%) XML
6 3 (1.88%) LAMP
6 3 (1.88%) Spring Boot
7 2 (1.25%) Django
7 2 (1.25%) Doctrine
7 2 (1.25%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (1.25%) Laravel
7 2 (1.25%) OpenJDK
7 2 (1.25%) Servlets
7 2 (1.25%) Spring
8 1 (0.63%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.88%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.00%) Biology
3 6 (3.75%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.13%) Informatics
5 4 (2.50%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.88%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.25%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.25%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.63%) CCTV
8 1 (0.63%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.63%) CUDA
8 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.63%) Life Science
8 1 (0.63%) Ontologies
8 1 (0.63%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.63%) User Experience
8 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 61 (38.13%) Windows
2 38 (23.75%) Unix
3 26 (16.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (11.88%) Solaris
5 8 (5.00%) AIX
5 8 (5.00%) Ubuntu
6 7 (4.38%) HPUX
6 7 (4.38%) Windows Server
7 5 (3.13%) CentOS
8 4 (2.50%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (1.88%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.25%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.25%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.63%) Android
11 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (37.50%) DevOps
2 36 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 25 (15.63%) Open Source
5 19 (11.88%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (10.63%) ITIL
7 15 (9.38%) Virtual Environments
8 13 (8.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (8.13%) Kalman Filter
9 12 (7.50%) High Availability
9 12 (7.50%) Load Balancing
10 10 (6.25%) Change Control
10 10 (6.25%) Incident Management
10 10 (6.25%) Migration
10 10 (6.25%) TDD
11 9 (5.63%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (5.63%) Information Security
11 9 (5.63%) Software Delivery
12 6 (3.75%) SDLC
12 6 (3.75%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 61 (38.13%) Python
2 30 (18.75%) Java
3 24 (15.00%) Ruby
4 23 (14.38%) Perl
5 22 (13.75%) SQL
6 21 (13.13%) C
7 20 (12.50%) Shell Script
8 18 (11.25%) C++
9 13 (8.13%) JavaScript
9 13 (8.13%) PHP
10 11 (6.88%) PL/SQL
11 9 (5.63%) Bash Shell
12 6 (3.75%) Embedded C
12 6 (3.75%) MATLAB
13 4 (2.50%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.25%) Assembly Language
14 2 (1.25%) Jython
15 1 (0.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (8.13%) Degree
2 6 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.50%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.25%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.63%) MCSA
5 1 (0.63%) MCSE
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.63%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.63%) VCP5
5 1 (0.63%) VCP6
5 1 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.88%) DO-178B
2 3 (1.88%) MISRA
2 3 (1.88%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (17.50%) Docker
2 15 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (8.75%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (8.13%) iptables
5 10 (6.25%) Postfix
5 10 (6.25%) Sendmail
5 10 (6.25%) vSphere
6 9 (5.63%) Active Directory
7 2 (1.25%) Firmware
7 2 (1.25%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.25%) Snort
7 2 (1.25%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.25%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.63%) GPFS
8 1 (0.63%) NFS
Systems Management
1 68 (42.50%) Puppet
2 31 (19.38%) Ansible
3 27 (16.88%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (10.63%) Nagios
5 13 (8.13%) OSSEC
5 13 (8.13%) Packer
6 12 (7.50%) Cobbler
7 9 (5.63%) logstash
8 7 (4.38%) Kibana
9 3 (1.88%) NSN NetAct
9 3 (1.88%) SCCM
10 2 (1.25%) Riemann
10 2 (1.25%) SCOM
10 2 (1.25%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.63%) Ganglia
11 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 28 (17.50%) Red Hat
2 26 (16.25%) VMware
3 23 (14.38%) Oracle
4 13 (8.13%) HP
4 13 (8.13%) LogRhythm
4 13 (8.13%) Microsoft
5 12 (7.50%) EMC
5 12 (7.50%) TippingPoint
6 11 (6.88%) SolarWinds
6 11 (6.88%) Splunk
7 10 (6.25%) ServiceNow
8 4 (2.50%) Siebel
8 4 (2.50%) Zend
9 3 (1.88%) Cisco
9 3 (1.88%) Dell
10 2 (1.25%) Intel
10 2 (1.25%) Nokia
11 1 (0.63%) New Relic
11 1 (0.63%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.63%) Vertica