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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 8 23 12
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Contract jobs citing Linux 66 31 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 11.72% 5.60% 10.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.48% 33.70% 46.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 41
Median daily rate £350 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £295 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £440 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 13
Median hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £35.80 £41.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £60.00 £45.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +5.47%

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
142 92 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 25.22% 16.61% 23.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 32 90
Median daily rate £350 £260 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% +38.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £130 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £415 £392
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 34
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.25 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £60.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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 39 £350 -4.76% 52
Peterborough +10 13 £290 -35.55%
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 51 (39.23%) Python
2 44 (33.85%) Windows
3 35 (26.92%) Software Engineering
4 31 (23.85%) SQL
5 25 (19.23%) Java
5 25 (19.23%) C#
6 24 (18.46%) C
6 24 (18.46%) Amazon AWS
7 23 (17.69%) Unix
8 21 (16.15%) C++
9 20 (15.38%) E-Commerce
9 20 (15.38%) Docker
10 19 (14.62%) REST
10 19 (14.62%) IaaS
10 19 (14.62%) .NET
10 19 (14.62%) VMware
11 18 (13.85%) Active Directory
12 17 (13.08%) Oracle
12 17 (13.08%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (13.08%) MongoDB
13 16 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
13 16 (12.31%) Microsoft
14 15 (11.54%) Change Management
14 15 (11.54%) Degree
14 15 (11.54%) Node.js
15 14 (10.77%) ITSM
16 13 (10.00%) ITIL
16 13 (10.00%) PaaS
16 13 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
17 12 (9.23%) Web Services

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 4 (3.08%) Apache
2 3 (2.31%) IIS
2 3 (2.31%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.54%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.77%) nginx
4 1 (0.77%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.77%) SAS
4 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.77%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.77%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (6.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.62%) MFGPRO
2 1 (0.77%) Magento
2 1 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 24 (18.46%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (14.62%) IaaS
3 16 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (10.00%) PaaS
5 1 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.46%) TCP/IP
2 10 (7.69%) HTTP
3 7 (5.38%) LDAP
4 5 (3.85%) DNS
4 5 (3.85%) Wireless
5 4 (3.08%) Network Security
5 4 (3.08%) VPN
5 4 (3.08%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (2.31%) DHCP
6 3 (2.31%) Firewall
6 3 (2.31%) SAN
6 3 (2.31%) ZigBee
7 2 (1.54%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.54%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (1.54%) Internet
7 2 (1.54%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (1.54%) SSL
8 1 (0.77%) AMQP
8 1 (0.77%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.77%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.08%) MongoDB
2 11 (8.46%) NoSQL
2 11 (8.46%) SQL Server
3 9 (6.92%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (5.38%) MySQL
5 6 (4.62%) Big Data
6 4 (3.08%) Hadoop
6 4 (3.08%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.54%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.77%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.77%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (9.23%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.46%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.62%) LabVIEW
4 5 (3.85%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.54%) Hudson
6 1 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.77%) CMake
6 1 (0.77%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.77%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.77%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (8.46%) Manufacturing
2 6 (4.62%) Finance
3 2 (1.54%) Electronics
3 2 (1.54%) Law
3 2 (1.54%) Military
4 1 (0.77%) Automotive
4 1 (0.77%) Avionics
4 1 (0.77%) Banking
4 1 (0.77%) Games
Job Titles
1 41 (31.54%) Developer
2 19 (14.62%) Software Engineer
3 18 (13.85%) Analyst
4 11 (8.46%) Python Developer
5 10 (7.69%) Embedded Engineer
5 10 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 10 (7.69%) Node.js Developer
5 10 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
6 9 (6.92%) C# Developer
6 9 (6.92%) MongoDB Developer
6 9 (6.92%) Systems Analyst
7 8 (6.15%) Python Software Engineer
8 7 (5.38%) Test Engineer
9 6 (4.62%) Architect
9 6 (4.62%) C Software Engineer
9 6 (4.62%) Embedded C Engineer
9 6 (4.62%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 6 (4.62%) Oracle Developer
9 6 (4.62%) Platform Engineer
10 5 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.62%) .NET
1 19 (14.62%) REST
2 15 (11.54%) Node.js
3 12 (9.23%) Web Services
4 8 (6.15%) Oracle ADF
5 7 (5.38%) JSON
6 6 (4.62%) Django
7 4 (3.08%) AngularJS
7 4 (3.08%) X-Windows
8 3 (2.31%) Flask
8 3 (2.31%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (2.31%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (2.31%) SQLAlchemy
8 3 (2.31%) Twisted
8 3 (2.31%) XML
9 2 (1.54%) Kafka
10 1 (0.77%) CSS3
10 1 (0.77%) HTML5
10 1 (0.77%) React
10 1 (0.77%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.15%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.38%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.62%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.62%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (3.08%) User Experience
6 3 (2.31%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.31%) Biology
7 2 (1.54%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.54%) Robotics
7 2 (1.54%) VCE vBlock
8 1 (0.77%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.77%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.77%) Online Games
8 1 (0.77%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.77%) VHDL
8 1 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.77%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 44 (33.85%) Windows
2 23 (17.69%) Unix
3 11 (8.46%) AIX
3 11 (8.46%) Ubuntu
4 10 (7.69%) Mac OS X
4 10 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 10 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.85%) Windows 10
7 4 (3.08%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (2.31%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.54%) CentOS
10 1 (0.77%) Android
10 1 (0.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (26.92%) Software Engineering
2 20 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 15 (11.54%) Change Management
4 14 (10.77%) ITSM
5 13 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 13 (10.00%) ITIL
6 9 (6.92%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (6.92%) Project Management
6 9 (6.92%) Requirements Management
6 9 (6.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (6.92%) Technical Analysis
7 8 (6.15%) Migration
7 8 (6.15%) Unit Testing
8 7 (5.38%) Data Migration
8 7 (5.38%) DevOps
8 7 (5.38%) Risk Management
9 6 (4.62%) PRINCE
9 6 (4.62%) Service Delivery
9 6 (4.62%) TDD
9 6 (4.62%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (39.23%) Python
2 31 (23.85%) SQL
3 25 (19.23%) C#
3 25 (19.23%) Java
4 24 (18.46%) C
5 21 (16.15%) C++
6 11 (8.46%) JavaScript
7 9 (6.92%) Embedded C
8 8 (6.15%) PL/SQL
8 8 (6.15%) VB.NET
9 7 (5.38%) Perl
10 6 (4.62%) Bash Shell
10 6 (4.62%) PHP
11 5 (3.85%) MATLAB
11 5 (3.85%) Ruby
12 4 (3.08%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.31%) PowerShell
13 3 (2.31%) XAML
14 2 (1.54%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.77%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (11.54%) Degree
2 11 (8.46%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.15%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.54%) Postgraduate
4 2 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.77%) CCIE
5 1 (0.77%) CCNA
5 1 (0.77%) CCSA
5 1 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.77%) CISM
5 1 (0.77%) CISSP
5 1 (0.77%) JNCIA
5 1 (0.77%) MCSA
5 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.77%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.62%) JSP 440
2 3 (2.31%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.31%) QA
3 1 (0.77%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.77%) MISRA
System Software
1 20 (15.38%) Docker
2 18 (13.85%) Active Directory
3 17 (13.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.54%) KVM
4 2 (1.54%) LXC
4 2 (1.54%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.77%) Firmware
5 1 (0.77%) iptables
5 1 (0.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.08%) DameWare
1 4 (3.08%) Puppet
2 2 (1.54%) Ansible
2 2 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.77%) Consul
3 1 (0.77%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.77%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.77%) Linux-HA
3 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.77%) Nagios
3 1 (0.77%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.77%) OSSEC
3 1 (0.77%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 19 (14.62%) VMware
2 17 (13.08%) Oracle
3 16 (12.31%) Microsoft
4 11 (8.46%) Red Hat
5 8 (6.15%) Citrix
6 6 (4.62%) QAD
7 5 (3.85%) Progress
8 4 (3.08%) EMC
8 4 (3.08%) LANDesk
8 4 (3.08%) NetApp
9 2 (1.54%) Brocade
9 2 (1.54%) CA
9 2 (1.54%) Riverbed
9 2 (1.54%) Vyatta
10 1 (0.77%) ForgeRock
10 1 (0.77%) Intel
10 1 (0.77%) Interwoven
10 1 (0.77%) LogRhythm
10 1 (0.77%) Samsung
10 1 (0.77%) Vertica