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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 13 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Linux 48 104 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 8.38% 12.22% 10.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.82% 50.49% 38.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 64 66
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £206 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.09% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £48.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £28.30 £33.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £55.50 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £38.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +16.92%
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
134 206 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 23.39% 24.21% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 99 122
Median daily rate £340 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £189 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £420 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 30 46
Median hourly rate £17.50 £23.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% +6.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.50 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -15 22 £375 -6.25% 61
Peterborough +9 9 £350 +75.00% 4
Huntingdon +4 6 £480 +14.28%
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 55 (37.93%) Python
2 54 (37.24%) Puppet
3 49 (33.79%) Windows
4 47 (32.41%) DevOps
5 45 (31.03%) Unix
6 35 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
7 34 (23.45%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (22.07%) SQL
9 28 (19.31%) VMware
9 28 (19.31%) Java
10 27 (18.62%) Oracle
11 25 (17.24%) Ansible
12 24 (16.55%) Open Source
12 24 (16.55%) MySQL
12 24 (16.55%) Configuration Management
13 23 (15.86%) Red Hat
14 22 (15.17%) Shell Script
14 22 (15.17%) C
14 22 (15.17%) C++
14 22 (15.17%) Ruby
14 22 (15.17%) Docker
15 21 (14.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 21 (14.48%) Microsoft Azure
16 20 (13.79%) Web Services
16 20 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
17 19 (13.10%) VMware Infrastructure
18 18 (12.41%) Git (software)
18 18 (12.41%) ITIL
18 18 (12.41%) Perl
18 18 (12.41%) DNS

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 11 (7.59%) Apache
2 8 (5.52%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (4.14%) IIS
3 6 (4.14%) nginx
3 6 (4.14%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.38%) Jetty
4 2 (1.38%) Mongrel
4 2 (1.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.38%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.69%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.69%) uWSGI
Applications
1 5 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Traffica
2 2 (1.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 35 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (14.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (8.28%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (6.90%) IaaS
5 9 (6.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 7 (4.83%) Amazon S3
6 7 (4.83%) Amazon SQS
6 7 (4.83%) Route 53
6 7 (4.83%) SaaS
7 6 (4.14%) PaaS
8 5 (3.45%) GitHub
9 3 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (2.07%) Office 365
10 2 (1.38%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.41%) DNS
2 15 (10.34%) SAN
3 11 (7.59%) Firewall
4 9 (6.21%) LDAP
5 5 (3.45%) DHCP
6 4 (2.76%) Bluetooth
6 4 (2.76%) SSL
7 3 (2.07%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.07%) Wireless
8 2 (1.38%) FTP
8 2 (1.38%) HTTP
8 2 (1.38%) IPsec
8 2 (1.38%) Network Security
8 2 (1.38%) VLAN
8 2 (1.38%) VPN
8 2 (1.38%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.69%) Broadband
9 1 (0.69%) MPLS
9 1 (0.69%) WAN
9 1 (0.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.55%) MySQL
2 13 (8.97%) MongoDB
3 8 (5.52%) Hadoop
3 8 (5.52%) MarkLogic
3 8 (5.52%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.52%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.83%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (4.83%) Neo4j
4 7 (4.83%) Redis
5 4 (2.76%) Big Data
5 4 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.07%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.38%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 18 (12.41%) Git (software)
2 17 (11.72%) Jenkins
3 16 (11.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 15 (10.34%) JIRA
5 12 (8.28%) Vagrant
6 9 (6.21%) Selenium
7 8 (5.52%) Subversion
8 5 (3.45%) GitLab
9 4 (2.76%) Hudson
10 3 (2.07%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.38%) Gerrit
11 2 (1.38%) LabVIEW
11 2 (1.38%) Travis CI
12 1 (0.69%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.69%) Maven
12 1 (0.69%) Robot Framework
General
1 11 (7.59%) Finance
2 5 (3.45%) Military
3 4 (2.76%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.76%) Publishing
4 3 (2.07%) Automotive
4 3 (2.07%) Electronics
5 2 (1.38%) Banking
5 2 (1.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (22.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (21.38%) Developer
3 22 (15.17%) Administrator
4 17 (11.72%) Linux Administrator
4 17 (11.72%) Systems Administrator
5 16 (11.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 15 (10.34%) Architect
7 11 (7.59%) Linux Engineer
7 11 (7.59%) Python Developer
7 11 (7.59%) Software Developer
8 10 (6.90%) Lead DevOps
9 8 (5.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 8 (5.52%) Senior Developer
10 7 (4.83%) C++ Developer
10 7 (4.83%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 7 (4.83%) Security Architect
11 6 (4.14%) AWS DevOps
11 6 (4.14%) AWS Engineer
11 6 (4.14%) Security Solutions Architect
11 6 (4.14%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.79%) Web Services
2 7 (4.83%) .NET
2 7 (4.83%) ELK Stack
2 7 (4.83%) Node.js
3 6 (4.14%) HTML
4 5 (3.45%) LEMP Stack
5 4 (2.76%) Symfony
6 3 (2.07%) LAMP
6 3 (2.07%) Middleware
6 3 (2.07%) Oracle ADF
7 2 (1.38%) Django
7 2 (1.38%) Doctrine
7 2 (1.38%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (1.38%) Laravel
7 2 (1.38%) OpenJDK
7 2 (1.38%) Servlets
7 2 (1.38%) Spring Boot
8 1 (0.69%) Buildbot
8 1 (0.69%) REST
8 1 (0.69%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.21%) Biology
4 6 (4.14%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.45%) Algorithms
5 5 (3.45%) Informatics
6 2 (1.38%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.38%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.69%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.69%) CUDA
7 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.69%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.69%) Ontologies
7 1 (0.69%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.69%) User Experience
7 1 (0.69%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 49 (33.79%) Windows
2 45 (31.03%) Unix
3 21 (14.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (11.72%) Solaris
5 8 (5.52%) Windows Server
6 7 (4.83%) Ubuntu
7 5 (3.45%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (2.76%) AIX
8 4 (2.76%) CentOS
8 4 (2.76%) HPUX
9 2 (1.38%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.69%) Android
10 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (32.41%) DevOps
2 34 (23.45%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (16.55%) Configuration Management
3 24 (16.55%) Open Source
4 18 (12.41%) ITIL
5 17 (11.72%) Kalman Filter
6 16 (11.03%) Virtual Environments
7 13 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (8.97%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (8.28%) High Availability
9 11 (7.59%) Load Balancing
10 10 (6.90%) Change Control
10 10 (6.90%) Incident Management
11 9 (6.21%) TDD
12 7 (4.83%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (4.83%) OO
12 7 (4.83%) Service Delivery
12 7 (4.83%) Software Delivery
12 7 (4.83%) Software Engineering
13 6 (4.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (37.93%) Python
2 32 (22.07%) SQL
3 28 (19.31%) Java
4 22 (15.17%) C
4 22 (15.17%) C++
4 22 (15.17%) Ruby
4 22 (15.17%) Shell Script
5 18 (12.41%) Perl
6 14 (9.66%) PL/SQL
7 10 (6.90%) PHP
8 9 (6.21%) JavaScript
9 8 (5.52%) Bash Shell
10 6 (4.14%) MATLAB
10 6 (4.14%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.76%) Embedded C
12 3 (2.07%) C#
12 3 (2.07%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.38%) Jython
14 1 (0.69%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 17 (11.72%) Degree
2 8 (5.52%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.14%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.07%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.83%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.07%) DO-178B
3 3 (2.07%) MISRA
4 2 (1.38%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (15.17%) Docker
2 19 (13.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (8.97%) iptables
4 12 (8.28%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (7.59%) Active Directory
6 10 (6.90%) Postfix
6 10 (6.90%) Sendmail
6 10 (6.90%) vSphere
7 2 (1.38%) Firmware
7 2 (1.38%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.38%) Snort
7 2 (1.38%) Terminal Server
7 2 (1.38%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 54 (37.24%) Puppet
2 25 (17.24%) Ansible
3 20 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (9.66%) Nagios
5 13 (8.97%) OSSEC
6 12 (8.28%) Cobbler
6 12 (8.28%) Packer
7 8 (5.52%) logstash
8 7 (4.83%) Kibana
9 3 (2.07%) NSN NetAct
9 3 (2.07%) SCCM
10 2 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (1.38%) SCOM
10 2 (1.38%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (0.69%) Riemann
Vendors
1 28 (19.31%) VMware
2 27 (18.62%) Oracle
3 23 (15.86%) Red Hat
4 17 (11.72%) Microsoft
5 14 (9.66%) HP
6 13 (8.97%) EMC
7 12 (8.28%) LogRhythm
7 12 (8.28%) TippingPoint
8 11 (7.59%) SolarWinds
8 11 (7.59%) Splunk
9 10 (6.90%) ServiceNow
10 5 (3.45%) Citrix
11 4 (2.76%) NetApp
11 4 (2.76%) Zend
12 2 (1.38%) Cisco
12 2 (1.38%) Nokia
12 2 (1.38%) Remedy
13 1 (0.69%) 3PAR
13 1 (0.69%) Rackspace
13 1 (0.69%) WorldPay
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
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