The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
Rank 11 19 30
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +11
Contract jobs citing Linux 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 7.87% 1.14% 0.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.67% 3.13% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £268 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%

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

Operating Systems Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
15 32 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 16.85% 36.36% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 18
Median daily rate £291 £238 £144
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.63% +65.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £174 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £288 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 19
Median hourly rate £13.50 £10.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for Linux.

1 11 (50.00%) AIX
2 10 (45.45%) Change Management
2 10 (45.45%) ITSM
3 9 (40.91%) Technical Analysis
4 7 (31.82%) SQL
4 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (27.27%) .NET
5 6 (27.27%) Oracle
5 6 (27.27%) QAD
5 6 (27.27%) MFGPRO
5 6 (27.27%) Manufacturing
6 5 (22.73%) Oracle ADF
6 5 (22.73%) PL/SQL
6 5 (22.73%) Web Services
6 5 (22.73%) ITIL
6 5 (22.73%) VB.NET
6 5 (22.73%) Java
6 5 (22.73%) Python
6 5 (22.73%) Progress
6 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (4.55%) MISRA
8 1 (4.55%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (4.55%) DevOps
8 1 (4.55%) Pacemaker
8 1 (4.55%) Linux-HA
8 1 (4.55%) Magento
8 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (4.55%) Puppet

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough 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 1 (4.55%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MFGPRO
2 1 (4.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JDeveloper
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (27.27%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Analyst
2 10 (45.45%) Technical Analyst
3 8 (36.36%) Systems Analyst
4 6 (27.27%) Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (13.64%) DBA
7 2 (9.09%) Administrator
7 2 (9.09%) AIX Administrator
7 2 (9.09%) IT Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (9.09%) Progress DBA
8 1 (4.55%) Consultant
8 1 (4.55%) Database Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Magento Developer
8 1 (4.55%) PHP Developer
8 1 (4.55%) PHP Magento Developer
8 1 (4.55%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) .NET
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle ADF
2 5 (22.73%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) AIX
2 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Change Management
1 10 (45.45%) ITSM
2 9 (40.91%) Technical Analysis
3 5 (22.73%) ITIL
3 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Data Management
4 1 (4.55%) DevOps
4 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.55%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) ERP
4 1 (4.55%) High Availability
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Requirements Management
4 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) Java
2 5 (22.73%) PL/SQL
2 5 (22.73%) Python
2 5 (22.73%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.55%) MATLAB
3 1 (4.55%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.55%) DO-178B
1 1 (4.55%) MISRA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (4.55%) Linux-HA
1 1 (4.55%) Pacemaker
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
1 6 (27.27%) QAD
2 5 (22.73%) Progress
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat