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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 3 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 13 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 13.83% 5.22% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.00% 18.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £350 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 £26.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.30% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
Linux
Cambridgeshire

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
25 33 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 26.60% 28.70% 23.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 15
Median daily rate £350 £170 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% -24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £113 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £359
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 9
Median hourly rate £43.50 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.85 £28.50 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 September 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for Linux.

1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 9 (56.25%) Oracle
3 8 (50.00%) Manufacturing
4 7 (43.75%) Change Management
4 7 (43.75%) ITSM
4 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (37.50%) Oracle ADF
5 6 (37.50%) Web Services
5 6 (37.50%) Java
5 6 (37.50%) PL/SQL
5 6 (37.50%) VB.NET
5 6 (37.50%) Python
6 4 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
6 4 (25.00%) Requirements Management
6 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (18.75%) DO-178B
7 3 (18.75%) Data Quality
7 3 (18.75%) MISRA
7 3 (18.75%) Automotive
7 3 (18.75%) Data Management
7 3 (18.75%) MATLAB
8 2 (12.50%) C
8 2 (12.50%) C++
8 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Degree
9 1 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
9 1 (6.25%) Network Security

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) LabVIEW
General
1 8 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (18.75%) Automotive
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (6.25%) DSP Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) DSP Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) DSP Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) ITSM Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Remedy Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle ADF
2 6 (37.50%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (6.25%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Change Management
1 7 (43.75%) ITSM
2 4 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Requirements Management
2 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Data Management
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Code Coverage
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) PL/SQL
2 6 (37.50%) Python
2 6 (37.50%) VB.NET
3 3 (18.75%) MATLAB
4 2 (12.50%) C
4 2 (12.50%) C++
5 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) Data Quality
1 3 (18.75%) DO-178B
1 3 (18.75%) MISRA
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Remedy