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 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
Rank 8 20 29
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +9
Contract jobs citing Linux 13 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 14.77% 2.06% 0.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 81.25% 6.06% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £290 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.55% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £34.44 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.80% +7.63%

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
16 33 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 18.18% 34.02% 33.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 28
Median daily rate £268 £236 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.22% +45.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £130 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 15
Median hourly rate £26.88 £10.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+155.95% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £17.40 £21.00
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 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram in Peterborough

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

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

1 14 (46.67%) Change Management
1 14 (46.67%) ITSM
2 13 (43.33%) SQL
3 11 (36.67%) .NET
3 11 (36.67%) Oracle
3 11 (36.67%) AIX
4 10 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (30.00%) Technical Analysis
6 8 (26.67%) Python
6 8 (26.67%) Web Services
6 8 (26.67%) VB.NET
6 8 (26.67%) PL/SQL
6 8 (26.67%) Java
6 8 (26.67%) Oracle ADF
7 7 (23.33%) Unit Testing
8 6 (20.00%) QAD
8 6 (20.00%) MFGPRO
9 5 (16.67%) ITIL
9 5 (16.67%) Progress
10 4 (13.33%) Requirements Management
11 3 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
11 3 (10.00%) Data Management
11 3 (10.00%) Data Quality
12 2 (6.67%) Embedded Software Development
12 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
12 2 (6.67%) C
12 2 (6.67%) C++
12 2 (6.67%) Degree
12 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing

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 (3.33%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MFGPRO
2 1 (3.33%) Magento
2 1 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) JDeveloper
1 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 10 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Automotive
2 1 (3.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Analyst
2 10 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) Developer
3 9 (30.00%) Systems Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (10.00%) DBA
5 3 (10.00%) IT Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) AIX Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Progress DBA
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Database Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) DSP Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) DSP Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Remedy Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) .NET
2 8 (26.67%) Oracle ADF
2 8 (26.67%) Web Services
3 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.33%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) AIX
2 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Change Management
1 14 (46.67%) ITSM
2 9 (30.00%) Technical Analysis
3 7 (23.33%) Unit Testing
4 5 (16.67%) ITIL
5 4 (13.33%) Requirements Management
6 3 (10.00%) Data Management
6 3 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Business Analysis
8 1 (3.33%) DevOps
8 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.33%) ERP
8 1 (3.33%) High Availability
8 1 (3.33%) Migration
8 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) SQL
2 8 (26.67%) Java
2 8 (26.67%) PL/SQL
2 8 (26.67%) Python
2 8 (26.67%) VB.NET
3 2 (6.67%) C
3 2 (6.67%) C++
4 1 (3.33%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.33%) DO-178B
2 1 (3.33%) MISRA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (3.33%) Linux-HA
1 1 (3.33%) Pacemaker
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Oracle
2 6 (20.00%) QAD
3 5 (16.67%) Progress
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.33%) Remedy