The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Ubuntu skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ubuntu Linux
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 39 45 34
Rank change year-on-year +6 -11  
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.32% 0.25% 1.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.49% 0.86% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £450 - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £425 £310
% change year-on-year +14.70% +37.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year -27.83% -46.11%  

Ubuntu is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 67 116 81
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 21.41% 28.43% 25.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 59 39
Median daily rate £305 £343 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.94% +5.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £505 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 14
Median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £60.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in Cambridge

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ubuntu in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ubuntu in Cambridge

Ubuntu
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ubuntu in Cambridge

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Pingdom
2 1 (50.00%) AppDynamics
2 1 (50.00%) PagerDuty
2 1 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (50.00%) Application Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Hudson
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (50.00%) Confluence
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Hudson
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Application Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Pingdom
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) AppDynamics
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (50.00%) PagerDuty
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat