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 June 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.

Ubuntu Linux
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 40 59
Rank change year-on-year +2 +19  
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.99% 0.85% 0.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.66% 2.52% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £275 £438 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.14% +75.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £425 £310
% change year-on-year -5.76% +37.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - £45.00

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 82 119 176
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 27.15% 33.81% 37.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 72 125
Median daily rate £213 £340 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +1.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £225 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £500 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 5 9
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.52% -40.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ubuntu in Cambridge over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ubuntu in Cambridge

Ubuntu
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ubuntu in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) Debian
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (50.00%) MediaWiki
3 2 (50.00%) CentOS
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Task Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (25.00%) Confluence
4 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (25.00%) Ansible
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Pingdom
4 1 (25.00%) AppDynamics

Ubuntu
Co-occurring 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 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) MediaWiki
2 1 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) CentOS
3 2 (50.00%) Debian
3 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Application Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (25.00%) Ansible
2 1 (25.00%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) NetApp
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) AppDynamics
2 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (25.00%) PagerDuty