The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux 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
Linux
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 12 7 18
Rank change year-on-year -5 +11  
Contract jobs citing Linux 50 78 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 9.36% 12.54% 8.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.46% 51.66% 36.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 41 22
Median daily rate £398 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.47% +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £320 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £525 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 5
Median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.52% +8.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £35.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £59.50 £43.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.88 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -9.59% +19.44%  

Linux 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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 130 151 152
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 24.34% 24.28% 22.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 74 54
Median daily rate £325 £388 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.12% +34.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £165 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 24 44
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.03 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £60.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Cambridgeshire

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Cambridgeshire

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Cambridgeshire

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Cambridgeshire

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Linux in Cambridgeshire

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -14 24 £350 -17.64% 52
Peterborough +4 7 £268 -46.50% 2
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 49 (42.24%) Python
2 34 (29.31%) Windows
3 32 (27.59%) Software Engineering
4 28 (24.14%) Git (software)
5 23 (19.83%) C
5 23 (19.83%) JavaScript
5 23 (19.83%) REST
6 21 (18.10%) Docker
7 19 (16.38%) Node.js
7 19 (16.38%) .NET
8 18 (15.52%) SQL
8 18 (15.52%) C#
8 18 (15.52%) Java
8 18 (15.52%) E-Commerce
8 18 (15.52%) TCP/IP
9 17 (14.66%) Amazon AWS
9 17 (14.66%) PaaS
9 17 (14.66%) IaaS
10 15 (12.93%) Jenkins
11 14 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (12.07%) Unix
12 13 (11.21%) Active Directory
12 13 (11.21%) HTTP
12 13 (11.21%) VMware
12 13 (11.21%) Ubuntu
12 13 (11.21%) JSON
13 12 (10.34%) Degree
13 12 (10.34%) DNS
13 12 (10.34%) Embedded C

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (1.72%) Apache Spark
1 2 (1.72%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.86%) Apache
2 1 (0.86%) Confluence
2 1 (0.86%) Jupyter
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.86%) SAS
2 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.86%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.86%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (6.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.17%) MFGPRO
2 1 (0.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.66%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (14.66%) IaaS
1 17 (14.66%) PaaS
2 10 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.86%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.52%) TCP/IP
2 13 (11.21%) HTTP
3 12 (10.34%) DNS
4 11 (9.48%) SSL
5 8 (6.90%) Wireless
6 7 (6.03%) Bluetooth
7 4 (3.45%) VPN
7 4 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (2.59%) Firewall
8 3 (2.59%) LDAP
8 3 (2.59%) ZigBee
9 2 (1.72%) DHCP
9 2 (1.72%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (1.72%) Internet
9 2 (1.72%) Network Security
9 2 (1.72%) SAN
9 2 (1.72%) Software-Defined Networking
10 1 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.86%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.34%) MongoDB
2 6 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.31%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.45%) Big Data
4 4 (3.45%) MySQL
4 4 (3.45%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.72%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.86%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.86%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 28 (24.14%) Git (software)
2 15 (12.93%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.45%) LabVIEW
3 4 (3.45%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.72%) Hudson
4 2 (1.72%) JIRA
5 1 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.86%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.86%) CMake
5 1 (0.86%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.86%) JDeveloper
5 1 (0.86%) Subversion
5 1 (0.86%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (6.90%) Finance
2 3 (2.59%) Electronics
2 3 (2.59%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.72%) Banking
3 2 (1.72%) Law
4 1 (0.86%) Automotive
4 1 (0.86%) Avionics
4 1 (0.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (25.00%) Developer
2 19 (16.38%) Software Engineer
3 12 (10.34%) Analyst
4 11 (9.48%) Embedded Engineer
5 10 (8.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 10 (8.62%) Technical Analyst
6 8 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
7 7 (6.03%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) MongoDB Developer
7 7 (6.03%) Node.js Developer
7 7 (6.03%) Platform Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) Python Developer
8 6 (5.17%) Architect
8 6 (5.17%) C Software Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) C# Developer
8 6 (5.17%) Embedded C Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) Python Software Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.83%) REST
2 19 (16.38%) .NET
2 19 (16.38%) Node.js
3 13 (11.21%) JSON
4 9 (7.76%) Web Services
5 6 (5.17%) Django
6 4 (3.45%) X-Windows
7 3 (2.59%) Flask
7 3 (2.59%) Oracle ADF
7 3 (2.59%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (2.59%) SQLAlchemy
8 2 (1.72%) OpenGL
8 2 (1.72%) OpenGL ES
8 2 (1.72%) RESTful
9 1 (0.86%) CSS
9 1 (0.86%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.86%) HTML
9 1 (0.86%) JPA
9 1 (0.86%) Kafka
9 1 (0.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.90%) Computer Science
1 8 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.17%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (3.45%) User Experience
4 2 (1.72%) Device Driver
4 2 (1.72%) Robotics
4 2 (1.72%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 1 (0.86%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.86%) EMC VNX
5 1 (0.86%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.86%) Online Games
5 1 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (29.31%) Windows
2 14 (12.07%) Unix
3 13 (11.21%) Ubuntu
4 11 (9.48%) AIX
4 11 (9.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (8.62%) CoreOS
5 10 (8.62%) Windows 7
6 8 (6.90%) Windows Server
7 7 (6.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (6.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (4.31%) Mac OS X
8 5 (4.31%) Windows 10
9 4 (3.45%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (2.59%) Android
10 3 (2.59%) CentOS
11 2 (1.72%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (27.59%) Software Engineering
2 18 (15.52%) E-Commerce
3 14 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (8.62%) ITIL
5 10 (8.62%) Kanban
5 10 (8.62%) Migration
5 10 (8.62%) Scrum
5 10 (8.62%) SOA
5 10 (8.62%) TDD
6 9 (7.76%) Change Management
6 9 (7.76%) DevOps
6 9 (7.76%) Technical Analysis
7 8 (6.90%) Data Migration
7 8 (6.90%) Risk Management
7 8 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (6.03%) ITSM
8 7 (6.03%) Project Management
9 6 (5.17%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 49 (42.24%) Python
2 23 (19.83%) C
2 23 (19.83%) JavaScript
3 18 (15.52%) C#
3 18 (15.52%) Java
3 18 (15.52%) SQL
4 12 (10.34%) Embedded C
5 10 (8.62%) C++
6 8 (6.90%) Perl
7 6 (5.17%) Bash Shell
8 5 (4.31%) PHP
9 4 (3.45%) Ruby
10 3 (2.59%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.59%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.59%) XAML
11 2 (1.72%) Embedded C++
11 2 (1.72%) Tcl
11 2 (1.72%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.86%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (10.34%) Degree
2 8 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.17%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.86%) CCIE
5 1 (0.86%) CCNA
5 1 (0.86%) CCSA
5 1 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.86%) CISM
5 1 (0.86%) CISSP
5 1 (0.86%) JNCIA
5 1 (0.86%) MCSA
5 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.86%) PhD
5 1 (0.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.17%) JSP 440
2 3 (2.59%) QA
3 1 (0.86%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.86%) MISRA
System Software
1 21 (18.10%) Docker
2 13 (11.21%) Active Directory
3 10 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.31%) Firmware
5 2 (1.72%) KVM
5 2 (1.72%) LXC
6 1 (0.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (9.48%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.31%) Ansible
3 4 (3.45%) DameWare
4 3 (2.59%) Puppet
5 1 (0.86%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.86%) Linux-HA
5 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.86%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.86%) Pacemaker
5 1 (0.86%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 13 (11.21%) VMware
2 11 (9.48%) Red Hat
3 10 (8.62%) Microsoft
4 8 (6.90%) Oracle
5 6 (5.17%) QAD
6 5 (4.31%) Progress
7 4 (3.45%) Citrix
7 4 (3.45%) LANDesk
8 2 (1.72%) Brocade
8 2 (1.72%) CA
8 2 (1.72%) EMC
8 2 (1.72%) Riverbed
8 2 (1.72%) Vyatta
9 1 (0.86%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.86%) BT
9 1 (0.86%) ForgeRock
9 1 (0.86%) PagerDuty
9 1 (0.86%) Perforce
9 1 (0.86%) Samsung
9 1 (0.86%) Vertica
Cambridgeshire
Firway Consulting
Rate: Good
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
SoCode Limited
Rate: £35 - 50 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
University Of Cambridge
Rate: From £25,298 to £38,183 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago