Period
to 16 July 2018

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 6 months to 16 July 2018 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.

Linux
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 11 7
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 -3
Contract jobs citing Linux 108 105 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 10.06% 8.94% 12.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.81% 35.84% 47.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 42 94
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £416 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.06% -11.11% +24.14%
10th Percentile £281 £233 £311
90th Percentile £566 £515 £550
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 27 14
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £45.50 £41.00 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.98% +3.14% +1.92%
10th Percentile £26.25 £36.25 £30.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.30 £48.75
East of England median hourly rate £45.50 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +21.33% +3.45% -10.71%

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 241 293 333
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 22.44% 24.94% 26.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 116 185
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £116 £132 £155
90th Percentile £538 £515 £538
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 68 33
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.93 £25.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.28% -19.35% +113.79%
10th Percentile £12.18 £13.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £46.60 £44.88 £48.75
East of England median hourly rate £15.86 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -9.37% +6.06% -5.71%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

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 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Cambridgeshire

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 16 July 2018.

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 6 months to 16 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +6 74 £425 +17.24% 134
Peterborough -2 9 £400 +46.12% 4
St Neots - 2 £415 -
Linux
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 52 (48.15%) Python
2 33 (30.56%) Git (software)
3 25 (23.15%) SQL
4 24 (22.22%) Perl
5 22 (20.37%) Windows
5 22 (20.37%) Bash Shell
5 22 (20.37%) Puppet
6 21 (19.44%) Ansible
6 21 (19.44%) Docker
6 21 (19.44%) DevOps
7 18 (16.67%) Ubuntu
7 18 (16.67%) Apache
8 16 (14.81%) Software Engineering
9 15 (13.89%) Jenkins
9 15 (13.89%) Unix
9 15 (13.89%) MySQL
9 15 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (12.96%) HTML
10 14 (12.96%) JavaScript
10 14 (12.96%) MongoDB
10 14 (12.96%) High Availability
10 14 (12.96%) Degree
10 14 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (12.04%) Kubernetes
11 13 (12.04%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (12.04%) Amazon AWS
11 13 (12.04%) CSS
11 13 (12.04%) Java
11 13 (12.04%) C
11 13 (12.04%) Replication

Linux
Co-occurring 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 18 (16.67%) Apache
2 6 (5.56%) Drupal
2 6 (5.56%) WordPress
3 4 (3.70%) CMS
4 3 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.78%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.78%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.93%) Confluence
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.93%) Luigi
5 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.04%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.33%) GitHub
3 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.70%) npm
5 2 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.85%) Slack
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.93%) Office 365
6 1 (0.93%) PaaS
6 1 (0.93%) SaaS
6 1 (0.93%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.41%) BGP
2 7 (6.48%) Wireless
3 6 (5.56%) IPv6
3 6 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 6 (5.56%) VXLAN
4 5 (4.63%) DNS
5 3 (2.78%) Firewall
5 3 (2.78%) FTP
5 3 (2.78%) HTTP
5 3 (2.78%) SSH
5 3 (2.78%) VPN
5 3 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.85%) Bluetooth
6 2 (1.85%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (1.85%) Junos
6 2 (1.85%) Network Security
6 2 (1.85%) OpenFlow
6 2 (1.85%) OpenVPN
6 2 (1.85%) VLAN
6 2 (1.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.89%) MySQL
2 14 (12.96%) MongoDB
3 8 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.48%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (5.56%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.70%) Big Data
7 3 (2.78%) Data Lake
7 3 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.78%) OLAP
7 3 (2.78%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.78%) Snowflake Schema
8 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.93%) DB2
9 1 (0.93%) Firebird
9 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.93%) Redis
Development Applications
1 33 (30.56%) Git (software)
2 15 (13.89%) Jenkins
3 10 (9.26%) JIRA
4 6 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (4.63%) Subversion
6 4 (3.70%) Jasmine
6 4 (3.70%) Protractor
7 2 (1.85%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.85%) Hudson
7 2 (1.85%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.93%) GCC
8 1 (0.93%) GoCD
8 1 (0.93%) GoogleTest
8 1 (0.93%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (5.56%) Law
2 5 (4.63%) Electronics
3 3 (2.78%) Automotive
3 3 (2.78%) Marketing
4 1 (0.93%) Advertising
4 1 (0.93%) Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.93%) Publishing
4 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (25.93%) Developer
2 17 (15.74%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (12.96%) Administrator
4 13 (12.04%) DBA
4 13 (12.04%) MongoDB DBA
5 11 (10.19%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (7.41%) Software Engineer
6 8 (7.41%) Test Engineer
7 7 (6.48%) Network Engineer
8 6 (5.56%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.63%) Drupal Developer
9 5 (4.63%) Embedded Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) SQL DBA
10 4 (3.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 4 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (3.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 4 (3.70%) PHP Developer
10 4 (3.70%) Python Developer
10 4 (3.70%) Software Test Engineer
10 4 (3.70%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.96%) HTML
2 13 (12.04%) CSS
3 11 (10.19%) HTML5
4 10 (9.26%) CSS3
5 9 (8.33%) Node.js
6 6 (5.56%) LAMP
6 6 (5.56%) RESTful
7 5 (4.63%) AngularJS
8 4 (3.70%) D3.js
8 4 (3.70%) JSON
8 4 (3.70%) Symfony
8 4 (3.70%) XML
9 3 (2.78%) Ajax
9 3 (2.78%) Flask
9 3 (2.78%) React
9 3 (2.78%) XHTML
10 2 (1.85%) 802.1X
10 2 (1.85%) LDAP
10 2 (1.85%) SAML
11 1 (0.93%) WS-I
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.04%) Replication
2 9 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 7 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.78%) CAN bus
6 3 (2.78%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.85%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.85%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.85%) iPad
7 2 (1.85%) Life Science
8 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.93%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.37%) Windows
2 18 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 15 (13.89%) Unix
4 9 (8.33%) CentOS
5 5 (4.63%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (2.78%) Debian
8 2 (1.85%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.93%) DC/OS
9 1 (0.93%) Fedora
9 1 (0.93%) FreeNAS
9 1 (0.93%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.44%) DevOps
2 16 (14.81%) Software Engineering
3 15 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (12.96%) High Availability
4 14 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (12.04%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (10.19%) Open Source
7 11 (10.19%) Test Automation
8 10 (9.26%) Web Development
9 8 (7.41%) Change Management
9 8 (7.41%) Scrum
10 6 (5.56%) API Integration
10 6 (5.56%) OO
10 6 (5.56%) Typography
11 5 (4.63%) Analytics
11 5 (4.63%) Content Management
11 5 (4.63%) SDLC
12 4 (3.70%) Machine Learning
12 4 (3.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 52 (48.15%) Python
2 25 (23.15%) SQL
3 24 (22.22%) Perl
4 22 (20.37%) Bash Shell
5 14 (12.96%) JavaScript
6 13 (12.04%) C
6 13 (12.04%) Java
7 11 (10.19%) C++
7 11 (10.19%) PHP
8 5 (4.63%) Embedded C
9 4 (3.70%) Ruby
10 3 (2.78%) JSX
10 3 (2.78%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.85%) Embedded C++
11 2 (1.85%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.93%) AWK
12 1 (0.93%) Fortran
12 1 (0.93%) Go
12 1 (0.93%) R
12 1 (0.93%) sed
Qualifications
1 14 (12.96%) Degree
2 4 (3.70%) CCNP
2 4 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.78%) ISEB
3 3 (2.78%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.85%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.85%) PhD
5 1 (0.93%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 21 (19.44%) Docker
2 6 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.85%) vSphere
3 2 (1.85%) Xen
3 2 (1.85%) XenApp
4 1 (0.93%) Firmware
4 1 (0.93%) KVM
4 1 (0.93%) LXC
Systems Management
1 22 (20.37%) Puppet
2 21 (19.44%) Ansible
3 13 (12.04%) Kubernetes
4 9 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (8.33%) Terraform
5 4 (3.70%) Nagios
6 3 (2.78%) Rancher
7 1 (0.93%) Grafana
7 1 (0.93%) Graphite
7 1 (0.93%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.93%) Icinga
7 1 (0.93%) logstash
7 1 (0.93%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.93%) rkt
7 1 (0.93%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (9.26%) Cisco
1 10 (9.26%) Oracle
2 7 (6.48%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.48%) VMware
3 6 (5.56%) Arista
4 3 (2.78%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.78%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (2.78%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.85%) Citrix
5 2 (1.85%) Fortinet
5 2 (1.85%) Juniper
5 2 (1.85%) NetApp
5 2 (1.85%) Sophos
6 1 (0.93%) Dynatrace