Period
to 19 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Ubuntu skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ubuntu over the 6 months to 19 October 2021 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 50 39 88
Rank change year-on-year -11 +49 -13
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 12 1 6
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.72% 0.33% 0.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.59% 1.72% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
10th Percentile £460 " £264
25th Percentile £466 " £416
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 - £513
75th Percentile £525 " £572
90th Percentile " " £634
East of England median daily rate £494 - £490
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £55.00
Median % change year-on-year - -65.45% -
East of England median hourly rate - £19.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year - -65.45% -

Ubuntu 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 158 58 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 22.67% 19.14% 22.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 40 134
10th Percentile £134 £135 £120
25th Percentile £200 £309 £185
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £353 £356 £350
Median % change year-on-year -1.05% +1.79% -6.67%
75th Percentile £441 £525 £438
90th Percentile £529 £583 £525
East of England median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year - -6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 46
10th Percentile " £18.95 £11.21
25th Percentile £12.25 £19.63 £13.40
Median hourly rate £14.50 £31.25 £17.00
Median % change year-on-year -53.60% +83.82% -2.86%
75th Percentile £17.50 £45.00 £43.75
90th Percentile £20.60 £47.25 £48.75
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.86
% change year-on-year -5.26% +19.80% -3.88%

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in Cambridgeshire

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Ubuntu in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Ubuntu in Cambridgeshire

Ubuntu
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Ubuntu in Cambridgeshire.

Hourly rate trend for Ubuntu in Cambridgeshire

Ubuntu
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 Ubuntu within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 19 October 2021. 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 0 12 £500 - 2
Ubuntu
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu 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 Ubuntu.

1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) JIRA
2 9 (75.00%) DevOps
2 9 (75.00%) GitLab
2 9 (75.00%) Kubernetes
3 8 (66.67%) Python
4 7 (58.33%) Wireless
4 7 (58.33%) Bash Shell
5 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 6 (50.00%) Docker
5 6 (50.00%) Spinnaker
5 6 (50.00%) Electronics
5 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (25.00%) Workflow
6 3 (25.00%) Life Science
6 3 (25.00%) Drupal
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (25.00%) Google
6 3 (25.00%) Apache
6 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
6 3 (25.00%) Workflow Management
6 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
6 3 (25.00%) Packer
6 3 (25.00%) Terraform
6 3 (25.00%) OpenStack
6 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) AWS
7 1 (8.33%) Shibboleth

Ubuntu
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 3 (25.00%) Apache
1 3 (25.00%) Drupal
1 3 (25.00%) OpenStack
1 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Wireless
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) MPLS
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) GitLab
1 9 (75.00%) JIRA
2 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (50.00%) Spinnaker
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Project Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Python Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Python Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) LDAP
1 1 (8.33%) OAuth
1 1 (8.33%) OpenID
1 1 (8.33%) SAML
1 1 (8.33%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Life Science
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 3 (25.00%) Workflow
2 3 (25.00%) Workflow Management
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Development
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Python
2 7 (58.33%) Bash Shell
3 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (8.33%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) Kubernetes
2 3 (25.00%) Packer
2 3 (25.00%) Terraform
3 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (8.33%) Arista
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Extreme Networks