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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ubuntu Linux
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 40 56 57
Rank change year-on-year +16 +1  
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 11 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.09% 0.32% 0.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.59% 1.35% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £515 - £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 £8.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +105.88% -81.11%  

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 128 148 146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 24.29% 24.03% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 71 53
Median daily rate £315 £381 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.37% +32.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £162 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £397
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £335
% change year-on-year +6.89% +8.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 25 40
Median hourly rate £17.50 £36.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.72% +158.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.18 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £60.00 £40.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.18% +6.45%  

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ubuntu in Cambridgeshire

Ubuntu
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor 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 3 months to 23 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 +10 1 £450 - 1
Ubuntu
East of England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (84.62%) E-Commerce
2 11 (84.62%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (84.62%) Git (software)
2 11 (84.62%) PaaS
2 11 (84.62%) Node.js
2 11 (84.62%) REST
2 11 (84.62%) IaaS
2 11 (84.62%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (84.62%) Docker
2 11 (84.62%) Continuous Delivery
3 10 (76.92%) CoreOS
3 10 (76.92%) Kanban
3 10 (76.92%) Scrum
3 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (76.92%) TDD
3 10 (76.92%) JSON
3 10 (76.92%) SOA
3 10 (76.92%) HTTP
3 10 (76.92%) TCP/IP
3 10 (76.92%) DNS
3 10 (76.92%) SSL
3 10 (76.92%) Python
3 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 10 (76.92%) .NET
4 4 (30.77%) DevOps
5 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 2 (15.38%) CentOS
6 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (15.38%) Jenkins

Ubuntu
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 1 (7.69%) Confluence
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 11 (84.62%) IaaS
1 11 (84.62%) PaaS
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) DNS
1 10 (76.92%) HTTP
1 10 (76.92%) SSL
1 10 (76.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
1 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (84.62%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
3 1 (7.69%) Hudson
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Platform Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) MongoDB Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) Node.js
1 11 (84.62%) REST
2 10 (76.92%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) JSON
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (76.92%) CoreOS
3 2 (15.38%) CentOS
4 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Continuous Delivery
1 11 (84.62%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (84.62%) E-Commerce
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) Kanban
2 10 (76.92%) Scrum
2 10 (76.92%) SOA
2 10 (76.92%) TDD
3 4 (30.77%) DevOps
4 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Application Performance Management
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
1 10 (76.92%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) Java
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (84.62%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (15.38%) Ansible
3 1 (7.69%) Pingdom
3 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) AppDynamics
1 1 (7.69%) Atlassian
1 1 (7.69%) PagerDuty
1 1 (7.69%) Red Hat