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 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 53 78
Rank change year-on-year +4 +25  
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 6 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.02% 0.85% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.73% 2.87% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Median daily rate £275 £469 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.33% +87.50%  
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 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -31.25% -11.11%  

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 161 174 252
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 27.38% 29.54% 32.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 104 141
Median daily rate £280 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £140 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 13 37
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.25 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year -6.06% +1.85%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ubuntu in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ubuntu in Cambridgeshire

Ubuntu
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 June 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 +7 3 £275 -37.14% 3
Ubuntu
East of England

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

1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (70.59%) E-Commerce
2 12 (70.59%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (64.71%) Git (software)
3 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (64.71%) Python
3 11 (64.71%) TCP/IP
3 11 (64.71%) DNS
3 11 (64.71%) SSL
3 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
3 11 (64.71%) REST
3 11 (64.71%) Docker
4 10 (58.82%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (58.82%) IaaS
4 10 (58.82%) Node.js
4 10 (58.82%) CoreOS
4 10 (58.82%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (58.82%) .NET
4 10 (58.82%) SOA
4 10 (58.82%) TDD
4 10 (58.82%) HTTP
4 10 (58.82%) Scrum
4 10 (58.82%) PaaS
4 10 (58.82%) JSON
4 10 (58.82%) Kanban
5 5 (29.41%) Windows
6 4 (23.53%) NetApp
6 4 (23.53%) VMware
6 4 (23.53%) DevOps
7 3 (17.65%) Active Directory

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 2 (11.76%) Apache
1 2 (11.76%) MediaWiki
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 10 (58.82%) IaaS
1 10 (58.82%) PaaS
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) DNS
1 11 (64.71%) SSL
1 11 (64.71%) TCP/IP
2 10 (58.82%) HTTP
3 2 (11.76%) SAN
4 1 (5.88%) DHCP
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) LDAP
4 1 (5.88%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Platform Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Python Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) REST
2 10 (58.82%) .NET
2 10 (58.82%) JSON
2 10 (58.82%) Node.js
3 1 (5.88%) gevent
3 1 (5.88%) Protocol Buffers
3 1 (5.88%) pytest
3 1 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (5.88%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) Internet of Things
1 1 (5.88%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (58.82%) CoreOS
3 5 (29.41%) Windows
4 2 (11.76%) CentOS
4 2 (11.76%) Debian
4 2 (11.76%) Solaris
4 2 (11.76%) Unix
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (70.59%) E-Commerce
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (58.82%) Continuous Delivery
3 10 (58.82%) Kanban
3 10 (58.82%) Scrum
3 10 (58.82%) SOA
3 10 (58.82%) TDD
4 4 (23.53%) DevOps
5 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) Change Management
6 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.88%) Application Performance Management
7 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.88%) High Availability
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
7 1 (5.88%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
1 11 (64.71%) Python
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) C
3 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Docker
2 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.76%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (11.76%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.88%) Ansible
3 1 (5.88%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) NetApp
1 4 (23.53%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) AppDynamics
2 1 (5.88%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.88%) PagerDuty