Period
to 18 December 2018

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 18 December 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.

Ubuntu Linux
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 92 68
Rank change year-on-year +24 -24 +16
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 12 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.06% 0.79% 1.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.24% 3.85% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 1
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £381 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.67% -11.76% +32.81%
10th Percentile £149 £363 £413
90th Percentile £490 £388 £438
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +17.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £40.00 -
East of England median hourly rate - £40.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year - +196.30% -51.79%

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 283 286 263
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 25.00% 20.50% 23.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 119 99
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £365 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £119 £191 £142
90th Percentile £493 £490 £450
East of England median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 64 31
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +29.03% +129.63%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £10.63
90th Percentile £47.63 £52.50 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £26.22 £16.50
% change year-on-year -37.07% +58.91% -2.94%

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

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 6 months to 18 December 2018.

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 6 months to 18 December 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 -4 9 £293 -22.00% 4
Ubuntu
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, 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 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) Firewall
3 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (41.67%) LAMP
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (41.67%) HTTP
5 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
5 5 (41.67%) Unix
5 5 (41.67%) Windows
5 5 (41.67%) VPN
5 5 (41.67%) DNS
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
5 5 (41.67%) DRM
5 5 (41.67%) REST
5 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (41.67%) Docker
5 5 (41.67%) DevOps
5 5 (41.67%) Over-the-Top Content
5 5 (41.67%) Kubernetes
5 5 (41.67%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (41.67%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (33.33%) High Availability
7 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (25.00%) VMware

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 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) Office 365
3 1 (8.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
3 5 (41.67%) DNS
3 5 (41.67%) HTTP
3 5 (41.67%) Remote Desktop
3 5 (41.67%) VPN
4 3 (25.00%) Internet
4 3 (25.00%) Network Security
4 3 (25.00%) VoIP
5 2 (16.67%) Wireless
6 1 (8.33%) Broadband
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (8.33%) Junos
6 1 (8.33%) OpenFlow
6 1 (8.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (8.33%) Bitbucket
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (25.00%) Publishing
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Python Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Developer
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) LAMP
1 5 (41.67%) REST
2 3 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) LDAP
4 1 (8.33%) 802.1X
4 1 (8.33%) RESTful
4 1 (8.33%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Unix
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Data ONTAP
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (16.67%) Mac OS
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (8.33%) Debian
5 1 (8.33%) Fedora
5 1 (8.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) DevOps
1 5 (41.67%) DRM
2 4 (33.33%) High Availability
3 3 (25.00%) Antivirus Management
3 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) Open Source
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (8.33%) Java
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
1 5 (41.67%) Docker
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 5 (41.67%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) vSphere
2 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Kubernetes
2 3 (25.00%) FortiGate
2 3 (25.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
1 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
2 3 (25.00%) NetApp
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper