The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 28 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.

Linux
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 15 22
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7  
Contract jobs citing Linux 5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 5.26% 1.20% 3.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.52% 7.14% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £268 £500 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.50% +58.73%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -9.88% +19.44%  

Linux 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 Peterborough with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Peterborough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 27 14 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 28.42% 16.87% 29.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 8
Median daily rate £300 £288 £104
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.34% +176.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 22
Median hourly rate £13.50 £9.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.10% -32.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Peterborough citing Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Peterborough

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Peterborough

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Peterborough

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Linux 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for Linux.

1 11 (61.11%) AIX
2 9 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
3 6 (33.33%) Change Management
3 6 (33.33%) ITSM
3 6 (33.33%) QAD
3 6 (33.33%) MFGPRO
4 5 (27.78%) Progress
4 5 (27.78%) ITIL
5 3 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (11.11%) Java
6 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle
6 2 (11.11%) Web Services
6 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle ADF
6 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.56%) WordPress
7 1 (5.56%) Pacemaker
7 1 (5.56%) Linux-HA
7 1 (5.56%) MISRA
7 1 (5.56%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (5.56%) Magento
7 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (5.56%) Puppet
7 1 (5.56%) DO-178B
7 1 (5.56%) High Availability
7 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (5.56%) Jenkins

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough 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 (5.56%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MFGPRO
2 1 (5.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JDeveloper
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.56%) Automotive
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Analyst
1 10 (55.56%) Technical Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) DBA
3 3 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) AIX Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Progress DBA
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Database Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Java Applications Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Web Applications Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Magento Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications Developer
5 1 (5.56%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle ADF
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) AIX
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 6 (33.33%) Change Management
2 6 (33.33%) ITSM
3 5 (27.78%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) ERP
5 1 (5.56%) High Availability
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.56%) MATLAB
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) DO-178B
1 1 (5.56%) MISRA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (5.56%) Linux-HA
1 1 (5.56%) Pacemaker
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) QAD
2 5 (27.78%) Progress
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat