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 25 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.

Linux
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 16 15
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1  
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 4.30% 3.03% 8.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.57% 10.00% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Median daily rate £313 - £340
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 - £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £863 - £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £31.00 £31.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -34.04%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

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 14 30 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 15.05% 30.30% 38.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 9
Median daily rate £313 £174 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +79.59% -22.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 20
Median hourly rate £17.25 £10.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.50% -52.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £31.00 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

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

Linux
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

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Peterborough over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Peterborough

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 6 (54.55%) AIX
2 4 (36.36%) Change Management
2 4 (36.36%) ITSM
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle ADF
3 3 (27.27%) QAD
3 3 (27.27%) MFGPRO
3 3 (27.27%) Progress
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) MISRA
5 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 1 (9.09%) DO-178B
5 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
5 1 (9.09%) Automotive
5 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 1 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) Embedded C
5 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
5 1 (9.09%) C

Linux
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:

Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MFGPRO
General
1 1 (9.09%) Automotive
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Systems Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) AIX Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Developer
3 2 (18.18%) DBA
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Progress DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Database Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Web Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle ADF
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) AIX
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Change Management
1 4 (36.36%) ITSM
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded C
2 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) DO-178B
1 1 (9.09%) MISRA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
1 3 (27.27%) Progress
1 3 (27.27%) QAD