The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 24 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing Unix 20 38 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.68% 8.12% 5.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.81% 21.59% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 31 18
Median daily rate £340 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £380 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £39.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +8.33%
Unix
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
119 176 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 33.81% 37.61% 28.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 125 76
Median daily rate £340 £335 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £208 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +12.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 8
Median hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unix across the Cambridge region.

Unix Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix across the Cambridge region.

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Unix 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Unix.

1 27 (77.14%) Linux
2 26 (74.29%) Windows
3 19 (54.29%) Solaris
4 16 (45.71%) SQL
4 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (37.14%) Open Source
5 13 (37.14%) Oracle
5 13 (37.14%) Shell Script
6 11 (31.43%) OSSEC
6 11 (31.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (31.43%) SAN
6 11 (31.43%) Red Hat
6 11 (31.43%) Migration
6 11 (31.43%) Kalman Filter
6 11 (31.43%) iptables
7 10 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
7 10 (28.57%) Nagios
7 10 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (28.57%) PL/SQL
7 10 (28.57%) ITIL
7 10 (28.57%) DNS
7 10 (28.57%) EMC
7 10 (28.57%) SolarWinds
7 10 (28.57%) Puppet
7 10 (28.57%) High Availability
7 10 (28.57%) Splunk
7 10 (28.57%) LogRhythm
7 10 (28.57%) Load Balancing
7 10 (28.57%) TippingPoint
8 9 (25.71%) JIRA

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.71%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.86%) nginx
3 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.86%) uWSGI
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) GitHub
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) SAN
2 10 (28.57%) DNS
3 9 (25.71%) Firewall
4 4 (11.43%) SSL
5 3 (8.57%) WAN
6 2 (5.71%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Hadoop
1 2 (5.71%) MySQL
1 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) JIRA
2 3 (8.57%) TestDirector
3 2 (5.71%) ClearCase
3 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (5.71%) Banking
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Administrator
2 16 (45.71%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (34.29%) Linux Administrator
4 11 (31.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 7 (20.00%) Unix Administrator
6 6 (17.14%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 3 (8.57%) Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Implementation Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Migration Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Solaris Administrator
7 3 (8.57%) Test Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) VMware Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Active Directory Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Email Migration Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Unix Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Biology
2 2 (5.71%) Informatics
2 2 (5.71%) iPad
2 2 (5.71%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.86%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 27 (77.14%) Linux
2 26 (74.29%) Windows
3 19 (54.29%) Solaris
4 11 (31.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (17.14%) AIX
5 6 (17.14%) HPUX
6 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
6 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.86%) CentOS
7 1 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) Open Source
3 11 (31.43%) Kalman Filter
3 11 (31.43%) Migration
4 10 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (28.57%) High Availability
4 10 (28.57%) ITIL
4 10 (28.57%) Load Balancing
4 10 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
5 9 (25.71%) Change Control
5 9 (25.71%) Configuration Management
5 9 (25.71%) Incident Management
6 3 (8.57%) Data Migration
6 3 (8.57%) Functional Testing
6 3 (8.57%) OO
7 2 (5.71%) DevOps
7 2 (5.71%) Email Migration
7 2 (5.71%) Integration Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Open Source Development
7 2 (5.71%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) SQL
2 13 (37.14%) Shell Script
3 10 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 4 (11.43%) Perl
4 4 (11.43%) Python
5 3 (8.57%) C
5 3 (8.57%) C++
5 3 (8.57%) Java
6 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
1 4 (11.43%) ISEB
1 4 (11.43%) ISTQB
2 3 (8.57%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (8.57%) MCSA
2 3 (8.57%) MCSE
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.57%) VCP5
2 3 (8.57%) VCP6
2 3 (8.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 11 (31.43%) iptables
2 9 (25.71%) Postfix
2 9 (25.71%) Sendmail
2 9 (25.71%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (25.71%) vSphere
3 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (31.43%) OSSEC
2 10 (28.57%) Nagios
2 10 (28.57%) Puppet
3 9 (25.71%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Oracle
2 11 (31.43%) Red Hat
3 10 (28.57%) EMC
3 10 (28.57%) LogRhythm
3 10 (28.57%) SolarWinds
3 10 (28.57%) Splunk
3 10 (28.57%) TippingPoint
4 9 (25.71%) HP
4 9 (25.71%) ServiceNow
5 8 (22.86%) VMware
6 3 (8.57%) Cisco
6 3 (8.57%) Dell
6 3 (8.57%) NetApp
7 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.86%) Sun
8 1 (2.86%) WorldPay
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