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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 31 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Unix 8 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.76% 3.38% 3.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.70% 18.18% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 7
Median daily rate £330 £340 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £314 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £375 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £60.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
63 77 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.72% 18.60% 28.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 32 63
Median daily rate £350 £320 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +82.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £413 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 10
Median hourly rate £16.50 £38.38 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.00% +2.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £60.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Unix Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 December 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 21 (95.45%) Linux
2 16 (72.73%) Python
3 13 (59.09%) SQL
4 12 (54.55%) C
5 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (45.45%) Degree
5 10 (45.45%) Biology
6 9 (40.91%) Relational Database
6 9 (40.91%) Oracle
7 8 (36.36%) Perl
7 8 (36.36%) Open Source
7 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
8 7 (31.82%) OO
8 7 (31.82%) Windows
9 6 (27.27%) Puppet
10 5 (22.73%) High Availability
10 5 (22.73%) Big Data
10 5 (22.73%) GitHub
10 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (22.73%) Informatics
10 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
10 5 (22.73%) TDD
10 5 (22.73%) Bioinformatics
10 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
10 5 (22.73%) Finance
10 5 (22.73%) HP
10 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
10 5 (22.73%) Open Source Development
10 5 (22.73%) Virtual Environments
11 4 (18.18%) ITIL

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 1 (4.55%) Apache
1 1 (4.55%) Apache Solr
1 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) GitHub
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) DNS
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
1 3 (13.64%) SAN
2 2 (9.09%) LDAP
3 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) Relational Database
2 5 (22.73%) Big Data
3 3 (13.64%) MySQL
3 3 (13.64%) RDBMS
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) JIRA
2 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.09%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
3 1 (4.55%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
1 7 (31.82%) Python Software Engineer
1 7 (31.82%) Software Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Software Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Audio Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Audio Software Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) C Software Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Embedded C Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Machine Learning Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Django
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
1 1 (4.55%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (4.55%) Lucene
1 1 (4.55%) REST
1 1 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (4.55%) Spring
1 1 (4.55%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Biology
2 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 5 (22.73%) Informatics
3 3 (13.64%) Algorithms
3 3 (13.64%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (9.09%) User Experience
5 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.55%) Ontologies
5 1 (4.55%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) Windows
3 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (13.64%) Solaris
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Open Source
2 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 7 (31.82%) OO
4 5 (22.73%) Bioinformatics
4 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
4 5 (22.73%) High Availability
4 5 (22.73%) Open Source Development
4 5 (22.73%) TDD
4 5 (22.73%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (18.18%) ITIL
5 4 (18.18%) Signal Processing
6 3 (13.64%) Change Control
6 3 (13.64%) DevOps
6 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
6 3 (13.64%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
6 3 (13.64%) Machine Learning
6 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) Python
2 13 (59.09%) SQL
3 12 (54.55%) C
4 8 (36.36%) Perl
5 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
6 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
6 4 (18.18%) PHP
6 4 (18.18%) Ruby
7 3 (13.64%) C++
7 3 (13.64%) Embedded C
7 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
8 2 (9.09%) Java
8 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
9 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) Postgraduate
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) iptables
1 3 (13.64%) Postfix
1 3 (13.64%) Sendmail
1 3 (13.64%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (13.64%) vSphere
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Puppet
2 3 (13.64%) Cobbler
2 3 (13.64%) Nagios
2 3 (13.64%) OSSEC
3 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (4.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) HP
3 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 3 (13.64%) EMC
4 3 (13.64%) LogRhythm
4 3 (13.64%) ServiceNow
4 3 (13.64%) SolarWinds
4 3 (13.64%) Splunk
4 3 (13.64%) TippingPoint
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.09%) VMware
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