The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 24 32 24
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing UNIX 35 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.56% 4.58% 4.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.96% 15.57% 15.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £413 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £444 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +13.55%
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
167 122 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.07% 29.40% 26.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 79 34
Average daily rate £350 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 23
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £12.20 £13.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £37.50 £49.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.35 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -6.25%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX.

1 45 (91.84%) Linux
2 20 (40.82%) Configuration Management
3 19 (38.78%) Ruby
3 19 (38.78%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (38.78%) Puppet
3 19 (38.78%) DevOps
4 12 (24.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (24.49%) Red Hat
5 10 (20.41%) Web Services
5 10 (20.41%) Windows
5 10 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (16.33%) Java
6 8 (16.33%) Oracle
7 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 7 (14.29%) Python
7 7 (14.29%) Data Security
8 6 (12.24%) Active Directory
9 5 (10.20%) WAN
9 5 (10.20%) LAN
9 5 (10.20%) Perl
9 5 (10.20%) C++
9 5 (10.20%) Spring
10 4 (8.16%) Statistics
10 4 (8.16%) WebSphere
10 4 (8.16%) Ajax
10 4 (8.16%) Intershop
10 4 (8.16%) JPA
10 4 (8.16%) jQuery
10 4 (8.16%) Spring MVC
10 4 (8.16%) RHCA

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.16%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.12%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.04%) Zope
3 1 (2.04%) Plone
3 1 (2.04%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) WAN
1 5 (10.20%) LAN
2 3 (6.12%) LDAP
3 2 (4.08%) DHCP
3 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.08%) DNS
3 2 (4.08%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (4.08%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (2.04%) WebEx
4 1 (2.04%) VPN
4 1 (2.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.12%) MySQL
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.12%) JIRA
3 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (48.98%) Administrator
2 22 (44.90%) Systems Administrator
3 19 (38.78%) Linux Administrator
4 17 (34.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 11 (22.45%) Developer
6 8 (16.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (10.20%) Java Developer
8 5 (10.20%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 5 (10.20%) UNIX Administrator
9 3 (6.12%) Security Analyst
9 3 (6.12%) Analyst
9 3 (6.12%) Consultant
9 3 (6.12%) Applications Developer
10 2 (4.08%) Software Developer
10 2 (4.08%) Messaging Consultant
10 2 (4.08%) Embedded Software Developer
10 2 (4.08%) Linux Consultant
11 1 (2.04%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) Web Services
2 5 (10.20%) Spring
3 4 (8.16%) Ajax
3 4 (8.16%) Struts
3 4 (8.16%) Spring MVC
3 4 (8.16%) jQuery
3 4 (8.16%) JPA
3 4 (8.16%) XML
3 4 (8.16%) HTML
3 4 (8.16%) J2EE
3 4 (8.16%) CSS
3 4 (8.16%) JSP
3 4 (8.16%) Servlets
4 3 (6.12%) SOAP
4 3 (6.12%) .NET
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (2.04%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Statistics
2 1 (2.04%) CMDB
2 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.04%) iPad
2 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 45 (91.84%) Linux
2 12 (24.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (20.41%) Windows
4 3 (6.12%) Solaris
4 3 (6.12%) Debian
5 1 (2.04%) CentOS
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) Configuration Management
2 19 (38.78%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (38.78%) DevOps
3 7 (14.29%) Data Security
4 4 (8.16%) MVC
4 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.12%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.12%) Market Research
5 3 (6.12%) SIEM
6 2 (4.08%) UML
7 1 (2.04%) Service Management
7 1 (2.04%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.04%) Workflow
7 1 (2.04%) Scrum
7 1 (2.04%) Information Security
7 1 (2.04%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.04%) iOS Development
7 1 (2.04%) Operations Management
7 1 (2.04%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.78%) Ruby
2 8 (16.33%) Java
3 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.29%) Python
4 5 (10.20%) C++
4 5 (10.20%) Perl
5 4 (8.16%) SQL
6 2 (4.08%) C
6 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.04%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.04%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) RHCE
1 4 (8.16%) RHCA
2 1 (2.04%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) A+ Certification
2 1 (2.04%) MOS
2 1 (2.04%) MCP
2 1 (2.04%) MCSE
2 1 (2.04%) MCSA
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (4.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) Dovecot
3 1 (2.04%) Firmware
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 19 (38.78%) Puppet
2 3 (6.12%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Red Hat
2 8 (16.33%) Oracle
3 4 (8.16%) NetApp
3 4 (8.16%) Intershop
3 4 (8.16%) Symantec
3 4 (8.16%) hybris
3 4 (8.16%) Demandware
4 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.08%) Juniper
5 2 (4.08%) Fortinet
5 2 (4.08%) Qualys
5 2 (4.08%) Infoblox
5 2 (4.08%) Sourcefire
5 2 (4.08%) F5
6 1 (2.04%) Splunk
6 1 (2.04%) Remedy
6 1 (2.04%) VMware
6 1 (2.04%) WorldPay
6 1 (2.04%) Nokia
6 1 (2.04%) Apple
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