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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 23 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing Unix 21 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.85% 5.21% 4.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.34% 15.48% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 17
Median daily rate £350 £338 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £275 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £380 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £351
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £60.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £36.25 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-22.75% +16.93%
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
94 168 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 26.18% 33.67% 30.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 123 78
Median daily rate £350 £331 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% +3.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £190 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 14
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 24 July 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 31 (79.49%) Linux
2 26 (66.67%) Windows
3 22 (56.41%) SQL
4 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (48.72%) Solaris
6 17 (43.59%) Open Source
7 15 (38.46%) Oracle
8 14 (35.90%) Shell Script
9 12 (30.77%) OSSEC
9 12 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (30.77%) SAN
9 12 (30.77%) Red Hat
9 12 (30.77%) ITIL
9 12 (30.77%) Puppet
9 12 (30.77%) Kalman Filter
9 12 (30.77%) iptables
9 12 (30.77%) Virtual Environments
10 11 (28.21%) LogRhythm
10 11 (28.21%) PL/SQL
10 11 (28.21%) DNS
10 11 (28.21%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (28.21%) Nagios
10 11 (28.21%) HP
10 11 (28.21%) EMC
10 11 (28.21%) TippingPoint
10 11 (28.21%) High Availability
10 11 (28.21%) Splunk
10 11 (28.21%) SolarWinds
10 11 (28.21%) Load Balancing
11 10 (25.64%) 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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) Apache
2 1 (2.56%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.56%) nginx
2 1 (2.56%) uWSGI
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) GitHub
2 2 (5.13%) Office 365
3 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.77%) SAN
2 11 (28.21%) DNS
3 10 (25.64%) Firewall
4 4 (10.26%) SSL
5 2 (5.13%) LDAP
6 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.69%) MySQL
3 2 (5.13%) Big Data
3 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) JIRA
2 3 (7.69%) TestDirector
3 2 (5.13%) ClearCase
3 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.56%) Subversion
4 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Administrator
2 17 (43.59%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
4 12 (30.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 7 (17.95%) Developer
5 7 (17.95%) Unix Administrator
6 6 (15.38%) Software Developer
6 6 (15.38%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 5 (12.82%) Senior Developer
7 5 (12.82%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) Migration Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Solaris Administrator
8 3 (7.69%) Test Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Email Migration Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Solaris Systems Administrator
9 2 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Unix Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) HTML
1 1 (2.56%) Lucene
1 1 (2.56%) Spring
1 1 (2.56%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Biology
2 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (12.82%) Informatics
4 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.13%) iPad
5 2 (5.13%) Smartcard
6 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.56%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.56%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.56%) Ontologies
6 1 (2.56%) Semantic Web
6 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (79.49%) Linux
2 26 (66.67%) Windows
3 19 (48.72%) Solaris
4 12 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (15.38%) AIX
5 6 (15.38%) HPUX
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.56%) CentOS
7 1 (2.56%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (43.59%) Open Source
3 12 (30.77%) ITIL
3 12 (30.77%) Kalman Filter
3 12 (30.77%) Virtual Environments
4 11 (28.21%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (28.21%) High Availability
4 11 (28.21%) Load Balancing
5 10 (25.64%) Change Control
5 10 (25.64%) Configuration Management
5 10 (25.64%) Incident Management
6 9 (23.08%) Migration
7 6 (15.38%) OO
8 5 (12.82%) Open Source Development
8 5 (12.82%) TDD
9 3 (7.69%) DevOps
10 2 (5.13%) Bioinformatics
10 2 (5.13%) Email Migration
10 2 (5.13%) Integration Testing
10 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) SQL
2 14 (35.90%) Shell Script
3 11 (28.21%) PL/SQL
4 9 (23.08%) Python
5 8 (20.51%) Perl
6 7 (17.95%) C
7 4 (10.26%) C++
8 3 (7.69%) Java
9 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.56%) PHP
10 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) ISEB
2 4 (10.26%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) MCSA
3 1 (2.56%) MCSE
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.56%) Postgraduate
3 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) VCP5
3 1 (2.56%) VCP6
3 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (30.77%) iptables
2 10 (25.64%) Postfix
2 10 (25.64%) Sendmail
2 10 (25.64%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (25.64%) vSphere
3 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (30.77%) OSSEC
1 12 (30.77%) Puppet
2 11 (28.21%) Nagios
3 10 (25.64%) Cobbler
4 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Oracle
2 12 (30.77%) Red Hat
3 11 (28.21%) EMC
3 11 (28.21%) HP
3 11 (28.21%) LogRhythm
3 11 (28.21%) SolarWinds
3 11 (28.21%) Splunk
3 11 (28.21%) TippingPoint
4 10 (25.64%) ServiceNow
5 7 (17.95%) VMware
6 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco
7 1 (2.56%) Dell
7 1 (2.56%) NetApp