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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 33 30 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs citing Unix 11 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.16% 3.37% 6.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.09% 22.00% 22.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 3
Median daily rate £350 £360 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £318 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £371 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £372
% change year-on-year
- +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £60.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £30.58
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +22.64%

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
91 50 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 26.15% 15.34% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 18 53
Median daily rate £350 £360 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +105.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £225 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £413 £382
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 6
Median hourly rate £16.50 £60.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.50% +166.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.65 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £60.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017, 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 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) Python
3 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 7 (38.89%) Windows
4 7 (38.89%) C
4 7 (38.89%) SQL
5 6 (33.33%) Finance
5 6 (33.33%) PHP
5 6 (33.33%) Oracle
5 6 (33.33%) Big Data
5 6 (33.33%) Ruby
6 5 (27.78%) Degree
6 5 (27.78%) Bioinformatics
6 5 (27.78%) Biology
6 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
6 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
6 5 (27.78%) Java
7 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 4 (22.22%) MySQL
7 4 (22.22%) User Experience
7 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
7 4 (22.22%) NoSQL
7 4 (22.22%) Signal Processing
7 4 (22.22%) REST
8 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (16.67%) Puppet
8 3 (16.67%) DevOps
8 3 (16.67%) Machine Learning
8 3 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (16.67%) Django

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 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) Apache Solr
1 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark
1 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Big Data
2 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
3 4 (22.22%) MySQL
3 4 (22.22%) NoSQL
4 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Python Software Engineer
1 7 (38.89%) Software Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Audio Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Audio Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) C Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Embedded C Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Machine Learning Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) DSP Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) REST
2 3 (16.67%) Django
2 3 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) Spring
4 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.56%) CSS
4 1 (5.56%) CSS3
4 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.56%) HTML5
4 1 (5.56%) JPA
4 1 (5.56%) JSON
4 1 (5.56%) Kafka
4 1 (5.56%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (5.56%) Lucene
4 1 (5.56%) Node.js
4 1 (5.56%) React
4 1 (5.56%) Thymeleaf
4 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Biology
1 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
2 4 (22.22%) User Experience
3 3 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 3 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
5 1 (5.56%) Hedge funds
5 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.56%) Ontologies
5 1 (5.56%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 5 (27.78%) Bioinformatics
3 4 (22.22%) Signal Processing
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) DevOps
4 3 (16.67%) Machine Learning
4 3 (16.67%) MVC
4 3 (16.67%) Prototyping
4 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 3 (16.67%) Web Development
5 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.11%) High Availability
5 2 (11.11%) OO
5 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.56%) Digital Signal Processing
6 1 (5.56%) SIEM
6 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Python
2 7 (38.89%) C
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) PHP
3 6 (33.33%) Ruby
4 5 (27.78%) Java
5 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
5 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 3 (16.67%) C#
6 3 (16.67%) C++
6 3 (16.67%) Embedded C
6 3 (16.67%) Perl
7 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) Postgraduate
3 1 (5.56%) CCIE
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) CCSA
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) CISM
3 1 (5.56%) CISSP
3 1 (5.56%) JNCIA
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Puppet
2 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (5.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Interwoven
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) SAP