The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 42 42 45
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Unix 13 13 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.31% 2.32% 3.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.49% 13.27% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 5
Median daily rate £350 £360 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £324 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £480 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £372
% change year-on-year
- +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £60.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
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 Cambridgeshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
137 98 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 24.33% 17.47% 24.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 33 102
Median daily rate £330 £275 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +52.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £130 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £377
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 34
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £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 Cambridgeshire

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

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Unix Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Unix
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Unix Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Unix
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -3 11 £350 -2.77% 12
Unix
East of England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 26 (86.67%) Linux
2 17 (56.67%) Python
3 14 (46.67%) SQL
4 11 (36.67%) Windows
5 9 (30.00%) Java
5 9 (30.00%) Oracle
5 9 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (26.67%) VMware
6 8 (26.67%) Relational Database
7 7 (23.33%) Service Delivery
7 7 (23.33%) Shell Script
7 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
7 7 (23.33%) C
7 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
8 6 (20.00%) C++
8 6 (20.00%) PHP
8 6 (20.00%) Finance
8 6 (20.00%) Ruby
8 6 (20.00%) Big Data
9 5 (16.67%) Signal Processing
9 5 (16.67%) Server Building
9 5 (16.67%) Bioinformatics
9 5 (16.67%) Biology
9 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
9 5 (16.67%) Degree
10 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
10 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
10 4 (13.33%) Web Development
10 4 (13.33%) Active Directory

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) LDAP
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) Relational Database
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (20.00%) Big Data
4 4 (13.33%) MySQL
4 4 (13.33%) NoSQL
5 3 (10.00%) DB2
5 3 (10.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (6.67%) Hadoop
6 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.67%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Military
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Software Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Python Software Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Unix Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Embedded Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Java Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Unix Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Windows Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Audio Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) C++ Developer
6 3 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Machine Learning Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) REST
2 3 (10.00%) Django
2 3 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (6.67%) HTML
3 2 (6.67%) Spring
4 1 (3.33%) .NET
4 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.33%) CSS
4 1 (3.33%) CSS3
4 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.33%) HTML5
4 1 (3.33%) JPA
4 1 (3.33%) JSON
4 1 (3.33%) Kafka
4 1 (3.33%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (3.33%) Lucene
4 1 (3.33%) Node.js
4 1 (3.33%) React
4 1 (3.33%) Thymeleaf
4 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Biology
1 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (13.33%) User Experience
3 3 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.33%) Hedge funds
5 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.33%) Ontologies
5 1 (3.33%) Semantic Web
5 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (86.67%) Linux
2 11 (36.67%) Windows
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (23.33%) Service Delivery
3 5 (16.67%) Bioinformatics
3 5 (16.67%) Server Building
3 5 (16.67%) Signal Processing
4 4 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (13.33%) Web Development
5 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.00%) DevOps
5 3 (10.00%) Machine Learning
5 3 (10.00%) Migration
5 3 (10.00%) MVC
5 3 (10.00%) Prototyping
6 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.67%) High Availability
6 2 (6.67%) OO
6 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Validation
6 2 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) Python
2 14 (46.67%) SQL
3 9 (30.00%) Java
4 7 (23.33%) C
4 7 (23.33%) Shell Script
5 6 (20.00%) C++
5 6 (20.00%) PHP
5 6 (20.00%) Ruby
6 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
6 4 (13.33%) Embedded C
6 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 4 (13.33%) Perl
7 3 (10.00%) C#
8 2 (6.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) Postgraduate
4 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) CCIE
5 1 (3.33%) CCNA
5 1 (3.33%) CCSA
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.33%) CISM
5 1 (3.33%) CISSP
5 1 (3.33%) JNCIA
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Puppet
2 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle
2 8 (26.67%) VMware
3 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (13.33%) Citrix
4 4 (13.33%) NetApp
5 3 (10.00%) Cognos
6 2 (6.67%) HP
7 1 (3.33%) Interwoven
7 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.33%) SAP