The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 42 25 30
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Contract jobs citing UNIX 20 33 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.95% 6.06% 4.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.51% 21.71% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 24 16
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£425 £388 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +2.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £46.00 - £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+127.14% -36.36%
UNIX
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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
148 152 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 21.83% 27.89% 32.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 74 88
Average daily rate £275 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £235 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 25 36
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £42.50 £45.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -4 20 £425 +13.33% 13
Peterborough - - - -
St Neots - - - -
UNIX
East of England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 28 (68.29%) Linux
2 19 (46.34%) SQL
3 13 (31.71%) Windows
4 11 (26.83%) Python
4 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
5 10 (24.39%) Oracle
5 10 (24.39%) PL/SQL
6 9 (21.95%) Java
6 9 (21.95%) Software Engineering
7 8 (19.51%) Active Directory
7 8 (19.51%) DNS
7 8 (19.51%) UML
8 7 (17.07%) DHCP
8 7 (17.07%) HP
8 7 (17.07%) Shell Script
8 7 (17.07%) Korn
9 6 (14.63%) Unit Testing
9 6 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (14.63%) Infoblox
9 6 (14.63%) Hadoop
9 6 (14.63%) Big Data
9 6 (14.63%) Big Data Analytics
9 6 (14.63%) Analytics
9 6 (14.63%) Algorithms
10 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
10 5 (12.20%) C++
10 5 (12.20%) .NET
10 5 (12.20%) Business Analysis
10 5 (12.20%) VMware

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (9.76%) Apache Pig
3 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) DNS
2 7 (17.07%) DHCP
3 4 (9.76%) LAN
3 4 (9.76%) WAN
3 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
3 4 (9.76%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (7.32%) Firewall
4 3 (7.32%) VPN
5 2 (4.88%) HTTP
5 2 (4.88%) SSH
5 2 (4.88%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.44%) SNMP
6 1 (2.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) Hadoop
1 6 (14.63%) Big Data
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database
2 4 (9.76%) Apache Hive
2 4 (9.76%) NoSQL
2 4 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (9.76%) Data Mining
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.44%) Ant
2 1 (2.44%) JUnit
2 1 (2.44%) Selenium
2 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.44%) TestNG
2 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.44%) Hudson
General
1 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.88%) Games
2 2 (4.88%) Banking
2 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Administrator
2 8 (19.51%) Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Consultant
3 7 (17.07%) Software Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (12.20%) Messaging Consultant
6 4 (9.76%) DBA
6 4 (9.76%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (7.32%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (7.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.88%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Wintel Administrator
8 2 (4.88%) Wintel Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.88%) Embedded Software Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Linux Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Server Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) .NET
2 4 (9.76%) HTML
2 4 (9.76%) Application Packaging
2 4 (9.76%) Django
3 3 (7.32%) MSMQ
3 3 (7.32%) HTML5
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (4.88%) REST
4 2 (4.88%) J2EE
4 2 (4.88%) CSS
5 1 (2.44%) Web Services
5 1 (2.44%) XML
5 1 (2.44%) Qt
5 1 (2.44%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Algorithms
2 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.76%) PKI
3 4 (9.76%) Data Integration
3 4 (9.76%) Blackberry
4 3 (7.32%) Replication
4 3 (7.32%) Clustering
4 3 (7.32%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.44%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 28 (68.29%) Linux
2 13 (31.71%) Windows
3 6 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.32%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (7.32%) CentOS
5 3 (7.32%) Debian
5 3 (7.32%) Solaris
6 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.44%) AIX
7 1 (2.44%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) Software Engineering
2 8 (19.51%) UML
3 6 (14.63%) Unit Testing
3 6 (14.63%) Analytics
3 6 (14.63%) Big Data Analytics
4 5 (12.20%) Business Analysis
4 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.76%) Validation
5 4 (9.76%) Migration
5 4 (9.76%) MapReduce
6 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.32%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (7.32%) Workflow
6 3 (7.32%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (4.88%) SIEM
7 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.88%) Automated Testing
7 2 (4.88%) Data Analytics
7 2 (4.88%) User Stories
7 2 (4.88%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 19 (46.34%) SQL
2 11 (26.83%) Python
3 10 (24.39%) PL/SQL
4 9 (21.95%) Java
5 7 (17.07%) Shell Script
5 7 (17.07%) Korn
6 5 (12.20%) C++
7 4 (9.76%) C
7 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
8 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
8 3 (7.32%) Perl
9 2 (4.88%) Scala
10 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.44%) Ruby
10 1 (2.44%) PHP
10 1 (2.44%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) ISEB
3 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.44%) ISO 9000
3 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.76%) Dovecot
3 3 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Nagios
1 4 (9.76%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (7.32%) SCCM
2 3 (7.32%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.44%) WSUS
3 1 (2.44%) Puppet
3 1 (2.44%) Graphite
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (24.39%) Oracle
3 7 (17.07%) HP
4 6 (14.63%) Infoblox
5 5 (12.20%) VMware
6 4 (9.76%) Vertica
6 4 (9.76%) Infobright
6 4 (9.76%) McAfee
7 3 (7.32%) Clearswift
7 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
7 3 (7.32%) CheckPoint
7 3 (7.32%) Symantec
7 3 (7.32%) Citrix
8 2 (4.88%) Juniper
8 2 (4.88%) Temenos
8 2 (4.88%) F5
8 2 (4.88%) Sourcefire
8 2 (4.88%) Fortinet
8 2 (4.88%) Qualys
9 1 (2.44%) Greenplum
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