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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 49 32 42
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Contract jobs citing UNIX 24 38 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.89% 4.69% 3.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.18% 16.74% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 25 13
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£325 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £235 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £490 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.11 £31.03
% change year-on-year
+13.25% +6.71%
UNIX
East of England

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
197 227 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 23.73% 28.02% 23.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 121 68
Average daily rate £320 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £120 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 47 27
Average hourly rate £17.00 £23.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.08% +39.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £57.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
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 4 September 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

UNIX Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 September 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
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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 -21 15 £228 -41.66% 13
Peterborough -1 4 £250 +11.11% 2
Huntingdon - 1 £420 -
UNIX
East of England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 53 (88.33%) Linux
2 20 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 20 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (33.33%) Puppet
2 20 (33.33%) DevOps
3 19 (31.67%) Ruby
4 16 (26.67%) Perl
5 15 (25.00%) Java
6 13 (21.67%) Red Hat
7 12 (20.00%) Windows
8 11 (18.33%) Web Services
8 11 (18.33%) Oracle
8 11 (18.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (18.33%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (16.67%) MySQL
9 10 (16.67%) SQL
9 10 (16.67%) Python
10 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
11 7 (11.67%) VMware
11 7 (11.67%) Data Security
12 6 (10.00%) Degree
12 6 (10.00%) C++
12 6 (10.00%) Active Directory
13 5 (8.33%) PhD
13 5 (8.33%) Shell Script
13 5 (8.33%) HTML
13 5 (8.33%) J2EE
13 5 (8.33%) XML
13 5 (8.33%) Struts
13 5 (8.33%) JSP

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 5 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (1.67%) Confluence
3 1 (1.67%) Zope
3 1 (1.67%) Plone
3 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.67%) IIS
3 1 (1.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.00%) IaaS
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) LDAP
1 4 (6.67%) LAN
1 4 (6.67%) WAN
2 2 (3.33%) VoIP
2 2 (3.33%) Internet
3 1 (1.67%) NAS
3 1 (1.67%) WebEx
3 1 (1.67%) VPN
3 1 (1.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) MySQL
2 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.67%) DB2
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.67%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 4 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.67%) Military
2 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (40.00%) Administrator
2 23 (38.33%) Systems Administrator
3 20 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
4 18 (30.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 11 (18.33%) Developer
6 8 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (13.33%) Java Developer
6 8 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (11.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (8.33%) UNIX Administrator
8 5 (8.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 5 (8.33%) Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Applications Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
10 2 (3.33%) Systems Support
10 2 (3.33%) Architect
10 2 (3.33%) Systems Architect
10 2 (3.33%) Software Engineer
11 1 (1.67%) DevOps Administrator
11 1 (1.67%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.33%) Web Services
2 5 (8.33%) XML
2 5 (8.33%) Struts
2 5 (8.33%) Spring
2 5 (8.33%) HTML
2 5 (8.33%) J2EE
2 5 (8.33%) JSP
2 5 (8.33%) Servlets
3 4 (6.67%) SOAP
3 4 (6.67%) Ajax
3 4 (6.67%) Spring MVC
3 4 (6.67%) jQuery
3 4 (6.67%) JPA
3 4 (6.67%) CSS
4 3 (5.00%) .NET
5 1 (1.67%) EJB
5 1 (1.67%) STL
5 1 (1.67%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 5 (8.33%) Proteomics
2 4 (6.67%) Statistics
3 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.67%) CMDB
3 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 53 (88.33%) Linux
2 12 (20.00%) Windows
3 11 (18.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.33%) Debian
4 2 (3.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.67%) AIX
5 1 (1.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 20 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 20 (33.33%) DevOps
2 7 (11.67%) Data Security
3 5 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 5 (8.33%) Bioinformatics
3 5 (8.33%) Benchmarking
3 5 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
4 4 (6.67%) MVC
4 4 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 3 (5.00%) Scrum
5 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (5.00%) Market Research
6 2 (3.33%) Service Management
7 1 (1.67%) E-business
7 1 (1.67%) ITSM
7 1 (1.67%) System Testing
7 1 (1.67%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.67%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.67%) Ruby
2 16 (26.67%) Perl
3 15 (25.00%) Java
4 10 (16.67%) SQL
4 10 (16.67%) Python
5 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.00%) C++
7 5 (8.33%) R
7 5 (8.33%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.33%) C
8 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.67%) C#
9 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) Degree
2 5 (8.33%) PhD
3 4 (6.67%) RHCE
3 4 (6.67%) RHCA
4 2 (3.33%) A+ Certification
4 2 (3.33%) MOS
4 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.33%) MCP
4 2 (3.33%) MCSE
4 2 (3.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.67%) XenServer
3 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (33.33%) Puppet
2 3 (5.00%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.67%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Red Hat
2 11 (18.33%) Oracle
3 7 (11.67%) VMware
4 4 (6.67%) Intershop
4 4 (6.67%) hybris
4 4 (6.67%) NetApp
4 4 (6.67%) Demandware
5 3 (5.00%) Cisco
6 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.33%) HP
6 2 (3.33%) Symantec
6 2 (3.33%) Remedy
7 1 (1.67%) Apple
7 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.67%) Splunk
7 1 (1.67%) Intel
7 1 (1.67%) BMC
7 1 (1.67%) Nokia
7 1 (1.67%) Adobe
7 1 (1.67%) Sun
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