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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 35 38 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -18
Contract jobs citing UNIX 29 31 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.74% 4.10% 7.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.36% 16.32% 18.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 39
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£418 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.60% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £273 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £388 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £57.50 £50.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +138.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £29.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -14.70%
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
217 190 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 28.00% 25.10% 38.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 75 100
Average daily rate £300 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £173 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 29 74
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £46.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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Last Year
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Cambridge +6 28 £425 +49.12% 19
Peterborough - - - -
UNIX
East of England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 52 (78.79%) Linux
2 40 (60.61%) SQL
3 35 (53.03%) Java
4 32 (48.48%) Perl
4 32 (48.48%) Oracle
4 32 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (45.45%) J2EE
6 27 (40.91%) UML
7 26 (39.39%) J2SE
8 24 (36.36%) Multithreading
9 23 (34.85%) Solaris
10 21 (31.82%) Tomcat
10 21 (31.82%) Sun
11 20 (30.30%) OO
11 20 (30.30%) Oracle Linux
12 18 (27.27%) Atlassian
12 18 (27.27%) WebLogic
12 18 (27.27%) Finance
13 15 (22.73%) Scrum
13 15 (22.73%) Git (software)
14 14 (21.21%) .NET
15 13 (19.70%) Windows
16 12 (18.18%) Python
17 10 (15.15%) Internet
17 10 (15.15%) Capacity Planning
17 10 (15.15%) Unit Testing
17 10 (15.15%) Enterprise Architecture
18 9 (13.64%) Load Balancing
18 9 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
18 9 (13.64%) Microsoft

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 21 (31.82%) Tomcat
2 18 (27.27%) WebLogic
3 8 (12.12%) Apache
4 3 (4.55%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Office
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.15%) Internet
2 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.55%) VPN
3 2 (3.03%) HTTP
3 2 (3.03%) LAN
3 2 (3.03%) VoIP
3 2 (3.03%) WAN
4 1 (1.52%) Firewall
4 1 (1.52%) DHCP
4 1 (1.52%) DNS
4 1 (1.52%) SSL
4 1 (1.52%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.06%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.06%) Selenium
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (4.55%) Subversion
4 2 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.03%) JUnit
5 1 (1.52%) JMeter
5 1 (1.52%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.52%) WinRunner
5 1 (1.52%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.52%) TestNG
5 1 (1.52%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.52%) JIRA
5 1 (1.52%) Hudson
5 1 (1.52%) Robotium
General
1 18 (27.27%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.58%) Advertising
4 3 (4.55%) Back Office
5 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.52%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 21 (31.82%) Architect
2 19 (28.79%) Java Architect
3 10 (15.15%) Developer
4 8 (12.12%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (10.61%) Design Engineer
5 7 (10.61%) Java/J2EE Architect
5 7 (10.61%) Principal Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (9.09%) Administrator
6 6 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Technical Architect
7 4 (6.06%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Development Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (4.55%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.55%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (45.45%) J2EE
2 26 (39.39%) J2SE
3 14 (21.21%) .NET
4 8 (12.12%) CGI
5 5 (7.58%) XML
6 3 (4.55%) HTML
6 3 (4.55%) COM
6 3 (4.55%) JMS
6 3 (4.55%) REST
6 3 (4.55%) WCF
6 3 (4.55%) Apache Camel
6 3 (4.55%) OSGi
7 1 (1.52%) Web Services
7 1 (1.52%) HTML5
7 1 (1.52%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (13.64%) Clustering
2 7 (10.61%) Open Source
3 5 (7.58%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.55%) Statistics
5 2 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.03%) Internet of Things
5 2 (3.03%) Machine to Machine
5 2 (3.03%) PKI
5 2 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.03%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.52%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.52%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.52%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 52 (78.79%) Linux
2 23 (34.85%) Solaris
3 20 (30.30%) Oracle Linux
4 13 (19.70%) Windows
5 4 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.03%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.03%) AIX
6 2 (3.03%) HPUX
7 1 (1.52%) Android
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (40.91%) UML
3 24 (36.36%) Multithreading
4 20 (30.30%) OO
5 15 (22.73%) Scrum
6 10 (15.15%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (15.15%) Unit Testing
6 10 (15.15%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (13.64%) Load Balancing
7 9 (13.64%) OOA/OOD
8 8 (12.12%) TDD
9 7 (10.61%) Performance Testing
10 6 (9.09%) SOA
11 5 (7.58%) ITSM
11 5 (7.58%) Data Security
11 5 (7.58%) Migration
11 5 (7.58%) Software Engineering
11 5 (7.58%) Test Strategy
12 4 (6.06%) Mentoring
12 4 (6.06%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (60.61%) SQL
2 35 (53.03%) Java
3 32 (48.48%) Perl
4 12 (18.18%) Python
5 7 (10.61%) PL/SQL
5 7 (10.61%) Korn
6 6 (9.09%) C
7 5 (7.58%) Shell Script
8 4 (6.06%) Ruby
8 4 (6.06%) Bash Shell
8 4 (6.06%) C#
8 4 (6.06%) C++
9 3 (4.55%) VB
9 3 (4.55%) VB.NET
9 3 (4.55%) PHP
10 2 (3.03%) Tcl
11 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.52%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.03%) RHCA
3 2 (3.03%) RHCE
3 2 (3.03%) A+ Certification
3 2 (3.03%) MCP
3 2 (3.03%) MCSE
3 2 (3.03%) MCSA
3 2 (3.03%) MOS
4 1 (1.52%) ISEB
4 1 (1.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.52%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Puppet
1 2 (3.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 2 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.52%) Nagios
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 32 (48.48%) Oracle
2 21 (31.82%) Sun
3 18 (27.27%) Atlassian
4 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 9 (13.64%) Sybase
5 4 (6.06%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.55%) Remedy
7 2 (3.03%) Cisco
7 2 (3.03%) NetApp
7 2 (3.03%) Nokia
7 2 (3.03%) VMware
7 2 (3.03%) Apple
7 2 (3.03%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.03%) Symantec
8 1 (1.52%) Perforce
8 1 (1.52%) HP
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