The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 38 41 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -19
Contract jobs citing UNIX 31 27 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.92% 3.64% 6.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.48% 13.85% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 30
Average daily rate
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£390 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +68.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £50.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.40 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -4.76%
Operating Systems Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
230 195 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 29.11% 26.32% 30.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 68 101
Average daily rate £310 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 41 76
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £49.25 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
UNIX
East of England

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 23 July 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
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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 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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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +9 21 £390 +20.00% 23
Peterborough - 7 £225 -
UNIX
East of England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 40 (68.97%) Linux
2 32 (55.17%) SQL
3 24 (41.38%) Java
4 20 (34.48%) Perl
4 20 (34.48%) Oracle
5 18 (31.03%) J2EE
6 16 (27.59%) OO
7 15 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (24.14%) .NET
8 14 (24.14%) J2SE
9 13 (22.41%) Tomcat
10 12 (20.69%) UML
10 12 (20.69%) Windows
10 12 (20.69%) Multithreading
11 10 (17.24%) Solaris
11 10 (17.24%) Sun
11 10 (17.24%) Finance
12 9 (15.52%) Clustering
13 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
13 8 (13.79%) Sybase
13 8 (13.79%) Oracle Linux
14 7 (12.07%) Git (software)
14 7 (12.07%) Unit Testing
14 7 (12.07%) Atlassian
14 7 (12.07%) PL/SQL
14 7 (12.07%) WebLogic
14 7 (12.07%) Python
14 7 (12.07%) Internet
14 7 (12.07%) Scrum
15 6 (10.34%) Manufacturing

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 13 (22.41%) Tomcat
2 7 (12.07%) WebLogic
3 6 (10.34%) Apache
4 3 (5.17%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (5.17%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.72%) Node.js
5 1 (1.72%) CloudStack
5 1 (1.72%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) Internet
2 5 (8.62%) LAN
2 5 (8.62%) WAN
3 4 (6.90%) DHCP
3 4 (6.90%) DNS
3 4 (6.90%) NAS
4 3 (5.17%) VPN
4 3 (5.17%) SAN
5 2 (3.45%) HTTP
5 2 (3.45%) VoIP
6 1 (1.72%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) Informix
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.62%) Subversion
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (5.17%) Selenium
5 2 (3.45%) JIRA
5 2 (3.45%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.72%) JMeter
6 1 (1.72%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.72%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.72%) WinRunner
6 1 (1.72%) JUnit
6 1 (1.72%) Robotium
6 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (17.24%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.17%) Back Office
4 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.45%) Advertising
5 1 (1.72%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (25.86%) Architect
1 15 (25.86%) Java Architect
2 10 (17.24%) Developer
3 7 (12.07%) Analyst
4 6 (10.34%) Consultant
5 5 (8.62%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 4 (6.90%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.90%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.90%) Administrator
7 3 (5.17%) Development Project Manager
7 3 (5.17%) QA Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Development Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Wintel Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Technical Design Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) Senior QA Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.03%) J2EE
2 14 (24.14%) .NET
2 14 (24.14%) J2SE
3 6 (10.34%) CGI
4 4 (6.90%) XML
5 3 (5.17%) JMS
5 3 (5.17%) COM
5 3 (5.17%) WCF
5 3 (5.17%) OSGi
5 3 (5.17%) REST
5 3 (5.17%) Apache Camel
6 2 (3.45%) HTML
6 2 (3.45%) Web Services
7 1 (1.72%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Clustering
2 4 (6.90%) Open Source
3 3 (5.17%) Thin Client
3 3 (5.17%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.45%) Statistics
4 2 (3.45%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.45%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.45%) Internet of Things
4 2 (3.45%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (1.72%) MPEG
5 1 (1.72%) PKI
5 1 (1.72%) IPTV
5 1 (1.72%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 40 (68.97%) Linux
2 12 (20.69%) Windows
3 10 (17.24%) Solaris
4 8 (13.79%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.45%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.59%) OO
2 15 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.69%) Multithreading
3 12 (20.69%) UML
4 7 (12.07%) Scrum
4 7 (12.07%) Unit Testing
5 6 (10.34%) SOA
6 5 (8.62%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (8.62%) ITSM
6 5 (8.62%) Migration
6 5 (8.62%) Load Balancing
7 4 (6.90%) TDD
7 4 (6.90%) Business Analysis
7 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (6.90%) Business Continuity
7 4 (6.90%) ITIL
7 4 (6.90%) Performance Testing
7 4 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.17%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 32 (55.17%) SQL
2 24 (41.38%) Java
3 20 (34.48%) Perl
4 7 (12.07%) Python
4 7 (12.07%) PL/SQL
5 6 (10.34%) Korn
6 4 (6.90%) Ruby
6 4 (6.90%) C
6 4 (6.90%) C#
7 3 (5.17%) VB
7 3 (5.17%) VB.NET
7 3 (5.17%) Shell Script
7 3 (5.17%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.45%) PHP
9 1 (1.72%) C++
9 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.72%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.62%) MCSE
2 5 (8.62%) MCSA
3 3 (5.17%) RHCE
3 3 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (5.17%) Degree
4 2 (3.45%) MCP
4 2 (3.45%) MOS
4 2 (3.45%) RHCA
4 2 (3.45%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) QA
2 3 (5.17%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.17%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.17%) XenApp
3 3 (5.17%) XenDesktop
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.72%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) SCCM
2 2 (3.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.72%) collectd
3 1 (1.72%) Opsview
3 1 (1.72%) Puppet
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.72%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (34.48%) Oracle
2 10 (17.24%) Sun
3 8 (13.79%) Sybase
3 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 7 (12.07%) Atlassian
5 5 (8.62%) VMware
6 4 (6.90%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.17%) Mercator
7 3 (5.17%) IBM
7 3 (5.17%) HP
7 3 (5.17%) Dell
7 3 (5.17%) Citrix
7 3 (5.17%) Remedy
8 2 (3.45%) NetApp
8 2 (3.45%) Nokia
8 2 (3.45%) Cisco
8 2 (3.45%) Symantec
8 2 (3.45%) Apple
8 2 (3.45%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.72%) Akamai
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