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 30 June 2016 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 39 37 33
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing Unix 23 41 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.87% 5.17% 5.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.69% 15.47% 16.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 33 24
Median daily rate £340 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £380 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £33.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £39.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-29.74% +12.85%
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
168 265 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 28.24% 33.42% 29.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 155 100
Median daily rate £350 £343 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +8.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £207 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £416 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 33 34
Median hourly rate £17.50 £23.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.91% +58.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 30 June 2016.

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 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 19 £340 +4.61% 13
Huntingdon +1 3 £480 +14.28%
Peterborough - 1 £550 -
Unix
East of England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 33 (76.74%) Linux
2 30 (69.77%) Windows
3 19 (44.19%) Solaris
4 17 (39.53%) SQL
5 16 (37.21%) Shell Script
5 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (32.56%) Oracle
7 13 (30.23%) Open Source
8 12 (27.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (27.91%) VMware
9 11 (25.58%) Migration
9 11 (25.58%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (25.58%) Red Hat
9 11 (25.58%) SAN
9 11 (25.58%) OSSEC
9 11 (25.58%) iptables
9 11 (25.58%) Kalman Filter
9 11 (25.58%) Data Centre
10 10 (23.26%) LogRhythm
10 10 (23.26%) SolarWinds
10 10 (23.26%) Puppet
10 10 (23.26%) High Availability
10 10 (23.26%) Splunk
10 10 (23.26%) Virtual Environments
10 10 (23.26%) Nagios
10 10 (23.26%) EMC
10 10 (23.26%) PL/SQL
10 10 (23.26%) ITIL
10 10 (23.26%) Python
10 10 (23.26%) DNS

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 5 (11.63%) Apache
2 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.98%) nginx
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.33%) uWSGI
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Office 365
2 2 (4.65%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) GitHub
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) SAN
2 10 (23.26%) DNS
3 9 (20.93%) Firewall
4 5 (11.63%) LDAP
5 4 (9.30%) SSL
6 3 (6.98%) WAN
7 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) Hadoop
2 4 (9.30%) MySQL
3 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) JIRA
2 3 (6.98%) TestDirector
3 2 (4.65%) ClearCase
3 2 (4.65%) Gerrit
3 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Banking
2 2 (4.65%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) Administrator
2 16 (37.21%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (27.91%) Linux Administrator
4 11 (25.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 7 (16.28%) Unix Administrator
6 6 (13.95%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 5 (11.63%) Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Architect
8 3 (6.98%) Implementation Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Migration Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Solaris Administrator
8 3 (6.98%) Test Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) VMware Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Email Migration Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Hadoop Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Java Software Architect
9 2 (4.65%) Python Software Architect
9 2 (4.65%) Research Manager
9 2 (4.65%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) LEMP Stack
1 2 (4.65%) OpenJDK
1 2 (4.65%) Spring Boot
1 2 (4.65%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) Ajax
2 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Biology
3 2 (4.65%) Informatics
3 2 (4.65%) iPad
3 2 (4.65%) Smartcard
3 2 (4.65%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.33%) CESG
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.33%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 33 (76.74%) Linux
2 30 (69.77%) Windows
3 19 (44.19%) Solaris
4 12 (27.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (13.95%) AIX
5 6 (13.95%) HPUX
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.33%) CentOS
8 1 (2.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.23%) Open Source
3 11 (25.58%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (25.58%) Kalman Filter
3 11 (25.58%) Migration
4 10 (23.26%) High Availability
4 10 (23.26%) ITIL
4 10 (23.26%) Load Balancing
4 10 (23.26%) Virtual Environments
5 9 (20.93%) Change Control
5 9 (20.93%) Configuration Management
5 9 (20.93%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.98%) Data Migration
6 3 (6.98%) Functional Testing
6 3 (6.98%) OO
7 2 (4.65%) B2B
7 2 (4.65%) B2C
7 2 (4.65%) DevOps
7 2 (4.65%) Email Migration
7 2 (4.65%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) SQL
2 16 (37.21%) Shell Script
3 10 (23.26%) PL/SQL
3 10 (23.26%) Python
4 9 (20.93%) Java
5 7 (16.28%) C++
6 5 (11.63%) Perl
7 4 (9.30%) C
8 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.33%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Degree
2 5 (11.63%) ISEB
2 5 (11.63%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.98%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (6.98%) DV Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) MCSA
3 3 (6.98%) MCSE
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) VCP5
3 3 (6.98%) VCP6
3 3 (6.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 11 (25.58%) iptables
2 9 (20.93%) Postfix
2 9 (20.93%) Sendmail
2 9 (20.93%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (20.93%) vSphere
3 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
4 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (4.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (25.58%) OSSEC
2 10 (23.26%) Nagios
2 10 (23.26%) Puppet
3 9 (20.93%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Oracle
2 12 (27.91%) VMware
3 11 (25.58%) Red Hat
4 10 (23.26%) EMC
4 10 (23.26%) LogRhythm
4 10 (23.26%) SolarWinds
4 10 (23.26%) Splunk
4 10 (23.26%) TippingPoint
5 9 (20.93%) HP
5 9 (20.93%) ServiceNow
6 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
7 3 (6.98%) Cisco
7 3 (6.98%) Dell
7 3 (6.98%) NetApp
8 1 (2.33%) Sun
8 1 (2.33%) WorldPay
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