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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 29 51 41
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -10
Contract jobs citing Unix 23 22 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.30% 2.69% 3.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.33% 14.01% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 18
Median daily rate £400 £320 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £378 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £420 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.54% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Median hourly rate - £41.50 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +20.00%
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
119 157 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 22.24% 19.19% 27.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 51 109
Median daily rate £350 £300 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 28 41
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -47.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £60.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +15 11 £400 +25.00% 10
Peterborough +7 4 £550 +120.00%
Huntingdon - 3 £480 -
Unix
East of England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 41 (89.13%) Linux
2 27 (58.70%) SQL
3 24 (52.17%) Shell Script
4 23 (50.00%) Windows
5 21 (45.65%) Oracle
6 19 (41.30%) Python
7 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (36.96%) Open Source
8 16 (34.78%) Kalman Filter
9 14 (30.43%) VMware
9 14 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (28.26%) Puppet
10 13 (28.26%) Red Hat
10 13 (28.26%) Solaris
10 13 (28.26%) C++
10 13 (28.26%) Virtual Environments
11 12 (26.09%) Relational Database
11 12 (26.09%) iptables
11 12 (26.09%) ITIL
11 12 (26.09%) HP
11 12 (26.09%) SAN
11 12 (26.09%) OSSEC
11 12 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (23.91%) TippingPoint
12 11 (23.91%) High Availability
12 11 (23.91%) Splunk
12 11 (23.91%) SolarWinds
12 11 (23.91%) Degree
12 11 (23.91%) Load Balancing
12 11 (23.91%) Nagios

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 7 (15.22%) Apache
2 1 (2.17%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.17%) nginx
2 1 (2.17%) uWSGI
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) GitHub
2 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) SAN
2 11 (23.91%) DNS
3 10 (21.74%) Firewall
4 8 (17.39%) LDAP
5 4 (8.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) Relational Database
2 8 (17.39%) Hadoop
3 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
4 5 (10.87%) Big Data
4 5 (10.87%) MySQL
5 3 (6.52%) DB2
5 3 (6.52%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) JIRA
2 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.35%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Military
3 2 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Developer
2 14 (30.43%) Administrator
3 12 (26.09%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (17.39%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (17.39%) Unix Developer
5 7 (15.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 7 (15.22%) Unix Administrator
6 6 (13.04%) Architect
6 6 (13.04%) C++ Developer
6 6 (13.04%) C++/Java Developer
6 6 (13.04%) Java Developer
6 6 (13.04%) Software Developer
6 6 (13.04%) Unix Engineer
6 6 (13.04%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 5 (10.87%) C++ Software Developer
7 5 (10.87%) Java Architect
7 5 (10.87%) Java Software Developer
7 5 (10.87%) Python Developer
7 5 (10.87%) Software Architect
7 5 (10.87%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) HTML
1 1 (2.17%) Lucene
1 1 (2.17%) Spring
1 1 (2.17%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Biology
2 7 (15.22%) Data Centre
3 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
4 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (10.87%) Informatics
5 3 (6.52%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.17%) CESG
6 1 (2.17%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.17%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.17%) Ontologies
6 1 (2.17%) Semantic Web
6 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (89.13%) Linux
2 23 (50.00%) Windows
3 14 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (28.26%) Solaris
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.17%) AIX
6 1 (2.17%) CentOS
6 1 (2.17%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (2.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (36.96%) Open Source
2 16 (34.78%) Kalman Filter
3 13 (28.26%) Virtual Environments
4 12 (26.09%) ITIL
5 11 (23.91%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (23.91%) High Availability
5 11 (23.91%) Load Balancing
6 10 (21.74%) Change Control
6 10 (21.74%) Configuration Management
6 10 (21.74%) Incident Management
7 7 (15.22%) OO
7 7 (15.22%) Service Delivery
8 5 (10.87%) Bioinformatics
8 5 (10.87%) Open Source Development
8 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
8 5 (10.87%) TDD
9 4 (8.70%) DevOps
9 4 (8.70%) Migration
9 4 (8.70%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 27 (58.70%) SQL
2 24 (52.17%) Shell Script
3 19 (41.30%) Python
4 13 (28.26%) C++
5 11 (23.91%) PL/SQL
6 10 (21.74%) C
6 10 (21.74%) Java
6 10 (21.74%) Perl
7 3 (6.52%) MATLAB
8 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.35%) PHP
8 2 (4.35%) Ruby
9 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) Degree
2 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
3 6 (13.04%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.52%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (26.09%) iptables
1 12 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (21.74%) Postfix
2 10 (21.74%) Sendmail
2 10 (21.74%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (21.74%) vSphere
3 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (28.26%) Puppet
2 12 (26.09%) OSSEC
3 11 (23.91%) Nagios
4 10 (21.74%) Cobbler
5 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (45.65%) Oracle
2 14 (30.43%) VMware
3 13 (28.26%) Red Hat
4 12 (26.09%) HP
5 11 (23.91%) EMC
5 11 (23.91%) LogRhythm
5 11 (23.91%) SolarWinds
5 11 (23.91%) Splunk
5 11 (23.91%) TippingPoint
6 10 (21.74%) ServiceNow
7 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
8 4 (8.70%) Citrix
8 4 (8.70%) NetApp
9 3 (6.52%) Cognos