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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 46 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +4
Contract jobs citing UNIX 26 44 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.30% 7.59% 5.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.75% 24.86% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 27 26
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£450 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £302 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £750 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £36.00 £50.00 £51.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% -2.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.08 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.27% -21.42%
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
204 177 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 25.92% 30.52% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 87 81
Average daily rate £190 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £190 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 28 52
Average hourly rate £30.50 £14.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.77% -57.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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
on Same Period
Last Year
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -11 17 £500 +17.64% 19
Peterborough -4 6 - -
UNIX
East of England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 39 (73.58%) Linux
2 29 (54.72%) SQL
3 26 (49.06%) Java
4 21 (39.62%) Oracle
5 20 (37.74%) UML
6 17 (32.08%) J2EE
7 16 (30.19%) Solaris
7 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (28.30%) Perl
9 14 (26.42%) Windows
9 14 (26.42%) Python
10 13 (24.53%) J2SE
10 13 (24.53%) Tomcat
10 13 (24.53%) Sun
10 13 (24.53%) Multithreading
10 13 (24.53%) Oracle Linux
11 12 (22.64%) Atlassian
11 12 (22.64%) WebLogic
12 11 (20.75%) Finance
12 11 (20.75%) Scrum
13 10 (18.87%) OO
13 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
13 10 (18.87%) Unit Testing
14 9 (16.98%) Git (software)
15 8 (15.09%) Software Engineering
15 8 (15.09%) Korn
15 8 (15.09%) HP
15 8 (15.09%) Clustering
16 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
16 7 (13.21%) PL/SQL

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (24.53%) Tomcat
2 12 (22.64%) WebLogic
3 6 (11.32%) Apache
4 5 (9.43%) MS Exchange
5 4 (7.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (7.55%) Apache Pig
6 3 (5.66%) Apache ServiceMix
6 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) DNS
2 5 (9.43%) DHCP
3 4 (7.55%) VPN
3 4 (7.55%) Internet
4 3 (5.66%) Firewall
4 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.77%) HTTP
5 2 (3.77%) SSH
5 2 (3.77%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (1.89%) SNMP
6 1 (1.89%) LAN
6 1 (1.89%) VoIP
6 1 (1.89%) WAN
6 1 (1.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) Hadoop
1 6 (11.32%) Big Data
2 4 (7.55%) Apache Hive
2 4 (7.55%) NoSQL
2 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.55%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.55%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.89%) Subversion
5 1 (1.89%) Selenium
5 1 (1.89%) Ant
5 1 (1.89%) JUnit
5 1 (1.89%) TestNG
5 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.89%) Hudson
General
1 11 (20.75%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Advertising
3 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.77%) Games
4 2 (3.77%) Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (20.75%) Architect
2 10 (18.87%) Software Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Design Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Java Architect
4 7 (13.21%) Principal Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Administrator
5 6 (11.32%) Consultant
6 5 (9.43%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (7.55%) Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.55%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Java/J2EE Architect
8 3 (5.66%) Build Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Software Build Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Messaging Consultant
8 3 (5.66%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.66%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.08%) J2EE
2 13 (24.53%) J2SE
3 6 (11.32%) .NET
4 5 (9.43%) HTML
4 5 (9.43%) REST
5 4 (7.55%) XML
5 4 (7.55%) Django
6 3 (5.66%) MSMQ
6 3 (5.66%) HTML5
6 3 (5.66%) OSGi
6 3 (5.66%) JMS
6 3 (5.66%) Apache Camel
7 2 (3.77%) CGI
7 2 (3.77%) CSS
8 1 (1.89%) Web Services
8 1 (1.89%) Application Packaging
8 1 (1.89%) MCollective
8 1 (1.89%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Clustering
2 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.32%) Algorithms
3 5 (9.43%) Blackberry
4 4 (7.55%) PKI
4 4 (7.55%) Mathematics
4 4 (7.55%) Data Integration
4 4 (7.55%) Open Source
5 3 (5.66%) Client/Server
5 3 (5.66%) Replication
6 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.89%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.89%) Statistics
6 1 (1.89%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.89%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (73.58%) Linux
2 16 (30.19%) Solaris
3 14 (26.42%) Windows
4 13 (24.53%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.66%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (5.66%) AIX
7 3 (5.66%) HPUX
8 2 (3.77%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.89%) Debian
9 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.89%) CentOS
9 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) UML
2 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (24.53%) Multithreading
4 11 (20.75%) Scrum
5 10 (18.87%) OO
5 10 (18.87%) Unit Testing
6 8 (15.09%) Software Engineering
7 7 (13.21%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (13.21%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (11.32%) Big Data Analytics
8 6 (11.32%) Analytics
9 5 (9.43%) Performance Testing
9 5 (9.43%) Load Balancing
9 5 (9.43%) Business Analysis
9 5 (9.43%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (9.43%) TDD
10 4 (7.55%) Validation
10 4 (7.55%) Migration
10 4 (7.55%) MapReduce
10 4 (7.55%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 29 (54.72%) SQL
2 26 (49.06%) Java
3 15 (28.30%) Perl
4 14 (26.42%) Python
5 8 (15.09%) Korn
6 7 (13.21%) PL/SQL
7 6 (11.32%) Shell Script
8 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
9 4 (7.55%) C++
10 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
10 3 (5.66%) C
10 3 (5.66%) Tcl
10 3 (5.66%) Bash Shell
11 2 (3.77%) Scala
11 2 (3.77%) PHP
12 1 (1.89%) C#
12 1 (1.89%) Ruby
12 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) MCP
3 1 (1.89%) MCSE
3 1 (1.89%) MCSA
3 1 (1.89%) ISEB
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.89%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.89%) MOS
3 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.89%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.77%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Nagios
1 4 (7.55%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (5.66%) SCCM
2 3 (5.66%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.89%) Puppet
3 1 (1.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.89%) Graphite
3 1 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (39.62%) Oracle
2 13 (24.53%) Sun
3 12 (22.64%) Atlassian
4 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
5 8 (15.09%) HP
6 7 (13.21%) VMware
7 4 (7.55%) CheckPoint
7 4 (7.55%) McAfee
7 4 (7.55%) Infoblox
7 4 (7.55%) Vertica
7 4 (7.55%) Infobright
8 3 (5.66%) Clearswift
8 3 (5.66%) Citrix
9 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.77%) Temenos
9 2 (3.77%) Sybase
9 2 (3.77%) Symantec
10 1 (1.89%) Remedy
10 1 (1.89%) Greenplum
10 1 (1.89%) Cisco
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
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