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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 36 47 38
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing Unix 25 31 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.18% 3.82% 4.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.78% 13.03% 14.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 24
Median daily rate £433 £350 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.57% -11.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £275 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £404 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +7.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 £60.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +71.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +25.00%
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
149 238 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 24.92% 29.31% 29.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 137 111
Median daily rate £350 £350 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £200 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £421 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 30 40
Median hourly rate £10.00 £23.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.52% +58.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +14 20 £350 +3.70% 14
Huntingdon 0 4 £480 +14.28%
Peterborough +2 1 £550 - 1
Unix
East of England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 40 (88.89%) Linux
2 28 (62.22%) Windows
3 21 (46.67%) SQL
4 19 (42.22%) Solaris
4 19 (42.22%) Shell Script
5 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (37.78%) Python
6 17 (37.78%) Open Source
7 16 (35.56%) Oracle
8 13 (28.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (28.89%) Puppet
8 13 (28.89%) Virtual Environments
9 12 (26.67%) Kalman Filter
9 12 (26.67%) iptables
9 12 (26.67%) OSSEC
9 12 (26.67%) ITIL
9 12 (26.67%) Red Hat
9 12 (26.67%) SAN
9 12 (26.67%) HP
10 11 (24.44%) EMC
10 11 (24.44%) Nagios
10 11 (24.44%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (24.44%) PL/SQL
10 11 (24.44%) DNS
10 11 (24.44%) Load Balancing
10 11 (24.44%) TippingPoint
10 11 (24.44%) High Availability
10 11 (24.44%) Splunk
10 11 (24.44%) SolarWinds
10 11 (24.44%) LogRhythm

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 (11.11%) Apache
2 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.67%) nginx
3 1 (2.22%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.22%) uWSGI
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) GitHub
2 4 (8.89%) Office 365
3 2 (4.44%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.67%) SAN
2 11 (24.44%) DNS
3 10 (22.22%) Firewall
4 6 (13.33%) LDAP
5 4 (8.89%) SSL
6 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) Relational Database
2 6 (13.33%) Hadoop
2 6 (13.33%) MySQL
3 3 (6.67%) Big Data
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (22.22%) JIRA
2 2 (4.44%) Gerrit
2 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.44%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.22%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.22%) Subversion
3 1 (2.22%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Military
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Administrator
2 17 (37.78%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (28.89%) Linux Administrator
4 12 (26.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 10 (22.22%) Developer
6 7 (15.56%) Unix Administrator
7 6 (13.33%) Software Developer
7 6 (13.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 5 (11.11%) Senior Developer
8 5 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (8.89%) Architect
10 3 (6.67%) C++ Developer
10 3 (6.67%) C++ Software Developer
10 3 (6.67%) C++/Java Developer
10 3 (6.67%) Java Architect
10 3 (6.67%) Java Developer
10 3 (6.67%) Java Software Developer
10 3 (6.67%) Migration Engineer
10 3 (6.67%) Software Architect
10 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) LEMP Stack
1 2 (4.44%) OpenJDK
1 2 (4.44%) Spring Boot
1 2 (4.44%) Web Services
2 1 (2.22%) HTML
2 1 (2.22%) Lucene
2 1 (2.22%) Spring
2 1 (2.22%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (17.78%) Biology
3 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.11%) Informatics
4 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.44%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.44%) Taxonomies
6 1 (2.22%) CESG
6 1 (2.22%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.22%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.22%) iPad
6 1 (2.22%) Ontologies
6 1 (2.22%) Semantic Web
6 1 (2.22%) Smartcard
6 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (88.89%) Linux
2 28 (62.22%) Windows
3 19 (42.22%) Solaris
4 13 (28.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (13.33%) AIX
5 6 (13.33%) HPUX
6 3 (6.67%) Windows Server
7 2 (4.44%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.22%) CentOS
8 1 (2.22%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (37.78%) Open Source
3 13 (28.89%) Virtual Environments
4 12 (26.67%) ITIL
4 12 (26.67%) Kalman Filter
5 11 (24.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (24.44%) High Availability
5 11 (24.44%) Load Balancing
6 10 (22.22%) Change Control
6 10 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 10 (22.22%) Incident Management
7 9 (20.00%) Migration
8 7 (15.56%) OO
9 5 (11.11%) Open Source Development
9 5 (11.11%) TDD
10 4 (8.89%) DevOps
11 3 (6.67%) Bioinformatics
11 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
12 2 (4.44%) Email Migration
12 2 (4.44%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (46.67%) SQL
2 19 (42.22%) Shell Script
3 17 (37.78%) Python
4 11 (24.44%) PL/SQL
5 9 (20.00%) C++
5 9 (20.00%) Java
5 9 (20.00%) Perl
6 8 (17.78%) C
7 2 (4.44%) PHP
7 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.44%) Ruby
8 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.22%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.89%) DV Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) Postgraduate
4 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.22%) ISEB
4 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.22%) MCSA
4 1 (2.22%) MCSE
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.22%) VCP5
4 1 (2.22%) VCP6
4 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (26.67%) iptables
2 10 (22.22%) Postfix
2 10 (22.22%) Sendmail
2 10 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (22.22%) vSphere
3 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 2 (4.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (28.89%) Puppet
2 12 (26.67%) OSSEC
3 11 (24.44%) Nagios
4 10 (22.22%) Cobbler
5 2 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Oracle
2 12 (26.67%) HP
2 12 (26.67%) Red Hat
3 11 (24.44%) EMC
3 11 (24.44%) LogRhythm
3 11 (24.44%) SolarWinds
3 11 (24.44%) Splunk
3 11 (24.44%) TippingPoint
4 10 (22.22%) ServiceNow
4 10 (22.22%) VMware
5 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco
6 1 (2.22%) Dell
6 1 (2.22%) NetApp