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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 38 45 19
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -26
Contract jobs citing Unix 16 21 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.70% 2.90% 8.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.55% 13.21% 26.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 33
Average daily rate £300 £375 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £335 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £415 £740
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £60.00 £46.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £39.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-12.73% +86.90%
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
110 159 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 18.58% 21.99% 30.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 75 86
Average daily rate £275 £200 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £104 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 27
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £11.55 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -13 13 £300 -29.41% 16
Peterborough - 2 £419 -
Unix
East of England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 23 (74.19%) Linux
2 15 (48.39%) Solaris
2 15 (48.39%) Perl
3 14 (45.16%) VMware
3 14 (45.16%) Bash Shell
4 13 (41.94%) Windows
5 10 (32.26%) Ubuntu
5 10 (32.26%) Puppet
5 10 (32.26%) CentOS
5 10 (32.26%) Red Hat
6 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (25.81%) SQL
8 7 (22.58%) Shell Script
8 7 (22.58%) Degree
8 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (19.35%) Oracle
10 5 (16.13%) ITIL
10 5 (16.13%) ISEB
10 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (16.13%) ISTQB
10 5 (16.13%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
11 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
11 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (12.90%) Functional Testing
11 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (12.90%) Dell
11 4 (12.90%) Migration
12 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
12 3 (9.68%) Finance

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (6.45%) Apache
1 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) DNS
1 3 (9.68%) WAN
2 1 (3.23%) DHCP
2 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) MySQL
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
1 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
1 3 (9.68%) TestDirector
2 2 (6.45%) Artifactory
2 2 (6.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (6.45%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.23%) TestLink
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Linux Administrator
1 11 (35.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 11 (35.48%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (19.35%) Administrator
3 4 (12.90%) Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Active Directory Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Implementation Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Solaris Administrator
4 3 (9.68%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.68%) Test Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Ubuntu Administrator
4 3 (9.68%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) DevOps Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) Ajax
2 1 (3.23%) Middleware
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.68%) Proteomics
3 2 (6.45%) iPad
3 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.45%) Smartcard
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 23 (74.19%) Linux
2 15 (48.39%) Solaris
3 13 (41.94%) Windows
4 10 (32.26%) CentOS
4 10 (32.26%) Ubuntu
5 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
7 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (9.68%) AIX
8 3 (9.68%) HPUX
9 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.13%) ITIL
3 4 (12.90%) Functional Testing
3 4 (12.90%) Migration
4 3 (9.68%) Benchmarking
4 3 (9.68%) Bioinformatics
4 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
4 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
4 3 (9.68%) DevOps
4 3 (9.68%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
5 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.45%) Integration Testing
5 2 (6.45%) OO
5 2 (6.45%) OOD
5 2 (6.45%) Project Management
5 2 (6.45%) Scrum
5 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.45%) System Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) Perl
2 14 (45.16%) Bash Shell
3 8 (25.81%) SQL
4 7 (22.58%) Shell Script
5 3 (9.68%) Java
5 3 (9.68%) Python
5 3 (9.68%) R
6 1 (3.23%) C
6 1 (3.23%) C++
6 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.23%) PHP
6 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Degree
2 5 (16.13%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (16.13%) ISEB
2 5 (16.13%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.68%) MCSA
3 3 (9.68%) MCSE
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (9.68%) PhD
3 3 (9.68%) VCP5
3 3 (9.68%) VCP6
3 3 (9.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (6.45%) vSphere
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.23%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) Puppet
2 3 (9.68%) CFEngine
3 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.23%) Data Guard
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) VMware
2 10 (32.26%) Red Hat
3 6 (19.35%) Oracle
4 4 (12.90%) Dell
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco
5 3 (9.68%) HP
5 3 (9.68%) NetApp
6 2 (6.45%) Perforce
6 2 (6.45%) Sun
6 2 (6.45%) WorldPay
7 1 (3.23%) IBM
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