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 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 35 42 17
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -25
Contract jobs citing UNIX 35 27 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.63% 3.81% 7.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.15% 13.71% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 3
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£325 £438 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £358 £360
% change year-on-year
+8.24% -0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £26.97 £48.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
231 197 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 30.56% 27.79% 32.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 80 51
Average daily rate £325 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £165 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £450 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 30 44
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 2015. 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
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 34 £325 -25.71% 15
UNIX
East of England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 45 (81.82%) Linux
2 19 (34.55%) Ruby
2 19 (34.55%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (34.55%) Configuration Management
2 19 (34.55%) Puppet
2 19 (34.55%) DevOps
3 13 (23.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (23.64%) Red Hat
4 10 (18.18%) Web Services
4 10 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (16.36%) Windows
6 8 (14.55%) LAN
6 8 (14.55%) WAN
6 8 (14.55%) SQL
7 7 (12.73%) Java
7 7 (12.73%) Oracle
7 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
8 6 (10.91%) Infoblox
8 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
8 6 (10.91%) J2EE
8 6 (10.91%) HTML
8 6 (10.91%) Python
8 6 (10.91%) Data Security
9 5 (9.09%) Debian
9 5 (9.09%) CSS
9 5 (9.09%) DNS
9 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
9 5 (9.09%) Shell Script
10 4 (7.27%) Symantec
10 4 (7.27%) RHCE

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 4 (7.27%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.82%) Zope
4 1 (1.82%) Plone
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.82%) IIS
4 1 (1.82%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.55%) LAN
1 8 (14.55%) WAN
2 5 (9.09%) DNS
3 4 (7.27%) OpenLDAP
3 4 (7.27%) DHCP
4 2 (3.64%) HTTP
4 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.64%) SSH
4 2 (3.64%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database 12c
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.82%) DB2
3 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Ant
1 1 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.82%) Rational Application Developer
1 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.64%) Banking
2 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (50.91%) Administrator
2 23 (41.82%) Systems Administrator
3 21 (38.18%) Linux Administrator
4 19 (34.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 10 (18.18%) Developer
6 8 (14.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (12.73%) Java Developer
7 7 (12.73%) Consultant
7 7 (12.73%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (12.73%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (9.09%) Messaging Consultant
9 4 (7.27%) Oracle DBA
9 4 (7.27%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 4 (7.27%) UNIX Administrator
9 4 (7.27%) DBA
10 3 (5.45%) Analyst
10 3 (5.45%) Linux Consultant
10 3 (5.45%) Security Analyst
11 2 (3.64%) Embedded Software Developer
11 2 (3.64%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) Web Services
2 6 (10.91%) HTML
2 6 (10.91%) J2EE
3 5 (9.09%) CSS
4 4 (7.27%) JSP
4 4 (7.27%) Servlets
4 4 (7.27%) XML
4 4 (7.27%) Application Packaging
4 4 (7.27%) Spring
4 4 (7.27%) Struts
5 3 (5.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 3 (5.45%) Ajax
5 3 (5.45%) Spring MVC
5 3 (5.45%) jQuery
5 3 (5.45%) JPA
6 2 (3.64%) HTML5
6 2 (3.64%) REST
7 1 (1.82%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.82%) EJB
7 1 (1.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.45%) Statistics
3 1 (1.82%) iPad
3 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 45 (81.82%) Linux
2 13 (23.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (16.36%) Windows
4 5 (9.09%) Debian
5 3 (5.45%) Solaris
5 3 (5.45%) CentOS
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.82%) AIX
7 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) Continuous Integration
1 19 (34.55%) Configuration Management
1 19 (34.55%) DevOps
2 6 (10.91%) Data Security
3 3 (5.45%) MVC
3 3 (5.45%) Workflow
3 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
3 3 (5.45%) Market Research
3 3 (5.45%) SIEM
3 3 (5.45%) Software Engineering
4 2 (3.64%) Incident Management
4 2 (3.64%) UML
4 2 (3.64%) OO
4 2 (3.64%) Migration
5 1 (1.82%) Scrum
5 1 (1.82%) Information Security
5 1 (1.82%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.82%) B2B
5 1 (1.82%) B2C
5 1 (1.82%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (34.55%) Ruby
2 8 (14.55%) SQL
3 7 (12.73%) Java
4 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.91%) Python
5 5 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 4 (7.27%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.45%) Perl
8 2 (3.64%) C
8 2 (3.64%) C++
8 2 (3.64%) Scala
9 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.82%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) RHCE
1 4 (7.27%) RHCA
2 3 (5.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.27%) Dovecot
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (34.55%) Puppet
2 3 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.82%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.82%) WSUS
3 1 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) Red Hat
2 7 (12.73%) Oracle
2 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.91%) Infoblox
4 4 (7.27%) Symantec
4 4 (7.27%) NetApp
4 4 (7.27%) WorldPay
5 3 (5.45%) Demandware
5 3 (5.45%) hybris
5 3 (5.45%) Intershop
6 2 (3.64%) Fortinet
6 2 (3.64%) Qualys
6 2 (3.64%) VMware
6 2 (3.64%) Sourcefire
6 2 (3.64%) F5
6 2 (3.64%) Temenos
6 2 (3.64%) Juniper
7 1 (1.82%) McAfee
7 1 (1.82%) Adobe
7 1 (1.82%) Sun