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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 48 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -1
Contract jobs citing UNIX 21 36 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.89% 6.83% 6.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.35% 22.93% 22.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 30 25
Average daily rate
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£450 £407 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.70% +1.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £282 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £750 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £46.00 - £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+72.61% -23.63%
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
170 157 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 23.42% 29.79% 29.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 86 86
Average daily rate £190 £325 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.53% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £190 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 28 45
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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
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Average
Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -12 20 £475 +13.43% 22
UNIX
East of England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 38 (74.51%) Linux
2 27 (52.94%) SQL
3 18 (35.29%) Oracle
4 17 (33.33%) Java
4 17 (33.33%) UML
5 14 (27.45%) Windows
5 14 (27.45%) Python
6 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (21.57%) Solaris
7 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
8 10 (19.61%) J2EE
8 10 (19.61%) Perl
8 10 (19.61%) PL/SQL
8 10 (19.61%) Software Engineering
9 9 (17.65%) Scrum
9 9 (17.65%) Shell Script
10 8 (15.69%) Active Directory
10 8 (15.69%) HP
10 8 (15.69%) Sun
10 8 (15.69%) DNS
10 8 (15.69%) J2SE
10 8 (15.69%) Tomcat
10 8 (15.69%) Korn
10 8 (15.69%) Unit Testing
10 8 (15.69%) Multithreading
10 8 (15.69%) Oracle Linux
11 7 (13.73%) Atlassian
11 7 (13.73%) VMware
11 7 (13.73%) WebLogic
11 7 (13.73%) DHCP

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 8 (15.69%) Tomcat
2 7 (13.73%) WebLogic
3 5 (9.80%) MS Exchange
4 4 (7.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (7.84%) Apache Pig
5 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.92%) Apache
6 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) IaaS
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) DNS
2 7 (13.73%) DHCP
3 4 (7.84%) LAN
3 4 (7.84%) WAN
3 4 (7.84%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (5.88%) Firewall
4 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.88%) VPN
5 2 (3.92%) Internet
5 2 (3.92%) HTTP
5 2 (3.92%) SSH
6 1 (1.96%) SNMP
6 1 (1.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) Hadoop
1 6 (11.76%) Big Data
2 4 (7.84%) Data Mining
2 4 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (7.84%) Apache Hive
2 4 (7.84%) NoSQL
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.84%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.96%) Hudson
5 1 (1.96%) TestNG
5 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.96%) Selenium
5 1 (1.96%) Ant
5 1 (1.96%) JUnit
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.92%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Games
3 2 (3.92%) Advertising
3 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (19.61%) Software Engineer
1 10 (19.61%) Administrator
2 9 (17.65%) Developer
3 7 (13.73%) Consultant
4 6 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (11.76%) Architect
5 5 (9.80%) Messaging Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) DBA
6 4 (7.84%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (7.84%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (7.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.84%) Design Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Principal Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Build Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Software Build Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Java Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.61%) J2EE
2 8 (15.69%) J2SE
3 5 (9.80%) .NET
4 4 (7.84%) HTML
4 4 (7.84%) Application Packaging
4 4 (7.84%) Django
5 3 (5.88%) HTML5
5 3 (5.88%) MSMQ
6 2 (3.92%) CSS
6 2 (3.92%) REST
7 1 (1.96%) MCollective
7 1 (1.96%) Qt
7 1 (1.96%) Web Services
7 1 (1.96%) XML
7 1 (1.96%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Algorithms
2 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.80%) Clustering
3 4 (7.84%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.84%) Data Integration
3 4 (7.84%) PKI
4 3 (5.88%) Replication
4 3 (5.88%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.92%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.92%) Open Source
6 1 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.96%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.96%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 38 (74.51%) Linux
2 14 (27.45%) Windows
3 11 (21.57%) Solaris
4 8 (15.69%) Oracle Linux
5 6 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (5.88%) CentOS
7 3 (5.88%) Debian
7 3 (5.88%) AIX
7 3 (5.88%) HPUX
8 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) UML
2 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (19.61%) Software Engineering
4 9 (17.65%) Scrum
5 8 (15.69%) Unit Testing
5 8 (15.69%) Multithreading
6 6 (11.76%) Big Data Analytics
6 6 (11.76%) Analytics
7 5 (9.80%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (9.80%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (9.80%) Business Analysis
8 4 (7.84%) OO
8 4 (7.84%) Validation
8 4 (7.84%) Migration
8 4 (7.84%) MapReduce
9 3 (5.88%) User Stories
9 3 (5.88%) Cyber Security
9 3 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (5.88%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (5.88%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (52.94%) SQL
2 17 (33.33%) Java
3 14 (27.45%) Python
4 10 (19.61%) Perl
4 10 (19.61%) PL/SQL
5 9 (17.65%) Shell Script
6 8 (15.69%) Korn
7 6 (11.76%) C++
8 5 (9.80%) PowerShell
8 5 (9.80%) C
9 3 (5.88%) Bash Shell
9 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
9 3 (5.88%) Tcl
10 2 (3.92%) PHP
10 2 (3.92%) Scala
11 1 (1.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.96%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.96%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.84%) Dovecot
3 3 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Nagios
1 4 (7.84%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (5.88%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (5.88%) SCCM
3 1 (1.96%) Graphite
3 1 (1.96%) Puppet
3 1 (1.96%) WSUS
3 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 18 (35.29%) Oracle
2 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
3 8 (15.69%) HP
3 8 (15.69%) Sun
4 7 (13.73%) Atlassian
4 7 (13.73%) VMware
5 6 (11.76%) Infoblox
6 4 (7.84%) McAfee
6 4 (7.84%) Vertica
6 4 (7.84%) Infobright
7 3 (5.88%) Clearswift
7 3 (5.88%) Citrix
7 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.88%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.92%) Temenos
9 1 (1.96%) Greenplum
9 1 (1.96%) Sybase
9 1 (1.96%) Symantec
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