The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 39 39 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Contract jobs citing UNIX 36 25 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.44% 3.53% 6.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.00% 13.66% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 31
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £234 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +127.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +6.55%
Operating Systems Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
240 183 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 29.59% 25.81% 32.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 59 95
Average daily rate £330 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £208 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 43 84
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.84 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £45.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
UNIX
East of England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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
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Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +8 26 £390 +43.11% 18
Peterborough +9 7 £225 -35.71% 2
UNIX
East of England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 44 (72.13%) Linux
2 36 (59.02%) SQL
3 28 (45.90%) Java
4 24 (39.34%) Perl
4 24 (39.34%) Oracle
5 22 (36.07%) J2EE
6 18 (29.51%) OO
6 18 (29.51%) J2SE
7 17 (27.87%) Tomcat
8 16 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (26.23%) UML
8 16 (26.23%) Multithreading
9 14 (22.95%) Solaris
9 14 (22.95%) .NET
9 14 (22.95%) Sun
9 14 (22.95%) Finance
10 12 (19.67%) Oracle Linux
11 11 (18.03%) Atlassian
11 11 (18.03%) Windows
11 11 (18.03%) WebLogic
12 10 (16.39%) Clustering
13 9 (14.75%) Sybase
13 9 (14.75%) Git (software)
14 8 (13.11%) Unit Testing
14 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
14 8 (13.11%) Scrum
14 8 (13.11%) Internet
15 7 (11.48%) CGI
15 7 (11.48%) Python
15 7 (11.48%) PL/SQL

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 17 (27.87%) Tomcat
2 11 (18.03%) WebLogic
3 7 (11.48%) Apache
4 3 (4.92%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.64%) Node.js
6 1 (1.64%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.64%) CloudStack
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) Internet
2 4 (6.56%) LAN
2 4 (6.56%) WAN
3 3 (4.92%) DHCP
3 3 (4.92%) VPN
3 3 (4.92%) DNS
3 3 (4.92%) NAS
4 2 (3.28%) SAN
4 2 (3.28%) VoIP
4 2 (3.28%) HTTP
5 1 (1.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) Informix
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (14.75%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.84%) Subversion
3 4 (6.56%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (4.92%) Selenium
5 2 (3.28%) JIRA
5 2 (3.28%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.64%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.64%) JMeter
6 1 (1.64%) JUnit
6 1 (1.64%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.64%) WinRunner
6 1 (1.64%) Robotium
6 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (22.95%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.56%) Advertising
4 3 (4.92%) Back Office
5 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.64%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (27.87%) Architect
2 16 (26.23%) Java Architect
3 11 (18.03%) Developer
4 6 (9.84%) Java/J2EE Architect
4 6 (9.84%) Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Administrator
5 5 (8.20%) Consultant
5 5 (8.20%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (8.20%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (8.20%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Design Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.92%) QA Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) UNIX Administrator
7 3 (4.92%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.92%) Development Project Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Development Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.07%) J2EE
2 18 (29.51%) J2SE
3 14 (22.95%) .NET
4 7 (11.48%) CGI
5 4 (6.56%) XML
6 3 (4.92%) COM
6 3 (4.92%) JMS
6 3 (4.92%) WCF
6 3 (4.92%) OSGi
6 3 (4.92%) REST
6 3 (4.92%) Apache Camel
7 2 (3.28%) HTML
8 1 (1.64%) CSS
8 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Clustering
2 5 (8.20%) Open Source
3 3 (4.92%) Statistics
3 3 (4.92%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.28%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.28%) Internet of Things
4 2 (3.28%) Machine to Machine
4 2 (3.28%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.28%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.28%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.28%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.64%) MPEG
5 1 (1.64%) PKI
5 1 (1.64%) IPTV
5 1 (1.64%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 44 (72.13%) Linux
2 14 (22.95%) Solaris
3 12 (19.67%) Oracle Linux
4 11 (18.03%) Windows
5 5 (8.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.28%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) OO
2 16 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (26.23%) UML
2 16 (26.23%) Multithreading
3 8 (13.11%) Unit Testing
3 8 (13.11%) Scrum
4 7 (11.48%) OOA/OOD
4 7 (11.48%) Load Balancing
5 6 (9.84%) SOA
6 5 (8.20%) Migration
6 5 (8.20%) TDD
6 5 (8.20%) ITSM
6 5 (8.20%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (8.20%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (8.20%) Performance Testing
7 4 (6.56%) Business Analysis
7 4 (6.56%) Data Security
8 3 (4.92%) ITIL
8 3 (4.92%) OOP
8 3 (4.92%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (59.02%) SQL
2 28 (45.90%) Java
3 24 (39.34%) Perl
4 7 (11.48%) Python
4 7 (11.48%) PL/SQL
5 6 (9.84%) Korn
6 4 (6.56%) Ruby
6 4 (6.56%) C
6 4 (6.56%) C#
7 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.92%) VB
7 3 (4.92%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.92%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.28%) PHP
9 1 (1.64%) C++
9 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.64%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.56%) Degree
2 4 (6.56%) MCSE
2 4 (6.56%) MCSA
3 3 (4.92%) RHCE
4 2 (3.28%) MOS
4 2 (3.28%) RHCA
4 2 (3.28%) A+ Certification
4 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.28%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.28%) XenApp
3 2 (3.28%) XenDesktop
3 2 (3.28%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.64%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 2 (3.28%) SCCM
1 2 (3.28%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.64%) Nagios
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.64%) Opsview
2 1 (1.64%) collectd
2 1 (1.64%) Puppet
2 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (39.34%) Oracle
2 14 (22.95%) Sun
3 11 (18.03%) Atlassian
4 9 (14.75%) Sybase
5 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
6 5 (8.20%) Red Hat
7 4 (6.56%) VMware
8 3 (4.92%) Remedy
9 2 (3.28%) NetApp
9 2 (3.28%) Nokia
9 2 (3.28%) HP
9 2 (3.28%) Dell
9 2 (3.28%) Citrix
9 2 (3.28%) Cisco
9 2 (3.28%) IBM
9 2 (3.28%) Mercator
9 2 (3.28%) Symantec
9 2 (3.28%) Apple
9 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.64%) Perforce
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