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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 47 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +5
Contract jobs citing UNIX 21 46 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.80% 7.52% 6.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.61% 24.21% 21.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 26 30
Average daily rate
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£403 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.29% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £273 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £750 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £36.00 £50.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +117.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £48.00 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £50.69 £45.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -21.42%
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
198 190 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 26.36% 31.05% 29.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 88 76
Average daily rate £188 £320 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.40% -9.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 34 59
Average hourly rate £27.50 £18.55 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.24% -48.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £44.85 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 27 November 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
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 -8 12 £455 +7.05% 7
Peterborough +3 6 - -
UNIX
East of England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 49 (83.05%) Linux
2 33 (55.93%) SQL
3 28 (47.46%) Oracle
4 26 (44.07%) Java
5 24 (40.68%) Perl
6 22 (37.29%) UML
7 20 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (30.51%) Solaris
9 17 (28.81%) J2EE
10 15 (25.42%) Tomcat
10 15 (25.42%) J2SE
10 15 (25.42%) Sun
10 15 (25.42%) Unit Testing
10 15 (25.42%) Multithreading
10 15 (25.42%) Oracle Linux
11 14 (23.73%) Atlassian
11 14 (23.73%) Python
11 14 (23.73%) WebLogic
12 13 (22.03%) Windows
12 13 (22.03%) Finance
12 13 (22.03%) Scrum
12 13 (22.03%) Korn
13 11 (18.64%) Git (software)
13 11 (18.64%) PL/SQL
13 11 (18.64%) .NET
14 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (15.25%) Capacity Planning
15 9 (15.25%) Enterprise Architecture
15 9 (15.25%) Business Analysis
16 8 (13.56%) Clustering

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 15 (25.42%) Tomcat
2 14 (23.73%) WebLogic
3 6 (10.17%) Apache
4 4 (6.78%) Apache Pig
5 3 (5.08%) Apache ServiceMix
5 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.08%) MS Exchange
5 3 (5.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) IaaS
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) Internet
1 6 (10.17%) VPN
2 4 (6.78%) Firewall
2 4 (6.78%) DNS
2 4 (6.78%) DHCP
3 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.39%) HTTP
4 2 (3.39%) LAN
4 2 (3.39%) VoIP
4 2 (3.39%) WAN
5 1 (1.69%) SNMP
5 1 (1.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) Hadoop
1 6 (10.17%) Big Data
2 4 (6.78%) Data Mining
2 4 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.78%) Apache Hive
2 4 (6.78%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (18.64%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.17%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (8.47%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.08%) Selenium
4 3 (5.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.69%) Hudson
5 1 (1.69%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.69%) TestNG
5 1 (1.69%) JUnit
5 1 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 13 (22.03%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.78%) Advertising
4 2 (3.39%) Games
5 1 (1.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (18.64%) Architect
2 10 (16.95%) Software Engineer
3 9 (15.25%) Java Architect
3 9 (15.25%) Developer
4 7 (11.86%) Principal Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Design Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (10.17%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (10.17%) Administrator
6 4 (6.78%) Java/J2EE Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Build Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Software Build Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.08%) Developer Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (5.08%) Consultant
7 3 (5.08%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.08%) UNIX Administrator
7 3 (5.08%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.81%) J2EE
2 15 (25.42%) J2SE
3 11 (18.64%) .NET
4 4 (6.78%) CGI
4 4 (6.78%) XML
4 4 (6.78%) Django
5 3 (5.08%) OSGi
5 3 (5.08%) REST
5 3 (5.08%) Apache Camel
5 3 (5.08%) HTML
5 3 (5.08%) MSMQ
5 3 (5.08%) JMS
6 1 (1.69%) HTML5
6 1 (1.69%) MCollective
6 1 (1.69%) Qt
6 1 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.56%) Clustering
3 6 (10.17%) Algorithms
4 5 (8.47%) PKI
4 5 (8.47%) Blackberry
5 4 (6.78%) Mathematics
5 4 (6.78%) Data Integration
5 4 (6.78%) Open Source
6 3 (5.08%) Client/Server
6 3 (5.08%) Replication
7 2 (3.39%) Statistics
7 2 (3.39%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.69%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.69%) Streaming Video
8 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 49 (83.05%) Linux
2 18 (30.51%) Solaris
3 15 (25.42%) Oracle Linux
4 13 (22.03%) Windows
5 7 (11.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.08%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (5.08%) AIX
7 3 (5.08%) HPUX
8 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.29%) UML
2 20 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (25.42%) Unit Testing
3 15 (25.42%) Multithreading
4 13 (22.03%) Scrum
5 9 (15.25%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (15.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (15.25%) Business Analysis
6 8 (13.56%) OO
6 8 (13.56%) Software Engineering
7 7 (11.86%) Migration
7 7 (11.86%) TDD
8 6 (10.17%) Big Data Analytics
8 6 (10.17%) Analytics
9 5 (8.47%) Performance Testing
9 5 (8.47%) Load Balancing
9 5 (8.47%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (8.47%) ITSM
9 5 (8.47%) Data Security
10 4 (6.78%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (55.93%) SQL
2 26 (44.07%) Java
3 24 (40.68%) Perl
4 14 (23.73%) Python
5 13 (22.03%) Korn
6 11 (18.64%) PL/SQL
7 6 (10.17%) Shell Script
8 5 (8.47%) PowerShell
9 4 (6.78%) C++
10 3 (5.08%) Bash Shell
10 3 (5.08%) C
10 3 (5.08%) Tcl
11 2 (3.39%) PHP
12 1 (1.69%) Ruby
12 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
12 1 (1.69%) C#
12 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.39%) RHCE
3 2 (3.39%) A+ Certification
3 2 (3.39%) MCSE
3 2 (3.39%) MCSA
3 2 (3.39%) MCP
3 2 (3.39%) MOS
3 2 (3.39%) RHCA
3 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
1 2 (3.39%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.69%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.08%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) Nagios
2 3 (5.08%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (5.08%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (5.08%) SCCM
3 2 (3.39%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (3.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (47.46%) Oracle
2 15 (25.42%) Sun
3 14 (23.73%) Atlassian
4 8 (13.56%) HP
5 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
6 6 (10.17%) VMware
7 5 (8.47%) CheckPoint
8 4 (6.78%) Red Hat
8 4 (6.78%) Sybase
8 4 (6.78%) Vertica
8 4 (6.78%) Infobright
9 3 (5.08%) Citrix
9 3 (5.08%) Clearswift
9 3 (5.08%) McAfee
10 2 (3.39%) Apple
10 2 (3.39%) Symantec
10 2 (3.39%) Remedy
10 2 (3.39%) NetApp
10 2 (3.39%) Nokia
10 2 (3.39%) Cisco