The table below looks at the statistics for Cygwin skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cygwin over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cygwin
Rank 645 657 643
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Contract jobs citing Cygwin 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.003% 0.002%
As % of the System Software category 0.031% 0.033% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
6402 5994 5667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.84% 10.42% 10.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4073 3371 3144
Median daily rate £400 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 605 649
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £43.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

Cygwin
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Cygwin as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Cygwin Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cygwin
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cygwin within the UK.

Cygwin Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cygwin
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cygwin within the UK.

Cygwin Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Cygwin
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cygwin within the UK over the 3 months to 30 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +5 2 - -
East of England +16 1 - -
Stevenage +6 1 - -
Hertfordshire +5 1 - -
London - 1 - -

Cygwin
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cygwin also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Cygwin.

1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) GCC
1 2 (50.00%) Emacs
1 2 (50.00%) Doxygen
2 1 (25.00%) Korn
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) FireEye
2 1 (25.00%) QRadar
2 1 (25.00%) MISRA C
2 1 (25.00%) MISRA
2 1 (25.00%) ECSS
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (25.00%) GCFE
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (25.00%) EnCase
2 1 (25.00%) RSA Archer
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (25.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (25.00%) Splunk
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) CFCE
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (25.00%) sed
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Wireshark

Cygwin
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Doxygen
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (25.00%) tcpdump
1 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Emacs
1 2 (50.00%) GCC
2 1 (25.00%) Fiddler
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (25.00%) ProC
2 1 (25.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SOC Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Validation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) POSIX
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (25.00%) IC Design
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) AWK
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) COBOL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Korn
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) sed
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) CFCE
2 1 (25.00%) EnCE
2 1 (25.00%) GCFA
2 1 (25.00%) GCFE
2 1 (25.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ECSS
1 1 (25.00%) MISRA
1 1 (25.00%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) EnCase
1 1 (25.00%) QRadar
1 1 (25.00%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) FireEye
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Remedy
1 1 (25.00%) Sourcefire
1 1 (25.00%) Splunk
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec