Period
to 25 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 6 months to 25 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Unix
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 46 43
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 0
Contract jobs citing Unix 21 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.19% 2.27% 2.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.48% 8.90% 8.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 11
Cambridge median daily rate £434 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.68% +35.71% +3.70%
10th Percentile £356 £369 £284
90th Percentile £575 £505 £388
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £434 £475 £350
% change year-on-year -8.68% +35.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate £22.50 - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £18.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year -53.75% - -

Unix is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 145 146 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 22.04% 25.52% 23.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 75 63
Cambridge median daily rate £368 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.06% -12.00%
10th Percentile £143 £201 £157
90th Percentile £575 £525 £448
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 29 23
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +140.00% -53.33%
10th Percentile £17.50 £17.23 £13.00
90th Percentile £175.00 £77.50 £42.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% -16.67% +20.00%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Cambridge

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Unix in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Cambridge

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Cambridge over the 6 months to 25 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Cambridge

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Unix.

1 14 (66.67%) Python
2 13 (61.90%) Linux
3 12 (57.14%) SQL
4 11 (52.38%) Degree
5 10 (47.62%) Visualisation
5 10 (47.62%) Java
5 10 (47.62%) Analytics
6 9 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (38.10%) GitHub
8 7 (33.33%) Algorithms
8 7 (33.33%) Master's Degree
8 7 (33.33%) Bioinformatics
8 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
9 6 (28.57%) Informatics
9 6 (28.57%) JIRA
9 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (28.57%) C
9 6 (28.57%) C++
9 6 (28.57%) PhD
9 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (28.57%) Bitbucket
9 6 (28.57%) Machine Learning
9 6 (28.57%) Data Quality
9 6 (28.57%) Big Data
10 5 (23.81%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (23.81%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (23.81%) ETL
10 5 (23.81%) Artificial Intelligence

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (19.05%) Confluence
2 2 (9.52%) Apache Spark
2 2 (9.52%) SAS
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (38.10%) GitHub
3 5 (23.81%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (14.29%) Amazon Glacier
5 3 (14.29%) Amazon S3
6 1 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (4.76%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) BGP
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
1 2 (9.52%) IPsec
1 2 (9.52%) L2TP
1 2 (9.52%) OpenVPN
1 2 (9.52%) Software-Defined Networking
1 2 (9.52%) VPN
2 1 (4.76%) 802.11
2 1 (4.76%) Bluetooth
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) SSH
2 1 (4.76%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) Big Data
2 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (19.05%) MongoDB
3 3 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (14.29%) MySQL
4 2 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (9.52%) Apache Hive
4 2 (9.52%) Data Mining
4 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
4 2 (9.52%) HBase
4 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
4 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (9.52%) Sqoop
5 1 (4.76%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (4.76%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Bitbucket
1 6 (28.57%) JIRA
2 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 3 (14.29%) Maven
3 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
3 2 (9.52%) ERwin
3 2 (9.52%) Selenium
3 2 (9.52%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.76%) Ant
4 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.76%) CMake
4 1 (4.76%) Gradle
4 1 (4.76%) Hudson
4 1 (4.76%) LabVIEW
4 1 (4.76%) Subversion
4 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (9.52%) Analyst
1 2 (9.52%) Data Scientist
1 2 (9.52%) Developer
1 2 (9.52%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (9.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (9.52%) ETL Specialist
1 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
1 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
1 2 (9.52%) Test Automation Specialist
1 2 (9.52%) Test Specialist
2 1 (4.76%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (4.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 1 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (4.76%) Data Engineer
2 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (4.76%) ETL Analyst
2 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Engineer
2 1 (4.76%) Python Engineer
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) Kafka
2 2 (9.52%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (4.76%) 802.1X
3 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.76%) Node.js
3 1 (4.76%) React
3 1 (4.76%) REST
3 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 2 (9.52%) Public Cloud
4 2 (9.52%) User Experience
5 1 (4.76%) Derivative
5 1 (4.76%) Life Science
5 1 (4.76%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Solaris
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Analytics
1 10 (47.62%) Visualisation
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) Bioinformatics
3 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 6 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (28.57%) Informatics
4 6 (28.57%) Machine Learning
5 5 (23.81%) Artificial Intelligence
5 5 (23.81%) Data Analysis
5 5 (23.81%) ETL
5 5 (23.81%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
5 5 (23.81%) Statistics
6 4 (19.05%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (19.05%) OO
6 4 (19.05%) Open Source
6 4 (19.05%) Scrum
6 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) Python
2 12 (57.14%) SQL
3 10 (47.62%) Java
4 6 (28.57%) C
4 6 (28.57%) C++
5 4 (19.05%) Perl
6 3 (14.29%) MATLAB
6 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
7 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
7 2 (9.52%) R
7 2 (9.52%) VBScript
8 1 (4.76%) Assembly Language
8 1 (4.76%) Embedded C
8 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
8 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
8 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Degree
2 7 (33.33%) Master's Degree
3 6 (28.57%) PhD
4 2 (9.52%) CCNA
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (9.52%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) Data Quality
2 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Apache Flume
3 1 (4.76%) Docker
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Prometheus
2 1 (4.76%) Ansible
2 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) Salt
2 1 (4.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Google
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
1 3 (14.29%) Talend
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco
2 2 (9.52%) Hortonworks
3 1 (4.76%) Hyperion
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) NetApp
3 1 (4.76%) VMware