Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 34 55
Rank change year-on-year -15 +21 -25
Contract jobs citing Unix 12 23 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.71% 3.67% 3.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.52% 17.56% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 13
Cambridge median daily rate £325 £340 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.41% -5.56% -12.73%
10th Percentile £182 £315 £302
90th Percentile £499 £438 £380
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £325 £345 £360
% change year-on-year -5.80% -4.17% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Cambridge median hourly rate £52.50 - £60.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 - £41.50

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 184 131 224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 26.25% 20.89% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 59 123
Cambridge median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £179 £199 £185
90th Percentile £425 £425 £438
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £330 £375
% change year-on-year +6.06% -12.00% +20.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 11 15
Cambridge median hourly rate £42.00 £16.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +154.55% -56.58% +38.18%
10th Percentile £15.87 £10.50 £11.45
90th Percentile £52.88 £43.75 £56.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year +29.03% +125.45% -45.00%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Unix.

1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Python
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (25.00%) DevOps
4 3 (25.00%) Docker
5 2 (16.67%) Flask
5 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 2 (16.67%) SaltStack
5 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (16.67%) Puppet
5 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (16.67%) MediaWiki
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (16.67%) vCenter Server
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) Django
5 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
5 2 (16.67%) Debian
5 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
5 2 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (16.67%) Perl
5 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services

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 2 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) MediaWiki
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) Bitbucket
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Python Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Django Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Python/Django Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Django
1 2 (16.67%) Flask
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) WPF
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Debian
3 2 (16.67%) Solaris
3 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (8.33%) CentOS
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) DevOps
1 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Biology
3 1 (8.33%) Cryptography
3 1 (8.33%) Data Entry
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) ITSM
3 1 (8.33%) Machine Learning
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) Physics
3 1 (8.33%) Quantitative Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) Statistics
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Test Management
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
3 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (8.33%) Master's Degree
1 1 (8.33%) MCP
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) PhD
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) Docker
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services
3 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
1 2 (16.67%) vCenter Server
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) Mesos
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) NetApp
2 2 (16.67%) SaltStack
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat