Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 24 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 43 68
Rank change year-on-year -34 +25 -22
Contract jobs citing Unix 22 37 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.54% 3.24% 2.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.12% 13.17% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 18
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £325 £345 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.80% -4.17% -10.00%
10th Percentile £183 £300 £243
90th Percentile £491 £480 £395
East of England median daily rate £472 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +34.89% -12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 - £41.50
10th Percentile £13.55 - £30.00
90th Percentile £47.25 - £60.00
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -3.08% -7.14% -

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 309 281 346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 21.70% 24.63% 21.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 115 153
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £335 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.48% -10.67% +20.97%
10th Percentile £183 £105 £160
90th Percentile £471 £468 £448
East of England median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 31 61
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.50 £31.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.65% +129.63% -46.00%
10th Percentile £12.73 £10.50 £9.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.75 £41.75
East of England median hourly rate £21.28 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +28.94% -2.94% +3.03%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Cambridgeshire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Cambridgeshire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Cambridgeshire

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Cambridgeshire

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Unix in Cambridgeshire

Unix
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -18 12 £325 -4.41% 13
Peterborough -10 7 £193 -65.00% 1
Huntingdon -3 1 - -
Unix
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 10 (45.45%) Windows
1 10 (45.45%) Linux
2 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 9 (40.91%) VMware
3 7 (31.82%) Python
3 7 (31.82%) SQL
4 6 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (22.73%) C#
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle
5 5 (22.73%) SAN
5 5 (22.73%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
5 5 (22.73%) vCenter Server
6 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 4 (18.18%) Apache
7 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
7 3 (13.64%) .NET
7 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (13.64%) DHCP
7 3 (13.64%) DNS
7 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (13.64%) DevOps
7 3 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
7 3 (13.64%) Docker
8 2 (9.09%) Flask
8 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
8 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (9.09%) Oracle ODI

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (18.18%) Apache
2 2 (9.09%) JBoss
2 2 (9.09%) MediaWiki
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (9.09%) SAS
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.09%) Tuxedo
2 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.55%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (4.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) SAN
2 3 (13.64%) DHCP
2 3 (13.64%) DNS
3 2 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (9.09%) HTTP
3 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) Big Data
4 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.55%) DB2
4 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.55%) MySQL
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.09%) JIRA
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.55%) Bitbucket
3 1 (4.55%) Vagrant
3 1 (4.55%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Administrator
1 4 (18.18%) Developer
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Engineer
1 4 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Python Developer
3 2 (9.09%) COBOL Programmer
3 2 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Programmer
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Django Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Python/Django Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) Django
2 2 (9.09%) Flask
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (9.09%) WebCenter
3 1 (4.55%) JSON
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) WPF
3 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 2 (9.09%) iPad
2 2 (9.09%) NHS
3 1 (4.55%) CMDB
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Linux
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Debian
2 2 (9.09%) Solaris
2 2 (9.09%) SUSE
2 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.55%) CentOS
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (13.64%) DevOps
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.09%) BPEL
3 2 (9.09%) Change Management
3 2 (9.09%) Cryptography
3 2 (9.09%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (9.09%) E-business
3 2 (9.09%) ETL
3 2 (9.09%) Information Security
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) ITSM
3 2 (9.09%) SOA
3 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
3 2 (9.09%) Test Management
3 2 (9.09%) Validation
3 2 (9.09%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (4.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) Python
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) C#
3 2 (9.09%) COBOL
3 2 (9.09%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) Perl
3 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) R
4 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) MCP
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.55%) Master's Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) PhD
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.64%) Docker
4 2 (9.09%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) vCenter Server
2 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
2 2 (9.09%) Data Guard
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (9.09%) Puppet
3 1 (4.55%) Ansible
3 1 (4.55%) Mesos
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) VMware
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) Hyperion
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) NetApp
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.09%) SaltStack
4 1 (4.55%) BMC
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) Cognos
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Remedy
4 1 (4.55%) SAP