Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 2018 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 74 49
Rank change year-on-year +24 -25 +13
Contract jobs citing Unix 33 23 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.92% 1.64% 3.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.58% 7.99% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 19
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £413 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +21.43% -2.78%
10th Percentile £334 £363 £300
90th Percentile £479 £575 £480
East of England median daily rate £450 £475 £330
% change year-on-year -5.26% +43.94% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £22.50 £52.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.14% - -
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.97% -6.94%

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 285 288 266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 25.24% 20.51% 23.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 120 101
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £370 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94% -5.56%
10th Percentile £119 £196 £132
90th Percentile £498 £489 £438
East of England median daily rate £398 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +13.57% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 62 32
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £41.25 £28.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.58% +42.55% +114.35%
10th Percentile £11.48 £11.50 £10.63
90th Percentile £47.63 £52.50 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £31.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -46.77% +87.88% -4.35%

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 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
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 14 December 2018. 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 +5 23 £400 -5.88% 13
Peterborough +12 7 - - 1
Unix
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 25 (75.76%) Linux
2 17 (51.52%) SQL
3 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 11 (33.33%) Python
4 11 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (27.27%) Computer Science
6 8 (24.24%) Firewall
6 8 (24.24%) Degree
6 8 (24.24%) C
6 8 (24.24%) C++
6 8 (24.24%) VPN
6 8 (24.24%) DevOps
7 7 (21.21%) REST
7 7 (21.21%) DNS
7 7 (21.21%) Perl
7 7 (21.21%) HTTP
7 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
7 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (21.21%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (18.18%) PL/SQL
8 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 6 (18.18%) DRM
8 6 (18.18%) High Availability
8 6 (18.18%) Kubernetes
8 6 (18.18%) Docker
8 6 (18.18%) Over-the-Top Content
8 6 (18.18%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (18.18%) Virtual Servers

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 2 (6.06%) Apache
1 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) Confluence
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.03%) SAS
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) HipChat
1 1 (3.03%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (3.03%) SAP MDG
1 1 (3.03%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 11 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.06%) GitHub
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.03%) Office 365
4 1 (3.03%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) Firewall
1 8 (24.24%) VPN
2 7 (21.21%) DNS
2 7 (21.21%) HTTP
3 6 (18.18%) Remote Desktop
3 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.09%) Internet
5 2 (6.06%) BGP
5 2 (6.06%) IPsec
5 2 (6.06%) L2TP
5 2 (6.06%) LAN
5 2 (6.06%) OpenVPN
5 2 (6.06%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (6.06%) WAN
5 2 (6.06%) Wireless
6 1 (3.03%) Bluetooth
6 1 (3.03%) Broadband
6 1 (3.03%) DHCP
6 1 (3.03%) SSH
6 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.06%) Amazon Aurora
3 2 (6.06%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.06%) MySQL
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (3.03%) PowerCenter
4 1 (3.03%) SAP HANA
4 1 (3.03%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 3 (9.09%) JIRA
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (6.06%) GCC
3 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) GitLab
3 1 (3.03%) Hudson
3 1 (3.03%) LabVIEW
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (3.03%) Selenium
3 1 (3.03%) Subversion
3 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Electronics
2 2 (6.06%) Law
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.03%) Publishing
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Software Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Support Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Support
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Business Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Data Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Python Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) REST
2 5 (15.15%) LAMP
3 2 (6.06%) XML
4 1 (3.03%) 802.1X
4 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Camel
4 1 (3.03%) LDAP
4 1 (3.03%) Node.js
4 1 (3.03%) React
4 1 (3.03%) SOAP
4 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Over-the-Top Content
2 3 (9.09%) Life Science
2 3 (9.09%) Wiki
3 2 (6.06%) Algorithms
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (6.06%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) Derivative
4 1 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.03%) New Media
4 1 (3.03%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 25 (75.76%) Linux
2 5 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (15.15%) Ubuntu
3 4 (12.12%) Windows
4 2 (6.06%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 8 (24.24%) DevOps
3 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
4 6 (18.18%) DRM
4 6 (18.18%) High Availability
5 5 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.12%) Data Extraction
6 4 (12.12%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 3 (9.09%) ITSM
7 3 (9.09%) Project Management
7 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (9.09%) Server Patching
7 3 (9.09%) SOA
7 3 (9.09%) Test Automation
7 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (6.06%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) SQL
2 11 (33.33%) Python
3 8 (24.24%) C
3 8 (24.24%) C++
4 7 (21.21%) Perl
5 6 (18.18%) PL/SQL
6 5 (15.15%) Java
7 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
8 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
9 1 (3.03%) Assembly Language
9 1 (3.03%) C#
9 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
9 1 (3.03%) MATLAB
9 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Degree
2 5 (15.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (12.12%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (6.06%) CCNA
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.03%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Docker
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 6 (18.18%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.03%) NFS
3 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) Kubernetes
2 2 (6.06%) Ansible
2 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.06%) Prometheus
2 2 (6.06%) Puppet
3 1 (3.03%) HAProxy
3 1 (3.03%) Salt
3 1 (3.03%) Terraform
3 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle
2 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco
3 3 (9.09%) ServiceNow
3 3 (9.09%) VMware
3 3 (9.09%) Wonderware
4 2 (6.06%) Hyperion
4 2 (6.06%) IBM
4 2 (6.06%) NetApp
4 2 (6.06%) Talend
5 1 (3.03%) Dell
5 1 (3.03%) Google
5 1 (3.03%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) Informatica
5 1 (3.03%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (3.03%) SAP