Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 60 59
Rank change year-on-year -11 -1 -2
Contract jobs citing Unix 21 17 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.65% 1.62% 2.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.69% 6.85% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 14
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £475 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% +9.38% -24.71%
10th Percentile £413 £300 £264
90th Percentile £575 £388 £379
East of England median daily rate £475 £308 £400
% change year-on-year +54.22% -23.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £46.25 - £60.00
East of England median hourly rate £40.75 £34.25 £24.50
% change year-on-year +18.98% +39.80% -40.24%

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 273 248 258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 21.43% 23.60% 19.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 88 97
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +1.56% +6.67%
10th Percentile £154 £125 £143
90th Percentile £525 £450 £492
East of England median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 39 61
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £38.75 £31.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +82.35% -34.62%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.20 £8.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.75 £50.00
East of England median hourly rate £16.63 £16.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year -0.72% -6.94% +9.09%

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 19 February 2018.

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
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 19 February 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 -6 12 £475 +35.71% 33
Unix
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 18 (85.71%) Python
1 18 (85.71%) Linux
2 11 (52.38%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (52.38%) DevOps
2 11 (52.38%) Docker
3 10 (47.62%) Perl
4 9 (42.86%) SQL
4 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 9 (42.86%) GitHub
4 9 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
5 8 (38.10%) Ansible
5 8 (38.10%) Puppet
6 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
7 5 (23.81%) TDD
7 5 (23.81%) Scrum
7 5 (23.81%) Open Source
7 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (23.81%) Kubernetes
7 5 (23.81%) Terraform
8 4 (19.05%) Open Source Development
8 4 (19.05%) MongoDB
8 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (19.05%) Data Management
8 4 (19.05%) Degree
8 4 (19.05%) Informatics
8 4 (19.05%) OO
8 4 (19.05%) Apache
8 4 (19.05%) C#

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 (19.05%) Apache
2 2 (9.52%) Confluence
3 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 11 (52.38%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (42.86%) GitHub
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
4 1 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (4.76%) CloudFront
4 1 (4.76%) OpenShift
4 1 (4.76%) Route 53
4 1 (4.76%) Serverless
4 1 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 4 (19.05%) MongoDB
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 2 (9.52%) Big Data
4 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (4.76%) MySQL
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (4.76%) SAP HANA
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
3 3 (14.29%) JIRA
4 2 (9.52%) Vagrant
5 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (4.76%) Bitbucket
5 1 (4.76%) Buildbot
5 1 (4.76%) Gerrit
5 1 (4.76%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Software Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Python Developer
5 2 (9.52%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (9.52%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) DBA
5 2 (9.52%) Django Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) MongoDB DBA
5 2 (9.52%) Programmer
5 2 (9.52%) Python/Django Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Scientific Programmer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Programmer
5 2 (9.52%) SQL DBA
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (9.52%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) JIRA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Django
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) Flask
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.76%) JSON
3 1 (4.76%) Node.js
3 1 (4.76%) WPF
3 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (4.76%) Cloud Native
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) DevOps
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) Open Source
3 5 (23.81%) Scrum
3 5 (23.81%) TDD
4 4 (19.05%) Data Management
4 4 (19.05%) Informatics
4 4 (19.05%) OO
4 4 (19.05%) Open Source Development
5 3 (14.29%) Migration
5 3 (14.29%) Web Application Development
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (9.52%) Cryptography
6 2 (9.52%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (9.52%) Information Security
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.52%) Test Management
6 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) Python
2 10 (47.62%) Perl
3 9 (42.86%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) C#
5 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 3 (14.29%) C
6 2 (9.52%) Java
6 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.76%) C++
7 1 (4.76%) PHP
7 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) AWS Certification
2 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Docker
2 1 (4.76%) RHEV
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (38.10%) Ansible
2 8 (38.10%) Puppet
3 5 (23.81%) Kubernetes
3 5 (23.81%) Terraform
4 2 (9.52%) Mesos
5 1 (4.76%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) SaltStack
2 1 (4.76%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) VMware