Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 68 37
Rank change year-on-year +18 -31 +17
Contract jobs citing Unix 35 23 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.91% 1.72% 4.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.51% 7.47% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 28
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £413 £275 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -20.29% +6.15%
10th Percentile £328 £183 £300
90th Percentile £504 £448 £480
East of England median daily rate £450 £475 £350
% change year-on-year -5.26% +35.71% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -50.00% -15.66%
East of England median hourly rate £36.25 £31.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +15.08% -3.08% -10.34%

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 304 308 296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 25.29% 23.00% 26.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 117 139
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £112 £200 £127
90th Percentile £514 £486 £501
East of England median daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year +4.03% +9.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 66 30
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £38.75 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.84% +25.00% +113.79%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.63 £9.00
90th Percentile £47.88 £49.63 £46.83
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £24.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +45.45% -10.81%

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 15 October 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 +1 23 £400 +45.45% 18
Peterborough +8 8 - - 2
Unix
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 23 (65.71%) Linux
2 16 (45.71%) SQL
3 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
4 10 (28.57%) C
4 10 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (25.71%) C++
5 9 (25.71%) Python
6 8 (22.86%) VPN
6 8 (22.86%) Perl
6 8 (22.86%) Firewall
6 8 (22.86%) Computer Science
7 7 (20.00%) REST
7 7 (20.00%) DevOps
7 7 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (20.00%) DNS
7 7 (20.00%) HTTP
8 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
8 6 (17.14%) DRM
8 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
8 6 (17.14%) PL/SQL
8 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
8 6 (17.14%) Over-the-Top Content
8 6 (17.14%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (17.14%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (17.14%) High Availability
8 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (14.29%) Degree
9 5 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (14.29%) Kubernetes
9 5 (14.29%) Docker

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 (5.71%) Apache
1 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.86%) Confluence
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.86%) SAS
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) HipChat
1 1 (2.86%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.86%) SAP MDG
1 1 (2.86%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.71%) GitHub
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) Firewall
1 8 (22.86%) VPN
2 7 (20.00%) DNS
2 7 (20.00%) HTTP
3 6 (17.14%) Remote Desktop
3 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.57%) Internet
5 2 (5.71%) LAN
5 2 (5.71%) OpenVPN
5 2 (5.71%) SAN
5 2 (5.71%) SSL
5 2 (5.71%) WAN
5 2 (5.71%) Wireless
6 1 (2.86%) 802.11
6 1 (2.86%) Bluetooth
6 1 (2.86%) Broadband
6 1 (2.86%) DHCP
6 1 (2.86%) SSH
6 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon Aurora
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (5.71%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.71%) MySQL
4 1 (2.86%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.86%) PowerCenter
4 1 (2.86%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.86%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) JIRA
2 2 (5.71%) GCC
2 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.86%) GitLab
3 1 (2.86%) LabVIEW
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.86%) Selenium
3 1 (2.86%) Subversion
3 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
1 4 (11.43%) Law
2 2 (5.71%) Electronics
2 2 (5.71%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.71%) Publishing
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Administrator
3 4 (11.43%) Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.57%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Business Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Data Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Service Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) REST
2 5 (14.29%) LAMP
3 2 (5.71%) LDAP
3 2 (5.71%) XML
4 1 (2.86%) 802.1X
4 1 (2.86%) Apache Camel
4 1 (2.86%) OAuth
4 1 (2.86%) SAML
4 1 (2.86%) SOAP
4 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Computer Science
2 6 (17.14%) Over-the-Top Content
3 3 (8.57%) Algorithms
3 3 (8.57%) Life Science
4 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (5.71%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (5.71%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (5.71%) Public Cloud
4 2 (5.71%) Wiki
5 1 (2.86%) Derivative
5 1 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.86%) New Media
5 1 (2.86%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 23 (65.71%) Linux
2 5 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (14.29%) Ubuntu
3 3 (8.57%) Windows
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.86%) VMS
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) DevOps
2 6 (17.14%) DRM
2 6 (17.14%) High Availability
2 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
3 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.43%) Data Extraction
3 4 (11.43%) Mathematics
3 4 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (11.43%) Project Management
3 4 (11.43%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (8.57%) Analytics
4 3 (8.57%) Bioinformatics
4 3 (8.57%) Biology
4 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
4 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (8.57%) Physics
5 2 (5.71%) ETL
5 2 (5.71%) ITSM
5 2 (5.71%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) SQL
2 10 (28.57%) C
3 9 (25.71%) C++
3 9 (25.71%) Python
4 8 (22.86%) Perl
5 6 (17.14%) PL/SQL
6 5 (14.29%) Java
7 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.86%) Assembly Language
8 1 (2.86%) C#
8 1 (2.86%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.86%) Fortran
8 1 (2.86%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.86%) PHP
8 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.86%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (8.57%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (8.57%) PhD
4 2 (5.71%) CCNP
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.71%) MCSE
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.86%) AWS Certification
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 6 (17.14%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (14.29%) Docker
3 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.86%) NFS
4 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.71%) Puppet
3 1 (2.86%) Ansible
3 1 (2.86%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle
4 3 (8.57%) VMware
5 2 (5.71%) Hyperion
5 2 (5.71%) IBM
5 2 (5.71%) NetApp
5 2 (5.71%) ServiceNow
5 2 (5.71%) Talend
5 2 (5.71%) Wonderware
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco
6 1 (2.86%) Dell
6 1 (2.86%) Hortonworks
6 1 (2.86%) HP
6 1 (2.86%) Informatica
6 1 (2.86%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.86%) SAP