Period
to 1 August 2021

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 1 August 2021 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
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 57 45 52
Rank change year-on-year -12 +7 +4
Contract jobs citing Unix 3 5 33
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.50% 1.25% 2.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.94% 5.43% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 14
10th Percentile £465 £362 £359
25th Percentile £478 £362 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £375 £450
Median % change year-on-year +33.33% -16.67% +5.88%
75th Percentile £572 £394 £494
90th Percentile £604 £398 £575
East of England median daily rate £491 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +3.42% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
East of England median hourly rate - £59.76 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +165.60% -30.77%

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 102 92 242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 17.11% 22.94% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 56 110
10th Percentile £134 £214 £120
25th Percentile £253 £309 £171
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £353 £395 £350
Median % change year-on-year -10.76% +12.86% -6.67%
75th Percentile £416 £525 £475
90th Percentile £519 " £578
East of England median daily rate £350 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -9.68% +3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 53
10th Percentile £10.20 £15.82 £11.25
25th Percentile £10.50 £19.15 £13.25
Median hourly rate £12.50 £22.50 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year -44.44% +36.36% +3.58%
75th Percentile £12.75 £30.19 £42.50
90th Percentile £14.20 £41.33 £47.45
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -17.95% +21.88% +0.88%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Cambridgeshire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Unix in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Unix in Cambridgeshire

Unix
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Unix in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 1 August 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Unix in Cambridgeshire

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Unix in Cambridgeshire.

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 1 August 2021. 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 -3 3 £500 +33.33% 2
Unix
East of England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, 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 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Docker
3 1 (33.33%) Scalr
3 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
3 1 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
3 1 (33.33%) Physics
3 1 (33.33%) Robot Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
3 1 (33.33%) SonarQube
3 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Grafana
3 1 (33.33%) TestRail
3 1 (33.33%) Buildbot
3 1 (33.33%) Prometheus
3 1 (33.33%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Data Science
3 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon EKS
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Gathering
3 1 (33.33%) Social Skills
3 1 (33.33%) MLOps
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation

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 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon EKS
1 1 (33.33%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Buildbot
2 1 (33.33%) Gerrit
2 1 (33.33%) Robot Framework
2 1 (33.33%) SonarQube
2 1 (33.33%) TestRail
2 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (33.33%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Verification Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Data Science
2 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 1 (33.33%) MLOps
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Gathering
2 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Grafana
1 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
1 1 (33.33%) Prometheus
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Scalr