Period
to 15 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 62 39
Rank change year-on-year 0 -23 +16
Contract jobs citing Unix 20 23 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.80% 1.91% 4.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.30% 7.69% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 27
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £284 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +49.78% -18.93% +7.69%
10th Percentile £320 £183 £312
90th Percentile £508 £446 £480
East of England median daily rate £450 £446 £375
% change year-on-year +0.90% +18.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £16.17 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -65.04% +11.45%
East of England median hourly rate £32.50 £28.72 £35.00
% change year-on-year +13.16% -17.94% -9.09%

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 241 299 340
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 21.71% 24.88% 27.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 113 190
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £120 £160 £145
90th Percentile £538 £492 £538
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 67 32
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £16.50 £31.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.77% - +106.67%
10th Percentile £12.18 £13.30 £9.15
90th Percentile £46.15 £47.35 £48.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% +6.06% -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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 15 August 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 15 August 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 +3 14 £425 +54.55% 21
Peterborough -9 4 - - 1
Unix
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) C
3 7 (35.00%) Perl
4 6 (30.00%) C++
5 5 (25.00%) Python
5 5 (25.00%) Law
5 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (20.00%) Puppet
6 4 (20.00%) Mathematics
6 4 (20.00%) Biology
6 4 (20.00%) Bioinformatics
6 4 (20.00%) PhD
7 3 (15.00%) SQL
7 3 (15.00%) MCSE
7 3 (15.00%) Apache
7 3 (15.00%) CCNP
7 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (15.00%) SAN
7 3 (15.00%) TOGAF
7 3 (15.00%) Migration
7 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (15.00%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (15.00%) Public Cloud
7 3 (15.00%) DevOps
7 3 (15.00%) Algorithms
7 3 (15.00%) Physics
7 3 (15.00%) Degree
7 3 (15.00%) JIRA

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 3 (15.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) OpenVPN
2 2 (10.00%) SSL
2 2 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) JIRA
2 2 (10.00%) GCC
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (25.00%) Law
2 2 (10.00%) Electronics
3 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) IT Architect
4 2 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Service Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) LDAP
2 1 (5.00%) OAuth
2 1 (5.00%) SAML
2 1 (5.00%) WS-I
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (15.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (5.00%) Learning Management System
4 1 (5.00%) Life Science
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) VMS
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Bioinformatics
1 4 (20.00%) Biology
1 4 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (15.00%) DevOps
2 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (15.00%) Migration
2 3 (15.00%) Physics
2 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (15.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (10.00%) Analytics
3 2 (10.00%) Computational Biology
3 2 (10.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 2 (10.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (10.00%) Informatics
3 2 (10.00%) Multithreaded Programming
3 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) C
2 7 (35.00%) Perl
3 6 (30.00%) C++
4 5 (25.00%) Python
5 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (15.00%) SQL
6 2 (10.00%) Java
7 1 (5.00%) Fortran
7 1 (5.00%) PHP
7 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (5.00%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) PhD
2 3 (15.00%) CCNP
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) MCSE
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.00%) AWS Certification
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (10.00%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) NFS
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (5.00%) Ansible
3 1 (5.00%) HAProxy
3 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Dell
2 1 (5.00%) Hortonworks
2 1 (5.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) IBM
2 1 (5.00%) VMware