The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 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
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Unix 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 2.15% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £193 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £27.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year +43.63% -28.10%  

Unix is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Peterborough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 14 31 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 15.05% 31.00% 38.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 9
Median daily rate £313 £174 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +79.59% -22.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 20
Median hourly rate £17.25 £10.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.50% -52.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £31.00 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Peterborough citing Unix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Peterborough

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Unix in Peterborough.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Peterborough

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix in Peterborough.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Peterborough region with a requirement for Unix.

1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (66.67%) vCenter Server
2 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Environment Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Environment Manager
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) vCenter Server
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) HP