The first table below looks at the demand for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Hertfordshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 27 40 27
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Contract jobs citing UNIX 49 23 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.23% 3.54% 5.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.43% 14.56% 21.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 21
Average daily rate £440 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £375 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.83% -6.15%
Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
161 158 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.48% 24.35% 24.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 78 98
Average daily rate £300 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 37
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £30.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UNIX
East of England

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Hertfordshire region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Hertfordshire region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

UNIX
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Watford -3 18 - - 7
Hemel Hempstead - 6 - - 1
Rickmansworth - 4 £425 -
St Albans - 3 - - 1
Stevenage -7 1 - - 2
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
UNIX
East of England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX.

1 45 (65.22%) Oracle
2 43 (62.32%) Linux
3 36 (52.17%) Java
4 30 (43.48%) Finance
5 29 (42.03%) SQL
6 27 (39.13%) WebSphere
7 26 (37.68%) IBM
8 24 (34.78%) Solaris
9 22 (31.88%) Ant
10 19 (27.54%) J2EE
10 19 (27.54%) XML
10 19 (27.54%) Relational Database
11 18 (26.09%) DB2
11 18 (26.09%) Red Hat
11 18 (26.09%) Internet
12 17 (24.64%) HTML
12 17 (24.64%) RDBMS
12 17 (24.64%) Retail
12 17 (24.64%) Subversion
13 16 (23.19%) Eclipse
13 16 (23.19%) Apache
13 16 (23.19%) Tomcat
13 16 (23.19%) E-Commerce
13 16 (23.19%) JavaScript
13 16 (23.19%) Manufacturing
13 16 (23.19%) Service Delivery
14 15 (21.74%) HP
14 15 (21.74%) WebSphere Application Server
14 15 (21.74%) WebLogic
14 15 (21.74%) MQSeries

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (39.13%) WebSphere
2 16 (23.19%) Apache
2 16 (23.19%) Tomcat
3 15 (21.74%) MQSeries
3 15 (21.74%) WebSphere Application Server
3 15 (21.74%) WebLogic
4 13 (18.84%) CMS
5 12 (17.39%) Oracle Service Bus
6 6 (8.70%) IBM HTTP Server
6 6 (8.70%) IIS
7 5 (7.25%) Alfresco
8 4 (5.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (1.45%) iPlanet
9 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
9 1 (1.45%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Tridion
1 5 (7.25%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (26.09%) Internet
2 15 (21.74%) HTTP
3 3 (4.35%) DNS
3 3 (4.35%) DHCP
4 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.45%) LDAP
5 1 (1.45%) LAN
5 1 (1.45%) WAN
5 1 (1.45%) SAN
5 1 (1.45%) DSL
5 1 (1.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.54%) Relational Database
2 18 (26.09%) DB2
3 17 (24.64%) RDBMS
4 14 (20.29%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (13.04%) Oracle Database
6 8 (11.59%) MySQL
6 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
7 7 (10.14%) Oracle ODI
8 6 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (7.25%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (4.35%) NoSQL
11 1 (1.45%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 22 (31.88%) Ant
2 17 (24.64%) Subversion
3 16 (23.19%) Eclipse
4 14 (20.29%) JUnit
5 11 (15.94%) Log4j
6 5 (7.25%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Maven
7 3 (4.35%) Selenium
7 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
7 3 (4.35%) Mockito
7 3 (4.35%) IntelliJ
8 2 (2.90%) JMeter
8 2 (2.90%) Rational Application Developer
9 1 (1.45%) ClearCase
9 1 (1.45%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (1.45%) ClearQuest
9 1 (1.45%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.45%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.45%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 30 (43.48%) Finance
2 17 (24.64%) Retail
3 16 (23.19%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.35%) Marketing
5 3 (4.35%) Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (34.78%) Developer
2 14 (20.29%) Java Developer
3 13 (18.84%) Architect
4 12 (17.39%) Project Manager
5 10 (14.49%) Technical Architect
6 7 (10.14%) Technical Project Manager
6 7 (10.14%) Delivery Project Manager
6 7 (10.14%) Technical Manager
6 7 (10.14%) Delivery Manager
7 6 (8.70%) Service Manager
7 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
7 6 (8.70%) Services Delivery Manager
7 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 6 (8.70%) Technical Services Manager
7 6 (8.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 6 (8.70%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
7 6 (8.70%) Technical Delivery Manager
8 5 (7.25%) Administrator
8 5 (7.25%) J2EE Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.54%) J2EE
1 19 (27.54%) XML
2 17 (24.64%) HTML
3 15 (21.74%) Ajax
4 14 (20.29%) JSP
5 12 (17.39%) XSLT
6 11 (15.94%) Struts
6 11 (15.94%) Servlets
6 11 (15.94%) XMLBeans
7 10 (14.49%) Spring
7 10 (14.49%) CSS
8 8 (11.59%) JDBC
8 8 (11.59%) JMS
9 6 (8.70%) SOAP
9 6 (8.70%) .NET
9 6 (8.70%) Hibernate
9 6 (8.70%) jQuery
9 6 (8.70%) REST
10 5 (7.25%) JSTL
10 5 (7.25%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Web 2.0
2 6 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.25%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.80%) PKI
5 3 (4.35%) Open Source
6 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 43 (62.32%) Linux
2 24 (34.78%) Solaris
3 14 (20.29%) Windows
4 10 (14.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (11.59%) HPUX
6 7 (10.14%) AIX
7 6 (8.70%) SUSE
8 1 (1.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.19%) E-Commerce
1 16 (23.19%) Service Delivery
2 12 (17.39%) Project Management
2 12 (17.39%) ITIL
3 11 (15.94%) OO
4 9 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (10.14%) UML
5 7 (10.14%) Change Management
6 6 (8.70%) PRINCE2
6 6 (8.70%) Content Management
6 6 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (8.70%) Web Development
7 5 (7.25%) RAD
7 5 (7.25%) SOA
8 4 (5.80%) MVC
8 4 (5.80%) Performance Testing
8 4 (5.80%) TDD
8 4 (5.80%) Scrum
8 4 (5.80%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (5.80%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 36 (52.17%) Java
2 29 (42.03%) SQL
3 16 (23.19%) JavaScript
4 12 (17.39%) XPath
5 8 (11.59%) Shell Script
6 7 (10.14%) Bash Shell
7 5 (7.25%) Perl
8 4 (5.80%) Python
8 4 (5.80%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 2 (2.90%) Korn
10 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Degree
1 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) RHCE
3 3 (4.35%) Sun Certification
3 3 (4.35%) RHCA
4 1 (1.45%) ISEB
4 1 (1.45%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 3 (4.35%) Samba
2 3 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.90%) XenServer
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (15.94%) Tivoli
2 7 (10.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (2.90%) Cobbler
4 1 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (65.22%) Oracle
2 26 (37.68%) IBM
3 18 (26.09%) Red Hat
4 15 (21.74%) HP
5 10 (14.49%) Sun
6 7 (10.14%) Dell
7 6 (8.70%) Interwoven
8 5 (7.25%) ATG
8 5 (7.25%) Blue Martini
8 5 (7.25%) Elastic Path
9 3 (4.35%) VMware
10 2 (2.90%) Citrix
10 2 (2.90%) Ab Initio
10 2 (2.90%) Juniper
10 2 (2.90%) Actuate
10 2 (2.90%) TIBCO
10 2 (2.90%) Cisco
11 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
11 1 (1.45%) Sybase
11 1 (1.45%) Business Objects
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