The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 36 22 35
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Contract jobs citing Unix 21 31 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.63% 5.42% 4.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.63% 24.03% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 12
Median daily rate £258 £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.77% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £328 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.63
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
107 129 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.48% 22.55% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 60 79
Median daily rate £300 £330 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 24
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -49.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £150 -
Stevenage -1 4 £258 -31.33%
Rickmansworth - 2 £291 -
Watford -10 1 - - 3
Unix
East of England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 59 (74.68%) Linux
2 34 (43.04%) SQL
3 26 (32.91%) Java
4 24 (30.38%) Windows
4 24 (30.38%) Shell Script
5 22 (27.85%) Perl
5 22 (27.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (26.58%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (25.32%) Git (software)
7 20 (25.32%) E-Commerce
8 19 (24.05%) Oracle
8 19 (24.05%) IBM
9 17 (21.52%) SC Cleared
9 17 (21.52%) Security Cleared
10 16 (20.25%) QA
10 16 (20.25%) Web Services
11 15 (18.99%) DB2
11 15 (18.99%) Red Hat
11 15 (18.99%) Internet
12 14 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (15.19%) EFT
13 12 (15.19%) J2EE
13 12 (15.19%) XML
13 12 (15.19%) Subversion
13 12 (15.19%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (15.19%) Magento
13 12 (15.19%) hybris
14 11 (13.92%) MySQL
15 10 (12.66%) Ant
15 10 (12.66%) JavaScript

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 10 (12.66%) Tomcat
1 10 (12.66%) WebSphere
2 9 (11.39%) Apache
3 7 (8.86%) Drupal
4 6 (7.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (6.33%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (6.33%) WebLogic
6 4 (5.06%) Confluence
7 3 (3.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (3.80%) CMS
7 3 (3.80%) MQSeries
7 3 (3.80%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (2.53%) nginx
9 1 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MS Office
2 1 (1.27%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.27%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 12 (15.19%) Magento
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.27%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.99%) Internet
2 10 (12.66%) Firewall
3 8 (10.13%) FTP
4 2 (2.53%) DHCP
4 2 (2.53%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.99%) DB2
2 11 (13.92%) MySQL
3 9 (11.39%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (6.33%) DbVisualizer
5 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.80%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.80%) Jackrabbit
6 3 (3.80%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.80%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.27%) Big Data
8 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 20 (25.32%) Git (software)
2 12 (15.19%) Subversion
3 10 (12.66%) Ant
3 10 (12.66%) JIRA
4 9 (11.39%) Cucumber
5 7 (8.86%) Selenium
5 7 (8.86%) SoapUI
5 7 (8.86%) WebDriver
6 6 (7.59%) Jenkins
7 5 (6.33%) Appium
7 5 (6.33%) JUnit
7 5 (6.33%) Mockito
8 4 (5.06%) Eclipse
9 3 (3.80%) Log4j
9 3 (3.80%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 2 (2.53%) ClearCase
10 2 (2.53%) ClearQuest
10 2 (2.53%) HP UFT
10 2 (2.53%) JBehave
10 2 (2.53%) Moq
General
1 5 (6.33%) Finance
1 5 (6.33%) Retail
2 4 (5.06%) Banking
3 3 (3.80%) Advertising
4 2 (2.53%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.27%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.27%) Back Office
5 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (21.52%) Consultant
2 15 (18.99%) Unix Consultant
3 14 (17.72%) Architect
4 10 (12.66%) Service Desk Engineer
4 10 (12.66%) Tester
5 7 (8.86%) Automation Tester
5 7 (8.86%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (8.86%) Java Automation Tester
5 7 (8.86%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 7 (8.86%) Selenium Tester
5 7 (8.86%) Unix Architect
6 6 (7.59%) Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) Applications Support
8 4 (5.06%) Administrator
8 4 (5.06%) Developer
8 4 (5.06%) E-Commerce Architect
8 4 (5.06%) Java Architect
8 4 (5.06%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.06%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.25%) Web Services
2 12 (15.19%) J2EE
2 12 (15.19%) XML
3 10 (12.66%) HTML
4 9 (11.39%) JSON
5 8 (10.13%) SOAP
6 7 (8.86%) Gherkin
6 7 (8.86%) JMS
7 6 (7.59%) Middleware
7 6 (7.59%) Oracle Fusion
7 6 (7.59%) REST
7 6 (7.59%) RESTful
8 4 (5.06%) XSLT
9 3 (3.80%) EJB
9 3 (3.80%) JDBC
9 3 (3.80%) JSP
9 3 (3.80%) Servlets
9 3 (3.80%) Struts
9 3 (3.80%) XHTML
9 3 (3.80%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (15.19%) EFT
3 3 (3.80%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.53%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.27%) iPad
5 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.27%) Statistics
5 1 (1.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 59 (74.68%) Linux
2 24 (30.38%) Windows
3 22 (27.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (11.39%) Solaris
5 7 (8.86%) AIX
6 3 (3.80%) HPUX
7 1 (1.27%) Android
7 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.27%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.27%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.58%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (25.32%) E-Commerce
3 12 (15.19%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (12.66%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (11.39%) Mentoring
5 9 (11.39%) SOA
5 9 (11.39%) Test Automation
6 8 (10.13%) System Testing
7 7 (8.86%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 7 (8.86%) DevOps
7 7 (8.86%) Software Delivery
7 7 (8.86%) Test Scripting
7 7 (8.86%) Translating Business Requirements
8 6 (7.59%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (6.33%) Automated Testing
9 5 (6.33%) Business Activity Monitoring
9 5 (6.33%) Coaching
9 5 (6.33%) Document Management
9 5 (6.33%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (6.33%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (43.04%) SQL
2 26 (32.91%) Java
3 24 (30.38%) Shell Script
4 22 (27.85%) Perl
5 10 (12.66%) JavaScript
5 10 (12.66%) Python
6 9 (11.39%) Ruby
7 7 (8.86%) PHP
8 4 (5.06%) C#
9 3 (3.80%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.80%) C
9 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.27%) C++
11 1 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (21.52%) SC Cleared
1 17 (21.52%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.33%) Degree
3 1 (1.27%) CISM
3 1 (1.27%) CISSP
3 1 (1.27%) IISP
3 1 (1.27%) ISEB
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.25%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.53%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.53%) SDET
2 2 (2.53%) SLA
3 1 (1.27%) MISRA
3 1 (1.27%) MISRA C
System Software
1 7 (8.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.53%) Docker
2 2 (2.53%) FreeRADIUS
2 2 (2.53%) vSphere
3 1 (1.27%) Cygwin
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (12.66%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (10.13%) Ansible
3 7 (8.86%) Puppet
4 2 (2.53%) Nagios
5 1 (1.27%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (1.27%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.27%) Nessus
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.27%) Packer
5 1 (1.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (24.05%) IBM
1 19 (24.05%) Oracle
2 15 (18.99%) Red Hat
3 12 (15.19%) hybris
4 4 (5.06%) Atlassian
5 3 (3.80%) Ab Initio
5 3 (3.80%) ATG
5 3 (3.80%) Blue Martini
5 3 (3.80%) Elastic Path
5 3 (3.80%) Interwoven
5 3 (3.80%) VMware
6 2 (2.53%) Cisco
6 2 (2.53%) HP
6 2 (2.53%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.53%) Sonatype
7 1 (1.27%) PayPal
7 1 (1.27%) Splunk
7 1 (1.27%) Sun
7 1 (1.27%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.27%) xMatters
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