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 1 June 2016 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
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 34 13 24
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +11
Contract jobs citing Unix 24 66 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.57% 8.88% 5.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.75% 30.70% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 8
Median daily rate £375 £360 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -14.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £295 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £490 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £32.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.61% +1.56%
Unix
East of England

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
128 215 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.02% 28.94% 25.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 96 66
Median daily rate £350 £350 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £238 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £446 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 16
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £32.50 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.25%

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 1 June 2016.

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 1 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Watford -8 9 £273 -23.50% 2
Stevenage -4 2 £375 +15.38% 2
Welwyn Garden City -6 2 £314 -7.03%
Rickmansworth -2 1 £425 +17.24%
Hemel Hempstead -3 1 £400 -5.88%
St Albans - 1 £300 - 1
Unix
East of England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 June 2016, 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 26 (53.06%) Linux
2 17 (34.69%) Windows
2 17 (34.69%) SQL
3 16 (32.65%) IBM
4 15 (30.61%) DB2
5 14 (28.57%) XML
5 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (26.53%) Subversion
6 13 (26.53%) Oracle
6 13 (26.53%) Java
7 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
7 12 (24.49%) HTML
7 12 (24.49%) Automated Testing
7 12 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (24.49%) Test Automation
8 11 (22.45%) Magento
8 11 (22.45%) Git (software)
8 11 (22.45%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (22.45%) WebDriver
8 11 (22.45%) RESTful
8 11 (22.45%) Test Scripting
8 11 (22.45%) Selenium
8 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (22.45%) Retail
9 10 (20.41%) Document Management
9 10 (20.41%) VMware
9 10 (20.41%) HP
9 10 (20.41%) Coaching
9 10 (20.41%) QA
10 9 (18.37%) Shell Script

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 7 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (10.20%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.12%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (4.08%) Kinematics
4 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.04%) JBoss
5 1 (2.04%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.04%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Doxygen
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
2 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Magento
2 7 (14.29%) Maximo
2 7 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.45%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (8.16%) 3G
2 4 (8.16%) 4G
2 4 (8.16%) Internet
2 4 (8.16%) LTE
2 4 (8.16%) Wireless
3 3 (6.12%) SAN
4 2 (4.08%) Firewall
4 2 (4.08%) LAN
4 2 (4.08%) SpaceWire
4 2 (4.08%) SSL
4 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.08%) WLAN
5 1 (2.04%) DNS
5 1 (2.04%) FTP
5 1 (2.04%) VPN
5 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.61%) DB2
2 7 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (14.29%) Amazon Redshift
3 5 (10.20%) DbVisualizer
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (26.53%) Subversion
2 11 (22.45%) Git (software)
2 11 (22.45%) Selenium
2 11 (22.45%) WebDriver
3 7 (14.29%) Appium
3 7 (14.29%) PHPUnit
4 4 (8.16%) ClearCase
4 4 (8.16%) Cucumber
4 4 (8.16%) JIRA
4 4 (8.16%) Protractor
5 3 (6.12%) Ant
5 3 (6.12%) HP UFT
5 3 (6.12%) Rational Application Developer
6 2 (4.08%) ClearQuest
6 2 (4.08%) Eclipse
6 2 (4.08%) GCC
6 2 (4.08%) Gerrit
6 2 (4.08%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (2.04%) JUnit
7 1 (2.04%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (22.45%) Retail
2 7 (14.29%) Advertising
3 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.08%) Avionics
4 2 (4.08%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Architect
1 12 (24.49%) Automation Tester
1 12 (24.49%) Tester
2 11 (22.45%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (20.41%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 10 (20.41%) Selenium Tester
4 6 (12.24%) Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Web Automation Tester
4 6 (12.24%) Web Tester
5 4 (8.16%) Java Automation Tester
5 4 (8.16%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Backup Specialist
6 3 (6.12%) Cloud Specialist
6 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce Architect
6 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Java Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Java Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Production Support Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.57%) XML
2 12 (24.49%) HTML
3 11 (22.45%) RESTful
4 8 (16.33%) J2EE
5 7 (14.29%) Behat
6 5 (10.20%) Flash
7 4 (8.16%) Gherkin
8 2 (4.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (4.08%) JSON
8 2 (4.08%) OpenCV
8 2 (4.08%) OpenGL
8 2 (4.08%) REST
9 1 (2.04%) EJB
9 1 (2.04%) JDBC
9 1 (2.04%) JMS
9 1 (2.04%) Servlets
9 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.08%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.08%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (4.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (4.08%) Mechatronics
4 2 (4.08%) Robotics
4 2 (4.08%) VHDL
5 1 (2.04%) Clustering
5 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (53.06%) Linux
2 17 (34.69%) Windows
3 4 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.12%) AIX
4 3 (6.12%) Solaris
4 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.08%) HPUX
5 2 (4.08%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (24.49%) Automated Testing
2 12 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (24.49%) Test Automation
3 11 (22.45%) Test Scripting
4 10 (20.41%) Coaching
4 10 (20.41%) Document Management
5 7 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 7 (14.29%) BDD
5 7 (14.29%) Data Architecture
5 7 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 7 (14.29%) ERP
5 7 (14.29%) SOA
5 7 (14.29%) TDD
5 7 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 7 (14.29%) User Stories
6 6 (12.24%) E-Commerce
6 6 (12.24%) Re-Platforming
6 6 (12.24%) System Testing
7 5 (10.20%) UML
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.69%) SQL
2 13 (26.53%) Java
3 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
4 9 (18.37%) Shell Script
5 7 (14.29%) PHP
6 5 (10.20%) Perl
6 5 (10.20%) PowerShell
7 4 (8.16%) Python
8 2 (4.08%) ANSI C
8 2 (4.08%) C
8 2 (4.08%) C++
8 2 (4.08%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) CCNA
4 1 (2.04%) CCNP
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.04%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.41%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.08%) Cygwin
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Bacula
1 3 (6.12%) Puppet
2 1 (2.04%) OpenView
2 1 (2.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.04%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (32.65%) IBM
2 13 (26.53%) Oracle
3 10 (20.41%) HP
3 10 (20.41%) VMware
4 6 (12.24%) Cisco
5 5 (10.20%) Aruba
5 5 (10.20%) Meraki
6 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.08%) 3PAR
7 2 (4.08%) Avaya
7 2 (4.08%) Citrix
7 2 (4.08%) F5
7 2 (4.08%) Sybase
8 1 (2.04%) Dell
8 1 (2.04%) EMC
8 1 (2.04%) Hitachi
8 1 (2.04%) hybris
8 1 (2.04%) Juniper
8 1 (2.04%) NetApp
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