The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 44 33 43
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Contract jobs citing UNIX 22 36 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.50% 5.11% 3.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.10% 25.00% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 9
Average daily rate
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£295 £423 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.17% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £400 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £458 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+85.71% -23.63%
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
156 144 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.84% 20.43% 23.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 59 78
Average daily rate £389 £325 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.61% -19.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £167 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £437 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 16 11
Average hourly rate £14.85 £13.00 £12.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.23% +6.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.88 £31.60 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford 0 5 £388 - 2
Rickmansworth - 5 £235 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -2 2 - - 1
Royston - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
UNIX
East of England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 42 (60.00%) Oracle
2 38 (54.29%) Linux
3 31 (44.29%) SQL
4 22 (31.43%) Java
4 22 (31.43%) XML
5 21 (30.00%) Subversion
6 18 (25.71%) REST
6 18 (25.71%) Oracle Database
6 18 (25.71%) Ant
6 18 (25.71%) Eclipse
7 17 (24.29%) Web Services
7 17 (24.29%) MySQL
7 17 (24.29%) Finance
7 17 (24.29%) Maven
8 16 (22.86%) JavaScript
8 16 (22.86%) Windows
9 15 (21.43%) Relational Database
10 14 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (20.00%) SOAP
11 13 (18.57%) Perl
11 13 (18.57%) Scrum
12 12 (17.14%) Spring
12 12 (17.14%) PL/SQL
12 12 (17.14%) HTML
12 12 (17.14%) Apache
12 12 (17.14%) Tomcat
13 11 (15.71%) HP
13 11 (15.71%) RDBMS
14 10 (14.29%) Shell Script
14 10 (14.29%) JSP

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 12 (17.14%) Apache
1 12 (17.14%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.71%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle 10gAS
3 3 (4.29%) CMS
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.29%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) LTE
1 4 (5.71%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (4.29%) 4G
2 3 (4.29%) 3GPP
2 3 (4.29%) 3G
2 3 (4.29%) 2G
3 2 (2.86%) SMS
3 2 (2.86%) Internet
4 1 (1.43%) UMTS
4 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.43%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.43%) INAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.71%) Oracle Database
2 17 (24.29%) MySQL
3 15 (21.43%) Relational Database
4 11 (15.71%) RDBMS
5 6 (8.57%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (8.57%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
7 3 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.29%) NoSQL
7 3 (4.29%) DataStage
7 3 (4.29%) Oracle Discoverer
7 3 (4.29%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (2.86%) Data Mart
8 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.86%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (2.86%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (2.86%) OLTP
8 2 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.86%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 21 (30.00%) Subversion
2 18 (25.71%) Ant
2 18 (25.71%) Eclipse
3 17 (24.29%) Maven
4 9 (12.86%) Git (software)
5 7 (10.00%) IntelliJ
5 7 (10.00%) JUnit
5 7 (10.00%) Mockito
6 6 (8.57%) WebDriver
6 6 (8.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (7.14%) Selenium
8 4 (5.71%) Cucumber
8 4 (5.71%) SoapUI
9 3 (4.29%) JIRA
9 3 (4.29%) PVCS
9 3 (4.29%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (4.29%) Toad
9 3 (4.29%) JDeveloper
9 3 (4.29%) TestDirector
9 3 (4.29%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 17 (24.29%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.14%) Banking
4 3 (4.29%) Marketing
5 2 (2.86%) Retail
6 1 (1.43%) Billing
6 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.43%) Legal
6 1 (1.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (45.71%) Developer
2 16 (22.86%) Architect
3 13 (18.57%) Oracle Developer
4 10 (14.29%) Technical Architect
5 9 (12.86%) Tester
5 9 (12.86%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (5.71%) XML Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 3 (4.29%) Automation Tester
8 3 (4.29%) Java Architect
8 3 (4.29%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (2.86%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) C++ Software Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Configuration Management Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (31.43%) XML
2 18 (25.71%) REST
3 17 (24.29%) Web Services
4 14 (20.00%) SOAP
5 12 (17.14%) HTML
5 12 (17.14%) Spring
6 10 (14.29%) Ajax
6 10 (14.29%) JSON
6 10 (14.29%) CSS
6 10 (14.29%) JSP
7 7 (10.00%) JDBC
8 4 (5.71%) .NET
8 4 (5.71%) Struts
8 4 (5.71%) Java EE
8 4 (5.71%) XSLT
8 4 (5.71%) JMS
8 4 (5.71%) CSS3
8 4 (5.71%) RESTful
8 4 (5.71%) Struts2
8 4 (5.71%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Replication
2 5 (7.14%) Clustering
2 5 (7.14%) Open Source
3 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.29%) SWIFT
4 3 (4.29%) User Experience
5 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.86%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.43%) DataPower
6 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.43%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 38 (54.29%) Linux
2 16 (22.86%) Windows
3 5 (7.14%) AIX
3 5 (7.14%) Solaris
4 4 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.29%) Windows XP
5 3 (4.29%) VMS
5 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.86%) HPUX
7 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.43%) CentOS
7 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (18.57%) Scrum
3 9 (12.86%) TDD
3 9 (12.86%) Waterfall
3 9 (12.86%) BDD
4 8 (11.43%) MVC
5 7 (10.00%) ETL
5 7 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 6 (8.57%) ITIL
6 6 (8.57%) Configuration Management
6 6 (8.57%) Test Automation
7 5 (7.14%) High Availability
7 5 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (5.71%) Software Engineering
8 4 (5.71%) Performance Testing
8 4 (5.71%) Load Testing
8 4 (5.71%) OWASP
8 4 (5.71%) Workflow
8 4 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.71%) OO
Programming Languages
1 31 (44.29%) SQL
2 22 (31.43%) Java
3 16 (22.86%) JavaScript
4 13 (18.57%) Perl
5 12 (17.14%) PL/SQL
6 10 (14.29%) Shell Script
7 7 (10.00%) C++
8 4 (5.71%) XPath
9 3 (4.29%) C#
10 2 (2.86%) C
10 2 (2.86%) XQuery
11 1 (1.43%) Erlang
11 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.43%) Ruby
11 1 (1.43%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) SC Cleared
1 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.29%) Degree
3 2 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.43%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.43%) QA
2 3 (4.29%) SLA
3 2 (2.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.29%) VMware ESX
2 3 (4.29%) SRDF
2 3 (4.29%) vSphere
2 3 (4.29%) PowerHA
3 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.86%) Nagios
2 2 (2.86%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (1.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (60.00%) Oracle
2 11 (15.71%) HP
3 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.00%) VMware
4 5 (7.14%) IBM
5 4 (5.71%) Atlassian
6 3 (4.29%) Serena
6 3 (4.29%) Informatica
6 3 (4.29%) NetApp
6 3 (4.29%) EMC
7 2 (2.86%) Nortel
7 2 (2.86%) Ericsson
7 2 (2.86%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.86%) SAP
7 2 (2.86%) Cognos
7 2 (2.86%) Progress
7 2 (2.86%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (2.86%) Teradata
7 2 (2.86%) Huawei
7 2 (2.86%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
Rickmansworth
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £330 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago