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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 13 22 44
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +22
Contract jobs citing UNIX 66 40 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.65% 5.82% 3.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.73% 23.67% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 12
Average daily rate
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£360 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £344 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £355 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.09% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.69%
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
222 169 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 29.10% 24.60% 28.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 67 86
Average daily rate £350 £245 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 14
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £33.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +10 27 £356 - 3
Welwyn Garden City +5 14 £338 -3.57%
Stevenage +2 3 £325 -
Rickmansworth +4 2 £363 -14.70% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £425 - 4
Royston - 1 - -
UNIX
East of England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (46.67%) SQL
2 41 (45.56%) Oracle
3 34 (37.78%) Linux
4 24 (26.67%) HP
5 23 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (24.44%) Shell Script
6 22 (24.44%) Windows
7 21 (23.33%) XML
8 19 (21.11%) Java
9 18 (20.00%) Perl
9 18 (20.00%) Oracle Database
10 17 (18.89%) JavaScript
10 17 (18.89%) IBM
11 15 (16.67%) HTML
11 15 (16.67%) DB2
12 14 (15.56%) Subversion
12 14 (15.56%) Relational Database
13 13 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (14.44%) RESTful
13 13 (14.44%) Retail
14 11 (12.22%) SAN
14 11 (12.22%) J2EE
14 11 (12.22%) HPUX
14 11 (12.22%) QA
15 10 (11.11%) WebSphere
15 10 (11.11%) Solaris
15 10 (11.11%) ITIL
15 10 (11.11%) C
15 10 (11.11%) NetApp
15 10 (11.11%) Cisco

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 10 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 8 (8.89%) Apache
2 8 (8.89%) MQSeries
3 7 (7.78%) WebLogic
4 5 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (3.33%) JBoss
5 3 (3.33%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.22%) IIS
7 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.11%) Confluence
7 1 (1.11%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (8.89%) MS Office
2 6 (6.67%) MS Visio
3 5 (5.56%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Magento
1 4 (4.44%) Tridion
2 2 (2.22%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.78%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.22%) SAN
2 9 (10.00%) NAS
3 8 (8.89%) LDAP
4 5 (5.56%) DNS
4 5 (5.56%) Internet
4 5 (5.56%) 3G
4 5 (5.56%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (5.56%) LTE
5 4 (4.44%) 4G
5 4 (4.44%) 2G
6 3 (3.33%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.33%) 3GPP
6 3 (3.33%) Firewall
6 3 (3.33%) Network Security
6 3 (3.33%) SSH
7 2 (2.22%) WAN
7 2 (2.22%) SS7
7 2 (2.22%) Telnet
7 2 (2.22%) SNMP
7 2 (2.22%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 15 (16.67%) DB2
3 14 (15.56%) Relational Database
4 9 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 9 (10.00%) MySQL
4 9 (10.00%) DbVisualizer
5 6 (6.67%) SQL Server
6 5 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (4.44%) MongoDB
8 3 (3.33%) Big Data
8 3 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (3.33%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (3.33%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.11%) DataStage
10 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 14 (15.56%) Subversion
2 9 (10.00%) Selenium
2 9 (10.00%) WebDriver
3 8 (8.89%) Cucumber
4 6 (6.67%) Eclipse
5 5 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (5.56%) ProC
5 5 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (4.44%) PHPUnit
6 4 (4.44%) Maven
6 4 (4.44%) JIRA
6 4 (4.44%) Log4j
6 4 (4.44%) Ant
6 4 (4.44%) JUnit
6 4 (4.44%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 2 (2.22%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.22%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.11%) InstallShield
8 1 (1.11%) ChangeMan
8 1 (1.11%) CruiseControl
General
1 13 (14.44%) Retail
2 8 (8.89%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.89%) Finance
3 5 (5.56%) Billing
4 3 (3.33%) Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.11%) Legal
5 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.11%) Publishing
5 1 (1.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (24.44%) Developer
2 13 (14.44%) Architect
3 12 (13.33%) Tester
4 10 (11.11%) Analyst
5 8 (8.89%) Automation Tester
6 7 (7.78%) DBA
6 7 (7.78%) Java Developer
6 7 (7.78%) Administrator
7 5 (5.56%) Technical Architect
7 5 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (4.44%) XML Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Java Architect
8 4 (4.44%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) UNIX Administrator
8 4 (4.44%) UNIX Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Consultant
8 4 (4.44%) Test Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (23.33%) XML
2 15 (16.67%) HTML
3 13 (14.44%) RESTful
4 11 (12.22%) J2EE
5 9 (10.00%) Struts
5 9 (10.00%) Flash
5 9 (10.00%) JMS
6 8 (8.89%) Web Services
7 6 (6.67%) XSLT
8 5 (5.56%) XHTML
8 5 (5.56%) Hibernate
8 5 (5.56%) Java EE
8 5 (5.56%) Spring
8 5 (5.56%) Struts2
9 4 (4.44%) XMLBeans
9 4 (4.44%) Ajax
9 4 (4.44%) JSTL
9 4 (4.44%) EJB
9 4 (4.44%) JDBC
9 4 (4.44%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.89%) Replication
3 7 (7.78%) Clustering
4 4 (4.44%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.44%) Web 2.0
5 3 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (3.33%) SWIFT
5 3 (3.33%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.22%) CMDB
6 2 (2.22%) PKI
6 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.22%) HACMP
6 2 (2.22%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.11%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.11%) AS400
7 1 (1.11%) User Experience
7 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.11%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 34 (37.78%) Linux
2 22 (24.44%) Windows
3 11 (12.22%) HPUX
4 10 (11.11%) Solaris
5 5 (5.56%) AIX
6 2 (2.22%) CentOS
6 2 (2.22%) Tru64
7 1 (1.11%) SUSE
7 1 (1.11%) Fedora
7 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (11.11%) ITIL
3 9 (10.00%) Automated Testing
3 9 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (10.00%) System Testing
3 9 (10.00%) Scrum
3 9 (10.00%) Test Automation
3 9 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 8 (8.89%) Open Source
4 8 (8.89%) TDD
4 8 (8.89%) E-Commerce
4 8 (8.89%) ETL
5 7 (7.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (7.78%) Migration
5 7 (7.78%) Document Management
5 7 (7.78%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (7.78%) Coaching
6 6 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 5 (5.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 42 (46.67%) SQL
2 22 (24.44%) Shell Script
3 19 (21.11%) Java
4 18 (20.00%) Perl
5 17 (18.89%) JavaScript
6 10 (11.11%) C
7 8 (8.89%) PL/SQL
8 6 (6.67%) Bash Shell
8 6 (6.67%) XPath
8 6 (6.67%) Python
9 5 (5.56%) PowerShell
10 4 (4.44%) PHP
11 3 (3.33%) C#
11 3 (3.33%) C++
11 3 (3.33%) Bourne shell
11 3 (3.33%) C-shell
12 2 (2.22%) XQuery
13 1 (1.11%) REXX
13 1 (1.11%) JCL
13 1 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.44%) Degree
3 3 (3.33%) HP ASE
3 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.22%) CISM
4 2 (2.22%) CISSP
4 2 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.11%) ISEB
5 1 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.22%) QA
2 5 (5.56%) SLA
3 2 (2.22%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.11%) GxP
System Software
1 6 (6.67%) VMware ESX
2 4 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.44%) vSphere
2 4 (4.44%) PowerHA
2 4 (4.44%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (3.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.33%) SRDF
4 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (1.11%) NFS
4 1 (1.11%) Samba
4 1 (1.11%) vCloud
4 1 (1.11%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.33%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (3.33%) NetBackup
2 3 (3.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.33%) Puppet
3 2 (2.22%) ZABBIX
3 2 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.11%) OpenView
4 1 (1.11%) DatAdvantage
4 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 41 (45.56%) Oracle
2 24 (26.67%) HP
3 17 (18.89%) IBM
4 10 (11.11%) NetApp
4 10 (11.11%) Cisco
5 8 (8.89%) VMware
5 8 (8.89%) Microsoft
6 7 (7.78%) EMC
7 6 (6.67%) Brocade
7 6 (6.67%) Atlassian
7 6 (6.67%) Red Hat
8 5 (5.56%) NetCracker
9 4 (4.44%) Elastic Path
9 4 (4.44%) Blue Martini
9 4 (4.44%) ATG
9 4 (4.44%) Interwoven
9 4 (4.44%) Veritas
9 4 (4.44%) Sun
10 3 (3.33%) BMC
10 3 (3.33%) CommVault
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Adroit People Limited
Rate: Up to £280 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Rate: From £450 to £475 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Commercial Services Trading Ltd T/A Connect2Staff
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £300.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour
Posted: 13 days ago