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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 28 34 20
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Contract jobs citing UNIX 46 22 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.79% 4.21% 7.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.55% 15.83% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 5 25
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£391 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.75% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £298 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -4.41%
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
204 139 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.69% 26.58% 25.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 52 92
Average daily rate £320 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £147 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 24 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £26.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.30% +73.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
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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
Rickmansworth - 11 £390 - 1
Watford -1 10 - - 5
Hemel Hempstead -11 2 £425 -15.00% 2
Hitchin - - - - 4
Letchworth - - - - 2
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - - 1
UNIX
East of England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 57 (68.67%) SQL
2 51 (61.45%) Oracle
3 49 (59.04%) Java
4 45 (54.22%) Linux
5 42 (50.60%) Finance
6 30 (36.14%) IBM
7 26 (31.33%) XML
7 26 (31.33%) Oracle Database
8 25 (30.12%) JavaScript
8 25 (30.12%) Solaris
9 24 (28.92%) HTML
10 23 (27.71%) Eclipse
11 21 (25.30%) Ant
11 21 (25.30%) Subversion
12 20 (24.10%) Retail
12 20 (24.10%) WebSphere
12 20 (24.10%) JUnit
12 20 (24.10%) MySQL
13 19 (22.89%) Web Services
14 18 (21.69%) Apache
14 18 (21.69%) E-Commerce
14 18 (21.69%) Spring
14 18 (21.69%) Manufacturing
15 17 (20.48%) PL/SQL
15 17 (20.48%) J2EE
16 16 (19.28%) Internet
16 16 (19.28%) SOAP
16 16 (19.28%) HTTP
16 16 (19.28%) Tomcat
16 16 (19.28%) MQSeries

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 20 (24.10%) WebSphere
2 18 (21.69%) Apache
3 16 (19.28%) Tomcat
3 16 (19.28%) MQSeries
4 15 (18.07%) WebLogic
5 13 (15.66%) CMS
6 9 (10.84%) Oracle Service Bus
7 7 (8.43%) Adobe CQ
8 5 (6.02%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (4.82%) MS Exchange
9 4 (4.82%) SharePoint
9 4 (4.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (3.61%) Node.js
10 3 (3.61%) OpenStack
10 3 (3.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (2.41%) lighttpd
11 2 (2.41%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (2.41%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Tridion
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.61%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.28%) Internet
1 16 (19.28%) HTTP
2 11 (13.25%) SAN
3 6 (7.23%) DHCP
3 6 (7.23%) DNS
4 4 (4.82%) NAS
4 4 (4.82%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (3.61%) VRRP
6 2 (2.41%) Firewall
6 2 (2.41%) VPN
7 1 (1.20%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (1.20%) INAP
7 1 (1.20%) UMTS
7 1 (1.20%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.20%) LTE
7 1 (1.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (31.33%) Oracle Database
2 20 (24.10%) MySQL
3 12 (14.46%) DB2
3 12 (14.46%) RDBMS
3 12 (14.46%) NoSQL
3 12 (14.46%) Relational Database
3 12 (14.46%) Oracle ODI
4 7 (8.43%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (8.43%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (7.23%) DbVisualizer
5 6 (7.23%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (7.23%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (7.23%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (3.61%) DataStage
6 3 (3.61%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.61%) Data Mart
7 2 (2.41%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.41%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (2.41%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 23 (27.71%) Eclipse
2 21 (25.30%) Ant
2 21 (25.30%) Subversion
3 20 (24.10%) JUnit
4 15 (18.07%) QuickTest Pro
5 13 (15.66%) Maven
6 11 (13.25%) Git (software)
7 9 (10.84%) Selenium
8 8 (9.64%) Log4j
9 6 (7.23%) Mockito
9 6 (7.23%) IntelliJ
9 6 (7.23%) LoadRunner
10 5 (6.02%) ClearQuest
10 5 (6.02%) JIRA
11 4 (4.82%) Jenkins
12 3 (3.61%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
12 3 (3.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (2.41%) WebDriver
13 2 (2.41%) JMeter
13 2 (2.41%) SoapUI
General
1 42 (50.60%) Finance
2 20 (24.10%) Retail
3 18 (21.69%) Manufacturing
4 6 (7.23%) Marketing
5 5 (6.02%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.61%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.41%) Banking
8 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (26.51%) Developer
2 17 (20.48%) Tester
2 17 (20.48%) Architect
3 13 (15.66%) Java Developer
4 8 (9.64%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (9.64%) Administrator
4 8 (9.64%) Technical Architect
5 6 (7.23%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 6 (7.23%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (7.23%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.02%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Senior Tester
7 4 (4.82%) Technical Services Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Middleware Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.41%) Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (31.33%) XML
2 24 (28.92%) HTML
3 19 (22.89%) Web Services
4 18 (21.69%) Spring
5 17 (20.48%) J2EE
6 16 (19.28%) SOAP
6 16 (19.28%) REST
7 15 (18.07%) Ajax
8 13 (15.66%) CSS
9 11 (13.25%) Hibernate
9 11 (13.25%) JSON
10 10 (12.05%) JSP
10 10 (12.05%) XSLT
11 9 (10.84%) Middleware
11 9 (10.84%) JDBC
12 8 (9.64%) XMLBeans
12 8 (9.64%) Servlets
12 8 (9.64%) Struts
12 8 (9.64%) JMS
13 6 (7.23%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Web 2.0
1 8 (9.64%) PKI
2 7 (8.43%) Replication
3 5 (6.02%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.61%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.61%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.41%) HP Superdome
5 2 (2.41%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.20%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 45 (54.22%) Linux
2 25 (30.12%) Solaris
3 11 (13.25%) HPUX
4 5 (6.02%) Windows
5 4 (4.82%) AIX
6 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.41%) SUSE
7 1 (1.20%) FreeBSD
7 1 (1.20%) GCOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.69%) E-Commerce
2 11 (13.25%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (12.05%) Scrum
3 10 (12.05%) Content Management
3 10 (12.05%) ITIL
4 9 (10.84%) Test Automation
5 8 (9.64%) System Testing
5 8 (9.64%) V-Model
5 8 (9.64%) OO
5 8 (9.64%) Service Delivery
6 7 (8.43%) ETL
6 7 (8.43%) MVC
6 7 (8.43%) TDD
6 7 (8.43%) Unit Testing
6 7 (8.43%) Waterfall
6 7 (8.43%) BDD
7 6 (7.23%) Performance Testing
7 6 (7.23%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (7.23%) Manual Testing
7 6 (7.23%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (68.67%) SQL
2 49 (59.04%) Java
3 25 (30.12%) JavaScript
4 17 (20.48%) PL/SQL
5 15 (18.07%) Perl
6 10 (12.05%) XPath
7 8 (9.64%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.82%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.82%) VB
8 4 (4.82%) Python
8 4 (4.82%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.61%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 1 (1.20%) C
10 1 (1.20%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.20%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 14 (16.87%) Degree
2 8 (9.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (9.64%) ISEB
3 5 (6.02%) Sun Certification
4 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.61%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.41%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.20%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) QA
2 2 (2.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (4.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.61%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 3 (3.61%) Xen
3 2 (2.41%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.20%) Apache Flume
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (12.05%) Tivoli
2 8 (9.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (6.02%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (4.82%) Puppet
5 3 (3.61%) Vagrant
5 3 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.61%) Nagios
6 1 (1.20%) Oozie
Vendors
1 51 (61.45%) Oracle
2 30 (36.14%) IBM
3 15 (18.07%) HP
4 9 (10.84%) Red Hat
5 8 (9.64%) Interwoven
6 7 (8.43%) Sun
7 6 (7.23%) F5
7 6 (7.23%) Microsoft
8 5 (6.02%) VMware
9 4 (4.82%) WatchGuard
9 4 (4.82%) CommVault
9 4 (4.82%) NetApp
10 3 (3.61%) Elastic Path
10 3 (3.61%) Dell
10 3 (3.61%) Informatica
10 3 (3.61%) Blue Martini
10 3 (3.61%) ATG
10 3 (3.61%) Teradata
11 2 (2.41%) Business Objects
11 2 (2.41%) SAP
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