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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 11 28 21
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Contract jobs citing Unix 54 33 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.46% 5.12% 6.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.84% 23.40% 25.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 20 28
Median daily rate £258 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.77% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £324 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £553 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.58
% change year-on-year
- +14.47%
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
155 141 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.29% 21.86% 26.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 73 101
Median daily rate £338 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 19
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £35.00 £46.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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
Stevenage +9 13 £258 -31.33%
Watford +3 10 - - 3
Welwyn Garden City -8 6 £150 -73.91%
Hemel Hempstead -7 2 £283 -37.22%
Rickmansworth - 2 £413 -
Unix
East of England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 64 (76.19%) Linux
2 36 (42.86%) SQL
3 27 (32.14%) Java
4 25 (29.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (28.57%) Shell Script
6 23 (27.38%) Perl
7 22 (26.19%) E-Commerce
8 21 (25.00%) Windows
8 21 (25.00%) IBM
8 21 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (23.81%) Git (software)
9 20 (23.81%) Oracle
10 18 (21.43%) Red Hat
11 17 (20.24%) DB2
11 17 (20.24%) SC Cleared
11 17 (20.24%) Security Cleared
12 16 (19.05%) Web Services
13 15 (17.86%) Python
14 14 (16.67%) Internet
14 14 (16.67%) Firewall
14 14 (16.67%) Magento
14 14 (16.67%) hybris
14 14 (16.67%) Subversion
14 14 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
15 13 (15.48%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (15.48%) Ruby
15 13 (15.48%) QA
15 13 (15.48%) J2EE
15 13 (15.48%) MySQL
16 12 (14.29%) Ant

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 (11.90%) Tomcat
1 10 (11.90%) WebSphere
2 9 (10.71%) Drupal
3 8 (9.52%) Apache
4 6 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (5.95%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (5.95%) WebLogic
6 4 (4.76%) Confluence
7 3 (3.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (3.57%) CMS
7 3 (3.57%) MQSeries
7 3 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (2.38%) nginx
9 1 (1.19%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Doxygen
1 1 (1.19%) MS Office
1 1 (1.19%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.19%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 14 (16.67%) Magento
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.19%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.67%) Firewall
1 14 (16.67%) Internet
2 7 (8.33%) FTP
3 3 (3.57%) DNS
4 2 (2.38%) DHCP
4 2 (2.38%) Network Security
4 2 (2.38%) VPN
5 1 (1.19%) BGP
5 1 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.19%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.19%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.19%) LAN
5 1 (1.19%) OSPF
5 1 (1.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.24%) DB2
2 13 (15.48%) MySQL
3 11 (13.10%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (5.95%) DbVisualizer
5 4 (4.76%) Hadoop
5 4 (4.76%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.57%) Jackrabbit
6 3 (3.57%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.57%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.19%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.19%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 20 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 14 (16.67%) Subversion
3 12 (14.29%) Ant
4 10 (11.90%) JIRA
5 7 (8.33%) Cucumber
6 6 (7.14%) Jenkins
7 5 (5.95%) Appium
7 5 (5.95%) Selenium
7 5 (5.95%) SoapUI
7 5 (5.95%) WebDriver
8 4 (4.76%) Bitbucket
8 4 (4.76%) Eclipse
8 4 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (3.57%) JUnit
9 3 (3.57%) Log4j
9 3 (3.57%) Mockito
9 3 (3.57%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 2 (2.38%) ClearCase
10 2 (2.38%) ClearQuest
10 2 (2.38%) HP UFT
General
1 6 (7.14%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Retail
3 4 (4.76%) Advertising
3 4 (4.76%) Banking
4 2 (2.38%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.19%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.19%) Back Office
5 1 (1.19%) Publishing
5 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (19.05%) Architect
2 15 (17.86%) Consultant
3 13 (15.48%) Unix Consultant
4 9 (10.71%) Infrastructure Architect
4 9 (10.71%) Service Desk Engineer
4 9 (10.71%) Unix Architect
5 8 (9.52%) Administrator
5 8 (9.52%) Tester
6 7 (8.33%) Analyst
6 7 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (7.14%) Applications Support
7 6 (7.14%) Developer
7 6 (7.14%) Unix Administrator
8 5 (5.95%) Automation Tester
8 5 (5.95%) Java Automation Tester
8 5 (5.95%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 5 (5.95%) Selenium Tester
8 5 (5.95%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.76%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
9 4 (4.76%) Java Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.05%) Web Services
2 13 (15.48%) J2EE
3 12 (14.29%) XML
4 10 (11.90%) HTML
5 9 (10.71%) JSON
6 8 (9.52%) Middleware
6 8 (9.52%) SOAP
7 7 (8.33%) JMS
8 6 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
8 6 (7.14%) REST
9 5 (5.95%) Gherkin
10 4 (4.76%) RESTful
10 4 (4.76%) XSLT
11 3 (3.57%) EJB
11 3 (3.57%) JDBC
11 3 (3.57%) JSP
11 3 (3.57%) Servlets
11 3 (3.57%) Struts
11 3 (3.57%) XHTML
11 3 (3.57%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.48%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (13.10%) EFT
3 4 (4.76%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.38%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.38%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.19%) iPad
5 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.19%) Statistics
5 1 (1.19%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 64 (76.19%) Linux
2 25 (29.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (25.00%) Windows
4 9 (10.71%) AIX
4 9 (10.71%) Solaris
5 4 (4.76%) HPUX
6 1 (1.19%) Android
6 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.19%) CentOS
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.19%) E-Commerce
2 21 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (13.10%) Mentoring
4 10 (11.90%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (10.71%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 9 (10.71%) SOA
5 9 (10.71%) Software Delivery
5 9 (10.71%) Translating Business Requirements
6 8 (9.52%) System Testing
6 8 (9.52%) Test Automation
7 7 (8.33%) DevOps
8 6 (7.14%) Test Scripting
9 5 (5.95%) Automated Testing
9 5 (5.95%) Business Activity Monitoring
9 5 (5.95%) Coaching
9 5 (5.95%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (5.95%) Document Management
9 5 (5.95%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (5.95%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (42.86%) SQL
2 27 (32.14%) Java
3 24 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 23 (27.38%) Perl
5 15 (17.86%) Python
6 13 (15.48%) Ruby
7 11 (13.10%) PHP
8 9 (10.71%) JavaScript
9 6 (7.14%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.57%) C#
10 3 (3.57%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.38%) AWK
11 2 (2.38%) C
11 2 (2.38%) MATLAB
11 2 (2.38%) sed
12 1 (1.19%) C++
12 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (20.24%) SC Cleared
1 17 (20.24%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.95%) Degree
3 1 (1.19%) CCNA
3 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.19%) ISEB
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.48%) QA
2 2 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.38%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.38%) SLA
3 1 (1.19%) MISRA
3 1 (1.19%) MISRA C
System Software
1 8 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.76%) Docker
3 3 (3.57%) vSphere
4 2 (2.38%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (1.19%) Cygwin
5 1 (1.19%) iptables
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (14.29%) Ansible
3 11 (13.10%) Puppet
4 2 (2.38%) Nagios
5 1 (1.19%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (1.19%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.19%) Nessus
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.19%) Packer
5 1 (1.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (25.00%) IBM
2 20 (23.81%) Oracle
3 18 (21.43%) Red Hat
4 14 (16.67%) hybris
5 6 (7.14%) VMware
6 5 (5.95%) Ab Initio
7 4 (4.76%) Cisco
8 3 (3.57%) ATG
8 3 (3.57%) Blue Martini
8 3 (3.57%) Elastic Path
8 3 (3.57%) HP
8 3 (3.57%) Interwoven
9 2 (2.38%) Atlassian
9 2 (2.38%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.38%) Sonatype
10 1 (1.19%) PayPal
10 1 (1.19%) Splunk
10 1 (1.19%) Sun
10 1 (1.19%) Xamarin
10 1 (1.19%) xMatters
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