The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 18 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing UNIX 4 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.45% 5.61% 4.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.53% 25.00% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+72.61% -23.63%
UNIX
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Operating Systems Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
38 24 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 32.76% 22.43% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 13
Average daily rate £425 £315 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.92% -25.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £138 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £355 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 3
Average hourly rate £29.75 £12.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+147.91% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -14.28%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Watford region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Watford

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Watford region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) HPUX
4 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) C++
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) Subversion
5 3 (30.00%) Maven
5 3 (30.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) Perl
5 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (20.00%) 3G
6 2 (20.00%) BCP
6 2 (20.00%) Solaris
6 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (20.00%) SLA
6 2 (20.00%) IBM
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) Sun
6 2 (20.00%) HP
6 2 (20.00%) Nortel
6 2 (20.00%) Sun Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Interwoven
6 2 (20.00%) Ericsson

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (20.00%) MQSeries
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SMS
1 2 (20.00%) 3GPP
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
1 2 (20.00%) 3G
1 2 (20.00%) 2G
1 2 (20.00%) LTE
1 2 (20.00%) 4G
1 2 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Subversion
1 3 (30.00%) Maven
2 2 (20.00%) Log4j
2 2 (20.00%) Ant
2 2 (20.00%) JUnit
2 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (10.00%) InstallShield
3 1 (10.00%) CruiseControl
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Publishing
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Service Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C++ Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Release Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) XSLT
2 2 (20.00%) JMS
2 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (20.00%) Spring
2 2 (20.00%) XMLBeans
2 2 (20.00%) Ajax
2 2 (20.00%) JSON
2 2 (20.00%) jQuery
2 2 (20.00%) REST
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) J2EE
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) Servlets
2 2 (20.00%) SOAP
2 2 (20.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Web 2.0
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) HPUX
3 2 (20.00%) Solaris
3 2 (20.00%) AIX
4 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (10.00%) CentOS
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
2 2 (20.00%) Workflow
2 2 (20.00%) Validation
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Content Management
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) BCP
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C++
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (30.00%) Perl
2 3 (30.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) XPath
3 2 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
4 1 (10.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (20.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Sun
2 2 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) Nortel
2 2 (20.00%) Interwoven
2 2 (20.00%) Ericsson
2 2 (20.00%) Huawei
2 2 (20.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Macrovision