The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 13 9 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing Unix 9 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 5.84% 14.77% 8.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.03% 34.92% 25.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £258 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.36% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £36.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +18.85%
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
31 63 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 20.13% 42.28% 32.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 27 14
Median daily rate £238 £420 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.45% +69.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £123 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £425 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 9
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 July 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 Watford region with a requirement for Unix.

1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) Linux
3 8 (53.33%) DB2
3 8 (53.33%) Magento
4 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
4 7 (46.67%) Subversion
5 6 (40.00%) HTML
5 6 (40.00%) Java
5 6 (40.00%) PHP
5 6 (40.00%) IBM
6 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 5 (33.33%) XML
6 5 (33.33%) Windows
6 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (33.33%) Document Management
6 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (33.33%) QA
6 5 (33.33%) Selenium
6 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 5 (33.33%) Retail
6 5 (33.33%) WebDriver
6 5 (33.33%) hybris
6 5 (33.33%) Coaching
6 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (26.67%) Appium
7 4 (26.67%) RESTful
7 4 (26.67%) VMware

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 3 (20.00%) Drupal
1 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
1 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) SSL
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) DB2
2 3 (20.00%) MySQL
2 3 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (13.33%) DbVisualizer
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
1 7 (46.67%) Subversion
2 5 (33.33%) Selenium
2 5 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 4 (26.67%) Appium
4 3 (20.00%) Ant
4 3 (20.00%) PHPUnit
5 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
5 2 (13.33%) JIRA
6 1 (6.67%) Protractor
6 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 5 (33.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 5 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
1 5 (33.33%) Tester
2 4 (26.67%) Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Unix Architect
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Applications Support
4 2 (13.33%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Java Automation Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Production Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) HTML
2 5 (33.33%) XML
3 4 (26.67%) RESTful
4 3 (20.00%) Behat
4 3 (20.00%) J2EE
5 2 (13.33%) Gherkin
6 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
6 1 (6.67%) CSS
6 1 (6.67%) Flash
6 1 (6.67%) HTML5
6 1 (6.67%) Node.js
6 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) AIX
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.67%) HPUX
6 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 5 (33.33%) Coaching
1 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (33.33%) Document Management
1 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 3 (20.00%) BDD
2 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (20.00%) Re-Platforming
2 3 (20.00%) Software Delivery
2 3 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 3 (20.00%) User Stories
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) System Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) PHP
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
5 3 (20.00%) Python
5 3 (20.00%) Ruby
6 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Ansible
1 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) IBM
2 5 (33.33%) hybris
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (13.33%) 3PAR
5 2 (13.33%) Avaya
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco
5 2 (13.33%) Dell
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.67%) Citrix
6 1 (6.67%) EMC
6 1 (6.67%) Hitachi
6 1 (6.67%) Juniper
6 1 (6.67%) Sybase
6 1 (6.67%) Symantec