The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 8 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing UNIX 14 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 12.61% 4.23% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.93% 16.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £361
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +10.34%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Welwyn Garden City region.

Operating Systems Category
Welwyn Garden City
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
54 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 48.65% 25.35% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 7 1
Average daily rate £325 £245 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.65% -42.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
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 Welwyn Garden City

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 9 (64.29%) HP
2 5 (35.71%) HPUX
2 5 (35.71%) SAN
3 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 4 (28.57%) SLA
3 4 (28.57%) NAS
4 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
4 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco
4 3 (21.43%) IBM
4 3 (21.43%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
4 3 (21.43%) NetApp
4 3 (21.43%) C
4 3 (21.43%) Replication
4 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Finance
5 2 (14.29%) Tru64
5 2 (14.29%) Retail
5 2 (14.29%) Brocade
5 2 (14.29%) Perl
5 2 (14.29%) MS Project
5 2 (14.29%) MS Office
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) Windows
5 2 (14.29%) Python
5 2 (14.29%) LDAP

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 1 (7.14%) nginx
1 1 (7.14%) Confluence
1 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Project
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
1 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) SAN
2 4 (28.57%) NAS
3 2 (14.29%) LDAP
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (7.14%) OpenVPN
4 1 (7.14%) SSL
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
1 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
2 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Gerrit
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Administrator
2 4 (28.57%) UNIX Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) DBA
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Progress DBA
5 1 (7.14%) MySQL DBA
5 1 (7.14%) Storage Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Storage Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Storage Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) HPUX Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
1 3 (21.43%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) HP Superdome
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) HPUX
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Tru64
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (7.14%) CentOS
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
4 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
4 1 (7.14%) Fedora
4 1 (7.14%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
1 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Patch Management
2 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 3 (21.43%) C
3 2 (14.29%) Perl
3 2 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.14%) VBScript
4 1 (7.14%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Sendmail
1 1 (7.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Tivoli
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (7.14%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (7.14%) OpenView
2 1 (7.14%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) HP
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) IBM
2 3 (21.43%) NetApp
3 2 (14.29%) Brocade
3 2 (14.29%) Progress
3 2 (14.29%) Veritas
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 2 (14.29%) Compaq
4 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
4 1 (7.14%) Sun
4 1 (7.14%) Atlassian
4 1 (7.14%) BMC
4 1 (7.14%) CommVault