The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Apache skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Apache over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Apache HTTP Server (httpd)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 50 55
Rank change year-on-year +7 +5  
Contract jobs citing Apache 17 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.90% 1.16% 1.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.89% 8.89% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 6
Median daily rate £405 £285 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.10% -26.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £270 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £300 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +12.90% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.75 £36.25
% change year-on-year - +12.41%  

Apache is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 90 90 146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 15.33% 13.10% 21.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 43 77
Median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £163 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Median hourly rate £30.00 £13.00 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +130.76% -12.45%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

Apache
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Apache as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Apache in Hertfordshire

Apache
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Apache in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Apache in Hertfordshire

Apache
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apache in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apache in Hertfordshire

Apache
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apache in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apache in Hertfordshire

Apache
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 Apache within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 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
Hatfield -3 7 £409 +36.25%
Welwyn Garden City - 7 £453 -
Apache
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Apache 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 Apache.

1 35 (92.11%) Linux
2 30 (78.95%) Java
3 27 (71.05%) PostgreSQL
4 25 (65.79%) Tomcat
5 24 (63.16%) Python
5 24 (63.16%) Perl
5 24 (63.16%) Ruby
6 23 (60.53%) Firewall
6 23 (60.53%) LAPP Stack
7 22 (57.89%) Puppet
7 22 (57.89%) TCP/IP
8 21 (55.26%) SSL
8 21 (55.26%) LAMP
9 19 (50.00%) Bash Shell
10 18 (47.37%) Clustering
11 17 (44.74%) Finance
11 17 (44.74%) MySQL
12 16 (42.11%) SQL
13 15 (39.47%) DevOps
14 14 (36.84%) Software Engineering
15 13 (34.21%) DNS
15 13 (34.21%) Windows
15 13 (34.21%) RHCE
15 13 (34.21%) High Availability
16 12 (31.58%) Salt
16 12 (31.58%) VMware
16 12 (31.58%) Configuration Management
16 12 (31.58%) Computer Science
17 11 (28.95%) nginx
18 10 (26.32%) Nagios

Apache
Co-occurring 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 25 (65.79%) Tomcat
2 11 (28.95%) nginx
3 4 (10.53%) IIS
3 4 (10.53%) WebSphere
4 3 (7.89%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (7.89%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (7.89%) JBoss
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (7.89%) WebLogic
4 3 (7.89%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (2.63%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (60.53%) Firewall
2 22 (57.89%) TCP/IP
3 21 (55.26%) SSL
4 13 (34.21%) DNS
5 10 (26.32%) DHCP
6 8 (21.05%) HTTP
7 3 (7.89%) FTP
7 3 (7.89%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (71.05%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (44.74%) MySQL
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.63%) JBehave
1 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
1 1 (2.63%) JUnit
1 1 (2.63%) Maven
1 1 (2.63%) Mockito
1 1 (2.63%) Moq
1 1 (2.63%) Selenium
1 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
1 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (44.74%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Software Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (7.89%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Security Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Unix Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Unix Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (60.53%) LAPP Stack
2 21 (55.26%) LAMP
3 5 (13.16%) LEMP Stack
3 5 (13.16%) Middleware
4 3 (7.89%) J2EE
5 2 (5.26%) Web Services
6 1 (2.63%) .NET
6 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.63%) CSS
6 1 (2.63%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.63%) Node.js
6 1 (2.63%) React
6 1 (2.63%) React Native
6 1 (2.63%) Redux
6 1 (2.63%) REST
6 1 (2.63%) RESTful
6 1 (2.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (47.37%) Clustering
2 12 (31.58%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (92.11%) Linux
2 13 (34.21%) Windows
3 6 (15.79%) Unix
4 3 (7.89%) AIX
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) DevOps
2 14 (36.84%) Software Engineering
3 13 (34.21%) High Availability
4 12 (31.58%) Configuration Management
5 7 (18.42%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (15.79%) Data Protection
7 3 (7.89%) ITIL
7 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
7 3 (7.89%) Software Architecture
8 2 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (5.26%) Information Security
8 2 (5.26%) SIEM
9 1 (2.63%) ATDD
9 1 (2.63%) Automation Testing
9 1 (2.63%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (2.63%) Front End Development
9 1 (2.63%) Microservices
9 1 (2.63%) Non-Functional Testing
9 1 (2.63%) SDLC
9 1 (2.63%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 30 (78.95%) Java
2 24 (63.16%) Perl
2 24 (63.16%) Python
2 24 (63.16%) Ruby
3 19 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 16 (42.11%) SQL
5 6 (15.79%) C
5 6 (15.79%) VB
6 5 (13.16%) C#
6 5 (13.16%) PHP
7 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.63%) ES6
8 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) RHCE
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.63%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) SDET
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) FreeRADIUS
2 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (15.79%) vSphere
4 5 (13.16%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (13.16%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (10.53%) Docker
6 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (57.89%) Puppet
2 12 (31.58%) Salt
3 10 (26.32%) Nagios
3 10 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (13.16%) Ansible
5 3 (7.89%) Tivoli
6 2 (5.26%) Graphite
6 2 (5.26%) logstash
7 1 (2.63%) vRealize
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) VMware
2 8 (21.05%) Cisco
3 4 (10.53%) IBM
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle
4 3 (7.89%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.63%) PTC
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.63%) Siemens