Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 6 months to 17 November 2018 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.

Unix
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 26 22
Rank change year-on-year -21 -4 -6
Contract jobs citing Unix 2 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.52% 4.99% 7.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.63% 25.00% 27.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 0
Watford median daily rate £475 £475 -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £356 £428 £308
% change year-on-year -16.67% +38.80% -17.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £31.50 -

Unix is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 76 88 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 19.59% 19.95% 28.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 45 26
Watford median daily rate £345 £360 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.17% +29.73% -13.28%
10th Percentile £112 £120 £153
90th Percentile £413 £575 £534
Hertfordshire median daily rate £325 £366 £368
% change year-on-year -11.26% -0.34% +9.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 2
Watford median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.45% +5.45% +1.85%
10th Percentile £12.60 £13.45 £13.08
90th Percentile £18.15 £15.25 £15.03
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +10.34% - -4.92%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Watford

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Watford

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Watford over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Watford

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Unix.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Kafka
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) SDET
2 1 (50.00%) Fintech
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project

Unix
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Support
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Fintech
1 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Testing
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) Microservices
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) SDET
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Java 8
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware