The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Welwyn Garden City with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

Unix
Hertfordshire / Welwyn Garden City
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 - 9
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Unix 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City 3.39% - 2.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% - 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £325 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +8.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £21.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year +56.47% -39.28%  

Unix is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Welwyn Garden City with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Welwyn Garden City
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 18 15 20
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Welwyn Garden City 30.51% 23.08% 54.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 8
Median daily rate £450 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year -8.82% +7.25%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Welwyn Garden City

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City citing Unix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Welwyn Garden City

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Welwyn Garden City

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, 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 Welwyn Garden City region with a requirement for Unix.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) EFT
4 5 (62.50%) SQL
5 4 (50.00%) FTP
5 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (50.00%) Internet
6 3 (37.50%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (37.50%) QA
6 3 (37.50%) Finance
7 2 (25.00%) Banking
7 2 (25.00%) Financial Institution
7 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (12.50%) PayPal
8 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
8 1 (12.50%) ForgeRock
8 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (12.50%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (12.50%) Wireless
8 1 (12.50%) Toshiba
8 1 (12.50%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (12.50%) Retail
8 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
8 1 (12.50%) Migration
8 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (12.50%) HP
8 1 (12.50%) Dell
8 1 (12.50%) CA
8 1 (12.50%) Red Hat

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City 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 4 (50.00%) FTP
1 4 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) ATM
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) LDAP
2 1 (12.50%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) WLAN
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Applications Support
3 2 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Applications Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) EFT
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) EPoS
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) CA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Dell
1 1 (12.50%) ForgeRock
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) PayPal
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
1 1 (12.50%) Sun
1 1 (12.50%) Toshiba