The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 33 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-27 0
Contract jobs citing Unix 41 42 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.07% 12.92% 20.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.37% 53.85% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 30 38
Average daily rate £288 £330 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.87% +28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £273 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £718 £451 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £39.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-8.28% +86.90%
Unix
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Operating Systems Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
135 78 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 20.00% 24.00% 41.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 56 71
Average daily rate £375 £325 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +32.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £450 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 12
Average hourly rate £22.85 £13.83 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.22% -45.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £10.20 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £16.16 £28.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unix across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unix across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Unix Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Unix
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Unix Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 67 (57.76%) Linux
2 50 (43.10%) JavaScript
3 41 (35.34%) Java
4 40 (34.48%) SQL
4 40 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (31.90%) HTML
6 35 (30.17%) Security Cleared
7 34 (29.31%) CSS
8 32 (27.59%) Windows
8 32 (27.59%) Oracle
8 32 (27.59%) Open Source
9 31 (26.72%) SQL Server
10 30 (25.86%) .NET
11 26 (22.41%) Python
12 25 (21.55%) AIX
12 25 (21.55%) ITIL
12 25 (21.55%) Configuration Management
13 24 (20.69%) Solaris
13 24 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
14 23 (19.83%) SC Cleared
15 22 (18.97%) jQuery
16 20 (17.24%) Git (software)
16 20 (17.24%) Mac OS X
16 20 (17.24%) Internet
16 20 (17.24%) Service Management
17 19 (16.38%) WebLogic
17 19 (16.38%) VB
17 19 (16.38%) IBM
18 18 (15.52%) Subversion
19 17 (14.66%) PHP

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 19 (16.38%) WebLogic
2 14 (12.07%) CMS
2 14 (12.07%) SAS
3 12 (10.34%) SharePoint
4 10 (8.62%) Node.js
5 8 (6.90%) WebSphere
6 7 (6.03%) AquaLogic
6 7 (6.03%) Drupal
6 7 (6.03%) MQSeries
6 7 (6.03%) Oracle Application Server
6 7 (6.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 7 (6.03%) Tuxedo
6 7 (6.03%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (3.45%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.72%) Apache
8 2 (1.72%) Confluence
8 2 (1.72%) Documentum
8 2 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (7.76%) MS Office
2 6 (5.17%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.90%) GitHub
2 5 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.59%) IaaS
4 2 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (17.24%) Internet
2 14 (12.07%) 3G
2 14 (12.07%) 4G
2 14 (12.07%) FTP
2 14 (12.07%) Wi-Fi
3 12 (10.34%) SSH
4 11 (9.48%) HTTP
5 8 (6.90%) SAN
6 7 (6.03%) SSL
6 7 (6.03%) TCP/IP
7 6 (5.17%) Firewall
7 6 (5.17%) LAN
7 6 (5.17%) VPN
7 6 (5.17%) WAN
8 5 (4.31%) Intranet
9 1 (0.86%) DHCP
9 1 (0.86%) DNS
9 1 (0.86%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (26.72%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.76%) MongoDB
2 9 (7.76%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.03%) MySQL
4 6 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (5.17%) Hadoop
4 6 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.31%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.45%) Apache Hive
6 4 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (3.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.45%) HBase
6 4 (3.45%) Pentaho
6 4 (3.45%) SQLite
7 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.72%) Big Data
8 2 (1.72%) Redis
9 1 (0.86%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 18 (15.52%) Subversion
3 8 (6.90%) GitLab
4 4 (3.45%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.45%) ERwin
4 4 (3.45%) JMeter
4 4 (3.45%) LoadRunner
4 4 (3.45%) LoadUI
4 4 (3.45%) SoapUI
5 3 (2.59%) CA Gen
6 2 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.72%) FishEye
6 2 (1.72%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.72%) JIRA
6 2 (1.72%) Selenium
6 2 (1.72%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.86%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (12.07%) Finance
2 1 (0.86%) German Language
2 1 (0.86%) Retail
2 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (44.83%) Developer
2 19 (16.38%) Analyst
3 13 (11.21%) Java Developer
4 12 (10.34%) Scala Developer
5 7 (6.03%) NetBackup Support
5 7 (6.03%) Support Engineer
5 7 (6.03%) Unix Engineer
6 6 (5.17%) Applications Developer
6 6 (5.17%) Architect
6 6 (5.17%) NetBackup Engineer
6 6 (5.17%) SAS Analyst
7 4 (3.45%) Administrator
7 4 (3.45%) AIX Engineer
7 4 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (3.45%) Incident Analyst
7 4 (3.45%) Middleware Engineer
7 4 (3.45%) Software Developer
7 4 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (2.59%) Consultant
8 3 (2.59%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (31.90%) HTML
2 34 (29.31%) CSS
3 30 (25.86%) .NET
4 22 (18.97%) jQuery
5 17 (14.66%) HTML5
5 17 (14.66%) XML
6 14 (12.07%) RSS
7 13 (11.21%) Middleware
8 10 (8.62%) J2EE
9 8 (6.90%) Web Services
10 7 (6.03%) AngularJS
10 7 (6.03%) Drush
10 7 (6.03%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 6 (5.17%) REST
12 5 (4.31%) JSON
12 5 (4.31%) SOAP
12 5 (4.31%) Spring
13 4 (3.45%) ASP.NET
13 4 (3.45%) JAX-RS
13 4 (3.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (12.93%) Social Media
3 14 (12.07%) Visualisation
4 11 (9.48%) Statistics
5 6 (5.17%) HACMP
5 6 (5.17%) Mainframe
6 4 (3.45%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (3.45%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (2.59%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.72%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.72%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.72%) Replication
8 2 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 67 (57.76%) Linux
2 32 (27.59%) Windows
3 25 (21.55%) AIX
4 24 (20.69%) Solaris
5 20 (17.24%) Mac OS X
6 14 (12.07%) Mac OS
7 11 (9.48%) Windows Server
8 7 (6.03%) OS/390
9 6 (5.17%) zOS
10 3 (2.59%) CentOS
10 3 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.72%) Fedora
11 2 (1.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (27.59%) Open Source
3 25 (21.55%) Configuration Management
3 25 (21.55%) ITIL
4 20 (17.24%) Service Management
5 17 (14.66%) SDLC
6 16 (13.79%) Web Design
7 15 (12.93%) Problem Management
8 14 (12.07%) Content Management
8 14 (12.07%) SEO
9 13 (11.21%) Change Control
10 11 (9.48%) Change Management
11 10 (8.62%) ITIL V3
11 10 (8.62%) Responsive Web Design
11 10 (8.62%) Service Delivery
11 10 (8.62%) Web Accessibility
11 10 (8.62%) Web Development
12 9 (7.76%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (7.76%) TDD
13 8 (6.90%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 50 (43.10%) JavaScript
2 41 (35.34%) Java
3 40 (34.48%) SQL
4 26 (22.41%) Python
5 19 (16.38%) VB
6 17 (14.66%) PHP
7 16 (13.79%) C++
7 16 (13.79%) Ruby
8 15 (12.93%) ActionScript
9 14 (12.07%) Perl
10 13 (11.21%) PL/SQL
10 13 (11.21%) Scala
11 12 (10.34%) C#
12 9 (7.76%) Shell Script
13 7 (6.03%) C
13 7 (6.03%) PowerShell
14 4 (3.45%) Jython
15 3 (2.59%) FQL
16 2 (1.72%) Bash Shell
16 2 (1.72%) R
Qualifications
1 35 (30.17%) Security Cleared
2 23 (19.83%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (5.17%) Degree
3 6 (5.17%) DV Cleared
3 6 (5.17%) IBM AIX Certification
4 4 (3.45%) OCPJP
4 4 (3.45%) OCPJWCD
5 1 (0.86%) ISEB
5 1 (0.86%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.03%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 9 (7.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.17%) GPFS
3 4 (3.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (1.72%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (13.79%) Tivoli
2 7 (6.03%) NetBackup
3 4 (3.45%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.59%) StatsD
5 2 (1.72%) logstash
5 2 (1.72%) Puppet
5 2 (1.72%) yum
6 1 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (27.59%) Oracle
2 19 (16.38%) IBM
3 10 (8.62%) CA
4 9 (7.76%) Microsoft
4 9 (7.76%) VMware
5 8 (6.90%) Red Hat
6 7 (6.03%) Axway
6 7 (6.03%) Fujitsu
6 7 (6.03%) Metastorm
6 7 (6.03%) Sun
6 7 (6.03%) Veritas
7 6 (5.17%) Tableau
8 5 (4.31%) HP
8 5 (4.31%) Informatica
9 4 (3.45%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.72%) Apigee
10 2 (1.72%) Mashery
10 2 (1.72%) Rackspace
10 2 (1.72%) SaltStack
10 2 (1.72%) Splunk
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