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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 11 7 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing UNIX 37 29 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 10.31% 14.29% 6.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.66% 37.66% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 4
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£330 £253 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.69% -11.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £317
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+72.61% -23.63%
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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
91 77 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 25.35% 37.93% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 44 5
Average daily rate £325 £245 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.65% -13.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £193 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £375 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 3
Average hourly rate £13.83 £25.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.68% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -14.28%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015, 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 61 (51.69%) Java
2 53 (44.92%) Linux
3 45 (38.14%) SQL
4 40 (33.90%) Oracle
5 31 (26.27%) Configuration Management
6 29 (24.58%) PL/SQL
6 29 (24.58%) HTML
6 29 (24.58%) Windows
6 29 (24.58%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (24.58%) Security Cleared
7 27 (22.88%) CSS
8 26 (22.03%) HTTP
8 26 (22.03%) Mac OS X
9 25 (21.19%) Git (software)
9 25 (21.19%) Scala
9 25 (21.19%) Subversion
10 24 (20.34%) Shell Script
11 23 (19.49%) JavaScript
11 23 (19.49%) Ruby
11 23 (19.49%) Web Development
12 22 (18.64%) Oracle Database
13 21 (17.80%) Responsive Web Design
13 21 (17.80%) Relational Database
13 21 (17.80%) Web Design
14 20 (16.95%) ITIL
14 20 (16.95%) Python
15 19 (16.10%) Tuxedo
15 19 (16.10%) C
16 18 (15.25%) C#
16 18 (15.25%) Solaris

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (16.10%) Tuxedo
2 17 (14.41%) SAS
3 14 (11.86%) WebLogic
4 8 (6.78%) Node.js
5 7 (5.93%) SharePoint
5 7 (5.93%) MS Exchange
6 6 (5.08%) JBoss
7 5 (4.24%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (3.39%) MQSeries
8 4 (3.39%) Apache
9 2 (1.69%) IIS
9 2 (1.69%) AquaLogic
9 2 (1.69%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.69%) Oracle 10gAS
9 2 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.85%) Documentum
10 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (6.78%) MS Office
2 5 (4.24%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (5.93%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (4.24%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (3.39%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (2.54%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (2.54%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (2.54%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (22.03%) HTTP
2 9 (7.63%) SAN
3 8 (6.78%) Telnet
3 8 (6.78%) FTP
4 4 (3.39%) LDAP
5 3 (2.54%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.54%) Firewall
5 3 (2.54%) OpenLDAP
5 3 (2.54%) DNS
5 3 (2.54%) SSL
6 2 (1.69%) VPN
6 2 (1.69%) LAN
6 2 (1.69%) WAN
7 1 (0.85%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.64%) Oracle Database
2 21 (17.80%) Relational Database
3 15 (12.71%) SQL Server
4 9 (7.63%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (7.63%) Base SAS
4 9 (7.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 8 (6.78%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 5 (4.24%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (3.39%) DB2
8 3 (2.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.85%) Oracle OWB
10 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.85%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (0.85%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 25 (21.19%) Subversion
1 25 (21.19%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.93%) PVCS
3 5 (4.24%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.39%) JUnit
5 3 (2.54%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.54%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.69%) StarTeam
General
1 8 (6.78%) Finance
2 3 (2.54%) General Ledger
3 1 (0.85%) Banking
3 1 (0.85%) Front Office
3 1 (0.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 49 (41.53%) Developer
2 17 (14.41%) Analyst
3 10 (8.47%) Scala Developer
4 9 (7.63%) SAS Developer
4 9 (7.63%) Senior Developer
5 8 (6.78%) Support Engineer
6 7 (5.93%) Technical Leader
6 7 (5.93%) Front-End Developer
7 6 (5.08%) Lead Software Engineer
7 6 (5.08%) COBOL Analyst
7 6 (5.08%) Software Support Engineer
7 6 (5.08%) Support Analyst
7 6 (5.08%) Architect
7 6 (5.08%) Software Engineer
7 6 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) Java Developer
8 5 (4.24%) Consultant
9 4 (3.39%) Applications Developer
9 4 (3.39%) Build Engineer
9 4 (3.39%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (24.58%) HTML
2 27 (22.88%) CSS
3 14 (11.86%) RESTful
4 11 (9.32%) REST
5 10 (8.47%) CSS3
5 10 (8.47%) HTML5
5 10 (8.47%) Ajax
5 10 (8.47%) JSON
6 9 (7.63%) ODBC
7 8 (6.78%) Mustache
7 8 (6.78%) Sass
8 5 (4.24%) XML
8 5 (4.24%) Middleware
9 4 (3.39%) JMS
9 4 (3.39%) J2EE
9 4 (3.39%) Play Framework
10 3 (2.54%) Web Services
10 3 (2.54%) .NET
11 2 (1.69%) Java EE
12 1 (0.85%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.71%) Visualisation
2 8 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.08%) Open Source
3 6 (5.08%) Statistics
4 2 (1.69%) HACMP
4 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.85%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.85%) Online Gambling
5 1 (0.85%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.85%) DataPower
5 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 53 (44.92%) Linux
2 29 (24.58%) Windows
3 26 (22.03%) Mac OS X
4 18 (15.25%) Solaris
5 10 (8.47%) VME
6 8 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (4.24%) Windows XP
8 4 (3.39%) HPUX
9 3 (2.54%) AIX
10 2 (1.69%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.27%) Configuration Management
2 29 (24.58%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (19.49%) Web Development
4 21 (17.80%) Web Design
4 21 (17.80%) Responsive Web Design
5 20 (16.95%) ITIL
6 14 (11.86%) Performance Testing
7 13 (11.02%) Migration
8 11 (9.32%) ETL
9 10 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (8.47%) Scrum
9 10 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (6.78%) Line Management
10 8 (6.78%) Mentoring
10 8 (6.78%) Automated Testing
10 8 (6.78%) Software Engineering
11 7 (5.93%) Workflow
12 6 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (5.08%) SOA
12 6 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 61 (51.69%) Java
2 45 (38.14%) SQL
3 29 (24.58%) PL/SQL
4 25 (21.19%) Scala
5 24 (20.34%) Shell Script
6 23 (19.49%) Ruby
6 23 (19.49%) JavaScript
7 20 (16.95%) Python
8 19 (16.10%) C
9 18 (15.25%) C#
10 14 (11.86%) VB6
10 14 (11.86%) VB
11 10 (8.47%) COBOL
12 9 (7.63%) Perl
13 4 (3.39%) C++
14 3 (2.54%) PHP
15 1 (0.85%) Korn
Qualifications
1 29 (24.58%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.32%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.08%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.39%) SAS Certification
5 3 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.69%) IBM AIX Certification
7 1 (0.85%) Degree
7 1 (0.85%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.39%) QA
2 3 (2.54%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (9.32%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.69%) GPFS
4 1 (0.85%) NFS
4 1 (0.85%) vSphere
4 1 (0.85%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (5.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (2.54%) OpenView
2 3 (2.54%) Puppet
2 3 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.85%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.85%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 40 (33.90%) Oracle
2 14 (11.86%) HP
3 13 (11.02%) Red Hat
4 10 (8.47%) Micro Focus
5 9 (7.63%) Informatica
6 8 (6.78%) VMware
7 7 (5.93%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.54%) IBM
9 2 (1.69%) Borland
9 2 (1.69%) Splunk
10 1 (0.85%) Axway
10 1 (0.85%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.85%) Siebel
10 1 (0.85%) Lotus
10 1 (0.85%) Citrix
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