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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 40 7 26
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +19
Contract jobs citing UNIX 28 52 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.15% 15.66% 1.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.05% 48.15% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 38 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £280 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.81% -24.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £252 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.29% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
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
186 108 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 27.56% 32.53% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 75 17
Average daily rate £350 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £211 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 5
Average hourly rate £27.50 £11.00 £10.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% +3.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £10.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £28.75 £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 29 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

UNIX Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 35 (50.72%) SQL
1 35 (50.72%) Linux
2 31 (44.93%) Java
3 28 (40.58%) Configuration Management
3 28 (40.58%) Security Cleared
4 25 (36.23%) Oracle
5 19 (27.54%) Windows
6 16 (23.19%) Perl
7 15 (21.74%) AIX
7 15 (21.74%) HP
8 14 (20.29%) SC Cleared
8 14 (20.29%) VME
9 13 (18.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (18.84%) Migration
9 13 (18.84%) IBM
9 13 (18.84%) WebLogic
10 12 (17.39%) ITIL
11 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (14.49%) Change Control
12 10 (14.49%) Red Hat
12 10 (14.49%) COBOL
13 9 (13.04%) JBoss
13 9 (13.04%) Informatica
13 9 (13.04%) Workflow
13 9 (13.04%) Problem Management
13 9 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (11.59%) Subversion
14 8 (11.59%) WebSphere
14 8 (11.59%) Axway
14 8 (11.59%) Software Packaging

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 13 (18.84%) WebLogic
2 9 (13.04%) JBoss
3 8 (11.59%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (11.59%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (11.59%) WebSphere
4 5 (7.25%) FileNet
5 4 (5.80%) Tuxedo
6 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.90%) MS Exchange
7 2 (2.90%) SAS
7 2 (2.90%) Apache
7 2 (2.90%) Oracle 10gAS
7 2 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (8.70%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (8.70%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (5.80%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (5.80%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.45%) GitHub
2 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) LDAP
1 6 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.25%) HTTP
2 5 (7.25%) SSL
2 5 (7.25%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (5.80%) Network Security
3 4 (5.80%) SAN
4 1 (1.45%) Firewall
4 1 (1.45%) SSH
4 1 (1.45%) DNS
4 1 (1.45%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (1.45%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.45%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.14%) Oracle Database
1 7 (10.14%) Relational Database
2 6 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (7.25%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (5.80%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 3 (4.35%) OLTP
6 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.90%) IDMS
6 2 (2.90%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.45%) Big Data
7 1 (1.45%) PowerCenter
7 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Subversion
2 7 (10.14%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.70%) LoadRunner
4 5 (7.25%) HP UFT
5 4 (5.80%) Visual Studio
5 4 (5.80%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (4.35%) StarTeam
6 3 (4.35%) Facilita Forecast
7 2 (2.90%) LoadUI
7 2 (2.90%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.90%) GoogleTest
7 2 (2.90%) NeoLoad
7 2 (2.90%) ClearCase
7 2 (2.90%) Rational Rose
7 2 (2.90%) Ant
7 2 (2.90%) JMeter
7 2 (2.90%) NUnit
7 2 (2.90%) CppUnit
8 1 (1.45%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.45%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 6 (8.70%) Finance
1 6 (8.70%) General Ledger
2 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (21.74%) Developer
2 12 (17.39%) Analyst
3 7 (10.14%) Support Engineer
4 6 (8.70%) Architect
5 5 (7.25%) Scala Developer
6 4 (5.80%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) COBOL Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) UNIX Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (4.35%) C++ Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Performance Tester
7 3 (4.35%) Tester
7 3 (4.35%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Configuration Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Applications Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Build Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
8 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.59%) HTML
1 8 (11.59%) Software Packaging
1 8 (11.59%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (8.70%) CSS
3 4 (5.80%) Middleware
3 4 (5.80%) XML
4 3 (4.35%) Web Services
5 2 (2.90%) JSF
6 1 (1.45%) .NET
6 1 (1.45%) RESTful
6 1 (1.45%) Akka
6 1 (1.45%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.14%) DataPower
2 7 (10.14%) Mainframe
3 5 (7.25%) Visualisation
3 5 (7.25%) Private Cloud
4 4 (5.80%) Data Structures
5 3 (4.35%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (4.35%) PDA
5 3 (4.35%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.90%) Derivative
6 2 (2.90%) HP Superdome
7 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.45%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 35 (50.72%) Linux
2 19 (27.54%) Windows
3 15 (21.74%) AIX
4 14 (20.29%) VME
5 13 (18.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (8.70%) Mac OS X
6 6 (8.70%) Solaris
7 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.35%) zOS
8 3 (4.35%) HPUX
8 3 (4.35%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.58%) Configuration Management
2 13 (18.84%) Migration
3 12 (17.39%) ITIL
4 10 (14.49%) Change Control
5 9 (13.04%) Workflow
5 9 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (13.04%) Problem Management
6 8 (11.59%) Validation
6 8 (11.59%) DevOps
7 6 (8.70%) Regression Testing
7 6 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (8.70%) Web Development
8 5 (7.25%) Change Management
8 5 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (7.25%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (7.25%) Performance Testing
8 5 (7.25%) Web Design
9 4 (5.80%) Test Strategy
9 4 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (5.80%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (50.72%) SQL
2 31 (44.93%) Java
3 16 (23.19%) Perl
4 10 (14.49%) COBOL
5 7 (10.14%) PL/SQL
5 7 (10.14%) VB
6 6 (8.70%) Python
6 6 (8.70%) Shell Script
6 6 (8.70%) Ruby
6 6 (8.70%) JavaScript
7 5 (7.25%) Scala
8 3 (4.35%) C
8 3 (4.35%) C++
9 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.90%) VBA
10 1 (1.45%) Korn
10 1 (1.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (40.58%) Security Cleared
2 14 (20.29%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.70%) DV Cleared
4 5 (7.25%) Degree
5 4 (5.80%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.90%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) QA
2 3 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 3 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.45%) Docker
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) Tivoli
1 5 (7.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (2.90%) MOM
2 2 (2.90%) SCOM
2 2 (2.90%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.45%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.45%) Puppet
3 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (36.23%) Oracle
2 15 (21.74%) HP
3 13 (18.84%) IBM
4 10 (14.49%) Red Hat
5 9 (13.04%) Informatica
6 8 (11.59%) Siebel
6 8 (11.59%) Axway
7 5 (7.25%) Sun
8 4 (5.80%) VMware
9 3 (4.35%) 3PAR
9 3 (4.35%) CA
10 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
10 2 (2.90%) Borland
11 1 (1.45%) Micro Focus
11 1 (1.45%) Veritas
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