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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 6 29 16
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -13
Contract jobs citing Unix 136 36 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 18.78% 5.65% 9.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.58% 26.09% 37.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 20 22
Median daily rate £340 £295 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.25% -9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £111 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £733 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £53.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.63
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.75%

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
292 138 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 40.33% 21.66% 24.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 82 60
Median daily rate £335 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £533 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 8 3
Median hourly rate £22.50 £24.43 £13.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.88% +76.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £15.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.50 £16.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Unix.

1 221 (72.70%) Linux
2 155 (50.99%) Windows
3 134 (44.08%) Oracle
4 127 (41.78%) AIX
5 119 (39.14%) ITIL
6 108 (35.53%) SQL
7 96 (31.58%) Security Cleared
8 93 (30.59%) HP
9 92 (30.26%) Solaris
10 89 (29.28%) Red Hat
11 82 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
12 81 (26.64%) SC Cleared
12 81 (26.64%) DevOps
12 81 (26.64%) Windows Server
13 78 (25.66%) TCP/IP
13 78 (25.66%) Perl
14 76 (25.00%) Change Management
15 73 (24.01%) Microsoft
16 69 (22.70%) WebLogic
17 66 (21.71%) Analytical Skills
18 64 (21.05%) WebSphere
19 63 (20.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 62 (20.39%) Problem Management
21 60 (19.74%) Java
22 58 (19.08%) Configuration Management
23 57 (18.75%) Open Source
24 55 (18.09%) IBM
25 54 (17.76%) Sun
25 54 (17.76%) JBoss
26 52 (17.11%) Shell Script

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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:

Application Platforms
1 69 (22.70%) WebLogic
2 64 (21.05%) WebSphere
3 54 (17.76%) JBoss
4 37 (12.17%) Apache
5 36 (11.84%) Oracle Application Server
6 32 (10.53%) Tomcat
6 32 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
7 27 (8.88%) iPlanet
8 14 (4.61%) Tuxedo
9 13 (4.28%) Oracle Workflow
10 12 (3.95%) Confluence
10 12 (3.95%) MQSeries
10 12 (3.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 10 (3.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 8 (2.63%) FileNet
13 6 (1.97%) AquaLogic
13 6 (1.97%) OpenStack
14 5 (1.64%) SAS
15 2 (0.66%) IIS
15 2 (0.66%) nginx
Applications
1 42 (13.82%) MS Excel
2 40 (13.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (6.25%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 16 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (2.30%) Oracle 11i
5 6 (1.97%) OpenText MBPM
6 5 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (1.64%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (1.64%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (1.64%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 44 (14.47%) IaaS
1 44 (14.47%) PaaS
1 44 (14.47%) SaaS
2 7 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.64%) GitHub
4 5 (1.64%) OpenShift
5 3 (0.99%) HP Helion
6 2 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.66%) DigitalOcean
6 2 (0.66%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.66%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.66%) Linode
7 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 78 (25.66%) TCP/IP
2 40 (13.16%) Firewall
2 40 (13.16%) LDAP
3 23 (7.57%) SSL
4 17 (5.59%) DNS
5 10 (3.29%) SAN
6 9 (2.96%) WAN
7 8 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (2.63%) Network Security
7 8 (2.63%) OpenLDAP
7 8 (2.63%) SSH
8 7 (2.30%) iSCSI
9 6 (1.97%) HTTP
9 6 (1.97%) Internet
10 3 (0.99%) DHCP
10 3 (0.99%) IPsec
10 3 (0.99%) VPN
11 2 (0.66%) FTP
11 2 (0.66%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.66%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.21%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.92%) DB2
3 17 (5.59%) Oracle Database
4 15 (4.93%) BusinessObjects
4 15 (4.93%) Oracle Reports
5 13 (4.28%) MongoDB
6 11 (3.62%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (2.63%) MySQL
8 8 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (2.30%) Ingres
9 7 (2.30%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.64%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 5 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (0.99%) Neo4j
12 3 (0.99%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 3 (0.99%) SAS Enterprise Miner
13 2 (0.66%) DataStage
13 2 (0.66%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 16 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.29%) JIRA
3 8 (2.63%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.97%) ClearCase
4 6 (1.97%) ProC
4 6 (1.97%) StarTeam
5 5 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (1.32%) Log4j
7 3 (0.99%) GCC
7 3 (0.99%) GDB
7 3 (0.99%) Subversion
8 2 (0.66%) GitLab
8 2 (0.66%) Travis CI
8 2 (0.66%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (3.29%) Manufacturing
2 8 (2.63%) Finance
3 5 (1.64%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.33%) Banking
4 1 (0.33%) German Language
4 1 (0.33%) Law
4 1 (0.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (11.18%) Administrator
2 32 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 31 (10.20%) Support Engineer
4 30 (9.87%) Developer
5 27 (8.88%) Unix Engineer
6 21 (6.91%) DBA
7 19 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
7 19 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
8 16 (5.26%) Analyst
9 15 (4.93%) Automation Engineer
9 15 (4.93%) Oracle DBA
9 15 (4.93%) Support Analyst
10 13 (4.28%) Operations Analyst
10 13 (4.28%) Systems Administrator
10 13 (4.28%) Technical Leader
11 12 (3.95%) Middleware Engineer
11 12 (3.95%) Operations Support Analyst
11 12 (3.95%) Project Engineer
11 12 (3.95%) Solaris Engineer
11 12 (3.95%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (12.50%) J2EE
2 33 (10.86%) Software Packaging
3 31 (10.20%) Middleware
4 20 (6.58%) WebSphere MQ
5 12 (3.95%) IBM Integration Bus
6 11 (3.62%) XML
7 8 (2.63%) LAMP
7 8 (2.63%) REST
7 8 (2.63%) Web Services
8 6 (1.97%) SOAP
9 5 (1.64%) WSDL
10 4 (1.32%) JAX-RPC
10 4 (1.32%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 4 (1.32%) XSL
10 4 (1.32%) XSLT
11 3 (0.99%) .NET
11 3 (0.99%) Dropwizard
11 3 (0.99%) Hibernate
11 3 (0.99%) HTML
12 2 (0.66%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 66 (21.71%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (11.51%) Clustering
3 20 (6.58%) Tandem
4 14 (4.61%) Data Centre
4 14 (4.61%) Mainframe
5 13 (4.28%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.29%) IBM Mainframe
7 8 (2.63%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.63%) DataPower
8 7 (2.30%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.30%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.32%) HACMP
10 2 (0.66%) CLARiiON
10 2 (0.66%) Handset
10 2 (0.66%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.33%) AS400
11 1 (0.33%) User Experience
11 1 (0.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 221 (72.70%) Linux
2 155 (50.99%) Windows
3 127 (41.78%) AIX
4 92 (30.26%) Solaris
5 81 (26.64%) Windows Server
6 63 (20.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 39 (12.83%) Windows XP
8 31 (10.20%) Windows 2000
9 20 (6.58%) HPUX
10 14 (4.61%) zOS
11 12 (3.95%) OS/390
12 10 (3.29%) SUSE
13 8 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
16 5 (1.64%) MVS
17 4 (1.32%) Mac OS X
18 3 (0.99%) CentOS
19 2 (0.66%) VME
19 2 (0.66%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (39.14%) ITIL
2 82 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (26.64%) DevOps
4 76 (25.00%) Change Management
5 62 (20.39%) Problem Management
6 58 (19.08%) Configuration Management
7 57 (18.75%) Open Source
8 43 (14.14%) High Availability
8 43 (14.14%) Release Management
9 41 (13.49%) Data Management
10 36 (11.84%) Service Management
11 33 (10.86%) Incident Management
11 33 (10.86%) PRINCE2
12 32 (10.53%) Change Control
13 30 (9.87%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 29 (9.54%) OO
15 27 (8.88%) ITSM
15 27 (8.88%) Load Balancing
16 23 (7.57%) Server Monitoring
17 21 (6.91%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (35.53%) SQL
2 78 (25.66%) Perl
3 60 (19.74%) Java
4 52 (17.11%) Shell Script
5 40 (13.16%) VB
6 24 (7.89%) PL/SQL
7 23 (7.57%) PowerShell
8 20 (6.58%) C
9 16 (5.26%) C++
10 14 (4.61%) Korn
11 8 (2.63%) Python
12 7 (2.30%) C#
12 7 (2.30%) Ruby
13 6 (1.97%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.97%) C-shell
14 4 (1.32%) PHP
14 4 (1.32%) Scala
15 3 (0.99%) Jython
15 3 (0.99%) VBScript
16 2 (0.66%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 96 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 81 (26.64%) SC Cleared
3 37 (12.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 11 (3.62%) DV Cleared
5 8 (2.63%) Degree
6 4 (1.32%) IBM AIX Certification
6 4 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.66%) CCNA
8 2 (0.66%) CCNP
8 2 (0.66%) IBM Certification
8 2 (0.66%) MCSE
8 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.33%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.33%) CCA
9 1 (0.33%) CCDA
9 1 (0.33%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.33%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (12.83%) SLA
2 17 (5.59%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (3.29%) ISO 9001
3 10 (3.29%) QA
System Software
1 25 (8.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 23 (7.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.26%) Active Directory
4 9 (2.96%) NFS
5 8 (2.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 6 (1.97%) Samba
7 5 (1.64%) Docker
8 4 (1.32%) GPFS
8 4 (1.32%) Oracle Clusterware
8 4 (1.32%) Xen
9 2 (0.66%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.66%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.66%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.33%) KVM
10 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 38 (12.50%) Puppet
2 32 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (10.20%) HP SiteScope
4 29 (9.54%) Tivoli
5 12 (3.95%) MOM
6 10 (3.29%) Data Guard
7 8 (2.63%) Ansible
8 7 (2.30%) Control-M
9 4 (1.32%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.99%) Nagios
10 3 (0.99%) OpenNMS
10 3 (0.99%) Terraform
10 3 (0.99%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.99%) Zenoss
11 2 (0.66%) Dollar Universe
11 2 (0.66%) Oracle ZFS
11 2 (0.66%) Packer
11 2 (0.66%) SCOM
12 1 (0.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 134 (44.08%) Oracle
2 93 (30.59%) HP
3 89 (29.28%) Red Hat
4 73 (24.01%) Microsoft
5 55 (18.09%) IBM
6 54 (17.76%) Sun
7 31 (10.20%) Cisco
8 28 (9.21%) CA
8 28 (9.21%) F5
9 25 (8.22%) Axway
9 25 (8.22%) Veritas
10 24 (7.89%) VMware
11 22 (7.24%) Informatica
11 22 (7.24%) ServiceNow
11 22 (7.24%) Siebel
12 10 (3.29%) Citrix
13 9 (2.96%) Atlassian
14 8 (2.63%) BMC
15 5 (1.64%) Google
16 4 (1.32%) Fujitsu
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