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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 35 8 16
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +8
Contract jobs citing UNIX 20 50 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.70% 11.57% 7.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.20% 40.00% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 35 7
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£295 £265 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.32% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £227 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £375 £312
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £361
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +10.34%
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
164 125 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 30.31% 28.94% 24.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 88 20
Average daily rate £300 £263 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £200 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £408 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 8
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.50 £10.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -1.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £25.00 £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 May 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 29 May 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 32 (49.23%) Java
2 30 (46.15%) Configuration Management
3 27 (41.54%) SQL
3 27 (41.54%) Linux
4 25 (38.46%) Oracle
5 23 (35.38%) Security Cleared
6 17 (26.15%) Windows
7 15 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (21.54%) Perl
9 13 (20.00%) ITIL
10 11 (16.92%) Migration
10 11 (16.92%) WebLogic
10 11 (16.92%) HP
11 10 (15.38%) Red Hat
11 10 (15.38%) HTTP
11 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
11 10 (15.38%) Subversion
11 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (15.38%) SC Cleared
11 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (13.85%) Git (software)
12 9 (13.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 9 (13.85%) Workflow
12 9 (13.85%) HTML
12 9 (13.85%) CSS
12 9 (13.85%) JBoss
13 8 (12.31%) AIX
13 8 (12.31%) WebSphere Application Server
13 8 (12.31%) Siebel

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 11 (16.92%) WebLogic
2 9 (13.85%) JBoss
3 8 (12.31%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (12.31%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (12.31%) Node.js
3 8 (12.31%) WebSphere
4 6 (9.23%) SharePoint
4 6 (9.23%) MS Exchange
5 5 (7.69%) FileNet
6 3 (4.62%) SAS
7 2 (3.08%) Apache
7 2 (3.08%) Oracle 10gAS
7 2 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.54%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (9.23%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (9.23%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (9.23%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (6.15%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (6.15%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) GitHub
1 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.38%) HTTP
2 7 (10.77%) SAN
3 6 (9.23%) SSL
3 6 (9.23%) LDAP
4 5 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (6.15%) Network Security
6 1 (1.54%) Converged Networks
6 1 (1.54%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (1.54%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.54%) Firewall
6 1 (1.54%) SSH
6 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.54%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.31%) Oracle Database
2 7 (10.77%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (9.23%) SQL Server
3 6 (9.23%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 3 (4.62%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.54%) Big Data
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (15.38%) Subversion
2 9 (13.85%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.15%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (6.15%) LoadRunner
3 4 (6.15%) StarTeam
4 3 (4.62%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.08%) Ant
5 2 (3.08%) Rational Rose
5 2 (3.08%) ClearCase
5 2 (3.08%) NUnit
5 2 (3.08%) GoogleTest
5 2 (3.08%) CppUnit
5 2 (3.08%) NeoLoad
6 1 (1.54%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (1.54%) Rational Performance Tester
6 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (10.77%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) Developer
2 13 (20.00%) Analyst
3 8 (12.31%) Front-End Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Configuration Manager
5 4 (6.15%) COBOL Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Build Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Applications Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) UNIX Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (4.62%) C++ Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 2 (3.08%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (3.08%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (3.08%) Oracle Applications Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Programmer
7 2 (3.08%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.85%) HTML
1 9 (13.85%) CSS
2 8 (12.31%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (12.31%) Software Packaging
2 8 (12.31%) Mustache
2 8 (12.31%) Sass
3 4 (6.15%) XML
4 2 (3.08%) JSF
5 1 (1.54%) RESTful
5 1 (1.54%) Middleware
5 1 (1.54%) Web Services
5 1 (1.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.77%) DataPower
3 6 (9.23%) Private Cloud
4 3 (4.62%) Data Structures
4 3 (4.62%) PDA
5 2 (3.08%) Derivative
5 2 (3.08%) HP Superdome
6 1 (1.54%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (41.54%) Linux
2 17 (26.15%) Windows
3 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (12.31%) AIX
4 8 (12.31%) VME
5 7 (10.77%) Mac OS X
6 6 (9.23%) Solaris
7 4 (6.15%) HPUX
7 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (6.15%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.15%) Configuration Management
2 15 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.00%) ITIL
4 11 (16.92%) Migration
5 9 (13.85%) Workflow
6 8 (12.31%) Validation
6 8 (12.31%) DevOps
7 7 (10.77%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (10.77%) Web Development
7 7 (10.77%) Change Control
7 7 (10.77%) Web Design
7 7 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (9.23%) Software Delivery
9 5 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (6.15%) CMMI
10 4 (6.15%) Change Management
10 4 (6.15%) Regression Testing
10 4 (6.15%) Data Management
10 4 (6.15%) Problem Management
10 4 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 32 (49.23%) Java
2 27 (41.54%) SQL
3 14 (21.54%) Perl
4 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.77%) COBOL
5 7 (10.77%) PL/SQL
6 5 (7.69%) C
7 3 (4.62%) Ruby
7 3 (4.62%) C++
8 2 (3.08%) PHP
8 2 (3.08%) VBA
8 2 (3.08%) Python
9 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.54%) Korn
9 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (35.38%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.23%) DV Cleared
4 4 (6.15%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (6.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) QA
2 3 (4.62%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.54%) Docker
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.54%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (13.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (3.08%) Puppet
3 1 (1.54%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (38.46%) Oracle
2 11 (16.92%) HP
3 10 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 8 (12.31%) Siebel
4 8 (12.31%) Informatica
4 8 (12.31%) IBM
4 8 (12.31%) Axway
5 7 (10.77%) VMware
6 6 (9.23%) Microsoft
7 5 (7.69%) Sun
7 5 (7.69%) Business Objects
8 3 (4.62%) Borland
9 1 (1.54%) Micro Focus