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 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 9 17 10
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing Unix 197 74 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 17.28% 9.31% 14.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.20% 34.10% 45.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 40 43
Median daily rate £310 £473 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.39% +35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £558 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £419 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.46% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.35% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +20.00%
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
490 217 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 42.98% 27.30% 31.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 122 88
Median daily rate £320 £425 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +32.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 19 11
Median hourly rate £29.00 £37.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.62% +236.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.72 £12.50 £8.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £43.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 28 September 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
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 28 September 2016.

Unix Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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.

1 248 (56.88%) Linux
2 234 (53.67%) Oracle
3 221 (50.69%) Windows
4 207 (47.48%) Solaris
5 194 (44.50%) ITIL
6 186 (42.66%) HP
6 186 (42.66%) Security Cleared
7 166 (38.07%) AIX
8 153 (35.09%) SC Cleared
9 146 (33.49%) Windows Server
10 145 (33.26%) SQL
11 123 (28.21%) Perl
12 114 (26.15%) TCP/IP
13 110 (25.23%) Root Cause Analysis
14 108 (24.77%) Shell Script
15 106 (24.31%) BPSS Clearance
16 104 (23.85%) Incident Management
17 103 (23.62%) Microsoft
18 102 (23.39%) WebLogic
19 101 (23.17%) Change Management
20 94 (21.56%) Configuration Management
20 94 (21.56%) Problem Management
21 92 (21.10%) ServiceNow
22 91 (20.87%) SLA
23 90 (20.64%) CA
24 88 (20.18%) Red Hat
25 85 (19.50%) Tivoli
26 83 (19.04%) SAN
27 81 (18.58%) Service Delivery
28 76 (17.43%) Java

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
1 102 (23.39%) WebLogic
2 57 (13.07%) Apache
3 42 (9.63%) JBoss
4 40 (9.17%) Oracle Application Server
5 36 (8.26%) WebSphere
5 36 (8.26%) WebSphere Application Server
6 31 (7.11%) iPlanet
7 27 (6.19%) Tuxedo
8 26 (5.96%) Tomcat
9 25 (5.73%) MQSeries
10 22 (5.05%) Oracle Workflow
11 21 (4.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 14 (3.21%) AquaLogic
13 13 (2.98%) OpenStack
14 6 (1.38%) Confluence
15 4 (0.92%) FileNet
16 3 (0.69%) MS Exchange
17 2 (0.46%) PowerExchange
17 2 (0.46%) SharePoint
17 2 (0.46%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 20 (4.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (3.67%) Oracle Applications
1 16 (3.67%) Oracle General Ledger
1 16 (3.67%) Oracle Payables
2 15 (3.44%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (3.44%) Oracle EBS R12
2 15 (3.44%) Oracle Receivables
3 14 (3.21%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 14 (3.21%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.92%) IaaS
2 3 (0.69%) OpenShift
3 2 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.46%) DigitalOcean
3 2 (0.46%) GitHub
3 2 (0.46%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.46%) Linode
4 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.23%) PaaS
4 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 114 (26.15%) TCP/IP
2 83 (19.04%) SAN
3 47 (10.78%) Firewall
4 44 (10.09%) WAN
5 35 (8.03%) LDAP
6 33 (7.57%) DNS
7 26 (5.96%) iSCSI
8 21 (4.82%) SSL
9 16 (3.67%) LAN
10 15 (3.44%) VPN
11 8 (1.83%) BIG-IP
11 8 (1.83%) SSH
12 7 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (1.61%) Network Security
13 5 (1.15%) Kerberos
13 5 (1.15%) OpenLDAP
14 4 (0.92%) NAS
15 3 (0.69%) HTTP
15 3 (0.69%) Internet
16 2 (0.46%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (12.16%) SQL Server
2 51 (11.70%) DB2
3 17 (3.90%) Oracle Database
4 15 (3.44%) MySQL
4 15 (3.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 15 (3.44%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (1.38%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.69%) Data Lake
8 3 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.69%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.46%) DataStage
9 2 (0.46%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.46%) PowerCenter
10 1 (0.23%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.23%) HBase
10 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 14 (3.21%) Git (software)
1 14 (3.21%) Oracle Forms
2 13 (2.98%) ClearCase
2 13 (2.98%) LoadRunner
2 13 (2.98%) StarTeam
3 11 (2.52%) ProC
4 9 (2.06%) Facilita Forecast
4 9 (2.06%) HP UFT
4 9 (2.06%) JIRA
5 8 (1.83%) Subversion
5 8 (1.83%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.69%) ERwin
6 3 (0.69%) GCC
6 3 (0.69%) GDB
6 3 (0.69%) JMeter
6 3 (0.69%) LoadUI
6 3 (0.69%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.46%) Grunt
7 2 (0.46%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (0.46%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (4.82%) Finance
2 16 (3.67%) General Ledger
3 7 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.46%) Marketing
5 1 (0.23%) German Language
5 1 (0.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 70 (16.06%) Unix Engineer
2 53 (12.16%) Developer
3 51 (11.70%) Support Engineer
4 47 (10.78%) Administrator
5 36 (8.26%) Linux Engineer
6 28 (6.42%) Support Specialist
7 26 (5.96%) Unix Support
8 25 (5.73%) Systems Administrator
9 23 (5.28%) Unix Support Engineer
10 20 (4.59%) Unix Linux Engineer
11 19 (4.36%) Solaris Engineer
12 18 (4.13%) Backup Engineer
12 18 (4.13%) Middleware Engineer
13 17 (3.90%) Unix Administrator
14 16 (3.67%) Storage Engineer
15 15 (3.44%) Oracle Developer
15 15 (3.44%) Storage and Backup Engineer
16 14 (3.21%) Solaris Administrator
17 13 (2.98%) AIX Administrator
18 12 (2.75%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (14.22%) Middleware
2 48 (11.01%) J2EE
3 22 (5.05%) XML
4 21 (4.82%) IBM Integration Bus
5 16 (3.67%) Software Packaging
6 15 (3.44%) LAMP
7 14 (3.21%) WebSphere MQ
8 11 (2.52%) Web Services
9 8 (1.83%) JSP
10 7 (1.61%) HTML
10 7 (1.61%) JSON
11 5 (1.15%) Ruby on Rails
12 4 (0.92%) REST
13 3 (0.69%) AngularJS
13 3 (0.69%) Sinatra
14 2 (0.46%) ADO
14 2 (0.46%) CSS
14 2 (0.46%) Mustache
14 2 (0.46%) Oracle Streams
14 2 (0.46%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 41 (9.40%) Computer Science
2 36 (8.26%) Clustering
3 25 (5.73%) Mainframe
3 25 (5.73%) Management Information System
4 22 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (3.44%) Client/Server
6 13 (2.98%) Tandem
7 11 (2.52%) Data Centre
7 11 (2.52%) Performance Metrics
8 10 (2.29%) HACMP
8 10 (2.29%) User Experience
9 8 (1.83%) AS400
10 7 (1.61%) DataPower
10 7 (1.61%) IBM Mainframe
11 6 (1.38%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.15%) Private Cloud
13 4 (0.92%) CLARiiON
14 2 (0.46%) Grid Computing
14 2 (0.46%) HP Storage
14 2 (0.46%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 248 (56.88%) Linux
2 221 (50.69%) Windows
3 207 (47.48%) Solaris
4 166 (38.07%) AIX
5 146 (33.49%) Windows Server
6 55 (12.61%) HPUX
7 49 (11.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (4.82%) OS/390
9 13 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (2.29%) SUSE
11 7 (1.61%) zOS
12 6 (1.38%) CentOS
12 6 (1.38%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.46%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 1 (0.23%) Debian
16 1 (0.23%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (44.50%) ITIL
2 110 (25.23%) Root Cause Analysis
3 104 (23.85%) Incident Management
4 101 (23.17%) Change Management
5 94 (21.56%) Configuration Management
5 94 (21.56%) Problem Management
6 81 (18.58%) Service Delivery
7 73 (16.74%) Release Management
8 56 (12.84%) QMS
9 43 (9.86%) High Availability
10 41 (9.40%) Agile Software Development
11 34 (7.80%) Quality Management
12 33 (7.57%) Mentoring
13 32 (7.34%) SOA
14 29 (6.65%) Server Monitoring
15 28 (6.42%) DevOps
15 28 (6.42%) Unit Testing
16 27 (6.19%) Workflow
17 23 (5.28%) Disaster Recovery
17 23 (5.28%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 145 (33.26%) SQL
2 123 (28.21%) Perl
3 108 (24.77%) Shell Script
4 76 (17.43%) Java
5 66 (15.14%) VB
6 39 (8.94%) PL/SQL
7 37 (8.49%) C
8 35 (8.03%) Bash Shell
8 35 (8.03%) Korn
9 30 (6.88%) C++
10 29 (6.65%) C-shell
11 11 (2.52%) Python
12 8 (1.83%) C#
13 7 (1.61%) PHP
14 6 (1.38%) Ruby
15 4 (0.92%) JavaScript
16 3 (0.69%) Jython
17 1 (0.23%) Groovy
17 1 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 186 (42.66%) Security Cleared
2 153 (35.09%) SC Cleared
3 106 (24.31%) BPSS Clearance
4 42 (9.63%) Degree
5 41 (9.40%) AAT
6 10 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (2.29%) IBM AIX Certification
6 10 (2.29%) MCSE
6 10 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (2.06%) CCNA
7 9 (2.06%) CCNP
8 8 (1.83%) MCDBA
8 8 (1.83%) MCP
9 6 (1.38%) ISTQB
10 5 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.46%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.46%) RHCE
12 1 (0.23%) CCDA
12 1 (0.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (20.87%) SLA
2 47 (10.78%) Disclosure Scotland
3 35 (8.03%) ISO 9001
4 25 (5.73%) QA
5 8 (1.83%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.46%) Data Quality
System Software
1 38 (8.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (6.19%) Samba
3 21 (4.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 16 (3.67%) Firmware
5 12 (2.75%) Active Directory
6 10 (2.29%) GPFS
7 7 (1.61%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 6 (1.38%) KVM
8 6 (1.38%) NFS
9 5 (1.15%) Docker
9 5 (1.15%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.46%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.46%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.46%) Xen
12 1 (0.23%) RHEV
12 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 85 (19.50%) Tivoli
2 64 (14.68%) HP SiteScope
3 51 (11.70%) MOM
4 34 (7.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 28 (6.42%) NetBackup
6 27 (6.19%) HP Data Protector
7 24 (5.50%) Puppet
8 21 (4.82%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (2.75%) OpenView
10 8 (1.83%) EMC NetWorker
11 6 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (1.15%) Ansible
12 5 (1.15%) Oracle ZFS
13 3 (0.69%) Nagios
13 3 (0.69%) OpenNMS
13 3 (0.69%) Unicenter
13 3 (0.69%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.69%) Zenoss
14 2 (0.46%) BMC PATROL
14 2 (0.46%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 234 (53.67%) Oracle
2 186 (42.66%) HP
3 103 (23.62%) Microsoft
4 92 (21.10%) ServiceNow
5 90 (20.64%) CA
6 88 (20.18%) Red Hat
7 66 (15.14%) Sun
8 57 (13.07%) IBM
9 49 (11.24%) BMC
10 40 (9.17%) VMware
11 35 (8.03%) Cisco
12 32 (7.34%) F5
13 29 (6.65%) Axway
14 28 (6.42%) Symantec
15 25 (5.73%) Informatica
16 23 (5.28%) Veritas
17 15 (3.44%) Siebel
18 13 (2.98%) Fujitsu
18 13 (2.98%) SAP
19 8 (1.83%) BEA
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