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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 10 17 9
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing Unix 179 57 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 15.81% 8.53% 14.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.84% 35.19% 40.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 36 60
Median daily rate £340 £333 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.25% -11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £495 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £53.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
473 162 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 41.78% 24.25% 35.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 92 129
Median daily rate £345 £333 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -4.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £504 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 15 9
Median hourly rate £26.50 £27.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% +145.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £9.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £43.60 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 4 December 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 242 (61.58%) Linux
2 187 (47.58%) Windows
3 185 (47.07%) Oracle
4 160 (40.71%) AIX
4 160 (40.71%) Solaris
5 155 (39.44%) ITIL
6 143 (36.39%) HP
7 138 (35.11%) SQL
8 136 (34.61%) Security Cleared
9 117 (29.77%) SC Cleared
10 116 (29.52%) Windows Server
11 105 (26.72%) Perl
12 100 (25.45%) TCP/IP
13 92 (23.41%) Microsoft
13 92 (23.41%) Change Management
14 90 (22.90%) Red Hat
15 87 (22.14%) Shell Script
16 82 (20.87%) WebLogic
17 76 (19.34%) Configuration Management
18 74 (18.83%) Incident Management
19 73 (18.58%) Problem Management
19 73 (18.58%) BPSS Clearance
20 71 (18.07%) SLA
21 69 (17.56%) Release Management
22 68 (17.30%) Root Cause Analysis
23 67 (17.05%) Java
24 65 (16.54%) WebSphere
25 64 (16.28%) Sun
26 59 (15.01%) IBM
27 58 (14.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 82 (20.87%) WebLogic
2 65 (16.54%) WebSphere
3 52 (13.23%) JBoss
4 47 (11.96%) Apache
5 37 (9.41%) Oracle Application Server
6 35 (8.91%) WebSphere Application Server
7 32 (8.14%) Tomcat
8 27 (6.87%) iPlanet
9 22 (5.60%) Tuxedo
10 20 (5.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 18 (4.58%) Oracle Workflow
12 17 (4.33%) MQSeries
12 17 (4.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 12 (3.05%) OpenStack
14 11 (2.80%) AquaLogic
15 8 (2.04%) FileNet
16 7 (1.78%) Confluence
17 6 (1.53%) SAS
18 2 (0.51%) IIS
18 2 (0.51%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 33 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 23 (5.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (4.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 17 (4.33%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (3.31%) Oracle Applications
3 11 (2.80%) OpenText MBPM
4 10 (2.54%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (2.54%) Oracle General Ledger
4 10 (2.54%) Oracle Payables
4 10 (2.54%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (1.78%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.11%) IaaS
1 24 (6.11%) PaaS
1 24 (6.11%) SaaS
2 5 (1.27%) OpenShift
3 4 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.51%) DigitalOcean
4 2 (0.51%) GitHub
4 2 (0.51%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.51%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.51%) HP Helion
4 2 (0.51%) Linode
5 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 100 (25.45%) TCP/IP
2 43 (10.94%) SAN
3 40 (10.18%) Firewall
3 40 (10.18%) LDAP
4 28 (7.12%) SSL
5 26 (6.62%) DNS
6 24 (6.11%) WAN
7 15 (3.82%) iSCSI
8 8 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (2.04%) LAN
8 8 (2.04%) Network Security
8 8 (2.04%) OpenLDAP
8 8 (2.04%) SSH
8 8 (2.04%) VPN
9 5 (1.27%) Kerberos
10 4 (1.02%) Internet
11 3 (0.76%) DHCP
11 3 (0.76%) IPsec
12 2 (0.51%) FTP
12 2 (0.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.34%) DB2
3 15 (3.82%) MySQL
3 15 (3.82%) Oracle Database
4 14 (3.56%) BusinessObjects
5 13 (3.31%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (2.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 8 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (1.78%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.78%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.76%) Data Lake
9 3 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.76%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 3 (0.76%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 2 (0.51%) DataStage
10 2 (0.51%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (0.51%) PowerCenter
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 13 (3.31%) ClearCase
1 13 (3.31%) Git (software)
1 13 (3.31%) ProC
1 13 (3.31%) StarTeam
2 9 (2.29%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (1.78%) JIRA
4 4 (1.02%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.02%) LoadRunner
4 4 (1.02%) Log4j
4 4 (1.02%) Subversion
5 3 (0.76%) ERwin
5 3 (0.76%) GCC
5 3 (0.76%) GDB
5 3 (0.76%) JMeter
5 3 (0.76%) LoadUI
5 3 (0.76%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.51%) GitLab
6 2 (0.51%) Travis CI
6 2 (0.51%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (4.07%) Finance
2 10 (2.54%) General Ledger
2 10 (2.54%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.25%) Banking
3 1 (0.25%) German Language
3 1 (0.25%) Law
3 1 (0.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (13.49%) Unix Engineer
2 48 (12.21%) Developer
3 45 (11.45%) Support Engineer
4 43 (10.94%) Administrator
5 26 (6.62%) DevOps Engineer
6 24 (6.11%) Linux Engineer
7 22 (5.60%) Systems Administrator
7 22 (5.60%) Unix Support
8 21 (5.34%) Support Specialist
9 20 (5.09%) Solaris Engineer
10 17 (4.33%) Operations Engineer
11 16 (4.07%) Analyst
12 15 (3.82%) Technical Leader
12 15 (3.82%) Unix Administrator
13 14 (3.56%) Automation Engineer
13 14 (3.56%) Support Analyst
13 14 (3.56%) Unix Support Engineer
14 13 (3.31%) Operations Analyst
14 13 (3.31%) Project Engineer
15 12 (3.05%) Operations Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (10.94%) J2EE
1 43 (10.94%) Middleware
2 22 (5.60%) Software Packaging
3 21 (5.34%) XML
4 18 (4.58%) WebSphere MQ
5 17 (4.33%) IBM Integration Bus
6 15 (3.82%) LAMP
7 14 (3.56%) Web Services
8 9 (2.29%) REST
9 7 (1.78%) JSON
10 6 (1.53%) SOAP
11 5 (1.27%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (1.27%) WSDL
12 4 (1.02%) JAX-RPC
12 4 (1.02%) XSL
12 4 (1.02%) XSLT
13 3 (0.76%) .NET
13 3 (0.76%) Sinatra
14 2 (0.51%) LAPP Stack
14 2 (0.51%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 53 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (9.16%) Clustering
3 28 (7.12%) Computer Science
4 24 (6.11%) Tandem
5 21 (5.34%) Mainframe
6 15 (3.82%) Data Centre
6 15 (3.82%) Management Information System
7 12 (3.05%) IBM Mainframe
8 11 (2.80%) Client/Server
9 8 (2.04%) DataPower
10 7 (1.78%) Private Cloud
11 6 (1.53%) User Experience
12 5 (1.27%) AS400
13 4 (1.02%) CLARiiON
13 4 (1.02%) HACMP
14 3 (0.76%) Performance Metrics
15 2 (0.51%) Handset
15 2 (0.51%) Public Cloud
15 2 (0.51%) Replication
16 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 242 (61.58%) Linux
2 187 (47.58%) Windows
3 160 (40.71%) AIX
3 160 (40.71%) Solaris
4 116 (29.52%) Windows Server
5 58 (14.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 39 (9.92%) HPUX
7 37 (9.41%) Windows XP
8 29 (7.38%) Windows 2000
9 17 (4.33%) OS/390
10 12 (3.05%) zOS
11 10 (2.54%) SUSE
12 8 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (39.44%) ITIL
2 92 (23.41%) Change Management
3 76 (19.34%) Configuration Management
4 74 (18.83%) Incident Management
5 73 (18.58%) Problem Management
6 69 (17.56%) Release Management
7 68 (17.30%) Root Cause Analysis
8 56 (14.25%) Agile Software Development
8 56 (14.25%) DevOps
9 50 (12.72%) Service Delivery
10 41 (10.43%) High Availability
11 37 (9.41%) Open Source
12 35 (8.91%) Service Management
13 34 (8.65%) QMS
14 33 (8.40%) Quality Management
15 30 (7.63%) OO
16 28 (7.12%) ITSM
17 27 (6.87%) Change Control
17 27 (6.87%) Load Balancing
17 27 (6.87%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 138 (35.11%) SQL
2 105 (26.72%) Perl
3 87 (22.14%) Shell Script
4 67 (17.05%) Java
5 53 (13.49%) VB
6 38 (9.67%) PL/SQL
7 32 (8.14%) C
8 25 (6.36%) C++
9 24 (6.11%) Korn
10 16 (4.07%) Bash Shell
10 16 (4.07%) C-shell
11 10 (2.54%) PowerShell
12 8 (2.04%) C#
13 7 (1.78%) PHP
14 6 (1.53%) Python
14 6 (1.53%) Ruby
15 3 (0.76%) Jython
15 3 (0.76%) VBScript
16 2 (0.51%) JavaScript
17 1 (0.25%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 136 (34.61%) Security Cleared
2 117 (29.77%) SC Cleared
3 73 (18.58%) BPSS Clearance
4 29 (7.38%) Degree
5 22 (5.60%) AAT
6 9 (2.29%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.53%) CCNA
8 6 (1.53%) CCNP
8 6 (1.53%) MCSE
8 6 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.27%) MCDBA
9 5 (1.27%) MCP
10 4 (1.02%) IBM AIX Certification
10 4 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.25%) CCA
11 1 (0.25%) CCDA
11 1 (0.25%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.25%) ISEB
11 1 (0.25%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (18.07%) SLA
2 31 (7.89%) Disclosure Scotland
3 24 (6.11%) ISO 9001
4 17 (4.33%) QA
5 2 (0.51%) Data Quality
System Software
1 30 (7.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (6.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 15 (3.82%) Samba
4 14 (3.56%) Active Directory
5 12 (3.05%) Firmware
6 10 (2.54%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 9 (2.29%) NFS
8 5 (1.27%) Docker
9 4 (1.02%) GPFS
9 4 (1.02%) Xen
10 2 (0.51%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.51%) KVM
10 2 (0.51%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.51%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 56 (14.25%) Tivoli
2 44 (11.20%) HP SiteScope
3 31 (7.89%) Puppet
4 27 (6.87%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (6.36%) MOM
6 12 (3.05%) NetBackup
6 12 (3.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 11 (2.80%) HP Data Protector
8 8 (2.04%) Data Guard
9 7 (1.78%) Control-M
10 5 (1.27%) Oracle ZFS
11 4 (1.02%) OpenView
12 3 (0.76%) Nagios
12 3 (0.76%) OpenNMS
12 3 (0.76%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.76%) Zenoss
13 2 (0.51%) Ansible
13 2 (0.51%) Packer
13 2 (0.51%) SCOM
14 1 (0.25%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 185 (47.07%) Oracle
2 143 (36.39%) HP
3 92 (23.41%) Microsoft
4 90 (22.90%) Red Hat
5 64 (16.28%) Sun
6 59 (15.01%) IBM
7 56 (14.25%) CA
8 49 (12.47%) ServiceNow
9 31 (7.89%) Cisco
9 31 (7.89%) VMware
10 30 (7.63%) Informatica
11 28 (7.12%) Axway
11 28 (7.12%) F5
12 25 (6.36%) Veritas
13 21 (5.34%) BMC
14 20 (5.09%) Siebel
15 12 (3.05%) Symantec
16 10 (2.54%) Citrix
17 9 (2.29%) Fujitsu
18 8 (2.04%) SAP
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