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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 14 24 6
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Contract jobs citing Unix 90 47 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 13.22% 7.23% 14.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.30% 35.61% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 27 31
Median daily rate £350 £280 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £165 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £710 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £57.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £30.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+26.82% -23.12%

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
229 132 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 33.63% 20.31% 24.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 80 53
Median daily rate £350 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £188 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £533 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 3 4
Median hourly rate £22.50 £16.88 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +4.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +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 21 February 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 21 February 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.

1 217 (78.34%) Linux
2 141 (50.90%) Windows
3 124 (44.77%) Oracle
4 111 (40.07%) AIX
5 103 (37.18%) ITIL
6 98 (35.38%) DevOps
7 97 (35.02%) Red Hat
8 92 (33.21%) Agile Software Development
8 92 (33.21%) Security Cleared
9 86 (31.05%) SQL
10 81 (29.24%) Analytical Skills
11 79 (28.52%) HP
12 78 (28.16%) SC Cleared
13 77 (27.80%) WebLogic
14 71 (25.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 70 (25.27%) Change Management
16 69 (24.91%) TCP/IP
17 68 (24.55%) Windows Server
18 67 (24.19%) Open Source
19 66 (23.83%) Perl
20 62 (22.38%) Solaris
20 62 (22.38%) WebSphere
21 59 (21.30%) Microsoft
21 59 (21.30%) Configuration Management
22 55 (19.86%) JBoss
22 55 (19.86%) Java
22 55 (19.86%) Problem Management
23 51 (18.41%) IBM
24 46 (16.61%) Sun
24 46 (16.61%) Data Management

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 77 (27.80%) WebLogic
2 62 (22.38%) WebSphere
3 55 (19.86%) JBoss
4 34 (12.27%) Oracle Application Server
5 31 (11.19%) Apache
6 30 (10.83%) WebSphere Application Server
7 29 (10.47%) Tomcat
8 27 (9.75%) iPlanet
9 21 (7.58%) Confluence
10 15 (5.42%) Tuxedo
11 10 (3.61%) Oracle Workflow
12 9 (3.25%) MQSeries
12 9 (3.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 8 (2.89%) FileNet
14 5 (1.81%) SAS
15 4 (1.44%) AquaLogic
15 4 (1.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 2 (0.72%) Jetty
16 2 (0.72%) Mongrel
16 2 (0.72%) nginx
Applications
1 44 (15.88%) MS Excel
2 43 (15.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (7.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 13 (4.69%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (2.53%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (1.44%) OpenText MBPM
5 3 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 44 (15.88%) IaaS
1 44 (15.88%) PaaS
1 44 (15.88%) SaaS
2 17 (6.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (5.78%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.25%) Trello
5 5 (1.81%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.08%) GitHub
6 3 (1.08%) HP Helion
7 2 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.72%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 69 (24.91%) TCP/IP
2 40 (14.44%) Firewall
3 34 (12.27%) LDAP
4 21 (7.58%) SSL
5 13 (4.69%) DNS
6 8 (2.89%) Internet
6 8 (2.89%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (2.89%) Network Security
6 8 (2.89%) OpenLDAP
6 8 (2.89%) SSH
7 7 (2.53%) HTTP
8 5 (1.81%) CTI
9 4 (1.44%) SAN
10 3 (1.08%) DHCP
10 3 (1.08%) IPsec
10 3 (1.08%) iSCSI
10 3 (1.08%) WAN
11 2 (0.72%) FTP
12 1 (0.36%) MPLS
12 1 (0.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (9.39%) BusinessObjects
2 22 (7.94%) SQL Server
3 18 (6.50%) Oracle Database
4 14 (5.05%) DB2
5 13 (4.69%) MongoDB
5 13 (4.69%) Oracle Reports
6 11 (3.97%) Relational Database
7 9 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (2.89%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (2.53%) Ingres
9 7 (2.53%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.44%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (1.08%) Neo4j
11 3 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 3 (1.08%) SAS Enterprise Miner
12 2 (0.72%) MySQL
12 2 (0.72%) Oracle Discoverer
13 1 (0.36%) DTS
13 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 28 (10.11%) Git (software)
2 22 (7.94%) Jenkins
3 19 (6.86%) JIRA
4 17 (6.14%) Sonatype Nexus
5 9 (3.25%) GitLab
6 4 (1.44%) Log4j
7 2 (0.72%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.72%) GCC
7 2 (0.72%) GDB
7 2 (0.72%) ProC
7 2 (0.72%) StarTeam
7 2 (0.72%) Toad
7 2 (0.72%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.36%) Subversion
8 1 (0.36%) Xcode
General
1 8 (2.89%) Manufacturing
2 2 (0.72%) Finance
3 1 (0.36%) Banking
3 1 (0.36%) Games
3 1 (0.36%) German Language
3 1 (0.36%) Law
3 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (16.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 32 (11.55%) Administrator
3 23 (8.30%) Operations Engineer
3 23 (8.30%) Support Engineer
3 23 (8.30%) Unix Engineer
4 21 (7.58%) DBA
4 21 (7.58%) Developer
5 16 (5.78%) Linux Engineer
6 15 (5.42%) Analyst
6 15 (5.42%) Oracle DBA
7 14 (5.05%) Automation Engineer
7 14 (5.05%) Cloud Engineer
7 14 (5.05%) Support Analyst
8 13 (4.69%) Operations Analyst
8 13 (4.69%) Senior Operations Engineer
9 12 (4.33%) Operational Support Analyst
9 12 (4.33%) Operations Support Analyst
10 11 (3.97%) Project Engineer
10 11 (3.97%) Solaris Engineer
10 11 (3.97%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (16.25%) Software Packaging
2 37 (13.36%) J2EE
3 21 (7.58%) Middleware
3 21 (7.58%) WebSphere MQ
4 13 (4.69%) Web Services
5 9 (3.25%) IBM Integration Bus
6 8 (2.89%) REST
7 6 (2.17%) SOAP
7 6 (2.17%) XML
8 5 (1.81%) WSDL
9 4 (1.44%) Hibernate
9 4 (1.44%) HTML
9 4 (1.44%) JAX-RPC
9 4 (1.44%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 4 (1.44%) XSL
9 4 (1.44%) XSLT
10 3 (1.08%) .NET
10 3 (1.08%) Dropwizard
11 2 (0.72%) CSS
11 2 (0.72%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 81 (29.24%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (11.91%) Clustering
3 20 (7.22%) Tandem
4 14 (5.05%) Mainframe
5 13 (4.69%) Data Centre
5 13 (4.69%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.61%) IBM Mainframe
7 8 (2.89%) DataPower
8 7 (2.53%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.81%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.81%) Handset
10 4 (1.44%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.44%) HACMP
11 2 (0.72%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.36%) AS400
12 1 (0.36%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 217 (78.34%) Linux
2 141 (50.90%) Windows
3 111 (40.07%) AIX
4 71 (25.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 68 (24.55%) Windows Server
6 62 (22.38%) Solaris
7 39 (14.08%) Windows XP
8 31 (11.19%) Windows 2000
9 14 (5.05%) HPUX
9 14 (5.05%) zOS
10 10 (3.61%) SUSE
11 9 (3.25%) OS/390
12 7 (2.53%) VME
12 7 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (1.81%) MVS
13 5 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (1.44%) Mac OS X
14 4 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.72%) VMS
16 1 (0.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (37.18%) ITIL
2 98 (35.38%) DevOps
3 92 (33.21%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (25.27%) Change Management
5 67 (24.19%) Open Source
6 59 (21.30%) Configuration Management
7 55 (19.86%) Problem Management
8 46 (16.61%) Data Management
9 43 (15.52%) High Availability
10 42 (15.16%) Change Control
11 39 (14.08%) Service Management
12 35 (12.64%) PRINCE2
13 33 (11.91%) Release Management
14 31 (11.19%) ITSM
14 31 (11.19%) OO
15 30 (10.83%) Operational Acceptance Testing
16 27 (9.75%) Load Balancing
17 20 (7.22%) Server Monitoring
18 19 (6.86%) Incident Management
19 16 (5.78%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 86 (31.05%) SQL
2 66 (23.83%) Perl
3 55 (19.86%) Java
4 41 (14.80%) Shell Script
5 35 (12.64%) PowerShell
5 35 (12.64%) VB
6 14 (5.05%) PL/SQL
7 11 (3.97%) C
8 10 (3.61%) C++
8 10 (3.61%) Korn
9 5 (1.81%) C#
9 5 (1.81%) COBOL
9 5 (1.81%) Scala
10 4 (1.44%) Python
10 4 (1.44%) Ruby
11 3 (1.08%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.08%) VBScript
12 2 (0.72%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.72%) C-shell
13 1 (0.36%) PHP
Qualifications
1 92 (33.21%) Security Cleared
2 78 (28.16%) SC Cleared
3 26 (9.39%) BPSS Clearance
4 11 (3.97%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.44%) Degree
5 4 (1.44%) IBM AIX Certification
6 3 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.72%) CCNA
7 2 (0.72%) CCNP
7 2 (0.72%) IBM Certification
7 2 (0.72%) MCSE
7 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.36%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.36%) CCA
8 1 (0.36%) CCDA
8 1 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.36%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.36%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.83%) SLA
2 10 (3.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (2.89%) QA
4 3 (1.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (9.75%) Active Directory
2 25 (9.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 16 (5.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (3.25%) NFS
5 8 (2.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 5 (1.81%) Docker
7 4 (1.44%) GPFS
7 4 (1.44%) Oracle Clusterware
8 2 (0.72%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.72%) Samba
8 2 (0.72%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.72%) Xen
9 1 (0.36%) KVM
9 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 40 (14.44%) Puppet
2 32 (11.55%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (9.03%) HP SiteScope
4 23 (8.30%) Tivoli
5 17 (6.14%) Ansible
6 13 (4.69%) Dollar Universe
7 10 (3.61%) Data Guard
8 8 (2.89%) Forum Sentry
9 7 (2.53%) Control-M
9 7 (2.53%) MOM
10 4 (1.44%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (1.44%) Packer
11 3 (1.08%) Terraform
12 2 (0.72%) SCOM
13 1 (0.36%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 124 (44.77%) Oracle
2 97 (35.02%) Red Hat
3 79 (28.52%) HP
4 59 (21.30%) Microsoft
5 51 (18.41%) IBM
6 46 (16.61%) Sun
7 30 (10.83%) Cisco
7 30 (10.83%) Informatica
8 28 (10.11%) F5
9 26 (9.39%) Siebel
10 25 (9.03%) Veritas
11 24 (8.66%) Axway
12 18 (6.50%) Atlassian
13 16 (5.78%) CA
13 16 (5.78%) VMware
14 13 (4.69%) TIBCO
15 9 (3.25%) Citrix
16 8 (2.89%) ServiceNow
17 4 (1.44%) BMC
18 3 (1.08%) Google
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