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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 11 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing UNIX 64 7 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 13.97% 5.00% 9.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.06% 28.00% 51.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 6 19
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£350 £344 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +34.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £431 £299
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £29.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -14.70%
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
136 25 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 29.69% 17.86% 18.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 17 29
Average daily rate £325 £286 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +12.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £363 £312
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 7
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 66 (56.41%) SQL
2 64 (54.70%) Oracle
3 60 (51.28%) Linux
4 47 (40.17%) Java
5 42 (35.90%) Windows
6 39 (33.33%) PL/SQL
7 35 (29.91%) Red Hat
8 34 (29.06%) WebLogic
9 31 (26.50%) Security Cleared
10 29 (24.79%) Configuration Management
11 26 (22.22%) Oracle Database
12 25 (21.37%) SC Cleared
12 25 (21.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 20 (17.09%) Scala
13 20 (17.09%) HP
13 20 (17.09%) Firewall
14 18 (15.38%) ITIL
14 18 (15.38%) JBoss
14 18 (15.38%) Perl
15 17 (14.53%) C#
15 17 (14.53%) SQL Server
15 17 (14.53%) Active Directory
16 16 (13.68%) Performance Testing
16 16 (13.68%) LDAP
16 16 (13.68%) AIX
17 15 (12.82%) DNS
17 15 (12.82%) Workflow
17 15 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
17 15 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (11.97%) Continuous Improvement

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 34 (29.06%) WebLogic
2 11 (9.40%) Tuxedo
2 11 (9.40%) SAS
2 11 (9.40%) Oracle Workflow
3 9 (7.69%) WebSphere
4 6 (5.13%) MQSeries
5 5 (4.27%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (3.42%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (2.56%) Documentum
7 3 (2.56%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.56%) Apache
7 3 (2.56%) FileNet
8 2 (1.71%) AquaLogic
8 2 (1.71%) Oracle 10gAS
9 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.85%) IIS
9 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (9.40%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (8.55%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (6.84%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (6.84%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (5.13%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (5.13%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (1.71%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (1.71%) Oracle Payroll
5 2 (1.71%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle iProcurement
Communications & Networking
1 20 (17.09%) Firewall
2 16 (13.68%) LDAP
3 15 (12.82%) DNS
4 12 (10.26%) SAN
5 10 (8.55%) OpenLDAP
5 10 (8.55%) HTTP
6 8 (6.84%) SSH
6 8 (6.84%) LAN
6 8 (6.84%) WAN
6 8 (6.84%) VPN
7 5 (4.27%) DHCP
8 3 (2.56%) SSL
9 2 (1.71%) Intranet
9 2 (1.71%) Internet
10 1 (0.85%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 17 (14.53%) SQL Server
3 12 (10.26%) Relational Database
4 8 (6.84%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (5.98%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (5.13%) DB2
7 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (3.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 4 (3.42%) Oracle Discoverer
9 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.71%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (1.71%) Oracle OLAP
10 2 (1.71%) OLAP
10 2 (1.71%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.85%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 12 (10.26%) Subversion
1 12 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.40%) PVCS
3 8 (6.84%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (5.98%) JUnit
5 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.85%) Maven
General
1 8 (6.84%) Finance
2 6 (5.13%) General Ledger
3 1 (0.85%) Front Office
3 1 (0.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (23.93%) Developer
2 17 (14.53%) UNIX Engineer
3 14 (11.97%) Support Analyst
3 14 (11.97%) Analyst
4 13 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 13 (11.11%) Applications Support
5 10 (8.55%) UNIX Support
5 10 (8.55%) Software Engineer
6 7 (5.98%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (5.13%) Linux Support
7 6 (5.13%) Scala Developer
7 6 (5.13%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.27%) Consultant
8 5 (4.27%) Architect
8 5 (4.27%) Technical Leader
8 5 (4.27%) UNIX Support Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.42%) Oracle DBA
9 4 (3.42%) Oracle Analyst
9 4 (3.42%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.11%) HTML
1 13 (11.11%) CSS
2 11 (9.40%) RESTful
3 10 (8.55%) Middleware
4 8 (6.84%) JSON
4 8 (6.84%) Ajax
4 8 (6.84%) CSS3
4 8 (6.84%) HTML5
4 8 (6.84%) REST
4 8 (6.84%) XML
5 7 (5.98%) Web Services
6 6 (5.13%) Play Framework
6 6 (5.13%) J2EE
6 6 (5.13%) JMS
7 5 (4.27%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (3.42%) .NET
9 2 (1.71%) Java EE
10 1 (0.85%) Hibernate
10 1 (0.85%) JAXB
10 1 (0.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.11%) Visualisation
3 8 (6.84%) Open Source
4 5 (4.27%) Thin Client
4 5 (4.27%) Fat Client
5 4 (3.42%) Statistics
6 3 (2.56%) HACMP
7 2 (1.71%) Clustering
8 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.85%) Celerra
8 1 (0.85%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.85%) Symmetrix DMX
8 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.85%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 60 (51.28%) Linux
2 42 (35.90%) Windows
3 25 (21.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (13.68%) AIX
5 14 (11.97%) Solaris
5 14 (11.97%) Windows XP
6 13 (11.11%) Mac OS X
7 7 (5.98%) HPUX
8 2 (1.71%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (24.79%) Configuration Management
2 18 (15.38%) ITIL
3 16 (13.68%) Performance Testing
4 15 (12.82%) Workflow
4 15 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (11.97%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (11.97%) Service Management
6 13 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (10.26%) Software Engineering
8 11 (9.40%) Problem Management
8 11 (9.40%) Web Development
9 10 (8.55%) Data Management
9 10 (8.55%) Web Design
9 10 (8.55%) Responsive Web Design
9 10 (8.55%) Migration
10 9 (7.69%) SOA
11 8 (6.84%) Scrum
11 8 (6.84%) Regression Testing
12 7 (5.98%) Line Management
12 7 (5.98%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 66 (56.41%) SQL
2 47 (40.17%) Java
3 39 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 20 (17.09%) Scala
5 18 (15.38%) Perl
6 17 (14.53%) C#
7 14 (11.97%) C
8 13 (11.11%) Python
8 13 (11.11%) Ruby
9 12 (10.26%) Shell Script
9 12 (10.26%) C++
10 11 (9.40%) JavaScript
10 11 (9.40%) VB
10 11 (9.40%) VB6
11 8 (6.84%) Korn
12 1 (0.85%) JCL
12 1 (0.85%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 31 (26.50%) Security Cleared
2 25 (21.37%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.98%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (4.27%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.56%) IBM AIX Certification
6 1 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.69%) QA
2 8 (6.84%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (14.53%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.84%) NFS
4 5 (4.27%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (4.27%) VMware ESX
5 4 (3.42%) KVM
5 4 (3.42%) RHEV
6 3 (2.56%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.56%) Tivoli
1 3 (2.56%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.71%) OpenView
2 2 (1.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.85%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (0.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 64 (54.70%) Oracle
2 35 (29.91%) Red Hat
3 20 (17.09%) HP
4 18 (15.38%) JBoss
5 12 (10.26%) VMware
6 10 (8.55%) Informatica
7 9 (7.69%) IBM
8 8 (6.84%) Siebel
9 6 (5.13%) Sun
10 5 (4.27%) Citrix
11 4 (3.42%) Axway
11 4 (3.42%) Business Objects
12 3 (2.56%) Veritas
13 2 (1.71%) Splunk
13 2 (1.71%) SAP
13 2 (1.71%) Apple
14 1 (0.85%) TIBCO
14 1 (0.85%) EMC
14 1 (0.85%) Cisco
14 1 (0.85%) Microsoft
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