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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 20 9 21
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Contract jobs citing UNIX 61 45 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 8.17% 12.06% 1.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.35% 46.39% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 29 2
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£475 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -10.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
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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
223 97 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 29.85% 26.01% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 66 16
Average daily rate £425 £280 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.78% +4.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £163 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £391 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 5 3
Average hourly rate £37.00 £11.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+236.36% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £9.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.50 £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 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
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 August 2015.

UNIX Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 54 (66.67%) Linux
2 43 (53.09%) Java
3 42 (51.85%) SQL
4 29 (35.80%) Security Cleared
5 25 (30.86%) Oracle
6 22 (27.16%) JavaScript
6 22 (27.16%) Windows
6 22 (27.16%) AIX
7 21 (25.93%) HTML
8 20 (24.69%) Perl
8 20 (24.69%) IBM
8 20 (24.69%) Configuration Management
9 19 (23.46%) .NET
9 19 (23.46%) CSS
10 18 (22.22%) VB
10 18 (22.22%) Problem Management
11 17 (20.99%) Change Control
11 17 (20.99%) HP
12 16 (19.75%) WebLogic
12 16 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (18.52%) Python
13 15 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (16.05%) ITIL
14 13 (16.05%) Solaris
14 13 (16.05%) Tivoli
14 13 (16.05%) SC Cleared
15 12 (14.81%) VME
15 12 (14.81%) TCP/IP
16 11 (13.58%) PHP
16 11 (13.58%) Shell Script

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (19.75%) WebLogic
2 10 (12.35%) WebSphere Application Server
2 10 (12.35%) WebSphere
3 8 (9.88%) Tuxedo
4 6 (7.41%) JBoss
4 6 (7.41%) Drupal
5 5 (6.17%) FileNet
5 5 (6.17%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (4.94%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (4.94%) AquaLogic
6 4 (4.94%) MQSeries
6 4 (4.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (3.70%) Apache
7 3 (3.70%) SAS
8 2 (2.47%) Oracle 10gAS
9 1 (1.23%) Confluence
9 1 (1.23%) Node.js
9 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) MS Office
2 2 (2.47%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (3.70%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (3.70%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.41%) GitHub
2 3 (3.70%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.23%) PaaS
3 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.81%) TCP/IP
2 9 (11.11%) SSL
3 8 (9.88%) FTP
3 8 (9.88%) Internet
3 8 (9.88%) 3G
3 8 (9.88%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (9.88%) 4G
4 7 (8.64%) HTTP
5 6 (7.41%) SSH
6 5 (6.17%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (6.17%) LDAP
7 4 (4.94%) Network Security
7 4 (4.94%) Intranet
8 2 (2.47%) SAN
9 1 (1.23%) DNS
9 1 (1.23%) DHCP
9 1 (1.23%) Converged Networks
9 1 (1.23%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.88%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.17%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (3.70%) OLTP
4 3 (3.70%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.47%) IDMS
6 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.23%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.23%) Redis
6 1 (1.23%) Big Data
6 1 (1.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.88%) Subversion
3 5 (6.17%) LoadRunner
3 5 (6.17%) GitLab
4 4 (4.94%) HP UFT
5 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.47%) JMeter
6 2 (2.47%) Facilita Forecast
6 2 (2.47%) LoadUI
6 2 (2.47%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.23%) FishEye
7 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.23%) JIRA
7 1 (1.23%) Selenium
7 1 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.23%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 6 (7.41%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 26 (32.10%) Developer
2 11 (13.58%) Analyst
2 11 (13.58%) Support Engineer
3 8 (9.88%) Architect
4 7 (8.64%) Scala Developer
5 6 (7.41%) AWS Developer
6 4 (4.94%) COBOL Analyst
7 3 (3.70%) UNIX Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Middleware Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Build Engineer
8 2 (2.47%) Tester
8 2 (2.47%) UNIX Support
8 2 (2.47%) Middleware Architect
8 2 (2.47%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (2.47%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (2.47%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
8 2 (2.47%) DevOps Specialist
8 2 (2.47%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (2.47%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.93%) HTML
2 19 (23.46%) .NET
2 19 (23.46%) CSS
3 8 (9.88%) RSS
3 8 (9.88%) Middleware
3 8 (9.88%) jQuery
3 8 (9.88%) HTML5
4 6 (7.41%) Drush
4 6 (7.41%) Software Packaging
4 6 (7.41%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (6.17%) XML
6 4 (4.94%) J2EE
6 4 (4.94%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 3 (3.70%) Web Services
7 3 (3.70%) XHTML
8 1 (1.23%) RESTful
8 1 (1.23%) Akka
8 1 (1.23%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (13.58%) Mainframe
3 8 (9.88%) IBM Mainframe
3 8 (9.88%) Social Media
4 7 (8.64%) Visualisation
5 5 (6.17%) DataPower
6 3 (3.70%) Private Cloud
6 3 (3.70%) Statistics
7 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.47%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.47%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.47%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (1.23%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.23%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.23%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 54 (66.67%) Linux
2 22 (27.16%) Windows
2 22 (27.16%) AIX
3 13 (16.05%) Solaris
4 12 (14.81%) VME
5 11 (13.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (12.35%) Mac OS X
7 8 (9.88%) zOS
7 8 (9.88%) Mac OS
8 4 (4.94%) OS/390
9 1 (1.23%) HPUX
9 1 (1.23%) Fedora
9 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.69%) Configuration Management
2 18 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 17 (20.99%) Change Control
4 16 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (16.05%) ITIL
6 10 (12.35%) Change Management
6 10 (12.35%) Migration
6 10 (12.35%) Web Design
7 8 (9.88%) SEO
7 8 (9.88%) Content Management
7 8 (9.88%) Open Source
8 7 (8.64%) Web Accessibility
8 7 (8.64%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (8.64%) DevOps
8 7 (8.64%) SDLC
8 7 (8.64%) Incident Management
8 7 (8.64%) Web Development
8 7 (8.64%) Quality Management
9 6 (7.41%) Workflow
10 5 (6.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 43 (53.09%) Java
2 42 (51.85%) SQL
3 22 (27.16%) JavaScript
4 20 (24.69%) Perl
5 18 (22.22%) VB
6 15 (18.52%) Python
7 11 (13.58%) Shell Script
7 11 (13.58%) Ruby
7 11 (13.58%) PHP
8 9 (11.11%) COBOL
8 9 (11.11%) ActionScript
9 8 (9.88%) C++
10 7 (8.64%) Scala
11 5 (6.17%) C
11 5 (6.17%) C#
11 5 (6.17%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 29 (35.80%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.05%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.94%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.70%) Degree
5 2 (2.47%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (9.88%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 3 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.23%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (16.05%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.47%) MOM
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (2.47%) SCOM
2 2 (2.47%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (1.23%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.23%) logstash
3 1 (1.23%) yum
3 1 (1.23%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.23%) Puppet
3 1 (1.23%) OpenView
3 1 (1.23%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (30.86%) Oracle
2 20 (24.69%) IBM
3 17 (20.99%) HP
4 10 (12.35%) Axway
5 9 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 9 (11.11%) Sun
6 8 (9.88%) CA
7 7 (8.64%) Informatica
8 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
8 6 (7.41%) Siebel
9 4 (4.94%) Fujitsu
9 4 (4.94%) Metastorm
10 3 (3.70%) VMware
10 3 (3.70%) 3PAR
11 2 (2.47%) Progress
12 1 (1.23%) SAP
12 1 (1.23%) Citrix
12 1 (1.23%) Splunk
12 1 (1.23%) Rackspace
12 1 (1.23%) SaltStack
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