The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 7 25 9
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Contract jobs citing UNIX 52 2 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 15.66% 1.18% 12.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.15% 6.67% 54.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 2 27
Average daily rate
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£280 £369 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.06% +36.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £364 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £374 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Operating Systems Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
108 30 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 32.53% 17.75% 22.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 17 45
Average daily rate £275 £275 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £160 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £363 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £10.63 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -19.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
UNIX
Tyne and Wear

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 73 (57.03%) Oracle
2 69 (53.91%) SQL
3 58 (45.31%) Linux
4 55 (42.97%) Security Cleared
5 46 (35.94%) SC Cleared
6 37 (28.91%) Red Hat
7 35 (27.34%) Java
8 32 (25.00%) PL/SQL
8 32 (25.00%) Windows
9 31 (24.22%) WebLogic
10 29 (22.66%) SQL Server
11 27 (21.09%) AIX
11 27 (21.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 25 (19.53%) WebSphere
13 24 (18.75%) HP
13 24 (18.75%) Configuration Management
14 23 (17.97%) Solaris
15 22 (17.19%) RDBMS
15 22 (17.19%) ITIL
15 22 (17.19%) Middleware
15 22 (17.19%) Firewall
15 22 (17.19%) Oracle Database
15 22 (17.19%) Relational Database
16 20 (15.63%) JBoss
17 19 (14.84%) IBM
17 19 (14.84%) VMware
17 19 (14.84%) VMware Infrastructure
18 18 (14.06%) Oracle RAC
18 18 (14.06%) Oracle Database 11g
18 18 (14.06%) Workflow

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 31 (24.22%) WebLogic
2 25 (19.53%) WebSphere
3 13 (10.16%) Oracle Workflow
4 10 (7.81%) Tuxedo
4 10 (7.81%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (6.25%) SAS
6 4 (3.13%) FileNet
6 4 (3.13%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (2.34%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.56%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.56%) Documentum
9 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.78%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (8.59%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (7.81%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (7.03%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (7.03%) Oracle Payables
4 7 (5.47%) Oracle Receivables
4 7 (5.47%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (2.34%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (1.56%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (1.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (1.56%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (1.56%) Oracle Payroll
6 2 (1.56%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (17.19%) Firewall
2 16 (12.50%) LAN
3 15 (11.72%) VPN
3 15 (11.72%) LDAP
4 13 (10.16%) DNS
5 12 (9.38%) SAN
5 12 (9.38%) WAN
6 8 (6.25%) OpenLDAP
6 8 (6.25%) SSH
7 5 (3.91%) VLAN
7 5 (3.91%) DHCP
7 5 (3.91%) TCP/IP
8 4 (3.13%) SSL
8 4 (3.13%) IPsec
9 2 (1.56%) Intranet
9 2 (1.56%) Internet
10 1 (0.78%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (22.66%) SQL Server
2 22 (17.19%) RDBMS
2 22 (17.19%) Oracle Database
2 22 (17.19%) Relational Database
3 18 (14.06%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (9.38%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (7.81%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 4 (3.13%) Oracle Discoverer
8 3 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.56%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (1.56%) DB2
9 2 (1.56%) OLAP
9 2 (1.56%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.78%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 10 (7.81%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (6.25%) PVCS
3 4 (3.13%) LoadRunner
4 3 (2.34%) JUnit
5 1 (0.78%) Maven
5 1 (0.78%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (14.06%) Finance
2 11 (8.59%) Manufacturing
3 7 (5.47%) General Ledger
4 3 (2.34%) Legal
5 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (17.97%) Developer
2 21 (16.41%) UNIX Engineer
3 20 (15.63%) Analyst
4 15 (11.72%) DBA
4 15 (11.72%) Oracle DBA
5 14 (10.94%) Applications Support
6 13 (10.16%) Support Engineer
7 10 (7.81%) Support Analyst
7 10 (7.81%) UNIX Support
8 9 (7.03%) Software Engineer
9 8 (6.25%) Test Analyst
9 8 (6.25%) SOA Developer
10 6 (4.69%) Linux Support
10 6 (4.69%) Applications Support Analyst
11 5 (3.91%) Oracle Analyst
11 5 (3.91%) UNIX Support Engineer
12 4 (3.13%) Oracle Support Analyst
12 4 (3.13%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
12 4 (3.13%) Oracle Applications Support
12 4 (3.13%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.19%) Middleware
2 13 (10.16%) .NET
3 11 (8.59%) Oracle Fusion
4 10 (7.81%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (4.69%) XML
6 5 (3.91%) Web Services
7 3 (2.34%) Software Packaging
8 2 (1.56%) Play Framework
8 2 (1.56%) JMS
8 2 (1.56%) J2EE
9 1 (0.78%) JAXB
9 1 (0.78%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.78%) Spring
9 1 (0.78%) Spring Web Flow
9 1 (0.78%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.81%) Open Source
2 6 (4.69%) Mainframe
3 5 (3.91%) Thin Client
3 5 (3.91%) HACMP
3 5 (3.91%) Fat Client
4 4 (3.13%) PKI
4 4 (3.13%) Statistics
5 2 (1.56%) Clustering
5 2 (1.56%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.78%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.78%) Celerra
6 1 (0.78%) Symmetrix DMX
6 1 (0.78%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 58 (45.31%) Linux
2 32 (25.00%) Windows
3 27 (21.09%) AIX
3 27 (21.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (17.97%) Solaris
5 15 (11.72%) HPUX
6 11 (8.59%) Windows XP
7 5 (3.91%) VME
8 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.75%) Configuration Management
2 22 (17.19%) ITIL
3 18 (14.06%) Workflow
4 17 (13.28%) Service Management
5 16 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 16 (12.50%) Change Control
6 15 (11.72%) SOA
7 13 (10.16%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (9.38%) Integration Testing
9 11 (8.59%) Regression Testing
10 10 (7.81%) Software Engineering
10 10 (7.81%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (7.03%) Data Management
11 9 (7.03%) Migration
12 7 (5.47%) Problem Management
12 7 (5.47%) Performance Testing
12 7 (5.47%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (5.47%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (3.91%) Test Management
13 5 (3.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 69 (53.91%) SQL
2 35 (27.34%) Java
3 32 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 17 (13.28%) Perl
5 12 (9.38%) Shell Script
6 9 (7.03%) C++
7 8 (6.25%) Korn
8 6 (4.69%) COBOL
9 3 (2.34%) Scala
10 2 (1.56%) C#
11 1 (0.78%) JCL
Qualifications
1 55 (42.97%) Security Cleared
2 46 (35.94%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.81%) Degree
4 7 (5.47%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (4.69%) DV Cleared
6 5 (3.91%) IBM AIX Certification
7 3 (2.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.47%) SLA
1 7 (5.47%) QA
System Software
1 19 (14.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (14.06%) Oracle RAC
2 18 (14.06%) Active Directory
3 8 (6.25%) NFS
3 8 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (3.91%) VMware ESX
4 5 (3.91%) GPFS
5 4 (3.13%) KVM
5 4 (3.13%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 11 (8.59%) Data Guard
2 5 (3.91%) NetBackup
3 4 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (2.34%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 73 (57.03%) Oracle
2 37 (28.91%) Red Hat
3 24 (18.75%) HP
4 20 (15.63%) JBoss
5 19 (14.84%) IBM
5 19 (14.84%) VMware
6 13 (10.16%) Informatica
7 12 (9.38%) Siebel
7 12 (9.38%) TIBCO
8 8 (6.25%) Sun
9 7 (5.47%) Axway
10 6 (4.69%) Cisco
11 5 (3.91%) Microsoft
11 5 (3.91%) Citrix
11 5 (3.91%) Veritas
11 5 (3.91%) Splunk
12 4 (3.13%) Business Objects
13 2 (1.56%) SAP
13 2 (1.56%) Apple
14 1 (0.78%) Northgate
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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