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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 15 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing UNIX 45 79 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 9.64% 16.06% 10.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.35% 50.00% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 55 11
Average daily rate
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£425 £263 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.90% +0.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.45
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.67%
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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
131 158 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 28.05% 32.11% 29.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 112 24
Average daily rate £339 £245 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.55% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £199 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £405 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £10.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -20.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.02 £22.50 £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £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 21 April 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 38 (46.91%) Java
2 36 (44.44%) Linux
3 33 (40.74%) SQL
3 33 (40.74%) Configuration Management
4 32 (39.51%) Security Cleared
5 25 (30.86%) Oracle
6 22 (27.16%) Windows
7 20 (24.69%) ITIL
8 17 (20.99%) Migration
9 16 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (18.52%) HTML
11 14 (17.28%) CSS
11 14 (17.28%) Subversion
11 14 (17.28%) VME
12 13 (16.05%) Git (software)
12 13 (16.05%) Perl
12 13 (16.05%) COBOL
12 13 (16.05%) HTTP
13 12 (14.81%) JavaScript
13 12 (14.81%) HP
13 12 (14.81%) Mac OS X
13 12 (14.81%) SC Cleared
13 12 (14.81%) Web Development
14 11 (13.58%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (13.58%) Red Hat
14 11 (13.58%) PL/SQL
15 10 (12.35%) WebLogic
15 10 (12.35%) Web Design
15 10 (12.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 10 (12.35%) Micro Focus

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 10 (12.35%) WebLogic
2 8 (9.88%) Node.js
3 7 (8.64%) Oracle Workflow
3 7 (8.64%) JBoss
3 7 (8.64%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.64%) MS Exchange
4 6 (7.41%) Tuxedo
5 5 (6.17%) WebSphere
5 5 (6.17%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (4.94%) SAS
7 2 (2.47%) Apache
7 2 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle 10gAS
8 1 (1.23%) FileNet
8 1 (1.23%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.23%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (8.64%) Oracle General Ledger
2 7 (8.64%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (8.64%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (7.41%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (6.17%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.05%) HTTP
2 8 (9.88%) SAN
3 4 (4.94%) Firewall
3 4 (4.94%) LDAP
4 2 (2.47%) LAN
4 2 (2.47%) WAN
4 2 (2.47%) SSH
4 2 (2.47%) VPN
4 2 (2.47%) DNS
4 2 (2.47%) SSL
4 2 (2.47%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.23%) Network Security
5 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.35%) Relational Database
2 9 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (9.88%) SQL Server
4 7 (8.64%) Oracle Database
5 5 (6.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 3 (3.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 14 (17.28%) Subversion
2 13 (16.05%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.41%) Eclipse
4 5 (6.17%) Visual Studio
4 5 (6.17%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (6.17%) StarTeam
5 4 (4.94%) LoadRunner
6 3 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (2.47%) NUnit
7 2 (2.47%) ClearCase
7 2 (2.47%) Rational Rose
7 2 (2.47%) Ant
7 2 (2.47%) CppUnit
7 2 (2.47%) GoogleTest
7 2 (2.47%) NeoLoad
8 1 (1.23%) Facilita Forecast
8 1 (1.23%) Rational Performance Tester
8 1 (1.23%) PVCS
General
1 9 (11.11%) Finance
2 7 (8.64%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (30.86%) Developer
2 20 (24.69%) Analyst
3 8 (9.88%) Front-End Developer
4 7 (8.64%) COBOL Analyst
4 7 (8.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) Applications Developer
6 5 (6.17%) Configuration Manager
7 4 (4.94%) Scala Developer
8 3 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Service Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Consultant
8 3 (3.70%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (3.70%) C++ Developer
8 3 (3.70%) UNIX Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Developer Analyst
9 2 (2.47%) Oracle Applications Developer
9 2 (2.47%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.47%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.52%) HTML
2 14 (17.28%) CSS
3 8 (9.88%) Mustache
3 8 (9.88%) Sass
4 5 (6.17%) XML
4 5 (6.17%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (6.17%) Software Packaging
5 4 (4.94%) Middleware
6 2 (2.47%) JSF
6 2 (2.47%) RESTful
7 1 (1.23%) HTML5
7 1 (1.23%) REST
7 1 (1.23%) CSS3
7 1 (1.23%) Ajax
7 1 (1.23%) JSON
7 1 (1.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.17%) Private Cloud
3 4 (4.94%) DataPower
4 3 (3.70%) PDA
4 3 (3.70%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.70%) Visualisation
4 3 (3.70%) Open Source
5 2 (2.47%) Derivative
5 2 (2.47%) HP Superdome
5 2 (2.47%) HACMP
6 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.23%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.23%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.23%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 36 (44.44%) Linux
2 22 (27.16%) Windows
3 14 (17.28%) VME
4 12 (14.81%) Mac OS X
5 11 (13.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (11.11%) Solaris
7 7 (8.64%) AIX
8 4 (4.94%) HPUX
8 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (4.94%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (40.74%) Configuration Management
2 20 (24.69%) ITIL
3 17 (20.99%) Migration
4 16 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (14.81%) Web Development
6 10 (12.35%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (12.35%) Web Design
7 9 (11.11%) Workflow
8 8 (9.88%) Validation
8 8 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (8.64%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (8.64%) Software Delivery
10 6 (7.41%) Integration Testing
11 5 (6.17%) Problem Management
11 5 (6.17%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (6.17%) Data Management
11 5 (6.17%) Change Management
11 5 (6.17%) Regression Testing
12 4 (4.94%) CMMI
12 4 (4.94%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (46.91%) Java
2 33 (40.74%) SQL
3 13 (16.05%) Perl
3 13 (16.05%) COBOL
4 12 (14.81%) JavaScript
5 11 (13.58%) PL/SQL
6 7 (8.64%) Ruby
7 6 (7.41%) Python
8 5 (6.17%) Scala
8 5 (6.17%) C
9 3 (3.70%) C++
10 2 (2.47%) C#
10 2 (2.47%) Korn
10 2 (2.47%) VBA
11 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (39.51%) Security Cleared
2 12 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.41%) DV Cleared
4 5 (6.17%) Degree
4 5 (6.17%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.47%) IBM AIX Certification
6 1 (1.23%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) QA
2 4 (4.94%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.47%) NFS
3 2 (2.47%) GPFS
4 1 (1.23%) vSphere
4 1 (1.23%) Docker
4 1 (1.23%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (12.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (2.47%) Puppet
3 1 (1.23%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.23%) OpenView
3 1 (1.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (30.86%) Oracle
2 12 (14.81%) HP
3 11 (13.58%) Red Hat
4 10 (12.35%) Micro Focus
5 9 (11.11%) VMware
6 7 (8.64%) IBM
6 7 (8.64%) Microsoft
7 5 (6.17%) Informatica
7 5 (6.17%) Axway
7 5 (6.17%) Siebel
8 4 (4.94%) Borland
9 1 (1.23%) Lotus
9 1 (1.23%) Citrix
9 1 (1.23%) Sun
9 1 (1.23%) Business Objects
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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