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 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 8 19 10
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing Unix 205 59 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 21.07% 7.96% 12.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.90% 26.82% 44.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 29 31
Median daily rate £290 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.94% +46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £310 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £565 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
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
467 220 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 48.00% 29.69% 27.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 125 72
Median daily rate £288 £425 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.23% +51.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £243 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £575 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 20 6
Median hourly rate £28.00 £37.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +236.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.50 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £43.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.84 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +5.25%

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 28 August 2016.

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 2016.

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 2016, 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.

1 224 (57.00%) Linux
2 216 (54.96%) Oracle
3 213 (54.20%) Windows
4 178 (45.29%) HP
5 170 (43.26%) Solaris
6 167 (42.49%) ITIL
7 162 (41.22%) Security Cleared
8 148 (37.66%) SQL
9 144 (36.64%) AIX
10 133 (33.84%) Windows Server
11 129 (32.82%) SC Cleared
12 120 (30.53%) Perl
13 108 (27.48%) Shell Script
14 102 (25.95%) Root Cause Analysis
15 101 (25.70%) BPSS Clearance
15 101 (25.70%) Incident Management
16 93 (23.66%) CA
16 93 (23.66%) Microsoft
17 92 (23.41%) Change Management
18 88 (22.39%) SLA
19 87 (22.14%) ServiceNow
20 85 (21.63%) Problem Management
20 85 (21.63%) TCP/IP
21 84 (21.37%) Configuration Management
22 82 (20.87%) SAN
22 82 (20.87%) Tivoli
23 79 (20.10%) WebLogic
24 73 (18.58%) Red Hat
24 73 (18.58%) Service Delivery
25 66 (16.79%) Java

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 79 (20.10%) WebLogic
2 34 (8.65%) Apache
3 30 (7.63%) WebSphere
3 30 (7.63%) WebSphere Application Server
4 23 (5.85%) JBoss
5 21 (5.34%) Oracle Workflow
6 20 (5.09%) Tuxedo
7 19 (4.83%) MQSeries
8 15 (3.82%) Oracle Application Server
8 15 (3.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 13 (3.31%) OpenStack
10 11 (2.80%) AquaLogic
11 8 (2.04%) iPlanet
12 6 (1.53%) Confluence
12 6 (1.53%) SAS
13 3 (0.76%) FileNet
13 3 (0.76%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.51%) PowerExchange
14 2 (0.51%) SharePoint
14 2 (0.51%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 20 (5.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (4.07%) Oracle Applications
1 16 (4.07%) Oracle General Ledger
1 16 (4.07%) Oracle Payables
2 15 (3.82%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (3.82%) Oracle EBS R12
2 15 (3.82%) Oracle Receivables
3 12 (3.05%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 11 (2.80%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.02%) IaaS
2 3 (0.76%) OpenShift
3 2 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.51%) DigitalOcean
3 2 (0.51%) GitHub
3 2 (0.51%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.51%) Linode
4 1 (0.25%) PaaS
4 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (21.63%) TCP/IP
2 82 (20.87%) SAN
3 43 (10.94%) WAN
4 37 (9.41%) LDAP
5 36 (9.16%) DNS
6 25 (6.36%) iSCSI
7 22 (5.60%) Firewall
8 17 (4.33%) SSL
9 16 (4.07%) LAN
10 14 (3.56%) SSH
10 14 (3.56%) VPN
11 8 (2.04%) BIG-IP
11 8 (2.04%) OpenLDAP
12 6 (1.53%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (1.53%) Network Security
13 5 (1.27%) Kerberos
14 4 (1.02%) Internet
15 3 (0.76%) HTTP
15 3 (0.76%) NAS
16 2 (0.51%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (13.23%) SQL Server
2 49 (12.47%) DB2
3 16 (4.07%) Oracle Database
4 15 (3.82%) MySQL
4 15 (3.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 15 (3.82%) Oracle Reports
5 12 (3.05%) BusinessObjects
6 9 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.04%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.53%) Apache Hive
8 6 (1.53%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.53%) HBase
8 6 (1.53%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.53%) Pentaho
8 6 (1.53%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.76%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.51%) DataStage
10 2 (0.51%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (0.51%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 14 (3.56%) Git (software)
1 14 (3.56%) Oracle Forms
2 13 (3.31%) ClearCase
2 13 (3.31%) LoadRunner
2 13 (3.31%) StarTeam
3 11 (2.80%) ProC
4 9 (2.29%) Facilita Forecast
4 9 (2.29%) HP UFT
4 9 (2.29%) JIRA
5 8 (2.04%) ERwin
5 8 (2.04%) Subversion
5 8 (2.04%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.76%) JMeter
6 3 (0.76%) LoadUI
6 3 (0.76%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.51%) GitLab
7 2 (0.51%) Gradle
7 2 (0.51%) Grunt
7 2 (0.51%) Protractor
7 2 (0.51%) Vagrant
General
1 26 (6.62%) Finance
2 16 (4.07%) General Ledger
3 3 (0.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.25%) Law
4 1 (0.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 60 (15.27%) Unix Engineer
2 49 (12.47%) Developer
2 49 (12.47%) Support Engineer
3 39 (9.92%) Administrator
4 27 (6.87%) Linux Engineer
4 27 (6.87%) Unix Support
5 25 (6.36%) Support Specialist
6 22 (5.60%) Unix Support Engineer
7 20 (5.09%) Systems Administrator
8 19 (4.83%) Unix Linux Engineer
9 18 (4.58%) Backup Engineer
10 17 (4.33%) Middleware Engineer
11 16 (4.07%) Storage Engineer
12 15 (3.82%) Oracle Developer
12 15 (3.82%) Storage and Backup Engineer
13 14 (3.56%) Solaris Administrator
14 13 (3.31%) AIX Administrator
14 13 (3.31%) Analyst
15 12 (3.05%) Architect
16 11 (2.80%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (13.49%) Middleware
2 23 (5.85%) J2EE
3 21 (5.34%) XML
4 15 (3.82%) IBM Integration Bus
4 15 (3.82%) LAMP
5 14 (3.56%) Software Packaging
6 12 (3.05%) WebSphere MQ
7 10 (2.54%) Web Services
8 8 (2.04%) JSP
9 7 (1.78%) HTML
10 6 (1.53%) JSON
11 5 (1.27%) Ruby on Rails
12 3 (0.76%) AngularJS
12 3 (0.76%) REST
12 3 (0.76%) Sinatra
13 2 (0.51%) LAPP Stack
13 2 (0.51%) Mustache
13 2 (0.51%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 2 (0.51%) Oracle Streams
13 2 (0.51%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.92%) Computer Science
2 28 (7.12%) Management Information System
3 27 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (6.62%) Mainframe
5 11 (2.80%) Client/Server
5 11 (2.80%) Clustering
5 11 (2.80%) Performance Metrics
6 10 (2.54%) Tandem
6 10 (2.54%) User Experience
7 9 (2.29%) AS400
8 7 (1.78%) IBM Mainframe
9 6 (1.53%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.53%) DataPower
9 6 (1.53%) HACMP
9 6 (1.53%) Visualisation
10 5 (1.27%) Data Centre
11 4 (1.02%) CLARiiON
12 3 (0.76%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.76%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.51%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 224 (57.00%) Linux
2 213 (54.20%) Windows
3 170 (43.26%) Solaris
4 144 (36.64%) AIX
5 133 (33.84%) Windows Server
6 47 (11.96%) HPUX
7 46 (11.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (3.82%) OS/390
9 13 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (3.31%) Windows XP
10 7 (1.78%) zOS
11 6 (1.53%) CentOS
12 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.51%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.25%) Debian
15 1 (0.25%) SUSE
15 1 (0.25%) VME
15 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (42.49%) ITIL
2 102 (25.95%) Root Cause Analysis
3 101 (25.70%) Incident Management
4 92 (23.41%) Change Management
5 85 (21.63%) Problem Management
6 84 (21.37%) Configuration Management
7 73 (18.58%) Service Delivery
8 64 (16.28%) Release Management
9 50 (12.72%) QMS
10 40 (10.18%) Mentoring
11 37 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
12 33 (8.40%) DevOps
12 33 (8.40%) SOA
13 32 (8.14%) Quality Management
14 28 (7.12%) Server Monitoring
14 28 (7.12%) Unit Testing
15 25 (6.36%) Workflow
16 23 (5.85%) Disaster Recovery
16 23 (5.85%) Regression Testing
17 22 (5.60%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 148 (37.66%) SQL
2 120 (30.53%) Perl
3 108 (27.48%) Shell Script
4 66 (16.79%) Java
5 62 (15.78%) VB
6 46 (11.70%) PL/SQL
7 39 (9.92%) Korn
8 35 (8.91%) Bash Shell
9 33 (8.40%) C
10 29 (7.38%) C-shell
11 24 (6.11%) C++
12 12 (3.05%) Python
13 7 (1.78%) PHP
14 6 (1.53%) Ruby
15 5 (1.27%) C#
16 4 (1.02%) JavaScript
17 3 (0.76%) Jython
18 1 (0.25%) Groovy
18 1 (0.25%) Scala
18 1 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 162 (41.22%) Security Cleared
2 129 (32.82%) SC Cleared
3 101 (25.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 41 (10.43%) AAT
5 40 (10.18%) Degree
6 11 (2.80%) MCSE
6 11 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (2.54%) CCNA
7 10 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (2.29%) CCNP
8 9 (2.29%) MCDBA
8 9 (2.29%) MCP
9 6 (1.53%) IBM AIX Certification
9 6 (1.53%) ISTQB
10 5 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.76%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.51%) RHCE
13 1 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
13 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (22.39%) SLA
2 46 (11.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 32 (8.14%) ISO 9001
4 20 (5.09%) QA
5 8 (2.04%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.51%) Data Quality
System Software
1 33 (8.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (6.87%) Samba
3 20 (5.09%) Active Directory
4 16 (4.07%) Firmware
5 7 (1.78%) NFS
5 7 (1.78%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 6 (1.53%) GPFS
6 6 (1.53%) KVM
7 5 (1.27%) Docker
8 4 (1.02%) Hyper-V
8 4 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.51%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.51%) Xen
10 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.25%) RHEV
10 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.25%) vSphere
10 1 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 82 (20.87%) Tivoli
2 61 (15.52%) HP SiteScope
3 49 (12.47%) MOM
4 34 (8.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 28 (7.12%) NetBackup
6 27 (6.87%) HP Data Protector
7 24 (6.11%) Puppet
8 21 (5.34%) Opscode Chef
9 13 (3.31%) OpenView
10 8 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
11 6 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (1.27%) Ansible
12 5 (1.27%) Oracle ZFS
13 3 (0.76%) Nagios
13 3 (0.76%) OpenNMS
13 3 (0.76%) Unicenter
13 3 (0.76%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.76%) Zenoss
14 2 (0.51%) BMC PATROL
14 2 (0.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 216 (54.96%) Oracle
2 178 (45.29%) HP
3 93 (23.66%) CA
3 93 (23.66%) Microsoft
4 87 (22.14%) ServiceNow
5 73 (18.58%) Red Hat
6 47 (11.96%) BMC
6 47 (11.96%) IBM
7 38 (9.67%) Sun
8 35 (8.91%) VMware
9 30 (7.63%) Informatica
10 28 (7.12%) Symantec
11 26 (6.62%) Axway
12 15 (3.82%) Siebel
13 14 (3.56%) SAP
14 11 (2.80%) Fujitsu
15 10 (2.54%) Cisco
16 8 (2.04%) BEA
16 8 (2.04%) F5
17 7 (1.78%) EMC
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