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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 7 11 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing UNIX 83 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 16.87% 10.00% 7.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.53% 33.96% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 11 10
Average daily rate £260 £260 £260
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £280 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.83% -6.15%
Operating Systems Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
158 53 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 32.11% 29.44% 19.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 23 21
Average daily rate £245 £263 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +0.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £226 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £300 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.25 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.52% -32.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £18.25 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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 52 (47.27%) Oracle
1 52 (47.27%) Security Cleared
2 40 (36.36%) Linux
3 35 (31.82%) SQL
4 34 (30.91%) SC Cleared
5 32 (29.09%) Java
6 30 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 26 (23.64%) ITIL
7 26 (23.64%) VMware
8 25 (22.73%) Solaris
9 24 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
10 23 (20.91%) SOA
11 22 (20.00%) Windows
11 22 (20.00%) RDBMS
11 22 (20.00%) Oracle Database
11 22 (20.00%) Relational Database
12 21 (19.09%) WebSphere
13 19 (17.27%) HP
13 19 (17.27%) SAN
13 19 (17.27%) AIX
14 18 (16.36%) Middleware
14 18 (16.36%) Oracle RAC
15 17 (15.45%) DV Cleared
15 17 (15.45%) Active Directory
16 16 (14.55%) Oracle Database 10g
16 16 (14.55%) IBM
16 16 (14.55%) Service Management
16 16 (14.55%) PL/SQL
16 16 (14.55%) Test Scripting
17 15 (13.64%) Data Guard

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 21 (19.09%) WebSphere
2 10 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 10 (9.09%) Tuxedo
3 9 (8.18%) SharePoint
4 8 (7.27%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (6.36%) MS Exchange
6 6 (5.45%) Oracle Application Server
7 5 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (3.64%) Oracle 10gAS
9 3 (2.73%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.91%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.91%) Documentum
10 1 (0.91%) FileNet
10 1 (0.91%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 2 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (8.18%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (7.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (3.64%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (2.73%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (1.82%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (1.82%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (1.82%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.91%) Maximo
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.27%) SAN
2 10 (9.09%) LAN
3 9 (8.18%) VPN
4 6 (5.45%) Firewall
4 6 (5.45%) WAN
4 6 (5.45%) LDAP
5 5 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.55%) VLAN
6 4 (3.64%) IPsec
7 3 (2.73%) HTTP
7 3 (2.73%) DNS
7 3 (2.73%) NAS
7 3 (2.73%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (1.82%) SSH
8 2 (1.82%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.91%) DHCP
9 1 (0.91%) Intranet
9 1 (0.91%) Internet
9 1 (0.91%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 22 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 22 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 22 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 16 (14.55%) Oracle Database 10g
4 14 (12.73%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (5.45%) Oracle9i Database
6 4 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.73%) DB2
8 2 (1.82%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.82%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (1.82%) OLAP
8 2 (1.82%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (6.36%) JUnit
2 4 (3.64%) LoadRunner
2 4 (3.64%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.82%) Rational Application Developer
3 2 (1.82%) Subversion
3 2 (1.82%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.91%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 13 (11.82%) Finance
1 13 (11.82%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.73%) Legal
3 2 (1.82%) Military
3 2 (1.82%) General Ledger
3 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (25.45%) Developer
2 19 (17.27%) Oracle DBA
2 19 (17.27%) DBA
3 15 (13.64%) Analyst
4 13 (11.82%) Java Developer
5 12 (10.91%) Support Engineer
6 9 (8.18%) Test Analyst
7 8 (7.27%) UNIX Engineer
7 8 (7.27%) SOA Developer
7 8 (7.27%) Applications Support
8 5 (4.55%) Architect
8 5 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 5 (4.55%) Java Architect
8 5 (4.55%) J2EE Developer
9 4 (3.64%) Java/J2EE Architect
9 4 (3.64%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 4 (3.64%) Applications Support Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) J2EE Architect
9 4 (3.64%) Designer
9 4 (3.64%) C++/Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.36%) Middleware
2 15 (13.64%) .NET
3 13 (11.82%) XML
4 11 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 9 (8.18%) J2EE
5 9 (8.18%) JSON
6 5 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (2.73%) Web Services
7 3 (2.73%) Software Packaging
8 2 (1.82%) REST
8 2 (1.82%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.82%) Ajax
8 2 (1.82%) Java EE
8 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.82%) EJB
8 2 (1.82%) JSP
8 2 (1.82%) Servlets
8 2 (1.82%) SOAP
8 2 (1.82%) Struts
8 2 (1.82%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.36%) Mainframe
2 4 (3.64%) CLARiiON
2 4 (3.64%) Open Source
2 4 (3.64%) Symmetrix DMX
2 4 (3.64%) PKI
3 3 (2.73%) HACMP
3 3 (2.73%) Celerra
3 3 (2.73%) Clustering
4 2 (1.82%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.82%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.91%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.91%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 40 (36.36%) Linux
2 25 (22.73%) Solaris
3 22 (20.00%) Windows
4 19 (17.27%) AIX
5 12 (10.91%) HPUX
5 12 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (6.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (4.55%) VME
8 2 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.64%) ITIL
2 23 (20.91%) SOA
3 16 (14.55%) Service Management
3 16 (14.55%) Test Scripting
4 13 (11.82%) Change Control
5 12 (10.91%) Root Cause Analysis
5 12 (10.91%) Integration Testing
6 11 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 9 (8.18%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (5.45%) Test Management
9 6 (5.45%) Regression Testing
9 6 (5.45%) Workflow
10 5 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (4.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 4 (3.64%) Migration
11 4 (3.64%) Software Engineering
11 4 (3.64%) Data Management
11 4 (3.64%) OO
12 3 (2.73%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (31.82%) SQL
2 32 (29.09%) Java
3 16 (14.55%) PL/SQL
4 15 (13.64%) C++
4 15 (13.64%) Shell Script
5 9 (8.18%) C
6 7 (6.36%) Perl
7 5 (4.55%) COBOL
8 3 (2.73%) Jython
9 2 (1.82%) Korn
9 2 (1.82%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.91%) C#
10 1 (0.91%) Scala
10 1 (0.91%) R
Qualifications
1 52 (47.27%) Security Cleared
2 34 (30.91%) SC Cleared
3 17 (15.45%) DV Cleared
4 9 (8.18%) Degree
5 3 (2.73%) IBM AIX Certification
6 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.82%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) QA
1 2 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (16.36%) Oracle RAC
3 17 (15.45%) Active Directory
4 8 (7.27%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (2.73%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.82%) NFS
7 1 (0.91%) KVM
Systems Management
1 15 (13.64%) Data Guard
2 7 (6.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (6.36%) NetBackup
3 4 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (2.73%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.82%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 52 (47.27%) Oracle
2 26 (23.64%) VMware
3 19 (17.27%) HP
4 16 (14.55%) IBM
5 15 (13.64%) Red Hat
6 12 (10.91%) Microsoft
7 11 (10.00%) TIBCO
8 10 (9.09%) JBoss
9 9 (8.18%) Veritas
9 9 (8.18%) Cisco
10 5 (4.55%) Splunk
11 4 (3.64%) EMC
11 4 (3.64%) Informatica
11 4 (3.64%) Siebel
12 3 (2.73%) Novell
12 3 (2.73%) Sun
12 3 (2.73%) Axway
13 2 (1.82%) Northgate
13 2 (1.82%) webMethods
13 2 (1.82%) Apple