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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 9 20 9
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Contract jobs citing UNIX 45 2 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 12.06% 1.23% 10.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.39% 6.90% 56.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 2 26
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£325 £363 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +39.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £363 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £363 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-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
97 29 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 26.01% 17.79% 19.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 16 37
Average daily rate £280 £268 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.67% +4.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £150 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £363 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £12.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 59 (62.11%) SQL
2 51 (53.68%) Oracle
3 42 (44.21%) Linux
4 37 (38.95%) Windows
5 32 (33.68%) Security Cleared
6 31 (32.63%) Java
6 31 (32.63%) Red Hat
7 27 (28.42%) WebLogic
8 26 (27.37%) PL/SQL
8 26 (27.37%) SC Cleared
9 22 (23.16%) Firewall
10 21 (22.11%) Configuration Management
10 21 (22.11%) AIX
10 21 (22.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (18.95%) SQL Server
11 18 (18.95%) Service Management
11 18 (18.95%) Workflow
12 17 (17.89%) ITIL
12 17 (17.89%) HP
13 16 (16.84%) Solaris
13 16 (16.84%) Perl
14 15 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
14 15 (15.79%) JBoss
15 14 (14.74%) LDAP
16 13 (13.68%) Oracle EBS
16 13 (13.68%) Oracle Workflow
16 13 (13.68%) DNS
16 13 (13.68%) Active Directory
16 13 (13.68%) IBM
16 13 (13.68%) Oracle Database

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 27 (28.42%) WebLogic
2 13 (13.68%) Oracle Workflow
3 9 (9.47%) SAS
3 9 (9.47%) WebSphere
4 6 (6.32%) MQSeries
5 5 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (4.21%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (3.16%) FileNet
7 3 (3.16%) Documentum
7 3 (3.16%) Apache
8 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.11%) Oracle 10gAS
9 1 (1.05%) Oracle UPK
9 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.05%) IIS
Business Applications
1 13 (13.68%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (12.63%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (9.47%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (8.42%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (7.37%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (7.37%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (3.16%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (2.11%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (2.11%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (2.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (2.11%) Oracle Payroll
7 2 (2.11%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (23.16%) Firewall
2 14 (14.74%) LDAP
3 13 (13.68%) DNS
4 11 (11.58%) LAN
4 11 (11.58%) WAN
4 11 (11.58%) VPN
5 10 (10.53%) SAN
6 8 (8.42%) SSH
6 8 (8.42%) OpenLDAP
7 5 (5.26%) DHCP
8 3 (3.16%) SSL
9 2 (2.11%) Intranet
9 2 (2.11%) Internet
10 1 (1.05%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.95%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.68%) Oracle Database
3 10 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (8.42%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (6.32%) DB2
6 5 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (4.21%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 4 (4.21%) Oracle Discoverer
8 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.11%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (2.11%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.11%) OLAP
10 1 (1.05%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 10 (10.53%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (9.47%) PVCS
3 7 (7.37%) JUnit
4 4 (4.21%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.05%) Maven
5 1 (1.05%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (8.42%) Finance
2 7 (7.37%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.05%) Legal
3 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.05%) Front Office
3 1 (1.05%) Back Office
3 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (21.05%) UNIX Engineer
2 16 (16.84%) Developer
3 15 (15.79%) Analyst
4 14 (14.74%) Applications Support
5 12 (12.63%) Support Analyst
6 11 (11.58%) Support Engineer
7 10 (10.53%) UNIX Support
8 8 (8.42%) Software Engineer
8 8 (8.42%) Applications Support Analyst
9 6 (6.32%) Linux Support
10 5 (5.26%) Oracle Analyst
10 5 (5.26%) UNIX Support Engineer
10 5 (5.26%) Scala Developer
10 5 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
10 5 (5.26%) DBA
11 4 (4.21%) Support Specialist
11 4 (4.21%) Oracle Support Analyst
11 4 (4.21%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
11 4 (4.21%) Oracle Applications Support
12 3 (3.16%) C++/Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.58%) Middleware
2 8 (8.42%) XML
3 7 (7.37%) Web Services
4 6 (6.32%) J2EE
4 6 (6.32%) JMS
4 6 (6.32%) Play Framework
5 5 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (4.21%) .NET
7 1 (1.05%) SOAP
7 1 (1.05%) JAXB
7 1 (1.05%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.05%) Spring
7 1 (1.05%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.05%) WCF
7 1 (1.05%) WF
7 1 (1.05%) Spring Web Flow
7 1 (1.05%) AppFabric
7 1 (1.05%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Open Source
2 5 (5.26%) Thin Client
2 5 (5.26%) HACMP
2 5 (5.26%) Fat Client
3 4 (4.21%) Statistics
4 2 (2.11%) Clustering
4 2 (2.11%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.05%) Celerra
5 1 (1.05%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.05%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.05%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 42 (44.21%) Linux
2 37 (38.95%) Windows
3 21 (22.11%) AIX
3 21 (22.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (16.84%) Solaris
5 11 (11.58%) Windows XP
6 7 (7.37%) HPUX
7 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.11%) Configuration Management
2 18 (18.95%) Service Management
2 18 (18.95%) Workflow
3 17 (17.89%) ITIL
4 15 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (10.53%) Migration
5 10 (10.53%) Regression Testing
5 10 (10.53%) Data Management
5 10 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 9 (9.47%) Problem Management
7 8 (8.42%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (7.37%) Performance Testing
8 7 (7.37%) SOA
9 6 (6.32%) Software Architecture
10 4 (4.21%) Test Management
10 4 (4.21%) Change Data Capture
11 3 (3.16%) Change Control
11 3 (3.16%) Content Management
11 3 (3.16%) Asset Management
12 2 (2.11%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (62.11%) SQL
2 31 (32.63%) Java
3 26 (27.37%) PL/SQL
4 16 (16.84%) Perl
5 12 (12.63%) C++
6 8 (8.42%) Korn
7 7 (7.37%) Scala
7 7 (7.37%) C#
8 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.05%) JCL
8 1 (1.05%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 32 (33.68%) Security Cleared
2 26 (27.37%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.37%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (5.26%) IBM AIX Certification
4 5 (5.26%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.05%) Degree
5 1 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.47%) QA
2 8 (8.42%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (13.68%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.42%) NFS
4 6 (6.32%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (5.26%) VMware ESX
5 5 (5.26%) GPFS
6 4 (4.21%) KVM
6 4 (4.21%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 4 (4.21%) NetBackup
2 3 (3.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (3.16%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.05%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 51 (53.68%) Oracle
2 31 (32.63%) Red Hat
3 17 (17.89%) HP
4 15 (15.79%) JBoss
5 13 (13.68%) IBM
6 12 (12.63%) VMware
7 10 (10.53%) Informatica
8 8 (8.42%) Siebel
9 6 (6.32%) Sun
10 5 (5.26%) Citrix
11 4 (4.21%) Veritas
11 4 (4.21%) Axway
11 4 (4.21%) Business Objects
12 2 (2.11%) SAP
12 2 (2.11%) Apple
13 1 (1.05%) TIBCO
13 1 (1.05%) Cisco
13 1 (1.05%) Microsoft
13 1 (1.05%) EMC
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