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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 42 9 24
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +15
Contract jobs citing UNIX 18 46 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.14% 14.11% 1.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.11% 42.59% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 32 2
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£283 £281 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -23.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £258 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £424 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £31.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+26.98% +8.62%
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
178 108 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 31.01% 33.13% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 76 15
Average daily rate £283 £263 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.80% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 8 10
Average hourly rate £13.61 £10.50 £10.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.57% -1.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £12.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%

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 7 July 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
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 7 July 2015.

UNIX Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 33 (50.00%) Java
2 31 (46.97%) Configuration Management
3 30 (45.45%) SQL
3 30 (45.45%) Linux
4 25 (37.88%) Oracle
5 24 (36.36%) Security Cleared
6 18 (27.27%) Windows
7 15 (22.73%) ITIL
8 14 (21.21%) Perl
8 14 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (18.18%) WebLogic
10 11 (16.67%) JavaScript
10 11 (16.67%) HTML
10 11 (16.67%) HP
10 11 (16.67%) Migration
10 11 (16.67%) SC Cleared
10 11 (16.67%) Subversion
10 11 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (15.15%) Git (software)
11 10 (15.15%) Red Hat
11 10 (15.15%) HTTP
11 10 (15.15%) CSS
12 9 (13.64%) AIX
12 9 (13.64%) JBoss
12 9 (13.64%) Workflow
12 9 (13.64%) Change Control
13 8 (12.12%) Responsive Web Design
13 8 (12.12%) Node.js
13 8 (12.12%) Mustache

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 12 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 9 (13.64%) JBoss
3 8 (12.12%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (12.12%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (12.12%) WebSphere
3 8 (12.12%) Node.js
4 5 (7.58%) FileNet
4 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
5 4 (6.06%) MS Exchange
6 3 (4.55%) SAS
7 2 (3.03%) Apache
7 2 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (3.03%) Oracle 10gAS
8 1 (1.52%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (9.09%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (6.06%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (6.06%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.15%) HTTP
2 6 (9.09%) LDAP
2 6 (9.09%) SAN
3 5 (7.58%) SSL
3 5 (7.58%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (6.06%) Network Security
5 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.52%) DNS
6 1 (1.52%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (1.52%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.52%) Converged Networks
6 1 (1.52%) Firewall
6 1 (1.52%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.12%) Oracle Database
1 8 (12.12%) Relational Database
2 7 (10.61%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (6.06%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.55%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.52%) Big Data
6 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (16.67%) Subversion
2 10 (15.15%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.58%) LoadRunner
4 4 (6.06%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (6.06%) StarTeam
4 4 (6.06%) HP UFT
5 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.03%) Ant
6 2 (3.03%) ClearCase
6 2 (3.03%) Rational Rose
6 2 (3.03%) NUnit
6 2 (3.03%) GoogleTest
6 2 (3.03%) NeoLoad
6 2 (3.03%) Facilita Forecast
6 2 (3.03%) CppUnit
7 1 (1.52%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.52%) LoadUI
7 1 (1.52%) Rational Performance Tester
7 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.52%) JMeter
General
1 6 (9.09%) Finance
1 6 (9.09%) General Ledger
2 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (27.27%) Developer
2 13 (19.70%) Analyst
3 8 (12.12%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (6.06%) COBOL Analyst
4 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (6.06%) Configuration Manager
4 4 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (4.55%) Build Engineer
5 3 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 3 (4.55%) Service Analyst
5 3 (4.55%) Applications Developer
5 3 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (4.55%) C++ Developer
5 3 (4.55%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (3.03%) Test Leader
6 2 (3.03%) Performance Test Leader
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 2 (3.03%) Performance Tester
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.67%) HTML
2 10 (15.15%) CSS
3 8 (12.12%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (12.12%) Software Packaging
3 8 (12.12%) Mustache
3 8 (12.12%) Sass
4 4 (6.06%) XML
5 2 (3.03%) JSF
5 2 (3.03%) Web Services
6 1 (1.52%) .NET
6 1 (1.52%) Middleware
6 1 (1.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.61%) DataPower
3 5 (7.58%) Private Cloud
4 4 (6.06%) Data Structures
5 3 (4.55%) PDA
6 2 (3.03%) Derivative
6 2 (3.03%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (3.03%) HP Superdome
6 2 (3.03%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.52%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.52%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 30 (45.45%) Linux
2 18 (27.27%) Windows
3 10 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (13.64%) AIX
5 8 (12.12%) Mac OS X
5 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (12.12%) VME
6 5 (7.58%) Solaris
7 4 (6.06%) Windows 7
7 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (6.06%) HPUX
8 2 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (46.97%) Configuration Management
2 15 (22.73%) ITIL
3 14 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (16.67%) Migration
5 9 (13.64%) Workflow
5 9 (13.64%) Change Control
6 8 (12.12%) Web Design
6 8 (12.12%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (12.12%) DevOps
6 8 (12.12%) Validation
6 8 (12.12%) Web Development
7 7 (10.61%) Problem Management
7 7 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.58%) Change Management
8 5 (7.58%) Regression Testing
8 5 (7.58%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (6.06%) CMMI
9 4 (6.06%) Performance Testing
9 4 (6.06%) Data Management
9 4 (6.06%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 33 (50.00%) Java
2 30 (45.45%) SQL
3 14 (21.21%) Perl
4 11 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.61%) COBOL
5 7 (10.61%) PL/SQL
6 4 (6.06%) C
7 3 (4.55%) C++
7 3 (4.55%) Python
7 3 (4.55%) Ruby
8 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.03%) VB
8 2 (3.03%) VBA
9 1 (1.52%) Korn
9 1 (1.52%) Scala
9 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 11 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 4 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (6.06%) Degree
5 1 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) QA
2 3 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) Active Directory
1 5 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.52%) Docker
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.52%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.52%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.52%) MOM
3 1 (1.52%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.52%) SCOM
3 1 (1.52%) Puppet
3 1 (1.52%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (1.52%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 25 (37.88%) Oracle
2 11 (16.67%) HP
3 10 (15.15%) Red Hat
4 8 (12.12%) Axway
4 8 (12.12%) Informatica
4 8 (12.12%) Siebel
4 8 (12.12%) IBM
5 6 (9.09%) VMware
6 5 (7.58%) Business Objects
6 5 (7.58%) Sun
7 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.55%) Borland
9 1 (1.52%) Veritas
9 1 (1.52%) Micro Focus
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