The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East region that had Unix Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Engineer
Rank 91 - 77
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 20 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.46% - 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% - 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 1
Median daily rate £325 - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £53.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.50 £16.00 £31.15
% change year-on-year
+234.37% -48.63%
Unix Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1276 926 813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 92.94% 95.56% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 557 542
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 63 38
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.77 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.99% +26.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £12.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.50 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Unix Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North East region that featured Unix Engineer in the job title.

Unix Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Unix Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unix Engineer across the North East region.

Unix Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Unix Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix Engineer across the North East region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Unix Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Unix Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix Engineer across the North East region.

Unix Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Unix Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Engineer within the North East region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 20 £325 -
Unix Engineer
England

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, Unix Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region featuring Unix Engineer in the job title.

1 54 (100.00%) Unix
2 39 (72.22%) Solaris
3 31 (57.41%) Linux
4 24 (44.44%) AIX
4 24 (44.44%) HP
5 22 (40.74%) Red Hat
6 19 (35.19%) Windows
6 19 (35.19%) ITIL
7 17 (31.48%) Security Cleared
8 16 (29.63%) SC Cleared
9 15 (27.78%) Oracle
10 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
10 14 (25.93%) Windows Server
11 13 (24.07%) TCP/IP
12 12 (22.22%) WAN
12 12 (22.22%) Perl
12 12 (22.22%) Incident Management
13 11 (20.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (20.37%) Middleware
14 10 (18.52%) Change Management
14 10 (18.52%) SLA
14 10 (18.52%) Apache
14 10 (18.52%) Root Cause Analysis
14 10 (18.52%) ServiceNow
14 10 (18.52%) BPSS Clearance
15 9 (16.67%) Problem Management
15 9 (16.67%) Release Management
15 9 (16.67%) VMware
15 9 (16.67%) LDAP
15 9 (16.67%) Configuration Management

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 10 (18.52%) Apache
2 8 (14.81%) WebLogic
3 5 (9.26%) JBoss
3 5 (9.26%) OpenStack
4 3 (5.56%) iPlanet
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) HP Helion
1 1 (1.85%) IaaS
1 1 (1.85%) PaaS
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.07%) TCP/IP
2 12 (22.22%) WAN
3 9 (16.67%) LDAP
4 7 (12.96%) Firewall
5 6 (11.11%) DNS
5 6 (11.11%) LAN
5 6 (11.11%) SAN
6 5 (9.26%) iSCSI
6 5 (9.26%) VPN
7 3 (5.56%) Kerberos
8 2 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) ClearCase
1 5 (9.26%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.37%) Middleware
2 5 (9.26%) LAMP
3 3 (5.56%) J2EE
3 3 (5.56%) Software Packaging
4 2 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Clustering
2 4 (7.41%) HACMP
3 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.70%) CLARiiON
4 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.70%) Tandem
5 1 (1.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Unix
2 39 (72.22%) Solaris
3 31 (57.41%) Linux
4 24 (44.44%) AIX
5 19 (35.19%) Windows
6 14 (25.93%) Windows Server
7 11 (20.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (14.81%) HPUX
9 2 (3.70%) SUSE
10 1 (1.85%) CentOS
10 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) ITIL
2 12 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 10 (18.52%) Change Management
3 10 (18.52%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 9 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 9 (16.67%) Release Management
5 8 (14.81%) QMS
5 8 (14.81%) Quality Management
5 8 (14.81%) Service Delivery
6 7 (12.96%) High Availability
7 6 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 5 (9.26%) Open Source
8 5 (9.26%) Service Management
9 4 (7.41%) DevOps
9 4 (7.41%) Migration
10 3 (5.56%) Load Balancing
10 3 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (5.56%) Server Monitoring
10 3 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.22%) Perl
2 8 (14.81%) Bash Shell
3 7 (12.96%) C-shell
3 7 (12.96%) Korn
3 7 (12.96%) Shell Script
4 4 (7.41%) SQL
4 4 (7.41%) VB
5 1 (1.85%) PHP
5 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.85%) Python
5 1 (1.85%) Ruby
5 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (31.48%) Security Cleared
2 16 (29.63%) SC Cleared
3 10 (18.52%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (7.41%) Degree
4 4 (7.41%) IBM AIX Certification
5 1 (1.85%) AAT
5 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.52%) SLA
2 8 (14.81%) ISO 9001
3 6 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (11.11%) Samba
3 4 (7.41%) GPFS
4 3 (5.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.85%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Puppet
2 3 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle ZFS
2 3 (5.56%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.70%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 24 (44.44%) HP
2 22 (40.74%) Red Hat
3 15 (27.78%) Oracle
4 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
5 10 (18.52%) ServiceNow
6 9 (16.67%) VMware
7 8 (14.81%) IBM
8 5 (9.26%) Sun
9 3 (5.56%) CA
9 3 (5.56%) Cisco
9 3 (5.56%) F5
9 3 (5.56%) Veritas
10 2 (3.70%) Axway
10 2 (3.70%) Citrix
10 2 (3.70%) EMC
10 2 (3.70%) Informatica
10 2 (3.70%) Siebel
11 1 (1.85%) Atlassian
11 1 (1.85%) PlateSpin