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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Engineer
Rank 83 67 33
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 45 4 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.76% 0.47% 3.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.11% 0.49% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 3 16
Median daily rate £300 £282 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £268 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £292 £356
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £365 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +21.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +22.64%
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
1448 811 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 88.67% 94.41% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 894 484 306
Median daily rate £325 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 82 27
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £22.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 1 July 2016.

Unix Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 July 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 -18 44 £300 +6.38% 3
Durham - 1 - -
Unix Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 57 (100.00%) Unix
2 33 (57.89%) Solaris
3 32 (56.14%) Linux
3 32 (56.14%) WAN
4 30 (52.63%) Red Hat
5 28 (49.12%) ITIL
5 28 (49.12%) Security Cleared
6 23 (40.35%) SC Cleared
6 23 (40.35%) AIX
7 22 (38.60%) Perl
8 20 (35.09%) Middleware
8 20 (35.09%) Korn
9 19 (33.33%) LAN
10 18 (31.58%) Firewall
10 18 (31.58%) VPN
10 18 (31.58%) DNS
11 17 (29.82%) IBM
11 17 (29.82%) HP
11 17 (29.82%) Service Management
12 16 (28.07%) Bash Shell
12 16 (28.07%) Configuration Management
12 16 (28.07%) Oracle
13 15 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
14 14 (24.56%) HACMP
14 14 (24.56%) IBM AIX Certification
14 14 (24.56%) C-shell
14 14 (24.56%) Unit Testing
14 14 (24.56%) GPFS
15 13 (22.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (22.81%) Open Source

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 13 (22.81%) Apache
2 12 (21.05%) WebLogic
3 7 (12.28%) JBoss
4 4 (7.02%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.51%) Confluence
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 32 (56.14%) WAN
2 19 (33.33%) LAN
3 18 (31.58%) DNS
3 18 (31.58%) Firewall
3 18 (31.58%) VPN
4 13 (22.81%) SAN
4 13 (22.81%) TCP/IP
5 12 (21.05%) LDAP
6 11 (19.30%) iSCSI
7 5 (8.77%) OpenLDAP
7 5 (8.77%) SSH
8 2 (3.51%) Kerberos
9 1 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.75%) Network Security
9 1 (1.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) ClearCase
1 3 (5.26%) StarTeam
2 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.51%) JIRA
3 1 (1.75%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (1.75%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.75%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.09%) Middleware
2 3 (5.26%) LAMP
2 3 (5.26%) Software Packaging
3 2 (3.51%) Web Services
3 2 (3.51%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.56%) HACMP
2 8 (14.04%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.75%) DataPower
4 1 (1.75%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 57 (100.00%) Unix
2 33 (57.89%) Solaris
3 32 (56.14%) Linux
4 23 (40.35%) AIX
5 13 (22.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (21.05%) Windows
7 5 (8.77%) HPUX
7 5 (8.77%) Windows XP
8 4 (7.02%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.75%) CentOS
9 1 (1.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (49.12%) ITIL
2 17 (29.82%) Service Management
3 16 (28.07%) Configuration Management
4 15 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (24.56%) Unit Testing
6 13 (22.81%) High Availability
6 13 (22.81%) Open Source
7 11 (19.30%) Workflow
8 10 (17.54%) ITIL V3
8 10 (17.54%) Lean Six Sigma
8 10 (17.54%) Six Sigma
8 10 (17.54%) Validation
9 7 (12.28%) DevOps
10 5 (8.77%) Change Management
10 5 (8.77%) Defect Management
10 5 (8.77%) Incident Management
10 5 (8.77%) Mentoring
10 5 (8.77%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 4 (7.02%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (38.60%) Perl
2 20 (35.09%) Korn
3 16 (28.07%) Bash Shell
4 14 (24.56%) C-shell
5 13 (22.81%) Shell Script
6 7 (12.28%) SQL
7 5 (8.77%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.51%) Java
9 1 (1.75%) C
9 1 (1.75%) PHP
9 1 (1.75%) Python
9 1 (1.75%) Ruby
9 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (49.12%) Security Cleared
2 23 (40.35%) SC Cleared
3 14 (24.56%) IBM AIX Certification
4 8 (14.04%) Degree
5 2 (3.51%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.75%) AAT
6 1 (1.75%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) SLA
2 2 (3.51%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 14 (24.56%) GPFS
2 13 (22.81%) Samba
3 6 (10.53%) Active Directory
4 5 (8.77%) NFS
5 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.75%) Docker
6 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.75%) KVM
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.75%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Puppet
2 2 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (1.75%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 30 (52.63%) Red Hat
2 17 (29.82%) HP
2 17 (29.82%) IBM
3 16 (28.07%) Oracle
4 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.77%) VMware
5 4 (7.02%) ServiceNow
6 3 (5.26%) Sun
7 2 (3.51%) Axway
7 2 (3.51%) CA
7 2 (3.51%) Informatica
7 2 (3.51%) Siebel
8 1 (1.75%) EMC
8 1 (1.75%) Opsware
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