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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Engineer
England / North East
Rank 83 76 57
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 6 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.61% 0.11% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.12% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £330 £295 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.86% +18.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.31 £31.15
% change year-on-year
- +10.15%

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
921 844 645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 94.17% 94.41% 93.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 501 406
Median daily rate £375 £400 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £261 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 47 30
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.29 £10.58 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £28.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -11 6 £330 +11.86%
Unix Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 29 (100.00%) Unix
2 19 (65.52%) Solaris
3 17 (58.62%) Linux
3 17 (58.62%) AIX
4 14 (48.28%) HP
5 13 (44.83%) Red Hat
6 12 (41.38%) Windows
7 10 (34.48%) ITIL
7 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
7 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
8 9 (31.03%) Oracle
8 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
8 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
9 7 (24.14%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (24.14%) IBM
9 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
9 7 (24.14%) Firewall
9 7 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (24.14%) High Availability
10 6 (20.69%) Middleware
10 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
10 6 (20.69%) Perl
10 6 (20.69%) WebLogic
11 5 (17.24%) SLA
11 5 (17.24%) JBoss
11 5 (17.24%) Apache
11 5 (17.24%) Change Management
11 5 (17.24%) VMware
11 5 (17.24%) Clustering
11 5 (17.24%) Incident 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 6 (20.69%) WebLogic
2 5 (17.24%) Apache
2 5 (17.24%) JBoss
3 3 (10.34%) iPlanet
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
3 3 (10.34%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.45%) Confluence
5 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) HP Helion
1 1 (3.45%) IaaS
1 1 (3.45%) PaaS
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
2 7 (24.14%) Firewall
3 3 (10.34%) LDAP
3 3 (10.34%) WAN
4 2 (6.90%) DNS
4 2 (6.90%) Internet
4 2 (6.90%) iSCSI
4 2 (6.90%) SAN
5 1 (3.45%) Kerberos
5 1 (3.45%) LAN
5 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) ClearCase
1 2 (6.90%) StarTeam
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) Middleware
2 3 (10.34%) J2EE
2 3 (10.34%) Software Packaging
3 2 (6.90%) LAMP
3 2 (6.90%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Clustering
2 4 (13.79%) HACMP
3 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.90%) Tandem
5 1 (3.45%) CLARiiON
5 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.45%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Unix
2 19 (65.52%) Solaris
3 17 (58.62%) AIX
3 17 (58.62%) Linux
4 12 (41.38%) Windows
5 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
6 7 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (13.79%) HPUX
8 2 (6.90%) SUSE
9 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
9 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) ITIL
2 7 (24.14%) High Availability
3 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
4 5 (17.24%) Change Management
4 5 (17.24%) Incident Management
4 5 (17.24%) Open Source
4 5 (17.24%) Problem Management
4 5 (17.24%) Release Management
5 4 (13.79%) DevOps
5 4 (13.79%) QMS
5 4 (13.79%) Quality Management
5 4 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
6 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
6 3 (10.34%) OO
6 3 (10.34%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (6.90%) Migration
7 2 (6.90%) Service Management
7 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) Perl
2 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
2 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) VB
3 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.90%) C-shell
3 2 (6.90%) Korn
4 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
1 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
2 7 (24.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (13.79%) IBM AIX Certification
4 2 (6.90%) Degree
5 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) SLA
2 4 (13.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (13.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.79%) GPFS
3 3 (10.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Samba
5 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.45%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (10.34%) Puppet
1 3 (10.34%) Tivoli
2 2 (6.90%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) HP
2 13 (44.83%) Red Hat
3 9 (31.03%) Oracle
4 7 (24.14%) IBM
4 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
5 5 (17.24%) ServiceNow
5 5 (17.24%) VMware
6 4 (13.79%) Sun
7 3 (10.34%) Cisco
7 3 (10.34%) F5
7 3 (10.34%) Veritas
8 2 (6.90%) Axway
8 2 (6.90%) Citrix
8 2 (6.90%) Informatica
8 2 (6.90%) Siebel
9 1 (3.45%) Atlassian
9 1 (3.45%) CA
9 1 (3.45%) EMC
9 1 (3.45%) PlateSpin