The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 13 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing UNIX 92 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 11.59% 5.37% 4.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.85% 26.76% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 8 14
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£375 £338 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +32.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £404 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UNIX
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Operating Systems Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
264 71 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 33.25% 20.06% 19.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 33 33
Average daily rate £328 £250 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £150 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £393 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 13 25
Average hourly rate £30.00 £13.50 £13.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% +3.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £15.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

UNIX
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 across the North East region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in the North East

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the North East region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

UNIX
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 across the North East region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

UNIX
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +9 82 £379 +12.29% 4
Durham +8 10 £250 - 2
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 78 (50.32%) SQL
2 74 (47.74%) Linux
3 68 (43.87%) Java
4 65 (41.94%) Oracle
5 47 (30.32%) Windows
6 45 (29.03%) PL/SQL
7 37 (23.87%) WebLogic
8 34 (21.94%) Red Hat
9 32 (20.65%) Configuration Management
10 31 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (20.00%) Ruby
10 31 (20.00%) Security Cleared
11 29 (18.71%) C#
11 29 (18.71%) Python
12 28 (18.06%) Shell Script
12 28 (18.06%) Performance Testing
13 27 (17.42%) Git (software)
13 27 (17.42%) Subversion
13 27 (17.42%) Oracle Database
14 26 (16.77%) Scala
14 26 (16.77%) HTTP
15 25 (16.13%) SAS
15 25 (16.13%) JavaScript
16 23 (14.84%) Solaris
16 23 (14.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 22 (14.19%) SC Cleared
17 22 (14.19%) XML
18 21 (13.55%) Perl
18 21 (13.55%) REST
19 20 (12.90%) Analytical Skills

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 37 (23.87%) WebLogic
2 25 (16.13%) SAS
3 18 (11.61%) JBoss
4 14 (9.03%) Tuxedo
5 12 (7.74%) Oracle Workflow
6 11 (7.10%) WebSphere
7 7 (4.52%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (3.23%) MQSeries
9 3 (1.94%) Apache
9 3 (1.94%) Documentum
9 3 (1.94%) FileNet
9 3 (1.94%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (1.29%) AquaLogic
10 2 (1.29%) Oracle 10gAS
10 2 (1.29%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.29%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.65%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (5.16%) MS Office
2 5 (3.23%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (8.39%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (7.74%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (5.81%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (5.81%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (5.16%) Oracle Receivables
4 8 (5.16%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (16.77%) HTTP
2 18 (11.61%) LDAP
3 16 (10.32%) DNS
3 16 (10.32%) Firewall
4 13 (8.39%) SAN
5 9 (5.81%) OpenLDAP
6 8 (5.16%) Telnet
6 8 (5.16%) FTP
7 7 (4.52%) SSH
8 6 (3.87%) DHCP
9 5 (3.23%) LAN
9 5 (3.23%) WAN
9 5 (3.23%) SSL
9 5 (3.23%) VPN
10 3 (1.94%) NAS
11 2 (1.29%) TCP/IP
12 1 (0.65%) Intranet
12 1 (0.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (17.42%) Oracle Database
2 19 (12.26%) SQL Server
3 17 (10.97%) Relational Database
4 12 (7.74%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (6.45%) MySQL
6 9 (5.81%) Base SAS
6 9 (5.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 9 (5.81%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (4.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 7 (4.52%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 5 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (3.23%) DB2
9 4 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.29%) Oracle Discoverer
10 2 (1.29%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.29%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.65%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 27 (17.42%) Subversion
1 27 (17.42%) Git (software)
2 16 (10.32%) PVCS
3 10 (6.45%) PHPUnit
3 10 (6.45%) Selenium
4 9 (5.81%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (4.52%) JUnit
6 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.65%) Maven
General
1 15 (9.68%) Finance
2 8 (5.16%) General Ledger
3 4 (2.58%) Marketing
3 4 (2.58%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.58%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.29%) Electronics
4 2 (1.29%) Front Office
5 1 (0.65%) Back Office
5 1 (0.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (32.26%) Developer
2 18 (11.61%) Support Engineer
3 14 (9.03%) Analyst
4 13 (8.39%) Software Engineer
4 13 (8.39%) Support Analyst
4 13 (8.39%) Applications Support
4 13 (8.39%) UNIX Engineer
5 10 (6.45%) Scala Developer
6 9 (5.81%) SAS Developer
6 9 (5.81%) PHP Developer
6 9 (5.81%) Senior Developer
6 9 (5.81%) UNIX Support
7 8 (5.16%) Lead Software Engineer
7 8 (5.16%) Consultant
8 7 (4.52%) Software Support Engineer
8 7 (4.52%) Technical Leader
9 6 (3.87%) Architect
10 5 (3.23%) DBA
10 5 (3.23%) Applications Support Analyst
10 5 (3.23%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.19%) XML
2 21 (13.55%) REST
3 20 (12.90%) JSON
3 20 (12.90%) HTML
4 19 (12.26%) CSS
5 17 (10.97%) Web Services
6 14 (9.03%) RESTful
7 12 (7.74%) SOAP
7 12 (7.74%) Spring
8 11 (7.10%) Ajax
8 11 (7.10%) HTML5
8 11 (7.10%) CSS3
8 11 (7.10%) jQuery
9 10 (6.45%) MooTools
9 10 (6.45%) YAML
9 10 (6.45%) Symfony
10 9 (5.81%) ODBC
11 8 (5.16%) Middleware
12 6 (3.87%) WebSphere MQ
13 5 (3.23%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.03%) Visualisation
3 11 (7.10%) Statistics
4 8 (5.16%) Open Source
5 4 (2.58%) Fat Client
5 4 (2.58%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.29%) DTV
7 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.65%) Clustering
7 1 (0.65%) HACMP
7 1 (0.65%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.65%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.65%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.65%) DataPower
7 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 74 (47.74%) Linux
2 47 (30.32%) Windows
3 23 (14.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (14.84%) Solaris
4 19 (12.26%) Mac OS X
5 14 (9.03%) AIX
6 13 (8.39%) Windows XP
7 7 (4.52%) HPUX
8 2 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.29%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.65%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.65%) Configuration Management
2 31 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (18.06%) Performance Testing
4 20 (12.90%) Scrum
4 20 (12.90%) ITIL
5 16 (10.32%) Workflow
5 16 (10.32%) TDD
5 16 (10.32%) Software Engineering
5 16 (10.32%) Web Development
6 15 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (9.03%) Responsive Web Design
7 14 (9.03%) Web Design
8 13 (8.39%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (7.10%) OOP
9 11 (7.10%) OO
9 11 (7.10%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (7.10%) Problem Management
10 10 (6.45%) Service Management
10 10 (6.45%) ETL
10 10 (6.45%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 78 (50.32%) SQL
2 68 (43.87%) Java
3 45 (29.03%) PL/SQL
4 31 (20.00%) Ruby
5 29 (18.71%) Python
5 29 (18.71%) C#
6 28 (18.06%) Shell Script
7 26 (16.77%) Scala
8 25 (16.13%) JavaScript
9 21 (13.55%) Perl
10 17 (10.97%) C++
10 17 (10.97%) C
11 14 (9.03%) VB
11 14 (9.03%) VB6
12 12 (7.74%) PHP
13 10 (6.45%) PHP5
14 7 (4.52%) Korn
15 2 (1.29%) COBOL
16 1 (0.65%) JCL
Qualifications
1 31 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (14.19%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.16%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.58%) SAS Certification
4 4 (2.58%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.65%) MCSE
5 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.65%) IBM AIX Certification
5 1 (0.65%) Degree
5 1 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.81%) QA
2 8 (5.16%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (10.32%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.52%) NFS
4 4 (2.58%) VMware ESX
4 4 (2.58%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (1.94%) Veritas File System
5 3 (1.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (1.94%) KVM
5 3 (1.94%) RHEV
6 1 (0.65%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.94%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (1.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (1.29%) OpenView
2 2 (1.29%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.29%) Puppet
2 2 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.65%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 65 (41.94%) Oracle
2 34 (21.94%) Red Hat
3 19 (12.26%) HP
4 18 (11.61%) Informatica
5 9 (5.81%) Siebel
6 8 (5.16%) IBM
6 8 (5.16%) VMware
6 8 (5.16%) Sun
7 5 (3.23%) Axway
7 5 (3.23%) Veritas
8 4 (2.58%) Citrix
8 4 (2.58%) Business Objects
8 4 (2.58%) SAP
9 3 (1.94%) Microsoft
10 2 (1.29%) Splunk
11 1 (0.65%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.65%) Micro Focus
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