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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 26 10 39
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +29
Contract jobs citing UNIX 71 60 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.70% 10.15% 0.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.72% 41.67% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 37 2
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£475 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -17.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
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
276 144 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 26.04% 24.37% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 86 35
Average daily rate £400 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £163 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £390 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 16 18
Average hourly rate £32.00 £14.00 £12.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% +14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.20 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.09 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the North East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

UNIX Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 August 2015. 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 63 £475 +55.61% 7
Durham -14 1 £225 -10.00%
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 63 (67.74%) Linux
2 46 (49.46%) Java
2 46 (49.46%) SQL
3 31 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 28 (30.11%) Windows
5 27 (29.03%) Oracle
6 25 (26.88%) AIX
6 25 (26.88%) JavaScript
7 24 (25.81%) HTML
8 23 (24.73%) IBM
9 22 (23.66%) CSS
9 22 (23.66%) .NET
10 21 (22.58%) Perl
10 21 (22.58%) Configuration Management
11 20 (21.51%) VB
11 20 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (20.43%) Problem Management
12 19 (20.43%) Change Control
13 18 (19.35%) HP
14 17 (18.28%) WebLogic
14 17 (18.28%) Python
15 16 (17.20%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (16.13%) TCP/IP
16 15 (16.13%) Solaris
16 15 (16.13%) SC Cleared
17 14 (15.05%) ITIL
17 14 (15.05%) PHP
17 14 (15.05%) Tivoli
18 13 (13.98%) VME
18 13 (13.98%) Web Design

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 17 (18.28%) WebLogic
2 11 (11.83%) WebSphere Application Server
2 11 (11.83%) WebSphere
3 9 (9.68%) Tuxedo
4 6 (6.45%) JBoss
4 6 (6.45%) Drupal
5 5 (5.38%) MQSeries
5 5 (5.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 5 (5.38%) FileNet
5 5 (5.38%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (5.38%) Oracle Application Server
5 5 (5.38%) AquaLogic
6 4 (4.30%) SAS
7 3 (3.23%) Apache
8 2 (2.15%) Oracle 10gAS
9 1 (1.08%) Confluence
9 1 (1.08%) Node.js
9 1 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.23%) MS Office
2 2 (2.15%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.38%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (3.23%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (3.23%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.45%) GitHub
2 4 (4.30%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.08%) PaaS
3 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.13%) TCP/IP
2 10 (10.75%) SSL
2 10 (10.75%) FTP
2 10 (10.75%) 3G
2 10 (10.75%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (10.75%) 4G
3 9 (9.68%) Internet
3 9 (9.68%) HTTP
4 8 (8.60%) SSH
5 5 (5.38%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (5.38%) LDAP
6 4 (4.30%) Network Security
6 4 (4.30%) Intranet
7 2 (2.15%) SAN
8 1 (1.08%) DNS
8 1 (1.08%) DHCP
8 1 (1.08%) Converged Networks
8 1 (1.08%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.83%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.60%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.38%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (4.30%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.30%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.23%) OLTP
6 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.15%) IDMS
6 2 (2.15%) MySQL
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (1.08%) Redis
7 1 (1.08%) Big Data
7 1 (1.08%) PowerCenter
7 1 (1.08%) dBASE
7 1 (1.08%) Base SAS
7 1 (1.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (11.83%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.75%) Subversion
3 7 (7.53%) GitLab
4 5 (5.38%) LoadRunner
5 4 (4.30%) HP UFT
6 3 (3.23%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.15%) JMeter
7 2 (2.15%) Selenium
7 2 (2.15%) Facilita Forecast
7 2 (2.15%) LoadUI
7 2 (2.15%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.08%) FishEye
8 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.08%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.08%) Rational Performance Tester
8 1 (1.08%) JIRA
8 1 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.08%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (8.60%) Finance
2 3 (3.23%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.08%) Marketing
3 1 (1.08%) German Language
3 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.08%) Electronics
3 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (32.26%) Developer
2 13 (13.98%) Analyst
3 12 (12.90%) Support Engineer
4 9 (9.68%) Architect
5 8 (8.60%) AWS Developer
6 7 (7.53%) Scala Developer
7 5 (5.38%) UNIX Support
8 4 (4.30%) Middleware Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) COBOL Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) UNIX Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Linux Specialist
9 3 (3.23%) Linux Support
9 3 (3.23%) Build Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (3.23%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Administrator
9 3 (3.23%) UNIX Administrator
9 3 (3.23%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (3.23%) UNIX Specialist
10 2 (2.15%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (25.81%) HTML
2 22 (23.66%) .NET
2 22 (23.66%) CSS
3 11 (11.83%) jQuery
4 10 (10.75%) RSS
4 10 (10.75%) HTML5
5 9 (9.68%) Middleware
6 6 (6.45%) Software Packaging
6 6 (6.45%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (6.45%) XML
6 6 (6.45%) Drush
7 5 (5.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 5 (5.38%) J2EE
8 4 (4.30%) XHTML
8 4 (4.30%) Web Services
9 1 (1.08%) REST
9 1 (1.08%) Akka
9 1 (1.08%) Play Framework
9 1 (1.08%) SOAP
9 1 (1.08%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.20%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (12.90%) Mainframe
3 10 (10.75%) Social Media
4 9 (9.68%) IBM Mainframe
5 7 (7.53%) Visualisation
6 5 (5.38%) DataPower
7 3 (3.23%) Data Structures
7 3 (3.23%) Private Cloud
7 3 (3.23%) Statistics
7 3 (3.23%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.15%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (1.08%) FlexPod
9 1 (1.08%) Thin Client
9 1 (1.08%) DTV
9 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.08%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.08%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 63 (67.74%) Linux
2 28 (30.11%) Windows
3 25 (26.88%) AIX
4 15 (16.13%) Solaris
5 13 (13.98%) VME
6 12 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (11.83%) Mac OS X
8 10 (10.75%) Mac OS
9 9 (9.68%) zOS
10 5 (5.38%) OS/390
11 1 (1.08%) HPUX
11 1 (1.08%) Fedora
11 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.08%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.58%) Configuration Management
2 20 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (20.43%) Problem Management
3 19 (20.43%) Change Control
4 14 (15.05%) ITIL
5 13 (13.98%) Web Design
6 12 (12.90%) Change Management
7 11 (11.83%) Migration
8 10 (10.75%) SEO
8 10 (10.75%) Content Management
8 10 (10.75%) Open Source
8 10 (10.75%) SDLC
9 8 (8.60%) Web Accessibility
9 8 (8.60%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (7.53%) DevOps
10 7 (7.53%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (7.53%) Performance Management
10 7 (7.53%) Incident Management
10 7 (7.53%) Web Development
10 7 (7.53%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (49.46%) Java
1 46 (49.46%) SQL
2 25 (26.88%) JavaScript
3 21 (22.58%) Perl
4 20 (21.51%) VB
5 17 (18.28%) Python
6 14 (15.05%) PHP
7 13 (13.98%) Ruby
8 11 (11.83%) Shell Script
8 11 (11.83%) ActionScript
8 11 (11.83%) C++
9 10 (10.75%) COBOL
10 7 (7.53%) C#
10 7 (7.53%) Scala
11 6 (6.45%) C
12 5 (5.38%) PL/SQL
13 2 (2.15%) Bash Shell
14 1 (1.08%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 31 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 15 (16.13%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.30%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.23%) Degree
5 2 (2.15%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (9.68%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 3 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.08%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (15.05%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.15%) MOM
2 2 (2.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (2.15%) SCOM
2 2 (2.15%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (1.08%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.08%) logstash
3 1 (1.08%) yum
3 1 (1.08%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.08%) Puppet
3 1 (1.08%) OpenView
3 1 (1.08%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 27 (29.03%) Oracle
2 23 (24.73%) IBM
3 18 (19.35%) HP
4 11 (11.83%) Axway
5 10 (10.75%) Sun
6 9 (9.68%) CA
6 9 (9.68%) Red Hat
7 7 (7.53%) Informatica
7 7 (7.53%) Microsoft
8 6 (6.45%) Siebel
9 5 (5.38%) Fujitsu
9 5 (5.38%) Metastorm
10 4 (4.30%) 3PAR
11 3 (3.23%) VMware
12 2 (2.15%) Progress
12 2 (2.15%) SAP
13 1 (1.08%) Citrix
13 1 (1.08%) Splunk
13 1 (1.08%) Rackspace
13 1 (1.08%) SaltStack
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