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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 22 15 29
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Contract jobs citing UNIX 56 30 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 7.15% 7.98% 4.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.03% 28.04% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 9 7
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£375 £307 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -6.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £165 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £384 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.08 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.27% -21.42%
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
233 107 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 29.76% 28.46% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 46 26
Average daily rate £325 £240 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% -26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £378 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 22
Average hourly rate £26.25 £15.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.35% +34.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.62 £13.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £28.19 £19.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 December 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 December 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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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 -2 52 £380 +23.77% 5
Durham -14 3 £375 -
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 64 (47.06%) Java
2 60 (44.12%) SQL
3 58 (42.65%) Linux
4 49 (36.03%) Oracle
5 35 (25.74%) PL/SQL
5 35 (25.74%) Windows
6 31 (22.79%) Security Cleared
7 29 (21.32%) Ruby
7 29 (21.32%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (21.32%) Shell Script
8 28 (20.59%) Configuration Management
9 26 (19.12%) Python
10 25 (18.38%) Scala
11 24 (17.65%) Git (software)
11 24 (17.65%) Subversion
11 24 (17.65%) C#
11 24 (17.65%) HTTP
12 23 (16.91%) Oracle Database
13 22 (16.18%) HTML
13 22 (16.18%) JavaScript
13 22 (16.18%) ITIL
13 22 (16.18%) Solaris
14 21 (15.44%) Performance Testing
15 20 (14.71%) CSS
15 20 (14.71%) WebLogic
15 20 (14.71%) Red Hat
15 20 (14.71%) Mac OS X
16 19 (13.97%) C
16 19 (13.97%) Tuxedo
16 19 (13.97%) SAS

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 20 (14.71%) WebLogic
2 19 (13.97%) Tuxedo
2 19 (13.97%) SAS
3 9 (6.62%) JBoss
4 7 (5.15%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (3.68%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.68%) MS Exchange
5 5 (3.68%) Apache
6 4 (2.94%) MQSeries
7 3 (2.21%) Documentum
7 3 (2.21%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (2.21%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.47%) Oracle 10gAS
8 2 (1.47%) AquaLogic
8 2 (1.47%) IIS
9 1 (0.74%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.74%) iPlanet
Applications
1 8 (5.88%) MS Office
2 5 (3.68%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (7.35%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (4.41%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (3.68%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (3.68%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (3.68%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (17.65%) HTTP
2 12 (8.82%) SAN
3 10 (7.35%) LDAP
4 9 (6.62%) DNS
5 8 (5.88%) Telnet
5 8 (5.88%) FTP
6 7 (5.15%) Firewall
7 5 (3.68%) OpenLDAP
8 3 (2.21%) NAS
8 3 (2.21%) SSH
8 3 (2.21%) SSL
8 3 (2.21%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.21%) VPN
8 3 (2.21%) LAN
8 3 (2.21%) WAN
8 3 (2.21%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.91%) Oracle Database
2 19 (13.97%) Relational Database
3 18 (13.24%) SQL Server
4 9 (6.62%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (6.62%) Base SAS
4 9 (6.62%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 7 (5.15%) MySQL
5 7 (5.15%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 6 (4.41%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (3.68%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 4 (2.94%) DB2
9 2 (1.47%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.74%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.74%) Oracle OWB
10 1 (0.74%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (0.74%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 24 (17.65%) Subversion
1 24 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.35%) PVCS
3 6 (4.41%) PHPUnit
3 6 (4.41%) Selenium
4 5 (3.68%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (3.68%) Eclipse
4 5 (3.68%) JUnit
5 3 (2.21%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.74%) StarTeam
General
1 12 (8.82%) Finance
2 5 (3.68%) General Ledger
3 2 (1.47%) Marketing
3 2 (1.47%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.47%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.47%) Front Office
4 1 (0.74%) Back Office
4 1 (0.74%) Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (36.03%) Developer
2 16 (11.76%) Analyst
3 11 (8.09%) Support Engineer
4 10 (7.35%) Software Engineer
4 10 (7.35%) Scala Developer
5 9 (6.62%) SAS Developer
5 9 (6.62%) Senior Developer
6 8 (5.88%) Technical Leader
7 7 (5.15%) Lead Software Engineer
7 7 (5.15%) Applications Support
7 7 (5.15%) Consultant
8 6 (4.41%) Architect
8 6 (4.41%) Support Analyst
8 6 (4.41%) Java Developer
8 6 (4.41%) PHP Developer
8 6 (4.41%) COBOL Analyst
8 6 (4.41%) Software Support Engineer
9 5 (3.68%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (3.68%) Build Engineer
9 5 (3.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.18%) HTML
2 20 (14.71%) CSS
3 17 (12.50%) REST
4 16 (11.76%) JSON
4 16 (11.76%) XML
5 14 (10.29%) RESTful
6 11 (8.09%) HTML5
6 11 (8.09%) CSS3
6 11 (8.09%) Ajax
7 10 (7.35%) Web Services
8 9 (6.62%) ODBC
9 8 (5.88%) SOAP
10 7 (5.15%) Middleware
10 7 (5.15%) Spring
10 7 (5.15%) jQuery
11 6 (4.41%) MooTools
11 6 (4.41%) YAML
11 6 (4.41%) Symfony
12 5 (3.68%) .NET
13 4 (2.94%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.03%) Visualisation
2 10 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.88%) Statistics
4 7 (5.15%) Open Source
5 2 (1.47%) HACMP
5 2 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.74%) Clustering
6 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.74%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.74%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.74%) Online Gambling
6 1 (0.74%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.74%) DataPower
6 1 (0.74%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 58 (42.65%) Linux
2 35 (25.74%) Windows
3 22 (16.18%) Solaris
4 20 (14.71%) Mac OS X
5 11 (8.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (7.35%) VME
7 6 (4.41%) AIX
7 6 (4.41%) Windows XP
8 5 (3.68%) HPUX
8 5 (3.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.74%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.32%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (20.59%) Configuration Management
3 22 (16.18%) ITIL
4 21 (15.44%) Performance Testing
5 17 (12.50%) Web Development
6 16 (11.76%) Scrum
7 15 (11.03%) Web Design
7 15 (11.03%) Responsive Web Design
8 14 (10.29%) Migration
9 12 (8.82%) TDD
9 12 (8.82%) Software Engineering
9 12 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (8.09%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (7.35%) ETL
12 9 (6.62%) Workflow
12 9 (6.62%) Problem Management
13 8 (5.88%) Automated Testing
13 8 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (5.88%) Service Management
13 8 (5.88%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (47.06%) Java
2 60 (44.12%) SQL
3 35 (25.74%) PL/SQL
4 29 (21.32%) Shell Script
4 29 (21.32%) Ruby
5 26 (19.12%) Python
6 25 (18.38%) Scala
7 24 (17.65%) C#
8 22 (16.18%) JavaScript
9 19 (13.97%) C
10 14 (10.29%) VB6
10 14 (10.29%) VB
11 12 (8.82%) C++
11 12 (8.82%) Perl
12 10 (7.35%) PHP
12 10 (7.35%) COBOL
13 6 (4.41%) PHP5
14 3 (2.21%) Korn
Qualifications
1 31 (22.79%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.29%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.68%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.94%) SAS Certification
5 2 (1.47%) IBM AIX Certification
6 1 (0.74%) Degree
6 1 (0.74%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.74%) MCSE
6 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.41%) SLA
1 6 (4.41%) QA
System Software
1 11 (8.09%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (2.21%) Veritas File System
3 3 (2.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (2.21%) NFS
4 2 (1.47%) GPFS
5 1 (0.74%) vSphere
5 1 (0.74%) KVM
5 1 (0.74%) RHEV
5 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.74%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.74%) Xen
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (3.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (2.21%) OpenView
2 3 (2.21%) Puppet
2 3 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.74%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.74%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (0.74%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 49 (36.03%) Oracle
2 20 (14.71%) Red Hat
3 15 (11.03%) HP
4 10 (7.35%) Micro Focus
4 10 (7.35%) Informatica
5 8 (5.88%) VMware
6 6 (4.41%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.94%) Veritas
8 3 (2.21%) IBM
9 2 (1.47%) Splunk
9 2 (1.47%) Sun
9 2 (1.47%) Citrix
9 2 (1.47%) SAP
10 1 (0.74%) Siebel
10 1 (0.74%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.74%) Lotus
10 1 (0.74%) Borland
10 1 (0.74%) Axway
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