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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 52 10 33
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +23
Contract jobs citing UNIX 20 56 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.38% 11.07% 2.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.89% 39.44% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 35 2
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£295 £280 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% -24.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £252 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £421 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +18.64%
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
225 142 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 26.72% 28.06% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 89 24
Average daily rate £283 £263 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.80% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £209 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £398 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 11 23
Average hourly rate £15.58 £14.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.28% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.35 £25.00 £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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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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 -40 17 £283 +0.89% 10
Teesside - 1 £400 -
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 32 (47.76%) SQL
2 31 (46.27%) Java
3 30 (44.78%) Linux
4 29 (43.28%) Configuration Management
5 25 (37.31%) Oracle
6 24 (35.82%) Security Cleared
7 18 (26.87%) Windows
8 15 (22.39%) Perl
8 15 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (20.90%) ITIL
10 12 (17.91%) Migration
10 12 (17.91%) SC Cleared
11 11 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (16.42%) HP
11 11 (16.42%) WebLogic
12 10 (14.93%) JavaScript
12 10 (14.93%) Red Hat
12 10 (14.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (14.93%) Subversion
13 9 (13.43%) Oracle Database
13 9 (13.43%) Git (software)
13 9 (13.43%) Change Control
13 9 (13.43%) Workflow
13 9 (13.43%) HTML
13 9 (13.43%) CSS
13 9 (13.43%) JBoss
13 9 (13.43%) HTTP
14 8 (11.94%) IBM
14 8 (11.94%) Siebel
14 8 (11.94%) AIX

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 11 (16.42%) WebLogic
2 9 (13.43%) JBoss
3 8 (11.94%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (11.94%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (11.94%) WebSphere
3 8 (11.94%) Node.js
4 5 (7.46%) FileNet
4 5 (7.46%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.97%) MS Exchange
5 4 (5.97%) SAS
6 2 (2.99%) Apache
6 2 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.99%) Oracle 10gAS
7 1 (1.49%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (8.96%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (8.96%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (8.96%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (5.97%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (5.97%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.43%) HTTP
2 6 (8.96%) LDAP
3 5 (7.46%) SSL
3 5 (7.46%) SAN
3 5 (7.46%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (5.97%) Network Security
5 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.49%) DNS
6 1 (1.49%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (1.49%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.49%) Converged Networks
6 1 (1.49%) Firewall
6 1 (1.49%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) Oracle Database
2 7 (10.45%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (10.45%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.97%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (4.48%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.49%) dBASE
6 1 (1.49%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.49%) Big Data
6 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (14.93%) Subversion
2 9 (13.43%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.97%) StarTeam
3 4 (5.97%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (5.97%) LoadRunner
4 3 (4.48%) HP UFT
5 2 (2.99%) CppUnit
5 2 (2.99%) GoogleTest
5 2 (2.99%) NeoLoad
5 2 (2.99%) NUnit
5 2 (2.99%) Ant
5 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.99%) ClearCase
5 2 (2.99%) Rational Rose
6 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.49%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (1.49%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 7 (10.45%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (26.87%) Developer
2 15 (22.39%) Analyst
3 8 (11.94%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (5.97%) COBOL Analyst
4 4 (5.97%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (5.97%) Configuration Manager
4 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (4.48%) Service Analyst
5 3 (4.48%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (4.48%) C++ Developer
5 3 (4.48%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (4.48%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (4.48%) Applications Developer
5 3 (4.48%) Build Engineer
5 3 (4.48%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (2.99%) DevOps Specialist
6 2 (2.99%) Test Leader
6 2 (2.99%) Performance Test Leader
6 2 (2.99%) UNIX Support
6 2 (2.99%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.43%) HTML
1 9 (13.43%) CSS
2 8 (11.94%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (11.94%) Software Packaging
2 8 (11.94%) Mustache
2 8 (11.94%) Sass
3 4 (5.97%) XML
4 2 (2.99%) JSF
5 1 (1.49%) Middleware
5 1 (1.49%) Web Services
5 1 (1.49%) .NET
5 1 (1.49%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.45%) DataPower
3 5 (7.46%) Private Cloud
4 4 (5.97%) Data Structures
5 3 (4.48%) PDA
6 2 (2.99%) Derivative
6 2 (2.99%) HP Superdome
7 1 (1.49%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.49%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.49%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.49%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.49%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 30 (44.78%) Linux
2 18 (26.87%) Windows
3 10 (14.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (11.94%) AIX
4 8 (11.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (11.94%) VME
5 7 (10.45%) Mac OS X
6 4 (5.97%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.97%) HPUX
6 4 (5.97%) Solaris
7 2 (2.99%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.28%) Configuration Management
2 15 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (20.90%) ITIL
4 12 (17.91%) Migration
5 9 (13.43%) Workflow
5 9 (13.43%) Change Control
6 8 (11.94%) DevOps
6 8 (11.94%) Validation
7 7 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (10.45%) Web Development
7 7 (10.45%) Web Design
7 7 (10.45%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (8.96%) Problem Management
9 5 (7.46%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (7.46%) Change Management
10 4 (5.97%) Regression Testing
10 4 (5.97%) CMMI
10 4 (5.97%) Data Management
10 4 (5.97%) Software Delivery
10 4 (5.97%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 32 (47.76%) SQL
2 31 (46.27%) Java
3 15 (22.39%) Perl
4 10 (14.93%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.45%) COBOL
5 7 (10.45%) PL/SQL
6 5 (7.46%) C
7 3 (4.48%) C++
7 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.99%) Ruby
8 2 (2.99%) VBA
8 2 (2.99%) Python
9 1 (1.49%) VB
9 1 (1.49%) Korn
9 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (35.82%) Security Cleared
2 12 (17.91%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.46%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.97%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (5.97%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) QA
2 3 (4.48%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.49%) Docker
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.49%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (10.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.49%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.49%) MOM
3 1 (1.49%) SCOM
3 1 (1.49%) Puppet
3 1 (1.49%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (1.49%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 25 (37.31%) Oracle
2 11 (16.42%) HP
3 10 (14.93%) Red Hat
4 8 (11.94%) Informatica
4 8 (11.94%) Siebel
4 8 (11.94%) IBM
4 8 (11.94%) Axway
5 5 (7.46%) Sun
5 5 (7.46%) VMware
5 5 (7.46%) Business Objects
6 4 (5.97%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.48%) Borland
8 1 (1.49%) Micro Focus
8 1 (1.49%) Teradata
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