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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 11 32 9
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -23
Contract jobs citing Unix 170 35 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 14.76% 4.54% 12.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.48% 19.02% 45.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 24 58
Median daily rate £300 £358 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.21% +36.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £256 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £478 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.08 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-22.84% +12.06%
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
391 184 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 33.94% 23.87% 28.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 97 126
Median daily rate £283 £325 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.07% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £495 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 5
Median hourly rate £26.00 £13.71 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.64% +11.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £18.00 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

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 5 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the North East region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +18 161 £295 -17.61% 13
Durham - 5 £400 - 1
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for Unix.

1 133 (62.15%) Linux
2 114 (53.27%) Oracle
3 112 (52.34%) Windows
4 86 (40.19%) ITIL
4 86 (40.19%) SQL
5 80 (37.38%) AIX
5 80 (37.38%) Security Cleared
6 74 (34.58%) HP
7 69 (32.24%) Solaris
8 63 (29.44%) Perl
8 63 (29.44%) SC Cleared
9 59 (27.57%) Java
10 58 (27.10%) Red Hat
11 54 (25.23%) Windows Server
12 51 (23.83%) Configuration Management
13 49 (22.90%) WebLogic
14 48 (22.43%) Shell Script
15 45 (21.03%) CA
15 45 (21.03%) IBM
15 45 (21.03%) Agile Software Development
16 41 (19.16%) TCP/IP
16 41 (19.16%) Open Source
17 40 (18.69%) BPSS Clearance
18 39 (18.22%) Tivoli
19 38 (17.76%) VB
20 36 (16.82%) SQL Server
20 36 (16.82%) Analytical Skills
21 35 (16.36%) ServiceNow
21 35 (16.36%) SAN
22 34 (15.89%) Problem Management

Unix
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 49 (22.90%) WebLogic
2 22 (10.28%) JBoss
2 22 (10.28%) WebSphere
2 22 (10.28%) WebSphere Application Server
3 18 (8.41%) Apache
4 15 (7.01%) SharePoint
5 12 (5.61%) Oracle Workflow
6 10 (4.67%) MQSeries
6 10 (4.67%) Node.js
7 9 (4.21%) SAS
8 8 (3.74%) Oracle Application Server
9 7 (3.27%) iPlanet
9 7 (3.27%) Tuxedo
10 6 (2.80%) Confluence
10 6 (2.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (1.87%) AquaLogic
11 4 (1.87%) FileNet
12 2 (0.93%) Documentum
12 2 (0.93%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.93%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 14 (6.54%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (6.07%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 7 (3.27%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (3.27%) Oracle General Ledger
2 7 (3.27%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (2.34%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (2.34%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (2.34%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (1.87%) OpenText MBPM
5 1 (0.47%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.27%) IaaS
2 3 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.40%) OpenShift
3 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (19.16%) TCP/IP
2 35 (16.36%) SAN
3 30 (14.02%) Firewall
4 26 (12.15%) WAN
5 20 (9.35%) DNS
6 17 (7.94%) VPN
7 16 (7.48%) LAN
7 16 (7.48%) LDAP
8 14 (6.54%) Internet
9 12 (5.61%) SSH
10 11 (5.14%) SSL
11 9 (4.21%) iSCSI
12 7 (3.27%) BIG-IP
12 7 (3.27%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (3.27%) Network Security
13 6 (2.80%) OpenLDAP
14 5 (2.34%) HTTP
15 3 (1.40%) DHCP
16 2 (0.93%) FTP
16 2 (0.93%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (16.82%) SQL Server
2 24 (11.21%) DB2
3 16 (7.48%) BusinessObjects
4 14 (6.54%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (6.07%) MongoDB
6 11 (5.14%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (5.14%) Hadoop
7 9 (4.21%) Apache Hive
7 9 (4.21%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 9 (4.21%) HBase
7 9 (4.21%) Oracle Database
7 9 (4.21%) Pentaho
7 9 (4.21%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.34%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 5 (2.34%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.87%) MySQL
9 4 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.40%) Big Data
10 3 (1.40%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 13 (6.07%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.14%) Facilita Forecast
2 11 (5.14%) HP UFT
2 11 (5.14%) LoadRunner
3 10 (4.67%) JIRA
3 10 (4.67%) Visual Studio
4 9 (4.21%) ERwin
5 7 (3.27%) Subversion
6 5 (2.34%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.93%) CA Gen
8 1 (0.47%) JUnit
8 1 (0.47%) StarTeam
General
1 17 (7.94%) Finance
2 7 (3.27%) General Ledger
3 1 (0.47%) Billing
3 1 (0.47%) Law
3 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (16.82%) Unix Engineer
2 26 (12.15%) Developer
2 26 (12.15%) Support Engineer
3 21 (9.81%) Analyst
4 13 (6.07%) Linux Engineer
5 12 (5.61%) Cloud Engineer
6 11 (5.14%) Architect
6 11 (5.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (5.14%) Support Analyst
6 11 (5.14%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 11 (5.14%) Unix Support
7 10 (4.67%) Administrator
7 10 (4.67%) Technical Engineer
8 9 (4.21%) AIX Engineer
9 8 (3.74%) Java Developer
9 8 (3.74%) Unix Support Engineer
10 7 (3.27%) Consultant
10 7 (3.27%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (3.27%) Test Engineer
11 6 (2.80%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (15.42%) Middleware
2 21 (9.81%) HTML
3 17 (7.94%) J2EE
4 15 (7.01%) Software Packaging
5 13 (6.07%) WebSphere MQ
6 11 (5.14%) .NET
6 11 (5.14%) CSS
7 9 (4.21%) AngularJS
7 9 (4.21%) jQuery
8 7 (3.27%) JSP
9 6 (2.80%) IBM Integration Bus
9 6 (2.80%) XML
10 5 (2.34%) HTML5
11 4 (1.87%) ASP.NET
11 4 (1.87%) CAML
11 4 (1.87%) Web Services
12 3 (1.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (0.93%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 2 (0.93%) Play Framework
13 2 (0.93%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 36 (16.82%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.48%) HACMP
3 15 (7.01%) Computer Science
4 14 (6.54%) Management Information System
5 13 (6.07%) Visualisation
6 11 (5.14%) Mainframe
7 10 (4.67%) Performance Metrics
8 7 (3.27%) DataPower
9 6 (2.80%) Data Structures
10 5 (2.34%) Client/Server
10 5 (2.34%) Clustering
10 5 (2.34%) IBM Mainframe
10 5 (2.34%) User Experience
11 4 (1.87%) AS400
11 4 (1.87%) Data Centre
11 4 (1.87%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.87%) Tandem
12 3 (1.40%) Data Integration
13 2 (0.93%) Grid Computing
13 2 (0.93%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 133 (62.15%) Linux
2 112 (52.34%) Windows
3 80 (37.38%) AIX
4 69 (32.24%) Solaris
5 54 (25.23%) Windows Server
6 32 (14.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (6.54%) HPUX
8 11 (5.14%) Mac OS X
8 11 (5.14%) Windows XP
9 8 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (3.27%) zOS
11 6 (2.80%) OS/390
12 2 (0.93%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.47%) CentOS
13 1 (0.47%) Debian
13 1 (0.47%) SUSE
13 1 (0.47%) VME
13 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (40.19%) ITIL
2 51 (23.83%) Configuration Management
3 45 (21.03%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (19.16%) Open Source
5 34 (15.89%) Problem Management
6 29 (13.55%) Root Cause Analysis
7 28 (13.08%) Change Management
8 26 (12.15%) ITIL V3
8 26 (12.15%) Service Management
9 25 (11.68%) Workflow
10 24 (11.21%) DevOps
11 23 (10.75%) Incident Management
12 22 (10.28%) Mentoring
12 22 (10.28%) Service Delivery
13 21 (9.81%) OO
14 20 (9.35%) Release Management
14 20 (9.35%) Six Sigma
15 19 (8.88%) Disaster Recovery
16 18 (8.41%) High Availability
17 15 (7.01%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 86 (40.19%) SQL
2 63 (29.44%) Perl
3 59 (27.57%) Java
4 48 (22.43%) Shell Script
5 38 (17.76%) VB
6 20 (9.35%) JavaScript
6 20 (9.35%) Korn
7 19 (8.88%) Bash Shell
8 18 (8.41%) PL/SQL
9 15 (7.01%) Python
10 12 (5.61%) C++
10 12 (5.61%) C-shell
11 10 (4.67%) Scala
12 9 (4.21%) C#
13 8 (3.74%) C
13 8 (3.74%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.87%) FQL
15 3 (1.40%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.93%) JCL
16 2 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 80 (37.38%) Security Cleared
2 63 (29.44%) SC Cleared
3 40 (18.69%) BPSS Clearance
4 16 (7.48%) Degree
4 16 (7.48%) IBM AIX Certification
5 11 (5.14%) AAT
6 7 (3.27%) DV Cleared
6 7 (3.27%) ISTQB
6 7 (3.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (2.34%) CCNA
7 5 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.34%) MCSE
7 5 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.87%) CCNP
8 4 (1.87%) MCDBA
8 4 (1.87%) MCP
9 1 (0.47%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (11.68%) SLA
2 14 (6.54%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (5.14%) QA
4 7 (3.27%) JSP 440
5 6 (2.80%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (8.88%) Active Directory
2 18 (8.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (7.48%) GPFS
4 11 (5.14%) Samba
5 5 (2.34%) NFS
5 5 (2.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 4 (1.87%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.40%) Docker
8 2 (0.93%) Firmware
9 1 (0.47%) KVM
9 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.47%) RHEV
9 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 39 (18.22%) Tivoli
2 29 (13.55%) HP SiteScope
3 24 (11.21%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (10.28%) MOM
5 21 (9.81%) Puppet
6 18 (8.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 17 (7.94%) NetBackup
8 12 (5.61%) HP Data Protector
9 7 (3.27%) EMC NetWorker
9 7 (3.27%) OpenView
10 6 (2.80%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (1.40%) StatsD
12 2 (0.93%) BMC PATROL
12 2 (0.93%) SCOM
12 2 (0.93%) Unicenter
13 1 (0.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 1 (0.47%) OVSD
13 1 (0.47%) SCCM
13 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 114 (53.27%) Oracle
2 74 (34.58%) HP
3 58 (27.10%) Red Hat
4 45 (21.03%) CA
4 45 (21.03%) IBM
5 35 (16.36%) ServiceNow
6 30 (14.02%) Microsoft
7 25 (11.68%) Informatica
8 22 (10.28%) BMC
9 20 (9.35%) Axway
10 19 (8.88%) Sun
10 19 (8.88%) VMware
11 16 (7.48%) Siebel
12 12 (5.61%) Symantec
13 11 (5.14%) Tableau
14 8 (3.74%) Veritas
15 7 (3.27%) BEA
15 7 (3.27%) Cisco
15 7 (3.27%) F5
16 5 (2.34%) SaltStack
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