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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 22 15 23
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing UNIX 41 32 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.34% 8.38% 3.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.70% 24.43% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 17 6
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£328 £260 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.96% -11.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £207 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £400 £340
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 £36.25 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+72.61% -23.63%
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
166 131 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.66% 34.29% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 70 14
Average daily rate £300 £245 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% -12.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £383 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.12% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 17
Average hourly rate £16.16 £22.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.17% +95.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £13.50 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £28.15 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -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 27 January 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
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 27 January 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 -6 37 £330 +26.92% 4
Durham - 2 £375 -
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 67 (51.15%) Java
2 57 (43.51%) Linux
3 53 (40.46%) SQL
4 40 (30.53%) Oracle
5 35 (26.72%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (24.43%) HTTP
6 32 (24.43%) Configuration Management
7 31 (23.66%) Subversion
7 31 (23.66%) Git (software)
8 30 (22.90%) JavaScript
8 30 (22.90%) HTML
9 29 (22.14%) PL/SQL
9 29 (22.14%) Windows
9 29 (22.14%) Security Cleared
9 29 (22.14%) Ruby
10 28 (21.37%) CSS
10 28 (21.37%) Shell Script
11 26 (19.85%) Mac OS X
11 26 (19.85%) Python
12 25 (19.08%) Scala
13 24 (18.32%) C#
14 23 (17.56%) Web Development
14 23 (17.56%) Relational Database
15 22 (16.79%) Oracle Database
16 21 (16.03%) Responsive Web Design
16 21 (16.03%) Web Design
16 21 (16.03%) C
16 21 (16.03%) ITIL
16 21 (16.03%) Solaris
17 20 (15.27%) Performance Testing

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 19 (14.50%) Tuxedo
2 17 (12.98%) SAS
3 14 (10.69%) WebLogic
4 8 (6.11%) Node.js
5 7 (5.34%) SharePoint
5 7 (5.34%) MS Exchange
6 6 (4.58%) JBoss
7 5 (3.82%) Apache
7 5 (3.82%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (3.05%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.53%) Oracle 10gAS
9 2 (1.53%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.53%) AquaLogic
9 2 (1.53%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.53%) IIS
10 1 (0.76%) Documentum
10 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.76%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.76%) iPlanet
Applications
1 8 (6.11%) MS Office
2 5 (3.82%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (5.34%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (3.82%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (3.05%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (2.29%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (2.29%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (2.29%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (24.43%) HTTP
2 11 (8.40%) SAN
3 8 (6.11%) Telnet
3 8 (6.11%) FTP
4 7 (5.34%) LDAP
5 5 (3.82%) DNS
6 3 (2.29%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.29%) SSL
6 3 (2.29%) OpenLDAP
6 3 (2.29%) Firewall
7 2 (1.53%) NAS
7 2 (1.53%) VPN
7 2 (1.53%) LAN
7 2 (1.53%) WAN
7 2 (1.53%) DHCP
8 1 (0.76%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.56%) Relational Database
2 22 (16.79%) Oracle Database
3 16 (12.21%) SQL Server
4 9 (6.87%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (6.87%) Base SAS
4 9 (6.87%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 8 (6.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 7 (5.34%) MySQL
7 5 (3.82%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (3.05%) DB2
9 3 (2.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.76%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.76%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.76%) Oracle Discoverer
11 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.76%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 31 (23.66%) Subversion
1 31 (23.66%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.34%) PVCS
3 6 (4.58%) Selenium
3 6 (4.58%) PHPUnit
4 5 (3.82%) Eclipse
4 5 (3.82%) JUnit
5 3 (2.29%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (2.29%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.53%) StarTeam
General
1 10 (7.63%) Finance
2 3 (2.29%) General Ledger
3 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.53%) Marketing
4 1 (0.76%) Front Office
4 1 (0.76%) Back Office
4 1 (0.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (44.27%) Developer
2 17 (12.98%) Analyst
3 10 (7.63%) Scala Developer
3 10 (7.63%) Support Engineer
4 9 (6.87%) Senior Developer
4 9 (6.87%) SAS Developer
5 8 (6.11%) Technical Leader
5 8 (6.11%) Software Engineer
6 7 (5.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (5.34%) Front-End Developer
7 6 (4.58%) COBOL Analyst
7 6 (4.58%) Lead Software Engineer
7 6 (4.58%) PHP Developer
7 6 (4.58%) Software Support Engineer
7 6 (4.58%) Java Developer
7 6 (4.58%) Architect
7 6 (4.58%) Support Analyst
8 5 (3.82%) Consultant
9 4 (3.05%) Build Engineer
9 4 (3.05%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (22.90%) HTML
2 28 (21.37%) CSS
3 17 (12.98%) REST
4 16 (12.21%) JSON
5 14 (10.69%) RESTful
6 12 (9.16%) XML
7 11 (8.40%) HTML5
7 11 (8.40%) Ajax
7 11 (8.40%) CSS3
8 9 (6.87%) ODBC
8 9 (6.87%) Web Services
9 8 (6.11%) SOAP
9 8 (6.11%) Sass
9 8 (6.11%) Mustache
10 7 (5.34%) Spring
10 7 (5.34%) jQuery
11 6 (4.58%) Symfony
11 6 (4.58%) MooTools
11 6 (4.58%) YAML
12 5 (3.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.45%) Visualisation
2 8 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.58%) Statistics
3 6 (4.58%) Open Source
4 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.53%) HACMP
5 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.76%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.76%) DataPower
5 1 (0.76%) Online Gambling
5 1 (0.76%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 57 (43.51%) Linux
2 29 (22.14%) Windows
3 26 (19.85%) Mac OS X
4 21 (16.03%) Solaris
5 10 (7.63%) VME
6 8 (6.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (6.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (3.82%) Windows XP
8 4 (3.05%) AIX
8 4 (3.05%) HPUX
9 2 (1.53%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.76%) CentOS
10 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (26.72%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (24.43%) Configuration Management
3 23 (17.56%) Web Development
4 21 (16.03%) Responsive Web Design
4 21 (16.03%) Web Design
4 21 (16.03%) ITIL
5 20 (15.27%) Performance Testing
6 16 (12.21%) Scrum
7 13 (9.92%) Migration
8 12 (9.16%) TDD
8 12 (9.16%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (8.40%) ETL
10 10 (7.63%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (7.63%) Software Engineering
11 8 (6.11%) Automated Testing
11 8 (6.11%) Line Management
11 8 (6.11%) Mentoring
12 7 (5.34%) SOA
12 7 (5.34%) OOP
12 7 (5.34%) OO
Programming Languages
1 67 (51.15%) Java
2 53 (40.46%) SQL
3 30 (22.90%) JavaScript
4 29 (22.14%) PL/SQL
4 29 (22.14%) Ruby
5 28 (21.37%) Shell Script
6 26 (19.85%) Python
7 25 (19.08%) Scala
8 24 (18.32%) C#
9 21 (16.03%) C
10 14 (10.69%) VB6
10 14 (10.69%) VB
11 11 (8.40%) Perl
12 10 (7.63%) PHP
12 10 (7.63%) C++
12 10 (7.63%) COBOL
13 6 (4.58%) PHP5
14 1 (0.76%) Korn
Qualifications
1 29 (22.14%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.40%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.58%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.05%) SAS Certification
5 3 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.53%) IBM AIX Certification
7 1 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.76%) MCSE
7 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.76%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.05%) QA
1 4 (3.05%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (8.40%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (1.53%) Veritas File System
3 2 (1.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (1.53%) GPFS
4 1 (0.76%) NFS
4 1 (0.76%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.76%) vSphere
4 1 (0.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (5.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.29%) Puppet
2 3 (2.29%) OpenView
3 2 (1.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.76%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (0.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 40 (30.53%) Oracle
2 14 (10.69%) Red Hat
2 14 (10.69%) HP
3 10 (7.63%) Micro Focus
4 9 (6.87%) Informatica
5 8 (6.11%) VMware
5 8 (6.11%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.29%) IBM
7 2 (1.53%) Sun
7 2 (1.53%) Borland
7 2 (1.53%) Veritas
7 2 (1.53%) SAP
7 2 (1.53%) Splunk
8 1 (0.76%) Siebel
8 1 (0.76%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.76%) Lotus
8 1 (0.76%) Citrix
8 1 (0.76%) Axway
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