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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 12 31 18
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -13
Contract jobs citing UNIX 82 6 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 10.90% 1.81% 7.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.19% 10.00% 33.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 5 23
Average daily rate
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£330 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £445 £376
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 £31.50 £30.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+3.27% -11.59%
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 60 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 30.98% 18.13% 21.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 31 43
Average daily rate £280 £240 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £150 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 15 26
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £15.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.76%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +9 71 £343 +5.38% 8
Durham - 10 £250 - 1
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 77 (55.40%) SQL
2 67 (48.20%) Linux
3 65 (46.76%) Oracle
4 61 (43.88%) Java
5 46 (33.09%) Windows
6 40 (28.78%) PL/SQL
7 38 (27.34%) Red Hat
8 36 (25.90%) WebLogic
9 30 (21.58%) Security Cleared
10 29 (20.86%) Performance Testing
11 28 (20.14%) C#
11 28 (20.14%) Configuration Management
11 28 (20.14%) Oracle Database
12 26 (18.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 24 (17.27%) SC Cleared
13 24 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (17.27%) Ruby
13 24 (17.27%) Python
14 23 (16.55%) Subversion
14 23 (16.55%) Git (software)
15 22 (15.83%) Scala
15 22 (15.83%) C++
15 22 (15.83%) JavaScript
16 21 (15.11%) HTTP
17 20 (14.39%) Perl
17 20 (14.39%) SQL Server
17 20 (14.39%) Shell Script
17 20 (14.39%) Firewall
18 19 (13.67%) Scrum
18 19 (13.67%) HP

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 36 (25.90%) WebLogic
2 14 (10.07%) Tuxedo
3 13 (9.35%) SAS
4 9 (6.47%) Oracle Workflow
4 9 (6.47%) WebSphere
5 6 (4.32%) MQSeries
6 5 (3.60%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (2.88%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (2.16%) Documentum
8 3 (2.16%) FileNet
8 3 (2.16%) Apache
9 2 (1.44%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.44%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.44%) AquaLogic
9 2 (1.44%) Oracle 10gAS
10 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.72%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (7.19%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (6.47%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (4.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (4.32%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (3.60%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (3.60%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.11%) HTTP
2 20 (14.39%) Firewall
3 19 (13.67%) LDAP
4 18 (12.95%) DNS
5 14 (10.07%) SAN
6 10 (7.19%) OpenLDAP
7 8 (5.76%) SSH
7 8 (5.76%) VPN
7 8 (5.76%) LAN
7 8 (5.76%) WAN
8 7 (5.04%) DHCP
9 3 (2.16%) SSL
9 3 (2.16%) NAS
10 2 (1.44%) Intranet
10 2 (1.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (20.14%) Oracle Database
2 20 (14.39%) SQL Server
3 13 (9.35%) Relational Database
4 10 (7.19%) MySQL
5 6 (4.32%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (4.32%) DB2
5 6 (4.32%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 3 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.44%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (1.44%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.72%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 23 (16.55%) Subversion
1 23 (16.55%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.35%) PVCS
3 10 (7.19%) PHPUnit
3 10 (7.19%) Selenium
4 7 (5.04%) JUnit
5 6 (4.32%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.72%) Maven
6 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (7.91%) Finance
2 5 (3.60%) General Ledger
3 4 (2.88%) Marketing
3 4 (2.88%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.88%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.44%) Electronics
4 2 (1.44%) Front Office
5 1 (0.72%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (27.34%) Developer
2 18 (12.95%) UNIX Engineer
3 15 (10.79%) Support Engineer
4 13 (9.35%) Applications Support
5 12 (8.63%) Support Analyst
5 12 (8.63%) Analyst
5 12 (8.63%) Software Engineer
6 11 (7.91%) UNIX Support
7 9 (6.47%) PHP Developer
8 7 (5.04%) Technical Leader
8 7 (5.04%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.04%) Scala Developer
9 6 (4.32%) Architect
9 6 (4.32%) Consultant
9 6 (4.32%) Linux Support
10 5 (3.60%) Lead Software Engineer
10 5 (3.60%) Oracle DBA
10 5 (3.60%) UNIX Support Engineer
10 5 (3.60%) DBA
10 5 (3.60%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.67%) JSON
1 19 (13.67%) REST
2 18 (12.95%) Web Services
2 18 (12.95%) XML
3 14 (10.07%) HTML
3 14 (10.07%) CSS
4 12 (8.63%) RESTful
5 11 (7.91%) SOAP
5 11 (7.91%) Spring
5 11 (7.91%) Middleware
6 10 (7.19%) Symfony
6 10 (7.19%) jQuery
6 10 (7.19%) MooTools
6 10 (7.19%) YAML
7 9 (6.47%) CSS3
7 9 (6.47%) HTML5
7 9 (6.47%) Ajax
8 6 (4.32%) J2EE
8 6 (4.32%) JMS
8 6 (4.32%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.63%) Visualisation
3 8 (5.76%) Open Source
4 5 (3.60%) Thin Client
4 5 (3.60%) Statistics
4 5 (3.60%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.16%) HACMP
6 2 (1.44%) DTV
6 2 (1.44%) Clustering
7 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.72%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 67 (48.20%) Linux
2 46 (33.09%) Windows
3 26 (18.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (12.95%) Solaris
5 15 (10.79%) AIX
6 14 (10.07%) Windows XP
6 14 (10.07%) Mac OS X
7 8 (5.76%) HPUX
8 2 (1.44%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.86%) Performance Testing
2 28 (20.14%) Configuration Management
3 24 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (13.67%) Scrum
5 16 (11.51%) ITIL
6 15 (10.79%) Software Engineering
7 13 (9.35%) Workflow
7 13 (9.35%) Service Management
7 13 (9.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (8.63%) TDD
8 12 (8.63%) Web Development
9 11 (7.91%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (7.91%) Web Design
9 11 (7.91%) OOP
9 11 (7.91%) OO
9 11 (7.91%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (7.19%) BDD
11 9 (6.47%) Problem Management
12 8 (5.76%) SOA
12 8 (5.76%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (55.40%) SQL
2 61 (43.88%) Java
3 40 (28.78%) PL/SQL
4 28 (20.14%) C#
5 24 (17.27%) Python
5 24 (17.27%) Ruby
6 22 (15.83%) C++
6 22 (15.83%) JavaScript
6 22 (15.83%) Scala
7 20 (14.39%) Perl
7 20 (14.39%) Shell Script
8 17 (12.23%) C
9 14 (10.07%) VB
9 14 (10.07%) VB6
10 10 (7.19%) PHP5
10 10 (7.19%) PHP
11 8 (5.76%) Korn
12 1 (0.72%) JCL
12 1 (0.72%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 30 (21.58%) Security Cleared
2 24 (17.27%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.60%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.88%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.16%) IBM AIX Certification
6 1 (0.72%) Degree
6 1 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.04%) QA
2 6 (4.32%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (12.23%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.76%) NFS
4 5 (3.60%) VMware ESX
4 5 (3.60%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (2.88%) KVM
5 4 (2.88%) RHEV
6 3 (2.16%) GPFS
6 3 (2.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (2.16%) Veritas File System
6 3 (2.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.16%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (1.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (1.44%) OpenView
2 2 (1.44%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.72%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 65 (46.76%) Oracle
2 38 (27.34%) Red Hat
3 19 (13.67%) HP
4 18 (12.95%) JBoss
5 10 (7.19%) Informatica
6 9 (6.47%) VMware
6 9 (6.47%) IBM
7 8 (5.76%) Siebel
7 8 (5.76%) Sun
8 5 (3.60%) Veritas
8 5 (3.60%) Citrix
9 4 (2.88%) Business Objects
9 4 (2.88%) SAP
9 4 (2.88%) Axway
10 2 (1.44%) Splunk
10 2 (1.44%) Microsoft
11 1 (0.72%) TIBCO
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