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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
England / North East
Rank 14 30 14
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -16
Contract jobs citing Unix 95 49 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 10.93% 5.68% 8.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.93% 30.63% 36.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 27 36
Median daily rate £370 £285 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.82% -18.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £165 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £710 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £57.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £23.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+52.17% -42.13%

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
272 160 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 31.30% 18.54% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 87 83
Median daily rate £350 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £533 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.66% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 6 14
Median hourly rate £22.50 £13.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -16.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.80 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £15.25 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +8.10%

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 28 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 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 +14 90 £370 +30.97% 5
Durham -6 1 - -
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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.

1 229 (78.97%) Linux
2 153 (52.76%) Windows
3 128 (44.14%) Oracle
4 117 (40.34%) AIX
5 110 (37.93%) DevOps
6 104 (35.86%) ITIL
7 103 (35.52%) Red Hat
8 100 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
9 99 (34.14%) Security Cleared
10 90 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
11 86 (29.66%) SC Cleared
12 85 (29.31%) WebLogic
12 85 (29.31%) SQL
13 83 (28.62%) HP
14 78 (26.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 76 (26.21%) Windows Server
16 75 (25.86%) Open Source
17 73 (25.17%) Change Management
18 70 (24.14%) TCP/IP
19 67 (23.10%) WebSphere
20 66 (22.76%) Perl
21 61 (21.03%) Solaris
21 61 (21.03%) Microsoft
22 60 (20.69%) Configuration Management
23 57 (19.66%) JBoss
23 57 (19.66%) Problem Management
24 53 (18.28%) Software Packaging
24 53 (18.28%) Java
24 53 (18.28%) IBM
25 50 (17.24%) Data 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 85 (29.31%) WebLogic
2 67 (23.10%) WebSphere
3 57 (19.66%) JBoss
4 35 (12.07%) Oracle Application Server
5 31 (10.69%) WebSphere Application Server
6 30 (10.34%) Apache
6 30 (10.34%) Tomcat
7 28 (9.66%) iPlanet
8 26 (8.97%) Confluence
9 15 (5.17%) Tuxedo
10 10 (3.45%) Oracle Workflow
11 9 (3.10%) MQSeries
11 9 (3.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 8 (2.76%) FileNet
13 5 (1.72%) SAS
14 4 (1.38%) AquaLogic
14 4 (1.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 2 (0.69%) Jetty
15 2 (0.69%) Mongrel
15 2 (0.69%) nginx
Applications
1 46 (15.86%) MS Excel
2 45 (15.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (7.24%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 13 (4.48%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (2.41%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (1.38%) OpenText MBPM
5 3 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 48 (16.55%) IaaS
1 48 (16.55%) PaaS
1 48 (16.55%) SaaS
2 23 (7.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (4.48%) Trello
5 5 (1.72%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.03%) GitHub
6 3 (1.03%) HP Helion
7 2 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.69%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 70 (24.14%) TCP/IP
2 41 (14.14%) Firewall
3 32 (11.03%) LDAP
4 21 (7.24%) SSL
5 11 (3.79%) DNS
6 8 (2.76%) Internet
6 8 (2.76%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (2.76%) Network Security
6 8 (2.76%) OpenLDAP
6 8 (2.76%) SSH
7 7 (2.41%) HTTP
8 6 (2.07%) CTI
9 3 (1.03%) DHCP
9 3 (1.03%) IPsec
10 2 (0.69%) FTP
11 1 (0.34%) BGP
11 1 (0.34%) MPLS
11 1 (0.34%) OSPF
11 1 (0.34%) VPN
11 1 (0.34%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.69%) BusinessObjects
2 20 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 18 (6.21%) Oracle Database
4 13 (4.48%) DB2
4 13 (4.48%) MongoDB
4 13 (4.48%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (3.79%) Relational Database
6 9 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (2.76%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (2.41%) Ingres
8 7 (2.41%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.38%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (1.03%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.03%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 3 (1.03%) SAS Enterprise Miner
11 2 (0.69%) Oracle Discoverer
12 1 (0.34%) DTS
12 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 36 (12.41%) Git (software)
2 30 (10.34%) Jenkins
3 24 (8.28%) JIRA
3 24 (8.28%) Sonatype Nexus
4 13 (4.48%) GitLab
5 4 (1.38%) Log4j
6 2 (0.69%) ProC
6 2 (0.69%) Toad
6 2 (0.69%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.34%) GCC
7 1 (0.34%) GDB
7 1 (0.34%) Subversion
7 1 (0.34%) Xcode
General
1 8 (2.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (0.69%) Finance
3 1 (0.34%) Banking
3 1 (0.34%) Games
3 1 (0.34%) German Language
3 1 (0.34%) Law
3 1 (0.34%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (18.28%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (11.38%) Administrator
3 29 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 27 (9.31%) Operations Engineer
5 24 (8.28%) Unix Engineer
6 21 (7.24%) DBA
7 18 (6.21%) Automation Engineer
7 18 (6.21%) Developer
7 18 (6.21%) Linux Engineer
8 17 (5.86%) Analyst
8 17 (5.86%) Senior Operations Engineer
9 16 (5.52%) Cloud Engineer
10 15 (5.17%) Oracle DBA
10 15 (5.17%) Support Analyst
11 14 (4.83%) Operations Analyst
12 13 (4.48%) Operational Support Analyst
12 13 (4.48%) Operations Support Analyst
13 12 (4.14%) Solaris Engineer
13 12 (4.14%) Technical Leader
14 11 (3.79%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (18.28%) Software Packaging
2 38 (13.10%) J2EE
3 22 (7.59%) WebSphere MQ
4 21 (7.24%) Middleware
5 14 (4.83%) Web Services
6 9 (3.10%) IBM Integration Bus
7 8 (2.76%) REST
8 6 (2.07%) SOAP
8 6 (2.07%) XML
9 5 (1.72%) WSDL
10 4 (1.38%) Hibernate
10 4 (1.38%) HTML
10 4 (1.38%) JAX-RPC
10 4 (1.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 4 (1.38%) XSL
10 4 (1.38%) XSLT
11 3 (1.03%) .NET
11 3 (1.03%) Dropwizard
12 2 (0.69%) CSS
12 2 (0.69%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 90 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (11.72%) Clustering
3 19 (6.55%) Tandem
4 14 (4.83%) Mainframe
5 13 (4.48%) Management Information System
6 12 (4.14%) Data Centre
7 10 (3.45%) IBM Mainframe
8 8 (2.76%) DataPower
9 7 (2.41%) Private Cloud
10 6 (2.07%) Handset
11 4 (1.38%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.38%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.38%) HACMP
12 2 (0.69%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.34%) AS400
13 1 (0.34%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 229 (78.97%) Linux
2 153 (52.76%) Windows
3 117 (40.34%) AIX
4 78 (26.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 76 (26.21%) Windows Server
6 61 (21.03%) Solaris
7 43 (14.83%) Windows XP
8 35 (12.07%) Windows 2000
9 14 (4.83%) zOS
10 11 (3.79%) HPUX
11 10 (3.45%) SUSE
12 9 (3.10%) OS/390
13 7 (2.41%) VME
14 6 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (1.72%) MVS
16 4 (1.38%) Mac OS X
16 4 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
17 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
18 2 (0.69%) VMS
19 1 (0.34%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (37.93%) DevOps
2 104 (35.86%) ITIL
3 100 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (25.86%) Open Source
5 73 (25.17%) Change Management
6 60 (20.69%) Configuration Management
7 57 (19.66%) Problem Management
8 50 (17.24%) Data Management
9 45 (15.52%) Change Control
10 44 (15.17%) High Availability
11 43 (14.83%) Service Management
12 38 (13.10%) PRINCE2
13 35 (12.07%) ITSM
14 33 (11.38%) OO
14 33 (11.38%) Release Management
15 30 (10.34%) Operational Acceptance Testing
16 28 (9.66%) Load Balancing
17 23 (7.93%) Server Monitoring
18 19 (6.55%) Incident Management
19 16 (5.52%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 85 (29.31%) SQL
2 66 (22.76%) Perl
3 53 (18.28%) Java
4 42 (14.48%) Shell Script
5 41 (14.14%) PowerShell
6 37 (12.76%) VB
7 13 (4.48%) PL/SQL
8 9 (3.10%) C
9 8 (2.76%) C++
9 8 (2.76%) Korn
10 5 (1.72%) COBOL
10 5 (1.72%) Scala
11 4 (1.38%) Python
11 4 (1.38%) Ruby
12 3 (1.03%) C#
12 3 (1.03%) JavaScript
12 3 (1.03%) VBScript
13 1 (0.34%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.34%) PHP
Qualifications
1 99 (34.14%) Security Cleared
2 86 (29.66%) SC Cleared
3 25 (8.62%) BPSS Clearance
4 11 (3.79%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.38%) Degree
5 4 (1.38%) IBM AIX Certification
6 3 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.69%) CCNA
7 2 (0.69%) CCNP
7 2 (0.69%) IBM Certification
7 2 (0.69%) MCSE
7 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.34%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.34%) CCA
8 1 (0.34%) CCDA
8 1 (0.34%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.34%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.34%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (11.03%) SLA
2 10 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (2.41%) QA
4 3 (1.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (11.03%) Active Directory
2 26 (8.97%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 13 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (3.10%) NFS
5 8 (2.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 5 (1.72%) Docker
7 4 (1.38%) GPFS
7 4 (1.38%) Oracle Clusterware
8 2 (0.69%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.69%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.69%) Xen
9 1 (0.34%) KVM
9 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 44 (15.17%) Puppet
2 35 (12.07%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (9.31%) HP SiteScope
4 25 (8.62%) Tivoli
5 23 (7.93%) Ansible
6 19 (6.55%) Dollar Universe
7 10 (3.45%) Data Guard
8 8 (2.76%) Forum Sentry
9 7 (2.41%) Control-M
10 5 (1.72%) MOM
10 5 (1.72%) Packer
11 4 (1.38%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (1.03%) Terraform
13 2 (0.69%) SCOM
14 1 (0.34%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 128 (44.14%) Oracle
2 103 (35.52%) Red Hat
3 83 (28.62%) HP
4 61 (21.03%) Microsoft
5 53 (18.28%) IBM
6 47 (16.21%) Sun
7 32 (11.03%) Informatica
8 31 (10.69%) Cisco
9 29 (10.00%) F5
10 28 (9.66%) Siebel
11 26 (8.97%) Veritas
12 25 (8.62%) Axway
13 23 (7.93%) Atlassian
14 19 (6.55%) TIBCO
15 15 (5.17%) CA
16 13 (4.48%) VMware
17 8 (2.76%) Citrix
18 6 (2.07%) ServiceNow
19 3 (1.03%) BMC
19 3 (1.03%) Google
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