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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 10 48 10
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -38
Contract jobs citing Unix 258 31 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 17.06% 3.34% 12.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.86% 13.03% 44.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 14 44
Median daily rate £294 £400 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.44% +44.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £384 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +9.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £36.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +18.85%
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
700 238 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 46.30% 25.65% 27.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 129 89
Median daily rate £285 £300 £264
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +13.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £525 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 27 15
Median hourly rate £28.00 £16.16 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.26% +19.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.36 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +38 243 £285 -30.00% 10
Durham - 6 £305 - 1
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 233 (58.40%) Linux
2 204 (51.13%) Oracle
3 202 (50.63%) Windows
4 163 (40.85%) HP
5 160 (40.10%) Solaris
5 160 (40.10%) ITIL
6 157 (39.35%) Security Cleared
7 140 (35.09%) AIX
8 139 (34.84%) SQL
9 124 (31.08%) SC Cleared
10 118 (29.57%) Perl
11 114 (28.57%) Windows Server
12 100 (25.06%) Shell Script
12 100 (25.06%) Root Cause Analysis
13 96 (24.06%) BPSS Clearance
14 90 (22.56%) Incident Management
14 90 (22.56%) Configuration Management
15 85 (21.30%) CA
16 84 (21.05%) Change Management
17 81 (20.30%) SLA
18 80 (20.05%) Red Hat
19 79 (19.80%) Microsoft
19 79 (19.80%) Problem Management
19 79 (19.80%) ServiceNow
20 78 (19.55%) Tivoli
21 76 (19.05%) SAN
21 76 (19.05%) TCP/IP
22 74 (18.55%) Java
22 74 (18.55%) WebLogic
23 69 (17.29%) Service Delivery

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 74 (18.55%) WebLogic
2 31 (7.77%) Apache
3 29 (7.27%) WebSphere
3 29 (7.27%) WebSphere Application Server
4 25 (6.27%) JBoss
5 23 (5.76%) Oracle Workflow
6 18 (4.51%) MQSeries
7 17 (4.26%) Tuxedo
8 14 (3.51%) Oracle Application Server
9 13 (3.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 10 (2.51%) AquaLogic
11 8 (2.01%) iPlanet
11 8 (2.01%) OpenStack
12 6 (1.50%) Confluence
12 6 (1.50%) SAS
12 6 (1.50%) SharePoint
13 4 (1.00%) FileNet
14 2 (0.50%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.50%) PowerExchange
14 2 (0.50%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 19 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (4.51%) Oracle Applications
1 18 (4.51%) Oracle General Ledger
1 18 (4.51%) Oracle Payables
2 16 (4.01%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (4.01%) Oracle EBS R12
2 16 (4.01%) Oracle Receivables
3 13 (3.26%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 10 (2.51%) OpenText MBPM
5 1 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.25%) IaaS
2 3 (0.75%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.25%) Office 365
3 1 (0.25%) PaaS
3 1 (0.25%) SaaS
3 1 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 76 (19.05%) SAN
1 76 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 42 (10.53%) WAN
3 31 (7.77%) DNS
3 31 (7.77%) Firewall
3 31 (7.77%) LDAP
4 21 (5.26%) LAN
5 20 (5.01%) VPN
6 19 (4.76%) iSCSI
7 17 (4.26%) SSL
8 15 (3.76%) SSH
9 10 (2.51%) Internet
10 8 (2.01%) BIG-IP
10 8 (2.01%) Network Security
10 8 (2.01%) OpenLDAP
11 7 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (1.50%) HTTP
13 4 (1.00%) Kerberos
13 4 (1.00%) NAS
14 3 (0.75%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (12.78%) SQL Server
2 47 (11.78%) DB2
3 17 (4.26%) Oracle Database
4 16 (4.01%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 16 (4.01%) Oracle Reports
5 13 (3.26%) BusinessObjects
6 10 (2.51%) MySQL
6 10 (2.51%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (2.01%) Hadoop
9 7 (1.75%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.50%) Apache Hive
10 6 (1.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.50%) HBase
10 6 (1.50%) Pentaho
11 4 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.75%) Data Lake
12 3 (0.75%) PowerCenter
13 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (4.26%) LoadRunner
2 15 (3.76%) Oracle Forms
3 14 (3.51%) Git (software)
4 12 (3.01%) Facilita Forecast
4 12 (3.01%) HP UFT
5 11 (2.76%) Visual Studio
6 10 (2.51%) JIRA
7 9 (2.26%) ProC
8 8 (2.01%) ERwin
8 8 (2.01%) StarTeam
8 8 (2.01%) Subversion
9 7 (1.75%) ClearCase
10 4 (1.00%) JMeter
10 4 (1.00%) LoadUI
10 4 (1.00%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.50%) Gradle
11 2 (0.50%) Grunt
11 2 (0.50%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (0.50%) Maven
11 2 (0.50%) Selenium
General
1 29 (7.27%) Finance
2 18 (4.51%) General Ledger
3 1 (0.25%) Law
3 1 (0.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 64 (16.04%) Unix Engineer
2 55 (13.78%) Developer
3 43 (10.78%) Support Engineer
4 36 (9.02%) Administrator
5 28 (7.02%) Linux Engineer
6 23 (5.76%) Unix Support
7 20 (5.01%) Support Specialist
8 19 (4.76%) Analyst
8 19 (4.76%) Unix Support Engineer
9 18 (4.51%) Backup Engineer
9 18 (4.51%) Unix Linux Engineer
10 17 (4.26%) Oracle Developer
10 17 (4.26%) Storage Engineer
10 17 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
11 14 (3.51%) AIX Engineer
11 14 (3.51%) Solaris Administrator
12 13 (3.26%) AIX Administrator
13 12 (3.01%) Architect
13 12 (3.01%) Cloud Engineer
13 12 (3.01%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (13.28%) Middleware
2 24 (6.02%) J2EE
3 21 (5.26%) XML
4 17 (4.26%) HTML
5 15 (3.76%) Software Packaging
6 13 (3.26%) IBM Integration Bus
6 13 (3.26%) WebSphere MQ
7 11 (2.76%) Web Services
8 9 (2.26%) LAMP
9 8 (2.01%) .NET
9 8 (2.01%) CSS
9 8 (2.01%) JSP
10 5 (1.25%) AngularJS
10 5 (1.25%) HTML5
10 5 (1.25%) JSON
11 4 (1.00%) ASP.NET
11 4 (1.00%) CAML
11 4 (1.00%) jQuery
12 3 (0.75%) Ruby on Rails
12 3 (0.75%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.28%) Computer Science
2 31 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (7.27%) Mainframe
4 28 (7.02%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.76%) Performance Metrics
6 13 (3.26%) HACMP
7 10 (2.51%) User Experience
8 9 (2.26%) AS400
8 9 (2.26%) Clustering
8 9 (2.26%) Tandem
9 8 (2.01%) Client/Server
9 8 (2.01%) IBM Mainframe
9 8 (2.01%) Visualisation
10 7 (1.75%) Data Centre
10 7 (1.75%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.75%) DataPower
11 5 (1.25%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.75%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.75%) HP Storage
12 3 (0.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 233 (58.40%) Linux
2 202 (50.63%) Windows
3 160 (40.10%) Solaris
4 140 (35.09%) AIX
5 114 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 48 (12.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 38 (9.52%) HPUX
8 13 (3.26%) Mac OS X
8 13 (3.26%) OS/390
8 13 (3.26%) Windows XP
9 10 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (2.26%) zOS
11 8 (2.01%) CentOS
12 2 (0.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.25%) Debian
13 1 (0.25%) SUSE
13 1 (0.25%) VME
13 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (40.10%) ITIL
2 100 (25.06%) Root Cause Analysis
3 90 (22.56%) Configuration Management
3 90 (22.56%) Incident Management
4 84 (21.05%) Change Management
5 79 (19.80%) Problem Management
6 69 (17.29%) Service Delivery
7 57 (14.29%) Release Management
8 44 (11.03%) QMS
9 39 (9.77%) Mentoring
10 37 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (8.27%) Workflow
12 32 (8.02%) DevOps
13 31 (7.77%) Disaster Recovery
13 31 (7.77%) Open Source
14 29 (7.27%) SOA
15 27 (6.77%) Quality Management
16 26 (6.52%) Server Monitoring
16 26 (6.52%) Validation
17 25 (6.27%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 139 (34.84%) SQL
2 118 (29.57%) Perl
3 100 (25.06%) Shell Script
4 74 (18.55%) Java
5 64 (16.04%) VB
6 41 (10.28%) PL/SQL
7 36 (9.02%) Bash Shell
8 34 (8.52%) Korn
9 25 (6.27%) C
10 24 (6.02%) C-shell
11 19 (4.76%) Python
12 18 (4.51%) C++
13 13 (3.26%) Ruby
14 11 (2.76%) JavaScript
15 10 (2.51%) Scala
16 7 (1.75%) PHP
17 6 (1.50%) C#
18 4 (1.00%) FQL
18 4 (1.00%) PowerShell
19 3 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 157 (39.35%) Security Cleared
2 124 (31.08%) SC Cleared
3 96 (24.06%) BPSS Clearance
4 43 (10.78%) Degree
5 41 (10.28%) AAT
6 13 (3.26%) IBM AIX Certification
7 11 (2.76%) MCSE
7 11 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (2.51%) CCNA
8 10 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (2.26%) CCNP
9 9 (2.26%) MCDBA
9 9 (2.26%) MCP
10 8 (2.01%) ISTQB
11 7 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.75%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.50%) RHCE
14 1 (0.25%) BC Cleared
14 1 (0.25%) ISEB
14 1 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (20.30%) SLA
2 40 (10.03%) Disclosure Scotland
3 27 (6.77%) ISO 9001
4 20 (5.01%) QA
5 8 (2.01%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 24 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (5.51%) Samba
3 21 (5.26%) Active Directory
4 16 (4.01%) Firmware
5 13 (3.26%) GPFS
6 8 (2.01%) Hyper-V
6 8 (2.01%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 7 (1.75%) NFS
8 6 (1.50%) KVM
9 5 (1.25%) Docker
10 4 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.25%) RHEV
12 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.25%) vSphere
12 1 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 78 (19.55%) Tivoli
2 59 (14.79%) HP SiteScope
3 44 (11.03%) MOM
4 34 (8.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 28 (7.02%) NetBackup
5 28 (7.02%) Puppet
6 27 (6.77%) HP Data Protector
7 21 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (3.26%) OpenView
9 8 (2.01%) EMC NetWorker
10 7 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (1.00%) Oracle ZFS
12 3 (0.75%) Ansible
12 3 (0.75%) Unicenter
13 2 (0.50%) BMC PATROL
13 2 (0.50%) Data Guard
13 2 (0.50%) SCCM
13 2 (0.50%) SCOM
14 1 (0.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 204 (51.13%) Oracle
2 163 (40.85%) HP
3 85 (21.30%) CA
4 80 (20.05%) Red Hat
5 79 (19.80%) Microsoft
5 79 (19.80%) ServiceNow
6 52 (13.03%) IBM
7 44 (11.03%) BMC
8 35 (8.77%) Sun
9 33 (8.27%) Informatica
10 30 (7.52%) VMware
11 28 (7.02%) Symantec
12 26 (6.52%) Axway
13 16 (4.01%) Siebel
14 14 (3.51%) SAP
15 10 (2.51%) Fujitsu
16 9 (2.26%) Cisco
17 8 (2.01%) BEA
17 8 (2.01%) F5
18 7 (1.75%) EMC
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