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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 12 38 13
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -25
Contract jobs citing UNIX 60 2 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 10.05% 0.53% 7.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.82% 2.74% 33.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 2 29
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£300 £363 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.17% +39.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £363 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £363 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -4.41%
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
147 73 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.62% 19.41% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 35 51
Average daily rate £273 £250 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.00% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £388 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 20
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.20 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +6.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.09 £15.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +14 48 £310 -14.48% 8
Durham - 10 £250 - 2
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 69 (58.97%) SQL
2 54 (46.15%) Oracle
3 50 (42.74%) Linux
4 41 (35.04%) Windows
5 40 (34.19%) Java
6 36 (30.77%) Red Hat
7 35 (29.91%) Security Cleared
8 29 (24.79%) SC Cleared
9 28 (23.93%) WebLogic
10 27 (23.08%) PL/SQL
11 22 (18.80%) Firewall
11 22 (18.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 21 (17.95%) Configuration Management
12 21 (17.95%) AIX
13 20 (17.09%) Solaris
13 20 (17.09%) C++
13 20 (17.09%) SQL Server
14 19 (16.24%) Perl
14 19 (16.24%) Service Management
15 18 (15.38%) XML
15 18 (15.38%) ITIL
15 18 (15.38%) Workflow
16 17 (14.53%) LDAP
16 17 (14.53%) HP
17 16 (13.68%) DNS
18 15 (12.82%) JBoss
18 15 (12.82%) Web Services
18 15 (12.82%) C#
18 15 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
18 15 (12.82%) Performance Testing

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 28 (23.93%) WebLogic
2 13 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
3 10 (8.55%) SAS
4 9 (7.69%) WebSphere
5 6 (5.13%) MQSeries
6 5 (4.27%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (3.42%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (2.56%) FileNet
8 3 (2.56%) Documentum
8 3 (2.56%) Apache
9 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.71%) Oracle 10gAS
10 1 (0.85%) Oracle UPK
10 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.85%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) MS Project
1 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (11.97%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (7.69%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (6.84%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (5.98%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (5.98%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (2.56%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (1.71%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (1.71%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (1.71%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (1.71%) Oracle Payroll
7 2 (1.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (1.71%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.80%) Firewall
2 17 (14.53%) LDAP
3 16 (13.68%) DNS
4 13 (11.11%) SAN
5 11 (9.40%) VPN
5 11 (9.40%) LAN
5 11 (9.40%) WAN
6 8 (6.84%) HTTP
6 8 (6.84%) SSH
6 8 (6.84%) OpenLDAP
7 7 (5.98%) DHCP
8 4 (3.42%) NAS
9 3 (2.56%) SSL
10 2 (1.71%) Intranet
10 2 (1.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.09%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.97%) Oracle Database
3 10 (8.55%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (6.84%) MySQL
4 8 (6.84%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (5.13%) DB2
6 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 4 (3.42%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.42%) Oracle Discoverer
7 4 (3.42%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.71%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.71%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (1.71%) OLAP
10 1 (0.85%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 10 (8.55%) PVCS
1 10 (8.55%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (6.84%) Subversion
2 8 (6.84%) Selenium
2 8 (6.84%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.84%) PHPUnit
3 7 (5.98%) JUnit
4 4 (3.42%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.85%) Maven
5 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (10.26%) Finance
2 7 (5.98%) General Ledger
3 5 (4.27%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.27%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.42%) Marketing
5 2 (1.71%) Electronics
5 2 (1.71%) Front Office
6 1 (0.85%) Back Office
6 1 (0.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (19.66%) Developer
2 21 (17.95%) UNIX Engineer
3 16 (13.68%) Applications Support
4 15 (12.82%) Analyst
5 12 (10.26%) Support Analyst
5 12 (10.26%) Support Engineer
6 11 (9.40%) UNIX Support
7 9 (7.69%) Software Engineer
8 8 (6.84%) Applications Support Analyst
9 7 (5.98%) PHP Developer
10 6 (5.13%) Oracle DBA
10 6 (5.13%) Linux Support
10 6 (5.13%) DBA
11 5 (4.27%) UNIX Support Engineer
11 5 (4.27%) Oracle Analyst
11 5 (4.27%) Scala Developer
12 4 (3.42%) Oracle Support Analyst
12 4 (3.42%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
12 4 (3.42%) Oracle Applications Support
12 4 (3.42%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.38%) XML
2 15 (12.82%) Web Services
3 12 (10.26%) Middleware
4 9 (7.69%) SOAP
4 9 (7.69%) Spring
5 8 (6.84%) Symfony
5 8 (6.84%) JSON
5 8 (6.84%) jQuery
5 8 (6.84%) MooTools
5 8 (6.84%) YAML
5 8 (6.84%) REST
6 6 (5.13%) Play Framework
6 6 (5.13%) J2EE
6 6 (5.13%) JMS
7 5 (4.27%) .NET
7 5 (4.27%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.85%) Spring Batch
8 1 (0.85%) AppFabric
8 1 (0.85%) JAXB
8 1 (0.85%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.55%) Open Source
2 5 (4.27%) Statistics
2 5 (4.27%) Thin Client
2 5 (4.27%) HACMP
2 5 (4.27%) Fat Client
3 2 (1.71%) DTV
3 2 (1.71%) Clustering
3 2 (1.71%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.85%) CLARiiON
4 1 (0.85%) Celerra
4 1 (0.85%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.85%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 50 (42.74%) Linux
2 41 (35.04%) Windows
3 22 (18.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (17.95%) AIX
5 20 (17.09%) Solaris
6 11 (9.40%) Windows XP
7 8 (6.84%) HPUX
8 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.95%) Configuration Management
2 19 (16.24%) Service Management
3 18 (15.38%) Workflow
3 18 (15.38%) ITIL
4 15 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (12.82%) Performance Testing
5 11 (9.40%) Software Engineering
6 10 (8.55%) Regression Testing
6 10 (8.55%) Data Management
6 10 (8.55%) Migration
7 9 (7.69%) OO
7 9 (7.69%) TDD
7 9 (7.69%) Problem Management
8 8 (6.84%) OOP
8 8 (6.84%) Scrum
8 8 (6.84%) BDD
8 8 (6.84%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (5.98%) SOA
10 6 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (5.13%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 69 (58.97%) SQL
2 40 (34.19%) Java
3 27 (23.08%) PL/SQL
4 20 (17.09%) C++
5 19 (16.24%) Perl
6 15 (12.82%) C#
7 8 (6.84%) PHP
7 8 (6.84%) JavaScript
7 8 (6.84%) Python
7 8 (6.84%) Ruby
7 8 (6.84%) Korn
7 8 (6.84%) PHP5
8 7 (5.98%) Scala
9 6 (5.13%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.85%) JCL
10 1 (0.85%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 35 (29.91%) Security Cleared
2 29 (24.79%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.98%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (4.27%) IBM AIX Certification
4 5 (4.27%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) Degree
5 1 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.69%) QA
2 8 (6.84%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.84%) NFS
4 6 (5.13%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (4.27%) VMware ESX
5 5 (4.27%) GPFS
6 4 (3.42%) KVM
6 4 (3.42%) RHEV
7 3 (2.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (2.56%) Veritas File System
7 3 (2.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (3.42%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (2.56%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.85%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 54 (46.15%) Oracle
2 36 (30.77%) Red Hat
3 17 (14.53%) HP
4 15 (12.82%) JBoss
5 13 (11.11%) IBM
6 12 (10.26%) VMware
7 10 (8.55%) Informatica
8 8 (6.84%) Sun
8 8 (6.84%) Siebel
9 7 (5.98%) Veritas
10 6 (5.13%) SAP
11 5 (4.27%) Citrix
12 4 (3.42%) Business Objects
12 4 (3.42%) Axway
13 2 (1.71%) Apple
14 1 (0.85%) TIBCO
14 1 (0.85%) EMC
14 1 (0.85%) Cisco
14 1 (0.85%) Microsoft
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