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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 9 20 15
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing Unix 179 66 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 14.17% 6.80% 9.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.94% 28.70% 27.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 45 55
Median daily rate £340 £325 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £495 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £53.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £34.25 £31.15
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +9.95%
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
498 230 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 39.43% 23.71% 34.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 131 163
Median daily rate £338 £340 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £533 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 29 22
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.77 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.61% -36.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.17 £10.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.85 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 10 December 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
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 10 December 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 +10 175 £340 +4.61% 6
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 259 (64.11%) Linux
2 188 (46.53%) Windows
3 184 (45.54%) Oracle
4 163 (40.35%) Solaris
5 160 (39.60%) AIX
6 156 (38.61%) ITIL
7 141 (34.90%) HP
8 136 (33.66%) SQL
8 136 (33.66%) Security Cleared
9 118 (29.21%) SC Cleared
10 112 (27.72%) Windows Server
11 111 (27.48%) Perl
12 101 (25.00%) TCP/IP
13 100 (24.75%) Red Hat
14 90 (22.28%) Microsoft
15 87 (21.53%) Change Management
16 84 (20.79%) Shell Script
17 83 (20.54%) WebLogic
18 75 (18.56%) Configuration Management
19 71 (17.57%) Java
19 71 (17.57%) WebSphere
20 70 (17.33%) Problem Management
20 70 (17.33%) BPSS Clearance
21 66 (16.34%) Incident Management
21 66 (16.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 66 (16.34%) SLA
22 65 (16.09%) Sun
23 64 (15.84%) Agile Software Development
23 64 (15.84%) Release Management
24 63 (15.59%) Root Cause Analysis

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 83 (20.54%) WebLogic
2 71 (17.57%) WebSphere
3 56 (13.86%) JBoss
4 49 (12.13%) Apache
5 38 (9.41%) Oracle Application Server
6 37 (9.16%) WebSphere Application Server
7 34 (8.42%) Tomcat
8 28 (6.93%) iPlanet
9 22 (5.45%) Tuxedo
10 19 (4.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 17 (4.21%) MQSeries
11 17 (4.21%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 17 (4.21%) Oracle Workflow
12 12 (2.97%) OpenStack
13 11 (2.72%) AquaLogic
14 8 (1.98%) Confluence
14 8 (1.98%) FileNet
15 5 (1.24%) SAS
16 2 (0.50%) IIS
16 2 (0.50%) Jetty
Applications
1 34 (8.42%) MS Excel
2 25 (6.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (4.70%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 16 (3.96%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (2.97%) Oracle Applications
4 11 (2.72%) OpenText MBPM
5 9 (2.23%) Oracle EBS R12
5 9 (2.23%) Oracle General Ledger
5 9 (2.23%) Oracle Payables
5 9 (2.23%) Oracle Receivables
6 7 (1.73%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 28 (6.93%) IaaS
1 28 (6.93%) PaaS
1 28 (6.93%) SaaS
2 5 (1.24%) OpenShift
3 4 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.50%) DigitalOcean
4 2 (0.50%) GitHub
4 2 (0.50%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.50%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.50%) HP Helion
4 2 (0.50%) Linode
5 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 101 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 42 (10.40%) Firewall
3 40 (9.90%) LDAP
4 39 (9.65%) SAN
5 28 (6.93%) SSL
6 26 (6.44%) DNS
7 23 (5.69%) WAN
8 15 (3.71%) iSCSI
9 9 (2.23%) Network Security
9 9 (2.23%) SSH
10 8 (1.98%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (1.98%) OpenLDAP
10 8 (1.98%) VPN
11 7 (1.73%) LAN
12 5 (1.24%) Internet
12 5 (1.24%) Kerberos
13 4 (0.99%) HTTP
14 3 (0.74%) DHCP
14 3 (0.74%) FTP
14 3 (0.74%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (7.67%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.95%) DB2
3 16 (3.96%) Oracle Database
4 15 (3.71%) MySQL
5 13 (3.22%) BusinessObjects
6 12 (2.97%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (2.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 8 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (1.98%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.73%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.74%) PowerCenter
10 3 (0.74%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 3 (0.74%) SAS Enterprise Miner
11 2 (0.50%) Data Lake
11 2 (0.50%) DataStage
11 2 (0.50%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.50%) IBM InfoSphere
11 2 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.25%) DTS
Development Applications
1 16 (3.96%) Git (software)
2 13 (3.22%) ClearCase
2 13 (3.22%) ProC
2 13 (3.22%) StarTeam
3 8 (1.98%) JIRA
3 8 (1.98%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (1.24%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.24%) LoadRunner
4 5 (1.24%) Subversion
5 4 (0.99%) JMeter
5 4 (0.99%) LoadUI
5 4 (0.99%) Log4j
5 4 (0.99%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.74%) GCC
6 3 (0.74%) GDB
7 2 (0.50%) ERwin
7 2 (0.50%) GitLab
7 2 (0.50%) Travis CI
7 2 (0.50%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (3.22%) Finance
2 11 (2.72%) Manufacturing
3 9 (2.23%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.25%) Banking
4 1 (0.25%) German Language
4 1 (0.25%) Law
4 1 (0.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (13.37%) Developer
2 50 (12.38%) Unix Engineer
3 46 (11.39%) Support Engineer
4 40 (9.90%) Administrator
5 29 (7.18%) Linux Engineer
6 28 (6.93%) DevOps Engineer
7 21 (5.20%) Systems Administrator
7 21 (5.20%) Unix Support
8 20 (4.95%) Operations Engineer
8 20 (4.95%) Solaris Engineer
9 19 (4.70%) Support Specialist
10 18 (4.46%) Analyst
11 16 (3.96%) Technical Leader
12 15 (3.71%) Automation Engineer
12 15 (3.71%) Support Analyst
12 15 (3.71%) Unix Administrator
13 14 (3.47%) Operations Analyst
14 13 (3.22%) Operations Support Analyst
14 13 (3.22%) Project Engineer
14 13 (3.22%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (10.64%) J2EE
2 41 (10.15%) Middleware
3 25 (6.19%) Software Packaging
4 20 (4.95%) WebSphere MQ
4 20 (4.95%) XML
5 17 (4.21%) IBM Integration Bus
6 15 (3.71%) LAMP
6 15 (3.71%) Web Services
7 9 (2.23%) REST
8 7 (1.73%) JSON
9 6 (1.49%) SOAP
10 5 (1.24%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (1.24%) WSDL
11 4 (0.99%) JAX-RPC
11 4 (0.99%) XSL
11 4 (0.99%) XSLT
12 3 (0.74%) .NET
12 3 (0.74%) Sinatra
13 2 (0.50%) LAPP Stack
13 2 (0.50%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 58 (14.36%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (9.16%) Clustering
3 23 (5.69%) Computer Science
3 23 (5.69%) Tandem
4 21 (5.20%) Mainframe
5 15 (3.71%) Data Centre
6 13 (3.22%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.97%) IBM Mainframe
8 11 (2.72%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.98%) DataPower
9 8 (1.98%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.24%) User Experience
11 4 (0.99%) AS400
11 4 (0.99%) CLARiiON
11 4 (0.99%) HACMP
11 4 (0.99%) Performance Metrics
12 2 (0.50%) Handset
12 2 (0.50%) Public Cloud
13 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 259 (64.11%) Linux
2 188 (46.53%) Windows
3 163 (40.35%) Solaris
4 160 (39.60%) AIX
5 112 (27.72%) Windows Server
6 66 (16.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 41 (10.15%) Windows XP
8 37 (9.16%) HPUX
9 33 (8.17%) Windows 2000
10 17 (4.21%) OS/390
11 12 (2.97%) zOS
12 10 (2.48%) SUSE
13 8 (1.98%) CentOS
13 8 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
16 5 (1.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (38.61%) ITIL
2 87 (21.53%) Change Management
3 75 (18.56%) Configuration Management
4 70 (17.33%) Problem Management
5 66 (16.34%) Incident Management
6 64 (15.84%) Agile Software Development
6 64 (15.84%) Release Management
7 63 (15.59%) Root Cause Analysis
8 61 (15.10%) DevOps
9 46 (11.39%) Service Delivery
10 42 (10.40%) High Availability
11 41 (10.15%) Open Source
12 39 (9.65%) Service Management
13 33 (8.17%) Change Control
13 33 (8.17%) OO
14 31 (7.67%) ITSM
14 31 (7.67%) QMS
15 30 (7.43%) Quality Management
16 28 (6.93%) Load Balancing
16 28 (6.93%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 136 (33.66%) SQL
2 111 (27.48%) Perl
3 84 (20.79%) Shell Script
4 71 (17.57%) Java
5 53 (13.12%) VB
6 35 (8.66%) PL/SQL
7 32 (7.92%) C
8 25 (6.19%) C++
9 24 (5.94%) Korn
10 21 (5.20%) Bash Shell
11 16 (3.96%) C-shell
11 16 (3.96%) Python
11 16 (3.96%) Ruby
12 12 (2.97%) PowerShell
13 11 (2.72%) PHP
14 8 (1.98%) C#
15 7 (1.73%) Scala
16 3 (0.74%) JavaScript
16 3 (0.74%) Jython
16 3 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 136 (33.66%) Security Cleared
2 118 (29.21%) SC Cleared
3 70 (17.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 24 (5.94%) Degree
5 19 (4.70%) AAT
6 9 (2.23%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.24%) CCNA
8 5 (1.24%) CCNP
8 5 (1.24%) MCSE
8 5 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.99%) IBM AIX Certification
9 4 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.99%) MCDBA
9 4 (0.99%) MCP
10 1 (0.25%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.25%) CCDA
10 1 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.25%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (16.34%) SLA
2 30 (7.43%) Disclosure Scotland
3 21 (5.20%) ISO 9001
4 18 (4.46%) QA
5 2 (0.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 30 (7.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (6.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 15 (3.71%) Active Directory
3 15 (3.71%) Samba
4 10 (2.48%) Firmware
4 10 (2.48%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 9 (2.23%) NFS
6 6 (1.49%) Hyper-V
7 5 (1.24%) Docker
8 4 (0.99%) GPFS
8 4 (0.99%) Xen
9 2 (0.50%) KVM
9 2 (0.50%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.50%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 54 (13.37%) Tivoli
2 46 (11.39%) HP SiteScope
3 38 (9.41%) Puppet
4 30 (7.43%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (5.94%) MOM
6 10 (2.48%) NetBackup
6 10 (2.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 9 (2.23%) HP Data Protector
8 7 (1.73%) Control-M
9 6 (1.49%) Data Guard
10 5 (1.24%) Oracle ZFS
11 3 (0.74%) Nagios
11 3 (0.74%) OpenNMS
11 3 (0.74%) OpenView
11 3 (0.74%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.74%) Zenoss
12 2 (0.50%) Ansible
12 2 (0.50%) Packer
12 2 (0.50%) SCOM
13 1 (0.25%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 184 (45.54%) Oracle
2 141 (34.90%) HP
3 100 (24.75%) Red Hat
4 90 (22.28%) Microsoft
5 65 (16.09%) Sun
6 61 (15.10%) IBM
7 52 (12.87%) CA
8 46 (11.39%) ServiceNow
9 36 (8.91%) VMware
10 33 (8.17%) Informatica
11 32 (7.92%) Cisco
12 30 (7.43%) Axway
13 29 (7.18%) F5
14 26 (6.44%) Veritas
15 22 (5.45%) Siebel
16 20 (4.95%) BMC
17 10 (2.48%) Citrix
17 10 (2.48%) Symantec
18 9 (2.23%) Fujitsu
19 8 (1.98%) Atlassian
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