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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 14 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs citing UNIX 84 21 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 10.05% 5.90% 5.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.37% 25.00% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 7 14
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£375 £325 £279
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +16.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £230 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £413 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £359 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.52% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -21.42%
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
286 84 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 34.21% 23.60% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 41 27
Average daily rate £324 £250 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £180 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 12 24
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.74 £11.36 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £15.85 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 78 £385 +18.46% 4
Durham -9 5 £250 - 2
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 71 (47.65%) SQL
2 68 (45.64%) Java
2 68 (45.64%) Linux
3 58 (38.93%) Oracle
4 47 (31.54%) Windows
5 41 (27.52%) PL/SQL
6 33 (22.15%) Security Cleared
7 32 (21.48%) WebLogic
8 31 (20.81%) Configuration Management
9 30 (20.13%) Ruby
9 30 (20.13%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (19.46%) Shell Script
11 28 (18.79%) Red Hat
11 28 (18.79%) Python
12 27 (18.12%) C#
12 27 (18.12%) Scala
13 26 (17.45%) Git (software)
13 26 (17.45%) Subversion
13 26 (17.45%) Oracle Database
14 25 (16.78%) Performance Testing
14 25 (16.78%) SAS
14 25 (16.78%) HTTP
15 24 (16.11%) JavaScript
16 23 (15.44%) Solaris
17 21 (14.09%) HTML
17 21 (14.09%) SC Cleared
18 20 (13.42%) CSS
18 20 (13.42%) ITIL
18 20 (13.42%) Mac OS X
19 19 (12.75%) XML

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 32 (21.48%) WebLogic
2 25 (16.78%) SAS
3 15 (10.07%) Tuxedo
4 13 (8.72%) JBoss
5 7 (4.70%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (4.70%) WebSphere
6 5 (3.36%) Apache
6 5 (3.36%) MQSeries
7 4 (2.68%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (2.01%) Documentum
8 3 (2.01%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (1.34%) AquaLogic
9 2 (1.34%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.34%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.34%) IIS
9 2 (1.34%) Oracle 10gAS
10 1 (0.67%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (5.37%) MS Office
2 5 (3.36%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (6.71%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (6.04%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (4.03%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (4.03%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (4.03%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (4.03%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (16.78%) HTTP
2 15 (10.07%) LDAP
2 15 (10.07%) Firewall
3 14 (9.40%) DNS
4 12 (8.05%) SAN
5 8 (5.37%) OpenLDAP
5 8 (5.37%) FTP
5 8 (5.37%) Telnet
6 6 (4.03%) VPN
6 6 (4.03%) LAN
6 6 (4.03%) WAN
6 6 (4.03%) SSH
7 5 (3.36%) DHCP
8 3 (2.01%) NAS
9 2 (1.34%) SSL
9 2 (1.34%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.67%) Intranet
10 1 (0.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (17.45%) Oracle Database
2 19 (12.75%) Relational Database
3 18 (12.08%) SQL Server
4 12 (8.05%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (6.04%) MySQL
5 9 (6.04%) Base SAS
5 9 (6.04%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 7 (4.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 6 (4.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 6 (4.03%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (3.36%) DB2
9 4 (2.68%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.34%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.67%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (0.67%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.67%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 26 (17.45%) Subversion
1 26 (17.45%) Git (software)
2 16 (10.74%) PVCS
3 8 (5.37%) PHPUnit
3 8 (5.37%) Selenium
4 7 (4.70%) JUnit
5 6 (4.03%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.67%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.67%) Maven
6 1 (0.67%) StarTeam
General
1 12 (8.05%) Finance
2 6 (4.03%) General Ledger
3 3 (2.01%) Marketing
3 3 (2.01%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.01%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.34%) Front Office
5 1 (0.67%) Back Office
5 1 (0.67%) Electronics
5 1 (0.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (33.56%) Developer
2 16 (10.74%) Analyst
3 15 (10.07%) Support Engineer
4 14 (9.40%) Software Engineer
5 11 (7.38%) Applications Support
5 11 (7.38%) Support Analyst
5 11 (7.38%) Scala Developer
6 10 (6.71%) UNIX Engineer
7 9 (6.04%) SAS Developer
7 9 (6.04%) Senior Developer
8 8 (5.37%) Consultant
8 8 (5.37%) PHP Developer
8 8 (5.37%) Technical Leader
8 8 (5.37%) Lead Software Engineer
9 7 (4.70%) Software Support Engineer
10 6 (4.03%) Architect
10 6 (4.03%) Java Developer
10 6 (4.03%) UNIX Support
11 5 (3.36%) Oracle DBA
11 5 (3.36%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.09%) HTML
2 20 (13.42%) CSS
3 19 (12.75%) XML
3 19 (12.75%) REST
4 18 (12.08%) JSON
5 15 (10.07%) Web Services
6 14 (9.40%) RESTful
7 11 (7.38%) HTML5
7 11 (7.38%) CSS3
7 11 (7.38%) Ajax
8 10 (6.71%) SOAP
8 10 (6.71%) Middleware
8 10 (6.71%) Spring
9 9 (6.04%) jQuery
9 9 (6.04%) ODBC
10 8 (5.37%) MooTools
10 8 (5.37%) YAML
10 8 (5.37%) Symfony
11 5 (3.36%) JMS
11 5 (3.36%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.07%) Visualisation
3 11 (7.38%) Statistics
4 9 (6.04%) Open Source
5 3 (2.01%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.01%) HACMP
5 3 (2.01%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.34%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.67%) Clustering
7 1 (0.67%) DTV
7 1 (0.67%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.67%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.67%) DataPower
7 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.67%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 68 (45.64%) Linux
2 47 (31.54%) Windows
3 23 (15.44%) Solaris
4 20 (13.42%) Mac OS X
5 16 (10.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (7.38%) AIX
6 11 (7.38%) Windows XP
7 7 (4.70%) HPUX
8 5 (3.36%) VME
9 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.34%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (20.81%) Configuration Management
2 30 (20.13%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (16.78%) Performance Testing
4 20 (13.42%) ITIL
5 18 (12.08%) Scrum
6 17 (11.41%) Software Engineering
6 17 (11.41%) Web Development
7 15 (10.07%) Web Design
7 15 (10.07%) TDD
7 15 (10.07%) Responsive Web Design
8 13 (8.72%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (8.05%) Workflow
10 11 (7.38%) Migration
10 11 (7.38%) Service Management
11 10 (6.71%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (6.71%) ETL
11 10 (6.71%) Problem Management
12 9 (6.04%) OOP
12 9 (6.04%) OO
Programming Languages
1 71 (47.65%) SQL
2 68 (45.64%) Java
3 41 (27.52%) PL/SQL
4 30 (20.13%) Ruby
5 29 (19.46%) Shell Script
6 28 (18.79%) Python
7 27 (18.12%) C#
7 27 (18.12%) Scala
8 24 (16.11%) JavaScript
9 18 (12.08%) C
10 17 (11.41%) Perl
11 15 (10.07%) C++
12 14 (9.40%) VB6
12 14 (9.40%) VB
13 11 (7.38%) PHP
14 8 (5.37%) PHP5
15 6 (4.03%) Korn
16 5 (3.36%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 33 (22.15%) Security Cleared
2 21 (14.09%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.36%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.68%) SAS Certification
4 4 (2.68%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.01%) IBM AIX Certification
6 1 (0.67%) Degree
6 1 (0.67%) MCSE
6 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.70%) QA
2 6 (4.03%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (9.40%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.03%) NFS
4 3 (2.01%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (2.01%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (2.01%) Veritas File System
4 3 (2.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (2.01%) KVM
4 3 (2.01%) RHEV
4 3 (2.01%) GPFS
4 3 (2.01%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.67%) Xen
5 1 (0.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (2.68%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.01%) OpenView
3 2 (1.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (1.34%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.34%) Puppet
3 2 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.67%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 58 (38.93%) Oracle
2 28 (18.79%) Red Hat
3 16 (10.74%) HP
4 14 (9.40%) Informatica
5 7 (4.70%) VMware
6 5 (3.36%) Micro Focus
6 5 (3.36%) Veritas
6 5 (3.36%) Sun
6 5 (3.36%) Siebel
6 5 (3.36%) IBM
7 4 (2.68%) Citrix
8 3 (2.01%) SAP
8 3 (2.01%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.34%) Axway
9 2 (1.34%) Splunk
10 1 (0.67%) Lotus
10 1 (0.67%) Borland
10 1 (0.67%) Business Objects
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago