The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Tyne and Wear region that had Unix Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Engineer
Rank 70 77 43
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 32 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.02% 0.13% 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.35% 0.13% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 0 9
Median daily rate £295 - £280
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 - £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 - £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £355 £340
% change year-on-year
-4.15% +4.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
-42.85% -
Unix Engineer
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
954 747 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 90.08% 93.84% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 482 262
Median daily rate £330 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 39 29
Median hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.41 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £35.00 £20.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Unix Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Tyne and Wear region that featured Unix Engineer in the job title.

Unix Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Unix Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unix Engineer across the Tyne and Wear region.

Unix Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Unix Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix Engineer across the Tyne and Wear region.

Unix Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Unix Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Engineer within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +5 32 £295 -
Unix Engineer
North East

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, Unix Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Tyne and Wear region featuring Unix Engineer in the job title.

1 60 (100.00%) Unix
2 37 (61.67%) Linux
3 36 (60.00%) Solaris
4 26 (43.33%) ITIL
4 26 (43.33%) WAN
4 26 (43.33%) Security Cleared
5 25 (41.67%) HP
5 25 (41.67%) Red Hat
6 24 (40.00%) Perl
7 23 (38.33%) Korn
8 22 (36.67%) SC Cleared
8 22 (36.67%) Oracle
9 21 (35.00%) Windows
9 21 (35.00%) AIX
10 20 (33.33%) DNS
11 18 (30.00%) Bash Shell
12 17 (28.33%) C-shell
13 16 (26.67%) Unit Testing
13 16 (26.67%) Apache
14 15 (25.00%) LDAP
14 15 (25.00%) TCP/IP
14 15 (25.00%) WebLogic
14 15 (25.00%) SAN
14 15 (25.00%) Samba
15 14 (23.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
16 13 (21.67%) Shell Script
16 13 (21.67%) Middleware
16 13 (21.67%) iSCSI
16 13 (21.67%) Incident Management

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 16 (26.67%) Apache
2 15 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 7 (11.67%) JBoss
4 6 (10.00%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.33%) Confluence
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 26 (43.33%) WAN
2 20 (33.33%) DNS
3 15 (25.00%) LDAP
3 15 (25.00%) SAN
3 15 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 13 (21.67%) iSCSI
5 11 (18.33%) LAN
6 10 (16.67%) VPN
7 8 (13.33%) Firewall
8 5 (8.33%) OpenLDAP
8 5 (8.33%) SSH
9 3 (5.00%) Kerberos
10 1 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (1.67%) Network Security
10 1 (1.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) ClearCase
1 5 (8.33%) StarTeam
2 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.33%) JIRA
3 1 (1.67%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (1.67%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.67%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.67%) Middleware
2 5 (8.33%) LAMP
3 3 (5.00%) Software Packaging
4 2 (3.33%) Web Services
4 2 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.67%) HACMP
3 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.33%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.67%) DataPower
4 1 (1.67%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 60 (100.00%) Unix
2 37 (61.67%) Linux
3 36 (60.00%) Solaris
4 21 (35.00%) AIX
4 21 (35.00%) Windows
5 14 (23.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (18.33%) Windows Server
7 8 (13.33%) HPUX
8 5 (8.33%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (43.33%) ITIL
2 16 (26.67%) Unit Testing
3 13 (21.67%) Incident Management
4 10 (16.67%) Change Management
5 9 (15.00%) Problem Management
5 9 (15.00%) Release Management
5 9 (15.00%) Service Delivery
5 9 (15.00%) Service Management
5 9 (15.00%) Validation
6 8 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 8 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (11.67%) DevOps
7 7 (11.67%) QMS
7 7 (11.67%) Quality Management
8 5 (8.33%) Defect Management
8 5 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 5 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 5 (8.33%) SOA
9 3 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (40.00%) Perl
2 23 (38.33%) Korn
3 18 (30.00%) Bash Shell
4 17 (28.33%) C-shell
5 13 (21.67%) Shell Script
6 7 (11.67%) SQL
7 5 (8.33%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.33%) Java
9 1 (1.67%) C
9 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (43.33%) Security Cleared
2 22 (36.67%) SC Cleared
3 8 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (11.67%) Degree
5 4 (6.67%) IBM AIX Certification
6 1 (1.67%) AAT
6 1 (1.67%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.67%) SLA
2 7 (11.67%) ISO 9001
3 5 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 15 (25.00%) Samba
2 6 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.33%) NFS
4 4 (6.67%) GPFS
5 1 (1.67%) Docker
5 1 (1.67%) KVM
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.67%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.33%) Puppet
3 1 (1.67%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 25 (41.67%) HP
1 25 (41.67%) Red Hat
2 22 (36.67%) Oracle
3 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
4 11 (18.33%) ServiceNow
5 8 (13.33%) IBM
6 6 (10.00%) VMware
7 5 (8.33%) CA
8 4 (6.67%) Sun
9 2 (3.33%) Axway
9 2 (3.33%) EMC
9 2 (3.33%) Informatica
9 2 (3.33%) Siebel
10 1 (1.67%) Opsware