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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Engineer
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 77 61 40
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 3 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.41% 1.57% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 1.66% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 1
Median daily rate £513 £283 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.41% -37.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.31 £35.58
% change year-on-year
- +2.07%

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
701 663 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 95.90% 94.71% 93.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 436 236
Median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 11 22
Median hourly rate £21.50 £14.00 £14.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% -1.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.39 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.22 £21.00 £33.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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
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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -20 3 £513 +81.41%
Unix Engineer
North East

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 23 (100.00%) Unix
2 16 (69.57%) Linux
3 13 (56.52%) AIX
4 12 (52.17%) Red Hat
5 11 (47.83%) Solaris
5 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
6 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
6 10 (43.48%) HP
7 9 (39.13%) Windows
8 8 (34.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (30.43%) High Availability
9 7 (30.43%) Oracle
9 7 (30.43%) WebLogic
9 7 (30.43%) IBM
9 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
9 7 (30.43%) Firewall
9 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
10 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
10 6 (26.09%) Open Source
10 6 (26.09%) DevOps
11 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (21.74%) Software Packaging
11 5 (21.74%) Clustering
11 5 (21.74%) JBoss
11 5 (21.74%) ITIL
12 4 (17.39%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (17.39%) Perl
12 4 (17.39%) SQL
12 4 (17.39%) VB

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 7 (30.43%) WebLogic
2 5 (21.74%) JBoss
3 3 (13.04%) Apache
3 3 (13.04%) iPlanet
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
3 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
4 2 (8.70%) Confluence
4 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) HP Helion
2 1 (4.35%) IaaS
2 1 (4.35%) PaaS
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) Firewall
1 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 2 (8.70%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (4.35%) GitLab
General
1 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Software Packaging
2 4 (17.39%) Middleware
3 3 (13.04%) J2EE
4 2 (8.70%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (21.74%) Clustering
2 4 (17.39%) HACMP
3 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) Tandem
4 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Unix
2 16 (69.57%) Linux
3 13 (56.52%) AIX
4 11 (47.83%) Solaris
5 9 (39.13%) Windows
6 8 (34.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
8 2 (8.70%) HPUX
8 2 (8.70%) SUSE
9 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
9 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) High Availability
2 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
2 6 (26.09%) DevOps
2 6 (26.09%) Open Source
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
4 3 (13.04%) OO
4 3 (13.04%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (8.70%) Change Control
5 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.70%) Release Management
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.35%) Data Management
6 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.35%) Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (4.35%) QMS
6 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Perl
1 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
1 4 (17.39%) VB
2 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
2 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
3 4 (17.39%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (17.39%) IBM AIX Certification
4 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) GPFS
2 3 (13.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.35%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (13.04%) Puppet
1 3 (13.04%) Tivoli
2 2 (8.70%) Ansible
2 2 (8.70%) Dollar Universe
2 2 (8.70%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Red Hat
2 10 (43.48%) HP
3 7 (30.43%) IBM
3 7 (30.43%) Oracle
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco
4 3 (13.04%) F5
4 3 (13.04%) Sun
4 3 (13.04%) Veritas
4 3 (13.04%) VMware
5 2 (8.70%) Atlassian
5 2 (8.70%) Axway
5 2 (8.70%) Citrix
5 2 (8.70%) Informatica
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.70%) Siebel
5 2 (8.70%) TIBCO
6 1 (4.35%) PlateSpin
6 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow