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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Engineer
Rank 87 - 67
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 20 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.65% - 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% - 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £53.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.50 £16.00 £31.15
% change year-on-year
+234.37% -48.63%
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
1123 692 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 92.66% 95.58% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 827 435 414
Median daily rate £380 £389 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% -0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 41 17
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £14.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +35.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £10.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix Engineer across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Unix Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 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
Newcastle upon Tyne - 20 £325 -
Unix Engineer
North East

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 53 (100.00%) Unix
2 38 (71.70%) Solaris
3 30 (56.60%) Linux
4 24 (45.28%) AIX
4 24 (45.28%) HP
5 21 (39.62%) Red Hat
6 19 (35.85%) Windows
7 18 (33.96%) ITIL
8 17 (32.08%) Security Cleared
9 16 (30.19%) SC Cleared
10 15 (28.30%) Oracle
11 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
11 14 (26.42%) Windows Server
12 13 (24.53%) TCP/IP
13 12 (22.64%) WAN
13 12 (22.64%) Incident Management
14 11 (20.75%) Perl
14 11 (20.75%) Middleware
15 10 (18.87%) Change Management
15 10 (18.87%) SLA
15 10 (18.87%) Apache
15 10 (18.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (18.87%) BPSS Clearance
15 10 (18.87%) ServiceNow
16 9 (16.98%) Root Cause Analysis
16 9 (16.98%) Problem Management
16 9 (16.98%) Release Management
16 9 (16.98%) LDAP
16 9 (16.98%) Configuration Management
17 8 (15.09%) Quality 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 10 (18.87%) Apache
2 8 (15.09%) WebLogic
3 5 (9.43%) JBoss
3 5 (9.43%) OpenStack
4 3 (5.66%) iPlanet
4 3 (5.66%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (5.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.66%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.77%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.89%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) HP Helion
1 1 (1.89%) IaaS
1 1 (1.89%) PaaS
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.53%) TCP/IP
2 12 (22.64%) WAN
3 9 (16.98%) LDAP
4 7 (13.21%) Firewall
5 6 (11.32%) DNS
5 6 (11.32%) LAN
5 6 (11.32%) SAN
6 5 (9.43%) iSCSI
6 5 (9.43%) VPN
7 3 (5.66%) Kerberos
8 2 (3.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) ClearCase
1 5 (9.43%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.75%) Middleware
2 5 (9.43%) LAMP
3 3 (5.66%) J2EE
3 3 (5.66%) Software Packaging
4 2 (3.77%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Clustering
2 4 (7.55%) HACMP
3 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.77%) CLARiiON
4 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.77%) Tandem
5 1 (1.89%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Unix
2 38 (71.70%) Solaris
3 30 (56.60%) Linux
4 24 (45.28%) AIX
5 19 (35.85%) Windows
6 14 (26.42%) Windows Server
7 10 (18.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (15.09%) HPUX
9 2 (3.77%) SUSE
10 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) ITIL
2 12 (22.64%) Incident Management
3 10 (18.87%) Change Management
4 9 (16.98%) Configuration Management
4 9 (16.98%) Problem Management
4 9 (16.98%) Release Management
4 9 (16.98%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (15.09%) QMS
5 8 (15.09%) Quality Management
5 8 (15.09%) Service Delivery
6 7 (13.21%) High Availability
7 6 (11.32%) Unit Testing
8 5 (9.43%) Open Source
8 5 (9.43%) Service Management
9 4 (7.55%) DevOps
10 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (5.66%) Load Balancing
10 3 (5.66%) OO
10 3 (5.66%) Server Monitoring
10 3 (5.66%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) Perl
2 7 (13.21%) Bash Shell
2 7 (13.21%) C-shell
2 7 (13.21%) Korn
2 7 (13.21%) Shell Script
3 4 (7.55%) SQL
3 4 (7.55%) VB
4 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (32.08%) Security Cleared
2 16 (30.19%) SC Cleared
3 10 (18.87%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (7.55%) Degree
4 4 (7.55%) IBM AIX Certification
5 1 (1.89%) AAT
5 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.87%) SLA
2 8 (15.09%) ISO 9001
3 6 (11.32%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (11.32%) Samba
3 4 (7.55%) GPFS
4 3 (5.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.89%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle ZFS
1 3 (5.66%) Puppet
1 3 (5.66%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.77%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 24 (45.28%) HP
2 21 (39.62%) Red Hat
3 15 (28.30%) Oracle
4 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
5 10 (18.87%) ServiceNow
6 8 (15.09%) IBM
6 8 (15.09%) VMware
7 5 (9.43%) Sun
8 3 (5.66%) CA
8 3 (5.66%) Cisco
8 3 (5.66%) F5
8 3 (5.66%) Veritas
9 2 (3.77%) Axway
9 2 (3.77%) Citrix
9 2 (3.77%) EMC
9 2 (3.77%) Informatica
9 2 (3.77%) Siebel
10 1 (1.89%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.89%) PlateSpin