The first table below looks at the demand for the UNIX Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Tyne and Wear region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Engineer
Rank 32 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Engineer 12 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.17% - 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.46% - 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 4
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£280 - £265
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 - £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £45.75
% change year-on-year
- -50.81%
Job Titles Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
347 185 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 91.80% 91.58% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 81 177
Average daily rate £355 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £496 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 31
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £21.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
UNIX Engineer
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UNIX Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX Engineer in the job title across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 25 July 2014.

UNIX Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

UNIX Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region that cited UNIX Engineer in their job title 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 with UNIX Engineer in their job title.

1 21 (100.00%) UNIX
2 19 (90.48%) Red Hat
3 15 (71.43%) Linux
4 14 (66.67%) Firewall
5 13 (61.90%) Configuration Management
5 13 (61.90%) AIX
6 12 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (52.38%) SQL
7 11 (52.38%) LAN
7 11 (52.38%) WAN
7 11 (52.38%) VPN
7 11 (52.38%) Service Management
7 11 (52.38%) Middleware
8 10 (47.62%) SC Cleared
8 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
8 10 (47.62%) Solaris
8 10 (47.62%) WebLogic
8 10 (47.62%) Open Source
9 9 (42.86%) Oracle
9 9 (42.86%) IBM
10 8 (38.10%) DNS
11 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
11 6 (28.57%) Perl
11 6 (28.57%) JBoss
11 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (23.81%) Thin Client
12 5 (23.81%) VMware
12 5 (23.81%) VMware ESX
12 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008

UNIX Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region that cited UNIX Engineer in their job title 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 with UNIX Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (47.62%) WebLogic
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 2 (9.52%) FileNet
4 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) Firewall
2 11 (52.38%) LAN
2 11 (52.38%) WAN
2 11 (52.38%) VPN
3 8 (38.10%) DNS
4 5 (23.81%) DHCP
4 5 (23.81%) LDAP
4 5 (23.81%) SAN
5 3 (14.29%) SSH
5 3 (14.29%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (9.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) Middleware
2 4 (19.05%) Web Services
3 2 (9.52%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Open Source
2 5 (23.81%) Fat Client
2 5 (23.81%) Thin Client
2 5 (23.81%) HACMP
3 2 (9.52%) Clustering
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) UNIX
2 15 (71.43%) Linux
3 13 (61.90%) AIX
4 12 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (47.62%) Solaris
6 4 (19.05%) HPUX
7 3 (14.29%) Windows
7 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Configuration Management
2 11 (52.38%) Service Management
3 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Change Data Capture
6 3 (14.29%) Change Control
6 3 (14.29%) Workflow
7 2 (9.52%) Lean Six Sigma
7 2 (9.52%) ITIL
7 2 (9.52%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) Perl
3 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 3 (14.29%) Korn
4 2 (9.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) SC Cleared
1 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) IBM AIX Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) VMware ESX
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (23.81%) GPFS
2 4 (19.05%) KVM
2 4 (19.05%) RHEV
3 3 (14.29%) NFS
3 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Red Hat
2 9 (42.86%) Oracle
2 9 (42.86%) IBM
3 6 (28.57%) JBoss
4 5 (23.81%) Citrix
4 5 (23.81%) VMware
5 4 (19.05%) HP
6 3 (14.29%) Informatica
6 3 (14.29%) Siebel
7 2 (9.52%) Business Objects
7 2 (9.52%) Sun
8 1 (4.76%) Axway