The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills 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 over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 40 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +5
Contract jobs citing UNIX 20 47 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.34% 9.96% 6.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.43% 37.30% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 32 7
Average daily rate
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£358 £269 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.23% +3.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £232 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £375 £312
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £358 £360
% change year-on-year
+8.24% -0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UNIX
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Operating Systems Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
175 126 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 29.22% 26.69% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 83 19
Average daily rate £300 £263 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £200 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 8
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -20.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £25.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

UNIX
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 across the Tyne and Wear region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

UNIX
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 across the Tyne and Wear region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

UNIX
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -29 20 £327 +21.50% 3
Tyneside - 1 £495 -
UNIX
North East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 36 (50.70%) Java
2 31 (43.66%) SQL
2 31 (43.66%) Linux
3 29 (40.85%) Configuration Management
4 28 (39.44%) Security Cleared
5 24 (33.80%) Oracle
6 18 (25.35%) Windows
7 15 (21.13%) Migration
8 14 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (19.72%) ITIL
9 13 (18.31%) Perl
9 13 (18.31%) VME
10 12 (16.90%) COBOL
10 12 (16.90%) HP
11 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (14.08%) Red Hat
12 10 (14.08%) HTTP
12 10 (14.08%) JavaScript
12 10 (14.08%) WebLogic
12 10 (14.08%) Subversion
12 10 (14.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 10 (14.08%) SC Cleared
12 10 (14.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (12.68%) Git (software)
13 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (12.68%) VMware
13 9 (12.68%) HTML
13 9 (12.68%) CSS
14 8 (11.27%) JBoss
14 8 (11.27%) SAN

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 10 (14.08%) WebLogic
2 8 (11.27%) JBoss
2 8 (11.27%) Node.js
3 7 (9.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (9.86%) SharePoint
3 7 (9.86%) MS Exchange
3 7 (9.86%) Oracle Workflow
3 7 (9.86%) WebSphere
4 5 (7.04%) Tuxedo
5 4 (5.63%) FileNet
6 3 (4.23%) SAS
7 2 (2.82%) Oracle 10gAS
7 2 (2.82%) Apache
7 2 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (8.45%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (8.45%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (8.45%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (5.63%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (5.63%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.08%) HTTP
2 8 (11.27%) SAN
3 5 (7.04%) LDAP
3 5 (7.04%) SSL
4 4 (5.63%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (4.23%) Network Security
6 1 (1.41%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (1.41%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.41%) Converged Networks
6 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.41%) DNS
6 1 (1.41%) Firewall
6 1 (1.41%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) Oracle Database
2 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.86%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (8.45%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 3 (4.23%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (1.41%) Big Data
7 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (14.08%) Subversion
2 9 (12.68%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.04%) Eclipse
4 4 (5.63%) LoadRunner
4 4 (5.63%) Visual Studio
4 4 (5.63%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (5.63%) StarTeam
5 3 (4.23%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (2.82%) NUnit
6 2 (2.82%) ClearCase
6 2 (2.82%) Rational Rose
6 2 (2.82%) Ant
6 2 (2.82%) CppUnit
6 2 (2.82%) GoogleTest
6 2 (2.82%) NeoLoad
7 1 (1.41%) Facilita Forecast
7 1 (1.41%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 7 (9.86%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (26.76%) Developer
2 18 (25.35%) Analyst
3 9 (12.68%) COBOL Analyst
4 8 (11.27%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Configuration Manager
6 4 (5.63%) Applications Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (4.23%) C++ Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Build Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) DevOps Specialist
8 2 (2.82%) Test Leader
8 2 (2.82%) Performance Test Leader
8 2 (2.82%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (2.82%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (2.82%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 2 (2.82%) Oracle Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.68%) HTML
1 9 (12.68%) CSS
2 8 (11.27%) Mustache
2 8 (11.27%) Sass
3 7 (9.86%) Software Packaging
3 7 (9.86%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (5.63%) XML
5 2 (2.82%) JSF
6 1 (1.41%) Middleware
6 1 (1.41%) Web Services
6 1 (1.41%) .NET
6 1 (1.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.45%) DataPower
3 5 (7.04%) Private Cloud
4 3 (4.23%) Data Structures
4 3 (4.23%) PDA
5 2 (2.82%) Derivative
5 2 (2.82%) HP Superdome
6 1 (1.41%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.41%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 31 (43.66%) Linux
2 18 (25.35%) Windows
3 13 (18.31%) VME
4 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (14.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (9.86%) Solaris
6 7 (9.86%) Mac OS X
6 7 (9.86%) AIX
7 4 (5.63%) HPUX
7 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (5.63%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (40.85%) Configuration Management
2 15 (21.13%) Migration
3 14 (19.72%) ITIL
3 14 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (11.27%) Workflow
4 8 (11.27%) Validation
5 7 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (9.86%) Web Development
5 7 (9.86%) Web Design
5 7 (9.86%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (9.86%) DevOps
5 7 (9.86%) Software Delivery
6 6 (8.45%) Change Control
7 5 (7.04%) Integration Testing
7 5 (7.04%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (7.04%) Change Management
8 4 (5.63%) Regression Testing
8 4 (5.63%) CMMI
8 4 (5.63%) Data Management
8 4 (5.63%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (50.70%) Java
2 31 (43.66%) SQL
3 13 (18.31%) Perl
4 12 (16.90%) COBOL
5 10 (14.08%) JavaScript
6 7 (9.86%) PL/SQL
7 5 (7.04%) C
8 3 (4.23%) C++
8 3 (4.23%) Ruby
9 2 (2.82%) VBA
9 2 (2.82%) Python
9 2 (2.82%) PHP
10 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.41%) Korn
10 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 28 (39.44%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.08%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.45%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.63%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (5.63%) Degree
5 1 (1.41%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) QA
2 3 (4.23%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (11.27%) Active Directory
1 8 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.41%) vSphere
2 1 (1.41%) Docker
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.41%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (14.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (2.82%) Puppet
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.41%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (33.80%) Oracle
2 12 (16.90%) HP
3 10 (14.08%) Red Hat
4 9 (12.68%) VMware
5 7 (9.86%) Axway
5 7 (9.86%) Informatica
5 7 (9.86%) Siebel
5 7 (9.86%) IBM
5 7 (9.86%) Microsoft
6 6 (8.45%) Micro Focus
7 4 (5.63%) Sun
7 4 (5.63%) Business Objects
8 3 (4.23%) Borland