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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 25 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Contract jobs citing UNIX 35 70 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.79% 13.33% 6.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.59% 44.30% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 51 7
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£358 £263 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.41% +0.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £202 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £375 £266
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
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
170 158 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 28.10% 30.10% 24.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 117 19
Average daily rate £325 £260 £261
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -0.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £195 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £405 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.79% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 3 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 £12.40 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

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 5 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 5 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 -15 35 £342 +30.11% 5
Tyneside - 1 £495 -
UNIX
North East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 5 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 37 (48.05%) Java
2 35 (45.45%) SQL
3 32 (41.56%) Configuration Management
3 32 (41.56%) Security Cleared
4 30 (38.96%) Linux
5 26 (33.77%) Oracle
6 20 (25.97%) Windows
7 19 (24.68%) ITIL
8 17 (22.08%) Migration
9 15 (19.48%) VME
10 14 (18.18%) Perl
10 14 (18.18%) COBOL
11 13 (16.88%) HP
11 13 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (15.58%) Red Hat
13 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (14.29%) Workflow
13 11 (14.29%) SC Cleared
14 10 (12.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (12.99%) Subversion
14 10 (12.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 10 (12.99%) HTTP
14 10 (12.99%) HTML
14 10 (12.99%) WebLogic
15 9 (11.69%) JavaScript
15 9 (11.69%) AIX
15 9 (11.69%) CSS
15 9 (11.69%) Solaris
15 9 (11.69%) IBM
15 9 (11.69%) VMware

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 (12.99%) WebLogic
2 8 (10.39%) Node.js
2 8 (10.39%) Oracle Workflow
2 8 (10.39%) JBoss
3 7 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 7 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 7 (9.09%) WebSphere
4 5 (6.49%) Tuxedo
5 4 (5.19%) FileNet
6 3 (3.90%) SAS
6 3 (3.90%) Apache
7 2 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (2.60%) Oracle 10gAS
8 1 (1.30%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.30%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (7.79%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (7.79%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (6.49%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (5.19%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.99%) HTTP
2 8 (10.39%) SAN
3 6 (7.79%) LDAP
4 5 (6.49%) SSL
5 4 (5.19%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (3.90%) Firewall
6 3 (3.90%) Network Security
7 2 (2.60%) LAN
7 2 (2.60%) WAN
7 2 (2.60%) VPN
8 1 (1.30%) DNS
8 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.30%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (1.30%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) Oracle Database
1 8 (10.39%) Oracle Reports
1 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.79%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.19%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (3.90%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 10 (12.99%) Subversion
2 9 (11.69%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.49%) Eclipse
3 5 (6.49%) StarTeam
4 4 (5.19%) LoadRunner
4 4 (5.19%) Visual Studio
4 4 (5.19%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (3.90%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (2.60%) GoogleTest
6 2 (2.60%) NeoLoad
6 2 (2.60%) NUnit
6 2 (2.60%) CppUnit
6 2 (2.60%) Ant
6 2 (2.60%) Rational Rose
6 2 (2.60%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.30%) Rational Performance Tester
7 1 (1.30%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 8 (10.39%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (27.27%) Developer
2 20 (25.97%) Analyst
3 9 (11.69%) COBOL Analyst
4 8 (10.39%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Applications Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Configuration Manager
8 4 (5.19%) UNIX Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Service Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (3.90%) C++ Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Build Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Developer Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 2 (2.60%) DevOps Specialist
10 2 (2.60%) Test Leader
10 2 (2.60%) Performance Test Leader
10 2 (2.60%) Oracle Applications DBA
10 2 (2.60%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.99%) HTML
2 9 (11.69%) CSS
3 8 (10.39%) Sass
3 8 (10.39%) Mustache
4 7 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (9.09%) Software Packaging
5 4 (5.19%) Middleware
5 4 (5.19%) XML
6 2 (2.60%) JSF
7 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.79%) DataPower
3 5 (6.49%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.90%) Open Source
4 3 (3.90%) PDA
4 3 (3.90%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.60%) Derivative
5 2 (2.60%) HP Superdome
5 2 (2.60%) HACMP
6 1 (1.30%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.30%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.30%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 30 (38.96%) Linux
2 20 (25.97%) Windows
3 15 (19.48%) VME
4 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (12.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (11.69%) AIX
6 9 (11.69%) Solaris
7 7 (9.09%) Mac OS X
8 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (5.19%) Windows 7
8 4 (5.19%) HPUX
9 2 (2.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (41.56%) Configuration Management
2 19 (24.68%) ITIL
3 17 (22.08%) Migration
4 13 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (14.29%) Workflow
6 8 (10.39%) Validation
7 7 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (9.09%) Web Design
7 7 (9.09%) Web Development
7 7 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (9.09%) Software Delivery
8 6 (7.79%) Change Control
8 6 (7.79%) DevOps
9 5 (6.49%) Change Management
9 5 (6.49%) Integration Testing
10 4 (5.19%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (5.19%) Data Management
10 4 (5.19%) Problem Management
10 4 (5.19%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (48.05%) Java
2 35 (45.45%) SQL
3 14 (18.18%) Perl
3 14 (18.18%) COBOL
4 9 (11.69%) JavaScript
5 8 (10.39%) PL/SQL
6 5 (6.49%) C
7 3 (3.90%) C++
8 2 (2.60%) Ruby
8 2 (2.60%) VBA
9 1 (1.30%) Python
9 1 (1.30%) PHP
9 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.30%) Korn
Qualifications
1 32 (41.56%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.79%) DV Cleared
4 5 (6.49%) Degree
5 4 (5.19%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.60%) IBM AIX Certification
7 1 (1.30%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) QA
2 3 (3.90%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (10.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.60%) GPFS
3 1 (1.30%) NFS
3 1 (1.30%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.30%) vSphere
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (12.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (2.60%) Puppet
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.30%) OpenView
3 1 (1.30%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.30%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (33.77%) Oracle
2 13 (16.88%) HP
3 12 (15.58%) Red Hat
4 9 (11.69%) IBM
4 9 (11.69%) VMware
5 8 (10.39%) Micro Focus
6 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 7 (9.09%) Siebel
6 7 (9.09%) Informatica
6 7 (9.09%) Axway
7 4 (5.19%) Sun
7 4 (5.19%) Borland
7 4 (5.19%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.30%) Citrix
8 1 (1.30%) Lotus