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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 10 24 13
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Contract jobs citing UNIX 48 2 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 11.27% 0.97% 8.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.74% 4.55% 38.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 2 24
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.48% +40.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £363 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £363 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -4.41%
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
115 44 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 27.00% 21.36% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 25 40
Average daily rate £273 £250 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.00% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £150 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £360 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 14
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.75 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +10.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.55 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 +12 45 £325 -10.34% 7
North Shields - - - -
South Shields - - - -
Gateshead - - - - 1
UNIX
North East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 60 (59.41%) SQL
2 53 (52.48%) Oracle
3 43 (42.57%) Linux
4 40 (39.60%) Windows
5 33 (32.67%) Red Hat
6 32 (31.68%) Security Cleared
7 31 (30.69%) Java
8 27 (26.73%) WebLogic
9 26 (25.74%) PL/SQL
9 26 (25.74%) SC Cleared
10 22 (21.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (21.78%) Firewall
11 21 (20.79%) Configuration Management
11 21 (20.79%) AIX
12 20 (19.80%) SQL Server
13 19 (18.81%) Service Management
14 18 (17.82%) Workflow
14 18 (17.82%) Perl
14 18 (17.82%) ITIL
15 17 (16.83%) Solaris
15 17 (16.83%) HP
16 15 (14.85%) Disaster Recovery
16 15 (14.85%) JBoss
17 14 (13.86%) LDAP
18 13 (12.87%) Active Directory
18 13 (12.87%) IBM
18 13 (12.87%) DNS
18 13 (12.87%) Oracle EBS
18 13 (12.87%) Oracle Workflow
18 13 (12.87%) Oracle Database

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 27 (26.73%) WebLogic
2 13 (12.87%) Oracle Workflow
3 9 (8.91%) SAS
3 9 (8.91%) WebSphere
4 6 (5.94%) MQSeries
5 5 (4.95%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (3.96%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (2.97%) Apache
7 3 (2.97%) Documentum
7 3 (2.97%) FileNet
8 2 (1.98%) Oracle 10gAS
8 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.99%) IIS
9 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.99%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) MS Project
1 1 (0.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (12.87%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (11.88%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (8.91%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (7.92%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (6.93%) Oracle General Ledger
5 7 (6.93%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (2.97%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (1.98%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (1.98%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (1.98%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (1.98%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (1.98%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (21.78%) Firewall
2 14 (13.86%) LDAP
3 13 (12.87%) DNS
4 11 (10.89%) LAN
4 11 (10.89%) WAN
4 11 (10.89%) VPN
5 10 (9.90%) SAN
6 8 (7.92%) SSH
6 8 (7.92%) OpenLDAP
7 5 (4.95%) DHCP
8 3 (2.97%) SSL
9 2 (1.98%) Intranet
9 2 (1.98%) Internet
10 1 (0.99%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.80%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.87%) Oracle Database
3 10 (9.90%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (7.92%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (5.94%) DB2
6 5 (4.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 4 (3.96%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.96%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.96%) Oracle Discoverer
8 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.98%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (1.98%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.98%) OLAP
10 1 (0.99%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 10 (9.90%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (8.91%) PVCS
3 7 (6.93%) JUnit
4 4 (3.96%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.99%) Maven
General
1 8 (7.92%) Finance
2 7 (6.93%) General Ledger
3 2 (1.98%) Front Office
4 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.99%) Back Office
4 1 (0.99%) Legal
4 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (19.80%) UNIX Engineer
2 16 (15.84%) Developer
3 15 (14.85%) Analyst
3 15 (14.85%) Applications Support
4 12 (11.88%) Support Analyst
5 11 (10.89%) Support Engineer
5 11 (10.89%) UNIX Support
6 8 (7.92%) Applications Support Analyst
6 8 (7.92%) Software Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) Linux Support
8 5 (4.95%) DBA
8 5 (4.95%) Scala Developer
8 5 (4.95%) Oracle Analyst
8 5 (4.95%) UNIX Support Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) Oracle DBA
9 4 (3.96%) Oracle Support Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) Oracle Applications Support
9 4 (3.96%) Support Specialist
10 3 (2.97%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.89%) Middleware
2 10 (9.90%) XML
3 7 (6.93%) Web Services
4 6 (5.94%) Play Framework
4 6 (5.94%) JMS
4 6 (5.94%) J2EE
5 5 (4.95%) .NET
5 5 (4.95%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.99%) SOAP
6 1 (0.99%) JAXB
6 1 (0.99%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.99%) Spring Batch
6 1 (0.99%) AppFabric
6 1 (0.99%) Spring Web Flow
6 1 (0.99%) WCF
6 1 (0.99%) WF
6 1 (0.99%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.99%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.90%) Open Source
2 5 (4.95%) Thin Client
2 5 (4.95%) HACMP
2 5 (4.95%) Fat Client
3 4 (3.96%) Statistics
4 2 (1.98%) Clustering
4 2 (1.98%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.99%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.99%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.99%) Celerra
5 1 (0.99%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.99%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 43 (42.57%) Linux
2 40 (39.60%) Windows
3 22 (21.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (20.79%) AIX
5 17 (16.83%) Solaris
6 11 (10.89%) Windows XP
7 8 (7.92%) HPUX
8 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.79%) Configuration Management
2 19 (18.81%) Service Management
3 18 (17.82%) Workflow
3 18 (17.82%) ITIL
4 15 (14.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (9.90%) Software Engineering
5 10 (9.90%) Data Management
5 10 (9.90%) Regression Testing
5 10 (9.90%) Migration
6 9 (8.91%) Problem Management
7 8 (7.92%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (6.93%) SOA
8 7 (6.93%) Performance Testing
9 6 (5.94%) Software Architecture
10 4 (3.96%) Test Management
10 4 (3.96%) Change Data Capture
11 3 (2.97%) Change Control
11 3 (2.97%) Asset Management
11 3 (2.97%) Content Management
12 2 (1.98%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 60 (59.41%) SQL
2 31 (30.69%) Java
3 26 (25.74%) PL/SQL
4 18 (17.82%) Perl
5 12 (11.88%) C++
6 8 (7.92%) Korn
7 7 (6.93%) C#
7 7 (6.93%) Scala
8 3 (2.97%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.99%) COBOL
9 1 (0.99%) JCL
Qualifications
1 32 (31.68%) Security Cleared
2 26 (25.74%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.93%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (4.95%) IBM AIX Certification
4 5 (4.95%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.99%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.91%) QA
2 8 (7.92%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (12.87%) Active Directory
2 12 (11.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.92%) NFS
4 6 (5.94%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (4.95%) GPFS
5 5 (4.95%) VMware ESX
6 4 (3.96%) RHEV
6 4 (3.96%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (3.96%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (2.97%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.99%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 53 (52.48%) Oracle
2 33 (32.67%) Red Hat
3 17 (16.83%) HP
4 15 (14.85%) JBoss
5 13 (12.87%) IBM
6 12 (11.88%) VMware
7 10 (9.90%) Informatica
8 8 (7.92%) Siebel
9 6 (5.94%) Sun
10 5 (4.95%) Citrix
11 4 (3.96%) Axway
11 4 (3.96%) Veritas
11 4 (3.96%) Business Objects
12 2 (1.98%) Apple
12 2 (1.98%) SAP
13 1 (0.99%) Cisco
13 1 (0.99%) Microsoft
13 1 (0.99%) EMC
13 1 (0.99%) TIBCO
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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