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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 9 47 7
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -40
Contract jobs citing Unix 243 27 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 18.34% 3.76% 15.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.33% 13.50% 46.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 10 41
Median daily rate £285 £407 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +48.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £247 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £553 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £384 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +9.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £36.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +18.85%
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
651 200 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 49.13% 27.82% 32.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 108 80
Median daily rate £280 £350 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £550 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 20 12
Median hourly rate £28.00 £19.75 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.77% +49.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.71 £12.37 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.50 £25.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 July 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Unix Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 26 July 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 +32 235 £285 -28.63% 8
Sunderland - 4 - -
Unix
North East

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Unix.

1 215 (57.33%) Linux
2 198 (52.80%) Oracle
3 196 (52.27%) Windows
4 161 (42.93%) HP
5 154 (41.07%) ITIL
6 153 (40.80%) Solaris
7 150 (40.00%) Security Cleared
8 139 (37.07%) AIX
9 132 (35.20%) SQL
10 118 (31.47%) SC Cleared
11 112 (29.87%) Windows Server
12 110 (29.33%) Perl
13 97 (25.87%) Shell Script
14 96 (25.60%) Root Cause Analysis
14 96 (25.60%) BPSS Clearance
15 90 (24.00%) Incident Management
15 90 (24.00%) Configuration Management
16 84 (22.40%) Change Management
17 83 (22.13%) CA
18 81 (21.60%) SLA
19 79 (21.07%) Microsoft
19 79 (21.07%) Problem Management
20 77 (20.53%) ServiceNow
21 76 (20.27%) Tivoli
22 74 (19.73%) SAN
22 74 (19.73%) Red Hat
22 74 (19.73%) WebLogic
23 73 (19.47%) TCP/IP
24 66 (17.60%) Java
24 66 (17.60%) Service Delivery

Unix
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 74 (19.73%) WebLogic
2 29 (7.73%) WebSphere
2 29 (7.73%) WebSphere Application Server
3 27 (7.20%) Apache
4 25 (6.67%) JBoss
5 23 (6.13%) Oracle Workflow
6 18 (4.80%) MQSeries
7 17 (4.53%) Tuxedo
8 14 (3.73%) Oracle Application Server
9 13 (3.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 10 (2.67%) AquaLogic
11 8 (2.13%) iPlanet
12 7 (1.87%) OpenStack
13 6 (1.60%) Confluence
13 6 (1.60%) SAS
14 5 (1.33%) SharePoint
15 4 (1.07%) FileNet
16 2 (0.53%) MS Exchange
16 2 (0.53%) PowerExchange
16 2 (0.53%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 19 (5.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (4.80%) Oracle Applications
1 18 (4.80%) Oracle General Ledger
1 18 (4.80%) Oracle Payables
2 16 (4.27%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (4.27%) Oracle EBS R12
2 16 (4.27%) Oracle Receivables
3 13 (3.47%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 10 (2.67%) OpenText MBPM
5 1 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.07%) IaaS
2 3 (0.80%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.27%) PaaS
3 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (19.73%) SAN
2 73 (19.47%) TCP/IP
3 42 (11.20%) WAN
4 31 (8.27%) LDAP
5 30 (8.00%) DNS
5 30 (8.00%) Firewall
6 21 (5.60%) LAN
7 20 (5.33%) VPN
8 19 (5.07%) iSCSI
9 17 (4.53%) SSL
10 15 (4.00%) SSH
11 8 (2.13%) BIG-IP
11 8 (2.13%) Internet
11 8 (2.13%) Network Security
11 8 (2.13%) OpenLDAP
12 7 (1.87%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (1.60%) HTTP
14 4 (1.07%) Kerberos
15 3 (0.80%) FTP
15 3 (0.80%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (12.80%) SQL Server
2 46 (12.27%) DB2
3 16 (4.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 16 (4.27%) Oracle Database
3 16 (4.27%) Oracle Reports
4 13 (3.47%) BusinessObjects
5 10 (2.67%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.13%) Hadoop
8 7 (1.87%) MongoDB
8 7 (1.87%) MySQL
8 7 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.60%) Apache Hive
9 6 (1.60%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.60%) HBase
9 6 (1.60%) Pentaho
10 3 (0.80%) Data Lake
10 3 (0.80%) PowerCenter
10 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (4.53%) LoadRunner
2 15 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
3 14 (3.73%) Git (software)
4 12 (3.20%) Facilita Forecast
4 12 (3.20%) HP UFT
5 11 (2.93%) Visual Studio
6 9 (2.40%) JIRA
6 9 (2.40%) ProC
7 8 (2.13%) ERwin
7 8 (2.13%) StarTeam
7 8 (2.13%) Subversion
8 7 (1.87%) ClearCase
9 4 (1.07%) JMeter
9 4 (1.07%) LoadUI
9 4 (1.07%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.53%) Gradle
10 2 (0.53%) Grunt
10 2 (0.53%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (0.53%) Maven
10 2 (0.53%) Selenium
General
1 29 (7.73%) Finance
2 18 (4.80%) General Ledger
3 1 (0.27%) Law
3 1 (0.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (16.80%) Unix Engineer
2 48 (12.80%) Developer
3 42 (11.20%) Support Engineer
4 35 (9.33%) Administrator
5 23 (6.13%) Linux Engineer
5 23 (6.13%) Unix Support
6 20 (5.33%) Support Specialist
7 19 (5.07%) Unix Support Engineer
8 18 (4.80%) Backup Engineer
9 17 (4.53%) Oracle Developer
9 17 (4.53%) Unix Linux Engineer
10 16 (4.27%) Storage Engineer
10 16 (4.27%) Systems Administrator
11 15 (4.00%) Analyst
12 14 (3.73%) AIX Engineer
12 14 (3.73%) Solaris Administrator
13 13 (3.47%) AIX Administrator
14 12 (3.20%) Architect
14 12 (3.20%) Cloud Engineer
14 12 (3.20%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (14.13%) Middleware
2 23 (6.13%) J2EE
3 21 (5.60%) XML
4 15 (4.00%) Software Packaging
5 13 (3.47%) HTML
5 13 (3.47%) IBM Integration Bus
5 13 (3.47%) WebSphere MQ
6 11 (2.93%) Web Services
7 8 (2.13%) JSP
8 7 (1.87%) CSS
8 7 (1.87%) LAMP
9 5 (1.33%) AngularJS
9 5 (1.33%) JSON
10 4 (1.07%) .NET
10 4 (1.07%) HTML5
11 3 (0.80%) ASP.NET
11 3 (0.80%) jQuery
11 3 (0.80%) REST
11 3 (0.80%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (0.80%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.93%) Computer Science
2 30 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (7.47%) Mainframe
3 28 (7.47%) Management Information System
4 15 (4.00%) Performance Metrics
5 13 (3.47%) HACMP
6 10 (2.67%) User Experience
7 9 (2.40%) AS400
7 9 (2.40%) Clustering
7 9 (2.40%) Tandem
8 8 (2.13%) Client/Server
8 8 (2.13%) Visualisation
9 7 (1.87%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.87%) DataPower
9 7 (1.87%) IBM Mainframe
10 4 (1.07%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.07%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.80%) CLARiiON
11 3 (0.80%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.53%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 215 (57.33%) Linux
2 196 (52.27%) Windows
3 153 (40.80%) Solaris
4 139 (37.07%) AIX
5 112 (29.87%) Windows Server
6 43 (11.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 38 (10.13%) HPUX
8 13 (3.47%) OS/390
8 13 (3.47%) Windows XP
9 10 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (2.13%) Mac OS X
10 8 (2.13%) zOS
11 3 (0.80%) CentOS
12 2 (0.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.27%) Debian
13 1 (0.27%) SUSE
13 1 (0.27%) VME
13 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (41.07%) ITIL
2 96 (25.60%) Root Cause Analysis
3 90 (24.00%) Configuration Management
3 90 (24.00%) Incident Management
4 84 (22.40%) Change Management
5 79 (21.07%) Problem Management
6 66 (17.60%) Service Delivery
7 57 (15.20%) Release Management
8 44 (11.73%) QMS
9 39 (10.40%) Mentoring
10 34 (9.07%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (8.80%) Workflow
12 32 (8.53%) DevOps
13 30 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
14 28 (7.47%) SOA
15 27 (7.20%) Open Source
15 27 (7.20%) Quality Management
16 26 (6.93%) Server Monitoring
17 25 (6.67%) Regression Testing
18 23 (6.13%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 132 (35.20%) SQL
2 110 (29.33%) Perl
3 97 (25.87%) Shell Script
4 66 (17.60%) Java
5 61 (16.27%) VB
6 41 (10.93%) PL/SQL
7 33 (8.80%) Korn
8 30 (8.00%) Bash Shell
9 25 (6.67%) C
10 23 (6.13%) C-shell
11 18 (4.80%) C++
12 10 (2.67%) JavaScript
12 10 (2.67%) Python
13 5 (1.33%) C#
13 5 (1.33%) Ruby
13 5 (1.33%) Scala
14 3 (0.80%) FQL
14 3 (0.80%) PHP
14 3 (0.80%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.27%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 150 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 118 (31.47%) SC Cleared
3 96 (25.60%) BPSS Clearance
4 43 (11.47%) Degree
5 41 (10.93%) AAT
6 13 (3.47%) IBM AIX Certification
7 11 (2.93%) MCSE
7 11 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (2.67%) CCNA
8 10 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (2.40%) CCNP
9 9 (2.40%) MCDBA
9 9 (2.40%) MCP
10 8 (2.13%) ISTQB
11 7 (1.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.80%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.53%) RHCE
14 1 (0.27%) BC Cleared
14 1 (0.27%) ISEB
14 1 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (21.60%) SLA
2 40 (10.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 27 (7.20%) ISO 9001
4 20 (5.33%) QA
5 8 (2.13%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (6.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (5.60%) Active Directory
2 21 (5.60%) Samba
3 16 (4.27%) Firmware
4 13 (3.47%) GPFS
5 7 (1.87%) NFS
5 7 (1.87%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 6 (1.60%) KVM
7 5 (1.33%) Docker
8 4 (1.07%) Hyper-V
8 4 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.27%) RHEV
10 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.27%) vSphere
10 1 (0.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 76 (20.27%) Tivoli
2 58 (15.47%) HP SiteScope
3 43 (11.47%) MOM
4 34 (9.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 28 (7.47%) NetBackup
6 27 (7.20%) HP Data Protector
7 23 (6.13%) Puppet
8 20 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
9 13 (3.47%) OpenView
10 8 (2.13%) EMC NetWorker
11 7 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (1.07%) Oracle ZFS
13 3 (0.80%) Ansible
13 3 (0.80%) Unicenter
14 2 (0.53%) BMC PATROL
14 2 (0.53%) Data Guard
14 2 (0.53%) SCCM
14 2 (0.53%) SCOM
15 1 (0.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 198 (52.80%) Oracle
2 161 (42.93%) HP
3 83 (22.13%) CA
4 79 (21.07%) Microsoft
5 77 (20.53%) ServiceNow
6 74 (19.73%) Red Hat
7 51 (13.60%) IBM
8 43 (11.47%) BMC
9 35 (9.33%) Sun
10 32 (8.53%) Informatica
11 28 (7.47%) Symantec
12 26 (6.93%) Axway
13 25 (6.67%) VMware
14 16 (4.27%) Siebel
15 14 (3.73%) SAP
16 10 (2.67%) Fujitsu
17 9 (2.40%) Cisco
18 8 (2.13%) BEA
18 8 (2.13%) F5
19 6 (1.60%) Tableau
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