The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 of the Operating Systems category 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 8 24 12
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -12
Contract jobs citing UNIX 51 3 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 12.81% 1.48% 9.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.50% 7.50% 38.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 2 24
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£290 £369 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.35% +36.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £364 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £374 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +3.17%
Operating Systems Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
120 40 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 30.15% 19.70% 25.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 21 48
Average daily rate £273 £251 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.45% -6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £160 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £363 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.50 £22.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
UNIX
North East

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +14 47 £325 -11.86% 21
North Shields - - - -
South Shields - - - -
Gateshead - - - -
UNIX
North East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 69 (56.10%) SQL
2 67 (54.47%) Oracle
3 49 (39.84%) Linux
4 47 (38.21%) Security Cleared
5 38 (30.89%) SC Cleared
6 35 (28.46%) Windows
7 34 (27.64%) Red Hat
8 32 (26.02%) PL/SQL
9 28 (22.76%) Java
9 28 (22.76%) WebLogic
10 25 (20.33%) SQL Server
11 24 (19.51%) Solaris
11 24 (19.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 23 (18.70%) AIX
12 23 (18.70%) ITIL
13 22 (17.89%) Firewall
13 22 (17.89%) Oracle Database
14 21 (17.07%) Configuration Management
14 21 (17.07%) HP
15 19 (15.45%) VMware Infrastructure
15 19 (15.45%) VMware
16 18 (14.63%) Service Management
16 18 (14.63%) Active Directory
16 18 (14.63%) RDBMS
16 18 (14.63%) Oracle Database 11g
16 18 (14.63%) Relational Database
16 18 (14.63%) Oracle RAC
17 17 (13.82%) JBoss
17 17 (13.82%) Perl
17 17 (13.82%) Workflow

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 28 (22.76%) WebLogic
2 16 (13.01%) WebSphere
3 12 (9.76%) Oracle Workflow
4 8 (6.50%) SAS
5 7 (5.69%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (3.25%) Tuxedo
6 4 (3.25%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (2.44%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.44%) FileNet
8 2 (1.63%) Documentum
8 2 (1.63%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 2 (1.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (8.94%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (8.13%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (7.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (7.32%) Oracle Payables
4 7 (5.69%) Oracle Receivables
4 7 (5.69%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (2.44%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (1.63%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (1.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (1.63%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (1.63%) Oracle Payroll
6 2 (1.63%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (17.89%) Firewall
2 16 (13.01%) LAN
3 15 (12.20%) VPN
4 14 (11.38%) LDAP
5 13 (10.57%) DNS
6 12 (9.76%) SAN
6 12 (9.76%) WAN
7 8 (6.50%) OpenLDAP
7 8 (6.50%) SSH
8 5 (4.07%) VLAN
8 5 (4.07%) DHCP
8 5 (4.07%) TCP/IP
9 4 (3.25%) IPsec
10 3 (2.44%) SSL
11 2 (1.63%) Intranet
11 2 (1.63%) Internet
12 1 (0.81%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.33%) SQL Server
2 22 (17.89%) Oracle Database
3 18 (14.63%) Relational Database
3 18 (14.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 18 (14.63%) RDBMS
4 12 (9.76%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (8.13%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (4.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 4 (3.25%) Oracle Discoverer
8 3 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.63%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (1.63%) DB2
9 2 (1.63%) OLAP
9 2 (1.63%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.81%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 10 (8.13%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (6.50%) PVCS
3 4 (3.25%) LoadRunner
4 3 (2.44%) JUnit
5 1 (0.81%) Maven
5 1 (0.81%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (10.57%) Finance
2 7 (5.69%) General Ledger
3 6 (4.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.63%) Legal
4 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.81%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 20 (16.26%) UNIX Engineer
2 19 (15.45%) Analyst
3 18 (14.63%) Developer
4 15 (12.20%) Oracle DBA
4 15 (12.20%) DBA
4 15 (12.20%) Applications Support
5 13 (10.57%) Support Engineer
6 11 (8.94%) UNIX Support
7 10 (8.13%) Support Analyst
8 9 (7.32%) Software Engineer
9 8 (6.50%) Test Analyst
10 6 (4.88%) Applications Support Analyst
10 6 (4.88%) Linux Support
11 5 (4.07%) UNIX Support Engineer
11 5 (4.07%) Oracle Analyst
12 4 (3.25%) Oracle Support Analyst
12 4 (3.25%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
12 4 (3.25%) Oracle Applications Support
12 4 (3.25%) Consultant
12 4 (3.25%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.01%) Middleware
2 8 (6.50%) .NET
2 8 (6.50%) XML
3 7 (5.69%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (4.07%) Web Services
4 5 (4.07%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.63%) Play Framework
5 2 (1.63%) JMS
5 2 (1.63%) J2EE
6 1 (0.81%) JAXB
6 1 (0.81%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.81%) Spring
6 1 (0.81%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.81%) Spring Web Flow
6 1 (0.81%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.13%) Open Source
2 6 (4.88%) Mainframe
3 5 (4.07%) Thin Client
3 5 (4.07%) HACMP
3 5 (4.07%) Fat Client
4 4 (3.25%) PKI
4 4 (3.25%) Statistics
5 2 (1.63%) Clustering
5 2 (1.63%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.81%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.81%) Celerra
6 1 (0.81%) Symmetrix DMX
6 1 (0.81%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 49 (39.84%) Linux
2 35 (28.46%) Windows
3 24 (19.51%) Solaris
3 24 (19.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (18.70%) AIX
5 16 (13.01%) HPUX
6 11 (8.94%) Windows XP
7 5 (4.07%) VME
8 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.70%) ITIL
2 21 (17.07%) Configuration Management
3 18 (14.63%) Service Management
4 17 (13.82%) Workflow
5 13 (10.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (10.57%) Change Control
6 11 (8.94%) Regression Testing
7 10 (8.13%) Test Scripting
7 10 (8.13%) Software Engineering
7 10 (8.13%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (7.32%) Data Management
8 9 (7.32%) Migration
8 9 (7.32%) SOA
9 7 (5.69%) Problem Management
9 7 (5.69%) Performance Testing
9 7 (5.69%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (5.69%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (4.88%) Integration Testing
11 5 (4.07%) Test Management
11 5 (4.07%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 69 (56.10%) SQL
2 32 (26.02%) PL/SQL
3 28 (22.76%) Java
4 17 (13.82%) Perl
5 14 (11.38%) Shell Script
6 9 (7.32%) C++
7 8 (6.50%) Korn
8 6 (4.88%) COBOL
9 3 (2.44%) Scala
10 2 (1.63%) C#
11 1 (0.81%) JCL
Qualifications
1 47 (38.21%) Security Cleared
2 38 (30.89%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.69%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (4.88%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.88%) Degree
5 5 (4.07%) IBM AIX Certification
6 3 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.69%) SLA
1 7 (5.69%) QA
System Software
1 19 (15.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (14.63%) Oracle RAC
2 18 (14.63%) Active Directory
3 8 (6.50%) NFS
3 8 (6.50%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (4.07%) VMware ESX
4 5 (4.07%) GPFS
5 4 (3.25%) KVM
5 4 (3.25%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 11 (8.94%) Data Guard
2 5 (4.07%) NetBackup
3 4 (3.25%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (2.44%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 67 (54.47%) Oracle
2 34 (27.64%) Red Hat
3 21 (17.07%) HP
4 19 (15.45%) VMware
5 17 (13.82%) JBoss
6 15 (12.20%) IBM
7 10 (8.13%) Informatica
8 9 (7.32%) Siebel
9 7 (5.69%) Sun
10 6 (4.88%) Cisco
10 6 (4.88%) TIBCO
11 5 (4.07%) Axway
11 5 (4.07%) Splunk
11 5 (4.07%) Citrix
11 5 (4.07%) Veritas
12 4 (3.25%) Microsoft
13 3 (2.44%) Business Objects
14 2 (1.63%) SAP
14 2 (1.63%) Apple
15 1 (0.81%) Northgate
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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