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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 9 22 9
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Contract jobs citing Unix 161 38 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 16.46% 6.47% 14.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.35% 24.36% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 27 58
Median daily rate £295 £367 £261
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.51% +40.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £261 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £495 £377
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.08 £32.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-22.84% +15.04%
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
355 156 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 36.30% 26.58% 32.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 88 127
Median daily rate £280 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £248 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £495 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £342 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 3
Median hourly rate £26.58 £12.68 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.62% +20.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £26.15 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

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 4 May 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
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 4 May 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 +13 156 £295 -17.61% 11
Unix
North East

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 124 (61.39%) Linux
2 111 (54.95%) Oracle
3 108 (53.47%) Windows
4 84 (41.58%) ITIL
5 81 (40.10%) SQL
6 78 (38.61%) AIX
6 78 (38.61%) Security Cleared
7 74 (36.63%) HP
8 66 (32.67%) Solaris
9 62 (30.69%) SC Cleared
10 60 (29.70%) Perl
11 56 (27.72%) Java
11 56 (27.72%) Red Hat
12 53 (26.24%) Windows Server
13 51 (25.25%) Configuration Management
14 49 (24.26%) WebLogic
15 47 (23.27%) Shell Script
16 44 (21.78%) CA
16 44 (21.78%) IBM
17 43 (21.29%) Agile Software Development
18 40 (19.80%) BPSS Clearance
19 38 (18.81%) Open Source
19 38 (18.81%) TCP/IP
20 37 (18.32%) Tivoli
21 36 (17.82%) VB
22 35 (17.33%) SAN
22 35 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
23 34 (16.83%) ServiceNow
23 34 (16.83%) Problem Management
23 34 (16.83%) SQL Server

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 49 (24.26%) WebLogic
2 22 (10.89%) JBoss
2 22 (10.89%) WebSphere
2 22 (10.89%) WebSphere Application Server
3 14 (6.93%) Apache
4 13 (6.44%) SharePoint
5 12 (5.94%) Oracle Workflow
6 10 (4.95%) MQSeries
6 10 (4.95%) Node.js
7 9 (4.46%) SAS
8 8 (3.96%) Oracle Application Server
9 7 (3.47%) iPlanet
9 7 (3.47%) Tuxedo
10 6 (2.97%) Confluence
10 6 (2.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (1.98%) AquaLogic
11 4 (1.98%) FileNet
12 2 (0.99%) Documentum
12 2 (0.99%) WebLogic Portal
13 1 (0.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (6.93%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (6.44%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 7 (3.47%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (3.47%) Oracle General Ledger
2 7 (3.47%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (2.48%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (2.48%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (2.48%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (1.98%) OpenText MBPM
5 1 (0.50%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.97%) IaaS
2 3 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.49%) OpenShift
3 2 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (18.81%) TCP/IP
2 35 (17.33%) SAN
3 29 (14.36%) Firewall
4 26 (12.87%) WAN
5 18 (8.91%) DNS
6 16 (7.92%) LAN
6 16 (7.92%) LDAP
6 16 (7.92%) VPN
7 13 (6.44%) Internet
8 12 (5.94%) SSH
9 11 (5.45%) SSL
10 9 (4.46%) iSCSI
11 7 (3.47%) BIG-IP
11 7 (3.47%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (3.47%) Network Security
12 6 (2.97%) OpenLDAP
13 5 (2.48%) HTTP
14 2 (0.99%) DHCP
14 2 (0.99%) FTP
14 2 (0.99%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (16.83%) SQL Server
2 24 (11.88%) DB2
3 16 (7.92%) BusinessObjects
4 13 (6.44%) MongoDB
5 12 (5.94%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (5.45%) Hadoop
7 9 (4.46%) Apache Hive
7 9 (4.46%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 9 (4.46%) HBase
7 9 (4.46%) Pentaho
7 9 (4.46%) Relational Database
8 8 (3.96%) Oracle Database
9 5 (2.48%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 5 (2.48%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.49%) Big Data
10 3 (1.49%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.99%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (6.44%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.45%) Facilita Forecast
2 11 (5.45%) HP UFT
2 11 (5.45%) LoadRunner
3 10 (4.95%) Visual Studio
4 9 (4.46%) ERwin
4 9 (4.46%) JIRA
5 7 (3.47%) Subversion
6 5 (2.48%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.99%) CA Gen
8 1 (0.50%) JUnit
8 1 (0.50%) StarTeam
General
1 17 (8.42%) Finance
2 7 (3.47%) General Ledger
3 1 (0.50%) Law
3 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (17.82%) Unix Engineer
2 25 (12.38%) Developer
3 24 (11.88%) Support Engineer
4 17 (8.42%) Analyst
5 13 (6.44%) Linux Engineer
6 12 (5.94%) Cloud Engineer
7 11 (5.45%) Architect
7 11 (5.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (5.45%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 11 (5.45%) Unix Support
8 10 (4.95%) Technical Engineer
9 9 (4.46%) AIX Engineer
10 8 (3.96%) Administrator
10 8 (3.96%) Support Analyst
10 8 (3.96%) Unix Support Engineer
11 7 (3.47%) Consultant
11 7 (3.47%) Java Developer
11 7 (3.47%) Test Engineer
12 6 (2.97%) Performance Engineer
12 6 (2.97%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (15.84%) Middleware
2 17 (8.42%) HTML
2 17 (8.42%) J2EE
3 15 (7.43%) Software Packaging
4 13 (6.44%) WebSphere MQ
5 10 (4.95%) CSS
6 9 (4.46%) AngularJS
7 8 (3.96%) jQuery
8 7 (3.47%) .NET
8 7 (3.47%) JSP
9 6 (2.97%) IBM Integration Bus
9 6 (2.97%) XML
10 4 (1.98%) HTML5
10 4 (1.98%) Web Services
11 3 (1.49%) ASP.NET
11 3 (1.49%) CAML
11 3 (1.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (0.99%) Express
12 2 (0.99%) Play Framework
12 2 (0.99%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 35 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.92%) HACMP
3 15 (7.43%) Computer Science
4 14 (6.93%) Management Information System
5 13 (6.44%) Visualisation
6 10 (4.95%) Mainframe
6 10 (4.95%) Performance Metrics
7 7 (3.47%) DataPower
8 6 (2.97%) Data Structures
9 5 (2.48%) Client/Server
9 5 (2.48%) Clustering
9 5 (2.48%) User Experience
10 4 (1.98%) AS400
10 4 (1.98%) IBM Mainframe
10 4 (1.98%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.98%) Tandem
11 3 (1.49%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.99%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.99%) HP Storage
12 2 (0.99%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 124 (61.39%) Linux
2 108 (53.47%) Windows
3 78 (38.61%) AIX
4 66 (32.67%) Solaris
5 53 (26.24%) Windows Server
6 32 (15.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (6.93%) HPUX
8 11 (5.45%) Windows XP
9 10 (4.95%) Mac OS X
10 8 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (2.97%) OS/390
11 6 (2.97%) zOS
12 2 (0.99%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.50%) CentOS
13 1 (0.50%) SUSE
13 1 (0.50%) VME
13 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (41.58%) ITIL
2 51 (25.25%) Configuration Management
3 43 (21.29%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (18.81%) Open Source
5 34 (16.83%) Problem Management
6 29 (14.36%) Root Cause Analysis
7 28 (13.86%) Change Management
8 26 (12.87%) Service Management
9 25 (12.38%) ITIL V3
9 25 (12.38%) Workflow
10 24 (11.88%) DevOps
11 23 (11.39%) Incident Management
12 22 (10.89%) Mentoring
12 22 (10.89%) Service Delivery
13 20 (9.90%) OO
13 20 (9.90%) Release Management
13 20 (9.90%) Six Sigma
14 19 (9.41%) Disaster Recovery
15 18 (8.91%) High Availability
16 15 (7.43%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 81 (40.10%) SQL
2 60 (29.70%) Perl
3 56 (27.72%) Java
4 47 (23.27%) Shell Script
5 36 (17.82%) VB
6 19 (9.41%) JavaScript
6 19 (9.41%) Korn
7 18 (8.91%) PL/SQL
8 17 (8.42%) Bash Shell
9 14 (6.93%) Python
10 12 (5.94%) C++
11 11 (5.45%) C-shell
12 10 (4.95%) Scala
13 8 (3.96%) C
13 8 (3.96%) C#
14 7 (3.47%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.49%) FQL
16 2 (0.99%) COBOL
16 2 (0.99%) JCL
16 2 (0.99%) R
Qualifications
1 78 (38.61%) Security Cleared
2 62 (30.69%) SC Cleared
3 40 (19.80%) BPSS Clearance
4 16 (7.92%) Degree
4 16 (7.92%) IBM AIX Certification
5 11 (5.45%) AAT
6 7 (3.47%) DV Cleared
6 7 (3.47%) ISTQB
6 7 (3.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (2.48%) CCNA
7 5 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.48%) MCSE
7 5 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.98%) CCNP
8 4 (1.98%) MCDBA
8 4 (1.98%) MCP
9 1 (0.50%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.38%) SLA
2 14 (6.93%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (5.45%) QA
4 7 (3.47%) JSP 440
5 6 (2.97%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (8.91%) Active Directory
2 17 (8.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (7.92%) GPFS
4 10 (4.95%) Samba
5 5 (2.48%) NFS
6 4 (1.98%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (1.98%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 3 (1.49%) Docker
8 2 (0.99%) Firmware
9 1 (0.50%) KVM
9 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.50%) RHEV
9 1 (0.50%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 37 (18.32%) Tivoli
2 29 (14.36%) HP SiteScope
3 23 (11.39%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (10.89%) MOM
5 20 (9.90%) Puppet
6 17 (8.42%) NetBackup
6 17 (8.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 12 (5.94%) HP Data Protector
8 7 (3.47%) EMC NetWorker
8 7 (3.47%) OpenView
9 6 (2.97%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (1.49%) StatsD
11 2 (0.99%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (0.99%) SCOM
11 2 (0.99%) Unicenter
12 1 (0.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 1 (0.50%) OVSD
12 1 (0.50%) SCCM
12 1 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 111 (54.95%) Oracle
2 74 (36.63%) HP
3 56 (27.72%) Red Hat
4 44 (21.78%) CA
4 44 (21.78%) IBM
5 34 (16.83%) ServiceNow
6 30 (14.85%) Microsoft
7 25 (12.38%) Informatica
8 22 (10.89%) BMC
9 20 (9.90%) Axway
10 19 (9.41%) Sun
11 17 (8.42%) VMware
12 16 (7.92%) Siebel
13 12 (5.94%) Symantec
14 11 (5.45%) Tableau
15 8 (3.96%) Veritas
16 7 (3.47%) BEA
16 7 (3.47%) Cisco
16 7 (3.47%) F5
17 4 (1.98%) Opsware
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