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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 12 18 20
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing UNIX 78 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 12.50% 5.63% 6.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.82% 25.53% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 7 11
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£385 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £413 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -17.85%
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
224 47 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 35.90% 22.07% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 30 20
Average daily rate £350 £240 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £184 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 17
Average hourly rate £13.75 £15.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% +12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.74 £11.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.50 £18.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +5 77 £385 +18.46% 4
UNIX
North East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 62 (46.62%) SQL
2 61 (45.86%) Linux
3 59 (44.36%) Java
4 57 (42.86%) Oracle
5 46 (34.59%) Windows
6 40 (30.08%) PL/SQL
7 31 (23.31%) WebLogic
7 31 (23.31%) Configuration Management
7 31 (23.31%) Security Cleared
8 27 (20.30%) Scala
9 26 (19.55%) Red Hat
10 25 (18.80%) Shell Script
10 25 (18.80%) Oracle Database
11 24 (18.05%) SAS
12 22 (16.54%) Ruby
12 22 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (15.79%) Solaris
13 21 (15.79%) HTML
14 20 (15.04%) CSS
14 20 (15.04%) Python
14 20 (15.04%) Mac OS X
15 19 (14.29%) ITIL
15 19 (14.29%) C#
15 19 (14.29%) SC Cleared
16 18 (13.53%) Git (software)
16 18 (13.53%) Subversion
16 18 (13.53%) Relational Database
17 17 (12.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 17 (12.78%) Web Development
17 17 (12.78%) Performance Testing

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 31 (23.31%) WebLogic
2 24 (18.05%) SAS
3 15 (11.28%) Tuxedo
4 13 (9.77%) JBoss
5 7 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (5.26%) WebSphere
6 5 (3.76%) MQSeries
7 4 (3.01%) Apache
7 4 (3.01%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (2.26%) Documentum
8 3 (2.26%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (1.50%) AquaLogic
9 2 (1.50%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.50%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.50%) IIS
9 2 (1.50%) Oracle 10gAS
10 1 (0.75%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (6.02%) MS Office
2 5 (3.76%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (6.77%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (6.02%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (4.51%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (4.51%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (4.51%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (4.51%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.78%) HTTP
2 15 (11.28%) Firewall
3 12 (9.02%) LDAP
4 11 (8.27%) DNS
5 9 (6.77%) SAN
6 8 (6.02%) Telnet
6 8 (6.02%) OpenLDAP
6 8 (6.02%) FTP
7 6 (4.51%) VPN
7 6 (4.51%) LAN
7 6 (4.51%) WAN
7 6 (4.51%) SSH
8 3 (2.26%) DHCP
9 2 (1.50%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.50%) SSL
10 1 (0.75%) Intranet
10 1 (0.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.80%) Oracle Database
2 18 (13.53%) Relational Database
3 17 (12.78%) SQL Server
4 12 (9.02%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (6.77%) Base SAS
5 9 (6.77%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 7 (5.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 6 (4.51%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 6 (4.51%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (3.76%) DB2
9 4 (3.01%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.50%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.75%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 18 (13.53%) Subversion
1 18 (13.53%) Git (software)
2 15 (11.28%) PVCS
3 7 (5.26%) JUnit
4 6 (4.51%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.75%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.75%) Maven
5 1 (0.75%) StarTeam
General
1 9 (6.77%) Finance
2 6 (4.51%) General Ledger
3 2 (1.50%) Front Office
4 1 (0.75%) Back Office
4 1 (0.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (30.83%) Developer
2 16 (12.03%) Analyst
3 14 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 12 (9.02%) Software Engineer
5 11 (8.27%) Support Analyst
5 11 (8.27%) Scala Developer
6 10 (7.52%) Applications Support
7 9 (6.77%) Senior Developer
7 9 (6.77%) SAS Developer
7 9 (6.77%) UNIX Engineer
8 8 (6.02%) Lead Software Engineer
8 8 (6.02%) Consultant
9 7 (5.26%) UNIX Support
9 7 (5.26%) Technical Leader
10 6 (4.51%) Software Support Engineer
10 6 (4.51%) Architect
10 6 (4.51%) Java Developer
11 5 (3.76%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (3.76%) Linux Support
12 4 (3.01%) Environment Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.79%) HTML
2 20 (15.04%) CSS
3 14 (10.53%) RESTful
4 11 (8.27%) HTML5
4 11 (8.27%) REST
4 11 (8.27%) CSS3
4 11 (8.27%) XML
4 11 (8.27%) Ajax
5 10 (7.52%) JSON
6 9 (6.77%) Middleware
6 9 (6.77%) ODBC
7 7 (5.26%) Web Services
8 5 (3.76%) JMS
8 5 (3.76%) .NET
8 5 (3.76%) J2EE
8 5 (3.76%) Play Framework
9 3 (2.26%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (2.26%) Java EE
10 2 (1.50%) SOAP
10 2 (1.50%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.28%) Visualisation
1 15 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.52%) Statistics
3 9 (6.77%) Open Source
4 3 (2.26%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.26%) HACMP
4 3 (2.26%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.75%) Online Gambling
6 1 (0.75%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.75%) DataPower
6 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.75%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 61 (45.86%) Linux
2 46 (34.59%) Windows
3 21 (15.79%) Solaris
4 20 (15.04%) Mac OS X
5 17 (12.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (8.27%) Windows XP
7 10 (7.52%) AIX
8 7 (5.26%) HPUX
9 5 (3.76%) VME
10 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (23.31%) Configuration Management
2 22 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (14.29%) ITIL
4 17 (12.78%) Web Development
4 17 (12.78%) Performance Testing
5 15 (11.28%) Software Engineering
5 15 (11.28%) Web Design
5 15 (11.28%) Responsive Web Design
6 13 (9.77%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (9.02%) Workflow
8 11 (8.27%) Migration
8 11 (8.27%) Service Management
9 10 (7.52%) Scrum
9 10 (7.52%) ETL
9 10 (7.52%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (6.77%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (6.77%) Problem Management
11 8 (6.02%) Line Management
11 8 (6.02%) Mentoring
11 8 (6.02%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 62 (46.62%) SQL
2 59 (44.36%) Java
3 40 (30.08%) PL/SQL
4 27 (20.30%) Scala
5 25 (18.80%) Shell Script
6 22 (16.54%) Ruby
7 20 (15.04%) Python
8 19 (14.29%) C#
9 17 (12.78%) C
10 16 (12.03%) JavaScript
10 16 (12.03%) Perl
11 14 (10.53%) VB6
11 14 (10.53%) VB
12 7 (5.26%) C++
13 6 (4.51%) COBOL
13 6 (4.51%) Korn
14 2 (1.50%) PHP
15 1 (0.75%) JCL
Qualifications
1 31 (23.31%) Security Cleared
2 19 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.76%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.01%) SAS Certification
4 4 (3.01%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.26%) IBM AIX Certification
6 1 (0.75%) Degree
6 1 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.26%) QA
2 6 (4.51%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.51%) NFS
4 3 (2.26%) KVM
4 3 (2.26%) RHEV
4 3 (2.26%) GPFS
4 3 (2.26%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.26%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.75%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (3.01%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.26%) OpenView
3 2 (1.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (1.50%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.50%) Puppet
3 2 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.75%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 57 (42.86%) Oracle
2 26 (19.55%) Red Hat
3 17 (12.78%) HP
4 14 (10.53%) Informatica
5 7 (5.26%) VMware
6 6 (4.51%) IBM
7 5 (3.76%) Siebel
7 5 (3.76%) Micro Focus
8 4 (3.01%) Citrix
9 3 (2.26%) Sun
10 2 (1.50%) Microsoft
10 2 (1.50%) Axway
10 2 (1.50%) Splunk
10 2 (1.50%) Veritas
11 1 (0.75%) Lotus
11 1 (0.75%) Borland
11 1 (0.75%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.75%) Business Objects
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