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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 30 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -1
Contract jobs citing Unix 42 46 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.87% 11.70% 20.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.37% 46.46% 47.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 31 45
Average daily rate £280 £330 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +34.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £275 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £715 £450 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £39.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-12.73% +86.90%
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
143 99 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 20.00% 25.19% 43.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 66 82
Average daily rate £365 £313 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.80% +27.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 13
Average hourly rate £20.68 £16.08 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -28.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £10.20 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.18 £35.00 £28.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -24 42 £280 -15.15% 4
Unix
North East

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 68 (57.14%) Linux
2 48 (40.34%) JavaScript
3 43 (36.13%) Java
4 41 (34.45%) SQL
5 39 (32.77%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (31.09%) Security Cleared
6 37 (31.09%) Windows
7 36 (30.25%) HTML
8 35 (29.41%) Oracle
9 32 (26.89%) CSS
10 31 (26.05%) SQL Server
10 31 (26.05%) Open Source
11 30 (25.21%) .NET
12 27 (22.69%) AIX
12 27 (22.69%) ITIL
13 26 (21.85%) Solaris
13 26 (21.85%) Configuration Management
14 25 (21.01%) SC Cleared
15 24 (20.17%) Analytical Skills
16 23 (19.33%) Python
17 22 (18.49%) WebLogic
17 22 (18.49%) jQuery
18 21 (17.65%) IBM
19 20 (16.81%) VB
19 20 (16.81%) Service Management
20 19 (15.97%) Internet
21 18 (15.13%) Mac OS X
21 18 (15.13%) C++
21 18 (15.13%) Problem Management
22 17 (14.29%) Git (software)

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 22 (18.49%) WebLogic
2 14 (11.76%) CMS
2 14 (11.76%) SAS
3 12 (10.08%) SharePoint
4 10 (8.40%) WebSphere
5 9 (7.56%) AquaLogic
5 9 (7.56%) MQSeries
5 9 (7.56%) Node.js
5 9 (7.56%) Oracle Application Server
5 9 (7.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 9 (7.56%) Tuxedo
5 9 (7.56%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (5.88%) Drupal
7 4 (3.36%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.68%) Documentum
9 1 (0.84%) Apache
9 1 (0.84%) Confluence
9 1 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (7.56%) MS Office
2 6 (5.04%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.88%) GitHub
2 4 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.52%) IaaS
4 2 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.84%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.97%) Internet
2 14 (11.76%) 3G
2 14 (11.76%) 4G
2 14 (11.76%) FTP
2 14 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
3 12 (10.08%) SSH
4 9 (7.56%) HTTP
4 9 (7.56%) SSL
5 8 (6.72%) SAN
6 6 (5.04%) Firewall
6 6 (5.04%) LAN
6 6 (5.04%) TCP/IP
6 6 (5.04%) VPN
6 6 (5.04%) WAN
7 5 (4.20%) Intranet
8 1 (0.84%) DHCP
8 1 (0.84%) DNS
8 1 (0.84%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (26.05%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.72%) MongoDB
2 8 (6.72%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (5.04%) Hadoop
3 6 (5.04%) MySQL
3 6 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.20%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.36%) Apache Hive
5 4 (3.36%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (3.36%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.36%) HBase
5 4 (3.36%) Pentaho
5 4 (3.36%) SQLite
6 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.68%) Big Data
8 1 (0.84%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.84%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 16 (13.45%) Subversion
3 8 (6.72%) GitLab
3 8 (6.72%) LoadRunner
4 5 (4.20%) JMeter
4 5 (4.20%) LoadUI
4 5 (4.20%) SoapUI
5 4 (3.36%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.36%) ERwin
6 3 (2.52%) CA Gen
6 3 (2.52%) Facilita Forecast
6 3 (2.52%) HP UFT
6 3 (2.52%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.84%) FishEye
7 1 (0.84%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.84%) JIRA
7 1 (0.84%) Selenium
7 1 (0.84%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.84%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (10.92%) Finance
2 1 (0.84%) German Language
2 1 (0.84%) Retail
2 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (42.02%) Developer
2 20 (16.81%) Analyst
3 13 (10.92%) Java Developer
4 10 (8.40%) Scala Developer
5 7 (5.88%) NetBackup Support
5 7 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 7 (5.88%) Unix Engineer
6 6 (5.04%) Applications Developer
6 6 (5.04%) Architect
6 6 (5.04%) Middleware Engineer
6 6 (5.04%) NetBackup Engineer
6 6 (5.04%) SAS Analyst
7 5 (4.20%) Performance Tester
7 5 (4.20%) Tester
8 4 (3.36%) Administrator
8 4 (3.36%) AIX Engineer
8 4 (3.36%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (3.36%) Incident Analyst
8 4 (3.36%) Software Developer
9 3 (2.52%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (30.25%) HTML
2 32 (26.89%) CSS
3 30 (25.21%) .NET
4 22 (18.49%) jQuery
5 17 (14.29%) HTML5
5 17 (14.29%) XML
6 15 (12.61%) Middleware
7 14 (11.76%) RSS
8 12 (10.08%) J2EE
9 9 (7.56%) IBM Integration Bus
9 9 (7.56%) Web Services
10 7 (5.88%) AngularJS
10 7 (5.88%) Drush
11 6 (5.04%) REST
12 5 (4.20%) JSON
12 5 (4.20%) SOAP
12 5 (4.20%) Spring
13 4 (3.36%) ASP.NET
13 4 (3.36%) JAX-RS
13 4 (3.36%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.17%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (12.61%) Social Media
3 12 (10.08%) Visualisation
4 11 (9.24%) Statistics
5 8 (6.72%) Performance Metrics
6 6 (5.04%) HACMP
6 6 (5.04%) Mainframe
7 4 (3.36%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (2.52%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.52%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.68%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.68%) Replication
9 2 (1.68%) User Experience
10 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 68 (57.14%) Linux
2 37 (31.09%) Windows
3 27 (22.69%) AIX
4 26 (21.85%) Solaris
5 18 (15.13%) Mac OS X
6 14 (11.76%) Mac OS
7 11 (9.24%) Windows Server
8 9 (7.56%) OS/390
9 6 (5.04%) zOS
10 2 (1.68%) CentOS
10 2 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.84%) Fedora
11 1 (0.84%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (32.77%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (26.05%) Open Source
3 27 (22.69%) ITIL
4 26 (21.85%) Configuration Management
5 20 (16.81%) Service Management
6 18 (15.13%) Problem Management
7 17 (14.29%) SDLC
8 14 (11.76%) Content Management
8 14 (11.76%) SEO
8 14 (11.76%) Web Design
9 13 (10.92%) Change Control
9 13 (10.92%) Change Management
10 12 (10.08%) Service Delivery
11 10 (8.40%) ITIL V3
11 10 (8.40%) Web Accessibility
12 9 (7.56%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (7.56%) QMS
12 9 (7.56%) Release Management
12 9 (7.56%) TDD
13 8 (6.72%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (40.34%) JavaScript
2 43 (36.13%) Java
3 41 (34.45%) SQL
4 23 (19.33%) Python
5 20 (16.81%) VB
6 18 (15.13%) C++
7 16 (13.45%) PHP
8 15 (12.61%) ActionScript
8 15 (12.61%) Perl
9 13 (10.92%) PL/SQL
9 13 (10.92%) Ruby
10 12 (10.08%) C#
11 11 (9.24%) Scala
12 9 (7.56%) C
12 9 (7.56%) Shell Script
13 7 (5.88%) PowerShell
14 4 (3.36%) Jython
15 3 (2.52%) FQL
16 2 (1.68%) JCL
16 2 (1.68%) R
Qualifications
1 37 (31.09%) Security Cleared
2 25 (21.01%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (5.04%) Degree
4 6 (5.04%) DV Cleared
4 6 (5.04%) IBM AIX Certification
5 4 (3.36%) OCPJP
5 4 (3.36%) OCPJWCD
6 3 (2.52%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.84%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.72%) QA
2 7 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (6.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.04%) GPFS
3 4 (3.36%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.84%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.84%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (13.45%) Tivoli
2 7 (5.88%) HP SiteScope
2 7 (5.88%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.52%) StatsD
4 2 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.84%) logstash
5 1 (0.84%) Puppet
5 1 (0.84%) yum
Vendors
1 35 (29.41%) Oracle
2 21 (17.65%) IBM
3 10 (8.40%) CA
3 10 (8.40%) Microsoft
4 9 (7.56%) Axway
4 9 (7.56%) Fujitsu
4 9 (7.56%) Metastorm
4 9 (7.56%) Sun
5 8 (6.72%) VMware
6 7 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 7 (5.88%) Veritas
7 6 (5.04%) Tableau
8 5 (4.20%) HP
8 5 (4.20%) Informatica
9 4 (3.36%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.68%) Apigee
10 2 (1.68%) Citrix
10 2 (1.68%) Mashery
10 2 (1.68%) Teradata
11 1 (0.84%) Splunk
Prudhoe, Northumberland
Daisy Group
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