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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 38 8 24
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +16
Contract jobs citing UNIX 31 51 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.43% 12.81% 1.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.13% 42.50% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 36 2
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£415 £290 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.10% -21.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £168 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £426 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
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
181 120 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 25.89% 30.15% 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 76 21
Average daily rate £350 £273 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.44% +8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £178 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £390 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 6
Average hourly rate £29.00 £13.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.07% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.00 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. 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 -28 30 £383 +17.69% 7
UNIX
North East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 34 (51.52%) SQL
2 33 (50.00%) Linux
3 32 (48.48%) Java
4 29 (43.94%) Security Cleared
5 24 (36.36%) Configuration Management
6 21 (31.82%) Oracle
7 20 (30.30%) Windows
8 16 (24.24%) HP
9 15 (22.73%) AIX
9 15 (22.73%) SC Cleared
9 15 (22.73%) VME
10 14 (21.21%) Perl
11 13 (19.70%) ITIL
11 13 (19.70%) IBM
12 12 (18.18%) Migration
12 12 (18.18%) Problem Management
13 11 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (16.67%) COBOL
14 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (13.64%) Change Control
14 9 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (12.12%) Subversion
15 8 (12.12%) Mainframe
15 8 (12.12%) Workflow
15 8 (12.12%) HTML
15 8 (12.12%) VB
15 8 (12.12%) WebLogic
16 7 (10.61%) Informatica
16 7 (10.61%) TCP/IP
16 7 (10.61%) Oracle Applications

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 8 (12.12%) WebLogic
2 7 (10.61%) Oracle Workflow
3 6 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 6 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (9.09%) JBoss
4 5 (7.58%) FileNet
5 4 (6.06%) Tuxedo
6 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.03%) Apache
6 2 (3.03%) SAS
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle 10gAS
7 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (7.58%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (7.58%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (7.58%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (4.55%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (4.55%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.58%) SSL
2 5 (7.58%) LDAP
2 5 (7.58%) HTTP
2 5 (7.58%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (6.06%) Network Security
4 3 (4.55%) SAN
5 1 (1.52%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.52%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.58%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.58%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (7.58%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (4.55%) OLTP
3 3 (4.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (3.03%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.03%) IDMS
5 1 (1.52%) Big Data
5 1 (1.52%) PowerCenter
5 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Subversion
2 6 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.09%) LoadRunner
3 5 (7.58%) HP UFT
4 4 (6.06%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (4.55%) StarTeam
5 3 (4.55%) Facilita Forecast
6 2 (3.03%) LoadUI
6 2 (3.03%) CppUnit
6 2 (3.03%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.03%) GoogleTest
6 2 (3.03%) ClearCase
6 2 (3.03%) Rational Rose
6 2 (3.03%) Ant
6 2 (3.03%) JMeter
6 2 (3.03%) NUnit
7 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.52%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 5 (7.58%) Finance
1 5 (7.58%) General Ledger
2 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (22.73%) Developer
2 11 (16.67%) Analyst
3 9 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) Architect
5 5 (7.58%) Scala Developer
6 4 (6.06%) COBOL Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Build Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Tester
7 3 (4.55%) Applications Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Configuration Manager
7 3 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (4.55%) C++ Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Performance Tester
7 3 (4.55%) UNIX Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.03%) Oracle Applications Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Applications Support Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (3.03%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) HTML
2 6 (9.09%) CSS
2 6 (9.09%) Software Packaging
2 6 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (6.06%) Middleware
4 3 (4.55%) Web Services
4 3 (4.55%) XML
4 3 (4.55%) .NET
5 1 (1.52%) RESTful
5 1 (1.52%) Akka
5 1 (1.52%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.12%) Mainframe
3 5 (7.58%) DataPower
3 5 (7.58%) Visualisation
4 4 (6.06%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (6.06%) Data Structures
5 3 (4.55%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (4.55%) Private Cloud
5 3 (4.55%) PDA
6 2 (3.03%) Derivative
6 2 (3.03%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.03%) HP Superdome
7 1 (1.52%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.52%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.52%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 33 (50.00%) Linux
2 20 (30.30%) Windows
3 15 (22.73%) AIX
3 15 (22.73%) VME
4 11 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (9.09%) Solaris
5 6 (9.09%) Mac OS X
6 4 (6.06%) zOS
6 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.55%) HPUX
7 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.36%) Configuration Management
2 13 (19.70%) ITIL
3 12 (18.18%) Migration
3 12 (18.18%) Problem Management
4 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (13.64%) Change Control
5 8 (12.12%) Workflow
6 6 (9.09%) Validation
6 6 (9.09%) Change Management
6 6 (9.09%) Web Development
6 6 (9.09%) DevOps
7 5 (7.58%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (7.58%) Regression Testing
7 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (7.58%) Web Design
8 4 (6.06%) Incident Management
8 4 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (6.06%) Quality Management
8 4 (6.06%) Test Strategy
8 4 (6.06%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 34 (51.52%) SQL
2 32 (48.48%) Java
3 14 (21.21%) Perl
4 11 (16.67%) COBOL
5 8 (12.12%) VB
6 7 (10.61%) Shell Script
7 6 (9.09%) JavaScript
8 5 (7.58%) Ruby
8 5 (7.58%) Scala
8 5 (7.58%) Python
9 3 (4.55%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.55%) C++
9 3 (4.55%) C
10 2 (3.03%) C#
11 1 (1.52%) PHP
11 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 29 (43.94%) Security Cleared
2 15 (22.73%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.58%) DV Cleared
3 5 (7.58%) Degree
4 3 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.03%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) Tivoli
2 4 (6.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (3.03%) MOM
3 2 (3.03%) SCOM
3 2 (3.03%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.52%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 21 (31.82%) Oracle
2 16 (24.24%) HP
3 13 (19.70%) IBM
4 7 (10.61%) Informatica
4 7 (10.61%) Red Hat
5 6 (9.09%) Axway
5 6 (9.09%) Siebel
6 5 (7.58%) Sun
7 4 (6.06%) 3PAR
7 4 (6.06%) CA
8 2 (3.03%) Progress
8 2 (3.03%) Borland
8 2 (3.03%) VMware
9 1 (1.52%) Veritas
9 1 (1.52%) Micro Focus
9 1 (1.52%) SAP
9 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
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