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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 9 18 10
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing Unix 197 76 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 16.46% 8.98% 13.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.70% 33.04% 39.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 43 46
Median daily rate £305 £470 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.10% +37.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £302 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £570 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £420 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.95% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.35% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +20.00%
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
509 230 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 42.52% 27.19% 32.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 126 102
Median daily rate £320 £425 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +37.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £242 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £580 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 23 17
Median hourly rate £28.00 £35.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +159.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.93 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £43.00 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 26 September 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
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 26 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 26 September 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 +7 192 £305 -35.44% 16
Sunderland - 2 - -
Unix
North East

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 247 (56.01%) Linux
2 239 (54.20%) Oracle
3 223 (50.57%) Windows
4 205 (46.49%) Solaris
5 191 (43.31%) HP
6 188 (42.63%) ITIL
7 186 (42.18%) Security Cleared
8 169 (38.32%) AIX
9 153 (34.69%) SQL
10 152 (34.47%) SC Cleared
11 146 (33.11%) Windows Server
12 126 (28.57%) Perl
13 112 (25.40%) Shell Script
14 111 (25.17%) Root Cause Analysis
15 108 (24.49%) BPSS Clearance
16 106 (24.04%) TCP/IP
17 105 (23.81%) Incident Management
18 104 (23.58%) Microsoft
19 102 (23.13%) Change Management
20 99 (22.45%) WebLogic
21 98 (22.22%) Configuration Management
22 95 (21.54%) Problem Management
23 94 (21.32%) CA
24 93 (21.09%) ServiceNow
25 92 (20.86%) SLA
26 88 (19.95%) Red Hat
27 84 (19.05%) Tivoli
28 83 (18.82%) SAN
28 83 (18.82%) Service Delivery
29 77 (17.46%) Java

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 99 (22.45%) WebLogic
2 51 (11.56%) Apache
3 40 (9.07%) JBoss
4 39 (8.84%) WebSphere
4 39 (8.84%) WebSphere Application Server
5 33 (7.48%) Oracle Application Server
6 27 (6.12%) Oracle Workflow
6 27 (6.12%) Tuxedo
7 25 (5.67%) MQSeries
8 24 (5.44%) iPlanet
9 21 (4.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 20 (4.54%) Tomcat
11 14 (3.17%) AquaLogic
12 13 (2.95%) OpenStack
13 6 (1.36%) Confluence
13 6 (1.36%) FileNet
14 5 (1.13%) SAS
15 3 (0.68%) MS Exchange
16 2 (0.45%) SharePoint
16 2 (0.45%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 20 (4.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (4.31%) Oracle Applications
1 19 (4.31%) Oracle General Ledger
1 19 (4.31%) Oracle Payables
2 18 (4.08%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (4.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 18 (4.08%) Oracle Receivables
3 17 (3.85%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 14 (3.17%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.91%) IaaS
2 3 (0.68%) OpenShift
3 2 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.45%) DigitalOcean
3 2 (0.45%) GitHub
3 2 (0.45%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.45%) Linode
4 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.23%) PaaS
4 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 106 (24.04%) TCP/IP
2 83 (18.82%) SAN
3 44 (9.98%) WAN
4 41 (9.30%) Firewall
5 38 (8.62%) LDAP
6 34 (7.71%) DNS
7 26 (5.90%) iSCSI
8 23 (5.22%) SSL
9 16 (3.63%) LAN
9 16 (3.63%) VPN
10 10 (2.27%) Network Security
10 10 (2.27%) SSH
11 9 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
12 8 (1.81%) BIG-IP
13 6 (1.36%) OpenLDAP
14 5 (1.13%) Kerberos
15 4 (0.91%) HTTP
15 4 (0.91%) NAS
16 3 (0.68%) FTP
16 3 (0.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (12.02%) SQL Server
2 51 (11.56%) DB2
3 18 (4.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 18 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
4 17 (3.85%) Oracle Database
5 15 (3.40%) MySQL
6 14 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (1.59%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.36%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.13%) Apache Hive
10 5 (1.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.13%) HBase
10 5 (1.13%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.13%) Pentaho
11 3 (0.68%) Data Lake
11 3 (0.68%) PowerCenter
12 2 (0.45%) DataStage
12 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 17 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
2 14 (3.17%) Git (software)
2 14 (3.17%) LoadRunner
3 13 (2.95%) ClearCase
3 13 (2.95%) StarTeam
4 11 (2.49%) ProC
5 9 (2.04%) Facilita Forecast
5 9 (2.04%) HP UFT
5 9 (2.04%) JIRA
6 8 (1.81%) Subversion
6 8 (1.81%) Visual Studio
7 7 (1.59%) ERwin
8 4 (0.91%) JMeter
8 4 (0.91%) LoadUI
8 4 (0.91%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.68%) GCC
9 3 (0.68%) GDB
10 2 (0.45%) Grunt
10 2 (0.45%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (0.45%) Vagrant
General
1 28 (6.35%) Finance
2 19 (4.31%) General Ledger
3 7 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.45%) Marketing
5 1 (0.23%) German Language
5 1 (0.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 68 (15.42%) Unix Engineer
2 57 (12.93%) Developer
3 50 (11.34%) Support Engineer
4 47 (10.66%) Administrator
5 32 (7.26%) Linux Engineer
6 28 (6.35%) Support Specialist
7 27 (6.12%) Unix Support
8 25 (5.67%) Systems Administrator
9 23 (5.22%) Unix Support Engineer
10 19 (4.31%) Unix Linux Engineer
11 18 (4.08%) Backup Engineer
11 18 (4.08%) Middleware Engineer
11 18 (4.08%) Oracle Developer
12 17 (3.85%) Unix Administrator
13 16 (3.63%) Solaris Engineer
13 16 (3.63%) Storage Engineer
14 15 (3.40%) DevOps Engineer
14 15 (3.40%) Storage and Backup Engineer
15 14 (3.17%) Solaris Administrator
16 13 (2.95%) AIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (13.83%) Middleware
2 41 (9.30%) J2EE
3 25 (5.67%) XML
4 21 (4.76%) IBM Integration Bus
5 19 (4.31%) Software Packaging
6 17 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
7 15 (3.40%) LAMP
8 12 (2.72%) Web Services
9 8 (1.81%) JSP
10 7 (1.59%) HTML
10 7 (1.59%) JSON
11 5 (1.13%) Ruby on Rails
12 4 (0.91%) REST
13 3 (0.68%) AngularJS
13 3 (0.68%) Sinatra
14 2 (0.45%) ActiveMQ
14 2 (0.45%) ADO
14 2 (0.45%) Mustache
14 2 (0.45%) Oracle Streams
14 2 (0.45%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 29 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (6.35%) Clustering
4 27 (6.12%) Management Information System
5 26 (5.90%) Mainframe
6 15 (3.40%) Client/Server
7 12 (2.72%) Performance Metrics
7 12 (2.72%) Tandem
8 10 (2.27%) User Experience
9 9 (2.04%) Data Centre
9 9 (2.04%) DataPower
9 9 (2.04%) HACMP
10 8 (1.81%) AS400
11 7 (1.59%) IBM Mainframe
11 7 (1.59%) Private Cloud
12 6 (1.36%) Data Structures
13 5 (1.13%) Visualisation
14 4 (0.91%) CLARiiON
15 3 (0.68%) Data Integration
16 2 (0.45%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 247 (56.01%) Linux
2 223 (50.57%) Windows
3 205 (46.49%) Solaris
4 169 (38.32%) AIX
5 146 (33.11%) Windows Server
6 55 (12.47%) HPUX
7 48 (10.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (4.76%) OS/390
9 13 (2.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (2.27%) SUSE
11 7 (1.59%) Windows XP
11 7 (1.59%) zOS
12 6 (1.36%) CentOS
13 4 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.45%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 1 (0.23%) Debian
16 1 (0.23%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (42.63%) ITIL
2 111 (25.17%) Root Cause Analysis
3 105 (23.81%) Incident Management
4 102 (23.13%) Change Management
5 98 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 95 (21.54%) Problem Management
7 83 (18.82%) Service Delivery
8 74 (16.78%) Release Management
9 57 (12.93%) QMS
10 45 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
11 35 (7.94%) High Availability
11 35 (7.94%) Quality Management
12 34 (7.71%) Mentoring
13 32 (7.26%) DevOps
13 32 (7.26%) SOA
13 32 (7.26%) Workflow
14 29 (6.58%) Server Monitoring
15 28 (6.35%) Unit Testing
16 26 (5.90%) Regression Testing
17 25 (5.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 153 (34.69%) SQL
2 126 (28.57%) Perl
3 112 (25.40%) Shell Script
4 77 (17.46%) Java
5 65 (14.74%) VB
6 43 (9.75%) PL/SQL
7 37 (8.39%) C
8 36 (8.16%) Bash Shell
8 36 (8.16%) Korn
9 31 (7.03%) C++
10 29 (6.58%) C-shell
11 13 (2.95%) Python
12 7 (1.59%) C#
12 7 (1.59%) PHP
12 7 (1.59%) Ruby
13 5 (1.13%) JavaScript
14 3 (0.68%) Jython
15 1 (0.23%) Groovy
15 1 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 186 (42.18%) Security Cleared
2 152 (34.47%) SC Cleared
3 108 (24.49%) BPSS Clearance
4 43 (9.75%) Degree
5 41 (9.30%) AAT
6 10 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (2.27%) MCSE
6 10 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (2.04%) CCNA
7 9 (2.04%) CCNP
7 9 (2.04%) IBM AIX Certification
8 8 (1.81%) MCDBA
8 8 (1.81%) MCP
9 6 (1.36%) ISTQB
10 5 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.45%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.45%) RHCE
12 1 (0.23%) CCDA
12 1 (0.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (20.86%) SLA
2 48 (10.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 36 (8.16%) ISO 9001
4 26 (5.90%) QA
5 8 (1.81%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 37 (8.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (6.12%) Samba
3 16 (3.63%) Firmware
4 14 (3.17%) Active Directory
4 14 (3.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 9 (2.04%) GPFS
6 7 (1.59%) NFS
6 7 (1.59%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 6 (1.36%) KVM
8 5 (1.13%) Docker
8 5 (1.13%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.45%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.45%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.45%) Xen
11 1 (0.23%) RHEV
11 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 84 (19.05%) Tivoli
2 64 (14.51%) HP SiteScope
3 51 (11.56%) MOM
4 34 (7.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 28 (6.35%) NetBackup
6 27 (6.12%) HP Data Protector
6 27 (6.12%) Puppet
7 24 (5.44%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (2.72%) OpenView
9 8 (1.81%) EMC NetWorker
10 6 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (1.13%) Ansible
11 5 (1.13%) Oracle ZFS
12 3 (0.68%) Nagios
12 3 (0.68%) OpenNMS
12 3 (0.68%) Unicenter
12 3 (0.68%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.68%) Zenoss
13 2 (0.45%) BMC PATROL
13 2 (0.45%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 239 (54.20%) Oracle
2 191 (43.31%) HP
3 104 (23.58%) Microsoft
4 94 (21.32%) CA
5 93 (21.09%) ServiceNow
6 88 (19.95%) Red Hat
7 61 (13.83%) Sun
8 59 (13.38%) IBM
9 49 (11.11%) BMC
10 40 (9.07%) VMware
11 33 (7.48%) Informatica
12 32 (7.26%) Axway
13 28 (6.35%) Cisco
13 28 (6.35%) Symantec
14 25 (5.67%) F5
15 18 (4.08%) Siebel
16 16 (3.63%) Veritas
17 13 (2.95%) Fujitsu
17 13 (2.95%) SAP
18 8 (1.81%) BEA
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