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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 48 9 23
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +14
Contract jobs citing UNIX 15 48 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.42% 12.80% 1.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.02% 40.00% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 32 2
Average daily rate
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£289 £281 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.84% -23.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £258 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £424 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +13.55%
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
187 120 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 30.21% 32.00% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 79 16
Average daily rate £293 £263 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 8 10
Average hourly rate £13.61 £10.50 £10.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.57% -1.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £12.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.35 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -6.25%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 6 July 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 -34 15 £289 +2.84% 8
UNIX
North East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 31 (49.21%) Java
2 29 (46.03%) SQL
2 29 (46.03%) Configuration Management
3 28 (44.44%) Linux
4 24 (38.10%) Oracle
5 23 (36.51%) Security Cleared
6 16 (25.40%) Windows
7 14 (22.22%) Perl
7 14 (22.22%) ITIL
7 14 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (17.46%) Migration
8 11 (17.46%) HP
8 11 (17.46%) WebLogic
8 11 (17.46%) SC Cleared
8 11 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (15.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (15.87%) JavaScript
9 10 (15.87%) Subversion
9 10 (15.87%) Red Hat
10 9 (14.29%) Workflow
10 9 (14.29%) HTML
10 9 (14.29%) CSS
10 9 (14.29%) JBoss
10 9 (14.29%) HTTP
10 9 (14.29%) Git (software)
10 9 (14.29%) Change Control
11 8 (12.70%) WebSphere
11 8 (12.70%) Axway
11 8 (12.70%) Software Packaging
11 8 (12.70%) VME

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 11 (17.46%) WebLogic
2 9 (14.29%) JBoss
3 8 (12.70%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (12.70%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (12.70%) WebSphere
3 8 (12.70%) Node.js
4 5 (7.94%) FileNet
4 5 (7.94%) SharePoint
5 4 (6.35%) MS Exchange
6 3 (4.76%) SAS
7 2 (3.17%) Apache
7 2 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (3.17%) Oracle 10gAS
8 1 (1.59%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (9.52%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (9.52%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (9.52%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (6.35%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (6.35%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.29%) HTTP
2 6 (9.52%) LDAP
3 5 (7.94%) SSL
3 5 (7.94%) SAN
3 5 (7.94%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (6.35%) Network Security
5 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.59%) DNS
6 1 (1.59%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (1.59%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.59%) Converged Networks
6 1 (1.59%) Firewall
6 1 (1.59%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) Oracle Database
2 7 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.59%) Big Data
7 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Subversion
2 9 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.35%) StarTeam
3 4 (6.35%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (6.35%) LoadRunner
4 3 (4.76%) HP UFT
5 2 (3.17%) CppUnit
5 2 (3.17%) GoogleTest
5 2 (3.17%) NeoLoad
5 2 (3.17%) NUnit
5 2 (3.17%) Ant
5 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.17%) ClearCase
5 2 (3.17%) Rational Rose
6 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.59%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (1.59%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 6 (9.52%) Finance
1 6 (9.52%) General Ledger
2 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (26.98%) Developer
2 13 (20.63%) Analyst
3 8 (12.70%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (6.35%) COBOL Analyst
4 4 (6.35%) Configuration Manager
4 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (6.35%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Build Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Applications Developer
5 3 (4.76%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (4.76%) C++ Developer
5 3 (4.76%) Service Analyst
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (3.17%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 2 (3.17%) Test Leader
6 2 (3.17%) Performance Test Leader
6 2 (3.17%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.29%) HTML
1 9 (14.29%) CSS
2 8 (12.70%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (12.70%) Software Packaging
2 8 (12.70%) Mustache
2 8 (12.70%) Sass
3 4 (6.35%) XML
4 2 (3.17%) JSF
5 1 (1.59%) Middleware
5 1 (1.59%) Web Services
5 1 (1.59%) .NET
5 1 (1.59%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.11%) DataPower
3 5 (7.94%) Private Cloud
4 3 (4.76%) Data Structures
4 3 (4.76%) PDA
5 2 (3.17%) Derivative
5 2 (3.17%) HP Superdome
6 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.59%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.59%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.59%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 28 (44.44%) Linux
2 16 (25.40%) Windows
3 10 (15.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (12.70%) AIX
4 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (12.70%) VME
5 7 (11.11%) Mac OS X
6 4 (6.35%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.35%) HPUX
6 4 (6.35%) Solaris
7 2 (3.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.03%) Configuration Management
2 14 (22.22%) ITIL
2 14 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (17.46%) Migration
4 9 (14.29%) Workflow
4 9 (14.29%) Change Control
5 8 (12.70%) DevOps
5 8 (12.70%) Validation
6 7 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (11.11%) Web Design
6 7 (11.11%) Web Development
6 7 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (9.52%) Problem Management
8 5 (7.94%) Change Management
8 5 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (6.35%) CMMI
9 4 (6.35%) Regression Testing
9 4 (6.35%) Data Management
9 4 (6.35%) Software Delivery
9 4 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 31 (49.21%) Java
2 29 (46.03%) SQL
3 14 (22.22%) Perl
4 10 (15.87%) JavaScript
5 7 (11.11%) COBOL
5 7 (11.11%) PL/SQL
6 4 (6.35%) C
7 3 (4.76%) C++
8 2 (3.17%) VBA
8 2 (3.17%) Python
8 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.17%) Ruby
9 1 (1.59%) Korn
9 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.59%) VB
9 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (36.51%) Security Cleared
2 11 (17.46%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.94%) DV Cleared
4 4 (6.35%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (6.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) QA
2 3 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.59%) Docker
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.59%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.59%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.59%) MOM
3 1 (1.59%) SCOM
3 1 (1.59%) Puppet
3 1 (1.59%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (1.59%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 24 (38.10%) Oracle
2 11 (17.46%) HP
3 10 (15.87%) Red Hat
4 8 (12.70%) Informatica
4 8 (12.70%) Siebel
4 8 (12.70%) IBM
4 8 (12.70%) Axway
5 5 (7.94%) Sun
5 5 (7.94%) VMware
5 5 (7.94%) Business Objects
6 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.76%) Borland
8 1 (1.59%) Micro Focus
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