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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 7 21 11
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Contract jobs citing Unix 212 63 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 20.08% 7.77% 11.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.66% 27.16% 41.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 33 32
Median daily rate £290 £475 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.94% +55.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £310 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £570 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.81% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 0
Median hourly rate £34.33 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.46% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +19.04%
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
497 232 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 47.06% 28.61% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 129 76
Median daily rate £290 £425 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.76% +55.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £243 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £575 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 23 9
Median hourly rate £28.00 £37.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +174.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.60 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £43.00 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.66 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +4.12%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +13 207 £290 -38.94% 10
Sunderland - 4 - -
Unix
North East

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 231 (56.76%) Linux
2 224 (55.04%) Oracle
3 220 (54.05%) Windows
4 184 (45.21%) HP
5 176 (43.24%) Solaris
6 172 (42.26%) ITIL
7 164 (40.29%) Security Cleared
8 153 (37.59%) SQL
9 149 (36.61%) AIX
10 139 (34.15%) Windows Server
11 131 (32.19%) SC Cleared
12 124 (30.47%) Perl
13 110 (27.03%) Shell Script
14 106 (26.04%) Root Cause Analysis
15 104 (25.55%) BPSS Clearance
16 102 (25.06%) Incident Management
17 98 (24.08%) Microsoft
18 96 (23.59%) Change Management
19 94 (23.10%) CA
20 91 (22.36%) Configuration Management
21 89 (21.87%) SLA
21 89 (21.87%) Problem Management
21 89 (21.87%) ServiceNow
22 87 (21.38%) TCP/IP
23 83 (20.39%) SAN
23 83 (20.39%) Tivoli
24 81 (19.90%) WebLogic
25 77 (18.92%) Service Delivery
26 76 (18.67%) Red Hat
27 69 (16.95%) 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 81 (19.90%) WebLogic
2 35 (8.60%) Apache
3 34 (8.35%) WebSphere
3 34 (8.35%) WebSphere Application Server
4 25 (6.14%) JBoss
4 25 (6.14%) Oracle Workflow
5 23 (5.65%) Tuxedo
6 22 (5.41%) MQSeries
7 18 (4.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 16 (3.93%) Oracle Application Server
9 13 (3.19%) OpenStack
10 12 (2.95%) AquaLogic
11 8 (1.97%) iPlanet
12 6 (1.47%) Confluence
12 6 (1.47%) SAS
13 4 (0.98%) FileNet
13 4 (0.98%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.74%) MS Exchange
15 2 (0.49%) SharePoint
15 2 (0.49%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 20 (4.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (4.67%) Oracle Applications
1 19 (4.67%) Oracle General Ledger
1 19 (4.67%) Oracle Payables
2 18 (4.42%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (4.42%) Oracle EBS R12
2 18 (4.42%) Oracle Receivables
3 13 (3.19%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 12 (2.95%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.98%) IaaS
2 3 (0.74%) OpenShift
3 2 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.49%) DigitalOcean
3 2 (0.49%) GitHub
3 2 (0.49%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.49%) Linode
4 1 (0.25%) PaaS
4 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (21.38%) TCP/IP
2 83 (20.39%) SAN
3 43 (10.57%) WAN
4 38 (9.34%) LDAP
5 37 (9.09%) DNS
6 26 (6.39%) iSCSI
7 23 (5.65%) Firewall
8 19 (4.67%) SSL
9 16 (3.93%) LAN
10 15 (3.69%) SSH
10 15 (3.69%) VPN
11 8 (1.97%) BIG-IP
11 8 (1.97%) Network Security
11 8 (1.97%) OpenLDAP
12 7 (1.72%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (1.23%) Kerberos
14 4 (0.98%) HTTP
14 4 (0.98%) NAS
15 3 (0.74%) FTP
15 3 (0.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (12.78%) SQL Server
2 50 (12.29%) DB2
3 18 (4.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 18 (4.42%) Oracle Reports
4 16 (3.93%) Oracle Database
5 15 (3.69%) MySQL
6 13 (3.19%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (1.97%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.47%) Apache Hive
9 6 (1.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.47%) HBase
9 6 (1.47%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.47%) Pentaho
9 6 (1.47%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.74%) Data Lake
10 3 (0.74%) PowerCenter
11 2 (0.49%) DataStage
11 2 (0.49%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 17 (4.18%) Oracle Forms
2 14 (3.44%) Git (software)
2 14 (3.44%) LoadRunner
3 13 (3.19%) ClearCase
3 13 (3.19%) StarTeam
4 11 (2.70%) ProC
5 9 (2.21%) Facilita Forecast
5 9 (2.21%) HP UFT
5 9 (2.21%) JIRA
6 8 (1.97%) ERwin
6 8 (1.97%) Subversion
6 8 (1.97%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.98%) JMeter
7 4 (0.98%) LoadUI
7 4 (0.98%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.49%) Gradle
8 2 (0.49%) Grunt
8 2 (0.49%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (0.49%) Selenium
8 2 (0.49%) Vagrant
General
1 29 (7.13%) Finance
2 19 (4.67%) General Ledger
3 3 (0.74%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.25%) German Language
4 1 (0.25%) Law
4 1 (0.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 60 (14.74%) Unix Engineer
2 52 (12.78%) Developer
3 50 (12.29%) Support Engineer
4 39 (9.58%) Administrator
5 27 (6.63%) Linux Engineer
5 27 (6.63%) Unix Support
6 25 (6.14%) Support Specialist
7 22 (5.41%) Unix Support Engineer
8 20 (4.91%) Systems Administrator
9 19 (4.67%) Unix Linux Engineer
10 18 (4.42%) Backup Engineer
10 18 (4.42%) Middleware Engineer
10 18 (4.42%) Oracle Developer
11 16 (3.93%) Storage Engineer
12 15 (3.69%) Storage and Backup Engineer
13 14 (3.44%) Analyst
13 14 (3.44%) Solaris Administrator
14 13 (3.19%) AIX Administrator
15 12 (2.95%) Cloud Engineer
15 12 (2.95%) E-Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (13.76%) Middleware
2 24 (5.90%) XML
3 23 (5.65%) J2EE
4 18 (4.42%) IBM Integration Bus
5 15 (3.69%) LAMP
5 15 (3.69%) Software Packaging
6 13 (3.19%) WebSphere MQ
7 11 (2.70%) Web Services
8 8 (1.97%) JSP
9 7 (1.72%) HTML
10 6 (1.47%) JSON
11 5 (1.23%) Ruby on Rails
12 3 (0.74%) AngularJS
12 3 (0.74%) REST
12 3 (0.74%) Sinatra
13 2 (0.49%) LAPP Stack
13 2 (0.49%) Mustache
13 2 (0.49%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 2 (0.49%) Oracle Streams
13 2 (0.49%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.83%) Computer Science
2 28 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.88%) Management Information System
3 27 (6.63%) Mainframe
4 12 (2.95%) Performance Metrics
5 11 (2.70%) Client/Server
5 11 (2.70%) Clustering
6 10 (2.46%) Tandem
6 10 (2.46%) User Experience
7 9 (2.21%) AS400
8 7 (1.72%) DataPower
8 7 (1.72%) IBM Mainframe
9 6 (1.47%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.47%) HACMP
9 6 (1.47%) Visualisation
10 5 (1.23%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.98%) CLARiiON
11 4 (0.98%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.74%) Data Integration
13 2 (0.49%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 231 (56.76%) Linux
2 220 (54.05%) Windows
3 176 (43.24%) Solaris
4 149 (36.61%) AIX
5 139 (34.15%) Windows Server
6 47 (11.55%) HPUX
6 47 (11.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (4.42%) OS/390
8 14 (3.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (3.19%) Windows XP
10 7 (1.72%) zOS
11 6 (1.47%) CentOS
12 5 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.49%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.25%) Debian
15 1 (0.25%) SUSE
15 1 (0.25%) VME
15 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (42.26%) ITIL
2 106 (26.04%) Root Cause Analysis
3 102 (25.06%) Incident Management
4 96 (23.59%) Change Management
5 91 (22.36%) Configuration Management
6 89 (21.87%) Problem Management
7 77 (18.92%) Service Delivery
8 68 (16.71%) Release Management
9 53 (13.02%) QMS
10 40 (9.83%) Mentoring
11 37 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
12 34 (8.35%) DevOps
13 33 (8.11%) Quality Management
14 32 (7.86%) SOA
15 29 (7.13%) Workflow
16 28 (6.88%) Server Monitoring
16 28 (6.88%) Unit Testing
17 26 (6.39%) Regression Testing
18 23 (5.65%) Disaster Recovery
19 22 (5.41%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 153 (37.59%) SQL
2 124 (30.47%) Perl
3 110 (27.03%) Shell Script
4 69 (16.95%) Java
5 63 (15.48%) VB
6 49 (12.04%) PL/SQL
7 39 (9.58%) Korn
8 36 (8.85%) Bash Shell
9 34 (8.35%) C
10 29 (7.13%) C-shell
11 25 (6.14%) C++
12 13 (3.19%) Python
13 7 (1.72%) PHP
13 7 (1.72%) Ruby
14 5 (1.23%) C#
15 4 (0.98%) JavaScript
16 3 (0.74%) Jython
17 1 (0.25%) Groovy
17 1 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 164 (40.29%) Security Cleared
2 131 (32.19%) SC Cleared
3 104 (25.55%) BPSS Clearance
4 41 (10.07%) AAT
4 41 (10.07%) Degree
5 11 (2.70%) MCSE
5 11 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (2.46%) CCNA
6 10 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (2.21%) CCNP
7 9 (2.21%) MCDBA
7 9 (2.21%) MCP
8 6 (1.47%) IBM AIX Certification
8 6 (1.47%) ISTQB
9 5 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.74%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.49%) RHCE
12 1 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (21.87%) SLA
2 47 (11.55%) Disclosure Scotland
3 33 (8.11%) ISO 9001
4 21 (5.16%) QA
5 8 (1.97%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 34 (8.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (6.63%) Samba
3 22 (5.41%) Active Directory
4 16 (3.93%) Firmware
5 8 (1.97%) NFS
6 7 (1.72%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 6 (1.47%) GPFS
7 6 (1.47%) KVM
8 5 (1.23%) Docker
8 5 (1.23%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.49%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.49%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.49%) Xen
11 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.25%) RHEV
11 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.25%) vSphere
11 1 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 83 (20.39%) Tivoli
2 63 (15.48%) HP SiteScope
3 50 (12.29%) MOM
4 34 (8.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 28 (6.88%) NetBackup
6 27 (6.63%) HP Data Protector
7 25 (6.14%) Puppet
8 22 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
9 13 (3.19%) OpenView
10 8 (1.97%) EMC NetWorker
11 6 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (1.23%) Ansible
12 5 (1.23%) Oracle ZFS
13 3 (0.74%) Nagios
13 3 (0.74%) OpenNMS
13 3 (0.74%) Unicenter
13 3 (0.74%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.74%) Zenoss
14 2 (0.49%) SCCM
14 2 (0.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 224 (55.04%) Oracle
2 184 (45.21%) HP
3 98 (24.08%) Microsoft
4 94 (23.10%) CA
5 89 (21.87%) ServiceNow
6 76 (18.67%) Red Hat
7 51 (12.53%) IBM
8 48 (11.79%) BMC
9 40 (9.83%) Sun
10 37 (9.09%) VMware
11 32 (7.86%) Informatica
12 28 (6.88%) Axway
12 28 (6.88%) Symantec
13 16 (3.93%) Siebel
14 14 (3.44%) SAP
15 12 (2.95%) Fujitsu
16 11 (2.70%) Cisco
17 8 (1.97%) BEA
17 8 (1.97%) F5
18 7 (1.72%) EMC
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