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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 9 19 9
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing Unix 175 58 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 16.06% 7.95% 12.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.55% 30.53% 33.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 37 52
Median daily rate £340 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £495 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £53.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £34.25 £31.15
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +9.95%
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
454 190 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 41.65% 26.03% 36.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 112 134
Median daily rate £340 £365 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.84% +10.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £533 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 18 10
Median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +62.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.00 £11.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £27.95 £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 10 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 10 December 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 +9 171 £345 +6.15% 5
Unix
North East

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 246 (63.24%) Linux
2 184 (47.30%) Windows
3 182 (46.79%) Oracle
4 158 (40.62%) Solaris
5 157 (40.36%) AIX
6 148 (38.05%) ITIL
7 140 (35.99%) HP
8 133 (34.19%) SQL
9 131 (33.68%) Security Cleared
10 113 (29.05%) SC Cleared
11 111 (28.53%) Windows Server
12 106 (27.25%) Perl
13 100 (25.71%) TCP/IP
14 95 (24.42%) Red Hat
15 88 (22.62%) Microsoft
16 85 (21.85%) Change Management
17 83 (21.34%) WebLogic
18 82 (21.08%) Shell Script
19 75 (19.28%) Configuration Management
20 70 (17.99%) BPSS Clearance
21 68 (17.48%) WebSphere
21 68 (17.48%) Problem Management
22 67 (17.22%) Java
23 66 (16.97%) Incident Management
24 65 (16.71%) Sun
25 64 (16.45%) SLA
25 64 (16.45%) Release Management
26 61 (15.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 61 (15.68%) IBM
26 61 (15.68%) Agile Software Development

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 83 (21.34%) WebLogic
2 68 (17.48%) WebSphere
3 56 (14.40%) JBoss
4 49 (12.60%) Apache
5 38 (9.77%) Oracle Application Server
6 37 (9.51%) WebSphere Application Server
7 34 (8.74%) Tomcat
8 28 (7.20%) iPlanet
9 22 (5.66%) Tuxedo
10 19 (4.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 17 (4.37%) MQSeries
11 17 (4.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 17 (4.37%) Oracle Workflow
12 12 (3.08%) OpenStack
13 11 (2.83%) AquaLogic
14 8 (2.06%) Confluence
14 8 (2.06%) FileNet
15 5 (1.29%) SAS
16 2 (0.51%) IIS
16 2 (0.51%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 32 (8.23%) MS Excel
2 23 (5.91%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (4.88%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 16 (4.11%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (3.08%) Oracle Applications
4 11 (2.83%) OpenText MBPM
5 9 (2.31%) Oracle EBS R12
5 9 (2.31%) Oracle General Ledger
5 9 (2.31%) Oracle Payables
5 9 (2.31%) Oracle Receivables
6 7 (1.80%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.43%) IaaS
1 25 (6.43%) PaaS
1 25 (6.43%) SaaS
2 5 (1.29%) OpenShift
3 4 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.51%) DigitalOcean
4 2 (0.51%) GitHub
4 2 (0.51%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.51%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.51%) HP Helion
4 2 (0.51%) Linode
5 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 100 (25.71%) TCP/IP
2 42 (10.80%) Firewall
3 40 (10.28%) LDAP
4 39 (10.03%) SAN
5 28 (7.20%) SSL
6 26 (6.68%) DNS
7 23 (5.91%) WAN
8 15 (3.86%) iSCSI
9 9 (2.31%) Network Security
9 9 (2.31%) SSH
10 8 (2.06%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (2.06%) OpenLDAP
10 8 (2.06%) VPN
11 7 (1.80%) LAN
12 5 (1.29%) Internet
12 5 (1.29%) Kerberos
13 4 (1.03%) HTTP
14 3 (0.77%) DHCP
14 3 (0.77%) FTP
14 3 (0.77%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (7.97%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.14%) DB2
3 15 (3.86%) MySQL
3 15 (3.86%) Oracle Database
4 13 (3.34%) BusinessObjects
5 12 (3.08%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (2.31%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 8 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (2.06%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.80%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.77%) PowerCenter
9 3 (0.77%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 3 (0.77%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 2 (0.51%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.51%) DataStage
10 2 (0.51%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.51%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.26%) DTS
Development Applications
1 16 (4.11%) Git (software)
2 13 (3.34%) ClearCase
2 13 (3.34%) ProC
2 13 (3.34%) StarTeam
3 8 (2.06%) JIRA
3 8 (2.06%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (1.29%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.29%) LoadRunner
4 5 (1.29%) Subversion
5 4 (1.03%) JMeter
5 4 (1.03%) LoadUI
5 4 (1.03%) Log4j
5 4 (1.03%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.77%) GCC
6 3 (0.77%) GDB
7 2 (0.51%) ERwin
7 2 (0.51%) GitLab
7 2 (0.51%) Travis CI
7 2 (0.51%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (3.34%) Finance
2 11 (2.83%) Manufacturing
3 9 (2.31%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.26%) Banking
4 1 (0.26%) German Language
4 1 (0.26%) Law
4 1 (0.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (12.60%) Developer
1 49 (12.60%) Unix Engineer
2 45 (11.57%) Support Engineer
3 40 (10.28%) Administrator
4 28 (7.20%) DevOps Engineer
5 24 (6.17%) Linux Engineer
6 21 (5.40%) Systems Administrator
6 21 (5.40%) Unix Support
7 20 (5.14%) Solaris Engineer
8 19 (4.88%) Support Specialist
9 18 (4.63%) Analyst
10 17 (4.37%) Operations Engineer
11 16 (4.11%) Technical Leader
12 15 (3.86%) Support Analyst
12 15 (3.86%) Unix Administrator
13 14 (3.60%) Automation Engineer
13 14 (3.60%) Operations Analyst
14 13 (3.34%) Operational Support Analyst
14 13 (3.34%) Operations Support Analyst
14 13 (3.34%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (11.05%) J2EE
2 41 (10.54%) Middleware
3 25 (6.43%) Software Packaging
4 20 (5.14%) WebSphere MQ
4 20 (5.14%) XML
5 17 (4.37%) IBM Integration Bus
6 15 (3.86%) LAMP
6 15 (3.86%) Web Services
7 9 (2.31%) REST
8 7 (1.80%) JSON
9 6 (1.54%) SOAP
10 5 (1.29%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (1.29%) WSDL
11 4 (1.03%) JAX-RPC
11 4 (1.03%) XSL
11 4 (1.03%) XSLT
12 3 (0.77%) .NET
12 3 (0.77%) Sinatra
13 2 (0.51%) ActiveMQ
13 2 (0.51%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 56 (14.40%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (9.51%) Clustering
3 23 (5.91%) Computer Science
3 23 (5.91%) Tandem
4 21 (5.40%) Mainframe
5 15 (3.86%) Data Centre
6 13 (3.34%) Management Information System
7 12 (3.08%) IBM Mainframe
8 11 (2.83%) Client/Server
9 8 (2.06%) DataPower
10 7 (1.80%) Private Cloud
11 5 (1.29%) User Experience
12 4 (1.03%) AS400
12 4 (1.03%) CLARiiON
12 4 (1.03%) HACMP
12 4 (1.03%) Performance Metrics
13 2 (0.51%) Handset
13 2 (0.51%) Public Cloud
14 1 (0.26%) Enterprise Software
14 1 (0.26%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 246 (63.24%) Linux
2 184 (47.30%) Windows
3 158 (40.62%) Solaris
4 157 (40.36%) AIX
5 111 (28.53%) Windows Server
6 61 (15.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 38 (9.77%) Windows XP
8 37 (9.51%) HPUX
9 30 (7.71%) Windows 2000
10 17 (4.37%) OS/390
11 12 (3.08%) zOS
12 10 (2.57%) SUSE
13 8 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
16 3 (0.77%) CentOS
17 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (38.05%) ITIL
2 85 (21.85%) Change Management
3 75 (19.28%) Configuration Management
4 68 (17.48%) Problem Management
5 66 (16.97%) Incident Management
6 64 (16.45%) Release Management
7 61 (15.68%) Agile Software Development
8 59 (15.17%) DevOps
8 59 (15.17%) Root Cause Analysis
9 43 (11.05%) Service Delivery
10 42 (10.80%) High Availability
11 38 (9.77%) Open Source
12 36 (9.25%) Service Management
13 33 (8.48%) OO
14 31 (7.97%) QMS
15 30 (7.71%) Quality Management
16 28 (7.20%) Change Control
16 28 (7.20%) ITSM
16 28 (7.20%) Load Balancing
17 27 (6.94%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 133 (34.19%) SQL
2 106 (27.25%) Perl
3 82 (21.08%) Shell Script
4 67 (17.22%) Java
5 52 (13.37%) VB
6 35 (9.00%) PL/SQL
7 32 (8.23%) C
8 25 (6.43%) C++
9 24 (6.17%) Korn
10 17 (4.37%) Bash Shell
11 16 (4.11%) C-shell
12 12 (3.08%) PowerShell
13 8 (2.06%) C#
13 8 (2.06%) Python
13 8 (2.06%) Ruby
14 7 (1.80%) PHP
15 3 (0.77%) JavaScript
15 3 (0.77%) Jython
15 3 (0.77%) Scala
15 3 (0.77%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 131 (33.68%) Security Cleared
2 113 (29.05%) SC Cleared
3 70 (17.99%) BPSS Clearance
4 24 (6.17%) Degree
5 19 (4.88%) AAT
6 9 (2.31%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.29%) CCNA
8 5 (1.29%) CCNP
8 5 (1.29%) MCSE
8 5 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.03%) IBM AIX Certification
9 4 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.03%) MCDBA
9 4 (1.03%) MCP
10 1 (0.26%) CCA
10 1 (0.26%) CCDA
10 1 (0.26%) ISEB
10 1 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (16.45%) SLA
2 30 (7.71%) Disclosure Scotland
3 21 (5.40%) ISO 9001
4 18 (4.63%) QA
5 2 (0.51%) Data Quality
System Software
1 30 (7.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (6.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 15 (3.86%) Active Directory
3 15 (3.86%) Samba
4 10 (2.57%) Firmware
4 10 (2.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 9 (2.31%) NFS
6 5 (1.29%) Docker
7 4 (1.03%) GPFS
7 4 (1.03%) Xen
8 2 (0.51%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.51%) KVM
8 2 (0.51%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.51%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 53 (13.62%) Tivoli
2 45 (11.57%) HP SiteScope
3 34 (8.74%) Puppet
4 30 (7.71%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (6.17%) MOM
6 10 (2.57%) NetBackup
6 10 (2.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 9 (2.31%) HP Data Protector
8 7 (1.80%) Control-M
9 6 (1.54%) Data Guard
10 5 (1.29%) Oracle ZFS
11 3 (0.77%) Nagios
11 3 (0.77%) OpenNMS
11 3 (0.77%) OpenView
11 3 (0.77%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.77%) Zenoss
12 2 (0.51%) Ansible
12 2 (0.51%) Packer
12 2 (0.51%) SCOM
13 1 (0.26%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 182 (46.79%) Oracle
2 140 (35.99%) HP
3 95 (24.42%) Red Hat
4 88 (22.62%) Microsoft
5 65 (16.71%) Sun
6 61 (15.68%) IBM
7 52 (13.37%) CA
8 46 (11.83%) ServiceNow
9 32 (8.23%) Cisco
9 32 (8.23%) Informatica
9 32 (8.23%) VMware
10 30 (7.71%) Axway
11 29 (7.46%) F5
12 26 (6.68%) Veritas
13 22 (5.66%) Siebel
14 20 (5.14%) BMC
15 10 (2.57%) Citrix
15 10 (2.57%) Symantec
16 9 (2.31%) Fujitsu
17 8 (2.06%) Atlassian
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