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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 10 43 10
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -33
Contract jobs citing Unix 246 16 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 17.26% 2.57% 12.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.39% 8.99% 39.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 10 35
Median daily rate £300 £283 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.19% +6.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £247 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £405 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.47% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-28.84% +11.42%
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
676 178 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 47.44% 28.62% 32.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 99 88
Median daily rate £281 £295 £261
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.91% +12.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £125 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 20 8
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.40% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.13 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £39.35 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +33 239 £300 +6.19% 11
Sunderland - 2 - -
Unix
North East

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 186 (60.59%) Linux
2 163 (53.09%) Oracle
3 156 (50.81%) Windows
4 134 (43.65%) HP
5 132 (43.00%) ITIL
5 132 (43.00%) Security Cleared
6 112 (36.48%) AIX
7 111 (36.16%) Solaris
8 110 (35.83%) SQL
9 102 (33.22%) SC Cleared
10 93 (30.29%) Perl
11 87 (28.34%) Windows Server
12 83 (27.04%) Shell Script
13 81 (26.38%) Configuration Management
14 73 (23.78%) Red Hat
14 73 (23.78%) BPSS Clearance
15 72 (23.45%) Root Cause Analysis
16 69 (22.48%) CA
17 66 (21.50%) Incident Management
18 65 (21.17%) TCP/IP
19 64 (20.85%) SAN
19 64 (20.85%) Change Management
20 62 (20.20%) SLA
20 62 (20.20%) Tivoli
21 61 (19.87%) WebLogic
22 60 (19.54%) Problem Management
22 60 (19.54%) ServiceNow
23 57 (18.57%) Java
24 54 (17.59%) VB
24 54 (17.59%) Microsoft

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 61 (19.87%) WebLogic
2 25 (8.14%) WebSphere
2 25 (8.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 24 (7.82%) Apache
3 24 (7.82%) JBoss
4 18 (5.86%) Oracle Workflow
5 14 (4.56%) MQSeries
6 10 (3.26%) Oracle Application Server
6 10 (3.26%) Tuxedo
7 9 (2.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 9 (2.93%) SAS
8 8 (2.61%) iPlanet
9 7 (2.28%) SharePoint
10 6 (1.95%) AquaLogic
10 6 (1.95%) Confluence
11 5 (1.63%) OpenStack
12 4 (1.30%) FileNet
13 2 (0.65%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.65%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 19 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (4.23%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 13 (4.23%) Oracle Applications
1 13 (4.23%) Oracle General Ledger
1 13 (4.23%) Oracle Payables
2 11 (3.58%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (3.58%) Oracle EBS R12
2 11 (3.58%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (1.95%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.63%) IaaS
2 3 (0.98%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.33%) PaaS
3 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (21.17%) TCP/IP
2 64 (20.85%) SAN
3 40 (13.03%) WAN
4 33 (10.75%) Firewall
5 29 (9.45%) DNS
6 27 (8.79%) LDAP
7 20 (6.51%) LAN
8 19 (6.19%) VPN
9 18 (5.86%) iSCSI
10 14 (4.56%) SSH
11 13 (4.23%) SSL
12 10 (3.26%) Internet
13 8 (2.61%) BIG-IP
13 8 (2.61%) OpenLDAP
14 7 (2.28%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (2.28%) Network Security
15 5 (1.63%) HTTP
16 3 (0.98%) NAS
17 2 (0.65%) FTP
18 1 (0.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (13.68%) SQL Server
2 40 (13.03%) DB2
3 16 (5.21%) BusinessObjects
4 14 (4.56%) Oracle Database
5 11 (3.58%) MongoDB
5 11 (3.58%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 11 (3.58%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (3.26%) Hadoop
6 10 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (3.26%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.93%) Apache Hive
7 9 (2.93%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 9 (2.93%) HBase
7 9 (2.93%) Pentaho
8 6 (1.95%) MySQL
9 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.65%) Big Data
11 1 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (4.23%) LoadRunner
2 12 (3.91%) Facilita Forecast
2 12 (3.91%) Git (software)
2 12 (3.91%) HP UFT
3 11 (3.58%) Oracle Forms
3 11 (3.58%) Visual Studio
4 9 (2.93%) ERwin
4 9 (2.93%) JIRA
5 7 (2.28%) StarTeam
6 6 (1.95%) ClearCase
6 6 (1.95%) Subversion
7 2 (0.65%) Ant
7 2 (0.65%) CA Gen
7 2 (0.65%) Gradle
7 2 (0.65%) Grunt
7 2 (0.65%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (0.65%) Maven
7 2 (0.65%) Protractor
7 2 (0.65%) Selenium
8 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
General
1 25 (8.14%) Finance
2 13 (4.23%) General Ledger
3 1 (0.33%) Law
3 1 (0.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (16.94%) Unix Engineer
2 32 (10.42%) Developer
3 28 (9.12%) Support Engineer
4 26 (8.47%) Administrator
5 22 (7.17%) Linux Engineer
6 16 (5.21%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 15 (4.89%) Analyst
7 15 (4.89%) Unix Support
8 14 (4.56%) Support Specialist
9 13 (4.23%) Architect
10 12 (3.91%) Cloud Engineer
10 12 (3.91%) Consultant
10 12 (3.91%) Oracle Developer
10 12 (3.91%) Unix Support Engineer
11 11 (3.58%) AIX Engineer
11 11 (3.58%) Backup Engineer
11 11 (3.58%) DevOps Engineer
11 11 (3.58%) Systems Administrator
12 10 (3.26%) AIX Administrator
12 10 (3.26%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (14.33%) Middleware
2 20 (6.51%) J2EE
3 15 (4.89%) Software Packaging
4 13 (4.23%) HTML
4 13 (4.23%) WebSphere MQ
5 11 (3.58%) XML
6 9 (2.93%) IBM Integration Bus
7 8 (2.61%) JSP
8 7 (2.28%) CSS
9 6 (1.95%) AngularJS
9 6 (1.95%) LAMP
10 5 (1.63%) .NET
11 4 (1.30%) HTML5
11 4 (1.30%) Web Services
12 3 (0.98%) ASP.NET
12 3 (0.98%) CAML
12 3 (0.98%) jQuery
12 3 (0.98%) Node.js
13 2 (0.65%) ADO
13 2 (0.65%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
1 31 (10.10%) Computer Science
2 27 (8.79%) Management Information System
3 26 (8.47%) Mainframe
4 17 (5.54%) HACMP
5 12 (3.91%) Visualisation
6 11 (3.58%) Performance Metrics
6 11 (3.58%) User Experience
7 9 (2.93%) AS400
7 9 (2.93%) Tandem
8 8 (2.61%) Clustering
9 7 (2.28%) Data Structures
9 7 (2.28%) DataPower
9 7 (2.28%) IBM Mainframe
10 5 (1.63%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.30%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.98%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.98%) Data Integration
13 2 (0.65%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.65%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 186 (60.59%) Linux
2 156 (50.81%) Windows
3 112 (36.48%) AIX
4 111 (36.16%) Solaris
5 87 (28.34%) Windows Server
6 41 (13.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (9.12%) HPUX
8 13 (4.23%) Windows XP
9 10 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (2.93%) OS/390
10 9 (2.93%) zOS
11 8 (2.61%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.98%) CentOS
13 2 (0.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.33%) Debian
14 1 (0.33%) SUSE
14 1 (0.33%) VME
14 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (43.00%) ITIL
2 81 (26.38%) Configuration Management
3 72 (23.45%) Root Cause Analysis
4 66 (21.50%) Incident Management
5 64 (20.85%) Change Management
6 60 (19.54%) Problem Management
7 48 (15.64%) Service Delivery
8 40 (13.03%) Release Management
9 38 (12.38%) Agile Software Development
10 36 (11.73%) Mentoring
11 32 (10.42%) Open Source
12 31 (10.10%) Workflow
13 30 (9.77%) QMS
14 29 (9.45%) DevOps
14 29 (9.45%) Disaster Recovery
15 25 (8.14%) High Availability
16 23 (7.49%) ITIL V3
16 23 (7.49%) Server Monitoring
17 22 (7.17%) Service Management
18 21 (6.84%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 110 (35.83%) SQL
2 93 (30.29%) Perl
3 83 (27.04%) Shell Script
4 57 (18.57%) Java
5 54 (17.59%) VB
6 31 (10.10%) Korn
7 28 (9.12%) PL/SQL
8 27 (8.79%) Bash Shell
9 21 (6.84%) C-shell
10 13 (4.23%) C++
10 13 (4.23%) JavaScript
11 11 (3.58%) Python
12 10 (3.26%) C
13 6 (1.95%) Scala
14 4 (1.30%) C#
15 3 (0.98%) FQL
15 3 (0.98%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.65%) COBOL
16 2 (0.65%) JCL
17 1 (0.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 132 (43.00%) Security Cleared
2 102 (33.22%) SC Cleared
3 73 (23.78%) BPSS Clearance
4 34 (11.07%) AAT
5 32 (10.42%) Degree
6 17 (5.54%) IBM AIX Certification
7 11 (3.58%) MCSE
7 11 (3.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (3.26%) CCNA
8 10 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (2.93%) CCNP
9 9 (2.93%) MCDBA
9 9 (2.93%) MCP
10 8 (2.61%) ISTQB
11 7 (2.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.98%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.33%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 1 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (20.20%) SLA
2 28 (9.12%) Disclosure Scotland
3 17 (5.54%) ISO 9001
4 12 (3.91%) QA
5 8 (2.61%) JSP 440
System Software
1 22 (7.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (6.51%) Active Directory
2 20 (6.51%) Samba
3 17 (5.54%) GPFS
4 11 (3.58%) Firmware
5 7 (2.28%) NFS
5 7 (2.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 5 (1.63%) Docker
6 5 (1.63%) KVM
7 4 (1.30%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.33%) RHEV
9 1 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.33%) vSphere
9 1 (0.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 62 (20.20%) Tivoli
2 46 (14.98%) HP SiteScope
3 37 (12.05%) MOM
4 27 (8.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 23 (7.49%) Puppet
6 21 (6.84%) HP Data Protector
6 21 (6.84%) NetBackup
6 21 (6.84%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (4.23%) OpenView
8 8 (2.61%) EMC NetWorker
9 7 (2.28%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.98%) Ansible
11 2 (0.65%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (0.65%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.65%) SCCM
11 2 (0.65%) SCOM
11 2 (0.65%) Unicenter
12 1 (0.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 1 (0.33%) OVSD
12 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 163 (53.09%) Oracle
2 134 (43.65%) HP
3 73 (23.78%) Red Hat
4 69 (22.48%) CA
5 60 (19.54%) ServiceNow
6 54 (17.59%) Microsoft
7 52 (16.94%) IBM
8 37 (12.05%) BMC
9 32 (10.42%) Informatica
10 24 (7.82%) Sun
11 23 (7.49%) VMware
12 22 (7.17%) Axway
13 21 (6.84%) Symantec
14 16 (5.21%) Siebel
15 12 (3.91%) SAP
16 10 (3.26%) Tableau
17 9 (2.93%) Cisco
18 8 (2.61%) BEA
18 8 (2.61%) F5
19 6 (1.95%) Fujitsu
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