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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 16 13 18
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing UNIX 56 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 9.95% 8.86% 5.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.43% 31.82% 31.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 9 7
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£365 £307 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.89% +6.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £165 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £384 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.08 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.27% -21.42%
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
184 66 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 32.68% 27.85% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 34 19
Average daily rate £330 £225 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -10.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £165 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £355 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 14
Average hourly rate £16.00 £25.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.25% +104.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.74 £13.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £28.19 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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 -1 55 £365 +18.89% 4
UNIX
North East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 60 (48.78%) Java
2 54 (43.90%) SQL
3 53 (43.09%) Linux
4 48 (39.02%) Oracle
5 37 (30.08%) Windows
6 36 (29.27%) PL/SQL
7 30 (24.39%) Security Cleared
8 27 (21.95%) Configuration Management
9 26 (21.14%) Scala
10 25 (20.33%) Shell Script
11 23 (18.70%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (18.70%) Ruby
12 22 (17.89%) HTML
12 22 (17.89%) Oracle Database
13 21 (17.07%) ITIL
13 21 (17.07%) WebLogic
14 20 (16.26%) CSS
14 20 (16.26%) Python
14 20 (16.26%) SAS
14 20 (16.26%) Mac OS X
15 19 (15.45%) Tuxedo
15 19 (15.45%) C#
16 18 (14.63%) C
16 18 (14.63%) SQL Server
16 18 (14.63%) Solaris
16 18 (14.63%) HTTP
16 18 (14.63%) Red Hat
16 18 (14.63%) Subversion
16 18 (14.63%) Git (software)
16 18 (14.63%) Relational Database

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 21 (17.07%) WebLogic
2 20 (16.26%) SAS
3 19 (15.45%) Tuxedo
4 9 (7.32%) JBoss
5 7 (5.69%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (4.07%) MQSeries
6 5 (4.07%) MS Exchange
6 5 (4.07%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.25%) Apache
8 3 (2.44%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.44%) Documentum
8 3 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.63%) IIS
9 2 (1.63%) AquaLogic
9 2 (1.63%) Oracle 10gAS
10 1 (0.81%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.81%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (6.50%) MS Office
2 5 (4.07%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (4.07%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (7.32%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (5.69%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (4.88%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (4.07%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (4.07%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (4.07%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.63%) HTTP
2 9 (7.32%) SAN
3 8 (6.50%) FTP
3 8 (6.50%) Telnet
4 7 (5.69%) Firewall
5 6 (4.88%) DNS
5 6 (4.88%) LDAP
6 5 (4.07%) OpenLDAP
7 3 (2.44%) SSH
7 3 (2.44%) LAN
7 3 (2.44%) WAN
7 3 (2.44%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.44%) VPN
7 3 (2.44%) SSL
8 1 (0.81%) DHCP
8 1 (0.81%) Intranet
8 1 (0.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.89%) Oracle Database
2 18 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 18 (14.63%) Relational Database
3 9 (7.32%) Base SAS
3 9 (7.32%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 9 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (5.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 6 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (4.07%) DB2
6 5 (4.07%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (1.63%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 18 (14.63%) Subversion
1 18 (14.63%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.94%) PVCS
3 6 (4.88%) JUnit
4 5 (4.07%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (4.07%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.44%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.81%) StarTeam
General
1 10 (8.13%) Finance
2 5 (4.07%) General Ledger
3 2 (1.63%) Front Office
4 1 (0.81%) Banking
4 1 (0.81%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 43 (34.96%) Developer
2 17 (13.82%) Analyst
3 11 (8.94%) Scala Developer
4 9 (7.32%) SAS Developer
4 9 (7.32%) Software Engineer
4 9 (7.32%) Senior Developer
4 9 (7.32%) Support Engineer
5 8 (6.50%) Applications Support
6 7 (5.69%) Technical Leader
6 7 (5.69%) Lead Software Engineer
6 7 (5.69%) Consultant
6 7 (5.69%) Support Analyst
7 6 (4.88%) Architect
7 6 (4.88%) Java Developer
7 6 (4.88%) COBOL Analyst
7 6 (4.88%) Software Support Engineer
8 5 (4.07%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.25%) Applications Developer
9 4 (3.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.25%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.89%) HTML
2 20 (16.26%) CSS
3 14 (11.38%) RESTful
4 11 (8.94%) CSS3
4 11 (8.94%) REST
4 11 (8.94%) HTML5
4 11 (8.94%) Ajax
5 10 (8.13%) XML
5 10 (8.13%) JSON
6 9 (7.32%) ODBC
7 6 (4.88%) Middleware
8 5 (4.07%) JMS
8 5 (4.07%) .NET
8 5 (4.07%) J2EE
8 5 (4.07%) Play Framework
9 4 (3.25%) Web Services
10 3 (2.44%) Java EE
11 2 (1.63%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (1.63%) SOAP
12 1 (0.81%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.20%) Visualisation
2 11 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.32%) Statistics
4 7 (5.69%) Open Source
5 2 (1.63%) HACMP
5 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.81%) DataPower
6 1 (0.81%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.81%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.81%) Online Gambling
6 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.81%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 53 (43.09%) Linux
2 37 (30.08%) Windows
3 20 (16.26%) Mac OS X
4 18 (14.63%) Solaris
5 11 (8.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (8.13%) VME
7 6 (4.88%) Windows XP
8 5 (4.07%) AIX
8 5 (4.07%) HPUX
8 5 (4.07%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.63%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.95%) Configuration Management
2 23 (18.70%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (17.07%) ITIL
4 17 (13.82%) Web Development
5 15 (12.20%) Performance Testing
5 15 (12.20%) Responsive Web Design
5 15 (12.20%) Web Design
6 14 (11.38%) Migration
7 12 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (8.94%) Software Engineering
9 10 (8.13%) ETL
9 10 (8.13%) Scrum
10 9 (7.32%) Workflow
10 9 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (6.50%) Service Management
11 8 (6.50%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (6.50%) SOA
11 8 (6.50%) Automated Testing
11 8 (6.50%) Problem Management
11 8 (6.50%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (48.78%) Java
2 54 (43.90%) SQL
3 36 (29.27%) PL/SQL
4 26 (21.14%) Scala
5 25 (20.33%) Shell Script
6 23 (18.70%) Ruby
7 20 (16.26%) Python
8 19 (15.45%) C#
9 18 (14.63%) C
10 16 (13.01%) JavaScript
11 14 (11.38%) VB6
11 14 (11.38%) VB
12 11 (8.94%) Perl
13 10 (8.13%) COBOL
14 7 (5.69%) C++
15 3 (2.44%) Korn
15 3 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (24.39%) Security Cleared
2 13 (10.57%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.07%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.25%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.25%) SAS Certification
5 2 (1.63%) IBM AIX Certification
6 1 (0.81%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.81%) Degree
6 1 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.88%) QA
2 5 (4.07%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (8.94%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.44%) NFS
4 2 (1.63%) GPFS
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.81%) vSphere
5 1 (0.81%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.81%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.81%) RHEV
5 1 (0.81%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (4.07%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (2.44%) Puppet
2 3 (2.44%) OpenView
2 3 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.81%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 48 (39.02%) Oracle
2 18 (14.63%) Red Hat
3 15 (12.20%) HP
4 10 (8.13%) Informatica
4 10 (8.13%) Micro Focus
5 8 (6.50%) VMware
6 5 (4.07%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.44%) IBM
8 2 (1.63%) Citrix
8 2 (1.63%) Splunk
9 1 (0.81%) Axway
9 1 (0.81%) Siebel
9 1 (0.81%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.81%) Veritas
9 1 (0.81%) Lotus
9 1 (0.81%) Borland
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