Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Durham with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Unix
North East > Durham
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 30 36
Rank change year-on-year +10 +6 -12
Contract jobs citing Unix 11 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Durham 5.67% 2.45% 1.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.19% 9.09% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
Durham median daily rate £419 £300 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.58% +16.50% +3.00%
10th Percentile £406 £267 £221
90th Percentile £425 £349 £358
North East median daily rate £400 £320 £470
% change year-on-year +25.00% -31.91% +38.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Durham median hourly rate £45.00 - -
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year +25.00% -3.36% -

Unix is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Durham with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Durham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 42 55 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Durham 21.65% 26.96% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 12
Durham median daily rate £380 £300 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% +8.11% +11.00%
10th Percentile £209 £210 £201
90th Percentile £425 £373 £416
North East median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 15
Durham median hourly rate £45.00 £13.35 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +237.08% -12.46% -52.48%
10th Percentile £23.15 £11.18 £10.12
90th Percentile £49.75 £25.30 £17.77
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £28.00 £17.77
% change year-on-year -50.00% +57.57% +6.09%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Durham

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Durham.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Durham

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Durham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Unix in Durham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Durham

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Durham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix in Durham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Durham

Unix
Contract Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Durham region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockton-on-Tees - 7 £425 - 1
Unix
North East

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 Durham region with a requirement for Unix.

1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) Shell Script
3 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) C#
3 8 (72.73%) AngularJS
4 7 (63.64%) Jenkins
4 7 (63.64%) DevOps
4 7 (63.64%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (63.64%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (63.64%) JIRA
4 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
4 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
4 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
4 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (63.64%) Confluence
4 7 (63.64%) Subversion
5 6 (54.55%) Configuration Management
5 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
5 6 (54.55%) Angular 2
5 6 (54.55%) JSON
6 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
6 3 (27.27%) Degree
6 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (18.18%) JDBC
7 2 (18.18%) XML
7 2 (18.18%) Java

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Durham 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 7 (63.64%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
1 7 (63.64%) Jenkins
1 7 (63.64%) JIRA
1 7 (63.64%) Octopus Deploy
1 7 (63.64%) Subversion
2 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Azure DevOps
2 6 (54.55%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Azure Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Windows DevOps Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Applications Support
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Technician
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Technician
5 1 (9.09%) CRM Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
5 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
5 1 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) AngularJS
3 6 (54.55%) Angular 2
3 6 (54.55%) JSON
4 2 (18.18%) JDBC
4 2 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) AIX
3 1 (9.09%) Solaris
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Continuous Delivery
1 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (63.64%) DevOps
1 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
2 6 (54.55%) Configuration Management
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) High Availability
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Structured Programming
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Shell Script
2 8 (72.73%) C#
3 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 1 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) EMC
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp
3 1 (9.09%) VMware