Period
to 23 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Unix Engineer was £290 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 55 103
Rank change year-on-year -28 +48 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 1 33 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.12% 3.92% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 4.17% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 30 36
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £290 £330 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.12% +11.86% +4.61%
10th Percentile £285 £305 £228
90th Percentile £295 £411 £360
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £290 £330 £295
% change year-on-year -12.12% +11.86% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - £20.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £20.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne with a recognized job title 777 792 2,173
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.99% 94.06% 90.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 555 1,553
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £375 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +9.01% -14.53%
10th Percentile £256 £250 £225
90th Percentile £588 £540 £517
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £344
% change year-on-year +6.67% +9.01% -14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 45 101
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £11.50 £17.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.29% -37.50% +68.88%
10th Percentile £8.89 £10.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £30.50 £45.00 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% -35.19% +68.75%

Unix Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings that featured Unix Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Unix Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Unix Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Unix Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, Unix Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring Unix Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Qualys
1 1 (100.00%) OSSEC
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Security Hardening
1 1 (100.00%) Server Building
1 1 (100.00%) Runbook

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Runbook
1 1 (100.00%) Security Hardening
1 1 (100.00%) Server Building
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Qualys