The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 10 41
Rank change year-on-year -13 +31  
Contract jobs citing Unix 20 237 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.87% 17.78% 2.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.74% 36.92% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 174 10
Median daily rate £330 £300 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +6.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £235 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £27.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +103.70% -36.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £27.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year +43.63% -28.10%  

Unix is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 92 642 169
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 26.98% 48.16% 29.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 424 94
Median daily rate £320 £280 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -5.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £218 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 40 20
Median hourly rate £14.00 £28.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +107.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £20.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.00 £38.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne citing Unix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Newcastle upon Tyne

Unix
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 in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Newcastle upon Tyne

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Newcastle upon Tyne

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Unix.

1 56 (74.67%) Linux
2 47 (62.67%) Red Hat
2 47 (62.67%) DevOps
3 44 (58.67%) Oracle
4 43 (57.33%) WebLogic
5 41 (54.67%) Security Cleared
6 37 (49.33%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (42.67%) PowerShell
7 32 (42.67%) Git (software)
7 32 (42.67%) Software Packaging
7 32 (42.67%) SC Cleared
8 31 (41.33%) Jenkins
8 31 (41.33%) Windows
9 30 (40.00%) Sonatype Nexus
10 29 (38.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 28 (37.33%) Windows Server
11 28 (37.33%) Analytical Skills
12 27 (36.00%) Ansible
13 26 (34.67%) Microsoft Azure
14 24 (32.00%) Amazon AWS
15 23 (30.67%) Change Control
15 23 (30.67%) Open Source
15 23 (30.67%) Dollar Universe
15 23 (30.67%) TIBCO
15 23 (30.67%) Configuration Management
16 22 (29.33%) BusinessObjects
16 22 (29.33%) Active Directory
16 22 (29.33%) Confluence
17 21 (28.00%) HP
18 20 (26.67%) JIRA

Unix
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:

Application Platforms
1 43 (57.33%) WebLogic
2 22 (29.33%) Confluence
3 14 (18.67%) JBoss
4 12 (16.00%) Apache
5 9 (12.00%) iPlanet
5 9 (12.00%) Oracle Application Server
5 9 (12.00%) Tomcat
6 5 (6.67%) Tuxedo
7 3 (4.00%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.67%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (2.67%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (1.33%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Siebel CRM
2 2 (2.67%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 26 (34.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (32.00%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (22.67%) Trello
4 3 (4.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.33%) TCP/IP
2 9 (12.00%) Firewall
3 4 (5.33%) CTI
3 4 (5.33%) HTTP
4 2 (2.67%) Internet
5 1 (1.33%) Network Security
5 1 (1.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (29.33%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (8.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.00%) Neo4j
3 3 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 32 (42.67%) Git (software)
2 31 (41.33%) Jenkins
3 30 (40.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 20 (26.67%) JIRA
5 17 (22.67%) GitLab
6 4 (5.33%) Eclipse
7 3 (4.00%) IntelliJ
7 3 (4.00%) JUnit
7 3 (4.00%) Selenium
8 2 (2.67%) Toad
9 1 (1.33%) Subversion
9 1 (1.33%) Xcode
General
1 1 (1.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (41.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (14.67%) Administrator
2 11 (14.67%) Developer
3 10 (13.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 8 (10.67%) Azure DevOps
4 8 (10.67%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 8 (10.67%) Azure Engineer
4 8 (10.67%) Java Developer
5 7 (9.33%) Operations Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Unix Administrator
6 6 (8.00%) Unix Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.67%) AWS DevOps
7 5 (6.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (5.33%) Scala Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (42.67%) Software Packaging
2 13 (17.33%) J2EE
3 7 (9.33%) Hibernate
3 7 (9.33%) Web Services
4 6 (8.00%) HTML
5 5 (6.67%) Middleware
5 5 (6.67%) REST
5 5 (6.67%) XML
6 4 (5.33%) CSS
6 4 (5.33%) HTML5
6 4 (5.33%) Spring
7 3 (4.00%) Dropwizard
7 3 (4.00%) EJB
7 3 (4.00%) J2SE
7 3 (4.00%) JSON
7 3 (4.00%) Play Framework
7 3 (4.00%) SOAP
8 2 (2.67%) JAX-RS
8 2 (2.67%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (1.33%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (37.33%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.33%) Clustering
3 4 (5.33%) Handset
4 2 (2.67%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.33%) Tandem
5 1 (1.33%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 56 (74.67%) Linux
2 31 (41.33%) Windows
3 29 (38.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (37.33%) Windows Server
5 13 (17.33%) AIX
6 11 (14.67%) HPUX
7 10 (13.33%) Solaris
7 10 (13.33%) SUSE
8 5 (6.67%) VME
9 4 (5.33%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.33%) Android
10 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (62.67%) DevOps
2 37 (49.33%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (30.67%) Change Control
3 23 (30.67%) Configuration Management
3 23 (30.67%) Open Source
4 18 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (21.33%) ITIL
6 10 (13.33%) High Availability
7 9 (12.00%) Change Management
7 9 (12.00%) Load Balancing
8 7 (9.33%) Microservices
9 6 (8.00%) CRM
9 6 (8.00%) Problem Management
10 5 (6.67%) Data Management
10 5 (6.67%) ITSM
10 5 (6.67%) Service Management
11 3 (4.00%) Incident Management
11 3 (4.00%) OO
11 3 (4.00%) Scrum
11 3 (4.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 32 (42.67%) PowerShell
2 10 (13.33%) Java
3 8 (10.67%) SQL
4 7 (9.33%) Shell Script
5 5 (6.67%) COBOL
5 5 (6.67%) Scala
6 3 (4.00%) Perl
6 3 (4.00%) VB
7 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.33%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 41 (54.67%) Security Cleared
2 32 (42.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 22 (29.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (4.00%) Docker
4 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (36.00%) Ansible
2 23 (30.67%) Dollar Universe
3 15 (20.00%) Puppet
4 6 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (4.00%) HP SiteScope
5 3 (4.00%) Packer
5 3 (4.00%) Terraform
6 1 (1.33%) MOM
6 1 (1.33%) SCOM
6 1 (1.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 47 (62.67%) Red Hat
2 44 (58.67%) Oracle
3 23 (30.67%) TIBCO
4 21 (28.00%) HP
5 19 (25.33%) Atlassian
6 11 (14.67%) Informatica
7 9 (12.00%) Cisco
7 9 (12.00%) F5
7 9 (12.00%) Sun
7 9 (12.00%) Veritas
8 6 (8.00%) Siebel
9 3 (4.00%) IBM
9 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (4.00%) webMethods
10 2 (2.67%) Axway
11 1 (1.33%) Citrix
11 1 (1.33%) VMware
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