Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 16 October 2018 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
England > North East
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 10 14
Rank change year-on-year -38 +4 +15
Contract jobs citing Unix 49 124 441
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.03% 10.21% 15.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.45% 33.70% 35.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 132 316
North East median daily rate £470 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.33% +19.90% -21.81%
10th Percentile £304 £263 £225
90th Percentile £550 £615 £475
England median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 18
North East median hourly rate - - £28.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year +20.69% -5.69% -13.38%

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 the North East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 339 368 1,230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 27.90% 30.31% 42.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 272 816
North East median daily rate £380 £340 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -11.72%
10th Percentile £204 £195 £218
90th Percentile £547 £492 £475
England median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.35% +3.66% +5.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 27 89
North East median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -50.00% +65.05%
10th Percentile £9.88 £9.30 £10.29
90th Percentile £24.00 £47.50 £36.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in the North East

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in the North East

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in the North East over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in the North East

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in the North East

Unix
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the North East region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. 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
Tyne and Wear -43 41 £475 +26.67% 7
Durham -8 4 £248 - 1
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Unix.

1 38 (77.55%) Linux
2 27 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (55.10%) DevOps
3 20 (40.82%) Ansible
3 20 (40.82%) Oracle
4 19 (38.78%) Configuration Management
4 19 (38.78%) Puppet
5 17 (34.69%) ITIL
6 16 (32.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (28.57%) SC Cleared
7 14 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 14 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
7 14 (28.57%) Jenkins
7 14 (28.57%) Terraform
8 12 (24.49%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (24.49%) Java
8 12 (24.49%) Maven
9 11 (22.45%) Technical Architecture
9 11 (22.45%) AWS CloudFormation
9 11 (22.45%) Sonatype Nexus
10 10 (20.41%) GitLab
10 10 (20.41%) Private Cloud
10 10 (20.41%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (20.41%) QA
10 10 (20.41%) MySQL
11 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (18.37%) Git (software)
11 9 (18.37%) Elastic Stack
11 9 (18.37%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (16.33%) Dynatrace

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 6 (12.24%) JBoss
1 6 (12.24%) WebLogic
1 6 (12.24%) WebSphere
2 5 (10.20%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (6.12%) Apache
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (4.08%) FileNet
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.04%) Documentum
5 1 (2.04%) iPlanet
5 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 5 (10.20%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 14 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (22.45%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (16.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 8 (16.33%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (16.33%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.04%) Datadog
4 1 (2.04%) DigitalOcean
4 1 (2.04%) GitHub
4 1 (2.04%) Google Analytics
4 1 (2.04%) Linode
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) Firewall
2 2 (4.08%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (4.08%) Network Security
2 2 (4.08%) SSL
3 1 (2.04%) LAN
3 1 (2.04%) VLAN
3 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) MySQL
2 8 (16.33%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (8.16%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
6 3 (6.12%) MongoDB
6 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
6 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.08%) Big Data
7 2 (4.08%) DB2
8 1 (2.04%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.04%) DataStage
8 1 (2.04%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 12 (24.49%) Maven
3 11 (22.45%) Sonatype Nexus
4 10 (20.41%) GitLab
5 9 (18.37%) Git (software)
6 6 (12.24%) JIRA
7 2 (4.08%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.04%) Appium
8 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.04%) JUnit
8 1 (2.04%) Mockito
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (2.04%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.04%) Spock
8 1 (2.04%) Subversion
8 1 (2.04%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
1 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.04%) Banking
2 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) Developer
2 7 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) DBA
3 6 (12.24%) Oracle DBA
4 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared DBA
5 4 (8.16%) Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Design Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (6.12%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Administrator
7 2 (4.08%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Technical Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Unix Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (14.29%) Spring Boot
2 7 (14.29%) Zuul
3 5 (10.20%) JSON
3 5 (10.20%) Software Packaging
3 5 (10.20%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (10.20%) XML
4 4 (8.16%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 3 (6.12%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.12%) J2EE
5 3 (6.12%) jQuery
5 3 (6.12%) Middleware
5 3 (6.12%) Web Services
5 3 (6.12%) XSLT
6 2 (4.08%) LAMP
6 2 (4.08%) LDAP
6 2 (4.08%) SOAP
6 2 (4.08%) Spring
6 2 (4.08%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Private Cloud
2 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.08%) DataPower
4 2 (4.08%) Social Media
5 1 (2.04%) Clustering
5 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (77.55%) Linux
2 16 (32.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (16.33%) AIX
3 8 (16.33%) CentOS
4 7 (14.29%) Windows
5 4 (8.16%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (6.12%) Solaris
7 1 (2.04%) HPUX
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (55.10%) DevOps
2 19 (38.78%) Configuration Management
3 17 (34.69%) ITIL
4 12 (24.49%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (22.45%) Technical Architecture
6 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (18.37%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (16.33%) Open Source
7 8 (16.33%) Software Delivery
8 6 (12.24%) Kanban
9 5 (10.20%) BDD
9 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
10 4 (8.16%) OO
10 4 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (6.12%) Change Control
11 3 (6.12%) Migration
11 3 (6.12%) RAD
11 3 (6.12%) TDD
11 3 (6.12%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) Java
2 8 (16.33%) Python
2 8 (16.33%) Shell Script
2 8 (16.33%) SQL
3 6 (12.24%) Perl
4 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.16%) Korn
5 4 (8.16%) PHP
6 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.08%) Ruby
7 1 (2.04%) C
7 1 (2.04%) C#
7 1 (2.04%) C++
7 1 (2.04%) Jython
7 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.04%) Scala
7 1 (2.04%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 14 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.24%) Degree
3 4 (8.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (8.16%) OCP
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.41%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) Docker
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (8.16%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (6.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.04%) VirtualBox
4 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.04%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (40.82%) Ansible
2 19 (38.78%) Puppet
3 14 (28.57%) Terraform
4 10 (20.41%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (14.29%) Consul
6 4 (8.16%) Data Guard
6 4 (8.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Forum Sentry
7 2 (4.08%) Nagios
7 2 (4.08%) ZABBIX
8 1 (2.04%) Kubernetes
8 1 (2.04%) OpenNMS
8 1 (2.04%) OSSEC
8 1 (2.04%) Packer
8 1 (2.04%) Salt
Vendors
1 20 (40.82%) Oracle
2 8 (16.33%) Dynatrace
2 8 (16.33%) Red Hat
3 6 (12.24%) IBM
4 5 (10.20%) Axway
4 5 (10.20%) HP
4 5 (10.20%) Informatica
4 5 (10.20%) Siebel
5 3 (6.12%) Sun
5 3 (6.12%) Veritas
6 2 (4.08%) Cisco
6 2 (4.08%) VMware
6 2 (4.08%) Zend
7 1 (2.04%) F5
7 1 (2.04%) Hortonworks
7 1 (2.04%) Pega
7 1 (2.04%) Qualys
7 1 (2.04%) SaltStack
7 1 (2.04%) Solace
7 1 (2.04%) Splunk