Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 15 11
Rank change year-on-year -41 -4 +24
Contract jobs citing Unix 57 125 387
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.42% 9.69% 14.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.11% 34.44% 38.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 103 272
North East median daily rate £390 £400 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +35.59% -26.25%
10th Percentile £306 £273 £225
90th Percentile £556 £556 £500
England median daily rate £500 £475 £430
% change year-on-year +5.26% +10.47% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 12
North East median hourly rate - £55.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +103.70% -28.00%
England median hourly rate £31.00 £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -17.33% +36.36% -8.33%

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 404 363 998
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 31.34% 28.14% 38.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 249 635
North East median daily rate £333 £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +20.69% -15.57%
10th Percentile £200 £220 £209
90th Percentile £488 £502 £432
England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 65
North East median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -53.57% +73.27%
10th Percentile £9.21 £9.14 £11.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £41.20 £36.30
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.81 £16.50
% change year-on-year +4.14% +1.85% +2.10%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 -41 51 £390 -2.50% 3
Durham -3 1 - - 4
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 (66.67%) Linux
2 28 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (49.12%) DevOps
3 27 (47.37%) Puppet
3 27 (47.37%) Oracle
4 24 (42.11%) Security Cleared
5 22 (38.60%) SC Cleared
6 20 (35.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (35.09%) WebLogic
6 20 (35.09%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (33.33%) WebSphere
8 18 (31.58%) Windows
8 18 (31.58%) Configuration Management
9 17 (29.82%) AIX
9 17 (29.82%) IBM
9 17 (29.82%) Red Hat
9 17 (29.82%) Axway
10 16 (28.07%) SQL
11 15 (26.32%) Java
11 15 (26.32%) Ansible
12 14 (24.56%) Opscode Chef
12 14 (24.56%) Amazon AWS
13 13 (22.81%) Jenkins
13 13 (22.81%) Perl
13 13 (22.81%) ITIL
14 12 (21.05%) WebSphere Application Server
14 12 (21.05%) Informatica
14 12 (21.05%) SSL
15 11 (19.30%) BusinessObjects
15 11 (19.30%) JBoss

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 20 (35.09%) WebLogic
2 19 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 12 (21.05%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (19.30%) JBoss
5 8 (14.04%) FileNet
6 7 (12.28%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (7.02%) SAS
8 3 (5.26%) Apache
9 2 (3.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
9 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 1 (1.75%) iPlanet
10 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
10 1 (1.75%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.75%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (17.54%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 14 (24.56%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.53%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (5.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (5.26%) Amazon S3
4 3 (5.26%) Datadog
5 1 (1.75%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (1.75%) GitHub
5 1 (1.75%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.75%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.05%) SSL
2 6 (10.53%) HTTPS
2 6 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (10.53%) Network Security
3 2 (3.51%) LAN
3 2 (3.51%) SMS
3 2 (3.51%) WAN
4 1 (1.75%) Firewall
4 1 (1.75%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (12.28%) MySQL
2 7 (12.28%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (10.53%) Oracle Database
4 4 (7.02%) MongoDB
4 4 (7.02%) NoSQL
4 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (7.02%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.26%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (5.26%) Big Data
5 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.51%) DB2
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.75%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.75%) HBase
7 1 (1.75%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (1.75%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 13 (22.81%) Jenkins
2 8 (14.04%) Sonatype Nexus
3 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
4 6 (10.53%) Maven
5 4 (7.02%) GitLab
6 3 (5.26%) JIRA
6 3 (5.26%) TeamCity
7 2 (3.51%) ERwin
8 1 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.75%) Subversion
8 1 (1.75%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (3.51%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (40.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (17.54%) Analyst
3 7 (12.28%) Support Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) Developer
4 6 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Architect
5 5 (8.77%) Operational Support Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Operations Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Operations Support Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) DBA
6 4 (7.02%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (5.26%) Applications Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Design Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) SAS Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared DBA
7 3 (5.26%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.51%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.30%) Software Packaging
1 11 (19.30%) WebSphere MQ
2 7 (12.28%) Elastic Stack
3 6 (10.53%) LDAP
3 6 (10.53%) Web Services
4 3 (5.26%) JSON
4 3 (5.26%) Middleware
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 3 (5.26%) XML
5 2 (3.51%) CSS
5 2 (3.51%) HTML
5 2 (3.51%) J2EE
5 2 (3.51%) LAMP
5 2 (3.51%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (3.51%) RESTful
5 2 (3.51%) Spring Boot
5 2 (3.51%) Zuul
6 1 (1.75%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.75%) Spring
6 1 (1.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (35.09%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (15.79%) Private Cloud
3 6 (10.53%) DataPower
4 5 (8.77%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.26%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.51%) Blog
6 2 (3.51%) Social Media
7 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.75%) Clustering
7 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.75%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 38 (66.67%) Linux
2 20 (35.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (31.58%) Windows
4 17 (29.82%) AIX
5 7 (12.28%) Windows Server
6 6 (10.53%) MVS
6 6 (10.53%) VME
7 4 (7.02%) Solaris
7 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (5.26%) CentOS
8 3 (5.26%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (3.51%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.75%) HPUX
10 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (49.12%) DevOps
2 18 (31.58%) Configuration Management
3 13 (22.81%) ITIL
4 10 (17.54%) Open Source
4 10 (17.54%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (15.79%) OO
6 7 (12.28%) Deployment Automation
6 7 (12.28%) Workflow
7 6 (10.53%) Change Control
7 6 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (10.53%) Mentoring
7 6 (10.53%) Statistics
7 6 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (8.77%) Migration
8 5 (8.77%) Test Automation
9 4 (7.02%) Data Management
9 4 (7.02%) Kanban
9 4 (7.02%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.07%) SQL
2 15 (26.32%) Java
3 13 (22.81%) Perl
4 10 (17.54%) Python
5 8 (14.04%) Shell Script
6 6 (10.53%) Ruby
7 5 (8.77%) JavaScript
8 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
9 3 (5.26%) Bash Shell
9 3 (5.26%) C
9 3 (5.26%) C++
9 3 (5.26%) Korn
9 3 (5.26%) PHP
10 2 (3.51%) Go
10 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.51%) Scala
11 1 (1.75%) Jython
Qualifications
1 24 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 22 (38.60%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.02%) Degree
4 3 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (5.26%) OCP
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) Docker
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (5.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.75%) Samba
4 1 (1.75%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (47.37%) Puppet
2 15 (26.32%) Ansible
3 14 (24.56%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (15.79%) Terraform
5 6 (10.53%) Forum Sentry
6 4 (7.02%) Kubernetes
6 4 (7.02%) Nagios
7 3 (5.26%) Data Guard
7 3 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Packer
8 2 (3.51%) Consul
8 2 (3.51%) Dollar Universe
9 1 (1.75%) Kibana
9 1 (1.75%) logstash
9 1 (1.75%) OpenNMS
9 1 (1.75%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (47.37%) Oracle
2 17 (29.82%) Axway
2 17 (29.82%) IBM
2 17 (29.82%) Red Hat
3 12 (21.05%) Informatica
4 10 (17.54%) Siebel
5 9 (15.79%) HP
6 8 (14.04%) Sun
7 6 (10.53%) Fujitsu
8 3 (5.26%) Dynatrace
8 3 (5.26%) New Relic
8 3 (5.26%) Remedy
8 3 (5.26%) Splunk
8 3 (5.26%) Veritas
9 2 (3.51%) Cisco
9 2 (3.51%) TIBCO
9 2 (3.51%) VMware
10 1 (1.75%) CA
10 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.75%) Zend