The median contractor rate for a Unix Engineer was £332 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 87 55
Rank change year-on-year +43 -32  
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 2 38 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.51% 2.71% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 3.06% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 26 3
Median daily rate £332 £313 £282
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.24% +10.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £258 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £340 £292
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £362 £400
% change year-on-year +3.73% -9.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 - £31.25

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 366 1241 594
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 92.89% 88.39% 95.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 805 363
Median daily rate £360 £321 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.14% -10.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 73 67
Median hourly rate £18.00 £28.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.71% +86.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £12.81 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £35.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Unix Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear that featured Unix Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Unix Engineer in Tyne and Wear

Unix Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix Engineer in Tyne and Wear

Unix Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Engineer within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +43 2 £332 +6.24% 1
Unix Engineer
North East

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Unix Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Tyne and Wear region featuring Unix Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Unix
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (66.67%) Dollar Universe
3 4 (66.67%) Change Control
3 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (66.67%) Ansible
3 4 (66.67%) DevOps
3 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (66.67%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) TIBCO
3 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Software Packaging
4 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) GitLab
5 2 (33.33%) F5
5 2 (33.33%) High Availability

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) Confluence
2 2 (33.33%) iPlanet
2 2 (33.33%) JBoss
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 4 (66.67%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (33.33%) GitLab
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Software Packaging
2 2 (33.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) AIX
3 2 (33.33%) HPUX
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Change Control
1 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Ansible
1 4 (66.67%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) TIBCO
3 2 (33.33%) Atlassian
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Sun
3 2 (33.33%) Veritas
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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