Period
to 26 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 26 May 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 20 14
Rank change year-on-year -16 -6 +4
Contract jobs citing Unix 71 119 235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 6.71% 10.48% 12.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.56% 34.20% 37.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 92 168
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £390 £350 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% +18.64% -15.41%
10th Percentile £309 £300 £234
90th Percentile £506 £500 £509
North East median daily rate £395 £360 £300
% change year-on-year +9.72% +20.00% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £55.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +111.54% -
North East median hourly rate - £55.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +243.75% -

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 363 348 621
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 34.31% 30.66% 32.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 244 390
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £333 £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +20.69% -10.77%
10th Percentile £200 £223 £217
90th Percentile £510 £491 £475
North East median daily rate £333 £350 £290
% change year-on-year -5.00% +20.69% -10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 35 25
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.78% -19.64% +104.23%
10th Percentile £9.51 £10.18 £10.45
90th Percentile £52.45 £43.00 £36.50
North East median hourly rate £14.36 £22.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year -36.18% -7.22% +50.06%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Tyne and Wear

Unix
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 in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Tyne and Wear

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Tyne and Wear

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Tyne and Wear

Unix
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 within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 26 May 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -14 70 £390 +11.43% 10
Unix
North East

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Unix.

1 51 (71.83%) Linux
2 42 (59.15%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (53.52%) Windows
4 37 (52.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 36 (50.70%) Red Hat
6 33 (46.48%) AIX
7 32 (45.07%) HP
8 31 (43.66%) Security Cleared
9 28 (39.44%) Shell Script
9 28 (39.44%) Windows Server
10 27 (38.03%) Solaris
11 23 (32.39%) HPUX
11 23 (32.39%) Open Source
12 22 (30.99%) Windows 2000 Server
12 22 (30.99%) SC Cleared
12 22 (30.99%) ITIL
12 22 (30.99%) MVS
13 21 (29.58%) SQL
13 21 (29.58%) Oracle
13 21 (29.58%) WebLogic
13 21 (29.58%) PowerShell
13 21 (29.58%) Puppet
13 21 (29.58%) Problem-Solving
14 20 (28.17%) VME
14 20 (28.17%) Service Management
14 20 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (28.17%) Data Management
15 19 (26.76%) Management Information System
15 19 (26.76%) Perl
15 19 (26.76%) WebSphere

Unix
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 21 (29.58%) WebLogic
2 19 (26.76%) WebSphere
3 12 (16.90%) JBoss
3 12 (16.90%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (14.08%) SAS
5 8 (11.27%) FileNet
6 6 (8.45%) MS Exchange
6 6 (8.45%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2000
7 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 3 (4.23%) Apache
9 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
9 2 (2.82%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (1.41%) Apache Spark
10 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (1.41%) iPlanet
10 1 (1.41%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (1.41%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (14.08%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 16 (22.54%) IaaS
1 16 (22.54%) PaaS
1 16 (22.54%) SaaS
2 8 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (4.23%) Datadog
5 1 (1.41%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (1.41%) GitHub
5 1 (1.41%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.41%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.90%) SSL
2 6 (8.45%) HTTPS
2 6 (8.45%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (8.45%) Network Security
3 5 (7.04%) X.500
4 4 (5.63%) LAN
4 4 (5.63%) WAN
5 3 (4.23%) SMS
6 2 (2.82%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.63%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.23%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (4.23%) Big Data
3 3 (4.23%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.82%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.82%) Data Lake
4 2 (2.82%) HBase
4 2 (2.82%) MySQL
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.41%) DB2
5 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.41%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.41%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.41%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.23%) ERwin
2 3 (4.23%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.23%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.82%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.41%) GitLab
4 1 (1.41%) Subversion
4 1 (1.41%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (2.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (42.25%) Analyst
2 17 (23.94%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (21.13%) Support Analyst
4 14 (19.72%) Operations Analyst
5 9 (12.68%) Operational Support Analyst
5 9 (12.68%) Operations Support Analyst
6 8 (11.27%) SAS Analyst
7 6 (8.45%) Developer
7 6 (8.45%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (7.04%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 5 (7.04%) Analyst Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Applications Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Operations Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) SAS Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Unix Analyst
9 4 (5.63%) Unix Engineer
10 3 (4.23%) Data Engineer
10 3 (4.23%) Design Engineer
10 3 (4.23%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.72%) ISPF
2 11 (15.49%) Software Packaging
2 11 (15.49%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (8.45%) LDAP
4 4 (5.63%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (5.63%) Web Services
5 2 (2.82%) LAMP
5 2 (2.82%) Middleware
6 1 (1.41%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.41%) CSS
6 1 (1.41%) HTML
6 1 (1.41%) J2EE
6 1 (1.41%) JSON
6 1 (1.41%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (1.41%) RESTful
6 1 (1.41%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (59.15%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (26.76%) Management Information System
3 14 (19.72%) VSAM
4 6 (8.45%) DataPower
4 6 (8.45%) Private Cloud
5 3 (4.23%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.41%) Blog
7 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.41%) Clustering
7 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.41%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 51 (71.83%) Linux
2 38 (53.52%) Windows
3 37 (52.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 33 (46.48%) AIX
5 28 (39.44%) Windows Server
6 27 (38.03%) Solaris
7 23 (32.39%) HPUX
8 22 (30.99%) MVS
8 22 (30.99%) Windows 2000 Server
9 20 (28.17%) VME
10 14 (19.72%) VMS
11 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.41%) CentOS
12 1 (1.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.39%) Open Source
2 22 (30.99%) ITIL
3 21 (29.58%) Problem-Solving
4 20 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (28.17%) Data Management
4 20 (28.17%) Service Management
5 19 (26.76%) DevOps
6 17 (23.94%) Change Management
6 17 (23.94%) ITIL V3
7 12 (16.90%) Configuration Management
7 12 (16.90%) Statistics
8 9 (12.68%) Coaching
8 9 (12.68%) Migration
8 9 (12.68%) OO
9 8 (11.27%) Decision-Making
9 8 (11.27%) Mentoring
10 7 (9.86%) Deployment Automation
11 6 (8.45%) Change Control
11 6 (8.45%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (8.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 28 (39.44%) Shell Script
2 21 (29.58%) PowerShell
2 21 (29.58%) SQL
3 19 (26.76%) Perl
4 17 (23.94%) C
5 14 (19.72%) JCL
6 13 (18.31%) Java
7 8 (11.27%) Python
8 5 (7.04%) Ruby
9 4 (5.63%) Korn
10 3 (4.23%) Bash Shell
10 3 (4.23%) C++
10 3 (4.23%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.82%) PHP
12 1 (1.41%) Go
12 1 (1.41%) Jython
12 1 (1.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 31 (43.66%) Security Cleared
2 22 (30.99%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.45%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) QA
2 2 (2.82%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (25.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 14 (19.72%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 14 (19.72%) RACF
3 6 (8.45%) Samba
4 3 (4.23%) Docker
4 3 (4.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.41%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (29.58%) Puppet
2 18 (25.35%) Tivoli
3 14 (19.72%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 11 (15.49%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (8.45%) Ansible
5 6 (8.45%) Forum Sentry
6 4 (5.63%) Kubernetes
6 4 (5.63%) Nagios
7 3 (4.23%) Packer
7 3 (4.23%) Terraform
8 2 (2.82%) Dollar Universe
9 1 (1.41%) Kibana
9 1 (1.41%) logstash
9 1 (1.41%) OpenNMS
9 1 (1.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (50.70%) Red Hat
2 32 (45.07%) HP
3 21 (29.58%) Oracle
4 18 (25.35%) BMC
5 17 (23.94%) Axway
5 17 (23.94%) IBM
6 16 (22.54%) ServiceNow
7 14 (19.72%) Informatica
8 13 (18.31%) Sun
9 10 (14.08%) Siebel
10 8 (11.27%) Remedy
11 6 (8.45%) Fujitsu
12 4 (5.63%) Cisco
13 3 (4.23%) New Relic
13 3 (4.23%) Splunk
13 3 (4.23%) Veritas
14 2 (2.82%) Cloudera
14 2 (2.82%) Hortonworks
14 2 (2.82%) TIBCO
14 2 (2.82%) VMware