Period
to 23 October 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 23 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 8 12
Rank change year-on-year -38 +4 +12
Contract jobs citing Unix 43 123 414
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.85% 13.62% 16.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.17% 38.08% 36.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 132 303
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £475 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% +19.81% -34.11%
10th Percentile £316 £263 £225
90th Percentile £550 £615 £475
North East median daily rate £475 £375 £313
% change year-on-year +26.67% +19.81% -33.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 16
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £34.33
North East median hourly rate - £45.00 £30.33
% change year-on-year - +48.38% -18.58%

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 266 323 1,128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 30.02% 35.77% 44.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 246 776
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £340 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.56% +6.33% -14.67%
10th Percentile £225 £219 £218
90th Percentile £553 £509 £475
North East median daily rate £400 £340 £320
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -14.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 24 79
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £11.50 £13.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.81% -51.79% +30.23%
10th Percentile £8.89 £9.00 £10.24
90th Percentile £35.00 £44.25 £36.60
North East median hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -5.36% -50.00% +57.57%

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 23 October 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 23 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -34 43 £475 +26.67% 7
Unix
North East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Unix.

1 38 (88.37%) Linux
2 29 (67.44%) DevOps
3 28 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (51.16%) Configuration Management
4 22 (51.16%) Puppet
5 21 (48.84%) Ansible
6 17 (39.53%) Jenkins
6 17 (39.53%) ITIL
6 17 (39.53%) Oracle
7 15 (34.88%) Amazon AWS
7 15 (34.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (34.88%) Terraform
8 14 (32.56%) Continuous Delivery
8 14 (32.56%) SC Cleared
8 14 (32.56%) Security Cleared
8 14 (32.56%) Maven
9 13 (30.23%) Technical Architecture
9 13 (30.23%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (30.23%) AWS CloudFormation
9 13 (30.23%) Sonatype Nexus
10 12 (27.91%) GitLab
10 12 (27.91%) Private Cloud
10 12 (27.91%) QA
10 12 (27.91%) Java
11 11 (25.58%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (25.58%) Git (software)
12 10 (23.26%) Amazon EC2
12 10 (23.26%) Amazon S3
12 10 (23.26%) Opscode Chef
12 10 (23.26%) Docker

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 8 (18.60%) JBoss
1 8 (18.60%) WebLogic
2 6 (13.95%) WebSphere
3 5 (11.63%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (9.30%) Apache
4 4 (9.30%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.65%) FileNet
5 2 (4.65%) nginx
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (2.33%) Documentum
6 1 (2.33%) iPlanet
6 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 15 (34.88%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (30.23%) AWS CloudFormation
3 10 (23.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 10 (23.26%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (23.26%) Amazon S3
4 3 (6.98%) GitHub
4 3 (6.98%) Google Analytics
5 1 (2.33%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (2.33%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) SSL
2 2 (4.65%) HTTP
2 2 (4.65%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (4.65%) Network Security
2 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.33%) Firewall
3 1 (2.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (16.28%) MySQL
3 6 (13.95%) Oracle Database
3 6 (13.95%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (11.63%) MongoDB
4 5 (11.63%) NoSQL
5 4 (9.30%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
6 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.65%) Big Data
7 2 (4.65%) DB2
8 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.33%) DataStage
8 1 (2.33%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 17 (39.53%) Jenkins
2 14 (32.56%) Maven
3 13 (30.23%) Sonatype Nexus
4 12 (27.91%) GitLab
5 11 (25.58%) Git (software)
6 6 (13.95%) JIRA
7 3 (6.98%) Eclipse
7 3 (6.98%) JUnit
8 2 (4.65%) Ant
8 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
8 2 (4.65%) Gatling
8 2 (4.65%) Grunt
8 2 (4.65%) gulp
8 2 (4.65%) IntelliJ
8 2 (4.65%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (4.65%) Selenium
8 2 (4.65%) Sublime Text
9 1 (2.33%) Mockito
9 1 (2.33%) Spock
9 1 (2.33%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (2.33%) Banking
1 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) DBA
3 6 (13.95%) Oracle DBA
4 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared DBA
5 3 (6.98%) Design Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (4.65%) Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Technical Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.33%) AWS DevOps
7 1 (2.33%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Data Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (18.60%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (18.60%) Spring Boot
2 8 (18.60%) Zuul
3 5 (11.63%) J2EE
3 5 (11.63%) JSON
3 5 (11.63%) Software Packaging
3 5 (11.63%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (11.63%) XML
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 4 (9.30%) Spring
5 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.98%) Gherkin
5 3 (6.98%) Hibernate
5 3 (6.98%) HTML5
5 3 (6.98%) jQuery
5 3 (6.98%) Middleware
5 3 (6.98%) Node.js
5 3 (6.98%) REST
5 3 (6.98%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Private Cloud
2 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.65%) DataPower
4 2 (4.65%) Social Media
5 1 (2.33%) Clustering
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (88.37%) Linux
2 15 (34.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (20.93%) CentOS
4 7 (16.28%) AIX
5 5 (11.63%) Windows
6 4 (9.30%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (6.98%) Solaris
8 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (67.44%) DevOps
2 28 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (51.16%) Configuration Management
4 17 (39.53%) ITIL
5 14 (32.56%) Continuous Delivery
6 13 (30.23%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (30.23%) Technical Architecture
7 11 (25.58%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (23.26%) Software Delivery
9 9 (20.93%) Open Source
10 6 (13.95%) Kanban
11 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
12 4 (9.30%) Analytics
12 4 (9.30%) Microservices
12 4 (9.30%) OO
12 4 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
13 3 (6.98%) BDD
13 3 (6.98%) Migration
13 3 (6.98%) RAD
13 3 (6.98%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) Java
2 9 (20.93%) Python
2 9 (20.93%) SQL
3 8 (18.60%) Shell Script
4 7 (16.28%) Perl
5 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.30%) Korn
7 3 (6.98%) Ruby
7 3 (6.98%) Scala
8 2 (4.65%) C#
8 2 (4.65%) Groovy
8 2 (4.65%) Haskell
9 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.33%) Jython
9 1 (2.33%) PHP
9 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (32.56%) SC Cleared
1 14 (32.56%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.95%) Degree
3 4 (9.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (9.30%) OCP
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.91%) QA
System Software
1 10 (23.26%) Docker
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (9.30%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (6.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.33%) VirtualBox
4 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (51.16%) Puppet
2 21 (48.84%) Ansible
3 15 (34.88%) Terraform
4 10 (23.26%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (18.60%) Consul
6 4 (9.30%) Data Guard
6 4 (9.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Forum Sentry
7 2 (4.65%) Grafana
7 2 (4.65%) Kibana
7 2 (4.65%) ZABBIX
8 1 (2.33%) Nagios
8 1 (2.33%) OpenNMS
8 1 (2.33%) OSSEC
8 1 (2.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Oracle
2 10 (23.26%) Dynatrace
3 6 (13.95%) IBM
3 6 (13.95%) Red Hat
4 5 (11.63%) Axway
4 5 (11.63%) Informatica
4 5 (11.63%) Siebel
5 4 (9.30%) HP
6 3 (6.98%) Google
6 3 (6.98%) Sun
6 3 (6.98%) Veritas
7 2 (4.65%) Adobe
7 2 (4.65%) webMethods
8 1 (2.33%) Cisco
8 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.33%) Pega
8 1 (2.33%) Qualys
8 1 (2.33%) SaltStack
8 1 (2.33%) Solace
8 1 (2.33%) VMware