Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 9 9
Rank change year-on-year -35 0 +24
Contract jobs citing Unix 54 118 388
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.47% 12.81% 17.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.17% 40.55% 40.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 113 277
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £390 £390 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +32.20% -23.81%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £225
90th Percentile £541 £615 £475
North East median daily rate £390 £400 £298
% change year-on-year -2.50% +34.45% -25.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 12
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £55.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +96.43% -24.83%
North East median hourly rate - £55.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year - +103.70% -27.52%

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 334 291 960
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 33.81% 31.60% 42.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 215 626
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.69% -17.14%
10th Percentile £202 £239 £211
90th Percentile £538 £500 £438
North East median daily rate £345 £350 £295
% change year-on-year -1.43% +18.64% -15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 65
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £30.25 £14.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +116.07% -50.00% +86.67%
10th Percentile £10.56 £9.50 £17.50
90th Percentile £44.13 £41.60 £36.30
North East median hourly rate £15.20 £19.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year -21.04% -31.25% +73.27%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -32 53 £390 - 6
Unix
North East

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 39 (72.22%) Linux
2 31 (57.41%) DevOps
3 29 (53.70%) Puppet
4 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (44.44%) Security Cleared
6 23 (42.59%) Configuration Management
7 22 (40.74%) Oracle
7 22 (40.74%) SC Cleared
8 20 (37.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (37.04%) Ansible
9 19 (35.19%) WebLogic
10 17 (31.48%) AIX
10 17 (31.48%) IBM
10 17 (31.48%) WebSphere
10 17 (31.48%) Axway
11 16 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
12 15 (27.78%) ITIL
12 15 (27.78%) Windows
13 14 (25.93%) Java
13 14 (25.93%) Red Hat
13 14 (25.93%) Opscode Chef
13 14 (25.93%) Jenkins
13 14 (25.93%) Terraform
14 13 (24.07%) Perl
14 13 (24.07%) SQL
15 12 (22.22%) SSL
15 12 (22.22%) Private Cloud
16 11 (20.37%) Informatica
16 11 (20.37%) WebSphere MQ

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 19 (35.19%) WebLogic
2 17 (31.48%) WebSphere
3 11 (20.37%) JBoss
4 10 (18.52%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (11.11%) FileNet
5 6 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (5.56%) Apache
7 2 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (3.70%) SAS
7 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (1.85%) iPlanet
8 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.85%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (18.52%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 16 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (11.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 6 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (11.11%) Amazon S3
4 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (5.56%) Datadog
6 1 (1.85%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (1.85%) GitHub
6 1 (1.85%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.85%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.22%) SSL
2 6 (11.11%) HTTPS
2 6 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (11.11%) Network Security
3 2 (3.70%) Firewall
3 2 (3.70%) LAN
3 2 (3.70%) SMS
3 2 (3.70%) WAN
4 1 (1.85%) VLAN
4 1 (1.85%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (14.81%) MySQL
2 8 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database
4 6 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (7.41%) NoSQL
5 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
6 3 (5.56%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (5.56%) MongoDB
6 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
7 2 (3.70%) Big Data
7 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.70%) DB2
8 1 (1.85%) DataStage
8 1 (1.85%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.85%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 14 (25.93%) Jenkins
2 10 (18.52%) Sonatype Nexus
3 9 (16.67%) Maven
4 7 (12.96%) Git (software)
4 7 (12.96%) GitLab
5 4 (7.41%) JIRA
6 3 (5.56%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.85%) ERwin
7 1 (1.85%) Subversion
7 1 (1.85%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (48.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (14.81%) Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) DBA
4 6 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
5 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared DBA
5 5 (9.26%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Operational Support Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Operations Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Operations Support Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Design Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (3.70%) Administrator
8 2 (3.70%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.70%) Data Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.37%) WebSphere MQ
2 10 (18.52%) Software Packaging
3 9 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (11.11%) LDAP
5 5 (9.26%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (9.26%) Spring Boot
5 5 (9.26%) Zuul
6 4 (7.41%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 3 (5.56%) Middleware
7 3 (5.56%) Web Services
8 2 (3.70%) J2EE
8 2 (3.70%) JSON
8 2 (3.70%) LAMP
8 2 (3.70%) XML
9 1 (1.85%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (1.85%) CSS
9 1 (1.85%) HTML
9 1 (1.85%) LAPP Stack
9 1 (1.85%) RESTful
9 1 (1.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (22.22%) Private Cloud
3 6 (11.11%) DataPower
4 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
5 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.70%) Social Media
7 1 (1.85%) Blog
7 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.85%) Clustering
7 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 39 (72.22%) Linux
2 20 (37.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (31.48%) AIX
4 15 (27.78%) Windows
5 6 (11.11%) CentOS
5 6 (11.11%) MVS
5 6 (11.11%) VME
5 6 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 4 (7.41%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (7.41%) Solaris
6 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.85%) HPUX
7 1 (1.85%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (57.41%) DevOps
2 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (42.59%) Configuration Management
4 15 (27.78%) ITIL
5 10 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (16.67%) OO
6 9 (16.67%) Open Source
6 9 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (12.96%) Deployment Automation
7 7 (12.96%) Mentoring
8 6 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (11.11%) Software Delivery
8 6 (11.11%) Workflow
9 5 (9.26%) Change Control
9 5 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (9.26%) Kanban
9 5 (9.26%) Migration
9 5 (9.26%) Statistics
10 4 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.93%) Java
2 13 (24.07%) Perl
2 13 (24.07%) SQL
3 9 (16.67%) Python
3 9 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 5 (9.26%) Ruby
5 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.56%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.56%) C
6 3 (5.56%) C++
6 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.56%) Korn
7 2 (3.70%) PHP
8 1 (1.85%) Go
8 1 (1.85%) Jython
8 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 24 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 22 (40.74%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.26%) Degree
4 4 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (7.41%) OCP
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (14.81%) Docker
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.85%) Samba
4 1 (1.85%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (53.70%) Puppet
2 20 (37.04%) Ansible
3 14 (25.93%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (25.93%) Terraform
4 6 (11.11%) Forum Sentry
5 5 (9.26%) Consul
6 4 (7.41%) Data Guard
6 4 (7.41%) Kubernetes
6 4 (7.41%) Nagios
6 4 (7.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Packer
8 1 (1.85%) Dollar Universe
8 1 (1.85%) OpenNMS
8 1 (1.85%) OSSEC
8 1 (1.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (40.74%) Oracle
2 17 (31.48%) Axway
2 17 (31.48%) IBM
3 14 (25.93%) Red Hat
4 11 (20.37%) Informatica
5 10 (18.52%) Siebel
6 9 (16.67%) HP
7 8 (14.81%) Sun
8 6 (11.11%) Dynatrace
8 6 (11.11%) Fujitsu
9 3 (5.56%) New Relic
9 3 (5.56%) Splunk
9 3 (5.56%) Veritas
10 2 (3.70%) Cisco
10 2 (3.70%) Remedy
10 2 (3.70%) VMware
11 1 (1.85%) Google
11 1 (1.85%) Hortonworks
11 1 (1.85%) Rackspace
11 1 (1.85%) SaltStack