Period
to 23 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 9 23
Rank change year-on-year -15 +14 -15
Contract jobs citing Unix 73 280 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 7.33% 14.31% 7.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.40% 36.51% 34.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 217 81
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £344 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.28% +5.85% -13.33%
10th Percentile £307 £300 £210
90th Percentile £615 £480 £700
North East median daily rate £400 £342 £325
% change year-on-year +16.96% +5.23% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £53.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +24.42% -
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £53.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year -15.89% +24.42% -

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 312 767 333
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 31.33% 39.21% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 549 193
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £210 £250 £200
90th Percentile £550 £488 £535
North East median daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.07% - +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 59 24
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £12.75 £22.50 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.33% -14.29% +62.44%
10th Percentile £8.38 £10.20 £14.24
90th Percentile £35.65 £40.60 £40.90
North East median hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year -42.22% +26.62% +8.82%

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 February 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 February 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 -15 73 £400 +15.94% 3
Unix
North East

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 53 (72.60%) Linux
2 38 (52.05%) Solaris
2 38 (52.05%) Red Hat
2 38 (52.05%) Shell Script
3 35 (47.95%) Security Cleared
4 32 (43.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 32 (43.84%) Windows
4 32 (43.84%) Oracle
4 32 (43.84%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (41.10%) HP
6 28 (38.36%) AIX
6 28 (38.36%) HPUX
7 25 (34.25%) ITIL
7 25 (34.25%) SQL
7 25 (34.25%) SC Cleared
8 24 (32.88%) Data Management
9 22 (30.14%) Open Source
9 22 (30.14%) Windows Server
10 21 (28.77%) Windows 2000 Server
11 19 (26.03%) Service Management
11 19 (26.03%) Perl
12 18 (24.66%) Sun
12 18 (24.66%) Management Information System
12 18 (24.66%) Tivoli
12 18 (24.66%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 18 (24.66%) BMC
12 18 (24.66%) PowerShell
13 17 (23.29%) ITIL V3
13 17 (23.29%) Change Management
14 16 (21.92%) MVS

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 15 (20.55%) WebLogic
2 14 (19.18%) JBoss
3 11 (15.07%) SAS
4 6 (8.22%) Apache
4 6 (8.22%) iPlanet
4 6 (8.22%) Oracle Application Server
4 6 (8.22%) Tomcat
5 5 (6.85%) MS Exchange
6 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2000
6 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 3 (4.11%) FileNet
7 3 (4.11%) WebSphere
7 3 (4.11%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (2.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (2.74%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (1.37%) Apache Spark
9 1 (1.37%) Confluence
9 1 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (8.22%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (1.37%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.92%) IaaS
1 16 (21.92%) PaaS
1 16 (21.92%) SaaS
2 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.74%) Boomi
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.33%) Firewall
1 9 (12.33%) TCP/IP
2 8 (10.96%) DNS
3 4 (5.48%) X.500
4 3 (4.11%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (4.11%) SSH
4 3 (4.11%) WAN
5 2 (2.74%) LAN
5 2 (2.74%) SAN
6 1 (1.37%) FCoE
6 1 (1.37%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.37%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.37%) NAS
6 1 (1.37%) Network Security
6 1 (1.37%) SMS
6 1 (1.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (8.22%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (8.22%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.85%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.48%) Apache Hive
4 4 (5.48%) Big Data
4 4 (5.48%) Data Lake
4 4 (5.48%) HBase
4 4 (5.48%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.48%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.11%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (4.11%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.37%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.37%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) ERwin
2 3 (4.11%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.74%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.37%) JIRA
4 1 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.37%) Subversion
4 1 (1.37%) Toad
4 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (5.48%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (31.51%) Analyst
2 14 (19.18%) Unix Engineer
3 11 (15.07%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (13.70%) Operations Analyst
4 10 (13.70%) Support Analyst
5 7 (9.59%) SAS Analyst
5 7 (9.59%) Solaris Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (6.85%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 5 (6.85%) Data Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Operational Support Analyst
7 5 (6.85%) Operations Support Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Analyst Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Applications Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) SAS Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.18%) ISPF
2 6 (8.22%) J2EE
3 5 (6.85%) LDAP
4 3 (4.11%) JSON
5 2 (2.74%) REST
5 2 (2.74%) SOAP
5 2 (2.74%) Software Packaging
5 2 (2.74%) Web Services
5 2 (2.74%) XML
5 2 (2.74%) XSD
5 2 (2.74%) XSL
6 1 (1.37%) .NET
6 1 (1.37%) Angular 2
6 1 (1.37%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.37%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (1.37%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (43.84%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (24.66%) Management Information System
3 14 (19.18%) VSAM
4 6 (8.22%) Clustering
5 4 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (4.11%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.37%) DataPower
7 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 53 (72.60%) Linux
2 38 (52.05%) Solaris
3 32 (43.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 32 (43.84%) Windows
4 28 (38.36%) AIX
4 28 (38.36%) HPUX
5 22 (30.14%) Windows Server
6 21 (28.77%) Windows 2000 Server
7 16 (21.92%) MVS
8 14 (19.18%) VME
8 14 (19.18%) VMS
9 6 (8.22%) SUSE
10 5 (6.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.25%) ITIL
2 24 (32.88%) Data Management
3 22 (30.14%) Open Source
4 19 (26.03%) Service Management
5 17 (23.29%) Change Management
5 17 (23.29%) ITIL V3
6 14 (19.18%) DevOps
7 10 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (10.96%) Coaching
8 8 (10.96%) Data Modelling
8 8 (10.96%) Statistics
9 7 (9.59%) Mentoring
9 7 (9.59%) Migration
10 6 (8.22%) Data Architecture
10 6 (8.22%) Data Integration
10 6 (8.22%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (8.22%) ERP
10 6 (8.22%) High Availability
10 6 (8.22%) Load Balancing
11 5 (6.85%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 38 (52.05%) Shell Script
2 25 (34.25%) SQL
3 19 (26.03%) Perl
4 18 (24.66%) PowerShell
5 14 (19.18%) C
5 14 (19.18%) JCL
6 13 (17.81%) Korn
7 12 (16.44%) PL/SQL
8 6 (8.22%) Python
9 5 (6.85%) Java
10 4 (5.48%) Bash Shell
10 4 (5.48%) C-shell
11 2 (2.74%) XPath
11 2 (2.74%) XQuery
12 1 (1.37%) C#
Qualifications
1 35 (47.95%) Security Cleared
2 25 (34.25%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.59%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (6.85%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) QA
2 4 (5.48%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (24.66%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 14 (19.18%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 14 (19.18%) RACF
3 9 (12.33%) Samba
4 7 (9.59%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (8.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (5.48%) Active Directory
6 4 (5.48%) NFS
7 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.74%) KVM
7 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 18 (24.66%) Tivoli
2 14 (19.18%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 5 (6.85%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.85%) Puppet
4 1 (1.37%) Ansible
4 1 (1.37%) Dollar Universe
4 1 (1.37%) Forum Sentry
4 1 (1.37%) Kibana
4 1 (1.37%) logstash
4 1 (1.37%) OpenView
Vendors
1 38 (52.05%) Red Hat
2 32 (43.84%) Oracle
3 30 (41.10%) HP
4 18 (24.66%) BMC
4 18 (24.66%) Sun
5 16 (21.92%) ServiceNow
6 9 (12.33%) Informatica
7 8 (10.96%) Cisco
8 7 (9.59%) Remedy
8 7 (9.59%) Veritas
9 6 (8.22%) F5
9 6 (8.22%) SAP
10 4 (5.48%) CA
10 4 (5.48%) IBM
11 3 (4.11%) Tableau
12 2 (2.74%) Cloudera
12 2 (2.74%) Dell
12 2 (2.74%) Hortonworks
12 2 (2.74%) PlateSpin
12 2 (2.74%) VMware