Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 10 9
Rank change year-on-year -42 -1 +12
Contract jobs citing Unix 36 116 389
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.80% 12.69% 17.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.12% 35.91% 40.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 126 285
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £475 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +23.08% -27.37%
10th Percentile £297 £263 £235
90th Percentile £550 £615 £472
North East median daily rate £475 £400 £325
% change year-on-year +18.75% +23.08% -23.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 15
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £36.00
North East median hourly rate - £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -3.36%

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 255 323 969
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 26.90% 35.34% 43.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 244 665
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +6.06% -13.16%
10th Percentile £258 £201 £220
90th Percentile £554 £543 £476
North East median daily rate £400 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +14.29% +6.06% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 19 77
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.14 £13.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.77% -53.57% +4.67%
10th Percentile £9.51 £8.92 £12.25
90th Percentile £45.13 £45.33 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £14.39 £20.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year -30.67% -25.89% +22.54%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -42 36 £475 +18.75% 4
Unix
North East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 25 (69.44%) Linux
2 24 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (58.33%) DevOps
4 20 (55.56%) Configuration Management
5 18 (50.00%) Puppet
5 18 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 17 (47.22%) Ansible
7 16 (44.44%) QA
8 15 (41.67%) Terraform
9 14 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (38.89%) Maven
9 14 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
10 13 (36.11%) Oracle
10 13 (36.11%) Sonatype Nexus
10 13 (36.11%) AWS CloudFormation
11 12 (33.33%) SQL
11 12 (33.33%) ITIL
12 11 (30.56%) Open Source
12 11 (30.56%) Technical Architecture
12 11 (30.56%) GitLab
12 11 (30.56%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (30.56%) Docker
13 10 (27.78%) Private Cloud
13 10 (27.78%) Software Delivery
13 10 (27.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 10 (27.78%) Dynatrace
13 10 (27.78%) Amazon EC2
13 10 (27.78%) Amazon S3
13 10 (27.78%) Java
14 9 (25.00%) JavaScript

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 4 (11.11%) Confluence
2 3 (8.33%) Apache
2 3 (8.33%) JBoss
2 3 (8.33%) nginx
2 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.78%) Documentum
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 14 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (36.11%) AWS CloudFormation
3 10 (27.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 10 (27.78%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (27.78%) Amazon S3
4 3 (8.33%) GitHub
4 3 (8.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) HTTP
1 3 (8.33%) SSL
1 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 6 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 5 (13.89%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (8.33%) MySQL
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.78%) Big Data
5 1 (2.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 18 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 14 (38.89%) Maven
3 13 (36.11%) Sonatype Nexus
4 11 (30.56%) GitLab
5 8 (22.22%) Cucumber
5 8 (22.22%) Gatling
5 8 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 8 (22.22%) JIRA
5 8 (22.22%) Selenium
6 4 (11.11%) Eclipse
6 4 (11.11%) JUnit
7 3 (8.33%) Ant
7 3 (8.33%) Grunt
7 3 (8.33%) gulp
7 3 (8.33%) IntelliJ
7 3 (8.33%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (8.33%) Sublime Text
8 1 (2.78%) Mockito
8 1 (2.78%) Spock
8 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (2.78%) Banking
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (8.33%) Analyst
2 3 (8.33%) DBA
2 3 (8.33%) Developer
2 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
2 3 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 3 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared DBA
2 3 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (5.56%) Data Engineer
3 2 (5.56%) Senior Data Engineer
3 2 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (2.78%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (2.78%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (2.78%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (2.78%) QA Automation Tester
4 1 (2.78%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (2.78%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
1 9 (25.00%) XML
2 8 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (22.22%) Spring Boot
2 8 (22.22%) Zuul
3 5 (13.89%) J2EE
3 5 (13.89%) JSON
3 5 (13.89%) Spring
4 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 4 (11.11%) CSS
4 4 (11.11%) EJB
4 4 (11.11%) Gherkin
4 4 (11.11%) Hibernate
4 4 (11.11%) HTML
4 4 (11.11%) HTML5
4 4 (11.11%) jQuery
4 4 (11.11%) Node.js
4 4 (11.11%) REST
4 4 (11.11%) Servlets
4 4 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (69.44%) Linux
2 9 (25.00%) Windows
3 8 (22.22%) CentOS
3 8 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (8.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.78%) AIX
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (58.33%) DevOps
3 20 (55.56%) Configuration Management
4 14 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (33.33%) ITIL
6 11 (30.56%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (30.56%) Open Source
6 11 (30.56%) Technical Architecture
7 10 (27.78%) Software Delivery
8 8 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (22.22%) Test Automation
9 7 (19.44%) Customer Requirements
9 7 (19.44%) Test Scripting
10 4 (11.11%) Analytics
10 4 (11.11%) Microservices
11 3 (8.33%) BDD
11 3 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
11 3 (8.33%) Lean Software Development
11 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) SQL
2 10 (27.78%) Java
3 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (19.44%) Python
5 6 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 4 (11.11%) Scala
7 3 (8.33%) C#
7 3 (8.33%) Groovy
7 3 (8.33%) Haskell
7 3 (8.33%) Perl
7 3 (8.33%) Ruby
8 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.78%) Korn
8 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.78%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
1 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) ISEB
2 4 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 4 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.78%) OCP
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (44.44%) QA
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) Docker
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (50.00%) Puppet
2 17 (47.22%) Ansible
3 15 (41.67%) Terraform
4 8 (22.22%) Consul
5 5 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (8.33%) Grafana
6 3 (8.33%) Kibana
7 1 (2.78%) Data Guard
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (2.78%) OSSEC
7 1 (2.78%) Salt
7 1 (2.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Oracle
2 10 (27.78%) Dynatrace
3 3 (8.33%) Adobe
3 3 (8.33%) Google
3 3 (8.33%) webMethods
4 2 (5.56%) Cloudera
4 2 (5.56%) Hortonworks
5 1 (2.78%) Pega
5 1 (2.78%) Qualys
5 1 (2.78%) Solace