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 3 months to 26 June 2017 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 11 44
Rank change year-on-year -13 +33  
Contract jobs citing Unix 21 244 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.44% 17.34% 2.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.65% 36.75% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 179 10
Median daily rate £337 £300 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.33% +6.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £235 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £27.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +103.70% -36.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £27.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +43.63% -29.48%  

Unix is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 97 664 179
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 25.13% 47.19% 28.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 437 99
Median daily rate £325 £280 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.07% -5.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £218 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 43 20
Median hourly rate £14.00 £28.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +107.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.00 £39.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear citing Unix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -13 21 £337 +12.33% 10
Unix
North East

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Unix.

1 57 (74.03%) Linux
2 46 (59.74%) Red Hat
2 46 (59.74%) DevOps
3 44 (57.14%) Oracle
4 43 (55.84%) WebLogic
5 41 (53.25%) Security Cleared
6 36 (46.75%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (41.56%) SC Cleared
7 32 (41.56%) Git (software)
8 31 (40.26%) PowerShell
8 31 (40.26%) Software Packaging
8 31 (40.26%) Jenkins
8 31 (40.26%) Windows
9 29 (37.66%) Sonatype Nexus
9 29 (37.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 28 (36.36%) Windows Server
10 28 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
11 26 (33.77%) Ansible
12 25 (32.47%) Microsoft Azure
13 24 (31.17%) Amazon AWS
14 23 (29.87%) Dollar Universe
14 23 (29.87%) Change Control
14 23 (29.87%) TIBCO
14 23 (29.87%) Configuration Management
15 22 (28.57%) Active Directory
15 22 (28.57%) HP
15 22 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
15 22 (28.57%) Open Source
16 21 (27.27%) Confluence
17 20 (25.97%) JIRA

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 43 (55.84%) WebLogic
2 21 (27.27%) Confluence
3 14 (18.18%) JBoss
4 12 (15.58%) Apache
5 9 (11.69%) iPlanet
5 9 (11.69%) Oracle Application Server
5 9 (11.69%) Tomcat
6 5 (6.49%) Tuxedo
7 3 (3.90%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.60%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (2.60%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (1.30%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Siebel CRM
2 2 (2.60%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 25 (32.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (31.17%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (22.08%) Trello
4 3 (3.90%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 9 (11.69%) Firewall
3 4 (5.19%) CTI
3 4 (5.19%) HTTP
4 2 (2.60%) Internet
5 1 (1.30%) Network Security
5 1 (1.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (7.79%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.90%) Neo4j
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 32 (41.56%) Git (software)
2 31 (40.26%) Jenkins
3 29 (37.66%) Sonatype Nexus
4 20 (25.97%) JIRA
5 17 (22.08%) GitLab
6 5 (6.49%) JUnit
7 4 (5.19%) Eclipse
8 3 (3.90%) IntelliJ
8 3 (3.90%) Selenium
9 2 (2.60%) Toad
10 1 (1.30%) Subversion
10 1 (1.30%) Xcode
General
1 1 (1.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (38.96%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (16.88%) Developer
3 11 (14.29%) Administrator
4 10 (12.99%) Cloud Engineer
4 10 (12.99%) Java Developer
5 8 (10.39%) Azure DevOps
5 8 (10.39%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) Azure Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) Unix Administrator
7 6 (7.79%) Operations Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Unix Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.49%) AWS DevOps
8 5 (6.49%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Support Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Consultant
9 4 (5.19%) Scala Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Siebel Administrator
9 4 (5.19%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (40.26%) Software Packaging
2 13 (16.88%) J2EE
3 8 (10.39%) HTML
4 7 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 7 (9.09%) Web Services
4 7 (9.09%) XML
5 6 (7.79%) CSS
5 6 (7.79%) HTML5
5 6 (7.79%) Spring
6 5 (6.49%) Middleware
6 5 (6.49%) REST
6 5 (6.49%) SOAP
7 3 (3.90%) Dropwizard
7 3 (3.90%) EJB
7 3 (3.90%) J2SE
7 3 (3.90%) JSON
7 3 (3.90%) Play Framework
8 2 (2.60%) CSS3
8 2 (2.60%) Java EE
8 2 (2.60%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 28 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.99%) Clustering
3 4 (5.19%) Handset
4 2 (2.60%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.30%) Tandem
5 1 (1.30%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 57 (74.03%) Linux
2 31 (40.26%) Windows
3 29 (37.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (36.36%) Windows Server
5 13 (16.88%) AIX
6 11 (14.29%) HPUX
7 10 (12.99%) Solaris
7 10 (12.99%) SUSE
8 5 (6.49%) VME
9 4 (5.19%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.30%) Android
10 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (59.74%) DevOps
2 36 (46.75%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (29.87%) Change Control
3 23 (29.87%) Configuration Management
4 22 (28.57%) Open Source
5 18 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (22.08%) ITIL
7 10 (12.99%) High Availability
8 9 (11.69%) Change Management
8 9 (11.69%) Load Balancing
9 7 (9.09%) Microservices
10 6 (7.79%) CRM
10 6 (7.79%) Problem Management
11 5 (6.49%) Data Management
11 5 (6.49%) ITSM
11 5 (6.49%) Service Management
12 4 (5.19%) Server Monitoring
13 3 (3.90%) Continuous Deployment
13 3 (3.90%) Incident Management
13 3 (3.90%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 31 (40.26%) PowerShell
2 12 (15.58%) Java
3 9 (11.69%) SQL
4 8 (10.39%) Shell Script
5 5 (6.49%) COBOL
5 5 (6.49%) Scala
6 4 (5.19%) Perl
6 4 (5.19%) VB
7 3 (3.90%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.30%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 41 (53.25%) Security Cleared
2 32 (41.56%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.19%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 22 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (3.90%) Docker
4 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (33.77%) Ansible
2 23 (29.87%) Dollar Universe
3 15 (19.48%) Puppet
4 6 (7.79%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (5.19%) HP SiteScope
6 3 (3.90%) Packer
6 3 (3.90%) Terraform
7 1 (1.30%) MOM
7 1 (1.30%) SCOM
7 1 (1.30%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 46 (59.74%) Red Hat
2 44 (57.14%) Oracle
3 23 (29.87%) TIBCO
4 22 (28.57%) HP
5 18 (23.38%) Atlassian
6 11 (14.29%) Informatica
7 9 (11.69%) Cisco
7 9 (11.69%) F5
7 9 (11.69%) Sun
7 9 (11.69%) Veritas
8 6 (7.79%) Siebel
9 3 (3.90%) IBM
9 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
9 3 (3.90%) webMethods
10 2 (2.60%) Axway
11 1 (1.30%) Citrix
11 1 (1.30%) VMware
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