Period
to 19 March 2019

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 19 March 2019 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
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 28 9
Rank change year-on-year -23 -19 +12
Contract jobs citing Unix 46 71 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.24% 7.27% 15.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.97% 24.07% 38.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 61 194
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £360 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +14.29% +14.75%
10th Percentile £285 £313 £300
90th Percentile £575 £615 £497
North East median daily rate £360 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -10.00% +14.29% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £53.50
North East median hourly rate - £45.00 £53.50
% change year-on-year - -15.89% -

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 256 295 638
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 23.59% 30.23% 39.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 210 447
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £378 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.86% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £156 £207 £224
90th Percentile £538 £551 £488
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 18 52
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £18.50 £13.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.31% -42.22% -15.09%
10th Percentile £9.45 £8.38 £10.25
90th Percentile £45.18 £41.95 £43.00
North East median hourly rate £15.93 £13.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +22.54% -42.22% +24.07%

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 19 March 2019.

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 19 March 2019. 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 -22 46 £360 -10.00% 12
Unix
North East

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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 33 (71.74%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (63.04%) SQL
2 29 (63.04%) Oracle
3 21 (45.65%) Test Scripting
4 20 (43.48%) Jenkins
5 19 (41.30%) QA
5 19 (41.30%) Linux
6 17 (36.96%) Problem-Solving
7 16 (34.78%) Windows
7 16 (34.78%) Perl
8 15 (32.61%) Open Source
9 14 (30.43%) Cucumber
9 14 (30.43%) Puppet
9 14 (30.43%) Test Automation
9 14 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (30.43%) Gatling
9 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
9 14 (30.43%) XML
9 14 (30.43%) JIRA
9 14 (30.43%) Selenium
10 13 (28.26%) Korn
10 13 (28.26%) Scrum
10 13 (28.26%) PL/SQL
10 13 (28.26%) Configuration Management
10 13 (28.26%) DevOps
11 12 (26.09%) C
11 12 (26.09%) ProC
11 12 (26.09%) Firewall
12 11 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (23.91%) Solaris

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 11 (23.91%) Confluence
2 4 (8.70%) Apache
2 4 (8.70%) JBoss
2 4 (8.70%) nginx
2 4 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.70%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.17%) Documentum
3 1 (2.17%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.17%) SAS
3 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.57%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (19.57%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (19.57%) GitHub
2 7 (15.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 7 (15.22%) Amazon S3
2 7 (15.22%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (8.70%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) Firewall
2 4 (8.70%) HTTP
2 4 (8.70%) SSL
2 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.52%) VLAN
3 3 (6.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) NoSQL
2 5 (10.87%) MongoDB
2 5 (10.87%) MySQL
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.35%) Big Data
4 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.17%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.17%) Base SAS
5 1 (2.17%) Data Lake
5 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.17%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (2.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.17%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 20 (43.48%) Jenkins
2 14 (30.43%) Cucumber
2 14 (30.43%) Gatling
2 14 (30.43%) JIRA
2 14 (30.43%) Selenium
3 12 (26.09%) ProC
4 10 (21.74%) Git (software)
4 10 (21.74%) GitLab
5 9 (19.57%) Maven
6 7 (15.22%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (10.87%) Bitbucket
7 5 (10.87%) Eclipse
7 5 (10.87%) JUnit
8 4 (8.70%) Ant
8 4 (8.70%) Grunt
8 4 (8.70%) gulp
8 4 (8.70%) IntelliJ
8 4 (8.70%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (8.70%) Sublime Text
9 2 (4.35%) Artifactory
General
1 8 (17.39%) Banking
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Developer
2 10 (21.74%) Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Test Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) SQL Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Administrator
5 5 (10.87%) QA Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) QA Test Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.70%) Architect
6 4 (8.70%) C Developer
6 4 (8.70%) DevOps Architect
6 4 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) PL/SQL Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Support
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Support Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) XML
2 6 (13.04%) Spring
3 5 (10.87%) AngularJS
3 5 (10.87%) CSS
3 5 (10.87%) EJB
3 5 (10.87%) Gherkin
3 5 (10.87%) Hibernate
3 5 (10.87%) HTML
3 5 (10.87%) HTML5
3 5 (10.87%) J2EE
3 5 (10.87%) jQuery
3 5 (10.87%) JSON
3 5 (10.87%) Node.js
3 5 (10.87%) REST
3 5 (10.87%) Servlets
3 5 (10.87%) SOAP
4 4 (8.70%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (8.70%) J2SE
4 4 (8.70%) Play Framework
5 3 (6.52%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.04%) Private Cloud
3 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (41.30%) Linux
2 16 (34.78%) Windows
3 11 (23.91%) Solaris
4 9 (19.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (15.22%) CentOS
6 5 (10.87%) Debian
7 4 (8.70%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (71.74%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (45.65%) Test Scripting
3 17 (36.96%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (32.61%) Open Source
5 14 (30.43%) Test Automation
6 13 (28.26%) Configuration Management
6 13 (28.26%) DevOps
6 13 (28.26%) Scrum
7 11 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (21.74%) Customer Requirements
9 9 (19.57%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (17.39%) Incident Management
10 8 (17.39%) ITIL
11 7 (15.22%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (15.22%) Software Delivery
11 7 (15.22%) Technical Architecture
12 6 (13.04%) Analytics
13 4 (8.70%) Lean Software Development
13 4 (8.70%) Microservices
14 3 (6.52%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (63.04%) SQL
2 16 (34.78%) Perl
3 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 13 (28.26%) Korn
4 13 (28.26%) PL/SQL
5 12 (26.09%) C
6 7 (15.22%) Java
7 6 (13.04%) Python
8 5 (10.87%) Bash Shell
9 4 (8.70%) C#
9 4 (8.70%) Groovy
9 4 (8.70%) Haskell
9 4 (8.70%) Ruby
9 4 (8.70%) Scala
10 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
11 1 (2.17%) ABAP
11 1 (2.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) ISEB
1 9 (19.57%) ISTQB
1 9 (19.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (8.70%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) Master's Degree
4 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (41.30%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Docker
2 5 (10.87%) KVM
2 5 (10.87%) Xen
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Flume
3 1 (2.17%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (30.43%) Puppet
2 11 (23.91%) Ansible
3 9 (19.57%) Terraform
4 5 (10.87%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (8.70%) Grafana
5 4 (8.70%) Kibana
6 3 (6.52%) ZABBIX
7 2 (4.35%) Check_MK
7 2 (4.35%) Consul
7 2 (4.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 29 (63.04%) Oracle
2 6 (13.04%) Dynatrace
3 4 (8.70%) Adobe
3 4 (8.70%) Google
3 4 (8.70%) webMethods
4 3 (6.52%) Cisco
4 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.17%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.17%) Hortonworks
5 1 (2.17%) Pega
5 1 (2.17%) SAP
5 1 (2.17%) Solace