The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 4 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Contract jobs citing Linux 138 26 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 17.81% 7.10% 5.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.79% 29.21% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 17 6
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£475 £225 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+111.11% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £163 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.33%
Linux
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Operating Systems Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
227 89 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 29.29% 24.32% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 60 17
Average daily rate £450 £273 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.13% -4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £163 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £400 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 3
Average hourly rate £37.00 £11.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+236.36% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.64 £8.87 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £31.00 £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Linux
Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 115 (59.90%) Java
2 75 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (33.85%) Oracle
4 63 (32.81%) HTML
5 60 (31.25%) Jenkins
6 55 (28.65%) Open Source
6 55 (28.65%) UNIX
7 53 (27.60%) SQL
8 51 (26.56%) Security Cleared
9 48 (25.00%) Python
10 46 (23.96%) Puppet
11 44 (22.92%) MongoDB
12 43 (22.40%) Opscode Chef
12 43 (22.40%) Continuous Integration
13 41 (21.35%) Configuration Management
14 40 (20.83%) TCP/IP
14 40 (20.83%) VMware
15 39 (20.31%) WebSphere
16 38 (19.79%) Ruby
16 38 (19.79%) SSL
16 38 (19.79%) VMware Infrastructure
17 37 (19.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 37 (19.27%) J2EE
17 37 (19.27%) JavaScript
17 37 (19.27%) CSS
17 37 (19.27%) JSON
18 33 (17.19%) Red Hat
18 33 (17.19%) .NET
18 33 (17.19%) HTTP
18 33 (17.19%) Django

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 39 (20.31%) WebSphere
2 31 (16.15%) WebLogic
3 29 (15.10%) Apache
4 27 (14.06%) JBoss
5 25 (13.02%) Confluence
6 24 (12.50%) Tomcat
6 24 (12.50%) Jetty
7 18 (9.38%) nginx
7 18 (9.38%) WebSphere Application Server
8 17 (8.85%) IIS
9 16 (8.33%) Node.js
10 9 (4.69%) AquaLogic
11 6 (3.13%) Drupal
12 5 (2.60%) FileNet
13 4 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (2.08%) OpenStack
14 3 (1.56%) SAS
15 2 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
16 1 (0.52%) Tuxedo
16 1 (0.52%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (1.56%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.04%) MS Office
3 1 (0.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 27 (14.06%) Cloud Computing
2 25 (13.02%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (10.42%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (10.42%) Google Cloud Platform
4 19 (9.90%) Google App Engine
5 7 (3.65%) GitHub
6 6 (3.13%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.56%) PaaS
7 3 (1.56%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (20.83%) TCP/IP
2 38 (19.79%) SSL
3 33 (17.19%) HTTP
4 24 (12.50%) FTP
5 19 (9.90%) LDAP
6 17 (8.85%) DNS
7 16 (8.33%) DHCP
7 16 (8.33%) IPsec
8 9 (4.69%) Internet
9 8 (4.17%) 3G
9 8 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (4.17%) 4G
10 7 (3.65%) SNMP
11 6 (3.13%) SSH
12 5 (2.60%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (2.60%) Network Security
13 4 (2.08%) Intranet
14 3 (1.56%) SAN
15 2 (1.04%) Firewall
16 1 (0.52%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (22.92%) MongoDB
2 30 (15.63%) NoSQL
3 27 (14.06%) Relational Database
4 26 (13.54%) Oracle Database
5 16 (8.33%) MySQL
6 14 (7.29%) Oracle Reports
7 12 (6.25%) SQL Server
8 8 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (1.56%) SQLPlus
11 3 (1.56%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (1.04%) PowerCenter
12 2 (1.04%) Redis
13 1 (0.52%) Big Data
13 1 (0.52%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.52%) Sybase ASE
13 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 60 (31.25%) Jenkins
2 25 (13.02%) JIRA
2 25 (13.02%) Selenium
3 17 (8.85%) Git (software)
3 17 (8.85%) Ant
4 10 (5.21%) Cucumber
5 9 (4.69%) Subversion
6 7 (3.65%) SoapUI
7 5 (2.60%) GitLab
8 3 (1.56%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.56%) JMeter
8 3 (1.56%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.56%) Toad
9 2 (1.04%) HP UFT
9 2 (1.04%) FishEye
9 2 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.04%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.04%) Facilita Forecast
9 2 (1.04%) LoadUI
10 1 (0.52%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 19 (9.90%) Finance
2 3 (1.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.52%) Back Office
3 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.52%) Games
3 1 (0.52%) Banking
3 1 (0.52%) German Language
Job Titles
1 45 (23.44%) Developer
2 34 (17.71%) Architect
3 22 (11.46%) Technical Architect
4 19 (9.90%) Java Developer
5 16 (8.33%) Digital Architect
6 12 (6.25%) Senior Architect
7 11 (5.73%) Senior Technical Architect
8 10 (5.21%) Linux Support
8 10 (5.21%) Support Engineer
8 10 (5.21%) Digital Technical Architect
9 8 (4.17%) Scala Developer
9 8 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (4.17%) Administrator
10 7 (3.65%) Senior Developer
10 7 (3.65%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (3.65%) Senior Digital Architect
11 6 (3.13%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
11 6 (3.13%) AWS Developer
11 6 (3.13%) Consultant
11 6 (3.13%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (32.81%) HTML
2 37 (19.27%) J2EE
2 37 (19.27%) CSS
2 37 (19.27%) JSON
3 33 (17.19%) Django
3 33 (17.19%) .NET
4 32 (16.67%) HTML5
5 31 (16.15%) SOAP
6 30 (15.63%) RESTful
7 28 (14.58%) Web Services
8 24 (12.50%) Servlets
9 22 (11.46%) Spring
10 18 (9.38%) XML
11 14 (7.29%) Middleware
12 12 (6.25%) Play Framework
13 10 (5.21%) JNDI
13 10 (5.21%) Java EE
13 10 (5.21%) XHTML
13 10 (5.21%) JMS
13 10 (5.21%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.85%) Clustering
2 16 (8.33%) Social Media
3 14 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (6.77%) DataPower
5 11 (5.73%) User Experience
5 11 (5.73%) Mainframe
6 8 (4.17%) IBM Mainframe
7 7 (3.65%) Visualisation
8 6 (3.13%) Data Integration
9 5 (2.60%) Client/Server
10 4 (2.08%) Private Cloud
11 3 (1.56%) Statistics
12 2 (1.04%) Management Information System
12 2 (1.04%) Data Centre
12 2 (1.04%) Data Structures
12 2 (1.04%) Performance Metrics
13 1 (0.52%) Replication
13 1 (0.52%) PMI
13 1 (0.52%) Thin Client
13 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 55 (28.65%) UNIX
2 37 (19.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (14.06%) Solaris
4 24 (12.50%) Windows
5 19 (9.90%) AIX
6 17 (8.85%) Mac OS X
7 9 (4.69%) Mac OS
8 8 (4.17%) VME
8 8 (4.17%) zOS
9 3 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.56%) CentOS
9 3 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.04%) Fedora
10 2 (1.04%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.52%) HPUX
11 1 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (28.65%) Open Source
3 43 (22.40%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (21.35%) Configuration Management
5 27 (14.06%) DevOps
6 26 (13.54%) Problem Management
7 22 (11.46%) ITIL
8 21 (10.94%) Microservices
9 20 (10.42%) TDD
10 19 (9.90%) Service Management
11 17 (8.85%) Change Control
12 16 (8.33%) Web Development
13 14 (7.29%) SOA
14 13 (6.77%) Scrum
15 12 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
16 11 (5.73%) Web Design
16 11 (5.73%) Root Cause Analysis
17 10 (5.21%) High Availability
17 10 (5.21%) Kanban
17 10 (5.21%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 115 (59.90%) Java
2 53 (27.60%) SQL
3 48 (25.00%) Python
4 38 (19.79%) Ruby
5 37 (19.27%) JavaScript
6 31 (16.15%) Scala
7 28 (14.58%) Shell Script
8 27 (14.06%) Perl
9 25 (13.02%) Bash Shell
10 18 (9.38%) VB
11 17 (8.85%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 14 (7.29%) PHP
13 12 (6.25%) PL/SQL
14 9 (4.69%) ActionScript
15 7 (3.65%) Groovy
16 5 (2.60%) C++
16 5 (2.60%) COBOL
17 3 (1.56%) C#
18 2 (1.04%) C
18 2 (1.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 51 (26.56%) Security Cleared
2 32 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.13%) RHCE
4 3 (1.56%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.04%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.04%) Degree
6 1 (0.52%) OCAJ
6 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.52%) MCSA
6 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.52%) OCP
6 1 (0.52%) OCA
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.85%) SLA
2 2 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 38 (19.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (8.33%) Xen
3 10 (5.21%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 8 (4.17%) vCloud
5 6 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.56%) QEMU
6 3 (1.56%) KVM
7 2 (1.04%) vSphere
7 2 (1.04%) VirtualBox
7 2 (1.04%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.52%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.52%) qmail
8 1 (0.52%) Postfix
8 1 (0.52%) Varnish
8 1 (0.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 46 (23.96%) Puppet
2 43 (22.40%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (6.77%) Tivoli
4 7 (3.65%) OpenView
5 4 (2.08%) Data Guard
5 4 (2.08%) Ansible
5 4 (2.08%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.04%) logstash
6 2 (1.04%) yum
6 2 (1.04%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (1.04%) SCOM
6 2 (1.04%) MOM
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.52%) systemd
7 1 (0.52%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 65 (33.85%) Oracle
2 40 (20.83%) VMware
3 33 (17.19%) Red Hat
4 30 (15.63%) HP
5 29 (15.10%) Informatica
6 21 (10.94%) Google
7 19 (9.90%) Microsoft
8 18 (9.38%) IBM
9 8 (4.17%) CA
10 6 (3.13%) Axway
10 6 (3.13%) Siebel
11 5 (2.60%) Sun
12 4 (2.08%) Rackspace
12 4 (2.08%) SaltStack
13 3 (1.56%) 3PAR
14 2 (1.04%) Splunk
14 2 (1.04%) SAP
15 1 (0.52%) Cisco
15 1 (0.52%) Sybase
15 1 (0.52%) EnterpriseDB
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