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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 12 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing Linux 79 38 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 11.72% 11.45% 7.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.47% 35.85% 41.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 24 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £263 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.90% -19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £199 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £359 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -16.00%
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
186 106 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 27.60% 31.93% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 74 14
Average daily rate £350 £273 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.44% -0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £390 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 6
Average hourly rate £21.50 £11.00 £10.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.45% +3.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £28.75 £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 28 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 75 (63.03%) Java
2 42 (35.29%) Oracle
3 40 (33.61%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (31.93%) Open Source
5 37 (31.09%) Puppet
6 36 (30.25%) Opscode Chef
6 36 (30.25%) SQL
7 35 (29.41%) WebLogic
8 34 (28.57%) Python
8 34 (28.57%) Informatica
8 34 (28.57%) Security Cleared
8 34 (28.57%) Jenkins
9 33 (27.73%) UNIX
10 32 (26.89%) HTML
10 32 (26.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 30 (25.21%) Red Hat
12 29 (24.37%) Ruby
12 29 (24.37%) MongoDB
13 28 (23.53%) Scala
14 27 (22.69%) SC Cleared
14 27 (22.69%) J2EE
15 26 (21.85%) Relational Database
16 24 (20.17%) Configuration Management
16 24 (20.17%) Shell Script
16 24 (20.17%) Web Services
17 23 (19.33%) ITIL
17 23 (19.33%) LDAP
17 23 (19.33%) HP
17 23 (19.33%) RESTful
17 23 (19.33%) JSON

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 35 (29.41%) WebLogic
2 22 (18.49%) Confluence
3 14 (11.76%) JBoss
4 13 (10.92%) WebSphere
5 11 (9.24%) AquaLogic
6 8 (6.72%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (6.72%) Apache
7 6 (5.04%) Tomcat
7 6 (5.04%) nginx
8 5 (4.20%) Jetty
8 5 (4.20%) IIS
8 5 (4.20%) FileNet
9 4 (3.36%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (2.52%) OpenStack
11 2 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.84%) CMS
12 1 (0.84%) Zope
12 1 (0.84%) Plone
12 1 (0.84%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 3 (2.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.92%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (4.20%) Google App Engine
4 5 (4.20%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.52%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.84%) PaaS
6 1 (0.84%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (19.33%) LDAP
2 17 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 12 (10.08%) SSL
4 11 (9.24%) HTTP
5 7 (5.88%) DNS
6 5 (4.20%) DHCP
6 5 (4.20%) FTP
6 5 (4.20%) IPsec
6 5 (4.20%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (3.36%) Network Security
8 3 (2.52%) SAN
9 2 (1.68%) Firewall
10 1 (0.84%) VPN
10 1 (0.84%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (0.84%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.84%) Converged Networks
10 1 (0.84%) VLAN
10 1 (0.84%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (24.37%) MongoDB
2 26 (21.85%) Relational Database
3 22 (18.49%) NoSQL
4 18 (15.13%) Oracle Database
5 13 (10.92%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (5.88%) MySQL
6 7 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (4.20%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.68%) PowerCenter
8 2 (1.68%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.84%) Sybase ASE
9 1 (0.84%) Big Data
9 1 (0.84%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 34 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 22 (18.49%) JIRA
2 22 (18.49%) Selenium
3 21 (17.65%) Ant
4 10 (8.40%) Cucumber
5 9 (7.56%) Subversion
6 6 (5.04%) Git (software)
7 4 (3.36%) LoadRunner
7 4 (3.36%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.52%) JMeter
8 3 (2.52%) HP UFT
8 3 (2.52%) Facilita Forecast
9 2 (1.68%) LoadUI
9 2 (1.68%) NUnit
9 2 (1.68%) ClearCase
9 2 (1.68%) Rational Rose
9 2 (1.68%) CppUnit
9 2 (1.68%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.68%) GoogleTest
9 2 (1.68%) NeoLoad
General
1 16 (13.45%) Finance
2 3 (2.52%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.84%) Games
4 1 (0.84%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (21.01%) Architect
2 18 (15.13%) Developer
3 16 (13.45%) Digital Architect
4 14 (11.76%) Technical Architect
5 10 (8.40%) Administrator
5 10 (8.40%) Senior Architect
5 10 (8.40%) Digital Technical Architect
6 9 (7.56%) Senior Technical Architect
7 7 (5.88%) Consultant
7 7 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (5.88%) Senior Digital Architect
8 6 (5.04%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
8 6 (5.04%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (4.20%) Informatica Developer
9 5 (4.20%) Analyst
9 5 (4.20%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.20%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.20%) Scala Developer
9 5 (4.20%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (3.36%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (26.89%) HTML
2 27 (22.69%) J2EE
3 24 (20.17%) Web Services
4 23 (19.33%) JSON
4 23 (19.33%) Django
4 23 (19.33%) RESTful
4 23 (19.33%) HTML5
5 22 (18.49%) Spring
6 20 (16.81%) SOAP
7 16 (13.45%) Middleware
8 12 (10.08%) JNDI
8 12 (10.08%) JMS
8 12 (10.08%) JDBC
8 12 (10.08%) Play Framework
9 8 (6.72%) Software Packaging
9 8 (6.72%) WebSphere MQ
9 8 (6.72%) CSS
10 6 (5.04%) .NET
11 5 (4.20%) Servlets
12 3 (2.52%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.08%) Clustering
2 11 (9.24%) User Experience
3 10 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.72%) Social Media
5 7 (5.88%) DataPower
6 6 (5.04%) Private Cloud
7 5 (4.20%) Visualisation
7 5 (4.20%) Data Integration
7 5 (4.20%) Client/Server
7 5 (4.20%) Mainframe
8 3 (2.52%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (1.68%) Derivative
9 2 (1.68%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (1.68%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.84%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.84%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (27.73%) UNIX
2 32 (26.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (12.61%) AIX
4 14 (11.76%) Windows
5 8 (6.72%) VME
6 6 (5.04%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.52%) CentOS
7 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.68%) zOS
8 2 (1.68%) Solaris
9 1 (0.84%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.84%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (33.61%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (31.93%) Open Source
3 24 (20.17%) Configuration Management
4 23 (19.33%) ITIL
4 23 (19.33%) Problem Management
5 21 (17.65%) Service Management
6 16 (13.45%) SOA
7 14 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (11.76%) DevOps
8 13 (10.92%) Root Cause Analysis
9 12 (10.08%) High Availability
9 12 (10.08%) Web Development
10 11 (9.24%) Scrum
10 11 (9.24%) TDD
11 10 (8.40%) Business Analysis
11 10 (8.40%) Change Control
11 10 (8.40%) Kanban
12 8 (6.72%) Mentoring
12 8 (6.72%) Microservices
13 6 (5.04%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 75 (63.03%) Java
2 36 (30.25%) SQL
3 34 (28.57%) Python
4 29 (24.37%) Ruby
5 28 (23.53%) Scala
6 24 (20.17%) Shell Script
7 21 (17.65%) Bash Shell
8 19 (15.97%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 15 (12.61%) PL/SQL
10 14 (11.76%) Perl
11 9 (7.56%) JavaScript
12 5 (4.20%) COBOL
12 5 (4.20%) VB
13 4 (3.36%) C
13 4 (3.36%) C++
14 3 (2.52%) PHP
15 2 (1.68%) VBA
16 1 (0.84%) Go
16 1 (0.84%) Korn
Qualifications
1 34 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 27 (22.69%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.52%) Degree
4 2 (1.68%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.68%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.84%) OCAJ
5 1 (0.84%) MCSA
5 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.84%) OCP
5 1 (0.84%) OCA
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.84%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (15.97%) SLA
2 3 (2.52%) QA
System Software
1 9 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.88%) vCloud
3 5 (4.20%) Xen
4 3 (2.52%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (2.52%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.68%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (1.68%) QEMU
5 2 (1.68%) KVM
6 1 (0.84%) Docker
6 1 (0.84%) NFS
6 1 (0.84%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.84%) qmail
6 1 (0.84%) Postfix
6 1 (0.84%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 37 (31.09%) Puppet
2 36 (30.25%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (6.72%) OpenView
4 3 (2.52%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.68%) Ansible
6 1 (0.84%) systemd
6 1 (0.84%) MOM
6 1 (0.84%) SCOM
6 1 (0.84%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.84%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.84%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 42 (35.29%) Oracle
2 34 (28.57%) Informatica
3 30 (25.21%) Red Hat
4 23 (19.33%) HP
5 14 (11.76%) IBM
6 10 (8.40%) VMware
7 8 (6.72%) Axway
7 8 (6.72%) Siebel
8 6 (5.04%) Google
9 5 (4.20%) Microsoft
9 5 (4.20%) Sun
10 3 (2.52%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.68%) CA
12 1 (0.84%) Cisco
12 1 (0.84%) Sybase
12 1 (0.84%) SAP
12 1 (0.84%) EnterpriseDB
12 1 (0.84%) Micro Focus
12 1 (0.84%) BT
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