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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 8 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 85 0 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 15.02% - 6.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.59% - 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 0 15
Average daily rate
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£385 - £253
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 - £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 - £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -2.66%
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
195 24 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 34.45% 17.14% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 17 22
Average daily rate £350 £286 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.37% +13.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £150 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £394 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 8
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014, 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 78 (63.41%) Java
2 68 (55.28%) UNIX
3 50 (40.65%) WebLogic
4 44 (35.77%) Oracle
5 42 (34.15%) SQL
6 41 (33.33%) Red Hat
7 39 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (30.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 36 (29.27%) Ruby
9 36 (29.27%) Scala
10 35 (28.46%) HTML
10 35 (28.46%) Python
11 34 (27.64%) Windows
12 31 (25.20%) Relational Database
13 29 (23.58%) RESTful
14 26 (21.14%) HTML5
14 26 (21.14%) Security Cleared
14 26 (21.14%) JSON
14 26 (21.14%) Configuration Management
15 25 (20.33%) PL/SQL
16 23 (18.70%) HP
16 23 (18.70%) Web Development
16 23 (18.70%) Open Source
17 22 (17.89%) Oracle Database
17 22 (17.89%) Mentoring
18 21 (17.07%) SC Cleared
18 21 (17.07%) Middleware
19 20 (16.26%) Subversion
19 20 (16.26%) Firewall
19 20 (16.26%) Git (software)

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 50 (40.65%) WebLogic
2 19 (15.45%) JBoss
3 16 (13.01%) Confluence
4 15 (12.20%) SAS
5 13 (10.57%) AquaLogic
6 7 (5.69%) WebSphere
7 5 (4.07%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (2.44%) Documentum
8 3 (2.44%) FileNet
8 3 (2.44%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (2.44%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (1.63%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.26%) Firewall
2 17 (13.82%) LDAP
2 17 (13.82%) HTTP
3 13 (10.57%) DNS
4 10 (8.13%) SAN
5 9 (7.32%) OpenLDAP
6 7 (5.69%) SSH
7 5 (4.07%) SSL
8 4 (3.25%) LAN
8 4 (3.25%) WAN
8 4 (3.25%) DHCP
8 4 (3.25%) VPN
9 2 (1.63%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.81%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (25.20%) Relational Database
2 22 (17.89%) Oracle Database
3 15 (12.20%) MongoDB
3 15 (12.20%) NoSQL
4 9 (7.32%) SQL Server
5 6 (4.88%) BusinessObjects XI
6 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.25%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.44%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.63%) MySQL
8 2 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (16.26%) Subversion
1 20 (16.26%) Git (software)
2 18 (14.63%) Jenkins
3 16 (13.01%) JIRA
4 15 (12.20%) Selenium
4 15 (12.20%) PVCS
5 5 (4.07%) Ant
6 4 (3.25%) JUnit
7 1 (0.81%) Maven
General
1 15 (12.20%) Finance
2 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.81%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (21.14%) Developer
2 17 (13.82%) Architect
3 12 (9.76%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (8.94%) UNIX Engineer
5 10 (8.13%) Lead Architect
5 10 (8.13%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 10 (8.13%) Digital Architect
5 10 (8.13%) Support Engineer
5 10 (8.13%) Software Engineer
6 9 (7.32%) Analyst
6 9 (7.32%) Senior Developer
6 9 (7.32%) Support Analyst
6 9 (7.32%) Applications Support
7 8 (6.50%) UNIX Support
7 8 (6.50%) Lead Software Engineer
8 7 (5.69%) Consultant
9 6 (4.88%) Java Developer
9 6 (4.88%) Software Support Engineer
10 5 (4.07%) Linux Support
10 5 (4.07%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (28.46%) HTML
2 29 (23.58%) RESTful
3 26 (21.14%) HTML5
3 26 (21.14%) JSON
4 21 (17.07%) Middleware
5 19 (15.45%) CSS
6 16 (13.01%) Spring
6 16 (13.01%) Django
7 13 (10.57%) Java EE
8 12 (9.76%) Web Services
8 12 (9.76%) REST
9 11 (8.94%) CSS3
9 11 (8.94%) Ajax
10 9 (7.32%) J2EE
11 8 (6.50%) SOAP
12 5 (4.07%) JMS
12 5 (4.07%) JDBC
12 5 (4.07%) WebSphere MQ
12 5 (4.07%) JNDI
13 3 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.70%) Open Source
2 19 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (11.38%) Visualisation
4 5 (4.07%) Clustering
5 4 (3.25%) Statistics
5 4 (3.25%) Thin Client
5 4 (3.25%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.63%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.81%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.81%) DataPower
7 1 (0.81%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 68 (55.28%) UNIX
2 38 (30.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 34 (27.64%) Windows
4 19 (15.45%) Mac OS X
5 13 (10.57%) Windows XP
6 10 (8.13%) AIX
7 6 (4.88%) HPUX
8 4 (3.25%) Solaris
9 2 (1.63%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.63%) VME
9 2 (1.63%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (21.14%) Configuration Management
3 23 (18.70%) Web Development
4 22 (17.89%) Mentoring
5 18 (14.63%) Scrum
6 16 (13.01%) SOA
7 15 (12.20%) Web Design
7 15 (12.20%) Responsive Web Design
8 13 (10.57%) Software Engineering
9 11 (8.94%) Automated Testing
9 11 (8.94%) ITIL
10 9 (7.32%) Service Management
10 9 (7.32%) Line Management
11 7 (5.69%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (5.69%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (5.69%) Problem Management
12 6 (4.88%) High Availability
12 6 (4.88%) Workflow
13 5 (4.07%) TDD
13 5 (4.07%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 78 (63.41%) Java
2 42 (34.15%) SQL
3 36 (29.27%) Ruby
3 36 (29.27%) Scala
4 35 (28.46%) Python
5 25 (20.33%) PL/SQL
6 15 (12.20%) Perl
7 14 (11.38%) JavaScript
7 14 (11.38%) C#
8 7 (5.69%) Korn
9 6 (4.88%) Shell Script
9 6 (4.88%) C
10 5 (4.07%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 2 (1.63%) PHP
11 2 (1.63%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 26 (21.14%) Security Cleared
2 21 (17.07%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.63%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) OCP
4 1 (0.81%) OCA
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.81%) Degree
4 1 (0.81%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (12.20%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.69%) NFS
2 7 (5.69%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.25%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.44%) KVM
5 3 (2.44%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 18 (14.63%) Puppet
1 18 (14.63%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (13.01%) OpenView
3 2 (1.63%) Nagios
3 2 (1.63%) OVSD
3 2 (1.63%) Ganglia
3 2 (1.63%) collectd
Vendors
1 44 (35.77%) Oracle
2 41 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 23 (18.70%) HP
4 15 (12.20%) Informatica
5 10 (8.13%) Business Objects
6 6 (4.88%) Siebel
6 6 (4.88%) IBM
7 5 (4.07%) VMware
7 5 (4.07%) Axway
8 4 (3.25%) Citrix
9 3 (2.44%) Sun
9 3 (2.44%) Splunk
10 2 (1.63%) EnterpriseDB
11 1 (0.81%) Google
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