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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 2 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing Linux 190 84 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 25.92% 13.10% 11.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.63% 58.74% 47.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 53 28
Median daily rate £340 £410 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% +24.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £53.50 £28.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.07% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +6.94%

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
294 143 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 40.11% 22.31% 24.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 83 65
Median daily rate £335 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £533 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 8 2
Median hourly rate £22.50 £24.43 £10.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.88% +139.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Linux 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Linux.

1 220 (53.27%) Unix
2 172 (41.65%) Windows
3 153 (37.05%) DevOps
4 137 (33.17%) Oracle
5 133 (32.20%) ITIL
6 129 (31.23%) Agile Software Development
7 128 (30.99%) AIX
8 125 (30.27%) Security Cleared
9 124 (30.02%) SQL
10 120 (29.06%) Red Hat
11 102 (24.70%) Open Source
12 101 (24.46%) HP
13 99 (23.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 96 (23.24%) SC Cleared
15 91 (22.03%) TCP/IP
16 83 (20.10%) Windows Server
17 82 (19.85%) Java
17 82 (19.85%) Perl
18 77 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
19 75 (18.16%) Microsoft
19 75 (18.16%) Change Management
20 74 (17.92%) Solaris
21 71 (17.19%) Puppet
22 70 (16.95%) SaaS
22 70 (16.95%) WebLogic
23 65 (15.74%) PaaS
23 65 (15.74%) IaaS
24 63 (15.25%) Configuration Management
25 61 (14.77%) Clustering
25 61 (14.77%) Problem Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 70 (16.95%) WebLogic
2 57 (13.80%) JBoss
2 57 (13.80%) WebSphere
3 43 (10.41%) Apache
4 38 (9.20%) Tomcat
5 32 (7.75%) Oracle Application Server
6 27 (6.54%) iPlanet
7 23 (5.57%) Confluence
8 19 (4.60%) IIS
8 19 (4.60%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (1.94%) FileNet
9 8 (1.94%) Oracle Workflow
9 8 (1.94%) SAS
10 6 (1.45%) Jetty
10 6 (1.45%) Mongrel
10 6 (1.45%) nginx
10 6 (1.45%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.97%) CMS
11 4 (0.97%) Drupal
11 4 (0.97%) WildFly
Applications
1 57 (13.80%) MS Excel
2 44 (10.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (4.60%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 13 (3.15%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.69%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (0.97%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 70 (16.95%) SaaS
2 65 (15.74%) IaaS
2 65 (15.74%) PaaS
3 38 (9.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (3.63%) HP Helion
6 9 (2.18%) GitHub
7 6 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.45%) Google App Engine
7 6 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (1.21%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.48%) DigitalOcean
9 2 (0.48%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.48%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 91 (22.03%) TCP/IP
2 41 (9.93%) Firewall
2 41 (9.93%) LDAP
3 37 (8.96%) DNS
4 25 (6.05%) HTTP
5 24 (5.81%) SAN
6 22 (5.33%) SSL
7 21 (5.08%) DHCP
8 12 (2.91%) iSCSI
9 9 (2.18%) Network Security
10 8 (1.94%) Internet
10 8 (1.94%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (1.94%) OpenLDAP
10 8 (1.94%) SSH
11 6 (1.45%) FTP
11 6 (1.45%) IPsec
11 6 (1.45%) NAS
11 6 (1.45%) WAN
12 5 (1.21%) HTTPS
13 3 (0.73%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (10.65%) SQL Server
2 37 (8.96%) Oracle Database
3 24 (5.81%) DB2
4 23 (5.57%) MongoDB
5 21 (5.08%) BusinessObjects
6 19 (4.60%) Oracle Reports
6 19 (4.60%) Relational Database
7 17 (4.12%) MySQL
8 13 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (2.66%) Ingres
9 11 (2.66%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (1.94%) NoSQL
12 7 (1.69%) RDBMS
13 6 (1.45%) BODI
13 6 (1.45%) Oracle Database 12c
14 3 (0.73%) Oracle OLAP
14 3 (0.73%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 3 (0.73%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 57 (13.80%) Jenkins
2 50 (12.11%) Git (software)
3 23 (5.57%) JIRA
4 20 (4.84%) GCC
4 20 (4.84%) GDB
5 15 (3.63%) Sonatype Nexus
6 13 (3.15%) Subversion
7 11 (2.66%) Selenium
7 11 (2.66%) Travis CI
8 10 (2.42%) Cucumber
8 10 (2.42%) GitLab
9 9 (2.18%) Oracle Forms
10 7 (1.69%) StarTeam
11 6 (1.45%) ClearCase
11 6 (1.45%) JUnit
11 6 (1.45%) Oracle APEX
12 4 (0.97%) CA Gen
12 4 (0.97%) Hudson
12 4 (0.97%) Log4j
13 3 (0.73%) Maven
General
1 10 (2.42%) Banking
2 7 (1.69%) Finance
3 1 (0.24%) Games
3 1 (0.24%) German Language
3 1 (0.24%) Law
3 1 (0.24%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (13.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 48 (11.62%) Administrator
3 41 (9.93%) Developer
4 35 (8.47%) Architect
5 31 (7.51%) Linux Engineer
6 27 (6.54%) DBA
7 25 (6.05%) Operations Engineer
8 24 (5.81%) Support Engineer
9 21 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 21 (5.08%) Systems Administrator
10 19 (4.60%) Oracle DBA
11 17 (4.12%) Automation Engineer
11 17 (4.12%) Unix Engineer
12 16 (3.87%) Analyst
12 16 (3.87%) Linux Administrator
13 15 (3.63%) Cloud Engineer
13 15 (3.63%) Support Analyst
14 14 (3.39%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 13 (3.15%) Operations Analyst
15 13 (3.15%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (8.23%) J2EE
2 28 (6.78%) Software Packaging
3 25 (6.05%) REST
4 23 (5.57%) HTML
4 23 (5.57%) Middleware
5 20 (4.84%) Spring
6 19 (4.60%) JSON
6 19 (4.60%) WebSphere MQ
7 18 (4.36%) .NET
8 17 (4.12%) CSS
9 14 (3.39%) Ajax
9 14 (3.39%) SOAP
9 14 (3.39%) Web Services
10 11 (2.66%) Ruby on Rails
11 10 (2.42%) CSS3
11 10 (2.42%) Django
11 10 (2.42%) HTML5
11 10 (2.42%) Play Framework
11 10 (2.42%) XML
12 9 (2.18%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 77 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (14.77%) Clustering
3 22 (5.33%) Mainframe
4 20 (4.84%) Tandem
5 16 (3.87%) Management Information System
6 15 (3.63%) Public Cloud
7 11 (2.66%) Data Centre
8 10 (2.42%) IBM Mainframe
9 8 (1.94%) DataPower
9 8 (1.94%) Private Cloud
10 7 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.21%) User Experience
12 4 (0.97%) Computer Science
13 3 (0.73%) PKI
14 2 (0.48%) Replication
15 1 (0.24%) AS400
15 1 (0.24%) CESG
15 1 (0.24%) CESG CLAS
15 1 (0.24%) Device Driver
15 1 (0.24%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 220 (53.27%) Unix
2 172 (41.65%) Windows
3 128 (30.99%) AIX
4 99 (23.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 83 (20.10%) Windows Server
6 74 (17.92%) Solaris
7 46 (11.14%) HPUX
8 39 (9.44%) Windows XP
9 32 (7.75%) Windows 2000
10 22 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (4.36%) zOS
12 14 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (3.15%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (2.66%) SUSE
15 10 (2.42%) CentOS
15 10 (2.42%) MVS
16 7 (1.69%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.97%) Windows 7
18 3 (0.73%) VME
18 3 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (37.05%) DevOps
2 133 (32.20%) ITIL
3 129 (31.23%) Agile Software Development
4 102 (24.70%) Open Source
5 75 (18.16%) Change Management
6 63 (15.25%) Configuration Management
7 61 (14.77%) Problem Management
8 55 (13.32%) PRINCE2
9 54 (13.08%) Data Management
10 52 (12.59%) High Availability
11 40 (9.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 38 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
13 37 (8.96%) OO
13 37 (8.96%) Service Management
14 36 (8.72%) ITSM
15 35 (8.47%) Change Control
16 29 (7.02%) Load Balancing
17 28 (6.78%) Migration
17 28 (6.78%) Release Management
18 24 (5.81%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 124 (30.02%) SQL
2 82 (19.85%) Java
2 82 (19.85%) Perl
3 51 (12.35%) Shell Script
4 40 (9.69%) VB
5 33 (7.99%) Python
6 29 (7.02%) Ruby
7 28 (6.78%) PowerShell
8 26 (6.30%) C
9 25 (6.05%) JavaScript
10 23 (5.57%) C#
11 21 (5.08%) C++
12 19 (4.60%) Scala
13 14 (3.39%) Korn
13 14 (3.39%) PL/SQL
14 11 (2.66%) PHP
15 10 (2.42%) Bash Shell
16 8 (1.94%) Jython
17 6 (1.45%) C-shell
18 3 (0.73%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 125 (30.27%) Security Cleared
2 96 (23.24%) SC Cleared
3 32 (7.75%) BPSS Clearance
4 16 (3.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (3.63%) DV Cleared
6 14 (3.39%) MCSA
7 13 (3.15%) Degree
8 12 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (2.91%) MCSE
9 11 (2.66%) RHCE
10 2 (0.48%) CCNA
10 2 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.48%) IBM Certification
11 1 (0.24%) CCA
11 1 (0.24%) CCNP
11 1 (0.24%) CISSP
11 1 (0.24%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.24%) ISEB
11 1 (0.24%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.24%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (9.20%) SLA
2 15 (3.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (2.66%) QA
4 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.24%) WAI
4 1 (0.24%) WCAG
System Software
1 46 (11.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (8.96%) Active Directory
3 25 (6.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 16 (3.87%) Docker
4 16 (3.87%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (3.63%) vSphere
6 12 (2.91%) KVM
7 11 (2.66%) NFS
8 8 (1.94%) LXC
8 8 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (1.94%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 8 (1.94%) Xen
9 6 (1.45%) Samba
10 4 (0.97%) Oracle Clusterware
11 2 (0.48%) Firmware
11 2 (0.48%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.48%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.24%) vCloud
12 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 71 (17.19%) Puppet
2 52 (12.59%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (8.23%) Ansible
4 31 (7.51%) HP SiteScope
5 29 (7.02%) Tivoli
6 12 (2.91%) MOM
7 10 (2.42%) Data Guard
8 9 (2.18%) EMC NetWorker
9 8 (1.94%) ZABBIX
10 7 (1.69%) Control-M
10 7 (1.69%) Oracle RMAN
11 5 (1.21%) BladeLogic
11 5 (1.21%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 5 (1.21%) Nagios
11 5 (1.21%) SCOrch
12 4 (0.97%) Terraform
13 3 (0.73%) OpenNMS
13 3 (0.73%) Zenoss
14 2 (0.48%) Dollar Universe
14 2 (0.48%) SCOM
Vendors
1 137 (33.17%) Oracle
2 120 (29.06%) Red Hat
3 101 (24.46%) HP
4 75 (18.16%) Microsoft
5 49 (11.86%) VMware
6 48 (11.62%) IBM
7 41 (9.93%) Sun
8 38 (9.20%) Cisco
9 33 (7.99%) F5
10 30 (7.26%) CA
11 26 (6.30%) Veritas
12 19 (4.60%) Axway
12 19 (4.60%) Informatica
12 19 (4.60%) Siebel
13 14 (3.39%) TIBCO
14 13 (3.15%) BMC
15 11 (2.66%) Citrix
15 11 (2.66%) Google
16 10 (2.42%) Atlassian
16 10 (2.42%) EMC
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