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 27 June 2016 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 9 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing Linux 251 56 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 18.55% 9.84% 12.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.20% 32.94% 38.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 35 34
Median daily rate £310 £338 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.14% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.47% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
657 170 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 48.56% 29.88% 33.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 97 88
Median daily rate £280 £295 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +12.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £125 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 20 9
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.40% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £39.35 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 27 June 2016.

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 27 June 2016, 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.

1 181 (59.54%) Unix
2 142 (46.71%) Oracle
3 138 (45.39%) Windows
4 136 (44.74%) Security Cleared
5 134 (44.08%) HP
6 124 (40.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 123 (40.46%) ITIL
8 118 (38.82%) Red Hat
9 101 (33.22%) AIX
10 99 (32.57%) SC Cleared
11 88 (28.95%) Perl
12 80 (26.32%) SAN
13 78 (25.66%) SQL
14 75 (24.67%) TCP/IP
15 73 (24.01%) Java
16 67 (22.04%) Windows Server
17 66 (21.71%) Shell Script
18 65 (21.38%) Tivoli
19 60 (19.74%) WebLogic
19 60 (19.74%) Solaris
20 58 (19.08%) SLA
21 53 (17.43%) VB
22 52 (17.11%) IBM
23 51 (16.78%) Configuration Management
23 51 (16.78%) Service Delivery
23 51 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
24 50 (16.45%) CA
25 46 (15.13%) HP SiteScope
25 46 (15.13%) BPSS Clearance
26 42 (13.82%) DevOps

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 60 (19.74%) WebLogic
2 38 (12.50%) JBoss
3 27 (8.88%) Apache
4 17 (5.59%) WebSphere
5 15 (4.93%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (3.29%) Confluence
6 10 (3.29%) IIS
7 8 (2.63%) iPlanet
8 7 (2.30%) OpenStack
9 6 (1.97%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (1.64%) nginx
11 4 (1.32%) MQSeries
11 4 (1.32%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.99%) FileNet
12 3 (0.99%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.66%) Jetty
13 2 (0.66%) Oracle Application Server
13 2 (0.66%) WebLogic Portal
14 1 (0.33%) Drupal
14 1 (0.33%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 17 (5.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (3.95%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 4 (1.32%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.30%) IaaS
2 5 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.99%) OpenShift
3 3 (0.99%) PaaS
3 3 (0.99%) SaaS
4 2 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.66%) GitHub
4 2 (0.66%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 80 (26.32%) SAN
2 75 (24.67%) TCP/IP
3 33 (10.86%) DNS
3 33 (10.86%) LDAP
4 24 (7.89%) HTTP
5 21 (6.91%) WAN
6 18 (5.92%) Firewall
6 18 (5.92%) iSCSI
6 18 (5.92%) SSL
7 14 (4.61%) SSH
8 12 (3.95%) Internet
9 8 (2.63%) BIG-IP
9 8 (2.63%) HTTPS
9 8 (2.63%) OpenLDAP
10 6 (1.97%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (1.97%) Network Security
11 5 (1.64%) DHCP
12 4 (1.32%) FTP
13 3 (0.99%) NAS
14 2 (0.66%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (12.83%) DB2
1 39 (12.83%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.95%) Relational Database
3 11 (3.62%) MySQL
3 11 (3.62%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.97%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (1.64%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.66%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.33%) Big Data
8 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.33%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.33%) Redis
8 1 (0.33%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.33%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 16 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 14 (4.61%) JIRA
3 12 (3.95%) HP UFT
3 12 (3.95%) LoadRunner
4 11 (3.62%) Facilita Forecast
4 11 (3.62%) Visual Studio
5 10 (3.29%) StarTeam
6 9 (2.96%) Jenkins
7 8 (2.63%) Subversion
8 6 (1.97%) Ant
8 6 (1.97%) ClearCase
9 4 (1.32%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.32%) Selenium
10 2 (0.66%) CA Gen
10 2 (0.66%) Gradle
10 2 (0.66%) Grunt
10 2 (0.66%) JUnit
10 2 (0.66%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (0.66%) Protractor
10 2 (0.66%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (2.63%) Banking
2 3 (0.99%) Manufacturing
3 2 (0.66%) Finance
4 1 (0.33%) Marketing
4 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (14.47%) Linux Engineer
2 34 (11.18%) Administrator
2 34 (11.18%) Developer
3 31 (10.20%) Linux Administrator
4 29 (9.54%) Unix Engineer
5 27 (8.88%) Support Engineer
6 24 (7.89%) Linux Support
7 21 (6.91%) Consultant
8 18 (5.92%) Java Developer
9 16 (5.26%) Backup Engineer
9 16 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
9 16 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
10 15 (4.93%) Unix Linux Engineer
11 14 (4.61%) Analyst
12 13 (4.28%) Linux Support Engineer
13 12 (3.95%) Technical Engineer
14 11 (3.62%) Architect
15 10 (3.29%) 3rd Line Support
15 10 (3.29%) Storage Engineer
16 8 (2.63%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.59%) HTML
2 15 (4.93%) J2EE
3 14 (4.61%) Software Packaging
4 12 (3.95%) JSP
4 12 (3.95%) WebSphere MQ
5 11 (3.62%) Middleware
6 10 (3.29%) CSS
6 10 (3.29%) Spring
7 9 (2.96%) .NET
8 8 (2.63%) LAMP
8 8 (2.63%) OAuth
8 8 (2.63%) OAuth2
8 8 (2.63%) OpenID
9 7 (2.30%) HTML5
10 6 (1.97%) AngularJS
10 6 (1.97%) JSON
10 6 (1.97%) Web Services
11 4 (1.32%) EJB
11 4 (1.32%) JDBC
11 4 (1.32%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 40 (13.16%) Clustering
2 27 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (6.25%) Mainframe
3 19 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 18 (5.92%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.62%) Performance Metrics
6 10 (3.29%) User Experience
7 9 (2.96%) AS400
7 9 (2.96%) Tandem
8 7 (2.30%) IBM Mainframe
9 6 (1.97%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.97%) DataPower
10 4 (1.32%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.32%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.99%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.66%) CESG
12 2 (0.66%) Grid Computing
12 2 (0.66%) HP Storage
12 2 (0.66%) HP StoreVirtual
12 2 (0.66%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 181 (59.54%) Unix
2 138 (45.39%) Windows
3 124 (40.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 101 (33.22%) AIX
5 67 (22.04%) Windows Server
6 60 (19.74%) Solaris
7 32 (10.53%) HPUX
8 18 (5.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (5.59%) Windows XP
10 9 (2.96%) CentOS
10 9 (2.96%) Mac OS X
11 7 (2.30%) zOS
12 5 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.99%) SUSE
14 2 (0.66%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.66%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.33%) Android
15 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (40.46%) ITIL
2 51 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (16.78%) Configuration Management
2 51 (16.78%) Service Delivery
3 42 (13.82%) DevOps
4 41 (13.49%) High Availability
5 39 (12.83%) Root Cause Analysis
6 37 (12.17%) Problem Management
7 36 (11.84%) Mentoring
8 31 (10.20%) Change Management
9 29 (9.54%) Incident Management
10 23 (7.57%) Server Monitoring
11 22 (7.24%) Release Management
12 21 (6.91%) Unit Testing
12 21 (6.91%) Validation
13 19 (6.25%) OO
14 18 (5.92%) Open Source
15 15 (4.93%) Automated Testing
15 15 (4.93%) Project Management
16 14 (4.61%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 88 (28.95%) Perl
2 78 (25.66%) SQL
3 73 (24.01%) Java
4 66 (21.71%) Shell Script
5 53 (17.43%) VB
6 35 (11.51%) Korn
7 32 (10.53%) Bash Shell
8 21 (6.91%) C-shell
9 17 (5.59%) Python
10 14 (4.61%) JavaScript
10 14 (4.61%) PL/SQL
11 7 (2.30%) PowerShell
11 7 (2.30%) Ruby
12 6 (1.97%) C#
13 5 (1.64%) Scala
14 4 (1.32%) Bourne shell
14 4 (1.32%) VBScript
15 3 (0.99%) C
15 3 (0.99%) FQL
16 2 (0.66%) PHP
Qualifications
1 136 (44.74%) Security Cleared
2 99 (32.57%) SC Cleared
3 46 (15.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 35 (11.51%) RHCE
5 23 (7.57%) AAT
6 16 (5.26%) Degree
7 14 (4.61%) DV Cleared
8 10 (3.29%) CCNA
8 10 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (3.29%) MCSE
8 10 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (2.96%) CCNP
9 9 (2.96%) MCDBA
9 9 (2.96%) MCP
10 6 (1.97%) ISTQB
10 6 (1.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (19.08%) SLA
2 13 (4.28%) QA
3 8 (2.63%) JSP 440
4 6 (1.97%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 39 (12.83%) KVM
2 32 (10.53%) Oracle RAC
3 27 (8.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (6.58%) Active Directory
4 20 (6.58%) Samba
5 9 (2.96%) Firmware
6 8 (2.63%) Docker
7 7 (2.30%) NFS
7 7 (2.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 6 (1.97%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.99%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.99%) vSphere
10 2 (0.66%) LXC
10 2 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.66%) Xen
11 1 (0.33%) Gluster
11 1 (0.33%) RHEV
11 1 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 65 (21.38%) Tivoli
2 46 (15.13%) HP SiteScope
3 41 (13.49%) EMC NetWorker
4 37 (12.17%) MOM
5 35 (11.51%) Puppet
6 31 (10.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 26 (8.55%) Opscode Chef
8 25 (8.22%) NetBackup
9 21 (6.91%) HP Data Protector
10 13 (4.28%) OpenView
11 5 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (1.64%) SCOM
12 4 (1.32%) Legato
12 4 (1.32%) Simpana
13 3 (0.99%) Ansible
13 3 (0.99%) Netcool
13 3 (0.99%) PureDisk
13 3 (0.99%) SCCM
14 2 (0.66%) BMC PATROL
14 2 (0.66%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 142 (46.71%) Oracle
2 134 (44.08%) HP
3 118 (38.82%) Red Hat
4 52 (17.11%) IBM
5 50 (16.45%) CA
6 40 (13.16%) ServiceNow
7 37 (12.17%) BMC
8 31 (10.20%) EMC
9 30 (9.87%) VMware
10 29 (9.54%) Microsoft
11 25 (8.22%) Axway
11 25 (8.22%) Symantec
12 15 (4.93%) Informatica
12 15 (4.93%) Siebel
12 15 (4.93%) Sun
13 11 (3.62%) SAP
14 10 (3.29%) TIBCO
15 8 (2.63%) BEA
15 8 (2.63%) Cisco
15 8 (2.63%) F5
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