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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 12 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing Linux 180 56 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 15.92% 10.13% 9.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.97% 32.18% 36.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 37 34
Median daily rate £314 £325 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.46% +20.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £478 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £367
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.06% -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
474 174 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 41.91% 31.46% 26.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 97 80
Median daily rate £283 £300 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.83% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £125 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £472 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 23 7
Median hourly rate £28.50 £13.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.23% +23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £27.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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.

1 142 (56.57%) Unix
2 117 (46.61%) Windows
3 110 (43.82%) Oracle
4 97 (38.65%) Security Cleared
5 96 (38.25%) Java
6 94 (37.45%) HP
6 94 (37.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 92 (36.65%) Red Hat
8 82 (32.67%) AIX
9 75 (29.88%) Perl
10 73 (29.08%) ITIL
11 70 (27.89%) TCP/IP
11 70 (27.89%) SC Cleared
12 67 (26.69%) SQL
13 61 (24.30%) Agile Software Development
14 58 (23.11%) Configuration Management
15 51 (20.32%) Solaris
16 49 (19.52%) Shell Script
17 48 (19.12%) Tivoli
17 48 (19.12%) SAN
17 48 (19.12%) WebLogic
18 47 (18.73%) DevOps
19 43 (17.13%) CA
19 43 (17.13%) IBM
20 41 (16.33%) VB
21 40 (15.94%) JBoss
21 40 (15.94%) Windows Server
22 38 (15.14%) Apache
22 38 (15.14%) Microsoft
22 38 (15.14%) SSL

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 48 (19.12%) WebLogic
2 40 (15.94%) JBoss
3 38 (15.14%) Apache
4 36 (14.34%) WebSphere
5 26 (10.36%) WebSphere Application Server
6 21 (8.37%) IIS
7 17 (6.77%) nginx
8 16 (6.37%) Tomcat
9 15 (5.98%) Confluence
9 15 (5.98%) Jetty
10 13 (5.18%) Oracle Application Server
11 11 (4.38%) Oracle 10gAS
11 11 (4.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 10 (3.98%) PowerExchange
13 8 (3.19%) iPlanet
14 6 (2.39%) CICS
14 6 (2.39%) Oracle Spatial
14 6 (2.39%) Oracle Workflow
15 4 (1.59%) MQSeries
15 4 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (7.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.40%) MS Office
2 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (4.78%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 4 (1.59%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (1.99%) IaaS
2 4 (1.59%) GitHub
3 3 (1.20%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.80%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.40%) PaaS
5 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (27.89%) TCP/IP
2 48 (19.12%) SAN
3 38 (15.14%) SSL
4 36 (14.34%) DNS
5 31 (12.35%) HTTP
6 21 (8.37%) FTP
6 21 (8.37%) LDAP
7 17 (6.77%) Firewall
8 16 (6.37%) DHCP
9 14 (5.58%) SSH
10 13 (5.18%) IPsec
11 12 (4.78%) WAN
12 11 (4.38%) iSCSI
13 10 (3.98%) Internet
14 8 (3.19%) BIG-IP
14 8 (3.19%) OpenLDAP
15 6 (2.39%) Intrusion Detection
15 6 (2.39%) Network Security
15 6 (2.39%) WinSCP
16 3 (1.20%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (13.94%) DB2
1 35 (13.94%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.17%) BusinessObjects
2 18 (7.17%) Oracle Database
3 15 (5.98%) Relational Database
4 11 (4.38%) PowerCenter
5 8 (3.19%) MongoDB
5 8 (3.19%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (2.79%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.39%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 6 (2.39%) Easytrieve
7 6 (2.39%) MS Access
7 6 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.99%) Data Mining
9 4 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.20%) MySQL
10 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 27 (10.76%) Jenkins
2 19 (7.57%) JIRA
3 18 (7.17%) Git (software)
4 17 (6.77%) Visual Studio
5 16 (6.37%) Travis CI
6 14 (5.58%) HP UFT
6 14 (5.58%) LoadRunner
7 11 (4.38%) Facilita Forecast
7 11 (4.38%) Log4j
8 10 (3.98%) Eclipse
9 8 (3.19%) Selenium
9 8 (3.19%) Subversion
10 6 (2.39%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.99%) Ant
12 4 (1.59%) StarTeam
12 4 (1.59%) Vagrant
13 3 (1.20%) JMeter
14 2 (0.80%) CA Gen
14 2 (0.80%) JUnit
15 1 (0.40%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 10 (3.98%) Finance
2 9 (3.59%) Banking
3 1 (0.40%) Marketing
3 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (14.74%) Developer
2 31 (12.35%) Linux Engineer
3 23 (9.16%) Administrator
4 22 (8.76%) Unix Engineer
5 21 (8.37%) Java Developer
6 19 (7.57%) Linux Administrator
6 19 (7.57%) Support Engineer
7 17 (6.77%) DevOps Engineer
7 17 (6.77%) Linux Support
8 16 (6.37%) Cloud Engineer
9 15 (5.98%) Consultant
10 14 (5.58%) Analyst
10 14 (5.58%) Unix Linux Engineer
11 12 (4.78%) Technical Engineer
12 11 (4.38%) Architect
13 10 (3.98%) Applications Developer
14 9 (3.59%) Backup Engineer
14 9 (3.59%) Linux Support Engineer
15 8 (3.19%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 8 (3.19%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (12.75%) .NET
2 30 (11.95%) J2EE
3 21 (8.37%) HTML
4 14 (5.58%) Servlets
4 14 (5.58%) Software Packaging
5 12 (4.78%) JSP
5 12 (4.78%) WebSphere MQ
6 11 (4.38%) CSS
7 10 (3.98%) HTML5
7 10 (3.98%) JSON
7 10 (3.98%) Spring
8 9 (3.59%) ASP.NET
9 7 (2.79%) REST
9 7 (2.79%) RESTful
10 6 (2.39%) Django
10 6 (2.39%) ISPF
10 6 (2.39%) Middleware
10 6 (2.39%) Web Services
11 5 (1.99%) AngularJS
11 5 (1.99%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.97%) Clustering
3 16 (6.37%) Mainframe
4 11 (4.38%) IBM Mainframe
4 11 (4.38%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.38%) Performance Metrics
5 8 (3.19%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.39%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.39%) DataPower
6 6 (2.39%) VSAM
7 4 (1.59%) AS400
7 4 (1.59%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.59%) Social Media
7 4 (1.59%) Tandem
7 4 (1.59%) User Experience
8 3 (1.20%) PKI
8 3 (1.20%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.20%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.80%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.80%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 142 (56.57%) Unix
2 117 (46.61%) Windows
3 94 (37.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 82 (32.67%) AIX
5 51 (20.32%) Solaris
6 40 (15.94%) Windows Server
7 22 (8.76%) HPUX
8 16 (6.37%) Windows XP
9 15 (5.98%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (4.38%) Mac OS X
11 6 (2.39%) CentOS
11 6 (2.39%) MVS
12 5 (1.99%) SUSE
12 5 (1.99%) zOS
13 4 (1.59%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.80%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.40%) Debian
15 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (29.08%) ITIL
2 61 (24.30%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (23.11%) Configuration Management
4 47 (18.73%) DevOps
5 31 (12.35%) Mentoring
6 30 (11.95%) Problem Management
7 27 (10.76%) Automated Testing
7 27 (10.76%) Service Delivery
8 26 (10.36%) Unit Testing
9 24 (9.56%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (9.56%) Root Cause Analysis
10 23 (9.16%) Change Management
11 20 (7.97%) Incident Management
11 20 (7.97%) OO
11 20 (7.97%) Open Source
12 19 (7.57%) High Availability
13 17 (6.77%) Server Monitoring
13 17 (6.77%) Validation
14 15 (5.98%) Release Management
15 14 (5.58%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (38.25%) Java
2 75 (29.88%) Perl
3 67 (26.69%) SQL
4 49 (19.52%) Shell Script
5 41 (16.33%) VB
6 26 (10.36%) Bash Shell
6 26 (10.36%) Korn
7 23 (9.16%) JavaScript
7 23 (9.16%) Python
8 14 (5.58%) C#
8 14 (5.58%) PL/SQL
8 14 (5.58%) Ruby
9 13 (5.18%) C-shell
10 9 (3.59%) Scala
11 8 (3.19%) C++
12 6 (2.39%) Assembly Language
12 6 (2.39%) COBOL
12 6 (2.39%) JCL
12 6 (2.39%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.39%) REXX
Qualifications
1 97 (38.65%) Security Cleared
2 70 (27.89%) SC Cleared
3 32 (12.75%) BPSS Clearance
4 16 (6.37%) RHCE
5 14 (5.58%) AAT
6 10 (3.98%) DV Cleared
7 6 (2.39%) Degree
7 6 (2.39%) ISTQB
7 6 (2.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (1.99%) CCNA
8 5 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.99%) MCSE
8 5 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.59%) CCNP
9 4 (1.59%) MCDBA
9 4 (1.59%) MCP
10 2 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (14.34%) SLA
2 14 (5.58%) QA
3 8 (3.19%) JSP 440
4 6 (2.39%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.40%) GPG13
5 1 (0.40%) WAI
5 1 (0.40%) WCAG
System Software
1 28 (11.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (8.76%) Oracle RAC
3 19 (7.57%) Active Directory
4 16 (6.37%) KVM
5 14 (5.58%) Xen
6 12 (4.78%) Samba
7 9 (3.59%) Docker
8 7 (2.79%) NFS
9 6 (2.39%) Firmware
9 6 (2.39%) Time Sharing Option
10 5 (1.99%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 3 (1.20%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.80%) vSphere
13 1 (0.40%) LXC
13 1 (0.40%) RHEV
13 1 (0.40%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 48 (19.12%) Tivoli
2 37 (14.74%) HP SiteScope
2 37 (14.74%) Puppet
3 29 (11.55%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (10.76%) MOM
5 25 (9.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 23 (9.16%) EMC NetWorker
7 19 (7.57%) NetBackup
8 16 (6.37%) HP Data Protector
9 8 (3.19%) OpenView
10 5 (1.99%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (1.59%) SCOM
12 3 (1.20%) Legato
12 3 (1.20%) PureDisk
12 3 (1.20%) Simpana
13 2 (0.80%) BMC PATROL
13 2 (0.80%) Netcool
13 2 (0.80%) SCCM
13 2 (0.80%) Unicenter
14 1 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 110 (43.82%) Oracle
2 94 (37.45%) HP
3 92 (36.65%) Red Hat
4 43 (17.13%) CA
4 43 (17.13%) IBM
5 38 (15.14%) Axway
5 38 (15.14%) Microsoft
6 32 (12.75%) VMware
7 31 (12.35%) ServiceNow
8 27 (10.76%) BMC
8 27 (10.76%) Informatica
9 22 (8.76%) Sun
10 21 (8.37%) Siebel
11 19 (7.57%) Symantec
12 14 (5.58%) EMC
13 12 (4.78%) SAP
14 11 (4.38%) Genesys
15 9 (3.59%) Cisco
16 8 (3.19%) BEA
16 8 (3.19%) F5
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