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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 12 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing Linux 133 39 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 14.57% 7.80% 9.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.05% 26.71% 30.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 30 38
Average daily rate £310 £300 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £473 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
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
324 146 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 35.49% 29.20% 30.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 85 109
Average daily rate £280 £325 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +32.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £241 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £500 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 2
Average hourly rate £26.58 £12.36 £10.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.09% +20.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.60 £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 30 April 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 30 April 2016, 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.

1 119 (57.21%) Unix
2 106 (50.96%) Java
3 92 (44.23%) Windows
4 88 (42.31%) Oracle
5 74 (35.58%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (29.81%) HP
7 61 (29.33%) Security Cleared
8 60 (28.85%) Red Hat
9 59 (28.37%) Perl
10 57 (27.40%) TCP/IP
11 56 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 55 (26.44%) WebLogic
13 53 (25.48%) SQL
14 51 (24.52%) Configuration Management
15 48 (23.08%) AIX
15 48 (23.08%) SC Cleared
16 42 (20.19%) DevOps
17 40 (19.23%) ITIL
18 39 (18.75%) Shell Script
19 38 (18.27%) JBoss
19 38 (18.27%) Axway
20 37 (17.79%) SSL
21 36 (17.31%) Apache
21 36 (17.31%) Solaris
21 36 (17.31%) WebSphere
21 36 (17.31%) Puppet
22 34 (16.35%) .NET
22 34 (16.35%) Tivoli
23 33 (15.87%) Microsoft
24 32 (15.38%) VB

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 55 (26.44%) WebLogic
2 38 (18.27%) JBoss
3 36 (17.31%) Apache
3 36 (17.31%) WebSphere
4 26 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
5 21 (10.10%) IIS
6 17 (8.17%) nginx
7 16 (7.69%) Tomcat
8 15 (7.21%) Confluence
8 15 (7.21%) Jetty
9 13 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
10 11 (5.29%) Oracle 10gAS
10 11 (5.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 10 (4.81%) Node.js
11 10 (4.81%) PowerExchange
12 7 (3.37%) SharePoint
13 6 (2.88%) CICS
13 6 (2.88%) iPlanet
13 6 (2.88%) Oracle Spatial
13 6 (2.88%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 15 (7.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.96%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.48%) MS Office
3 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (5.77%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 4 (1.92%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.96%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.88%) GitHub
2 6 (2.88%) IaaS
3 4 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.44%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.96%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 57 (27.40%) TCP/IP
2 37 (17.79%) SSL
3 31 (14.90%) DNS
4 29 (13.94%) SAN
5 28 (13.46%) HTTP
6 21 (10.10%) FTP
7 15 (7.21%) DHCP
7 15 (7.21%) LDAP
8 13 (6.25%) Firewall
8 13 (6.25%) IPsec
9 12 (5.77%) Internet
9 12 (5.77%) SSH
10 10 (4.81%) WAN
11 9 (4.33%) iSCSI
12 6 (2.88%) BIG-IP
12 6 (2.88%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (2.88%) Network Security
12 6 (2.88%) OpenLDAP
12 6 (2.88%) WinSCP
13 4 (1.92%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 27 (12.98%) DB2
3 18 (8.65%) BusinessObjects
4 16 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 11 (5.29%) PowerCenter
5 11 (5.29%) Relational Database
6 9 (4.33%) MongoDB
7 8 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (3.37%) NoSQL
9 6 (2.88%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 6 (2.88%) Easytrieve
9 6 (2.88%) MS Access
9 6 (2.88%) MySQL
9 6 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (2.40%) Data Mining
11 4 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (12.98%) Jenkins
2 19 (9.13%) JIRA
3 18 (8.65%) Git (software)
4 16 (7.69%) Travis CI
4 16 (7.69%) Visual Studio
5 15 (7.21%) CA Gen
6 14 (6.73%) HP UFT
6 14 (6.73%) LoadRunner
7 11 (5.29%) Log4j
8 10 (4.81%) Eclipse
8 10 (4.81%) Facilita Forecast
9 8 (3.85%) Selenium
9 8 (3.85%) Subversion
10 7 (3.37%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.92%) Ant
11 4 (1.92%) JMeter
11 4 (1.92%) StarTeam
11 4 (1.92%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.48%) JUnit
General
1 10 (4.81%) Finance
2 6 (2.88%) Banking
3 1 (0.48%) Marketing
3 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (20.19%) Developer
2 26 (12.50%) Analyst
3 23 (11.06%) Java Developer
4 19 (9.13%) Business Analyst
4 19 (9.13%) Unix Engineer
5 16 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
6 15 (7.21%) DevOps Engineer
7 14 (6.73%) Cloud Engineer
8 12 (5.77%) Architect
8 12 (5.77%) Technical Engineer
9 11 (5.29%) Unix Linux Engineer
10 10 (4.81%) Applications Developer
10 10 (4.81%) Consultant
11 8 (3.85%) Support Engineer
12 7 (3.37%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 7 (3.37%) Technical Architect
12 7 (3.37%) Tester
13 6 (2.88%) Linux Support
13 6 (2.88%) Support Analyst
13 6 (2.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (16.35%) .NET
2 27 (12.98%) J2EE
3 26 (12.50%) HTML
4 16 (7.69%) CSS
5 15 (7.21%) Servlets
6 14 (6.73%) Software Packaging
7 12 (5.77%) HTML5
7 12 (5.77%) WebSphere MQ
8 11 (5.29%) JSP
9 10 (4.81%) JSON
10 9 (4.33%) AngularJS
10 9 (4.33%) ASP.NET
10 9 (4.33%) jQuery
11 7 (3.37%) REST
11 7 (3.37%) RESTful
11 7 (3.37%) Spring
12 6 (2.88%) Django
12 6 (2.88%) ISPF
12 6 (2.88%) Web Services
13 5 (2.40%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.73%) Mainframe
3 10 (4.81%) IBM Mainframe
3 10 (4.81%) Performance Metrics
4 9 (4.33%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.88%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.88%) DataPower
5 6 (2.88%) VSAM
6 5 (2.40%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.92%) AS400
7 4 (1.92%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.92%) Clustering
7 4 (1.92%) PKI
7 4 (1.92%) Social Media
7 4 (1.92%) Tandem
7 4 (1.92%) User Experience
7 4 (1.92%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.44%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.96%) HP StoreVirtual
9 2 (0.96%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 119 (57.21%) Unix
2 92 (44.23%) Windows
3 56 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 48 (23.08%) AIX
5 36 (17.31%) Solaris
6 27 (12.98%) Windows Server
7 15 (7.21%) Mac OS X
8 14 (6.73%) HPUX
9 11 (5.29%) Windows XP
10 7 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (2.88%) MVS
12 5 (2.40%) SUSE
13 4 (1.92%) CentOS
13 4 (1.92%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.92%) zOS
14 2 (0.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.48%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (35.58%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (24.52%) Configuration Management
3 42 (20.19%) DevOps
4 40 (19.23%) ITIL
5 24 (11.54%) Automated Testing
5 24 (11.54%) Mentoring
5 24 (11.54%) Unit Testing
6 22 (10.58%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (10.58%) Open Source
7 20 (9.62%) OO
8 19 (9.13%) Problem Management
9 17 (8.17%) Root Cause Analysis
10 16 (7.69%) Business Analysis
10 16 (7.69%) Waterfall
11 15 (7.21%) Change Management
11 15 (7.21%) User Stories
12 14 (6.73%) Validation
13 13 (6.25%) Incident Management
13 13 (6.25%) Web Operations
14 12 (5.77%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 106 (50.96%) Java
2 59 (28.37%) Perl
3 53 (25.48%) SQL
4 39 (18.75%) Shell Script
5 32 (15.38%) VB
6 28 (13.46%) JavaScript
7 24 (11.54%) Python
8 22 (10.58%) Bash Shell
9 19 (9.13%) Korn
10 18 (8.65%) C#
11 15 (7.21%) Ruby
12 12 (5.77%) PL/SQL
13 11 (5.29%) C-shell
14 9 (4.33%) Scala
15 7 (3.37%) PowerShell
16 6 (2.88%) C
16 6 (2.88%) C++
16 6 (2.88%) CLIST
16 6 (2.88%) COBOL
16 6 (2.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 61 (29.33%) Security Cleared
2 48 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 25 (12.02%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (4.81%) AAT
5 6 (2.88%) ISTQB
5 6 (2.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (2.40%) CCNA
6 5 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.40%) Degree
6 5 (2.40%) MCSE
6 5 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.92%) CCNP
7 4 (1.92%) MCDBA
7 4 (1.92%) MCP
8 2 (0.96%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.96%) ISEB
9 1 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.69%) SLA
2 13 (6.25%) QA
3 8 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (2.88%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.48%) GPG13
5 1 (0.48%) WAI
5 1 (0.48%) WCAG
System Software
1 24 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (8.17%) Active Directory
3 14 (6.73%) Xen
4 10 (4.81%) Oracle RAC
4 10 (4.81%) Samba
5 8 (3.85%) Docker
6 6 (2.88%) Time Sharing Option
7 5 (2.40%) NFS
8 4 (1.92%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (0.96%) Firmware
9 2 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.48%) KVM
10 1 (0.48%) LXC
10 1 (0.48%) RHEV
10 1 (0.48%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.48%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 36 (17.31%) Puppet
2 34 (16.35%) Tivoli
3 31 (14.90%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (12.50%) HP SiteScope
5 19 (9.13%) MOM
6 16 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 12 (5.77%) HP Data Protector
7 12 (5.77%) NetBackup
8 9 (4.33%) OpenView
9 6 (2.88%) EMC NetWorker
10 5 (2.40%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (1.44%) StatsD
12 2 (0.96%) BMC PATROL
12 2 (0.96%) SCCM
13 1 (0.48%) OVSD
13 1 (0.48%) SCOM
13 1 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 1 (0.48%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 88 (42.31%) Oracle
2 62 (29.81%) HP
3 60 (28.85%) Red Hat
4 38 (18.27%) Axway
5 33 (15.87%) Microsoft
6 29 (13.94%) CA
7 28 (13.46%) VMware
8 27 (12.98%) Informatica
9 25 (12.02%) IBM
10 24 (11.54%) ServiceNow
11 21 (10.10%) Siebel
12 20 (9.62%) BMC
12 20 (9.62%) Sun
13 12 (5.77%) Symantec
14 11 (5.29%) Genesys
14 11 (5.29%) SAP
15 7 (3.37%) Cisco
16 6 (2.88%) BEA
16 6 (2.88%) F5
16 6 (2.88%) Micro Focus
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