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 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 3 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Contract jobs citing Linux 139 71 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 21.06% 10.82% 10.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.96% 55.91% 39.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 43 23
Median daily rate £350 £405 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.58% -5.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £533 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £57.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%

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
228 127 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 34.55% 19.36% 26.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 79 54
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £170 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £533 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 2 4
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.25 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.54% -5.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +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 26 February 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 26 February 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.

1 216 (54.55%) Unix
2 175 (44.19%) Windows
3 166 (41.92%) DevOps
4 143 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
5 137 (34.60%) Oracle
6 119 (30.05%) Open Source
7 118 (29.80%) AIX
8 116 (29.29%) Security Cleared
9 115 (29.04%) ITIL
9 115 (29.04%) Red Hat
10 103 (26.01%) SQL
11 100 (25.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 96 (24.24%) SC Cleared
13 91 (22.98%) Analytical Skills
14 90 (22.73%) HP
15 87 (21.97%) Windows Server
16 85 (21.46%) WebLogic
17 81 (20.45%) Java
18 79 (19.95%) Git (software)
19 75 (18.94%) Change Management
20 74 (18.69%) Configuration Management
21 72 (18.18%) TCP/IP
22 71 (17.93%) Microsoft
23 70 (17.68%) SaaS
24 67 (16.92%) Jenkins
25 65 (16.41%) IaaS
25 65 (16.41%) PaaS
26 63 (15.91%) Perl
27 61 (15.40%) Problem Management
28 58 (14.65%) Puppet

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 85 (21.46%) WebLogic
2 58 (14.65%) JBoss
3 56 (14.14%) WebSphere
4 41 (10.35%) Confluence
5 32 (8.08%) Apache
5 32 (8.08%) Oracle Application Server
5 32 (8.08%) Tomcat
6 27 (6.82%) iPlanet
7 20 (5.05%) WebSphere Application Server
8 18 (4.55%) IIS
9 8 (2.02%) FileNet
9 8 (2.02%) Oracle Workflow
9 8 (2.02%) SAS
10 5 (1.26%) Jetty
10 5 (1.26%) Mongrel
10 5 (1.26%) nginx
11 4 (1.01%) CMS
11 4 (1.01%) Drupal
11 4 (1.01%) Tuxedo
11 4 (1.01%) WildFly
Applications
1 56 (14.14%) MS Excel
2 44 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (5.05%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 13 (3.28%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.77%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (1.01%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 70 (17.68%) SaaS
2 65 (16.41%) IaaS
2 65 (16.41%) PaaS
3 55 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (8.84%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (3.79%) HP Helion
6 12 (3.03%) Trello
7 5 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.26%) Google App Engine
7 5 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (1.26%) OpenShift
8 4 (1.01%) GitHub
9 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 72 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 41 (10.35%) Firewall
3 33 (8.33%) LDAP
4 31 (7.83%) HTTP
5 30 (7.58%) DNS
6 22 (5.56%) SSL
7 20 (5.05%) DHCP
8 9 (2.27%) SAN
9 8 (2.02%) Intrusion Detection
9 8 (2.02%) Network Security
9 8 (2.02%) OpenLDAP
9 8 (2.02%) SSH
10 6 (1.52%) HTTPS
10 6 (1.52%) iSCSI
10 6 (1.52%) NAS
11 5 (1.26%) FTP
11 5 (1.26%) IPsec
12 4 (1.01%) Internet
13 3 (0.76%) SNMP
14 2 (0.51%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (9.85%) Oracle Database
2 36 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
2 36 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 25 (6.31%) MongoDB
4 24 (6.06%) Relational Database
5 19 (4.80%) DB2
5 19 (4.80%) Oracle Reports
6 12 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (2.78%) Ingres
7 11 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (2.53%) MySQL
9 9 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (2.27%) NoSQL
9 9 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (1.77%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.52%) BODI
11 6 (1.52%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (0.76%) Oracle OLAP
12 3 (0.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 3 (0.76%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 79 (19.95%) Git (software)
2 67 (16.92%) Jenkins
3 43 (10.86%) JIRA
4 32 (8.08%) Sonatype Nexus
5 20 (5.05%) GitLab
6 18 (4.55%) Cucumber
7 13 (3.28%) Subversion
8 12 (3.03%) Selenium
9 9 (2.27%) JUnit
9 9 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
10 8 (2.02%) GCC
10 8 (2.02%) GDB
11 6 (1.52%) Oracle APEX
12 5 (1.26%) Travis CI
13 4 (1.01%) CA Gen
13 4 (1.01%) Log4j
14 3 (0.76%) HP UFT
14 3 (0.76%) JMeter
14 3 (0.76%) LoadRunner
15 1 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (2.02%) Banking
2 7 (1.77%) Finance
3 2 (0.51%) Games
4 1 (0.25%) German Language
4 1 (0.25%) Law
4 1 (0.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 72 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 52 (13.13%) Developer
3 36 (9.09%) Administrator
3 36 (9.09%) Architect
4 28 (7.07%) DBA
5 25 (6.31%) Linux Engineer
6 24 (6.06%) Java Developer
6 24 (6.06%) Operations Engineer
7 23 (5.81%) Support Engineer
8 20 (5.05%) Cloud Engineer
9 19 (4.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 19 (4.80%) Oracle DBA
10 18 (4.55%) Scala Developer
11 17 (4.29%) Unix Engineer
12 16 (4.04%) Automation Engineer
13 15 (3.79%) Analyst
14 14 (3.54%) Java Scala Developer
14 14 (3.54%) Support Analyst
14 14 (3.54%) Systems Administrator
15 13 (3.28%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (11.87%) Software Packaging
2 36 (9.09%) Spring
3 33 (8.33%) J2EE
4 31 (7.83%) REST
5 30 (7.58%) HTML
6 26 (6.57%) .NET
6 26 (6.57%) Play Framework
7 25 (6.31%) CSS
7 25 (6.31%) JSON
7 25 (6.31%) Middleware
7 25 (6.31%) Spring MVC
8 23 (5.81%) Ruby on Rails
9 20 (5.05%) Ajax
9 20 (5.05%) WebSphere MQ
10 18 (4.55%) ASP.NET
10 18 (4.55%) Django
11 17 (4.29%) HTML5
11 17 (4.29%) Web Services
12 16 (4.04%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (4.04%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 91 (22.98%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (13.13%) Clustering
3 22 (5.56%) Mainframe
4 19 (4.80%) Tandem
5 16 (4.04%) Management Information System
6 13 (3.28%) Linux Command Line
6 13 (3.28%) Public Cloud
7 10 (2.53%) Data Centre
7 10 (2.53%) IBM Mainframe
8 8 (2.02%) DataPower
8 8 (2.02%) Private Cloud
9 7 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.52%) User Experience
11 4 (1.01%) Computer Science
12 3 (0.76%) PKI
13 2 (0.51%) Replication
14 1 (0.25%) AS400
14 1 (0.25%) CESG
14 1 (0.25%) CESG CLAS
14 1 (0.25%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 216 (54.55%) Unix
2 175 (44.19%) Windows
3 118 (29.80%) AIX
4 100 (25.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 87 (21.97%) Windows Server
6 57 (14.39%) Solaris
7 40 (10.10%) Windows XP
8 37 (9.34%) HPUX
9 32 (8.08%) Windows 2000
10 22 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (4.55%) zOS
12 13 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (2.78%) SUSE
15 10 (2.53%) MVS
16 7 (1.77%) Mac OS X
17 5 (1.26%) Windows 7
18 3 (0.76%) VME
18 3 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
19 2 (0.51%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (41.92%) DevOps
2 143 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (30.05%) Open Source
4 115 (29.04%) ITIL
5 75 (18.94%) Change Management
6 74 (18.69%) Configuration Management
7 61 (15.40%) Problem Management
8 55 (13.89%) PRINCE2
9 54 (13.64%) Data Management
10 49 (12.37%) Continuous Integration
11 47 (11.87%) Change Control
12 45 (11.36%) High Availability
13 39 (9.85%) OO
13 39 (9.85%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 37 (9.34%) Service Management
15 35 (8.84%) ITSM
16 31 (7.83%) MVC
17 29 (7.32%) Load Balancing
18 28 (7.07%) Release Management
19 27 (6.82%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 103 (26.01%) SQL
2 81 (20.45%) Java
3 63 (15.91%) Perl
4 42 (10.61%) PowerShell
5 41 (10.35%) Shell Script
6 39 (9.85%) Ruby
7 35 (8.84%) Scala
8 34 (8.59%) VB
9 31 (7.83%) JavaScript
10 25 (6.31%) C#
10 25 (6.31%) Python
11 14 (3.54%) C
11 14 (3.54%) PL/SQL
12 8 (2.02%) C++
12 8 (2.02%) Korn
12 8 (2.02%) PHP
13 5 (1.26%) Jython
14 3 (0.76%) VBScript
15 2 (0.51%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.25%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 116 (29.29%) Security Cleared
2 96 (24.24%) SC Cleared
3 26 (6.57%) BPSS Clearance
4 16 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (3.54%) DV Cleared
5 14 (3.54%) MCSA
6 13 (3.28%) Degree
7 12 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (3.03%) MCSE
8 4 (1.01%) RHCE
9 2 (0.51%) CCNA
9 2 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.51%) IBM Certification
10 1 (0.25%) CCA
10 1 (0.25%) CCNP
10 1 (0.25%) CISSP
10 1 (0.25%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.25%) ISEB
10 1 (0.25%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (7.83%) SLA
2 13 (3.28%) Disclosure Scotland
3 12 (3.03%) QA
4 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.25%) WAI
4 1 (0.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 53 (13.38%) Active Directory
2 35 (8.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (6.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 18 (4.55%) Docker
5 16 (4.04%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (3.79%) vSphere
7 11 (2.78%) NFS
8 9 (2.27%) LXC
9 8 (2.02%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 5 (1.26%) KVM
10 5 (1.26%) Xen
11 4 (1.01%) Oracle Clusterware
12 2 (0.51%) Firmware
12 2 (0.51%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.25%) vCloud
13 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 58 (14.65%) Puppet
2 42 (10.61%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (9.60%) Ansible
4 23 (5.81%) HP SiteScope
5 21 (5.30%) Tivoli
6 18 (4.55%) Dollar Universe
7 10 (2.53%) Data Guard
8 8 (2.02%) Forum Sentry
8 8 (2.02%) Oracle RMAN
9 7 (1.77%) Control-M
10 5 (1.26%) BladeLogic
10 5 (1.26%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 5 (1.26%) MOM
10 5 (1.26%) SCOrch
11 4 (1.01%) Terraform
12 3 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
13 2 (0.51%) SCOM
14 1 (0.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 1 (0.25%) PureDisk
14 1 (0.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 137 (34.60%) Oracle
2 115 (29.04%) Red Hat
3 90 (22.73%) HP
4 71 (17.93%) Microsoft
5 43 (10.86%) IBM
6 41 (10.35%) Sun
7 38 (9.60%) VMware
8 37 (9.34%) Cisco
9 33 (8.33%) F5
10 28 (7.07%) TIBCO
11 26 (6.57%) Veritas
12 25 (6.31%) CA
13 20 (5.05%) Atlassian
13 20 (5.05%) Axway
13 20 (5.05%) Informatica
13 20 (5.05%) Siebel
14 15 (3.79%) Google
15 8 (2.02%) BMC
15 8 (2.02%) Citrix
16 5 (1.26%) Dell
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