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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 9 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 236 81 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 18.96% 12.22% 11.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.52% 42.41% 36.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 47 24
Median daily rate £310 £400 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +52.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £258 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £359
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.96%
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
629 191 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 50.52% 28.81% 32.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 106 73
Median daily rate £280 £350 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +28.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £517 £392
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 20 10
Median hourly rate £28.00 £19.75 £13.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.77% +45.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.37 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £37.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 210 (59.66%) Unix
2 168 (47.73%) Windows
3 163 (46.31%) Oracle
4 161 (45.74%) Security Cleared
5 152 (43.18%) HP
6 141 (40.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 139 (39.49%) ITIL
8 129 (36.65%) Red Hat
9 117 (33.24%) AIX
10 116 (32.95%) SC Cleared
11 100 (28.41%) Perl
12 93 (26.42%) SQL
13 88 (25.00%) SAN
14 83 (23.58%) TCP/IP
15 82 (23.30%) Windows Server
16 79 (22.44%) Tivoli
17 77 (21.88%) Java
17 77 (21.88%) Solaris
18 72 (20.45%) Shell Script
19 71 (20.17%) WebLogic
20 67 (19.03%) SLA
21 61 (17.33%) Service Delivery
22 60 (17.05%) VB
23 59 (16.76%) BPSS Clearance
24 57 (16.19%) HP SiteScope
24 57 (16.19%) IBM
24 57 (16.19%) CA
25 52 (14.77%) Configuration Management
26 50 (14.20%) High Availability
27 48 (13.64%) Clustering

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 71 (20.17%) WebLogic
2 34 (9.66%) JBoss
3 28 (7.95%) Apache
4 16 (4.55%) IIS
4 16 (4.55%) WebSphere
5 15 (4.26%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (2.56%) Confluence
6 9 (2.56%) OpenStack
7 8 (2.27%) iPlanet
8 6 (1.70%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (1.14%) FileNet
9 4 (1.14%) MQSeries
9 4 (1.14%) nginx
9 4 (1.14%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.57%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.57%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.57%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.28%) CMS
11 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.28%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 19 (5.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (3.41%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 4 (1.14%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.28%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.70%) IaaS
2 3 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.85%) OpenShift
2 3 (0.85%) PaaS
2 3 (0.85%) SaaS
3 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.28%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 88 (25.00%) SAN
2 83 (23.58%) TCP/IP
3 40 (11.36%) LDAP
4 33 (9.38%) DNS
5 29 (8.24%) HTTP
6 22 (6.25%) WAN
7 19 (5.40%) iSCSI
8 18 (5.11%) Firewall
8 18 (5.11%) SSL
9 14 (3.98%) HTTPS
9 14 (3.98%) SSH
10 13 (3.69%) Internet
11 9 (2.56%) BIG-IP
12 8 (2.27%) OpenLDAP
13 6 (1.70%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (1.70%) Network Security
14 4 (1.14%) DHCP
15 3 (0.85%) FTP
15 3 (0.85%) NAS
16 2 (0.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (13.35%) SQL Server
2 45 (12.78%) DB2
3 14 (3.98%) MySQL
4 12 (3.41%) Oracle Database
4 12 (3.41%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.70%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (1.14%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.57%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.28%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.28%) Redis
9 1 (0.28%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.28%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 17 (4.83%) Git (software)
2 14 (3.98%) LoadRunner
3 13 (3.69%) JIRA
4 11 (3.13%) Facilita Forecast
4 11 (3.13%) HP UFT
4 11 (3.13%) StarTeam
4 11 (3.13%) Visual Studio
5 10 (2.84%) Subversion
6 9 (2.56%) Jenkins
7 7 (1.99%) ClearCase
8 6 (1.70%) Ant
8 6 (1.70%) GCC
8 6 (1.70%) GDB
9 4 (1.14%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.85%) JMeter
10 3 (0.85%) LoadUI
10 3 (0.85%) Maven
10 3 (0.85%) Selenium
10 3 (0.85%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.57%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 14 (3.98%) Banking
2 3 (0.85%) Finance
2 3 (0.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.28%) Marketing
3 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (13.92%) Linux Engineer
2 45 (12.78%) Developer
3 37 (10.51%) Administrator
3 37 (10.51%) Support Engineer
4 34 (9.66%) Linux Administrator
4 34 (9.66%) Unix Engineer
5 29 (8.24%) Linux Support
6 27 (7.67%) Consultant
7 23 (6.53%) Backup Engineer
8 17 (4.83%) Linux Support Engineer
8 17 (4.83%) Unix Linux Engineer
9 16 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
9 16 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
9 16 (4.55%) Storage Engineer
10 15 (4.26%) Java Developer
11 14 (3.98%) Analyst
12 13 (3.69%) Integration Developer
13 12 (3.41%) Technical Engineer
14 11 (3.13%) Server Support
15 10 (2.84%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.11%) HTML
2 16 (4.55%) Spring
3 14 (3.98%) OAuth
3 14 (3.98%) OAuth2
3 14 (3.98%) OpenID
3 14 (3.98%) Software Packaging
4 13 (3.69%) J2EE
4 13 (3.69%) JSP
4 13 (3.69%) Middleware
5 12 (3.41%) WebSphere MQ
6 11 (3.13%) CSS
6 11 (3.13%) Web Services
7 10 (2.84%) JSON
8 9 (2.56%) LAMP
9 8 (2.27%) HTML5
10 6 (1.70%) .NET
10 6 (1.70%) REST
11 5 (1.42%) AngularJS
11 5 (1.42%) Regular Expression
11 5 (1.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (13.64%) Clustering
2 36 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.97%) Management Information System
4 20 (5.68%) Computer Science
5 19 (5.40%) Mainframe
6 14 (3.98%) Performance Metrics
7 10 (2.84%) User Experience
8 9 (2.56%) AS400
8 9 (2.56%) Tandem
9 7 (1.99%) IBM Mainframe
10 6 (1.70%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.70%) DataPower
11 5 (1.42%) Private Cloud
12 4 (1.14%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.57%) CESG
13 2 (0.57%) Grid Computing
13 2 (0.57%) HP Storage
13 2 (0.57%) HP StoreVirtual
13 2 (0.57%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 210 (59.66%) Unix
2 168 (47.73%) Windows
3 141 (40.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 117 (33.24%) AIX
5 82 (23.30%) Windows Server
6 77 (21.88%) Solaris
7 43 (12.22%) HPUX
8 18 (5.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (4.83%) Windows XP
10 8 (2.27%) Mac OS X
11 7 (1.99%) CentOS
11 7 (1.99%) zOS
12 5 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.57%) Android
13 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.57%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (39.49%) ITIL
2 61 (17.33%) Service Delivery
3 52 (14.77%) Configuration Management
4 50 (14.20%) High Availability
5 46 (13.07%) Root Cause Analysis
6 45 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (12.22%) DevOps
8 41 (11.65%) Problem Management
9 39 (11.08%) Mentoring
10 34 (9.66%) Change Management
11 32 (9.09%) Incident Management
12 26 (7.39%) Server Monitoring
13 25 (7.10%) Release Management
14 22 (6.25%) OO
14 22 (6.25%) Unit Testing
15 21 (5.97%) Open Source
15 21 (5.97%) Validation
16 16 (4.55%) Operational Acceptance Testing
17 15 (4.26%) Automated Testing
17 15 (4.26%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 100 (28.41%) Perl
2 93 (26.42%) SQL
3 77 (21.88%) Java
4 72 (20.45%) Shell Script
5 60 (17.05%) VB
6 37 (10.51%) Korn
7 32 (9.09%) Bash Shell
8 23 (6.53%) C-shell
9 16 (4.55%) Python
10 14 (3.98%) JavaScript
10 14 (3.98%) PL/SQL
11 9 (2.56%) C
11 9 (2.56%) C++
12 8 (2.27%) PowerShell
13 7 (1.99%) C#
13 7 (1.99%) Ruby
14 5 (1.42%) PHP
14 5 (1.42%) Scala
14 5 (1.42%) VBScript
15 4 (1.14%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 161 (45.74%) Security Cleared
2 116 (32.95%) SC Cleared
3 59 (16.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 42 (11.93%) RHCE
5 27 (7.67%) AAT
6 18 (5.11%) Degree
7 16 (4.55%) DV Cleared
8 10 (2.84%) CCNA
8 10 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (2.84%) MCSE
8 10 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (2.56%) CCNP
9 9 (2.56%) MCDBA
9 9 (2.56%) MCP
10 6 (1.70%) ISTQB
10 6 (1.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.28%) IBM Certification
12 1 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (19.03%) SLA
2 16 (4.55%) QA
3 8 (2.27%) JSP 440
4 7 (1.99%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 46 (13.07%) KVM
2 36 (10.23%) Oracle RAC
3 28 (7.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (5.97%) Active Directory
4 21 (5.97%) Samba
5 11 (3.13%) Firmware
6 7 (1.99%) Docker
6 7 (1.99%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.99%) NFS
6 7 (1.99%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 3 (0.85%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.85%) vSphere
8 2 (0.57%) LXC
8 2 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.28%) Gluster
9 1 (0.28%) RHEV
9 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.28%) Xen
9 1 (0.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 79 (22.44%) Tivoli
2 57 (16.19%) HP SiteScope
3 45 (12.78%) EMC NetWorker
4 43 (12.22%) MOM
5 38 (10.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 34 (9.66%) Puppet
7 32 (9.09%) NetBackup
8 27 (7.67%) HP Data Protector
9 26 (7.39%) Opscode Chef
10 13 (3.69%) OpenView
11 5 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (1.42%) SCOM
12 4 (1.14%) Ansible
12 4 (1.14%) Legato
12 4 (1.14%) Simpana
13 3 (0.85%) Netcool
13 3 (0.85%) PureDisk
13 3 (0.85%) SCCM
13 3 (0.85%) Unicenter
14 2 (0.57%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 163 (46.31%) Oracle
2 152 (43.18%) HP
3 129 (36.65%) Red Hat
4 57 (16.19%) CA
4 57 (16.19%) IBM
5 44 (12.50%) ServiceNow
6 43 (12.22%) BMC
7 37 (10.51%) Microsoft
8 35 (9.94%) EMC
9 32 (9.09%) Symantec
10 29 (8.24%) VMware
11 21 (5.97%) Axway
12 15 (4.26%) Informatica
12 15 (4.26%) Siebel
12 15 (4.26%) Sun
12 15 (4.26%) TIBCO
13 13 (3.69%) PTC
14 12 (3.41%) SAP
15 9 (2.56%) F5
16 8 (2.27%) Cisco
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