The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 17 2 12
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Contract jobs citing Linux 45 29 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 9.34% 16.20% 8.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.22% 55.77% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 18 13
Average daily rate £248 £270 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.14% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £254 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £300 £512
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.57% -
Operating Systems Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
154 52 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 31.95% 29.05% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 23 22
Average daily rate £245 £263 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +0.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £226 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £300 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.75% -30.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.25 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Linux
Tyne and Wear

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014, 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 40 (66.67%) UNIX
2 38 (63.33%) Oracle
3 31 (51.67%) Java
4 28 (46.67%) WebSphere
5 23 (38.33%) SOA
6 22 (36.67%) SC Cleared
6 22 (36.67%) Security Cleared
7 20 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (33.33%) Red Hat
8 16 (26.67%) IBM
8 16 (26.67%) SQL Server
8 16 (26.67%) SQL
9 15 (25.00%) .NET
9 15 (25.00%) WebLogic
10 14 (23.33%) J2EE
10 14 (23.33%) RDBMS
10 14 (23.33%) Middleware
10 14 (23.33%) Relational Database
11 13 (21.67%) XML
12 12 (20.00%) Manufacturing
12 12 (20.00%) Oracle Database
12 12 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
12 12 (20.00%) Integration Testing
12 12 (20.00%) Test Scripting
13 11 (18.33%) JSON
13 11 (18.33%) TIBCO
13 11 (18.33%) HP
14 10 (16.67%) Informatica
14 10 (16.67%) JBoss
14 10 (16.67%) Tuxedo

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 28 (46.67%) WebSphere
2 15 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 10 (16.67%) Tuxedo
4 5 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.67%) Documentum
6 1 (1.67%) FileNet
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) LDAP
1 3 (5.00%) DNS
1 3 (5.00%) Firewall
2 2 (3.33%) SSH
2 2 (3.33%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (1.67%) SSL
3 1 (1.67%) SAN
3 1 (1.67%) LAN
3 1 (1.67%) WAN
3 1 (1.67%) DHCP
3 1 (1.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (23.33%) RDBMS
2 14 (23.33%) Relational Database
3 12 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (3.33%) DB2
5 2 (3.33%) OLAP
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) JUnit
2 5 (8.33%) Subversion
3 4 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 4 (6.67%) LoadRunner
3 4 (6.67%) JMeter
4 2 (3.33%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 10 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (3.33%) Legal
4 1 (1.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (45.00%) Developer
2 12 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (13.33%) SOA Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Architect
5 5 (8.33%) Java Architect
5 5 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Designer
6 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 4 (6.67%) J2EE Architect
6 4 (6.67%) UNIX Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Programmer
7 3 (5.00%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.00%) .NET
2 14 (23.33%) J2EE
2 14 (23.33%) Middleware
3 13 (21.67%) XML
4 12 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 11 (18.33%) JSON
6 6 (10.00%) Web Services
7 5 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (6.67%) Ajax
8 4 (6.67%) Struts
8 4 (6.67%) Hibernate
8 4 (6.67%) JSP
9 3 (5.00%) Java EE
9 3 (5.00%) Software Packaging
10 2 (3.33%) Spring MVC
10 2 (3.33%) jQuery
10 2 (3.33%) Struts2
10 2 (3.33%) REST
10 2 (3.33%) JSTL
10 2 (3.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.33%) Mainframe
1 2 (3.33%) Visualisation
1 2 (3.33%) Open Source
2 1 (1.67%) Clustering
2 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.67%) Firmware
2 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 40 (66.67%) UNIX
2 20 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (15.00%) Windows
3 9 (15.00%) AIX
4 2 (3.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.67%) HPUX
5 1 (1.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.33%) SOA
2 12 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 12 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 10 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (11.67%) ETL
5 6 (10.00%) OO
6 4 (6.67%) Load Testing
6 4 (6.67%) Stress Testing
6 4 (6.67%) Volume Testing
6 4 (6.67%) Scalability Testing
6 4 (6.67%) Change Control
6 4 (6.67%) Analytics
7 3 (5.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (5.00%) Quantitative Analysis
7 3 (5.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (5.00%) ITIL
7 3 (5.00%) Project Management
7 3 (5.00%) MVC
8 2 (3.33%) Balanced Scorecard
Programming Languages
1 31 (51.67%) Java
2 16 (26.67%) SQL
3 10 (16.67%) C++
4 9 (15.00%) C
5 4 (6.67%) C#
5 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.00%) Perl
7 2 (3.33%) Korn
8 1 (1.67%) Ruby
8 1 (1.67%) Scala
8 1 (1.67%) VC++
8 1 (1.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (36.67%) SC Cleared
1 22 (36.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.33%) NFS
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) OpenView
2 1 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 38 (63.33%) Oracle
2 20 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 16 (26.67%) IBM
4 11 (18.33%) HP
4 11 (18.33%) TIBCO
5 10 (16.67%) VMware
5 10 (16.67%) JBoss
5 10 (16.67%) Informatica
6 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.67%) Siebel
7 3 (5.00%) Axway
8 2 (3.33%) webMethods
8 2 (3.33%) Apple
8 2 (3.33%) SAP
9 1 (1.67%) Sun
9 1 (1.67%) Cognos
9 1 (1.67%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.67%) Citrix
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