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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 6 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing Linux 244 82 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 21.44% 12.33% 17.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.37% 50.62% 48.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 52 62
Median daily rate £370 £410 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.75% +7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £303 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £532 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £53.50 £28.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.07% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +2.73%
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
475 162 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 41.74% 24.36% 35.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 92 129
Median daily rate £345 £333 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -4.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £504 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 8
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £8.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £43.60 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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.

1 243 (53.06%) Unix
2 195 (42.58%) Windows
3 175 (38.21%) Oracle
4 165 (36.03%) Security Cleared
5 162 (35.37%) ITIL
6 152 (33.19%) AIX
6 152 (33.19%) Red Hat
7 146 (31.88%) HP
8 139 (30.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 127 (27.73%) SQL
10 121 (26.42%) SC Cleared
11 115 (25.11%) TCP/IP
12 114 (24.89%) Windows Server
13 107 (23.36%) DevOps
14 106 (23.14%) Perl
14 106 (23.14%) Solaris
15 94 (20.52%) Agile Software Development
16 88 (19.21%) WebLogic
17 86 (18.78%) Java
18 81 (17.69%) Clustering
19 76 (16.59%) Microsoft
20 72 (15.72%) Open Source
21 71 (15.50%) Analytical Skills
22 69 (15.07%) Shell Script
23 67 (14.63%) High Availability
24 66 (14.41%) HPUX
25 64 (13.97%) Puppet
26 63 (13.76%) Configuration Management
27 61 (13.32%) IBM
28 60 (13.10%) Change Management

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 88 (19.21%) WebLogic
2 56 (12.23%) JBoss
3 54 (11.79%) Apache
4 53 (11.57%) WebSphere
5 39 (8.52%) Tomcat
6 34 (7.42%) IIS
7 28 (6.11%) Oracle Application Server
8 27 (5.90%) iPlanet
9 19 (4.15%) Confluence
10 17 (3.71%) WebSphere Application Server
11 12 (2.62%) OpenStack
12 9 (1.97%) FileNet
13 8 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
13 8 (1.75%) SAS
14 7 (1.53%) nginx
15 6 (1.31%) Jetty
15 6 (1.31%) Mongrel
16 5 (1.09%) CMS
17 4 (0.87%) Drupal
17 4 (0.87%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 47 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 26 (5.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (3.71%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 9 (1.97%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.53%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (0.87%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.22%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 48 (10.48%) SaaS
2 43 (9.39%) IaaS
2 43 (9.39%) PaaS
3 15 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (3.06%) HP Helion
5 11 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (1.31%) GitHub
6 6 (1.31%) Google App Engine
6 6 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (1.09%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.44%) DigitalOcean
8 2 (0.44%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.44%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 115 (25.11%) TCP/IP
2 58 (12.66%) SAN
3 46 (10.04%) DNS
3 46 (10.04%) LDAP
4 41 (8.95%) Firewall
5 32 (6.99%) HTTP
6 23 (5.02%) SSL
7 22 (4.80%) DHCP
8 20 (4.37%) iSCSI
9 19 (4.15%) HTTPS
10 15 (3.28%) WAN
11 11 (2.40%) Internet
12 9 (1.97%) Network Security
13 8 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (1.75%) OpenLDAP
13 8 (1.75%) SSH
14 6 (1.31%) FTP
14 6 (1.31%) IPsec
14 6 (1.31%) NAS
15 3 (0.66%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (11.14%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.11%) MySQL
3 26 (5.68%) Oracle Database
4 25 (5.46%) DB2
5 18 (3.93%) BusinessObjects
6 13 (2.84%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.40%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (2.40%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (1.75%) MongoDB
10 7 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (1.53%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.53%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.09%) BODI
12 3 (0.66%) OLAP
12 3 (0.66%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (0.66%) Oracle OLAP
12 3 (0.66%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 3 (0.66%) SAS Enterprise Miner
13 2 (0.44%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 34 (7.42%) Jenkins
2 24 (5.24%) GCC
2 24 (5.24%) GDB
3 22 (4.80%) Git (software)
4 19 (4.15%) JIRA
5 14 (3.06%) StarTeam
6 13 (2.84%) ClearCase
7 12 (2.62%) Travis CI
8 11 (2.40%) Subversion
9 10 (2.18%) Selenium
10 9 (1.97%) Oracle Forms
11 6 (1.31%) JMeter
11 6 (1.31%) LoadRunner
12 5 (1.09%) Oracle APEX
13 4 (0.87%) CA Gen
13 4 (0.87%) Hudson
13 4 (0.87%) Log4j
13 4 (0.87%) Maven
14 3 (0.66%) GitLab
14 3 (0.66%) LoadUI
General
1 19 (4.15%) Banking
2 9 (1.97%) Finance
3 3 (0.66%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.22%) Games
4 1 (0.22%) German Language
4 1 (0.22%) Law
4 1 (0.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (10.26%) Developer
1 47 (10.26%) Linux Engineer
2 40 (8.73%) Administrator
3 39 (8.52%) DevOps Engineer
4 38 (8.30%) Support Engineer
5 33 (7.21%) Architect
6 30 (6.55%) Unix Engineer
7 25 (5.46%) Linux Administrator
7 25 (5.46%) Operations Engineer
8 23 (5.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 22 (4.80%) Linux Support
10 19 (4.15%) Consultant
11 17 (3.71%) Systems Administrator
12 16 (3.49%) Analyst
12 16 (3.49%) Automation Engineer
13 14 (3.06%) Backup Engineer
13 14 (3.06%) Project Engineer
13 14 (3.06%) Support Analyst
14 13 (2.84%) Integration Developer
14 13 (2.84%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (7.42%) J2EE
2 24 (5.24%) Middleware
3 21 (4.59%) Software Packaging
4 20 (4.37%) Spring
5 19 (4.15%) REST
5 19 (4.15%) Web Services
6 17 (3.71%) JSON
6 17 (3.71%) WebSphere MQ
7 16 (3.49%) LAMP
8 15 (3.28%) HTML
8 15 (3.28%) XML
9 13 (2.84%) SOAP
10 11 (2.40%) .NET
10 11 (2.40%) CSS
10 11 (2.40%) OAuth
10 11 (2.40%) OAuth2
10 11 (2.40%) OpenID
11 10 (2.18%) CSS3
11 10 (2.18%) HTML5
12 9 (1.97%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 81 (17.69%) Clustering
2 71 (15.50%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (5.90%) Mainframe
4 24 (5.24%) Tandem
5 15 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.28%) Public Cloud
6 14 (3.06%) Computer Science
7 12 (2.62%) IBM Mainframe
8 11 (2.40%) Data Centre
9 10 (2.18%) User Experience
10 9 (1.97%) Private Cloud
11 8 (1.75%) DataPower
12 7 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (1.09%) AS400
14 4 (0.87%) Performance Metrics
15 3 (0.66%) CESG
15 3 (0.66%) PKI
16 2 (0.44%) Mobile App
16 2 (0.44%) Replication
17 1 (0.22%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 243 (53.06%) Unix
2 195 (42.58%) Windows
3 152 (33.19%) AIX
4 139 (30.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 114 (24.89%) Windows Server
6 106 (23.14%) Solaris
7 66 (14.41%) HPUX
8 38 (8.30%) Windows XP
9 30 (6.55%) Windows 2000
10 22 (4.80%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (3.49%) zOS
12 14 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (2.62%) CentOS
14 11 (2.40%) SUSE
15 5 (1.09%) MVS
16 4 (0.87%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.87%) Windows 7
17 3 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
18 2 (0.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (35.37%) ITIL
2 107 (23.36%) DevOps
3 94 (20.52%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (15.72%) Open Source
5 67 (14.63%) High Availability
6 63 (13.76%) Configuration Management
7 60 (13.10%) Change Management
8 50 (10.92%) Problem Management
9 41 (8.95%) Service Delivery
10 38 (8.30%) OO
11 37 (8.08%) ITSM
11 37 (8.08%) Release Management
12 36 (7.86%) PRINCE2
13 34 (7.42%) Service Management
14 33 (7.21%) Data Management
15 31 (6.77%) Operational Acceptance Testing
16 30 (6.55%) Change Control
16 30 (6.55%) Load Balancing
17 28 (6.11%) Compliance Management
18 27 (5.90%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 127 (27.73%) SQL
2 106 (23.14%) Perl
3 86 (18.78%) Java
4 69 (15.07%) Shell Script
5 53 (11.57%) VB
6 33 (7.21%) Python
7 28 (6.11%) C
8 26 (5.68%) C++
9 25 (5.46%) Korn
10 21 (4.59%) PowerShell
10 21 (4.59%) Ruby
11 20 (4.37%) Bash Shell
12 18 (3.93%) JavaScript
13 16 (3.49%) C#
13 16 (3.49%) C-shell
14 14 (3.06%) PHP
15 13 (2.84%) PL/SQL
16 11 (2.40%) Scala
17 8 (1.75%) Jython
18 4 (0.87%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 165 (36.03%) Security Cleared
2 121 (26.42%) SC Cleared
3 55 (12.01%) BPSS Clearance
4 30 (6.55%) RHCE
5 22 (4.80%) Degree
6 20 (4.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (4.15%) DV Cleared
8 16 (3.49%) MCSE
9 14 (3.06%) MCSA
10 13 (2.84%) AAT
10 13 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.31%) CCNA
11 6 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (1.09%) CCNP
12 5 (1.09%) MCDBA
12 5 (1.09%) MCP
13 1 (0.22%) CCA
13 1 (0.22%) CISSP
13 1 (0.22%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (12.23%) SLA
2 14 (3.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 14 (3.06%) QA
3 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.22%) WAI
3 1 (0.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 54 (11.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (8.08%) Active Directory
3 30 (6.55%) KVM
4 25 (5.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 23 (5.02%) Oracle RAC
6 16 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (3.28%) Samba
7 15 (3.28%) vSphere
8 14 (3.06%) Docker
9 10 (2.18%) NFS
9 10 (2.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 8 (1.75%) LXC
10 8 (1.75%) Xen
11 6 (1.31%) Firmware
12 4 (0.87%) Hyper-V
13 2 (0.44%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.22%) Gluster
14 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 64 (13.97%) Puppet
2 57 (12.45%) Tivoli
3 47 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
4 43 (9.39%) HP SiteScope
5 25 (5.46%) EMC NetWorker
5 25 (5.46%) MOM
6 15 (3.28%) Ansible
7 13 (2.84%) NetBackup
7 13 (2.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 11 (2.40%) HP Data Protector
9 9 (1.97%) ZABBIX
10 7 (1.53%) Control-M
11 6 (1.31%) Data Guard
12 5 (1.09%) BladeLogic
12 5 (1.09%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 5 (1.09%) Nagios
12 5 (1.09%) SCOrch
13 4 (0.87%) OpenView
14 3 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
14 3 (0.66%) SCOM
Vendors
1 175 (38.21%) Oracle
2 152 (33.19%) Red Hat
3 146 (31.88%) HP
4 76 (16.59%) Microsoft
5 61 (13.32%) IBM
6 57 (12.45%) VMware
7 44 (9.61%) CA
8 41 (8.95%) Sun
9 37 (8.08%) Cisco
10 33 (7.21%) F5
11 26 (5.68%) BMC
11 26 (5.68%) EMC
11 26 (5.68%) Veritas
12 18 (3.93%) ServiceNow
12 18 (3.93%) TIBCO
13 17 (3.71%) Axway
13 17 (3.71%) Informatica
13 17 (3.71%) Siebel
14 13 (2.84%) Citrix
14 13 (2.84%) Symantec
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