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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 8 5 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing Linux 209 141 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 18.85% 17.71% 11.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.54% 64.68% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 90 33
Median daily rate £365 £479 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.75% +47.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £320 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £625 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 0
Median hourly rate £24.00 £36.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
480 218 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 43.28% 27.39% 30.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 123 83
Median daily rate £320 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 20 11
Median hourly rate £28.00 £37.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +236.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.60 £8.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £43.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 2016.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 233 (51.55%) Unix
2 203 (44.91%) Security Cleared
3 199 (44.03%) Windows
4 190 (42.04%) Oracle
5 183 (40.49%) ITIL
6 182 (40.27%) HP
7 170 (37.61%) Red Hat
8 157 (34.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 145 (32.08%) SC Cleared
9 145 (32.08%) AIX
10 126 (27.88%) SQL
11 121 (26.77%) Perl
12 118 (26.11%) Windows Server
13 115 (25.44%) TCP/IP
14 111 (24.56%) Solaris
15 109 (24.12%) SAN
16 88 (19.47%) Shell Script
16 88 (19.47%) Java
17 87 (19.25%) Tivoli
18 84 (18.58%) Clustering
19 80 (17.70%) DevOps
20 76 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
20 76 (16.81%) SLA
21 73 (16.15%) WebLogic
22 71 (15.71%) SQL Server
23 70 (15.49%) Service Delivery
24 68 (15.04%) HPUX
24 68 (15.04%) CA
24 68 (15.04%) High Availability
25 67 (14.82%) IBM

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 73 (16.15%) WebLogic
2 51 (11.28%) Apache
3 34 (7.52%) JBoss
4 32 (7.08%) IIS
5 22 (4.87%) WebSphere
6 20 (4.42%) Tomcat
7 17 (3.76%) iPlanet
8 16 (3.54%) WebSphere Application Server
9 15 (3.32%) OpenStack
10 12 (2.65%) Confluence
11 10 (2.21%) Oracle Application Server
12 8 (1.77%) Oracle Workflow
13 7 (1.55%) nginx
14 6 (1.33%) FileNet
15 5 (1.11%) Jetty
15 5 (1.11%) Mongrel
16 4 (0.88%) MQSeries
17 2 (0.44%) MS Exchange
17 2 (0.44%) WebLogic Portal
18 1 (0.22%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 31 (6.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (3.32%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 7 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.87%) IaaS
2 19 (4.20%) PaaS
2 19 (4.20%) SaaS
3 12 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.65%) HP Helion
3 12 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.33%) GitHub
5 5 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.11%) Google App Engine
5 5 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.66%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.44%) DigitalOcean
7 2 (0.44%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.44%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 115 (25.44%) TCP/IP
2 109 (24.12%) SAN
3 54 (11.95%) DNS
4 46 (10.18%) LDAP
5 34 (7.52%) HTTP
6 31 (6.86%) Firewall
6 31 (6.86%) iSCSI
7 28 (6.19%) WAN
8 21 (4.65%) DHCP
9 19 (4.20%) HTTPS
10 18 (3.98%) SSL
11 11 (2.43%) Internet
12 10 (2.21%) Network Security
13 9 (1.99%) BIG-IP
13 9 (1.99%) NAS
13 9 (1.99%) SSH
14 8 (1.77%) Intrusion Detection
15 7 (1.55%) FTP
16 6 (1.33%) OpenLDAP
17 5 (1.11%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (15.71%) SQL Server
2 51 (11.28%) DB2
3 22 (4.87%) MySQL
4 15 (3.32%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.77%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (1.77%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.66%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.66%) OLAP
8 3 (0.66%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (0.44%) DataStage
9 2 (0.44%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.22%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.22%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 30 (6.64%) Jenkins
2 22 (4.87%) GCC
2 22 (4.87%) GDB
3 20 (4.42%) Git (software)
4 16 (3.54%) JIRA
5 14 (3.10%) LoadRunner
5 14 (3.10%) Subversion
6 13 (2.88%) ClearCase
6 13 (2.88%) StarTeam
7 11 (2.43%) HP UFT
7 11 (2.43%) Travis CI
8 8 (1.77%) Facilita Forecast
8 8 (1.77%) Visual Studio
9 6 (1.33%) JMeter
9 6 (1.33%) Maven
9 6 (1.33%) Selenium
10 4 (0.88%) Hudson
11 3 (0.66%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.66%) LoadUI
11 3 (0.66%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (3.32%) Banking
2 6 (1.33%) Finance
3 3 (0.66%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.44%) Marketing
5 1 (0.22%) Games
5 1 (0.22%) German Language
5 1 (0.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 61 (13.50%) Linux Engineer
2 57 (12.61%) Administrator
3 45 (9.96%) Developer
3 45 (9.96%) Linux Administrator
4 41 (9.07%) Support Engineer
5 39 (8.63%) Unix Engineer
6 32 (7.08%) Linux Support
7 27 (5.97%) Consultant
8 26 (5.75%) DevOps Engineer
9 25 (5.53%) Architect
10 23 (5.09%) Backup Engineer
11 20 (4.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 19 (4.20%) Systems Administrator
12 19 (4.20%) Unix Linux Engineer
13 17 (3.76%) Linux Support Engineer
14 16 (3.54%) Storage Engineer
15 15 (3.32%) Storage and Backup Engineer
16 14 (3.10%) Operations Engineer
17 13 (2.88%) Integration Developer
17 13 (2.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.09%) J2EE
2 22 (4.87%) Middleware
3 17 (3.76%) LAMP
3 17 (3.76%) Software Packaging
4 16 (3.54%) Spring
5 15 (3.32%) WebSphere MQ
6 14 (3.10%) OAuth
6 14 (3.10%) OAuth2
6 14 (3.10%) OpenID
7 12 (2.65%) Web Services
8 11 (2.43%) HTML
8 11 (2.43%) JSON
9 10 (2.21%) .NET
10 9 (1.99%) JSP
10 9 (1.99%) XML
11 7 (1.55%) REST
11 7 (1.55%) Ruby on Rails
12 6 (1.33%) CSS
13 5 (1.11%) Regular Expression
13 5 (1.11%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 84 (18.58%) Clustering
2 36 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (5.09%) Mainframe
4 22 (4.87%) Management Information System
5 20 (4.42%) Computer Science
6 17 (3.76%) Public Cloud
7 12 (2.65%) Tandem
8 11 (2.43%) Performance Metrics
9 10 (2.21%) User Experience
10 8 (1.77%) AS400
10 8 (1.77%) DataPower
10 8 (1.77%) Private Cloud
11 7 (1.55%) IBM Mainframe
12 6 (1.33%) Data Centre
13 5 (1.11%) Data Structures
14 3 (0.66%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.66%) PKI
15 2 (0.44%) CESG
15 2 (0.44%) Grid Computing
15 2 (0.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 233 (51.55%) Unix
2 199 (44.03%) Windows
3 157 (34.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 145 (32.08%) AIX
5 118 (26.11%) Windows Server
6 111 (24.56%) Solaris
7 68 (15.04%) HPUX
8 21 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (3.98%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (3.76%) CentOS
11 11 (2.43%) Windows XP
12 10 (2.21%) SUSE
13 8 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (1.55%) zOS
15 5 (1.11%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.44%) Android
17 2 (0.44%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 2 (0.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (40.49%) ITIL
2 80 (17.70%) DevOps
3 76 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (15.49%) Service Delivery
5 68 (15.04%) High Availability
6 59 (13.05%) Configuration Management
7 53 (11.73%) Problem Management
8 49 (10.84%) Compliance Management
9 47 (10.40%) Change Management
10 45 (9.96%) Open Source
10 45 (9.96%) Root Cause Analysis
11 41 (9.07%) Mentoring
12 33 (7.30%) Incident Management
13 29 (6.42%) OO
13 29 (6.42%) Server Monitoring
13 29 (6.42%) Unit Testing
14 28 (6.19%) Release Management
15 25 (5.53%) Multithreading
16 21 (4.65%) ITSM
17 18 (3.98%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 126 (27.88%) SQL
2 121 (26.77%) Perl
3 88 (19.47%) Java
3 88 (19.47%) Shell Script
4 64 (14.16%) VB
5 40 (8.85%) Bash Shell
5 40 (8.85%) Korn
6 34 (7.52%) Python
7 29 (6.42%) C-shell
8 27 (5.97%) C
9 26 (5.75%) C++
10 18 (3.98%) JavaScript
11 15 (3.32%) C#
11 15 (3.32%) PowerShell
12 14 (3.10%) Ruby
13 10 (2.21%) PHP
14 8 (1.77%) Jython
14 8 (1.77%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.11%) VBScript
16 4 (0.88%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 203 (44.91%) Security Cleared
2 145 (32.08%) SC Cleared
3 63 (13.94%) BPSS Clearance
4 51 (11.28%) RHCE
5 27 (5.97%) AAT
6 23 (5.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (4.20%) Degree
7 19 (4.20%) DV Cleared
7 19 (4.20%) MCSE
8 15 (3.32%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (3.10%) MCSA
10 9 (1.99%) CCNA
10 9 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (1.77%) CCNP
11 8 (1.77%) MCDBA
11 8 (1.77%) MCP
12 4 (0.88%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.22%) IBM Certification
13 1 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (16.81%) SLA
2 20 (4.42%) QA
3 14 (3.10%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (1.77%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.22%) WAI
5 1 (0.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 58 (12.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (12.17%) KVM
3 43 (9.51%) Oracle RAC
4 35 (7.74%) Active Directory
5 27 (5.97%) Samba
6 18 (3.98%) vSphere
7 16 (3.54%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (2.43%) Firmware
9 8 (1.77%) Hyper-V
10 7 (1.55%) Docker
10 7 (1.55%) NFS
10 7 (1.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 7 (1.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 7 (1.55%) Xen
11 4 (0.88%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.44%) LXC
12 2 (0.44%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.22%) Gluster
13 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.22%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 87 (19.25%) Tivoli
2 63 (13.94%) HP SiteScope
3 58 (12.83%) Puppet
4 52 (11.50%) EMC NetWorker
5 51 (11.28%) MOM
6 39 (8.63%) Opscode Chef
7 38 (8.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 32 (7.08%) NetBackup
9 27 (5.97%) HP Data Protector
10 17 (3.76%) Ansible
11 12 (2.65%) OpenView
12 9 (1.99%) ZABBIX
13 5 (1.11%) BladeLogic
13 5 (1.11%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 5 (1.11%) Nagios
13 5 (1.11%) SCOM
13 5 (1.11%) SCOrch
14 4 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
14 4 (0.88%) Legato
14 4 (0.88%) Simpana
Vendors
1 190 (42.04%) Oracle
2 182 (40.27%) HP
3 170 (37.61%) Red Hat
4 68 (15.04%) CA
5 67 (14.82%) IBM
6 66 (14.60%) Microsoft
7 62 (13.72%) VMware
8 54 (11.95%) BMC
9 47 (10.40%) ServiceNow
10 42 (9.29%) EMC
11 32 (7.08%) Symantec
12 26 (5.75%) Sun
13 19 (4.20%) Axway
13 19 (4.20%) Cisco
14 18 (3.98%) F5
15 16 (3.54%) Informatica
15 16 (3.54%) Siebel
16 13 (2.88%) PTC
17 12 (2.65%) SaltStack
18 11 (2.43%) SAP
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