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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 8 3 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Contract jobs citing Linux 205 131 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 20.62% 17.54% 8.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.80% 58.74% 32.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 84 19
Median daily rate £320 £475 £246
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.63% +93.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £320 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £624 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £390 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 £36.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.20% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +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
479 223 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 48.19% 29.85% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 127 66
Median daily rate £290 £425 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.76% +51.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £240 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £573 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 21 5
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 £20.00 £12.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £43.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.66 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +4.12%

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 31 August 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 31 August 2016.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 226 (57.51%) Unix
2 182 (46.31%) Oracle
3 180 (45.80%) Security Cleared
4 179 (45.55%) Windows
5 169 (43.00%) HP
6 157 (39.95%) ITIL
7 153 (38.93%) Red Hat
8 152 (38.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 130 (33.08%) SC Cleared
10 127 (32.32%) AIX
11 118 (30.03%) Perl
12 111 (28.24%) SQL
13 102 (25.95%) SAN
14 99 (25.19%) TCP/IP
15 95 (24.17%) Windows Server
16 94 (23.92%) Solaris
17 86 (21.88%) Tivoli
18 81 (20.61%) Shell Script
19 79 (20.10%) Java
20 72 (18.32%) SLA
21 66 (16.79%) WebLogic
22 65 (16.54%) Service Delivery
23 62 (15.78%) VB
23 62 (15.78%) IBM
23 62 (15.78%) CA
23 62 (15.78%) HP SiteScope
24 59 (15.01%) DevOps
25 58 (14.76%) Agile Software Development
25 58 (14.76%) BPSS Clearance
26 55 (13.99%) 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 66 (16.79%) WebLogic
2 39 (9.92%) Apache
3 28 (7.12%) JBoss
4 18 (4.58%) WebSphere
5 17 (4.33%) IIS
6 15 (3.82%) OpenStack
6 15 (3.82%) WebSphere Application Server
7 9 (2.29%) Confluence
8 8 (2.04%) iPlanet
8 8 (2.04%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.53%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (1.02%) FileNet
10 4 (1.02%) MQSeries
10 4 (1.02%) nginx
11 2 (0.51%) Jetty
11 2 (0.51%) Mongrel
11 2 (0.51%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.51%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (0.51%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.25%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 20 (5.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (3.05%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.25%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.53%) GitHub
3 6 (1.53%) IaaS
4 3 (0.76%) OpenShift
4 3 (0.76%) PaaS
4 3 (0.76%) SaaS
5 2 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.51%) DigitalOcean
5 2 (0.51%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.51%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.51%) Linode
6 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 102 (25.95%) SAN
2 99 (25.19%) TCP/IP
3 46 (11.70%) LDAP
4 41 (10.43%) DNS
5 28 (7.12%) WAN
6 26 (6.62%) iSCSI
7 24 (6.11%) HTTP
8 18 (4.58%) Firewall
9 14 (3.56%) HTTPS
9 14 (3.56%) SSH
10 11 (2.80%) Internet
10 11 (2.80%) SSL
11 9 (2.29%) BIG-IP
12 8 (2.04%) OpenLDAP
13 7 (1.78%) Network Security
14 6 (1.53%) DHCP
14 6 (1.53%) Intrusion Detection
15 4 (1.02%) FTP
15 4 (1.02%) NAS
16 2 (0.51%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (13.49%) SQL Server
2 50 (12.72%) DB2
3 22 (5.60%) MySQL
4 12 (3.05%) Oracle Database
5 8 (2.04%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.76%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.51%) DataStage
9 2 (0.51%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.25%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.25%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.25%) Redis
10 1 (0.25%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.25%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 22 (5.60%) Jenkins
2 20 (5.09%) Git (software)
3 16 (4.07%) GCC
3 16 (4.07%) GDB
4 14 (3.56%) Subversion
5 13 (3.31%) ClearCase
5 13 (3.31%) JIRA
5 13 (3.31%) StarTeam
6 11 (2.80%) LoadRunner
7 8 (2.04%) Facilita Forecast
7 8 (2.04%) HP UFT
7 8 (2.04%) Travis CI
7 8 (2.04%) Visual Studio
8 6 (1.53%) Maven
9 4 (1.02%) Hudson
10 3 (0.76%) JMeter
10 3 (0.76%) LoadUI
10 3 (0.76%) Selenium
10 3 (0.76%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.51%) Gradle
General
1 14 (3.56%) Banking
2 3 (0.76%) Finance
2 3 (0.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.25%) German Language
3 1 (0.25%) Marketing
3 1 (0.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (13.99%) Linux Engineer
2 50 (12.72%) Administrator
3 44 (11.20%) Linux Administrator
4 41 (10.43%) Developer
5 38 (9.67%) Support Engineer
6 37 (9.41%) Unix Engineer
7 31 (7.89%) Linux Support
8 26 (6.62%) Consultant
9 23 (5.85%) Backup Engineer
10 19 (4.83%) Unix Linux Engineer
11 17 (4.33%) Linux Support Engineer
12 16 (4.07%) Storage Engineer
13 15 (3.82%) Architect
13 15 (3.82%) Cloud Engineer
13 15 (3.82%) DevOps Engineer
13 15 (3.82%) Storage and Backup Engineer
14 14 (3.56%) Analyst
15 13 (3.31%) Integration Developer
15 13 (3.31%) Systems Administrator
16 12 (3.05%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.33%) LAMP
2 15 (3.82%) Spring
3 14 (3.56%) Middleware
3 14 (3.56%) OAuth
3 14 (3.56%) OAuth2
3 14 (3.56%) OpenID
3 14 (3.56%) Software Packaging
4 12 (3.05%) WebSphere MQ
5 11 (2.80%) HTML
5 11 (2.80%) Web Services
6 10 (2.54%) J2EE
6 10 (2.54%) JSON
7 9 (2.29%) JSP
8 7 (1.78%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (1.53%) CSS
9 6 (1.53%) REST
9 6 (1.53%) XML
10 5 (1.27%) Regular Expression
11 4 (1.02%) CSS3
11 4 (1.02%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 55 (13.99%) Clustering
2 34 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.34%) Management Information System
4 20 (5.09%) Computer Science
4 20 (5.09%) Mainframe
5 11 (2.80%) Performance Metrics
6 10 (2.54%) Tandem
6 10 (2.54%) User Experience
7 9 (2.29%) AS400
7 9 (2.29%) Public Cloud
8 7 (1.78%) IBM Mainframe
9 6 (1.53%) DataPower
10 5 (1.27%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.27%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.76%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.51%) CESG
12 2 (0.51%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.51%) Grid Computing
12 2 (0.51%) HP Storage
12 2 (0.51%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 226 (57.51%) Unix
2 179 (45.55%) Windows
3 152 (38.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 127 (32.32%) AIX
5 95 (24.17%) Windows Server
6 94 (23.92%) Solaris
7 53 (13.49%) HPUX
8 21 (5.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (4.33%) Windows XP
10 16 (4.07%) CentOS
11 8 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (1.78%) zOS
13 2 (0.51%) Android
13 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.51%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.51%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (39.95%) ITIL
2 65 (16.54%) Service Delivery
3 59 (15.01%) DevOps
4 58 (14.76%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (13.99%) High Availability
6 52 (13.23%) Configuration Management
7 46 (11.70%) Root Cause Analysis
8 45 (11.45%) Compliance Management
9 43 (10.94%) Mentoring
10 40 (10.18%) Problem Management
11 34 (8.65%) Change Management
12 33 (8.40%) Incident Management
13 29 (7.38%) Unit Testing
14 28 (7.12%) Server Monitoring
15 25 (6.36%) Release Management
16 22 (5.60%) OO
16 22 (5.60%) Open Source
17 21 (5.34%) Validation
18 19 (4.83%) Multithreading
19 16 (4.07%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 118 (30.03%) Perl
2 111 (28.24%) SQL
3 81 (20.61%) Shell Script
4 79 (20.10%) Java
5 62 (15.78%) VB
6 43 (10.94%) Korn
7 40 (10.18%) Bash Shell
8 29 (7.38%) C-shell
9 27 (6.87%) Python
10 20 (5.09%) C++
11 19 (4.83%) C
12 14 (3.56%) PL/SQL
13 11 (2.80%) Ruby
14 10 (2.54%) C#
14 10 (2.54%) PowerShell
15 9 (2.29%) PHP
16 8 (2.04%) JavaScript
17 5 (1.27%) VBScript
18 4 (1.02%) Bourne shell
19 3 (0.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 180 (45.80%) Security Cleared
2 130 (33.08%) SC Cleared
3 58 (14.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 47 (11.96%) RHCE
5 27 (6.87%) AAT
6 18 (4.58%) Degree
7 17 (4.33%) DV Cleared
8 10 (2.54%) CCNA
8 10 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (2.54%) MCSE
8 10 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (2.29%) CCNP
9 9 (2.29%) MCDBA
9 9 (2.29%) MCP
10 4 (1.02%) ISTQB
10 4 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.25%) IBM Certification
12 1 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (18.32%) SLA
2 13 (3.31%) QA
3 9 (2.29%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (2.04%) JSP 440
System Software
1 51 (12.98%) KVM
2 41 (10.43%) Oracle RAC
3 40 (10.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (6.87%) Samba
5 22 (5.60%) Active Directory
6 11 (2.80%) Firmware
7 8 (2.04%) Hyper-V
7 8 (2.04%) NFS
8 7 (1.78%) Docker
8 7 (1.78%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 4 (1.02%) VMware ESX
9 4 (1.02%) Xen
10 3 (0.76%) vSphere
11 2 (0.51%) LXC
11 2 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.51%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.25%) Gluster
12 1 (0.25%) RHEV
12 1 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 86 (21.88%) Tivoli
2 62 (15.78%) HP SiteScope
3 50 (12.72%) EMC NetWorker
3 50 (12.72%) MOM
4 47 (11.96%) Puppet
5 38 (9.67%) Opscode Chef
5 38 (9.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 32 (8.14%) NetBackup
7 27 (6.87%) HP Data Protector
8 17 (4.33%) Ansible
9 13 (3.31%) OpenView
10 9 (2.29%) ZABBIX
11 5 (1.27%) Nagios
11 5 (1.27%) SCOM
12 4 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (1.02%) Legato
12 4 (1.02%) Simpana
13 3 (0.76%) OpenNMS
13 3 (0.76%) Unicenter
13 3 (0.76%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 182 (46.31%) Oracle
2 169 (43.00%) HP
3 153 (38.93%) Red Hat
4 62 (15.78%) CA
4 62 (15.78%) IBM
5 48 (12.21%) BMC
6 46 (11.70%) ServiceNow
7 43 (10.94%) Microsoft
8 42 (10.69%) VMware
9 40 (10.18%) EMC
10 32 (8.14%) Symantec
11 19 (4.83%) Axway
12 15 (3.82%) Informatica
12 15 (3.82%) Siebel
12 15 (3.82%) Sun
13 13 (3.31%) PTC
14 12 (3.05%) SaltStack
14 12 (3.05%) SAP
15 11 (2.80%) TIBCO
16 10 (2.54%) Cisco
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