The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 9 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 264 95 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 17.67% 10.18% 8.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.37% 40.08% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 53 28
Median daily rate £310 £400 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 0
Median hourly rate £24.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.96%
Linux
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Operating Systems Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
688 237 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 46.05% 25.40% 27.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 125 89
Median daily rate £281 £320 £264
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.34% +21.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £525 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 28 15
Median hourly rate £28.00 £16.16 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.26% +19.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.36 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the North East region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the North East region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the North East region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Linux
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the North East region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

Linux
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear 0 236 £310 -27.90% 15
Durham +19 15 £305 +74.28% 2
Northumberland - 2 £330 - 1
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 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 North East region with a requirement for Linux.

1 234 (57.35%) Unix
2 183 (44.85%) Windows
3 171 (41.91%) Oracle
3 171 (41.91%) Security Cleared
4 155 (37.99%) HP
5 152 (37.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 145 (35.54%) ITIL
7 144 (35.29%) Red Hat
8 123 (30.15%) AIX
9 122 (29.90%) SC Cleared
10 115 (28.19%) Perl
11 99 (24.26%) SQL
12 92 (22.55%) Solaris
13 91 (22.30%) SAN
14 90 (22.06%) TCP/IP
15 86 (21.08%) Java
15 86 (21.08%) Windows Server
16 82 (20.10%) Tivoli
17 75 (18.38%) Shell Script
18 74 (18.14%) WebLogic
19 67 (16.42%) SLA
20 65 (15.93%) Service Delivery
21 63 (15.44%) VB
22 61 (14.95%) BPSS Clearance
23 60 (14.71%) IBM
23 60 (14.71%) CA
24 59 (14.46%) HP SiteScope
25 56 (13.73%) Configuration Management
26 51 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
27 50 (12.25%) Clustering

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 74 (18.14%) WebLogic
2 39 (9.56%) Apache
3 38 (9.31%) JBoss
4 17 (4.17%) WebSphere
5 16 (3.92%) IIS
5 16 (3.92%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (2.45%) OpenStack
7 9 (2.21%) Confluence
8 8 (1.96%) iPlanet
9 7 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (1.23%) FileNet
10 5 (1.23%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.98%) MQSeries
11 4 (0.98%) nginx
11 4 (0.98%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.49%) Drupal
12 2 (0.49%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (0.49%) WebLogic Portal
13 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.25%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 19 (4.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (3.19%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 5 (1.23%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.25%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.72%) IaaS
2 4 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.74%) OpenShift
3 3 (0.74%) PaaS
3 3 (0.74%) SaaS
4 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.25%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.25%) Office 365
4 1 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 91 (22.30%) SAN
2 90 (22.06%) TCP/IP
3 41 (10.05%) LDAP
4 34 (8.33%) DNS
5 32 (7.84%) HTTP
6 23 (5.64%) SSL
7 22 (5.39%) WAN
8 21 (5.15%) Firewall
9 19 (4.66%) iSCSI
10 15 (3.68%) Internet
10 15 (3.68%) SSH
11 14 (3.43%) HTTPS
12 9 (2.21%) BIG-IP
13 8 (1.96%) Network Security
13 8 (1.96%) OpenLDAP
14 7 (1.72%) Intrusion Detection
15 4 (0.98%) DHCP
15 4 (0.98%) FTP
15 4 (0.98%) NAS
16 3 (0.74%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (12.01%) SQL Server
2 46 (11.27%) DB2
3 21 (5.15%) MySQL
4 12 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 12 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (0.98%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.49%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.49%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.25%) Redis
9 1 (0.25%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.25%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 18 (4.41%) Git (software)
2 15 (3.68%) LoadRunner
3 14 (3.43%) JIRA
4 12 (2.94%) StarTeam
5 11 (2.70%) Facilita Forecast
5 11 (2.70%) HP UFT
5 11 (2.70%) Jenkins
5 11 (2.70%) Subversion
5 11 (2.70%) Visual Studio
6 7 (1.72%) Ant
6 7 (1.72%) ClearCase
6 7 (1.72%) GCC
6 7 (1.72%) GDB
7 5 (1.23%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.98%) JMeter
8 4 (0.98%) LoadUI
8 4 (0.98%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.74%) Maven
9 3 (0.74%) Selenium
9 3 (0.74%) Travis CI
General
1 14 (3.43%) Banking
2 3 (0.74%) Finance
2 3 (0.74%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.25%) Marketing
3 1 (0.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (14.22%) Linux Engineer
2 52 (12.75%) Developer
3 42 (10.29%) Administrator
4 39 (9.56%) Support Engineer
5 36 (8.82%) Unix Engineer
6 35 (8.58%) Linux Administrator
7 29 (7.11%) Linux Support
8 27 (6.62%) Analyst
8 27 (6.62%) Consultant
9 24 (5.88%) Backup Engineer
10 21 (5.15%) Java Developer
11 20 (4.90%) DevOps Engineer
12 18 (4.41%) Cloud Engineer
12 18 (4.41%) Unix Linux Engineer
13 17 (4.17%) Linux Support Engineer
13 17 (4.17%) Storage Engineer
14 13 (3.19%) Integration Developer
15 12 (2.94%) Technical Analyst
15 12 (2.94%) Technical Engineer
16 11 (2.70%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.66%) HTML
2 16 (3.92%) LAMP
2 16 (3.92%) Spring
3 15 (3.68%) Software Packaging
4 14 (3.43%) J2EE
4 14 (3.43%) JSP
4 14 (3.43%) OAuth
4 14 (3.43%) OAuth2
4 14 (3.43%) OpenID
5 13 (3.19%) Middleware
5 13 (3.19%) WebSphere MQ
6 12 (2.94%) CSS
6 12 (2.94%) Web Services
7 10 (2.45%) JSON
8 9 (2.21%) HTML5
9 7 (1.72%) .NET
10 6 (1.47%) REST
11 5 (1.23%) AngularJS
11 5 (1.23%) Regular Expression
11 5 (1.23%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 50 (12.25%) Clustering
2 38 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.15%) Management Information System
4 20 (4.90%) Computer Science
4 20 (4.90%) Mainframe
5 15 (3.68%) Performance Metrics
6 10 (2.45%) User Experience
7 9 (2.21%) AS400
7 9 (2.21%) Tandem
8 8 (1.96%) IBM Mainframe
9 7 (1.72%) DataPower
9 7 (1.72%) Private Cloud
10 6 (1.47%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.98%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.98%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.74%) HP Storage
13 2 (0.49%) CESG
13 2 (0.49%) Grid Computing
13 2 (0.49%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.49%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 234 (57.35%) Unix
2 183 (44.85%) Windows
3 152 (37.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 123 (30.15%) AIX
5 92 (22.55%) Solaris
6 86 (21.08%) Windows Server
7 43 (10.54%) HPUX
8 20 (4.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (4.17%) Windows XP
10 14 (3.43%) CentOS
11 13 (3.19%) Mac OS X
12 8 (1.96%) zOS
13 6 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.49%) Android
14 2 (0.49%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.49%) Debian
14 2 (0.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.49%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.49%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (35.54%) ITIL
2 65 (15.93%) Service Delivery
3 56 (13.73%) Configuration Management
4 51 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (12.25%) High Availability
5 50 (12.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 49 (12.01%) DevOps
7 41 (10.05%) Problem Management
8 39 (9.56%) Mentoring
9 34 (8.33%) Change Management
10 32 (7.84%) Incident Management
11 29 (7.11%) Open Source
12 26 (6.37%) Server Monitoring
13 25 (6.13%) Release Management
13 25 (6.13%) Validation
14 24 (5.88%) OO
15 22 (5.39%) Unit Testing
16 17 (4.17%) Operational Acceptance Testing
16 17 (4.17%) Project Management
17 16 (3.92%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 115 (28.19%) Perl
2 99 (24.26%) SQL
3 86 (21.08%) Java
4 75 (18.38%) Shell Script
5 63 (15.44%) VB
6 40 (9.80%) Bash Shell
7 38 (9.31%) Korn
8 28 (6.86%) Python
9 24 (5.88%) C-shell
10 16 (3.92%) Ruby
11 15 (3.68%) JavaScript
12 14 (3.43%) PL/SQL
13 11 (2.70%) C++
13 11 (2.70%) PHP
14 10 (2.45%) C
14 10 (2.45%) PowerShell
15 9 (2.21%) Scala
16 8 (1.96%) C#
17 5 (1.23%) VBScript
18 4 (0.98%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 171 (41.91%) Security Cleared
2 122 (29.90%) SC Cleared
3 61 (14.95%) BPSS Clearance
4 42 (10.29%) RHCE
5 27 (6.62%) AAT
6 18 (4.41%) Degree
7 16 (3.92%) DV Cleared
8 10 (2.45%) CCNA
8 10 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (2.45%) MCSE
8 10 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (2.21%) CCNP
9 9 (2.21%) MCDBA
9 9 (2.21%) MCP
10 6 (1.47%) ISTQB
10 6 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.25%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.25%) IBM Certification
12 1 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (16.42%) SLA
2 17 (4.17%) QA
3 8 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (1.96%) JSP 440
System Software
1 46 (11.27%) KVM
2 36 (8.82%) Oracle RAC
3 29 (7.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (5.64%) Active Directory
5 22 (5.39%) Samba
6 11 (2.70%) Firmware
6 11 (2.70%) Hyper-V
7 8 (1.96%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 7 (1.72%) Docker
8 7 (1.72%) NFS
9 3 (0.74%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.74%) vSphere
10 2 (0.49%) LXC
10 2 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.25%) Gluster
11 1 (0.25%) RHEV
11 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.25%) Xen
11 1 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 82 (20.10%) Tivoli
2 59 (14.46%) HP SiteScope
3 46 (11.27%) EMC NetWorker
4 44 (10.78%) MOM
4 44 (10.78%) Puppet
5 39 (9.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 33 (8.09%) NetBackup
7 29 (7.11%) Opscode Chef
8 27 (6.62%) HP Data Protector
9 13 (3.19%) OpenView
10 5 (1.23%) Ansible
10 5 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (1.23%) Legato
10 5 (1.23%) SCOM
10 5 (1.23%) Simpana
11 4 (0.98%) PureDisk
12 3 (0.74%) Netcool
12 3 (0.74%) SCCM
12 3 (0.74%) Unicenter
13 2 (0.49%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 171 (41.91%) Oracle
2 155 (37.99%) HP
3 144 (35.29%) Red Hat
4 60 (14.71%) CA
4 60 (14.71%) IBM
5 46 (11.27%) ServiceNow
5 46 (11.27%) VMware
6 44 (10.78%) BMC
7 41 (10.05%) Microsoft
8 36 (8.82%) EMC
9 33 (8.09%) Symantec
10 22 (5.39%) Axway
11 16 (3.92%) Informatica
11 16 (3.92%) Siebel
11 16 (3.92%) Sun
11 16 (3.92%) TIBCO
12 13 (3.19%) PTC
13 12 (2.94%) SAP
14 9 (2.21%) F5
15 8 (1.96%) Cisco
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