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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 14 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing Linux 150 47 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 13.05% 6.06% 9.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.68% 25.54% 32.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 33 50
Median daily rate £313 £300 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £488 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
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
378 184 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 32.90% 23.71% 29.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 100 132
Median daily rate £283 £325 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.07% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £176 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £495 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £13.71 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.11% -2.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 1 May 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
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 1 May 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 +4 135 £310 +3.33% 6
Durham +3 4 £258 +47.14% 5
Northumberland - 1 - -
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 129 (54.89%) Unix
2 113 (48.09%) Java
3 97 (41.28%) Windows
4 95 (40.43%) Oracle
5 77 (32.77%) Agile Software Development
6 66 (28.09%) Perl
6 66 (28.09%) Red Hat
7 65 (27.66%) TCP/IP
8 64 (27.23%) Security Cleared
9 63 (26.81%) HP
10 58 (24.68%) SQL
10 58 (24.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 57 (24.26%) WebLogic
11 57 (24.26%) Configuration Management
12 53 (22.55%) AIX
13 48 (20.43%) SC Cleared
13 48 (20.43%) DevOps
14 44 (18.72%) Apache
14 44 (18.72%) SSL
15 42 (17.87%) ITIL
16 41 (17.45%) Solaris
16 41 (17.45%) Puppet
17 40 (17.02%) JBoss
17 40 (17.02%) Shell Script
18 39 (16.60%) Axway
19 37 (15.74%) WebSphere
19 37 (15.74%) .NET
20 36 (15.32%) Tivoli
21 34 (14.47%) VB
21 34 (14.47%) SQL Server

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 57 (24.26%) WebLogic
2 44 (18.72%) Apache
3 40 (17.02%) JBoss
4 37 (15.74%) WebSphere
5 27 (11.49%) WebSphere Application Server
6 21 (8.94%) IIS
7 17 (7.23%) nginx
7 17 (7.23%) Tomcat
8 15 (6.38%) Confluence
8 15 (6.38%) Jetty
9 13 (5.53%) Oracle Application Server
10 11 (4.68%) Oracle 10gAS
10 11 (4.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 10 (4.26%) Node.js
11 10 (4.26%) PowerExchange
12 9 (3.83%) SharePoint
13 7 (2.98%) Oracle Workflow
14 6 (2.55%) CICS
14 6 (2.55%) iPlanet
14 6 (2.55%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 15 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.85%) MS Office
2 2 (0.85%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.43%) Maple
3 1 (0.43%) Mathematica
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (5.53%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 5 (2.13%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.40%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.98%) IaaS
3 6 (2.55%) GitHub
4 4 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.28%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.85%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 65 (27.66%) TCP/IP
2 44 (18.72%) SSL
3 33 (14.04%) DNS
4 32 (13.62%) HTTP
5 29 (12.34%) SAN
6 21 (8.94%) FTP
7 17 (7.23%) LDAP
8 16 (6.81%) DHCP
9 15 (6.38%) Firewall
10 13 (5.53%) Internet
10 13 (5.53%) IPsec
10 13 (5.53%) SSH
11 10 (4.26%) WAN
12 9 (3.83%) iSCSI
13 7 (2.98%) Intrusion Detection
13 7 (2.98%) Network Security
14 6 (2.55%) BIG-IP
14 6 (2.55%) OpenLDAP
14 6 (2.55%) WinSCP
15 4 (1.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (14.47%) SQL Server
2 27 (11.49%) DB2
3 19 (8.09%) BusinessObjects
4 17 (7.23%) Oracle Database
5 12 (5.11%) MySQL
6 11 (4.68%) PowerCenter
6 11 (4.68%) Relational Database
7 10 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (3.83%) MongoDB
9 8 (3.40%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (2.98%) NoSQL
11 6 (2.55%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 6 (2.55%) Easytrieve
11 6 (2.55%) MS Access
11 6 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (2.13%) Data Mining
13 4 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 27 (11.49%) Jenkins
2 20 (8.51%) JIRA
3 18 (7.66%) Git (software)
4 16 (6.81%) Travis CI
4 16 (6.81%) Visual Studio
5 15 (6.38%) CA Gen
6 14 (5.96%) HP UFT
6 14 (5.96%) LoadRunner
7 11 (4.68%) Eclipse
7 11 (4.68%) Log4j
8 10 (4.26%) Facilita Forecast
9 8 (3.40%) Selenium
9 8 (3.40%) Subversion
10 7 (2.98%) Cucumber
11 5 (2.13%) Ant
11 5 (2.13%) StarTeam
12 4 (1.70%) JMeter
12 4 (1.70%) Vagrant
13 1 (0.43%) JUnit
General
1 10 (4.26%) Finance
2 6 (2.55%) Banking
3 2 (0.85%) Billing
4 1 (0.43%) Marketing
4 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (18.72%) Developer
2 30 (12.77%) Analyst
3 25 (10.64%) Java Developer
4 20 (8.51%) Business Analyst
5 19 (8.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 19 (8.09%) Unix Engineer
6 18 (7.66%) Linux Engineer
7 16 (6.81%) Cloud Engineer
8 12 (5.11%) Architect
8 12 (5.11%) Technical Engineer
9 11 (4.68%) Unix Linux Engineer
10 10 (4.26%) Administrator
10 10 (4.26%) Applications Developer
10 10 (4.26%) Consultant
10 10 (4.26%) Support Engineer
11 8 (3.40%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 7 (2.98%) Support Analyst
12 7 (2.98%) Technical Analyst
12 7 (2.98%) Technical Architect
12 7 (2.98%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (15.74%) .NET
2 30 (12.77%) J2EE
3 27 (11.49%) HTML
4 17 (7.23%) CSS
5 15 (6.38%) Servlets
5 15 (6.38%) Software Packaging
6 13 (5.53%) HTML5
6 13 (5.53%) WebSphere MQ
7 12 (5.11%) JSP
8 10 (4.26%) ASP.NET
8 10 (4.26%) jQuery
8 10 (4.26%) JSON
9 9 (3.83%) AngularJS
10 7 (2.98%) REST
10 7 (2.98%) RESTful
10 7 (2.98%) Spring
11 6 (2.55%) Django
11 6 (2.55%) ISPF
11 6 (2.55%) Middleware
11 6 (2.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.38%) Mainframe
3 11 (4.68%) IBM Mainframe
4 10 (4.26%) Performance Metrics
5 9 (3.83%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.98%) DataPower
7 6 (2.55%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.55%) VSAM
8 5 (2.13%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.70%) AS400
9 4 (1.70%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.70%) Clustering
9 4 (1.70%) PKI
9 4 (1.70%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.70%) Social Media
9 4 (1.70%) Tandem
9 4 (1.70%) User Experience
9 4 (1.70%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.28%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.85%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 129 (54.89%) Unix
2 97 (41.28%) Windows
3 58 (24.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 53 (22.55%) AIX
5 41 (17.45%) Solaris
6 29 (12.34%) Windows Server
7 16 (6.81%) Mac OS X
8 14 (5.96%) HPUX
9 11 (4.68%) Windows XP
10 8 (3.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (2.55%) MVS
12 5 (2.13%) CentOS
12 5 (2.13%) SUSE
12 5 (2.13%) zOS
13 4 (1.70%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.85%) Debian
14 2 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.85%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (32.77%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (24.26%) Configuration Management
3 48 (20.43%) DevOps
4 42 (17.87%) ITIL
5 30 (12.77%) Open Source
6 24 (10.21%) Automated Testing
6 24 (10.21%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (10.21%) Mentoring
6 24 (10.21%) Unit Testing
7 22 (9.36%) OO
8 19 (8.09%) Problem Management
9 17 (7.23%) Business Analysis
9 17 (7.23%) Root Cause Analysis
9 17 (7.23%) Waterfall
10 16 (6.81%) User Stories
11 15 (6.38%) Change Management
12 14 (5.96%) Validation
12 14 (5.96%) Web Operations
13 13 (5.53%) Incident Management
13 13 (5.53%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (48.09%) Java
2 66 (28.09%) Perl
3 58 (24.68%) SQL
4 40 (17.02%) Shell Script
5 34 (14.47%) VB
6 29 (12.34%) JavaScript
7 25 (10.64%) Python
8 24 (10.21%) Bash Shell
9 20 (8.51%) Korn
10 19 (8.09%) C#
11 15 (6.38%) Ruby
12 12 (5.11%) C-shell
12 12 (5.11%) PL/SQL
13 9 (3.83%) Scala
14 8 (3.40%) C++
14 8 (3.40%) PowerShell
15 6 (2.55%) Assembly Language
15 6 (2.55%) C
15 6 (2.55%) COBOL
15 6 (2.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 64 (27.23%) Security Cleared
2 48 (20.43%) SC Cleared
3 25 (10.64%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (4.26%) AAT
5 6 (2.55%) Degree
5 6 (2.55%) ISTQB
5 6 (2.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (2.13%) CCNA
6 5 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.13%) MCSE
6 5 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.70%) CCNP
7 4 (1.70%) MCDBA
7 4 (1.70%) MCP
8 2 (0.85%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.85%) ISEB
9 1 (0.43%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.81%) SLA
2 13 (5.53%) QA
3 8 (3.40%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (2.55%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.43%) GPG13
5 1 (0.43%) WAI
5 1 (0.43%) WCAG
System Software
1 25 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (8.09%) Active Directory
3 14 (5.96%) Xen
4 11 (4.68%) Samba
5 10 (4.26%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (3.40%) Docker
7 6 (2.55%) NFS
7 6 (2.55%) Time Sharing Option
8 5 (2.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (0.85%) Firmware
9 2 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.43%) KVM
10 1 (0.43%) LXC
10 1 (0.43%) RHEV
10 1 (0.43%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.43%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 41 (17.45%) Puppet
2 36 (15.32%) Tivoli
3 33 (14.04%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (11.06%) HP SiteScope
5 19 (8.09%) MOM
6 17 (7.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 12 (5.11%) HP Data Protector
7 12 (5.11%) NetBackup
8 9 (3.83%) OpenView
9 6 (2.55%) EMC NetWorker
10 5 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (1.28%) StatsD
12 2 (0.85%) BMC PATROL
12 2 (0.85%) SCCM
13 1 (0.43%) OVSD
13 1 (0.43%) SCOM
13 1 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 1 (0.43%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 95 (40.43%) Oracle
2 66 (28.09%) Red Hat
3 63 (26.81%) HP
4 39 (16.60%) Axway
5 33 (14.04%) Microsoft
5 33 (14.04%) VMware
6 30 (12.77%) CA
7 28 (11.91%) Informatica
8 27 (11.49%) IBM
9 25 (10.64%) ServiceNow
10 22 (9.36%) Siebel
11 21 (8.94%) Sun
12 20 (8.51%) BMC
13 12 (5.11%) Symantec
14 11 (4.68%) Genesys
14 11 (4.68%) SAP
15 7 (2.98%) Cisco
16 6 (2.55%) BEA
16 6 (2.55%) F5
16 6 (2.55%) Micro Focus
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