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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 9 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -7
Contract jobs citing Linux 101 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 12.41% 3.69% 5.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.70% 13.21% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 5 14
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£330 £250 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -14.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £165 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £400 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+10.85% -10.41%
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
261 106 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 32.06% 27.97% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 45 28
Average daily rate £320 £240 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £165 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £378 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 25
Average hourly rate £28.50 £15.50 £12.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.87% +24.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.72 £13.50 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £28.17 £19.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the North East region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +15 84 £368 +47.00% 6
Durham +3 16 £281 - 3
Teesside - - - -
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 86 (53.75%) Java
2 59 (36.88%) UNIX
3 46 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (28.13%) Oracle
5 42 (26.25%) Red Hat
6 40 (25.00%) WebLogic
7 39 (24.38%) SQL
7 39 (24.38%) Ruby
8 38 (23.75%) Scala
9 37 (23.13%) HTML
9 37 (23.13%) Python
10 36 (22.50%) Relational Database
11 34 (21.25%) Security Cleared
12 33 (20.63%) Windows
13 31 (19.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 30 (18.75%) RESTful
15 29 (18.13%) LDAP
16 27 (16.88%) JSON
16 27 (16.88%) HTML5
17 26 (16.25%) Oracle Database
17 26 (16.25%) Open Source
18 25 (15.63%) SC Cleared
18 25 (15.63%) Web Development
18 25 (15.63%) Mentoring
19 24 (15.00%) Configuration Management
20 23 (14.38%) Finance
21 22 (13.75%) HP
21 22 (13.75%) Git (software)
21 22 (13.75%) Subversion
22 21 (13.13%) Middleware

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 40 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 19 (11.88%) JBoss
3 17 (10.63%) Confluence
3 17 (10.63%) Apache
4 16 (10.00%) AquaLogic
5 11 (6.88%) SAS
6 8 (5.00%) WebSphere
7 7 (4.38%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (4.38%) MS Exchange
8 5 (3.13%) Tuxedo
9 4 (2.50%) MQSeries
10 3 (1.88%) Documentum
11 1 (0.63%) Lync
11 1 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.63%) iPlanet
11 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.63%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.88%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (1.88%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (18.13%) LDAP
2 20 (12.50%) HTTP
3 16 (10.00%) SAN
3 16 (10.00%) Firewall
4 9 (5.63%) DNS
5 5 (3.13%) OpenLDAP
5 5 (3.13%) NAS
6 3 (1.88%) SSL
6 3 (1.88%) DHCP
6 3 (1.88%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.88%) SSH
7 2 (1.25%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.63%) 802.11
8 1 (0.63%) VPN
8 1 (0.63%) LAN
8 1 (0.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (22.50%) Relational Database
2 26 (16.25%) Oracle Database
3 16 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 15 (9.38%) NoSQL
5 11 (6.88%) MySQL
6 9 (5.63%) MariaDB
7 8 (5.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (3.75%) BusinessObjects XI
8 6 (3.75%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (13.75%) Git (software)
1 22 (13.75%) Subversion
2 18 (11.25%) Jenkins
3 17 (10.63%) JIRA
4 15 (9.38%) Selenium
5 11 (6.88%) PVCS
6 6 (3.75%) Ant
7 5 (3.13%) Eclipse
8 4 (2.50%) JUnit
9 3 (1.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (14.38%) Finance
2 7 (4.38%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.25%) Marketing
3 2 (1.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.63%) Legal
4 1 (0.63%) Banking
4 1 (0.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 27 (16.88%) Developer
2 21 (13.13%) Analyst
3 19 (11.88%) Architect
4 12 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (7.50%) Technical Leader
5 11 (6.88%) Lead Architect
5 11 (6.88%) Support Analyst
5 11 (6.88%) Administrator
6 10 (6.25%) Digital Architect
6 10 (6.25%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 9 (5.63%) Senior Developer
8 8 (5.00%) Java Developer
8 8 (5.00%) Consultant
9 7 (4.38%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.38%) Support Engineer
9 7 (4.38%) Applications Support
9 7 (4.38%) Software Engineer
9 7 (4.38%) Lead Software Engineer
10 6 (3.75%) Linux Administrator
10 6 (3.75%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (23.13%) HTML
2 30 (18.75%) RESTful
3 27 (16.88%) JSON
3 27 (16.88%) HTML5
4 21 (13.13%) Middleware
4 21 (13.13%) CSS
5 17 (10.63%) Django
6 16 (10.00%) Java EE
6 16 (10.00%) Spring
7 14 (8.75%) J2EE
8 13 (8.13%) REST
9 12 (7.50%) CSS3
9 12 (7.50%) SOAP
9 12 (7.50%) Ajax
10 10 (6.25%) Web Services
11 9 (5.63%) LAMP
12 6 (3.75%) JNDI
12 6 (3.75%) JPA
12 6 (3.75%) JMS
12 6 (3.75%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.25%) Open Source
2 18 (11.25%) Clustering
3 15 (9.38%) Visualisation
4 12 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.38%) iPad
6 5 (3.13%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.88%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.88%) Statistics
8 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.63%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.63%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.63%) Online Gambling
8 1 (0.63%) DataPower
8 1 (0.63%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 59 (36.88%) UNIX
2 33 (20.63%) Windows
3 31 (19.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (12.50%) Mac OS X
5 9 (5.63%) CentOS
6 8 (5.00%) AIX
7 7 (4.38%) VME
7 7 (4.38%) Android
8 6 (3.75%) Windows XP
9 5 (3.13%) Solaris
10 4 (2.50%) HPUX
11 2 (1.25%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.63%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (15.63%) Web Development
2 25 (15.63%) Mentoring
3 24 (15.00%) Configuration Management
4 20 (12.50%) ITIL
5 19 (11.88%) SOA
5 19 (11.88%) Scrum
6 17 (10.63%) Responsive Web Design
6 17 (10.63%) Web Design
7 16 (10.00%) Problem Management
8 12 (7.50%) Service Management
8 12 (7.50%) Automated Testing
9 10 (6.25%) Service Delivery
10 9 (5.63%) High Availability
10 9 (5.63%) Line Management
10 9 (5.63%) Integration Testing
10 9 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (5.63%) Software Engineering
11 8 (5.00%) Change Management
11 8 (5.00%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 86 (53.75%) Java
2 39 (24.38%) SQL
2 39 (24.38%) Ruby
3 38 (23.75%) Scala
4 37 (23.13%) Python
5 20 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 15 (9.38%) JavaScript
6 15 (9.38%) C#
7 12 (7.50%) PHP
8 9 (5.63%) Shell Script
9 7 (4.38%) COBOL
10 6 (3.75%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 5 (3.13%) Perl
12 4 (2.50%) C
13 3 (1.88%) Korn
14 1 (0.63%) LINC
Qualifications
1 34 (21.25%) Security Cleared
2 25 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.25%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) OCP
4 1 (0.63%) OCA
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.63%) OCAJ
4 1 (0.63%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.88%) SLA
2 4 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 16 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.13%) VMware ESX
4 4 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (2.50%) VMware Server
4 4 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.88%) NFS
5 3 (1.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (1.88%) Veritas File System
5 3 (1.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (1.88%) vSphere
6 1 (0.63%) RHEV
6 1 (0.63%) KVM
6 1 (0.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (12.50%) OpenView
1 20 (12.50%) Puppet
2 19 (11.88%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.75%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.25%) OVSD
4 2 (1.25%) Ganglia
4 2 (1.25%) Nagios
4 2 (1.25%) collectd
5 1 (0.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (28.13%) Oracle
2 42 (26.25%) Red Hat
3 22 (13.75%) HP
4 12 (7.50%) Informatica
5 8 (5.00%) VMware
6 7 (4.38%) IBM
6 7 (4.38%) Business Objects
7 6 (3.75%) Splunk
8 5 (3.13%) Micro Focus
8 5 (3.13%) Microsoft
9 3 (1.88%) Veritas
10 2 (1.25%) EnterpriseDB
10 2 (1.25%) Google
10 2 (1.25%) SAP
10 2 (1.25%) Sun
11 1 (0.63%) Citrix
11 1 (0.63%) Siebel
11 1 (0.63%) Axway
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