The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source 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 Open Source over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the North East region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 45 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 9 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.71% 0.59% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.89% 3.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £750 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +17.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +33.33%
Miscellaneous Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
91 62 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 17.30% 18.18% 15.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 27 32
Average daily rate £325 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £160 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £562
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 9
Average hourly rate £18.13 £32.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.23% +60.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.88 £12.42 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £32.80 £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.75 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+1.20% -19.35%
Open Source
England

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Open Source
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the North East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Open Source
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Open Source Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Open Source
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 Open Source within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -10 9 £350 -53.33% 10
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Open Source 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 Open Source.

1 20 (60.61%) Middleware
2 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
3 13 (39.39%) Configuration Management
4 12 (36.36%) SC Cleared
5 11 (33.33%) Firewall
5 11 (33.33%) Migration
5 11 (33.33%) UNIX
5 11 (33.33%) AIX
5 11 (33.33%) VPN
6 10 (30.30%) WAN
6 10 (30.30%) LAN
6 10 (30.30%) Solaris
6 10 (30.30%) COBOL
6 10 (30.30%) Service Management
6 10 (30.30%) Red Hat
6 10 (30.30%) VME
6 10 (30.30%) ICL
7 9 (27.27%) Fujitsu
8 8 (24.24%) Programme Management
9 7 (21.21%) Oracle
9 7 (21.21%) SQL
9 7 (21.21%) Linux
10 6 (18.18%) Web Services
10 6 (18.18%) Java
10 6 (18.18%) IBM
10 6 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (18.18%) Scrum
11 5 (15.15%) VMware
11 5 (15.15%) VMware ESX
11 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Open Source 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 Open Source. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.12%) WebLogic
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (6.06%) Drupal
2 2 (6.06%) WordPress
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) VPN
1 11 (33.33%) Firewall
2 10 (30.30%) LAN
2 10 (30.30%) WAN
3 5 (15.15%) DHCP
3 5 (15.15%) DNS
3 5 (15.15%) SAN
4 2 (6.06%) Intranet
5 1 (3.03%) VoIP
5 1 (3.03%) Wireless
5 1 (3.03%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
2 4 (12.12%) MySQL
3 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) JUnit
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Architect
2 10 (30.30%) UNIX Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Applications Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (9.09%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (6.06%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Product Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Tester
6 1 (3.03%) Android Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Security Tester
6 1 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (60.61%) Middleware
2 6 (18.18%) Web Services
3 2 (6.06%) HTML
3 2 (6.06%) .NET
3 2 (6.06%) Classic ASP
3 2 (6.06%) CSS
3 2 (6.06%) Ajax
3 2 (6.06%) JSON
3 2 (6.06%) jQuery
3 2 (6.06%) RESTful
3 2 (6.06%) HTML5
3 2 (6.06%) REST
3 2 (6.06%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Thin Client
1 5 (15.15%) HACMP
1 5 (15.15%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.03%) Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) UNIX
1 11 (33.33%) AIX
2 10 (30.30%) Solaris
2 10 (30.30%) VME
3 7 (21.21%) Linux
4 5 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (12.12%) HPUX
6 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Configuration Management
2 11 (33.33%) Migration
3 10 (30.30%) Service Management
4 8 (24.24%) Programme Management
5 6 (18.18%) Scrum
5 6 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (15.15%) Project Management
6 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (15.15%) Performance Testing
6 5 (15.15%) Agile Project Management
7 4 (12.12%) Change Data Capture
7 4 (12.12%) User Stories
7 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.06%) ITIL
8 2 (6.06%) Six Sigma
8 2 (6.06%) Lean Six Sigma
8 2 (6.06%) DevOps
9 1 (3.03%) Android Development
9 1 (3.03%) Security Testing
9 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) COBOL
2 7 (21.21%) SQL
3 6 (18.18%) Java
4 3 (9.09%) PHP
5 2 (6.06%) Ruby
5 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.06%) C
5 2 (6.06%) Python
6 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.03%) C#
6 1 (3.03%) C++
6 1 (3.03%) Scala
6 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
2 12 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 5 (15.15%) IBM AIX Certification
4 1 (3.03%) GIAC
4 1 (3.03%) CEH
4 1 (3.03%) CISMP
4 1 (3.03%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) CISSP
4 1 (3.03%) GPEN
4 1 (3.03%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
1 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) VMware ESX
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (15.15%) GPFS
2 4 (12.12%) KVM
2 4 (12.12%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Puppet
1 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Red Hat
1 10 (30.30%) ICL
2 9 (27.27%) Fujitsu
3 7 (21.21%) Oracle
4 6 (18.18%) IBM
5 5 (15.15%) VMware
5 5 (15.15%) HP
5 5 (15.15%) Citrix
6 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.03%) JBoss
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