The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 2 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing Linux 194 83 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 24.68% 12.12% 11.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.99% 56.85% 45.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 53 34
Median daily rate £340 £410 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% +34.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £325 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Median hourly rate £53.50 £28.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.07% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.80% +7.63%

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

Operating Systems Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
308 146 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 39.19% 21.31% 25.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 84 73
Median daily rate £335 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £533 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 8 5
Median hourly rate £22.50 £24.43 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.88% +51.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £15.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Linux
Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +6 188 £340 -17.07% 10
Sunderland - 4 - -
Linux
North East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Linux.

1 224 (52.71%) Unix
2 176 (41.41%) Windows
3 155 (36.47%) DevOps
4 142 (33.41%) Oracle
5 134 (31.53%) ITIL
6 133 (31.29%) AIX
6 133 (31.29%) Agile Software Development
7 128 (30.12%) Security Cleared
8 127 (29.88%) Red Hat
9 124 (29.18%) SQL
10 107 (25.18%) HP
11 103 (24.24%) Open Source
12 102 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 99 (23.29%) SC Cleared
14 93 (21.88%) TCP/IP
15 83 (19.53%) Windows Server
16 82 (19.29%) Perl
17 81 (19.06%) Java
18 78 (18.35%) Analytical Skills
19 77 (18.12%) Solaris
19 77 (18.12%) Change Management
20 75 (17.65%) Microsoft
21 73 (17.18%) Puppet
22 72 (16.94%) WebLogic
23 71 (16.71%) SaaS
24 66 (15.53%) PaaS
24 66 (15.53%) IaaS
25 63 (14.82%) Configuration Management
26 62 (14.59%) Clustering
27 61 (14.35%) Problem Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 72 (16.94%) WebLogic
2 60 (14.12%) JBoss
3 59 (13.88%) WebSphere
4 44 (10.35%) Apache
5 39 (9.18%) Tomcat
6 33 (7.76%) Oracle Application Server
7 28 (6.59%) iPlanet
8 24 (5.65%) Confluence
9 20 (4.71%) WebSphere Application Server
10 19 (4.47%) IIS
11 8 (1.88%) FileNet
11 8 (1.88%) Oracle Workflow
11 8 (1.88%) SAS
12 6 (1.41%) Jetty
12 6 (1.41%) Mongrel
12 6 (1.41%) nginx
12 6 (1.41%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.94%) CMS
13 4 (0.94%) Drupal
13 4 (0.94%) WildFly
Applications
1 57 (13.41%) MS Excel
2 44 (10.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (4.71%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 13 (3.06%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.65%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (0.94%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 71 (16.71%) SaaS
2 66 (15.53%) IaaS
2 66 (15.53%) PaaS
3 38 (8.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (5.65%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (3.53%) HP Helion
6 9 (2.12%) GitHub
7 6 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.41%) Google App Engine
7 6 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (1.18%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.47%) DigitalOcean
9 2 (0.47%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.47%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 93 (21.88%) TCP/IP
2 43 (10.12%) Firewall
3 40 (9.41%) LDAP
4 38 (8.94%) DNS
5 27 (6.35%) SAN
6 25 (5.88%) HTTP
7 23 (5.41%) SSL
8 22 (5.18%) DHCP
9 12 (2.82%) iSCSI
10 10 (2.35%) Network Security
11 9 (2.12%) Internet
11 9 (2.12%) Intrusion Detection
12 8 (1.88%) OpenLDAP
12 8 (1.88%) SSH
13 7 (1.65%) FTP
13 7 (1.65%) IPsec
14 6 (1.41%) NAS
14 6 (1.41%) WAN
15 5 (1.18%) HTTPS
16 4 (0.94%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (10.35%) SQL Server
2 37 (8.71%) Oracle Database
3 24 (5.65%) DB2
4 23 (5.41%) MongoDB
5 21 (4.94%) BusinessObjects
6 19 (4.47%) Oracle Reports
6 19 (4.47%) Relational Database
7 17 (4.00%) MySQL
8 13 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (2.59%) Ingres
9 11 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (1.88%) NoSQL
12 7 (1.65%) RDBMS
13 6 (1.41%) BODI
13 6 (1.41%) Oracle Database 12c
14 3 (0.71%) Oracle OLAP
14 3 (0.71%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 3 (0.71%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 57 (13.41%) Jenkins
2 51 (12.00%) Git (software)
3 24 (5.65%) JIRA
4 20 (4.71%) GCC
4 20 (4.71%) GDB
5 15 (3.53%) Sonatype Nexus
6 13 (3.06%) Subversion
7 11 (2.59%) Selenium
7 11 (2.59%) Travis CI
8 10 (2.35%) Cucumber
8 10 (2.35%) GitLab
9 9 (2.12%) Oracle Forms
10 7 (1.65%) StarTeam
11 6 (1.41%) ClearCase
11 6 (1.41%) JUnit
11 6 (1.41%) Oracle APEX
12 4 (0.94%) CA Gen
12 4 (0.94%) Hudson
12 4 (0.94%) Log4j
13 3 (0.71%) Maven
General
1 9 (2.12%) Banking
2 7 (1.65%) Finance
3 1 (0.24%) Games
3 1 (0.24%) German Language
3 1 (0.24%) Law
3 1 (0.24%) Marketing
3 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (13.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 48 (11.29%) Administrator
3 41 (9.65%) Developer
4 37 (8.71%) Architect
5 32 (7.53%) Linux Engineer
6 27 (6.35%) DBA
7 26 (6.12%) Operations Engineer
8 25 (5.88%) Support Engineer
9 24 (5.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 21 (4.94%) Systems Administrator
11 19 (4.47%) Oracle DBA
12 18 (4.24%) Analyst
13 17 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
13 17 (4.00%) Support Analyst
13 17 (4.00%) Unix Engineer
14 16 (3.76%) Cloud Engineer
14 16 (3.76%) Linux Administrator
15 15 (3.53%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 14 (3.29%) Applications Architect
16 14 (3.29%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (8.24%) J2EE
2 30 (7.06%) Software Packaging
3 25 (5.88%) Middleware
3 25 (5.88%) REST
4 23 (5.41%) HTML
5 20 (4.71%) WebSphere MQ
6 19 (4.47%) JSON
6 19 (4.47%) Spring
7 18 (4.24%) .NET
8 17 (4.00%) CSS
9 14 (3.29%) Ajax
9 14 (3.29%) SOAP
9 14 (3.29%) Web Services
10 11 (2.59%) Ruby on Rails
11 10 (2.35%) CSS3
11 10 (2.35%) Django
11 10 (2.35%) HTML5
11 10 (2.35%) Play Framework
11 10 (2.35%) XML
12 9 (2.12%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 78 (18.35%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (14.59%) Clustering
3 26 (6.12%) Mainframe
4 20 (4.71%) Tandem
5 16 (3.76%) Management Information System
6 15 (3.53%) Public Cloud
7 12 (2.82%) Data Centre
8 10 (2.35%) IBM Mainframe
9 8 (1.88%) DataPower
9 8 (1.88%) Private Cloud
10 7 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.18%) User Experience
12 4 (0.94%) Computer Science
13 3 (0.71%) PKI
14 2 (0.47%) EFT
14 2 (0.47%) Replication
15 1 (0.24%) AS400
15 1 (0.24%) CESG
15 1 (0.24%) Device Driver
15 1 (0.24%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 224 (52.71%) Unix
2 176 (41.41%) Windows
3 133 (31.29%) AIX
4 102 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 83 (19.53%) Windows Server
6 77 (18.12%) Solaris
7 48 (11.29%) HPUX
8 40 (9.41%) Windows XP
9 33 (7.76%) Windows 2000
10 22 (5.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (4.24%) zOS
12 16 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (3.29%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (2.59%) SUSE
15 10 (2.35%) CentOS
15 10 (2.35%) MVS
16 7 (1.65%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.94%) Windows 7
18 3 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
18 3 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (36.47%) DevOps
2 134 (31.53%) ITIL
3 133 (31.29%) Agile Software Development
4 103 (24.24%) Open Source
5 77 (18.12%) Change Management
6 63 (14.82%) Configuration Management
7 61 (14.35%) Problem Management
8 55 (12.94%) Data Management
8 55 (12.94%) PRINCE2
9 54 (12.71%) High Availability
10 39 (9.18%) OO
10 39 (9.18%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 38 (8.94%) Continuous Integration
11 38 (8.94%) Service Management
12 37 (8.71%) ITSM
13 35 (8.24%) Change Control
14 32 (7.53%) Migration
15 30 (7.06%) Load Balancing
16 28 (6.59%) Release Management
17 24 (5.65%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 124 (29.18%) SQL
2 82 (19.29%) Perl
3 81 (19.06%) Java
4 51 (12.00%) Shell Script
5 40 (9.41%) VB
6 33 (7.76%) Python
7 29 (6.82%) PowerShell
7 29 (6.82%) Ruby
8 26 (6.12%) C
9 25 (5.88%) JavaScript
10 23 (5.41%) C#
11 21 (4.94%) C++
12 19 (4.47%) Scala
13 14 (3.29%) Korn
13 14 (3.29%) PL/SQL
14 11 (2.59%) PHP
15 10 (2.35%) Bash Shell
16 8 (1.88%) Jython
17 6 (1.41%) C-shell
18 3 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 128 (30.12%) Security Cleared
2 99 (23.29%) SC Cleared
3 32 (7.53%) BPSS Clearance
4 16 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (3.53%) DV Cleared
6 14 (3.29%) MCSA
7 13 (3.06%) Degree
8 12 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (2.82%) MCSE
9 11 (2.59%) RHCE
10 2 (0.47%) CCNA
10 2 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.47%) IBM Certification
11 1 (0.24%) CCA
11 1 (0.24%) CCNP
11 1 (0.24%) CISSP
11 1 (0.24%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.24%) ISEB
11 1 (0.24%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.24%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (8.94%) SLA
2 15 (3.53%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (2.59%) QA
4 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.24%) WAI
4 1 (0.24%) WCAG
System Software
1 46 (10.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (8.71%) Active Directory
3 26 (6.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 16 (3.76%) Docker
4 16 (3.76%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (3.53%) vSphere
6 12 (2.82%) KVM
6 12 (2.82%) NFS
7 8 (1.88%) LXC
7 8 (1.88%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (1.88%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 8 (1.88%) Xen
8 6 (1.41%) Samba
9 5 (1.18%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.94%) Oracle Clusterware
11 3 (0.71%) Firmware
12 2 (0.47%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.24%) vCloud
13 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 73 (17.18%) Puppet
2 54 (12.71%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (8.00%) Ansible
4 31 (7.29%) HP SiteScope
5 29 (6.82%) Tivoli
6 12 (2.82%) MOM
7 10 (2.35%) Data Guard
8 9 (2.12%) EMC NetWorker
9 8 (1.88%) ZABBIX
10 7 (1.65%) Control-M
10 7 (1.65%) Oracle RMAN
11 5 (1.18%) BladeLogic
11 5 (1.18%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 5 (1.18%) Nagios
11 5 (1.18%) SCOrch
12 4 (0.94%) Terraform
13 3 (0.71%) OpenNMS
13 3 (0.71%) Zenoss
14 2 (0.47%) Dollar Universe
14 2 (0.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 142 (33.41%) Oracle
2 127 (29.88%) Red Hat
3 107 (25.18%) HP
4 75 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 52 (12.24%) IBM
6 49 (11.53%) VMware
7 43 (10.12%) Cisco
8 42 (9.88%) Sun
9 34 (8.00%) F5
10 30 (7.06%) CA
11 27 (6.35%) Veritas
12 20 (4.71%) Axway
12 20 (4.71%) Informatica
12 20 (4.71%) Siebel
13 13 (3.06%) BMC
13 13 (3.06%) TIBCO
14 11 (2.59%) Atlassian
14 11 (2.59%) Citrix
14 11 (2.59%) Google
15 10 (2.35%) EMC
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