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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 14 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 134 43 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 13.81% 7.57% 9.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.48% 29.86% 29.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 31 39
Average daily rate £310 £313 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.80% +20.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £252 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £493 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
Linux
North East

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
331 144 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 34.12% 25.35% 31.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 80 118
Average daily rate £280 £325 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +32.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £244 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £495 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 3
Average hourly rate £26.29 £12.36 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.76% +17.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £20.10 £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.80 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 April 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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
Newcastle upon Tyne +2 132 £310 +3.33% 6
Linux
North East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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.

1 119 (56.94%) Unix
2 108 (51.67%) Java
3 91 (43.54%) Windows
4 88 (42.11%) Oracle
5 75 (35.89%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (29.67%) HP
7 61 (29.19%) Red Hat
8 60 (28.71%) Security Cleared
9 59 (28.23%) Perl
10 57 (27.27%) WebLogic
10 57 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 56 (26.79%) TCP/IP
12 53 (25.36%) SQL
13 52 (24.88%) Configuration Management
14 49 (23.44%) AIX
15 47 (22.49%) SC Cleared
16 43 (20.57%) DevOps
17 40 (19.14%) JBoss
18 39 (18.66%) ITIL
18 39 (18.66%) SSL
18 39 (18.66%) Axway
19 38 (18.18%) Shell Script
20 37 (17.70%) WebSphere
20 37 (17.70%) Puppet
21 36 (17.22%) Solaris
21 36 (17.22%) Apache
22 34 (16.27%) .NET
23 33 (15.79%) Tivoli
23 33 (15.79%) Microsoft
24 32 (15.31%) Opscode Chef

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 57 (27.27%) WebLogic
2 40 (19.14%) JBoss
3 37 (17.70%) WebSphere
4 36 (17.22%) Apache
5 27 (12.92%) WebSphere Application Server
6 21 (10.05%) IIS
7 17 (8.13%) nginx
8 16 (7.66%) Tomcat
9 15 (7.18%) Confluence
9 15 (7.18%) Jetty
10 13 (6.22%) Oracle Application Server
11 11 (5.26%) Oracle 10gAS
11 11 (5.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 10 (4.78%) Node.js
12 10 (4.78%) PowerExchange
13 7 (3.35%) Oracle Workflow
13 7 (3.35%) SharePoint
14 6 (2.87%) CICS
14 6 (2.87%) iPlanet
14 6 (2.87%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 14 (6.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.96%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.48%) MS Office
3 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (6.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 5 (2.39%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.96%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.35%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.87%) GitHub
2 6 (2.87%) IaaS
3 4 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.44%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.96%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 56 (26.79%) TCP/IP
2 39 (18.66%) SSL
3 31 (14.83%) DNS
4 28 (13.40%) HTTP
4 28 (13.40%) SAN
5 21 (10.05%) FTP
6 16 (7.66%) LDAP
7 15 (7.18%) DHCP
8 13 (6.22%) Firewall
8 13 (6.22%) IPsec
9 12 (5.74%) Internet
9 12 (5.74%) SSH
10 10 (4.78%) WAN
11 9 (4.31%) iSCSI
12 7 (3.35%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (3.35%) Network Security
13 6 (2.87%) BIG-IP
13 6 (2.87%) OpenLDAP
13 6 (2.87%) WinSCP
14 4 (1.91%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (14.83%) SQL Server
2 26 (12.44%) DB2
3 19 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
4 16 (7.66%) Oracle Database
5 11 (5.26%) PowerCenter
5 11 (5.26%) Relational Database
6 9 (4.31%) MongoDB
7 8 (3.83%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (3.35%) NoSQL
9 6 (2.87%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 6 (2.87%) Easytrieve
9 6 (2.87%) MS Access
9 6 (2.87%) MySQL
9 6 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (2.39%) Data Mining
11 4 (1.91%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (12.92%) Jenkins
2 19 (9.09%) JIRA
3 18 (8.61%) Git (software)
4 16 (7.66%) Travis CI
4 16 (7.66%) Visual Studio
5 15 (7.18%) CA Gen
6 14 (6.70%) HP UFT
6 14 (6.70%) LoadRunner
7 11 (5.26%) Eclipse
7 11 (5.26%) Log4j
8 10 (4.78%) Facilita Forecast
9 8 (3.83%) Selenium
9 8 (3.83%) Subversion
10 7 (3.35%) Cucumber
11 5 (2.39%) Ant
11 5 (2.39%) StarTeam
12 4 (1.91%) JMeter
12 4 (1.91%) Vagrant
13 1 (0.48%) JUnit
General
1 10 (4.78%) Finance
2 6 (2.87%) Banking
3 1 (0.48%) Marketing
3 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (20.57%) Developer
2 26 (12.44%) Analyst
3 24 (11.48%) Java Developer
4 19 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 19 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
5 16 (7.66%) DevOps Engineer
5 16 (7.66%) Linux Engineer
6 15 (7.18%) Cloud Engineer
7 12 (5.74%) Architect
7 12 (5.74%) Technical Engineer
8 11 (5.26%) Unix Linux Engineer
9 10 (4.78%) Applications Developer
9 10 (4.78%) Consultant
10 8 (3.83%) Support Engineer
11 7 (3.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 7 (3.35%) Technical Architect
11 7 (3.35%) Tester
12 6 (2.87%) Linux Support
12 6 (2.87%) Support Analyst
12 6 (2.87%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (16.27%) .NET
2 28 (13.40%) J2EE
3 26 (12.44%) HTML
4 16 (7.66%) CSS
5 15 (7.18%) Servlets
5 15 (7.18%) Software Packaging
6 13 (6.22%) WebSphere MQ
7 12 (5.74%) HTML5
7 12 (5.74%) JSP
8 10 (4.78%) JSON
9 9 (4.31%) AngularJS
9 9 (4.31%) ASP.NET
9 9 (4.31%) jQuery
10 7 (3.35%) REST
10 7 (3.35%) RESTful
10 7 (3.35%) Spring
11 6 (2.87%) Django
11 6 (2.87%) ISPF
11 6 (2.87%) Web Services
12 5 (2.39%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.70%) Mainframe
3 10 (4.78%) IBM Mainframe
3 10 (4.78%) Performance Metrics
4 9 (4.31%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.35%) DataPower
6 6 (2.87%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.87%) VSAM
7 5 (2.39%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.91%) AS400
8 4 (1.91%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.91%) Clustering
8 4 (1.91%) PKI
8 4 (1.91%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.91%) Social Media
8 4 (1.91%) Tandem
8 4 (1.91%) User Experience
8 4 (1.91%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.96%) CESG
9 2 (0.96%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 119 (56.94%) Unix
2 91 (43.54%) Windows
3 57 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 49 (23.44%) AIX
5 36 (17.22%) Solaris
6 26 (12.44%) Windows Server
7 15 (7.18%) Mac OS X
8 14 (6.70%) HPUX
9 11 (5.26%) Windows XP
10 7 (3.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (2.87%) MVS
12 5 (2.39%) SUSE
13 4 (1.91%) CentOS
13 4 (1.91%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.91%) zOS
14 2 (0.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.48%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (35.89%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (24.88%) Configuration Management
3 43 (20.57%) DevOps
4 39 (18.66%) ITIL
5 24 (11.48%) Automated Testing
5 24 (11.48%) Unit Testing
6 23 (11.00%) Mentoring
7 22 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (10.53%) Open Source
8 21 (10.05%) OO
9 19 (9.09%) Problem Management
10 16 (7.66%) Business Analysis
10 16 (7.66%) Root Cause Analysis
10 16 (7.66%) Waterfall
11 15 (7.18%) Change Management
11 15 (7.18%) User Stories
12 14 (6.70%) Validation
13 13 (6.22%) Web Operations
14 12 (5.74%) Project Management
14 12 (5.74%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 108 (51.67%) Java
2 59 (28.23%) Perl
3 53 (25.36%) SQL
4 38 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 31 (14.83%) VB
6 28 (13.40%) JavaScript
7 24 (11.48%) Python
8 22 (10.53%) Bash Shell
9 19 (9.09%) Korn
10 18 (8.61%) C#
11 15 (7.18%) Ruby
12 12 (5.74%) PL/SQL
13 11 (5.26%) C-shell
14 9 (4.31%) Scala
15 7 (3.35%) PowerShell
16 6 (2.87%) C
16 6 (2.87%) C++
16 6 (2.87%) CLIST
16 6 (2.87%) COBOL
16 6 (2.87%) VBA
Qualifications
1 60 (28.71%) Security Cleared
2 47 (22.49%) SC Cleared
3 24 (11.48%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (4.31%) AAT
5 6 (2.87%) ISTQB
5 6 (2.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (2.39%) CCNA
6 5 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.39%) Degree
6 5 (2.39%) MCSE
6 5 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.91%) CCNP
7 4 (1.91%) MCDBA
7 4 (1.91%) MCP
8 2 (0.96%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.96%) ISEB
9 1 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.18%) SLA
2 13 (6.22%) QA
3 8 (3.83%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (2.87%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.48%) GPG13
5 1 (0.48%) WAI
5 1 (0.48%) WCAG
System Software
1 24 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (8.13%) Active Directory
3 14 (6.70%) Xen
4 10 (4.78%) Oracle RAC
4 10 (4.78%) Samba
5 8 (3.83%) Docker
6 6 (2.87%) Time Sharing Option
7 5 (2.39%) NFS
8 4 (1.91%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (0.96%) Firmware
9 2 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.48%) KVM
10 1 (0.48%) LXC
10 1 (0.48%) RHEV
10 1 (0.48%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.48%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 37 (17.70%) Puppet
2 33 (15.79%) Tivoli
3 32 (15.31%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (11.96%) HP SiteScope
5 18 (8.61%) MOM
6 16 (7.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 12 (5.74%) HP Data Protector
7 12 (5.74%) NetBackup
8 9 (4.31%) OpenView
9 6 (2.87%) EMC NetWorker
10 5 (2.39%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (1.44%) StatsD
12 2 (0.96%) BMC PATROL
12 2 (0.96%) SCCM
13 1 (0.48%) OVSD
13 1 (0.48%) SCOM
13 1 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 1 (0.48%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 88 (42.11%) Oracle
2 62 (29.67%) HP
3 61 (29.19%) Red Hat
4 39 (18.66%) Axway
5 33 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 28 (13.40%) CA
6 28 (13.40%) Informatica
6 28 (13.40%) VMware
7 26 (12.44%) IBM
8 23 (11.00%) ServiceNow
9 22 (10.53%) Siebel
10 21 (10.05%) Sun
11 19 (9.09%) BMC
12 12 (5.74%) Symantec
13 11 (5.26%) Genesys
13 11 (5.26%) SAP
14 7 (3.35%) Cisco
15 6 (2.87%) BEA
15 6 (2.87%) F5
15 6 (2.87%) Micro Focus
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