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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 10 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Linux 236 84 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 18.22% 11.52% 10.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.22% 43.08% 31.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 46 24
Median daily rate £310 £430 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.90% +63.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £508 £359
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 0
Median hourly rate £24.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.96%
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
634 195 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 48.96% 26.75% 32.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 104 82
Median daily rate £280 £350 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £550 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £309
% change year-on-year
- +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 18 12
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.23% +62.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.36 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £39.00 £25.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 28 July 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
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 28 July 2016.

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 28 July 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +2 230 £310 -27.05% 14
Sunderland - 4 - -
Linux
North East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Linux.

1 217 (59.62%) Unix
2 170 (46.70%) Windows
3 166 (45.60%) Oracle
4 163 (44.78%) Security Cleared
5 153 (42.03%) HP
6 143 (39.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 140 (38.46%) ITIL
8 133 (36.54%) Red Hat
9 118 (32.42%) AIX
10 116 (31.87%) SC Cleared
11 103 (28.30%) Perl
12 95 (26.10%) SQL
13 88 (24.18%) SAN
14 84 (23.08%) TCP/IP
15 82 (22.53%) Windows Server
16 80 (21.98%) Solaris
17 79 (21.70%) Java
17 79 (21.70%) Tivoli
18 74 (20.33%) WebLogic
19 73 (20.05%) Shell Script
20 67 (18.41%) SLA
21 61 (16.76%) Service Delivery
22 60 (16.48%) VB
22 60 (16.48%) BPSS Clearance
23 58 (15.93%) IBM
23 58 (15.93%) HP SiteScope
24 57 (15.66%) CA
25 53 (14.56%) Configuration Management
26 50 (13.74%) High Availability
27 49 (13.46%) Clustering

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 74 (20.33%) WebLogic
2 38 (10.44%) JBoss
3 29 (7.97%) Apache
4 17 (4.67%) WebSphere
5 16 (4.40%) IIS
5 16 (4.40%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (2.47%) Confluence
6 9 (2.47%) OpenStack
7 8 (2.20%) iPlanet
8 7 (1.92%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (1.37%) FileNet
10 4 (1.10%) MQSeries
10 4 (1.10%) nginx
10 4 (1.10%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.82%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.55%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (0.55%) WebLogic Portal
13 1 (0.27%) CMS
13 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.27%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 19 (5.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (3.57%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 5 (1.37%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.27%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.65%) IaaS
2 3 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.82%) OpenShift
2 3 (0.82%) PaaS
2 3 (0.82%) SaaS
3 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.27%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 88 (24.18%) SAN
2 84 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 41 (11.26%) LDAP
4 33 (9.07%) DNS
5 30 (8.24%) HTTP
6 22 (6.04%) WAN
7 21 (5.77%) SSL
8 19 (5.22%) Firewall
8 19 (5.22%) iSCSI
9 15 (4.12%) SSH
10 14 (3.85%) HTTPS
10 14 (3.85%) Internet
11 9 (2.47%) BIG-IP
12 8 (2.20%) Network Security
12 8 (2.20%) OpenLDAP
13 7 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
14 4 (1.10%) DHCP
14 4 (1.10%) FTP
15 3 (0.82%) NAS
15 3 (0.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (12.91%) SQL Server
2 45 (12.36%) DB2
3 14 (3.85%) MySQL
4 12 (3.30%) Oracle Database
4 12 (3.30%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (1.10%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.55%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.27%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.27%) Redis
9 1 (0.27%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.27%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 17 (4.67%) Git (software)
2 15 (4.12%) LoadRunner
3 13 (3.57%) JIRA
4 12 (3.30%) StarTeam
5 11 (3.02%) Facilita Forecast
5 11 (3.02%) HP UFT
5 11 (3.02%) Subversion
5 11 (3.02%) Visual Studio
6 10 (2.75%) Jenkins
7 7 (1.92%) Ant
7 7 (1.92%) ClearCase
7 7 (1.92%) GCC
7 7 (1.92%) GDB
8 5 (1.37%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.10%) JMeter
9 4 (1.10%) LoadUI
9 4 (1.10%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.82%) Maven
10 3 (0.82%) Selenium
10 3 (0.82%) Travis CI
General
1 14 (3.85%) Banking
2 3 (0.82%) Finance
2 3 (0.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.27%) Marketing
3 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (13.46%) Linux Engineer
2 47 (12.91%) Developer
3 38 (10.44%) Support Engineer
4 37 (10.16%) Administrator
5 35 (9.62%) Unix Engineer
6 34 (9.34%) Linux Administrator
7 29 (7.97%) Linux Support
8 27 (7.42%) Consultant
9 23 (6.32%) Backup Engineer
10 17 (4.67%) Cloud Engineer
10 17 (4.67%) DevOps Engineer
10 17 (4.67%) Linux Support Engineer
10 17 (4.67%) Unix Linux Engineer
11 16 (4.40%) Analyst
11 16 (4.40%) Java Developer
11 16 (4.40%) Storage Engineer
12 13 (3.57%) Integration Developer
13 12 (3.30%) Technical Engineer
14 11 (3.02%) Server Support
14 11 (3.02%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.95%) HTML
2 16 (4.40%) Spring
3 15 (4.12%) Software Packaging
4 14 (3.85%) J2EE
4 14 (3.85%) JSP
4 14 (3.85%) OAuth
4 14 (3.85%) OAuth2
4 14 (3.85%) OpenID
5 13 (3.57%) Middleware
5 13 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
6 12 (3.30%) Web Services
7 11 (3.02%) CSS
8 10 (2.75%) JSON
9 9 (2.47%) LAMP
10 8 (2.20%) HTML5
11 6 (1.65%) .NET
11 6 (1.65%) REST
12 5 (1.37%) JDBC
12 5 (1.37%) Swing
12 5 (1.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (13.46%) Clustering
2 37 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.77%) Management Information System
4 20 (5.49%) Computer Science
5 19 (5.22%) Mainframe
6 15 (4.12%) Performance Metrics
7 10 (2.75%) User Experience
8 9 (2.47%) AS400
8 9 (2.47%) Tandem
9 7 (1.92%) DataPower
9 7 (1.92%) IBM Mainframe
10 6 (1.65%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.65%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.10%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.55%) CESG
12 2 (0.55%) Grid Computing
12 2 (0.55%) HP Storage
12 2 (0.55%) HP StoreVirtual
12 2 (0.55%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.55%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 217 (59.62%) Unix
2 170 (46.70%) Windows
3 143 (39.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 118 (32.42%) AIX
5 82 (22.53%) Windows Server
6 80 (21.98%) Solaris
7 43 (11.81%) HPUX
8 18 (4.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (4.67%) Windows XP
10 8 (2.20%) Mac OS X
11 7 (1.92%) CentOS
11 7 (1.92%) zOS
12 5 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.55%) Android
13 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.55%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (38.46%) ITIL
2 61 (16.76%) Service Delivery
3 53 (14.56%) Configuration Management
4 50 (13.74%) High Availability
5 47 (12.91%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (12.64%) Root Cause Analysis
7 45 (12.36%) DevOps
8 41 (11.26%) Problem Management
9 39 (10.71%) Mentoring
10 34 (9.34%) Change Management
11 32 (8.79%) Incident Management
12 26 (7.14%) Server Monitoring
13 25 (6.87%) Release Management
14 23 (6.32%) OO
15 22 (6.04%) Unit Testing
16 21 (5.77%) Open Source
16 21 (5.77%) Validation
17 16 (4.40%) Operational Acceptance Testing
17 16 (4.40%) Software Testing
18 15 (4.12%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 103 (28.30%) Perl
2 95 (26.10%) SQL
3 79 (21.70%) Java
4 73 (20.05%) Shell Script
5 60 (16.48%) VB
6 37 (10.16%) Korn
7 33 (9.07%) Bash Shell
8 23 (6.32%) C-shell
9 19 (5.22%) Python
10 14 (3.85%) JavaScript
10 14 (3.85%) PL/SQL
11 10 (2.75%) C
11 10 (2.75%) C++
12 9 (2.47%) PowerShell
13 8 (2.20%) Ruby
14 7 (1.92%) C#
15 5 (1.37%) PHP
15 5 (1.37%) Scala
15 5 (1.37%) VBScript
16 4 (1.10%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 163 (44.78%) Security Cleared
2 116 (31.87%) SC Cleared
3 60 (16.48%) BPSS Clearance
4 42 (11.54%) RHCE
5 27 (7.42%) AAT
6 18 (4.95%) Degree
7 16 (4.40%) DV Cleared
8 10 (2.75%) CCNA
8 10 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (2.75%) MCSE
8 10 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (2.47%) CCNP
9 9 (2.47%) MCDBA
9 9 (2.47%) MCP
10 6 (1.65%) ISTQB
10 6 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.27%) IBM Certification
12 1 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (18.41%) SLA
2 17 (4.67%) QA
3 8 (2.20%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (2.20%) JSP 440
System Software
1 46 (12.64%) KVM
2 36 (9.89%) Oracle RAC
3 28 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (6.04%) Active Directory
5 21 (5.77%) Samba
6 11 (3.02%) Firmware
7 7 (1.92%) Docker
7 7 (1.92%) Hyper-V
7 7 (1.92%) NFS
7 7 (1.92%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 3 (0.82%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.82%) vSphere
9 2 (0.55%) LXC
9 2 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.27%) Gluster
10 1 (0.27%) RHEV
10 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.27%) Xen
10 1 (0.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 79 (21.70%) Tivoli
2 58 (15.93%) HP SiteScope
3 45 (12.36%) EMC NetWorker
4 43 (11.81%) MOM
5 38 (10.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 36 (9.89%) Puppet
7 32 (8.79%) NetBackup
8 28 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
9 27 (7.42%) HP Data Protector
10 13 (3.57%) OpenView
11 5 (1.37%) Ansible
11 5 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (1.37%) SCOM
12 4 (1.10%) Legato
12 4 (1.10%) Simpana
13 3 (0.82%) Netcool
13 3 (0.82%) PureDisk
13 3 (0.82%) SCCM
13 3 (0.82%) Unicenter
14 2 (0.55%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 166 (45.60%) Oracle
2 153 (42.03%) HP
3 133 (36.54%) Red Hat
4 58 (15.93%) IBM
5 57 (15.66%) CA
6 44 (12.09%) ServiceNow
7 43 (11.81%) BMC
8 38 (10.44%) Microsoft
9 35 (9.62%) EMC
10 32 (8.79%) Symantec
11 30 (8.24%) VMware
12 22 (6.04%) Axway
13 16 (4.40%) Informatica
13 16 (4.40%) Siebel
13 16 (4.40%) Sun
13 16 (4.40%) TIBCO
14 13 (3.57%) PTC
15 12 (3.30%) SAP
16 9 (2.47%) Cisco
16 9 (2.47%) F5
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