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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 12 8 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing Linux 78 42 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.83% 10.85% 10.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.55% 43.30% 25.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 33 18
Average daily rate £410 £330 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £252 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £451 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.38 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+9.96% +4.67%
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
143 97 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 19.86% 25.06% 41.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 65 76
Average daily rate £375 £316 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +29.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £450 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 13
Average hourly rate £22.85 £16.08 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.10% -28.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £10.20 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £35.00 £28.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 +1 78 £410 -3.17% 11
Linux
North East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 5 February 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.

1 110 (57.59%) Java
2 90 (47.12%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (37.17%) .NET
4 70 (36.65%) JavaScript
5 68 (35.60%) Unix
6 58 (30.37%) HTML
7 53 (27.75%) Configuration Management
7 53 (27.75%) Jenkins
8 50 (26.18%) CSS
9 47 (24.61%) FTP
9 47 (24.61%) HTTP
9 47 (24.61%) VMware
10 46 (24.08%) Oracle
11 42 (21.99%) Security Cleared
11 42 (21.99%) VMware Infrastructure
12 41 (21.47%) TCP/IP
12 41 (21.47%) SSL
12 41 (21.47%) Python
13 40 (20.94%) Apache
14 39 (20.42%) Windows
14 39 (20.42%) Mac OS X
14 39 (20.42%) WebSphere
15 38 (19.90%) Microsoft
16 37 (19.37%) Servlets
17 36 (18.85%) IIS
17 36 (18.85%) Continuous Integration
18 34 (17.80%) J2EE
19 33 (17.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 32 (16.75%) DevOps
20 32 (16.75%) Ruby

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 40 (20.94%) Apache
2 39 (20.42%) WebSphere
3 36 (18.85%) IIS
4 30 (15.71%) Jetty
4 30 (15.71%) nginx
4 30 (15.71%) Tomcat
5 28 (14.66%) WebLogic
6 20 (10.47%) Confluence
7 17 (8.90%) Node.js
8 14 (7.33%) CMS
9 13 (6.81%) WebSphere Application Server
10 12 (6.28%) JBoss
11 11 (5.76%) Oracle 10gAS
11 11 (5.76%) Oracle Application Server
11 11 (5.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 10 (5.24%) PowerExchange
12 10 (5.24%) SAS
13 7 (3.66%) Drupal
13 7 (3.66%) SharePoint
14 6 (3.14%) CICS
Applications
1 9 (4.71%) MS Office
2 8 (4.19%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.05%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (13.61%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (10.47%) Amazon EC2
2 20 (10.47%) Cloud Computing
3 19 (9.95%) Google App Engine
3 19 (9.95%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (7.33%) GitHub
5 6 (3.14%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.57%) IaaS
7 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (1.05%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (24.61%) FTP
1 47 (24.61%) HTTP
2 41 (21.47%) SSL
2 41 (21.47%) TCP/IP
3 28 (14.66%) DHCP
3 28 (14.66%) DNS
4 27 (14.14%) IPsec
5 17 (8.90%) Internet
6 14 (7.33%) 3G
6 14 (7.33%) 4G
6 14 (7.33%) Wi-Fi
7 12 (6.28%) SNMP
7 12 (6.28%) SSH
8 6 (3.14%) WinSCP
9 5 (2.62%) Intranet
10 4 (2.09%) SAN
11 1 (0.52%) Firewall
11 1 (0.52%) LAN
11 1 (0.52%) MPLS
11 1 (0.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (16.23%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.99%) MongoDB
3 17 (8.90%) MySQL
4 13 (6.81%) NoSQL
4 13 (6.81%) Relational Database
5 12 (6.28%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (5.76%) PowerCenter
7 8 (4.19%) Oracle Database
8 7 (3.66%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (3.14%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (3.14%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 6 (3.14%) DB2
9 6 (3.14%) Easytrieve
9 6 (3.14%) MS Access
9 6 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (2.62%) Data Mining
11 3 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 53 (27.75%) Jenkins
2 21 (10.99%) Git (software)
3 20 (10.47%) JIRA
4 19 (9.95%) Selenium
5 16 (8.38%) JMeter
5 16 (8.38%) LoadRunner
6 15 (7.85%) CA Gen
6 15 (7.85%) Cucumber
6 15 (7.85%) Subversion
7 11 (5.76%) HP UFT
7 11 (5.76%) Log4j
8 8 (4.19%) GitLab
8 8 (4.19%) Vagrant
9 6 (3.14%) Eclipse
9 6 (3.14%) Visual Studio
10 5 (2.62%) LoadUI
10 5 (2.62%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.05%) FishEye
11 2 (1.05%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (8.90%) Finance
2 6 (3.14%) Banking
3 1 (0.52%) Back Office
3 1 (0.52%) German Language
Job Titles
1 66 (34.55%) Developer
2 28 (14.66%) Analyst
3 24 (12.57%) Java Developer
4 17 (8.90%) Architect
5 15 (7.85%) Business Analyst
6 12 (6.28%) Technical Architect
7 11 (5.76%) Scala Developer
8 10 (5.24%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (4.71%) Linux Engineer
10 8 (4.19%) Applications Developer
10 8 (4.19%) Linux Support
10 8 (4.19%) WebOps Engineer
11 6 (3.14%) Consultant
11 6 (3.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 6 (3.14%) Microsoft Developer
11 6 (3.14%) SAS Analyst
11 6 (3.14%) Test Manager
11 6 (3.14%) Tester
12 5 (2.62%) DevOps Consultant
13 4 (2.09%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (37.17%) .NET
2 58 (30.37%) HTML
3 50 (26.18%) CSS
4 37 (19.37%) Servlets
5 34 (17.80%) J2EE
6 27 (14.14%) HTML5
7 23 (12.04%) jQuery
8 14 (7.33%) RESTful
8 14 (7.33%) RSS
8 14 (7.33%) XML
9 11 (5.76%) Java EE
9 11 (5.76%) XHTML
10 10 (5.24%) ASP.NET
10 10 (5.24%) JSON
10 10 (5.24%) REST
11 8 (4.19%) Django
11 8 (4.19%) JSP
11 8 (4.19%) Web Services
12 7 (3.66%) AngularJS
12 7 (3.66%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.95%) Social Media
3 12 (6.28%) PKI
4 10 (5.24%) Clustering
4 10 (5.24%) IBM Mainframe
4 10 (5.24%) Mainframe
4 10 (5.24%) Visualisation
5 9 (4.71%) Statistics
6 6 (3.14%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.14%) VSAM
7 5 (2.62%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (1.05%) CESG
8 2 (1.05%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.52%) Replication
9 1 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 68 (35.60%) Unix
2 39 (20.42%) Mac OS X
2 39 (20.42%) Windows
3 33 (17.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (8.90%) AIX
4 17 (8.90%) Solaris
5 15 (7.85%) Mac OS
6 6 (3.14%) CentOS
6 6 (3.14%) MVS
6 6 (3.14%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.09%) SUSE
7 4 (2.09%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.09%) zOS
8 2 (1.05%) Fedora
9 1 (0.52%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (47.12%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (27.75%) Configuration Management
3 36 (18.85%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (16.75%) DevOps
5 30 (15.71%) Open Source
6 26 (13.61%) Web Operations
7 19 (9.95%) Waterfall
8 18 (9.42%) TDD
9 17 (8.90%) Web Design
9 17 (8.90%) Web Development
10 15 (7.85%) Automated Testing
10 15 (7.85%) Continuous Delivery
10 15 (7.85%) Functional Testing
11 14 (7.33%) Content Management
11 14 (7.33%) SDLC
11 14 (7.33%) SEO
11 14 (7.33%) Unit Testing
12 13 (6.81%) BDD
12 13 (6.81%) Business Analysis
12 13 (6.81%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 110 (57.59%) Java
2 70 (36.65%) JavaScript
3 41 (21.47%) Python
4 32 (16.75%) Ruby
5 27 (14.14%) SQL
6 23 (12.04%) C#
7 19 (9.95%) PHP
7 19 (9.95%) VB
8 18 (9.42%) Perl
9 17 (8.90%) Scala
10 15 (7.85%) ActionScript
10 15 (7.85%) C++
11 11 (5.76%) PL/SQL
12 9 (4.71%) PowerShell
12 9 (4.71%) Shell Script
13 8 (4.19%) Bash Shell
14 7 (3.66%) C
15 6 (3.14%) COBOL
15 6 (3.14%) JCL
15 6 (3.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (21.99%) Security Cleared
2 26 (13.61%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.24%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (3.66%) RHCE
5 5 (2.62%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.05%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (4.71%) QA
3 1 (0.52%) GPG13
3 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.52%) WAI
3 1 (0.52%) WCAG
System Software
1 42 (21.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (14.66%) Xen
3 6 (3.14%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (3.14%) Time Sharing Option
4 5 (2.62%) Docker
5 4 (2.09%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.09%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (1.05%) VirtualBox
6 2 (1.05%) vSphere
7 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.52%) LXC
7 1 (0.52%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 20 (10.47%) Puppet
2 16 (8.38%) Tivoli
3 15 (7.85%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.62%) HP SiteScope
5 3 (1.57%) StatsD
6 2 (1.05%) Ansible
6 2 (1.05%) logstash
6 2 (1.05%) OpenView
6 2 (1.05%) yum
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 47 (24.61%) VMware
2 46 (24.08%) Oracle
3 38 (19.90%) Microsoft
4 27 (14.14%) Red Hat
5 23 (12.04%) HP
6 21 (10.99%) Google
7 18 (9.42%) Axway
8 12 (6.28%) IBM
8 12 (6.28%) Informatica
9 11 (5.76%) Genesys
10 10 (5.24%) CA
11 7 (3.66%) SAP
11 7 (3.66%) Sun
12 6 (3.14%) Micro Focus
12 6 (3.14%) Siebel
13 4 (2.09%) Rackspace
13 4 (2.09%) SaltStack
13 4 (2.09%) ServiceNow
13 4 (2.09%) Splunk
14 2 (1.05%) Apigee
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